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About 2023 Edition

Building on the success of the 2nd Annual Asset Integrity and Process Safety Oil & Gas Conference where interactive sessions, productive discussions, and technical workshop on asset integrity management, hazard prevention and risk management, real time process safety digitalization, successful implementation of risk-based inspection, preventive and predictive maintenance and many more which was presented by decision makers, industry leaders and leading technology consultants, the 3rd Asset Integrity and Process Safety Oil & Gas Conference will be held on 12th & 13th June 2023 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The forum is an annual meeting point for key decision makers and stakeholders along with technology, solutions and service providers to meet and exchange experiences and knowledge to create world-class facilities in the MENA region. The 3rd edition will discuss how today’s asset integrity and process safety leaders are addressing crucial integrity challenges and developing new strategies to lengthen the operating life of oil & gas assets and their supporting infrastructure by optimizing efficiency and profitability whilst ensuring regulatory compliance. Industry leaders and experts will also highlight on how achieve operational excellence, long-term profitability while ensuring reliability, integrity, and safety of their assets.

Join us at the 3rd Asset Integrity and Process Safety Oil & Gas Conference that will address the key challenges and best practises of asset integrity and process safety to help professionals effectively manage and achieve both short & long term goals by balancing risks, costs, and performance.

KEY THEMES OF THE 2ND EDITION

Driving operational effectiveness through innovative asset integrity management

Modern asset integrity management - A process safety approach

Prudent asset integrity management – Enablers and blockers

Integrity operating windows – Tracking near real time operating conditions and managing corrective actions to mitigate downtime risks

Regulations, metrics and standards overview

Asset integrity and process safety digitalization for the oil and gas industry

Implementing innovative technologies to achieve breakthrough gains

Process safety and the new operational realities

Fundamental principles of HAZOP – systematically covering safety and operations

EVENT IN NUMBERS

250+

Attendees

150+

Asset Integrity & Process Safety Senior Decision Makers

25+

Speakers

5+

Media Partners

10+

Countries Represented

2022 KEY INDUSTRY SPEAKERS

Nader Kamal

General Manager HSE – Egyptian Liquefied Natural Gas (ELNG)
(Egypt)

Wazen Al-Solami

Director Manufacturing Digitalization – SABIC
(Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Mohammed AlGhazal

Mohammed AlGhazal

CEO – Noor Energies
(Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Amro Hassanein

Lead Inspection & Corrosion Engineer – SABIC
(Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Saud Al-Zakerti

Sr. Process Safety Engineer – SABIC
(Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Ashfaq Ali

Specialist Risk Based Inspection – ADNOC
(United Arab Emirates)

Abdullah Al-Hajri

Leader – SABIC
(Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Martin Robinson

Martin Robinson

Founder & CEO – IRISS
(United States of America)
Steve Matthews

Steve Matthews

Integrity Manager – Petrofac (United Arab Emirates)

Mohamed Osman Mesbah

Process Safety Professional and PHA Leader
(Egypt)

Ahmed Said Kotb

Asset Management and Reliability Leader
(United Arab Emirates)

Taner Serter

Asset Integrity Principal Engineer – Sadara Chemical Company
(Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Deepak Kumar

Principal Technical & Process Safety Engineer – Shell
(Egypt)

Maulik B. Kothari

Section Manager Safety (DTA Fuels-I) – Reliance Industries Limited
(India)

Ijaz ul Karim Rao

Director – Velosi Asset Integrity, HSE and Engineering Services
(United Arab Emirates)

Weng Hoong Lim

Head Loss Prevention – Qatargas
(Qatar)
Sunil Sori

Sunil Sori

Team Leader Process Safety – ADNOC Distribution
(United Arab Emirates)
Dr. Paul Eastwood

Dr. Paul Eastwood

Technical Director – SRJ Technologies (United Kingdom)
Mohamed Elsayed

Mohamed Elsayed

Maintenance Planning Manager – ETHYDCO (Egypt)
David Ross

David Ross

Solution Executive MENA – Sphera (United Arab Emirates)
Raed Al-Mutairi

Raed Al-Mutairi

Process Safety & Loss Prevention Engineer – Saudi Aramco Jubail Refinery (Saudi Arabia)
Dharmeshkumar Dalwadi

