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Emerging Energy Scenarios in the Middle East: Challenges and Implications

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The Munib and Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources (Masri Institute) at AUB hosted its 5th International Workshop on Friday, May 22, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. The workshop was titled: “Emerging Energy Scenarios in the Middle East: Challenges and Implications” and brought together academics, energy experts and policy makers to thoroughly assess the different energy pathways proposed for the region. The workshop established a Middle East energy network with a goal to promote research, outreach activities and connectivity among energy experts.

The workshop included the following presentations: 

  • ​Saudi Arabia Plans in Investing in Nuclear and Solar Power and Associated Technological and Policy Challenges by Dr. Maher Alodan, Director of Research and Development and Innovation, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy
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  • The Implications of the Shale revolution on Oil Prices and the Functioning of Oil Markets by Dr. Giacomo Luciani, Co-Director, Executive Master in International Oil and Gas Leadership; Graduate Institute, Geneva 
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  • Integrating Renewable Energies into Mainstream Chemical Processes by Dr. Mohammad Ahmad, Coordinator of the Chemical Engineering Program, American University of Beirut 
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