Call for Papers

OPAL along with Omanexpo are proud to announce the launch of OPAL Oil & Gas Conference which will be held Under the auspices of Ministry of Oil & Gas on 30th& 31st October 2017 at the Grand Millennium Muscat.

The theme of OPAL Oil & Gas Conference 2017 is “Driving excellence in upstream hydrocarbon activities in the Sultanate”.

The two-day conference is an opportunity for the industry and regulators to discuss various issues and challenges as well as to explore emerging opportunities and latest developments in oil and gas sector in Oman and GCC region.

We are encouraging speakers to join the esteemed panel of experts at the OPAL Oil & Gas Conference 2017 to deliver best practice case studies and insights on topics under the following themes. Prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts for consideration in the conference programme. The following is a list of headline topics included in the programme:

Main conference themes for the OPAL Oil & Gas Conference 2017 include:

  • Alternative technologies for Oil and Gas
  • Cyber Security in Oil and Gas Sector
  • Oil & Gas Regulatory Frameworks and Standards
  • In-Country Value – Sharing Best practices

We are looking for fresh, innovative, cutting-edge ideas, case studies, and best practices that touch on the conference’s themes. Your audience will be large (>100) and comprise equally active and thoughtful professionals.

Does your expertise fall within any of these areas? If so, we would like to hear from you!

A synopsis (of 2-4 pages abstract) together with the author’s biography should be sent to the organizer, via email to or and before 10 August 2017.