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Process Engineering & Technology

Crack the Puzzle of Process Optimization

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  • 10000+

    Exhibition Attendees

  • 3000+

    Conference Delegates

  • 35%

    Owner Operators

  • 450

    Exhibition Stands

  • Expo Booths Sold for 2020

Process Engineering & Technology Track 2020
All-Star Line-Up Already Includes:

  • Mark Fonda
    Meridian Energy
    Mark Fonda CTO
    Meridian Energy
  • Justin Federici
    Justin Federici ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
  • Deval Pandya
    Deval Pandya Lead Data Scientist - Digital Accelerators
  • Zhenyu Wang
    Zhenyu Zhenyu Wang Continuous Improvement Center of Excellence
  • Mark Lambert
    Mark Lambert Worldwide Engineering & Construction Manager, AWP and Construction Excellence
  • Lloyd Colegrove
    Lloyd Colegrove Data Services Director, Fundamental Problem Solving Director, Manufacturing and Engineering
Download your Brochure here to see who else we have instore

What to Expect from the new Home of Process Engineering

The role process engineering teams play in North America’s tremendous growth is paramount to the success of the industry – because of this we are running a brand-new PE track at Downstream 2020!

The track promises to attract innovators from across the full PE value chain, from plant owners to process designers to technology and catalyst licensors, if you are looking for one business meeting to attend this year, this is it. No other event can offer you same learning, networking and business opportunities.

Join 200+ PE professionals as they come together to highlight and address the most pressing industry challenges and developments across process engineering with world-class R&D experts, industry leading designers, and Innovative licensors.

Provides opportunities for people from small and large companies, to meet and get together and share ideas

Mike Coyle, President of Manufacturing, Chevron

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Major Trends for the 2020 agenda include:

  • Intensification:

    Dramatically improve processing capacity and efficiency through the latest technologies the industry has to offer.

  • Integration:

    Ensure the economic viability of you plant and capture all the value of your processes have to offer.

  • Information:

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

  • Sustainability:

    Hear the latest innovations in environmental engineering and sustainable development to guarantee carbon capture readiness.

Click here to find out how you can submit your presentation for consideration

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream owners/operators, the 2019 event had an industry-leading 40% owner/operator attendance ratio. Below is a quick A-Z of who attended Process Engineering & Technology 2019

  • Albemarle
    Operational Excellence Training Leader
  • BASF
    Process Specialist
  • Burns & McDonnell
    Process Technology Director
    Burns & McDonnell
  • Chemtrade
    Process Engineer
    Chemtrade Refineries
  • Senior Process Engineer
    Senior Process Engineer
  • Senior Manager Process R&D
    Senior Manager Process R&D
    Dow Chemical
  • Eastman Chemical
    Process Engineer
    Eastman Chemical
  • ExxonMobil
    Process Safety Engineer
  • Fluor
    Principal Process Engineer
  • Invista
    Senior Process Engineer
  • JGC America
    Senior Director, Process Engineering Department
    JGC America
  • Kiewit
    Process engineer
  • Linde Engineering
    Principal Process Engineer
    Linde Engineering
  • Lyondellbasell
    Principal Process Engineer
  • Motiva
    Process Engineer
  • Occidental Petroleum
    Process Engineer
    Occidental Petroleum
  • Phillips 66
    Process engineer team lead
    Phillips 66
  • Praxair
    Manager, Operations Process Engineer
    Technology Manager
  • Samsung Engineering America
    Process Manager
    Samsung Engineering America
  • Sasol
    Technology Engineer
  • Shell
    Project Manager & Process Engineer
  • Sinopec USA
    Manager, Chemical Department
    Sinopec USA
  • Technip
    Sr. Process Engineer
  • Wanhua Chemical U.S.
    Process Engineer
    Wanhua Chemical U.S.
  • Wood
    Director Downstream - Process Consulting
  • Worley
    Principal Process Engineer
  • Zachry Group
    Process Engineer
    Zachry Group
Click here to find out who will be attending this year

Tailored content for every process engineering job role:

With such a wealth of sessions in the process engineering track on offer, there truly is something for everyone. So, don’t limit your team attendance to a few key executives - make sure that every job function (from journeyman to SVP) is represented and unlock the true power of the Downstream 2019 program!

Just some of the key attendees to bring...

