• Second International Oil Shale Conference

  • Second International Oil Shale Conference

  • Second International Oil Shale Conference

  • Second International Oil Shale Conference

  • Second International Oil Shale Conference

  • Second International Oil Shale Conference

 
BAU- Second International Oil Shale Conference
  Al-Balqa Applied University
 October 9-11, 2018

Al-Balqa Applied University, along with the local oil shale companies operating in Jordan, will host the second BAU international oil shale conference (BAU-SIOSC) in the premises of the university in As-Salt city, north-west of Amman.

The conference will review development and update researchers worldwide, on progress achieved with last two years. Participants will have a closer look on oil shale ongoing projects in Jordan.

The conference will consist of a broad overview through plenary lectures given by experts in the fields. The conference provides a platform for researchers, industrialist and business to interact during the activities of the two days period.

In the third day of the conference, willing participants (optional ) will pay a visit to the ongoing mining area in Attarat Um-Ghudran, the location of first Jordanian power plant operating on oil shale combustion, then to Sultani mine and finally to Petra for sightseeing.



About Jordan

  • "Petra"
  • "Dead Sea"
  • "Al-Balqa' Applied University"

Petra

The giant red mountains and vast mausoleums of a departed race have nothing in common with modern civilization, and ask nothing of it except to be appreciated at their true value - as one of the greatest wonders ever wrought by Nature and Man.

Dead Sea

Without a doubt the world's most amazing place, the Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. The lowest point on the face of the earth, this vast stretch of water receives a number of incoming rivers

Al-Balqa Applied University

A public university located in Jordan, Al Balqa Applied University has a specificity of providing applied education for both Bachelor and Diploma programs, most prominent of which are various scientific character.