Thank you for attending the GDA Conference 2018!
The GDA Conference proved to be the leading Middle East strategic platform for downstream professionals to address business challenges, share best practices and unlock potential opportunities through collaboration and partnerships. Striving towards excellence, this forum successfully achieved the aim of engaging regional and international stakeholders across the business, academia and technology providers to capitalize on investment, innovation, and growth.
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, Digitization, Integration, and Energy.
Under the theme of “Towards a Competitive Downstream through Innovation, Collaboration and Technology” the GDA Conference 2018 opened with keynotes featuring three speeches from His Excellency Bakheet Al-Rashidi, Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity & Water, State of Kuwait, His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain and Suleiman Al-Bargan, Vice President, Domestic Refining & NGL Fractionation, Saudi Aramco.