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