The inaugural SPE Oilfield Water Management Conference and Exhibition, organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), will be held under the patronage of Hashem Sayed Hashem, Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Oil Company. The event will take place 21–22 April at the Hilton Kuwait Resort with the theme Full Cycle Water Management Challenges and Solutions.
The conference will be officiated by Hashem Sayed Hashem and Hassan Bunain, Conference Chairman and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (West Kuwait) of Kuwait Oil Company.
“This two-day event will provide oil and service companies, both regional and international, the opportunity to demonstrate their current capabilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and exchange expertise for the demanding development of water management in petroleum business activities,” says Bunain.
The event is expected to attract more than 200 delegates and offers a focused technical programme including an executive plenary session on the first day deliberating the conference theme and a panel session on the second day entitled A Vision for the Future of Water Management and an Integrated Approach to Water Management from Production to Re-Utilisation. The high level speakers at the panel sessions will use case studies from their own companies to demonstrate the challenges faced and strategies used to find optimum resolutions.
An exhibition will run alongside with companies showcasing cutting edge and advanced proven technologies. Exhibiting companies include Advanced Sensors, Al Kout Industrial Projects, Aquatech International Corporation, Baker Hughes, Kuwait Oil Company, MIOX Corporation, NOV Mono, ProSep, Schlumberger, Sumitomo Electric Industries, and WaterTectonics Middle East.
Sponsors of this event include—Kuwait Petroleum Cooperation as Titanium Sponsor, Baker Hughes as Platinum Sponsor, Weatherford as Gala Dinner Sponsor, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company as Delegate Bags Sponsor, Halliburton as Lanyards Sponsor and Shell as Coffee Break Sponsor on 21 April. DEW Journal is the media supporter for this event.
Mridula Deb Nath
Society of Petroleum Engineers
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