GDA International Downstream Conference & Exhibition 2023

13 - 15 February 2023   |   Exhibition World Bahrain
Under the patronage of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the patronage of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain
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SPEAKERS

Abdul Rahman Yahyaei

CEO, Opal

Abdulla Omar Al Ameri

VP, Asset Development Division, ADNOC Refining

Abdulla Naji Ateya Al Messabi

Chief Executive Officer , ADNOC Refining

Ms. Afaf Zainalabedien

Acting Deputy Chief Executive - Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer, BAPCO

Alan Gelder

VP Refining, Wood Mackenzie

Ashraf A. Al Ghazzawi

Executive VP Strategy & Corporate Development, Saudi Aramco

Bassam Al Bokhari

CEO, Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic

Dr. Bassam Fattouh

Director, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

(invited)

Dr. Chiraz Zidi

Director of Academic Affairs, Muscat University

(invited)

Chris Sum

VP, Wood Mackenzie

(invited)

Edward W Merrow

President & CEO, IPA

(invited)

Fahad Alajlan

CEO, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies & Research Center (KAPSARC)

Gaurav Srivastava

Executive Director, Consulting, Advisory Services, S&P Global

Guan Xiaogang

CEO, Zhejiang SUPCON Technology Co., Ltd.

(invited)

Hafedh Al-Qassab

Acting Deputy Chief Executive & BMP Project Director, BAPCO

Dr. Hasan Karam

VP, Plant Operations (RR) , ADNOC Refining

John E Paisie

President, Stratas Advisors A Hart Energy Co

Leon De Bruyn

Managing Director Executive, Chevron Lummus Global (CLG)

Mahdi Al-Adel

CEO, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures

Marco Villa

COO, TechnipFMC

(invited)

Matthew Clingerman

Regional Engineering Manager, DuPont

Mohammed Al-Habib

Regional Energy Transition Executive Director - MENATI, Baker Hughes

Musaab Mulla

Manager S&MA, Saudi Aramco

Musabbeh Al Kaabi

Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum & Petrochemicals, Mubadala

Nayef Al Otaibi

VP - Digital Transformation, Saudi Aramco

Norm Gilsdorf

Senior Consultant, Honeywell

Oleg Konovalov

Thought leader, author and TEDx speaker, olegkonovalov.com

Olivier Thorel

Senior Vice President - Chemicals, Saudi Aramco

(invited)

Dr. Pratap Nair

President & CEO, Ingenero Inc

Shafi Al-Ajmi

CEO, Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd

Shawna Shelor

Head of Executive Development and D&I, Baker Hughes

(invited)

Sultan Albigishi

SVP Projects & Technical, ADNOC Refining

Wadha Al-Khateeb

CEO, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Yahya A. Abushal

CEO, Sadara Chemical Company

Yasser Mufti

Senior Vice President - Fuels, Saudi Aramco

Abdelbasit Ayoub

Leadership Trainer and Coach, Saudi Aramco

Abdulaziz Alwani

Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company Ltd. (SAMREF)

Abdullah Marri

Lead Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Abdulla Al Bin Ali

Process Engineer, BAPCO

Abdulhamid Al-Omair

Director, Leadership & Engineering Accelerated Development Center (LEAD), Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic

Adil Malih

McKinsey & Co.

(invited)

Dr. Ahmad Al Qattan

Market Intelligence, Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd

Ahmed Al Jiffry

Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company (Luberef)

Ali Hussain Ali Albaqshi

Analyst - Systems Technology Applications, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Ali Mostafa Ali Al-Shatti

Engineer - Research & Technology, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Altaf Faisal Fadhel Al-Snafi

Senior Construction Engineer, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Amitkumar Khadayata

Senior Engineer - Energy Management, ADNOC Refining

Amr Elsayed

Corrosion Engineer, Saudi Aramco

(invited)

Bassam Alhamad

Former Director of the Quality Assurance & Accreditation Center, University of Bahrain

Bassam Jayed Alshammari

TL Corporate Applications, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Bassel Filfilan

Operations Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Deepak Kumar Jha

Sr. Manager – Technical, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

Dimitrios Orfanidis

Division Head: Downstream Investment Analysis, Saudi Aramco

Donato-Gabriele Vinciguerra

Senior Product Application Specialist , Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions

