Session Three

Downstream Challenges and Opportunities

Session Three assesses the role of the downstream in overall market stability, seeks to ascertain the prospects for an easing of current bottlenecks, as well as covers the impact of regulatory measures.

Chairman: HE Mohamed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli, Minister of Energy, UAE

Global Downstream Petroleum Outlook
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Claude Mandil, Executive Director, International Energy Agency

Investing in the Downstream: The Point of View of a National Oil Company
HE Dr. Shokri M. Ghanem, Chairman of the People's Committee, National Oil Corporation, Libya

Current Energy Situation and Future Energy Policy in China
HE Guoqiang Tang, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of China to the Int'l Organizations in Vienna

Investing in the Downstream and Midstream (Video only)
Mr. Jeroen van der Veer, Chief Executive, Royal Dutch Shell plc

Challenges to Energy Policies: The Case of Europe (Video only)
HE Dr. Martin Bartenstein, Minister of Economics & Labour, Austria