GE to showcase advanced technologies at Adipec
Abu Dhabi, November 9, 2013
GE Oil & Gas is putting the spotlight on advanced technologies to promote the operational efficiency of the energy sector, and on promoting youth industry engagement to create a local talent pool of professionals at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) which opens tomorrow (November 10)
Highlighting its focus on driving an integrated approach that covers technology, localization and innovation initiatives, GE Oil & Gas is also a sponsor of the Young Adipec Program, held under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development.
The program aims to form long-term links between students and the oil and gas industry, create an academic outreach program and prepare the student community for potential career opportunities in the oil and gas industry.
Rami Qasem, the president & CEO of GE Oil & Gas Mena & Turkey, said: "Adipec is one of the strategic platforms that offers us the opportunity to present the newest advances in oil and gas technologies to our stakeholders. Building on our earlier participation, we are displaying GE technologies that enhance operational efficiency and sustainability."
"Additionally, we are also placing the highest emphasis on identifying and nurturing local youth talent. We aim to inspire and encourage them to take up rewarding career opportunities in the oil and gas sector, highlighting our commitment to localization," he added.
At Adipec, GE Oil & Gas will display scale models of the company’s latest technologies covering the whole oil & gas value chain. These provide customers with solutions aimed at increasing resource recovery, maximizing operational efficiency and reducing their environmental footprint.
GE Power Conversion will also showcase its electrical solutions portfolio for high-requirement oil and gas applications at the four-day event to be held at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.
These include the capabilities of its world-class testing facility in Massa, Italy, an investment of $32 million, which adds a GE Power Conversion 61-megawatt Variable Speed Drive System that supplies the required electric power in preparation for the oncoming increase in LNG activity.
GE Power Conversion will also highlight its high-speed solutions delivering reliability, efficiency and flexibility to replace ageing steam or gas turbines.
With a deep knowledge of customer processes, GE has developed a complete range of high-speed solutions (both synchronous and induction) that meet the most demanding speed and performance requirements for direct – drives of pump and compressor systems.-TradeArabia News Service