Future-Proofing Oil and Gas Excellence with Asset Integrity and Process Safety

EVENT Overview

Central Asia stands as one of the world’s major hubs for global oil and gas production significantly amplifying its geoeconomic and geostrategic importance. Given the intricacies of systems and processes within the industry, the imperative of prioritizing Asset Integrity and Process Safety comes to the forefront. These principles contribute to optimal performance, smooth operation of installations and facilities, safety of personnel and environmental protection safeguarding the financial and reputational well-being of organizations operating in the region. 

The Asset Integrity and Process Safety Central Asia Conference highlights crucial subjects such as corrosion control, predictive and preventive maintenance, hazard and operability study (HAZOP), risk-based inspection (RBI), management of piping integrity across diverse environments and digital transformation for process safety and asset integrity.

Delving into critical concerns such as asset life extension and the optimization of inspection and maintenance strategies the conference will provide strategic solutions to overcome the prevalent challenges to improve the integrity and reliability of your assets while maintaining production capability and reducing operational cost.

MARKET INSIGHTS

The Central Asia oil and gas market is expected to register a CAGR of over 2% during the forecast period 2024 – 2029.

By 2027, the Kazakh government plans to increase oil production from 89.9 million tons to 105.5 million tons and gas production from 53.2 billion tons to 82.1 billion tons.

Eni has confirmed its readiness to drill a shallow-water Caspian Sea exploration well near Kazakhstan’s largest offshore oil and gas project, Kashagan.

PetroChina expects to resume the construction of the “D” line of the Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan-China gas pipeline [CAGP] in 2024, Consultancy SIA Energy and Rystad Energy predicted new Line D could start flowing around 2028.

Kazakhstan plans to develop an infrastructure project for a gas separation complex with a processing capacity of 9.1 billion.

An estimated investment of $37.3 billion with significant operations at Tengiz, Karachaganak, and Kashagan fields, 20 projects in oil and gas processing, and petrochemistry are set to commence.

By 2029, the production capacity at the Shymkent refinery will be increased from 6 to 12 million tons. To ensure oil supplies to the refinery, projects will be implemented to expand the Kenkiyak-Atyrau oil pipeline from 6 to 15 million tons per year and Kenkiyak-Kumkol from 10 to 20 million tons per year.

Uzbekistan’s Government plans to complete a total of 52 natural gas processing projects, worth $9 billion, by 2025.

The Russian Federation oil and gas market is expected to record a CAGR of more than 3% during the forecast period 2024 – 2029.

Turkmenistan’s oil and gas market is projected to register a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period 2024 – 2029.

EVENT IN NUMBERS 

500 +
Decision Makers 
35 +
Expert Speakers 
10 +
Industry Case Studies and Technical Presentations
10 +
Countries Participating 
5 +
Interactive Panel Discussions 
25 +
Exhibitors 

KEY THEMES

ADVISORY BOARD

Abdullah Kashghari

General Manager Technical Affairs
Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu

Abdallah Al-Ghamdi

Manager Pipelines
Engineering & Support
Aramco

Dr. Fahad Al-Mutlaq

Chief Engineer Corrosion Control SABIC Manufacturing Center of Excellence

Hassan Zakari

General Manager
Technical & Reliability
SIPCHEM

Dr. Khalid Sheltami

Chief Engineer,
SABIC Manufacturing
Center of Excellence

Mohammed Al-Ghamdi

Executive Vice
President Manufacturing
NAMA Chemical Company

Dr. Saud Al-Subai

Technical Lead & Principal Engineer
Corrosion Control
SABIC Manufacturing
Center of Excellence

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

Dr. Ali Al-Shawaf

Principal Engineer
SABIC Manufacturing Center
of Excellence

KEY INDUSTRY SPEAKERS

Adrianus Maria van Esch

Vice President Engineering
ENOIA Dynaflow

Ahmed Elsharkawi

Lead Stationary Engineer Asset Engineering Department
SABIC

Ali Al-Hazemi

CEO
Industrial Expertise

Altaf Rahman

EMEA Commercial Director
Aspen Aerogels

Ammer Jadoon

Independent Consultant &
Ex-General Manager Operations – BP

Amro Hassanein

Lead Inspection & Corrosion Engineer
SABIC

Bilal Saad

Engineering Manager Data & Analytics
Baker Hughes

Fahad Aldalbahi

Engineer Operation (SSP)
SABIC (Ar-Razi)

