Page 1

COLOGNE, GERMANY 17 – 19 MAY 2011

GLOBAL PETROCHEMICALS 8TH ANNUAL MEETING

Executive Speaker Panel Includes: Tom Crotty, Group Director, INEOS Saleh Al Nazha, President and Chief Operating Officer, Tasnee Graeme Burnett, Senior Vice President, Asia and Middle East, Total Petrochemicals Fred du Plessis, Executive Advisor, Corporate Strategy & Planning, SABIC Maxim Savchenko, Head of Strategic Planning & Business Development, SIBUR Dr. Bernd Blumenberg, President, BASF-YPC Company

The 8th Annual Global Petrochemical Conference will provide you with: •

A comprehensive, content-driven agenda where you will hear first hand decisive information from European, Middle Eastern, Asian, North and South American industry experts about their view on the progress and future of the petrochemical industry in 2011 and beyond

In-depth strategic, technical and market sessions focusing on solutions in aromatics, olefins, polymers and catalysts, keeping you up-to-date with the latest developments

A unique gathering of key regional and international operators that will ensure that you get global and regional market intelligence about demand and supply balance across the globe

Latest case studies on successful business strategies and technical innovations that have been implemented in order to secure and successfully grow petrochemical production and operations

Do not forget to book for: Pre-Conference Seminars: Improving energy effi ciency and emission reduction for the petrochemical industry and smarter catalysts for petrochemicals

www.wraconferences.com/globalpetrochemicals Sponsored by:

Supported by:

BRIEFINGS


8TH ANNUAL MEETING, COLOGNE, GERMANY, 17-19 MAY 2011

GLOBAL PETROCHEMICALS CONFERENCE WELCOME Dear Colleague, The global petrochemicals industry is emerging from a period of volatility and turbulence. With a global financial crisis, fluctuating product prices, and a drop in demand, the industry entered a period of uncertainty and consolidation. As we emerge into 2011, a different industry landscape is now in evidence. Key consumers of petrochemicals are showing signs of resurgence, emerging markets continue to grow and business strategies put in place by producers have succeeded in stabilising the industry. Therefore, the question has become, where to next for the global petrochemical industry? Entering into an era of new growth opportunities, new markets, resurgent competitors and up-tothe-minute technical and strategic innovation, how will you best position your petrochemical company to take advantage of a fresh set of market conditions and demands as well as developing innovative and competitive business practices? The 8th Annual Global Petrochemicals Conference is the ideal place to develop business growth prospects. The 2011 event will enable you to understand global commercial developments, emerging markets, how to improve production capacities and facilities, as well as original solutions and strategies to ensure that your petrochemical business capitalises on a period of renewed optimism and increasing opportunities. A combination of strategic, technical, market and commercial intelligence sessions will provide you with an up-to-date picture of the global petrochemical industry and ensures you will take away knowledge to grow and strengthen your business. Round table discussions, panel debates and interactive Q&A sessions will provide dynamic, informative discussion as our panel of experts share their vast experience, views and answer your questions, ensuring an open and interactive forum for extended, in-depth discussions and much needed information exchange. With a variety of networking opportunities providing you with excellent opportunities to develop business contacts and get the information you need from industry experts, the Global Petrochemicals Conference is the meeting place for the industry. We look forward to welcoming you in Cologne to join the stimulating debate and discussion at the 8th Annual Global Petrochemicals Conference.

UNIQUE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES TO MEET INDUSTRY LEADERS AND EXPERTS BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE: At the start of the conference and workshop, delegates are given an opportunity to formally meet their industry colleagues and experts. Business cards are exchanged and key relationships initiated that can be cultivated thought the event and beyond. NETWORKING OPPORTUNIES: With a networking drinks reception, 3 lunches and 7 coffee breaks, there are plenty of opportunities offered for you to catch up with peers, meet industry experts, speak with influential decision makers and secure new business leads. ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS, PANEL DEBATES AND Q&A SESSIONS: Expert Chair People and Roundtable Leaders have been selected to manage the specific discussions. Select a table of your choice and join interactive and informal discussions. Make sure to take advantage of dedicated Q&A sessions in order to get your question and commercial concern answered by industry experts and leaders.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND • Presidents, Vice Presidents, Managing Directors, Senior Executives from Petrochemical, Oil and Gas Majors • Strategy Directors and Business Development Directors • Engineering and Technology Manufacturers, Contractors and Providers • Plant and Operations Directors and Managers • Process and Technology Support Advisors and Licensors • Senior Petrochemical Specialists, Industry Analysts and Consultants • Project Specialists and Operations Department Heads • Industry Analysts and Consultants • Refining and Petrochemical Presidents, Vice Presidents and Directors

