Blume, Adrienne

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

IRPC Europe '17: OMV exec examines challenges facing EU refining industry

VIENNA—Director General of the UK Petroleum Industry Association Ltd. (UKPIA), Chris Hunt, delivered opening remarks on Day 1 of Gulf Publishing Company's International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) Europe. Mr. Hunt invited attendees to network with one another during the conference against the beautiful backdrop of the Danube River.

OPEC's iron grip on oil slides as US shale charges forward

At OPEC's recent meeting in Vienna, the Saudi-led oil cartel opted to extend its crude oil production cut by nine months to March 2018. Early approval by Iran—OPEC's second-largest producer—added weight to the decision.

HP announces launch of IRPC Europe, WGLC Europe, and HP Awards in Vienna

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Three co-located events allow for ease of networking and attendance in one of Europe’s most renowned cultural and artistic centers.

IRPC '17: Refinery/petrochemical integration creates operational efficiencies

NEW DELHI, INDIA—During Day 2 of IRPC 2017, Ashish Logani, Principal Process Engineer at Fluor, shared insights on how to overcome the challenges associated with integrating petrochemicals production and refining operations.

IRPC '17: Senior engineer sees "dynamic market" for European diesel imports

NEW DELHI, INDIA—During an IRPC 2017 morning session on market analysis, Shailendra Mohite, Senior Engineer—Stakeholder Management at Kuwait Petroleum International, discussed the emerging structural and opportunistic diesel flows of the European market.

IRPC '17: Refiners consider MARPOL impacts, electric vehicle trend

NEW DELHI, INDIA—Sanjay Shah, Group Manager for Jacobs Consultancy Ltd., presented a second keynote address on Day 2 of IRPC 2017. He spoke about evolving trends in the refining market with respect to shifts in fuel preferences, and the impacts of MARPOL legislation.

IRPC '17: Director examines electrification's role in decarbonization challenge

NEW DELHI, INDIA—The second day of IRPC 2017 opened with a keynote by A. K. Saxena, Director of the Electricity and Fuels Division at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

IRPC '17: WoodMac Director sees demand pull shifting from China to India

NEW DELHI, INDIA—Sushant Gupta, Research Director of Asia-Pacific Refining for Wood Mackenzie, opened the plenary session of IRPC 2017 with a global view of the future of the refining and petrochemicals sectors.

IRPC '17: Indian Oil Chairman sees "enormous potential" for refining sector

NEW DELHI, INDIA—Kicking off International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) 2017, B. Ashok, Chairman of state-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC), presented a keynote speech on the expansion of the Indian refining sector and the challenges and opportunities faced by Asia-Pacific refiners.

EMGC '17: Prospects for accelerating gas trade and regional energy cooperation

NICOSIA—Gulf Publishing Company's Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) 2017, the world's primary event for discussing the forces shaping gas industry development in the Eastern Med, continued on March 15.