Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, the Minister of Energy for the United Arad Emirates will open the OPITO Safety and Competency Conference – OSCC 2013 – which takes place in the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel, Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 19 November 2013.
This year’s event will be the fourth annual gathering of oil and gas operators, contractors and the supply chain together with training organisations to examine how to improve standards of safety and competency that protect the workforce and the industry’s reputation.
The Energy Minister will join keynote speakers Leo Koot, managing director of TAQA Bratani and Richard Cregan, chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management who will outline the parallels between improving safety in the automotive sector and the oil and gas industry. The event will be chaired by Gordon Ballard, chairman of OPITO and Schlumberger UK Limited.
In accepting the invitation to open the event, Mr Al Mazrouei said: “The safety of people working in the energy industry is of paramount importance to us and we are ready to do all we can to promote dialogue on this important issue.”