AGENDA

DAY 1, 23 SEP 2019
DAY 2, 24 SEP 2019
09:00
Registration and Welcome coffee
10:00
Welcome speeches: Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan and KAZENERGY
10:20
WORLD MAP: GLOBAL AND LOCAL REFINING AND PETROCHEMICALS MARKETS

PRESENTATION

The future development of the petrochemical industry: which products are currently most in demand across the globe?

PRESENTATION

Forecasting changes in product consumption patterns over 5-10 years

PRESENTATION

Regional market review of energy consumption patterns and trends: could the ongoing expansion of refining capacity lead to fuel oversupply?

PRESENTATION

Natural gas industry development scenarios in Central Asia: is regional market consolidation needed?

11:40
Coffee break
12:10
FOCUS ON KAZAKSTAN

PRESENTATION

Post-modernisation priorities of refineries: streamlining plans for 3 refineries

PRESENTATION

Construction of the integrated petchem complex in Atyrau: project plans and timeline

PRESENTATION

Best destinations for product export and how to shape the regional product market

PRESENTATION

Digital transformation of the oil and gas sector in Kazakhstan

13:30
Q&A session with KazMunayGas executives: projects, priorities, investment

senior representative
KazMunayGas

14:00
LUNCH
15:00
PARALLEL SESSIONS: PROJECTS, TECHNOLOGY, LICENSES

REFINING

PRESENTATION

Status report on the modernisation of Baku refinery

PRESENTATION

Next-gen catalysts for catalytic crackers

PRESENTATION

TAZALYQ: Construction of new sewage treatment facilities at Atyrau refinery

PRESENTATION

Which technologies should be implemented for zero-waste, close-loop refining operations?

PETROCHEMICALS

PRESENTATION

Factors to consider for the petrochemicals production roadmap

PRESENTATION

Latest polypropylene production technologies

PRESENTATION

Maximising profitability of pyrolysis

16:30
Coffee break
17:00
IMPROVING OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

PRESENTATION

Optimising refining capacity and high-margin product slate: ensuring quality and yield control over the whole value chain

PRESENTATION

Streamlining facility operations and innovative solutions to process issues

PRESENTATION

Ensuring the operational integrity of complex equipment

PRESENTATION

Workforce adaptation to new systems: the gradual deployment of functionality

CASE STUDY:

Using big data to maximise process capacity

18:00
DISCUSSION: Cutting operation costs AND staying safe

DISCUSSION

  • How to reduce costs of production inefficiency?
  • How to increase production output?
  • How to improve accident record on site?
  • To what extent is brownfield digitalisation investment warranted in Central Asia?
18:30
Cocktail reception
09:30
Welcome coffee
10:00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PRESENTATION

Best practices of managing major capital projects

PRESENTATION

Prospects for the development of new EPC business models

CASE STUDY

Successful practices of project scheduling

PRESENTATION

Turnkey digitalisation: the role of the EPC contractor

DISCUSSION

Analysis before construction. Making a good feasibility analysis: project costs, execution deadlines and profitability

11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Focus on Turkmenistan

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Gas-to-chemicals projects in Turkmenistan and the modernisation of Turkmenbashy refinery complex

11:50
POTENTIAL OF GAS CHEMICAL PROJECTS IN CENTRAL ASIA

PRESENTATION

Global trends in gas chemical industry

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Focus on Uzbekist an: Creating a petrochemical clust er in Uzbekistan: revamping Shurtan gas chemical complex and constructing a new petrochemical MTO complex

PRESENTATION

Deep processing of natural gas: advanced and cost-effective methane-to-petrochemicals processes

PRESENTATION

What are the promising technologies for the conversion of gas to fuel and high value-added products

13:30
LUNCH
14:30
ESTABLISHING STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

PRESENTATION

Analysis of the investment climate in the region: what level of interest is there from investors and potential partners in the Central Asia and Caspian region? What preferences and government support measures are available?

PRESENTATION

Financing downstream investment projects: investment project implementation experience as illustrated by one of the banks operating in the region

PRESENTATION

What technological partnership format can Borealis offer to its potential partners in the Central Asia and Caspian region?

PRESENTATION

Technological partnership with global producers as a way to attract investment: global best practices in downstream

CASE STUDY

Joint venture between Air Liquide and KazMunayGas: first results of collaboration and outlook

16:30
Coffee break
17:00
5 Downstream priorities to focus on in the Central Asia and Caspian region

DISCUSSION – BRAINSTORMING

The discussion format enables active participation from all conference delegates who will discuss the priorities for Downstream in Central Asia and Caspian for the coming year, based on the findings and statistics presented over the two days.

18:00
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