• 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

Pre-Conference Workshop


4th September 2017 | 13:30 – 17:30

DuPont Clean Technologies and the World Refining Association invite you to join its LARTC pre-conference workshop taking place on 4 September, from 13:30 – 17:30 at the Hilton Buenos Aires.

Technical sessions will cover a range of topics designed to address your technological needs in terms of transportation fuels quality improvement.

This workshop is open to oil refining and petrochemical operators. If you are a refiner/producer and attend the DuPont workshop, you will also be eligible for a free pass to the LARTC conference, taking place on the 5th and 6th of September, at the same venue.

Secure your place now!

If you need more information, please contact Enrique on or +44 207 384 7982.

Or fill in the application below:

Alkylation: How to Overcome HF Safety and Environmental Constraints and Increase Profitability

  • Analysing how the conversion cost from HF alkylation to sulfuric acid alkylation is lower than previously estimated in the industry
  • Balancing significant expansion of the unit while completing the conversion to sulfuric acid alkylation with minimal additional capital investment
  • Exploring how DuPont’s conversion technologies are proven to lower customer risk

Coffee Break

Hydroprocessing: How to Improve DHT Performance in a More Cost-Effective, Proven and Reliable Manner

  • How can refiners improve DHT performance with minimal impact on existing equipment?
  • Demonstrating methods requiring less energy specific consumption
  • Evaluating strategies to minimise impact on refinery footprint

Workshop Speakers

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