Gastech Specialist Events Launches the Oil & Gas Critical Infrastructure and …

LONDON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —

In a constantly evolving landscape of threats to the oil and gas industry, the role of security operations must continuously adapt to meet changing economic, geo-political, criminal, and terrorist/homeland-security challenges. As new technologies and strategies are developed, it’s critical to stay one step ahead of the potential risks to your business.

In response to these ever-increasing threats to the industry, Gastech Specialist Events will host the Oil Gas Critical Infrastructure Asset Security Forum on the 19-21 September 2012 in Vienna, Austria.-The programme will cover security issues related to both offshore and onshore operations arising out of civil unrest, terrorism, and other security threats to assets and information.- The focus of the event will be on using a variety of technologies to detect intrusion, including sound and vibration sensors, infrared and microwave technologies, CCTV for motion detection, and access control.  It will also discuss the implementation of security operations centres for data protection, events correlation, issuing warnings, ensuring robust perimeter security and surveillance, as well as maritime and cyber security.

Bringing together senior-level security, business resilience, and safety personnel, this must-attend Forum will address practical case studies and cover a range of potential threats throughout the value chain, particularly in upstream and midstream oil and gas operations.  Sessions will include:

Gaining Critical Insights andDiscussing the Role, Strategic Objectives and Practical Measures Initiated by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe to Protect Critical Energy Infrastructure via Their Action Against Terrorism Programme led by Thomas A. Wuchte, Head of Transnational Threats Department, Action Against Terrorism Unit, OSCE

Integrating Robust Strategy and Mechanisms for Crisis and Emergency Management Onshore led by Zsolt Zólyomi, Director of Corporate Security, MOL

Implementing a Country Re-Entry Security Strategy in Yemen: A Case Study by OMV   Patrick Black, Senior Expert Security Resilience: HSSE, OMV

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To learn more about how you can promote your expertise to key industry leaders, contact Laurence Allen on +44 (0)20-3615-0390 or    

For additional information about the programme, press enquiries, or to become a media partner, please contact Anthony Webb on +44(0)203-615-2877 or email

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