Fawaz Al-Sahan

IIOT Leader, Chairman Instrumentation Standards Committee
Saudi Aramco & President ISA Saudi Arabia Section

Feraidi Al-Ahmed

Lead Engineer Inspection
SABIC (Yansab)

Feras Ziad

Sales Director
Baker Hughes

Gerrit Buchheim

Division Manager
Becht

Hassan Hamzah Al-Amri

Instrument and Control
System Engineer
SABIC (Sharq)

Hesham Al Subait

Safety Compliance Lead
Saudi Aramco

Hussain Alabduljabbar

Group Leader Process Safety
Saudi Aramco

Dr. Husain Al-Muslim

Piping/Pipeline Engineering Consultant
Saudi Aramco

Ijaz ul Karim Rao

Director
Velosi Asset Integrity
HSE and Engineering Services

Jamil Al Mohammed

Sr. Engineer Mechanical
SABIC (Hadeed)

Jean Charbonneau

President/CEO
Maintenance Excellence Group

Jitendra M Lohit

Sr. Engineer Static Equipment
SABIC (Saudi Kayan)

Dr. Khalid Sheltami

Chief Engineer
SABIC Manufacturing Center of Excellence

Dr. Mahmoud M. Hassan

Chief Engineer Corrosion & Civil Engineering
SABIC

Martin Robinson

CEO
IRISS

Mohammed AlGhazal

Chief Executive Officer
Noor Energies

Mohamed A. Shaaban

Senior Engineer Metallurgy and Corrosion
Sadara Chemical Company

Mohammed Abufour

Advanced NDT Supervisor
Saudi Aramco

Mohammed Al-Ghamdi

Executive Vice President (Manufacturing) – NAMA Chemicals & Former Director Technical Division – SABIC (Kemya)

Muhammad Hyder Raza

Principal Engineer, Water Treatment – Corrosion & Civil Engineering – SABIC

Muhammad Javed Zahooruddin

Lead Engineer Corrosion, Integrity & Inspection
SASREF

Prafull Sharma

Chief Technology Officer
Corrosion Radar

Ruben Chavez Camero

Field Inspection Supervisor at
Global Manufacturing Support Department (GMSD)
Saudi Aramco

Salman Alshammari

Lead Engineer for Tank & TA
SASREF

Scott Donson

VP – International Business
Development and Technical Operations
Tube Tech Industrial

Syed Ghufran

Method & Reliability
Management Head
SATORP

Thomas Heckmann

Global Senior Business Architect – IFS

Wasim Al Kabour

Founder
WISKOTS Inspection Services

Ziad Al Oqifi

Community Services Inspection
Corrosion and NDT Unit Head
Saudi Aramco

Zuhair Almutawaah

Sr. Delivery Executive CNTXT

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WHO SHOULD SPONSOR? 

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WHY GET INVOLVED?

Get in front of your target market:

Get the chance to network and build relationships with key stakeholders involved in the with asset integrity and process safety projects in Central Asia and get insight into their plans to invest in new technologies and spot opportunities.  

Increase your competitiveness:

Learn about the challenges faced by the country’s key O&G and petrochemicals companies and identify how you can provide them with customised solutions to help them overcome them. 

Generate strong leads:

Learn about future asset integrity requirements of key companies and influence decision makers and stand a chance of being shortlisted for upcoming projects.  
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    Zuhair Almuatwaah

    a senior Delivery executive for CNTXT with 15+ years of experience in implementing and delivering digital transformation solutions for the oil and gas industry covering different segments in upstream and downstream sectors. Management Experience in building complex solutions for engineering, operations and assets management for oil & Gas supply chain (productions, gas plants, refineries, pipelines, and distribution). Focusing on utilizing Industry 4.0 tools to provide a serious impact on facilities operation to reduce cost, increase efficiency and assure safety and reliability.