AI Industry Innovations , AI Technologies , Generative AI

How ADES Arabia Is Using AI Technology for Worker Safety

CIO Wissam Al Adany Talks About AI-Based Innovations in the Oil and Gas Sector
Wissam AI Adany, CIO, ADES Group

ADES Group, an Egyptian oil and gas company working across the Middle East and Africa, is using advanced technologies such as AI and ML to ensure workers' safety, besides implementing them for operations, productivity, efficiency, real-time support and environment. ADES has expanded its business operations to become a leading offshore drilling operator in Egypt by the sheer number of rigs. It is implementing intelligent technologies for decision support and safeguarding its workers from occupational hazards.

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"We are successfully using advanced AI technologies to detect any unsafe occurrences in the work environment and issue proactive alerts. A direct result of AI-led automation is operational excellence. If you don’t use AI and ML technologies now, there are high chances you will be left behind your competitors," says Wissam AI Adany, CIO, ADES Group.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Adany discusses:

  • Usage of modern technologies in achieving operational excellence and cost-effectiveness;
  • How innovations are resulting in real-time decision making, and the role of IT in achieving sustainability standards;
  • Implementation of RIG EYE – an AI-based solution for improving worker safety.

Adany is a seasoned IT professional with more than 27 years of experience in large-scale M&A and due diligence processes in technologies. Prior to joining ADES Arabia, he was the regional chief information technology officer at the United Nations.


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Smruti Gandhi

Smruti Gandhi

Executive Editor, ISMG

Gandhi has more than a decade of experience in community engagement and incubating industry events. She is extremely proactive in building engagements with communities including CEO, CFOs and CIOs. Prior to joining ISMG, she worked with Dun & Bradstreet and Great Place to Work.




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