Refining India

18-19 September 2017, Lalit Hotel, New Delhi

2017 Programme


 

17th September 2017 Pre-Conference Seminars

 

18th September 2017 Day One

0800 — 0845

Registration and Networking Tea

0845 — 1030

Plenary Session

Chairman:  Nic Allen, Managing Director

Crambeth Allen Publishing (PTQ), UK

0845 — 0900

Welcome/Opening Remark:

Adarsh Soni, Chairman, Organising Committee

 

About the Conference:

Nic Allen, Managing Director

Crambeth Allen Publishing (PTQ), UK

0900 — 0915

Keynote Address

R Ramachandran, Director – Refineries

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd

0915 — 0945

Chief Guest

Sanjiv Singh, Chairman

Indian Oil Corporation

0945 — 1000

Vote of Thanks:

Anand Kumar, Member, Organising Committee

 

1000 — 1030

Networking Tea

Sponsored by Johnson Matthey Process Technologies

1030 — 1300

Session I: Opportunity Crudes Processing
Chairman:

1030 — 1100

Residue Upgrading – Options and Economics

Rajiv Narang, Director – Process Economics Program

Gajendra Kumar, Associate Director – Process Economics Program

IHS Markit, Process Economics Program, India

1100 — 1130

Refining Challenges in a BS-VI Ultra Low Sulfur Gasoline World

Ashish Logani, Process Technology

Fluor Daniel India Pvt Ltd

1130 — 1200

Benefits of Crude Oil Management for Successful Heavy Crude Processing

George Duggan, Director, Refinery and Petrochemical Technology

Baker Hughes

1200 — 1230

Operational Flexibility & Availability: Process Any Crude Oil with Confidence

Manish Joshi, Engineering Manager – Emerging Technologies

Jeffrey A. Zurlo, Global Marketing Strategy – Refining

GE Water & Process Technologies

1230 — 1300

Processing Waxy Opportunity Crudes

Dr. Werner Reimann, Global Marketing Manager

Clariant

1300 — 1400

Networking Lunch

Sponsored by Johnson Matthey Process Technologies

1400 — 1645

Session II:  Opportunity Crudes Processing & Energy Efficiency

Chairman:  V S Shenoy, Director – Refineries

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd

1400 — 1430

Catalyst Technology and Response Strategy for FCC Feed Change

Tie-Pan Shi, Technical Director – International Business

HCpect (Qingdao Huicheng Environmental Technology Co Ltd)

1430 — 1500

Raising Energy Efficiency to Enhance Refining Margin and Curtail Carbon Footprint

Chiranjib Haldar, Process & Technology Delhi Operating Centre

Technic India Ltd

1500 — 1530

Raising Energy Efficiency and Meeting Climate Change Targets

Johnson Matthey Process Technologies

1530 — 1600

Unveiling Your Plant’s Energy Saving Potential

Nicolas Menet, Consulting Services Sales Manager Performance Programs Business Unit

Axens

1600 — 1615

Networking Tea

Sponsored by Johnson Matthey Process Technologies

1615 — 1800

Session III:  Fuels Production I  

S M Vaidya, Executive Director – Operations

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

1615 — 1645

ExxonMobil SCANfining Technology For Ultra-Low Sulfur Clean Gasoline

Rajeev Katta, Strategic Account Manager

ExxonMobil

1645 — 1715

Liquid Phase Hydrotreating Technology for Diesel

Dr XU Youming, Regional Representative – Technology & Marketing – SINOPEC Hong Kong Representative Office

China Petrochemical Technology Co Ltd (SINOPEC TECH)

1715 — 1745

Integrating Petrochemicals & Fuels: Monetizing the Intermediates with Deep Chemical Conversion

Sushree Chaudhuri, Process Engineering

Fluor India

1745 — 1815

Optimize Process Parameters, Flow Schemes and Equipment Design to Reduce Refinery Emissions

EIL

1815 — 1845

Guwahati Refinery Case Study of INA Dept G Technology

IOCL R&d Refinery

1845 — 1845

End of Day One

 

19th September 2017 Day Two

0800 — 0845

Networking Tea

0845 — 1115

Session IV: IIOT

0845 — 0915

The Digital Twin: Real and Gaining Ground

Shree Dandekar, Vice President & General Manager – Honeywell Connected Plant

Honeywell

0915 — 0945

IIOT Making Financial Impact in Refineries

Ritesh Patil, Associate Director – Solution Business Head

Emerson Automation Solution

0945 — 1015

Improve Asset Performance and Reliability with Predictive Maintenance

Justin Thomas, Global Sales Manager

Schneider Electric Software

1015 — 1045

The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence – Foreseeing manufacturing in the Cognitive Era

Sivakumar Narayanaswamy, Research Manager

Frost & Sullivan

1045 — 1115

Networking Tea

1115 — 1345

Session V:  Fuels Production II

Chairman:  A S Basu, Head – Refinery Operations

HPCL – Mittal Energy Ltd

1115 — 1145

Reliable Vacuum Column Operating Pressure

Peter R Corbelli, Senior Application Engineer

Graham Corporation

1145 — 1215

How ReZel FCC Technology Maximization in VGO Cracking

Jayden Yin, Overseas Marketing Director

ReZel Catalysts Corp

1215 — 1245

Reformer Tubes in a Steam Methane Reformer

Antonin Steckmeyer, Senior Engineer – Metallurgy & Technical Support

Manoir Industries

1245 — 1315

Challenges in Production of BS-VI (EURO-VI) Diesel at MRPL

M Venkatesh, Director – Technical

MRPL

1315 — 1345

New Vistas in Fluid Catalytic Cracking Technology

HPCL R&D Centre

1345 — 1445

Networking Lunch

1445 — 1615

Session VI: Delayed Coker Operations

Chairman:  C Manoharan, Director – Refinery

Essar Oil Ltd

1445 — 1515

BS-IV to BS-VI: what can my existing SRU-TGU do?

Dr Anand Govindarajan, Director

Three Ten Initiative Technologies LLP

1515 — 1545

Improving Delayed Coker Furnace Run Length with Proprietary Flux Profile

Dr Niaz Mustafa, Senior Vice President – Commercial

Heurtey Petrochem (Axens)

1545 — 1615

Delayed Coking Updates for Maximising Bottom of the Barrel Conversion

Srini Srivatsan, Director – Coking Technology

Amec Foster Wheeler

1615 — 1645

Networking Tea

1645 — 1830

Session V: Contaminants & Corrosion

1645 — 1715

Reliable Trace Contaminant Monitoring in Refinery & Petrochemical Processes

Sudheesh Sudhakaran, Manager – Marketing (Nucleonic & Gas Analytical)

Endress & Hauser (India) Pvt Ltd

1715 — 1745

Material Solution for Heater Tubes with High Resistance to Polythionic Acid together with Napthenic Acid Corrosion in Refinery Environments

Shabareesh Nair, Sr Manager – Sales & Marketing

Tubacex India Pvt Ltd

1745 — 1815

Desalting Operations for Opportunity Crudes

Mr Tom Collins, Vice President – Forum Process Technologies

Dr Isis E Mejias, Sales/Process Manager – Forum Energy Technologies

1815 — 1830

Chairman’s Final Summing Up & Vote of Thanks followed by End of Conference