14–15 December 2021
Middle East Bottom of the Barrel and Catalyst Technology Conference 13–15 December 2021
In the downstream industry, upgrading the Bottom of Barrel has been without doubt central to achieving high levels of productivity and maintaining competitiveness – a key component to every modern refinery complex. In today's downstream industry, we are faced with new challenges and opportunities, with changing markets and a drive towards greater sustainability and decarbonisation. Refiners will continue to look to convert low value residues and increase conversion to curb low-value fuel oil production. Key objectives remain: increasing conversion, improving products, further integration with petrochemicals, reducing emissions and increasing margins.
Along with the process technologies, Catalysts will continue to play a central role in reaching these objectives. Catalytic processes are very much at the heart of all refineries. Producers are looking to select the best-suited catalyst to increase profitability, maximise production, increase integration & develop new revenue streams. Making the right selection in terms of Catalyst Management, waste management, different recovery & regeneration techniques is highly important when it comes to deciding on the best operational strategy for the coming years.
BBTC MENA offers a unique platform to exchange and share experiences on the above topics and much more….
Key Discussion Topics
MARKET OVERVIEW & TRENDS: Industry Game Changers
COVID-19 impact & consequences
Pace of Energy Transition
How does Residue Upgrading fit into this new reality?
IMO 2020: Eclipsed by the Pandemic?
ADAPTING TO THE NEW NORMAL
Crisis Management, Business Transformation & Recovery Strategies
Digitalisation & Tools for Remote Operations
Supply & Demand
RESIDUE UPGRADING PROJECTS
What now for Residue Upgrading Projects?
Status of Active Projects: Global & Regional
Adapted approach to smaller or more manageable projects
Success Stories & Best Practices
CATALYST FOCUS: New Developments, Catalyst Management & Recovery
Getting max from existing assets: Improving Operations & Margins
A look into Catalysts for Residue to Petrochemicals
Waste Catalyst Management: new innovations & equipment to improve existing operations
Latest in Hydroprocessing Catalysts, RFCC Catalysts, HS-FCC Catalysts
Identifying Potential New Revenue Streams: Circular Economy of Spent Catalysts
DEEP CONVERSION – Technologies, Tools & Equipment
Latest Technology Updates: Resid to Petrochemicals
What to do with Residue?
Specialised Instrumentation & HE Equipment, Efficient BOB Equipment, Clean-out Techniques
PRODUCING PERFORMANCE CATALYSTS – Importance of Research
Modern Catalyst Testing, Evaluation Techniques & Procedures
Recovery Techniques & Regeneration
Middle East Spotlight: Catalysts Developments for the Region
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