Explore the cutting-edge developments and innovations in Oil, Gas, and Energy sector at OPES TALKS

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OPES Talks is designed to demonstrate the latest technologies and solutions in the oil, gas, and energy industry. This FREE-to-attend workshop will present insights into the diverse range of technologies ranging from the latest digital advancements to cutting-edge developments in energy transition. Attendees will gain insights into the latest trends in the industry, as well as how to leverage new technologies for their businesses.

2024 AGENDA

The 2025 schedule has not yet been announced, in the meantime take a look at the 2024 agenda

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome Address

10:05 - 10:15

Opening Remarks

10:15 - 10:30

Adapting to Market Dynamics: Strategies for Sustainable Growth
Sherif Foda, Chairman and CEO, NESR

10:30-10:45

Optimise Thermal Field Management by Steam Quality Monitoring In The Issaran Field By Scimitar Egypt
Marcel Zwaan,Manager Subsurface Evaluation, PanTerra Middle East LLC

10:45-11:00

Digital Twins and Unified Engineering: The Future of Oil and Gas Industry
Kari Manner,Global Sales Development Director, Cadmatic

11:00 - 11:15

Leveraging Squad Set-up and Agile Ways of Working to Drive Hydrocarbon Maturation Project Efficiency
Zaaima Al Ghafri, PE Continuous Improvement Lead, PDO Al Mutasim Al Abri, Petrophysicist ,PDO

11:15-11:45

Networking Break

11:45-12:30

Accelerating sustainability and performance: the world-wide introduction of new innovative SLB artificial lift technologies at OPES

12:30 - 12:45

Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst: Art of designing catalyst active sites to tune the valuable products in refineries
Dr. Vahid Ameri,Director of Sales Engineering Department, Behdash Chemical Company

12:45 - 13:00

Project Execution and Management
Nezar Eldib, President & CEO, Global Petroleum Services Inc

13:00 - 13:15

Digital Twins and Real-Time Monitoring
Prabu Vigneshwar, CEO, Masterscan Engineering and Services LLC

13:15 - 13:30

Sensia’s Introduces the first of its kind Hyperconverged Edge Controller for smarter,sustainable Oil & Gas Operations
Imad Bendjedia,Territory Sales Manager, Sensia Global

13:30-14:00

Networking Break

14:00-14:15

Leveraging Deep Learning AI for Anomaly Detection in Oil and Gas Fields
Eng. Abdulrahman Mohammed Al Mazrouai,Project Engineer, Dawood Engineering Consultancy (DEC)

14:15-14:30

Digital Transformation utilizing Robotic technologies
Ryan Ur, Regional Sales Manager, Gecko Robotics Middle East and Africa

14:30-14:45

Application of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Liner tubing in Oman
Khalid Al Juniabi, CEO, Desert Sand Oil & Gas Co. LLC (DSOG)

14:45-15:00

The Evolution of Hybrid RSS BHA to drill Shallow until Deepest Reservoir Targets in Sultanate of Oman
Agus Ziyad Kurnia , Senior Drilling Engineer, SLB

15:00-15:15

OT Cybersecurity Resilience for Critical Infrastructure
Mohammad Abassery, Principal Cybersecurity Consultant, INTECH Automation & Intelligence

15:15-15:30

Use of Digital Models of Heat Exchanger Networks to Optimize Process Plant Efficiency
Rukaiya AG, Business Development Manager, Dolphin Group

15:30-15:45

Innovative Platform (E-Ticket) that enhances operational excellence
Zainab Al Nadhairi, Data Engineer, ABRAJ

15:45-16:00

Navigating the Dynamic Landscape: Effective Marketing Communications in Oman's Oil and Gas Sector
Abdullah Al Busaidi, Marketing and Communications Manager,Abraj

16:00-16:15

Digitalization & Records for Heat Exchanger tube plugging to ASME PC-2022 Article 312
Shadi Al-Kurdi, MENA Sales Manager, EST Group B.V. Valves Division Curtiss-Wright

16:15-16:30

Cyber Resilience and Sustainability: Transforming Smart Oilfields in the Industry 4.0 Era
Ammad Baig, Head of Cybersecurity, INTECH Automation & Intelligence

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome Address

10:05-10:20

Improve Cost Control in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Steve Ross, MENA Snr. Area Manager, Interwell SPC

10:20-10:35

Through tubing high erosion resistant sand screen development in Indonesia
Jeevetha, Sales and Engineering Director, First Filter LLC

10:35 - 10:50

Operation Excellence in Water and Energy Management
Santhanakrishnan Sarangapani, Chief Operation Officer, AquaPetro Chemicals

