Future Downstream

Online | 21 November 2023

Attendees from across the world tuned in online to share insights, debate topics and access business opportunities at the fourth Future Downstream conference. Speakers explored how disruption, digitalisation and innovation was shaping the downstream oil and gas and chemical manufacturing sectors.

Below you can find the content recordings from the event or visit our Future Downstream playlist on YouTube

Opening Remarks Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group 05:11
Panel 1: The Progress of a Hybrid Digital twin for the Downstream Sector – Effectively Measuring the impact of Prescriptive and Predictive Maintenance 01:04:05
In Conversation: with Shane McArdle, SVP Production, Kongsberg Digital 18:43
Panel 2: Downstream Innovation and Decarbonisation – Defining the Technology Path to Net Zero 01:03:05
Presentation: "Meeting Net Zero Targets - How Can Predictive Maintenance Help" by Francesco Coletti, CEO, Hexxcell Ltd 20:33
Presentation: "Refineries of the Future” – Unlocking Previously Hidden or Lost Profits" by Christian Retek, Chief Revenue Officer, Flutura 26:09
Panel 3: Defining the Digital Journey – Creating a Data Driven Connected Facility 55:31
Presentation: "Voovio, The Digital Twin of the Person" by Jaime Aguilera, Founder & CEO, Voovio Technologies 21:07
In Conversation: with Jason Gislason, Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company 20:23
Panel 4: Digital Sustainability and Culture Management - Implementing a Transformational Culture throughout the Value Chain 01:06:58
In Conversation: with Bryan Glover, Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company 13:16
Presentation: “Urban Digital Twins – Decarbonizing the Built Environment” with Michael Jansen, Chairman and CEO, Cityzenith 21:54
Panel 5: Sustainability and Reducing Scope 1 and 2 Emissions - How to Deliver on the Circular Economy 01:01:32
DAY 1 Closing Remarks: with Bob Maughon, EVP Sustainability, Technology, and Innovation, CTO & CSO, SABIC and Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International 38:41
Panel 6: Predictive Maintenance and AI – Building the Foundations for Successful Asset Performance Management 01:05:07
Presentation: "The New Paradigm for a Transformed Future Downstream Sector" by Horia Orenstein, VP, Business Development, Lummus Digital 16:16
Panel 7: The Convergence of IT and OT – Ensuring best practices for Data Regulation toProtect Downstream Assets? 58:32
Presentation: "Sustainable Refining Through the Energy Transition – Key Characteristics of the Sites Well Positioned to adapt to the Energy Transition" with Alan Gelder, VP Refining, Chemicals and Oil Markets, Downstream Global, Wood Mackenzie 23:56
Panel 8: Building Supply Chain Opportunities and Resilience – Challenging the Status Quo 01:00:58
Presentation: "Decarbonisation. Targeting the Higher Emitting Industries, Status of Technologies, Approaches and Examples of Projects being Implemented" with Marc Heerink, VP Business Development & Strategy, Production, Fuels & Energy Transition, Fluor 24:31
Panel 9: The Decarbonisation and Transformation Journey – How Technology is Driving Sustainability 01:04:55
Closing Remarks: with Alessandro Pistillo, Director, Digital Strategic Projects, BASF SE &
Adam Soroka, Managing Director, Cavendish Group International