JOIN THE TOP INDUSTRY LEADERS IN DOWNSTREAM TECHNICAL SESSIONS

JOIN THE DISCUSSION ON INDUSTRY INTEGRATION AND COLLABORATION

At a time when integration and collaboration across the industry’s value chain continues to become ever more significant, ADIPEC announces its global downstream technical sessions, set to drive the conversation on downstream expansion, diversification and technology innovation and R&D.

  • 1. Refining and Petrochemicals Technology and Operations

      • Brownfield revamping, expansion, conversion and developments
      • Refining and petrochemical integration, supply chain management and feedstock maximisation: crude oil derivatives including naptha, LPG, NGL, shale gas, ethane gas
      • Olefins (ethylene and propylene) and aromatics (benzene, toluene, xylene isomers): operations and technology developments
      • Refining technology and hydroprocessing developments: catalytic and thermal cracking, hydrocracker reaction and fractionation units, delayed coking units, contaminants removal, alkylation and polymerisation, isomerisation
      • Adsorbents for separations and purification
      • Bottom of the barrel upgrading
      • Heavy oil: flow measurement and control of heavy oil steam, metal contamination from heavy oil processing, desalting refinery heavy feeds
  • 2. Marketing and Distribution of Refined Products

      • New trends and emerging technologies for lubricants and base oils
      • Fuels and lubes product integrity, standards and legislations
      • Advanced fuels distribution technologies from refinery to retail station
      • Fuels distribution: efficiency, safety and security
  • 3. Connected Performance Technology and Services

      • Industrial internet of things (IIOT)
      • Advances in predictive analytics techniques
      • Big data collation, management and analysis within the refinery, petrochemical, gas processing plant
      • Smart and connected assets and devices
      • Cloud engineering and virtual technology validation
      • Protecting downstream facilities: cyber and infrastructure security
  • 4. Gas Processing and Hydrogen Technology and Operations

      • Sour gas processing, filtration and separation methods including acid, gas, water, condensate, oil
      • R&D relating to production and processing of natural gas
      • Modular gas processing plants
      • Advanced natural gas to olefins technology
      • Hydrogen recovery, upgrading and purification
      • Sulphur recovery and acid gas removal units
  • 5. Project Management, Engineering Technology and Implementation

      • Successful project execution: engineering, procurement, supply chain, construction and management, cost optimisation
      • Mega project challenges in a low price oil environment: refining, petrochemicals, gas
      • Mitigating challenges during commissioning and start up operations: refining and petrochemicals
  • 6. Operational Excellence, Maintenance and HSE

      • Health, safety, environment, security management, equipment and services across downstream plants
      • Risk and integrity management, interface challenges within the plant
      • Hazardous chemicals management
      • Reducing Opex: production efficiency, process reliability
      • Plant maintenance, upgrades, refurbishment, manufacturing and equipment
      • Process optimisation, trouble shooting and energy management in the refinery, petrochemical plant

WHY SUBMIT ABSTRACTS FOR THE ADIPEC DOWNSTREAM TECHNICAL SESSIONS?

  • Share your experiences of successful project management: execution, engineering, procurement, supply chain, construction and management, cost optimisation and feedstock maximisation
  • Present your technical knowledge and skills across refining and petrochemical technologies and operations, marketing and distribution of refined products, gas processing, connected performance technology and services across downstream facilities which have resulted in improved operating performance for your clients
  • Showcase best practices and operational excellence that you have been involved in during the current low price cycle which resulted in positive returns on investment
  • Introduce your research findings that have the potential to launch new disruptive and innovative technologies that will revolutionise the downstream industry

The other ADIPEC TECHNICAL CATEGORIES

E&P GEOSCIENCE

UNCONVENTIONAL RESOURCES

UNCONVENTIONAL GAS

UNCONVENTIONAL OIL

FIELD DEVELOPMENT

DRILLING AND COMPLETION TECHNOLOGY

PROJECTS ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

HSE

GAS TECHNOLOGY

PEOPLE & TALENTS

OFFSHORE & MARINE

IOR/EOR

PRODUCTION FACILITIES TECHNOLOGIES

PETROLEUM ADVANCED ANALYTICS

THE ADIPEC 2017 CONFERENCES SESSIONS INCLUDE:

1 OPENING CEREMONY

2 MINISTERIAL SESSIONS

3 GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS PANELS

8 EXECUTIVE PANEL SESSIONS

3 GLOBAL DOWNSTREAM BUSINESS LEADERS PANELS

120 TECHNICAL SESSIONS

9 OFFSHORE & MARINE SESSIONS

8 WOMEN IN ENERGY SESSIONS

14 SECURITY IN ENERGY SESSIONS

13 VIP PROGRAMME BRIEFINGS

1 YOUNG ADIPEC ANNUAL YOUTH FORUM