Challenges facing operators is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ test

Asian Downstream Insights interviews Matthew Viergutz, Head of Sulzer GTC Technology, as he discusses Sulzer GTC’s BioFlux technology, and talks about what operators can expect from their virtual seminar at the upcoming ARTC 2021. How did you get involved in the industry and your current role at Sulzer GTC? I’ve spent my entire career in…
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PETRONAS Head of Process Safety says PSM key to operations

When it comes to process safety, it is imperative that front-liners are able to identify hazards and risks in their daily tasks, says Sufyan Nor, Head of Process Safety Management at PETRONAS. “Managers, supervisors and specialists need to provide effective support to the front-liners in a timely manner… The leadership team then needs to be…
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Avantium: The future is fossil-free

Asian Downstream Insights speaks to Tiago Vilela, Director (Refinery Catalyst Testing) at Avantium, as he discusses how Avantium guides refineries in choosing the right catalyst for testing, and how the future is going to be fossil-free. To start off, could you tell us how you got started in the industry? I have been working in…
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ADS & ARTC 2021 Virtual – Gain International Exposure & Recognition this October!

2021 marks an important year for the oil & gas industry. Despite the current downturn and uncertainty brought on by COVID-19, oil and gas companies continue to make progress toward a lower-carbon future, in line with the broader energy transition taking place across the entire energy, resources, and industrials sector. For over 20 years, the…
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Going full circle with renewables

The call for more sustainability in the petrochemicals industry is not entirely new, and it’s only getting louder. Organisations must now ask themselves: How do they re-evaluate and re-invent current business models to fit a changing market? According to Jonatas Melo, Senior Vice President (Asia South) at Borouge, the call for sustainability has gone far…
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New technologies, new challenges

As Asia grapples with the increasing need to innovate and digitalise, refiners are feeling the pressure to keep up – or lose out. In this informative video interview, Franz Kufner, Executive Vice President (APAC region) at Hexagon PPM discusses how new technologies will shape the recovery of the oil and gas downstream industry, and how…
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Challenges facing operators is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ test

Asian Downstream Insights interviews Matthew Viergutz, Head of Sulzer GTC Technology, as he discusses Sulzer GTC's BioFlux technology, and talks about what operators can expect ...
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PETRONAS Head of Process Safety says PSM key to operations

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Avantium: The future is fossil-free

Asian Downstream Insights speaks to Tiago Vilela, Director (Refinery Catalyst Testing) at Avantium, as he discusses how Avantium guides refineries in choosing the right catalyst ...
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Going full circle with renewables

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