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8:00
REGISTRATION AND MORNING COFFEE BREAK
9:00
WELCOME SPEECH
9:10
GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW OF DOWNSTREAM DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES IN CENTRAL ASIA
  • Global strategic priorities that will determine the development of the downstream sector in the next 5 years.
Andrew Inglis
Vice President, Energy and Chemicals Advisory
NexantECA
  • China market: main trends and dynamics of supply and demand. Introduction of new capacities and reduction of dependence on imported feedstock

    * Reserved speaking slot on the preliminary basis
Stefano Zehnder
Vice President
ICIS CONSULTING
  • Petrochemicals focus: Strategy of Uzbekneftegaz in the implementation of promising gas-to-chemicals projects and new directions for the development of the industry.
Alisher Bahadirov
Head of Gas Chemicals Department
UZBEKNEFTEGAZ
  • Global trends and industrial priorities in the field of sustainable development. Energy transition as an urgent task and challenge for the oil and gas sector.
Andrey Skorochkin
Managing Director of the Strategy Department in Russia and Kazakhstan
Accenture
10:50
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:30
PROMISING PETROCHEMICAL PRODUCTS IN CENTRAL ASIA AND SALES CHANNELS
  • Forecast and trends of domestic consumption of petrochemical products in Central Asia. Overview of polyethylene, polypropylene, olefins, and polyolefins market production in Central Asia
Alexandra Zubachova
Senior Consultant
PETROMARKET
  • Managing the product quality control function in the downstream industry.
Assel Kulybekova
Manager, Outsourcing services, Caspian sub-region
SGS KAZAKHSTAN
  • Overview of petrochemical megaprojects in Russia and how the launch of new petrochemical facilities will affect the Central Asian market
ANASTAS GATUNOK
Deputy Head of Center for Energy Research
RUSSIAN ENERGY AGENCY, MINISTRY OF ENERGY
  • Staying competitive and optimising petrochemicals products with innovative technologies
12:30
DISCUSSION: PROMISING PETROCHEMICAL PRODUCTS IN CENTRAL ASIA AND SALES CHANNELS
  • Which petrochemical products will main market players focus on in the development of their business in Central Asia?
  • What petrochemicals products will be highly in demand in foreign markets in the next 5 years?
  • How promising will the export of gasoline and diesel fuel be, considering the global trends of decarbonisation, the hydrogen economy, and electric vehicles.
13:00
BUSINESS LUNCH
14:00
INVESTMENT ATTRACTIVENESS OF DOWNSTREAM PROJECTS IN CENTRAL ASIA AND CHALLENGES IN PROJECT FINANCING
  • MODERATOR:
TALGAT TEMIRZHANOV
Managing Director
ILF CONSULTING ENGINEERS
  • The main criteria for attracting international banks to finance petrochemical projects in Central Asia
  • Banking support of contracts as an effective tool in the implementation of investment projects
Oleg Melnikov
Vice President
Gazprombank
  • Investment opportunities in Kazakhstan – projects in the petrochemical industry in the portfolio of the Fund Samruk-Kazyna.
Zhanbolat Kakishev
Head of Communications with Investors
SAMRUK KAZYNA
15:10
DISCUSSION: WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES TO PROVIDE PROJECT FINANCING IN CENTRAL ASIA?
  • What are favourable policies for investment in the downstream sector of Central Asia?
  • What is the potential of downstream sector development in the region?
  • What are the main criterias for attracting foreign investment?
15:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
16:00
WHAT ARE THE MAIN TASKS THAT NEED TO BE SOLVED FOR THE OPTIMAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE DOWNSTREAM INDUSTRY IN THE REGION?
  • MODERATOR:
ASKAR ISMAILOV
Chairman of the Board
Altair Capital
  • Enhancement of downstream industry in the CIS region: market trend demand, new technologies integration, production & operation efficiency
Luigi Fiorentino
Vice-President Commercial, CIS & Turkey
Technip Energies
  • Logistics optimisation and feedstock provision of the downstream industry
  • Implementation of innovative technologies for processing heavy pyrolysis products is a promising direction for improving the economic efficiency of ethylene production.
Igor Rogov
Director of the CIS office
Sulzer GTC
  • Aromax technology - value elevation for integrated petrochemical complexes.
Theresa Feltes
Licensing Manager
Chevron Phillips Chemical
17:30
END OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE CONFERENCE AND PREPARATION FOR THE COCKTAIL RECEPTION
18:00
EVENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION
8:30
REGISTRATION AND MORNING COFFEE BREAK
9:00
OVERVIEW OF THE LARGEST DOWNSTREAM PROJECTS
  • Difficulties in managing large downstream projects
Afgan Guliyev
Director Project Management Office
SOCAR TURKEY
  • Project in focus: Uzbekistan GTL
Speaker TBA
UZBEKISTAN GTL
  • Upgrade of Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex
Sridhar Nagaraja
Project Director, Shurtan Gas Chemicals
INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
  • Special presentation: How to improve the efficiency of project management, taking into account the local specifics
11:00
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:30
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF PRODUCTION
  • International trends in the digitalisation of downstream production
  • Presentation title to be confirmed.
Enver Shulgin
Senior Vice President
WIKA CIS
  • Digital twin at the KazMunayGas Refinery.
TARAS TARASOV
Head of Information Technology
PAVLODAR OIL REFINERY
  • Data infrastructure as the basis for a digital refinery.
Vadim Fedorov
Business Development Director
AVEVA
13:00
BUSINESS LUNCH
14:00
NEW DIRECTIONS OF GAS CHEMICALS DEVELOPMENT IN THE REGION
  • Global market overview of methanol, ammonia, fertilizers
OLIVIER MARONNEAUD
Director Chemical Consulting
IHS MARKIT
  • Development of the chemical cluster at Navoiyazot
Odil Temirov
Chairman of the Board
Navoiyazot
  • Development of the nitrogen fertilizer market in Russia.
Vladimir Kiselev
Deputy General Director for Marketing
SHCHEKINOAZOT
  • Urea – a great way to monetise natural gas. Experience of Stamicarbon and technologies for natural gas monetisation.
Sergey Abramov
Licensing Sales Manager
STAMICARBON
15:00
DISCUSSION: WHAT PARAMETERS SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT WHEN DEVELOPING THE TECHNOLOGICAL CONFIGURATION OF A GAS CHEMISTRY COMPLEX?
15:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
16:00
ROUND TABLE "DIALOGUE BETWEEN CUSTOMERS AND SUPPLIERS”
Informal round-table discussion with representatives of refineries in Central Asia and the opportunity to ask questions about their plans, new tenders and the challenges they face in 2021-2025.
  • DISCUSSION MEMBERS:
Gabit Tolkinbayev
General Director
PetroGas Chemical Association in Kazakhstan
17:00
END OF THE CONFERENCE
10 NOVEMBER 2021 | DAY 2