14–18 February 2021
Middle East Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals 15–18 February 2021
Welcome to ME-TECH Virtual 2021
Since its inception in 2011, ME-TECH – Middle East Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals has continued to be the essential meeting place for the downstream industry and an excellent platform to keep up-to-date with developments in this important region.
ME-TECH VIRTUAL 2021 will welcome the best of the downstream sector, bringing together senior representatives and specialists from regional operating companies together with leading licensors, technology companies and innovative service and solutions providers. Delegates will enjoy high-quality networking amidst a landscape of high-level strategic keynote speeches by end-users and NOCs, macro-economic scene setting overviews from industry experts discussing the future othe industry, interesting and interactive panel discussions on highly topical subjects and technical presentations from technology companies and solution providers.
Through interactive discussions and networking, presentations and case studies, ME-TECH Virtual will focus on:
Post COVID-19 – what now for the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Sectors?
- Discussing important market shifts & trends: disruptors & game changers
- Status of projects: ongoing, revised scope, updated goals, implementation challenges
Energy Transition – What does it mean for the Middle East Region?
- Strategies taken by Oil Majors & NOCs – a look at the different approaches
- Low carbon technologies and production hydrogen, CCUS
- Circular economy - waste (plastics) recycling and conversion technologies
Technology Focus – process, catalyst & equipment solutions
- Increased integration between Refining & Petrochemicals
- Refinery & Petrochemical plants of the future
- Technologies for maximising conversion
- Feedstock diversification & alternative Routes
- Advances in Petrochemicals and polymers production
- Oil & Gas 4.0 – Smart Plants, VR, Remote Operations
Sponsors & Exhibitors
ME-TECH Virtual 2021 Advisory Meeting
The inaugural ME-TECH advisory committee meeting was held virtually on 14 December 2020 and welcomed senior representatives from Bapco, Saudi Aramco, KNPC, Total, Axens, Honeywell UOP, Shell Catalysts & Technologies, IHS Market, Energy Intelligence and many more key players to discuss the impact of 2020 on projects, investments, operations and future outlook.
Read the #METECHVirtual2021 advisory meeting takeaways covering:
- The Market Outlook and Impact of COVID-19
- Looking into the Crystal Ball – The Future of Refining & Petrochemicals
- Energy Transition – From Big Oil to Big Energy in the Middle East?
Read the ME-TECH Virtual 2021 Advisory Meeting Takeaways HERE
ME-TECH VIRTUAL 2021 Seminars
The seminars are complimentary and open to all end-users.
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We are happy to introduce our own NEW VIRTUAL PLATFORM!
Tailor-made conference platform offering extensive networking opportunities through unlimited direct messaging, 1-2-1 video calls and group break-out meetings.
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Testimonials for the Platform
EPC has given a new dimension to virtual conferences. Needless to say, it is a great success.
Awesome and excellent work organising this event.
Wonderful platform! Really a good job done by EPC. Giving a big applause to you all.
All timings are Gulf Standard Time (GST)
ME-TECH 2020 – 10th Middle East Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals took place from 18-20 February in Abu Dhabi. ME-TECH 2020 welcomed 250+ delegates from the refining and petrochemical industry. ME-TECH is the essential meeting place for the Middle East Downstream industry and an excellent platform to keep up-to-date with developments in this important region.
ME-TECH 2020 was officially opened by Mr. Ibrahim Al Zaabi, Vice President, Polyolefins of Borouge.
A high level event, gave an overview to all challenges that industry is facing and what actions are taken to respond to disruptive risks such as chemical recycling, crude oil to chemicals, and renewables. It was an excellent opportunity to discuss potential partnerships.
The event was well organized. Topics were interesting, the facility was good.
Great opportunity to learn more about the downstream business and markets, networking with influential personnel.
I enjoyed meeting the ME-TECH open minded attendees and learning more on JVs and collaborations of the refining industry. This is what the industry needs in order to evolve and achieve important goals which will lead to global refining evolution.
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