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SULTAN S. AL MUHAIRI

SULTAN S. AL MUHAIRI
Senior Vice President-GASCO
Event Chairman
The ISA UAE Automation Conference and Exhibition 2016 is a full-scale conference and tradeshow in the Gulf Region dedicated for process automation. The event will focus on measurement, control and safety system latest technologies and its applications through a two day Technical Conference and Product Exhibition. The event is being held in Abu Dhabi to emphasize on the local content and to reflect the true position of UAE as a major market of automation products and technologies. Read more

Technical Committee & Topics

Day 1 – Room A – 9.00 am – Keynote Speeches
Mo Loch
President & CEO DMS Global
Regional Director Middle East, ISA
Sultan Al Muhairi
Senior Vice President – Technical
GASCO
Maurice Sakr
CEO
Autochim Systems
Tim Feldman
Director International Operations
ISA
Day 1 – Room A – 10.30 am – Industrial Control System Cyber Security
Abdulla Ayoub
Track Chairman
Automation Section Head
GASCO
Jim McGlone
Chief Marketing Officer
Kenexis

How far standards will help us to be secure in our critical infrastructures? Understanding IEC62443 (ISA99)
Mouza Al Mazrouei
IT Security Engineer
National Drilling Company

Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security
Mostafa M. ElBaradie
Sr. Operation Engineer
Saudi Aramco

Critical Controls for Effective Cyber Defense
Patrick Lessing
Business Development Manager
Phoenix Contact

Social Engineering Awareness: The human factor within a successful Cybersecurity strategy
Peter D. Reynolds
Senior Analyst
ARC Advisory Group

Cybersecurity Maturity Model: Rational Roadmap for ICS Cybersecurity
Pius D. J. S.
Senior Automation Engineer
Engineering & Technical Services
GASCO

Challenges in securing Legacy systems
Syed Mashooq Rabbani
Systems Analyst
IT Department
Kuwait National Petroleum
Company (KNPC)

Making sustainable progress in ICS Cybersecurity
Day 1 – Room A – 1.30 pm – Digital Oilelds
Ashraf Elsayed Shabaka
Track Chairman
Manager Control &
Electrical Engineering
Discipline Engineering
ADMA-OPCO
Håvard Devold
Country Technology Manager
ABB AS

Transforming Organizations For Integrated Facilities And Production Operations: Learnings And Practice
Martin Haaf
CEO
I-Safe Mobile

Hardware for Mobile Workforce Management in Hazardous Areas
Moataz Khalaf
Operations & Production Manager
ADCO

A Vision for an Integrated Asset Model
Peter D. Reynolds
Senior Analyst
ARC Advisory Group

Smart Connected Oilfield Requires the Right Organization Structure
Paul Sereiko
Director – Marketing
FieldComm Group

Digital Transformation and The Process Industries: CONNECT + INTEGRATE=VALUE
Thony Brito Cardier
Regional Sales Manager VMonitor
Rockwell Automation

Connected Production: Optimize the Digital Oil Field
Vineet Lasrado
Technical Sales Advisor
Halliburton

Production Optimization of Electrical Submersible Pumps using Workflow automation
Day 1 – Room B – 10.30 am – Process Analysers
Nagarajan Venkataraman
Track Chairman
Department Manager
Automation & Control
Borouge
Abdulla Al Katheeri
Analyzer Engineer
Borouge

Furnace Combustion Optimization by accurate CO & O2 measurements using latest TDLS Technology
Felix Joller
Business Development Manager
Sigrist Photometer AG

The Importance of Online Oil Trace Monitoring in Water
Ganesan Kathirvel
Marketing Manager
Endress+Hauser

Life Cycle Management and
Challenges in Liquid Analytical Area.
 
M. Vasudevan
Control Engineer
ADMA-OPCO

Low Level Measurement of H2S in Hydrocarbon Process Gas Streams Using TDL Analyzers- Practical Considerations for Analyzer Performance
Rohit Gupta
Manager – Analyzer Sales Department
Field Solution Division
Yokogawa Middle East & Africa

New Technology for Fired Heaters Optimization using TDLS
Zaheer Juddy
Managing Director
Analytical Instrumentation &
Maintenance Systems (AIMS)

Utilization of Lasers in The Field of Analyzers
 
Day 1 – Room B – 1.30 pm – Flow Metering
François Fougeron
Track Chairman
Senior Control Engineer
ADCO
A. Sriram
Sr. General Manager
Yokogawa Middle East & Africa

Net Oil Measurements in Digital Oil Fields
A Valasubramanian
Senior Control Engineer
Engineering & Technical Services Division
GASCO

GAS Metering Systems at GASCO
Co-Author:
Arif Al Hamadi
Senior Control Engineer
Engineering & Technical Services Division
GASCO

GAS Metering Systems at GASCO
Bharadwaja Prabhala
Senior Instrument Engineer
Bapco

Enhancing Operational Excellence of Remote Fiscal Flow Metering Systems Using Current Digital Technologies – A Concept
Federico Lucchini
Head of Multiphase Flow
Meter Field Service
Pietro Fiorentini S.p.A.

