In a fiercely competitive market, operational excellence can be a key driver of competitive advantage and profitability.

Geopolitical unrest, weather-related disruptions,shifting regulations, global competition, constrained refining capacity, price volatility and industry consolidation continue to put pressure on the downstream market. Refining and petrochemical companies are facing more volatility, competition, regulation and risk than ever before. Operational Excellence is the key driver to keeping your people safe, products sustainable and operations productive. 

The Operational Excellence in Refining & Petrochemicals Summit will show you how to develop the culture, systems and processes of the world’s highest reliability organizations - and drive true business performance excellence. This exclusive conference brings together Heads of Operations, HSE, Asset Management, Reliability and Operational Excellence all in one location to put your business firmly on the path to Operational Excellence.

Taking place at Houston’s Norris Conference Center April 9-11, the 2018 agenda will show you how to:

  • Drive Operational Excellence to the frontline
  • Identify waste, reduce downtime and lower costs during STOs
  • Increase risk visibility by optimizing data and information management
  • Detect whether your work environments and processes are increasing the likelihood of a risk occurring
  • Improve your Operations Management System to better identify - and eliminate - sources of risk and value loss in your operations or plant
  • Deliver capital and maintenance projects with less risk and superior returns
  • Optimize data and information management to support early event detection and resolution
  • Eliminate the performance gaps that can impact your organization’s safety, quality, reliability and profitability
  • Maximize yield, improve efficiency and enhance safety performance across your plants
  • Improve process safety and HSE management performance