Session 2017

DOWNSTREAM TECHNICAL SESSIONS

ADIPEC’s global downstream technical sessions are set to drive the conversation on downstream investment, integration, expansion, diversification and collaboration.

Downstream technical session

As part of the
Downstream programme

Duration: 2 Days

Dates: 14 and 15 November 2017

Location: Al Maared Hall

09:30 - 11:00
Gas processing and hydrogen technology and operations
Session Location: Capital Suite 15
  • 09:30 - 09:50

    Achieving Optimisation and Cost Savings in GASCO Gas Processing Units through Process Modelling

    SPEAKER : Ibrahim Khan M , Senior Engineer, Research Engineering & Technical Services Division , GASCO
  • 09:50-10:10

    Recovery of propane butane products during regeneration

    SPEAKER : Kanagasabai Rathina Sabapathi , Specialist,Sr.-TPL , KNPC
  • 10:10-10:30

    Methane Cracking Technology on Emission of Green House Gases to Hydrogen Economy (Bridge Technology)

    SPEAKER : Prajyot Karde , Process Engineer
  • 10:30-10:50

    Improved Operation Flexibility of existing Condensate Stabilisation Trains

    SPEAKER : Shailesh Kshirsagar , Lead Process Engineer , FLUOR
  • 10:50-11:00

    Panel Q&A

11:30 - 13:00
Connected performance technology and services for downstream operations
Session Location: Capital Suite 15
  • 11:30-11:50

    Coinnovating to drive maintenance excellence through digital solutions

    SPEAKER : Zied Ouertani , Digital Lead Chemicals and Refining , ABB
  • 12:10-12:30

    How big data analytics can improve maintenance and production of refining assets

    SPEAKER : Aleksandar Maksimovic , Maintenance & Services Technical Manager , VINCI ENERGIES ACTEMIUM
  • 12:30-12:50

    Implementing ANFIS for Reliable Pressure Drop Prediction in Complex Vertical Multiphase Flow

    SPEAKER : Mohamed Alaa El Din , Researcher , UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI PETRONAS
  • 12:50-13:00

    Panel Q&A

14:00 - 16:00
Refining and petrochemicals technology and operations
Session Location: Capital Suite 15
  • 14:00-14:20

    New Catalyst Generation for Linear Alkyl Benzene alkylation

    SPEAKER : Jacques Meunier , Director Research and Technology Development , CEPSA
  • 14:20-14:40

    Enhanced recovery of polymer-grade petrochemical feed-stock from Refinery FCC/Delayed Coker off-gas

    SPEAKER : Ranajyoti Das , Process Engineer , NESTE JACOBS
  • 14:40-15:00

    Synthesis, Testing and applications of polymer with sulfur: Polyvinyl-thiol

    SPEAKER : Mujeeb Kareem , Research Assistant , KHALIFA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (THE PETROLEUM INSTITUTE)
  • 15:00-15:20

    Crude Assay Analysis, A Key Step to Refinery Optimisation

    SPEAKER : Abraham George , Section Head-Analysis , TAKREER RESEARCH CENTRE
  • 15:20-15:40

    Development of 347AP and 317AP with excellent Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking resistance

    SPEAKER : Takahiro Osuki , Senior Manager , NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
  • 15:40-15:50

    Panel Q&A

09:30 - 11:20
Project management, engineering technology and implementation
Session Location: Capital Suite 15
  • 09:30-09:50

    A Roadmap to Intelligent Engineering Designs Implementation

    SPEAKER : Belen Ciriza , Technical Department Manager , CEPSA
  • 09:50-10:10

    Efficient Design & Fabrication of Large Modules

    SPEAKER : William Bounds , Senior Fellow & Lead Structural Engineer , FLUOR
  • 10:10-10:30

    A Cost-Effective Approach to Flare Pipework Design for Avoiding Failures due to Acoustically Induced Vibration

    SPEAKER : Sohaib Ahmed , Consultant , PETROFAC
  • 10:30-10:50

    Ruwais Site Integration – Common Services Integration for OPCOs located in Ruwais Industrial Area

    SPEAKER : Abdel Rahim Mohamed Al Ali , Vice President - Ruwais Area Services, Head - Ruwais Site Integration , TAKREER
  • 10:50-11:10

    Potential side reaction in Mercury guard bed and hydrate problem in Gas plant

    SPEAKER : Ahmad Alown , Senior Engineer Process , KNPC MAA
  • 11:10-11:20

    Panel Q&A

11:30 - 11:50
Marketing, distribution and application of refined products
Session Location: Capital Suite 15
  • 11:30-11:50

    Investing in Storage infrastructure as a means to supply optimisation

    SPEAKER : Virginia Markouizou , Head of Practice Downstream , RPS ENERGY
  • 11:50-12:10

    Reliable flow measurement standards - a prerequisite for impeccable downstream operations

    SPEAKER : Poonniyil Kumaradas Suresh , Deputy Director , FLUID CONTROL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • 12:10-12:30

    Emerging Technologies of Lubricants

    SPEAKER : Jay Miles , Support Technology Specialists , NEWPARK DRILLING FLUIDS
  • 12:30-12:40

    Panel Q&A

14:00 - 16:00
Downstream operational excellence, maintenance and HSE
Session Location: Capital Suite 15
  • 14:00-14:20

    Variable production costs analysis

    SPEAKER : María Molina Muñoz , CFO Refining , CEPSA
  • 14:40-15:00

    Polyolefin Solutions to Protect Downstream Assets Against Corrosion

    SPEAKER : Mohamed Jaber , Marketing Manager (MEA/ISC) , BOROUGE
  • 15:00-15:20

    Improved Desalting for Wider Refinery Feedstock

    SPEAKER : Erik Sellman , Sr. Product Manager - Oil and Electrostatics , SCHLUMBERGER
  • 15:20-15:40

    Liquid Sulfur Degassing Technology to Facilitate Safe Handling of Sulfur Products

    SPEAKER : Thomas Chow , Vice President Sulfur Technology , FLUOR
  • 15:40 – 16:00

    Integrity assessment of hydrogen reformer tubes and outlet headers – a condition based approach

    Speaker : Sudhansu Bhusan Mohapatra , Sr. Corrosion Engineer, Technical Division (East) , ADNOC Refining
  • 16:00-16:10

    Panel Q&A