One week left to share your case histories and best practices at IRPC Americas

As an industry professional, you are invited to submit an abstract for IRPC Americas. Your contributions are essential to the future of this vital market sector.

For eleven years, Hydrocarbon Processing's International Refining and Petrochemical Conference (IRPC) has been the leading downstream technology event. IRPC, held annually in Houston, will provide a high-level forum for key players in the petrochemical and refining sectors to share their knowledge, learn about best practices, and stay abreast of the latest advances.

Submit your abstract for IRPC Americas today!

Important Deadlines:

Call for Abstracts Opened—January 24, 2019
Submission Deadline—April 23, 2019
Extended Deadline--May 3, 2019
Decision Deadline—May 26, 2019
Agenda Released—June 26, 2019


We're looking for submissions on the following topics:

  • Biofuels/alternative fuels
  • Digital Transformation
  • Clean fuels/Fuels of the future
  • New transportation technologies
  • IMO regulations
  • Advances in refining and petrochemical technologies
  • Carbon capture/CO2 emissions mitigation
  • Heavy oil/bottom-of-the-barrel
  • Catalysts
  • Feedstocks
  • Refinery-petrochemical integration
  • Policy and regulations
  • Process controls, instrumentation and automation
  • Economics/financing
  • Maintenance/reliability (equipment lifecycle, new materials revolution, corrosion, benchmarking/analytics/metrics, troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Safety/environment
  • Energy efficiency
  • Water management
  • Projects (revamps, turnarounds, grassroots, design, EPC, commissioning)
  • Upgrading
  • The “green refinery”
  • Circular economy/plastics recycling


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