Proposed Agenda

DAY 1

December 5th, 2019

Registration

 

Opening by Cr. Juan Carlos Herrera, Vice President, ANCAP


Welcome from IN-VR Oil & Gas by Ms. Chryssa Tsouraki, CEO

Chairman Remarks by Mr. Gabriel Bereziuk, Senior Investment Consultant, Argentina Investment and Trade Promotion Agency (AACI)

Country Session: Uruguay
 

Presentation: OPEN URUGUAY ROUND: Offshore and Onshore frontier exploration opportunities

  • E&P activity in the last 12 years in Uruguay

  • New Open Uruguay Round system: bidding terms and contract model

  • Minimum Economic Field Sizes of Onshore and Offshore prospects in the light of the new Open Uruguay Round fiscal regime

Eng. Santiago Ferro, Head of E&P Administration and Contracts, ANCAP

Presentation: Oil & gas exploration onshore and offshore Uruguay

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  • Petroleum geology onshore and offshore Uruguay

  • Plays & prospects.

  • Exploration projects: data & case studies

MSc. Pablo Gristo Savornin, Head of Geosciences, ANCAP

Presentation: New upstream ventures in Uruguay

  • RUA: updated and sound conditions for exploration

  • New contracts

  • New projects: underground gas storage in Santa Lucia basin
     

PhD Héctor de Santa Ana, E&P Director, ANCAP

Presentation: Investment, Export, and Country Brand Promotion Agency Uruguay XXI
 

Mr. Álvaro Brunini, Investment Promotion Manager, Uruguay XXI

Coffee Break

Presentation: Analysis of the Hydrocarbon policies in Latin America and Caribbean
 

Ms. Jimena Blanco, Head of Americas, Verisk Maplecroft

Country Session: Belize

Presentation: Barbados onshore oil and gas exploration and production and future opportunities

Mr.Christopher Mosley, Geophysicist, Barbados National Oil Company

Presentation: The Barbados offshore oil and gas programme and licensing rounds
 

Mr.Christopher Mosley, Geophysicist, Barbados National Oil Company

Presentation: Introduction to Kosmos Energy

  • Company History & Focus

  • Areas of Operation

Mr. Tom Fauria, Vice President & Country Manager Suriname, Kosmos Energy

Lunch Break

Country Session: Argentina

 

Presentation: Argentina’s pro-business and pro-industry economic reforms; Making investments attractive for international and domestic players in the oil & gas industry. New incentives and benefits

Mr. Gabriel Bereziuk, Senior Investment Consultant, Argentina Investment and Trade Promotion Agency (AACI)

Presentation: Reviewing offshore and onshore opportunities. What has been done until now? What are the processes to grant an operators license?

Mr. Nicolás Quintana, Energy Director, Argentina Investment and Trade Promotion Agency (AACI)

Presentation: Pluspetrol in Latin America: Building a 100-Year Company

Trey Meckel, Vice President of Geosciences & Exploration, Pluspetrol

Coffee Break

Government Panel Discussion:

  • What it is the hydrocarbons potential in each country?

  • How is the approach foreign investment?

  • What are the government institutions looking for in their licitation policies in terms of attracting new companies?

  • What it is their opinion on their actual strategy for companies entering their country?

  • What are the challenges that they are facing when attracting new operators?

Moderated by Mr. Gabriel Bereziuk, Senior Investment Consultant, Argentina Investment and Trade Promotion Agency (AACI)

Gala Dinner

DAY 2

December 6th, 2019

Registration

Chairman Remarks by Mr. Gabriel Bereziuk, Senior Investment Consultant, Argentina Investment and Trade Promotion Agency (AACI)

Country Session: Brazil

 

Presentation: ANP: Brazil oil and gas sector: Offshore Exploration enormous potential and the future rounds of licensing:

  • Brazil’s robust petroleum industry and what makes it so attractive to international oil investors


  • What are the most prominent blocks available in the current licensing environment? 

  • What are the opportunities available for service providers?
     

Ms. Maria Abelha, Superintendent of Exploration, ANP Brazil

Presentation: ANP: Brazil oil and gas sector

Mr. Ronan Ávila, Deputy Superintendent of Delimitation of Blocks, ANP Brazil

Presentation: APEX: Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency

  • Opportunities and Challenges of the investments in Brazil

  • BPP – Brazilian Petroleum Partnership

  • Brazilian investment facilitation services regarding Oil & Gas
     

Mr. Carlos Padilla, Oil & Gas FDI Attraction / Infrastructure Investment Division, APEX Brazil

Country Session: Guyana

Presentation: Analyzing the Ghana - Guyana technical offshore assistance. How to promote intercontinental collaborations? Establishing joint vehicles to assist in the effective oil and gas revenues. How building legal frameworks for bilateral cooperation could transform Latam & Caribbean Power?

H.E. Abena P.A. Bussia, Ambassador, Embassy of Ghana in Brazil

Presentation: CNOOC


Mr. Emilio Acin Daneri, Sr. Commercial Advisor, Global Exploration, Americas, CNOOC International

Coffee Break

Country Session: Cuba

Live Video Presentation: Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) of Cuba: Introduction to the oil industry in Cuba

 

Mr. Pedro Abigantús León, Investments and Oil and Gas Business Director, Ministry of Energy and Mines MINEM Cuba

Live Video Presentation: Cubapetróleo (Cupet): Current situation and perspective of the Cuban oil industry

 

Mr. Osvaldo López Corso, Head of Exploration Group, CUPET, Cuba

Live Video Presentation: National Office of Mineral Resources (ONRM): The regulations in force for the oil industry in Cuba

Mr. Maddyel Reyes de Armas, General Director, National Office Mineral Resources ONRM, Cuba

Live Video Presentation: Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) of Cuba, Cubapetróleo (Cupet), and National Office of Mineral Resources (ONRM) Q & A Session

Mr. Pedro Abigantús León, Investments and Oil and Gas Business Director, Ministry of Energy and Mines MINEM Cuba
Mr. Maddyel Reyes de Armas, General Director, National Office Mineral Resources ONRM, Cuba
Mr. Osvaldo López Corso, Head of Exploration Group, CUPET, Cuba
Mr. Juan Barrizonte Ballestero, Exploration Director, Comercial Cupet Cuba

Lunch Break

Country Session: Belize

Presentation: The Belize Petroleum Industry and Exploration Opportunities

 

Mr. Andre Cho, Director, Geology and Petroleum Department, Ministry of Economic Development and Petroleum Belize

Presentation: The Barbados offshore oil and gas programme and licensing rounds

Mr. Marlowe Neal, CEO, Belize Natural Energy

Presentation: Case Study on Oil Spill

Ms. Lucía Navarro, Regional Representative Americas, Oil Spill Response

Coffee Break

Regional Session

Operating Companies Panel Discussion:

  • How do Operators decide on which countries to operate?

  • Which are the evaluating factors when considering new licitations?

  • Which are the biggest challenges when operating on a country?

Moderated by Ms. Jimena Blanco, Head of Americas, Verisk Maplecroft

Chairman’s closing remarks

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