October 21st 2018
If you are an oil and gas company intending to come to ADIPEC 2018 in Abu Dhabi between 12th – 15th November, to maximize your time, get prepared now!
Be sure to register online – its FREE. This year, all badges will feature your photograph. To register for ADIPEC 2018 click here.
It is a great opportunity to connect with clients and suppliers, as well as completely new contacts. Take time now to set up some meetings to be sure you get to see everyone that you need to. This year, 42 NOCs and IOCs will be exhibiting; there will be 28 international pavilions; over 2,200 companies will be exhibiting and over 110,000 attendees are expected. Furthermore, over 100 ministers and energy influencers will be speaking at the conference sessions.
Register for the Preparing for ADIPEC Webinar - 23rd October, 1pm UAE time, 10am UK time
Gateway Group is honoured to be invited again by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) to participate in their annual webinar specifically to help UK oil and gas companies to prepare for ADIPEC. We will be joined in the webinar presentation by the Energy Industries Council (EIC), Welsh Government and Scottish Development International. The webinar will cover an overview of the oil and gas market in Abu Dhabi, opportunities in Abu Dhabi, setting up your business in Abu Dhabi,and tips for oil and gas companies wanting to work with ADNOC, as well as networking events and an introduction to the Scottish and UK pavilions. To register for this year's preparing for ADIPEC webinar, please click here.
Doing business in Abu Dhabi beyond ADIPEC 2018 - what you need to know
If you are coming to ADIPEC and intending to do business here, its good to know the following in advance:
- To do business in Abu Dhabi you need a commercial license
- To work directly with ADNOC you need to obtain approval from the Supreme Petroleum Council
- Expat employees working in Abu Dhabi will be required to have residence visas
- Employees working at specific facilities may also be required to have CICPA security permits.
Gateway is an expert at business setup for oil and gas companies in Abu Dhabi. We manage the incorporation process from start to finish. Gateway also provides a corporate nominee local sponsorship service for onshore oil and gas companies in Abu Dhabi. As Gateway is already approved by the Supreme Petroleum Council this makes us an ideal partner for oil and gas companies setting up in Abu Dhabi, because we meet the local partner requirements. To book an appointment to meet with us during your trip to ADIPEC to talk about setting up your business, email us now: info@GatewayToAbuDhabi.com
Abu Dhabi Networking Events
Throughout ADIPEC week there numerous networking events and receptions. This year, the British Business Group in Abu Dhabi will be hosting its annual ADIPEC Kick Off Breakfast on Monday 12th November at 7am at the Novotel Al Bustan. The Keynote Speakers are Bob Dudley, BP Group Chief Executive and Stuart Broadley, CEO of the Energy Industries Council. This is always a well attended event and gets bigger each year. For more details and to book your attendance at the BBG ADIPEC Networking Breakfast Click Here. The hotel provides free shuttle buses after the event to take you directly to ADIPEC at the ADNEC.
Written by Jenny Hunt, Founding Partner & CEO, Gateway Group of Companies
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