Technical Committee

Meet the phenomenal Industry Leaders behind the event

Industry Lessons Learnt: Valve Failures / Leakage Criteria & Sealing / Trim Design & New Technologies

Sathyanath Narayanan

Senior Engineer, Static Equipment, ADNOC Gas Processing

Sathyanath has a Bachelor of Tecnology degree from India and has 30 years of experience in Piping and Equipment design/engineering working with Multi-national Engineering Consultants in India and Oil&Gas/Petrochemical Operators in the Middle East . Worked as Acting Team Leader (Piping) at ADNOC Gas Processing (GASCO) and has been working as the Technical Authority of piping discipline for the last 6 years. Worked on major FEED/EPC Projects as piping focal point. Worked with Major Petrochemical Complexes & Gas companies in their Technical Services and Project Engineering/Development Divisions involving in the activities from Project Feasibility study to Implementation. Technically supported a team of Senior Piping/Pipeline engineers supporting Projects and Operating Plants. Have in-depth knowledge of valves design/operational requirements. Part of the team involved in the technical review for the pre-qualification valve vendors.

Smart Valves & Optimized Selection / Actuators

Reni Ninan

OT Automation Team Leader, GM - General Management, ADNOC Distribution

Worked as Control & Automation engineer for last twenty years, with Oil &Gas, Fertilizer and steel industries with experience ranging from PLC/DCS/SCADA installation, through to commissioning and further maintaining the systems
Currently OT Automation team lead for ADNOC Distribution depots/plant/ terminals across UAE, experienced on Terminal Automation and Management systems, F&G and ESD systems, Loading (Marine/Non-Marine) Automation, Fire fighting and Extinguishant systems, Tank Gauging and inventory systems and also overfill prevention systems (Tanks/Trucks).
Currently working a new set of Cybersecurity systems installed, and also working to make other locations Cyber Safe.
Interests include wireless HART, Fieldbus Protocols, and SIS design aspects

Valve Testing & Maintenance / Cladded Valves

Khalfan Al Abdouli

Performance and Reliability Advisor  (Instrument and Control), ADNOC LNG

Khalfan Mohamed Al Abdouli is the Performance and Reliability advisor (Instrument and Control) at Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company Ltd – ADGAS having obtained his bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Khalifa University in 2007 and joined ADGAS in the same year. In 2011 Khalfan obtained a master degree in Engineering management from university of Wollongong.

A technical expert with 9 years’ experience, responsible for assuring plant performance as per design intent in ADGAS, partnering with internal business stakeholders to tackle plant issues and provide advisory roles for improving plant effectiveness.

Khalfan occupied different role in ADGAS in deferent division starting from maintenance, to engineering and project and finally in performance and reliability. Khalfan is charged to analyze, diagnose, and solve significant plant issues relating primarily to production losses and integrity and reliability events and trends. He is a specialist in process instrumentation and controls engineering. Khalfan facilitates and leads Root Cause Analysis teams. Khalfan is the Independent Competent Person accountable for verification of asset integrity of instrumentation and control systems and equipment.