The European Refining Technology Conference (ERTC) continues to lead the way as the industry meeting-place, providing a valuable opportunity to network with industry peers, customers and colleagues as well as learn how best to overcome the current challenges being faced. Presentations give high level market

insights, project updates, best practices and case studies as well as the latest in process and technology advancement with many companies using ERTC as the first place to showcase their latest innovations.

Agenda highlights include:

– Edward Morse of CITI GROUP will give a comprehensive Oil Market review discussing the current oil price situation and the impacts on the refining industry

- Oil Refining Industry Observations from the Solomon 2014

– Fuels Comparative Performance Study will be presented

- An interesting and topical panel debate on “Future changes for the marine bunker fuel market and the impact on the refining industry”.

– The implementation of the IMO global

specification change as currently planned, whether in 2020 or 2025, will cause massive disruption to oil markets whatever the scenario. This panel will discuss how the industry is

planning to deal with ‘MARPOL’ regulation and what opportunities and challenges will arise from the situation

- Keynote presentations from Eni, Aramco and Reliance sharing their strategic plans for the refining business, how to survive and thrive

– FUELSEUROPE will discuss their views on the latest policy and regulation news affecting the industry

– Plus case studies from international refiners such as Hellenic Petroleum, ENI, SLOVNAFT, SARAS, PETROBRAS and BAYERNOIL amongst others still to be confirmed