We are excited to welcome you to Produced Water Middle East for the 3rd annual conference.
Please note this agenda is not final and is subject to change.

Tuesday 22nd October | Wednesday 23rd October | Thursday 24th October

Tuesday 22nd October
18.00 – 20:00 Welcome Drinks and Networking Activities



Wednesday 23rd October
7.00am – 8.30am Registration & Morning Coffee
8.30am – 8.45am Welcome and Opening Remarks: Hani Al Khalifa, President of PWS Middle East Chapter
8.45am – 9.15am Opening Keynote Address: Sami Al Lawati, Technical Director, Petroleum Development Oman
9.15am – 9.45am Keynote Address: Fahad Mohammad Al-AbdulKareem, Southern Area Oil Operations General Manager, Saudi Aramco
9.45am – 11.00am

Session 1: Produced Water Reuse and Recycling

Presentation 1: Boosting sustainability in the oil & gas industry: treatment of produced water in a large Constructed Wetland in Oman, environmental benefits and reuse options – Bauer Nimr

Presentation 2: The Oasis Solution – Petronas

Presentation 3: Characterization and Possible Reuse of Nonconventional Gas Produced Water – Saudi Aramco

11.00am – 11.30am Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition
11.30am – 12.45pm Round Table Networking Session 1
(3 rotations, 12 presentation tables)
12.45pm-2.00pm Networking Lunch and Exhibition
2.00pm – 15.30pm Middle East Operators Panel (Water Management Strategy and Best Practices)
15.30pm – 16.00pm Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition
16.00pm – 17.15pm

Session 2 – Produced Water Technologies

Presentation 1: Desalination of viscosified produced water by Electrodialysis Reversal (EDR) for environmental impact and cost reduction – TOTAL

Presentation 2: Membrane Distillation (MD): A new approach to produced water desalination – Chevron

Presentation 3: Limits and Strengths of the NSF Technology Revealed by Long Term Field Test – OMV

Presentation 4: Produced water treatment using nanofiber membranes incorporating advanced nanomaterials – Sultan Al Qaboos University

7.00pm – 8.00pm Networking Drinks
8:00pm – 10:00pm Gala Dinner



Thursday 24th October
7.00am – 8.30am Registration & Morning Coffee
8:30am – 8:45am Welcome Back
8.45am – 9.15am Keynote Address
9.15am – 10.45pm

Session 3: Increased Produced Water Challenges

Presentation 1: A Review of Solids in Produced Water Systems – where they come from, consequences, and how to handle – Worley

Presentation 2: Blending produced water and ground water to relieve produce water infrastructure bottlenecks – Terra Midstream

Presentation 3: Qarn Alam Low Pressure Condensate Recovery and Recycle – PDO

10.45am – 11.15am Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition
11.15pm – 12.30pm Round Table Networking Session 2
12.30pm – 14.00pm Lunch
14.00pm – 15.30pm

Session 4: Best Practices

Presentation 1: Optimization of Produced Water Reinjection System in Southern Area Oil Operations – Saudi Aramco

Presentation 2: Global Environmental Regulatory Perspective for Produced Water Discharge – NOV

Presentation 3: Joined at the Impoundment – Saudi Aramco

15.30pm – 16.00pm Close of Conference and Concluding Remarks