Cover story: Digital partner of choice
We are at the intersection of business and technology strategy, especially with the wave of digitalisation, including developments like artificial intelligence, Industry 4.0, big data, augmented reality, machine learning, drones, etc., says Per Erik Holsten, managing director, business unit for oil, gas and chemicals, industrial automation division, ABB, in an interview given to Martin Menachery.
Five minutes with: Gina Fyffe, CEO, Integra Petrochemicals
Gina Fyffe, CEO, Integra Petrochemicals, talks to Martin Menachery on what would be the impact of the 51% acquisition of Integra’s petrochemicals trading business by Cedar Holdings on the future direction of Integra.
ENOC Group appoints Emirati woman as new human resources director
ENOC Group appointed Iman Al Qasim, a UAE national, as the new group human resources director.
BASF Plastic Additives Middle East appoints new managing director for Bahrain
BASF Plastic Additives Middle East (PAME), the state-of-the-art production facility for customer-specific antioxidant blends (CSB) in Bahrain, named Michael Wille its new managing director.
Aramco downstream SVP honoured as 2018 New Silk Road CEO of the Year for Refining
Abdulaziz M Al-Judaimi, senior vice president of downstream, Saudi Aramco, was recognised as the New Silk Road CEO of the Year for the refining category, and Yusr Sultan Al Junaidy, managing director Horizon Terminals, ENOC Group, was acknowledged for his visionary leadership in the category of storage.
IIoT will be a key enabler for refineries and petrochemical complexes
Numerous refining and petrochemical companies are investing in digital technologies and data analytics to improve plant operations, to ultimately reach their goals of optimal operational efficiency, says Jim Moshi, regional general manager, Honeywell UOP, Middle East, in an interview given to Martin Menachery.