I was fortunate to take the virtual GDA Aspen HYSYS course. The course has exceeded my expectations. The instructor was very knowledgeable and gave all the time and effort to ensure a proper and clear more...
ABDULLAH M. ALI
CCR & Aromatics Complex Process Engineer,
We, Reliability Team – at Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) hereby testify that we shall contribute determinedly to the success of GDA Vision and Mission as a member of its Plant more...
BADER A. ALJAZZAF
Team Leader, Reliability,
The Reliability & Integrity field is very crucial to the downstream industry as it impacts safety, performance, effectiveness, and overall profitability. GDA created an excellent eco-system for Reliab more...
NADER A. MILIBARI
Refinery Area Maintenance Division Head
The GDA brings together a tremendous combination of talent, experience and insights from such reputable operating companies and their key technology partners and service providers in an unparalleled c more...
LEON DE BRUYN
Chevron Lummus Global
Thought-provoking! Excellent mix of strategic, technical and practical topics amongst regional issues. GDA Conference 2018 represented an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with decision maker more...
Vice President, Operations
HSB Solomon Associates
GDA Conference 2018 was a blend of management and technical topics with audience leaving the room with some learning and desire to take actions in their respective organisation. The multitude of panel more...
former-VP Licensing Shell Global Solutions
Shell Global Solutions
GDA Conference 2018 was an overwhelming experience for me to Network, Exchange Knowledge, marketing my company SATORP and GDA. This was a unique opportunity for Refiners, Licensors, Engineering Compan more...
FAROOQ ALI KHAN
Furnace, Combustion and Cooling Engineer
This year’s conference was great even though it was GDA’s first time. It was excellent opportunity to hear from other leaders and professionals on how the industry is changing. I was able to take away more...
ALI A KARIM
Personally, I engaged with all the gulf refiners and discussed the common problems and issues we face. In just few days we supported each other and were able to resolve current problems we are facing more...
Operation Superintendent Hydrocracking Unis and HPUs
I’m very proud to be part of such a focused and forward-thinking organization - GDA. All companies who want to do business in the Middle East downstream have to become GDA members. more...
The GDA is a great platform to bring the biggest DownStream companies together under one room. I truly believe that within the next 5 to 10 years the GDA would play a pivotal role in regards to the more...
ASIM H. BUKHARI
Director of Operations
The GDA SMEs quarterly meetings are not only rooms for exchanging ideas, we drill down into details of other organizations experience which have enriched our knowledge and made positive and immediate more...
Superintendent RRM/Advisor - Risk Management
GDA is an excellent platform for sharing experience. It has allowed me to wrap the knowledge gained from the interactions with the experts in different fields around my job functions. more...
ABDULMAJEED H. ALYOUBI
Technical Console Lead
It is my pleasure to be a part of GDA. Being a part of GDA, it is helpful in terms of keeping myself update with downstream latest trends. more...
During the HSE Technical Committee and other meetings, we meet professional people with many years of experience from Saudi Aramco. It is a great opportunity to have discussions with a couple of them! more...
FATEMA AL HAMELI
Head, Crisis Management & Business Continuity Section, CHSEFD
The Excellence Systems Implementation Workshop is a proof how much GDA can help to foster the collaboration between the Gulf companies. It is considered one of the important success factors more...
KHALIFA AL QALLAF
Manager Management Support
The Excellence Systems Implementation Workshop was very enlightening, group work was effective and concepts presented made a perfect sense and I can relate and apply them to our case. more...
WAFA AL OTHMAN
TL Strategic Planning
I wanted to feedback on the totally relevance the Excellence Systems Implementation Workshop has on my actual job. Mr. Abdallah (Aramco) was very knowledgeable and was able to tailor the whole day to more...
Eng. Strategic Planning
GDA is a powerful platform to exchange best practice on oil refining business more...
NAWAF ABDULLAH IBRAHIM ALSHARHAN
Team Leader Planning
It was a very valuable experience by interacting and knowledge sharing regarding the recent HR Developments with the other regional GCC Companies. The GDA Conference gave me an opportunity to meet and more...
ANWAR MAHMOUD AL MUTAWA
Manager, Training & Learning Department
The GDA is without a doubt the most significant achievement to take place in the GCC this decade. The success of the conference is testimony that the GDA is not only here to stay, but will be the mode more...
WADDAH AL ZAABI
I had the opportunity to meet with decision makers, Executive Management and Technical Experts for the sake of sharing knowledge and best practices that will no doubt help the collective advancement o more...
Sr. Project Engineer
This is the first GDA conference and it proved to be successful in terms of good number of technical papers and attendees. more...
Superintendent - FCCU/Utilities Technical Services Department
I would like to thank GDA and everyone participated in GDA for these years. I have learned so much from this platform while being a member in GDA which will be an honor of my career. more...
MUJTABA SAYED AL HASHEMI
Acting Team Leader, Prod. Ops (CBDC)
The access to GDA Knowledge Hub opens up for me an opportunity to be associated with talent groups network in Gulf region. Obviously It will help enrich my technical knowledge and serve my Company-ADN more...
Sr. Engineer, Workshop
First of all thanks for accepting me with such support into the GDA commissioning technical committee back in early 2019, it was a real pleasure to work with you over the last couple of years and to s more...
I have used couple of modelling software’s during college and at SATORP. However, I haven’t had this focused training as I had with Aspen Tech. I feel that I learned so much during this course about more...
Utilities Process Engineer,
We at Dhahran Techno Valley Company (DTVC) deeply thank GDA for enlightening us with an outstanding technical content throughout our engagement and we wish the association all the very best for future more...
MOHAMMED NADEEMULLAH SHAREEF
Business Development Manager
Dhahran Techno Valley Company
It has been really an interesting course and worth to participate, it is one of the best courses in the similar subject which covers a wide aspect of the simulation features in aspen tech for beginner more...