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  • The Call for Papers is now open! Submit your abstract before 12th October
  • Our esteemed advisory board include members from KNPC, Bapco, Sadara, Sabic and more

What is MERTC

Across three days, MERTC professionals with both their peers and leading technology and service providers across a variety of event formats conducive for knowledge sharing and networking. Exclusive seminars, high level market keynotes, regional project updates, as well as the latest in process and technology advancements will make MERTC the Middle East’s premier platform to gain cutting edge insights and showcase innovations.

Key Strategic themes

  • Advantage Middle East – Routes to Competitiveness and Markets
  • New Routes to Olefins – Technical and Economic Opportunities
  • Digitalization – Redefining Refining
  • Future Technologies for Diversifying Feedstock and Product Portfolios
  • IMO Sulphur Cap – The Impacts and Opportunities for the Middle East’s Refiners
  • Disruptors – Redefining and Reshaping the Industry

Key Technical themes

  • Refinery-Petrochemical integration opportunities
  • Catalyst advances and catalyst management
  • New or advances in refining and petrochemical processes
  • Operational excellence and margin improvements
  • Refinery Configuration and conversion processes advances
  • Digital transformation and optimization technologies