RPA19 Conference Programme Day 2

31 October 2019

09.00 - 09.10

Welcome Address & Opening Remarks
Rod Mclauchlan, Director, Clarion Events, Singapore

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

09.10 - 09.30

Molecular Modelling with Detailed Characterization Enabling Smart and Digital Refining
Dr. Madhukar Garg, President – Refining & Petchem R&D, Reliance Industries Limited, India

09.30 - 09.50

Technical Presentation – Bio based technologies

Axens

09.50 - 10.10

Targeted Chemistry for Effortless Cleaning of Coker Fractionators
Dr. Steve Matza, Chief Scientist, ZymeFlow Decon Technology, USA

10.10 – 10.30

How do you turn IMO challenges into profitable opportunities?

Satish Nair, Senior Staff Consultant, KBC (A Yokogawa Company)

10.30 - 11.00

Keynote Roundtable: Spotlight on IMO 2020

From 1 January 2020, the limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships will be reduced to 0.50% m/m. Shippers and refiners discuss implications for the downstream oil industry.

Moderator:

Richard Chatterton, Head of Oil Research, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Singapore

Speakers:

  • Jonty Richardson, Senior Analyst (Downstream), Argus Media, Singapore
  • Dr. Madhukar Garg, President – Refining & Petchem R&D, Reliance Industries Limited, India
  • Satish Nair, Senior Staff Consultant, KBC (A Yokogawa Company)
  • Dr. Marcio Wagner da Silva, Process Engineer and Project Manager, Petrobras, Brazil

11.00 - 11.30

Networking Coffee Break featuring TechTalks

ZymeFlow (logo)

11.05 - 11.15

Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Intelligence for Process Manufacturing Decision

Mayuresh Mokal, Process Solutions –Principal Consultant, Ingenero @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

11.15 - 11.25

SUPERFRAC® XT Trays - Design Innovation and Case Studies for Superfractionators

Ben Shanks, Managing Director, Koch Chemical Technology Group, Singapore @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

Session 1: Emerging Technologies

11.30 - 11.55

Technical Presentation: Advanced Heat Exchanger Technologies and Innovative Designs
Nathan Barnett, Thermal Engineering Manager, Koch Heat Transfer

11.55 - 12.20

Multiproduct Approach for Sustainable Clean Fuels Production

  • Matti Koskinen, Senior Technologist, Neste Engineering Solutions
  • Jan Wahlström, Sales Director, Technology Licensing and Services, Neste Engineering Solutions

12.20 - 12.45

Safety Focus – Optimize Flare Design & Mitigate Flare Capacity Issues by Dynamic Analysis

Mayuresh Mokal, Process Solutions –Principal Consultant, Ingenero, India

12.45 - 14.00

Networking Lunch featuring TechTalks – Sponsored by

12.50 - 13.00

Astoria Solutions @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

13.00 - 13.10

Katherine Jones, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Connected Performance Services, Honeywell UOP, USA @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

13.10 – 13.20

Denver @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

13.20 – 13.30

Aspentech @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

13.30 – 13.40

80 GHz frequency radars for liquid and bulk solid level measurements

Tai Piazza, Refining Industry Manager , VEGA Americas, USA @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

13.40 – 13.50

Precognize @ TechTalks: Expo Hall

Session 2: New Opportunities in Downstream Industry

14.00 - 14.25

Refinery & Petrochemicals integration with the emphasis on locking margins – a long term perspective

V.Nandakumar, Chief General Manager – Petchem and R&D, Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemical (MRPL), India

14.25 - 14.50

Technical Presentation: Improve Hydroprocessing Campaign Length and Product Quality with Contaminant Removal

Surasak Pothichanprasert, Business Development Manager, Pall Corporation, Canada

14.50 - 15.15

Market Compliance in a Middle Distillates High Demand Scenario – Brazilian Case Study

Dr. Marcio Wagner da Silva, Process Engineer and Project Manager, Petrobras, Brazil

15.15 - 15.40

Networking Coffee Break – Sponsored by

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PLENARY KEYNOTE ADDRESSES: FUTURE OF OIL & GAS

(Joint plenary ADS + Refining & Petrochemicals Asia)

15.40 - 16.00

Case Study

16.00 - 16.20

Navigating digital transformation in Oil & Gas

  • Alexander Radach, Smart Manufacturing Leader, PwC South East Asia Consulting
  • Marc Philipp, SEA Digital Procurement Leader, PwC South East Asia Consulting

16.20 - 16.40

Technical Presentation

Ryan Morgan, Vice President, Process Burner Group, John Zink Company LLC

16.40 - 17.00

Smart Fueling Solution with Integrated Logistic & Transportation System

Vishwanathan Srinivasan, Executive Vice President, Bahwan Cybertek, UAE

17.00 - 17.20

Creating the plant of the future

Suhas Japtiwale, Asst. Vice President, Refining & Petrochemicals Business, Reliance Industries Limited, India

17.20 - 18.00

Keynote Panel Discussion: Creating the plant of the future: a facility that is adaptable to the changing feedstock slate, maximises product flexibility and enjoys high on-stream utilisation and best-in-class health, safety and environment performance

Moderator:

  • Bob Gill, General Manager, ARC Advisory Group, USA
  • Sharul Rashid, Custodian Engineer - Instrument & Control, Petronas, Malaysia
  • Suhas Japtiwale, Asst. Vice President, Refining & Petrochemicals Business, Reliance Industries Limited, India
  • Rudy Radjab President Director, PT Kreasindo Resources Indonesia, Indonesia
    Axens
  • Neste

 

18.00

SIEW Cocktail & Networking Reception