Congress Topics


Topic 1: Oil and gas production using EOR/IOR production

Objective: To provide an insight regarding the status of utilizing enhanced and improved oil and gas recovery methods around the world and compare regions in this regard.

  1. A managerial overview on enhanced and improved oil and gas recovery methods
  2. Amount of oil and gas produced using first, second and third+ recovery
    1. Worldwide production
    2. Regional production (Middle East, North America, South America, Asia, etc.)
  3. Future trends:
    1. Worldwide
    2. Regions

Topic 2: E&P business requirements

Objective: To describe steps required to establish and develop E&P business (activities, requirements and organizations).

  1. Business strategy
  2. Core competencies
  3. Organization and reorganization
  4. Human resources:
    1. Skills and expertise
  5. Outsourcing strategy
  6. Assets required
  7. competency requirements

Topic 3: Reviewing the history of growth and development of different scale E&P companies

Objective: To analyze and discuss growth experience of different international E&P companies around the world.

  1. Case studies
    1. Expectation of  each contract
    2. Different roles played in various contract (operator/operator …)
    3. Technology transfer and organizational learning in life time cycle in various type of contract and partnership
  2. Comparison
  3. Impact of technology transfer in growth of  E&P companies
  4. Impact of governments Support to grow E&P companies
  5. Impact of international experience and joint venture build an E&P companies

Topic 4: Feasibility and economics of utilizing enhanced and improved oil and gas recovery methods

  1. Case study: Success & Failure (Companies experience)
  2. Production to production cost



  • Efficiency enhancement strategies in power production, transmission and grid, investment incentives, opportunities and threats.
  • Power pricing and smart grid system challenges.


Financial and investment

  • New methods of foreign finance for energy sector in post-sanctions period



  • The business model for development of petrochemical downstream based on world's premier petrochemical experience
  •  Drivers of creating more added value in the petrochemical industry



  • Development and partnership models in E&P companies and upcoming evolutions
  • Energy diplomacy of Iran and the energy market and its key player's status in region and in the globe
  • Regulators and regulatory organization's global experiences and national strategies in energy sector
  • The O&M and qualified companies' contract role and status in Iran and global oil and gas industry's development
  • Business models, the successful petrochemical downstream industries experiences and development patterns
  • The future of petroleum products market, Iran and private sector role in petroleum business and supplies review (production, supplies, export, swap and bunkering)
  • NOC, IOC global evolutions and experiences in renewable energy and its presence for development strategies in Iran
  • Strategies of intensive Public Private Partnership (PPP) use in energy sector
  • Small business potentials in energy sector development