10:50-11:05

Improving Drilling Dynamics – A Study in Calibration of Bit and BHA Design for Burhaan Field
Rashid Al Ghasani, Drilling Engineer, SLB

11:05-11:20

Improving Drilling Dynamics – A Study in Calibration of Bit and BHA Design for Burhaan Field
Rashid Al Ghasani, Drilling Engineer, SLB

11:05-11:20

Enhancing Efficiency and Environmental Compliance in Gas Processing through Innovative H2S Scavenger Injection: A Comprehensive Case Study
Khalfan Al Shueili, Production chemistry and laboratory services Manager, OQ

11:20-11:35

Project Execution Philosophy - Design Build Own Operate & Maintain (DBOOM) Contracting Strategy
Jamal Al Naamani, Vice President Upstream Project, OQ Exploration & production LLC
Juland Al Busaidi,Head of Project Technical Service,OQ Exploration & production LLC

11:35 - 11:50

Measurement, Reporting, and Verification to Manage GHG
Musa Al Subeihi, Senior Environmental Engineer, Oman LNG

11:50-12:05

An Environmentally Friendly Smart Nanotechnology Application Solution for Chemical Water Shut-Off and Conformance Control in Oil and Gas Wells
Dr. Abdullah M Al-Dhafeeri, Chief Technology Officer ,Almulhem Petroleum Services Company (MPSC)

12:05-12:20

Sustainable Practices and Environmental Compliance- Flare-To-Forest
Blake Gendron- VP Investor Relations & NEDA Decarbonization Segment, NESR

12:20-12:35

Utilizing Gas engines for power generation for LNG plant reduces carbon footprint
Mohammed Al Junaibi, Lead Rotating Equipment Engineer, Oman LNG

12:35-12:50

Casting a Vision of Energy Without Compromise
Guillermo Sierra, Vice President of Energy Transition and Strategic Initiatives, Nabors Drilling International Gulf FZE

12:50-13:05

FLARE GAS TO POWER SOLUTIONS
Jim Smith, Sales Manager Energy Services Middle East, Aggreko

13:05-13:20

How rental CCUS pilot projects can kick start energy transition and decarbonisation
Massimo Capra, Process Services Manager, Aggreko

13:20-13:35

Methane Emission Mitigation
El Mahjoub Maliha, Regional Manager MENA, TP Europe

13:35 - 13:50

Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) for GEGs Exhaust Gas
Said Al Shammakhi, Senior PACO Engineer, Oman LNG

13:50-14:00

Networking Break

14:00-14:15

Carbon Capture and Storage Innovations
Hirotake KITAGAWA, Researcher ,Nissan Chemical Corporation

14:15 - 14:30

Balancing Act: Navigation the changes and Opportunities of Green Hydrogen Distribution and Infrastructure
Khalid Al-Araimi, Oman Country Manager, Future Pipe Industry

14:30-14:45

Investigation of Biodiesel Production from Waste Cooking Oil Using Low-Cost Eco Friendly Catalyst
Shahad Al Hoqani, Environmental Engineer, Dome Group

14:45-15:00

Area Sustainable Practices and Environmental Compliance
Denis Hoesch, Process Engineer Specialist/Head of Sales and Executive Manager, BORSIG Membrane Technology GmbH

15:00-15:15

Sustainable Practices and Environmental Compliance
Jeremy Mansfield, Corrosion and Coatings Consultant, Modern Technical Products & Services LLC

15:15-15:30

Networking Break

15:30-15:45

Reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions at well planning stage, through data modelling and simulation
Holger Egbers, Project Manager Digitalization projects, KCA Deutag Drilling GmbH

15:45-16:00

Methane Flares into AI Innovation: How the Middle East Can Fight Climate Change While Unlocking the Technologies of TomorrowChase Lochmiller, CEO, Crusoe Energy and Services SPC
Chase Lochmiller, CEO, Crusoe Energy and Services SPC

16:00-16:15

Revolutionizing Energy Management in Oil Extraction Operations through Advanced Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Path to Net-Zero by 2050
Ramtin Rasoulinezhad, Chief Technology Officer, AMPS – Advanced Modular Power Systems

16:15-16:30

Hydrogen As Energy - Criticality Of Valves Used In Hydrogen Production And TransportationMason Lu, Supervisor of Application Engineer, NEWAY VALVE (SUZHOU) CO., LTD
Mason Lu, Supervisor of Application Engineer, NEWAY VALVE (SUZHOU) CO., LTD

16:30-16:45

Crevice corrosion on the instrumentation / Hydraulic tubing due to selection of normal clamps.
Amit Bhosale, Application Engg,STAUFF

