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  • We're delighted to announce YPF as Host Partner this year
  • LARTC 2017 is taking place in Buenos Aires with YPF as Host Partner
  • The first look agenda is now out!
  • LARTC 2017 is officially supported by the Ministerio de Energía y Minería de la Nación
  • 2 new speakers from International Finance Corporation confirmed
  • Delighted to have Mr Carlos Alfonsi, Executive Vice-President Downstream of YPF confirmed for the Keynote Address

Seminar List for 2017-09-06

08:30

Welcome Coffee

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09:00

Opening Remarks from the Organiser

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09:05

“In Conversation with… SMA (Superintendencia Medio Ambiente)”

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09:20

REFINERY UPGRADE CASE STUDIES

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09:40

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Track:

  • Kremena Teneva Principal Investment Officer & Global Sector Lead Chemicals & Fertilizers - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
  • Kelly Johnson Senior Investment Officer, Chemicals & Fertilizers - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
10:00

DEVELOPING LATIN AMERICA’S PETROCHEMICAL POTENTIAL

Track:

  • Edison Terra Vice President, Polyolefins S.America/Europe & Renewables - Braskem
10:40

Networking Coffee-Break

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11:05

Stream A: Flexible Feedstock Processing

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11:05

Stream B: Innovative Processes & Technology Design

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11:10

A Holistic Scrubbing Solution for the Refining Industry

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  • Yves Herssen Global Market Leader - DuPont Clean Technologies
11:10

Naphta Grade 3 – Adapting Complexes to Meet New Sulphur Requirements (Less Than 10ppm)

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11:30

Asphaltenes and Instability of Crude Feedstock to Refineries

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11:50

Expand Crude Diet Flexibility with Crude Oil Management

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  • Ester Henriquez Scientist - Downstream Chemicals Group - Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE)
12:10

Upgrading of Heavy Crude Oils and Residual by HIDRO-IMP Technology

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  • Dr Jorge Ancheyta Manager of Products for the Transformation of Crude Oil - Mexican Institute of Petroleum
12:30

Networking Lunch

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13:45

Benefits of Modern Coke Drum Design

Track:

  • Steve Beeston Vice President, Global Technology Business Development - Amec Foster Wheeler
14:00

Stream A: Maintenance, Safety & Performance Optimisation

Track:
14:00

Stream B: Innovative Processes & Technology Design

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14:05

Precious Metals Catalyst Case Studies: What Happened to My Money?

Track:

  • Bradford Cook Vice President - Sales and Marketing - Sabin Metal Corporation
14:25

Assessing Strategies For Fouling Abatement

Track:

  • Pankaj Desai Licensing Sales Manager - Shell Global Solutions
15:05

Networking Coffee-Break

Track:
15:35

Johnson Matthey, Tracerco & Marathon Petroleum Company Case Study

Track:

  • Fabio Pires Business Manager for Latin America - Johnson Matthey
15:55

Wrap-Up Panel Discussion

Track:

  • Mauricio Martin Planning and Technical Downstream Director - YPF
  • Mariano Bertaina Refining Technical Executive Manager - Axion
  • Pablo Popik Undersecretary of Refining and Marketing - Ministerio de Energía y Minería
16:05

Closing Remarks & End of the Conference

Track:
16:05 - 16:30

Networking Coffee-Break

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17:40

Evening Cocktail Reception

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LARTC Call for Papers - Advisory Board meeting
Call for papers
Deadline extended to Thursday 13th April