On behalf of the Gulf Downstream Association (GDA), I am delighted to invite you to the 1st GDA International Downstream Conference & Exhibition (GDA Conference 2018). The event will take place from the 23rd to 25th of October 2018 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.
The Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) is established by its founding members - Saudi Aramco, Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI), Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO), Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). GDA is a non- profit organization aiming to bring Downstream players together to further develop the industry and draw benefits from knowledge sharing and best practices.
Under the theme 'Towards a competitive Downstream through innovation, collaboration and technology', the GDA Conference is the leading Middle East strategic platform for Downstream professionals to address business challenges, share best practices & unlock potential opportunities through collaboration and partnerships. Striving towards excellence, this forum aims at engaging regional & international stakeholders across the business, academia & technology providers to capitalize on investment, innovation & growth.
The Conference is expected to gather Refiners and related Petrochemical companies, Product bulk storage & distribution companies, Equipment & Material Manufacturers & Suppliers, Technology & Systems Providers, Oil & Gas Consultants, Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning Contractors, Academic Institutions and Professional Associations, R&O entities, Insurance and Asset Valuation companies, Related Government Agencies, Financial Institutions, Environmental/ regulatory agencies, Market/ energy industry intelligence agencies, and Transportation/ energy end-users.
As the Secretary General of GDA, I am inviting you to support the GDA Conference and we very much count on your organization's presence in every aspect of the event.
In addition, our organizers, Middle East Energy Events (ME3), are ready to engage with your team at any time to discuss.
Please accept the assurances of my highest consideration and respect.
Audah Al Ahmadi
Gulf Downstream Association