The 6th Base Oil & Lubes Middle East Conference (BLM 2017), hosted by ENOC and organized by Conference Connection Inc, was successfully held on 3-4 May 2017 at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai, UAE.
BLM 2017 was held in conjunction with the 25th Annual Middle East Petroleum and Gas Conference (MPGC 2017) on April 29 – 2 May 2017 in Dubai, UAE. MPGC 2017 is the longest running annual oil conference in the Middle East and is held during the Middle East Petroleum & Gas Week (MPGC Week 2017) which runs from April 29 – May 4, 2017 in Dubai.
BLM 2017 enjoyed strong support from our host, ENOC with attendance by senior executives from the organisation. The event also attracted a diverse geographic attendance and wide-cross section of the global base oil & lubricants market from 18 countries with leading delegations from the Middle East & India and UAE having the biggest number followed by Asia, Europe, and USA. The conference presentations were covered by a select group of 15 experts from the Middle East, Asia, USA and Europe.
The attendees and speakers enjoyed the in-depth discussions and the lively interactive exchange of views over the first one and a half days and in the afternoon of day 2 of the conference, delegates participated in a post-conference workshop on Changing Base Oil Quality and Its Impact on Formulations led by Dr H.E. Henderson, President, K & E Petroleum Consulting, LLC which was one of the highlights of the 2-day event.