(EnergyAsia, June 26, Friday) — The ‘20th World Oil Forum’, a flagship programme in the Global Pacific & Partners worldwide event portfolio, will be held in London, UK from July 13 to 15.

The forum will focus on critical world oil and gas issues, shifting geopolitics in energy, and issues affecting future exploration and development for corporate players and state oil companies involved in the developing worlds of Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Russia.

The ‘6th World Oil Future: Strategy Briefing 2009’ conducted by Global Pacific & Partners’ Duncan Clarke will be held before the ‘20th World Oil Forum’.

The forum will discuss world oil geopolitics, the main corporate players, state agencies, the world’s upstream sector, and the future of independent companies in the upstream sector.

Speakers include Duncan Clarke (Global Pacific & Partners), Jean-Arnold Vinois (Austria’s Energy Community Secretariat), Peter van Leeuwen (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands), Robert Amsterdam (Amsterdam & Perloff), Farzam Kamalabadi  (Future Trends), Ivan Sandrea (International E&P),  Jim Pearce (Addax Petroleum), Mike Watts (Cairn Energy Plc), Abdulhadi M Amesh (Mellitah Oil & Gas BV), Nelson Narciso (Agencia Nacional do Petroleo, Gas Natural e Biocombustiveis), Salah Hassan Wahbi (Sudapet, Khartoum), Armando Zamora (Agencia Nacional De Hidrocarburos),

Mehdi Varzi (Varzi Energy), Cindy Gray (Global Resources – Oil & Gas, Toronto Stock Exchange), Andrew Moorfield (Lloyds TSB Coporate Markets), Lance Crist (International Finance Corporation), Christopher Moyes (Moyes & Co), Bert van der Toorn  (ING Wholesale Bank), David Lyons (Capital Partners Worldwide), Jeff Waterous (Global Union Ventures), Bijan Khajehpour (Atieh Group), David Fyfe (International Energy Agency),

Peter Odell (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Lindsay Parson (National Oceanography Centre), Sarah Wykes (Heinrich-Böll-Foundation), Jeff Waterous (Global Union Ventures), António Costa Silva (PARTEX Oil & Gas), Galib Virani (Afren), Jeff Hume (East Africa Exploration Limited), Ray Shaw (Bandanna Energy,Sydney), and Rick H Schmitt (Africa Oil Corporation).

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