Having received 869 abstracts from across the globe, the EGYPS 2020 Technical Conference delivered 36 sessions across 15 technical categories, over three days at the Egypt International Exhibition Center. The Technical Call for Papers is now open. Submit your abstracts.

EGYPS 2020 TECHINCAL CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE


14:00 -15:30

Category: Operational Excellence (OpEx)

Session 1 :  IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY, REDUCING EXPENSES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Ahmed Ibrahim, JV Follow-up Coordinator , Eni IEOC
Hossam Saad, Aritficial Lift Product Line Manager, Baker Hughes
  • Achieving cost efficiency and quality gains through remote survey technology
    Dario Buccellato
    Dario Buccellato , Regional Manager - Inspection Services , DNV GL, United Kingdom
  • A new strategy to reduce production deferment during pipeline tie-in into a brown field common header
    Ravi Kanth Sunnapu
    Ravi Kanth Sunnapu , Principal (Upstream Operations) , PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Dual concentric ESPs
    Mohamed Hamza
    Mohamed Hamza , Technical Support Engineer – ALS , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • Total cost of ownership, dynamic certification, CM/CBM, OEM support
    Georges Chehade
    Georges Chehade , Senior Regional Development Manager-EH , National Oilwell Varco, United Arab Emirates
14:00 -15:30

Category: Project Management and Execution (PM)

Session 2 :  SUCCESSFUL PROJECT EXECUTION
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Mahmoud Hegazy, Head of Operations , Kuwait Energy Egypt
Mohamed El-Reedy, Projects Planning General Manager, Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO)
  • Effective management of interfaces with stakeholders during a brownfield project
    Roberto Bolla
    Roberto Bolla , Quality Manager , Eni, Italy
  • Applying an agile model to assess the oil and gas sector EPC companies/projects stakeholders’ feedback
    Nader Serry
    Nader Serry , Customer Support Manager , ENPPI, Egypt
  • Sustaining momentum in an integrated field model utilising an efficient project management approach - challenges, lessons learnt and solutions
    Deepak Tripathi
    Deepak Tripathi , Petroleum Engineer , Weatherford, United Arab Emirates

  • Risk management in the construction of gas plants and gas pipelines in Egypt
    Omar Mohamed Abdel Meguieed Hassan
    Omar Mohamed Abdel Meguieed Hassan , Technical Affairs Department Manager , Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO), Egypt
14:00 -15:30

Category: Exploration: Reservoir Characterisation (EXPL)

Session 3 :  TACKLING RESERVOIR EVALUATION CHALLENGES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Mohsen Abd El Fattah, Global Technical Advisor, Halliburton
Ahmed Sultan, Petrophysics Department Manager, Tharwa Petroleum Company
  • Geochemical tools paving the path for better formation evaluation through ages
    Renata Gomes , Formation Evaluation Petrophysicist , Schlumberger, India
  • Using sedimentological characterisation to modify the reservoir zonation of carbonate facies, Zohr gas field, Egypt
    Islam Hamed Ali
    Islam Hamed Ali , Sedimentology Department Manager , Petrobel, Egypt
  • Challenges of Nubian sandstone reservoir characterisation: A case study of mixed wet reservoir, the Gulf of Suez, Egypt
    Hamed Mohamed Hamed Abdallah
    Hamed Mohamed Hamed Abdallah , Lead Geo-Services Engineer , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • Critical selection of saturation model as the success factor to address the potentiality of shaly sand reservoirs
    Ahmed Elgazar
    Ahmed Elgazar , Operation Geology Department Manager , Agiba Petroleum Company, Egypt
14:00 - 15:30

Category: Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Development (URD)

Session 4 :  TAPPING INTO UNCONVENTIONAL RESOURCES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 6
Co-chairs:
Alaa El Batal, Deputy CEO for Exploration, Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
Mohamed Radwan, Exp. Assistant General Manager, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
  • The future of unconventional oil and gas agreements in Egypt
    Hany Shaker Hashem
    Hany Shaker Hashem , General Manager for Feasibility Studies and Project Evaluation , Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Egypt
  • Unconventional resources development - Egypt’s potential and Argentina’s success
    Rand Al-Obaidy Mustafa
    Rand Al-Obaidy Mustafa , North Africa BD Manager and Senior Petroleum Engineer , Gaffney, Cline & Associates, United Kingdom
  • New approach to geomechanical analysis by deriving Stoneley shear in an unconventional reservoir
    Khaled Mansour , Senior Reservoir Engineer , Schlumberger, India
15:30 - 17:00

Category : Operational Excellence (OpEx)

Session 5 :  IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Ahmed Ibrahim, JV Follow-up Coordinator , Eni IEOC
Hossam Saad, Aritficial Lift Product Line Manager, Baker Hughes
  • Leveraging a novel industrial syngas technology within the framework of Eni S.p.A. and SABIC joint development agreement
    Luca Basini
    Luca Basini , Senior Scientist and Innovative Technology Developer , Eni, Italy
  • Associated gas flaring in Egypt: Introduction of metering, estimation, monitoring and reporting standards
    Alessandro Colarusso , Energy and Resource Efficiency Expert , RINA Consulting S.p.A, Italy

