28 February–2 March 2023

Bahrain, Manama

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HSE & OE Conference & Awards28 February–2 March 2023

Excellence in Safety & Operations

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Warm Welcome to OPEX MENA 2023

Launched in 2013, OPEX MENA is a high-level and interactive annual forum, that helps organisations in the MENA region to share the current thought leadership approaches and advanced methodologies for improving performance through strategies related to operational excellence and safety.

OPEX MENA 2023 - a unique event where over 80% of attendees are key specialists and executives from downstream producer companies.

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What to Expect at OPEX MENA 2023

18+ Hours of
Content

12+ Hours Of
Networking

200+ Registered
Delegates

80% End-Users &
Operators

50+ Speakers &
Panellists

120+ Pre-arranged in-person meetings

5 Award Categories


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OPEX MENA AWARDS

Recognising and Rewarding Outstanding Achievements


In preparation of its 9th edition, and based on the overwhelming feedback we received from the people who have made this great event the success it is today, OPEX MENA has increased the number of Awards Categories to recognise and reward a broader scope of the exceptional talent, both organisational and individual, that exists within the region’s Operational Excellence and HSE communities.

By sharing the examples, and showcasing the achievements of the OPEX MENA AWARDS winners, we hope to drive innovation and change, promote best practice, and help shape a better future for our region.


Safety Award Operational Excellence Award Innovation Award
Woman of the Year Young Professional of the Year



OPEX MENA 2023 Advisory Meeting Report

Advisory Meeting Takeaways Report

Meeting held on the 11th October 2022

Join our Esteemed Speaker & Moderators

This is your chance to contribute to safety and excellence in the region by sharing your experiences, best practices, solutions, or technologies. If you want to present, submit your abstract - alternatively, if there is a topic you’re passionate about, why not lead a roundtable discussion?

Submit Your Abstract

NAVIGATING CHALLENGING LANDSCAPES AND BUILDING RESILIENCE AND AGILITY DURING TRANSFORMATION

  • Driving Performance on Strategic Planning & Leadership
  • Approaches for Aligning Senior Level Strategic Priorities and Economic Goals with Front-line Operations
  • Implementation and Execution of Frameworks
  • Inspiring Leadership - the Power of Passion for Motivating and Achieving High Results
  • Focus on Change Management and Overcoming Resilience to Change
  • Fostering a Culture of Learning and Embracing Technology Adoption

PROFITABLE CONVERSION ROUTES

  • Engage and Cultivate Employees
  • Prepare the Workforce for Volatility and Change
  • Managing Skill Gaps & Shortages
  • Workforce Retention and Talent Acquisition
  • Enhancing OE Culture

HSE - MAINTAINING A HEALTH AND SAFETY ENVIRONMENT

  • International Best Practice - Insight from Industry Experts
  • Fostering Safety Culture - Going from Good to Excellent
  • Crisis Management & Emergency Response Strategies
  • Risk Management - Maximizing Production and Decreasing Costs at Acceptable Risk

ASSET MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION

  • Strategies for Increasing Reliability & Agility
  • Maintenance Effectiveness & Efficiency
  • Fine-tuning Assets for Peak Performance
  • Process Units Maintenance - from Predictive to Pro-active Approaches
  • Best Practices for Plant Turnaround Planning & Management

DATA DRIVEN OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE & DIGITAL PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT

  • Driving Operational Performance and Productivity through Advanced Data Analytics & Big data
  • AI and Advanced Analytics Tools
  • Robotics and Intelligent Automation for Increasing Safety and Operational Efficiencies
  • Digital Twins Supporting Informed Decisions and Driving Process Improvement & Safety
  • Cloud-based Infrastructure
  • Real-time Condition Monitoring and Predictive Analytics Technologies

INDUSTRY OE SUCCESS STORIES

Operational Excellence Case Studies in Downstream Oil & Gas will be accepted and prioritised. Proud of what you achieved? Share it!

Highlights from OPEX MENA

Media Partners & Supporters

Official News Portal
OGN - Oil & Gas News
Research Partner
OXFORD BUSINESS GROUP
Partner Organisation
DMCC

Contact the Organisers

+971 (0)4 421 4642      svetlana@europetro-me.com