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Shutdowns & Turnarounds

A how-to on optimizing your turnaround planning, execution and critique

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  • 10000+

    Exhibition Attendees

  • 3000+

    Conference Delegates

  • 35%

    Owner Operators

  • 450

    Exhibition Booths

  • Expo Booths Sold for 2020

Shutdown & Turnarounds Track 2020
All-Star Line-Up Already Includes:

  • Chris Leonard
    Dow
    Chris Leonard Continuous Improvement Project Director
    Dow
  • David Reed
    Eastman Chemical
    David Reed Director, Plant Maintenance
    Eastman Chemical
  • Randy Pound
    Olin
    Randy PoundGlobal Director of Maintenance & Reliability
    Olin
  • Tim Ganger
    BP
    Tim Ganger TAR Planner
    BP
  • Walter Pesenti
    BP
    Walter Pesenti Global Manufacturing Operational Excellence Manager
    BP
  • Chad Bates
    BASF
    Chad Bates Operations Maintenance Gatekeeper
    BASF
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What to Expect from the Home of Downstream Shutdown & Turnarounds

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

The track will attract leader of innovation and efficiency from across the full turnarounds 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 opportunities across Shutdowns & Turnarounds with world-class turnaround project leads, industry leading innovators, and contractors. Discover how to optimize your turnaround planning, execution and critique!

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

Mike Coyle, President of Manufacturing, Chevron

Book your booth for 2020
Speak or sponsor in 2020
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Major Trends for the 2020 agenda:

  • Join, Link, Connect:

    Digitalize communication channels, mobilize your assets and have an instant overview of project progress, strengthening team mobility, delivery and ability to interact

  • All-inclusive scope definition:

    Travel around the world through a series of cross-industry best practice case-studies, including actionable project insight on how to avoid scope creep; eliminate discovery work; and keep above the bottom line

  • Turn around your plant design:

    Contain OPEX expenditure from the off by incorporating DFRAM principles into your construction plan, and gain insight into how modularised builds can minimise your long-term costs of ownership

  • Integrating your turnaround into capital projects:

    Get case-insight on how to minimise overall OPEX and CAPEX expenditure by combining your turnaround and new Capital expansion

  • Precisely predict project expenditure:

    Use data aggregation, machine learning and predictive analytics to accurately anticipate turnaround costs and set realistic budgets 

Pre-Order your 2020 Brochure Now

As a one-stop-shop it’s evolving, and has become the premier exhibition event for the Downstream industry

Stuart Bradie, CEO, KBR

KBR

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
    Lyondellbasell

    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
    dow

    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
    ExxonMobil

    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
    shell

    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
    basf

    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
    Chevron

    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
    ineos

    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
    Holly-Frontier

    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
Click here to find out who will be attending this year

Tailored content for every shutdowns & turnarounds job role:

With such a wealth of sessions in the shutdowns & turnarounds 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...

VP / EVP Reliability / Maintenance / Turnarounds
Director of Turnarounds / Maintenance
Turnaround
Site Director
Turnaround SME / Specialist / Leader
Process Quality
Assurance
Turnaround
Manager
Turnaround
Coordinator
Operations &
Turnarounds
Turnaround
Project Controls
Turnaround
Materials Control
Procurement
/ Contracts
Turnaround
Cost Engineer
Turnaround
Engineer
Turnaround
Planner / Scheduler
Plant
Managers
Human Resources
& Staffing
Click here to find out how to 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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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
FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED HERE

2020 Sponsors

VIP Zone Sponsor

  • Zachry

Gold Sponsors

  • Aspen Aerogels
  • ATR
  • BPS
  • Infor
  • mobideo
  • TEPCO

Silver Sponsors

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

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
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Industrial-Info-Resources
  • MyTechMag
  • NGW
  • Reuters
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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
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sales@petchem-update.com
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