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

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Days of Technical Content

Private Meetings

2023 SPEAKERS

Alex Markos

Alex Markos

Senior Strategy Advisor, Shell

Himal Munsif

Himal Munsif

Senior Manager, Downstream Strategy, Chevron

Jean-Marc Sohier

Jean-Marc Sohier

Concawe Director, Concawe

John Cooper

John Cooper

Director General, FuelsEurope and Concawe

Leslie Johnson

Leslie Johnson

Technical Service Representative, Crystaphase

Paul Newman

Paul Newman

President USA, Petrogenium

Srinivasan Vanchinathan

Srinivasan Vanchinathan

Director, Refining Digital Operations, Phillips66

Terrill Pitkin

Terrill Pitkin

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

2023 AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Welcome Remarks & Axens Keynote Address

Feb 6, 2023 08:10 to 08:25

US Government Keynote

Feb 6, 2023 08:25 to 08:40

Macro-Outlook Keynote: Assessing the short and long term challenges for the refining industry

Feb 6, 2023 08:40 to 09:00

North American Leaders Panel: How can refiners diversify their portfolio to remain flexible in volatile times?

Feb 6, 2023 09:00 to 10:00

US Refinery Case Study Optimization Keynote

Feb 6, 2023 10:30 to 10:55

Renewable Fuels Panel: Decarbonizing North American refineries; Capitalizing on the growing demand for renewable fuels.

Feb 6, 2023 10:55 to 11:55

Technological Streams

Feb 6, 2023 13:00 to 15:30

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

Feb 6, 2023 16:00 to 17:00

Drinks Reception

Feb 6, 2023 17:00 to 18:00

Taking the Pulse of the North American Market

Feb 7, 2023 08:15 to 09:00

International Refiner Case Study

Feb 7, 2023 09:00 to 09:25

Understanding the skepticism on digitalization: What makes it a “nice to have” for some whilst essential for others?

Feb 7, 2023 09:25 to 10:10

Axens Technology Workshop

Feb 7, 2023 10:40 to 12:10

Technological Streams

Feb 7, 2023 13:10 to 15:45

Identifying the low hanging fruits to increase refining margins: Exploring new product offerings from low carbon hydrogen to petrochemicals.

Feb 7, 2023 15:45 to 16:30

Close of NARTC 2023

Feb 7, 2023 16:30

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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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