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

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine, refining catalysts and applied surface treatments. We power the potential of companies in many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to aerospace and electronics. Working side-by-side with our customers, we develop value-added, customized solutions that make them more competitive. Our solutions combine the finest technology and ingredients with the knowledge and knowhow of our highly experienced and talented team of operators, scientists and engineers.

Pörner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH is the independent European company for process plant engineering. As complete plant engineering provider Pörner Group offers the full engineering service range: from project studies and authority engineering to process engineering, basic and detail engineering as well as procurement to construction management and commissioning of the plant. With more than 60 major modernization projects it is deemed as revamp specialist.

The Pörner Group offers modern technologies in the world market and supplies complete process plants, amongst others for: bitumen, residue technologies with solvent deasphalting, formaldehyde and derivatives, dewaxing & deoiling as well as BTX extraction technology. With the Biturox® process, the Pörner Group is global leader in bitumen oxidation technology and incorporates the Pörner Bitumen Packing System, an innovative solution for the economical transportation of bitumen in cold state.

Since its founding more than 40 years ago the Pörner Group has implemented over 2,000 projects in the fields of: refinery, petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical industries as well as energy and environmental technology. Headquartered in Vienna, Austria, the company employs more than 500 specialists and is represented in nine other locations in Germany, Romania, Ukraine and Russia.

AVEVA has been the world’s leading engineering software provider to the plant, power and marine industries for over 45 years. We have achieved this by continual and visionary technical innovation, working in close partnership with many of the world’s leading engineering companies. As a result, AVEVA is trusted to deliver not only the most powerful software tools available, but to put its customers’ long-term business interests at the heart of its technology development.

AVEVA’s mission is to enable the creation and management of complex digital assets, allowing our customers to work globally with less risk, shorter lead times and greater business efficiency throughout the lifecycle of their physical assets.

Fluor’s business engagement in Russia follows Fluor’s model of responsible, sustainable community involvement and business practices. Fluor is committed to community development through adhering to core principles of safety, integrity, teamwork and excellence. Fluor’s health, safety and environmental protection initiatives promote sustainable business practices recognised in the industry and hold as a benchmark for the company’s continued excellence.