CCPS Middle East Process Safety Conference

27 - 28 September 2022   |   Sheraton Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Middle East Process Safety Conference (MEPSC)

Organized by AIChE’s Center for Chemical Process Safety, CCPS-MEPSC is the Middle East conference for stakeholders in the process industries who recognize the business value of process safety and have committed to process safety as a strategic priority and core value in all of their operations. Focusing on operational excellence through effectively managing risk and reliability, this event aims to define, through collective industry experience, the engineering practices and leadership traits that drive the industry to a zero-harm culture.

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Official Conference Partner 


Executive Committee Members

Shakeel Kadri

Executive Director & CEO, CCPS

Ibrahim Khawaji

Manager, Loss Prevention, Technical Services Department, Aramco

Ahmed Al-Khaldi

General Manager, Industrial Security & Responsible Care, Sipchem

Hafedh Al-Qassab

Director - BMP, BAPCO

Khaled Al Alyani

Global EHSS Vice President, SABIC

Khalid Al Bin Ali

Plants Operation Manager, GPIC (Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company)

Wayel Y Osailan

Executive Director, Sadara Chemical Company

Technical Committee Co-Chairs

Rami I Nazer

Technical Support Unit Supervisor, Loss Prevention, Aramco

Abdullah Hassan Al-Qahtani

Chief Engineer, Process Risk Management, SABIC

Dr. Abdulrehman Aldeeb

Head of Process Safety Technology and Consulting, Siemens Energy, Inc

Dr. Anil Gokhale

Senior Director, CCPS Projects, CCPS

Technical Committee 

Mohammad Nashwan

Process Safety Group Leader Technical Services Unit, Loss Prevention Department, Aramco

Muhammad Mushahid R. Qureshi

Loss Prevention Engineer, Aramco

Ather Zia

Loss Prevention Engineer , Aramco

Mohaned Faisal

Loss Prevention Engineer, Aramco

Abdullah Al-Hazza

Process Safety Specialist, EQUATE Petrochemical CO

Abdulwahab Abdullah Al-Shahrani

Manager, Process Safety, Sipchem

Ahmed Khalil Ebrahim

HSE Director, BAPCO

Andrew P. Bartlett

Solutions Consultant Global Solution Engineering , Sphera

Aqeel Riaz

General Manager – HSE&T, Engro Polymer & Chemicals LTD

Assem M Saleh

Head - Technical Safety Support, Petro Rabigh

David Moore

President & CEO, AcuTech Group

Essam S. Al-Otaibi

Safety Superintendent, SATORP

Faysel Abdulla Abdulaziz Al-Romaihi

Asst. Manager, Technical & Process Safety, QatarEnergy

G.Santhosh Kumar

Inspection Specialist -PSM Group, Kuwait Oil Company - KOC

Jaikishin Lilani

Head of Process Safety, Ingenero Inc

Jamal Al-Ghamdi

Corporate Process Safety Director, Sadara Chemical Company

Khaled Metwally

Leader Operational Risk practice, DuPont Sustainable Solutions

Robert Weber

President & CEO, PSRG

Sam Alawar

Vice President, ioMosaic

Sivaneswaran Kamala Kannan

Advisor, Group Health, Safety & Environment & Sustainability Function, ADNOC - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company

Umesh Dhake

Associate Director, Asia, Oceania and & Africa Regions, CCPS

William Bridges

President, Process Improvement Institute (PII)

Yousef Al-Humoud

Manager Process Safety Management, Kuwait Oil Company - KOC



In 2021, the CCPS Middle East Process Safety Conference focused on the widespread use of digital solutions for process safety. 

The event covered topics including Leadership and Safety Culture, Big data and Digitalization, Asset integrity Management, Human Factors and Industry Process Case Studies and Best Practices.

View 2021 Highlights

About Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

CCPS is a not-for-profit, corporate membership organization within AIChE that identifies and addresses process safety needs within the chemical, pharmaceutical, and petroleum industries. CCPS brings together manufacturers, government agencies, consultants, academia and insurers to lead the way in improving industrial process safety.

CCPS member companies, working in project subcommittees, define and develop useful, time-tested guidelines that have practical application within industry.  The project topics run the gamut of areas important to manufacturers and range from human factor issues to qualitative and quantitative risk analysis to security vulnerability to inherently safer design. With over 100 publications to date, CCPS remains at the forefront of issues relevant to industry.

Regional Member Companies


Prime Sponsor


Diamond Sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

AcuTech Group

Silver Sponsors

Air Products

Silver Sponsors

Ingenero Inc

Silver Sponsors

Sadara Chemical Company

Silver Sponsors

Siemens Energy

Bronze Sponsor

Baker Risk

Bronze Sponsor

Smith & Burgess - Process Safety Consulting


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