Session Three: Subsurface and surface projects and facilities
Tuesday, April 24th
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Programme

This session will look at the options for operating companies in terms of choosing the right facilities and equipment to get hydrocarbons from the sub-surface all the way to storage tanks and processing plants. 

Chairperson: Mr. Wissam Chbat, Head of Geology and Geophysics Department – LPA, Lebanon


  • Lebanon’s oil and gas master plan: from the reservoir to the consumer with an overview of logistics and infrastructure. (An LPA view) -  Dr. Nasser Hoteit - Head of Technical and Engineering Department – LPA – Lebanon
  • Factors determining the nature of surface and sub-surface projects needed, along with possible options in the light of exploration results - Mr Marcelo Menezes - Senior Drilling and Completion Specialist -Bureau TH-Hill – USA (To be presented by Mr. Ihab Awadallah – Industry Manager – Bureau Veritas)  
  • Lebanon LNG: a Secure and Sustainable engine for growth – Ms. Houda Dabboussi, General Manager New Business Development, MENA, Shell Exploration and Production International
  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction" (EPC) for Lebanon’s expected projects – Mr. Craig Melville, Senior Director - Commercial,  McDermott
Head of Geology and Geophysics Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Head of Technical and Engineering Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Drilling Specialist, TH Hill
General Manager - New Business Development MENA Upstream International, Shell
Senior Director, Commercial, McDermott