On Demand

On Demand

Missed Asian Downstream Summit 2021? Don’t worry! You can now watch the recordings of the conference on both days on demand:

Day 1 Conference:

Opening Remarks || Preparing the plants of tomorrow for the energy transition - how will the trend towards new “cleaner” energy sources impact the traditional refining & petrochemical industry
Feera Saaduddin, Conference Manager, World Refining Association - Asia, Singapore
Alan Gelder, Head of Downstream, Midstream & Chemicals Research, Wood Mackenzie

How the sustainability imperative will shape the smart plant of the future
Dr. Steve Williams, Vice President of Product Management and Leader of the AspenTech initiative for the Self Optimizing Plant

Aligning digital capabilities with your sustainability goals in energy and chemicals
Peter Reynolds, Contributing Analyst, ARC Advisory Group

Opening Leadership Roundtable: Impact of Covid-19 On Asia’s Downstream Industry - Harnessing the power of digital to increase business success
Moderator: Jose de Sa, Partner, Bain & Company
Gérard de Nazelle, Head of Technology at R&DC, Saudi Aramco
Mayank Patel, Head of Applications Engineering, Energy & Chemicals, Siemens Process Systems Engineering
Sebastien Ory, Vice President, APAC Operations Business, AVEVA
Jaco Fok, Sr Digital Advisor, OMV Petrom
Syed Omar, Head ICT & Digitalisation, PETRONAS

Executive Roundtable Discussion: Reinventing and reconfiguring the refinery through the energy transition and refining-petrochemical integration
Moderator: Alan Gelder, Head of Downstream, Midstream & Chemicals Research, Wood Mackenzie
Purandar Chakravarty, Head - Innovation, Nayara Energy Limited
Tim Shire, Energy Management & Combustion, Essar Oil
Amandeep Bedi, Director Sustainability Solutions, Engie Impact

Beyond control of work: intelligently improving efficiency and compliance
Justin Naik, Product Management Director, Wolters Kluwer Enablon


Decision making with unbiased data, powered by integrated AI
Daniel Raj David, CEO & Cofounder, Detect Technologies

AI-Driven Live Advisory for LNG Plant Start-Up
Lee Kian Seng, Product Manager, Digital Portfolio, Group Digital, PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD (PETRONAS)

Performance Digital Twins: Predict, Diagnose and Forecast Asset Failures
Jared Hartness, Director, Industry Solutions, GE Digital

Create reactor digital twins for operational excellence via integrated modelling
Mayank Patel,  Head of Applications Engineering, Energy & Chemicals,  Siemens Process Systems Engineering

AI-assisted maintenance planning for step change improvements in efficiency
Norbert Dolle, Co-founder & Managing Partner, White Space Solutions

Reducing downtime for inspection and improving asset integrity using AI 
Keith Kee, President, Corrosion Association Singapore (CAS)

Informed decision making in the 21st century
Rogier Roelvink, Customer Strategy Director, Oracle Construction and Engineering

Executive Roundtable: Where is artificial intelligence likely to change the downstream industry in the next 5 years? || Closing Remarks
Moderator: Norbert Dolle, Co-founder & Managing Partner, White Space Solutions
Pratap Nair, Founder & CEO, Ingenero
Tuck Leong Chan, Head, Digital Accelerator, Petronas
Johan Jainudin, Senior Manager Technology, Hengyuan Refining Company
Daniel Raj David, CEO & Cofounder, Detect Technologies

Day 2 Conference:

Opening Remarks || Flawless start-up for Downstream Complex
Feera Saaduddin, Conference Manager, World Refining Association - Asia, Singapore

Anil Kumar Kokkeri, VP EPC Business Development, Schneider Electric

Case study – Industrial Cybersecurity - Indications and measurements for improving future refinery and petrochemical plant cyber security
Muhittin Hasancioglu​, Chief Information Security Officer/ Head of Cyber, PETRONAS

Keynote Roundtable: Moving towards the era of the virtual plant – Is complete virtualisation of plant operations the future?
Moderator: Thomas Hansmann, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Rajamani Sambasivam, Head of Data Science, PETRONAS
TS Park, VP, Head of Engineering Sales, APAC, AVEVA
Sumit Duttagupta, Group CIO & Head Information Systems, Haldia Petrochemicals Limited
Zsolt Viczián, Head of Group Downstream IT, MOL Group
Ibrahim Al-Syed, Director Digital Transformation – Manufacturing, Celanese
Muhittin Hasancioglu​, Chief Information Security Officer/ Head of Cyber, PETRONAS
Rogier Roelvink, Customer Strategy Director, Oracle Construction and Engineering

