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6th Annual
Plant Shutdown and Turnaround 2017
16. May - 17. May 2017, Sofitel Al Khobar the Corniche, Al Khobar

GCC's premier thought leadership event comes to KSA

Dedicated case-studies on budget optimization & minimizing downtime for STO projects

International experts to lead industry - centric workshops


Tips to expedite Catalyst replacement

KPI & contractor management

Internet of things - Next generation maintenance

Find how to create value in TAR Optimisation processes


  • Software driven asset life-cycle

  • Applying the appropriate HSE standards

  • Maintenance techniques focused on reliability

  • Using efficient techniques to avoid outages

  • Advanced STO management

  • Strategic turnaround planning

  • Success Stories - Long term planning

  • Reverse Q & A - Session


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Khalid Al Harbi

Assistant Manager at National Petrochemical Industrial Company

Khalid Saad Al-Harbi holds degree of bachelor of science in applied mechanical engineering. He has 23 years of experience in Petrochemical companies. Currently he is Technical, Project & Inspection De

Learn more about Khalid >

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Dr Ahmed Onsy

MSc Maintenance Engineering Course Leader at University of Central Lancashire

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Naif Al Harbi

Senior Manager U&O Maintenance at Yanbu National Petrochemical Company

Mr Al Harbi has 26 years of extensive technical and managerial experience in both Oil and Petrochemical industries. He is worked in various key positions at Yansab’s plants such as chemical, polymer

Learn more about Naif >

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Nayef Al Nadwi

Operation Team Leader at SABIC Kemya

Nayef is a part of the dynamic team in major projects relating to petrochemical industry, providing the opportunity to make a strong contribution to organizational goals through profound and successfu

Learn more about Nayef >

Learn the full details about the event program in the downloadable agenda.

Who you will meet


- Outage Coordinators
- Reliability Engineers
- Facilities Managers
- Project Managers
- Plant Engineers
- Asset Management Specialists
- Production Supervisors
- Construction Superintendents
- Storeroom Managers
- Maintenance Planners/Schedulers
- Project Engineers


-  Shut-down
- Turnaround
- Reliability
- Integrity
- Maintenance
- Operations
- Scheduling
- Planning
- Production
- Operations

Last year attendees

  • "Event was very informative and useful which can be considered to implement on site"

    Somanatha Sannamari

    Qatar Power Company

  • "Overall the event is informative and leads to improvement"

    Thulasidoss Bakthavatchalu

    Qatar Power Company

  • "Seminar is quite useful and effective. It is highly interactive to share knowledge"

    Ranjan Das

    Qatar Power Company

  • "Very informative and productive. Good interaction with the leaders in the field"

    Srinivasan Magibalarajan

    Qatargas Opco

  • "Speakers exhibited in depth knowledge of topics and gave good answers to questions from participants"

    Frederick Torto


Sponsors and Partners

Gold Sponsor

Associate Partner

Bronze Sponsor

Saudi Partner

Join us in Al Khobar

Sofitel Al Khobar the Corniche
Al Khobar is the pearl of the Arabian gulf and the bride of the eastern province. The city is distinguished by its bustling commercial establishments, beautiful corniches and pristine beaches. With its gardens, picnic spots and endless beaches, Al Khobar has become a hot vacation getaway. Major attractions in the city are Half Moon Bay, Sunset Beach and Al-Aziza beach, which are all approximately five kilometers from the city center.