• 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

Air Liquide Argentina opera en el país desde 1938, produciendo y comercializando gases para la industria, la salud y el medio ambiente. Sus plantas de producción de gases del aire se encuentran en los principales polos petroquímicos y siderúrgicos de Argentina. Desde el 2010, opera la primera planta de producción de hidrógeno instalada en el país por una empresa de gases industriales y medicinales.
Air Liquide Argentina abastece de gases del aire y servicios para aplicaciones industriales, hidrógeno para refinerías, equipos y gases para la medicina, anhídrido carbónico para aplicaciones industriales y alimenticias, gases de alta pureza y mezclas patrón para sistemas de calibración y laboratorios.

Air Liquide Argentina has been operating in this country since 1938, producing and marketing gases for industry, health and the environment. Its air gas production facilities are located in the main petrochemical and steel production poles in Argentina. Since 2010, it has been operating the first hydrogen production plant in the country by means of an industrial and medical gas company.
Air Liquide Argentina supplies air gases and services for industrial applications, hydrogen for refineries, medical equipment and gases, carbon dioxide for industrial and food applications, high purity gases and standard mixtures for calibration systems and laboratories.

GE Water & Process Technologies is a forward-thinking and thoughtful leader in developing the water, water recycling and reuse, wastewater treatment and process solutions for our customers need to operate more efficiently and profitably while minimizing their environmental footprint. Working with municipalities and companies in the mining, unconventional gas, oil sands, refining, power, food & beverage and pharmaceutical businesses, our goal is to help industries thrive .  Ge Water & Process  bring together experienced professionals and advanced technologies to solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water scarcity, quality, productivity, the environment and energy. As a strategic business partner, Ge Water & Process  offers the most comprehensive set of chemical and equipment solutions and services available, helping our customers manage and optimize their water resources and process challenges . Ge Water & Process  provides the advanced technologies that enable customers to leverage big data across the industrial internet to drive efficiency and promote collaboration. We are present throughout Latin America and our portfolio including solutions with chemicals , expertise and service  in water treatment, as well as   corrosion treatment  , antifouling treatment  , specific molecules scavengers and emulsion issues in the process side

KBC delivers operational excellence and superior profitability to clients operating in the upstream and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry. Through best-in-class technology and highly knowledgeable experts with strong operating knowledge, our value-add to clients is superior results, sustained. As a trusted advisor to IOCs, NOCs and independent refiners, KBC’s delivery is reliable, objective and impartial. The integration of KBC’s capabilities with Yokogawa’s excellence in the industrial automation field ensures we continue to deliver superior results for our clients which are sustained over the long term.


Somos el líder mundial en tratamientos de procesos de refinación, aditivos para combustible, procesos petroquímicos y tratamientos de agua. Resolvemos los desafíos más difíciles para que nuestros clientes puedan refinar de manera sostenible, confiable y rentable combustibles y petroquímicos de procesos.

Nuestra experiencia se encuentra respaldada por una red global de expertos en locales, consultores técnicos, centros de investigación y plantas de fabricación.

Nuestras tecnologías y procesos incrementan la capacidad de refinerías y plantas petroquímicas, así como la vida útil de sus activos y mejoran la calidad y el rendimiento de sus productos.

The Baker Hughes Downstream Chemicals group’s chemical programs and services address processing, water management, and finished product quality challenges in petroleum refining. We reduce cost by addressing needs and designing, implementing, and monitoring specialty chemical treatment programs that improve profitability and reliability. Offerings include process emulsion breaking, corrosion, fouling, and foam-control technologies. Plus, we have programs for treating and managing cooling water, boilers, raw water, and wastewater treatment.

Fábrica Carioca de Catalisadores S.A. is an international technology company that produces and provides solutions in catalysts and additives for the oil refining industry.
As a joint venture, FCC S.A. joins the know-how of two world giants of the oil and petrochemical areas – Petrobras and Albemarle Corporation. Together, they have a strong technological research and development scheme and hold the lead in the FCC catalysts market in South America.

State-of-the-art technology is a constant mark for the solutions submitted to the customers, always with a strategic focus on the development of products and services customized for the customers’ needs.

For over 25 years, Crystaphase has provided reactor solutions to hundreds of refining, petrochemical, and chemical plants worldwide. Like no other company, Crystaphase understands the quantifiable variables that impede performance and has developed a systematic and replicable approach for removing those obstacles through particle filtration and poison control. The result: longer reactor cycles, higher catalyst load capacity, greater throughput, lower risk, and higher profits. The choice: crystal clear.

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries the company operates across the oil and gas industry from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products and in the mining, power and process, pharmaceutical, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

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