The 25th Middle East Petroleum & Gas Week (MPGC Week) 2017 organised by Conference Connection took place from 29 April to 4 May in Dubai with ENOC Group as hosts. The Middle East Bitumen / Asphalt conference 2017 was held concurrently with MPGC Week 2017.
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory, US, have invented a new foam called Oleo Sponge, which addresses the problem of managing oil spills. The material easily absorbs oil from water, is reusable and can pull dispersed oil from the total water column.
Many of the world's leading downstream experts gathered in Oman during 4-6 April 2017 for the Oman Downstream Exhibition & Conference, which attracted an unparalleled array of industry speakers who shared their knowledge with a record number of delegates.
Vopak Horizon Fujairah facility has 73 tanks, six jetties and one single mooring buoy. The terminal can accept tankers of up to 175,000 deadweight tonnage at its own jetties and fully laden VLCCs through the Port of Fujairah jetties.
The seventh edition of the Middle East Technology Forum for Refining and Petrochemicals (ME-TECH) took place in Dubai during 21-23 February 2017. ME-TECH 2017 had a strong focus on the key challenges and opportunities in front of the downstream industry.
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association organised a seminar on 6 February 2017 in Dubai, on 'the refining petrochemicals interface: enhancing value'. Experts shared their experiences in the refinery-petrochemicals interface, during the event.