13th Technical Conference

Thirteenth Technical Conference

The Thirteenth Technical Conference complements the series of successful conferences conducted by the chapter since 1993. It was held at the JW Marriott Dubai, on May 11th 2005. Over 115 people from all GCC countries and some other countries attended. The Conference programme was as follows:

  • Welcoming Speech:
    Mirza Hussain Al Sayegh, Deputy Chairman, DUGAS

  • Keynote Speech:
    Dr. Wil Uecker, Associate Dean for Executive Education, Rice University, Houston, Texas. "Leadership and Learning in the Energy Industry"

  • Three-Phase Production Trap Sizing Application for Gas Oil Separation Plants
    Gabriel T. Fernandez & Mehryar Beyk, Oil Production Unit/P&CSD, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

  • Quantitative Risk Analysis - A Realistic Approach to Relief Header and Flare System Design
    Patrick Berwanger, President & CEO, Berwanger, Inc, U.S.A

  • Successful Revamp of MDEA Unit at Qatar Petroleum Increases Capacity
    Ali Abdulmohsin Al-Hamimi, Gas Processing Technology Division, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar & Christian Streicher, Prosernat - IFP Group Technologies, France

  • Gas Injection Projects in Middle East and their Implications to LPG Industry
    Faisal Al-Mahroos, Petroleum Engineering Manager, Bapco, Bahrain

  • Opportunities for the Gas-Based Industry in the Arab World
    Yousif Abdulla Yousif, Plants Operation Manager, GPIC, Bahrain

  • Natural Gas Demercurization and Gas Treater Liquids Purification with Activated Carbon Technology Bert van den Akker and Robert Koedijk, NORIT Nederland B.V., The Netherlands

  • Amine Selectivity in Acid Gas Enrichment Unit at MAA
    Jawad Botaleb, Sr.Process Engineer & K.S.Sabapathi, Lead Process Engineer,
    KNPC, Kuwait

  • Propane Tank Vapour Recovery Extension Line to the Refrigeration Unit
    Ahmed S. Ghazal, Fractionation Area Engineer, Yanbu Gas & Terminal Department,
    Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia