13 & 14 February 2019 | Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

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Conference Chairman Metab Al-Shammari General Manager - Petrochemicals,

About EMET

Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference & Exhibition 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.

This year's theme is "Enhancing Competitiveness through Energy Efficiency, Cost Effectiveness, Asset Reliability and Human Capital".

The event will take place on the 13 & 14 February 2019 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, Manama, Bahrain.


EMET Numbers at a Glance


Three Events. One Venue. Thousands of Participants. Chemical experts from all over the world will meet to share knowledge, best practices and new-found solutions. Join the gathering that will play an integral role in shaping the future of the Chemical Industry in the Middle East!

Co-Located Events

The Middle East’s flagship Specialty Chemicals event provides a regional forum for Petrochemical Suppliers, Converters, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and potential investors to showcase, network, and share knowledge & experiences across the whole value chain.

Visit www.me-spec.org for more information.

For the first time, Chem-World Exhibition (CWE), the most influential event for the Chemicals and Chemical Processing Industry in China comes to the Middle East.

Visit www.chemworld-me.com for more information

Steering Committee

Steering Committee Abdel Hadi Al Suhaimi Executive President,
Saudi Chevron Phillips CO - SCP
Steering Committee Aman A. Ahmad Vice President, Business Development - EMEA,
Steering Committee Fuad Mosa Vice President - Local Content & Business Development Unit ,
Steering Committee James Middleton Group Vice President, Ethylene Product Line and Technologies ,
Steering Committee Jim Brigman Managing Director,
Ingenero Inc
Steering Committee June Wispelwey CEO & Executive Director,
AIChE - American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Steering Committee Suleyman M Ozmen Vice President - Downstream Licensing (Retired),
Shell Global Solutions International

Technical Committee

Technical Committee Dr. Abdoul Al-Shamrani Director, Business Development,
Technical Committee Abdulaziz Ramadhan Al-Ghamdi Superintendent, Utilities & Energy,
Technical Committee Dr. Anissa Sedjerari Research Center Liaison Officer, Innovation & Economic Development Department,
KAUST Catalysis Center
Technical Committee Dr. Basim Abussaud Assistant Professor,
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)
Technical Committee Enad Al-Anazi Process Engineering Manager ,
Technical Committee Karam Rajab Sr. Analyst, Downstream & Tech Loc,
Technical Committee Kristine Chin Senior Director, Conferences & Education,
AIChE - American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Technical Committee Mohammed Benchekchou Director Strategic Accounts - Middle East & India,
Shell - Criterion Catalyst Co Ltd
Technical Committee Murray Hall Vice President, Marketing - Downstream,
NALCO Champion - NALCO Saudi Company Limited
Technical Committee Dr. Pratap Nair President & CEO,
Ingenero Inc
Technical Committee Rik Klavers Vice President, Petrochemicals,
Technical Committee Saifuddin Sheikh Director Business Consulting Operations,
Technical Committee Salah Al-Ansari Sharq President,
Technical Committee Salim Nasser Al-Duhami Process Consultant,
Technical Committee Yvon Simon Ethylene Technology Manager ,

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EMET 2016 Speakers

2016 Speakers Antonio Pietri CEO,
2016 Speakers Bob Brandt Global Director, Manufacturing & Engineering,
The Dow Chemical Company
2016 Speakers Greg Yeo Chief Engineer,
Exxonmobil Research & Engineering Co
2016 Speakers Guo Hongli Chief Representative, Science & Technology,
Sinopec Oilfield Equipment Corporation
2016 Speakers Hetain Mistry Managing Analyst, Petrochemicals,
Platts - McGraw Hill Financial
2016 Speakers Ibrahim Al Zaabi Vice President, Olefins and Utilities,
2016 Speakers Jean-Paul LAUGIER Vice President Ethylene Product Line,
2016 Speakers John Derbyshire President Technology - KBR Technology,
2016 Speakers June Wispelwey CEO & Executive Director,
AIChE - American Institute of Chemical Engineers
2016 Speakers Kevin McQuillan Sr Consultant,
Solomon Associates
2016 Speakers Niyazi Demir General Manager, Business Strategy, Chemicals SBU,
2016 Speakers Dr. Tobias Scheele Senior Vice President - Software,
Schneider Electric

EMET 2016 was successful in meeting it's objective of providing a venue for companies and institutions who have interests in the ethylene business to share experiences and network in a constructive and value creating manner. The participant level was higher than the first EMET in 2014 and reflected the support and wish for participating companies for a technical conference which addressed the challenges of the ethylene industry today and into the future.

Ziad Al-Labban Former, CEO, Sadara Chemical Company

This conference is the best technical conference to connect all stakeholders in one place to share their experience, knowledge and best practices in our industry

Said M Bajodah Executive President, SCP & JCP S Chem

This conference is a must for everybody who is in some way related to ethylene, one of the most important chemicals in the world since decades, and to one of the most important geographic areas worldwide when it comes to feed-stock and petrochemical products. The EMET 2016 has certainly fulfilled these expectations not only by the topics presented but also by the distinguished guests and attendants it could attract.

Norbert Kiene Business Development Manager, Linde Engineering ME LLC

The EMET 2016 was very well organized, the program and the topics covered were also very interesting and beneficial for professionals like me in the industry.

Devendra Patil Process Engineer, SABIC - PETROKEMYA

EMET conference is the perfect platform to share visions and solutions and this year's event was beyond expectations.

Manabendra Maity SABIC

Networking platform like EMET is essential for professionals in the Chemical industry to share knowledge and experiences that will lead to better plant performance

Radhi Ali Aqeeli Al Process Engineer, SABIC - KEMYA

The conference is very useful to update the knowledge of latest technology improvements in petrochemical business and provided excellent tools to improve business in the organization.

Karra Parvateesam SABIC - SHARQ
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