29 March - 01 April, 2020 | Crowne Plaza Muscat, Muscat, Oman

Pre-Summit Workshop Day: Sunday, 29 March 2020

8:30 am - 8:45 am Registration, welcome refreshments and networking

8:45 am - 9:00 am Opening remarks from IQPC

9:00 am - 10:30 am WORKSHOP A - DIGITALISATION OF ASSETS

Mohammed Al Harthy - Digitalisation Lead, PDO
Attend this workshop and learn how to take the advantage of advance technologies such as analytics, big data, industrial internet of things and drones to automate operations, increase production, reduce costs enhance safety and improve asset integrity.

Key topics to be covered:
  • How can advanced technologies such as IIoT offer the potential to further improve asset health and performance through new service models
  • How remote monitoring and remote services can help end users leverage the expertise of suppliers to help manage their assets across the entire lifecycle.
  • Which technologies can help oil and gas companies maximise asset output while maintaining asset integrity in a cost-effective manner.
  • Using technologies to ensure that assets deliver the required function and level of performance in a sustainable manner without compromising safety.
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Mohammed Al Harthy

Digitalisation Lead
PDO

10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning break and networking

11:00 am - 12:30 pm WORKSHOP B - MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE

Ayssar Hanza - Risk Engineering Director, Ace Energy
Through this workshop, get updates and detailed insights into the best practices used in the management of change (MoC) specifically in the upstream sector. Any change that has safety implications should be carefully evaluated, including performing a hazard analysis, before it is allowed.

Key topics include:
  • Challenges in implementing a MoC system for facilities not covered under OSHA Process Safety Management programme
  • Effective MoC work process includes a review and authorisation process for evaluating proposed adjustments to facility design
  • Ensuring alignment between the introduction of new practices, processes or technologies with the human capital
  • What? Why? and How? In implementing an effective MoC system
  • How to safely implement robust MoC in major projects
  • Identifying differences in MoC processes and systematic improvement programmes
  • Best practices in adopting an e-MoC system
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Ayssar Hanza

Risk Engineering Director
Ace Energy

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch break and networking

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm End of workshop day