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Technical Abstract Topics

The call for papers for ARTC 2019 is now closed! If you have any questions, please contact Nick, on nick.lanigan@wraconferences.com.

Below are the list of topics for this year’s papers:

Energy Efficiency & Environmental

  • Fuel oil sulphur reduction technologies
  • Energy efficiency and energy recovery technologies
  • Carbon management and emissions control technologies and process solutions
  • Waste water management and treatment
  • Technologies to fuel sustainable development

Refinery and Petrochemical Integration

  • Refinery-Petrochemical integration opportunities
  • New routes to Olefins – technical and economic opportunities

Advances in Catalysts

  • Catalyst advances and catalyst management
  • Solid catalyst alkylation
  • Catalyst recycling technologies
  • “On-purpose” production technologies e.g. propylene production, butadiene, etc.
  • Processes for production of specialty products

 Operational Excellence

  • New or advances in refining processes
  • New or advances in petrochemical processes
  • Operational excellence and margin improvements
  • Process optimisation of existing assets

Digital Transformation Technologies

  • IIoT implementation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Simulation and analytics
  • Asset management software
  • Increasing flexibility of operational systems
  • Smart industry readiness of the refinery/plant

Refinery Configuration

  • Residue conversion technologies
  • Bottom of the barrel upgrade and heavy oil conversion processes advances
  • Middle distillates maximisation opportunities
  • Future technologies for diversifying feedstock and product portfolios

Optimising Feed and Olefins Production

  • The latest in advanced olefins and polyolefins technologies
  • New speciality petrochemicals technologies
  • Expanding petrochemical value chains

If you have any questions regarding the ARTC Call for Papers, please contact Nick on nick.lanigan@wraconferences.com.

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