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Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference

BBTC Middle East & Africa 2016
Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference
26 & 27 October 2016, Bahrain

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Under the Patronage
 Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa
of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain
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Strategic Partner: bapco-logo       
Sponsored By: Criterion Logo small AmecFosterWheeler small bechtel logo small              Indian Oil RD logo    
Supported by: logo SAS AIChE AIChE-SAS YPC LOGO


The BBTC series of conferences was established 16 years ago by Euro Petroleum Consultants to address the important issues and technology considerations for residue upgrading in refineries around the world.

In refining and in particular those refineries processing heavier crudes, there is a simple challenge – how to increase the overall conversion of the residues of all crudes into the most valuable distillates. In recent years refinery complexity has increased and despite the capital costs associated, this has led to undeniable benefits in terms of flexibility and financial performance.

BBTC is currently the only event that focuses on technologies, project trends, catalysts and equipment innovations as residue upgrading becomes increasingly important to our industry and in this region. Held in Abu Dhabi for the last two years, the 3rd edition of BBTC Middle East & Africa edition will take place on 26 & 27 October in Bahrain.

Participating Companies

     Bapco Logo small jpec      knpc small        SATORP logo MaxR150          bechtel logo small          

        AmecFosterWheeler small        Criterion Logo small        Air Liquide group logo

    Chevron Lummus Global small            Albemarle1             Nexant CS Logo small
         Shell Global Solutions logo small
      KBR Technology Logo small

 Quadrise Fuels NEW      Cameron logo        HyVent Technology Rob Hermes Catalysts

   Sulzer Logo Blue CMYK 100mm       ARTLogo small

Programme & Topics

Global & Regional Markets Overview
Selecting the Optimum Resid Upgrading Configuration
Update on Commercial Status of Slurry Hydrocracking
Thermal & Gasification – Technologies, Specialist Equipment & Case Studies
Hydroprocessing - Technologies, Catalysts, Equipment & Case Studies
RFCC - Technologies & Catalysts
Hydrogen & Sulphur Management

Marketing Opportunities

We offer various packages designed to raise your company profile at our events. Please contact us for full details about our Sponsorship packages or to book Exhibition space.

How to Contact the Organiser

Conference Director: Laura McManus
Tel: +971 4 421 4642 Email: [email protected]


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