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Asia’s Leading Petrochemical Producers & Refiners to Gather at Asian Downstream Week

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SINGAPORE/PRNewswire/ — Part of the Singapore International Energy Week, the 9th Annual Asian Downstream Week, organized by the World Refining Association, is set to take place in 2 months’ time on 26-27 October 2016 in Singapore.

This year’s Asian Downstream Week has been re-branded and expanded to focus on total digital transformation to upend traditional business models, and significantly alter their bottom lines.

The two-day, three-stream conference will cover industry critical topics including big data, IT/OT convergence, supply chain innovations, predictive maintenance, plant connectivity and case studies on operational excellence and plant maintenance.

Topics to be covered include:

Vishal Mehta, Head of Digital Strategy, Architecture and Technology, Reliance Industries Limited will talk about Reliance’s digital journey
Peter Reynolds – Contributing Analyst, ARC Advisory Group, on how previously stranded data from industrial assets can be connected to deliver new competitive advantage.
Senthil Ramani, Managing Director, Digital Business Lead and Director, IOT Center of excellence – Resource Industries, Accenture Consulting will share his views on digital & IOT adoption – bridging the gap from strategy to execution
Charles Nie, E-business and Supply Chain Optimization Manager, Covestro will discuss supply chain excellence in the chemical industry and offer dynamics & effective solutions
Partha Ray, Vice President Asia, Siemens will present on digital plant and industrial 4.0 in process industry
KT Khong, Head of Production, Shell Jurong Island will moderate a panel on analytics & asset management and their implications for your operating model
Manoj Singh, Reliability Specialist, Chevron will talk about equipment downtime and avoiding asset failures
Alongside the conference, there will be a targeted exhibition where performance improvement leaders and technology experts from the industry showcase their latest technologies. Attendees can learn more about the various technologies at the “On-floor Technical Seminar” happening during the networking breaks which is FREE to attend and open to all.

International and regional downstream operators that have confirmed their attendance up to date include: BASF, BP Singapore, Cabot Corporation, Chevron, Clariant, Covestro, Engro Polymer & Chemicals, Essar Group, Formosa Petrochemical Corporation, Hanwha Total Petrochemical, HPCL-Mittal Energy, Indorama, Lotte Chemical, Pertamina, Petronas, PT Pertamina, Reliance Industries, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Singapore Refining Company, SK Chemical, Sumitomo Chemical, TAKREER, Thai Oil, Dow Chemical, Valspar and many more.

Event dates and location:
Conference: 26-27 October 2016
Location: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore
Event website:

For more information, interviews and media accreditation:
Marketing & Communications
Jaclynn Ng
Clarion Events Pte Ltd
Tel: +65 6590 3970
Fax: +65 6223 9196

Source: World Refining Association (Clarion Events)
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Written by asiafreshnews

August 24, 2016 at 5:40 pm

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