OGA 2015: Fuelling the Region’s Oil & Gas Growth

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 28, 2015 / PRNewswire — Region’s Number One Oil and Gas Event, OGA 2015, organized by Malaysian Exhibition Services Sdn Bhd, aims to tackle ongoing challenges and emerging opportunities in the Asian Oil & Gas industry.

About 2,107 companies from more than 50 countries in the Oil & Gas sector are expected to gather under one roof to showcase their products and services this time around. In line with Malaysia’s aspirations to emerge as the regional Oil & Gas hub by 2017, OGA 2015 will serve as a crucial platform for exhibitors, trade visitors and delegates to converge, discuss and deliberate on the industry’s challenges and opportunities.

“The OGA series has proven to be a valuable platform for us to showcase our latest technologies, products and services in line with our constant efforts to offer the best solutions and most innovative technologies to meet the world’s energy challenges. It is a priceless opportunity to exchange ideas and share knowledge on the industry’s best practices, and keep abreast of the latest developments in the world of Oil, Gas and Energy,” said Syed Feizal Syed Mohammad, Senior Vice President, Malaysia of Technip, a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry.

Considered the Region’s No. 1 Oil & Gas event, OGA 2015 is poised to be yet another record-breaking showcase of the latest technology, equipment and machinery in the fields of oil, gas and petrochemical engineering.

“As a leading regional player in the Oil & Gas industry, UMW Oil & Gas aims to add robustness to upstream activities of the Oil & Gas industry, mainly through drilling and oilfield services. We offer top-notch drilling capabilities and state-of-the- art threading, inspection and repair services to support the petroleum and petrochemicals industry. OGA 2015 will provide us with an ideal opportunity to showcase our services to the world, and engage with other local, regional and global players to address the key challenges and trends affecting the Oil & Gas industry. This is in line with our vision to position ourselves as a strong global player in the long run,” said Rohaizad Darus, President of UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad, which is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur.

Since its inception, the OGA series has continued to highlight Malaysia’s strategic advantages as an Oil & Gas hub in this region, and created countless opportunities for collaborations between foreign and local players. OGA 2013 boasted a record-breaking attendance of 29,770 (including trade visitors and exhibitors), while providing various opportunities for collaboration between government entities and private companies.

“OGA 2015 is set to be another record-breaking event. One of the special features of this year’s show is the 5th Annual HSE Excellence Forum in Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals, organised by Fleming Gulf Conferences, which will be held alongside OGA 2015. We also look forward to hosting 16 dedicated international pavilions as part of the exhibition showcasing their respective technologies and services,” said Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin, Chairman of Malaysian Exhibition Services Sdn Bhd (MES), organisers of the OGA 2015.

Among the list of major exhibitors at OGA 2015 include ABB, Cameron, IconOffshore, IHC Asia Pacific, Powertium, M3nergy, SPRO Solutions, Neu Dimension, Olio Resources, SapuraKencana, Siemens, Sime Darby Industrial, Tanjung Offshore, Technip and UMW Oil & Gas.

OGA 2015 will be officiated by the Chairman of PETRONAS, Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan. Endorsed by MATRADE and supported by MyCEB, SIRIM and MOGSC, OGA 2015 will undoubtedly unearth many new developments and produce more positive outcomes for the Oil & Gas industry in this region.

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Elsy Tan