26–28 February 2019

Abu Dhabi

ME-TECH 2019

Middle East Technology Forum
for Refining & Petrochemicals26–28 February 2019, Abu Dhabi

ME-TECH 2019

Now in its ninth successive year, ME-TECH continues to attract the best of the Downstream sector, bringing together senior representatives and specialists from regional end-user companies with the leading licensors, technology companies and innovative service and solutions providers. The aim is to share latest projects, discuss market trends and the challenges and opportunities that come with them and become updated about the latest technological advances which will drive the refining and petrochemicals industries towards greater growth and efficiency.

We are excited to announce that ME-TECH 2019 will take place in the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi, where 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 of the industry, interesting and interactive panel discussions on highly topical subjects and technical presentations from technology companies and solution providers.

Join ME-TECH - the conference that has proved to be 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. Each year, ME-TECH grows and attracts more high level representation from the industry. We are also delighted that year on year we welcome returning clients, testament to the quality of our event. Whether you already do business in the Middle East or are looking to do so in the future, ME-TECH is the one event you can’t afford to miss.

2Days

55+Companies

40%Operators

50+Speakers

Technical Topics

  • Major Project Updates from Key Regional Producers
  • Increased Integration between Refining & Petrochemicals
  • Development of Crude to Chemicals Technology
  • Technology Updates – Options for Maximising Conversion & Meeting Evolving Demand
  • Clean Fuels & Latest Innovations in Catalysts
  • Specialty Petrochemicals Technologies
  • Feedstock Diversification & Alternative Routes
  • Latest in Advanced Olefins & Polyolefins Technologies

Trending Topics for Discussion:

Remaining Competitive in Today’s Market

Latest Market Outlooks for Refining & Petrochemicals Products

Latest Predictions on Industry Trends

JV’s & Partnerships – Attracting foreign investment and expertise

Trading by Oil Companies – A move to create new revenue streams

Diversification in the Downstream business – Conversion of products into new derivatives

Potential Game Changers

Paris Agreement

IMO 2020

Growing Importance of Electric Cars

Recent Expansion Projects changing the Market

Digitalisation & Optimisation

Smart Operations – the Connected Plant

Artificial Intelligence

Cybersecurity

Human Capital

Organisational Transformation - Streamline your organization and improve the bottom line

How to Increase Workforce Competency

Women in Downstream - A major role to play

Attracting Millennials into the Oil & Gas Industry

Knowledge Transfer between Experienced Operators and the New Generation

ME-TECH 2019 ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Nadia Bader Hajji

DCEO (Al-Zour Petrochemical & LNGI)

KIPIC

Ahmed Al-Ghamdi

Manager, Process & Control Systems Department (P&CSD)

SAUDI ARAMCO

Khaled Al-Otaibi

General Supervisor, Downstream Process Engineering Division (DPED), P&CSD

SAUDI ARAMCO

Hafedh Al-Qassab

GM Refining

BAPCO

Mikael Berthod

Vice President

ADNOC REFINING RESEARCH CENTER

Richard Charlesworth

Executive Director - Oil, Midstream, Downstream & Chemicals

IHS MARKIT

Official Regional Publication

RPME

Official News Portal

oilandgasnewsworldwide

Media Partner

Oil & Gas Middle East

If you would like to contribute to the ME-TECH 2019 programme, kindly submit your abstract here

Regular Attendees

Contact the Organisers

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

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates and lies on the coast of the Arabian Gulf. Due to the vision of Abu Dhabi's leaders and the abundance of oil and natural gas reserves, the emirate has grown to become a dynamic hub and major competitor on the global stage for business and tourism. Abu Dhabi has many things to offer to its visitors and residents: a versatile landscape, thriving investment hub, and a friendly environment boasting one of the highest per capita incomes and one of the lowest crime rates in the world.