WHO YOU WILL MEET Company Type Engineering/Technology Companies – 38% Petrochemical Producers – 32% Development Agency/Association – 13% Traders/Bankers – 9% Consultants – 4% Catalyst Providers - 4%

Attendance By Seniority Karen Magnusson, Conference Director, World Refining Association

Chief Executive Officer / Director – 45% Department Head/Senior Manager – 31% Manager/Specialist – 21%

To register visit www.wraconferences.com/globalpetrochemicals or call Tel: +44 (0) 207 067 1800 or Email: k.magnusson@theenergyexchange.co.uk


PRE-CONFERENCE SEMINAR TUESDAY 17 MAY 2011

DAY ONE: GLOBAL PETROCHEMICALS CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 2011

09:00 Registration and coffee

08:00 Registration and coffee

12:10 Interactive Q&A panel discussion

SEMINAR ONE: Smarter catalysts for petrochemicals

08:45 Conference opening address and business card exchange – Meet your fellow attendees!

12:20 Lunch and networking

10:00 Workshop opening address and business card exchange - Meet your fellow attendees! 10:15 Improving petrochemical processes and results • The petrochemical industry today and tomorrow • Blockbuster petrochemical processes • An insight into chemcial reactors Rob Parry, Executive Account Manager, Chemical Catalysts, BASF, United Kingdom 11:15 Morning coffee break 11:45 Understanding the latest developments in catalysts • Reviewing catalyst technology • The Midas touch - recovery and financing of strategic metals • Chemical process troubleshooting Rob Parry, Executive Account Manager, Chemical Catalysts, BASF, United Kingdom 12:45 Morning coffee break SEMINAR TWO: Improving energy efficiency and emission reduction for petrochemical producers 14:00 Session three - Strategy for improving energy efficiency • Achieving energy efficiency by establishing an overall framework with practical tools. Solutions for improved energy performance and energy optimization • Managing change: combining the technical and economic facts, and focusing on profitability • The latest state of the art technology identifying areas for improvement and implementing energy saving projects • Getting the most out of your assets to reduce energy consumption. Tools and techniques to successfully implement and sustain plant operational changes to improve the site ' s energy performance Professor Robin Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Process Integration, United Kingdom 15:00 Afternoon coffee break 15:30 Session four - Carbon capture: Understanding the latest techniques, issues benchmarking and emissions solutions • The role of CSS in reducing carbon emissions from petrochemical facilities • Implementing cost effective and practical emissions solutions: lowering emissions including: SOx, NOx, CO, CO2 • The latest CO2 capture technologies: best practice for capture, transmission and storage of CO2 • Emissions and CO2 benchmarks: initiatives to limit energy consumption and minimise " carbon leakage " Ian Salmon,Technical Manager, Jacobs Consultancy, United Kingdom Dr Keith Guy, Managing Partner and Chairman, Espirt Associates, United Kingdom 17:00 17:15

End of pre-conference workshops Evening welcome drinks reception

09:00 Keynote address – Opportunities for growth in a new petrochemical era • Benefitting from the diversity of a global petrochemical business • Overcoming the challenges that a changing petrochemical industry presents • Future prediction for the European petrochemical industry Tom Crotty, Group Director, INEOS, United Kingdom 09:20 Session one – Addressing prospects for the global petrochemical industry in 2011 and beyond • Global outlook for petrochemical demand beyond 2011: where will growth be seen? • Understanding the economic environment, trends, challenges and future opportunities. What are the factors influencing the petrochemical industry? A view from the Middle East and Asia • Petrochemicals and downstream diversification • Changing petrochemical production and uses in an evolving global market: the “new normal” Eng. Saleh Al Nazha, President and Chief Operating Officer, Tasnee, Saudi Arabia Graeme Burnett, Senior Vice President, Asia and Middle East, Total Petrochemicals, Belgium

13:40 Session three – Delivering a competitive edge through optimal business strategies • Remaining competitive and innovative in the face of challenges from emerging markets through lowering the cost of utilities, feedstock allocation and regular supply • Overcoming petrochemical plant engineering and construction challenges in a changing global industry • A new benchmarking program on “process safety”: focusing on quantitative and qualitative elements of industrial process safety programs • The role of chemical clusters in improving the petrochemical industry’s profitability and competitiveness Fred du Plessis, Executive Advisor, Corporate Strategy & Planning, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Saudi Arabia

Mark Eggleston, Director, Europe & Middle East, Phillip Townsend Associates, Belgium Sandra Prenger, Business Manager, Energy & Industry, Port of Rotterdam Authority, The Netherlands

