30 September - 02 October, 2018
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tanks and Terminal - Focus Day, Tuesday 2 October 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration, networking and refreshments

9:00 am - 9:05 am IQPC welcome remarks

Shuchita Gupta - Conference Director, IQPC
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Shuchita Gupta

Conference Director
IQPC

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Prabakaran Muthukrishnan

Global Head – Terminals, Country Head
Gulf Petrochem, India

Port of Duqm - futuristic approach

Port of Duqm as potential new liquid bulk handling hub accommodating storage and manufacturing facilities, including but not limited to Duqm Refinery.
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Erwin Mortelmans

Commercial Director
Port of Duqm Company S.A.O.C.

Critical infrastructure and the impact on terminals

9:45 am - 10:15 am Drone revolution - menace on critical infrastructures

Dhananjoy Mishra - Head of Terminals, GPS CHEMOIL
• How UAV business is growing exponentially and its positive impact
• What can go wrong with this exponential growth, how secure are you?
• How do you protect your infrastructure and data centre? 

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Dhananjoy Mishra

Head of Terminals
GPS CHEMOIL

10:15 am - 10:45 am Oil on the boil – impact on storage terminals

Prabakaran Muthukrishnan - Global Head – Terminals, Country Head, Gulf Petrochem, India
• Increased need for more flexibility in cargo/grade change over in tanks
• Embracing new technologies for tank cleaning and terminal automation
• Design changes of tanks for improved efficiency & economics 

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Prabakaran Muthukrishnan

Global Head – Terminals, Country Head
Gulf Petrochem, India

10:45 am - 11:05 am Refreshments and networking break

11:05 am - 11:15 am Speed networking

Above ground storage tanks inspection and terminal efficiency

11:15 am - 11:45 am Implementing automation to improve efficiency, safety and reliability of terminal operations

Ramanujan Suresh - Director - Solutions and Services, Emerson
• Applying automation on the terminal to avoid human errors and enhancing efficiency
• Complying with the QHSE regulations for terminal safety 

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Ramanujan Suresh

Director - Solutions and Services
Emerson

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Inspection of critical tankages to advance inspectional intervals

Samy Arockiasamy - Head of Reliability Department, Salalah Methanol Company, Oman
• Showcasing tank mapping and profiling of sludge for checking of corrosion
• Performing the foundation assessment, tank bottom and tank shelf inspection
• “No man entry” tank-cleaning technology to achieve human safety
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Samy Arockiasamy

Head of Reliability Department
Salalah Methanol Company, Oman

The severe risks of corrosion

12:15 pm - 12:35 pm Prayer break and netwroking

12:35 pm - 1:35 pm Learning about tank corrosion, deterioration and hazards

Praveen MN - Corrosion and Inspection Manager, ONGC – MRPL
•  General tank roof corrosion on floating roof tankages
•  Vapour losses from floating roof tanks, primary roof seals and Geodesic dome roofs
•  Lightning protection and by pass conductors in floating roof tankages
g roof tanks, primary roof seals and Geodesic dome roofs
•  Lightning protection and by pass conductors in floating roof tankages
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Praveen MN

Corrosion and Inspection Manager
ONGC – MRPL

Interactive Huddles

Huddle 1

1:35 pm - 2:05 pm How to increase the run length of a tank without compromising on its safety
Samy Arockiasamy - Head of Reliability Department, Salalah Methanol Company, Oman
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Samy Arockiasamy

Head of Reliability Department
Salalah Methanol Company, Oman

Huddle 2

1:35 pm - 2:05 pm How doable and economical is the idea of adapting to a completely automated terminal
Dhananjoy Mishra - Head of Terminals, GPS CHEMOIL
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Dhananjoy Mishra

Head of Terminals
GPS CHEMOIL

Huddle 3

1:35 pm - 2:05 pm Ensuring the bottom plate stability to avoid tank leakage due to corrosion
Praveen MN - Corrosion and Inspection Manager, ONGC – MRPL
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Praveen MN

Corrosion and Inspection Manager
ONGC – MRPL

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Prabakaran Muthukrishnan

Global Head – Terminals, Country Head
Gulf Petrochem, India

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Networking lunch

3:15 pm - 3:15 pm End of day