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 Europe will be held in Milan, Italy on June 5–6.

The two-day conference and exhibition will provide a high-level technical forum in which key players in the global petrochemical and refinery sector will meet to share knowledge and learn about best practices and the latest industry advances

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



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