26 November, 2018
Crowne Plaza Bahrain, Manama, Bahrain

Conference Day: Monday, 26 November 2018

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration, coffee and networking

8:45 am - 8:55 am Speed networking

8:55 am - 9:00 am IQPC welcome remarks

Shuchita Gupta - Conference Director IQPC

Shuchita Gupta

Conference Director
IQPC

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening remarks by chairperson

Outlook of the MENA region for flare management

9:10 am - 9:30 am KEYNOTE: A global understanding of gas flaring

  • Addressing the future to help achieve global gas flaring reduction goals
  • Learning about the World Bank – Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR) in the MENA region
  • Discussing challenges and opportunities within the Middle East region
  • Overview of the current regulations followed by the Middle East region for gas flaring
  • Introducing different strategies for minimising flaring
  • Using micro turbines as an alternative for gas flaring
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David Marion

Vice President
SATORP

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Urban Showe

Division Head
YASREF

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Mohammad Al - Rasheedi

Team Leader, Gas Operations (N&SW)
Kuwait Oil Company

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Haytham Abdelfattah

HSE Director
BP Egypt - GUPCO

Real time monitoring of gas flaring

10:00 am - 10:20 am LEAD SPONSOR SESSION: Effective use of flow metres to ensure flare system is operating in the right mannerism

  • Mapping the difference in TMFM and SAGE flow metres
  • Adapting to new cost-effective processes to monitor flare
  • Learning how change in gas composition affects the gas flow measure

10:20 am - 10:50 am Networking and refreshments break

10:50 am - 11:20 am REGIONAL CASE STUDY: Flare management system with operational excellence programme

David Marion - Vice President SATORP
  • SATORP vision – Passion for environment
  • Developing methodology for tracking flaring
  • Continuous improvement to reduce flaring on business plan to reach GOC4 target as pace setter
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David Marion

Vice President
SATORP

Innovations and disruptions in flare management

11:20 am - 11:40 am Incorporating best technology practices to help achieve minimal gas flaring

Mohammad Al - Rasheedi - Team Leader, Gas Operations (N&SW) Kuwait Oil Company
  • Evaluating flare monitoring and reporting techniques to ensure flare minimisation
  • Evolving recovered gas into fuel by usage of technology
  • Investing in the lifecycle cost rather than operation cost
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Mohammad Al - Rasheedi

Team Leader, Gas Operations (N&SW)
Kuwait Oil Company

11:40 am - 12:00 pm UAV inspections for flare management to reduce downtime upto 50%

  • Drone inspections to achieve flare inspection standards as per API 537
  • Achieving real-time inspection without shut down of process
  • Advantages of using the UAV methodology vs. offline inspection

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Prayer and refreshments break

Exploring applications and capabilities of flare gas recovery and utilisation

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm Tapping greenhouse gases from waste to produce power

Eng. Hani Hossni Zurub - EHS Director TADWEER
  • Implementing an integrated waste management strategy
  • Recycling waste to reduce environmental impact caused by flare
  • Flare monitoring and management in urban municipal landfill
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Eng. Hani Hossni Zurub

EHS Director
TADWEER

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm Flare management technology to credible oil and gas global HSE management practices

Jeff-Peters Ikeogu - Project HSE Manager Penspen International Ltd
  • Flare reduction target improvement, sure success for global warming control
  • Flare down a strategy to achieving goal zero impact
  • Sustainability development
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Jeff-Peters Ikeogu

Project HSE Manager
Penspen International Ltd

INTERACTIVE HUDDLES

The following session will feature a series of interactive group discussions set in a round table format. During this session, each group leader will introduce a concept/ case study to the participants followed by an interactive discussion and live feedback.

Why participate?
Interactive group discussions are an excellent opportunity to get straight to the point and ask the questions that you want to know the answers to. The group format also facilitates an excellent opportunity for networking between industry professionals

HUDDLE ONE

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Flare gas utilisation using new improved technology
Saeed A Hajri - Operations Manager SATORP
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Saeed A Hajri

Operations Manager
SATORP

HUDDLE TWO

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Flare reduction target improvement, success for global warming control
Jeff-Peters Ikeogu - Project HSE Manager Penspen International Ltd
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Jeff-Peters Ikeogu

Project HSE Manager
Penspen International Ltd

HUDDLE THREE

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm A world without flaring – How doable is this?

HUDDLE FOUR

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Zero gas flaring initiative – How much does the Middle East have to achieve?
Hamdy Faroun - Production Manager East Zeit Petroleum Company
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Hamdy Faroun

Production Manager
East Zeit Petroleum Company

1:50 pm - 2:50 pm Networking lunch break

Flare design and reliability

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm How do we design and operate flare to maximise availability?

  • Understanding importance of a good flare tip and fabrication of stack
  • Gaging the need of the hour to upgrade flare designs
  • Issues of poor material selection and embracing quality over quantity

MASTERCLASS: Innovative and cost effective methods for reducing flaring by 98%

3:10 pm - 4:10 pm Identifying innovative and cost-effective methods for reducing flaring by 98%

Hamdy Faroun - Production Manager East Zeit Petroleum Company
  • Discuss combustion and the effects on environmental safety
  • Learn how to ensure cost-effective flare gas recovery and flare utilisation techniques to increase operational profits
  • Are there any other cost-effective alternatives other than compressor gas recovery unit?

Who should attend?
  • Process Engineering
  • Operations
  • Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)
  • Research & Development
  • Project Development
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Hamdy Faroun

Production Manager
East Zeit Petroleum Company

4:10 pm - 4:20 pm Closing remarks by chairperson

4:20 pm - 4:20 pm End of conference