The 29th Annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC) has been rescheduled to 16-17 May 2022. This takes into consideration current travel restrictions and physical distancing requirements. The change in dates will allow sufficient time for the situation to normalise and for all participants to travel and re-convene safely. The Middle East Gas Insiders Executive Briefing (MGI), held in conjunction with MPGC Week 2022 will also follow and be held on 15 May 2022.
Conference Connection is fully committed to delivering a successful conference and all the week’s activities for NOCs, IOCs, Traders, Analysts, Refiners, Financial Institutions, Ship owners, Technology and Service Providers to discuss the direction of the global oil markets.
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Held in conjunction with the MPGC Week Events 2022
Middle East Gas Insider Briefing is a premier briefing to help executives, analysts, traders and other stakeholders build successful strategies in the LNG and natural gas business. MGI will share the latest insights on key developments in the Middle East’s natural gas and LNG sectors.
This intensive one-day briefing will provide a great level of detail on regional and intra-regional gas/LNG trades and will highlight key issues on how Middle Eastern LNG/gas markets are evolving over the longer term. Participants with backgrounds in business development, corporate strategies, investment, market analysis, gas/LNG marketing and sales will benefit from this briefing.
Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki is the Founder and Chairman of FGE. His work is well-recognized worldwide for pioneering oil and gas market analysis and studies of the Asia Pacific/Middle East energy markets since the early 1980s.
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Surrey in England and then completed a Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He joined the East-West Center in 1979 and led the energy program as a Director and Senior Fellow till 2013.
In 1989, Dr. Fesharaki was elected a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Since 1991, a member of the International Advisory Board of ENEOS Holdings (and its predecessor companies). He was the 1993 President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).
In 1995, he was elected a Senior Fellow of the US Association for Energy Economics for distinguished services in the field of energy economics. In 2002, appointed a Senior Associate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. He received the Outstanding Contributions to the IAEE Award in 2012. He was a member of the Advisory Board of VOPAK LNG from 2013 to 2015. In 2014, appointed as Honorary Advisor by CNPC Research Institute of Economics and Technologies in Beijing. Dr. Fesharaki is the recipient of the 2016 Adelman-Frankel Award from the US Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) for his unique and innovative contribution to the field of energy economics. In March 2017, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) appointed him as a Director of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited (DME). Since 2009, he has been a member of the DME Board of Directors. Dr. Fesharaki has been appointed to the National Petroleum Council beginning in 2008 and most recently re-appointed by the US Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette in April 2020.
Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, FGE
Shasha Fesharaki holds an MBA with an emphasis on International Business. He specializes in LNG marketing, and is responsible for providing buyers and sellers with sourcing and placement strategies for LNG and overseas gas consulting activities at FGE.
In addition, he specializes in the Korean market and LNG pricing. Shasha has spoken at a number of natural gas conferences as well as authored numerous reports and studies with respect to the Asia-Pacific LNG market. He also focuses on business development, specifically looking at new growth opportunities for FGE.
Principal Consultant & Head of Middle East Gas Team, FGE
Siamak specializes in the natural gas/LNG business, leading FGE’s short and long-term market analysis for Middle Eastern and North African gas markets. He has more than 15 years of extensive analytical experience in the Middle East oil and gas sector. At FGE, Siamak also covers long-term gas/LNG market analytics for West of Suez markets. He has a detailed knowledge of LATAM and European gas/LNG infrastructure.
Siamak is a specialist in energy modelling and long-term supply/demand forecasts. He has extensive knowledge of the LNG value chain, the Middle East gas/LNG upstream and downstream sectors, as well as pipeline gas/LNG sales and purchase agreements. He is an internationally recognized expert on the Middle East oil and gas sector. Siamak holds an MBA from Victoria University, Australia, and an M.A. in Energy Economics from Islamic Azad University in Iran.