Schedule

08.00

REGISTRATION

08:45

Welcome Address by Conference Chairman David Wiles, General Manager, SASCO Palm

09:00

Inaugration & Inaugral Address by H.E. Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary, UAE Ministry of Energy

09:15

Designing the Gas Station of the Future - Features, Design Considerations & Advanced Facilities

* Discussing the various energy options - Conventional Fuels, Hydrogen, EV etc. for the future Commuters
* Integrated Convenience and on the move backcourt facilities (Fuels and Non-fuels related)
* Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Social Responsibility Considerations

Speaker: Hassan Azzee, Group CEO, Tas’helat Holding Company

09:40

BAPCO’s Retail Transformation

* BAPCO & Bahrain Retail Market Overview
* Why Transform - Drivers for Change
*BAPCO’s Business Strategy
* Achievements and Future Plans

Speaker: Khalid E. Sabbagh, General Manager - Special Projects, Bahrain Petroleum Company

10:05

Solar Powered Initiatives at KNPC Filling Stations

* Introduction on KNPC as a major player in Kuwait’s oil and gas industry
* Kuwait’s vision regarding clean renewable energy and KNPC’s initiatives on this regard
*KNPC’s experience in introducing solar energy at its filling stations
* Conclusion- To state KNPC’s commitment to continue introducing solar energy and other clean alternatives in the future

Speaker: Jamal Eissa Al-Loughani, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait National Petroleum Company

10:30

1st Networking Coffee Break

11:00

Petromin Gas Station Success Stories

*Upgrade the fuel retail industry standards in KSA
* Operate all businesses on gas stations with company operated model
* Promotion of local manpower hiring
* Increase the customers satisfaction levels
* Explore the use of solar energy system across all Petromin gas stations in KSA

Speaker: Samir Nawar, President & Chief Executive Officer, Petromin Corporation

11.25

Clear decisions by the Authorities with Fire and Life Safety Codes and Standards Usage

   * Codes and standards utilized
   * Service station best practices applied
   * Conformity practices developing and ongoing

Speaker: Drew Azzara, Executive Director - MENA, National Fire Protection Association

11:50

ENOC’s 2021 Vision for the Retail Fuel Industry

Speaker: Zaid Alqufaidi, Managing Director – Retail, ENOC

12:15

2nd NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

12:45

Panel Discussion: Achieving Energy Efficiency & Sustainability in Fuel Stations

    Panelists: Khaled Mubarak Al-Mushaileh, Vice President - Europe, Kuwait Petroleum International
Ali Al Jassim, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad ESCO
Burhan Al Hashemi, Managing Director – Marketing, ENOC
Stephane Le Gentil, Chief Executive Officer, Wattaqa

Moderator: Hussain Jamaa Bait Ishaq, General Manager – Retail, Fuel Card & Regional Offices, Oman Oil Marketing Company

13:35

Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman

13:45

LUNCH

15:00

END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE

08.00

REGISTRATION

08:45

Welcome Address by Conference Chairman David Wiles, General Manager, SASCO Palm

09:00

Panel Discussion: Best Practices in Forecourt Development & Management

Panelists: Ahmed Mohammed Al-Baiti, Property & Collections Manager, Tas-helat Marketing Company
Khalid E. Sabbagh, General Manager - Special Projects, Bahrain Petroleum Company
Mansoor Rana, Vice President – Fuel Stations & Petromin Express, Petromin Corporation
Abdul Rahim Al Maimani, Senior Manager - Marketing & Sales, Al Maha Petroleum Products Marketing Company

Moderator: Darren Smith, Senior Manager – Retail Marketing, EMARAT

09:35

Q8 Alternative fuels and network connectivity of Italy's Second Largest Retail Fuels Operator

   * Latest trends and best practices followed in European gas stations that can be adopted in the Middle East in order to drive business growth and respect of environment
   * Forecourt management best practices that drive business growth
   * Sustainability as key element of business growth

PANEL Speaker: Azzam Almutawa, Managing Director, Q8

10:00

Fuel Retail Operation Challenges and Opportunities in Oman

   * The Retail Operation Model
   * Retail Business Performance
   * Key Challenges in the Retail Industry
   * Current & Future Opportunities

Speaker: Hussain Jamaa Bait Ishaq, General Manager – Retail, Fuel Card & Regional Offices, Oman Oil Marketing Company

10:25

1ST NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

10.50

Retrofitting Existing Fuel Stations in UAE

   * Introduction to DSM Strategy & Etihad ES
   * Etihad Retrofit & Solar
   * ENOC – Pilot Project
   * Etihad ES Projects & Accomplishments

Speaker: Ali Al Jassim, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad ESCO

11:15

Digital Gas Stations

   * Advantages of Digitalizing Gas Stations
   * Financial Advantages to Digital Advertising
   * Future Benefits of Adverto products

Speaker: Vernon Brickman, Executive Chairman, Adverto Outdoor Media Group

11:40

Design and Building of Cost-effective Filling Stations: Minimize Cost and Increase Revenue Generation

Speaker: Abdul Rahim Al Maimani, Senior Manager - Marketing & Sales, Al Maha Petroleum Products Marketing Company

12:05

Is it time to switch? CNG - Clean Fuel of Choice

   * Past: The challenges and how EMGAS came up with this project
   * Present: How we achieve and customers has chosen CNG as their choice fuel
   * Future: What is plan and way forward, Government Support and to make Dubai Sustainable

Speaker: Sharun Viswanathan, Marketing Executive, EMGAS

12:30

2nd NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

12:50

Exclusive CEO’s Only Panel Discussion: Vision 2021 for GCC’s Retail Fuel Industry

Panelists: Hassan Azzee, Group Chief Executive Officer, Tas’helat Holding Co.
David Kalife, Chief Executive Officer, Oman Oil Marketing Company
Samir Nawar, President & Chief Executive Officer, Petromin Corporation
Zaid Alqufaidi, MD - Retail, ENOC

Moderator: Aref Abou Zahr, Executive Director, TAQATI

13:40

Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman

13:50

LUNCH

15:00

END OF CONFERENCE DAY TWO