08:45 am - 08:55 amSession Chairman:
Mr. Ibrahim Fahmy, Independent Advisor, Offshore & Marine Strategic Consultant, United Arab Emirates
08:55 am - 09:10 amTBA
Dr. Zoheir Hamedi, Regional Programme Officer - Middle East & North Africa, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), United Arab Emirates
09:10 am - 09:25 amSustainable Development Goals and the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry
Mr. Paul Holthus, Founding President / Chief Executive Officer, World Ocean Council, United States of America
09:25 am - 09:40 amBeyond Colregs – Wider Legal Considerations Associated with Autonomous Vessels
Mr. Mark Johnson, Legal Counsel , Reed Smith, United Kingdom
09:40 am - 09:55 amOverview Offshore Opportunities in the GCC
Mr. Mohammed Loch, President & CEO, DMS Global & Director Industry Relations - International Society of Automation (ISA), United Arab Emirates
09:55 am - 10:10 amNew Technology for Integrated Production and Facilities Optimization
Mr. Kevin Wade, Production Systems Manager, Process Systems Enterprise Limited, United Kingdom
10:10 am - 10:25 amUsing Artificial Intelligence to Manage Offshore Support Management
Mr. George Danner, President & Chief Executive Officer , Business Laboratory LLC, United States of America
10:25 am - 10:40 amMagnetic Technology for Oil Spill Response in the Marine Environment
Dr. George Nicolaides, CEO, Environmental Magnetic Technologies S. A., Greece & Director General, Cleanmag RD Congo S. A. R. L., Democratic Republic of Congo
10:40 am - 10:50 amQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION
10:50 am - 11:10 amNETWORKING BREAK
11:10 am - 11:20 amSession Chairman:
Mr. Ali Shehab Ahmad, Deputy Chief Executive - Fleet Operations , Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC), State of Kuwait
11:20 am - 11:35 am
Regional Preparation for the Implementation of the International Convention for the control and management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (BWMC)
Prof. Dr. Ziad Abu-Ghararah, Secretary General , Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
11:35 am - 11:50 amImplementation of Ballast Water Requirements
Capt. Awadh A. Al-Qahtani, Harbor Pilot, Saudi Aramco, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
11:50 am - 12:05 pmBusiness Continuity Management for the Oil & Gas Sector - Pathway to Sustainability
Mr. Daman Dev Sood, FBCS, AFBCI, CBCI, SMIEEE, MAIMA, ISO 22301 LA & Expert IEEE Ambassador, Chief Operating Officer , Continuity and Resilience, Republic of India
12:05 pm - 12:20 pmSatellite Derived Products as Tool to Aid Coastal Zone Management and Engineering
Dr. Knut Hartmann, Director Client Services , EOMAP GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
12:20 pm - 12:35 pmHigh-Efficiency Rapid Oil Spill "Treat & Skim" System (HEROS Treat & Skim System)
Mr. John Brinkman, President & CEO, Imbibitive Technologies Corporation, Canada
12:35 pm - 12:50 pmE&P Operations in Venezuela – An Overview
Dr. Anish Madan, Deputy General Manager – Drilling & Manager Project Coordinator , ONGC Videsh Ltd. / Petro-Carabobo, Venezuela
12:50 pm - 01:00 pmQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION
01:00 pm - 02:00 pmLUNCH BREAK
02:00 pm - 02:10 pmSession Chairman:
Mr. Waleed Altamimi, Chief Operating Officer , Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF), United Arab Emirates
02:10 pm - 02:25 pmImpact of Saturation Hysteresis on Wells Planning
Mr. Qingfeng Huang, Reservoir Engineer – Reservoir Development (US) Section, Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO), United Arab Emirates
02:25 pm - 02:40 pmUtilizing New Technologies to Reduce Personnel and Asset Management Costs By 2021
Mr. Lee Wagstaffe, Vice President Oil and Gas , IDENTEC Solutions, Norway
02:40 pm - 02:55 pmNew Keys to Successful Offshore Brownfield Project Execution
Mr. Vincent Ladougne, Director - Business Development, PONTICELLI, France
02:55 pm - 03:10 pmDrilling Fluids Recovery, Zero Commercial Fluids Discharge Package
Mr. Mohsen Mohammad Khanbeigi, Chief Executive & Managing Director, Palay Hafr Sabz Ltd (PHS), Islamic Republic of Iran
03:10 pm - 03:25 pmInvestment Development of Oil and Gas in Yemen Offshore (Red Sea potential)
Mr. Ibrahim Al-Kadhi, Head of Petroleum Operations , Yemen Oil & Gas Corporation, Yemen
03:25 pm - 03:40 pmUnlocking Shale Potential in Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Ismail Labed, Assistant Professor, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University, Dubai Campus, United Arab Emirates
03:40 pm - 03:55 pmDevelopment of Oil-in-Water Emulsion Mud System Using Castor Oil and Gum Acacia with Propylene Glycol as Thermal Stabilizer
Mr. Jatin Bansal, Student Training & Placement Officer, Department of Petroleum and Energy Studies, DIT University, Republic of India
03:55 pm - 04:05 pmQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION
04:05 pm - 04:20 pmNETWORKING BREAK
04:20 pm - 04:30 pmSession Chairman:
Mr. Fahmi Mukhayerr, Chairman, HLP Law Firm, United Arab Emirates
04:30 pm - 04:45 pmImplementing a Seamless Structure from Emergency Response through to Crisis Management to Ensure Organisational Competence in the Event of an Incident
Mr. John Dipple, Principal, John Dipple & Associates, Emergency Management and Incident Response Specialists, United Kingdom
Mr. Chris Maguire, Emergency Response and Security Advisor (Wheatstone), Chevron Australia, Australia
04:45 pm - 05:00 pmGlobal Maritime Security - Key Challenges and Market Dynamics
Ms. Katherine Yakunchenkova, General Manager, Al Safina Security, United Arab Emirates
05:00 pm - 05:15 pmOil & Gas Wells Drilling Quality Assurance
Mr. Mohammad Ali Konjedi, Managing Director, Tasmim Technical Inspection Company, Islamic Republic of Iran
05:15 pm - 05:30 pmBank Financing for the Offshore Industry
Mr. Tien Tai, Partner, HFW, United Arab Emirates
05:30 pm - 05:45 pmThe Importance of Supply Chain Management in the OPEX Dynamics of the Maritime Sector
Dr. Ruanthi De Silva, Founder & Director, SCM PLUS Pvt. Limited - Singapore, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka
05:45 pm - 06:00 pmDisruptive Innovation for Asset Integrity Management
Mr. Peter Davies, Regional General Manager Asia Pacific, EM & I Group, Malaysia
06:00 pm - 06:10 pmQ & A - PANEL DISCUSSION