Saudi Aramco has shared its pipeline integrity management and technologies solutions at Pipeline Operations and Management Middle East (POMME) 2016, a major multi-track conference in Bahrain on 11 April.
The event is taking place at Gulf Convention Centre under the patronage of Dr Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Energy, until April 14.
The conference is bringing together experts from within and outside the region to discuss some of the latest technologies and concepts for maintaining and operating oil and gas pipelines in the most efficient, cost-effective, and professional manner, while taking account of the environmental and other concerns of the communities through which they pass.
The conference began with topical workshops. A plenary session formally opened the main Technical Sessions on April 12, and was accompanied by a major exhibition reflecting the widest interests of the pipeline industry. Topical tracks for the technical program of the event will include corrosion, repair, maintenance, design, operations, management, system integrity, etc.
Ahmad Al-Khowaiter, Saudi Aramco chief technology officer, is the keynote speaker of the event which is being attended by a number of engineers and experts from Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region.
Mohammad Sultan Al-Qahtani, general manager Pipelines, Saudi Aramco said: “POMME 2016 is a venue for pipelines professionals to share best practices and to discuss common issues of interest in a spirit of collaboration and knowledge-sharing. The event will provide added value and integrate asset owners with subject matter experts and vendors across the globe.”
Saudi Aramco booth will provide visitors with information activities, solutions and best practices in pipeline operations and integrity management.