What to expect from home of Downstream Engineering & Construction

In reaction to the recent global pandemic and oil price crash Joseph Chang, global editor at ICIS Chemical Business noted despite the fall in Brent crude oil prices impacting CAPEX, major downstream & chemical projects under construction should continue.

This track will attract leading project, construction and engineering executives from all major Petrochemical, Chemical, LNG Producers and Refiners, leading EPCs and contractors, and the most innovative technology and solution providers to come together and overcome the industry’s most pressing challenges in this new environment and share business critical insight on the future CAPEX market trends and solutions.

Now more than ever, CAPEX efficiency is essential to survival. Join us as we discuss new age project execution happening now and in future. Miss this and you are missing out for years to come.

What to expect from home of Downstream Engineering & Construction

Don't miss out on the most salient insight across 3 dedicated virtual tracks

Watch for free - until July 12

Industry Leader Speakers

  • Joseph Israel
    Joseph Israel CEO
    Par Petroleum
  • Thomas Abel
    Thomas Abel SVP Projects
    Borealis AG
  • Taylor Auburg
    Taylor Auburg VP Projects
    Freeport LNG
  • Michael Dailey
    Michael Dailey VP and General Counsel
    Air Liquide
  • Thomas Grell
    Thomas Grell President Downstream & Chemicals
  • Charles Schwenck
    Charles Schwenck EVP and Chief Commercial Officer
    Meridian Energy
  • Martin Darley
    Martin Darley Global Project Manager
  • Mark Lambert
    Mark Lambert Manager AWP and Construction Excellence
See our full speaker line up here!

Major trends for the 2020 agenda include:

  • Alternative Contract Strategies:

    Unleash productivity in your next project and guarantee successful project execution through innovative and emerging contract strategy trends.

  • Attack Rising CAPEX Cost:

    The ultimate authority on maximising ROI - don’t let the mistakes of past projects be repeated and master the art of CAPEX efficiency.

  • Going Digital:

    Don’t be left behind! Unlock the power of project digitization to transform your ability to respond to challenges and make critical project decisions in real-time.

  • Project Management Solutions Transforming Productivity:

    All the exclusive insights you need to optimize project controls, AWP and scope development to supercharge tool-time for the whole value chain.

  • Labor:

    Train. Retain. Diversify.

See our full agenda here!

Learn from 40+ online sessions and interact with 150+ speakers

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Watch presentations, fireside chats and panel discussions from top industry thought-leaders all day, every day!


Comment and question in real time. Spark conversations with your 15000+ fellow attendees. Follow up with interesting ideas in the digital networking suite!


Get in-depth answers in real-time in our live Q&A sessions in each presentation and panel!


Missed a session? Catch-up in your own time through our on-demand service. Imagine downstream Netflix.

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Why you and your team can not afford to miss the Engineering & Construction Track!

Business Critical Insight

Business Critical Insight

We are bringing you the absolute best the Reuters Events: Downstream 2020 E&C agenda had to offer, direct to your fingertips. With world-class presentations, panels, interviews, workshops from all major projects in addition to BRAND NEW & EXCLUSIVE COVID-19 and Oil Price Crash updates, our content is unparalleled in scope and expertise. Available live and also on-demand for 4 weeks after the event.

150+ Key Industry Speakers

Key Industry Speakers

The most owner lead agenda the industry has ever seen. No other line up will better prepare your project in these uncertain times! Year on year we secure the leading voices on innovations, problem solving and optimization and now it is time your team benefits from their exclusive insight. Our virtual offering is no different.

From Concept to Commissioning

From Concept to Commissioning

The most comprehensive agenda goes virtual. The world’s biggest names in Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Refining and LNG will once again come together to discuss world class project execution from CAPEX conceptualisation to commissioning. Unmissable insight to be shared at every project phase. Can you afford to miss it?

Audience Interactivity

Audience Interactivity

We know that opportunities to interact with your peers are what make events special. That’s why wherever possible and using the latest technology we will continue to deliver live Q&As, breakout sessions & workshops and audience polls.

One-to-One Networking Service

One-to-One Networking Service

Connect with fellow project, construction, engineering, and innovation leads through a dedicated virtual meeting platform. You will be able to message, schedule meetings and use virtual meeting rooms to ensure even in isolation you are not isolated from new connections, ideas and partnerships.

A Brand-New Virtual Exhibition

A Brand-New Virtual Exhibition

Search through 50+ exhibitors from your own desk. Peruse top EPCs, Contractors, consultants, technology, tool and equipment providers to find the latest solutions and innovations across your entire project lifecycle.

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Essential insight for your whole CAPEX team -
Who should be tuning in?

  • C-suite
  • Engineering Managers / Leads
  • Modularisation Leads
  • Continuous Improvement Leads
  • Heads of Projects
  • Safety & Quality
  • AWP Leads
  • Human Resources & Staffing
  • Project Management / PMO
  • Procurement / Contracts
  • Project Controls
  • Commission & Start Up
  • Construction Managers / Leads
  • Onsite Logistics
  • Senior IT Leads
  • Finance & Commercial
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Strong as One, Better Together - Why Your Team Should Attend


Our world class speaker line-up will identify, discuss and overcome your company’s biggest challenges and no other agenda will better prepare your 2020 project to succeed! Year on year we secure the leading voices on innovations, problem solving and optimization and now it is time your team benefits from their exclusive insight.


