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Tuesday 5th June

The Future of Latin American Refining: Predictions for the Next Decade

Ernesto Gomez Cabarcas, Gerente de Producción de la Refinería de Cartagena, Ecopetrol
Sergio Padovani, Economics and Scheduling Manager, Buenos Aires Refinery, Shell CAPSA
Ignacio Millán, Gerente Departamento Planeamiento e Innovación Downstream, YPF
Patricio Farfan, Director of Refineries, ENAP
Daniel Monzón, Partner, Arthur D. Little (moderator)

HYDROPROCESSING – Ask the Experts Panel

Fernando Llanos, Production and Operations Supervisor, ENAP
Per Zeuthen, General Manager- Catalyst Marketing, Haldor Topsoe
Amit Kelkar, Global Distillate Application Specialist, Criterion Catalysts & Technologies
Daniel Monzón, Partner, Arthur D. Little (moderator)

Experts in Action – Hydroprocessing
Catalyst dense loading: a strategic step for the reactor operation?

Miguel Sanchez, Catalyst Loading Specialist, South America, Crealyst

Speed networking


Lunch


Experts in Action – Shutdowns and Turnarounds
Preparing Bottom of the Barrel Vessel Entry – Venezuelan Coker Unit Emergency Outage

Martha Smith, Global Technical Director, ZymeFlow Technologies

TROUBLESHOOTING & MAINTENANCE – Ask the Experts Panel

Paul Rodriguez Jordan, Consultant, Pampa Energía
Fabian Quiñones, Maintenance Engineer, ENAP
Rodolfo Kramer, Gerente de Gestión Integral de Activos Downstream, YPF

Experts in Action – Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Introducing technology to speed up the troubleshooting process

Networking Reception – Vino Tinto in Buenos Aires

Wednesday 6th June

CRUDE AND VACUUM DISTILLATION/ COKING – Ask the Experts Panel

Fabian Lombardi, Process Engineering Manager, Axion Energy
Hector Peña, Head of Programming and Terminals, ENAP
Celso Pajaro, Head Engineered Solutions Refinery, Sulzer
Daniel Monzón, Partner, Arthur D. Little (moderator)

Experts in Action – Crude & Vacuum Distillation & Coking
Continuous Level Solutions for Heavy Oil Processing

Tai Piazza, Refining Industry Manager, VEGA Americas Inc.

FCC – Ask the Experts Panel

Kiron Unda, Process Engineer, ENAP

Experts in Action – FCC

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLES

  • Corrosion: Adapting to increased crude flexibility
  • Improving activation procedures in the most efficient and cost-effective way
  • Catalyst Evaluation and Development

Quick Lunch


Site Visit to Shell CAPSA’s Buenos Aires Refinery