Future Downstream

Online | 27-28 April 2022

  • Future Downstream

    EXPLORING DISRUPTION, SUSTAINABILITY AND DIGITAL INNOVATION FOR CONNECTED REFINERIES AND CHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS

ABOUT FUTURE DOWNSTREAM

Future Downstream conference explored how disruption, digitalisation and innovation continues to shape the downstream oil and gas and chemical manufacturing sectors.  The event analysed the challenges and opportunities for the refining and petrochemicals industry with a focus on machine learning, AI, asset life cycle management and performance, supply chain management, data analytics, cyber security and many other aspects of digital transformation.

Future Downstream attendees included petrochemical and refinery operators; downstream service companies; downstream automation and digitalisation specialists; technology suppliers and industry associations.

 PRESS RELEASE     KEY TAKEAWAYS     Post-conference report     Speakers

FUTURE DOWNSTREAM AT A GLANCE

 

700+
 OIL & GAS PROFESSIONALS

58
INFLUENTIAL SPEAKERS

2
FULL DAYS

19
CONTENT SESSIONS

FUTURE DOWNSTREAM ADVISORY BOARD

Udayan Vyas

Emerging Technology Strategist, Chevron

Gerco van den Brink

Digitalisation Transformation Lead, Shell – Pernis & Moerdijk

Bob Maughon

EVP Sustainability, Technology and Innovation, CTO & CSO, SABIC

Marijn Bezuijen

SME and Business Opportunity Manager, Predictive Maintenance, Shell

Future Downstream Attendee Testimonials

Future Downstream addresses the most critical issues impacting the advancement of our industry bringing together top experts to share best practices. Adoption of these practices is critical to our future.

Jason Gislason

Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company

Really enjoyed my participation in this year’s Future Downstream Event. An excellent program, with industry leading participants and with a clear focus on key transformative trends within our industry as we drive digitalization, efficiency, and sustainability within our assets.

Bob Maughon

EVP Sustainability, Technology, and Innovation, CTO & CSO, SABIC

Excellent congress and excellent quality in presentations and panels. It really shows how the industry is moving forward and committed to a process of non-negotiable industrial transformation

Miguel Garcia Carreno

Senior Manager, Circular Economy & Industrial Decarbonisation, Repsol

I thoroughly enjoyed participating in the Future of Downstream event. The program had a great mix of sector defining topics and trends and I found the Energy Transition and decarbonization focus especially valuable from my particular business angle. I look forward to next year’s event.

Marc Heerink

VP Business Development & Strategy, Production, Fuels & Energy Transition, Fluor

The Future Downstream event was brilliant. The program touched on all the key themes facing the sector and also provided great Subject Matter Expertise on Asset Management, Asset Readiness, Energy Transition and Digital which are all critical for Downstream operators and contractors to maximise value for our assets

Dan Rigby

Business Development Director, Wood


WHO ATTENDS?

What experts attending our events say about disruptive technology in oil and gas:

"How we see digital in Total is not just a matter of getting ahead of the competition, it is a matter of survival."
Thierry Adolph, Digital Officer Industry, Total

“Data is the new oil, it is going to be the key ingredient in the fourth industrial revolution.”
Ruptesh Pattanayak, Director Industry Solutions - Manufacturing & Resources Sector (UK), Microsoft

“We do see digital as the main area of transformation of our business. Cloud is the big gamechanger.”
Blaine Tookey, Technology Principal – Digital Innovation Organisation, BP