Program Details
Day 117th November 2021
OPENING SESSION

Chairperson:
Ms. Anu Agarwal
Managing Editor, Argus Media

09:30 – 09:40
Welcome & Opening Remarks
09:40 – 09:50

Keynote Address:
Petrochemicals in the post pandemic world
Mr. Sergey Denisov
Chief Development Officer
Nayara Energy

09:50 – 10:20

Alternative energy sources: Prospects for freeing up of feedstock for petrochemicals
Mr. Chuck Venezia
SVP Global Petchem
Argus Media, USA

10:20 – 10:50

Chemical Decarbonisation
Dr. Partha P. Maitra
President – Strategy & Initiatives
Reliance Industries

10:50 – 11:20

Energy transition impact on refinery and petrochemical industry
Mr. Sanjay Sharma
Vice President – Middle East & India,
Chemical & Agribusiness Consulting
IHS Markit, UAE


11:20 – 11:30
Q&A
11:30 – 11:40
off Screen Time
BUSINESS SESSION – I
Chairperson:
Mr. Ram Narayanan
Vice President – Strategic Planning & Optimization, Reliance Industries

11:40 – 12:10

Asian recycled polymers: Sustainable plastics, sustainable growth?
Ms. Heng Hui
Senior Editor
S&P Global Platts, Singapore

12:10 – 12:30

Grace’s commitment to sustainability
Mr. Yogesh Mishra
Commercial Director (India & SEA)
Grace

12:30 – 13:00

Impact of COVID19 pandemic on demand of polymers – India
Mr. Nishith Patel
Head – PP Business
Reliance Industries

13:00 – 13:30

Cracker projects review with focus on capacity development/feedstock mix
Mr. Parjanya Rao
Consultant
ICIS

13:30 – 13:45
Q&A
13:45 – 14:45
off Screen Time
PANEL SESSION – I
14:45 – 15:45

Benzene downstream development in India – Styrene, phenol, polycarbonates
Panel Chairman – Mr. Kishor Jhalaria, Chief Executive Officer, Deepak Phenolics Panelist
  • Mr. B. Krishnan, Senior Consultant, PTT International Co., Singapore
  • Mr. Saugata Chaudhuri, Head – Petrochemicals, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
  • Mr. Dhananjay Sahoo, General Manager (PC-Strategy & TS), Indian Oil Corporation
  • Mr. Vikram Sampat, Sr. Vice President & SBU Head Aromatics, Reliance Industries

  • 15:45 – 16:00
    off Screen Time
    TECHNOLOGY REVIEW – I
    Chairperson:
    Mr. Manu Rego
    Specialty Catalysts – Global Technology Services, W. R. Grace & Co.

    16:00 – 16:20

    Lummus Technology – An overview
    Mr. Manoj Mittal
    Business Development Manager
    Lummus Technology
    16:20 – 16:40

    Advanced clarifying technologies for polypropylene thin applications
    Dr. Atsushi Sakai
    Adeka, Japan

    16:40 – 17:00

    Unlock recycling of difficult waste feedstock in a sustainable polyolefin value chain
    Mr. Nicolas Menet
    Plastic Recycling Business Development Manager
    Axens, France

    17:00 – 17:20

    Project management – LSTK (Lumpsum Turnkey) contracts
    Mr. Cosimo Cannalire
    VP Alliances
    Technip Energies

    Mr. Shekhar Balvalli
    Senior Vice President-Country Management-Onshore Business
    Technip Energies

    17:20 – 17:30
    Q&A
    17:30
    End of Day
    Day 218th November 2021
    BUSINESS SESSION – II
    Chairperson:
    Mr. Makarand Dixit
    Head – Marketing Petrochemicals, Nayara Energy

    09:30 – 09:50

    Sustainable packaging solutions from UNIPOL™ PE technology for the essentials of life
    Dr. Ayush A. Bafna
    Sales Director
    UNIVATION Technologies, USA

    09:50 – 10:30

    Px project developments & polyester chain – Can India capitalize on the opportunity from supply diversification by western markets?
    Mr. Ashish Pujari
    Executive Director, Aromatics and Fibres
    IHS Markit, Singapore


    10:30 – 11:00

    Global polyolefin markets
    Mr. Muhamad Fadhil
    VP, Global Business Development – Petrochemicals
    Argus

    Mr. Matthew Rajendra
    South Asia Polymer Lead
    Argus

    11:00 – 11:30

    Red hot container market – Impact on polymers
    Ms. Stuti Chawla
    Managing Editor India Pricing
    S&P Global Platts

    11:30 – 11:45
    Q&A
    11:45- 12:00
    off Screen Time
    PANEL SESSION – II
    12:00 – 13:00

    Environmental, social & governance and effect on petchem producers and markets
    Panel Chairman – Mr. Mathew George, General Manager – Petrochemicals, Indian Oil Corporation
    Panelist
  • Mr. Shailesh Tyagi, Partner – CCaSS, EY
  • Mr. Divy Malik, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Co.
  • Mr. Raj Mullick, Chief Accounts Officer, Reliance Industries
  • Hindustan Unilever

  • 13:00- 13:15
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    TECHNOLOGY SESSION – II
    Chairperson:
    Mr. Vikram Sampat
    Sr. Vice President & SBU Head Aromatics, Reliance Industries

    13:15 – 13:35

    Green Circle – An innovative solution to circular economy
    Mr. Rajesh Samarth
    Vice President – Managing Director
    Lummus Technology

    13:35 – 13:55

    Cost effective revamp solutions for boost ing profitability in paraxylene complex
    Ms. Anais Dorsey
    Aromatics Technologist
    Axens, France


    13:55 – 14:00
    Q&A
    14:00
    Closing Remarks