Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates




ADNEC, Abu Dhabi

11-14 NOVEMBER 2019
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ADIPEC in the News

Middle East companies ready to pounce on oil refining growth

ADIPEC will host a series of technical sessions looking at how to drive a circular economy in the downstream sector, and how state-controlled and private oil companies can meet new rules for environmental and sustainable operations. Speakers include representatives from Brazil’s Petrobras, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Bahrain Petroleum, ADNOC, Spain’s Repsol and Italy’s Eni

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Why the modern-day oil and gas industry needs Millennials to survive

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), the world’s leading oil and gas conference, provides a platform for the industry’s key officials and influencers to convene and discuss issues facing the industry and its future; leading the narrative regarding all things oil and gas. ADIPEC routinely attracts the industry’s most influential leaders. One such dignitary scheduled to participate in a panel discussion during this year’s conference is His Excellency Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouej, the UAE’S Minister of Energy who will be on hand to discuss Abu Dhabi’s plans for encouraging the next generation of careers in oil and gas. These plans include investing in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM subjects) and oil and gas training; while developing tech savvy skills sets.

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Cyber security threat to Britain’s oil and gas sites as attack could cause unprecedented damage

A typical large oil and gas company uses half a million processors just for oil and gas reservoir simulation and stores petabytes of sensitive and competitive field data as well as sharing and drilling and production control systems across geographies, fields, vendors, service providers, and partners. The topic will be high on the agenda for industry leaders at this year’s ADIPEC conference in Abu Dhabi.

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Global energy is shifting from West to East, and Europe needs to pay attention

With a free trade agreement between the EU and the GCC becoming a real possibility, our focus should turn to the way we approach oil & gas in the wake of a deal that could overhaul existing conditions of trade, especially for Europe’s ailing downstream sector. Just removing tariffs and reducing non-tariff barriers alone would result in an estimated $64.4 billion addition to the GDP of the Arabian Gulf economies, while a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement would increase returns up to $2.1 billion for producers. Roughly 12% of the Arabian Gulf’s polymers production currently lands in Europe, much lower than the 50% of its total production which is shipped to China.

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