Oil & Gas Procurement 2009 (OGP)

Venue: Al raha Beach Hotel

Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Jun 14, 2009 End Date/Time: Jun 17, 2009
Registration Date: Jun 17, 2009
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2009
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The Oil & Gas market situation has changed drastically over recent months. The current economic climate, coupled with declining oil prices, has led to increased pressure on procurement departments to dramatically cut costs in order to maintain profit margins.

IQPC is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Oil & Gas Procurement conference, scheduled to take place from 14 – 17 June in Abu Dhabi. The key focus of this year’s event will be on successful and low-cost solutions to optimize procurement processes and strategies and will also cover the very latest industry solutions.

International experts will gather to discuss up-to-the-minute industry challenges and share best-practice implementations. Topics presented at the conference will cover:

Managing the financial global crisis through optimization of procurement processes and strategies
Introducing a centralized procurement system to reduce costs
Triggering innovation in your organization and projects to drive profit margins
Case study: Crescent Petroleum’s Supply Chain Strategies for a fast track project
Reviewing procurement contracts to minimize risks and maximize cost savings
Utilizing sourcing and procurement in project intensive environments to drive margins
The esteemed panel of speakers for Oil & Gas Procurement 2009 includes:
Geoff Blanford Bsc MBA, Procurement Advisor and former ProcurementManager, Umm Al-Jawaby Oil Services Co. Ltd.
Ahmed Al-Sibani, Head of Procurement, Oman Refineries and Petrochemicals Company LLC
Sharifa Marhuby, Team Leader Supplier Support, Petroleum Development Oman
Gary Gribben, E-Procurement Project Manager, BAPCO
Ph D J. Samuel Armacanqui, Head ESP Contracts, Petroleum Development Oman
Rakesh Edavalath, Supply Chain Manager, Crescent Petroleum
Saleh A. Hassoubah, Contracts, Purchasing & Warehouse Manager, Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Co. Ltd.
Osama Khairat, Contracts & Purchasing Manager, ENAP SIPETROL
Ashwin Ravikumar, Solutions Manager – MESA, Evalueserve
Dr. Amin Habboub, Scholar, Project & Procurement Management of the Capital-Facilities Industry
Maged S. Amin Ph.d, Founder of GulfOilandGas.com Portal
Dr. Mohammed Dulaimi, Supply Chain Specialist, British University in Dubai and ADICOE
Nasser Al-Shahrani, Manager Procurement and Contracts, National Petrochemical Industrialization Company (Tasnee)
Roberto Wik, Regional Vice President, Quadrem Middle East
Dave Wallis, Representative Europe-Africa-Middle & Far East, OFS Portal
6 reasons to attend this crucial industry event
The only regional procurement summit specifically developed for the Oil & Gas industry
You will be provided with best-practise applications to effectively cut costs by optimizing procurement processes and strategies
Buyers and suppliers will gather at one time in one place to network and share ideas to optimize procurement strategies
Learn how you can benefit from a centralized procurement system
Find out how your organization can review procurement contracts to minimize risks and maximizing cost savings
Discover how to use sourcing and procurement in project intensive environments to drive margins


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