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Held under the patronage of HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH HAMDAN BIN MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM, Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE)
21–23 September 2021, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Host Organisation

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Distinguished Speakers

Distinguished Speakers

OPENING CEREMONY

Tuesday, 21 September | 0830–0930 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid E&F, DWTC

Opening Keynote

H.E. Saeed Mohammed Ahmad Al Tayer

H.E. Saeed Mohammed
Ahmad Al Tayer

Chairman, Dragon Oil and 
Managing Director and CEO
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)

Welcome Remarks

Ali Al Jarwan

Ali Al Jarwan
ATCE Conference General Chair
CEO
Dragon Oil

 

Thomas A. Blasingame

Tom Blasingame
2021 SPE President
Texas A&M University

CEO PLENARY SESSION

The New Oil and Gas Journey: Agility, Innovation, and Value Creation
Tuesday, 21 September | 1030–1200 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid E&F, DWTC

Moderator

Ali Al Jarwan

Ali Al Jarwan
CEO
Dragon Oil

Speakers

Omar Obaid Al Nasri

Omar Obaid Al Nasri
CEO
ADNOC Onshore

 

Arnaud Breuillac

Arnaud Breuillac
President E&P
TotalEnergies

 

Claudio Descalzi

Claudio Descalzi
CEO
Eni

 

Male

Olivier Le Peuch
CEO
Schlumberger

Vadim Yakovlev

Vadim Yakovlev
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board and Deputy CEO for Upstream
Gazprom Neft PJSC

PANEL SESSIONS

Panel Session 1: Transitioning to Net Zero: Governments and Corporations
Tuesday, 21 September | 1330–1500 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid A, DWTC

Moderator

Hisham Zubairi

Hisham Zubairi
Senior Advisor
National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA)

Speakers

Mohammed Al Nakhi

Mohammed Al Nakhi
Joint Venture Director
BP

 

Kamel Ben-Naceur

Kamel Ben-Naceur
2022 SPE President
Nomadia Energy

 

John MacArthur

John MacArthur
VP Carbon Group
Shell

Vakulenko Sergey Vladimirovich

Vakulenko Sergey Vladimirovich
Head of Strategy and Innovations
Gazprom Neft PJSC

Pascal Siegwart

Pascal Siegwart
VP Carbon Markets and Economy
TotalEnergies

Panel Session 2: Post Pandemic Business Models and Strategies
Wednesday, 22 September | 0830–1000 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid A, DWTC

Moderator

Zeid M. Ghareeb

Zeid M. Ghareeb
Saudi Aramco

Speakers

Maurizio Rampoldi

Maurizio Rampoldi
Technical Director and Deputy Managing Director
Eni Abu Dhabi

 

Jamie Ingram

Jamie Ingram
Senior Editor
Middle East Economic Survey (MEES)

 

Ziad Jeha

Ziad Jeha
Managing Director
Saudi Arabia and
Bahrain
Schlumberger

Male

Depinder Sandhu
CTO
Weatherford

Panel Session 3: Accelerating the Uptake of New Technology Applications
Wednesday, 22 September | 1100–1230 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid A, DWTC

Moderator

Ibrahim Al-Alawi

Ibrahim Al-Alawi
Deputy CEO
AlMansoori Specialized Engineering

Speakers

Samer Al Ashgar

Samer Al Ashgar
General Manager
Characterization and Field Development Geosciences
Saudi Aramco

 

Ben Charbit

Ben Charbit
Director
Marketing and Strategy
Schlumberger

 

Alan Nelson

Alan Nelson
CTO
ADNOC

Tony Pink

Tony Pink
CTO
NOV Wellbore Technologies

Satyam Priyadarshy

Satyam Priyadarshy
Managing Director—India Center, Technology Fellow, and Chief Data Scientist
Halliburton

Panel Session 4: Funding Future Projects: Access to Capital, Risk Management
Wednesday, 22 September | 1400–1530 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid A, DWTC

