ADNOC to host 2,000 scientists at Middle East’s largest energy RandD summit

ABU DHABI, 24th March, 2015 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, which manages 6% of the world’s proved oil reserves, will host 2,000 research professionals in Abu Dhabi at the Abu Dhabi International Research and Development Conference and Exhibition, ADRAC, in May to present the latest breakthrough innovations in energy RD.

The 4th annual ADRAC will be held in Abu Dhabi from May 24th – 26th at the ADNEC exhibition centre. ADRAC is the premier conference for the international research and development community in the Middle East, sponsored by ADNOC and its Operating Companies, as well as the Petroleum Institute.

“Significant technological aances and investments in RD are already well underway in the UAE and across the Middle East,” said ADRAC 2015 Chairman, Yasser Saeed Al Mazroui. “ADRAC 2015 will focus on energy RD, and bring together the top researches and practitioners from the Middle East and globally to collaborate and exchange knowledge to reach common goals.”

ADRAC will facilitate collaboration of energy RD from academia, research institutions and industry to share new solutions for the Oil and Gas sector through a three-day programme focused on the latest RD findings, strategies and initiatives in the energy world.

Driven by an Exhibition from Academia to Industry, a CTO Summit with world-renowned leaders, international speakers, 20 posters and 46 technical sessions selected by almost 100 subject matter experts, ADRAC will be the place for knowledge exchange and the driving force behind future RD initiatives in the Oil and Gas Industry.

First launched in 2011, the event was the first of its kind in the region to bring together professors, students, research centres, and industry experts to share and collaborate on RD achievements and findings.

ADRAC 2015 will offer an intimate and vibrant atmosphere in which delegates will learn about cutting-edge developments in the field and discuss how they resolve common concerns.