  • Evaluation of energy efficiency opportunities in petroleum refineries using the concept of value engineering
    Tarek ElShennawy
    Tarek ElShennawy , Manager of the Electrical Engineering Sector & Energy Coordinator , Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Co. (ANRPC), Egypt
  • Fractionation towers appropriate pressure control schemes in NGL extraction facilities
    Tarek Zein El-Deen
    Tarek Zein El-Deen , Senior Process Engineer , ENPPI, Egypt
15:30 -17:00

Category : Project Management and Execution (PM)

Session 6 :  MITIGATING PROJECT MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Ahmed Hamouda, Oil Field Services (OFS) Country Sales Leader , Baker Hughes
Sharif Tolba, Integration Manager, Northern Middle East, Schlumberger
  • Successful system schedule integration for a complex multi package mega project
    Sahaiza Saat
    Sahaiza Saat , Principal, Planning and Scheduling , PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • From CAPEX to OPEX: A smooth transition for newly built oil and gas assets
    Ahmed Aly Mohamed
    Ahmed Aly Mohamed , Technical Assurance Manager - North Africa , DNV GL, Egypt
  • Zohr RUP phase – challenges of the installation
    Mostafa Yehia
    Mostafa Yehia , Operations Project Manager , Saipem, France
  • Optimise your shutdown, turnaround and outage projects
    Surendra Jajal , Solution Lead, Oil & Gas , DBS ENR EMEA, SAP, United Arab Emirates
15:30 - 17:00

Category : Exploration: Reservoir Characterisation (EXPL)

Session 7 :  INNOVATION IN RESERVOIR EVALUATION
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Ahmed Sultan, Petrophysics Department Manager, Tharwa Petroleum Company
Adel Samamha, Vice Chairman for Agreements and Exploration, South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE)
  • New insights on Plio-Pleistocene depositional elements as a key for unrevealed exploration potential in the Eastern Mediterranean basin, Egypt
    Mohamed Adel Ibrahim Khalil
    Mohamed Adel Ibrahim Khalil , Department Manger for North Port Said Exploration Sector , Petrobel, Egypt
  • An integrated approach for the characterisation of the fractured carbonate reservoir of the West Katakolo field, NW Peloponnese, Greece.
    Leonidas Gouliotis
    Leonidas Gouliotis , Structural Geologist , Energean, Greece
15:30 - 17:00

Category : Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Development (URD)

Session 8 :  INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES IN ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 6
Co-chairs:
Mohamed Mohie, Engineer Reservoir III, Apache Egypt
  • Successful cases of chemical water shut off in heavy oil-wet sandstones
    Hitisha Dadlani
    Hitisha Dadlani , Assistant Executive Engineer(Reservoir) , ONGC, India
  • Elaboration of a planning and execution of LoSal in GOS province
    Mohamed Dwiedar
    Mohamed Dwiedar , Reservoir Engineering Section Head , Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Egypt
  • Chain reaction approach to the in-situ combustion projects – theory, experiments, modelling and ignition time forecast
    Alexandra Ushakova , Senior Researcher , Southwest Petroleum University, China
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Operational Excellence (OpEx)

Session 9 :  MITIGATING RISKS AND IMPROVING ASSET INTEGRITY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Ahmed Abdrabo, Assistant Chief of Petroleum Central Department, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
Hamada Ahmed Mohamed, Department Manager, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
  • Managing risks to human performance for operational excellence
    Tarique Yusuf
    Tarique Yusuf , Process Engineer I , Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait
  • Permanent mechanical connector pipeline repair solutions as part of a contingency strategy
    Andrew Woodward
    Andrew Woodward , Market Manager - Subsea products , Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS), United Kingdom
  • Sharing best practices of applying OE model in Abqaiq plants to achieve excellence
    Naif Abdullah Al-Howiakan
    Naif Abdullah Al-Howiakan , Mechanical Engineer , Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • Operation management system (OMS)as integral part of asset management
    Mahmoud Hegazy
    Mahmoud Hegazy , Head of Operations , Kuwait Energy, Egypt
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Onshore and Offshore Fluids Processing and Transportation; Gas Processing, Operations and Technology (GAS)

