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November 1st, 2016


5 Minutes With: Karen McDonnell

Oil & Gas Middle East delves below the corporate strategy to understand what really makes the industry's leaders tick

The ticking talent time bomb

The oil industry has reduced headcounts in an attempt to create more efficient operations. But what is the true cost of letting the best talent go?

Special Report: Chemistry applied

Adriano Gentilucci, commercial director for the India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) region for the Oil, Gas, and Mining wing at Dow, explains the merits of chemical EOR and how the method can help the GCC industry to unlock hard-to-reach crude reservoirs

Spcl Rpt: Oilfield extraction beyond the last drop

As the regional industry improves its sustainability, the application of solar power is boosting the sector’s EOR portfolio beyond traditional gas- or chemical-based methods

Special Report: Performing EOR the Halliburton way

Rob Hull and José Luis Mogollón of Halliburton, talk about the US-based oilfield services company’s involvement in EOR projects in the GCC, and the techniques it uses to provide cost-efficient yet effective EOR solutions to its regional clients

Report: EOR market set to grow exponentially

Estimates suggest that the global EOR market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 24%, and experts predict that the GCC is likely to account for the highest growth rate due to its ageing oilfields

Special Report: Development through enhancement

As oil reserves in the Middle East deplete, EOR seems to be the only plausible way left for regional producers to extract the remaining crude trapped in tricky geological formations

Saudi prioritises energy expansion

How will Saudi Arabia maintain its share of the global oil and gas market in the years ahead, while at the same time striving to diversify its economy, and continuing to supply growing domestic and international demand?

Cover Story: Propelling Digitisation

Per-Erik Holsten, the head of ABB's oil, gas, and chemicals business, talks about how a dedicated portfolio is enabling the global giant to lead the regional industry towards digitally efficient operations

Life Lessons: Seafaring to engineering

Oil & Gas Middle East speaks to David Blackwell, engineering director at UK-based Belzona, about his experience in the corrosion mitigation industry and the trends he is currently observing in the market

Reliable communications are the key to success

Using a reliable communication platform to gain access to real-time data, use analytics, and improve collaboration is vital for any oil and gas industry players that hope to improve their productivity

Central Asia's upstream projects are in full swing

Experts at Euro Petroleum Consultants examine the different approaches taken by Central Asian countries to develop their energy sectors

Middle East's rise as a major LNG consumer

Countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa region are being forced to turn to gas imports in order to meet their rapidly growing domestic gas demands

Operation excellence holds key

According to a survey of HSE, maintenance and operations professionals in the oil and gas industry by Petrotechnics, 96% believe OpEx is important to their organisation

ADIPEC Preview: Dark Matter

Interviewee: Eric Eifert, Senior Vice President of Managed Security Services


Interviewee: Robbie Pond, General Manager - Abu Dhabi, TWMA

ADIPEC Preview: Gulf Marine Services

Interviewee: Duncan Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Marine Services

ADIPEC Preview: 3M

Interviewee: Wajid Abbas, Oil & Gas Leader - Gulf Region, 3M

ADIPEC Preview: Ingersoll Rand

Interviewee: Ross Atherton, Global Sales Leader, Ingersoll Rand Material Handling

ADIPEC Preview: SNC-Lavalin

Interviewee: Alan McLean, Executive Vice President - Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin Middle East

ADIPEC Preview: GE Oil & Gas

Interviewee: Rami Qasem, President and CEO for MENAT Region of GE Oil & Gas

ADIPEC Preview: Halliburton

Interviewee: Ahmed Kenawi, Senior Vice President, Middle East and North Africa Region, Halliburton

ADIPEC Preview: Emerson Automation Solutions

Interviewee: Andrew Dennant, Oil & Gas Director MEA, Emerson Automation Solutions

ADIPEC Preview: Al-Bahar

What to expect from Al-Bahar, the exclusive Cat equipment dealer in UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain, at the ADIPEC show this year

ADIPEC Preview: Trans Asia Pipeline

Interviewee: Surendranath Dhanekula, Managing Director, Trans Asia Pipeline Services FZC

ADIPEC Preview: Alderley

Interviewee: Gigi Korah, Managing Director, Alderley FZE

ADIPEC Preview: Petrotechnics

Interviewee: Iain McKay, Chief Operating Officer, Petrotechnics

ADIPEC Preview: Fluor Corporation

Interviewee: Al Collins, President of Energy & Chemicals Business in Europe, Africa and Middle East

Ed's letter: US showdown coupled with a mega event

With the US election happening on the second day of ADIPEC, November could herald a new period for the global oil and gas industry

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