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Middle East Technology Forum for Gas Processing, Refining, Resid Upgrading & Petrochemicals

ME-TECH 2014 Dates Announced – 18 & 19 February, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Call for Papers will be announced soon

WELCOME TO ME-TECH 2013

After two successful years the ME-TECH 2013 event will focus on the major issues and technology developments that will impact the Gas Processing, Refining, Residue-upgrading and Petrochemicals industries in the Middle East.
 
Reflecting current trends, there will be a special focus on Operational Excellence covering:
 
•         Operational Excellence – Strategy & Implementation
•         Energy Efficiency
•         Reliability & Maintenance
•         Safety & Environmental Issues
 
Recognising the strategic significance of the Middle East, EPC is delighted to announce the opening of a regional office to further develop consulting, training and conference activities in this area.

 View List of Delegates Registered to Date

 

PRE-CONFERENCE SEMINAR BY FOSTER WHEELER

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We are pleased to announce that Foster Wheeler will host the               
pre-conference seminar on 18 February 2013.
Attendance is complimentary - if you wish to join this seminar, please indicate your interest on the registration form.

 KEY TOPICS

 

PLENARY SESSION
  • Insight on all key global market factors for Gas, Petrochemicals & Refining Sectors
  • Special focus on the impact of these factors on the Gulf Region
  • Developing the Downstream sectors  to promote local Industries and personnel
GAS SESSION
  • Special presentation by FERTIL
  • Impact of the USA Shale Gas Boom
  • Monetisation of the unconventional gas
  • Syngas and ammonia – urea: update of technologies & project status in the region
PETROCHEMICAL SESSION
  • Feedstock flexibility for Crackers
  • Development of Downstream Petrochemical Clusters. Challenges and Opportunities
  • Holistic approach to refining – petrochemicals integration
  • Optimisation and Upgrading  of existing facilities 
  • Update on the key projects in the region
REFINING SESSION
  • Improving existing refinery margins through Optimisation and Upgrading
  • Latest technologies for clean fuels
  • Options for high quality lubes production
  • Novel approaches  to hydrogen Sulphur management
RESIDUE  UPGRADING SESSION
  • Approach to selection of optimum configuration for resid upgrading
  • Update on technology developments including Slurry Hydrocracking
  • New catalysts for improved performance in ebullating bed resid hydrocracking & RFCC
  • Delayed coking: new options for improved performance
 

 ME-TECH 2013 SPEAKERS

 

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Norm Gilsdorf

President

HONEYWELL

 Hashim Lari

Senior Vice President Operations

FERTIL

Suleyman Ozmen

Vice President, Refining & Chemical Licensing

 SHELL GLOBAL  SOLUTIONS

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Andy Allen

Manager, Global Chemicals

FOSTER WHEELER

Phil Packer

 Principal

NEXANT

Sanjay Sharma

Managing Director - Middle East and India

IHS

Ahmad Al Ubaid 

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I.Botros - Flowserve 

 Ahmed Al Ubaid

Vice President Business & Strategy

SADIG

Mohammed Benchekchou

ME Technology Manager

CRITERION CATALYSTS & TECHNOLOGIES 

 Ihab Botros

Director, Global Special Products

FLOWSERVE

 

For the list of Advisory Board Members please click here

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  INFORMATION FROM PREVIOUS ME-TECH CONFERENCES

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ME-TECH will be followed directly by The 3rd Russia & CIS Executive Summit Downstream Oil and Gas on 21 & 22 February 2013. 

 

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