Dharmeshkumar Dalwadi

Operation Excellence Process Safety Specialist
Ayman Al Shereif

Ayman Al Shereif

Oil & Gas Operations, Maintenance and Project Expert
George Varughese

George Varughese

Business Development Manager MEA – Emerson (United Arab Emirates)

ATTENDEE PROFILES

Chiefs, VPs, Directors, Heads and Specialists from the following departments

  • Asset Integrity
  • Process Safety
  • HSE
  • Operations
  • Shutdowns & Turnarounds
  • Plant Management
  • Pipeline Integrity
  • Well Integrity
  • Reliability & Performance
  • Maintenance
  • Design & Engineering
  • Inspection
  • Corrosion
  • Digital Transformation
  • Automation
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Information Technology, Data Analytics & Data Science

Industries

  • Oil and Gas
  • Petrochemicals

WHY GET INVOLVED ?

Get in front of your target market

Get access to key stakeholders involved with asset integrity and process safety projects in the region and get insight into their plans to invest in new technologies and spot opportunities.

Increase your competitiveness

Learn about the challenges faced by the region’s key NOCs and identify how you can provide them with customised solutions to help them overcome them.

Generate strong leads

Learn about future asset integrity requirements of key oil and gas entities and large companies and influence decision makers and stand a chance of being shortlisted for upcoming projects.

WHO SHOULD SPONSOR ?

Local and international solution providers and technology companies specialized in the below sectors:

  • Air Quality & Pollution
  • Instrumentation, Meteorology & Analysis
  • Polluted Sites & Soils
  • Biodiversity & Ecosystem Preservation
  • Resilient Infrastructure
  • Risk Management & Emergency Response
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Solar PV
  • Solar Thermal (CSP)
  • PV Inverters, Tracking & Mounting Systems
  • Floating Solar
  • Rooftop Solar
  • Building-Integrated-PV-(BIPV)
  • Solar-O&M-Services
  • Waste Management Service Providers
  • Waste Management Solutions & Equipment
  • Waste-to-Energy
  • Industry & Hazadous Waste management
  • Recycling & Biodegradables
  • Organic Waste treatment
  • Smart Mobility Solutions
  • Smart & Energy Efficient Building Technology
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • Artificial Intelligence & Automation Solutions
  • Climate-smart Infrastructure
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Electric Vehicles & Charging Stations
  • Smart Meters & Monitoring
  • 3D Printing
  • Driverless Cars & Flying Taxis
  • Hydrogen Vehicles & Charging Stations
  • Smart City Kiosks
  • Water Desalination Technologies
  • Water & Wastewater Treatment & Re-use
  • Smart Asset Management
  • Water Equipment & Solutions
  • Water for Agriculture
  • Water Network Technologies
  • Water Services, Project Management & Consultancy
  • Wind Energy
  • Hydrogen
  • Waste-to-Energy
  • Energy Storage Systems
  • Energy Storage Technologies
  • Components & Equipment for Energy Storage
  • Smart Grids
  • Hydropower
  • Oil & Gas Clean Energy
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Geothermal Energy

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

TIME CONFERENCE PROGRAM DAY 1
08:00 REGISTRATION & NETWORKING 
09:00 OPENING REMARKS BY GREAT MINDS
09:05 WELCOME ADDRESS AND OPENING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN
Steve Matthews, Integrity Manager – Petrofac
CURRENT MARKET DYNAMICS IN ASSET INTEGRITY AND PROCESS SAFETY
09:15 DRIVING PERFORMANCE THROUGH ASSESSING INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT MATURITY

  • Integrity Management Maturity – to what extent integrity management is aligned and integrated into an organisation
  • Assessing or measuring by evaluating against a maturity model
  • Identify gaps and drive changes and improvements in integrity management capability and performance
  • Operators need to adapt integrity management practices and meeting challenges associated with ageing, life extension and regulatory requirements

