Having received over 700 abstracts from across the globe, the EGYPS 2019 Technical Conference delivered 33 sessions across 11 technical categories, over 3 days at the Egypt International Exhibition Center. With over 130 international technical expert speakers and share in their wealth of experience and knowledge.

Session 11
Downstream: Refining, Technology, Operations and Marketing (DRTOM): Refining & petrochemical integration and growth
Session Location:  Room 2, Plaza, Mezzanine
Session Chairpersons:
Zakaa Mouawad Mohamed Moursi, General Manager Distribution of Refining Products, Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
Gawad Nabil, AME Chief Engineer,
  • 10:00-10:20
    Comparison study between oil shale evaluation and Egyptian crude oil evaluation
    Walid Gebril Walid Gebril
    General Manager
    Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)
  • 10:20-10:40
    A novel daily approach to refinery LP
    Michail Papazoglou Michail Papazoglou
    Department Director
    Head of Refineries Optimisation, Hellenic Petroleum S.A
  • 10:40-11:00
    Techno-economic evaluation for establishment of a new gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Egypt
    Abd El-Rahman Sayed Hassan Abd El-Rahman Sayed Hassan
    Department Manager of New Projects Studies
    Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO)
  • 11:00-11:20
    95 octane branded fuels
    Magdy Badr Magdy Badr
    Third Party Supply Manager
  • 11:20-11:30
    Panel Q&A
Session 14
Downstream: Refining, Technology, Operations and Marketing (DRTOM): Refinery process enhancement
Session Location:  Room 2, Plaza, Mezzanine
Session Chairpersons:
Tarek Medhat, Business Development Manager, One Surface - Schlumberger
Gawad Nabil, AME Chief Engineer,
  • 11:30-11:50
    Heavy oil upgrading strategies for improved refinery economics
    Andy Shivaram Andy Shivaram
    Technical Sales Manager, Hydroprocessing and Heavy Oil
    Honeywell UOP
  • 11:50-12:10
    ExxonMobil lubrication technical solutions in oil and gas sector
    Ziad Abo El Gheit Ziad Abo El Gheit
    Egypt & Middle East Distributors Lubrication Field Engineer
  • 12:10-12:30
    Increasing refinery availability without major capital expenditure
    Andrew Dennant Andrew Dennant
    Refining Director
    Emerson Industrial Automation Solutions, United States of America
  • 12:30-12:50
    Cleaner fuels, fewer joules: African refinery revamp that raises octane, drops pollution and maintains exergy
    Michiel Baerends Michiel Baerends
    Principal Process Engineer