Having received 869 abstracts from across the globe, the EGYPS 2020 Technical Conference will deliver 36 sessions across 15 technical categories, over three days at the Egypt International Exhibition Center. Join 144 international technical expert speakers and share in their wealth of experience and knowledge.

EGYPS 2020 LOYALTY CONFERENCE RATES

CONFERENCE TYPE STANDARD RATE (excl. 14% VAT)
All access conference pass US$ 1,895
Strategic Conference only US$ 935
Technical Conference only US$ 750
Women in Energy Conference & Awards Ceremony only US$ 505
HSE in Energy Conference & Awards Ceremony only US$ 505
Finance & Investment Summit only US$ 505
14:00-15:30

Category: Operational Excellence (OpEx)

Session 1 :  IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY, REDUCING EXPENSES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
  • Achieving cost efficiency and quality gains through remote survey technology
    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 , Principal (Upstream Operations) , PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Dual redundant ESPs system using single POD system
    Mohamed Hamza , Technical Support Engineer – ALS , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • Total cost of ownership, dynamic certification, CM/CBM, OEM support
    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
  • Effectively delivering capital oil gas projects in a low oil price environment
    Isara Boondao , Senior Engineer , Mubadala Petroleum, Thailand
  • Applying an agile model to assess the oil and gas sector EPC companies/projects stakeholders’ feedback
    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 , Petroleum Engineer , Weatherford, United Arab Emirates

  • Risk management in the construction of gas plants and gas pipelines in Egypt
    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 3
  • Geochemical tools paving the path for better formation evaluation through ages
    Ritwika Das , Petrophysicist , Schlumberger, India
  • Using sedimentological characterisation to modify reservoir zonation derived from seismic and log interpretation, Baltim Field, Nile Delta, Egypt
    Islam Hamed Ali , Head of Sedimentology Department and Zohr Exploration Team Member , Petrobel, Egypt
  • Challenges of Nubian sandstone reservoir characterisation: A case study of mixed wet reservoir, the Gulf of Suez, Egypt
    Hamed Mohamed Hamed Abdallah , Lead Geo-Services Engineer , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • Carbonate reservoir complexity and uncertainty of calculating reservoir properties for Alamein dolomite producing reservoir, Yidma/Alamein area, Western Desert, Egypt
    Adel Ahmed Ibrahim Abdouh , Development Geology Division Manager , El Hamra Oil Company, Egypt
14:00 - 15:30

Category: Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources Development (URD)

Session 4 :  TAPPING INTO UNCONVENTIONAL RESOURCES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
  • The future of unconventional oil and gas agreements in Egypt
    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 , North Africa BD Manager and Senior Petroleum Engineer , Gaffney, Cline & Associates, United Kingdom
  • Comprehensive evaluation and development of unconventional hydrocarbon reserves as energy resource
    Ghareb Hamada , Professor , UTP, Malaysia
  • New approach to geomechanical analysis by deriving Stoneley shear in an unconventional reservoir
    Chandreyi Chatterjee , Geomechanics Engineer , Schlumberger, India
15:30-17:00

Category : Operational Excellence (OpEx)

Session 5 :  IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
  • Leveraging a novel industrial syngas technology within the framework of Eni S.p.A. and SABIC joint development agreement
    Luca Basini , Senior Scientist and Innovative Technology Developer , Eni, Italy
  • Associated gas flaring in Egypt: Introduction of metering, estimation, monitoring and reporting standards
    Marco Morando , Energy and Resource Efficiency Manager , RINA Consulting S.p.A, Italy

  • Evaluation of energy efficiency opportunities in petroleum refineries using the concept of value engineering
    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 , 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
  • Successful system schedule integration for a complex multi package mega project
    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 , Technical Assurance Manager - North Africa , DNV GL, Egypt
  • Zohr RUP phase – challenges of the installation
    Stéphane Berger , Zohr RUP Project Director , Saipem, France
  • Optimise your shutdown, turnaround and outage projects
    Hisham Gouda , Chief Solution Expert , SAP, United Arab Emirates
15:30 - 17:00

Category : Exploration: Reservoir Characterisation (EXPL)

