MEPEC - Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition

14 - 16 October 2019   |   Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain

aBOUT mepec

MEPEC is the definitive event for process engineering; in today’s busy world the event brings together the international business community to one business hub to make the most effective use of time. MEPEC is not just a place where you can experience ground-breaking technology and listen to industry leaders, it is an environment designed for the exchange of ideas between peers.

The 5th edition of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from 14 - 16 October 2019. Co-organized by SAS-AIChE & ME3 and officially supported by AIChE.

This year's theme is Transforming Process Engineering through Innovation.

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MEPEC 2019 Industry Leaders

Nasser A. Abanmi



Ahmad A. Al Sa'adi

Senior Vice President, Technical Services

Saudi Aramco

Dr. Dafer Al-Jalahma

Chief Operating Officer


June Wispelwey

CEO & Executive Director

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Tor Fjaeran


World Petroleum Council (WPC)

Tor Fjaeran


World Petroleum Council (WPC)

Aman A. Ahmad

Vice President, Business Development - EMEA

KBR Technology

Andre Lanning

Managing Director

ART Hydroprocessing

Craig Smith


Dhahran Techno-Valley Company (DTVC)

Fuad Mosa

Vice President - Local Content & Business Development Unit


Gurminder Singh

Director, Technology Licensing - MENA

Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Jean Sentenac

Chairman & CEO


Mohammed Benchekchou

Director Strategic Accounts - Middle East & North Africa

Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Nathan Ergonul

Vice President, Marketing – Refining Technologies

W.R. Grace & Co

Noaman M. Fudhail

General Supervisor- Downstream Process Engineering Division

Saudi Aramco

Pierre De Vuyst

President & CEO

Yokogawa MEA

Dr. Pratap Nair

President & CEO

Ingenero Inc

Rami Qasem

President & CEO

Baker Hughes, a GE company

Reem Al Ghanim

Division Head, Chemicals - HR and Support Services

Saudi Aramco

Rob Howard

Vice President Sales MENA

Aspen Technology

Shakeel Kadri

Executive Director


Suleyman M Ozmen

Sr. Consultant


Tamim Al Jasir

Business Development Manager

Guardian Glass

Noaman M. Fudhail

General Supervisor- Downstream Process Engineering Division

Saudi Aramco

Abdulrahman Al-Ghamdi

Process Engineering Manager


Dr. Abdullah Alqahtani

Sr. Manager, Global Cracker Technology, Technology and Innovation


Dr. Anissa Sedjerari

Industry and Research Liaison Officer, Innovation & Economic Development Department

KAUST Catalysis Center

Dr. Ayuba Adesina

Lead Engineer


David Renolayan

Technology & Process Engineering Lead Domestic Refining & NGL Fractionation

Saudi Aramco

Enad Al-Anazi

Process Engineering Manager


Fadi Mhaini

Director, Technology Licensing


Dr. Hicham El Hajj

Plant Lab & QA/QC Manager, Multi-Chem


Hiroki Usami

General Manager - R&D Center- Process Solution Business

Yokogawa Saudi Arabia Company

Jad Abou Charbine

Technical Services Manager


Dr. Jesper Nerlov

Group Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Haldor Topsoe

Jim Brigman

Managing Director

Ingenero Inc

Kristine Chin

Senior Director, Conferences & Education

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Mohammed A Al Zahrani

Technical Support Division Head

Saudi Aramco

Mohammad N. Al-Haji

Engineering Consultant

Saudi Aramco

Dr. Mohammad Shamsuzzoha

Senior Engineer, Process (Simulation)

ADNOC Refining

Morgan Allen

Senior Technical Services Manager

W.R. Grace & Co

Dr. Nasiru Tukur

Engineering Consultant

Saudi Aramco

Nayef Enazi

Sr. Scientist, HDPE Unipol, Polyolefins Process


Dr. Oki Muraza

Associate Professor, Center of Research Excellence in Nano-Technology

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM)

Saeed S. AlAlloush

Engineering Specialist, Process & Control Systems Department

Saudi Aramco

Saifuddin Sheikh

Director, Business Consulting

Aspen Technology

Sandeep Goel

Director Business Development ME


Shahid Azam

Chief Scientist, Functional Chemicals


Waddah Al-Zaabi

Account Manager

ART Hydroprocessing

industry initiatives


WPC Downstream Conference

The WPC Downstream Conference is the global forum that brings together the strategic refining and petrochemical leadership to debate the integrated approach to optimal delivery of the building blocks for human progress. 

