(EnergyAsia, July 4, Friday) — ‘Infrastructure Security in Oil and Gas 2008’ will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 12 to 13.

The security and availability of oil is critical as it directly affects the world’s economic, political and social stability.

Topics addressed include regulations governing energy infrastructure security, vulnerability assessment methodology, effective corporate social responsibility strategy, assessing terrorist threats to regional oil and gas infrastructure, strategies to enhance protection of oil refineries, pipeline and installations, developing a world class protection system, assessing threats in Asia, effective collaboration between corporate security and defence sector, capability assessment techniques for tactical response group, threats of various security architecture system, enhancing energy infrastructure security with technology and developing a world-class security standard.

Speakers at the event include Suhendro W Sentanu (BP Migas),  H.S Pannu (Reliance India), Baruno Subroto (Chevron Indonesia), Whisnu Bharata (BP Indonesia),  Ojha Surendra Nath (Essar oil),  Imran Nazir Qureshi (Pakistan Petroleum), Sarawut Chenchom (PTT Chemical), Nazery Khalid (Maritime Institute of Malaysia), Chris Humphrey (Global Strategies Group), Michael Humphreys (Control-Risks) and Kegan Kawano (Industrial Defender).

Two pre-conference workshops will be held on August 11.

‘Building critical system for offshore security’ aims to discuss issues on offshore security defence, presence of foreign and suspicious vessels, intrusion on platform and installation, physical security barriers, encroachments within a 500m restricted zone of platform and fish bombing activities.

‘Developing a world class protection system for your oil and gas project’ aims to identify the actions necessary to raise security performance standards. The course will be led by Michael Humphreys of Control-Risks.

This event is organised by K2B International. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.