PROMOTING TECHNICAL INNOVATION IN THE NORTH AMERICAN DOWNSTREAM INDUSTRY

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NORTH AMERICAN REFINING TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

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The North American Refining Technology Conference (NARTC) is the World Refining Association’s brand-new regional refining event with a core focus on connecting US refineries with the cutting-edge technologies that will determine the role of refining in the Energy Transition.

NARTC focuses on the concept of “Sustainable Refining” by analysing Refineries’ strategies on decarbonisation & digitalisation and acting as a forum for North American refiners to set the agenda and collaborate on the sector’s short to mid-term future. We will be returning to Houston in Spring 2023, register your interest below to stay up to date with the latest announcements.

Expert Speakers

Attendees

Days of Technical Content

Private Meetings

2022 SPONSORS

HOST SPONSOR

SPONSORS

2022 SPEAKERS

Andrew Madden

Andrew Madden

Global Vice President Strategy and Planning, ExxonMobil

Barry Kelly

Barry Kelly

Corporate Environmental Manager, mPACT2WO (Molex)

Brad	Cook

Brad Cook

Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Sabin Metal

Charlie Chou

Charlie Chou

Business Segment Leader, Sulzer

David Williams

David Williams

Global Business Development Manager, Berthold

Debnil Chowdhury

Debnil Chowdhury

Head of Americas Refining, IHS Markit

Gil Cohen

Gil Cohen

CEO & Co-Founder, Imubit

Greg Hall

Greg Hall

Client Director & Managing Consultant, Petrogenium

Jerry Price

Jerry Price

Director Emerging Energy, 1898 & Co.

Jim Fedena

Jim Fedena

SVP Logistics, PBF Energy

John Florez

John Florez

Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group

Joni Lipkowitz

Joni Lipkowitz

Manager - Solution Consulting, AspenTech

Karthick Srinivasan

Karthick Srinivasan

Senior Director - Digital Transformation & Business Transformation, Delek US

Krishna Uppuluri

Krishna Uppuluri

VP/GM IoT Solutions Molex

Lance Ulrich

Lance Ulrich

President, RefineryU LLC

Matthew Clingerman

Matthew Clingerman

Process Development Expert, Sulzer

Nevin Whalley

Nevin Whalley

Senior Technology Engineer, Axens

Olivier Le Coz

Olivier Le Coz

Chief Technology Officer, Axens

Paul Newman

Paul Newman

President USA, Petrogenium

Raj Mutha

Raj Mutha

CTO, Flutura

Rex Butcher

Rex Butcher

VP Business Development, PBF Energy

Richard Martin

Richard Martin

Senior Vice President, Beyond Limits

Robert Torgerson

Robert Torgerson

National Sales Manager, WIKA

Roger Nounou

Roger Nounou

Global Sales Director, Molex

Ryan Krogmeier

Ryan Krogmeier

Senior Vice President, Parkland

Sanjay Lodha

Sanjay Lodha

Global Business Director, TUBACOAT, Tubacex Group

Srikanth Muralidhara

Srikanth Muralidhara

Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer, Flutura

Terrill Pitkin

Terrill Pitkin

VP of Commercial, Planning & Optimization, Par Pacific Holding, Inc.

Tim Fitzgibbon

Tim Fitzgibbon

Senior Expert of Refining, McKinsey & Company

Yugender Chikkula Ph.D.

Yugender Chikkula Ph.D.

Manager of Technology, Motiva

2022 AGENDA AT A GLANCE

DAY 1: Setting the Standard for Sustainable Refining: Forging a Successful Downstream Business in the Face of the Energy Transition

8:00AM – Welcome Remarks from the WRA and Host Sponsor Keynote Address

8:35AM – The Challenges and Opportunities for North American Refiners Contextualized: What's Next for the Sector?

9:00AM – The Dramatic Pivot in North American Refining: Addressing the Rapid Acceleration of the Energy Transition and the Levels of Flexibility Required to be Competitive

10:00AM – Morning Coffee Break & 1-2-1 Meetings

11:00AM – The Road to Renewable Fuel Production: The Operational Solutions for Cost-Efficient Decarbonization

11:40AM – Decarbonization Spotlight Session

12:00PM – Networking Lunch & 1-2-1 Meetings

1:30PM – Technical Stream: Refinery Configuration, Driving Energy Efficiency, and Improving Refinery Margins

3:45PM – Networking Coffee Break

4:15PM – Interactive Roundtable Sessions

5:30PM – World Refining Association Drinks Reception

DAY 2: Optimizing Refinery Processes for Long-Term Prosperity: Analyzing the Importance of Digitalization, Automation & Refinery Flexibility

8:00AM – Reflecting on the State of the North American Downstream Sector

8:15AM – Analyzing the Strategic Benefits of Automated, Digital, AI & Remote Technologies for Downstream Operations

9:15AM – Refinery Digitalization Case Study

9:40AM – Gaining a Strategic Advantage : Where Can Refiners Find An Edge in the North American Market?

10:30AM – Morning Coffee Break & 1-2-1 Meetings

11:30AM – Technology Workshop: The Latest Advances in Refinery Decarbonization and Optimization

1:00PM – Networking Lunch & 1-2-1 Meetings

2:30PM – Sponsor-Led Technology Presentations

4:00PM – Close of Conference

NARTC KEY THEMES & TOPICS

Successful repurposing of hydrocrackers as renewable diesel plants

Co-processing Solutions

Adoption of renewable feedstocks

Fully automated and digitalised maintenance & reliability solutions

State by state requirements

Decarbonisation under the Biden administration

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