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The 72nd ASCOPE National Committee & Associated Meetings

72nd ASCOPE National Committee Meeting

The 72nd ASCOPE National Committee Chairpersons & Associated Meetings was held on June 22 - 28, 2011. This was organized by the ASCOPE Secretariat and hosted by PERTAMINA at the Patra Bali Resorts and Villas in Bali, Indonesia. About 200 delegates from 10 ASCOPE Member Countries participated these meetings.

The National Chairpersons’ Meeting was chaired by Mr. Mohammad Husen, Upstream Director of PT PERTAMINA (center) and attended by (L - R) Mr. Haji Iskandar bin Haji Yahya, General Manager for Business Asset, Brunei National Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad (PetroleumBRUNEI), H.E. Mr. Sok Khavan, Legal Advisor representing H.E. Mr. Te Duong Tara, Director General of Cambodian National Petroleum Authority (CNPA) of Cambodia, Mr. Promphaphitathak Phaybon, Chairman of Lao State Fuel, representing Mr. H.E. Viraphonh Viravong, Director General, Department of Electricity, Ministry of Energy and Mines of Lao PDR Mr. Khairuddin Sani, Corporate Research Information Unit, Corporate Strategic Planning Division of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) of Malaysia, Mr. Aung Htoo, Managing Director, Myanma Oil & Gas Enterprise (MOGE) of Myanmar, Ms. Glenda G. Martinez, Senior Vice President for Management Services, Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) of the Philippines, Mr. Koh Ban Heng, Director, Keppel Energy Ltd (Keppel) of Singapore, Mr. Chodechai Suwanaporn, Executive Vice President Energy Economics & Policy PTT Public Company Limited. representing Mr. Nuttachat Charuchinda, Senior Executive Vice President for Corporate Strategy, PTT Public Company Limited (PTT) of Thailand, Dr. Nguyen Van Minh, Vice President Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) of Vietnam and Victorino S. Bala, ASCOPE Secretary In Charge.

It is worthwhile to note that on this very rare occasion ASCOPE is TEN. The Meeting was able to gather and enjoin the active participations of all the ten (10) ASCOPE Member Country Representatives to the 72nd ASCOPE National Committee Chairpersons’ Meetings & Associated Meetings. Laos was represented by Lao State Fuel Company and a new representative from CNPA also joined the Meetings.

22nd ASCOPE Joint Committee Meeting
(L-R) Ms. Maureen Balamiento, Dr. Neang Sivutha, Mr. Brett Jacobs, Mr. Sim Caluyong, Dr. Oystein Berg, Ms. Duangporn Thiengwatanatham, Mr. Victorino S. Bala, Mr. Taryono, Mr. Pham Thanh Liem, Ms. Hjh Mahayon M. Taha, Mr. Ngo Anh Hien and Mr. Md. Nasser Abdullah

ASCOPE key partners for development were also in attendance like Mr. Sim Caluyong, Project Coordinator, Program for Enhancing Public Petroleum Management, Coordinating Committee for Geoscience in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP), Dr. Oystein Berg, Managing Director, International Programme for Petroleum Management and Administration (PETRAD), Ms. Maureen Balamiento, Project Officer, ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), and Mr. Brett Jacobs, South East Asia Programme Manager, Directorate of Global Energy Dialogue, International Energy Agency (IEA) and other representatives from some ASEAN governments also participated the various ASCOPE Working Group Meetings.

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