15:30-16:15

Panel Discussion: The Future of Energy Production in the Middle East

  • How are conventional and renewable energy companies reshaping the energy industry?
  • What is the outlook for the oil and gas industry and for OPEC?
  • What are governments in the region doing to shift to more sustainable energy sources?
  • What are the biggest challenges in achieving sustainability, and what are some ideas for how to overcome them?
  • How are investors approaching the energy sector? Can renewables meet the growing energy demand?
  • A closer analysis of various renewable energy sources and their applications for the Egyptian market.
  • Where are opportunities for investors in Egypt’s energy sector?
  • How can we meet the need for an integrated national electricity grid in Egypt?

Moderator: Khaled AbuBakr, Chair and Co-founder, TAQA Arabia, and Chairman, Egyptian Gas Association

Basil El-Baz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Holdings

Dave McCurdy, President and CEO, American Gas Association (AGA)

Arshad H. Sufi, Chairman, METAS Energy

Ahmed Zahran, Co-Founder and CEO, KarmSolar