Program Details
Day 11st November 2018
08:00
Registration & Coffee
KEYNOTE SESSION
09:00 – 09:15

Opening Remarks

09:15 – 09:45

Keynote Address – I
India’s Petrochemical Vision: Challenges and Path forward
Mr. S. M. Vaidya
Executive Director (Operations), RHQ
Indian Oil Corporation

09:45 – 10:15

Keynote Address – II
Crude oil to chemicals
Mr. Srinivas Tuttagunta
COO (Trading & MOPS)
Reliance Industries

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote Address – III
Global Petrochemical Industry Outlook
Mr. Sanjay Sharma
Vice President – MDE and India
IHS Chemical Consulting, UAE

10:45 – 11:30
Coffee Break
FEEDSTOCK / GLOBAL PETCHEM & ENERGY MARKETS
11:30 – 12:00

Key forces impacting global petrochemical markets
Dr. Peter Callais
Sr. VP – Global Sales
Townsend Solutions

12:00 – 12:30

Global energy and petrochemical outlook
Mr. Ashish Chitalia
Principal Analyst – Polyolefins
Wood Mackenzie, USA

12:30 – 13:00

Feedstock changes and the implications for product flows and prices
Mr. Andy Nicholson
VP – Market Development Petrochemicals
Argus Media, France

13:00 – 13:30

M&A in petrochemicals
Mr. Ranu Vohra
Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Avendus Capital

13:30 – 15:00
Lunch Break
OLEFINS MARKETS & FUTURE TRENDS
15:00 – 15:30

Indian polyolefins overview

15:30 – 16:00

The Great Indian Petrochemical Conundrum
Mr. Bala Ramani
Senior Consulting Manager
ICIS Analytics & Consulting, Singapore

16:00 – 16:30

Multizone Catalytic Cracking: A new platform for Crude to Chemicals in single step
Mr. Sukumar Mandal
Vice President (R&D)
Reliance Industries

16:30 – 17:00

Rising uncertainty in the global polymer trade
Mr. Sanjay Moolji
Global Director – Business Development
Tricon Energy, USA

17:00 – 17:30
Coffee Break
TECHNOLOGY REVIEW – I
17:30 – 17:55

LD PAREX technology
Dr. Leo Bresler
Sr. Manager, Aromatics Business
Honeywell UOP, USA

17:55 – 18:20

KBR Olefins Technology Solutions
Mr. Partap Vijay Singh
Director, Olefins & Chemicals Technologies
KBR Technology

18:20 – 18:45

Value additions through PDH PP
Mr. Gijs ten Berge
Director – Polyolefins Licensing
McDermott Technology, Germany

18:45 – 19:10

IndianOil’ Novel High Activity Ziegler-Natta Catalyst for Polyethylene and Polypropylene
Dr. G. S. Kapur
Chief General Manager – I/C (Chemical Technology)
Indian Oil Corporation

19:10 – 19:35

Technology Presentation by LyondellBasell
Mr. Maurizio Bacci
A.Dir. Licensing Sales EMEAI
LyondellBasell, The Netherlands

19:45 onwards
Networking Cocktails & Dinner
Day 22nd October 2018
TECHNOLOGY REVIEW – II
09:00 – 09:25

Alphahexol: Road to self-reliance in comonomer for polyethylene
Mr. Siddhartha Saha
Country Head, Sales & Marketing
Axens India

09:25 – 09:50

Advantaged metallocene films from UNIPOL™ PE technology
Dr. Michael Zum Mallen
Global Catalyst Product Manager &
Metallocene LLDPE Market Manager
Univation Technologies, USA

09:50 – 10:15

Newly developed high performance light stabilizer for greenhouse films
Mr. Shinichi Ishikawa
Head of Technical Services, General Manager
Additives Solution Dept., Polymer Additives, R&D
ADEKA Corporation, Japan

10:15 – 10:40

Grace advanced donors for polypropylene production
Dr. Gerwin Wijsman
Snr. Tech. Service Mgr., Polyolefin Catalyst
Grace, Germany

10:40 – 11:30
Coffee Break
AROMATICS MARKETS
11:30 – 12:00

Polyester chain outlook
Mr. Bohan Loh
Senior Petrochemical Markets Editor
Argus Media, Singapore

12:00 – 12:30

Is India ready for SM plant?
Mr. V. T. Nandkumar
Chief Executive
Supreme Petrochem

12:30 – 13:00

Phenol / Acetone – The road ahead
Mr. Suresh Kalra
Sr. Sales Director – Asia Pacific
SI Group

13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break
SESSION II – PANEL DISCUSSION
14:00 – 14:45

Projects – Conception to Completion
Moderator – Mr. Sanjay Sharma,Vice President – MDE & India, IHS Markit, UAE

Panelists

  • Mr. Aniruddha Poddar, Sr. Executive Vice President, Reliance Industries
  • Dr. Craig Colling, pX Process Technology Advisor, BP Petrochemicals, USA
  • Mr. Abishek Agrawal, Principal Process Engineer, McDermott Technology

 

VALUE ADDED CHEMICALS
14:45 – 15:15

Monetizing the C4/C5 streams
(Emerging trend across to increase margins)
Mr. Gaurav Gupta
Manager- Chemicals
PricewaterhouseCoopers

15:15 – 15:45

Polyurethanes – Market & overview
Dr. Mahesh N Gopalasamudram
Chairman
Indian Polyurethane Association

15:45 – 16:00
Coffee Break
EMERGING TRENDS IN PETROCHEMICALS
16:00 – 16:30

Coal for petrochemical production in India: Options & Viability
Mr. Vineet Bakshi
Process Manager, Strategy & BD
Engineers India

16:30 – 17:00

Improving project profitability by partnering with expert through BOO
Mr. Anish Paunwala
Assistant Vice President – Investment
Projects, South Asia
Linde India

17:00 – 17:15

Innovation in automation of trade finance processes using Artificial Intelligence
Mr. Suraj Ramesh
VP – Marketing
Singapore Infotech

17:30
Closing Remarks