WPC Downstream Conference 2019

14 - 16 October 2019   |   Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain
Under the Patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain

About WPC Downstream

The WPC Downstream Conference is the global forum that brings together the strategic refining and petrochemical leadership to debate the integrated approach to optimal delivery of the building blocks for human progress. Focus will be on changing national visions, business models, customer requirements, environmental, sustainability and security drivers, this is a must attend event for key players across the downstream market.


Tor Fjaeran

President, World Petroleum Council (WPC)


His Excellency Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

Ahmad A. Al Sa'adi

Senior Vice President, Technical Services, Saudi Aramco

Deborah L. Grubbe

Owner and President, Operations and Safety Solutions, LLC

June Wispelwey

CEO & Executive Director, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Nasser A. Abanmi

Former President , SABIC - KEMYA

Saad Al-Ayedh

EVP Petrochemicals, TASNEE

Tor Fjaeran

President, World Petroleum Council (WPC)

Walt Szopiak

Vice President, Chevron Energy Technology

Dr. Sun Xiansheng

Secretary General, International Energy Forum (IEF)

Bassam Al Bokhari

CEO, Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic

Naji Skaf

President - Middle East, Egypt, Turkey, Air Products

His Excellency Elnur Soltanov

Deputy Minister of Energy, Republic of Azerbaijan

Eithne Treanor

CEO, E Treanor Media

Pedro Miras Salamanca

Chairman, CORES

Dr. Pierce Riemer

Director General, World Petroleum Council (WPC)

Reem Alotaibi

Senior Civil Engineer, Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company

Milton Costa Filho

Secretary General, IBP - Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute

Gerardo Uria

Vice President, American Petroleum Institute

Keith A. Couch

Senior Director - Global Technology Sales , Honeywell UOP

Dr. Pinar Yilmaz

Advisor, External Projects Upstream- Retired, Exxonmobil

Dr. Madhukar Garg

Head Refining & Petchem R&D, Reliance Industries Limited

Mohammed Al-Habib

Downstream Account Director, Baker Hughes

Norm Gilsdorf

President, Honeywell High Growth Regions Middle East, Russia, Turkey, Central Asia and Customs Union, Honeywell

Rob Howard

Vice President - MENA, Aspen Technology

Suleyman M Ozmen

Sr. Consultant, Independent


The World Petroleum Council (WPC) is a non-advocacy, non-political organisation with charitable status in the U.K. and has accreditation as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) from the United Nations (UN). The WPC is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable use and management of the world’s petroleum resources for the benefit of all.


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