Oil and Gas companies are under constant pressure to control performance, reduce downtime, and improve safety while increasing productivity. In order to achieve this, oil and gas companies must invest in and choose the “right” process automation and control technologies for their upstream, midstream and downstream operations to ensure cost effective and achieve operational excellence.

Following last year’s successful forum, dmg :: events is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Oil & Gas Automation Forum will take place from 26 - 27 May 2013 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

 The Oil & Gas Automation Forum is designed to provide a strategic platform for IT, automation and control experts from upstream, midstream and downstream operations to discuss the challenges of integrating new process control technologies and best-practices in streamlining business processes through automation to minimize operating costs and drive organisational efficiency.

Topics to be discussed at the Oil & Gas Automation Forum include:

  • Wireless Networking Technologies for Automation
  • Digital Oilfields / Smart Fields Technology
  • Remote Monitoring Systems
  • Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure SCADA Systems
  • Turbomachinery Control Systems
  • Valve Automation Systems
  • Advanced Process Control (APC) Systems
  • Energy Management & Power Management Systems
  • Terminal Automation Systems
  • Emergency Shut Down (ESD) Systems and Fire & Gas Detection Systems


“Enjoyable, Important but the contents need more clarification & showing important details”
Student, UAE University

“A very informative event mixing the application of strategy through technical implementations”
Data Management Specialist, ADCO

“The only event that filled the gap between the SCADA Networks & Corporate IT Networks in terms of IT Security & Monitoring”
Network Engineer, ADCO
“Enjoyable and informative as we learn from each other and share knowledge with other colleagues” Automation Section Head, GASCO

Who Will You Meet at the Forum:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • (Sr.) VP IT/ Research & Technology
  • Head of Automation
  • MD/GM/Head/Manager of IT
  • I-Field/Smart Field/DOF Manager
  • Head of Information Management
  • Head of Control Systems
  • Head of SCADA
  • ICT Section Lead
  • Head of GIS
  • Head of Business Intelligence
  • Head of Business Process Improvement
  • Head of Process Control
  • Andy many more...

Confirmed Advisors, Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Fuad Al-Ansari

    Fuad Al-Ansari

    VP IT
    Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER)
  • Masao Mayorga

    Masao Mayorga

    Deputy Manager – Pipelines (OEC)
  • Rimer Brouwer

    Rimer Brouwer

    Head It Security
  • Eng. Ahmed Abdelhakam Noureldin

    Eng. Ahmed Abdelhakam Noureldin

    Instrumentation and Automatic Control Department Manager
  • Mohamed Hafez

    Mohamed Hafez

    Chief Control Engineering Department

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