PROMOTING TECHNICAL INNOVATION IN THE NORTH AMERICAN DOWNSTREAM INDUSTRY

6 - 7 FEBRUARY 2023 | HOUSTON TX
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NORTH AMERICAN REFINING TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

The North American Refining Technology Conference (NARTC) is the World Refining Association’s 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  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. 

Expert Speakers

Attendees

Days of Technical Content

Private Meetings

2023 REFINERS IN ATTENDANCE

2023 SPEAKERS

Jerry Price

Jerry Price

Managing Director, GreenStar BCS

John Cooper

John Cooper

Director General, FuelsEurope and Concawe

Sashikant Madgula Krishna

Sashikant Madgula Krishna

Business Segment Leader, Sulzer

Krishna Uppuluri

Krishna Uppuluri

VP/GM IoT Solutions Molex

Tiago Vilela

Tiago Vilela

Director Refinery Catalyst Testing, Avantium

Gary Lee

Gary Lee

Low Carbon Strategy – Technical Lead, Parkland

Jean-Marc Sohier

Jean-Marc Sohier

Concawe Director, Concawe

Lauritz Lont

Lauritz Lont

Customer Success Director, Cognite

Martin A. Taylor

Martin A. Taylor

Manager - Sulfur Technologies, Bechtel Energy Technologies & Solutions, Inc.

Srinivasan Vanchinathan

Srinivasan Vanchinathan

Director, Refining Digital Operations, Phillips66

Dave Collings

Dave Collings

Senior Technical Advisory Consultant, 1898 & Co.

Terrill Pitkin

Terrill Pitkin

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

Bryan Glover

Bryan Glover

CEO, Honeywell UOP

Sandeep Malhotra

Sandeep Malhotra

Director of Technology, WIKA

Stephen Dziuk

Stephen Dziuk

Solutions Advisor, Aspentech

Alex Markos

Alex Markos

Senior Strategy Advisor, Shell

Duncan Mitchell

Duncan Mitchell

Global Decarbonization Business Leader, KBC

Ian MacGregor

Ian MacGregor

Chairman of the Board, President & CEO, North West Refining

Mike Achacoso

Mike Achacoso

VP Operations, Calumet Specialty Products

Roger Nounou

Roger Nounou

Global Sales Director, Molex

Leslie Johnson

Leslie Johnson

Technical Service Representative, Crystaphase

Paul Newman

Paul Newman

President USA, Petrogenium

Tadeo Huerta

Tadeo Huerta

Senior Solutions Manager, Detect Technologies

Mike Wright

Mike Wright

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President, CVR Energy

Wayo Dozal

Wayo Dozal

Instrumentation and Process Control Manager, PEMEX

Sanjay Lodha

Sanjay Lodha

Global Business Director, TUBACOAT, Tubacex Group

Himal Munsif

Himal Munsif

Senior Manager, Downstream Strategy, Chevron

Amit Gupta

Amit Gupta

Director, Axens

Grigor Bambekov

Grigor Bambekov

SVP Business Transformation, Delek US

Christian Retek

Christian Retek

Chief Revenue Officer, Flutura

Keith A. Couch

Keith A. Couch

Senior Director of Global Technology Sales and Integrated Project UOP

Sanjiv Ratan

Sanjiv Ratan

Director of Marketing & Product Development, ZoneFlow Reactor Technologies

Benoît Chedal-Anglay

Benoît Chedal-Anglay

Commercial Director - Americas, Global Solutions, Axens

Mukund Yallambalse

Mukund Yallambalse

Business Development Director, Axens

Arnold Huismans

Arnold Huismans

VP Sales and Marketing, Moxba

Drey Holder

Drey Holder

Senior Technical Service Manager, W.R Grace & Co

John Beath

John Beath

CEO and Chief Technical Director, JBE

2023 AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Welcome Remarks & Axens Keynote Address

Feb 6, 2023 08:15 to 08:30

Macro-Outlook Keynote: Assessing The Short and Long-Term Challenges for the Refining Industry

Feb 6, 2023 08:30 to 09:00

North American Leaders Panel: As Refiners face a continued high-price environment & increased pressures to decarbonize – how are companies structuring their portfolios in 2023?

Feb 6, 2023 09:00 to 09:50

Refinery Case Study Optimization Keynote

Feb 6, 2023 10:30 to 11:00

Decarbonizing North American Refineries: Capitalizing on the Growing Demand for Renewable Fuels

Feb 6, 2023 11:00 to 11:50

Technical Presentation Streams

Feb 6, 2023 12:50 to 3:20

Rotating Roundtable Discussions: Led by Flutura, GRACE, and Molex

Feb 6, 2023 4:00 to 5:00

Drinks Reception

Feb 6, 2023 5:00 to 6:00

Taking the Pulse of the North American Market

Feb 7, 2023 08:05 to 08:50

Concawe Keynote: A European Perspective on Refining in the Global Energy Transition

Feb 7, 2023 08:50 to 09:15

Digital Transformation Panel: Addressing and Challenging the Skepticism on Digitalization: Business Essential or “Nice to Have”?

Feb 7, 2023 09:15 to 10:00

Axens Technology Workshop

Feb 7, 2023 10:55 to 12:25

Technical Presentation Streams

Feb 7, 2023 1:20 to 3:00

Honeywell UOP Technology Workshop.

Feb 7, 2023 3:10 to 4:10

Close of NARTC 2023

Feb 7, 2023 4:10

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2023 SPONSORS

2023 ADVISORY BOARD

Dan Christopher

Dan Christopher

Director Economics & Planning, Flint Hill Resources

Errol Johnson

Errol Johnson

Strategic Planning Manager, Motiva Enterprises LLC

Henrik Rasmussen

Henrik Rasmussen

Managing Director, America, Topsoe

Poornima Sharma

Poornima Sharma

Vice President Operations - Americas & Europe, Sustainable Fuels, Chemicals & Circularity, Technip Energies

Rex Butcher

Rex Butcher

VP Business Development, PBF Energy

Stan S. Carp

Stan S. Carp

Senior Manager – IPS Configurations & Process Consultancy, Honeywell UOP

Terrill Pitkin

Terrill Pitkin

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

Tim Fitzgibbon

Tim Fitzgibbon

Senior Expert of Refining, McKinsey & Company

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