World Refining & Fuel Conference — San Antonio Immediately following the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers' (AFPM) Annual Meeting
Changing Feedstocks, Changing Fuels: Effects of Unconventionals on Economics, Refining and Fuels
Please join us as presenters from a number of companies and government organizations, as well as Hart Energy experts, discuss and debate on how the current and future regulatory constraints will be met with unconventional resources, biofuels, alternative fuels and new technologies. Hart Energy will also honor top refiners and/or energy producers with its annual Refining & Energy Company of the Year awards. Honorees will be announced during the luncheon. Learn more.
Networking Dinner: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 6-9 PM Conference: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 7 AM - 5 PM Add to Calendar
The format of the conference will be interactive discussion panels addressing the panel questions. Each topic will be introduced by the moderator with a brief presentation, which will then be continued by panel discussion lead by each session moderator.
Featured speakers include:
Kevin Brown Senior Vice President, Refining LyondellBasell
Mike Ashar President Irving Oil
Dr. Partha P. Maitra President, Petroleum Business Reliance Industries
Frederico Kremer Manager of Commercial Solutions and Products Development Petrobras
Chip Haass Manager, Market Development Chesapeake Energy
Andy Lipow President Lipow Oil Associates LLC
Roland Hwang Transportation Program Director Natural Resources Defense Council
Michael J. McAdams President Advanced Biofuels Association
Registration & Light Refreshments
Welcome & Opening Remarks – Setting the Conference Agenda
Kristine Klavers, Senior Vice President, Hart Energy
Don Paul, Executive Director, University of Southern California Energy, former Chief Technology Officer, Chevron
Panel: Refining Opportunities Around the Globe
How a U.S. Integrated Refiner Navigates Fresh Raw Materials Streams and Changing Global Markets Kevin Brown, Senior Vice President, Refining, LyondellBasell
Canadian Refining Perspectives Mike Ashar, President, Irving Oil
Dr. Partha P. Maitra, President, Petroleum Business, Reliance Industries
Michael E. Leister, Fuels Technology Manager, Marathon Petroleum Corp.
Terrence Higgins, Executive Director, Hart Energy
Concluding Remarks — What Have We Learned and Where Do We Go from Here? The moderators of this session will lead an audience Q&A discussion on the conference's key discussions and findings.
Dr. Don Paul, Executive Director, University of Southern California Energy, former Chief Technology Officer, Chevron
Liisa Kiuru-Griffith, Executive Director, IFQC, Hart Energy
Past Attendees Include:
Advanced Refining Technologies/Chevron • Afton Chemical • Air Liquide • Air Products • Air Products & Chemicals, Inc • Airgas • Alaska Airlines • American Refining Group • Aspen Technololgy • Baker & O'Brien, Inc. • Baker Hughes • BASF • BP • California Energy Commission Petrobras • Canadian Petroleum Products Institute • Centre for High Technology • Chemical Process and Production, Inc • Chemrec AB • Chevron • Chicago Bridge & Iron • CHT • Climax Molybdenum • ConocoPhillips • Corporate Planning, KNPC • CountryMark • CRI Catalyst Company • Criterion Catalyst Company • DNV Petroleum Services • EIA • Environment Canada • ExxonMobil • Foster Wheeler • Global Energy Strategies • Grace Davison • hte Aktiengesellschaft • Indian Oil Ltd • Infineum USA LP • Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo • International Fuel Quality Center • Japan Petroleum Energy Center • Kuwait National Petroleum Company • Lubrizol • Lummus Technology • LyondellBasell • Marathon Petroleum • Merichem Company • Mustang Engineers and Construstors • Oberon Fuels • Petrobras • PetroChina • Phoenix Park Gas Processors • Platts • Reliance Industries • Renerwable Energy Corp • Rhodia Inc. • Sapphire Energy • Saudi Aramco • Shaw Energy & Chemicals • Sinopec • SK Energy • SK innovation • Toyota • TPC Group • Unipec America, Inc. • UOP LLC • USC Energy Institute • Vainieri Consulting • W. R. Grace • World Refining & Fuels Service