The Oil & Gas Year (TOGY), in collaboration with Egyptian Gas Association (EGA), organized the Second Strategic Roundtable, held on Sunday 15th of May. The discussion shed light on ‘Unlocking Egypt’s Energy Potential’ in line with market liberalization, international financing, attracting foreign direct investments, and contracting philosophies.

This fully interactive event which took place in the Royal Maxime Palace Kempinski, in New Cairo, attracted gas industry leaders and top delegates of major energy companies in Egypt to discuss the opportunities for the country, and the challenges ahead for Egypt to eventually become a natural gas hub.

In the greeting speech, Tamer Ismail, Country Editor of The Oil & Gas Year Egypt 2016 (TOGY) thanked the distinguished speakers, the sponsors of the event – Advance Energy Systems (ADES), Deloitte, and Andrews Kurth Law Firm. He also thanked their partners’ at TOGY – American Chamber of Commerce and General Authority for Investment, and the media partners – Egypt Oil&Gas, and Daily News Egypt.

Moderator Eng. Khaled Abu Bakr, Chairman of Taqa Arabia and Chairman of Egyptian Gas Association (EGA) stressed recent “fantastic reforms and modernization” of the energy sector in Egypt. He noted, among other aspects that the country is closing the gap on power generation, and enhancing the power efficiency.

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