Session 10 :  OPERATION CHALLENGES AND EXCELLENCE
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Mostafa Attya, Senior Facilities Engineer, Apache Egypt
Nicolas Droushiotis, Senior Project Engineer, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company
  • Operations and integrity management and compliance in the age of IIOT
    Samer Haidar , Business Development Manager - Midstream , Honeywell, United Arab Emirates
  • Zero flare project challenges
    Hassan Radwn
    Hassan Radwn , Process Engineer , TWMA, Egypt
  • 12” condensate pipeline stalled pigs retrieval operation at the Caspian Sea
    Mohamad Farizal Mohamad Nor Azli
    Mohamad Farizal Mohamad Nor Azli , Staff Engineer, Upstream Operations , PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Best practices in hydrocarbon metering management
    Ronald ten Cate
    Ronald ten Cate , Head of Flow Testing and Calibration , DNV GL, Netherlands
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Oil and Gas Field Development (FD)

Session 11 :  UNLOCKING POTENTIAL OF MATURE BASINS
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Hossam El Sherif, Asset Subsurface Manager - BEA, Kuwait Energy Egypt
Walid Eid, Subsurface Development Manager, BP
  • Unlocking potentials of mature fields by identifying LRLC pay using new interpretation and evaluation techniques, Western Desert, Egypt
    Haytham Aly Osman
    Haytham Aly Osman , Drilling Operations Department Manager , Agiba Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Unlocking new room of production in brownfield Ras Budran Field, East Central Gulf of Suez
    Nader Mohamed
    Nader Mohamed , Section Head, Geologist , Suez Oil Company (SUCO), Egypt
  • Hydrocarbon potentiality of the northwestern Red Sea and southern Gulf of Suez basins, Egypt
    Ibrahim Attia
    Ibrahim Attia , Senior Geophysicist , South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE), Egypt
  • Engineering based economic evaluation team, pioneer experience in GUPCO joint venture company in Egypt
    Islam Zewain
    Islam Zewain , Senior Reservoir Engineer , Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO), Egypt
10:00 - 11:30

Category :Geoscience: Technology Developments (GEOT)

Session 12 :  GEOTECHNOLOGY
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 6
Co-chairs:
Mahmoud Gabr, RMT Team Leader, BP
Samir Raslan, Vice Chairman for Agreements and Exploration, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
  • Linking fluid escape features to possible source intervals in Herodotus Basin: Monte Carlo approach to 1D hydrocarbon source maturation modelling
    Martine Hardy
    Martine Hardy , Geologist Advisor , ExxonMobil, United Kingdom
  • Seismic acquisition evolution from conventional to blended in Khalda Petroleum Company, the Western Desert of Egypt 1998 and 2018 case studies
    Waleed Abdelaziz
    Waleed Abdelaziz , Geophysicist Advisor , Apache Corporation, Egypt
  • How TGS utilises multibeam and SeaSeep surveys to gather hydrocarbon evidence and de-risk frontier play assessments
    Felicia Winter
    Felicia Winter , Interpretation Geophysicist & Potential Field Analyst – AME , TGS, United Kingdom
  • Open-hole logging while tripping through drill pipes, technology for risk mitigation and cost optimisation; case studies in Abu Dhabi fields
    Fathy El Wazeer
    Fathy El Wazeer , Petrophysics Expert , Al Mansoori Specialized Engineering, United Arab Emirates
11:30 -13:00

Category : Downstream: Refining Technology, Operations and Marketing (REF)

Session 13 :  IMPROVING REFINERY ECONOMICS
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Mahmoud Ahdy, Process Engineer, Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR)
Mahmoud Nagy, Minister's Assistant, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources
  • Market forecast in the Mediterranean and opportunities for oil and gas companies
    Mohamed Sayed Taha
    Mohamed Sayed Taha , Project Leader Engineer , ENPPI, Egypt
  • Refinery upgrading Euro V products, zero fuel oil and advanced performance monitoring with the best digital technologies to minimise downtimes
    Francesco Cammarata
    Francesco Cammarata , VP Business Development North Africa and East Mediterranean , TechnipFMC
  • Unload your sulphur unit and make money too
    Martin Taylor
    Martin Taylor , Sulfur and SWSPlus Technologist , Bechtel, United States of America
  • Modern isomerisation and reforming technologies for enhancement of quality and yield of EURO-5 compliant motor gasoline
    Timofey Karpenko
    Timofey Karpenko , Cheif Technology Officer , SIE Neftehim, LLC, Russian Federation
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Onshore and Offshore Fluids Processing and Transportation; Gas Processing, Operations and Technology (GAS)

Session 14 :  INNOVATION IN GAS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Mostafa Kamel, NME OneSurface Sales Manager, Schlumberger
Nicolas Droushiotis, Senior Project Engineer, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company
  • Multiphase pumps wet gas
    Roberto Mantini
    Roberto Mantini , Well Production Services Manager , BONATTI S.p.A, Italy
  • Multi-phase compression technology - a key enabler for long tie backs for gas fields
    Christophe Joly , Regional manager North Africa Med, OneSubsea , a Schlumberger company, Norway
  • Multiport selector valves and skids: A weight and space saving solution for production facilities
    Marco Sparisci
    Marco Sparisci , Technical Manager , DAFRAM S.p.A., Italy
  • Flared gas in Egypt
    Mohamed Ali Elgebaly
    Mohamed Ali Elgebaly , Production Department Head , Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Egypt
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Oil and Gas Field Development (FD)

