3rd Annual Security for Energy Infrastructure Event to Optimize Protection of Critical Oil and Gas Assets

The 3rd Annual Security for Energy Infrastructure event will examine the potential threat to the region’s critical energy infrastructure and top priority issues concerning pipeline, facility, offshore platform, tanker and remote asset security.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 25, 2008 --(PR.com)-- International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), an internationally leading provider of tailored, industry-driven conferences, announced today the dates of their regionally-leading “3rd Annual Security For Energy Infrastructure” event.

The region’s only security event for the energy industry will be held in Abu Dhabi from 19 to 22 October, with strong participation from regional and international security experts from the world’s leading oil and gas companies.

Kelly Grant, Event Director, IQPC Middle East says, “Building on the great success of the previous two years’ events, the four-day conference keeps key security personnel up-to-date with the region’s threats and also the opportunity to implement effective strategies and technologies that will enhance resilience of valuable assets”.

This summit will provide the key security decision makers with strategies and solutions required in the effective protection of physical assets, personnel and business continuation from the threat of terrorism and criminality.

“Safeguarding oil and gas infrastructure in the Middle East has never been a more relevant issue. Globally, we face new and diverse threats to the energy industry. Countering potential threats requires infallible and up-to-the-minute planning, optimum personnel and the latest surveillance technologies as well as the close collaboration between private and public sectors,” says Grant.

The summit includes world-class presentations from international security leaders such as Samir S Raslan, General Manager of Industrial Security at the world’s biggest oil company Saudi Aramco, and Walied Shater, Director of Security, Global Security ConocoPhillips.

The four-day event features a full-day training master class run by industry leaders ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) on optimum international asset protection, as well as 16 exclusive presentations and two solution-finding workshops.

The industry-leading program features case study presentations and solution-finding interactive sessions which will get to the bottom of the industry’s key security challenges and will reveal proven best-practice strategic and technical solutions. www.energysecurityme.com

About IQPC Middle East:
For over thirty years, IQPC has helped the world's leading corporations solve their business challenges through the sharing of practical industry solutions and global best practice. In the process, the company has built a formidable reputation for quality and value. During this time, the Middle East's most progressive companies have benefited from IQPC’s unrivalled global reach, which has connected international expertise with regional and local leaders.

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