Session 7 :  INNOVATION IN RESERVOIR EVALUATION
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 3
  • First application of formation testing while tripping to obtain pressure transient data offshore Nile delta deep water
    Mario Biagi , Operation Geology Manager , Italian Egyptian Oil Company (IEOC), Egypt
  • New insights on Plio-Pleistocene depositional elements as a key for unrevealed exploration potential in the Eastern Mediterranean basin, Egypt
    Mohamed Adel Ibrahim Khalil , Department Manger for North Port Said Exploration Sector , Petrobel, Egypt
  • An integrated approach to evaluate the ultra-tight and complex mixed lithology of a lacustrine gas-bearing reservoir
    Dai Guo Yu , Senior Petrophysicist , Schlumberger, China
  • An integrated approach for the characterisation of the fractured carbonate reservoir of the West Katakolo field, NW Peloponnese, Greece
    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 4
  • Feasibility study of application the carbon dioxide CO2 miscible flooding on a Libyan Oil Field
    Mohamed Abdalrouf Elwkhi , Reservoir Engineer , Zuitina Oil Company (ZOC), Libya
  • Elaboration of a planning and execution of LoSal in GOS province
    Mohamed Dwiedar , Reservoir Engineering Section Head , Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Egypt
  • Investigation of single stage sandstone acidising
    Mostafa Elsaid Shaheen , Production Engineer , Khalda Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Numerical evaluation of a steam flooding project in a Colombian heavy oil reservoir
    Erika Margarita Trigos Becerra , Reservoir Simulation Engineer , Mansarovar Energy, Colombia
10:00-11.30

Category : Operational Excellence (OpEx)

Session 9 :  MITIGATING RISKS AND IMPROVING ASSET INTEGRITY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
  • MANAGING RISKS TO HUMAN PERFORMANCE FOR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE
    Tarique Yusuf , Process Engineer I , Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Kuwait
  • Permanent mechanical connector pipeline repair solutions as part of a contingency strategy
    Andrew Woodward , Product Specialist , Enerpac, United Kingdom
  • Sharing best practices of applying OE model in Abqaiq plants to achieve excellence
    Naif Abdullah Al-Howiakan , Mechanical Engineer , Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • Operation management system (OMS)as integral part of asset management
    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
  • Operations and integrity management and compliance in the age of IIOT
    Steve Hill , Midstream Oil and Gas Pipelines Sales Specialist , Honeywell, United Kingdom
  • Membranes for the separation of bulk hydrogen sulphide from natural gas
    Marcus Sprenkel , Process Domain Champion , Schlumberger, United States of America
  • 12” condensate pipeline stalled pigs retrieval operation at the Caspian Sea
    Mohamad Farizal Mohamad Nor Azli , Staff Engineer, Upstream Operations , PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Innovative hybrid solution for produced water treatment through retrofitting and reverse engineering
    Sasidharan Adiyodi Kenoth , Facility Engineering Manager , Dragon Oil, United Arab Emirates
10:00-11.30

Category : Oil and Gas Field Development (FD)

Session 11 :  UNLOCKING POTENTIAL OF MATURE BASINS
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 3
  • Unlocking potentials of mature fields by identifying LRLC pay using new interpretation and evaluation techniques, Western Desert, Egypt
    Haytham Aly Osman , Drilling Operations Department Manager , Agiba Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Successful application of downhole jet pump to overcome liquid loading issues in a gas well
    Pablo Guizada , Petroleum Engineer Specilaist , Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • Hydrocarbon potentiality of the northwestern Red Sea and southern Gulf of Suez basins, Egypt
    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 , 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 4
  • Linking fluid escape features to possible source intervals in Herodotus Basin: Monte Carlo approach to 1D hydrocarbon source maturation modelling
    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 , Geophysicist Advisor , Apache Corporation, Egypt
  • How TGS utilises multibeam and SeaSeep surveys to gather hydrocarbon evidence and de-risk frontier play assessments
    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 , 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
  • Market forecast in the Mediterranean and opportunities for oil and gas companies
    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 , VP Business Development North Africa and East Mediterranean , TechnipFMC, Italy
  • Unload your sulphur unit and make money too
    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 , 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
  • Multiphase pumps wet gas
    Alessandro Pederzoli , Lead Production Engineer , BONATTI S.p.A, Italy
  • Multi-phase compression technology - a key enabler for long tie backs for gas fields
    Hans Fredrik Lindøen-Kjellnes , Product Champion , OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, Norway
  • Multiport selector valves and skids: A weight and space saving solution for production facilities
    Marco Sparisci , Technical Manager , DAFRAM S.p.A., Italy
  • Flared gas in Egypt
    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 3
  • Adding new reserves to Egypt - introducing a highly economical EOR process
    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 , 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 , Reservoir Engineer , Badr Petroleum Company (BAPETCO), Egypt
  • Modelling of irreversible wettability during low salinity water flooding
    Shawket Ghedan , Reservoir Development Manager - Studies , Dragon Oil, United Arab Emirates
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Digitalisation of Oil and Gas (DIGI)

