9:00
SESSION 1. GLOBAL OUTLOOK. PETROCHEMICAL ECONOMY ON THE GLOBAL SCALE
Global challenges 2020: Economic slowdown, shrinking of mutual trade, end of investment supercycle. How will tectonic shifts in the global economy and politics affect the development of the petrochemical market?
  • Special presentation
Overview of the key petrochemical trends
Sergey Komyshan
Member of the Management Board, Executive Director
SIBUR
  • Macroeconomic analyses
Trade war - Specific impact on petrochemical feedstock flows. Implications under different scenarios
DENIS BORISOV
Director, CESA Energy Center Leader
EY
10:20
DISCUSSION: CIS PETROCHEMICALS - CAPITALIZING ON COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES
● What restrictions prevent Russian producers from boosting their competitiveness in global petrochemical markets?
● What government initiatives are required to increase the competitiveness of the Russian industry in the global petrochemicals market?
● Pivot to the East: Growing petrochemical demand in APAC. New opportunities and risks in the development of the petrochemical cluster in the Russian Far East
Sergey Komyshan
Member of the Management Board, Executive Director
SIBUR
SERGEY DONSKOY
Member of the Board, Advisor to General Director
IRKUTSK OIL COMPANY
DENIS BORISOV
Director, CESA Energy Center Leader
EY
Mikhail Sutyaginsky
Chairman of the Board of Directors
GC Titan
11:00
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
11:40
SESSION 2. SUPPLY AND DEMAND. REVIEW OF GLOBAL PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Role of the CIS petrochemicals indsutry in global petrochemical markets. Detailed review of market segments, analysis of current market risks and trade flows
  • Presentation
Potential impact on demand for petrochemicals, including update on developments in the US trade war and impact of decision to ban single-use plastics by year-end
Paul Hodges
Chairman
The pH Report
  • Presentation
Review of the global market for aromatic hydrocarbons and terephthalic acid (TFA)
Vladimir Baranov
Argus Petrochemicals Editor
ARGUS
  • Presentation
Slowdown in global economy and international trade: Impact on global petrochemicals demand
  • Presentation
Review of the global feedstock market for petrochemicals / olefins
ANDREY KOSTIN
General Director
RUPEC
13:00
LUNCH
14:00
SESSION 3. PROJECTS IN FOCUS . LARGE PETROCHEMICAL PROJECTS IN RUSSIA
Practical case studies on the implementation of the largest petrochemical projects in Russia. Peer learning from petrochemical companies, construction companies, and licensors.
  • Presentation
Joint report by Linde Engineering and SIBUR: effective implementation of the ZapSibNeftekhim project
Florian Penner
Executive Director, Business Development and Sales Petrochemical Plants
Linde Engineering
  • Presentation
Topic to confirm
Senior Representative
Thyssenkrupp
  • Presentation
Bankability of downstream projects: stereotypes vs. reality
Vadim Panin
Of Counsel, Projects and Project Finance
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS
OXANA KOERNER
Senior Associate
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS
  • Presentation
Implementing information modeling in the large scale petrochemical projects. Case study: construction of Geismar Tiger, Shell
Mikhail Maysner
Corporate Account Manager, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical
Bentley Systems
15:30
COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION TOUR
16:00
SESSION 4. GREEN REVOLUTION. ROLE OF ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN PETROCHEMICALS
In 2019, Russia joined the Paris Agreement. A draft law on state regulation of greenhouse gas emissions has been brought up for discussion. The law on automated emission monitoring systems is about to come into force. How will sustainable development dynamics affect the CIS petrochemical industry?
  • Presentation
Sustainable development at SIBUR
Maxim Remchukov
Sustainable Development Director
SIBUR
  • Special presentation:
Expanding through sustainable growth at Total
Adil Ouriaghli
VP Business Development - Refining & Petrochemicals
Total
  • Presentation
Review of EU plastics strategy: Impact on markets and Russian exporters
Julia Pribytkova
Vice President - Senior Analyst
MOODY'S ANALYTICS
17:20
DISCUSSION: GREEN LIGHT FOR GREENER PETROCHEMICALS
● The synergy of government, business, and society in addressing environmental challenges. How to foster dialogue and share responsibility?
● Changes in environmental legislation. How to make environmentally-friendly initiatives economically feasible for the petrochemical industry?
● Ecology beyond modernization. How to reduce the environmental footprint of legacy technologies and systems?
● Measuring footprint. How to measure and compare the ecological footprint of a petrochemical enterprise?
18:00
EVENING GALA RECEPTION
Enjoy a well-deserved time with your colleagues and partners! A Gala Cocktail reception will be held in the legendary Metropole hall of the Metropole Hotel.
