• We are proud to announce LTG Nugroho Widyotomo, Secretariat General of National Resilience Council Indonesia will be speaking
  • Check out the new speaker interview with Steve Matza
  • We have more refiners confirmed than ever! Check out the attendee list and see who's confirmed from Petronas, Pertamina, Rosneft, BSR PetroVietnam and more
  • Didier Casimiro, VP for Refining, Petrochemicals, Commerce and Logistics, Rosneft is confirmed to speak at ARTC
  • ARTC 2017 is co-hosted by National Resilience Council Indonesia (Dewan Ketahanan Nasional), Indonesia Defence University and Institute of Sciences Indonesia (LIPI)
  • Read our exclusive interview with Marcelo Kascheres, Refinery Business Development Manager- Asia, Alfa Laval
  • More than 21 Refiners represented at ARTC 2017 in Jakarta: Book now and meet Pertamina, Petronas, Sinopec, SRC, PTT Global Chemical and many more
  • Professor Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesia’s Former Minister for Energy and Former OPEC Secretary General confirmed to give an opening keynote address

Abstract Topics

Call for papers is now open and the deadline for submitting an abstract is the 1st December 2017. Download the Abstract Submission Form here in order to submit.

Below is the list of topics for this year’s Call for Papers:


  • Refinery-Petrochemical integration opportunities
  • “New or advances in petrochemical processes
  • Technologies to upgrade residues to petrochemical products
  • New routes to Olefins – technical and economic opportunities


  • Energy efficiency and energy recovery technologies
  • Carbon management and emissions control technologies and process solutions
  • Waste water management and treatment
  • Fuel oil specification changes and effects on markets
  • CO2 reduction

Refining technology and innovation

  • New or advances in refining processes
  • Bottom of the barrel upgrade and conversion processes advances
  • Process control and optimization
  • Ionic technology and alkaline reduction
  • Process safety – heightened reliability, inspection, CMS systems, monitoring

Download the Abstract Submission Form here if you would like to submit your paper on Refining Technology and Innovation.


  • Catalyst advances and catalyst management
  • Catalyst recycling technologies
  • High severity FCC
  • Hyroprocessing catalysts
  • On-purpose” production technologies e.g. propylene production, butadiene, etc


  • Maintenance, control and operational platforms
  • Asset life cycle management software
  • Supply chain – inventory management, forecasting and demand planning software
  • System integrators
  • Cyber security
  • Sales, marketing and customer experience management

Download the Abstract Submission Form here if you would like to submit your paper on Digital.

Crude blending

  • Equipment and systems
  • Composition tracking and inline ration control
  • Multi-period blend planning
  • Equipment tracking and control
  • Blending software

All Abstracts should be submitted to Nick on by 1st December 2017 using the Submission Form provided.

Abstract Submission Form          Abstract Guidelines


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