Submission Deadline: Monday the 19th December 2016

The Advisors and Call for Papers Submission

You are now invited to submit a paper for the Oman Downstream Exhibition and Conference, for acceptance by our esteemed Advisory board made up of the Oman’s more prominent industry leaders.

Along with grading the final abstract submissions, the advisors have identified topics, reflecting the region’s and their organisation’s current challenges and opportunities.

To see the submission criteria, please click here.

Abstracts should be submitted to by Monday the 19th December 2016.


Abstract topics:

  • Catalyst advances and catalyst management
  • Bottom of the barrel upgrade and conversion processes advances
  • Catalyst recycling technologies
  • Refinery-Petrochemical integration technologies
  • Crude/products and pricing
  • Steam cracking furnace and coil technology developments
  • Risk mitigation projects/programmes
  • Waste water management and treatment
  • Bio feedstocks production technologies
  • Technologies for diversifying feedstock and product portfolios in a changing oil price environment
  • Operational excellence and innovations for margin improvement
  • Operations, Reliability and Maintenance
  • Project Management best practices
  • HSE
  • Technologies to fuel sustainable development
  • Fuel oil specification changes and effects on markets

Please register your intention to submit an abstract here:

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H.E. Abdelkader AamaraMinister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, MoroccoKhaled Abu BakrMember of the Executive Commitee and Regional Coordinator for Middle East and Africa, International Gas Union, Chairman, TAQA Arabia
Abdulla Al QadiExploration and Production Department Head, Crescent Petroleum CompanyPatrick Allman-WardCEO, Dana Gas
Zubin BamjiSenior Communications Officer, World BankPeter BartlettCEO, Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)
Bruce BassarabaHead of HSSE, Dana GasMahdjouba BelaifaHead of Gas Market Analysis Department, GECF
Amina BenkhadraManaging Director, OnhymLuis Casado PadillaDirector Safety, Environment & Sustainability, Repsol
Luca CosentinoExecutive Vice President of Energy Solutions, EniAlain GuenotVP, Total UAE
Bill HayesSVP External Affairs, Kosmos EnergyParmi KandaOwner, KPLC
Fazal Ali KhanCNG Development Manager, Emirates Gas LLCPatrick LarrivéManaging Partner, Dentons
Anthony McMullenHSE Manager Exploration, Woodside EnergyFrançois-Régis MoutonChairman, Gas Naturally
Kamel Ben NaceurDirector of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, IEAMariana Ortiz LabordePortfolio Management, Gas Natural
Ladislas PaszkiewiczSenior Vice President Strategy and Climate, TotalMatt PotterHead of LNG Middle East, BP
Andy PurvisGeneral Manager, Global CCS instituteAldo Flores QuirogaSecretary General, International Energy Forum
John RoperHead of Middle East, E.ON Global CommoditiesChristof H. RühlGlobal Head of Research, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Carlos Ruiz AlonsoHead of Sustainability & Environment, EnagasUwe SalgeGeneral Manager, Wintershall Middle East
Maria SiciliaDirector of Strategy, ENAGASDavid ThomasGlobal Head of LNG, Vitol
Eithne TreanorFounder & Managing Director, E Treanor MediaSimon Daman WillemsManaging Director, Basrah Gas Company