9:00
SESSION 1. TIME OF CHANGE. REBALANCING FEEDSTOCK SUPPLY FOR REGIONAL PETROCHEMISTRY
Access to cheap petrochemical feedstock is among the key advantages of developing petrochemical projects in the region. What factors will affect the balance in the feedstock supply for CIS petrochemistry?
  • Presentation
Russian Petrochemicals: Ice broken, but isn’t it too late? Negative excise taxes on raw materials, petrochemicals at refineries
DMITRY AKISHIN
Head of Gas and Chemistry
VYGON CONSULTING
  • Presentation
Launch of ZapSibNeftekhim - impact on the supply of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
Damir Halmetov
LPG Market Expert
THOMSON REUTERS
  • Presentation
Status and development prospects of the light hydrocarbon market (ethane, LPG, naphtha) and it's deep processing products (polyolefins)
ANASTAS GATUNOK
Deputy Head of Center for Energy Research
RUSSIAN ENERGY AGENCY
10:20
DISCUSSION: IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES ON THE BALANCE OF PETROCHEMICAL FEEDSTOCK IN RUSSIA
● Which incentive mechanisms for the petrochemical sector have proven the most successful?
● Ensuring feasibility of ethane-based petrochemical production: Is a negative excise tax a sufficient measure?
● Infrastructure challenges and feedstock access issues: What measures can facilitate implementation of large-scale infrastructure projects?
11:00
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
11:30
SESSION 2. CIS PETROCHEMICALS. FOCUS ON KAZAKHSTAN, UZBEKISTAN, AZERBAIJAN, TURKMENISTAN
Petrochemical ambitions of the CIS countries. Review of petrochemical projects and plans of the CIS Member States.
  • Presentation
Overview of Recent Implemented and Ongoing Projects in Central Asia
Rza Nuriev
Partner and Managing Director
BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP
  • Presentation
Bet on petrochemicals - review of projects and prospects of petrochemicals in Azerbaijan
Management Representative
Socar
  • Presentation
Emphasis on the development of petrochemicals - plans and projects of Kazakhstan
AZAMAT KOZHANOV
Project Manager, Petrochemical and Gas Monetisation
KAZAKH INVEST
  • Presentation
Petrochemicals in Uzbekistan: Which models for attracting partners and funds have proven their efficiency? What are the marketing strategies for new projects?
13:00
LUNCH
14:00
SESSION 3. DIGITALIZATION IN PRACTICE. PREDICTIVE MODELLING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN PETROCHEMICALS
From talking about “digitalization for the sake of it” to tackling practical problems of petrochemical enterprises and enhancing competitive advantages. Digitalization at petrochemical enterprises: Case studies
  • Presentation
Using a digital solution for forecasting prices and quotes for petrochemical products
Alexey Vinichenko
Leader in Advanced Analytics
SIBUR
  • Presentation
Petrochemical plant of the future: putting digital solutions into practice
Thomas Heinzerling
Senior Vice President Advanced Operations Services
Linde Engineering
  • Presentation
Confidence and reliability in equipment operation due to the competent use of artificial intelligence and predictive diagnostic systems in large vertically integrated holdings.
DMITRY PROKLASHKIN
Business Development Director
AVEVA
  • Presentation
Topic to confirm
Senior Representative
UOP
15:30
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
16:00
SESSION 4. ADDING VALUE. SHIFT TO HIGHER VALUE-ADDED PETROCHEMICALS
How are investment patterns best selected in medium- and low-tonnage chemistry? How can commercial capacities be built using the current technologies?
  • Presentation
Prospects for the development of production based on ethylene and propylene oxides
Rafael Sharifullin
Head of the Research Laboratory of Ethylene and Propylene Oxides
Nizhnekamsk
neftekhim
  • Joint presentation:
Increasing profits from naphtha cracking. A Comprehensive Roadmap
Senior representative
Sulzer GTC Technology
  • Special presentation
experience with the Sadara Chemical Project - the world's largest single-phase chemical complex
Svarandip Singh
Vice President, Leading Global Chemicals and Recycling Specialist
ABB
17:20
DISCUSSION: PROSPECTS AND REALITY OF HIGH VALUE-ADDED PETROCHEMICALS PRODUCTS
● How are investment patterns best selected in medium- and low-tonnage chemistry?
● What are the options for technological cooperation with global technology suppliers?
● Do big players need to develop medium- and small-tonnage chemistry or is it the “niche” players’ prerogative only?
● How can local companies build their own effective technology development and commercialization system?
● What high-added value products are expected to be in demand domestically and internationally?
18:00
CONFERENCE CLOSE
DAY 2, 10 JULY 2020
CIS PETROCHEMICALS
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