HFZA to take part in StocExpo MEA

01 April 2017

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA), the second largest and fastest growing industrial free zone in the UAE, will be supporting this year’s StocExpo Middle East Africa, to be held in Dubai on April 26 and 27.

HFZA hosts over 6,500 companies from over 160 countries, employing more than 50,000 people, and extends across 22 sq km. It is the UAE’s second largest petrochemical, chemical, oil and gas hub and home for hundreds of storage terminals.

Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the HFZA Pavilion, which will include representation from the leading terminals and companies within HFZA including:

• Arya Group, a leading supplier of petroleum products which has storage terminal in HFZA;

• Sharjah National Lube Oil Co. Ltd; a pioneer manufacturer and supplier of high quality oils and lubricants;

• OBN Energy, a group of companies providing a range of solutions including trading, storage, bunkering and shipping;

• Universal Lubricant (Zinol) LLC. A multinational group and manufacturer and trader of oil and petroleum products.

More terminals and companies are expected to join this list soon, a statement said.

Day one of the conference at StocExpo Middle East Africa will see a presentation on HFZA’s offering to the petrochemical, chemical and oil & gas industry, by HFZA director Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, who is also Director of Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone). Delegates will hear an overview of storage terminals operating from HFZA including the recently opened $100m petroleum storage terminal as well as Phase 3 expansion and developments at HFZA.

Nick Powell, StocExpo and Tank Storage portfolio director said: “We are delighted to be partnering with one of the region’s leading oil trading hubs. The support of the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority is extremely valuable to the growth and success of the show and we look forward to working together.”

Rakesh Ranjan, chief development officer, HFZA, said: “StocExpo Middle East Africa is the perfect place to showcase our capabilities and attract leading petrochemical, chemical and oil & gas companies.”

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