Moderator

Kamel Bennaceur

Kamel Ben-Naceur
2022 SPE President
Nomadia Energy

Speakers

Sherif Foda

Sherif Foda
Chairman and CEO
NESR

 

Mazen Matar

Mazen Matar
Managing Director
ASRY

 

Nicolas Thevenot

Nicolas Thevenot
Managing Director
Corporate Banking
APICORP

Panel Session 5: Energy Mix Collaboration
Thursday, 23 September | 0900–1030 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid A, DWTC

Moderator

Fareed AlHashmi

Fareed Abdulla AlHashmi
COO, Operating Assets
Dragon Oil

Speakers

H.E. Ahmad Al-Muhairbi

H.E. Ahmad Al-Muhairbi
Secretary General
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

 

Etienne Anglès d'Auriac

Etienne Anglès d'Auriac
VP Climate Strategy
TotalEnergies

REGIONAL SPECIAL SESSIONS

Regional Special Session 1: New Trends in Geoscience and Exploration
Tuesday, 21 September | 1330–1500 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid D, DWTC

Moderators

Qasem Al Kayoumi

Qasem Al Kayoumi
ADNOC

 

Lamia Rouis

Lamia Rouis 
Dragon Oil

Speakers

Male

Mohamed Rashid Al Zaabi
SVP Exploration and Unconventional Resources
ADNOC

 

Matt Burreson

Matt Burreson
VP Exploration
Oxy

 

Male

Trygve Randen
Business Line Director
Digital Subsurface Solutions
Schlumberger

Regional Special Session 2: Digital Transformation
Wednesday, 22 September | 0830–1000 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid D, DWTC

Moderators

Yahya Mahmoud

Yahya Mahmoud
IBM

 

Matt Regan

Matt Regan
TDE Group Limited

Speakers

Female

Sara Abdellatif Bakhti
Project Manager
Digital Projects and Innovation Division
ADNOC

 

Satyam Priyadarshy

Satyam Priyadarshy
Managing Director—India Center, Technology Fellow, and Chief Data Scientist
Halliburton

 

Gerhard Thonhauser

Gerhard Thonhauser
CEO
TDE Group Limited

Regional Special Session 3: Net Zero CO2 Emission (Energy Transition)
Wednesday, 22 September | 1100–1230 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid D, DWTC

Moderators

Zeid Alghareeb

Zeid M. Ghareeb
Saudi Aramco

 

Michael Gunningham

Michael Gunningham
Chief Production Technologist
SGS Nederland BV (Subsurface Consultancy)

Speaker

Syrie Crouch

Syrie Crouch
VP CCS
Shell

Regional Special Session 4: Academia in a Digital Environment
Wednesday, 22 September | 1400–1530 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid D, DWTC

Moderators

Dhafer Al Shehri

Dhafer Al Shehri
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

 

Mohammed Badri

Mohammed Badri
MAB Energy Consultancy

Speakers

Nabil Al Dalal

Nabil K. Al Dabal
VP Human Resources
Saudi Aramco

 

Lawrence Carin

Lawrence Carin
Provost
KAUST University

 

Steve Griffiths

Steve Griffiths
Senior VP
Research and Development
Khalifa University

 

VP Human Resources

Gavin Rennick
VP Human Resources
Schlumberger

Regional Special Session 5: Innovative Implementations of Technology (Unconventional Technology)
Thursday, 23 September | 0900–1030 (UTC+4) | Sheikh Rashid D, DWTC

Moderators

Khairul Arifin Dolah

Khairul Arifin Dolah  
PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd

 

Anupam Tiwari

Anupam Tiwari
ExxonMobil

Speakers

Adel Al-Subaih

Adel Al-Subaih
VP
Projects (UZ) Division
ADNOC Offshore

 

Thomas A. Blasingame

Tom Blasingame
Professor
Texas A&M University

 

Male

Mohammed Alamin
General Manager
WQI Field Operating Division
ExxonMobil

 

Rahim Masoudi

Rahim Masoudi
Group Technical Authority (GTA) and Custodian Reservoir Engineering
PETRONAS