The 9th Petrochemical & Refining Summit is the premium forum bringing solution providers and executives from the leading petrochemical and refining companies together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the future of the petrochemical and refining industry.

The one-on-one meetings with leading solution providers will offer a wealth of expertise in cutting edge technology, strategy and implementation. All this seamlessly integrated with informal networking opportunities over two days will provide a unique interactive forum. Do not miss this opportunity to network, establish new connections, exchange ideas and gain knowledge. 

About the Event

What makes this Summit Different


The Summit's cutting edge sessions and comprehensive content offer you access to strategic business information, unique expertise and new solutions to related challenges.


Meet face to face with  C-level executives from the largest companies across the United States, discuss and debate strategies with the most knowledgeable experts and rapidly build a network of new business relationships.

Our focus on exclusivity remains unwavering and it gives you a huge competitive advantage. Teach your peers and learn from them with the comfort of the luxurious 5* hotel.



© Copyright 2019 Marcus Evans

July 15-17, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, LA

Petrochemical & Refining Summit

The summit topics for the Petrochemical & Refining Summit are determined by continuous research with our delegates and leading industry professionals. Key issues  include:

The Current State, Challenges and Future of the Petrochemical and Refining Industry 

Leadership and Workforce Development – Strategies for Success

Optimizing Process Safety and Efficiency 

Achieving Operational Excellence through Improved Asset Maintenance and Management

Creating a Culture of Safety through Effective Leadership

Shutdowns and Turnarounds – Creating an Effective Plan

Key Topics

A strictly invitation-only event; selection of delegates according to criteria such as scope of responsibility and size of company

Restricted number of delegates in order to facilitate successful networking opportunities

Personalized summit and meeting schedule to suit individual requirements and provide an efficient use of time

Keynote presentations, case studies and interactive sessions by world-class industry experts and pioneers

A relaxed but professional business environment, in which to explore new ideas, strategies and technical developments with industry colleagues, experts and peers

Access to the secured summit website, providing information on other delegates and each solution provider prior to the event

Individual pre-arranged one-on-one business meetings with senior representatives from key industry solution providers

An All-Inclusive Package

Solution Providers


As a Solution Provider at the Summit you will conduct mutually selected and pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with interested buyers of your products and services. Prior to the event you will receive exclusive access to the profiles of all delegates, allowing you to make educated meeting selections. 

Delegates are also requested to review the profiles of participating solution providers and select the ones that best fit their strategic and tactical needs. Employing a web-based secure scheduling system, selections are matched by order of priority and mutual interest.

As a Delegate at the Summit you will benefit from the informative key-note presentations. You will also have the opportunity to meet with key market players of the industry. 
Lastly all delegates  will receive a personalized itinerary based on their priority selections of conference sessions, business meetings and special networking events. 

Delegates will include President, GM, CEO, COO, SVP, EVP, VP, Director, and Manager titles in the following areas and more:

  • Refining / Petrochemicals
  • Planning / Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Maintenance / Operations
  • Reliability
  • Construction
  • HSE
  • Downstream
  • Environmental

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About marcus evans Summits

marcus evans summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discuss strategies and solutions.

Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity to individually tailor their schedules of keynote presentations, case studies, roundtables and one-to-one business meetings.

See if your company 
is a fit!

Ben Mitchell

Plant HSSE Manager


Vince Stutts

Plant Manager


Daniel Jacobs

Turnaround Manager

Air Liquide

Jan Shumate

Director, Worldwide Engineering and Construction

Eastman Chemical

Jared Oakley

Manager Turnarounds

Sasol, North America

Joseph Israel

President & CEO

Par Petroleum LLC

Kelli Gregory

 VP Procurement

Dixie Chemical

Bruce Johnson

Director, Manufacturing Services

The Lubrizol Corporation

Jim Hudson

Plant Manager


Kevin Cadien

Site Director, Operations

Dow Chemical

EVP Business Development

Delek US Holdings

Dan Gordon

Amy Odom

Asset Manager

BASF Polyols


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