Conference Day One: Monday, 18 September 2017

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

8:45 AM - 8:50 AM IQPC welcome remarks

Aman Sethi, Conference Producer, IQPC Middle East

Aman Sethi

Conference Producer
IQPC Middle East

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Opening remarks from chairman


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Integrating corrosion and inspection decisions into an organisational management system

Amit Sinha, Team Leader Inspection Services, Orpic
  • Analysing the requirements for reducing corrosion-related costs and making RBI efficient
  • Linking corrosion and inspection technology to management systems by effective communication and awareness of leaders and decision makers
  • Broadening competence and including financial optimisation of corrosion control investments

Amit Sinha

Team Leader Inspection Services

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Finding the optimum Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking(CL-SCC) alternative

Mahmoud Selim, Integrity Technical Authority , Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
  • Understanding how Chloride SCC occurs and the combination of conditions involved
  • Analysing the kinds of materials available to mitigate SCC in assets for operators in Oman and the Middle East
  • Discussing the challenges and design aspects in meeting accuracy and mitigation

Mahmoud Selim

Integrity Technical Authority
Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Refreshments and networking break


11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Mitigating corrosion using advanced inhibitors and coatings for maximising asset life and productivity and reduced downtime and unplanned shutdowns

  • Presenting a successful implementation of corrosion inhibitors on assets for maximising efficiency
  • Introducing successful tested solutions and inhibitors to mitigate corrosion challenges in highly corroding and sour environments
  • Sustaining corrosion control for long-term success of assets and for reaching maximum integrity

Sponsored by: Texel and Cortec

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM HDPE internal pipeline lining - A new lease on life

Mohamed Ali Jaber, Application Manager, Borouge Pte Ltd
  • Understanding the technique of installing plastic liner pipes in steel pipes
  • Defining the benefits of combining plastic and steel in mitigating harsh environment corrosion
  • Discussing the added benefits for assets in insulation and exposed to the coastal area

Mohamed Ali Jaber

Application Manager
Borouge Pte Ltd

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Online non-intrusive corrosion monitoring for enhanced operational decision making

Dr. Jake Davies, Global Marketing Director, Emerson Automation Solutions
  • Focusing on monitoring the integrity of fixed equipment in refineries and production assets
  • Gaining real time understanding of asset integrity enables enhanced evidence based operational decision making to improve safety and profitability
  • Case studies and lessons learned from the use of online integrity monitoring systems

Dr. Jake Davies

Global Marketing Director
Emerson Automation Solutions

Sponsored by: Emerson FZE

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Corrosion prevention technique using check gate concept

Dr. Mabruk Issa Suleiman, Senior Manager Engineering R&D and Support Services, Takreer Research Center
  • Discussing the pros and cons of selecting corrosion prevention check gates
  • Sharing of some of the results of study undertaken by Takreer Research Centre
  • Highlight the contributing factors for a successful corrosion and facilities failure prevention

Dr. Mabruk Issa Suleiman

Senior Manager Engineering R&D and Support Services
Takreer Research Center
  • During this interactive panel discussion, attendees can get an opportunity to seek solutions and gain advice from leaders and experts to your specific corrosion challenges
  • Display of images of corroded equipment and assets and understanding best practices and mitigating strategies operators have implemented

Mahmoud Selim

Integrity Technical Authority
Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)

Amit Sinha

Team Leader Inspection Services

Dr. Mabruk Issa Suleiman

Senior Manager Engineering R&D and Support Services
Takreer Research Center

Soosiamanickam Arockiasamy

Head of Reliability Department
Salalah Methanol Company

3:30 PM - 3:30 PM End of conference day one

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Networking lunch break

The published programme is correct at time of printing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme.
This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight.
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