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A one day Petrochemical Conclave is being sponsored by IndianOil to bring all stake holders of various streams of petrochemicals under one umbrella. The Conclave will be a platform for meaningful exchange of ideas between the global leaders in the petrochemical industry and will also showcase to the world the investment / growth opportunities available in India and the sub-continent. Leading players across the globe in the entire petrochemical value chain comprising producers, technology licensors, downstream industry, logistics providers etc. are expected to participate. The details of the conclave are as under:-

7th February, 2014 (Friday)

The Leela, Ambience Gurgaon Hotel & Residences, Gurgaon, Delhi (NCR), India

Petrochemicals Global Trends and Opportunities

Ministry Officials, Delegates from Neighboring / Overseas Countries, Promoters, Technology providers, Consultants, Business Analysts, Entrepreneurs, Manufacturers and Customers

09.00 onwards Registration of Delegates
  Inaugural Session
10.00 - 10.05 Introduction
Mr. Avinash Verma
General Manager (Petrochemicals)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
10.05 - 10.15 Lamp Lighting
10.15 - 10.25 Welcome Address
Mr. A M K Sinha
Director (Planning & Business Development)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
10.25 - 10.35 Key Note Address - I
Mr. R. S. Butola
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
10.35 - 10.50 Key Note Address - II
Mr. Indrajit Pal, I.A.S.
Secretary (C&PC)
Deptt. of Chemicals & Petrochemicals
Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers
Government of India, New Delhi
10.50 - 11.00 Address by Guest of Honour
Shri Srikant Jena
Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for
Chemicals & Fertilizers and
Statistics & Programme Implementation
Government of India, New Delhi
11.00 - 11.10 Address by Chief Guest
Dr. M. Veerappa Moily
Hon'ble Union Minister for
Petroleum & Natural Gas and
Environment and Forests
Government of India, New Delhi
11.10 - 11.25 IndianOil: Emphatic Strides Towards Petrochemicals Growth in the Country
Mr. S. Mitra
Executive Director (Petrochemicals)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
11.25 - 11.55 Inauguration of Exhibition on Applications of Geo-Synthetics
Coffee Break
  Petrochemicals Scenario Across Continents (Session I)
  Session Chair:
Mr. Avinash Joshi
Jt. Secretary (C&PC)
Deptt. of Chemicals & Petrochemicals
Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers
Government of India, New Delhi
11.55 - 12.10 Address by Session Chair
12.10 - 12.30 Advent of Shale Gas - Impact on Global Downstream Polymers
Mr. Shahrin Ismaiyatim
Chief Content Officer
The Petrochemical Standard (TPS), London, England
12.30 - 12.50 Petrochemical Scenario Across Continents : What is Happening in the World of Polypropylene?
Mr. Sanjay Moolji
Global Product Manager
Tricon Energy Ltd., Houston, USA
12.50 - 13.10 Polyester Value Chain – Challenges Ahead
Mr. Sanjay Sharma
Managing Director
IHS Consulting
Middle East & India
13.10 - 13.30 Surfactants – Global Markets & Trends
Mr. Neil A. Burns
Managing Partner
Neil A. Burns LLC, Freehold, USA
13.30 - 13.35 Closing Remarks
13.35 - 14.30 Lunch Break
  New Technologies in Indian Scenario (Session II)
  Session Chair:
Mr. R. K. Ghosh
Director (Refineries)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
14.30 - 14.35 Opening Remarks
14.35 - 14.55 Methanol to Olefins
Mr. Joseph Gregor
MTO Commercialization Programme Director
14.55 - 15.15 Technologies for Conversion of Unconventional & Renewable Feedstocks
Mr. Philip Hill
Project Manager, Conversion Technology Centre
15.15 - 15.35 Fuelling India – With TCX Ethanol Technology
Mr. Peter O. Broussard
Vice President, Business Strategy and Development - Asia Pacific
15.35 - 15.55 Propylene Derivatives & Its Challenges – Technology Options
Mr. Toshiaki Ozaki
Deputy General Manager
Oxo Alcohols and Acrylates Department
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
15.55 - 16.00 Closing Remarks
16.00 - 16.20 Coffee Break
Focus Session: Opportunities in Geo-Synthetics (Session III)
  Session Chair:
Dr. Ashok N Desai
The Bombay Textile Research Association, Mumbai
16.20 - 16.25 Opening Remarks
16.25 - 16.40 Application of Geo Synthetics in Road Sector
Mr Satish Naik
Best Geotechnics Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
16.40 - 16.55 Usage of Geo Synthetics in Ground Improvement and Soil Stabilization
Mr. V. V. Vaishampayan
Managing Director
Sohams Foundation Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
16.55 - 17.10 Geo Synthetics Scenario in India and Success Stories
Dr. Anand R. Katti
Professor, Civil Engineering Department
Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai
17.10 - 17.25 Global Trends in Geo Synthetics for the Hydrocarbon Industry
Mr. Shahrokh P. Bagli
Chief Technology Officer
Strata Geosystems (India) Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
17.25 - 17.30 Closing Remarks
17.30 - 17.45 Coffee Break
Trends & Innovations (Session IV)
  Session Chair:
Mr. Sanjiv Singh
Executive Director (In-charge)
Paradip Refinery
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
17.45 - 17.50 Opening Remarks
17.50 - 18.10 Innovative Polymers
Mr. Darin L. Dotson
Chief Chemist
Milliken & Co
18.10 - 18.30 Rethinking Xylenes Production via Toluene Methylation
Mr. Joseph C. Gentry
Director, Global Licensing
GTC Technology US LLC
18.30 - 18.50 LyondellBasell’s Response to Changing Interregional Feedstock Economics
Mr. Martijn Vogelzang
Sales Director Licensing and Technical Services
18.50 - 18.55 Closing Remarks
18.55 - 19.00 Vote of Thanks
Mr. R. V. Prabhu
Dy. General Manager (Petrochemicals-Marketing)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
19.30 onwards Networking Dinner

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