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UK-Turkey Investment Opportunities in Iraq

May 31, 2012

LONDON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

As Iraq starts to recover after civil unrest now is the time for the international
community to understand the current issues which will help mould the country’s future
through investment. At the Pre-Forum Executive Briefing of the Caspian Gas Forum, the UKTI
in partnership with Gastech Specialist Events will focus on the current business landscape
and how achievable it will be for the oil and gas production targets to be met.

The Executive Briefing will also explore the huge investment opportunities, the
international demand for Iraqi hydrocarbons, issues that are affecting current
organisations operating in-country and also those who are considering entering the market.

International experts speakers include:

        Michael Howard, Advisor to the Minister of Natural Resources, KRG- Iraq
        Saad Sadollah, Commercial & Business Development Advisor, Ministry of Natural
        KRG- Iraq
        Mehmet Sepil, President, Genel Energy
        Jim Babban, VP and General Manager, Heritage Oil
        Tony Hayward, CEO, Genel Energy
        Jennifer Coolidge, Executive Director, CMX Caspian and Gulf Consultants
        Murat Yazici, Managing Partner, Yazici Law Offices

Topics to be discussed include:

        - The Latest Challenges and Opportunities of Doing Business and Creating
          Long Lasting Commercial Partnerships in Iraq
        - Assessing the Likelihood that Iraq Will Reach its Oil and Gas Production
        - Specific Challenges for New Entrants to the Market
        - Assessing the Latest Challenges and Opportunities for IOC's in Erbil
        - What Role Can Turkish Companies Play in Promoting Investments in the Erbil?
        - What are the Proposed Production Sharing Contracts and Partnerships?

The Executive Briefing will conclude at a drinks reception at the British Consulate in
Istanbul at 19.00 on 3 July.

Notes to the editor:

Web address: http://www.caspiangasforum.com

For all press enquiries contact Neill Howard on +44(0)203-615-2869 or

SOURCE Gastech Specialist Events

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