Session 15 :  ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (EOR)
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Akmal Adeeb, Senior Business Development Manager, Baker Hughes
Hossam El Dandarawy, Senior Front End Development Manager, Shell Egypt
  • Adding new reserves to Egypt - introducing a highly economical EOR process
    Darius Shahsavari
    Darius Shahsavari , Senior Vice President , IPR Energy Group, United States of America
  • Nano-emulsions: Droplet stabilisation and property optimisation for Enhanced Oil Recovery
    Nilanjan Pal
    Nilanjan Pal , Senior Research Fellow , Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, India
  • Improving oil recovery factor by nano-flooding using different nanoparticles, due to viscosity reduction, wettability alteration and decreasing interfacial-tension
    Maged Taha
    Maged Taha , Reservoir Engineer , Badr Petroleum Company (BAPETCO), Egypt
  • Modelling of irreversible wettability during low salinity water flooding
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Digitalisation of Oil and Gas (DIGI)

Session 16 :  ACHIEVING PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION THROUGH DIGITALISATION
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 6
Co-chairs:
Mohamed Abdel Monsef, JV Head of Operations, Kuwait Energy Egypt
Tarek El Khayat, Assistant Chairman for IT, South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE)
  • Digitalisation of the oil and gas pipeline industry based on IIoT
    Mohamed Awad
    Mohamed Awad , Talkha Area General Manager , Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO), Egypt
  • Digital oil field technologies implementation in mature fields of the Western Desert of Egypt
    Ahmed Sabaa
    Ahmed Sabaa , Petroleum Engineering Assistant Manager , Agiba Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Digital transformation through integrated process and power helps oil and gas industry to achieve efficiency, profitability, safety and sustainability KPIs
    Tiziana Paolicelli
    Tiziana Paolicelli , Strategic Account Executive , Schneider Electric, Italy
  • Online drilling benchmarking system: A key to well cost optimisation in Malaysia
    M Nasir M Yunus , Manager, MPM Drilling and Engineering , PETRONAS, Malaysia
14:00 - 15:30

Category :Downstream: Refining Technology, Operations and Marketing (REF)

Session 17 :  DEVELOPMENTS IN REFINING TECHNOLOGIES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Ayman Abd Al Hamid, Manager - Distribution of Refining Products, Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
Mohamed Ibrahim, GM Assistant, Process Technology Division, ENPPI
  • Co-hydroprocessing and hydrocracking of alternative feed mixture (vacuum gas oil/waste lubricating oil/waste cooking oil) aiming at high-quality fuels production
    Mohamed Sayed Abdo El-Sawy
    Mohamed Sayed Abdo El-Sawy , Process Engineer , Egyptian Projects Operation and Maintenance (EPROM), Egypt
  • Advanced process control in oil refineries: A review and a case study
    Mohamed Abdelrazek
    Mohamed Abdelrazek , Automation Section Head , Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR), Egypt
  • Catalytic cracking of heavy naphtha using new sulphonated mica catalyst
    Mohammed Shady
    Mohammed Shady , HSE Section Head , North Bahariya Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Enhancing value from delayed coking through petcoke valorisation
    Vineet Bakshi
    Vineet Bakshi , Senior Process Manager - Strategy and BD , Engineers India ltd, India
14:00 - 15:30

Category : Biofuels, Alternative Fuels and Renewable Energy (BIO)

Session 18 :  RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Mohamed Yakan, General Manager, Technical Affairs and Technology, Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)
Shaher Reda, General Manager, Corporate Integration Projects, Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)
  • The symbiotic relationship between energy and sustainable development
    Reham Kamel El-Khadrawy
    Reham Kamel El-Khadrawy , Tenders and Studies Assistant General Manager , Egypt Gas, Egypt
  • Powering a refinery with a solar PV plant
    Moustafa Elshaarawy
    Moustafa Elshaarawy , Department Head of the Electrical Engineering , Alexandria National Refining and Petrochemicals Co. (ANRPC), Egypt
  • Solar heat integration in industrial processes (SHIP)
    Mohamed Ibrahim
    Mohamed Ibrahim , Quality General Manager , Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Company (SIDPEC), Egypt
  • Analysis of geothermal resources in Egypt using geophysical data
    Nancy Gamal Eldin Azazy
    Nancy Gamal Eldin Azazy , Section Head Energy Efficiency Department , South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE), Egypt
14:00 - 15:30

Category : Oil and Gas Field Development (FD)

