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Bahrain to Host Middle East Catalyst Technology Conference

Bahrain to Host Middle East Catalyst Technology Conference

Monday, 4 December, 2017 - 08:15
Saudi Aramco's Wasit Gas Plant, Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)

Middle East Catalyst Technology Conference (ME- CAT 2017) will take place in Bahraini capital, Manama on December 6-7 with the participation of several local, regional and international specialized technicians and engineers.

The conference is organized by Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) in cooperation with the National Oil and Gas Authority.

A large number of experts and engineers interested in the various aspects of the oil industry from all over the world will meet to discuss the technological processes in the petroleum refining industry.

Bahraini Oil Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa stated that the first edition of the series of conferences of the Middle East Catalyst Technology Conference contributes to the development of exchange of information, experience and expertise and a review of best practices in all areas and disciplines of the relationship.

The minister expected the global catalyst market to reach $33 billion dollars by 2018, and pointed that developments in the areas of refining and petrochemicals and chemicals and environmental factors contributed to the growth and increasing demand for motivating factors in world markets.

The participants in the conference will discuss a number of important topics in the oil industry, as well as review ways to develop databases on the performance of this kind of commercial catalytic materials to suit the needs of oil refineries and oil companies in the world. In addition, they will review the best practices in the manufacture of catalytic materials and to invest in developing the oil industry in the region.

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