Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairs

Middle East and North Africa Energy 2012

Investing for the Future in Turbulent Times
30-31 January 2012

Keynote Speakers

HE Adnan al-Janabi MPHE Adnan al-Janabi MP

Chairman of Oil & Energy Committee
Iraqi Parliament

HE Engineer Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi HE Engineer Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

HE Abdalla El-Badri HE Abdalla El-Badri

Secretary General
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Speaker Highlights

Farouq Al ZankiFarouq Al Zanki

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

Leonardo BellodiLeonardo Bellodi

Executive Vice President Public Affairs
eni spa

David ButterDavid Butter

Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa
Economist Intelligence Unit

Hakim Darbouche Hakim Darbouche

Research Fellow
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Bill Farren-PriceBill Farren-Price

Chief Executive
Petroleum Policy Intelligence

Dr Charles GurdonDr Charles Gurdon

Managing Director
Menas Associates

Ali HachedAli Hached

Senior Adviser to the Minister of Energy and Mines

Charles Hendry MPCharles Hendry MP

Minister of State
Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK

Majid Jafar Majid Jafar

Crescent Petroleum

Dr Bahgat KoranyDr Bahgat Korany

Professor of International Relations and Political Economy
American University in Cairo

Jon MarksJon Marks

Cross-border Information Ltd

Ad MelkertAd Melkert

Former Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq

Dr Robin NiblettDr Robin Niblett

Chatham House

Francis PerrinFrancis Perrin

Editorial manager, Arab Oil & Gas
Arab Petroleum Research Center

Dr Paul SalemDr Paul Salem

Director, Carnegie Middle East Center
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Dr Claire SpencerDr Claire Spencer

Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme
Chatham House

Professor Jonathan SternProfessor Jonathan Stern

Chairman and Senior Research Fellow, Natural Gas Research Programme
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Rt Hon Jack Straw MPRt Hon Jack Straw MP

House of Commons, UK

Professor Paul StevensProfessor Paul Stevens

Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Development Programme
Chatham House

Frank TétartFrank Tétart

Associate Professor in Geopolitics
The University of Geneva

Ambassador C David WelchAmbassador C David Welch

President of Europe, Africa, Middle East