DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ageing North African oil, gas and petrochemical infrastructures means that major decisions and investments are required in order to repair, rehabilitate and extend the working life of existing facilities.

Asset integrity is therefore increasingly important for the region's industry in order to improve operations and profitability. Implementing a life-cycle asset integrity management programme allows maintaining assets in a fit-for-service condition, while also extending the asset life-cycle in the most reliable, safe and cost-effective manner.

IQPC's Asset Integrity Management - Egypt will provide practical knowledge on the systems and strategies needed to implement an efficient Asset Integrity Management programme. Held in Cairo from the 13 to 16 June 2010, the sixth event in IQPC's successful annual series will bring together international key speakers to share best-practice implementations of Asset Integrity Management.

Abdulaziz Al-Ajaji, ID/OID/Inspection Engineering Unit, Saudi Aramco, described IQPC events, A place for regional learning and meeting technical experts.

Chowdury A Masud, Integrity Services Section Leader, ADMA OPCO, qualifies IQPC Asset Integrity Management events as, An excellent technical forum for exchange of updated and innovative developments in Asset Integrity Management around the globe.

Steven Cooke, Senior Quality Management Engineer, ADGAS, described IQPC Asset Integrity Management events as, A forum that provides an excellent opportunity to meet with other professionals to share obstacles and solutions in integrity management implementation.

Michael Magerstadt, Corporate Manager, Rosen Swiss AG, declared at Asset Integrity Management Abu Dhabi 2009 that, The high attendance at a time of economic downturn shows that this is considered a key networking event.

Asset Integrity Management - Egypt will be the region's ultimate networking platform for the oil and gas industry and an opportunity to exchange best practices and practical solutions that can be implemented to extend the asset life-cycle and enhance safety and reliability.

The conference will be chaired by Dominic Paisley, Integrity Management General Manager at GUPCO and Abdulaziz O. Al-Ajaji, ID/OID/Inspection Engineering Unit at Saudi Aramco. Attendees will benefit from four days of industry-leading presentations, interactive panel sessions and exclusive workshops. Further details can be obtained at

About IQPC: IQPC provides business executives around the world with tailored practical conferences, large scale events, topical seminars and in-house training programmes, keeping them up-to-date with industry trends, technological developments and the regulatory landscape. IQPC produces more than 1,700 events annually around the world, and continues to grow. Founded in 1973, IQPC now has offices in major cities across six continents including: Bengaluru, Berlin, Dubai, London, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, and Toronto. IQPC leverages a global research base of best practices to produce an unrivalled portfolio of conferences.

For more information, please contact Eileen Grace Espelita Marketing Manager IQPC Middle East +971-4-364-2975

SOURCE: IQPC Middle East

CONTACT: Eileen Grace Espelita, Marketing Manager of IQPC Middle East,+971-4-364-2975,