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  • Our esteemed advisory board include members from KNPC, Bapco, Sadara, Sabic and more

Top Reasons to attend MERTC

Tailor-made Agenda

Our agenda was shaped by our unique live Advisory Board made up of regional industry experts, which enabled us to ensure that the agenda for MERTC has been specifically tailored to what the Middle East/GCC industry needs to know about.


Ask the Expert and Poster Sessions

The learning doesn’t end in the breaks with dedicated ‘Ask the Expert’ sessions and mini presentations from regional refiners and producers including Sipchem and Sadara.


Technology Exhibition

Check out this year’s bigger and better technology exhibition showcasing cutting-edge solutions, bringing Latin America’s downstream industry to the forefront of the market.


Interactive Roundtables

With three featured Roundtables – this is your opportunity to deep-dive with experts on the most pertinent issues to your business – ask questions, get answers.


Generate New Business

Understand new business opportunities in the region’s downstream industry from its decision makers. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to secure your next contract!

Big name keynotes

High level plenary sessions covering the key challenges and opportunities facing the region’s refining and petrochemical industries. Hear from some of our esteemed advisors and keynote speakers including Dr. Dawood Nassif, General Manager, nogaholding


Interactive formats

To encourage dialogue between attendees, MERTC will feature roundtables and meet the expert sessions, keynote panel discussions and more


Networking Opportunities

With so many NOCs all under one roof, we know meeting new people at events is a priority for you, so we’ve added more structured networking to our 2018 programme, including Speed Networking, Technical Roundtables


Continue your networking over dinner

Join us for the Gala Dinner and make use of a more informal networking setting to relax with a refreshing drink and delicious local cuisine while building crucial bridges with your peers and customers


Gain Market Insights

In times of oil price uncertainty, gain insight into market perspectives and supply and demand dynamics in the region