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  • This year The CEE & Turkey Refining & Petrochemicals Summit will be co-located with the CIS Downstream Summit!

Agenda  Day Two – 14 October, Wednesday

08:30 - 08:45

Chairman’s Opening Remarks

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08:45 - 09:30

KEYNOTE PANEL: OIL PRICE, OIL PRICE, OIL PRICE AND ITS IMPACT DOWNSTREAM

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In recent news there has been mixed opinions about the impact of the suppressed oil prices on downstream businesses and portfolios - reports that indicate both upturn and downturn in margins and profits.

  • Impact of the sustained crude price decline on refining and petrochemical business
  • Impact on refining margins
  • Opportunities to invest and diversify further downstream?
  • Investment planning and project financing – how has this been impacted?

09:30 - 10:00

Turkey as An Epi-Centre of Opportunity for the Region’s Refining and Petrochemical Industry

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  • Investment and project overviews
  • Allegiances and alliances – Europe or Asia?
  • Opportunities for integration
  • The country’s role as a strategically important transit and energy hub
  • Turkey’s petrochemical sector: local production investment vs imported products

10:00 - 10:30

STAR Refinery Integration Project Update

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  • Creating added Value with the new STAR Refinery Integration Development in Turkey
  • The financial journey
  • Contractor selection; site preparation issues; project update
10:30 - 11:00

6 Months Operational – Tupras’ Residuum Upgrade Project (RUP)

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  • First insights 6 months in and expect ROI
  • Further investment plans
  • The challenges to integrate a new power plant to RUP and Izmit Refinery

11:00 - 11:30

Morning Refreshments and Networking break

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11:30 - 11:50

Application of State of Art Technologies to Reduce Energy Consumption and Improve the Energy Efficiency of Crude Processing Units including the Powerhouse

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  • EU legislation update
  • Energy Management System (ISO50001) key components
  • Energy Management Information System considerations
  • Energy Efficiency Improvements utilising Advanced Process Control (MPC). Optimisation in the controller
  • Energy efficiency APC applications

  • Steve Offer Energy Solutions Business Development Manager - Emerson Process Management
11:50 - 12:20

Energy Improvements through Efficiency Increase and Cost Decrease

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  • How to lead and implement energy awareness programs, energy management systems and energy cost related initiations
  • Energy Management System ISO 50001 implementation at INA
  • Energy improvements and programs in INA refineries
12:20 - 12:40

Case Study of Air Preheater Replacement at Large CDU Furnace

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  • Fuel saving
  • Overall efficiency
  • NOx emission
  • Energy used per processed m3 of crude

12:40 - 13:00

Ceramic Coatings to Improve Fired Heater Efficiency

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  • High emissivity coatings, properties and composition
  • Coating process and results, resulting in efficiency increase and emission reduction among other benefits
  • Case study of Deep Oil Refining Unit Refinery, Russia

14:00 - 14:30

Implementing Operational Excellence (O.E) in the Current Climate

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  • What is operational excellence?
  • Drivers for implementing change with current oil prices low
  • Operational excellence as a key element for sustainable performance and growth
  • Political and economic challenges in downstream
  • Innovation key for continuous improvement
  • Leadership and change in operational excellence

14:00

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOCUS AFTERNOON

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14:30 - 14:50

Engineering the Future – Innovation and Skills Make the Difference

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  • Technical expertise and competence
  • Utilizing knowledge and experience gained
  • Open sharing with vendors and engineering partners
  • Need to find unconventional approaches to respect vendor expertise available
  • Giving proper creative time at begin of project

14:50 - 15:20

Process Efficiency Improvement – Concept and Practice

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  • Efficiency characteristics of processes
  • Identifying process improvement needs
  • Applying lean management approach in process improvement
  • Lean management experiences from the oil industry

15:20 - 15:45

Afternoon Refreshments and Networking Break

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15:45 - 16:15

Saras Case Study: Operational Excellence

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16:15 - 16:45

MOL: The Efficiency Improvement Programme from 2015 Onwards

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  • Case study of the programme – drivers and objectives
  • Key refinery Energy Efficiency Improvement story 2012 – 2014
  • cUSD400m of savings, 30% from energy efficiency improvement

  • Miika Eerola Group Downstream Production Senior Vice President - MOL
16:45 - 17:15

Improving Operations to Maximize Diesel Yield at OMV Petrom

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17:15

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks and End of Day Two

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18:30

Danube River Cruise and Drinks Reception

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