Session 19 :  SUCCESSFUL FIELD DEVELOPMENT CASE STUDIES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Nicodemos Nicodemou, Senior Project Engineer, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company
  • Transforming subsea field development planning through system integration and advanced diagnostics
    Jerome Cociella , Sales Director , OneSubsea, a Schlumberger Company, France
  • A case study of field development planning applied to Egypt gas field – optimisation through the use of heated flowlines versus MEG system
    Géraldine Trucy , Field Development Study Lead , Subsea 7
  • Hybrid intelligent strategy for constrained optimisation of well placement - a real case study
    Kheireddine Redouane
    Kheireddine Redouane , Researcher in Reservoir Engineering , Sonatrach, Algeria
  • Water flooding successes and challenges in giant offshore reservoirs: case studies from GUPCO
    Mazen Mohamed Bahaaeldeen Hussein
    Mazen Mohamed Bahaaeldeen Hussein , Resevoir Engineer , Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO), Egypt
14:00 - 15:30

Category :Digitalisation of Oil and Gas (DIGI)

Session 20 :  SMART DECISION MAKING USING AI AND ADVANCED ANALYTICS
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 6
Co-chairs:
Mohamed Medhat, Measurements and Control Manager, Baker Hughes
Wael Kroush, Drilling and Completions Technical Advisor, Halliburton
  • IIoT will influence the way oil and gas companies deploy connectivity, cloud and analytics
    Amr Kandil
    Amr Kandil , Business Development Expert, North East Africa and Levant , Schneider Electric, Egypt
  • Leveraging advanced analytics and domain expertise in Baker Hughes, a GE Company to deliver digital services and customer value
    Michele Lauriola
    Michele Lauriola , Lead Engineer – Data Scientist , Baker Hughes, Italy
  • Driller's eye network
    Khaled Shabara
    Khaled Shabara , M/LWD Field Engineer , Halliburton, Egypt
  • Transferring big data analytics into optimal and stable, brand-new like heat transfer efficiency for heavy-duty equipment
    Alexey Dolbunov , Business Development Officer , Angara Service, Russian Federation
15:30 - 17:00

Category : Downstream: Petrochemicals Technology and Operations (PET)

Session 21 :  TECHNOLOGIES' ROLE IN RESHAPING THE PETROCHEMICALS FUTURE
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Hisham Selim, Executive Vice President for Planning and Projects, Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)
Sara Mortada, Assistant General Manager - Business Development , Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)

  • Influence of poly(butylene succinate) and calcium carbonate nano-particles on the biodegradability of eco-friendly high density-polyethylene nanocomposites
    Kareem Mahmoud Hossien Abdelrahman
    Kareem Mahmoud Hossien Abdelrahman , Head of Polyethylene Labs and Research Department , Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Company (SIDPEC), Egypt

  • Challenges of ethylene process compressor trains: From design to start-up and operability
    Simone Corbo
    Simone Corbo , Downstream Technical Sales , Baker Hughes, Italy

  • Implications of disruptive technologies on petrochemical industry
    Rowieda Talal
    Rowieda Talal , Department Head for Business Development , Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM), Egypt

  • Viability assessment for alternate feedstock options for petrochemical import substitution: Case studies
    Vineet Bakshi
    Vineet Bakshi , Senior Process Manager - Strategy and BD , Engineers India ltd, India
15:30 - 17:00

Category : Biofuels, Alternative Fuels and Renewable Energy (BIO)

Session 22 :  DEVELOPMENTS IN BIOFUELS
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Ahmed Helmy, Section Head, Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)
Sara Mourad, Subsea Sales Manager, Baker Hughes

  • Advanced integrated bio refineries – a sustainable approach
    Ahmed Mohamed Hassan Zayed
    Ahmed Mohamed Hassan Zayed , Department Head  Technical and Technological Affairs , Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM), Egypt

  • Financial model of the traditional method and the ultrasonic method in biodiesel production from waste cooking oil in Egypt
    Mohamed Mostafa Al Naggar , Department Manager , Natural Gas Vehicles Company (Car Gas), Egypt

  • Biofuel technology via reactive ethanolysis with thermally pre-treated pre-mixture of glycerol, bio-oil and calcium hydroxide
    Hendrex Wycliffe Kazembe-Phiri
    Hendrex Wycliffe Kazembe-Phiri , Chief Petroleum Engineer and Research Scientist , Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Malawi

  • Algal derived biodiesel by utilizing CO2: A direction on flue gases bio-mitigation for the third generation biofuels
    Essam Kabbary Mohamed
    Essam Kabbary Mohamed , Utility General Manager , Alexandria National Refining and Petrochemicals Co. (ANRPC), Egypt
15:30 - 17:00

Category : Oil and Gas Field Development (FD)

Session 23 :  RESERVOIR ENGINEERING, MONITORING AND TESTING TECHNOLOGIES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Mahmoud Sobhy Fayed, Reservoir Engineer Department Head , Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO)
Nicodemos Nicodemou, Senior Project Engineer, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company

  • Heavy oil water coning control using water sink from an offset producer
    Karim Magdy
    Karim Magdy , Reservoir Engineer , Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO), Egypt

