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What to Expect from the NEW Home of Downstream Reliability & Maintenance

The industry is shifting towards digitalization, implementing predictive maintenance strategies with real-time asset health…improving the reliability of operations is vital to the success of an efficient asset!

This track will attract leading research & development, design and operation executives from all major Petrochemical, Chemical, LNG Producers and Refiners, contractors, and the most innovative technology and solution providers to come together and overcome the industry’s biggest challenges, discuss upcoming opportunities and share business critical insight on the future market trends.

If you are looking to improve the efficiency of maintenance operations, streamline budgets, maximize uptime and reduce unplanned outages – you cannot afford to miss out! Our event serves the whole industry’s maintenance needs under one roof in just two days. Miss this and you are missing out for years to come.

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

Mike Coyle, President of Manufacturing, Chevron

Download your Brochure here to see who else we have instore

Reliability & Maintenance Track 2020
All-Star Line-Up Already Includes:

  • Walter Pesenti
    Walter Pesenti Global Manufacturing Operational Excellence Manager
  • Randy Pound
    Randy PoundGlobal Director of Maintenance & Reliability
  • Victor Ortega
    Victor Ortega VP Technical Site Manager
  • Jonathan Huggins
    Jonathan Huggins Global Process Automation Excellence Leader
  • Ken Stevens
    Ken Stevens Director of Reliability
  • Cindy Gross
    Ascend Performance Materials
    Cindy Gross Maintenance, Reliability and Turnaround Director
    Ascend Performance Materials
  • Richard Ellis
    Richard Ellis DFRAM Global Expertise Leader
  • Chad Bates
    Chad Bates Operations Maintenance Gatekeeper
  • David Reed
    Eastman Chemical
    David Reed Director, Plant Maintenance
    Eastman Chemical
  • Amy Odom
    Amy Odom Asset Effectiveness Engineer
See full speaker line up - Download the Brochure

Major Trends for the 2020 agenda:

  • Enhance Your APM Strategy:

    Implementing transformational cultural and behavioural change, creating agents of reliability, harnessing enhanced analytics & shifting towards predictive maintenance

  • Embracing Industry Digitalization:

    Discover the latest advances and best practice case studies in the fields of IIoT, robotic installations, digital twins and control-room data aggregation for machine learning, and hear how to best incorporate them into your facility

  • The Workforce Question:

    Proven strategies to recruit, train & retain the most valuable asset

  • Technical Time:

    Join industry-leading working groups and get the answers to your technical questions across asset cleaning, pipe-remediation, and decontamination best-practices

See the Full Agenda Here

Advanced Separation with Pall Corporation Webinar

Effective liquid separation is critical to ensuring reliable refinery operations and to consistently produce quality, final product. But which technology is best to deliver these results?

On the 8th Reuters Event will be joined by Tom Wines, Direct of Applications Development, Pall Corporation to answer this question and to discuss best practices and technologies available for improving liquid separations.

What You Will Learn:

  • The pros and cons of liquid separation technologies used in refineries today
  • How to optimize your water or spent caustic removal on final products, hazy steam stripped diesel, caustic-treated streams, alkylation feeds, coker products, and condensates/NGLs
  • How to improve hydrocarbon removal from both sour water and amines
  • How to resolve upsets with quick turnaround solutions

And remember - if you can’t join LIVE on the day, sign up anyway(!) and we’ll send you the recordings afterwards

Register here!

Full A-Z of the Downstream Industry Already In Attendance

Who to bring from your team:


Modernizing Maintenance Operations, Asset Monitoring & Resource Deployment To Increase Safety, Consistency & Profitability

VP / EVP Reliability / Maintenance
Director of Maintenance
Maintenance & Reliability Managers
Team Leader Maintenance

Maintenance Reliability Engineers
Maintenance Planner / Coordinator
Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent

Corporate Reliability Improvement Leaders
Procurement / Contracts
Process Technology Modularization

Managers / Leads Plant Managers
Human Resources & Staffing
Asset Management Specialist
Operations & Turnarounds

See why you should join them here - Download the Brochure

Strong as One, Better Together - Why Your Team Should Attend.

  • LEARN -

    Our world class speaker line-up will identify, discuss and overcome your company’s biggest challenges and no other agenda will better prepare your 2020 project to succeed! Year on year we secure the leading voices on innovations, problem solving and optimization and now it is time your team benefits from their exclusive insight.

