GDA International Downstream Conference & Exhibition 2020

14 - 16 September 2021   |   Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of the Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of the Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain
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TRANSFORM:
GDA's Virtual Event on the Evolving Future of Leadership and Project Management
22-23 February 2021  l  Virtual

2020 has been a unique year. To get ahead of the new economic order and to best respond to market changes and fluctuations, the Gulf Downstream Association presents attendees in the oil and gas industry with a chance to discuss and debate what kind of leaders will take the opportunity to forge ahead with strategic partnerships and bold investments to signal a positive 2021, whilst delivering capital effective projects under current market conditions.


Join operators, policy makers, plant owners, industry consultants, academia, project management professionals and engineers from the oil and gas value chain to learn how to lead strategically yet unconventionally. 

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ABOUT THE GDA INTERNATIONAL DOWNSTREAM CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

14-16 September 2021  l  Kingdom of Bahrain

The GDA Conference is the leading Middle East strategic platform for international downstream professionals to address global business challenges, share best practices & unlock potential opportunities through collaboration and partnerships. Striving towards excellence, this forum aims at engaging regional & international stakeholders across the operators, technology providers, policy makers and academia to capitalise on investment, innovation & growth in a safe & sustainable environment.


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WAYS TO PARTICIPATE AT GDA CONFERENCE 2021

WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN

"....As the industry becomes more competitive, we are navigating through a critical period of transformation where margin improvement, sustainability and capitalising on resources are topics of major significance. This event will offer you a chance to interact with leading decision-makers addressing such topics while exchanging ideas and building strategic partnerships across the downstream value chain."

- EBRAHIM TALIB, DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE, BAPCO, GDA 2021 CHAIRMAN

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EBRAHIM A. TALIB

GDA 2021 Committee

Mr. Ebrahim Talib

Deputy Chief Executive, BAPCO

Saad H. Binmatlig

Manager Business Development and Optimization Department, SATORP

Aqeel Almuharraqi

Superintendent FCCU & Utilities, Technical Services , BAPCO

Ali A.Karim

Manager, Operations, North Process, BAPCO

Abdullatif Salih Alhameli

Western Region Joint Venture Portfolio Manager , Saudi Aramco

Dr. Anissa Sedjerari

Industry and Research Liaison Officer, Innovation & Economic Development Department, KAUST Catalysis Center

Dr. Basim Abussaud

Assistant Professor, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)

Dhanasekar Periyasamy

Principal Solution Consultant , Aspen Technology

Dr. Dawoud Bahzad

Division Director - Science & Technology (S&T) , Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)

Emad A. Muhaisen

Division Head, Jazan Economic City Development Department , Saudi Aramco

Fadi Mhaini

Director, Technology Licensing, Chevron Lummus Global

Ghaleyah Rashed Naser Alazmi

Eng,Sr.Process, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Gurminder Singh

Director, Technology Licensing - MENA, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Dr. Hayat Abdulla Yusuf

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering , University of Bahrain

Jad Abou Charbine

Technical Services Manager , Axens

Mohamed Naser Alnoaimi

Business Strategy Leader, BAPCO

Mohammed Benchekchou

Director Strategic Accounts - Middle East & North Africa, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Mohammed Farsi

Division Head of Operations, Saudi Aramco

Nihar Gulwadi

Senior Manager -Project Development Manager, Ingenero Inc

Omar Al Hamed

Manager- Refining Operations, ADNOC Refining

Dr. Ranjit Kulkarni

Director - Middle East Sales, Honeywell UOP

Raj Jhajharia

Technical Manager, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Ravivenkatesh Narayanaswamy

Vice President , IHS Markit

Dr. Samir Elkareish

Director - Technical Affairs Department, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC)

Waddah Al-Zaabi

Sales Manager, ART Hydroprocessing

Abdulsalam AlSaif

Manager - Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department, Saudi Aramco

