Booth Welsh have signed up as one of the sponsors for the EIC Oil & Gas Connect UAE event later this month.

This annual event brings together operators and contractors to share their insight in to future market conditions, outline their procurement and local content requirements and meet delegates on a one 2 one basis to discover potential new vendors. The company will sponsor the event lanyards and will be situated at stand A11 when the event is held on the 23rd May in Abu Dhabi.

The event, organised by the Energy Industries Council (EIC), acts as a springboard for UK companies looking to set up locally in the region and encourages attendance from Emirati companies to seek out joint ventures and local partnerships. Recognised by the UK-UAE Business Council, The Department for International Trade and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, all of whom provide key representatives to help steer the Event Advisory Board, alongside individuals from BP, Shell, MASDAR and those from EIC members that have successfully set up in the UAE. Keynote speakers include Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the UAE and the UAE Ministry of Energy.

Martin Welsh, Booth Welsh Managing Director, commented,

“As an event sponsor, we are delighted to be attending this unique event in Abu Dhabi and raising our brand awareness within the region. We are looking forward to meeting with companies to discuss where we can help increase operational efficiencies in this challenging climate of low oil price.  We will have an Industry 4.0 theme at our stand and are inviting attendees to give us their thoughts on the future landscape of the Oil & Gas industry. This will give us an opportunity to refresh our regional knowledge and better understand our clients’ drivers for performance using new innovations.”

John Richardson, Oil & Gas Innovation Specialist, added,

“Booth Welsh has diverse multi-sector experience meaning we are well placed to develop innovative solutions to solve problems and improve processes for our Oil & Gas clients using other industry learnings. This is primarily achieved through driving operational efficiencies and utilising our core capabilities in process control and automation, proven to deliver significant efficiencies for other clients. Industry 4.0 is an exciting new development here and I look forward to discussions on this.”

Over the next 12 months, Booth Welsh will be engaging more with Middle East partners to gain a stronger foothold in the region. The company will be going to the market with innovative technologies and cost saving strategies, offering expertise to improve how businesses in the region operate to give them a competitive edge and accelerate future projects.

Booth Welsh representatives will be on stand A11 at the Dusit Thani Hotel & Conference Centre to discuss Booth Welsh offerings and inviting delegates to give their thoughts on Industry 4.0 and what it means for them.

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