Why you can't afford to miss Downstream 2019







Welcome to
Downstream 2019

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream professionals, this is where they meet to learn, network and do business.

Over 5000 Downstream professionals who work in the areas of Engineering & Construction, Reliability & Maintenance, Shutdowns & Turnarounds and Supply Chain & Logistics will convene on Houston June 11-12, 2019 at the George Brown Convention Center to address core challenges, understand the latest technologies that are disrupting their industries, meet and form partnerships with new and existing suppliers and hear from the world’s foremost experts and practitioners in their fields.

If you work in or supply services to the Petrochemical, Chemical, Refining or LNG industries make sure you’re in Houston June 11-12 for Downstream 2019!

Previous Keynote Speakers

  • Joe Thompson
    Joe Thompson General Manager - Downstream & Chemicals
  • Mark Fields
    Mark Fields President Energy & Chemicals - Americas
  • Farhan Mujib
    Farhan Mujib President Engineering & Construction - Americas
  • Thomas Grell
    Thomas Grell President Downstream & Chemicals

  • Cal Dooley
    American Chemistry Council
    Cal Dooley President & CEO
    American Chemistry Council
  • Dave Witte
    IHS Markit
    Dave Witte SVP Oil Markets - Midstream - Downstream & Chemicals
    IHS Markit
  • Bill Ruh
    Bill Ruh Chief Digital Officer
  • Michael Foreman
    Mike Foreman Astronaut

  • Decie Autin
    Decie Autin Vice President - Project Managementr
  • Hilary Mercer
    Shell Chemical
    Hilary Mercer Vice President Pennsylvania Chemicals
    Shell Chemical
  • Ed Lehotsky
    Ed Lehotsky SVP - Engineering & Construction
    Cheniere Energy
  • Walter Pinto
    Walter Pinto Senior Director of Global Projects, Engineering, Reliability, Maintenance & Turnarounds

2019 Dedicated
Conference Tracks

This conference has grown dramatically over recent years and we are expecting 3000+ conference attendees expected in 2019.

Key features for 2019 include:

  • Bigger Keynotes: expect to see even higher-level keynote / plenary speakers featuring C-level industry executives and world leading keynote speakers
  • Consolidated tracks: 2019 will see the consolidation of our conference tracks, focussing on higher quality content and higher profile speakers. 
  • More industry workshops & interactive sessions: the focus for the agenda in 2019 will be on more intimate, specific workshop sessions increasing the quality and value of the content to the attendees

Our tracks for 2019 will be focusing on:

Engineering & Construction Engineering & Construction
Reliability & Maintenance Reliability & Maintenance
Shutdowns & Turnarounds Shutdowns & Turnarounds
Supply Chain & Logistics Supply Chain & Logistics

Thank you to our
2018 Sponsors

  • autodesk
  • Coreworx
  • Jacobs
  • wood
  • Zachry
  • Audubon
  • Bechtel
  • Bentley
  • BOSS
  • Appian
  • BakerHughes
  • Cisco
  • Dassault systemes
  • emerson
  • hexagon
  • sinclair
  • ARMS
  • exp
  • IndustrialInfoResources
  • KBR
  • KPMG
  • mobideo
  • Pruftechnik
  • Sany

Attendee Testimonials


    "This event was great. From the equipment and exhibits out front to the people we were able to interact with inside, Downstream 2018 was well worth attending."

    - AMECO
  • CDI Corporation

    "Once again, the 2018 Downstream PetChem Conference was a success. Great attendance and networking opportunities representing the entire spectrum of our industry."

    - CDI Corporation
  • BASF Corporation

    "The Downstream 2018 conference and exhibition was very well organized, encouraged networking, and offered an array of interesting presentations across several very relevant topics for industry."

    - BASF Corporation
  • Lyondellbasell

    "The conference was a great environment for networking and learning about current industry trends."

    - Lyondellbasell
  • STORK a Fluor Company

    "Exhibit Hall was excellent"

    - STORK a Fluor Company
  • Schmidt & Clemens

    "Excellent venue to network in the Maintenance and Turnaround arena"

    - Schmidt & Clemens

    "Very interactive and informational, interactions were key to the learning's"

    - INEOS

    "Great industry attendance allowing for very broad opportunities for networking."

    - company
  • Samsung Engineering

    "Excellent conference as always, relevant topics and robust discussions"

    - Samsung Engineering
  • Martin Resource Management

    "This event is a great way to network with other industry professionals while also gaining valuable insight to our industry climate."

    - Martin Resource Management

    "Good opportunity to engage on workforce development challenges that face all of us in this industry"

  • JE Dunn Construction

    "I was very pleased with the location, the setting and the discussion group at this conference and gained market insight that was relevant to my business needs."

    - JE Dunn Construction
  • Celanese Corporation

    "I really enjoyed it. Valuable experience."

    - Celanese Corporation
  • Monroe Environmental

    "Great Event!"

    - Monroe Environmental
  • "Good environment to visit with owners and suppliers to build relationships and discuss latest industry trends"

    - EXCEL
Click Here to Book your Stand for 2019!

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Sam Williams

Sam Williams

Business Development Manager
Petrochemical Update
Email: swilliams@fc-bi.com
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7209

Edward Cure

Edward Cure

Commercial Director
Petrochemical Update
Email: ecure@fc-bi.com
(Global) +44 (0) 207 422 4306

Joshua Bull

Joshua Bull

Founder & Head of Sector
Petrochemical Update
Email: josh@petchem-update.com
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7196

Jonny Witherspoon

Jonny Witherspoon

Project Marketing Director
Petrochemical Update
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7560