Supply Chain & Logistics

North America’s Largest Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics Conference

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  • 7000+

    Exhibition Attendees

  • 3000+

    Conference Attendees

  • 35%

    Owner Operators

  • 350

    Exhibition Booths

  • Of Speaking Opportunities Sold

Check out the core themes of our ground-breaking 2018 event, check back soon for our 2019’s industry pioneering agenda topics.

  • Domestic Transit Reliability and Consistency:

    Guarantee the route your product takes to market has the capacity and efficiency to get it there on time as promised.

  • Technology Road-map to Optimisation:

    Proven strategies and real-life examples of how digitisation, automation and block chain can add value to your supply chain.

  • The Export Gold Rush:

    Considerations and strategies being taken to reduce bottle necks and ensure your product is taking the most optimal route to market- wherever its destination may be!

  • Ensure 20/20 Vision of Your Supply Chain:

    Hear from key players and how their efforts to collaborate with each other is creating better visibility in supply chain.

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Major Supply Chain & Logistics Speaker from our 2018 Conference

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 benefit from a supply chain that delivers end-to-end.

  • Bob Rhoades
    Chevron Phillips Chemical
    Bob Rhoades General Manager - Global Supply Chain
    Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • Joe Kelly
    Shell Chemical
    Joe Kelly Logistics Manager - Polyethylene
    Shell Chemical
  • Helen De Watcher
    Helen De Watcher Head of Global Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Bruce Sullivan
    Bruce Sullivan Director of Logistics, Strategy & Procurement
  • Corey Vickers
    Corey Vickers Global Logistics Category Manager
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Here are some of the highlights of our insight-packed 2018 programme, check back soon for our 2019 session preview

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

Advancing Your Capabilities Toward a Digital Supply Network: What Will be your Road Map?
  • Master the art of developing an action plan in the new era of digitalization to ensure you aren’t left behind
  • Learn how to successfully adopt and exploit these technologies to optimize your supply chain.
  • Get the facts on what does digitalization, its implications, challenges and opportunities really mean for the petrochemical supply chain in terms of operational efficiency
  • Hear from leading experts on Blockchain real talk- what it means and how can it add value
Improving efficiencies in site logistics
  • Bulk transports via rail can be very time consuming and therefor costly, both in infrastructure & assets.
  • Increasing the efficiency of site logistics & transport operations can be achieved through automation and innovation.
  • BASF introduces BASF Class Tank Containers (B-TC), light & quieter railcars, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV’s) and a fully automated TC storage yard on a European site.
What the Truck?
  • ELD 101- The must-have information on what new tracking regulations actually mean for trucking and how it will affect transportation times.
  • Be sure that your route to market is fully prepared, hear about the initiatives trucking companies are taking to improve human capacity and productivity.
  • Ensure your product gets to market as promised
Trade Wars 101
  • As Trump shakes up global trade get the facts the current US political environment’s effect on the future of petrochemical supply chain.
  • Understand how the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and on imports of chemicals and plastics from China will affect your supply chain and if/what the cost will be.
  • Know now to prepare for the future.
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Headline speakers confirmed for 2019:

Marcus Luttrell, Former Navy SEAL - Author of “Lone Survivor”

Featured Speaker:

Marcus Luttrell, Former Navy SEAL - Author of “Lone Survivor”

  • 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

Gold Sponsor

  • Aspen

Networking Zone Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

  • Accurent
  • Audubon
  • ARMS
  • Dassault systemes

2019 Partners

Official Association Partner

  • AWS

Media Partners

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

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