Middle East Offshore
Support Journal Conference 8-9 May 2017, Dubai

Middle East Offshore<br /> Support Journal Conference

Middle East Offshore Support Journal Conference

Identifying opportunities, finding finance and using technology in the downturn

US$25 billion (AED 92 billion) investments in offshore oil projects are planned by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) through to 2020 as part of the UAE’s strategy to boost its total oil output capacity to 3.5 million barrels per day (bpd) by 2017-18.

The 4th Annual Middle East OSJ Conference in Dubai brings together leading shipowners, oil and gas majors, shipbuilders, investors, financiers, technology providers to discuss opportunities in Iran, Africa, Caspian, India and ME region, solutions in the current market uncertainty, and vessel technologies that will be needed to boost UAE’s oil output capacity target.

Key topics for 2017

  • Outlook on shallow water vessels: demand, design and technology
  • Investment appetite in the OSV market
  • Scrapping of aging OSV tonnage
  • African Market: East and West
  • Opportunities and update on Iran
  • Oil price volatility and its impact on vessel owners
  • Overall global political uncertainty and its effects on the industry
  • Potential solutions on how to handle uncertainty
  • Survival in the present market and preparing for the upturn
  • Improving operating efficiency and performance
  • New technology to save operational cost
  • Islamic Financing for the offshore industry
  • How banks are coping with valuations of current asset values
  • Dealing with discounts on existing contracts and renewals of old contracts
  • Managing the effect on safety and maintenance of OSV due to budget cuts and crew fatigue due to longer rotations

View the conference photos here

Feedback from previous years

"As always a brilliant combination of relevant topics and speakers"

Gunnar Haug, Ulstein Asia
"Great speakers and presentations and excellent venue for networking"

Joe Brincat, ABS
Professionally organised, interesting speakers and excellent networking

Peter Dunn, Fincantieri
The Middle East leading event focused on offshore support

Hassan Abouraya, Zamil Offshore
“Very enjoyable and informative. good topics and discussion

SPE Ltd & Positioneering

“Great networking opportunity with the people who matter the most”

M. Prince Lye, Colombo Dockyard

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View photos from our last Dubai conference here

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