Speaker: Steve Matthews, Integrity Manager – Petrofac

09:35 OPENING PANEL DISCUSSION | ASSET INTEGRITY AND PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT – ADDING CRITICAL VALUE TO HAZARD PREVENTION AND RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Key components of management systems that improve safety culture
  • Developing systematic approaches to risk management in hazardous environments
  • Digital asset management – enabling operators to access up-to-date asset information and streamline installation and maintenance services
  • Identifying the key foundation pillars while building a successful program that suits your organizational needs
  • Understanding how asset integrity and process safety platforms can be the drivers to reduce risks, improve efficiency and optimize spendings

Moderator:

  • Steve Matthews, Integrity Manager – Petrofac

Panellists:

  • Mohammed AlGhazal, CEO – Noor Energies
  • Nader Kamal, General Manager HSE – Egyptian Liquefied Natural Gas (ELNG)
  • Valeriy Sitnikov, Onshore Operations Superintendent, Dragon Oil
10:25 INDUSTRY SESSION

  • Industry insight 1
    MAKING BEST PRACTICES BETTER

    • What is “Best Practice”?
    • How do our Assets Fail?
    • Overview of Common Maintenance Strategies
    • Designing for Safety and Reliability
    • Impacts of Safety and Reliability on our Carbon Footprint

    Speaker:
    Martin Robinson, Founder & CEO – IRISS

  • Industry insight 2
    REAL TIME PROCESS SAFETY DIGITALISATION – “MY PLANT IS SAFE, AND I KNOW IT!”

    • Insights into the challenges organisations face in Managing Process Safety and Asset Integrity Programs.
    • With so many PSM guidelines and processes in place, and the availability of big data, why do we still see incidents across the industry?
    • The Solution – Technology to give real time insights into barrier/safeguard health and support better informed decision making across all levels of your organisation

    Speaker:
    David Ross, Solution Executive MENA – Sphera

ROADMAP FOR DIGITALIZED ASSET INTEGRITY AND PROCESS SAFETY
10:55 CASE STUDY | WHY LEGACY SYSTEMS COST YOU MORE – KEY CHALLENGES AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

  • Identifying digital transformation models that will work for legacy assets
  • Creating visibility across assets and life cycle with highly connected, data-intensive digital solutions to streamline operations and be more flexible, efficient and productive
  • Using sensors, IoT and RPA to evaluate the state of critical equipment – predicting deviations from normal operating conditions
  • Benefits of using advanced data analytics and management in minimizing downtime, reducing equipment maintenance costs, improving process safety and boosting asset integrity

Speaker:
Wazen Al-Solami, Director Manufacturing Digitalization – SABIC

11:15 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:45 CREATING VALUE THROUGH HSSE DIGITALIZATION
Mohammed AlGhazal, CEO – Noor Energies
12:05 INDUSTRY SESSION

    • Industry insight 1
      PREVENTING LOSS OF CONTAINMENT IN FLANGES, FROM STRATEGY TO IMPLEMENTATION

      • Corroded bolt replacement under normal operating conditions, i.e., hot bolting
      • Pre-shutdown hot bolting on critical flanges
      • Flange reinforcement and replacement of incorrect/dissimilar material bolts

      Dr. Paul Eastwood, Technical Director – SRJ Technologies

    • Industry insight 2
      AIM AND APM (ASSET INTEGRITY AND ASSET PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT) SYSTEM – A PROJECT CASE STUDY DEMONSTRATION

      • Introduction to AIMS features
      • Introduction of APM features
      • AIM and APM software features
      • AIMS and APM dashboard
      • Benefits of AIMS and APM system/project

Speaker:
Ijaz ul Karim Rao, Director – Velosi Asset Integrity, HSE and Engineering Services

INTEGRATED PLANNING – CORNERSTONE TO AVOID UNPLANNED INCIDENTS
12:35 PROACTIVE INCIDENT PREVENTION THROUGH SOL

  • Managing & controlling major process safety incidents
  • HAZOP Evaluation & Classifications for C1 & C2 consequences
  • Injection of high-risk Scenarios in Petrochemicals Plants software systems & associated analysis to monitor & trigger SOL Excursions Proactively

