Upcoming Events

2017 Petroleum Institute R&D Conference and Exhibition

21-22 March 2017

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Petroleum Institute

Advance Program


The 2017 Petroleum Institute R&D Conference and Exhibition is organized to showcase the latest R&D innovations at the Institute in the oil and gas and broader energy sectors.  This year's conference also hosts a half day workshop titled "Increasing Student Academic and Personal Success."

The Conference program includes sixty six oral and forty eight poster presentations given by PI Faculty, Research Associates and Graduate Students.  These contributions are representative of a broad range of research activities on topics including:

  • Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Asset Integrity Optimization
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Water Production and Management
  • Environmental Challenges
  • Advanced Materials and Corrosion.
  • High Voltage Engineering 

We hope that you will consider participating at this exciting forum and look forward to welcoming you at the event.  For further information please contact either:

General Chair:  Dr. Peter Rodgers (prodgers@pi.ac.ae)
Program Chair: Dr. Naji AlSayari (nalsayari@pi.ac.ae)
Registration: Ms Sonia Furtado (sfurtado@pi.ac.ae)

Organizing Committees

Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Marc Durandeau, Chair
  • Dr. Youssef Abdel Magid
  • Dr. Ebrahim Al Hajri
  • Dr. Ali ElKamel        

General Chair

  • Dr. Peter Rodgers

Program Chair

  • Dr. Naji Al Sayari

Program Committee

  • Dr. Mohammed Abou Khousa
  • Dr. Akram AlFantazi
  • Dr. Nader Ayish
  • Dr. Hadi Belhaj
  • Dr. Igor Boiko 
  • Dr. Ehab El-Sadaany
  • Dr. Valerie Eveloy
  • Dr. Afshin Goharzadeh
  • Dr. Sadoon Morad
  • Dr. Samuel Osisanya
  • Dr. Dimitrios Reppas
  • Dr. Paul Rostron
  • Mr. Colin Toms
  • Dr. Lourdes Vega
  • Dr. Aldo Vesnaver
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