November 12 & 13, 2017 | St. Regis Hotel | ABU DHABI, UAE
Join us for the first annual Produced Water event in the GCC

About the Event

Sunday 12th & Monday 13th November 2017 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

Global Water Intelligence, in association with The Produced Water Society, has chosen Abu Dhabi to host its first seminar to share the latest developments in produced water treatment.

The Produced Water Society has met annually in Houston for 27 years, discussing the latest technologies, case studies and challenges facing the industry.

Produced Water Middle East takes place on the Sunday and Monday of ADIPEC week and provides a focal point for everyone involved in produced water treatment and management. ADIPEC is one of the world’s most influential oil and gas events, bringing 90,000 oil & gas professionals to Abu Dhabi.

Join a diverse crowd of industry professionals in a networking-centric environment and help to establish the Produced Water Society Middle East Chapter.

Share your expertise, expand your network, grow your business.


Technical Committee


Final Agenda to be Announced the Last Week of August





19:30-21:00   Icebreaker Drinks in the Stunning Azura Panoramic Lounge. (located at the St. Regis rooftop). Bring a +1

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07:00-8:30  Registration & Morning Coffee, Networking, Exhibition
08:30-08:45  Opening Ceremony
08:45-09:15  Keynote Address
09:15-10:15  Presentations
10:15-11:00  Coffee Break, Networking, Exhibition
11:00-12:30  Presentations
12:30-13:30  Lunch, Networking, Exhibition
13:30-15:00  Presentations
15:00-15:45  Coffee
15:45-16:45  Round Table Networking Session 1
17:00-18:00  Round Table Networking Session 2

18:30-20:00  Drinks
20:00-22:30  Gala Dinner

7:00-8:15   Registration & Morning Coffee, Networking, Exhibition
8:15-9:15    Presentations
9:15-10:00   Coffee Break, Networking, Exhibition
10:00-11:00   Presentations
11:15-12:15   Round Table Networking Session 3
12:15-12:30   Close of Conference
12:30-13:30   Lunch, Networking, Exhibition

13:30-16:30    Produced Water Injection System Workshop with Hani Al-Khalifa

This half day workshop will provide hands on experience in how to analyze and improve produced water reinjection systems from treatment to injection wells.

The workshop will provide expert insight into:

  • Integrated methodology for analyzing and optimizing injection systems
  • Balancing energy efficiency and system capacity
  • Surface and Subsurface issues
  • Centrifugal pumps and their behavior
  • Debottlenecking of produced water injection systems with minimum investment
  • Excel based simulation techniques and calculation tools
  • Post-Conference Workshop: $750
    Conference & Workshop Package: $1,700

    This is an early registration rate. Prices increase on September 1st.


    Is this the same time as ADIPEC?

    ADIPEC runs from Monday 13th until Thursday 16th November. Produced Water Middle East takes place on Sunday 12th and Monday 13th. The afternoon of Monday 13th is a data analysis workshop. You can stay for the whole event and still have 3 full days at the ADIPEC Trade Show. PWME is an outstanding opportunity to network with everyone in town that week with an interest in produced water.

    I am an operator. Why should I attend Produced Water Middle East?

    Budgets are tight and so opportunities to save money and increase efficiency are always welcome. Produced Water Middle East is a forum for the latest advice on best practices, cost reduction opportunities and case studies focused on problem solving that draws both on regional experience, and international experience that can be translated into the region.

    I am a vendor. Why should I attend?

    Meet with your customers and potential customers in a relaxed environment. Share your expertise and keep up to date with the latest developments in produced water treatment and management.

    I have a small marketing budget. Why should I spend my marketing dollars on Produced Water Middle East?

    Produced Water Middle East is organized by Global Water Intelligence . We have an outstanding reputation for organizing and executing events that deliver value for all stakeholders. Our reputation means that there will be buy-in from the NOCs, IOCs and key government bodies. This is reflected in the stature and reputation of the individuals and companies that we have on our Technical and Advisory Committees.

    What topics will the agenda cover?

  • Operational Best Practices
  • Cost Reduction Opportunities
  • New & Developing Technologies
  • Operational Challenges
  • Produced Water Reuse
  • Water Management for Shale & Unconventional Plays
  • How can I submit a paper for consideration?

    You can do so here here.

    I want to discuss sponsorship or exhibiting.

    Please download the sponsor information pack here.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jack Ceadel at or by phone at +44 1865 819157.

    What Attendees Are Saying

    “Produced water is becoming an increasing challenge for operators in the GCC. This is an excellent time for the PWS to expand into the region. It’s the best forum for specialized produced water discussion and networking.”

    Hani Al-Khalifa,
    Saudi Aramco

    “An excellent showcase of technology and expertise that we look forward to attending every year. The GWI staff and technical committee put together an outstanding event!”

    Chris Catalanotto,

    “The PWS provides a platform to exchange and gain an understanding of the challenging issues in handling produced water from the operator’s as well as the service provider’s perspective”

    Wally Georgie,
    Maxoil Process Consultancy


    The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

    The St. Regis Abu Dhabi soars to new heights of splendor and service beyond expectation. Located at the vibrant heart of Abu Dhabi, you are invited to the finest address in the city.

    The PWS has secured some of the best room rates available in Abu Dhabi during ADIPEC Week.

    Book Your Stay

    Book Your Pass Now

    Early Bird Passes
    1,275.00 USD
    Early Bird Passes
    (Rates Valid Until September 28th)
    Conference Delegate: $1,275 USD
    Conference + Post-Seminar Workshop: $1,700 USD
    Post-Seminar Workshop Only: $750.00 USD
    One Year PWS Membership Included
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    Become a Sponsor

    For sponsorship inquiries, contact Event Director, Jack Ceadel by email at or by phone at +44 1865 819157.

    Opportunities for this exclusive event are limited—so don’t wait to contact us.


    Download The Sponsorship Pack