Upgrading Asia’s refineries for efficiency, profitability and compliance


The ARTC 18th Annual Meeting is Global Technology Forum's (GTF) premier event in Asia, and forms part of the international portfolio of GTF conferences dedicated to the downstream refining and petrochemical industry.

The 2 day conference will be hosted in Banyan Tree Bangkok in March 19-18,2015. It consists of 10 modules that make up the 28 technical workshops. Each module provides specialized information on an area of your choice, led by a leading expert in the field, enabling you to tailor your learning experience and gain new insights into optimising your refinery operations. Take a look at the conference programme for yourself here.


We are also delighted to announce that we have just confirmed Mr. Ajit Sapre ,Group President of Research and Technology for Reliance Industries for the ARTC 18th Annual Meeting who will provide the executive address. More highlights from the programme include:

Opening keynote address:



Mr. Sarakorn Kulatham

Senior Executive Vice President, Petrochemicals & Refining Business Unit, PTT Plc


Exclusive keynote and plenary sessions:

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Dinh Van Ngoc, CEO, Binh Son Refinery

Paul Kennedy, Vice President, Solomon Associates

Matthew Parry, Senior Analyst, International Energy Agency

 A high calibre keynote from the BSR refinery will focus on successful integration of the petrochemical and refinery operations.

Plenary presentation on Solomon Associates' international study of plant reliability and maintenance effectiveness (RAM).

An informative presentation from the International Energy Agency on the outlook for oil industry in light of production capacity expansions.

View the programme highlights here


Companies represented include:

Aden Refinery Company | Air Liquide | Avantium Chemicals BV | AXENS | Bechtel | Bharat Petroleum Corporation l Binh Son Refining l BYCO | Cat Tech | Catalyst Recovery Singapore | Chevron | CRI Catalyst | Criterion Catalysts & Technologies | DuPont | DuPont Clean Technologies l ExxonMobil Research and Engineering | EY l HSC Thailand | Heartland Consulting l HeatMatrix Group | HMEL l Hoerbiger | hte GmbH | IEA l Indian Oil l JGC Vietnam l JMJ Associates | Johnson Matthey | JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation l MECS, Inc l Merichem Co l NALCO Champion l Nexant Chemical l Petronas l Plus Exploration l PTT Energy Solutions l PTT GC l PTT l Reliance Industries l Saint- Gobain l Sandvik S.E.A l Shell l Shell Global Solutions l Shell Eastern Petroleum l Shell P&T Downstream l Shell Projects & Technology l Singapore Refining Company l Sinopec l S- Oil l Solomon Associates l Star Petroleum l Thai Oil l Bangchak l Tonen General l UBE Chemicals l UOP l W.R. Grace


Benefits of attending:

  • 4 separate Streams and 28 case studies will cover issues affecting refining industry in Asia to enable practical learning from the largest downstream projects that have been executed in the region
  • Insights from senior industry experts and ample interaction opportunities with them through roundtable and panel discussions
  • Networking opportunities with your industry peers at the pre-conference drink reception and gala dinner on day 1 of the conference


Don't miss the chance to be in part with other 200 refining professionals at ARTC. Simply booking online or call us today at (852) 3411 4856 for Sally Au/ (852) 3411 4839 for Candy Miu.

We look forward to seeing you in Thailand!

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