Improve Sustainability and Profitability through Digital Energy Optimization Strategies
Constantine Lau, Director, Oil & Gas Segment, Schneider Electric

Digital Democracy to scale digital transformation
Jaco Fok, Sr Digital Advisor, OMV Petrom

Leveraging 7D connected environment to improve planning, and enhance visualization & reporting for reliability and integrity of operations 
Kim Loong Lee, Solution Engineer, Hexagon PPM
Sudharshan Nambiar, Manager (Engineering Data Management – Systems) Group Technical Solution (GTS), PETRONAS

Eliminating catalyst cool down as critical path in a turnaround
Cher Yee Young, Regional Sector Lead, Petrochemicals and Refineries, Aggreko


Global Energy Company Uses Digitalization to Fuel Growth
Anand Makhija, Technical Director APAC, PAS (Hexagon)

Accurate Naphthenic Acid and Sulfidic Corrosion Prediction for Enhanced Unit Reliability and Profitability
Sridhar Srinivasan, Manager, Corrosion & Reliability, Becht

Panel Discussion: Optimizing safety, sustainability and productivity to drive business performance excellence 
Moderator: Alexander Radach, Senior Expert, McKinsey
Partha Sur, General Manager-Technology, Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd
Mohammad Jefri Mokhtar, Manager, Technology Department, MRC Sdn Bhd, PETRONAS
Sufyan Mohd Nor, HSSE Manager, Health, Safety, Security & Environment Department, PETRONAS
Varun Kumar, Chief Business Officer, Detect Technologies
Franz Kufner, EVP APAC Region, Hexagon PPM

Pathways to a Net Zero Future
Shane Booker, APAC Leader, Net Zero and Hydrogen, Honeywell Process Solutions

Identifying and Capturing Margin Improvement Opportunities During Turndown and Low Product Demand Scenarios
John Koo, Business Development Director, Asia Pacific Operations, Becht
Robert Ohmes,  Division Manager, Strategic Business Planning, Becht

Creating Value through Open Process Automation
Mohan Kalyanaraman, Technology Acquisition Advisor | Strategic Planning, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
David DeBari,  Technical Team Leader for the OPA Program, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering

Closing Keynote Roundtable: Renewing, retooling and reenergizing the workforce and making them relevant in fast changing external world || Closing Remarks
Moderator: Bob Gill, General Manager, Southeast Asia, ARC Advisory Group
Sharul A Rashid, Custodian, Instrument and Control, PETRONAS
Solihin Yusoff, Vice President, Lotte Chemical Titan Malaysia
John Koo, Business Development Director, Asia Pacific Operations, Becht
Dr. Pietro Valsecchi, Operational Excellence Expert, Covestro

Technical Sessions:

Designing Petrochemical Plants to Net Zero through Digitalization
Tedy Susanto, Global Solution Architect – Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, Schneider Electric

CPTDC Demo Video

FCC Catayst Strategy for High Iron Feed FCC Operation
Seiji Arakawa, Senior Principal Engineer, JGC Catalysts and Chemicals Ltd.

Reforming Catalysts Testing Commercial results confirm micro-pilot plant test
Nicolas Popoff, Project Leader Refinery Catalyst Testing, Avantium

Achieving a Sustainable, Profitable Operation
Antonio Pietri, CEO, Aspen Technology

Alfa Laval Demo Video - Discover new possibilities of refinery solutions

Gains From Digitalization - Beyond Time & Attendance with astorTime
Cameron Cairns, Sales Director, Astoria Solutions Pte Ltd



Important market shifts & trends: and the need to make data driven decisions
Geoff Roberts, Director, Industry Strategy & Innovation (Energy), Oracle Construction and Engineering

Heat Exchanger Network Improvement Strategies 
Kipp Vann, Chief Digital Officer, Refined Technologies, Inc.
Bob O’Brien, Senior Consultant, CruzAlta

Sulzer GTC Pre Conference Seminar - Innovative Clean Fuels & Petrochemical Technologies
Sashikant Madgula, Regional Sales Manager - Sulzer GTC Technology
Taili Charlie Chou, Licensing Director, Sulzer GTC Technology
Gary Martin, Business Segment Leader (Dividing Wall Column Technology), Sulzer GTC Technology
Matthew Clingerman, Business Segment Leader (Hydrotreating), Sulzer GTC Technology
Rahul Khandelwal, Business Segment Leader, Sulzer GTC Technology
Sachin Joshi, Business Segment Leader - Petrochemical Technologies, Sulzer GTC Technology