Gulf Pipeline Maintenance Conference to feature world-class speakers

PennWell Corp., organizers of the 9th Annual Pipeline Rehabilitation & Maintenance Conference and Exhibition, has announced the program for the conference which is scheduled for the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre, Manama, Bahrain, Dec. 9-13, 2007.

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MANAMA, Bahrain -- PennWell Corp., organizers of the 9th Annual Pipeline Rehabilitation & Maintenance Conference and Exhibition, has announced the program for the conference which is scheduled for the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre, Manama, Bahrain, Dec. 9-13, 2007.

Pipeline Rehabilitation & Maintenance, takes a place alongside PennWell's inaugural Oil & Gas Maintenance conference and exhibition, to provide the oil and gas industry with an annual technical forum for pipeline specialists from the Gulf's national oil companies, suppliers, contractors, and other maintenance specialists to learn about new techniques and technologies being deployed in the industry and to share best practice with industry colleagues.

The world-class technical conference includes welcome keynotes from Dr. Mustafa Alsayed, chief executive of BAPCO, and Mr. Amer Al Sulaim, executive director of industrial services, Saudi Aramco. The event is to be opened by H.E. Dr. Abdul-Hussain Bin Ali Mirza, minister of State and chairman of the National Oil & Gas Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Conference sessions include managing and evaluating pipeline integrity, operational problems, pipeline cleaning and coating, making repairs during rehabilitation, and rehabilitation processes and procedures.

"PennWell is delighted to return to Bahrain with Pipeline Rehabilitation & Maintenance, as part of a larger event for oil and gas maintenance specialists in the region," says Frances Webb, event director. "With a world class program of speakers and more than 50 exhibitors showcasing the latest technology, this event is certain to be an annual fixture in the region's oil and gas calendar."

9/12/2007

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