UK Conference on Oil and Gas Opportunities in Iraq

Mott MacDonald, the leading global management, engineering and development consultancy, is a sponsor of the UKTI (UK Trade and Investment) and EIC (Energy Industries Council) conference on oil and gas opportunities in Iraq.

The conference programme started in London at the EIC on 28 September and moves to Middlesbrough Football Club on 29 September and on 30 September the final conference will take place at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).

Gordon Turley, who has been Mott MacDonald's Iraq country manager since May 2003, will be a key note speaker at these prestigious events and present on Challenges to UK Companies Working in southern Iraq during which he will share his first hand knowledge of how businesses are operating in the region.

Commenting on the conference programme Gordon Turley said:

"Mott MacDonald's consultancy services are in high demand throughout the Middle Eastern market, we've secured prestigious contracts in Iraq through working with our global clients and as such we have a strong understanding of how the local market is operating. I am looking forward to sharing my personal insight of being responsible for Mott MacDonald's operations in Iraq over the last seven years as well as hearing from others operating in the country."

Gordon added: "Mott MacDonald has been in Iraq for around 50 years, providing technical consultancy across all sectors from health and education, power, water and environment to buildings and transportation. Key to our success of remaining in the four provinces is our business model of employing local professional nationals who have an excellent understanding of local working environments and who are supported by our global world class resource of professionals, many of whom are leaders in their field."

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