ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, November 09, 2016
Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (PP&M), part of Hexagon and the world’s leading global provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, organized its Middle East Users Conference in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, on November 1, and in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on November 3.
As low oil prices continue to affect the global petroleum, petrochemical, process, power and marine industries, this year’s Intergraph PP&M Middle East Road Show focused on cost-effectiveness and how to lengthen the life cycle of existing assets. The conference featured discussions and shared best practices on how owner operators can improve existing assets, boost efficiency, improve productivity and enhance operational expenditure to improve margins and gain a competitive advantage.
The one-day event series brought together professionals in the global petroleum, petrochemical, process, power and marine industries. The conference provided visitors with an overview of proven technology solutions that can help to mitigate the challenging business environment in the Middle East region.
Featured sessions during the Intergraph PP&M Middle East Road Show included:
- Keynote presentations from Intergraph PP&M executives highlighting how Intergraph PP&M continues to invest in developing innovative solutions for owner operators globally.
- Hands-on product demonstrations and sessions, covering topics such as information management, engineering and design, brownfield engineering and project controls, which will be presented by Intergraph PP&M, Atheeb Intergraph Saudi Company and EcoSys product experts.
- Customer speakers including Piyush Sheth, Team Leader Engineering Applications, Abu Dhabi Gas Development, discussed the use of Intergraph SmartPlant® Instrumentation at Al Hosn Gas.
“This conference offered a unique opportunity for our local clients to come together to exchange ideas, best practices and key learning points,” said Rafi Hattar, vice president Middle East & Africa at Intergraph PP&M. “We are happy to provide our local user base this opportunity to learn about the latest technology news, and network. The volatile business environment in our region makes it an utmost priority for us to work together to find ways to maximize efficiency while controlling both capital and operational expenditures.”
The Intergraph PP&M Middle East Road Show was hosted by Intergraph Process, Power & Marine and Atheeb Intergraph Saudi Company. The companies each have more than 30 years’ experience in providing local expertise and services to support engineering, procurement and construction companies as well as owner operators executing projects and operating facilities globally while delivering enhanced safety, quality, interoperability and productivity. More than two-thirds of the plants built worldwide are designed using Intergraph software.
For more information on the conference, please visit http://intergraphusersconference.com/middle-east.
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about Intergraph solutions and network with other Intergraph users, visit ppm.intergraph.com/technical-user-forums.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering solutions for plant design (process,power and marine), according to its “Engineering Design Tools for Plants & Infrastructure Global Market Research Study Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2020.”