Edwar Jimenez

Process Specialist – Fired Heaters Technical Services Department, BAPCO

Elodie Letourmy

Gasoline Lead Technologist, Axens

Esther Kray

Business Development, HTE GmbH

(invited)

Faris Alghamdi

Maintenance Planning & Engineering Supervisor (A), Saudi Aramco

Francois Haynes

VP Sales Digital Services, Technip Energies

Gabriel Winter

Engineering Specialist, Saudi Aramco

Goutam Biswas

Technology Director, Chevron Lummus Global (CLG)

Gurminder Singh

Director, Technology Licensing - MENA, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Hamad Saeed Al Naqbi

Team Leader - Inspection (I), ADNOC Refining

Husain Aldailami

Senior Reliability Engineer, BAPCO

Hussain Fardan

Senior Process Control Engineer, BAPCO

Ibrahim Al-Abbas

Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Jay Parekh

Hydrocracking Subject Matter Expert, ART Hydroprocessing

Jim Burkhard

Vice President, IHS Markit

Jitendra Chellani

Process Consultant, KBC (A Yokogawa Company)

Johnny Stewart

Principal Analyst EMEARC, Wood Mackenzie

Khalid Ghazal

Technical Process Engineering (Sulfur & Amine Specialist), Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company Ltd. (SAMREF)

Kholood Alabdullatif

Downstream Development Academy, Saudi Aramco

Lulwa Alzayani

Associate Senior Process Engineer, Technical Services Department, BAPCO

Mabyn Thomas

Product Application Manager (Refinery Process) MENA, Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions

Manaf Aljasser

Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Manojkumar Mantry

Measurement Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Mohammed Zain

Sr. Operation Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Nadeen Omar Awwad

Engineer - Energy Management, ADNOC Refining

Dr. Nasiru Tukur

Engineering Consultant, Saudi Aramco

Nicoletta Panariti

Head of Licensing, ENI

Nooruddin Ahmed

Co-­Founder, CERTERO Business Corporation

Dr. Othman Taha

Engineering Specialist, Saudi Aramco

Prashanth Markonda Koteswara

Senior Engineer - Inspection, ADNOC Refining

Raad Bassam Mulla

Yanbu Laboratory Unit, Supervisor (A), Saudi Aramco

(invited)

Rakesh Budithi

Senior Process Engineer, Technical Services Department, BAPCO

Rakan Battat

Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Ricky Stewart

Advisor, Solomon Insights

Roddy Herbert

Koru International Ltd

(invited)

Dr. Ronald Jacobs

Principal, SITUATE LLC

Saeed Al-Ghamdi

Saudi Aramco Jubail Refinery Company (SASREF)

(invited)

Saeed S. AlAlloush

Engineering Specialist, Process & Control Systems Department, Saudi Aramco

Sayeed Mohammed

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

Scott Hale

Director of Analytics, KES Global - OnPoint

Shahreyar Khan

Engineering Specialist - Process & Control Systems Department, Saudi Aramco

Thomas DiGiacomo

CEO, Cabinda Refinery

Dr. Walter Militello

Senior Manager, Nalco Water An Ecolab Co.

Yaser Fallatah

Operations Specialist, Saudi Aramco Jubail Refinery Company (SASREF)

(invited)

Ahmad Al-Abdrabbuh

Senior Executive Vice President & Board Director, Yokogawa MEA

Ahmad Albasri

Sr. Engineer, Reliability, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)

Abdulla Ali

Vice President, HSSEIA, Petrofac

Andreas de Vries

Downstream Finance, Strategy & Planning, Saudi Aramco

Anood Taher

Senior Specialist, Process Engineering (Process Simulation), R&D, ADNOC Refining

Anthony Wood

Vice President, Consulting, Advisory Services, S&P Global

Aqeel Almuharraqi

Superintendent FCCU & Utilities, Technical Services, BAPCO

Fadi Mhaini

Managing Director - MENA, Lummus Technology

Ghaith Aljazzar

Director, Business Development, Fluor Arabia Ltd

Gurminder Singh

Director, Technology Licensing - MENA, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Harbeyah Al-Enezi

Process Engineer, Technical Services, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