  • The integration of pseudo logs and petrophysical properties in reservoir modelling using machine learning
    Ahmed Tarek
    Ahmed Tarek , Junior Geophysist , Ain Shams University, Egypt

  • Advanced production system management for offshore gas condensate field: Challenges and successes
    Mohamed El-Dabbour
    Mohamed El-Dabbour , Reservoir Engineering General Manager , Abu Qir Petroleum Company, Egypt

  • A new strategy for improving recovery factor in commingle reservoirs at mature fields
    Abotaleb Abdelazim
    Abotaleb Abdelazim , Section Head Reservoir Engineer , Khalda Petroleum Company, Egypt
15:30 - 17:00

Category :Digitalisation of Oil and Gas (DIGI)

Session 24 :  SMART DIGITAL OILFIELDS
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 6
Co-chairs:
Hassan Diaa, NME DELFI Champion, Schlumberger
Wael Kroush, Drilling and Completions Technical Advisor, Halliburton

  • Digital in field: A truly virtual metering system in a subsea field for metering and production optimisation
    Hatem Darwish
    Hatem Darwish , Production Engineering Consultant , Schlumberger, Egypt

  • Leveraging digital twins
    Ezzat Sabry
    Ezzat Sabry , Managing Director , Geomatex, Egypt

  • A step change towards a nationwide digital oil field solution
    Yasmin Atef Abdel Monaem
    Yasmin Atef Abdel Monaem , Senior Production Engineer , Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Egypt

  • Production management digital toolkit at BP
    Waly Ahmed Abdellatif Eltaher
    Waly Ahmed Abdellatif Eltaher , Petroleum Engineer , BP, Egypt
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Session 25 :  OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Irene Eleftheriou, Project Engineer/HSSE Officer, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company
Wael Amin, Head of HSE, Kuwait Energy Egypt
  • Risk based approach in design hazard management
    Kareem Rasmy Kamel
    Kareem Rasmy Kamel , Principal Safety and Loss Prevention Engineer , ENPPI, Egypt
  • Attributes of leading organisations: Best-in-class contractor management re-visited
    David Bibby
    David Bibby , Manager , ISN Software UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Analysing the effect of human error calculations in risk analyses
    Mohammed Bhaimia , Principal Safety, Risk and Reliability Consultant , Functional Safety Engineering Services, United Kingdom
  • Upskilling programs of Egyptian construction projects
    Mark Woolaghan
    Mark Woolaghan , Senior Project Manager , Bechtel, United States
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Offshore and Marine Technology and Operations (MAR)

Session 26 :  OFFSHORE AND MARINE TECHNOLOGIES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Hesham El Khafif , General Manager, Petrobel
Omar Ibrahim El-Sisi, General Manager for Fields and Facilities Design Development, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
  • Energy harvesting for sustainable long tie-back development
    Sylvanie Sieng , Field Development Lead Engineer , Subsea 7, France
  • New techniques for deep water pipelines, intervention
    Ahmed Farahat
    Ahmed Farahat , Project Manager, Global Projects Organisation , BP, Egypt
  • Kamose field development offshore Egypt, Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU) and mini platform
    Mahmoud Abd El-Aziz Eissa
    Mahmoud Abd El-Aziz Eissa , Senior Project Engineer , North Sinai Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Subsea Xmas tree’s cost and schedule optimisation for subsea gas field projects
    Mohamed Maher
    Mohamed Maher , Zohr Project SPS Lead Engineer , ENPPI, Egypt
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Exploration: Reservoir Characterisation (EXPL)

Session 27 :  PETROLEUM SYSTEM CHALLENGES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Ahmed Lotfy, Asset Subsurface Manager - AbuSennan, Kuwait Energy Egypt
Mostafa AbdulGhaffar, Assistant General Manager, South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE)
  • The next world-class hydrocarbon province? Renewed exploration and evaluation of the Egyptian Red Sea using modern 2D seismic data
    Sugandha Tewari
    Sugandha Tewari , Exploration Lead Middle East North Africa , WesternGeco, Schlumberger, Egypt
  • Fagur basin hydrocarbon potential, Western Desert, Egypt
    Ibrahim El Dessouky
    Ibrahim El Dessouky , Exploration Project Manager , Eni, Egypt
  • New insights in the tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Oman-emirates thrust belt; the key role of the Jebel Hafit structure
    Johannes Petrus Van Dijk , Exploration Manager , Dragon Oil, United Arab Emirates
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Drilling (DR)