Session 16 :  ACHIEVING PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION THROUGH DIGITALISATION
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
  • A deep dive into disruptive cutting edge digital technologies in the oil and gas industry
    Marcial Manzano , Head of International , Darcy Partners, United States of America
  • Intelligent digital solutions for crude oil facility performance optimisation
    Erik Sellman , Senior Product Manager , Schlumberger, United States of America
  • Digital transformation through integrated process and power helps oil and gas industry to achieve efficiency, profitability, safety and sustainability KPIs
    Tiziana Paolicelli , Strategic Account Executive , Schneider Electric, Italy
  • Safe and optimised operations through smart analytics and big data
    Karl Mcmanus , Consultant Engineer , Wood PLC, Ireland
14:00-15:30

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

Session 17 :  DEVELOPMENTS IN REFINING TECHNOLOGIES
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
  • 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 , Process Engineer , Egyptian Projects Operation and Maintenance (EPROM), Egypt
  • Advanced process control in oil refineries: A review and a case study
    Mohamed Abdelrazek , Automation Section Head , Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR), Egypt
  • Catalytic cracking of heavy naphtha using new sulphonated mica catalyst
    Mohammed Shady , HSE Section Head , North Bahariya Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Overview of the new analytical techniques for the oil and gas industry
    Walid Gebril , Quality Control General Manager , Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), Egypt
14:00 - 15:30

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

Session 18 :  RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
  • The symbiotic relationship between energy and sustainable development
    Reham Kamel El-Khadrawy , Tenders and Studies Assistant General Manager , Egypt Gas, Egypt
  • Miraah solar project
    Saad Salim Al Shukaili , Process Engineer , Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Oman
  • Solar heat integration in industrial processes (SHIP)
    Mohamed Ibrahim , Quality General Manager , Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Company (SIDPEC), Egypt
  • Analysis of geothermal resources in Egypt using geophysical data
    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 3
  • Transforming subsea field development planning through system integration and advanced diagnostics
    Cedric Chidiac , Digital Solutions Product Manager , OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, United States of America
  • Collaborative and multidisciplinary field development planning – a case study for Egypt
    Géraldine Trucy , Field Development Study Lead , Subsea 7
  • Hybrid intelligent strategy for constrained optimisation of well placement - a real case study
    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 , 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 4
  • IIoT will influence the way oil and gas companies deploy connectivity, cloud and analytics
    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 , Lead Engineer – Data Scientist , Baker Hughes, Italy
  • Driller's eye network
    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
    Ilya Rodin , CEO , 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

  • Influence of poly(butylene succinate) and calcium carbonate nano-particles on the biodegradability of eco-friendly high density-polyethylene nanocomposites
    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 , Downstream Technical Sales , Baker Hughes, Italy

  • Implications of disruptive technologies on petrochemical industry
    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 , 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

  • Advanced integrated bio refineries – a sustainable approach
    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 , 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 , 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 3

  • Heavy oil water coning control using water sink from an offset producer
    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 , Junior Geophysist , Ain Shams University, Egypt

  • Robotic infrared catalytic heater
    Olugbenga Akinlade Fajemirokun , CEO , Uriel, United Kingdom

  • A new strategy for improving recovery factor in commingle reservoirs at mature fields
    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 3

  • Digital in field: A truly virtual metering system in a subsea field for metering and production optimisation
    Hassan Diaa , Data and Infrastructure Team Lead , Schlumberger, Egypt

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

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

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

Category : Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Session 25 :  OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
  • Risk based approach in design hazard management
    Kareem Rasmy Kamel , Principal Safety and Loss Prevention Engineer , ENPPI, Egypt
  • Attributes of leading organisations: Best-in-class contractor management re-visited
    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 , 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
  • Energy harvesting for sustainable long tie-back development
    Blaise Seguin , Africa Field Development Manager , Subsea 7, France
  • New techniques for deep water pipelines’ intervention
    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 , Senior Project Engineer , North Sinai Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • Subsea Xmas tree’s cost and schedule optimisation for subsea gas field projects
    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 3
  • The next world-class hydrocarbon province? Renewed exploration and evaluation of the Egyptian Red Sea using modern 2D seismic data
    Katharine Broadbent , Geologist , WesternGeco, Schlumberger, United Kingdom
  • Fagur basin hydrocarbon potential, Western Desert, Egypt
    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
  • Petroleum system of the Sirt Basin Libya
    Moftah Ahmed Dieb , Petroleum Geochemist , Libyan Petroleum Institute, Libya
10:00 - 11:30

