Process Engineering & Technology

Capture Every Molecule

Process Engineering Track Supported by


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  • 7000+

    Exhibition Attendees

  • 3000+

    Conference Attendees

  • 35%

    Owner Operators

  • 350

    Exhibition Booths

  • Of Speaking Opportunities Sold

Major process engineering & technology names already confirmed for 2019

Speaking to more than 3000+ of North America’s most influential operators, refiners and EPCs, these expert speakers will deliver the very latest case studies allowing you to maximize uptime & optimize production.

  • MJ Rahman
    MJ Rahman Director - Refining Technology
  • Sachi Maiti
    SNC Lavalin
    Sachi Maiti Global Director - Process Engineering
    SNC Lavalin
  • Dilip Dharia
    Technip FMC
    Dilip Dharia Senior Director High Olefins FCC
    Technip FMC
  • Rashid Iqbal
    Bechtel Corporation
    Rashid Iqbal Technical Specialist - Refining
    Bechtel Corporation
  • Jaydip Bhadaliya
    NARL Refining
    Jaydip Bhadaliya Manager - Business Optimization
    NARL Refining

Major trends for the 2019 agenda:

  • Process Intensification:

    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.

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Key Sessions for 2019 Include:

Note that opportunities to feature as a speaker, panellist of live-demo are limited. Contact kerr@petchem-update.com asap for more information now.

Explore the key opportunities, incentives and programs being run to support long-term investment in petrochemical, chemical, LNG and all downstream process engineering & technology globally.

Potential Technology solutions for increasing Petrochemical production from oil refineries

Bechtel Corporation Rashid Iqbal Technical Specialist - Refining Bechtel Corporation

Maximizing crude to chemicals: systematic approach for refiners

Technip FMC Dilip Dharia Senior Director High Olefins FCC Technip FMC

Olefins Technologies Provide Key Flexibility to Ensure Profitability

KBR KT Han Director of Technology, Olefins KBR

Cost-effective Bottoms Upgrading Refinery Schemes using SDA

KBR MJ Rahman Director, Refining Technology KBR

Crude-Oil-to-Chemicals: Transforming the Refining & Petrochemicals Sector

Jacobs Consultancy Jerry Price Director – Petrochemicals Jacobs Consultancy

Addressing optimization constraints without shutting down - a case study

NARL Refining Jaydip Bhadaliya Manager - Business Optimization NARL Refining

Refining & Petrochemicals: To integrate or not to integrate?

SNC Lavalin Sachi Maiti Global Director - Technology Taskforce & Process Engineering SNC Lavalin

Profit Pivot Points in Crude to Chemicals Integrated Complexes

McDermott Aivars Krummins VP Downstream McDermott

LyondellBasell Technology: Advancing Possible

Lyondellbasell Steve Davis Licensing Manager - Americas Lyondellbasell

Oil-To-Chemicals Pathways Renewed By Separations and Catalysis Developments

Advisian Armin Azabajian Senior Consultant - Process Engineering Advisian

Improving Product Quality Control with Digital Transformation

Braskem Gustavo Neumann Automation SME Braskem

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Tailored content for every process engineering job role:

With such a wealth of sessions in the reliability & maintenance 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...

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Headline speakers confirmed for 2019:

Marcus Luttrell

Featured Speaker:

Marcus Luttrell

Former Navy SEAL
Author of “Lone Survivor”

Mike Coyle

Featured Speaker:

Mike Coyle

President of Manufacturing

  • Stuart Bradie
    Stuart Bradie CEO
  • Alasdair Cathcart
    Alasdair Cathcart President - Oil, Gas & Chemicals
  • Samik Mukherjee
    Samik Mukherjee COO
  • Andrew Stuart
    Andrew Stuart CEO - Americas
  • Jim Brittain
    Fluor Corporation
    Jim Brittain Group President - Energy & Chemicals
    Fluor Corporation
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Cement your Position in the Fast Growing Downstream Industry

Downstream 2019 is the ultimate platform to showcase your expertise, services and thought leadership to the booming downstream industry

Take your products to the next level! We will help you to educate potential partners by creating a bespoke speaking opportunity and marketing package that best represents your services portfolio
Build brand recognition with industry decision makers: Participate in panel session debates or construct your own industry relevant presentation to push your message to the entire Downstream community
Increase your visibility: We’re already marketing the event through all our channels and partners. Now is the time to jump on the band wagon for maximum exposure
Do business with people who matter: Over the two days of Downstream 2019, millions of dollars of contracts are negotiated and signed. This figure is set to rise in 2019, as spending on capital projects, maintenance & turnarounds is set to increase. 85% of attendees at Downstream 2019 are decision makers, purchasers and influencers
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Group Rates for 2+ Attendees Teams attending in 2 or more qualify for group rates.

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Free Owner Passes: Owner operators are entitled to employees of Petrochemical, Chemical, Refining, LNG or Oil companies. Contact us directly for details

Supported By

  • AIChE

2019 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Bechtel
  • wood

VIP Zone Sponsor

  • Zachry

Lanyards Sponsor

  • KBR

Gold Sponsors

  • Aspen
  • SAP

Day 1 Lunch Sponsor

  • Akzonobel

Networking Zone Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

  • Accurent
  • Audubon
  • ARMS
  • Dassault systemes
  • Hilti
  • oracle

Bronze Sponsors

  • A&R Logistics
  • aptim
  • IAG
  • Port of Corpus Christi
  • Rider International
  • Schneider
  • Technip FMC

2019 Partners

Official Association Partners

  • AWS
  • CURT
  • International Freight Network (IFN)
  • ISCM
  • LNS Global
  • RC-Galveston
  • Specialist Freight Networks (SFN)
  • World Freight Network (WFN)

Media Partners

  • bicmagazine
  • Breakbulk
  • Chemical Engineering Online
  • ENR
  • Fluid
  • HCB
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Industrial-Info-Resources
  • Inspectioneering
  • LNG
  • Natural Gas Intelligence
  • NaturalGasWorld
  • New-Orleans-City-Business
  • Newsbase

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