Exploring Innovations in the Downstream 

For ten years, Hydrocarbon Processing's International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) has been the leading downstream technology event. For 2018, IRPC Americas will be held in Houston, Texas, on September 25–26.

The two-day conference and exhibition will provide a high-level technical forum in which key players in the petrochemical and refinery sector will meet to share knowledge and learn about best practices and the latest industry advances. The conference also serves as an ideal venue for HPI professionals to network with their peers from across the Americas.

Call for Abstracts closes 6 April 2018

Subjects covered will include:

  • Digitalization of the refinery/plant
  • Fuels of the future
  • IMO sulfur regulations
  • Emerging technologies in the refining and petrochemical sectors
  • Heavy oil/bottom-of-the-barrel
  • Catalysts (traditional vs. emerging industries, heavy feedstocks effect on catalyst, etc.)
  • Feedstocks
  • Process control and instrumentation
  • Filtration/separation
  • Maintenance/reliability (digitalization in maintenance and reliability, hydrogen attacks, benchmarking/analytics/metrics, troubleshooting, corrosion mitigation, etc.)
  • Safety/environment
  • Water management
  • Energy efficiency/process-plant optimization
  • Rise in the integration of refining and petrochemical operations
  • Clean fuels/biofuels
  • Policy and regulations
  • Refinery and plant economics

Speaking Opportunities:

For more information on speaking opportunities at IRPC 2018, please contact Melissa Smith at Melissa.Smith@GulfPub.com or +1 (713) 520-4475.

Secure your company’s participation today!

Take advantage of this opportunity to participate in IRPC 2018 as a sponsor/exhibitor and position your company as a leader in this market.

For more information on exhibits/sponsorship opportunities, please contact Hortensia “Tish” Barroso, Business Development Manager at Hortensia.Barroso@GulfPub.com or +1 (713) 520-4404


 Hosted by:

Hydrocarbon Processing


Hosted by:
Hydrocarbon Processing Gulf Publishing Company