Reliability & Maintenance

Stop putting out fires - get ahead of your maintenance needs, with cost-effective asset monitoring and resource deployment

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  • 10000+

    Exhibition Attendees

  • 3000+

    Conference Delegates

  • 35%

    Owner Operators

  • 450

    Exhibition Booths

  • Expo Booths Sold for 2020

Reliability & Maintenance’s Expert Advisory Board in 2020:

  • Chris Leonard
    Chris Leonard Continuous Improvement Project Director
  • David Reed
    Eastman Chemical
    David Reed Director, Plant Maintenance
    Eastman Chemical
  • Randy Pound
    Randy PoundGlobal Director of Maintenance & Reliability
  • Tim Ganger
    Tim Ganger TAR Planner
  • Walter Pesenti
    Walter Pesenti Global Manufacturing Operational Excellence Manager
  • Chad Bates
    Chad Bates Operations Maintenance Gatekeeper
  • Steve Cabano
    Steve Cabano President
  • soon
    Adam Odom Asset Manager, Polyols North America
  • Theunis Myburg
    Theunis Myburg Portfolio Manager: Maintenance & Reliability, Turnarounds
  • Jon Bach
    Afton Chemical
    Jon Bach Area Maintenance Manager
    Afton Chemical
  • James Jernigan
    James Jernigan Manager, Global Reliability
  • Eric LaPointe
    Chevron Phillips
    Eric LaPointe TA Coordinator
    Chevron Phillips
  • Cindy Gross
    Flint Hill
    Cindy Gross Reliability Director - Olefins
    Flint Hill
  • Leviticous Cleveland
    Leviticous Cleveland Senior category manager
  • Joe Jackson
    Joe Jackson Project Process Assurance
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What to Expect from the Home of Downstream Reliability & Maintenance

2019 welcomed some of the best and brightest to share insight on the latest in Engineering & Construction and 2020 promises to be bigger and better than before.

The track will attract leader of innovation and efficency from across the full construction value chain, from major plant owners and EPCs to technology and equipment providers, 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 3000+ professionals as they come together to highlight and address the most pressing industry challenges and oppertunities across construction & engineering with world-class project leads, industry leading innovators, and procurement managers. Guarantee your project is delivered on time and on budget today!

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:

  • Prevent Choice Fatigue:

    Cut through inflated claims by getting a sneak-peek into real-life recorded ROI across robotic installations, digital twins and control-room data aggregation for machine learning, and hear how to best incorporate them into your facility

  • Hire The Best:

    Get a step-ahead of a tightening labour pool with insight into gap-analysis and learn how to accurately match personnel capacity and asset capability

  • Future Insight:

    Move from time-based to risk-based analysis of your assets and ensure accurate reliability timespans

  • Technical Time:

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

  • Continuous Improvement:

    Hear how CIP is being actioned globally and how it can influence your personnel to become agents of reliability

Find out how you can get involved here

2019’s major Reliability & Maintenance names included:

Speaking to more than 3000+ of North America’s most influential operators, refiners and EPCs, these expert speakers delivered the very latest case studies allowing you to maximize CAPEX efficiency.

  • Tony Barre
    Tony Barre Site Manager
  • Kane Hittle
    Kane Hittle VP Capital Projects & Reliability
  • Cindy Gross
    Flint Hills Resources
    Cindy Gross Director of Reliability
    Flint Hills Resources
  • Walter Pesenti
    Walter Pesenti Global Petrochemical Operational Excellence Manager
  • Victor Ortega
    Victor Ortega VP - Technical Site Manager
  • Kannan Palanisamy
    Cameron LNG
    Kannan Palanisamy Director of Maintenance
    Cameron LNG
  • Jimmy Jernigan
    Jimmy Jernigan Manager - Global Reliability Process
  • Richard Ellis
    Richard Ellis DFRAM Global Expertise Lead
  • David Reed
    Eastman Chemical
    David Reed Director of Plant Maintenance
    Eastman Chemical
  • Ken Stevens
    Ken Stevens Director of Reliability
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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 sample of the massive delegations that attended in 2019

  • 95+Attendees

    95+ attendees including:

    • TA Event Manager
    • Global Manager- Perfomance Improvement
    • Maintenance & Reliability, Turnarounds, Warehouse Management, & Capital Projects
    • Capital Portfolio Manager
    • Sr. Global Projects Estimator
    • Project Director
    • Contract Manager
    • Operations Integration Team Lead
    • Project Controls
    • Supply Chain Manager, Trucking, Warehousing and Commercial Logistics
    • Production Engineer
    • Competency Development & Assurance Manager
    • Capital Projects Manager 
    • Maintenance Manager 
    • Turnaround Operations Specialist
  • 65+Attendees

    65+ attendees including:

    • Global Maintenance & Reliability Director
    • Modularization Execution Global Improvement Leader
    • Global EPC Contract Manager
    • Shutdown Coordinator 
    • DFRAM Global Expertise Leader
    • Advanced Work Packaging Champion
    • Supply Chain Improvement
    • Olefins Supply Chain Manager
    • Outplant Logistics Manager
    • Commissioning and Startup Leader
    • Sr Construction Manager
    • Improvement Engineer & Manufacturing Representative
    • Global Supply Chain Leader
    • Program Director
    • Modularization Global Improve Leader
  • 65+Attendees

