Program Details
Day 18th November 2022
08:00 onwards
Registration & Coffee
OPENING SESSION
08:50 – 09:00
Welcome & Opening Remarks
09:00 – 09:30

Keynote Address:
A vision for growth & development of Indian petrochemicals industry
Mr. Sergey Denisov
Chief Development Officer
Nayara Energy

09:30 – 10:00

Energy transition: Through the looking glass
Mr. Sanjay Sharma
Vice President – Consulting
S&P Global Commodity Insights, UAE

10:00 – 10:30

Sustainability: The way forward
Dr. Partha P. Maitra
President – Strategy & Initiatives
Reliance Industries

10:30 – 11:00

Special Address
Mr. Arvindar Singh Sahney
Executive Director (Petrochemicals)
IndianOil Corporation


11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break
BUSINESS SESSION – I
11:30 – 12:00

Oil and Energy in War torn World
Mr. Gaurav Moda
Energy Sector Leader
Ernst & Young Services
Senior Editor

12:00 – 12:30

Pivoting to sustainable fuels and chemicals
Mr. Ian Woodcock
Global Commercial Licensing Manager – Chemicals
Johnson Matthey, UK

12:30 – 13:00

Accelerating ESG journey for petrochemical players
Mr. Divy Malik
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Co.

13:00 – 13:30

Supply chain disruptions – How do we sustain?
Mr. Ravikumar Nair
Sr. Vice President – Logistics (Petrochemicals)
Reliance Industries

13:30 – 15:00
Lunch Break
BUSINESS SESSION – II
15:00 – 15:30

Global economy: Impact of inflation

15:30 – 16:00

Indian Petrochemical Outlook

16:00 – 16:30

M&A in petrochemicals

16:30 – 17:00

Recycling – Future of petrochemicals

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

Presentation by LyondellBasell
Mr. Giovanni Galetti
Licensing Manager AFMEI
LyondellBasell, Germany

Mr. Manish Saraswat
Sales Manager Catalyst
LyondellBasell, UAE
17:55 – 18:20

Presentation by W. R. Grace & Co.
Mr. Yogesh Mishra
Commercial Director – Specialty Catalysts
W. R. Grace & Co.

18:20 – 18:45

INcat™ Polyolefins Catalysts by INEOS – Solutions for Multiple Processes
Dr. Fabian Siberdt
Business Development Sales Manager
INEOS Polyolefins, Belgium

18:45 – 19:10

Presentation by Univation Technologies

19:10 onwards
Cocktails & Networking Dinner
Day 29th November 2022
TECHNOLOGY SESSION – II
09:00 – 09:25

Axens’ AlphaHexol Technology to produce high purity Hexene-1 comonomer for high value PE production
Presentation by Axens

09:25 – 09:50

Presentation by ExxonMobil

09:50 – 10:15

Presentation by W. R. Grace & Co

10:15 – 10:40

Adsorbent technology presentation

10:40 – 11:15
Coffee Break
BUSINESS SESSION – III
11:15 – 11:45

Styrene outlook & overview
Mr. Saugata Chaudhuri
Head – Petrochemicals
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation

11:45 – 12:15

Benzene downstream developments
12:15 – 12:40

Indian polyolefins markets
Mr. Matthew Rajendra
South Asia Polymer Lead
Argus Media

12:40 – 13:05

From Pandemic to Russia-Ukraine Crisis – Seesaw of Demand, Margins and potential impact on Global Petchem investments
Mr. Parjanya Rao
Consultant
ICIS

13:05 – 13:30

Closed loop technologies for Epichlorohydrin & Epoxy Resins based on renewable glycerine feedstock
Mr. Florian Kanzler
Managing Director
Kanzler Verfahrens Technik, Austria

13:30 – 14:30
Lunch Break
BUSINESS SESSION – IV
14:30 – 14:55

Intermediates for pharma, dyes & agrochemicals
Mr. Hrisheekesh Sabnis
Head – Business Development
Aarti Industries

14:55 – 15:20

Refinery petrochemical integrations and value additions
Dr. Jagadesh Donepudi
Director
KBC Advanced Technologies
15:20 – 15:55

Xylenes outlook & overview

15:55 – 16:15
Coffee Break
BUSINESS SESSION – V
16:15 – 16:40

Caustic chlorine & hydrogen

16:40 – 17:05

Elastomers market developments
17:05
Closing Remarks