Refining India

24-25 September 2018, Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi

2018 Programme


 

23rd September 2018 Pre-Conference Seminar

1300 — 1800

Crystaphase Pathways: Trailhead edition

Jump into this half-day introductory course covering the physics of fluids and foulants. Learn how sampling and analysis can reveal unseen issues—and what you can do about it. Discover why Crystaphase Pathways is the industry’s must-attend course on the dynamics of fixed-bed reactors. Topics include: Particle retention, Filtration material, Sorption kinetics, Fouling modes, Impact of rivulets and Maldistribution remediation.

More information about Pathways is online at http://crystaphase.com/pathways

 

 

24th September 2018 Day One

0800 — 0845

Registration and Networking Tea

0845 — 1030

Plenary Session

Chairman:  Nic Allen, Managing Director

Crambeth Allen Publishing (PTQ/DigitalRefining.com), UK

0845 — 0900

Welcome/Opening Remark:

Adarsh Soni, Chairman, Organising Committee

0900 — 0915

Keynote Address

VS Shenoy, Director Refinery
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd

0915 — 0945

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest

Sanjiv Singh, Chairman
Indian Oil Corporation

0945 — 0945

Vote of Thanks

 

0945 — 1030

Networking Tea


 

1030 — 1230

Session I: Fuels Efficiency

Chairman:
B.V. Ram Gopal, Director—Refineries
IOCL

 

1030 — 1100

Innovations in Refining Sector: Successful Commercialization

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (R&D Centre)

1100 — 1130

Investment Plan for Future Fuel Specification

Dr. Sachi N. Maiti, Director – Global Technology & Process Engineering
SNC Lavalin  

1130 — 1200

Innovative Solution to Meeting Today’s Gasoline                      Specifications

Kevin Bockwinkel, Global Licensing Business Manager
DuPont Clean Technologies

1200 — 1230

Converting LCO to gasoline with high RON

Dr Xu Youming, Regional Representative Technology and Marketing
Hong Kong Representative Office
Sinopec

1230 — 1330

Networking Lunch

1330 — 1530

Session II: Energy Efficiency

Chairman:
R. Ramchandran
, Director—Refineries
BPCL             

 

1330 — 1400

Cost, Efficiency, and Environmental Considerations of  Medium Voltage Electric Heating Technology

David Taylor, Director – Industrial Heaters and Systems
Chromalox

1400 — 1430

Energy efficiency, optimized (heat exchangers)

Jay Jeong, Refinery Market Manager Global Technology
Alfa Laval

1430 — 1500

Yield and Energy Efficient Refinery Operations

IOCL

1500 — 1530

Improving Shale Oil Crude Heater Performance

Amarvir G Chilka
FIS India

1530 — 1600

Networking Tea

1600 — 1630

Small Diameter Spherical Catalyst Carriers                                                                 

Paul Szymborski, Director Sales & Marketing, Catalytic Products
Saint-Gobain NorPro

1630 — 1700

Catalyst Technology

Maite Muamba
Albemarle

1700 — 1730

Making the Most of Your Change Out

Scott Kendrick, Director
Crystaphase

1730 — 1800

Pivoting on Higher Cracking Activity and FCC Profitability

Tie-Pan Shi, Technical Director—International Business
HCpect (Qingdao Huicheng Environmental Technology Co Ltd)

 

1800 — 1830

Rejuvenated Catalyst for Reducing Operating Costs

Guillaume Vincent, Business Segment Manager – HPC
Porocel

 

1830 — 2000

Chairman’s Summing Up followed by

Cocktail Reception
in the conference area and on Shangri-La Terrace

 

25th September 2018 Day Two

0800 — 0845

Networking Tea

0845 — 1115

Session IV: Digital Developments

0845 — 0915

Digital Twin for Analysis and Decision Making

Aditya Behl, Tech Solutions Consultant
Simulation Technologies – APAC

0915 — 0945

Rasool Barouni Sr. Product Marketing Manager Product Line Leader – UniSim Design
Honeywell

0945 — 1015

Digital Developments

Murali Krishnan
Emerson

1015 — 1045

Utilization of Artificial Intelligence in Modern Refinery

Dr Ariel Kigel
, R&D Department Manager
Modcon Systems

1045 — 1115

Networking Tea

1115 — 1330

Session V: IMO 2020 and Clean Fuel

Chairman: S.N. Pandey, Managing Director
CPCL

1115 — 1145

IMO 2020 Marine Bunker Oil Spec

Rajiv Narang,
Director -Process Economics Program
IHS Markit, India

1145 — 1215

Coupling LSFO Production with Residue Conversion

Siddhartha Saha
, Country Head-Sales & Marketing
Axens India

1215 — 1245

Residue Conversion Technology with Economic and  Environmental Advantage

David Ayrapetyan, Licensing Manager
ExxonMobil Corporation

1245 — 1315

Completing the Journey to BS–VI fuels

IOCL (R&D Centre)

1315 — 1345

Challenges of BS VI Fuels Production Deadlines

Engineers India Ltd

1345 — 1445

Networking Lunch

1445 — 1515

Session VI: Process & Equipment

Chairman: M Venkatesh
, Managing Director
MRPL

1515 — 1545

Create a Better Bottom Line in the Bottom of the Barrel

Vic Scalco, Global Strategic Development Manager
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS)

1545 — 1615

A Break-through Solid Acid Alkylation Technology

Samir Saxena, Chief Technical Advisor – Process
KBR

1615 — 1645

Improve Compressors for Reliability & Maintenance                                              

Hervé Ferraris, Head of Process Compression Solutions
Hoerbiger Compression Technology

1645 — 1715

Re-Design of Vacuum Distillation Unit Booster Nozzle

Chad Braungart, Applications Engineer
Graham India Pvt Limited

1645 — 1730

Chairman’s Final Summing Up and Vote of Thanks

followed by End of Conference and Tea

 

26th September 2018 Post Conference Seminar

0900 — 1300

Graham Manufacturing: Training Session

Improving the efficiency, reliability and performance of your vacuum process

We have limited spaces available and the training will include lunch. Please RSVP to Dhruv Joshi, Director of Graham India DJoshi@graham-mfg.com . If you have any questions, please call +91 97234 54601