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The biggest and most important event
for the European downstream industry

27 – 30 November, 2018 | Grand Hyatt Cannes, France

The biggest
and most
important event for
the European
downstream industry

Co-Located with:

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 2017 had a record breaking year gather over 595 industry professionals from refinery operators, petrochemical plants, technology providers, regulators and government officials to discuss hot topics, share market insights, project updates, best practices and case studies as well as the latest in process and technology advances.

ERTC remains as the platform that technology providers use to present their latest & new innovations and technologies – want to get involved? Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities for 2018 here.

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ERTC 2018 will be held at the Grand Hyatt Cannes, France on the 27th – 30th November.

Gala Dinner & Reception Sponsors:

IIoT and Industry 4.0

Clean Energy and Sustainability

IMO Regulations

Portfolio Diversification

CAPEX Optimisation

Capturing Over Performance Opportunities

ERTC provides a great opportunity to meet with colleagues from the industry and find out how other refiners are dealing with the current market situation and discover new technologies – CHIEF PROCESS ENGINEER, Bazan Group

ERTC is guiding the way for European Refining to succeed despite the disruption facing the industry – DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION ING DIRECTOR, REFINING, UPM Biorefining

Advisory Board

Wolf Frick

Head of Economics & Refinery Coordination


Grigoris Stergioulis


Hellenic Petroleum

David Pullan

Group Downstream Development Senior Vice President

MOL Group

Wolfram Krenn

Refinery, Director Petrobrazi


Giordano Serafini

Head of Supply Chain Management


Lars Rosenløv

Senior Vice President, Downstream Operations


Jiří Hájek

Director of Development and Innovation


Teemu Lindberg

Director Refining


New for 2017: ERTC 4.0!

Co-located with ERTC and GPS, ERTC 4.0 is taking place on November 16th 2017 in Athens, Greece.

Discover the benefits and solutions of digitalisation and how it can help predict challenges, resolve troubleshooting and save valuable time and money. Gain the tools that can help you improve reliability, optimise operations and create value to your business operations.

Think you might be interested? Read more about ERTC 4.0 here.


Rising Stars!

The World Refining Association, in partnership with Digital Refining and PTQ is delighted to launch the Rising Stars; a new initiative aimed at celebrating and rewarding the movers and shakers of the refining industry.

Find out more about how to nominate or enter here!


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