Abdulmalik Turki

Jazan Refinery Operation Department, Saudi Aramco

Ahmed Abdulla Al Haddad

Promotion & Conferences Specialist, National Oil & Gas Authority (NOGA)

Ali Dawood Jaghbir

Corporate Services, BAPCO

Amal Al Aamer

Marketing & Communication , Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Fatemah Al-Sori

Senior External Communication , Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Fatema Husain

Senior Process Engineer - Technical Services Department, BAPCO

Hatem Alhamrani

Engineer , Saudi Aramco

Khalid Yousif Hadi

Acting Secretary General GDA 2021, Deputy General Manager - Engineering, BAPCO

Khalid A. Al-Sanie

Head of Planning & Commercial Support , Saudi Aramco

Khuloud Saad Al Mutairi

Manager, Corporate Communication Dept., Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Mitchie Mapili

Events Specialist, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Nawaf Al-Ghanem

Manager, Public Relations, BAPCO

Reem Ebrahim

Superintendent Corporate Events - PR Department, BAPCO

Tariq Saleh

Senior Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Wail Gahwagy

Refining Planning & Performance Management Division, Saudi Aramco

Ali Hassan Bucheeri

Field Service Engineer, Honeywell

Ali Mohamed Isa

Field Service Engineer, Honeywell UOP

S. Abdulla Al Meshal

Process Engineer, BAPCO

Aseel Ahmad Al-Hardan

Planning Engineer, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)

Abdulaziz Baqer Khajah

Process Engineer, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Fatema Husain

Senior Process Engineer - Technical Services Department, BAPCO

Khaled Abdulla Salem Alketbi

Quality Control & Lab Chemist, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) LNG

Khalid Ahmad Mohyeddeen

Distillation & Heavy Ends Upgrading , Aramco Engineering Services

Khalid Nadhem Hashem

Process Engineer, BAPCO

Maram Mohamed Ali Ashoor

Environmental Specialist , Supreme Council for Environment

Marda Jassim BuAli

Planning Engineer, BAPCO

Moosa Jaffer Al Lawati

Analyst, Protiviti Member Firm

Raad Mulla

Process Engineer, Aramco Engineering Services

Taqi Abdulla

Senior Process Engineer, BAPCO

Waddah Al-Zaabi

Sales Manager, ART Hydroprocessing

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

The Gulf Downstream Association's Conference and Exhibition will address global business challenges to unlock opportunities through collaboration and partnerships. Choose one or more from the below topics to submit your abstract.

2018 HIGHLIGHTS

The three-day event saw over 2,500 professionals gather from more than 20 countries to 121 expert speakers that covered Innovation and Technology, Improvements, Digitisation, Integration, and Energy.

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Alan Gelder

VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets, Downstream Global Content Lead, Wood Mackenzie

I thoroughly enjoyed this inaugural event. Given this was the first one, it was very impressive to see both the wide range and high caliber of the exhibitors and participate in very active and engaging technical sessions.

Khaled Adbellatif

Technology Advisor, Daily Thermetrics

It was very organized and beneficial for downstream professionals to meet and engage with each other.

Dr. Pratap Nair

President & CEO, Ingenero Inc

A well-managed show, overall. Good material and audience. The quality of this meeting has been steadily improving over the years. Catering requires special mention this time - quality was good. Kudos to the organizers!

Xander de Jong

Principal Process Engineer, R&D, Q8 - Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd

A professional conference for downstream professionals.

Dr. Nicholas Hurley

International Technical Director, j5 International

This is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding conferences I have ever been to.

ABOUT THE GULF DOWNSTREAM ASSOCIATION (GDA)

The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) was established by its Founding Companies 
Saudi AramcoKuwait Petroleum International (KPI)Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). GDA is a pioneering, non-profit association and “point of reference” for all downstream players including industry professionals, corporate executives and legislators seeking to foster excellence and drive advancement through mutually beneficial engagement and industry collaboration.

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