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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EMET Conference Program

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07:00

Registration

08:30 08:45

Welcome Message

Palm Hall

Welcome

Speaker

Metab Al-Shammari General Manager - Olefins, Petrochemicals SBU, SABIC

08:45 09:00

Official Conference Opening

Palm Hall

Minister's Speech

Speaker

His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

09:00 09:45

Keynote Session

Palm Hall

Balancing Volatile Feedstock Demand with Maximizing Value from Oil

Speaker

Dr. Khalid Abdullah Al Jarba Director, Process Technology and Licensing, SABIC

Turning Waste into Value – The GCC Journey towards the foreground

Speaker

Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun Secretary General, Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA)

09:45 10:30

Exhibition Inauguration

Inauguration & VIP Walk

Speaker

His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

10:30 12:00

Technical Sessions - 2 Streams

Relevancy with Integration and Industry Consolidation

Palm Hall

Moderator

Dr. Basim Abussaud Assistant Professor, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)

An inter-olefins plant optimization using machine learning and linear programming techniques

Higher Margin with Integrated Refinery/Petrochemical Scheme

Speaker

Sanjeev Mallick Associate Director, Refining , KBR Technology

Abstract

Higher Margin with Integrated Refinery/Petrochemical Scheme

TechnipFMC’s SFT® Radiant Coil Technology

Speaker

Marco van Goethem Manager Product Development , TechnipFMC

Abstract

TechnipFMC’s SFT® Radiant Coil Technology

Exploring New Ultra-Low Steam Consumption, High Capacity Smokeless Flaring

Speaker

Mohammed Abugharbieh Country Manager, Zeeco Middle East Ltd

Abstract

Exploring New Ultra-Low Steam Consumption, High Capacity Smokeless Flaring

Enhancing Asset Performance

Al Seef

Moderator

Dr. Pratap Nair President & CEO, Ingenero Inc

Improvement in Asset Utilization and Productivity in the Filtration and Separation of Quench Water

Speaker

Ram Venkatadri Global Marketing Manager Fuels And Chemicals, Pall Corporation

Abstract

IMPROVEMENT IN ASSET UTILIZATION AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THE FILTRATION AND SEPARATION OF QUENCH WATER

Effective fouling protection of strippers, compressors, caustic towers and recovery section for Olefins plant

Speakers

Subrato Saha Director, Aquachemie

Berthold Otzisk Senior Product Manager Process, Kurita Europe

Abstract

EFFECTIVE FOULING PROTECTION OF STRIPPERS, COMPRESSORS, CAUSTIC TOWERS AND RECOVERY SECTION FOR OLEFINS PLANT

Furnaces Excess Oxygen Optimization

Speaker

Radhi Ali Aqeeli Al Process Engineer, SABIC - KEMYA

Abstract

Furnaces Excess Oxygen Optimization

Furnace tube life optimization

Speaker

Akram Essa Mechanical Engineer, S-Chem

Abstract

Furnace tube life optimization
12:00 13:30

Lunch & Prayers

13:30 14:30

Panel Discussion - Opportunities & Targeted Applications for specialty chemicals in Light of Regional Visions & Governmental Support

Palm Hall

· The new NIDLEP program by KSA that focuses on industries
· Vision 2030
· Specialty chemicals future in the region (moving from oil to downstream industries)

Moderator

Motaz Abdulaal Director Project Management, Dussur

Speakers

Ahmad A. AlAbedi Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas Sector Managing Director , SAGIA - Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

Khalil Ibn Salamah Managing Director, Global Company for Downstream Industries (GDI)

Dr. Hazza Baker Al Qahtani Chairman, Amad Investment Holding

Fuad Mosa Vice President - Local Content & Business Development Unit , SABIC

14:30 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 16:30

Technical Session - 2 Streams

Advantage of Digitalization and Big Data

Palm Hall

Moderator

Mohammed Benchekchou Director Strategic Accounts - Middle East & North Africa, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Listen to your Heat Exchanger

Operational Data Infrastructure as a foundation for Digital Transformation

Speaker

Aamir Ahmed Butt Executive Account Manager, OSIsoft Middle East Technologies S.P.C

Abstract

Operational Data Infrastructure as a foundation for Digital Transformation

Auto Analytics And Tracking of Ethylene Plants for Plant Performance Improvement

Speaker

Jim Brigman Managing Director, Ingenero Inc

Abstract

AUTO ANALYTICS AND TRACKING OF ETHYLENE PLANTS FOR PLANT PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

Managing Changing Feedstock

Al Seef

Moderators

Dr. Anissa Sedjerari Industry and Research Liaison Officer, Innovation & Economic Development Department, KAUST Catalysis Center

Majid Al Ghanmi Director, Chemical Operations, SABIC - YANPET

High Value Niche Products: Butene and Hexene Alpha Olefins

Speaker

Xavier Liège Technology Team Manager , Axens

Abstract

High Value Niche Products: Butene and Hexene Alpha Olefins

Sustaining Olefins Production Through Optimization and Effective Feed Management

Speaker

Nihar Gulwadi Project Development Manager, Ingenero Inc

Abstract

SUSTAINING OLEFINS PRODUCTION THROUGH OPTIMIZATION AND EFFECTIVE FEED MANAGEMENT

Maximizing Furnace Capacity Utilization during Feedstock Curtailment

Speaker

Faisal Fahad Arab Scientist, SABIC - SAUDI KAYAN

Abstract

Maximizing Furnace Capacity Utilization during Feedstock Curtailment

Profit Pivot Points in Crude to Chemicals Integrated Complexes

Speaker

Brian Muldoon Vice President – Petrochemicals, MCDERMOTT

Abstract

Profit Pivot Points in Crude to Chemicals Integrated Complexes
16:30

Raffle Draw

Palm Hall

19:30 21:00

Gala Dinner

The Gulf Hotel Bahrain

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