Suhas has 18 years of experience in the refining and petrochemicals sector. Suhas has done a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India. He has studied Management at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Over his 18 years in the refining and petrochemicals sector, he has worked in different divisions such as Operations, Technical Services, R&D, Projects and corporate planning. Suhas joined Reliance Industries in 2000, and is currently working as Asst. Vice President in the Strategy and Initiatives group.
Woravuth has worked in IRPC for over 33 years in Oil refineries, Gas plants and Petrochemical plants within the operations field and operation excellence management. His current position is Senior Executive Vice President of the Petrochemical and Refinery Business Group, IRPC Rayong HQ Office.
Narupan Suthamkasem is a Vice President within Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited (BCP) assigned to Refinery Development within Bangchak Refinery, where her current focus is on Process Design and Improvement.
Narupan holds B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Chulalongkorn University and M.B.A. from Thammasat University. Narupan commenced in this industry in 1995 and brings to the refining business more than 23 years of hand-on experience.
She has a well-established background in Refinery Technical Service and Project Management. Narupan’s experience involves Optimizing Refinery Operation, Developing Improvement Projects; Product Quality Improvement (PQI) Projects e.g. Converting Bangchak Refinery from a Simple Refinery into a Complex Refinery with addition of Hydrocracking Units and other supporting units, Conversion of Fuel Oil into higher value products thereby allowing the Refinery to increase crude runs with higher GRM.
Other examples of Narupan experience is; increasing Natural Gas as new Feed for Hydrogen Production Units where she is currently engaged as Process Project Director in the Efficiency, Energy, and Environment Improvement (3E) Projects for new optimal crude runs with flexible product yield to capture demand by adding new CCR and Debottleneck Units as well as YES-R Project which focuses on Safety, Reliability, Efficiency and Yield Improvement.
Yu Jiao is the Vice President of SINOPEC Economic and Development Research Institute (EDRI) with responsibility for strategy & planning at SINOPEC. A senior economist, she has more than 20 years’ experience in energy and petrochemical strategy and marketing studies.
She graduated from Renmin University of China with an MBA. In 2010, she studied Western planning theory as a visiting scholar at Stanford Research Institute Consulting Co. in the US. She has been involved in SINOPEC’s Five-Year Plans since 2000, and worked as a key organizer and writer of the “13th Five-Year Plan” of SINOPEC.