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The single largest gathering of refining and petrochemical leadership within Europe
27 – 30 November, 2018 | Grand Hyatt Cannes, France

The refining and petrochemical industry in Europe is fast evolving despite many challenges being faced by competition from the Middle East and an overwhelming need to become more efficient and sustainable. 

ERTC is the single largest gathering of refining and petrochemical leadership within Europe. This event gives you access to multi streamed content addressing innovation and technology specifically relevant to the EU’s refinery industry.

We are the market leader, present the latest and most up to date technology and services from the market and gather more refiners together in one place than any other event in the region.

Co-located with

ERTC and GPS is attended by

Refining-Petchem Integration and New Routes to Olefins

Catalyst Advances

Refinery Configuration and Conversion Technologies

Digitalisation Technologies

Process Optimisation & Design

Operational Excellence & Margin Improvement

Energy Efficiency & Environmental

Advances in Biofuels, Co-Processing & Alternative Fuel Production

2018 Esteemed Advisors

David Pullan

Group Downstream Technology & Development Vice President

MOL Group

Dr. Mateusz Aleksander Bonca

Chief Strategy & Development Officer

Grupa LOTOS S.A.

Andrea Amoroso

Vice President Process Technology


Jiří Hájek

Director of Development and Innovation


Wolfram Krenn

SVP Site Manager Schwechat Refinery


Alan Gelder

VP Refining, Chemicals and Oil Markets

Wood Mackenzie

Dorothee Arns

Executive Director

Petrochemicals Europe

Koenraad Herrebout

Head of Technical Assistance, Refining and Petrochemicals


2018 Speakers

Christophe Vuillez

Senior Vice president, Strategy, Development & Research


Rebecca Liebert

President and CEO

Honeywell UOP

Eli Ben-Shoshan

Global Business Leader

DuPont Clean Technologies

Chris Birdsall

President Catalysts and Licensing


More speakers to be announced shortly…

Are you under the age of 30 and do you work in a refinery or process plant?

The World Refining Association, in partnership with Digital Refining and PTQ is delighted to once again celebrate and reward the movers and shakers of the refining industry through our Rising Stars initiative.

Get a massive pat on the back for all the hard work and innovation displayed over the past year and showcase what you do well as a company in front of your competitors.

2017 Gallery