23rd International Gas & Power Summit

Draft Agenda

  09:00 - 09:05

Welcome Address

  • Saïd Nachet, International Gas and Power Summit Director
  09:00 - 09:45


  • Nordine Aït-Laoussine, International Gas and Power Summit Chairman

Keynote speaker

  • H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Qatar
  09:45 - 10:30

Session I: Natural Gas in The Global Energy Equation

Keynote speaker

  • Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)


  • Luis Bertran Rafecas, Secretary General, IGU
  • Geoffroy Hureau, Secretary General, Cedigaz
  10:30 - 11:00

Networking Refreshment Break

  11:00 - 12:00

Session II: East Mediterranean Gas Prospects

Keynote speakers

  • H.E. Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources, Egypt
  • H.E. Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Cyprus
  • H.E. César Abi Khalil, Minister of Energy and Water, Lebanon
  • H.E. Eng. Hala Adel Al-Zawati, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jordan
  12:00 - 13:00

Session III: LNG Market: New Opportunities and Challenges

Keynote speaker

  • Leonid Mikhelson, Chairman of Management Board of PAO NOVATEK


  • Philippe Sauquet, President, Gas, Renewables & Power, Total
  • Charif Souki, Chairman of the Board, Tellurian
  • Abdelmoumen Oueld Kaddour, CEO Sonatrach
  • Marcelino Oreja Arburúa, CEO, ENAGÁS
  13:00 - 14:15


  14:15 - 15:45

Session IV: Gas Marketing: the changing Nature of the Gas Market

  • Eric Bensaude, Managing Director, Commercial Operations and Asset Optimization, Cheniere
  • Massimo Mantovani, Chief Gas & LNG Marketing and Power Officer, ENI Spa
  • Andree Stracke, Chief Commercial Officer, RWE Supply & Trading
  15:45 - 16:15

Networking refreshment break

  16:15 - 17:45

Session V: Power Sector Decarbonization and Role of Gas

  • Pierre Chareyre, Executive Vice President, Engie
  • Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & New Energies Director, Shell
  • Michael Welch, Industry Marketing Manager, Siemens AG

Closing remarks

  • Nordine Aït-Laoussine, International Gas and Power Summit Chairman