Refining India

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

2019 Programme


 

23rd September 2019 Day One

0800 — 0900

Registration & Networking Tea

0900 — 1000

Plenary Session

Chairman:
Crambeth Allen Publishing, UK

0900 — 0915

Welcome / Opening Remark

Adarsh Soni, Chairman, Organising Committee

About the Conference
Crambeth Allen Publishing, UK

0915 — 0945

Keynote Address I

Dr S S Ramakumar, Director–R&D

Indian Oil Corpn Ltd

 

0945 — 1000

Vote of Thanks

1000 — 1115

Session I:

Meeting 2020 Fuels Challenges I

Chairman:

L.K. Vijh, Director–Technical

Engineers India Ltd

1000 — 1015

Global Marine/Bunker Fuel Outlook 

Anshuman Agrawal, Manager-Downstream
Stratas Advisors

1015 — 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 Solutions

1030 — 1045

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

1045 — 1115

Q&A

Presentation of Mementos

 

1115 — 1145

Networking Tea

1145 — 1315

Session II:

Process & Innovation Improvement I

Chairman:

Ruben Melendez, Technical Sales Manager

ExxonMobil

1145 — 1200

Benzene and Gasoline from C6 Heart Cut of FCC Gasoline

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

1200 — 1215

Maximise Petrochemicals and Diesel from FCC Gasoline

Rahul Khandelwal , Technology Manager
GTC Technology US, LLC

1215 — 1230

Improve Refining Margins With Residue Upgrading

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

1230 — 1245

A Butene-1 Production Process

Gong Dongcang, Export Director

KaiRui Environment Protection Technology Co Ltd

1245 — 1330

Q&A

Presentation of Mementos

 

1330 — 1430

Networking Lunch

1430 — 1600

Session III:

Meeting 2020 Fuels Challenges II

Chairman:

C.J. Iyer, Executive Director

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd        

1430 — 1445

Strategies for  Optimization of Diesel and ATF in  Current Product  Pattern of Oil Refineries  in View of BS VI Fuels Implementation              and Production of  IMO 2020 Compliant Fuels

Anil Kumar, Deputy General Manager—Process
Engineers of India Ltd

1445 — 1500

High Margin Schemes to Address IMO 2020

Samir Saxena,

Chief Technical Advisor-Technology Solutions

KBR

1500 — 1515

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

1515 — 1530

Gasoline Octane Improvement Through In-House Developed Technologies

Ms Reshmi Manna, Deputy General Manager (R&D)

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

 

1530 — 1615

Q&A

Presentation of Mementos

 

1615 — 1645

Networking Tea

1645 — 1900

Session IV:

Energy Efficiency

Chairman:

Manas Kumar Banerjee, Chief General Manager (Technical)

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd RHQ

1645 — 1700

Higher Profitability. Achieved

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

1700 — 1715

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

1715 — 1730

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

1730 — 1745

Improving Energy Efficiency of Ethylene Crackers to improve Operating Cash Margins

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

1745 — 1830

Q&A

Chairman’s Summing Up

Presentation of Mementos

Announcement by Convener

 

1830 — 2000

Cocktails Reception

 

24th September 2019 Day Two

0800 — 0900

Networking Tea

0900 — 1100

Session V:

Refinery Integration

Chairman:

Wivika Laike, Business Manager Refinery & Aromatics                             Global Technology

Alfa Laval Lund AB

0900 — 0915

The Role of Biofuels in India

Rakesh Sarin, Country Director
Biochem, USA

0915 — 0930

Refining to Petrochemicals – Integration Through FCC

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

0930 — 0945

Renewable Fuels Integration in Refineries

Jonny Goyal, Principal Research Analyst
IHS Markit

0945 — 1000

Opportunity for Surplus Biomass in India

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

1000 — 1045

Q&A

Presentation of Mementos

1045 — 1100

Networking Tea

1100 — 1315

Session VI:

Catalysts

Chairman:

R. Srikanthan, Director (TS)

Chennai Petroleum Corporation

1100 — 1115

FCC as a light Olefin Machine: Experiences & Learnings

Subramani Ramachandran,  FCC Technical Service Consultant

Albemarle

1115 — 1130

Sulfuric Acid Alkylation Technology & Reliance Case Study

Ruben Melendez, Technical Sales Manager
ExxonMobil                     

Girish Sharma, Manager—Technology
Reliance Industries Ltd

1130 — 1145

Higher Cracking Activity and FCC Profitability

Tie-Pan Shi, Technical Director

HCpect FCC Catalyst

1145 — 1215

Q&A

Presentation of Mementos

1215 — 1330

Networking Lunch

1330 — 1445

Session VII:

Maintenance                       

Chairman:

Dhruv Joshi, Director

Graham India Private Limited 

 

1330 — 1345

Solutions to Desalter Challenges

Naveen Agrawal, Technical Team Lead

Suez Water Technologies and Solutions

1345 — 1400

Online Cleaning and Decontamination

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

1400 — 1415

Troubleshooting Using CFD                      

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

1415 — 1445

Q & A

Presentation of Mementos

1445 — 1615

Session VIII:

Digital Developments

Chairman:

Jonny Goyal, Principal Analyst

IHS Markit 

1445 — 1500

Digital Technologies to Drive Operational Excellence                               

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

1500 — 1515

Virtual Steps to Leaner, More Informed Operations

Sanjay Thakker, Director-Refinery & Petrochemicals

Emerson Process Management, India Pvt Ltd

1515 — 1530

Analysing and Optimising Desalter Control

Neil Murch, Business Development Manager EMEAC
Tracerco

1530 — 1615

Q & A

Presentation of Mementos

1615 — 1630

Chairman’s Final Summing Up followed by Vote of Thanks

End of Conference and Tea

 

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