Flare Management experts to tackle MENA flaring issues in Abu Dhabi
- United Arab Emirates: Monday, October 08 - 2012 at 12:11
- PRESS RELEASE
Officially endorsed by the World Bank GGFR, the Flare Management and Reduction Summit will gather the regions top flaring experts representing the Middle Easts key oil and gas operators including Qatargas, Saudi Aramco, ADCO, Oman LNG, KNPC, ADMA OPCO and KOC in Abu Dhabi on 14-17 October 2012 at the Rocco Forte Hotel.
KOC have set a target of <1% for flared gas by end 2013 while QP and Maersk Oil have reduced gas flaring from their Al Shaheen field by 90%. Abu Dhabi's Takreer are currently reviewing bids from contractors to install flare gas recovery systems at its Ruwais and Abu Dhabi refineries in the UAE.
Flare Management and Reduction is the first and only annual meeting in the Middle East that will address achieving minimal flaring, ensuring minimal gas wastage and reducing the environmental impact of flaring.
Playing host to the major IOC and NOC's from around the Middle East as well as the industries leading flare management companies including Callidus Technologies by Honeywell, John Zink Company and Hamworthy Combustion Engineering, DESCON, ZEECO, Wärtsilä, Caltec and Transvac Systems, the summit will focus on topics relating to, utilising flare gas to minimise wastage, improving flare reduction on aging brownfield assets and frameworks to achieve flaring targets in line with international and national regulation.
The Project Director at IQPC Middle East, Rachel Sturgess says, "IQPC is honoured to work with the industry's foremost experts, the World Bank GGFR and we look forward to seeing this annual meeting grow in parallel with the regions flaring targets. Thanks to new technology developments, flare minimisation is becoming increasingly accessible and viable for operators of both greenfield and brownfield projects. As a topic that affects the global population I'm extremely pleased to see the major oil and gas operators actively pursuing flare minimisation strategies. The Flare Management and Reduction Summit is an opportunity to establish a regional collaboration between stakeholders of this fiercely debated issue and help address the key challenges faced by the industry today."
Over the 4 days of summit and breakout workshops, leading industry experts will discuss and decide upon the most strategic issues regarding flare reduction, gas utilisation and financial investment that will drive the reduction of flare emissions in the industry.
The summit will also feature a world-class exhibition of international flaring visionaries including IOC's, NOC's, technology providers and consultants who will showcase technological innovations, provide solutions to the global flare management industry and offer advice and updates on industry developments.
The congress is organised by IQPC Middle East, under the advice and supervision of the World Banks GGFR partnership.
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