Category : Drilling (DR)

Session 28 :  DRILLING OPTIMISATION
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
  • The multiple activation hole enlargement services changed drilling philosophy in deep HPHT lean casing profile application
    Ahmed Ismail , Engineering , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • Maximising production while minimising well construction costs: A case study in a mature field onshore Abu Dhabi
    Wael Fares Wasel , Geosteering Domain Lead , Halliburton, United Arab Emirates
  • Drilling optimisation leads to improved well delivery
    Efe Ovwigho , Well Engineer , Schlumberger, United Arab Emirates
  • Delivering optimised deep-water drilling solutions in a mature field environment
    Navin Bhardwaj , Senior Wells Engineer , Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco), Egypt
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)

Session 29 :  ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 1
  • Keeping Mediterranean skies clean
    Mohamed Amer , North Africa Petroleum Engineering Descipline Lead , BP, Egypt
  • Flare management reduction schemes
    Tamer Aieysh , HSE General Manager , Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco), Egypt
  • Amine liquid seal system for minimizing pollution from flare system
    Kanagasabai Rathinasabapathi , STR Specialist , Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Kuwait
  • Synthesis of recyclable carbon/lignin bio-composite sorbent for in situ uptake of BTX contaminants from wastewater
    Mohamed Adel Moustafa Abd-Elaziz , Section Head in Occupational Health and Safety , Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Egypt
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Completions (COMPL)

Session 30 :  STIMULATION AND SAND MANAGEMENT
Location :  Plaza 1, Room 2
  • Integrated approach to develop Thebes tight reservoir – a case study from the Eastern Desert, Egypt
    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 , Technical Professional , Halliburton, Kuwait
  • Novel low viscosity, polymer free delayed acid system for stimulation of high temperature carbonate reservoirs
    Ahmed Zakaria , Lead Research and Development Scientist , Baker Hughes, United States of America
  • Ceramic sand screen design enhancement - lessons learnt from initial field rigless installations offshore East Malaysia to improve well performance
    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 3
  • Improvised approach in predicting seismic-driven water saturation using SQp-SQs attributes
    Chean Lin Lew , Executive Researcher , PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • 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 , 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
  • Estimation of relative permeability of fractured carbonate reservoirs by Artificial Intelligence and innovative visualisation experiments
    Sheikh Rahman , Professor , University of New South Wales, Australia
11:30 - 13:00

Category : Drilling (DR)

Session 32 :  SUCCESSFUL DRILLING CASE STUDIES
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
  • Application of acid prohibitive flexible slurry for enhanced zonal isolation of high-pressure formation - a case study of Northern Iraq
    Rameez Anwar , Well Cementing Specialist , SPRINT Oil and Gas Services, United Arab Emirates
  • Cementing solutions in complex and high-pressure exploration wells in the North Kurdistan Region of Iraq
    Basheer Talib Abdullah , Lead Technical Engineer , Schlumberger, Iraq
  • Optimising drilling performance by geostopping in the Gotnia Formation: Case study from Kuwait
    Anar Abdulkarim , Petrophysicist , Halliburton, Kuwait
  • Comparative study of managed pressure application in deep water gas wells- case study from offshore the Mediterranean, Egypt
    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

  • Pressure relief and explosion protection strategies for cryogenic storage tanks
    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 , Senior Process Safety Engineer , TÜV Rheinland, Egypt
  • Process hazard analysis for existing facilities for accident prevention
    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
  • (ESP) rigless deployment systems: An overview of a new coiled-tube deployment method and the impact on a long term investment
    Mostafa Fathy Elaasar , ESP Application Engineer , Baker Hughes, Egypt
  • First autonomous Inflow Control Device (AICD) deployment in the Wassana Field
    Nicholas Moses , Sand Management Services and Completion Domain Champion , Schlumberger, Malaysia
  • 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 , 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 3
  • 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 , Geophysical Advisor , CGG, Egypt
  • A novel concept in AVO anomalies detection; a successful story, offshore Nile Delta, Egypt
    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 , Chief Geophysicist , Dragon Oil, United Arab Emirates
14:00 - 15:30

Category : Drilling (DR)

Session 36 :  DRILLING TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS
Location :  Plaza 2, Room 4
  • Latest PDC drill bit state of the art technology drilling longest ever 6” horizontal slim hole in the Western Desert, Egypt
    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 , Well Technology Engineering Manager , Drillmec S.p.A, Italy
  • Multi-million dollar well engineering projects: Planning for success
    Saad Imtiaz , Well Engineer and Geomechanics Specialist , Baker Hughes