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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

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#SuperSixSites: Buenos Aires

A city which oozes drama from living under the shadow of secret police, to being ruled by evil dictators and bombed by its own navy, Buenos Aires is also home to some of the most important writers and artists in Latin America. After seeing economic booms bringing stunning wealth to the city, we are excited to be hosting this year’s #LARTC2017 in Continue Reading »

Entrevista con el Equipo de Gerencia de Refidomsa

 Néstor Rodríguez, el Director Técnico de Refidomsa y un miembro de nuestro Comité Directivo, respondió con sus colegas a algunas preguntas que teníamos para entender más los retos que apremian a su refinería, y para tener sus perspectivas en el estado de la industria latinoamericana. Ve aquí la entrevista completa: ¿Cuáles son los principales desafíos para las refinerías del Caribe Continue Reading »

Latin America struggles to attract investment and finance projects

LARTC Advisory Board Meeting Here are the last key takeaways from the LARTC Advisory Board Meeting that took place in Buenos Aires, in February. Read the first key takeaway on the region’s dependence on imports here. Read the second key takeaway on Latin America’s petrochemical industry here. Read the third key takeaway on regional and overseas expertise here. Read the Continue Reading »

Perspectives on the Latin American Refining Industry

Daniel Monzón Partner at Arthur D. Little shares his insights with us on the Latin American Refining Industry   The Latin America Refining Technology Conference (LARTC), hosted by YPF and with the support of the Ministry of Energy and Mining, will take place in Buenos Aires, from the 5-7 September. Daniel Monzón, a partner at Arthur D. Little and author Continue Reading »

Taking on a stronger Energy Efficiency mentality – what’s next?

LARTC Advisory Board Meeting Here are the following key takeaways from the LARTC Advisory Board Meeting that took place in Buenos Aires, in February. The industry experts present at the meeting and sharing their insights include: Hector Godoy, Conversion Manager, Pampa Energía Pablo Baravalle, Senior Optimization & Control Process Engineer, YPF Adrián Guzmán, Head of Products Downstream Division, Y-TEC Ignacio Continue Reading »

Benefits from regional and overseas expertise

LARTC Advisory Board Meeting Here are the following key takeaways from the LARTC (Latin America Refining Technology Conference) Advisory Board Meeting that took place in February in Buenos Aires. The industry experts present at the meeting and sharing their insights include: Mauricio Martin, Planning and Technical Downstream Director, YPF Arturo Bettati, Managing Director Latin America, Haldor Topsoe America Latina S.A Continue Reading »

Latin America needs to further develop its petrochemical industry

LARTC Advisory Board Meeting Following the first key takeaway on the need for clear strategies to be put in place in order to decrease the region’s dependence on imports, here are the following key takeaways from the LARTC Advisory Board Meeting that took place in Buenos Aires, in February. Key Takeaway 2: LATIN AMERICA NEEDS TO FURTHER DEVELOP ITS PETROCHEMICAL Continue Reading »

LARTC Advisory Board Meeting: Decreasing the region’s dependence on imports

LARTC Advisory Board Meeting   It is clear that the Latin American downstream industry has huge potential, but the region is currently facing an array of challenges, both technical and strategic. With the heavy and sour available feedstock and some underused refining capacity, the region remains a net importer of refined products and petrochemicals. Nonetheless, the number of countries investing Continue Reading »

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