Middle East Technology Forum for Refining & Petrochemicals

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19–21 February 2018
Conrad Hotel, Dubai

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The Essential Meeting Place for the Downstream Industry

ME-TECH is the premier downstream event in the Middle East, bringing together leading refining and petrochemical professionals to network and share valuable knowledge on the very latest industry innovations, challenges and the opportunities that come with them. Since its inception in 2011, ME-TECH has consistently proved to be the one event not to be missed by both regional and international players doing business in the Middle East.

ME-TECH 2018 will offer delegates the chance to hear high-level strategic keynote speeches by end-users and NOCs, macro-economic scene setting overviews from industry experts discussing the future of the industry, interesting and interactive panel discussions on highly topical subjects and technical presentations from technology companies and solution providers. There will also be a seminar for end-users hosted by Honeywell UOP, hospitality suites for corporate entertainment and one-to-one meetings, an exhibition showcase, roundtables and ample opportunity for relaxed networking at social functions.

ME-TECH 2018 Pre-conference Seminar

MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY   13:00–17:00

Growth and Sustainability in a New Energy World


Honeywell UOP invites you to join its ME-TECH 2018 Pre-Conference Seminar. Today’s industry is going through one of the most transformative periods in its history, which will redefine the energy business as we know it. Rapid changes in product demand, feedstocks and pricing are creating an increasingly dynamic and unpredictable outlook.

This Seminar is a unique opportunity to hear UOP Experts discuss best practices and key aspects of their most relevant process technologies to help you navigate this new landscape and drive sustainable growth. Technical sessions will cover a range of topics designed to address your needs, including:

  • How performance based services make plants smarter and more responsive
  • Complete end-to-end catalyst solutions to optimise unit performance
  • Producing olefins through new feedstock sources
  • Modular refining solutions to reduce costs and shorten schedules
  • Solutions to maximise your return from every barrel
  • And much more!

ME-TECH 2018 Key Topics

Plenary Sessions for Refining & Petrochemicals
  • Market Overview and Forecasting
  • Keynote Speeches by High Level End-Users & NOCs
  • Project Updates from Key Regional Producers
  • Refining & Petrochemicals Integration
  • Implementing Optimisation & Management Tools
Petrochemicals Stream
  • Viability of Liquids Cracking the MENA
  • Overcoming Middle East Feedstock Challenges via New Technology
  • New Specialty Petrochemicals Technologies
  • Latest in Advanced Olefins & Polyolefins Technologies
Refining Stream
  • IMO MARPOL VI - The Implications, Consequences & Possible Solutions
  • Clean Fuels Technologies & Latest Innovations in Catalysts
  • Technology Updates – Options for Maximising Conversion

Marketing Opportunities

We offer various packages designed to raise your company profile at our events. Please contact us for full details about our Sponsorship packages or to book Exhibition space.


Contact the Organiser:

Conference Director – Laura McManus

+971 (0) 4 421 4642