Bahrain to host key petchem seminar
Manama, May 14, 2012
More than 3,000 downstream oil and gas professionals will be in Bahrain from May 20 to 23 to take part in the eighth edition of the Middle East Refining and Petrochemicals Conference and Exhibition (Middle East Petrotech 2012).
The event is being organised by Arabian Exhibition Management and is supported and developed by a committee of national and international oil company representatives and market leaders.
In 2012, the committee is chaired by Abdulaziz M. Al-Judaimi, the vice president, Chemicals, Saudi Aramco.
The 5,400 sq m exhibition of products and services at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre will showcase more than 100 companies from 20 countries.
Regional giants including Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), Qatar Petroleum, Petro Rabigh, Sadara Chemical Company, Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company, Industrialization & Energy Services Company (Taqa) and Tasnee (National Industrialization Company) are taking flagship stands, said the organisers.
International service industry majors also maintain a strong presence at Petrotech 2012, with Baker Hughes, Dow, Foster Wheeler, UOP and Yokogawa occupying significant exhibition space. A host of smaller specialist companies consolidate this line up, they added.
Petrotech 2012 represents a timely opportunity for participants to initiate business, and at the same time, serve the needs of the industry as it seeks to progress through strategic collaborations, healthy competition and technological innovations,” remarked Arabian Exhibition Management’s director of sales and marketing Fawzi Al Shehabi said.-TradeArabia News Service