Refinery of the Future 2020

June 25, 2020

An online conference focusing on the latest developments and innovations enabling the Refinery of the Future

With speakers from:

KBC Process Technology

Honeywell UOP

Mistras Group

Sulzer Chemtech

Wood Mackenzie

Honeywell Process Solutions

Presentations from industry leaders

Refinery of the Future 2020 is an online conference for professionals in the downstream sector. Since this is a completely virtual conference, you can join us from anywhere in the world, absolutely free.

With presentations from Honeywell UOP, Sulzer, Mistras, Wood Mackenzie, Honeywell Process Solutions and KBC.

What you can expect

A range of speakers from leaders in the refining sector, covering topics such as:

  • Digital transformation
  • Petrochemicals integration
  • The environment
  • Plant safety & security


The Agenda

Wood Mackenzie

Refining set for a challenging 2020
15:05 (BST) | 09.05 (CDT)

2020 could be a watershed year for the global refining industry, as it could mark the transition to a more dynamic market and competitive environment. In this discussion, Wood Mackenzie's Alan Gelder will highlight the signposts signaling such structural market changes.

Honeywell UOP

E6 benchmarking – six efficiencies for better investments
15:20 (BST) | 09.20 (CDT)

UOP is pleased to release a brand-new strategic framework and methodology called the UOP E6. It enables refining and petrochemical firms to have a better way to objectively quantify how well an investment opportunity will perform relative to six key resources.


Digitalising with purpose through value chain optimisation
15:50 (BST) | 09.50 (CDT)

Join Jon Allwood, Head of Global Digital & Asset Transformation at KBC as he discusses digitalisation and value chain optimisation.


Performance, efficiency and flexibility for futureproof refining operations
16:15 (BST) | 10.15 (CDT)

During this presentation, Sulzer’s leading experts in hydrocarbon processing and associated technologies will discuss these aspects and provide real-world examples on how key solutions will shape the refineries of the future.


Connecting the mobile workforce in a digital age
16:30 (BST) | 10.30 (CDT)

In this discussion, Honeywell will explore the challenges faced by today’s operators in regard to the mobile worker. Manual processes can often lead to delays, errors and create data gaps.

Mistras Group

How to optimise risk-based inspection (RBI) programmes
with expert testing location identification, advanced non-destructive testing (ANDT) and non-intrusive inspection (NII) solutions

17:10 (BST) | 11.10 (CDT)

Learn how a well-developed, tailored inspection plan will aid the turnaround and routine inspection activities, all while achieving maximum reliability and effective cost management.