3rd SE Europe Hydrocarbons Upstream



3rd SE Europe Hydrocarbons Upstream Workshop

Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, October 30-31, 2 Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, October 30-31, 2018

11:00-13:00 - Session I: Opening

14:00-16:00 - Session II: The Black Sea- Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia and Turkey

  • Chair: Dr Hans Hutta, General Manager, International Center for Petroleum & Industrial Management, ICM, Austria
  • Dr Valentin Kunev, Chairman, Balkan and Black Sea Petroleum Association, Bulgaria
  • Dr Valentina Ivan, Director Energy Investment Policy, EnerCap Capital Partners, Romania
  • Dr Giorgi Tatishvili, Head of the State Agency of Oil and Gas, Georgia

16:30-18:00 - Session II: (Continued)

  •  Dr Yurdakul Yigitguden, Independent Energy Advisor and Former Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environment Activities, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Turkey
  • Dr Charles Ellinas, CEO, Cyprus Natural Hydrocarbons Company Ltd., Cyprus


Day 2: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

09:00-11:00 - Session III: The Adriatic - Croatia, Italy - The Ionian – Albania, Greece

  • Chair: Ms. Tereza Fokianou, President & CEO, Flow Energy and Environmental Operations S.A., and Chair of IENE’s Upstream Committee, Greece
  • Mr. Ilia Gjermani, Head, Regulatory & Management, Petroleum Sector, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Energy, Albania
  • Dr Vlatka Vanicek, Director of Sector for Environmental Protection, Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency, Croatia
  • Dr Spyros Bellas, Vice President, Hellenic Hydrocarbons Resources Management (HHRM), Greece
  • Mr. Yannis Grigoriou, CEO, Hellenic Petroleum Upstream S.A., Greece
  • Dr Konstantinos Nikolaou, Technical Advisor, Energean Oil & Gas, Member of BoD, IENE, Greece

11:15-12:15 Session III: (Continued)


12:15-13:30 - Session IV: The East Mediterranean – Israel, Cyprus, Greece




14:30-17:00 - Session IV: (Continued)




Round up and Close of Workshop by Dr Yannis Bassias and Mr. Costis Stambolis