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Conference programme

Day one - Wednesday 26 April 2017

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10.10 - Opening remarks from the Chair


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10.15 - Welcome from the Ministry of Energy



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10.30 - Keynote presentation: Global oil demand and supply, the role of OPEC and the Middle East 

 

Christof Rühl, Global Head of Research, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) 


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11.00 - Developments at the storage market in Oman


Erwin Mortelmans, Commercial Director, Port of Duqm

11.30 NETWORKING BREAK IN EXHIBITION HALL

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12.00 - Growth expansion opportunities in the Middle East

  • Update on Kuwait Petroleum Company’s joint venture in Duqm
  • Upgrading crude oil production capacity across the Middle East

Kamel Al-Harami, Independent Oil Analyst, Former President, Kuwait Petroleum International


Ghassan

12.30 - Refinery growth across the Middle East and impact on supply & demand

  • The rapid increase in domestic oil demand driven by factors such as high population growth rates, rising income levels and low energy prices
  • This has prompted many governments in the MENA region to build new refineries and expand the capacity of existing ones.
  • However, there is increased global competition in the refining sector and governments will need to reassess the challenges and opportunities.

Ghassan Alakwaa, Analyst-Energy Research, APICORP, Saudi Arabia


1.30 NETWORKING LUNCH IN EXHIBITION HALL

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2.30 - Opening remarks from the Chair

 

 

 


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2.45 - How have oil prices impacted future supply? Analysis of oil price trends


Edward Bell, Commodity Analyst, Emirates NBD Bank


Bora Bariman

3.15 - Financing Options available for infrastructure growth and expansion across the Middle East

 

Bora Bariman, Head of Energy & Marine, Corporate & Institutional Banking Group, National Bank of Fujairah

 

 

3.45 NETWORKING BREAK IN EXHIBITION HALL

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4.15 - Hamriyah Free Zone Authority's offering to the petrochemical, chemical, oil & gas industry and recent development

  • An overview of storage terminals operating from HFZA including the recently opened $100m petroleum storage terminal and Phase 3 expansions and developments at HFZA
  • Following this will be a short panel discussion with participating terminals

 H.E. Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director, Hamriyah Free Zone & Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone)


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4.45 - Developments in the bulk liquid storage market in Turkey


Aydin Erdmir, Vice President, Toros Terminal


5.10 - Developing large scale storage terminals in Kurdistan


Capt. Zaid Mohammad, General Manager, Bedyal Betroleum

5.30 END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE

Day two - Thursday 27 April 2017

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10.10 - Opening remarks from the Chair


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10.15 - The development of Fujairah as a global storage & trading hub


Capt Tamer Masoud, Harbour master, Port of Fujairah



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11.15 - Oil trading and benchmark pricing east of Suez


Paul Young, Head of energy products, Dubai Mercantile Exchange

11.45 NETWORKING BREAK IN EXHIBITION HALL

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12.15 - Platts’ will new assessments for fuels in the Middle East and the development of the region as a pricing hub

 

Gurdeep Singh, Senior Specialist, Oil & Shipping Price Group, S&P Global Platts


Waddah

12.45 - How to improve resilience in terminals. What ENOC and Horizon have been doing with respect to:

  • Pre-incident Planning and Business Continuity Planning
  • Methodology for developing, testing, revising and reviewing plans
  • Key challenges in development, testing and execution of plans within the terminalling business

                                  Waddah S. Ghanem, Executive Director, EHSSQ & Corporate Affairs, ENOC


1.10 Panel discussion

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H.E. Sharief Habib Al Awadhi, Director General, Fujairah Free Zone Authority

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Gurdeep Singh, Senior Specialist, Oil & Shipping Price Group, S&P Global Platts

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Capt Tamer Masoud, Harbour Master, Port of Fujairah

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Waddah S. Ghanem, Executive Director, EHSSQ & Corporate Affairs, ENOC

1.30 NETWORKING LUNCH IN EXHIBITION HALL

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2.00 - Welcoming remarks from the Chair


Tushar

2.15 - Can Africa provide the demand hub for a successful Mideast storage hub?

 

Tushar Tarun Bansal, Director, Ivy Global Energy Pte


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2.45 - Supply & demand outlook for tank terminals in the Middle East and Africa

  • Demand drivers
  • Current tank capacity & planned expansions
  • Outlook

Micheal Motteren

3.15 - Considering the impact of settlement against the design and construction of storage tank bottoms and foundations by evaluating risks for operational integrity – A Project Case Study on Crude Oil Tanks in Saudi Arabia


Mike Mottern, Saudi Aramco

3.45 CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

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