• This year the CIS Downstream Summit will be co-located with The CEE & Turkey Refining & Petrochemicals Summit!

Agenda Day 3

09:20 - 09:30

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

09:30 - 11:30

Bloody Mary Breakfast Roundtables

1. Round table with ExxonMobil

2. How to Deal with the Bottom of the Barrel
• Changing gasoline and diesel to create more sustainable products
• Technology developments
• Economy of the bottom of barrel technologies
Elman Ismaylov, Director General, SOCAR Baku Refinery

3. Biofuels Technology
• Increasing bio content in fuel to meet European Union regulations
• Challenges for European refineries
• Finding alternative sources

4. The Process of Deep Refining of Carbon-Bearing Oil Stock: Current Situation and Future Outlook
• Practical application of catalysts for deep refining of oil stock based on aluminium oxide
• Building the latest production of catalysts of hydrogenation processes and the catalytic cracking catalysts
• Will these developments fully meet the needs of the Russian oil refining industry in catalysts of catalytic cracking and hydrogenation processes?
• The latest updates on development of innovative technologies for the production of catalysts

11:30 - 11:50

Coffee and Networking Break

11:50 - 12:10

Russian oil refining: is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

12:10 - 12:30

Case Study – The Scale and Efficiency of Technical Solutions Optimisation within Refinery Modernisation Programme. An Overview of Completed Projects in Russia and Kazakhstan

  • Igor Zuga General Director - Omskneftechimproject
12:30 - 12:50

Turnaround Best Practices for Vessel Entry: Safety & Speed

12:50 - 13:10

Session reserved for Pörner Group

13:10 - 13:30

Upgrading Fuel Quality in light of the Customs Union’s Technical Regulation

• Oil prices are falling, but cost of oil products is growing?
• Quality of oil products, quality of the final product, how and by whom is it tested in EU and CIS?
• Transition to clean fuels

13:30 - 13:50

IMO Regulations 2020 – the Future of Energy, Resources and Materials. Practical Implications for the CIS

  • Junichi Mitsuya Senior Manager, Energy Technology Research Department - JX Nippon Research Institute
  • Stefano Zehnder Vice President, Analytics and Consulting - ICIS
13:50 - 14:10

From Crude to Plastics in CEE – Key Drivers of Competitiveness

• Volatility in an increasingly global market
• European petrochemicals market dynamics
• Key competitiveness criteria in petrochemicals


Chair’s Closing Remarks, Networking Lunch & End of the Summit