Embarking Africa's refineries on a digital journey to optimise production capacity
Investing and implementing digital technologies for Africa is no more a thing of the future and a luxury to oil companies. It is a necessity now keeping in mind the poor production capacities. With disruptive technologies proven over the past couple of years, these technologies have the capabilities of improving efficiency, safety and operability whilst reducing costs in the long run.
With $300 billion being invested into the African economies for digitalization, a major chunk is being allocated towards the digitalisation of refineries. Effective integration of digital technologies can reduce capital expenditure at refineries by 20%. Almost 90% of oil thefts and pipeline vandalisation can be prevented through digitalisation, which currently costs Nigeria $35 million a day.
Are you ready to embrace the digital shift and achieve optimum security and production capacities?
Co-Located With: Health Safety Security Environment (HSSE) Africa Conference
- Discover the latest pipeline security strategies and find out how intelligent sensors and video surveillance can prevent oil theft and pipeline vandalisation thus saving Nigeria $35million/day
- Understand how modular refineries can bridge the domestic demand-supply gap in Nigeria by at least 50%
- Build an effective cyber resilience strategy and infrastructure to avoid cyber attacks on your refinery that have cost the world $2billion in 2018
- Develop a comprehensive digital corrosion management technique to improve reliability and asset life cycle to save $6billion annually
- Address the challenges of large scale digital rollouts, budgeting, best practices and implementation to minimise risk of deployment and security
- Prasanna Kumar Burri, Group Chief Information Officer, Dangote Industries Ltd, Nigeria
- Debo Fagbami, Chairman, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigeria
- Narendranath Ramaiah, Head of Pipelines, Shell, Nigeria
- Engr. Kapuulya Musomba, Acting Managing Director, Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation, Tanzania
- Engr. Onochie Anyaoku, President, Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, Nigeria
- Srinivas Rachakonda, Director, Business Strategy, Dangote Industries, Nigeria
- Ramakrishna Potluri, Head of IT and Business Application, Dangote Industries, Nigeria
- Dr. Pratap Nair, President and CEO, Ingenero
- Umar Hassan, Asst. Chief Systems Analyst, Department of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
- Engr. Enorense Amadasu, Head, Upstream Monitoring and Regulations, Department of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
- Engr. Lukeman Ayorinde Cardoso, Assistant Director, ICT - Engineering and Standards, Department of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
- Idriss S. Yusuf, GM, Planning and Business, Refinery and Petrochemical Divisions, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Nigeria
- Suraj Rao, Conference Director, IQPC
- Mr. Deepak Gupta, Chief General Manager, Engineers India Ltd.