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AGENDA 2021

18:00
SPEAKERS’ MEETING
19:00
WELCOME RECEPTION TO ALL PARTICIPANTS
We will have a friendly welcome reception for all the participants and speakers who have arrived in Tashkent the day before the 1st day of the conference.
8:00
REGISTRATION AND MORNING COFFEE BREAK
9:00
WELCOME SPEECH
9:10
GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW OF DOWNSTREAM DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES IN CENTRAL ASIA
  • MODERATOR:
EVNIKA POLOVINKINA
Managing Director
GLOBUC
  • 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 strategic priorities that will determine the development of the downstream sector in the next 5 years
Sergey Radchenko
Head CIS Region
NEXANTECA
  • Global trends and industrial priorities in the field of sustainable development. Energy transition is 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
Sponsor networking coffee break:
11:30
PROMISING PETROCHEMICAL PRODUCTS IN CENTRAL ASIA AND SALES CHANNELS
  • MODERATOR:
Nuriddin Mukhtorov
Deputy Head of the Refining and Petrochemicals Department
Uzbekneftegaz
  • 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
  • Managing the product quality control function in the downstream industry.
Assel Kulybekova
Manager, Outsourcing services, Caspian sub-region
SGS KAZAKHSTAN
  • Maximizing the profitability of existing assets through increased focus on operations: performance increase by solvent replacement in AGRU
Elena Petriaeva
Technical Marketing Manager Middle East and Central Asia
BASF
13:00
BUSINESS LUNCH
Sponsor 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
  • Banking support of contracts as an effective tool in the implementation of investment projects
Igor Smirnov
Deputy Head of the Banking Support of Contracts Department
GAZPROMBANK
  • Engineering vs Engineering thinking: synergy for investment projects
IGOR ZUGA
General Director
ONHP
  • Investments in green hydrogen in Kazakhstan
Askhat Bekenov
Head of Energy and Sustainability Development Projects
KAZAKH INVEST
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?
  • DISCUSSION MODERATOR:
TALGAT TEMIRZHANOV
Managing Director
ILF CONSULTING ENGINEERS
  • DISCUSSION MEMBERS:
Igor Smirnov
Deputy Head of the Banking Support of Contracts Department
GAZPROMBANK
Askhat Bekenov
Head of Energy and Sustainability Development Projects
KAZAKH INVEST
Luigi Fiorentino
Vice-President Commercial, CIS & Turkey
Technip Energies
IGOR ZUGA
General Director
ONHP
15:30
COFFEE BREAK & EXHIBITION TOUR OF THE CONFERENCE
Sponsor 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
  • Gazprom Neft's new downstream projects and technologies
Mikhail Nikulin
General Director
GAZPROMNEFT - INDUSTRIAL INNOVATIONS
  • 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
Sponsor cocktail reception:
8:30
REGISTRATION AND MORNING COFFEE BREAK
9:00
OVERVIEW OF THE LARGEST DOWNSTREAM PROJECTS
  • MODERATOR:
Volodymyr Oliynyk
Director, Business Development FSU
KBR Technology Solutions
  • Difficulties in managing large downstream projects
Afgan Guliyev
Director Project Management Office
SOCAR TURKEY
  • Project in focus: Uzbekistan GTL
Kidirboi Kaipnazarov
Production Director
UZBEKISTAN GTL
  • Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex Upgrade Project
Sridhar Nagaraja
PMC Team Leader - Bureauveritas
SHURTAN GAS UPGRADE PROJECT
11:00
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Sponsor networking coffee break:
11:30
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF PRODUCTION
  • MODERATOR:
Konstantin Anuchin
Chief Process Engineer
SCHLUMBERGER
  • Digital twin at the KazMunayGas Refinery
TARAS TARASOV
Head of Information Technology
PAVLODAR OIL REFINERY
MARIYAM IGISENOVA
Head of Automation, Planning and Operational Control Department
KAZMUNAYGAS
  • Data infrastructure as the basis for a digital refinery
Vadim Fedorov
Business Development Director
AVEVA
  • Improving efficiency of processes with the help of accurate modeling of secondary oil refining reactors
Konstantin Anuchin
Chief Process Engineer
SCHLUMBERGER
  • WIKA Digital solutions for downstream
Enver Shulgin
Senior Vice President
WIKA CIS
  • Revolutionary New Tubeskin Measurement in Process Furnace
Robert Poteet
Director of Business Development Global Project Business
WIKA
13:00
BUSINESS LUNCH
14:00
NEW DIRECTIONS OF GAS CHEMICALS DEVELOPMENT IN THE REGION
  • MODERATOR:
Dr. MATTHIAS STEIN
Director Chemical Conversion Market
AIR LIQUIDE GLOBAL E&C SOLUTIONS
  • Gas-based chemicals: navigating through global volatility
OLIVIER MARONNEAUD
Director Chemical Consulting
IHS MARKIT
  • 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
15:30
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
Sponsor 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.

The main difficulties and challenges present in the implementation of the development plan of petrochemical projects in Central Asia
  • Decarbonisation of the oil and gas industry: the impact of global decarbonisation on the industry in the region
  • Logistics, design and management
  • Digital transformation of the industry
  • Industrial and environmental safety: comprehensive improvement of the enterprise security system
  • Growth forecast and future of the market
  • MODERATOR:
Igor Girnyk
Founder
BALTCHEM INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS
  • DISCUSSION MEMBERS:
Gabit Tolkinbayev
General Director
PetroGas Chemical Association in Kazakhstan
Umid Siddikov
Deputy of Chairman of the Board
JIZZAKH PLASTIC
Luigi Fiorentino
Vice-President Commercial, CIS & Turkey
Technip Energies
Rustem Kereev
Chief Process Engineer
NEFTEKHIM COMPANY
Odilzhon Tilavoldiev
Chief Engineer
Chinazky refinery
Ikbol Rahimov
Project Director
FERGANA REFINERY
17:00
END OF THE CONFERENCE
9 NOVEMBER 2021 | DAY 1