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1st stream
2nd stream
13:30
WORKSHOP REGISTRATION
14:00
TECHNICAL WORKSHOP ABOUT ONE OF THE TOPICS BELOW:
1. Sustainability and investments / The potential of implementation of decarbonisation technologies
2. Digitalisation and improved operational efficiency for sustainable downstream production
3. Potential risks with refineries and petrochemical complexes in the future
4. Implementation of innovative technologies in the downstream sector in Central Asia
18:00
CONFERENCE SPEAKERS’ MEETING
19:00
WELCOME RECEPTION
8:00
REGISTRATION AND WELCOME MORNING COFFEE
9:00
WELCOME SPEECH
9:10
CENTRAL ASIA DOWNSTREAM MARKET OUTLOOK: GEOPOLITICAL INFLUENCES AND THE END OF THE PANDEMIC
The current situation is creating a lot of uncertainty in the oil & gas industry and is changing energy geopolitics. In this session we will focus on how the current geopolitical situation affects the regional downstream market and oil & gas prices.
  • How has the downstream market changed under the influence of the geopolitical situation in the world on the CA market
  • Overview of all downstream projects and future plans of Uzbekneftegaz. How will the market of petrochemicals products in Central Asia change with the full capacity of the Uzbekistan GTL plant
  • What is the local government support of the downstream industry and the implementation of sustainable development
  • Q&A session with all session speakers
10:40
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:10
THE POTENTIAL SCENARIOS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DOWNSTREAM MARKET IN CA
The current geopolitical situation caused disruptions in the supply chain and logistics in the downstream markets in Central Asia. Here we will discuss the strategies and insights on mitigating the risks and impact of the supply-chain disruptions brought on by the impact of the geopolitical situation.
  • Analytics on domestic consumption, export and import of petrochemicals products in CA
  • Supply chain management and logistics of petrochemical products in the region
  • Ensuring technological sovereignty through innovation and the development of an industry standard with the scope of OPEC+
Georgy Morozov
Chief Project Engineer, Head of incomsteel Division
Inkomsystem
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Energy Sector
Sultan Garayev
Corporate Strategy and Development Group Director
SOCAR
  • Q&A session with all session speakers
13:00
NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:00
THE NEXT SESSION IS DIVIDED INTO 2 STREAMS/ROOMS FOCUSING ON: PETROCHEMICALS PROJECTS
THE NEXT SESSION IS DIVIDED INTO 2 STREAMS/ROOMS FOCUSING ON: GAS CHEMICALS PROJECTS
THE NEXT SESSION IS DIVIDED INTO 2 STREAMS/ROOMS FOCUSING ON: PETROCHEMICALS PROJECTS
  • KPI: strategy of the polypropylene production plant in Kazakhstan to integrate into the global petrochemical market
  • Three new polymer production plants for SASA Polyester Sanayi A.Ş
  • Modernization of the gasoline fraction isomerisation unit
  • Potential for the production of small and medium-tonnage chemicals in Central Asia
  • Q&A session with all session speakers
THE NEXT SESSION IS DIVIDED INTO 2 STREAMS/ROOMS FOCUSING ON: GAS CHEMICALS PROJECTS
  • Latest update on the progress in the construction of a new gas chemical complex in Uzbekistan based on the technological process of converting methanol to olefins (MTO)
  • Fertilizer production project in Uzbekistan
  • Catalysis and process technology driving optimal performance within chemical processing, hydroprocessing and emissions management
Speaker to be confirmed
Topsoe
  • The latest developments for the production of "blue" and "green" methanol and ammonia
  • Q&A session with all session speakers
15:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION AREA TOUR
16:00
THE CHANGING INVESTMENT ATTRACTIVENESS OF THE DOWNSTREAM SECTOR IN CA
One of the most important and difficult tasks for the development of the oil and gas industry is to attract international investment. In this session, we will listen to international banks, national investment promotion agencies, government agencies and international associations.
  • Analysis of investments of international banks in Central Asian countries. Which markets are of interest to international investors in the region
  • Governmental investment policies in the downstream sectors of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkey
  • Sustainable development and production decarbonisation of the future downstream project as a major factor in obtaining project financing
  • Q&A session with all session speakers
17:30
END OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE CONFERENCE AND PREPARATION FOR THE EVENING PROGRAMME
18:00
EVENING GALA COCKTAIL RECEPTION
8:30
REGISTRATION AND MORNING COFFEE BREAK
9:00
RISKS AND PROJECT FINANCE IN THE DOWNSTREAM INDUSTRY IN CA
One of the most important and difficult challenges for the project owners is securing project finance. In this session we will listen to international banks, export credit agencies and government authorities.
  • Ensuring project financing in the new reality in Uzbekistan
DANILA LOGOFET
Partner
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS
  • Banking support of contracts
  • Risks of project financing. The role of export credit agencies
  • Discussion on the challenges around the downstream project finance
  • Q&A session with all session speakers
11:00
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:30
REVAMPS AND UPGRADES OF DOWNSTREAM PROJECTS IN TURKEY, AZERBAIJAN AND CA
  • Successes and challenges of modernisation of the Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery in Baku
  • EPC contractors about risks and difficulties in working with projects in the region
  • The modernisation of the Fergana refinery in Uzbekistan
Ikbol Rakhimov
Project Director
FERGANA REFINERY
  • Overcoming technical and logistics problems in project management
  • Digitalisation is the key to improving the operational efficiency of plant operation
  • Q&A session with all session speakers
13:00
NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:00
ENERGY TRANSITION AND DECARBONISATION OF OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY IN CA
Change is happening. And it is happening fast. In this session we will discuss how oil and gas companies in Central Asia can decarbonise. We will cover topics like “what would the refineries of the future in the energy-transitioned world look like?”, “what is the future of closing the loop in the petrochemical world?” and “what is the role of hydrogen in the energy transition?”
  • What is the strategy for the development of green energy in Central Asia?
  • A tale of the largest hydrogen project in Central Asia - Svevind Green Hydrogen project in Kazakhstan
  • Potential risks associated with refineries and petrochemical complexes in the future
  • What is the future of the circular economy in the world of petrochemicals?
  • Digitalisation as the main tool in market decarbonisation
  • Q&A session to with session speakers
15:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
16:00
CLOSING SESSION AND DISCUSSION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE DOWNSTREAM MARKET IN THE REGION
  • Closing presentation and discussion: How the Central Asian market will continue to develop in the downstream industry
17:00
END OF THE CONFERENCE
19 OCT 2022 | DAY 1

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