With the official support and attendance of KIPIC, BAPCO, SATORP and Duqm Refinery, Middle East Refining Technology Conference: Ask the Experts edition will provide the region’s process and maintenance engineers with the opportunity to find solutions to the everyday challenges faced within the plant, by asking technical experts from the Gulf’s leading refineries, technology companies and solution providers.

Why is Ask the Experts different?

  • It is the only event in the middle east designed solely for process and maintenance  engineers from ADNOC, ENOC, Saudi Aramco, BAPCO, KIPIC, SATORP and more
  • All formats are interactive enabling maximum face time between engineers
  • Limited to 150 participants, you will get to meet the right people and have the right conversations with those using your technology on a daily basis
  • You will benefit from our connections service onsite with the delegates of your choice

Co-located with:

Experts Confirmed include:

Dr. Ioannis Zuburtikudis

Professor & Chair, Dept. of Chemical Engineering

Abu Dhabi University

Dr. Mabruk Issa Suleiman

Senior Manager, Engineering R&D and Support Services

ADNOC Refining Research Center

Dr. Francis Humblot

Global Manager of DMDS Technical Assistance, Carelflex Coordination


Maruti Prasad

Superintendent, Hydrocracking, Treating & Lubes


Chandra Sekhar

Process Specialist, FCCU Group


Christopher Fernandez

Founder & CEO

Block Gemini

Benoît Labre

Managing Director


Silviu Serban

Technical Sales Manager, Middle East and Africa


Per Zeuthen

General Manager, Catalyst Marketing

Haldor Topsøe

Kate Hovey

Senior Technical Service Engineer

Johnson Matthey

Vijay Cherian

Hydroprocessing Specialist


Zeyad Al Oudah

Team Leader Optimization & Capital Planning


Shashikant Chalke

FCC Lead Engineer


David Marion

Vice President, Manufacturing


Anshuman Agrawal

Manager, Downstream

Stratas Advisors

Cherelle Chambers

Happiness Ambassador

The Happiness Hub

Thorsten Müller

Head of Revamps Refining & Polymers

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

Thomas Klosa

Business Development Manager


Howard Dawson

Operations Manager


How does it work?

Your refining questions, answered