Podcast with Antonio Pietri, President and Chief Executive Officer, AspenTech & Dario Scaffardi, CEO & General Manager, Saras SpA
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.
This article will assess the importance of Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) technologies for Refiners. It will look at current CCUS projects in Europe and explore the potential challenges that downstream players will face. Read more.
Alice Garton told us more about the importance of climate disclosure laws, the impact of the Paris Agreement on the downstream industry, how to avoid increasing risks in climate litigation, long term plans and targets and much more.
Arief Frianda, Digital Technology Engineer at Pt. Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk shared his views on IMO2020 and its impact on refining, latest adoptions by downstream refiners in Asia and the impact the technology will have on the downstream sector which will shape the industry in the coming decades.
In this interview, Peter tells us more about CPFD, why it was important for him and his team to attend ERTC, the importance of digitalization and of being pro-active in the refining industry.
The ARTC has a chat recently with Dr Marcio Wagner da Silva, Process Engineer & Project Manager for Petrobras. He shared his views and thoughts on IMO, Electric Vehicles and their impact on the refining industry as well as what he thinks are the main areas of technological investments in oil and gas.
Back in 2019, the ARTC team sat down with Pete Kwiatkowski, Director APAC at AP-Networks. Sharing his years of industry experience we discussed challenges facing the Petrochemical industry, achieving operational safety and efficiency, digitalization and AI which will shape the industry in the coming decades.
Robin Nelson tells us more about his role at Concawe, how the refinery of the future looks like, how to remain relevant as an industry in a low carbon future, Biofuels and how important it is to appeal to the X and Y generations.
In this Interview, Tracy tells us more about the 11 World’s Best Refineries and what makes them the best: they’re good at energy efficiency, reliability, they have high operating availability and they invest in the right technology.
Richard de Caux of BP tells us more about what factors are driving refining margins, the impact of MARPOL regulations and the long-term future of oil demand.
Christophe Vuillez, Senior Vice President Strategy, Development & Research for Refining & Chemicals, Total
Christophe Vuillez of Total speaks about his role, Total’s Joint Venture with Saudi Aramco, how they are responding to the increasing decarbonisation trend and the importance for the downstream industry to be creative, to develop new sills and to constantly innovate.
For the first time, colleagues at Clarion Events came together for a Black History Month celebration event. Michael Adeniya hosted the evening which was full of laughter, meeting new people and leaning into conversations about race in a way that was respectful, impactful and even enjoyable!