Speaker:
Abdullah Al-Hajri, Leader – SABIC

12:55 DIGITALIZING ASSET INTEGRITY MONITORING – THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS FUTURE-PROOFING OF INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES

  • How Asset integrity Monitoring can be the first step in digitalizing programs
  • Discussions on current monitoring strategy and Emerson approach to digitalizing integrity monitoring
  • Technology and case studies

Speaker:

  • George Varughese, Business Development Manager MEA – Emerson
OPTIMIZING EFFICIENCY WITH RISK-BASED INSPECTION
13:20 REAL TIME RISK BASED INSPECTION – A DIGITAL SOLUTION TO ASSET LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT

  • Importance of leveraging Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) and Risk Assessment for improved profitability
  • Dynamic methods using Digital Twin, Data Analytics, Machine Learning and AI solutions for inspection optimization in oil and gas industry
  • Reducing inspection and maintenance costs without compromising safety or reliability

Speaker:

  • Ashfaq Ali, Specialist – Risk Based Inspection – ADNOC Gas Processing
13:40 PANEL DISCUSSION | RISK-BASED INSPECTION FOR ASSET OPTIMIZATION – DEVELOPING A RELIABLE AND PROVEN PROGRAM FOR SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION

  • Utilizing advanced Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) techniques as a cost-effective alternative to traditional inspection
  • Building reliable equipment and plant operations through innovative ways to consistently achieve safety and efficiency balance
  • Replacing traditional methods with 3D laser scanning for better accuracy, speed, safety and convenience
  • Role of RBI software in reducing the risk of failures through real-time error checks and updating maintenance plans according to identified risks

Moderator:

  • Steve Matthews, Integrity Manager – Petrofac

Panelist:

  • Ashfaq Ali, Specialist – Risk Based Inspection – ADNOC Gas Processing
  • Amro Hassanein, Lead Inspection & Corrosion Engineer – SABIC
  • Dharmeshkumar Dalwadi, Operation Excellence Process Safety Specialist – ADNOC HQ
  • George Varughese, Business Development Manager MEA – Emerson
14:20 CLOSING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN
Steve Matthews, Integrity Manager – Petrofac
14:30 NETWORKING LUNCH & END OF DAY 1
TIME CONFERENCE PROGRAM DAY 2
08:00 REGISTRATION & NETWORKING 
09:05 WELCOME ADDRESS AND OPENING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN
Ayman Al Shereif, Oil & Gas Operations, Maintenance and Project Expert
09:15 OPENING PANEL DISCUSSION | DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE, ACCURATE AND OPERATIONAL PROCESS SAFETY AND ASSET INTEGRITY SYSTEM ACROSS YOUR BUSINESS

  • Understanding the current process safety and asset integrity challenges and gaps within your current system
  • Identifying the repeat findings, repercussions of incidents and their business impacts
  • Developing strategic business plans to implement best industry practices and most wanted improvements
  • Looking at strategic initiatives implemented by organizations to build better process safety and asset integrity competencies
  • Critical solutions to monitor and close the gaps with real time operations

Moderator:

  • Ayman Al Shereif, Oil & Gas Operations, Maintenance and Project Expert

Panelists:

  • Maulik Kothari, Senior Lead – Process Safety & Loss Prevention – Reliance Industries
  • Saud Al-Zakerti, Sr. Process Safety Engineer – SABIC
  • Mohamed Osman Mesbah, Process Safety Professional and PHA Leader
  • Deepak Kumar, Principal Technical & Process Safety Engineer – Shell
IDENTIFYING RISKS AND HOW TO ADDRESS THEM WITH HAZARD AND OPERABILITY STUDY (HAZOP)
10:00 UTILISING HAZOP ANALYSIS FOR RISK IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT

  • Exploring Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) techniques used to analyse system hazards and operability issues by exploring deviation effects
  • Importance of risk frequency analysis and estimating the probability of occurrence of scenarios that are predicted to be dangerous
  • Preventing workplace hazards and overcoming safety challenges

Speaker:

  • Weng Hoong Lim, Head Loss Prevention – Qatargas
10:20 PRACTICAL CHALLENGES IN HAZOP STUDIES

