Middle East Global Petrochemicals Technology Conference 2010

4-6 October 2010. Organized by Jacob Fleming Group Conference Production Barcelona.
Petrochemicals: Oil Treating & Refining
Location: Qatar Doha
Date: 10/4/2010

Organizer: Jacob Fleming Group Conference Production Barcelona

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Developing and investing in advanced technologies are ways in which companies can create truly exceptional value. The current economic environment coupled with environmental challenges represents a fairly unique opportunity for companies to create extraordinary value by developing new process technologies in the petrochemical sector.

The petrochemical industry of today is an unavoidable part of the manufacturing and consuming sectors, responsible for products like paint, plastic, rubber, detergents, dyes, fertilizers, textiles, and even solvents. However, 2009 has been an unpleasant year for the Petrochemicals sector, which experienced a huge drop in demand due to the global economic slowdown. The fundamental weakness in the world economy has restricted the consumption of petrochemicals. The beginning of this 21st century has seen a huge shift from the West to the East in the Petrochemicals business, with Middle East emerging as a global production hub with an advantage of low cost feedstock.

This trend is likely to also affect the global petrochemical industry with emergence of National Chemicals and Oil Companies as global players having to realign by moving eastwards through partnerships or strategic alliances to be near the consumption centers to catch up with Asia’s Petrochemical boom.

However, as regional petrochemicals development continues, the industry will face significant challenges relating to energy and feedstock availability and to climate change, particularly carbon dioxide emissions. Major consumptions are shifting to Asia given the rapid growth in demand in China on account of chemical intensive and export driven industry & India emerging as a global consumer.

Key speakers:

• Rob Parry, Executive Account Manager, Chemical Catalyst, BASF, UK
• Maurice Bannayan, Sr. Vice President, Process & Technology, Reliance Industries, India
• Dr. Kaspar Evertz, Senior Vice President Technology Business/Licensing, LyondellBasell Industries, Germany
• Dr. Trevor J. Hutley, General Manager, Product & Technology Development, Saudi International Petrochemical Company (SIPCHEM), Saudi
• Dave Smith, Vice President, Polyethylene, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, USA
• Frank Kuijpers, General Manager, Global Technology, SABIC, Netherlands
• Fernando Mota, Feedstocks, Energy & CO2 Manager, INEOS Olefins & Polymers, UK
• Anton Punt, Head of Process Engineering, ORYX GTL, Qatar
• Filippo Fantechi, Chief Executive Officer, Contax Partners,UAE
• Yousif Rebeeh, Technical Services Manager, QAPCO, Qatar

Key advisors:
• Alexander Farina, General Manager Strategy Base Chemicals, Shell Downstream Services International B.V., Netherlands
• Rob Parry, Executive Account, Chemical Catalyst, Manager BASF, UK
• Khaled Ahmed Al-Hail, Co Director, QP/ExxonMobil Petrochemical Complex - Ras Laffan, Qatar
• Amit Chaturvedi, VP Polymer & Cracker Business, Reliance Industries, India
• Michel Govaerts, General Manager, Business Development, Total Petrochemicals, France/Belgium
• Just Jansz, Vice President, Head of Technology, LyondellBasell Industries, Germany

Key topics:
• Innovations in Catalyst Technologies
• Environmentally friendly petrochemical technology
• Synergy Collaboration through Integration of Refinery Petrochemicals plants
• Reducing CO2 emissions
• Converting Coal to Petrochemicals – Is it the future?

Who should attend:

Presidents, Vice Presidents, CEO’s / Managing Directors, Heads of Strategy, Heads of Technology, Heads of Catalyst, Head of Olefins, Steam Cracker, Polymer, Chemicals, Project Management Specialists, Head of Operations / COO’s, Senior Engineers, Licensors, R&D professionals, Analysts and Consultants, etc.

From: Petrochemical, Oil and Gas Majors, Technology Providers, EPC Companies, Catalyst Companies, Chemical Companies

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