  • MEET -

    This event is where the early commercial relationships are formed amongst world’s biggest names Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Refining and LNG construction and engineering. No where else will you meet more innovators, problem solvers and optimizers under one - 10,000+ to be exact! With so many people on site it will be impossible for one person to meet them all.


    Find future partners and collaborators, meet clients, speak to key influencers, gather business critical insight, assess risks, and seize opportunities to achieve all your US Downstream goals in just 2 days under one roof Exclusive 1-2-1 Networking App - achieve all your US Downstream goals in just 2 days.


    No other event can better set you up to succeed. We understand that sometimes the best ideas don’t come from the stage. They come from the chance happenings, like when you joined one of numerous roundtables, workshops or networking events. We have done the hard work so you don’t have to – remember, only the early movers will reap the rewards!

See how your team can attend - Register here!

So many Reasons to attend - what your team simply can’t miss in 2020 and beyond:

Discover why 10,000 downstream leaders chose Downstream year on year out.

5 dedicated
conference streams

Downstream is huge - 10,000 people in total. Yet we take pride servicing the full downstream value chain’s individual needs across our 5 tracks to ensure the full downstream industry’s 2020 business goals are met.


All Stakeholders. All Functions. 1 Place.

The most cross functional downstream event in the world. The world’s biggest names Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Refining and LNG under one roof, for just 2 days. We have done the work, so you don’t have to! Can you afford to miss it?


More than just conference sessions

Sometimes the best ideas don’t come from the stage. They come from the chance happenings, like when you joined one of numerous roundtables, workshops or networking events.


Exclusive business insight from key industry stakeholders

The best speaker line up the industry has ever seen! No other line up will better prepare your 2020 business optimization strategy! Year on year we secure the leading voices on innovations, problem solving and optimization and now it is time your team benefits from their exclusive insight.


The best downstream networking

We know that you’re looking for ROI - you need to know that you and your team will come away with enough meetings and insights to generate business critical leads for years to come. To ensure, this we bring you our Exclusive 1-2-1 Networking App – allowing you to arrive with 2 days packed-full of meetings!


The most senior downstream event in the world

Our winning formula of quality and breadth of insight attracts the largest delegations the world has ever seen from all Petrochemical, Chemical, LNG Producers and Refining companies. At no other event will you meet so many decision makers and innovations leaders from such crucial companies.


NEW FOR 2020!

Full Digitalisation Strategy

Are you on the road to digital optimization? Whether you're at the beginning of your journey and don’t know where to start or looking for the next silver bullet we have step-by-step sessions for you.

Student Engagement Workshops

Labor shortages, aging workforce, the millennial question! Meet, greet and collaborate with the next generation of the downstream workforce to understand and overcome workforce development challenges.

THE Networking Party of the year

Join 3,000+ downstream executives for the cocktails and canapes and the very best networking in the downstream industry - see you at the bar!

Downstream 2.0

The industry is changing, and it is changing fast. This year we are leading the conversations of tomorrow to best prepare your organisation. Join us in industry leading discussion challenging sustainability, workforce diversity and digitalisation.

See what else we have instore - Download the Brochure

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

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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
Book your booth for 2020   Speak or sponsor at Downstream 2020

2020 Sponsors

VIP Zone Sponsor

  • Zachry

Platinum Sponsor

  • Bechtel

Gold Sponsors

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

Silver Sponsors

  • aptim
  • Clear-Metal
  • Elemica
  • Hexagon
  • Hilti
  • KBC
  • Precision
  • Procure
  • Rap international
  • SUEZ
  • Symphony Azima
  • wood
  • yokogawa

Bronze Sponsors

  • cumulus
  • DCW
  • FTI Consulting
  • Pall
  • Universal-Plant-Services
  • Veson

2020 Partners

Strategic Partners

  • Gas-Processing
  • Hydrocarbon Processing

Training Partners

  • San Jacinto College

CPI Partner

  • Chemical-Engineering-Online

Digital Content Partner

  • BIC

Official Association Partners

  • CURT
  • plc
  • PSI

Media Partners

  • Chemical Processing
  • DigitalRefining
  • Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Industrial-Info-Resources
  • MyTechMag
  • NGW
  • Oil Information Technology Journal
  • Oil & Gas Engineering
  • PTQ
  • Reuters
  • RPMedia
  • BBAM

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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