Welcome to the 5th Lebanon International Oil & Gas Summit

With a highly topical agenda and a crowd of esteemed speakers, delegates, sponsors and supporters, the Lebanon International Oil & Gas Summit has firmly established itself as the leading, international and annual oil and gas event for Lebanon.

Launched in 2012 to support Lebanon’s initial findings and to explore the potential of the country’s hydrocarbon resources, the Lebanon International Oil & Gas Summit (LIOG) provides THE meeting place for industry executives and experts to gain invaluable insight to the opportunities presented in Lebanon; the challenges and the road ahead for companies and investors. With over 500 participants from around the world expected to attend again, including top public and private sector officials, the 5th Lebanon International Oil & Gas Summit (LIOG) will return to the Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel 2-4 April 2019.

LIOG 2019 will delve further into the opportunities that are present in Lebanon’s energy sector as well as address the challenges and the road ahead for companies and investors in the field. View 2018 Programme 

Hear from the experts

Read all of the latest news from the summit including exclusive interviews with key industry figures from across Lebanon's oil and gas sector



Strategic Conference

This highly informative conference, led by the region’s governments will build on the success of 2018, featuring insightful discussions and valuable recommendations from global industry experts. It will reveal the opportunities that are present in Lebanon’s energy sector as well as address the challenges and the road ahead for companies and investors in the field.


Networking Area

Seen as the commercial centrepiece, the networking area will enable local and international exhibitors to network with everyone they need to meet for their business; new and existing customers, partners and product users and buyers who are all looking for products and services and to develop partnerships moving forward.

Business Matching – Meet and Greet Your Best Clients and Prospects

Following its successful introduction to the Summit in 2017 where 104 meetings were booked, participants at LIOG 2019 can again take advantage of the exclusive Business Matching service, helping you to pre-arrange meetings with other attendees through an easy to use technology platform, managed with a personalised service to help maximise your networking opportunities.

Speakers 2018
HE Eng. Cesar Abi Khalil
Minister of Energy and Water, Lebanon
Walid Nasr
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Wissam Chbat
Head of Geology and Geophysics Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Wissam Zahabi
Head of Economic and Financial Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Me. Gaby Daaboul
Head of Legal Affairs Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Georges Elzir
Global Technical Training Leader, Baker Hughes, a GE Company - (BHGE)
Eng. Atef Fouad Eloury
Director Mediterranean Customers, Schlumberger Egypt & East Mediterranean Region
Assem Abou Ibrahim
Head of QHSE Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Dr Nasser Hoteit
Head of Technical and Engineering Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Bruno Alves
Reservoir Characterization Vice President for Schlumberger Northern Middle East Region (NME)
Houda Dabboussi
General Manager - New Business Development MENA Upstream International, Shell
Zaher Ibrahim
Sales & Commercial Vice President, MENAT & India, Baker Hughes, a GE company
John Roberts
Energy Security Specialist, Methinks Ltd
Michael Tritt
President, Lane Power & Energy Solutions Inc.
Karim Osseiran
Global Head, Petrofac Training Services
Fadi Jawad
CEO and Founder, Eurotech Consulting & Training Company
Guy Bessis
Managing Director, Marsh Energy & Power Practice
Salah Hafez
Vice President, DEEPS
Max Zaccar
President, Association Des Compagnies D’Assurances au Liban (ACAL) / President, General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF)
Pavel Chernoverhsky
Senior Underwriter, Energy and Engineered Risk, AIG MENA
Fawzi M. Guehria
Ph.D., P.E., Socotec, USA
Marcelo Silva Menezes
Drilling Specialist, TH Hill
Francesca Zadro
Trade Commissioner, Italian Trade Agency
Walid Choueiri
Regional Manager, Middle East, North Africa & South East Asia, Kappa Engineering
Mutasem Al-Khalili
Chief Operations Officer-MENAT & India, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Ricardo Khoury
Managing Partner, ELARD Consultancy Group
Michel Charron
Oil & Gas Market Director, Bureau Veritas
Capt. Hesham El Hamahmy
Corporate Safety Manager, Petroleum Air Services
Me. Mohammed Y. Alem
Managing Partner, Alem and Associates Law Firm, Lebanon
Ramzi El Kadi
VP - Shared Services Manager, Northern Middle East, Schlumberger
Craig Melville
Senior Director, Commercial, McDermott
Dr. Elie Daher
President, Lebanese Petroleum Business Network (LPBN) / Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, United Safety International
Me. Ziad Obeid
Managing Partner, Obeid Law Firm
John Giordano
Partner, Archer, P.C
Raouf Touma
CEO, Engineering and Marketing International
Oussama A. Chehimi
General Manager of Operation, Engineering and Marketing International (EMI)
Christian Mouchbahani
Founding and Managing Partner of M Capital Group (MCG)
Iyad Boustany
Managing Director (Investment Banking) at FFA Private Bank
Guy Bransby
Head of Sales, G4S Risk Consulting Ltd