Wood Mackenzie’s outlook reveals global oil and refining dynamics. Explore market trends, geopolitical shifts, and projections for the year ahead. In partnership with Hydrocarbon Engineering.
Ahead of NARTC 2024, take a deep dive into how investors in North American refineries are tackling adversarial winds and evaluating new opportunities.
Ahead of ERTC 2023, we sat down with our Managing Director for the Sandil Sanmugam, to find out what we can expect from this year’s gathering.
Silvia Caminero Huertas, Digital Transformation Engineer at CEPSA won the ERTC Rising Stars Awards back in 2021 in Madrid. In this Q&A, Silvia tells us more about her career, her interests, and the challenges in the downstream industry, as well as her advice to future Rising Star applicants.
In this episode, Antonio Pietri who is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AspenTech and Dario Scaffardi, CEO & General Manager of Saras SpA explore the central theme of this year’s ERTC, which is future-proofing refining in uncertain and volatile times.
In this interview, we cover where disruption is coming from, regional differences on energy transition policy, what future downstream value chains look like, the role of digital in reinventing downstream operations and Pedro and Ashley Rachelle will also share their advice on how to re-imagine and future proof your downstream business.
In this short article, we have chosen five of the most prominent themes in refinery digital integration, and briefly discuss how they can improve refinery operations.
Increased global demand for biofuels is being driven by the need to access sustainable sources of energy to help achieve global greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. Learn about the latest updates around biofuels impacting on refiners globally, and the latest biofuels projects taking place around the globe
Ahead of NARTC 2022, the WRA sat down with Roger Nounou, Global Sales Director at mPACT2WO, to find out more about their business and what they’re looking forward to at the conference.
Focus on Latin America: Technical and Operational Solutions for Refiners in the Context of the Energy Transition
The Latin American refining sector is investing in operational solutions to the challenges posed by the Energy Transition. Investment centers on exploring opportunities to spend on capital and secure return from that expenditure. During our Technology Solutions panel, at LARTC Virtual this past September a number of our downstream leaders discussed the technologies they were actively implementing or looking to adopt in their refineries in the future.
The World Refining Association sat down with Berta Cabello, Repsol’s new Head of Refinery Transformationn to chat about Berta’s role and the new underlying challenge for refineries which is to change and adapt to net-zero ambitions outlined by companies and governments. Listen here.
Refining has experienced its fair share of cyclical peaks and troughs – but challenges that were not necessarily insurmountable. As Covid-19 continues to restrict growth, many industries have had to reconsider their positions. David Stent examines how the pandemic has hit the global sector.
The World Refining Association sat down with Kim Jooste, VP Downstream Projects & Technology from MOL Group to chat about how MOL Group is adapting in the short-term to the COVID-19 outbreak including the status of current projects and turnaround schedules.
The World Refining Association sat down with Alan Gelder, VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets from WoodMackenzie to discuss the challenges in the short-medium and long-term for the refining sector.
The World Refining Association sat down with Claus-Peter Hälsig, Vice President Process & Technology at Fluor sharing his 35+ years of industry experience. Listen here.