Since the oil law will not yet be passed only the Kurds who have already passed their own law will be able to set forth what the rules will be. As my next post shows the oil law is still very much in dispute.
Oil majors to meet with the Iraq Government at the world's leading energy summit for Iraq
The world's pre-eminent operators within the global oil, petrochemical, electricity and security sectors will descend on Dubai early next month for the forthcoming Iraq Oil, Gas, Petrochemical & Electricity Summit, the world's first event organised to consider the future of Iraq's abundant energy resources through direct consultation with the international private sector.
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The summit, which will take place in Dubai on 2-4 September, will welcome a delegation of Ministers and Director Generals from the Iraq Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). These will include representatives from the Ministries of Oil, Industry, Electricity and National Security Affairs.
These key decision makers will be participating at the landmark summit, the first of its kind to bring ministers and other officials to establish relationships and enter into contractual negotiations with international energy operators.
The official Iraqi delegation will include some of the most important figures from Iraq's energy sector, including Minister of Industry & Minerals H.E. Fawzi Al-Hariri, Minister of Electricity H.E. Kareem Wahid and KRG Minister of Oil H.E. Ashti Hawrami. It will also include Thamer Ghadbhan, a former oil minister and Chairman of the Iraq Oil Commission, Bahr Alolom, former oil minister and Chairman of the Official Summit Steering Committee, Mohamed Al-Waili, Governor of Basra and Abdulrahman Mustafa, Governor of Kirkuk, who will be headlining a special session on Iraq's oil strategy and the key requirements for the sector.
H.E. Fawzi Al-Hariri will be leading a strong delegation from the Ministry of Industry & Minerals including the Director General for Petrochemicals, the Director General for Petrochemical Industries and the Director General for Petrochemical Investments, all of whom will be outlining requirements for the petrochemical sector, covering issues such as refinery and petrochemical integration, feedstock flexibility and production availability for petrochemical production.
The summit will also feature a special security briefing, featuring director generals from Iraq's Ministry for National Security Affairs, complemented by the Head of Facilities Protection, who will be attending as part of the Ministry of Electricity delegation led by Minister H.E. Karim Waheed. The briefing will be held on Day 3 of the summit, focusing on the protection of power stations, pipelines, refineries and other associated energy facilities and the various security provisions required.
All attending Iraqi Ministries will be outlining the requirements for their relevant sectors in front of the senior corporate audience, before holding private consultations with some of the pre-eminent operators within the global energy sector.
These best-in-breed operators and companies will be represented at board level in order to build the relationships that will be crucial to the future of the Iraqi energy sector and include the likes of BP, Exxon, ConocoPhillips, Chevron, Lukoil, Statoil, Marathon Oil, Total, Shell, Kuwait National Petroleum, Annadarko, Schlumberger, ABB, ONGC, General Electric, Cummins Power, Mitsui, Aegis, ArmorGroup, Janussian, Control Risks Group, Unity, Hart, Olive Security, GardaWorld and Triple Canopy.