The Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit

This December global energy players are set to meet at the 2nd Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit (LIOG) 4-5 December 2013. The 2nd Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit (LIOG) is endorsed by the International Gas Union (IGU) and sponsored by Schlumberger, Baker Hughes and Danagas.

LIOG 2013 will build on the huge success of the 2012 Summit, which was held under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy and Water and in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance, and brought together 332 delegates from 153 companies and 23 countries.

LIOG 2013 will present a cutting edge agenda, networking programme to our international audience and falls perfectly in December after the government’s clear pathway for the first ever licensing round in Lebanon.

From the 332-strong delegation, 153 international and Lebanese companies were represented at LIOG 2012, with delegates coming from 23 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Iraq, Jordan, Italy, Lebanon, Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom.

Sponsors and Exhibitors at LIOG included Petroleb, BB Energy, Hypco, CCE, Shell, Bank Audi, JX Nippon, Schlumberger, OMV, Bureau Veritas, Elard Group, Spectrum, Wildcat Oilfield Services and the Ministry of Energy and Water Lebanon. Shell sponsored the coffee breaks, BB Energy and Hypco sponsored the lunch and Petroleb chose to sponsor the lanyards and registration.

LIOG had widespread support from international associations including the UK Department of Trade and Investment, the bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce and the Brazilian and Italian Chambers of Commerce.

LIOG also gained vast media attention with attendance of over 30 major TV channels, radio stations and newspapers in Lebanon including Bloomberg news, CNBC Arabia, Daily Star, El Hayat, L’Orient-Le Jour, MTV, NBN, Qatar TV, Reuters, Sky News Arabia, Tele Liban and The Guardian.

LIOG featured presentations from a high caliber speaker line-up including: H.E. Mr. Mohammed A. Safadi, Minister of Finance, Lebanon; Dr. Naji Abi Aad, C.O.O, Petroleb, Lebanon; Mr. Mounir Bouaziz, Vice President, MENA, Shell and; H.E. Mrs. Angelina Eichhorst, Head of EU Delegation to Lebanon. These were among the 35 strong speaker line up of experts from both the public and private sectors. Delegates also had the opportunity to take part in interactive discussion sessions with the speakers and enjoyed extensive networking opportunities throughout the summit during lunch, coffee breaks and gala dinner.

With a highly topical agenda and a crowd of high-caliber speakers, delegates, sponsors and supporters, the Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit (LIOG) successfully established itself as a milestone in the development of the emerging Oil and Gas industry in Lebanon.

For More Information Contact LIOG Team.

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