  • Are we ready for HAZOP – Key points to consider while evaluating readiness to HAZOP Study
  • Team selection – Right team is the key to success
  • Cultural diversity
  • Node selection as the most important aspect of any HAZOP

Speaker:
Sunil Sori, Team Leader Process Safety – ADNOC Distribution

10:40 FAILURE TRAPS IN FACILITY PROCESS HAZARD ANALYSIS PROGRAM
Process Hazards Analysis program is essential for the facility risk management lifecycle. Despite the efforts of facility operators to ensure the program is functional and meet its intended objectives, challenges could lead to a failure trap that could pose a major facility risk or make the program nearly useless. The objective of the presentation is to share the common failure straps in PHA program and share best practices to avoid them.
Speaker:
Raed Al-Mutairi, Process Safety and Loss Prevention Engineer – Saudi Aramco Jubail Refinery (SASREF)
11:00 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
DESIGING PREDICTIVE AND PREVENTIVE PROGRAMS THAT SUIT YOUR FACILITY
11:30 PANEL DISCUSSION | SHAPING THE FUTURE OF OIL AND GAS WITH SMART PREDICTIVE AND PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

  • Identifying the benefits of predictive maintenance VS preventive maintenance – always proactive approach, mitigating unexpected interruptions, optimizing operating costs, improving reliability of machinery, increasing equipment lifespan
  • Technologies aiding predictive and preventive maintenance – Infrared Thermography, Acoustic Monitoring, Vibration Analysis etc
  • Understanding the overall cost saving and return on investment across the facility

Moderator:

  • Deepak Kumar, Principal Technical & Process Safety Engineer – Shell

Panelists:

  • Taner Serter, Asset Integrity Principal Engineer – Sadara Chemical Company
  • Mohamed Elsayed, Maintenance Planning Manager – ETHYDCO
  • Ayman Al Shereif, Oil & Gas Operations, Maintenance and Project Expert
12:10 ANTICIPATING EQUIPMENT AND REPAIR REQUIREMENT FAILURES THROUGH PREDICTIVE AND PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

  • Importance of reviewing all available records on downtime, equipment defects and workplace safety
  • Developing system details based on individual systems and components for analysing any existing preventive or predictive maintenance
  • Evaluating the anticipated resources and assigning roles and responsibilities to the program and integrating it into the scheduling system
  • Exploring cloud systems and platforms to generate value reports for integrated predictive maintenance
  • Muhammad Raheel Zafar Khan, Team Leader Maintenance – ADNOC Sour Gas
MITIGATING RISKS THROUGH ADVANCES IN CORROSION CONTROL
12:30 CASE STUDY | ENSURE THE MECHANICAL INTEGRITY OF UNHEALTHY PIPING SYSTEMS UNDER THE EFFECT OF ACTIVE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING (SCC)

  • Identifying the process factors leading to unsusceptible damage mechanisms of critical process piping systems, discovering and evaluating the detection techniques
  • Effective line integrity evaluation followed by developing a successful monitoring strategy for minor SCC cracks
  • Ensuring plant integrity by well-designed repair techniques ensuring line healthiness until suitable replacement window
  • Amro Hassanein, Lead Inspection & Corrosion Engineer – SABIC
12:50 CHALLENGES AND LESSONS LEARNED IN ASSET MANAGEMENT

  • Link the definition of Asset Management in ISO 55000 with the asset management activities during the project and entire asset lifecycle
  • Get overview of Major Projects business process
  • Learn the main challenges and lessons Learned in each phase of the project (i.e. Design, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance) from asset management and reliability perspective

Speaker:

  • Ahmed Said Kotb, Asset Management and Reliability Leader
13:30 SUCCESSFUL ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION IS GATEWAY FOR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (ETHYDCO CASE STUDY)

  • Asset management system as organization competitive advantage
  • Asset Management main modules
  • Asset management system selection
  • Asset management Effective implementation

Speaker:
Mohamed Elsayed, Maintenance Planning Manager – ETHYDCO

13:50 CLOSING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN
Ayman Al Shereif, Oil & Gas Operations, Maintenance and Project Expert
14:00 NETWORKING LUNCH & END OF DAY 2

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