Jordan to host energy summit

Jordan to host energy summit


AMMAN —  The 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit (JIES) ( is being held under the patronage of King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development on April 2- 3, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel & Conference Centre in Amman, Jordan.

There are billions of dollars of projects under discussion at the Summit; in Jordan as well as affecting the whole region. The program is hosted by the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources in Jordan; with official international delegations to the Summit led by: Dr Ibrahim Saif, Minister of Energy & Mineral Resources, Jordan; Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Energy, Mines, Water & Environment, Morocco; Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources, Egypt; Dr. Dr. András Aradszki, Minister of State for Energy Affairs of the Ministry of National Development, Hungary; Qasim Al-Fahadawi, Minister of Electricity, Iraq;Hela Cheikhrouhou, Minister of Energy, Mining and Renewables, Tunisia; Abdullah Al-Akwa›, Minister of Electricity & Energy, Yemen; Dr. Mohamed Zayed Awad, Minister of Petroleum & Gas, Sudan; Eng. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity & Renewable Energy, Egypt; Khalid Jolo, CEO Nebras on behalf of the Qatar Government; Dr. Panos Kelamis, CEO, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company on behalf of the Cyprus Government.

The JIES Summit is centered around a world-class programme with speakers from Governments, global energy companies and experts in their fields and is combined with an international exhibition to allow companies to showcase their projects and expertise whilst giving Jordan access to the latest technologies and products.

The commercial importance of the Summit is underlined by the strength of support from major Energy companies in the region.

Amongst more than 140 companies participating, major event sponsors include: Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company, AES, Vestas, Housing Bank, Arab Potash, Baynouna, Masdar, Mass Energy Group, Capital Investments, Karak International Oil Co., Rosatom, FAJR and Petrojet.