Letter from OPAL
Musallam Al Mandhari

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 Ministry of Oil & Gas is preparing to roll out fit-for- purpose high-level regulations governing all aspects of petroleum activities in Oman – a move that promises to catapult the Sultanate into the ranks of some of the world’s best-regulated upstream energy sectors.

During this annual gathering of OPAL, participants will hear from a cross-section of energy industry speakers on important issues and trends shaping the future of the oil and gas landscape in the Sultanate. The OPAL Oil & Gas Conference features leading industry experts sharing a platform to discuss the latest challenges, market developments and opportunities.

The OPAL Oil & Gas Conference provides a great opportunity to get a comprehensive overview on the state of the industry,current challenges and business opportunities, acquire and expand valuable business contacts in fuel and energy companies. This networking platform will discuss what is in store for Oman’s oil and gas sector from the enlightened perspectives of our industry leaders

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

Apart from the main conference, a Gala dinner which includes the CEO panel session will take place on 31st October where the key stakeholders will discuss and share their views onOman’s Oil & Gas industry forecast, challenging and action Plan up till 2020.

OPAL Oil & Gas Conference platform is designed to challenge thinking and spur creativity. Attendees will take away new ideas, new relationships, and increased motivation to contribute to addressing these integrated challenges in new ways.

With all the oil and gas stakeholders from the Sultanate confirmed to attend the event, this conference is not to be missed by any company looking for opportunities in this market!

I look forward to hearing from you and meeting you in October

Best regards


Musallam Al Mandhari
Chief Executive Officer
Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL)