Downstream 2018 Meeting to Bring 500+ Petchem, Refining & LNG Operators Under One Roof

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Petrochemical Update are pleased to confirm that majors such as Dow, ExxonMobil, Chevron and Phillips 66 have signed up large groups of capital project, maintenance and turnaround decision makers to attend this year’s Downstream 2018 Conference & Exhibition (this May 31 – June 1 in Galveston, TX)

The conference has made a name for itself and the world’s largest and most owner-heavy event, now in its 4th year and taking the downstream industry by storm.

This label is backed up by a legacy of bringing large groups of the industry’s most influential and market-dominant stakeholders together – this year we will welcome over 2000 attendees from big names such as Jacobs, KRB, Fluor, LyondellBasell, Phillips 66, Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil, BASF, Westlake Chemical, Formosa, Andeavor, Wood, Zachry, Bechtel, Hargrove, Appian, AP-Networks, and hundreds more

View a snapshot of attendees here -

2000 leaders in capital projects, turnarounds and maintenance, 150 expert speakers and 150 exhibitors will descend on the Galveston Convention Center to expand their networks, share best practices, and solve common challenges crippling productivity across 4 key areas:

  •     Major Projects (>500 million)
  •     Plant-Based Small–Midsized Projects (Medium $50m-$500m, and Small <$50million)
  •     Shutdowns and Turnarounds
  •     Reliability and Maintenance

Just some of the 500+ Owner/Operator attendees are:


  •     Major Capital Project – Senior Advisor
  •     Global IT Executive
  •     Lead Project Manager
  •     Senior Project Engineering Consultant
  •     Operations Performance & Analytics Manager
  •     Data Analytics Advisor

Dow Chemical:

  •     Gulfstream Program Directors x 2 ($6 Billion Expansion Projects)
  •     Commissioning & Startup Leader ($6 Billion Expansion Projects)
  •     Program Construction Director
  •     Global EPC Contract Manager
  •     Senior Construction & Engineering Manager


  •     Vice President, Project Management & Execution
  •     Section Head, Project Technology & Discipline Technical Lead
  •     Global Machinery Technology Sponsor
  •     Global Construction Technology Sponsor
  •     Global Capital Efficiency Advisor & Project Development Division
  •     Discipline Technical Lead - Execution Planning & Scheduling


  •     Global Excellence & Innovation Leader
  •     Director, Supplier Relationship Management
  •     Principal Project Procurement Manager
  •     Senior Turnaround Coordinator
  •     Manager - Capital Projects


  •     Global Manager- Performance Improvement
  •     Portfolio Manager: Maintenance & Reliability, Turnarounds, Warehouse & Capital Projects
  •     Project Manager Major Projects
  •     Project Controls - Senior Cost Engineer
  •     Maintenance & Reliability Manager

Flint Hills Resources:

  •     Strategic Projects Director, FHR Ops Strategic Projects
  •     Large Capital Project Manager
  •     Turnaround Innovation Leader, Operational Excellence
  •     Project Leader
  •     Turnaround Event Manager

See a bigger snapshot of attendees here -

Tickets at the Early Bird rate (saving $200) will expire on Friday, April 6th - view pricing and register here -

Visit the website for more information or contact Project Director, Karla Sharp using the details below with any questions or feedback.

Karla Michelle Sharp
Senior Project Director - Downstream
Petrochemical Update
T: +44 (0)20 7422 4321 (UK Office)                            
USA Toll Free: 1800-814-3459 ext. 4321

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