تحت رعاية صاحب السمو الشــيخ محـمـد بن راشــد آل مـكـتوم، نائب رئيس الدولة رئيس مجلس الوزراء حاكم دبي "رعاه الله"

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai

28th February – 1st March 2018

Rashid Hall F and C

Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

28th February – 1st March 2018

Sheikh Rashid Hall F and C, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

"Navigating the future and facing the challenges"

Message From The Chairman

Khamis Juma Buamim
Conference Chairman
Offshore Arabia 2018

Welcome To Offshore Arabia 2018

"Navigating The Future & Facing The Challenges"

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Dubai.

It is an incredible delight that I invite you to participate in the 9th Offshore Arabia 2018 Conference and Exhibition which will initiate on 28 February and 1 March 2018 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Join us to connect, network, do business and share your strategies facing the growing challenges in the new offshore landscape, at the heart of a hydrocarbon regional powerhouse the United Arab Emirates and its most ambitious futuristic city Dubai, a compelling destination for corporate meetings and a stand out success.

Today with the new theme ” Navigating the Future, and Facing the Challenges.” we are introducing another award-winning comprehensive conference housing globally renowned speakers addressing;

The Outlook on Oil & Gas, Financing within the Offshore Industry, the legal issues our industry is facing, Future Projects and Technologies and most of all, you will find a strong commitment to sustainability and the environment on our stage.

The exhibition aims to expand cooperation with other international companies which possess advanced technologies in Oil and Gas and the Marine and Maritime sector and can provide the best solutions for our stakeholders to save them their time and money in the struggling markets.

I would like to extend my appreciation to all those who support Offshore Arabia, including the UAE Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, as well as the Executive and Technical Committees, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Delegates, Visitors and Media Partners.

We look forward to welcoming you and wish you a fruitful business at Offshore Arabia 2018.

Chairman Background

Mr Khamis Juma Buamim has been the Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC since April 19, 2016. and Chairman of The Dubai Council of Marine and Maritime since 2013 ,His Excellency served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at DryDocks World – Dubai. He served as an Executive Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World from May 2010 to March 2015. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Regional Clean Sea Organization (RECSO) since April 2007. He was with Conoco and ConocoPhillips for 26 years in various management positions, including Vice President of Dubai Petroleum Company (DPC), a ConocoPhillips affiliate company in the United Arab Emirates. He served as Secretary General of the UAE Oil & Gas Human Resources Group, led the Dubai Petroleum Management Incident Command System, Member of International Human Resources Management, Advisor to the Gulf Career Development Forum, Secretary-General of the Dubai Government Oil Spill Task Force, the Crisis Management Team of Dubai and the Region and Senior MENA region Advisor-Global Energy. He served as the Chairman and Director of DDW-PaxOcean Asia Pte Ltd since October 2012. He served as the Chairman and Director of Drydocks & Maritime World. He has been a Director of Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC since April 19, 2016. Mr Buamim holds Degree in Business Management and Economics and higher accreditation on the International Human Resources Management from the UK and has various outstanding accomplishments and certification including the National Management Certification in the Incident Command Systems.