Abu Dhabi to host BBTC MENA in December
Euro Petroleum Consultants' BBTC event to be held on 9-10th December
Euro Petroleum Consultants’ residue upgrading BBTC MENA – Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference will take place in Abu Dhabi on 9th and 10th December. Abu Dhabi oil refining company Takreer and a number of leading technology companies will present at the conference.
The focus of the conference will be on residue upgrading as a solution for the provision of cleaner fuels, the gradual substitution to heavier feedstock and the decreasing demand for heavy oil. The BBTC MENA conference and exhibition will also discuss new technologies, project trends and equipment innovations.Key conference topics will include global and regional markets overview, selecting the optimum resid upgrading configuration, thermal and gasification, hydroprocessing, RFCC- technologies & catalysts and hydrogen and sulphur management
Andy Gibbins, EPC’s Vice President Middle East, said: “In a market where competitive advantage is crucial, refiners need residue conversion solutions that use proven technologies to maximise conversion to distillates. This is the only event where such a detailed overview of best available technologies can be obtained”.
Foster Wheeler, one of the sponsors of BBTC MENA, added: “Our presentations will focus on sharing and discussing developed concepts, options, and innovative technology combinations for upgrading residues with the help of proven case studies and outlined benefits.”
Companies that have announced their participation in BBTC MENA are Criterion, GRACE, CB&I, Ivanhoe Energy, Axens, Foster Wheeler, Grace, ART, Chevron Lummus Global, CB&I, Criterion Catalysts, Shell Global Solutions, UOP, KBR Technology, Flowserve, Daily Thermetrics, Air Products, Nexant, Albemarle and Engineers India.