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Towards Long-Term Refinery Success & Creating Value & Maximising Performance

Now into its 17th year, IDTC is widely recognised as the best downstream knowledge sharing forum and will again provide valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities for the international refining industry and present the latest strategies and technologies that will enable refiners to meet their operational goals and achieve financial improvements.

Key Topics Include:
  • Overview & Outlook of International Downstream Markets
  • Investments & Projects
  • Refining & Petrochemical Integration
  • Downstream Technologies, Catalysts & Equipment
  • Operational Excellence Strategy
  • Asset Management
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Process Safety & Sustainability


Key Speakers include:
  • Carlos Prieto, Technology Development Engineer, CEPSA
  • Andreea Strachinescu, Head of Unit New Energy Technologies, Innovation & Clean Coal, DG Energy, European Commission
  • Süleyman Özmen, Downstream Licensing Vice President, SHELL GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
  • Tom Ventham, Senior Technical Service Engineer, INTERCAT FCC Additives, JOHNSON MATTHEY PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES
  • Rafael Moreno Lahore, Project Leader, Refining & Petrochemical Expert, THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP
  • Walter Pfeiffer, Partner, Global Oil & Gas Leader, ROLAND BERGER STRATEGY CONSULTANTS
  • Robert Sakko, Director & Co-Founder, HEATMATRIX GROUP
  • Oswin Galtier, Business Developer, SP3H
Attendees will Include:
  • Heads of Refining and Petrochemicals from Major Oil Companies
  • General Directors of Regional Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
  • Heads of Technical Departments
  • Chief Engineers
  • Chief Technologists
  • Project Directors
  • Design Institutes
  • Engineering Contractors
  • Licensors
  • Technology, Solutions & Equipment Providers
  • Industry Consultants and Analysts

Confirmed Exhibitors

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Alfa Laval logo
Shell global solutions
Criterion logo
Gayesco logo
Exxon Mobil logo
Honeywell UOP logo
Haverly logo
Heatmatrix logo
SP3H logo
Sabin Metal logo

IDTC 2017 will be held as a part of the International Downstream Week prior the International Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference - BBTC.

International Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference
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18 & 19 May
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Topics include:

  • Residue Upgrading Projects – Updates, Best Practices & Future Plans
  • Residue Upgrading Technology Advances, Catalysts & Equipment
  • Focus on Thermal Processing & Hydroprocessing Technologies, Catalysts & Equipment

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or contact directly the Event Director at +359 884 884 535