Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun is secretary general of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association.
Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general of the GPCA, says producers should be encouraged to take preventive and corrective actions to maximise water use
Revenue streams will enable the oil and gas industry to weather the immediate low oil price storm and its effects on profitability and to adjust the business to the new reality
Following the discovery of immense gas reserves in the East Mediterranean region, preliminary geological surveys have found that the Levant basin, along the shores of Syria, Lebanon and Cyprus, contains 3.45 trillion cubic metres of gas
With new business slowing, the midstream industry is currently experiencing a shift from greenfield projects to revamps, aimed at minimising CAPEX in a bid to make existing plants more profitable when operational improvements are limited
Abu Dhabi's oil diplomacy with China and India is a masterstroke that goes a long way in securing its energy industry
As with any asset-intensive industry, to achieve OpEx in the energy sector, it is essential to optimise risk & expenditures over the lifecycle of the organisation's asset
Collaborative efforts among OPEC and non-OPEC producers would help the market in restoring a global oil demand-supply balance, in particular the drawdown in the stocks overhang, which is currently at a very high level
Number of global and regional drivers for future LNG development, such as energy efficiency and environmental policy changes, which are expected to lead to the decarbonisation of several sectors including the shipping and transportation industries
Murmur grows louder as millenials continue to be found disinterested in oil and gas jobs for want of opportunities
A number of factors including the growing cost of production in some regions among others, the role of OPEC in coordinating the scope of production all around the globe and the volatility of the US dollar
The cyber defences used in the MENA region to ward off attacks are outdated and ineffective, remaining highly vulnerable to hackers, Mohammed Abukhater writes
With the landmark deal between OPEC and non-OPEC producers boosting oil prices, optimism has been rekindled
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company unveils series of ground-breaking environmental initiatives
Predicting the future of the petrochemicals industry is challenging in an uncertain marketplace. Yet, many chemical leaders are adopting a model-based culture to predict plant behaviour & manage the design-to-production lifecycle to reap enormous rewards.
Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General of GPCA, highlights the changes needed in strategies to remain competitive.
Operators can significantly improve reliability and on-stream time by utilising better asset management systems, write RPME’s monthly columnists Colin Chapman and Ekaterina Kalinenko.