Category : Seminars


Venue - DoubleTree Houston Greenway Plaza Hotel

Breakfast Meeting
Registration: 8:00 AM
Presentation: 8:30 - 11:00 AM
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Join the Governor of Neuquén, the Minister of Energy, and G&P Neuquén's CEO for a breakfast presentation on the pre-road show for 6 new blocks to be open for partners in the near future.
Guest Speakers: 
Mr. Omar Gutierrez, Governor of the province of Neuquén, will be opening the event followed by Alberto Saggese, CEO of G&P Neuquén, and his technical staff for a more detailed presentation that will address the Vaca Muerta play in Neuquén Province, short- and medium-term opportunities, and the process for acquiring blocks.
Governor Omar Gutierrez
Governor of the Province of Neuquen, Argentina, since December 2015. 
His career in public service includes the positions of Minister of Economy and Public Works (2011-2015), Chairman of the Board at Banco Provincia del Neuquén, provincial bank (2005-2011);  In 2003 he was elected Member of the City Council of Neuquen, where he served until 2005, chaired  the Finance and Budget Committee of the City Council, and was Leader of the Majority MPN Party (Movimiento Popular Neuquino);  Secretary  of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Neuquen (2001 -2003); Undersecretary of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Neuquén (1999-2001).
Certified Public Accountant, holds a degree from the Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Neuquen, Argentina. 
Born in Neuquén in 1967. Married, father of two children. Is a great football fan and loves traveling and enjoying the landscapes of his province. 
Twitter: @OmargutierrezOk
Alejandro A. Nicola 
Minister of Energy, Public Services and Natural Resources of the Province of Neuquen since December 2014. 
Former Undersecretary of Planning and Public Services (2013) and President of the Provincial Power Company in Neuquen since December 2007, company in which he performed as Planning Manager and General Manager. 
Currently represents the Province of Neuquen at the Federal Council for Electric Energy (CFEE) and the Joint Commission of the Technical Unit for Tendering Evaluation of the Chihuidos Multipurpose Project. 
Holds a degree in Industrial Engineering with concentration in Electricity and a specialization in Legal-Economic Structure of Energy Regulation.
Alberto J. Saggese
CEO of the provincial company Gas y Petroleo del Neuquén, which he joined in May 2014.  
He started his career in 1980 with YPF, where he worked until 1983, year in which he obtained a Scholarship to complete his studies in France. In 1985, he returned to Argentina and joined TOTAL AUSTRAL as Legal Advisor. In 1992 he joined Sociedad Comercial del Plata as Legal Department Coordinator, and was promoted to Senior Legal Advisor for Compañía General de Combustibles, position which he occupied until 2000. In 2001 he joined EG3 as Legal Affairs Manager, and subsequently served as Legal Affairs Manager for the Exploration, Production, Refining and Petrochemical Department at PETROBRAS. In 2006 he was promoted to Government Relations Manager. In 2011 he served as General Manager of the Argentine Energy Chamber (CEDERA). 
Lawyer, holds a Degree from the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (1979), and a Post Graduate Degree in Energy Law from Paris-Sorbonne University (1985).
Eduardo Achem
Geosciences Leader at Gas y Petroleo del Neuquen, which he joined in 2012.
Geophysicist, with 26 years of experience in the oil industry working in different Basins of Argentina and South America. 
He has worked in the Neuquén basin for 14 years. The last 5 years has participated and led various projects of unconventional reservoirs, mainly the Vaca Muerta Fm.
Holds a degree from Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina
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Event Location : 6 East Greenway Plaza, Houston, TX 77046, USA

Start Date :
2017-04-12 10:00 AM
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2017-04-12 1:00 PM

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