ENAP Sipetrol – Egypt Branch had the pleasure of hosting this year’s EPEX Conference (Egyptian Petroleum Exploration Society) at Sky Resort on Wednesday December 4, 2013, under the auspices of HE the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources. The Egyptian Oil Sector’s most prominent figures, as well as Sipetrol’s top management currently headed by Eng. Sayed Rezk, the newly appointed General Manager, attended the conference.  Mr. Hesketh Streeter, ENAP E&P Manager attended as well.

The following presentations were given during the conference:  Mr. Lisandro Rojas, former GM of ENAP Sipetrol – Egypt Branch, gave a presentation about the “Economics & Contract Models for Unconventional Gas Projects”, and Mr. Joe Versfelt, Apache Egypt Region Exploration Manager, gave a presentation titled “Egypt Unconventional and Tight Resource Potential. “Dr. Ahmed Abdel Fattah, EGPC Vice-Chairman for Exploration, gave a presentation titled “Shale Gas Evolution or Revolution…Where Are  We Now?”.

To commemorate  the event, Dr. Ahmed Abdel Fattah handed honorary gifts to the guest speakers thanking them for their contribution. Mr. Streeter also received an honorary gift on behalf of ENAP Sipetrol.

It is worth mentioning that EPEX is the geological society of a public-spirited, nonprofit organization that was founded in 1982, as the Egyptian Petroleum Exploration Society (EPEX).

The Society’s mission is to stimulate and advance the application of geosciences and geoengineers in the oil exploration and production field, through conferences, technical sessions, short courses, publications, as well as field trips.

Moreover, the society aims at spreading the knowledge, sharing the best practices, and applying new exploration ideas for enhancing innovation and for the improvement of the oil and gas business.