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.

7,000+ Downstream professionals within Process Engineering, 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 tackle core challenges with world-class experts, hear about the latest disruptive tech, and to meet and form partnerships with new and existing suppliers.

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!

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Downstream 2019 serves the whole value chain -
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Process Engineering & Technology - Key 2019 Themes:

Capture Every Molecule

  • Process Excellence:

    Ensure the optimization of you processes and hear the latest on process control, optimization and intensification, issues and solutions.

  • Process Design & Development:

    Hear the latest in new research and developments, emerging technologies, and recent innovations in the manufacture and recovery of ethylene and other base chemicals.

  • Downstream Integration for Value Creation:

    Choose the right operating model and level of integration to ensure survival and sustained profitability of your plant.

  • Application of Big Data Analytics in Petrochemical Production:

    Maximize production and profitability of established and future assets through data-driven optimization of operations and process safety.

Featured Speakers

  • soon
    Steve Eckhoff Lead Process Engineer
    BASF
  • Phillip Smee
    Phillip Smee Director of Technology & Consulting
    Wood
  • Frank Zhu
    Frank Zhu Senior Fellow Leader Engineering Innovations
    Honeywell UOP
  • soon
    Dylan Loudon Senior Manager Process Engineering & Modelling
    Sasol
  • soon
    Richard Conticello Director Process Engineering
    Amec Foster Wheeler
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Engineering & Construction - Key 2019 Themes:

Unleash innovation to deliver world class capital projects

  • Technology Showcase:

    Uncover the very latest in engineering, construction and project safety innovations you can deploy to deliver capital projects on time and budget

  • Digitize Execution:

    Learn to unlock the power of project digitization to transform your ability to respond to challenges and make critical project decisions in real-time

  • Transform Productivity:

    Gain all the exclusive insights you need to optimize project controls, AWP and scope development to supercharge tool-time for the whole value chain

  • Workforce Ready:

    Discover what steps you can take to meet your immediate resource needs and inspire the sustainable capital projects workforce of the future

Featured Speakers

  • Tony Barre
    Jim Ellis General Manager Global Engineering & Project Management
    SABIC
  • Decie Autin
    Decie Autin VP Project Management Upstream/Downstream
    ExxonMobil
  • Randy Pound
    Ed Lehotsky SVP Engineering & Construction
    Cheniere Energy
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Reliability & Maintenance - Key 2019 Themes:

Maximize Uptime & Optimize Production

  • Advanced Maintenance Strategies:

    Shift from a model of reactive to predictive maintenance with the latest advances in requesting, planning, scheduling and recording of maintenance.

  • Designing for Reliability:

    Hear from industry pioneers on how to ensure that the capital project is the birthplace of reliability by properly considering design for reliability & maintenance (DFRAM) principles at every stage of a project.

  • Innovative Technology:

    With an increasingly crowded technological landscape learn how to select, test and implement innovative technology that will deliver the biggest ROI.

  • Recruitment & Training;

    In the face of increasing labor demand and reduced availability, re-think your strategy on how to attract, recruit and most importantly retain talented and experienced maintenance professionals.

Featured Speakers

  • Tony Barre
    Tony Barre Global Maintenance & Reliability Director, Hydrocarbons & Energy
    Dow
  • Kane Hittle
    Kane Hittle VP Capital Projects & Reliability
    HollyFrontier
  • Randy Pound
    Randy Pound Global Director of Maintenance and Reliability
    Olin Corporation
  • Richard Ellis
    Richard Ellis DFRAM Global Expertise Lead
    Dow
  • Victor Ortega
    Victor Ortega VP – Technical Site Manager
    Covestro
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Shutdowns & Turnaround - Key 2019 Themes:

Best in Class Turnaround Planning, Execution and Post-Event Critique

  • Capital Project Integration:

    With the integration of capital work now an industry standard, discover the best model for success including resourcing, planning, and accountability strategies.

  • Optimize Time Between Turnarounds;

    Rethink your event schedule and discover how to make rationalised business focussed decisions that enable you to find the ‘the sweet spot’ between production, reliability and risk.

  • Sharing Best Practice Across Sites:

    Discover how to leverage the success of individual site turnarounds and exploit your historical data on events to define and roll out a gold standard across your portfolio

  • Turnaround Resourcing:

    With an already intensively competitive labor market becoming increasing stretched find out how the industry is rethinking permanent staffing levels and making themselves an attractive prospect for contractors

Featured Speakers

  • Jeff Brock
    Jeff Brock Global Manager- Performance Improvement
    LyondellBasell
  • Eric LaPointe
    Eric LaPointe Turnaround Coordinator
    Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • Randy Pound
    Randy Pound Global Director of Maintenance and Reliability
    Olin Corporation
  • Jeffrey Spigener
    Jeffrey Spigener Turnaround Manager
    INEOS
  • Chris Vaughn
    Chris Vaughn Plant Manager
    Addivant
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Supply Chain & Logistics - Key 2019 Themes:

A Supply Chain that Delivers End-to-End

  • Domestic Transit Reliability and Consistency:

    Guarantee the route your product takes to market has the capacity and efficiency to get it there on time as promised.