This event is where the world’s biggest names Petrochemicals, Chemicals, Refining and LNG construction and engineering come to learn from the best. Connect and e-meet fellow peers to identify, discuss and overcome the biggest challenges in project execution through our exclusive 1-2-1 Networking App only available to owner/operator company employees.


Master the art of CAPEX efficiency without leaving your office. Find future partners and collaborators, connect with peers, speak to key influencers, gather business critical insight, assess risks, and seize opportunities to achieve all your Downstream goals in just 3 days. Nowhere else will you meet more innovators, problem solvers and optimizers in such a short space of time.


No other event can better set you up to succeed. We understand that time is as precious as ever and so have only put on the most salient and business critical insight for you and your team. We have done the hard work so you don’t have to - remember, only the early movers will reap the rewards!

Don't miss out on the most salient insight across 3 dedicated virtual tracks

Watch for free - until July 12

2020 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Beyond Limits
  • Matrix PDM Engineering
  • Pall
  • Precision
  • Procore
  • Symphony Azima
  • Team

Gold Sponsors

  • Akzonobel
  • Ameco
  • ATR
  • Austin-Safety-Services
  • cumulus
  • DCW
  • forterra
  • FTI Consulting
  • Hach
  • Hexagon
  • Intertek
  • Irth Solutions
  • mobideo
  • PSB
  • Rockwell Automation
  • TruQC
  • United Rentals
  • USA Dynamics
  • Zachry

2020 Virtual Exhibitors

  • 3S - Superior Sealing Services
  • af global
  • Akzonobel
  • alabama-heat
  • Ameco
  • APNetworks
  • ADI
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Aspen-Aerogels
  • Atlantic-Plant-Maintenance
  • ATR
  • Austin-Safety-Services
  • Avontus Software
  • Aztec Bolting
  • Barnhart
  • BASF
  • Bayotech
  • beck
  • Bentley
  • Boss-Enterprises
  • Burns-McDonnell
  • Christy Catalytics
  • Chromalox
  • cleaver-brooks
  • CPRS
  • cumulus
  • DCW
  • DistributionNOW
  • Drager
  • dunn
  • Dupre-Logistics
  • Dynamics
  • Eisenmann
  • Elemica
  • Enterprise Commercial Paving
  • Eriks North America
  • ESCO
  • Exloc
  • Fastenal
  • FEDA Nitrogen
  • fireeye
  • forterra
  • FourKites
  • FTI Consulting
  • GHX
  • GBI
  • Groome-Industrial
  • Guard-Concrete
  • HM
  • Hach
  • hahn & clay
  • Harbison-Walker
  • Harder-Mechanical
  • Hexagon
  • ICCI
  • Infrared Cameras Inc
  • Innovative Ventilation Systems Inc.
  • Insurcol
  • InServ
  • intelliwave
  • Iron
  • Irth Solutions
  • ITP
  • John Crane
  • Kelley
  • Knight
  • ltts
  • Lectrodryer
  • Light Efficient Design
  • Long-Ridge
  • Mahaffey
  • Maplewood Industrial Services
  • Mason
  • Matrix PDM Engineering
  • Matrix-Service
  • Melter
  • Material
  • Mettler Toledo
  • mobideo
  • morimatsu
  • Morris-Shea Bridge
  • mott corporation
  • Mueller
  • Nationwide
  • Nische
  • NobelClad
  • o3
  • oeg
  • Ohmstede
  • omega
  • Orange County Economic Development Corporation
  • Osperity
  • Ovolifts
  • Pall
  • ParFab
  • performance-contractors
  • PIC
  • PlanGrid
  • Precision
  • Process
  • Procore
  • Prominent
  • PSB
  • Purgit
  • radix
  • Rain for Rent
  • RedGuard
  • Relevant Solutions
  • rigid
  • Ritter
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rotoflow
  • SafeRack
  • Samson Fabricators
  • Satellite
  • Schenck
  • ShellKey
  • Singer Equities
  • Skybitz
  • Smith & Loveless
  • South Gate Engineering
  • Southern-Heat-Exchanger
  • Spirax Sarco
  • SPX
  • Starcon
  • Stress Engineering Services
  • Sulzer
  • SES
  • Symphony Azima
  • Swat
  • teadit
  • Team
  • tec5USA
  • Teikoku
  • Texas Stress, Inc.
  • Tindall
  • tioga
  • Top-Hi-Tech
  • total
  • TruQC
  • tubetech
  • United Rentals
  • Universal Plant Services
  • USA-Debusk
  • US Metals
  • Veson
  • Viega
  • voyager
  • Ward-Leonard
  • Weavix
  • Williams Scotsman
  • WJE
  • WT-Byler
  • Wyndham
  • XPO
  • Zachry
  • zahroofvalves

2020 Partners

Strategic Partners

  • Gas-Processing
  • Hydrocarbon Processing

Training Partners

  • San Jacinto College

CPI Partner

  • Chemical-Engineering-Online

Integrity & Reliability Partner

  • Inspectioneering

Digital Content Partner

  • BIC

Official Association Partners

  • CURT
  • plc
  • PSI

Media Partners

  • BBAM
  • Chemical Processing
  • DigitalRefining
  • Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Industrial-Info-Resources
  • LNG News RU
  • MyTechMag
  • NGW
  • Oil Information Technology Journal
  • Oil & Gas Engineering
  • PTQ
  • Reuters
  • RPMedia
  • Storage Terminals
  • Tank News
  • World Oils

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