Dr. Bernd Blumenberg,President, BASF-YPC Company, China Paul Hodges, Chairman, International eChem, United Kingdom 10:40 Interactive Q&A panel discussion 10:50 Morning coffee and networking 11:20 Session two – Spotting opportunities and developments within the aromatics market • Developments in North America: the impact of shale gas on availability of feedstock • Exploring the opportunities and challenges created by demand and capacity shifts. Reviewing the aromatics supply chain in light of changing trade flows • Regional analysis: China’s commodity petrochemicals. Unpacking market price determination and issues of value generation and destruction • Developing feedstock to support a competitive petrochemical centre Matthew Chadwick, Managing Consultant, Downstream Oil, Wood Mackenzie, United Kingdom Paul Ray, Head of Data and Analytics, ICIS, United Kingdom Debbie Pietrusik, Director Hydrocarbon Cluster Development, Industry Development Branch, Alberta Finance and Enterprise, Canada

15:00 Interactive Q&A panel discussion 15:10 Afternoon coffee and networking 15:40 Session four – Polymer projects update: The producer’s point of view • Competiveness and future trends of polyolefins, polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene production and markets • Case study: Research, development and building a corporate polymer technical centre at Saudi International Petrochemical Company • Challenges for petrochemicals manufacturers in meeting the requirements of end users and brand owners: bio feedstock and recycling PET • How will European players handle increased imports from the Middle East and will strong demand continue in Asia, Central and Eastern Europe? Carl van Camp, Senior Vice President Polyolefins, Total Petrochemicals, Belgium (under invitation) Antonello Ciotti, Commercial Director, Equipolymers, Italy Dr Trevor Hutley, General Manager, Polymer Product & Technology Development, Saudi International Petrochemical Company (SIPCHEM), Saudi Arabia

To register visit www.wraconferences.com/globalpetrochemicals or call Tel: +44 (0) 207 067 1800 or Email: k.magnusson@theenergyexchange.co.uk


For the latest confirmed speakers and conference programme visit www.wraconferences.com/globalpetrochemicals

DAY TWO: GLOBAL PETROCHEMICALS CONFERENCE THURSDAY 19 MAY 2011 09:00 Conference opening address and business card exchange – Meet your fellow attendees! 09:10 Session six – A new world for petrochemicals: Regional analysis and opportunities in global markets

• Competitiveness of the European Petrochemical industry in the context of EU energy and climate policy • Analysing the competitiveness of the Russian and CEE petrochemical industry in the international market • A perspective of the petrochemical industry in China: assessing the sustainability of the Chinese market for petrochemicals, how much will they absorb?

16:20 Interactive Q&A panel discussion 16:30 Session five – Interactive roundtable discussions The round table discussion groups provide you with a range of different discussion topics and is the ideal place for you to meet face-to-face with some of the key speakers and your peers in small groups. You will be able to choose between the tables, and change subject tables twice, to discuss specific issues and ideas that have arisen over the course of the day in an interactive environment.

Pierre de Kettenis, Executive Director, CEFIC Petrochemistry Programme (APPE), Belgium Maxim Savchenko, Head of Strategic Development Department, SIBUR, Russia

14:00 Session eight – Innovative technological and engineering solutions to improve the operations and production output of your petrochemical facility

• Developing leading engineering and technical techniques for new petrochemical projects, expansion projects and plant integration • Using advanced modelling and optimization techniques to maximize efficiency of new petrochemical processes and manage risk in process innovation. • Corrosion at compressor intercoolers and its effective treatment at an olefins plant Mark Fisher, Associate Director, DNV, United Kingdom Professor Costas Pantelides, Managing Director, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd, United Kingdom

Kiichi Itoh, Member of the Board, General Manager of Department A, Research & Consulting Division, Mitsubishi Chemical Techno-Research Corporation, Japan

Deepak Sharma, Regional Technical Manager, GE Power & Water, Kingdom of Bahrain

10:30 Interactive Q&A panel discussion

15:00 Interactive Q&A panel discussion

10:45 Morning coffee and networking

15:10 Afternoon coffee and networking 15:40 Session nine – Understanding fundamental changes in the olefin and polyolefin industry Focusing on polyolefin and thermoplastics • global demand and outlook and the impact on olefin demand

11:15 Session seven – The development of smarter catalysts for petrochemicals and the role of speciality chemicals • Using catalysts to increase profitability, flexibility and sustainability in petrochemicals. Discussing the future developments and advances in catalysts Roundtable 1 – Petrochemical market analysis and regional market opportunities Roundtable 2 – Discussing growth opportunities for aromatics producers