Process / Chemical Engineer Leads
Research & Development Fellows
Process Licensing
Process Technology
Project Engineer
Automation & Modelling Leads
Process Control
Data Optimization
Environmental / Sustainability Leads
Download the brochure now to see how you can join them

What you will achieve at Downstream 2020

You’ll have access to all active and new market players in one place, at one time, to create partnerships for success
As North America’s largest Downstream event, you’ll meet 10,000+ attendees, 300+ speakers, 450+ exhibitors and hear focused learning, strategic insight and business development opportunities. Along with a multitude of 1-2-1 matchmaking activity, you will meet every major Petrochemical and Chemical producer, Refiner, LNG Company, EPC, equipment provider, consultant, Gov rep’s, and more!
You’ll achieve all your US Downstream goals in just 2 days
Find partners, meet clients, speak to key influencers, gather info, assess risks, and seize opportunities throughout your time at this conference & expo.
You’ll receive all you need to know about current and future projects and lucrative opportunities from 300 speakers
Executives and decision makers from ExxonMobil, Dow, Shell, SABIC, Chevron, Huntsman, INEOS, Solvay Freeport LNG, Wood and many more will share insight on current and future projects and plant requirements.
You’ll meet serious industry collaborators to secure market share as a developer, supplier or advisor
This event is where the early commercial relationships are formed amongst Downstream developers, financiers and construction players. Miss it and miss your best opportunity to build your US Downstream business. Remember - only the early movers will reap the rewards!
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$200 BILLION OPPORTUNITY: The time to invest is now - Be part of the growth & development

  • Since 2010, petrochemical producers have announced significant expansions of capacity in the U.S., and the momentum is not over.
  • To date, 334 chemical and plastics projects cumulatively valued at $204 billion have been announced, 53% of the investment completed or underway and 40% in the planning phase.
  • America’s plentiful and affordable supplies of natural gas and NGLs are driving the new investment. Further gains in capital spending are anticipated, increasing by 5.4% this year and 4.9% in 2020.
  • Capital spending will reach $43 billion by 2024, according to the ACC.
  • Chemical production in the U.S. is expected to surge over the next five years, compared with the last two decades.
  • Growth in output and continued expansion of capacity will generate demand for more workers, with more than 17,000 more jobs expected through 2024.

Downstream Connect -
Our Bespoke 1-2-1 Meeting Service

Downstream Connect is a specialist networking tool that will help you find & book meetings with new business contacts at Downstream 2020.

How does it work?

  • Access your personal page

    Once you’ve registered for the event you will receive a link to access your personal Downstream Connect meetings page

  • Update your profile

    Update your personal profile, so other people can find you. Your contact details are only exchanged with your confirmed appointments

  • Search for contacts

    Search for contacts by job title, company, business type or use the automatic suggestions to find your perfect match

  • Send & receive invitations

    Send & receive invitations with high level contacts & arrange meetings on exhibitor stands or in the dedicated meetings lounge

  • Appointment reminders

    With a PDF schedule, SMS reminders & help from our onsite concierge team, you will arrive at your appointments on time

Downstream Connect Tutorial

Find Out More - Click Here

Downstream Connect in Numbers -
Highlights from Downstream 2019 meetings programme

10,000+ Meeting Requests
66% Attendee Engagement
4.2 / 5 stars Average Meeting Rating
$60+ million in new business
Find out how you can get involved here

2020 Sponsors

VIP Zone Sponsor

  • Zachry

Platinum Sponsor

  • Bechtel

Gold Sponsors

  • Akzonobel
  • Aspen Aerogels
  • ATR
  • BPS
  • Infor
  • mobideo

Silver Sponsors

  • aptim
  • Clear-Metal
  • Elemica
  • Hilti
  • intergraph
  • KBC
  • Precision
  • Rap international
  • SUEZ
  • wood
  • yokogawa

Bronze Sponsors

  • DCW
  • Universal-Plant-Services
  • Veson

2020 Partners

Strategic Partners

  • Gas-Processing
  • Hydrocarbon Processing

CPI Partner

  • Chemical-Engineering-Online

Digital Content Partner

  • BIC

Official Association Partners

  • CURT

Media Partners

  • Chemical Processing
  • DigitalRefining
  • Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Industrial-Info-Resources
  • MyTechMag
  • NGW
  • PTQ
  • Reuters
  • RPMedia

Downstream Exhibition & Conference is organised by Petrochemical Update which is part of FCBI Energy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales - Company registered number 09823824 - 7-9 Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX, UK
Sponsorship / Exhibition Enquiries:
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Delegates / General Enquiries:
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