Session 28 :  DRILLING OPTIMISATION
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 5
Co-chairs:
Ismail Shatta, Senior Business Development Account Representative, Halliburton
Salah Abdel Kareem, Chairman, Badr Petroleum Company (Bapetco)
  • The multiple activation hole enlargement services changed drilling philosophy in deep HPHT lean casing profile application
    Mahmoud Aboul Fotouh , Technical Sales Engineer , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • Maximising production while minimising well construction costs: A case study in a mature field onshore Abu Dhabi
    Wael Fares Wasel
    Wael Fares Wasel , Geosteering Domain Lead , Halliburton, United Arab Emirates
  • Virtual motor prototyping and smart geo-steering technologies redefine well construction time and set new benchmark in a major UAE field
    Elena Cantarelli
    Elena Cantarelli , Senior Drilling Engineer , Schlumberger, United Arab Emirates
  • Automated drilling performance optimisation in Khalda Petroleum Company
    Ahmed Abdelaziz
    Ahmed Abdelaziz , Drilling Engineer , Khalda Petroleum Company, Egypt
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Session 29 :  ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Eiman Hamdy, Environment and Sustainability Leader, Eni
Tarek Adly, CEO HSE Consultant, PETROJET
  • Keeping Mediterranean skies clean
    Aimen Badawy , Regulatory Compliance and Environment Manager
  • Flare management reduction schemes
    Tamer Aieysh
    Tamer Aieysh , HSE General Manager , Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco), Egypt
  • Unveiling the mechanisms of sodium carbonated gel formation and potential for CO2 sequestration for shallow formations
    Margret Khaloian
    Margret Khaloian , Graduate Student , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Synthesis of recyclable carbon/lignin bio-composite sorbent for in situ uptake of BTX contaminants from wastewater
    Mohamed Adel Moustafa Abd-Elaziz
    Mohamed Adel Moustafa Abd-Elaziz , Section Head in Occupational Health and Safety , Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Egypt

  • Instead of banning plastics, recycling is a better compromise to achieve resource saving, waste processing and sustainable environment
    Ahmed Shoman
    Ahmed Shoman , Head of Technical Support & Market Development , Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO), Egypt
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Completions (COMPL)

Session 30 :  STIMULATION AND SAND MANAGEMENT
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Mohamed Atwa, Senior Production Technology Manager, Kuwait Energy Egypt
Yasser Elmassry, Base Property and Technical Services Manager, Apache Egypt
  • Integrated approach to develop Thebes tight reservoir – a case study from the Eastern Desert, Egypt
    Ahmed Samy Ragheb
    Ahmed Samy Ragheb , Reservoir Engineering Section Head , Esh El Malaha Petroleum Company (ESHPETCO), Egypt
  • Integrated fracturing approach in unconventional horizontal wells: ‘Game-changing’ operational and technical learnings from North Kuwait
    Amr Abdelbaky
    Amr Abdelbaky , Technical Professional , Halliburton, Kuwait
  • Mature offshore heavy oil field development utilising pioneer intervention method. A case study in Egypt
    Mohamed Aboelenin
    Mohamed Aboelenin , Section Head Petroleum Engineer , Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO), Egypt
  • Ceramic sand screen design enhancement - lessons learnt from initial field rigless installations offshore East Malaysia to improve well performance
    Bhargava Ram Gundemoni
    Bhargava Ram Gundemoni , Global Key Account Specialist , 3M, Germany
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Exploration: Reservoir Characterisation (EXPL)

Session 31 :  ROCK PHYSICS INSIGHTS
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Noureldien Darhim, New Technology and Unconventional Resource Lead, Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO)
Adel Samamha, Vice Chairman for Agreements and Exploration, South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE)
  • Understanding complex reservoirs – could well logs and seismic data conditioning dictate unique inversion approach
    Tarek Nafie , Seismic Reservoir Middle East Technical Manager , Schlumberger, Egypt
  • An integrated petrophysical and rock physics analysis to improve reservoir characterisation: A case study from the Al-Baraka Oilfield, Upper Egypt
    Mohamed Mohamed Ali Abd Allah
    Mohamed Mohamed Ali Abd Allah , Section Head – Geophysical Studies , South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (GANOPE), Egypt
  • Unveil Egypt’s remaining hydrocarbon resources through Artificial Intelligence and machine learning: Revolutionary step
    Sahar Shaaban Hassan , Senior Petrophysicist , Cheiron Petroleum Corporation, Egypt
  • Impact of rock typing on enhancing petrophysical analysis, reservoir characterisation and permeability prediction. Upper A/R”G” Dolomite, NE Alamein Field
    Ahmed Orban
    Ahmed Orban , Geologist , IPR Energy Group, Egypt
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Drilling (DR)

Session 32 :  SUCCESSFUL DRILLING CASE STUDIES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 5
Co-chairs:
Hatem Shabaka, Technical Manager, Baroid, Halliburton
Sherif Emam, Senior Drilling Manager, Kuwait Energy Egypt
  • Application of acid prohibitive flexible slurry for enhanced zonal isolation of high-pressure formation - a case study of Northern Iraq
    Rameez Anwar
    Rameez Anwar , Well Cementing Specialist , SPRINT Oil and Gas Services, United Arab Emirates
  • Lost circulation mitigation in the Middle East: A tiered-technological approach as a key to economic success?
    Eyad Abualsaud , Associate Technical Professional , Halliburton, Saudi Arabia
  • Application of predictive and prescriptive data analysis leads to successful first MPD operation, in otherwise un-drillable Gulf of Suez well
    Abdul Saboor
    Abdul Saboor , Technical Manager , Weatherford, Egypt
  • Comparative study of managed pressure application in deep water gas wells- case study from offshore the Mediterranean, Egypt
    Mahmoud El-Husseiny
    Mahmoud El-Husseiny , Drilling Engineer , Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Egypt
14:00 - 15:30

