The 2nd version of the Gas & Technology Showcase and Conference (GOTECH), the most prominent gas and oil conference on the region, is to take place in Dubai on October 23, 2018, with the theme; “ Innovation and HR Efficiency” with focusing on technology as the cornerstone in UAE’s future vision
The conference-cum-exhibition is organized by Dragon Oil, a subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company, ENOC, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance
HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance; will deliver the keynote in the conference with the title; “HR in Oil and Gas Industry” through which he will tackle the many changes taking place in the international oil market, price fluctuation and its effects on the workforce
GOTECH, which is to take place at Dubai World Trade Centre, DWTC, will see the participation of more than 75 local and international companies. It is considered to be as is a platform for integration between the most up-to-date applications and trends in oil and gas sector with focus on spreading innovative technologies, best practices and operation excellence with the ultimate objective of unleashing the international potentials in this sector
Many dignitaries will be present at the event including Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Faysal Al Janabi, of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, Mahmoud Al Raiysi, Oilfields Manager in Turkmenistan, Nicolas Hawie, Petroleum Systems Analyst
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Mr. Fareed Al Hashmi, GOTECH Executive Director, said that the 2nd edition of the exhibition will address several topics, such as sub-terrain and drilling technologies, survey engineering, operational excellence, integrated digital oilfields, in addition to the adoption of technology as an important tool to manage cases of uncertainty and reach the potential of untapped assets to achieve their full potential.
“For three days, GOTECH will witness technical discussions between participants from different countries to exchange views on addressing the challenges currently facing the oil market,” added Al Hashmi.
“The success of GOTECH’s 1st edition encouraged us to hold the conference again this year,” added Al Hashmi.
For her part, Badria Khalfan, HR Department Manager of Dragon Oil and GOTECH’s official spokesperson, stated that the conference will include specialized technical works delivered by the sector’s specialists, engineers and officials, adding that invitations were sent to world-renowned figures
Badria Khalfan mentioned that local and international technology companies showcased advanced technologies and applications during last year’s edition of GOTECH, adding that more than 90 local and international companies will participate in this year’s edition
Dragon Oil is the investment arm of ENOC in the oil and gas sector and the oil operator of contracts in Turkmanistan and a number of assets in the MENA region and Asia.