Interactive Post-Conference Workshop Day: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM Registration, welcome refreshments and networking

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM IQPC welcome remarks


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Oil and gas companies in Kuwait are investing heavily in construction projects to meet the increased demand for their products. On one hand, companies are revamping, upgrading or expanding existing plants and on the other hand they are constructing on new fields. Due to this increased investment, it has become highly important to differentiate between the two construction projects and identify methods for efficient project execution

Attend this workshop and learn about:
  • Advantages and disadvantages of greenfield and brownfield construction
  • Overcoming the challenges of greenfield and brownfield construction
  • Differentiate between the design, process and resources required for both greenfield and brownfield construction
  • Best methods and strategies to solve the logistical challenges of your construction project
  • Strategies to efficiently plan and manage resources for timely completion of project
  • Developing contingency plans and identifying best methods to deal with project delays

Who should attend this workshop:
All commercial, engineering and construction level project decision makers from the oil, gas, petrochemicals, power and utilities sectors including:
  • Project managers
  • Construction managers
  • Design managers
  • Contract managers / engineers
  • Project controls managers
  • Planning engineers
  • Quantity surveyors

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Networking lunch


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The last phase of every construction project is commissioning. It is crucial for operating companies to inspect every component of the plant to ensure safe and reliable handover from contractors. This workshop will address all technical as well as commercial issues faced by experts from the pre commissioning to the start-up phase.

Attend this workshop and learn about:
  • How to deal with commissioning challenges
  • Strategies to minimise start-up delays
  • How to prevent machine failure and ensure smooth start-up
  • How to manage plant warranties and develop a contingency plan in case of machine failure
  • What can experts do to ensure on time delivery

Who should attend this workshop:
  • Head of projects / project directors
  • Heads / managers of inspection
  • Heads / managers of commissioning
  • Engineers

4:00 PM - 4:00 PM End of post-workshop day