Category :Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Session 33 :  ENSURING UTMOST PROCESS SAFETY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
Co-chairs:
Alex Roberts, EEM HSE Manager, Schlumberger
Mohamed Hassanein , North Africa Region HSE Manager, BP

  • Pressure relief and explosion protection strategies for cryogenic storage tanks
    Michael Davies
    Michael Davies , CEO , PROTEGO, Germany
  • Surge analysis for fire protection system case study
    Mohamed Kamal El-Mehy , Safety and Loss Prevention Engineer , ENPPI, Egypt
  • HSE/Safety case study - demonstrating how hazards are being properly managed
    Hesham Hanafy Mahmoud
    Hesham Hanafy Mahmoud , Senior Process Safety Engineer , TÜV Rheinland, Egypt
  • Process hazard analysis for existing facilities for accident prevention
    Talal Al-Nabhan
    Talal Al-Nabhan , Senior Process Engineer , Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait
14:00 - 15:30

Category : Completions (COMPL)

Session 34 :  NEW COMPLETIONS TECHNOLOGIES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
Co-chairs:
Alaa Ebid, Technical Professional - CT and Stimulation, Production Solutions, Halliburton
Tamer El-Sakhawy, Completions and Wellbore Intervention Sales Manager , Baker Hughes
  • (ESP) rigless deployment systems: An overview of a new coiled-tube deployment method and the impact on a long term investment
    Mostafa Fathy Elaasar
    Mostafa Fathy Elaasar , ESP Application Engineer , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • Spectral noise logging through barrier diagnostics used for multiple well integrity issues identification. Case study: T4-10 offshore gas well
    Ahmed Shaker
    Ahmed Shaker , Completion Engineer , Petrobel, Egypt
  • Complete well study to investigate the effect of cluster spacing in well performance
    Ahmed Ibrahim , Reservoir Engineer , Apache Corporation, United States of America
  • Water control in high-water-cut wells using specially designed polymers - a novel well-intervention technology applied in the Burgan Field, Kuwait
    Kutbuddin Bhatia
    Kutbuddin Bhatia , Technical Professional- Frac/ Acid/ Conformance , Halliburton, Kuwait
14:00 - 15:30

Category : Exploration: Reservoir Characterisation (EXPL)

Session 35 :  SEISMIC SURVEYS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
Co-chairs:
Efthymios Efthymiou, Geoscience Lead, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company
Hesham Shalaby, Senior Geophysicist, Dragon Oil
  • Success story of re-imaging of the recently acquired data, a case study offshore Egypt, Mediterranean Sea
    Mostafa Salheen , Project Manager , Schlumberger, Egypt
  • Salt basin enhancement through reflection-based full waveform inversion: Case study from the Mediterranean offshore data
    Aly Said
    Aly Said , Geophysical Advisor , CGG, Egypt
  • A novel concept in AVO anomalies detection; a successful story, offshore Nile Delta, Egypt
    Ramy Fahmy
    Ramy Fahmy , Senior Geophysicist , Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco), Egypt
  • Integration of geophysics and geology in a complex area, the Gulf of Suez
    Luca De Vincenzi
    Luca De Vincenzi , Chief Geophysicist , Dragon Oil, United Arab Emirates
14:00 - 15:30

Category : Drilling (DR)

Session 36 :  DRILLING TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 5
Co-chairs:
Marwa Al-Qutt, Drilling Fluids Department Manager , Agiba Petroleum Company
Salah Abdel Kareem, Chairman, Badr Petroleum Company (Bapetco)
  • Latest PDC drill bit state of the art technology drilling longest ever 6” horizontal slim hole in the Western Desert, Egypt
    Mahmoud Gad
    Mahmoud Gad , Wells engineer , Badr Petroleum Company (BAPETCO), Egypt
  • Combined drilling technologies deliver an overall ‘perfect well’ scenario at the most complex asset (Gina Krog Field) for Equinor in Norway
    Alberto Caycedo Ballesteros , PSD Lead Engineer (BDT) , Schlumberger, Norway
  • Continuous circulation drilling, MPD: Adding value through safety enhancements and cost control
    Francesco Colaianni
    Francesco Colaianni , Well Technology Engineering Manager , Drillmec S.p.A, Italy
  • Multi-million dollar well engineering projects: Planning for success
    Hossam Khattab , Well Engineer and Geomechanics Specialist , Baker Hughes, United Arab Emirates