16:45-17:00

The Retrofit Solution of LV Air Circuit Breakers
Kiran Bekal, Director Sales & Business Development, Terasaki Electric (Eurpoe)Ltd

10:00 - 10:10

Welcome Address

10:10-10:25

Diversity & inclusion initiatives
Rahima Al Harthy, Senior Completion and Intervention engineer, BP Oman

10:25-10:40

Enhancing Efficiency and Reducing Waste: The Impact of Leadership Soft Skills in Improving Oil and Gas Operations –Lean Leader Training as a Case Study
Yaqoub al Mufargi ,CI Senior Coach, PDO

10:40 - 10:55

Enhanced Coaching program | Continuous Improvement Practices
Jabir Al Bulushi, CI Senior Coach, PDO

10:55-11:10

Strategies for Human Capital Development in Oman’s Oil and Gas Sector
Antoine Salameh, Managing Partner, Bashaer Gulf Contracting

11:10-11:25

Skills for the Future Workforce
Mohammed Al Habsi, HR Officer, Human Capital, ABRAJ Ahmed Al Abri, HR Officer, Human Capital, ABRAJ

11:25-11:40

Unleashing Potential: The Impact of Coaching Kata on High-Performance Culture
Sabrin Al Kalbani ,CI Senior Coach, PDO

11:40-11:55

Creating a safe working environment
Salim Al Riyami, Process safety and risk superintendent , BP MENA

11:55-12:10

Integrating Process Safety in Engineering Projects
Azza Al Subhi, Technical Safety Engineering, OQ

12:10-12:25

Overcoming the effect of hand injuries in O&G industry
Anshul Tyagi, Regional Sales Manager, Hytorc Middle East FZE

12:25-12:40

Field Testing of a New LWD Collar in a Carbonate Field in the Middle East , Methodology and Results
Ahmed Elsherif,LWD Domain Champion Consultant,NESR

12:40-12:55

Enhancing Worker Safety and Productivity: Total Safety’s Centralized Confined Space Monitoring (CCSM) Technology
Muneer Abu Akbar, Strategic Sales Account Manager, TOTAL SAFETY

12:55-13:10

Predictive Emission Monitoring System (PEMS) for compliance monitoring and OGMP 2.0 level 5 Reporting
Jan Sandvig Nielsen, Partner and Co-Founder, Weel & Sandvig

13:10-13:25

Networking Break

13:25-13:40

KMS locomotive-UAV oil and gas pipeline inspection system: the guardian of the oil and gas industry
Risen lee, Oversea sales, GEOXPLORA PTE. LTD

13:40-13:55

Safety Culture and Leadership in Oil & Gas
Engr. Said Rashid Al Asmi, CEO, Seeh Al Sarya Engineering LLC

13:55-14:10

Safety Control System in Petrochemical Environments
Lingyi Qi, Technical Engineer, Warom Technology

14:10-14:25

Ensuring Safe Isolation of Process Plants in piping industry: Importance of Positive Isolation and Technology Implementation
Lucas LE CHEVALIER, MEA Technical Sales Engineer, ONIS

14:25-14:40

Industry Leading Hot Tapping and line Stopping Technology
Mark Gault, General Manager, Middle East, STATS Group

14:40-14:55

PRESSURE RELIEF AND PROTECTION STRATEGIES FOR LNG CRYOGENIC STORAGE TANKS
Sébastien SCHOENECKER, Managing Director & Area Sales Manager Africa and Corporate Senior Technical expert, Protego France

14:55 - 15:10

Quality Management systems in Oman LNG flawless shutdown activities
Ali Al Sulaimani, Senior Quality and Records Engineer, Oman LNG

15:10-15:25

Applied Geochemistry for a Better Understanding of Water-Flooded Reservoirs
Hamood Said Mohammed Amur Al Subhi, Reservoir Engineer, PDO

15:25-15:40

H2S WATER SUPPLY TREATMENT Bisat-Block 60
Aalia Al Zadjali, Engineer, Concept Engineering,OQ

15:40-15:55

Enhanced Interlock Control System in drilling rigs
Saud Al Ghafri, Drilling Superintendent, ABRAJ

15:55-16:10

Ferrate Base Advanced Oxidation Process with FeOxy Technology
Wesam Batarseh, Product Manager – Industrial Water, CECO Environmental

16:10-16:25

Presentation by: Process Instruments

*Kindly note this is a preliminary agenda and is subject to change

To speak at the event get In touch with

Ms. Fathimathul Naheema
Conference Executive
Email: naheema@zmzevents.com