Under the patronage of Oil Minister, Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the 7thedition of the Global Health, Safety and Environment Conference and Exhibition will be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the theme 'Efficiency, Flexibility and Sustainability', during the period 30th September to 3rd October 2019 at the Gulf International Convention Center in the Gulf Hotel.

The event is organised by ICONEX an international event management company in coordination with the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) and with the support of Saudi Aramco, Bahrain National Gas Company (BANAGAS) and many local, regional and international companies.

This event will be attended by a number of executives and senior officials from various companies specialized in the oil and gas sector, as well as interested professionals in this field to discuss many valuable and exciting topics related to health, safety and environment and the latest developments in this area.

The Minister of Oil praised the continuation of hosting this Global Conference of Health, Safety and Environment series in the Kingdom of Bahrain as it reflects the Kingdom's good reputation in organizing various international events, and the continuous support of the Kingdom towards achieving the desired goals and objectives of global HSE concerns and best practices implementation.

Guided by the Kingdom`s 2030 vision, NOGA, stresses the importance of health, safety, and environment for the development of human capital and its impact on the economic and social development of the industrial modernization and production efficiency in Bahrain.

He pointed out that the oil companies affiliated to NOGA, always strive to develop training plans and work to update all employees on the latest programs related country`s industrial modernization and production efficiency to occupational health and safety, which aims to create a safe working environment free from risks that may cause damage and loss to facilities and human capital.

Te minister valued highly the participation of various companies, technicians, specialists and academics in this conference, which represents a good opportunity to exchange knowledge experiences and best practices. Wishing all success to the conference participants inachieving the desired goals and benefit from the specialized papers and exhibitors in HSE development of the oil and gas sector.

The conference will include 4 panel discussions, 16 technical sessions and 7 workshops that will address several important topics, such as modernization systems, risk management, best practices and successful practical experiences in the areas of health, safety, and environment, and many other specialized topics. The conference will also witness the participation of 120 expert speakers in this field, and is expected to welcome more than 3000 participants from 30 countries.

In addition to the conference, an accompanying exhibition will be held with anexpected participation of more than 50 companies from various local, regional and international organizationto showcase the latest technology and expertise related to safety, health and environment, which includes devices, equipment and modern system applications. The participants will have the opportunity to network and meet a large number of representatives participating in this event, including Saudi Aramco, SABIC, BANAGAS, Sadara, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, TatweerPetroleum, Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), Petroleum Development Oman, Alba, Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) And other international companies.