Refining India

23-24 September 2019, Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi

2019 Programme


 

23rd September 2019 Day One

0800 — 0845

Registration & Networking Tea

0845 — 1030

Plenary Session

Chairman:
Crambeth Allen Publishing (PTQ), UK

0845 — 0900

Welcome / Opening Remark

Adarsh Soni, Chairman, Organising Committee

About the Conference
Crambeth Allen Publishing (PTQ), UK

0900 — 0930

Keynote Address

Vote of Thanks

0930 — 1100

Session I:

Meeting 2020 Fuels Challenges I

Chairman:

0930 — 1000

Global Marine/Bunker Fuel Outlook 

Anshuman Agrawal, Manager-Downstream
Stratas Advisors

1000 — 1030

Deep Conversion Ebullated-Bed Technology H-Oil®: A Powerful Tool for Upgrading Residues in a IMO 2020 and Oil to Chemicals Context       

Amardeep Puri, Deputy Country Sales Manager Process Licensing
Axens

1030 — 1100

FLEXICOKING™ Solutions for Upgrading High Sulfur Residues in a Refinery or Crude to Chemicals Unit

Martin De Wit, Technical Sales Manager
Siva Ariyapadi, Marketing Manager
ExxonMobil

1100 — 1130

Networking Tea

1130 — 1300

Session II:

Process & Innovation Improvement I

Chairman:

1130 — 1200

Benzene and Gasoline from C6 Heart Cut of FCC Gasoline

Dr Madhukar Garg, President – Refining & Petchem R&D
Reliance Industries Limited

1200 — 1230

Maximise Petrochemicals and Diesel from FCC Gasoline

Rahul Khandelwal , Technology Manager
GTC Technology US, LLC

1230 — 1300

Improve Refining Margins With Residue Upgrading

Hemendra Khakhar, Director – Business Development
Process Technology & Consulting
Wood Group

1300 — 1400

Networking Lunch

1400 — 1630

Session III:

Meeting 2020 Fuels Challenges II

Chairman:

1400 — 1430

Reducing Diesel Production for Maximum Aviation Fuel Output

Ms. Jayati Ghosh, Executive Director
Anil Kumar, Deputy General Manager—Process
Engineers of India Ltd

1430 — 1500

High Margin Schemes to Address IMO 2020

Samir Saxena,

Chief Technical Advisor-Technology Solutions

KBR

1500 — 1530

Zorb — One Step Sulfur Removal Technology for FCC Naphtha with Maximum Octane Retention

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

1530 — 1600

BS VI and Need of AI:  Mitigating Real Time Operating Challenges

Sunil Kumar Pal, Production Manager – Paradip Refinery
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

1600 — 1630

Networking Tea

1630 — 1815

Session IV:

Energy Efficiency

Chairman:

1630 — 1700

Boost Your Plant’s Energy Efficiency

Wivika Laike, Business Manager Refinery & Aromatics Global Technology
Alfa Laval Lund AB

1700 — 1730

Improving Furnace Efficiency using FAST
Neerav Chaudhary, Engineering Director,
Heurtey Petrochem India Private Ltd
Axens Group

1730 — 1800

Best Practices for Designing, Assessing and Evaluating Vacuum System Condensers
Chad Braungart, Director of Applications Engineering
Graham India Private Limited

1800 — 1830

Improving Energy Efficiency of Ethylene Crackers to improve Operating Cash Margins

Vijaykumar Narasimhan, Senior Manager—Technical Services
Panipat Refinery
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

1830 — 1845

Chairman summing up followed by end of Day One

1845 — 2000

Cocktails Reception

 

24th September 2019 Day Two

0800 — 0900

Networking Tea

0900 — 1100

Session V:

Refinery Integration

Chairman:

0900 — 0930

The Role of Biofuels in India

Rakesh Sarin, Country Director
Biochem, USA

0930 — 1000

Refining to Petrochemicals – Integration Through FCC

Tanmay Taraphdar, General Manager- Process & Technology
India Operating Centre
TechnipFMC

1000 — 1030

Renewable Fuels Integration in Refineries

Jonny Goyal, Principal Research Analyst
IHS Markit

1030 — 1100

Opportunity for Surplus Biomass in India

Dharmesh Mahajan
Bio-Renewables Business Development Leader (India & Africa)
Honeywell UOP

1100 — 1130

Networking Tea

1130 — 1300

Session VI:

Catalysts

Chairman:

1130 — 1200

FCC as a light Olefin Machine: Experiences & Learnings

Subramani Ramachandran,  FCC Technical Service Consultant

Albemarle

1200 — 1230

ALKEMAXTM – Experiences from Operating the World’s Largest Sulfuric Acid Alkylation Unit

Ruben Melendez, Technical Sales Manager
ExxonMobil                     

Girish Sharma, Manager—Technology
Reliance Industries Ltd

1230 — 1300

Higher Cracking Activity and FCC Profitability

Tie-Pan Shi, Technical Director

HCpect FCC Catalyst

1300 — 1400

Networking Lunch

1400 — 1530

Session VII:

Maintenance                       

Chairman:

Dhruv Joshi, Director

Graham India Private Limited

1400 — 1430

Solutions to Desalter Challenges

Naveen Agrawal, Technical Team Lead

Suez Water Technologies and Solutions

1430 — 1500

Online Cleaning and Decontamination

Dr Marcello Ferrara, Chairman
ITW S.r.l.

1500 — 1530

Troubleshooting Using CFD                      

Rahul Patil, Lead Research Scientist-Reliance R&D Center
Reliance Industries Limited

1530 — 1600

Networking Tea

1600 — 1730

Session VI:

Digital Developments

Chairman:

1600 — 1630

Digital Technologies to Drive Operational Excellence                               

Akshay Gupta,
Business Development Manager-Connected Performance Services
Honeywell UOP

1630 — 1700

Virtual Steps to Leaner, More Informed Operations

Murali Krishnan, Senior Director
Industry Solutions for Oil & Gas Downstream Industry
Emerson Process Management Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

1700 — 1730

Analysing and Optimising Desalter Control

Neil Murch, Business Development Manager EMEAC
Tracerco

1730 — 1745

Chairman’s Final Summing Up followed by Vote of Thanks

End of Conference

 

25th September 2019 Post Conference Seminar

0900 — 1300

Graham Manufacturing: Training Session Improving the efficiency, reliability and performance of your vacuum process

Knowledge about how vacuum equipment, such as ejectors, liquid ring vacuum pumps and process condensers operates or is affected by process changes is important. You must have it to keep your vacuum process optimal. This training session will provide you with the knowledge you require. 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