EN­ERGY FO­CUSSED

Oil & Gas Re­view’s En­ergy Con­fer­ence & Awards 2018 fo­cused on the chang­ing en­ergy land­scape

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Lead­ing names of the oil & gas, re­new­ables and en­gi­neer­ing sec­tors par­tic­i­pated in the in­au­gu­ral edi­tion of Oil & Gas Re­view’s En­ergy Con­fer­ence & Awards, or­gan­ised on Novem­ber 14, at Sher­a­ton Oman, Mus­cat. The event was di­vided into two parts – Con­fer­ence in the first half of the day and an Awards func­tion in the evening. HE Dr. Rasheed bin al Safi al Hu­raibi, Chair­man of Ten­der Board was the chief guest.

The Sum­mit kicked-off with a pre­sen­ta­tion on the ‘4th In­dus­trial Revo­lu­tion -- Where Art Thou Oil & Gas’ by Faris A. Al-Kharusi, Dig­i­tal Cen­ter of Ex­cel­lence Man­ager, Pe­tro­leum Devel­op­ment Oman (PDO). In his pre­sen­ta­tion, he fo­cused on the global trends in the space apart from shar­ing some of the case stud­ies within PDO and their ben­e­fits. It was fol­lowed by a pre­sen­ta­tion from Badar Al Sariri, Coun­try Di­rec­tor Oman, GlassPoint So­lar on how so­lar ther­mal tech­nol­ogy is pro­pel­ling the re­new­ables sec­tor es­pe­cially in the oil & gas in­dus­try in Oman.

The next ses­sion was a panel dis­cus­sion on ‘De­riv­ing Op­ti­mal In-Coun­try Value (ICV) Through New and Emerg­ing En­ergy Value Chains’ in­volv­ing the top names from the in­dus­try in­clud­ing Suleiman Al Saifi, HR Lead - ICV

PMO Of­fice, Min­istry of Oil and Gas; Dr.Ab­dul­lah Al Abri, ICV Tech­ni­cal Lead, Pe­tro­leum Devel­op­ment Oman (PDO); Mabrook Al-Siyabi, ICV Man­ager, Oman Oil Com­pany; He­mant Murkoth, CEO, Busi­ness Gate­ways In­ter­na­tional; and Khalid Al Haribi, Founder & MD, Im­pact In­te­grated as the mod­er­a­tor. The pan­elists shared the ICV suc­cess sto­ries, how ICV strat­egy is con­tribut­ing to­wards mak­ing Oman a smart na­tion and the learn­ings from the ICV pro­grammes in oil & gas sec­tor for other sec­tors in the Sul­tanate.

Later in the evening, the Awards func­tion was held to fe­lic­i­tate the best in­dus­try per­form­ers. The ‘Ex­cel­lence in En­gi­neer­ing So­lu­tions’ Award was pre­sented to Voltamp En­ergy. It was fol­lowed by ‘Best Sus­tain­able En­ergy Project’ Award to Mi­raah.

It was re­ceived jointly by Pe­tro­leum Devel­op­ment Oman and GlassPoint So­lar. The ‘Ex­cel­lence in In-Coun­try Value (ICV)’ Award went to Oman Oil Com­pany. Am­ran Al Marhubi, Tech­ni­cal Di­rec­tor, Pe­tro­leum Devel­op­ment Oman was fe­lic­i­tated with the cov­eted ‘En­ergy Per­son of the Year’ Award.

The event was in­sti­tuted by Oil & Gas Re­view mag­a­zine, Oman’s first and only mag­a­zine on the oil & gas sec­tor, pub­lished by United Me­dia Ser­vices.

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