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Digitalization focus for UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days

ABU DHABI, April 17, 2019

Business France jointly with Evolen and the French Business Group recently hosted the 4th annual UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days focusing on digitalization, energy efficiency, new technologies for gas processing and plant operations.

Launched in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of Ludovic Pouille, Ambassador of France to the United Arab Emirates, the two-day forum featured presentations of new solutions by the French innovative companies participating, towards Adnoc Group’s key decision makers.

Since 2015, the UAE France Oil and Gas Connecting Days has become an essential rendezvous between UAE and France in the Oil & Gas sector. This year with the support of Total in the UAE as gold sponsor and Schneider Electric as silver sponsor, over 10 companies were represented to showcase the latest technology and industry innovations.

The forum took place in two distinct locations bridging the topics with live demonstrations. On the first day of the event took place at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, next to the Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex where Adnoc subsidiaries are located. On the second day, French companies met Adnoc operational teams in the Ruwais Industrial Area where hydrocarbons are processed.

The historical ties between the United Arab Emirates and France having served as a strong base in bilateral cooperation in an important number of domains, are particularly prevalent in Oil & Gas field. The strong innovative capabilities of the French industry in Energy, Oil and Gas sectors will help to strengthen business relationships between Emirati and French organizations.

With Digitalization as the overarching theme, the forum covered Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics/Maintenance. Sessions on Energy Efficiency included details on Waste Heat Recovery, Energy Management software and tools, Energy optimization in Gas Processing and the Best Available Techniques (BAT). The sessions focused on new technologies for Plant Operations delved deeper into the technical aspects of the technology and management side of the industry. – TradeArabia News Service


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