The Apicorp Energy Forum is the region’s most influential energy industry event. The Forum brings together the region’s energy industry leaders, energy investors and most influential stakeholders to discuss the factors shaping the region’s energy sector and to identify future strategies for regional energy policy, outlook and finance.
After three years of very high energy prices and highs levels of oil production, the global energy markets have witnessed significant volatility since the middle of 2014, and potential permanent structural change. The Apicorp Energy Forum 2015 brings together senior energy industry decision makers and policy makers from around the world to discuss how these changes are influencing the industry, and to identify strategies to address the new opportunities and challenges arising from these major changes.
The APICORP Energy Forum will feature a full Ministerial Panel Session dedicated to setting policy in a volatile market. You can hear the likes of His Excellency Eng. Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Naimi, Minister, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister, Ministry of Energy, Kingdom of Bahrain and more still to be confirmed, discuss the policy priorities in light of lower oil prices and weaker demand.
What does the future hold for the oil market? What factors are shaping the region’s energy industry? What do future strategies look like for project owners? The APICORP Energy Forum will deliver a comprehensive overview from an expert perspective so you can plan for your future business. Combined with a focus on where the middle-east region sits in the market at such a transformational time, this event will provide you with the answers you need to know about the outlook of marketplace.
Understanding the reality of capital availability and how you might need to adapt your strategy in this fast-moving sector. Combined with the current appetite for financing energy projects in such a low-price environment, now is the time to get the perspectives of the industry insiders so that you can be sure to position your business at the forefront of the market. The APICORP Energy Forum has been designed to deliver these answers for you so that you can adapt to change, understand your options and thrive among the project finance paradigm.
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) is an investment company established to foster the development of the Arab world’s oil and gas industries. The organization was created under the terms of an agreement signed by the ten Member States of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) in September 1974. APICORP’s vision is to transform the Arab energy industry into a powerful force for the region’s economic progress. Driven by this vision, APICORP seeks to make equity investments and provide project loans, trade finance, advisory and research to the energy industry.
APICORP is one of the five organizations established by OAPEC to promote cooperation and economic integration in the Arab hydrocarbon and petrochemical industry. Since its founding, APICORP has made significant contributions to the evolution of the region’s energy industry. At the end of 2014, the total book value of APICORP’s investments portfolio was USD 866 million; USD 2.9 billion in loans and USD 2.2 billion in treasury & capital markets. It has also provided advisory services related to financing and project development; and it publishes highly regarded macro-economic research. These areas continue to define APICORP in today’s marketplace.
APICORP is independent in its functioning and carries out its operations on a commercial basis. The Corporation’s headquarters are located in Dammam, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. APICORP also operates a Banking Branch in Manama, Bahrain.