We facilitate knowledge sharing, events, networking and nurturing of business partnerships within the downstream oil & gas sector

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The World Refining Association provides our network with detailed post event reports after each one of our events. These reports contain key event statistics and findings as well as key take away's for the year ahead.

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We are committed to providing analysis on industry developments and technological advancements. Our team of event producers and staff writers dedicate themselves to sharing insights and expert opinions on everything downstream.

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Our membership of industry thought leaders regularly collaborate with the WRA team to deliver engaging podcasts. Our latest podcasts touch on the most pressing and salient challenges facing downstream industry professionals 


The World Refining Association (WRA ) delivers industry leading downstream events to the global community and offer unparalleled networking opportunities. With over a decade of connecting the worlds downstream leaders we have assisted refineries in staying up to date with the latest technological advancements' and industry developments


'Excellent conference, great speakers… Definitely a place to be for all representatives of the refining industry'

Przemysław Bielecki, Head of Regulation and International Affairs Department, Grupa LOTOS on ERTC

'An incredible opportunity to get updates about the latest trends in refining and petrochemicals technologies, and share your vision with people of reference in the sector'

Raquel Cantón, Value Chain Margin Optimization Engineer, CEPSA QUÍMICA

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'ERTC is definitely the event for the European refining industry to understand the market dynamics and technology solutions to face upcoming challenges'

Rafael Gonzalez Sanchez, Regional Marketing Manager EMEA, WR Grace

'LARTC balanced very well the networking with customers and vendors, while delivering interesting topics in the plenary sessions and the individual streams. Looking forward to next year'

Randy Jimenez, Principal Services Manager, Shell Global Solutions