SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 26 September 2016 - OSEA2016 -- Asia's premier oil & gas industry event will hold its 21 st edition from 29 November to 2 December this year at Marina Bay Sands. Playing host to more than 1,300 exhibitors from 49 countries and regions, OSEA2016 will focus on presenting a showcase of solutions and technology related to asset optimisation, improving operational efficiency, and sustainable growth.
Addressing the current industry outlook, The OSEA2016 International Conference will also feature a brand new learning and training format consisting 18 masterclasses, where delegates will gain practical skills and knowledge from hands-on experts in order to navigate the current climate, to emerge stronger and more successful.
"Amid a changing oil and gas landscape, it is imperative that companies in the value chain adopt cost-effective strategies to streamline operations and improve work efficiency in order to weather the current sustained industry downturn. This year, these strategies will take centre stage at OSEA2016, providing companies in Asia with expert insights, technology, solutions and alternatives to strengthen their current positions for future growth," say Chua Buck Cheng, Project Director (Engineering Events), at organiser Singapore Exhibition Services.
OSEA2016 -- Exhibition Highlights
OSEA2016 will present its strongest-ever line-up of 22 group pavilions from Australia, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the USA, with new groups from India, South Africa, Korea and Thailand.
Korea will be represented by 24 companies across three group pavilions organised by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (Kotra), the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) Busan Centre, and KITA Ulsan Centre
Han Dong Ho, Manager at KITA Ulsan Centre, comments on their inaugural participation at OSEA, "Ulsan Metropolitan City is well known as the biggest industrial complex in Korea that houses many major oil and gas and offshore companies. These companies are looking toward developing new markets in Southeast Asia, and OSEA2016 is a great platform that allows them to seek new business opportunities."
Marjan Lacet, Trade Promotion Manager of the Netherlands Maritime Technology, a veteran exhibitor at OSEA and coordinator of the Netherlands' pavilion comments, "This year the Netherlands pavilion will house 16 companies featuring a showcase of the newest technologies and innovations, including custom made lifts for marine environments, and leading solutions for safety, drive and control, environmental protection and cabling among many others. Asia is a big market for us, and in particular, Singapore is a very important industry player and maritime hub. OSEA is therefore, a great platform to present the best in Dutch expertise for the oil and gas value chain as well as forge meaningful partnerships within Asia."
Alongside the international group pavilions, big name exhibitors and market leaders such as BH Global Corporation, Chee Fatt, Keppel Fels, KS Distribution, Raccortubi and Transneft will also be presenting their showcase at OSEA2016
Manufacturer of piping material for oil installations, shipyards, power generation, fertiliser plants and offshore platforms, Raccortubi, will be participating at OSEA2016 for the second time. Edmund Ng, its Managing Director comments, "OSEA is an important event to our core business. This year, visitors will get an update on the company's latest developments and ongoing activities such as the recent investments to expand our capacity. We believe that Southeast Asia remains a hotbed for both upstream and downstream interest, despite recent slides in oil prices. LNG is becoming of key importance to the region, and many oil companies are investing heavily in this field to meet the growing gas demand. We look forward to engaging this growing segment of the industry at OSEA2016."
Veteran exhibitor Chee Fatt, a leading distributor of industrial equipment and tools for various industries including marine & offshore and oil & gas in Southeast Asia will be unveiling their new corporate branding and a brand new e-commerce platform at OSEA2016. Desmond Poh, Marketing Director of Chee Fatt says, "OSEA is an excellent platform to showcase our company, what we stand for, and our portfolio of products and services to the stakeholders of oil and gas related companies around the region. We have gained a great deal of contacts from previous OSEA events, of which some of them are now our key partners. For 2016, we look forward to showcasing our wide range of products and services as well as demonstrate our expertise in creating a seamless user experience from decades of experience in the oil and gas tools and related equipment space."
SUBSEA Asia will also be featured alongside OSEA2016 for the first time. The conference and exhibition -- focused on offshore exploration and production, will be held across OSEA's four show days.
Event at a Glance:
29 November -- 2 December 2016, Tuesday - Friday
Basement 2 and Level 1, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
10.30am -- 6:00pm daily
Business and trade professionals only