The special themes of this year’s conference reflect areas of particular interest to the Indian refining community:
- Meeting advanced clean fuels targets
- Integrating production of petrochemicals and fuels
- Being flexible with the crude state
- Raising energy efficiency and meeting climate change targets
- Overcoming corrosion and fouling issues
- Transforming the workplace through IIOT
- India as a base for international research
5th Conference India 2017
|0800||Registration & Networking Tea|
Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, IOCL
Residue upgrading – options and economics
Rajiv Narang, Director of Technology
(Process Economics program)
Gajendra Kumar, Principal analyst – Downstream technologies
(Process Economics Program)
IHS Markit, India
Refining challenges in a BS-VI ultra low sulphur gasoline world.
Dr Soumitro Nagpal, process technology, fluor India
|1100||Session I Opportunity Crudes Processing|
|1100||Benefits of crude oil management for successful heavy crude processing
George Duggan, Director, Refinery and Petrochemical technology, baker hughes.
|1130||Operational flexibility and availability: process any crude oil with confidence
Jeffrey A zurlo, Global marketing strategy – Refining GE water & Process technologies.
|1200||Processing waxy opportunity crudes
Dr Werner reimann, Global marketing manager, clariant
|1230||Guwahati refinery case study of INA Dept G technology
IOCL R&D Refinery
|1415||Session II Energy Efficiency|
|1415||Raising Energy Efficiency to Enhance Refining Margin and Curtail Carbon Footprint.
Chiranjib Haldar, Process and Technology Delhi Operating Centre Technip India Ltd
|1445||Raising energy efficiency and meeting climate change targets
Johnson Matthey Process technologies
|1515||Optimize process parameters, flow schemes and equipment design to reduce refinery emission
|1545||Unveiling Your Plant’s Energy Saving PotentialAxens|
|1700||Session III Fuels Production I|
|1700||Liquid Phase Hydrotreating Technology for Diesel
Dr XU Youming, Regional representative regional representative—Technology & Marketing SINOPEC Hong Kong Representative Office China Petrochemical Technology Co Ltd (SINOPEC TECH)
|1730||Integrating Petrochemicals and Fuels: Monetizing the Intermediates with Deep Chemical Conversion
Sushree Chaudhuri, Process Engineering, fluor India
|0845||Session IV IIOT|
|0845||The digital twin, real and gaining ground
Shree Dandekar, Vice President and general manager, Honeywell connected plant, Honeywell
|0915||IIOT marking financial impact in refineries
Emerson Process management.
|0945||The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence – Foreseeing Manufacturing in the CognitiveEra
Nandini Natarajan, Research Analyst , Frost & Sullivan
|1100||Session V Fuels Production II|
|1100||Reliable Vacuum Column Operating Pressure
Peter R. Corbelli, Senior Application Engineer Graham Corporation
|1200||Reformer Tubes in a Steam Methane Reformer
Antonin steckmeyer,Senior engineer metallurgy and Technical Support
|1230||New vistas in fluid catalytic cracking technology
HPCL R&D Centre
|1415||Session VI Delayed Coker Operations|
|1415||Safe delayed coker feed
|1445||Improving delayed coker furnance run length with proprietary flux profile
Dr Niaz Mustafa, senior Vice president – commercial, Petro-chem development co.
|1515|| Delayed coking updates for maximising bottom of the barrel conversion.
Srini srivatsan, Director – Coking technology, business solution group, amec foster wheeler USA corporation.
|1630||Session VII Contaminants & Corrosion|
|1630||Reliable trace contaminant montoring in refinery and petrochemical process.
Sudheesh sudhakaran, Manager – Marketing (Nucleonic & gas analytical), Endress+Hauser (India) Pvt.Ltd.
|1700||Material Solution for Heater Tubes with High resistance to Polythionc Acid together with napthenic Acid Corrosion in Refinery Environments
Shabareesh Nair, Senior Manager – Sales & Marketing tubacex India Pvt Ltd
|1730||Desalting Operations for Opportunity Crudes
Dr Isis E. Mejias, Sales/ Process Manager, Process technologies Forum Energy Technologies
|1800||Chairman’s Final Summing Up.|