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 Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa

Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

HE Parviz Ogtay oglu Shahbazov invited

Minister of Energy, Republic of Azerbaijan

Ahmad A. Al Sa'adi

Senior Vice President, Technical Services, Saudi Aramco

Dr. Dawood Nassif

CEO, nogaholding

Ms. Deborah L. Grubbe

Owner and President, Operations and Safety Solutions, LLC

Nasser A. Abanmi

President , SABIC - KEMYA

Suleman A. Al-Bargan

Vice President, Domestic Refining & NGL Fractionation, Saudi Aramco

Saad Al-Ayedh

VP Manufacturing , TASNEE

Seifi Ghasemi

Chairman, President and CEO, Air Products

Walt Szopiak

Vice President, Chevron Energy Technology

Dr. Sun Xiansheng

Secretary General, International Energy Forum (IEF)

Antoine Frerot invited

CEO, Veolia

Adam Czyzewski invited

Chief Economist, PKN Orlen

Arne Roy Walther invited

Secretary General, International Energy Forum (IEF)

Bassam Al Bokhari

CEO, Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic

Bob Patel invited

CEO, Lyondell Basell Industries

Bryan K Glover invited

Vice President & General Manager, Honeywell

Cario Scaffardi invited

CEO, Saras

David S Taylor invited

Chairman, President and CEO, Procter & Gamble

Deepak Parikh invited

Region President of North America , Clariant Corp

Giuseppe Ricci invited


Jim Fitterling invited

CEO, Dow Chemical Co

Partha P Maitra invited

President, Jamnagar, Reliance Industries Ltd

Philip Law invited

Director General, British Plastics Federation

Walt Szopiak

Vice President, Chevron Energy Technology


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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