24 - 25 October 2016
BASRA OIL, GAS AND INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE 2016
Lebanon hosted and supported the Basra Oil, Gas and Infrastructure Conference that took place on the 24th and 25th of October 2016 in Beirut.
In this context, Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water H.E. Arthur Nazarian delivered a welcome address during the session tackling the international vision for the development of Basra; while the LPA’s Chairman Mr. Wissam Zahabi took active participation in a session addressing natural gas resources, investment opportunities and partnerships.
The conference brought together industry leaders and experts and aimed at assessing Iraq’s plans to enhance projects execution while focusing on downstream, gas and power. The conference also tapped into privatization plans to stimulate further investments in the province. Finally, the conference shed light on the telecommunications role for connecting Basra with the rest of Iraq and the world.
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