Sustainability Through Innovation in UAE’s Oil and Gas Industry

Behind every powerful industry are people who make the most incredible things happen. In the oil and gas sector, different companies with different sets of leaders, researchers, staff and engineers are finding the best possible way to progress with sustainability in mind.

In this month’s cover story, learn more about how the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) became one of the largest oil and gas players in the UAE. With a vision to be an innovative energy partner with a foundation on sustainability, ENOC succeeded in its ambitious plan to start dominating in the market. Now, in this exclusive interview with ENOC Group’s CEO, His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, learn more about the company’s history, ambitions and its current performance as he shares the company’s operations in the Middle East, its recent product innovations, engineering and technology to meet the demands in line with projections for EXPO 2020.

We are also featuring a special interview with Mamina Radu-Bogdan, Head of Energy and Industry META at Hilti Middle East. He discusses the importance of Energy and Industry (E&I), the department’s strategic positioning with the integration of Champion 2020 as well as their improved business strategy and changes within the industry based on new market trends.

Lastly, read our exclusive story on how McDermott’s Head of Engineering inspires young female engineers to lead and succeed in a male-dominated industry. Being the first female production engineer when she entered McDermott, Elviana Sari (Vivi) did not only encounter challenges at work as an engineer, she also had to deal with how being a woman affects her relationship with her co-workers. Learn more about Vivi’s humble beginnings as a student who aspired to be an engineer and find out how being a female engineer didn’t stop her from climbing up the career ladder despite the several pressures and problems she encountered along the way. She also shares the common misconceptions she had to deal with at work and her advice to female engineering students who want to pursue a career in the industry.

So, get excited for this month’s amazing news and stories in the oil and gas industry! Sit back and learn something new today. Keep up with the latest trends on the Oil and Gas Industry with GineersNow: Oil and Gas Leaders.


Originally published at on July 16, 2017.