    65+ attendees including:

    • VP Project Management & Execution
    • Technology Scout and Venturing Advisor
    • Reforming & Clean Gasoline Unit Inspector
    • Global Technology Sponsor - Construction
    • Technology Scout and Venturing Advisor
    • Supply Chain Advisor
    • Capital Projects Advisor
    • Major Project Venture Planner
    • Capital Project Advisor
    • Supply Chain Capital Projects
    • Capital Project Advisor
    • Turnaround & Majors Planning SLS
    • Turnaround Technical Lead
    • Project Controls Engineer
    • Interface Coordinator
  • 60+Attendees

    60+ attendees including:

    • IT Project Manager - Capital Projects
    • Logistics Manager - Shell Polymers
    • Plant Manager
    • Rail Freight Account Analyst
    • Manger Supplier Diversity & Outreach
    • Procurement Manager - Bulk Road Transportation
    • Technical Integration, Precomm & Completions Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Digital Product Manager Asset & Projects
    • Sulfuric Acid Alkylation SME
    • Supervisor Maintenance
    • Chemical Construction Manager
    • Technical Operations and Projects Manager
    • Procurement Manager
    • Manager, Supplier Diversity - SBLO
  • 40+Attendees

    40+ attendees including:

    • Operations Maintenance Gatekeeper
    • Asset Effectiveness Engineer
    • Director Supply Chain, Petrochemicals N. America
    • Head of Workforce Deveopment, North America
    • Regional Logistics Manager
    • Process Specialist
    • Manager, Project Procurement
    • CSA Engineer
    • Senior Analyst Technical Training
    • TAR Materials Control
    • Engineering Product Specialist
    • Head of Workforce Deveopment, North America
    • Production Manager
    • Technical Service Engineer/Technology Specialist
    • Export Business Specialist
  • 35+Attendees
    Chevron Phillips Chemical

    35+ attendees including:

    • TA Coordinator
    • Project Manager
    • Fixed Equipment Reliability Engineer
    • Transportation Specialist
    • Exports Transportation Supervisor
    • PE Export & Distribution Sales Manager
    • Global Marine Services Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Turnaround Controls
    • Global Supply Chain Manager
    • Transportation Pricing Specialist
    • Project Controls Lead
    • Turnaround Manager
    • Turnaround Engineer
    • Turnaround Coordinator
  • 30+Attendees

    30+ attendees including:

    • Category Manager, Logistics
    • Information Management SME
    • Logistics category manager
    • Facility Engineer
    • Senior Project Controller/ Project Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Rotating Equipment Engineer
    • Project Manager
    • PPM Implementation Lead
    • Technical Safety Engineer
    • Project Manager
    • Project Manager
  • 25+Attendees
    Phillips 66

    25+ attendees including:

    • Process engineer team lead
    • Manager Category Management
    • Supply Chain Manager
    • Supply Chain Logistics Director
    • Turnaround Planning and Scheduling Lead
    • Category Lead Fabricated Equipment
    • Project Manager
    • Health & Safety Manager Major Projects
    • Business Economist
    • Catalyst Category Lead
    • Category Management
    • Manager, Materials & Equipment Procurement
    • JV Manager
    • Manager, O&M Execution Excellence
    • Manager - Services Procurement and Refining Maintenance
  • 25+Attendees

    25+ attendees including:

    • TAR Manager
    • Sr. Procurement Specialist
    • Turnaround Specialist
    • Turnaround Planner
    • Workforce Development Manager
    • Procurement Specialist
    • Senior Procurement Specialist
    • Senior Procurement Specialist
    • EPC Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Construction Mgr. ESPN Project
  • 15+Attendees

    15+ attendees including:

    • Manager, Capital Projects
    • VP Capital Projects & Reliability
    • Director of Capital Projects
    • VP Capital Projects Delivery
    • Capital Projects Manager
    • Supervisor, Project Engineering
    • Manager, Capital Projects
    • Vice President and Project Manager
    • Project Manager, Instrumentation
    • VP Capital Projects & Reliability
    • Manager, Capital Projects
    • Team Leader, Project Engineering
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Tailored content for every reliability & maintenance 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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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

2020 Sponsors

VIP Zone Sponsor

  • Zachry

Gold Sponsors

  • Aspen Aerogels
  • ATR
  • BPS
  • mobideo

Silver Sponsors

  • aptim
  • Clear-Metal
  • Elemica
  • Hilti
  • intergraph
  • Precision
  • SUEZ
  • wood

Bronze Sponsors

  • Universal-Plant-Services
  • Veson

2020 Partners

Strategic Partners

  • Gas-Processing
  • Hydrocarbon Processing

Digital Content Partner

  • BIC

Official Association Partners

  • CURT

Media Partners

  • Chemical Engineering Online
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Industrial-Info-Resources
  • MyTechMag
  • NGW
  • Reuters

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:
+44 (0) 207 422 4306

Delegates / General Enquiries:
+44 (0) 207 375 7560