Oman 2014 Strategic Roundtable

May 15, 2014

The Oil & Gas Year, in partnership with the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL), held its second Oman strategic roundtable, Technology, Innovation and Best Practices – The evolution of Oman’s Operating Environment in May 2014. The event took place in the Boardroom of the Oman Ministry of Oil and Gas.

The discussion covered Oman’s record in applying new technologies, the importance of efficiency gains to improving performance, the impact of the government’s in-country value strategy on companies’ capabilities to take on new best practice concepts and the need to formulate an integrated approach to make sure that technology and industry best practice are transferred efficiently through Oman’s major oil and gas megaprojects.

Participating in the event were Undersecretary at the Ministry of Oil and Gas Salim bin Nasser Al Aufi, Gulf Energy CCO Yasser Al Baraimi, BP Oman general manager Dave Campbell, Modus Oman Drilling Systems CEO Mohammed Ahmed Al Jahwari, Sarooj Construction director Simon Karam, Oman Oil head of international mergers and acquisitions Anwar Al Kharusi, OPAL CEO Irshad Moosa Al Lawati, The Research Council director of innovation Abdullah Mohammed Al Mahruki, Mott MacDonald director Ahmed J. Al Mazrui, Petroleum Development Oman managing director Raoul Restucci and VEC Oil and Gas Consultants managing director Sayyid Mohammed Ali Al Said.