• Discovering new catalyst technology innovations from SABIC: LAO (Alpha SABLIN technology) and LDPE (Polyethylene technology) and what this means

Roundtable 3 – Fostering growth and innovation and developing new strategic options and business models

• The role of speciality chemicals in differentiating your business from the competition – Developing new opportunities in the petrochemical industry

Roundtable 4 – Drivers for olefin demand and global trade flow

Rob Parry, Executive Account Manager, Chemical Catalysts, BASF, United Kingdom

Gina Fyffe, Executive Director, Integra, Singapore

Saleh Ali Al Zahrani, Manager, Global Technology Market, Licensing, SABIC, Saudi Arabia

17:20 Closing address from chairperson

Michiel De Kock, Global Technology Market, SABIC, Saudi Arabia Francois Vleugels, Chairman of the board of Dirctors, SPOLCHEMIE, Czech Republic

17:30 Evening drinks reception

12:15 Interactive Q&A panel discussion

Case Study: The Borouge 2 cracker. Analysis • on how to increase production capacity and downstream integration Butadiene market outlook from a major • producer’s standpoint Andrea Borruso, Director, Middle East Operations, SRI Consulting, Switzerland Dr Heinz Zimmermann, Vice President Business Development, Linde Engineering, Germany Vladimir Jacobson, Commercial Manager C4’s, Dow Europe, Switzerland 16:40 Interactive Q&A panel discussion

16:50 Closing remarks from chairperson 17:00 Close of conference

12:30 Lunch and networking

To register visit www.wraconferences.com/globalpetrochemicals or call Tel: +44 (0) 207 067 1800 or Email: k.magnusson@theenergyexchange.co.uk


REGISTRATION FORM HILTON COLOGNE, MARZELLENSTRASSE COLOGNE, GERMANY, 17-19 MAY 2011

GLOBAL PETROCHEMICALS 8TH ANNUAL MEETING 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER www.wraconferences.com/globalpetrochemicals +44 (0) 20 7430 9513 or +44 (0) 1242 582 157

k.magnusson@theenergyexchange.co.uk

+44 (0) 20 7067 1800 or +44 (0) 1242 529 090

World Refining Association, 4th Floor, 86 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8QQ

REGISTRATION FEE Please select Packages Options a package

Bookings made by 8 April 2011

Conference and Workshop

€2300 (save €200)

Bookings made after 8 April 2011 €2500

Global Petrochemicals Conference

€1500 (save €200)

€1700 €700

I am unable to attend but would like to purchase the proceedings Please note VAT will be charged at the appropriate rate where applicable.

DELEGATE DETAILS Title First Name

Last Name

Job Title

Email

To register more than 3 delegates, please photocopy this booking form. Group discounts are available from more than 3 registrants, please email maike.darkes@theenergyexchange.co.uk for further information. Company Name Nature of Business Address City

State/County

Country

Zip/Postcode

Telephone

Fax

Authorised by

Signature

Head of Corporate Development

Head of Polymers

Head of Base Chemicals ADMINISTRATION DETAILS Accounts payable contact Title

First Name

Telephone

Last Name Email

EU customers VAT number

Payment Details - Please tick your chosen method of payment I will pay by bank transfer/invoice

I will pay by credit card

Visa

Mastercard

Amex Credit

Issue No

Expiry Date

IBAN No

Name of cardholder

Card Number

Address

Signature of cardholder: PAYMENT - TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ADMINISTRATION - TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Our official confirmation, invoice and hotel booking details will be emailed to you within 3 days of receiving your registration.

OFFICIAL VENUE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

PAYMENT: Payment of the full delegate fee is due 14 days after the invoice date, or immediately, if the registration is made within one month of the event. Our invoice will show your registration fee in Euros. Our full bank account details are on the invoice. Please note your booking is valid only after full payment is received. We recommend you check with your Finance Department that payment has been made before traveling to the Conference. CANCELLATIONS: Made one month prior to the start of the conference will be refunded less a 50% administrative charge. Refund will be made after the conference.

Hilton Cologne, Marzellenstrasse 13-17, Cologne, 50668, Germany. Tel: +49 (0) 2211 30710, Web: http://www.hilton.co.uk/cologne The cost of the hotel accommodation is not included in the conference fee. The World Refining Association has negotiated preferential rates at the hotel for delegates attending the event. Please contact Jenny Seaton via email jenny.seaton@theenergyexchange.co.uk for any hotel and accommodation related queries. REGISTRATION FEE The registration fee covers attendance at all sessions, refreshments, lunches, receptions and documentation containing the speaker presentations. Please note it may be necessary to alter the content or timing of the programme or its speakers.

