This is what our esteemed delegates, speakers and sponsors say about the Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas event:

“The event was very good and will have a great impact on the oil & gas industry in Kurdistan”

- Ahmad Abdulkader

Deputy General Manager, DNO

“DNO is pleased to support the CWC event year on year as a unique platform to engage industry and government in a lively public exchange on the challenges and opportunities facing the hydrocarbons sector in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. We look forward to sharing our unique perspectives as the largest oil producer among the international companies active in the region and to the networking opportunities afforded by these meetings.”



“We support the Security Day as an important opportunity for everyone involved in business in Kurdistan to understand the strategies for protection of infrastructure and minimising risk. We look forward to meeting with the government and with companies at the event to work together for a prosperous Kurdistan.”

- Nicholas Bennett

Regional Director, Kurdistan, GardaWorld

“The S.M.B Group and HASA Security are proud to be invited to the CWC event to promote the Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas industry. As a Kurdish owned and internationally certified company we are very keen to engage with all delegates and stakeholders attending to help support Kurdistan’s Oil and Gas industry and local economy.”

- Colin Gaskin

Managing Director, S.M.B Group and HASA Security

“The event is great at gathering all the parts of the oil & gas sector in Kurdistan; Government, Private Sector and Media to discuss all about oil & gas business.”

- Amanj Raheem

Cabinet Secretary, Kurdistan Regional Government, Iraq

“Very useful. Strong introduction by the Vice Prime Minister and the Minister of Natural Resources. Lots of companies.”

- Maqali Pailhe

Project Director New Ventures & Asset Management, Total

“Still the best event to understand developments in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.”

- Julian Lee

, Bloomberg

“Excellent event to hear what the trends are in the area.”

- Olav Nykjaer

, Maersk Oil

“We are encouraged by the KRG’s ability to find new markets in an era of low and volatile prices. And we are encouraged by our exploration results at Sarta Block.”

- Ian McDonald

Vice President, Chevron

“CWC pulled together a fabulous event, attended by leading officials of the KRG and the IOC’s. Both gave a clear insight into the current situation and future of Kurdistan.”

- David J MacDonald

, ERA Energy DMCC

“A very informative and well run event with leaders of business contributing significantly”

- David Taylor

, RSK Group Plc

“Very good conference with a wide range of attendants and presentations making for a worthwhile two days”

- Greg Englefield

, Confluent Law Group

“Moh’d Mazhar Hamadeh”

- Moh’d Mazhar Hamadeh

CEO/Board Member, Al.Ain International Insurance

“Good Opportunity for networking”

- Eiji Maki

Senior Business Development Manager, Chiyoda Corporation

“Excellent mix of speakers and delegates from across the industry spectrum and offered an impressive political insight.”

- Naji Abou Chedid

Regional Sales Manager, VOP

“Good event where a lot of information were obtained. A place where to meet other companies to discuss bi-lateral cooperation”

- Basil Issa

Project Manager, Consolidated Contractions Co

“Conference is very good, well prepared. Participants are widely from the government, operators, the contacts are helpful operators in the area.”

- Weizhong Li

Associate Manager, Addax Petroleum

“Major event in the region, well organised and managed. Marks a turning point in Kurdistan Oil & Gas industry.”

- Sarwat Ahmed

Project Adviser, WesternZagros

“This ground-breaking Conference for the Kurdistan Region will be of value to the international investors and decision makers and also to the movers and shakers of the global energy industry”

- H.E. Dr Ashti Hawrami

Minister of Natural Resources, Kurdistan Regional Government

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