EMET 2023

17 - 18 October 2023   |   Grand Hyatt Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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About EMET

The Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference (EMET), is the event for professionals looking to develop their technical knowledge and optimize their position in the fast-evolving Ethylene Industry by increased operational efficiency, sustainability and excellence.

Held from the 17-18 October 2023, EMET invites technical experts from all over the world to share practical experiences, innovative ideas and strategies for reducing costs, maximizing return and creating value on issues related to planning, design, operation and maintenance.

2023 Theme: "Innovating Ethylene Technology for a Sustainable Future: Leveraging Digitalization and Emerging Trends"

This theme encompasses the focus on innovation in ethylene technology while highlighting the importance of sustainability. It emphasizes the use of digitalization and emerging trends to drive advancements in ethylene production processes, ensuring a more sustainable and efficient future for the industry.


Dr. Wael A. Fouad

Director, IRC for Refining and Advanced Chemicals, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)

Wazen Al-Solami

Executive, Manufacturing Digitalization Leader, SABIC


Shakeel Kadri

Executive Director & CEO, CCPS

Usman Mushtaq

Supply Chain Director, Sadara Chemical Company

Alex Kajo

VP IMEA Region Head, Nalco Water an Ecolab Company

Dr. Pratap Nair

President & CEO, Ingenero Inc

Jim Middleton

Group Vice President, Ethylene Product Line and Technologies, Technip Energies

Prof Mamdouh Alharith

Dean, College of Chemicals & Materials, KFUPM

Mubarik Mustafa

CEO, ACET Solutions

Abduljelil Iliyas

Lead Scientist, SABIC


Abdullah M Al-Khalfan

Staff Engineer - Prod. Ethylene Cold . SPCO, Saudi Chevron Phillips (S-Chem)


Ahmed Al Dossary

Process Improvement Engineer, Sadara Chemical Company

Nafees Ahmad

Senior Process Engineer, TASNEE

Aivars Krumins

Global VP Downstream, MCDERMOTT


Ali Al-Harbi

Saudi Chevron Phillips (S-Chem)

Alan O’Donoghue  

Applications Engineer – Asia Pacific & Middle East , J.M. Canty International Ltd

Angel Palacios Romero

Product manager specialist, Kurita Europe

Berthold Otzisk

Senior Product Manager Process, Kurita AquaChemie

Bruno Destour

Head of Olefin & Circularity department, Technip Energies

Cristiano Balestrino

Siemens Energy, Inc

Eric Wagner

Director Technology , Technip Energies

David J. Brown

Senior R&D Manager, AVGI


David Ransom

Head of Technology and Systems , Siemens Energy, Houston, TX

Davoud Jafari far

Technical Services and Engineering Manager, Jam Petrochemical Co.

Deepak Sharma

Sr. Technical Team Lead, Nalco Water an Ecolab Company

Dr. Bhaskar Reddy Aluri

Lead Scientist, Sabic Technology Centre

Dr. Marco van Goethem

Manager Pyrotec and Digital Solutions | Senior Technology Expert, Technip Energies

Faisal Baksh

Solution Consulting, Aspen Technology

Al-Fayez Abdulaziz

Saudi Chevron Phillips (S-Chem)

Dr. Gunther Kracker

Director | Director/Head of Product Management & Cost Estimation, Sustainable Hydrocarbon Solutions at Linde Engineering

Guy. B Marin

Director, AVGI bv


Hassan S Al-Ameer

Senior Engineer - Production Ethylene Hot Spco, Saudi Chevron Phillips (S-Chem)


Himanshu Malaiya

Senior Engineer -Process Technology, Ingenero Inc

Ismaël Amghizar

Modeling Researcher, AVGI bv

Jeffrey Castetter

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions

Jelle-Gerard Wijnja

Technology Manager Ethylene Furnaces, Technip Energies


Jim Brigman

Managing Director, Ingenero Inc

Joel Guillaume

Director Process and Technology, Technip Energies, Houston, TX

Jose De Barros

Vice President Ethylene Business Group, Lummus Technology


Karan Potnis

Sr Engineer I, Static, Tasnee Petrochemicals


Kevin Van Geem

Professor, Ghent University


Krishna Chada

Senior Principal Solution Consultant, Aspen Technology

Lin Chen

R&D Engineer, AVGI bv


Leonardo Carpio Bustamante

Inprocess Technology & Consulting Group, S.L.

Mahesh Ashrit

Lead Engineer - Downstream Chemicals, Baker Hughes

Manuel Dias

Solution Advisor – Production and Value Chain Optimization, Aspen Technology


Martin Mayer



Mayuresh Mokal

Digital Solutions Client Engagement, Ingenero Inc

Mohammed Alansari

Chemical engineer, Sadara Chemical Company


Mohamed Hudhaifa

Local Technical Manager, Kurita AquaChemie


Moutaz Alqarni

Engineer I, Monomer Operations, TASNEE


Mehdi Seifollahi

Head of Process engineering Dep., Jam Petrochemical Co.


Ryan Snell

Manager - Ethylene Operations, Saudi Chevron Phillips (S-Chem)


Nawaf Al Hedaithi

Production Engineer, Sadara Chemical Company


Naveen Agrawal

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions

Negar Mosadegh

Senior olefin process engineer, Jam Petrochemical Co.


Ourmazd Dehghani

Head of Olefin Plant Operationon, Jam Petrochemical Co.


Prateek Jain

Senior Process Engineer, Technip Energies

Pavlov Andres Perez



Rawaf Al-Rawaf

Superintendent – Process Engineering, Saudi Chevron Phillips (S-Chem)

Saifuddin Sheikh

Sr. Director – Solution Consulting, Aspen Technology


Sam Congiundi

Advanced Process Control Engineer, Saudi Chevron Phillips (S-Chem)


Scott Donson

Integrated Global Services


Shardul Shindadkar

Asst Mgr - Sales and Marketing, Ingenero Inc

Sheriff Nossair

Senior Manager, MCDERMOTT


Silvano Saretto

Siemens Energy, Inc

Sreekumar Maroor

Principal Consultant Engineer, Siemens Energy, Inc

Subrato Saha

Director, Kurita AquaChemie


Nipun Soni

Process Engineer, Sadara Chemical Company


Tamas Buzogány

Doctoral researcher, Ghent University


Thomas Soulas

VP Technology Development, Innovation Center Abu Dhabi, Siemens Energy, Inc

Tod Canty

JM Canty Inc.

Torben Hoefel


Turky Khalid Feddah

Leader - Plant Efficiency, SABIC


Vishal Karate

Technology Associate (Hydrocarbon and Utility) , Sadara Chemical Company


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