28-29 January: Middle East and North Africa Energy 2019

Chatham House, London

Capacity, investment and regional dynamics


The annual Chatham House MENA Energy conference will this year address the interplay between established and emerging powers and the competition for influence in the region; attitudes towards investment in oil and gas amid a downturn in recent years; economic and energy reform agendas; and structural barriers to diversification.


Confirmed speakers so far include:


  • HE Jabar Ali al-Luaibi, Minister of Oil, Republic of Iraq
  • HE Eng Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Egypt
  • Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman, National Oil Corporation, Libya


This event is organised by Chatham house.


See all speakers and read the agenda on the conference webpage:


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Contact: Charlie Burnett Rae – or +44 (0)20 7957 5727


5 February: GCC Energy Strategy Forum

JW Marriott Hotel, Kuwait City

The 5th instalment of the GCC Energy Strategy Forum is co-hosted with Kuwait Petroleum Company and held under the Patronage of the Ministry of Oil. The day will address global energy issues such as:

  • Energy Transformation, a Journey...
  • The Current and Future Developments in the Petroleum Industry in OAPEC Member Countries
  • Regional Market Outlook – How to Expand and Grow in a Competitive Environment
  • Global Outlook – What are the Biggest Disruptors to the Energy Market?
  • Transformation of the Petrochemical Industry for a more Sustainable Era
  • New Methods for Financing Energy Projects and Investment Opportunities

 Hear from a range of global industry experts and eminent speakers and join 150 like-minded peers and business leaders to discuss and debate issues of vital importance in the future of the energy sector.

This event is organised by Petroleum Economist. Visit the website here. 

19-20 February: The Solar Show MENA

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt

According to the International Energy Agency, by 2021 renewable capacity in the MENA region will grow by 78%, led by Egypt, the UAE and Morocco.

The market is rapidly maturing and the cost of production diminishing with the PV pipeline in 2018 amounting to almost 12 GW. There are also 4.9 GW of large solar projects under construction, including 1.8 GW in Egypt and nearly a gigawatt combined in Jordan and Morocco.

Over the next three to five years, the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy plans to add 51.3 GW to current installed capacity. This is where The Solar Show MENA comes in. The Solar Show MENA, which is co-located with The Wind Show MENA and The Energy Storage Show MENA, is the renewable energy event the region has been waiting for and will help to shape the energy market through sharing knowledge, educating the market and facilitating influential meetings.

Bringing together 1000 stakeholders, including leading policymakers, utilities, local industry heavyweights and international technology experts plus a buzzing exhibition, there is simply no better place for you to connect with the industry.

In partnership with The Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and The Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF), our mission is to create a forum that is the industry meeting place. The Solar Show MENA is where industry professionals come and learn how to develop sustainable, clean and bankable world class energy generation projects throughout the region.

Solar power looms large in the future of the MENA region and The Solar Show MENA is the regional forum you have been waiting for. The MENA solar sector is open for business, are you?  


This event is organised by Terrapinn. Please visit the website here. 

5-7 March: Middle East Electricity

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

Middle East Electricity is the largest gathering of power and trade professionals in the MENA region. The 2018 edition of the event is welcomed more than 1,500 exhibiting companies and 20,000+ visitors from 130+ countries. Complete a stand enquiry form to receive more information on exhibiting at Middle East Electricity 2019.


Accompanying the exhibition are knowledge programmes encompassing technical seminars and workshops. They provide the very latest updates and insights into cutting edge technology and innovation. These free to attend sessions focus on the Power Generation, Solar/Energy Storage and Management Solutions and Transmission & Distribution sectors.


 The exhibition is free to visit.


This event is organised by Informa: - Visit the site

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28-29 January

Middle East and North Africa Energy 2019

Chatham House, London

5 February

GCC Energy Strategy Forum

JW Marriott Hotel, Kuwait City

19-20 February

The Solar Show MENA

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt

5-7 March

Middle East Electricity

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

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