Made within one month of the start date of the conference will receive no refund. Substitutes are acceptable at any time.

LANGUAGE

FORCE MAJEURE:

CUSTOMER SERVICES

Please note that in case of force majeure The World Refining Association is relieved of all obligations. Force majeure includes any circumstances beyond the will of The World Refining Association, that impedes permanent or temporary compliance with the obligations, such as ‘acts of god’ including war, danger of war, government regulations, revolts, strikes, transportation difficulties, fire or severe disturbances affecting the conference organisation or its suppliers.

For questions concerning your registration, attendance, visa support and invoice payments, please contact our Customer Services Department, Tel: +44 (0)1242 529 090, Fax: +44 (0)1242 582 157.

The official conference language will be English.

BOOKING CODE

W


GLOBAL PETROCHEMICALS 8TH ANNUAL MEETING Key reasons to attend the 8th Annual Global Petrochemicals Conference

OUR EXPERT SPEAKER PANEL INCLUDES Savchenko Maxim, Head of Strategic Planning & Business Development, SIBUR Dr. Bernd Blumenberg, President, BASF-YPC Company Tom Crotty, Group Director, INEOS

• Networking: Meet industry experts and leaders in the global petrochemical industry • Learning: Hear the latest developments and information from petrochemical producers across the world • Global context: Understand how developments in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South America and North America will impact your business • Comprehensive: Hear technical and strategic business solutions for aromatic, olefin and polymer producers • Capitalise: Claim market and commercial intelligence to strengthen your business position in 2011 and beyond

Very well balanced selection of topics. Excellent platform for networking and exchange of information Viktor Viehweg, Director of Strategic Development, SIBUR

Saleh Al Nazha, President and Chief Operating Officer, Tasnee Graeme Burnett, Senior Vice President, Asia and Middle East, Total Petrochemicals Fred du Plessis, Executive Advisor, Corporate Strategy & Planning, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) Dr Trevor Hutley, General Manager, Polymer Product & Technology Development, Saudi International Petrochemical Company (SIPCHEM) Vladimir Jacobson, Commercial Manager C4’s, Dow Europe Saleh Ali Al Zahrani, Manager, Global Technology Market, Licensing, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) Francois Vleugels, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Spolchemie Rob Parry, Executive Account Manager, Chemical Catalysts, BASF Kiichi Itoh, Member of the Board, Mitsubishi Chemical Techno-Research Corporation Sandra Prenger, Business Manager, Energy & Industry, Port of Rotterdam Authority Paul Hodges, Chairman, International eChem Dr Heinz Zimmermann, Vice President Business Development, Linde Engineering

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Michiel De Kock, Global Technology Market, (SABIC), Saudi Arabia

Interested in raising your corporate profile in the global petrochemical industry? Opportunities are still available to maximise your involvement in this key event.

Debbie Pietrusik, Director Hydrocarbon Cluster Development, Industry Development Branch, Alberta Finance and Enterprise

Whether you are looking to promote your thought leadership, technological developments or position in the market, we have bespoke sponsorship packages available to meet your business needs.

Andrea Borruso, Director, Middle East Operations, SRI Consulting

Designed with your exact specifications in mind we can help you to: • Position your organisation as a leading player in the global petrochemical market. • Gain prime exposure to an audience of industry experts. • Build business leads, relevant industry contacts and awareness through our integrated marketing campaign accessing relevant regional and global contacts. LIMITED OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE Contact: David Ling, Commercial Director Tel: +44 (0)207 067 1800 Fax: +44 (0)207 067 1807 Email: d.ling@theenergyexchange.co.uk

Dr Aldo Belloni, Member of the Executive Board, Linde AG Mark Eggleston, Director, Europe & Middle East, Phillip Townsend Associates Gina Fyffe, Executive Director, Integra Matthew Chadwick, Managing Consultant, Downstream Oil, Wood Mackenzie Pierre de Kettenis, Executive Director, CEFIC Petrochemistry Programme(APPE) Professor Costas Pantelides, Managing Director, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd Ian Salmon, Technical Manager, Aker Solutions Professor Robin Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Process Integration Deepak Sharma, Regional Technical Manager, GE Power & Water Mark Fisher, Associate Director, DNV Paul Ray, Head of Data and Analytics, ICIS

Global Petrochemicals Conference  

The Global Petrochemicals Conference is THE place to enable you to formulate innovative and competitive petrochemical production processes a...

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you