Topics & Sessions

Theme:
“Delivering process efficiency through innovation and value creation


Main Topics:

Process Synthesis, Modelling and Optimization

  • Processes synthesis (techniques to create process schemas from enumeration to super structure)
  • Processes optimization (identifying the right balance between using mathematical techniques and applying chemical engineering principles and plant constraints}
  • Process Integration (eco industrial park for integrating refinery & petrochemical plants to exchange heat and cooling and minimize
    energy and environmental waste)
  • Innovative flow schemes and mechanisms to reduce energy intensity of hydro processing units
  • Energy efficient aromatic complexes –  design concepts  & industrial experience
  • Energy efficient method for anode grade coke manufacturing from with high sulphur crude
  • CO2 sequestration & optimized hydrogen production methods
  • In-line versus end of the pipe treatment (environmental treatment & flare minimization)
  • Molecular Modeling (techniques for tracing the Carbon molecules to improve on petroleum product quality, increase reaction yields and ensure compliance to environmental requirements (Ex. Benzene )
  • Numerical analysis in chemical engineering (Ex, identifying events by commotional computational fluid dynamics models to generate proactive KPIs for thermal and corrosion violations in plants)
  • Better options for bottom up gradation
  • Optimization in refining utilities consumption 
  • Alternative methods for sulphur reduction from fossil fuels
  • Innovative technologies  in crude oil processing
  • Innovation in catalyst design
  • Flare recovery, zero flaring, H.I.P.S.
  • Quantitative failure analysis

Process & Equipment Design

  • End of the pipe environmental treatment & flare minimization
  • Chemical (process engineering) role in the automation of manufacturing operation (MOM) practices {modeling for planning, scheduling, data recompilation, fault identification, inferential)
  • Chemical (process engineering) role in the procedure automation (PA) of continuous process  {process step diagrams and PA modeling)
  • Process intensification  (use of alternative energy sources {ultrasonic, light} to improve mass and energy transfer
  • “Process intensification” for unconventional/ marginal gas processing
  • Equipment implants and process improvements with distillation units
  • Monetization of low BTU gas
  • Fuel & loss management in refining industry
  • Prudent methods for chloride management  in refining
  • Caustic & amine management with alternatives
  • Black powder issues and gas pipelines
  • Alternative methods for sulphur reduction from fossil fuels

Process Retrofitting, Debottlenecking and Constraint Management

  • Retrofitting heat exchanger trains
  • Combustion flow dynamic modeling to predict proactive thermal, corrosion and reliability KPIs
  • On-line control modernization
  • Support model for automation applications
  • Hydrocarbon loss control
  • Operation risk in refineries & petrochemical
  • Problem solving of hydraulic de-bottlenecking
  •  Problem solving of thermal de-bottlenecking
  • Increased utilization & availability in plants
  • Benchmarking analysis of operation excellence
  • Automatic procedures for abnormal situation management
  • Management of change

Official Sponsors

 

Diamond Sponsors

nogaholding
SABIC
sadara

Platinum Sponsors

AIChE

AIChE

Schneider_Electric

UOP_Honeywell

Gold Sponsors

TLG

SASREF

Shell

Silver Sponsors

AIChE

AIChE

SAMREF

YOKOGAWA

 

Supporting Organizations

Main Supporting Organization

AIChE

Supporting Organizations

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BECA-Hi-Res-logo

Organized By

SAS-AIChE
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Official Partners

AIChE Publication

cep

Cartographer

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Money Exchange Services

nonoo

Advertising Agency

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Partner Hotel

intercontinental

Travel Agent

mathias

Rent-a-Car Company

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International Media Partner

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Official Regional Business Publication

Bloomberg Business Week logo
 

Event Partners

CCPS-MEPSC-2015
wpc-csr
wpc-2017
EMET 2016
pogee
global-offshore-technology
shaleuk
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Media Partners

ptq
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