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LEWAS 2018

Leadership Excellence for Women Awards & Symposium

LEWAS seeks to address the challenges and opportunities for women leaders in the Energy industry. Over the years, LEWAS has gathered women leaders and empowered and motivated women to engage in discussions and panels that address the issue. 

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LEWA celebrates professionals who demonstrate innovation, leadership and talent, in both academic and business sectors of the industry. There are seven award categories, dedicated to academicians, engineers and technical experts. The awards are judged by industry experts chosen from amongst partners and committee members.


LEWAS 2017


2268 Unique Participants
128 Expert Speakers
436 Students & Young Professionals
449 Represented Companies
21 Represented Countries
8000 Sq.m of Exhibition Space


Barry Perlmutter

President & Managing Director, BHS Sonthofen Inc

MEPEC provided a wide range of attendees, manufacturers, operating companies and applications. The conference generated new ideas and forward-thinking for new products and improvements to existing products. We met important clients with serious interests, which is a true measure of a technical conference.

Dr. Hosni Zubeir

Head of Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of Bahrain

The organizers "all committee members" were so kind, helpful and professional. Appreciated the time and the effort put by them. The technical session was very interesting and exiting to share ideas with expertise. The exhibition was organized in a professional way and gave real time appropriateness to share information and techniques. I found the workshop I attended very useful. the topics are directly applicable to our teaching and professional goals. The instructor was clear and professional. The student program was very useful and gave the students tremendous appropriates to learn and practice. In general the conference was an excellent sours of forecasting techniques and practice.

Jim Brigman

Managing Director, Ingenero Inc

MEPEC 2017 facilitated information exchange on operational excellence between companies top process engineers allowing opportunities to be discussed, goals stated, technology demonstrated, opinions expressed and paradigms exposed.

Joseph Ibrahim

Managing Director, Middle East, Axens

During this MEPEC 2017 I have witnessed interesting presentations given by companies presenting for the first time in the Middle East which demonstrates that MEPEC focuses on bringing new ideas and new players.

Dr. Nasiru Tukur

Engineering Consultant, Saudi Aramco

I found the 3-day conference inspiring, enlightening & stimulating. The panel discussion sessions were excellent platforms for exchange of knowledge and experience between industry leaders and younger talents.

Nafees Ahmad

Area Process Engineer, TASNEE

This year’s MEPEC conference is great, very interactive and thought-provoking conference. Every MEPEC is a little different but this time the specialty are fully technical sessions, interaction with industrialist, research scholars and university graduates. As a speaker, I was glad to share my knowledge, exchange experience and made new connections with visitors/delegates.

Shaalan Al Zahrani

General Manager Technical, S-Chem

MEPEC 17 was a remarkable success. It was impressive with its insightful key note speeches, interactive panel discussions and very informative technical sessions covering a wide spectrum of industry aspects. MEPEC has certainly become one of the most high profile conferences in the region.

Soner Tetik

Geophysical Engineer, Risk Deger

We made some business partnership agreements with the show for the ME Market.
Started already new connections for trading and consultancy services. We have learned a lot from the show exhibitors, hope that we give information from us for the visited company managers and staff in all stages. Even with fresh graduated University students shared our knowledges and we appreciate to everyone who visited us. Especially we are thankful for the Turkish Consulate of Turkey for visiting us and some turkish University teachers who are working in Bahrain University.

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