The 2017 edition of the Summit will examine how oil industry is adjusting to a new oil price environment and assess impact of such adjustments on industry investment and profitability. The Summit will also look at ways and means to successfully do business and implement sustainable energy policies in an increasingly carbon-constrained world.



Starting from  09:00 AM

Introductory remarks

  • Nordine Aït-Laoussine*, International Oil Summit Chairman President, Nalcosa, and Former Energy Minister of Algeria
Starting from  09:20 AM

Keynote Speaker

  • Patrick Pouyanné*, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Total
  • Amin H. Nasser*, President and CEO, Saudi Aramco
Starting from  10:10 AM

Ministerial Session

  • HE Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu*, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
  • HE Noureddine Boutarfa*, Minister of Energy, Algeria
  • HE Eng. José Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos*, Minister of Petroleum, Angola
  • HE Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy, Russian Federation
  • HE Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi, Minister of Oil, Iraq
  • HE Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Egypt
  • HE Thierry Tanoh*, Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Development of Renewable Energy,Ivory Cost

Questions to be addressed include:

  • How do oil producing countries assess the present oil market environment and its development in the medium term?
  • Have oil markets shifted into a new oil paradigm, or is it just another cycle?
  • Are there ways to reduce oil market volatility and secure investment needed in order to meet present and future oil demand?
  • What does it take to align local and global energy mix with commitments to reduce climate change without harming energy security?
Starting from  11:45 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Starting from  12:15 PM

Global Dialogue Roundtable

  • HE Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA
  • HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, OPEC
  • HE Dr Xiansheng Sun*, Secretary General, IEF

Questions to be addressed include:

  • What lessons have we learned from the 2014-2016 price collapse?
  • How does present oil market environment impact global energy security?
  • What concerted government actions could improve oil market security in the short-, medium- and long-term?
  • How can producers and consumers manage their energy transition successfully?
Starting from  01:15 PM

Networking luncheon for delegates and speakers

Starting from  02:30 PM

Oil Companies Panel

  • Mr Bob Dudley, CEO, BP
  • Mr Arnaud Breuillac*, President, Exploration & Production, Total
  • Mr Balasubramanian Ashok, Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation, India
  • Mr Mustafa Sanalla*, Chairman, National Oil Corporation, Libya
  • Mr Ali Kador, CEO, National Iranian Oil Company, Iran

Questions to be addressed include:

  • What lessons have been learned from shale oil and gas development and two years after the price slide since June 2014 What are the long lasting consequences of shale revolution on the global oil business?
  • How are companies adjusting to the new oil price environment?
  • How to successfully do business in an increasingly carbon-constrained world?
  • Can IOCs, NOCs and Service Companies build and implement innovative strategies to jointly meet the future oil demand?
Starting from  03:15 PM

Networking refreshment break

Starting from  03:45 PM

Service Sector Panel

  • Mr Paal Kibsgaard, Chairman and CEO, Schlumberger Ltd
  • Mr Thierry Pilenko, CEO, TechnipFMC
  • Mr Jean-Georges Malcor*, CEO, CGG
  • Mr Philippe Crouzet*, Chairman of the Board, Vallourec
  • Mr Stefano Porcari*, Executive Vice President, Offshore Business Unit, Saipem
  • Mr Jean Burrus*, CEO, Beicip Franlab

Questions to be addressed include:

  • How are service companies adjusting in cost reduction environment?
  • How can technology enable the development of high cost oil in a low oil price environment?
  • How do service companies see future collaboration with IOCs, NOCs and other stakeholders?
  • How can the industry rebuild both capability and capacity so it can develop future oil resources?
Starting from  05:00 PM

Concluding Remarks

Nordine Aït-Laoussine*, International Oil Summit Chairman
President, Nalcosa, and Former Energy Minister of Algeria

Starting from  05:30 PM

Networking cocktail