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08:50

Chair’s Opening Remarks

  • simon thorneSimon Thorne Global Editorial Director Petrochemicals - Platts McGraw Hill Financial
09:00

MINISTERIAL OPENING ADRESS

Unlocking Egypt’s Energy Potential: Delivering An Update From The Ministry Of Petroleum One Year On From Sharm El Sheikh

09:30

AMBASSADOR ADDRESS

German Downstream Industry Expertise

09:35

EGPC

Evaluating The Strategic Vision Of Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation To Highlight Expansion Plans And Investment Opportunities

  • Investment opportunities for international technology providers
  • Analysing the long term plan to ensure Feedstock supply for Egypt’s refineries
  • Refinery upgrade plans; delivering updates on planned and on-going projects
  • Crude Oil transportation and pipeline project updates

  • Amr MostafaChm. Amr Mostafa Vice Chairman & Deputy CEO for Operations - Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
09:55

Exhibition Inauguration, Tour & Networking Coffee Break

11:15

MIDOR

Case Study: Understanding How Egypt’s Most Complicated Refinery Is Paving The Way And Meeting Both Local And International Market Specifications

  • Evaluating the technical capabilities of the upgraded refinery and how this will increase Egypt’s downstream output
  • Highlighting the drivers behind the 60% expansion
  • Analysing the target markets for new petroleum products

11:45

MARKET OUTLOOK

Evaluating The Global Downstream Market Outlook To Identify The Key Challenges And Opportunities For Egypt’s Downstream Sector

  • What lessons can Egypt learn from other countries like Indonesia
  • Macro market overview
  • Eradicating the supply demand gap
  • Attracting Foreign Direct Investment
  • Liberalisation of the markets – why is it important for the development of the market?

12:15

PANEL QUESTION & ANSWER

12:45

Networking Lunch

Refining Technology Stream

14:10

BOTTOM OF THE BARREL

Strategy For Efficient Bottom Of The Barrel Upgrading

  • Utilising BOB technology to create high value products from low value feeds
  • Production of value added products like Carbon Black, Propylene and Anode Grade Coke
  • Meeting stringent product quality leading to harmful emission reduction
  • Capacity and production

  • BethodDr. Mikael Berthod Vice President Research & Development - Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER)
14:30

PARAXYLENE PRODUCTION

Innovative Routes For Paraxylene Production

 

  • C DuprazChristian Dupraz Senior Executive Vice President, Director of Process Licensing Business Unit - Axens
14:50

HYDROCRACKING TECHNOLOGY

UOP Unicracking - Innovations In Hydrocracking Technology

15:10

RESIDUE UPGRADING

Challenges For Proper Implementation Of Residue Upgrading Processes Within Oil Refineries 

  • Axel BlumenstockAxel Blumenstock Head of Refining and Petrochemicals - thyssenkrupp Uhde Engineering Services
15:30

DIESEL TECHNOLOGY

Innovative & Cost-Effective Technology for Producing Low Sulfur Diesel 

  • Market drivers, challenges, and options to meet stringent fuel specifications
  • Application of IsoTherming® technology to reduce sulfur in finished products to ultra-low levels while minimizing capital investment and operating costs
  • Case studies highlighting the advantages of IsoTherming® technology

Petrochemical Technology Stream

14:10

ADVANCED PROPANE DEHYDROGENATION

Optimized C3-Process Chain Solutions Based On On-Purpose Propylene Production

 

14:30

METHANOL TO OLEFINS

Understanding How Egypt Can Utilise MTO Technology To Create  A New And Profitable Route For The Production Of Light Olefins

  • The economic and market forces driving the adoption of this technology
  • An overview of the advanced MTO technology including chemistry, process flow scheme and key operating principles
  • Comparison of advanced MTO to alternative on-purpose light olefin technologies
  • A comparative commercial case study of where MTO technology has been successfully implemented

 

  • Mike BanachMike Banach Senior Business Leader - Olefins and Detergents - UOP
14:50

MODELLING & SIMULATION

Session Reserved for Schneider Electric

  • LucGeertsLuc Geerts Senior Consulting Solutions Director - Schneider Electric
15:10

LINER ALPHA OLEFINS

Alpha Olefins Production Expertise

 

15:30

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Asset Management New Era: Building Solid Competitive Advantage

  • Ahmed KhalifaAhmed Khalifa CEO Technical Adviser for Maintenance & Engineering - Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Co. (Sidpec)
15:50

Afternoon Coffee Break in Exhibition Showcase Area

16:20

WHAT’S NEXT PANEL DISCUSSION

Having Taken Into Account The Discussions Today How Do We Move Forward From Here?

  • How does the vision of what we’re doing now compare to what is going to happen with the market?
  • What should the strategic goals for Egypt’s downstream development be?
  • How can we add further value downstream?
  • Short and Long term objectives and needs
  • What's next?

  • louis beslandLouis Besland Managing Director - AlixPartners
  • Wael ElOrabiWael ElOrabi Commercial Manager - Egyptian Refining Company
  • Amr MostafaChm. Amr Mostafa Vice Chairman & Deputy CEO for Operations - Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
17:00

Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Day One

  • simon thorneSimon Thorne Global Editorial Director Petrochemicals - Platts McGraw Hill Financial
17:30 - 19:00

Drinks Reception

Gala Drinks & Canapes Reception

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