(invited)

Dr. Hayat Abdulla Yusuf

Assistant Professor and PCAP Program Coordinator, University of Bahrain

Jon Stroup

Vice President, Solomon Insights

Maha AlHarbi

Downstream Digital and Technology Coordinator, Saudi Aramco

Mohamed Alhashmi

Team Leader, Energy Management, ADNOC Refining

Mohammed Hammad

Former Project Director and VP, Operation - Jacobs Zate, Saudi Aramco

Naif Aldandeni

Senior Director, Baker Hughes

Nathan Ergonul

Managing Director, ART Hydroprocessing

(invited)

Nihar Gulwadi

Regional Head - MENA, Ingenero Inc

Reem Al Ghanim

Head of HR, SATORP

Raj Jhajharia

Technical Manager and Acting Marketing Manager, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Saad H. Binmatlig

Downstream Strategy & Capital Planning Manager , Saudi Aramco

Dr. Saadi Adra

Founder and CEO, Advisors

Tore Sylvester Jeppesen

SVP, Topsoe

(invited)

SIDE EVENTS

Join another 5000+ delegates at the only regional downstream gathering

GDA 2023 Committee

Suleman A. Al-Bargan

Chairman, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Saad H. Binmatlig

Downstream Strategy & Capital Planning Manager , Saudi Aramco

Aqeel Almuharraqi

Superintendent FCCU & Utilities, Technical Services, BAPCO

Ali Mohamed A.Karim Alansari

Manager - Oil Processing Department , BAPCO

Abdullatif Salih Alhameli

Western Region Joint Venture Portfolio Manager , Saudi Aramco

Dr. Anissa Sedjerari

R&D Portfolio Manager, KAUST Catalysis Center

Dr. Basim Abussaud

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

Dhanasekar Periyasamy

Sr. 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

Managing Director, Lummus Technology MENA and Global Director, Technology Licensing for KSA, Chevron Lummus

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 and PCAP Program Coordinator, University of Bahrain

Jad Abou Charbine

Technical Services Manager, Axens

Jad Dib

Partner, McKinsey & Co.

Mohamed Naser Alnoaimi

Business Strategy Leader - Corporate Strategy Department, BAPCO

Mohammed Benchekchou

Director, Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Mohammed Farsi

Division Head of Operations, Saudi Aramco

Nihar Gulwadi

Regional Head - MENA, Ingenero Inc

Omar Al Hamed

Manager- Refining Operations, ADNOC Refining

Dr. Ranjit Kulkarni

Project Director, Honeywell UOP

Raj Jhajharia

Technical Manager and Acting Marketing Manager, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Ravivenkatesh Narayanaswamy

Vice President - Fuels, Chemicals and Resource Solutions, S&P Global

Dr. Samir Elkareish

Vice Chairman, Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation

Abdulsalam AlSaif

Manager - Ras Tanura Refinery Operations Department, Saudi Aramco

Ahmed Abdulla Al Haddad

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

Ahlam Mohammed

Acting Manager Corporate Communications, BAPCO

Ali Khan

Vice President Communications & CSR, ADNOC Refining

Amani S Dhurais

Process Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Bader Al-Shammari

Unit Head, Ras Tanura Operations Engineering Division, Saudi Aramco

Aziz Lajam

Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department, Saudi Aramco

Amal Al Aamer

Communications Manager, Gulf Downstream Association (GDA)

Fatemah Al Sori

Senior External Communication, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)

Fatema Husain

Senior Process Engineer - Technical Services Department, BAPCO

Huda Al-Hezami

Senior Analyst- Management Support, Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd

Khalid Harbi

Unit Head, Global Manufacturing Support Department, Saudi Aramco

Khuloud Saad Al Mutairi

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

Reem Ebrahim

Event Consultant, The Oil & Gas Holding Company (nogaholding)

Shamael Al-Sharikh

Manager Management Support, Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd

Wail Gahwagy

Refining Planning & Performance Management Division, Saudi Aramco

Yousef S. Alghamdi

Maintenance Division Head, Ras Tanura Refinery Maintenance Department, Saudi Aramco

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GDA International Downstream Conference and Exhibition 2023

13-15 February 2023
Exhibition World Bahrain

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