Confirmed Speakers for 2017 Include:

Joe Thompson


Joe Thompson
Senior Vice President, General Manager - Downstream & Chemicals
Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals, Inc.
Farhan Mujib


Farhan Mujib
President - Engineering & Construction Americas
KBR
Patrick Jameson


Patrick Jameson
President - Engineering & Construction Americas
CB&I
Mark Fields


Mark Fields
President - Energy & Chemicals Americas
Fluor Corporation
Thomas Grell


Thomas Grell
President - Oil & Gas Americas
Amec Foster Wheeler
Cal Dooley


Cal Dooley
President & CEO
American Chemistry Council
Henk Pauw


Henk Pauw
General Manager - Liwa Plastics Industries Complex
Orpic
Doug May


Doug May
President - Olefins, Aromatics & Alternative Feedstocks
The Dow Chemical Company
Deepak Datta


Deepak Datta
President & Head, Reliance Project Management Group
Reliance Industries
Ed-Lehotsky


Phillippe Najm
Vice President - Capital Projects, Engineering & Procurement
Westlake Chemical Corporation

6 Becomes 1 - Welcome to the World’s Leading Downstream Event

Westlake Chemical Corporation

DEC is the undisputed home of the Downstream Industry

With 150+ speakers, 100+ booths and 1000+ attendees it's the world's biggest conference & exhibition dedicated to the Downstream Engineering & Construction industry. Take a look at the DEC video - click play on the right.

 

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Where the Downstream Engineering & Construction Industry Comes to Do Business

1000+

Senior Attendees

30%

Owner/Operators

100+

Innovative Exhibitors

Join speakers & attendees representing new projects valued at more than $60 billion in CAPEX:

Planned Projects

Speaker/ Attendees From: Project State Capacity (tons/ bbl/d) Target Start up  
SABIC Exxon-Mobil Petrochemical Texas/Louisiana 1,800,000 N/A
Badlands Petrochemical Texas 1,500,000 N/A
NextDecade LNG LNG Texas 27 Mtpa N/A
Formosa Petrochemical Louisiana 1,200,000 N/A
Total Petrochemical Texas 1,000,000 2020
Williams Petrochemical Louisiana 1,500,000 N/A

Projects Approved

Speaker/ Attendees From: Project State Capacity (tons/ bbl/d) Target Set up
Exxon-Mobil Petrochemical Texas 1,500,000 2017
Chevron Phillips Petrochemical Texas 1,500,000 H2 2017
Lyondellbasell Petrochemical Texas 500,000-tonne/year HDPE plant  
Dow Chemical Petrochemical Texas 1,500,000 2017
Formosa Petrochemical Texas 1,590,000 2017
OxyChem/MexiChem Petrochemical Texas 544,000 Q1 2017
Westlake Chemical, Formally Axiall/Lotte Petrochemical Louisiana 1,000,000 2019
Cheniere LNG Texas 22.5 million (mtpa) 2019
Cameron LNG LNG Louisiana 14.95 million (Mtpa) 2019
Meridian Refining North Dakota 55,000 2019
Raven Petroleum Refining South Texas 50,000 2018
Shell Petrochemical Pennsylvania 1,500,000 2022

Event Highlights

  • Opening Headline Sessions: Hear from the global leaders in Downstream Engineering & Construction and world renowned keynote speakers.
  • Five Dedicated Tracks: Tailor your agenda to your needs with tracks specializing in Petrochemical Construction. Refining Construction, Shutdowns & Turnarounds, Commissioning & Start Up, Reliability & Maintenance.
  • 150+ Expert Speakers: The quality and quantity of industry expert speakers on offer will be mind blowing, with unrivalled breadth and depth of engineering & construction knowledge being shared over the 2-day event.
  • Our Biggest Expo Ever: The expo grows by over 50% to 100+ booths. DEC boasts the world's largest expo dedicated exclusively to Downstream Engineering and Construction solutions.

Destination New Orleans for Downstream Engineering & Construction Executives

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See What the Industry Has to Say About Petrochemical Update Events:

  • Sarens

    "I was able to have more valuable discussions with quality persons in these 2 days of conference, than in the entire 1st and 2nd quarter of this year"

    - Sarens
  • United Association

    "First time attending. Great venue with very good participation from owners"

    - United Association
  • Dow Chemical

    "Good event for petrochemical suppliers and owners to learn about the current state of the industry and collaborate on best practices"

    - Dow Chemical
  • Airswift

    "It was the first time I had attended an event like this as I’d never seen the benefit to me. I had low expectation but am happy to eat my words. Relevant topics, fantastic sessions and an unrivaled list of industry names"

    - Airswift
  • Total Petrochemicals

    "Good overview of the current Construction market and its Challenges"

    - Total Petrochemicals

2017 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsor

  • Bentley

Gold Sponsors

  • ap-networks
  • Appian
  • Atlas RFID
  • Autodesk
  • Coreworx
  • FTI-Consulting
  • intergraph
  • Soloman Associates
  • T.CON�

Silver Sponsors

  • AVEVA
  • DEEP SOUTH
  • Kiewit
  • Mammoet
  • praxair
  • suez

Badge Sponsor

  • kingandspalding

Bag Sponsor

Charge Sponsor

  • up

Coffee Break Sponsor

  • Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

Delegate List Sponsor

  • GBI

Co-Sponsors

Exhibitors

  • Akzonobel
  • ACE
  • alliance safety
  • Apex Piping Systems
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • Baker risk
  • BASF
  • becht
  • bennett
  • bigge
  • Brand
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Calgon Carbon
  • Canal Barge Company
  • CARDNO
  • Chromalox
  • con-x-tech
  • Coperion
  • Daily Thermetrics
  • dmn
  • Evoqua
  • exp
  • fenstermaker
  • FE Moran
  • FnM
  • flexitallic
  • FS-Elliott
  • GDS
  • GTS
  • GDS
  • GRSA
  • Benko Green Products
  • Harbison Walker
  • Hilti
  • Hitachi Zosen
  • HPS
  • IIR
  • Index AR Solutions
  • intelliwave
  • kap
  • LGH
  • Modular Space Corporation (ModSpace)
  • mpw
  • MTI Power Services, Inc.
  • NORTHSTAR
  • Optimal
  • orion
  • ParFab
  • picc
  • PIP
  • Plant leadership
  • pmi
  • PSB
  • Pulpstream
  • purgit
  • Raschig
  • rcs
  • Rigid global buildings
  • rvt
  • satellite
  • saulsbury
  • siemans
  • Simtronics
  • sirius
  • Southland steel
  • SYSTRAN
  • Technip
  • TorcSill
  • USA
  • Veolia
  • wika
  • Wood Group

Supporting Industry/Media Partners

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Emily McMahon

Emily McMahon

Senior Conference Director
Petrochemical Update
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Joshua Bull

Joshua Bull

Founder & Head of Sector
Petrochemical Update
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Andrew York

Head of Business Development
Petrochemical Update
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Senior Conference Director
Petrochemical Update
Email: karla@petchem-update.com
(US) +1800 814 3459 x4321
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