Modular Multiphase Flow Meter –
Wetgas test at CEESI
Khalid Abdullah Suwaidan
Snr Engineer Loss Control
Export Oil Movements
and Measurements
Kuwait Oil Company

RTD Drifting in Petroleum Metering Applications at KOC
Sreedhar Hariharan
Senior Engineer
ZADCO

Flow Metering In Oil and Gas Industry
Ahmed Abdulla Mohamed Al Ameri
Process Engineer, Asset Development Team,
Borouge

Development of Mathematical Model as Temporary Replacement of a Failed Flow Transmitter: An Innovative Approach to Shorten Plant Shutdown
Co-Author:
Florencio JR Lopez
Chief Engineer – Polyolefins,
Asset Development – Technical Group
Borouge
Co-Author:
Ilke Senol
DM – Operation PE1/2
Borouge
Asset Development – Technical Group
Borouge
Co-Author:
Rosili Awaludin
Sr. Engineer – Process Control,
Asset Development – Technical Group
Borouge
Day 2 – Room A – 09.00 am – Functional Safety & SIS
Thomas M. Ostrowski
Track Chairman
Automation Electrical Manager
Al Hosn Gas
Jim McGlone
Chief Marketing Officer
Kenexis

Performance-Based Gas Detection System Design using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling of Gas Dispersion
Luay H. Al-Awami
P&CSD/PASD
Instrumentation Unit
Saudi Aramco

SIS Bypass Optimization
Co-Author:
Hussain A. Al Marzooq
Author and Process Control Engineer
Saudi Aramco

SIS Bypass Optimization
   
Paul Steinitz
Director, Strategic Services
ARC Advisory Group

Inadequate Security Can Compromise Safety
Pankaj Kumar
Senior Control System Engineer
ZADCO

Functional Safety and SIS
   
Day 2 – Room A – 11.00 am – Functional Safety & SIS
Thomas M. Ostrowski
Track Chairman
Automation Electrical Manager
Al Hosn Gas
Anil Kumar Reddy Kokku
Sr. instrumentation and Control Engineer (IPF), Technical Services
GASCO

SIL Re-validation Best Practices sharing
Co-Author:
Anand Baskar
GASCO
SIL Re-validation Best Practices sharing
Dan Mulholland
Sales Director
Trinity

Using iDefine for safety application migration meeting current functional safety compliance best practices
 
Juha Kivelä
Business Development Manager
Metso Flow Control

Correct valve selection for ESD
Manjunath Subramanian
VP – Middle East and Asia Pacific
RTP Corporation USA

Beyond Fault Tolerance for ESD systems
Sharul A Rashid
Principal Engineer, Instrument and Control
Petronas

160319 Towards Plant Instrumentation Safety Instrumented Function Asset Mgmt Excellence – Case Study of 1oo2 ASO voting implementation
 
Day 2 – Room A – 01.30 pm – Turbomachinery Control
N.V. Kulkarni
Track Chairman
Team Leader, UZ 750 Engineering
ZADCO
Diego Pareschi
Oil Gas and Chemical
Global Product Manager
ABB AS

Diagnostic and enhancement of compressor control system performance via loop performance monitoring
Ghulam Rasul
I & C Chief Engineer
SWCC

Turbomachinary Control
Medhat Zaghloul
Regional Technology Manager
Technology Group
Compressor Controls Corporation

Instrumentation and Controls Performance Requirements For Modern Turbomachinery Control Systems
     
Manish Khanna
Instrument Engineer
ZADCO

Turbomachinery Control System
     
Day 2 – Room B – 09.00 am – Advanced Process Control & Optimisation
Ahmed Khalaf
Track Chairman
Manager of Instrument, Control &
Electrical Engineering
ADGAS
Abhay Dabak
Senior System Engineer
ICE&E, Engineering Division
ADGAS

APC Performance KPI’s
Dr. Olav Slupphaug
Manager Process Performance
Process Automation Division
Abb

Advanced control of wells and pipelines
Hilal A Al Harthy
Team Leader Process Control and Optimisation
Petroleum Development Oman

"Sweating the Assets” – How Process Control and Optimisation in PDO helps production in bad times
 
Kumar Ganapathy
Sr Automation Engineer
GASCO

Establish a Strong System to achieve Sustainable APC Performance
Co-Author:
Suresh Kumar M
Senior Automation Engineer,
GASCO

Establish a Strong System to achieve Sustainable APC Performance
Mahmoud Abdelhakim Kamel
Master Student
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)

Online Control and Optimization of Rotary Steerable Drilling
 
Day 2 – Room B – 11.00 am – Energy Management
Mrs Aisha Rashed Almehrezi
Track Chairman
Department Manager, Energy
Optimization and Management
TAKREER
Athanasios Pitsas
Process Engineer
ADGAS

Optimize Pump Discharge, Save Steam
Mrs Hana Ali Al Breiki
Energy Engineer
ADGAS

Energy Saving through implementation of Corporate Energy Management Software (EnMS)
Mohamed Al Hashmi
Energy Specialist (Dev.)
TAKREER

Knowledge Sharing on TAKREER Energy Management System
     
Saqib Sajjad
Energy Efficiency Section Head
GASCO

Review of normalization techniques for dynamic baseline using the variables affecting energy performance.
     
Day 2 – Room B – 01.30 pm – Asset Management
Khalid Omar Abdulla
Track Chairman
Instrument Engineering Team Leader
Fertil
Alexis K. Alexander
Product Manager/ Radiation Specialist
VEGA

Enhancing Field Instruments with Diagnostics and Maintenance using Bluetooth and Mobile Apps
Girish S. Deshmukh
Sr. Engineer DCS
Plant Availability Department
Fertil

Control System Asset Management
Ibrahim Rajab Nasser Balushi
Corporate Discipline Focal Point (C&A)
Team Leader C&A Systems
Petroleum Development Oman

Partial stoke test (PST) – Game Changer ESDV Life cycle maintenance
 
Lukas Klausmann
Senior Marketing Manager
Industrial Communication
Endress+Hauser

New and scalable best practice for management of device diagnostics to improve operational performance
Nilangshu Dey
Vice President – Europe ,
Middle east , Africa & Russia (ISA),
Senior Project Engineer Qatar Petroleum

An Enterprise & Control system Integration – ISA 95 Approach
Paul Steinitz
Director, Strategic Services
ARC Advisory Group

Connected Asset Management to Improve Uptime
 

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