Abu Dhabi, Nov 2022 – Terra Drone has participated in one of the largest oil & gas exhibitions in the world, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum and Conference (ADIPEC) which was held on 31 October – 3 November 2022 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Terra Drone together with NDTCCS as a the strategic partner of Terra Drone in the Middle East displayed some drone solutions at the INPEX/JODCO booth as one of ADIPEC’s event partners and one of the strategic investors from Terra Drone Corporation.
INPEX/JODCO has a long history with Abu Dhabi as being one of ADNOC’s first investors since the 1980s, and has had a presence in Abu Dhabi for almost 50 years. In the exhibition, Terra Drone and NDT CCS showcased the DJI M300 RTK and Flyability Elios 2 which were previously used in several projects with ADNOC.
During the event, the INPEX/JODCO booth including Terra Drone and NDT CCS had the opportunity to be visited by several important officials including the Deputy Minister of Economy, Industry, and Trade from Japan and also the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates.
ADIPEC is held every year and organized and fully supported by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) as the NOC in Abu Dhabi. The exhibition was attended by 28 pavilions from various countries, occupying 13 ADNEC halls with an exhibition area of 140,000 square meters. The exhibition was attended by 54 NOCs and IOCs such as Saudi Aramco, CNPC, BP, Shell, Total Energies, Exxonmobil, INPEX, Conocophillips, Mubadala Energy, ADNOC, OMV, PTTEP, etc. and more than 2,200 notable oil & gas companies, contractors, and suppliers participated. The organizers claimed that around 160,000 people visited the exhibition during the 4 days it lasted.
Ryan F Hadi (Deputy Director International Business Development for Terra Drone Corporation) said “I hope that our participation in ADIPECcan expand our business networks in the Middle East region, especially for drone applications in the oil and gas industry. ADIPEC is an important event for Terra Drone to introduce drone solutions for increasing the efficiency of business operations in the oil and gas industry in the midst of a world crisis, and in line with the digital transformation program currently underway at various oil and gas companies.”
Yazid Hammi as the Country Manager of NDTCCS on his occasion also revealed, “NDTCCS as the largest inspection company in the region sees a very attractive market opportunity for drones in the Middle East, and feels very fortunate to be able to work with Terra Drone which is a company with a very good track record. This collaboration will open up opportunities for us to provide useful & proven solutions for oil & gas companies, especially in improving their operational efficiency.”
Previously Terra Drone and NDTCCS themselves had carried out some work at the ADNOC facility. It is hoped that our presence can expand information on the various uses of drones in large oil and gas companies in the Middle East and in the world.
Source: Ryan F Hadi (Deputy Director International Business Development Terra Drone Corporation & Chief Marketing Officer Terra Drone Indonesia)