  • Technology Road-map to Optimisation:

    Proven strategies and real-life examples of how digitisation, automation and block chain can add value to your supply chain.

  • The Export Gold Rush:

    Considerations and strategies being taken to reduce bottle necks and ensure your product is taking the most optimal route to market- wherever its destination may be!

  • Ensure 20/20 Vision of Your Supply Chain:

    Hear from key players and how their efforts to collaborate with each other is creating better visibility in supply chain.

Featured Speakers

  • Bob Rhoades
    Bob Rhoades General Manager - Global Supply Chain
    Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • Joe Kelly
    Joe Kelly Logistics Manager - Polyethylene
    Shell Chemical
  • Helen De Watcher
    Helen De Watcher Head of Global Supply Chain & Logistics
    BASF
  • Bruce Sullivan
    Bruce Sullivan Director of Logistics, Strategy & Procurement
    Covestro
  • Corey Vickers
    Corey Vickers Global Logistics Category Manager
    Chevron
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Major keynotes for this year include:

Marcus Luttrell, Former Navy SEAL - Author of “Lone Survivor”

Featured Speaker:

Marcus Luttrell, Former Navy SEAL - Author of “Lone Survivor”

  • Stuart Bradie
    KBR
    Stuart Bradie CEO
    KBR
  • Alasdair Cathcart
    Bechtel
    Alasdair Cathcart President - Oil, Gas & Chemicals
    Bechtel
  • Samik Mukherjee
    McDermott
    Samik Mukherjee COO
    KBR
  • Andrew Stuart
    Wood
    Andrew Stuart CEO - Americas
    Wood
  • Jim Brittain
    Fluor Corporation
    Jim Brittain Group President - Energy & Chemicals
    Fluor Corporation
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Downstream draws the biggest groups of Downstream professionals

The world’s largest downstream event provides you with the opportunity to meet face-to-face with over 7000+ downstream, petchem, refining, LNG and supply chain industry professionals, including the likes of:

  • ARG
  • Fluor
  • Indorama
  • wood
  • zachry
  • Canadian-Natural
  • Andeavor
  • audobon
  • bechtel
  • burns-and-mcdonnell
  • Chiyoda-Corporation
  • enterprise
  • Hargrove
  • jacobs
  • KBR
  • lotte
  • Reliance-Industries
  • Wanhua
  • Braskem
  • HollyFrontier
  • INVISTA
  • Interpipeline
  • Nova
  • Occidental
  • CITGO
  • Lyondellbasell
  • AkzoNobel
  • aramco
  • Arkema
  • Axiall
  • Badlands
  • BASF
  • BP
  • Cameron-LNG
  • Celanese
  • cheniere
  • Chevron
  • ConocoPhillips
  • covestro
  • Chevron-Phillips
  • Dow
  • dupont
  • Eastman
  • Exxon
  • flint-hills
  • Formosa
  • FreeportLNG
  • hexion
  • huntsman
  • husky
  • ineos
  • irving
  • Lubrizol
  • Marathon
  • Mexichem
  • motiva
  • Mosaic
  • next-Decade-LNG
  • Orpic
  • par-pacific
  • PBF
  • Phillips66
  • SABIC
  • sasol
  • shell
  • Suncor
  • Tesoro
  • total
  • valero
  • westlake
  • Yuhuang

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

The latest to confirm

  • Alfred Miller Contracting
  • APNetworks
  • Aqua Drill International (ADI)
  • Audubon
  • Barnhart
  • Bentley
  • Boldrocchi
  • BOSS
  • Burns-McDonnell
  • cleaver-brooks
  • CTI
  • deep-south
  • doxsteel
  • Drager
  • Eisenmann
  • fabshops
  • FE-Moran
  • forterra
  • HM
  • hexagon
  • Hilti
  • intelliwave
  • Intertek
  • kudu jacks
  • Louisiana Chemical Dismantling Company, Inc. (LCDC)
  • Louisiana
  • Mahaffey
  • Mako
  • mobideo
  • Monroe
  • Morris-Shea Bridge
  • Novaflex
  • Ohmstede
  • optimal pcs distran
  • Orange County Economic Development Corporation
  • ParFab
  • Prominent
  • reliable
  • reliable
  • ROCKWOOL
  • S8
  • SafeRack
  • Sany
  • sasol
  • Satellite
  • Spraying Systems Co.
  • stoneage
  • Sunbelt
  • Team-Builder-solutions
  • techline
  • total
  • Trinity Power
  • USA-industries
  • Veolia
  • Zahrouf
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