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STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVE OF DOWNSTREAM SECTOR

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Strategic Perspective of Downstream Sector

OVERVIEW
The symposium provides a strategic perspective of the downstream sector with respect to refining and petrochemicals. The assessment will include the outlook for future market environment and the competitive landscape. Furthermore, the implications for the GCC region will be considered.

SYMPOSIUM BENEFITS
The attendees of the symposium will gain the following insights:
  • Outlook for the future market environment
  • Expectations for the competitive landscape
  • Consideration of risk categories – regulatory, operational and financial
  • Appropriate level of integration across the value chain
  • Key factors for future success
  • Framework for making strategic decisions – including investments and market entries

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The symposium will be focused on highlighting and assessing strategic implications and decisions for the downstream sector (refining and petrochemicals), which will be of interest to mid-level and senior-level professionals who are supporting decision-makers or are themselves decision-makers.

Date: 13th of October 2019
Venue: The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa, Manama
Fee: USD 800 for members and USD 950 for non-members


AGENDA FOR THE SYMPOSIUM
Item
Description
Time Slot
Introduction and Objectives
  • Overview of Stratas Advisors
  • Review of the agenda
  • Objectives of the symposium
8:30 – 9:00
Overview of Refining Environment
  • Market fundamentals
  • Key trends
  • Prices and margins
9:00 – 9:45
Overview of Petrochemical Environment
  • Market fundamentals
  • Key trends
  • Prices and margins
9:45 – 10:30
Break
Networking and refreshments
10:30 – 11:00
Introduction of Strategic Framework
  • Market fundamentals
  • Key trends
  • Prices and margins
11:00 – 11:30
Assessment of Opportunities
  • Scale and growth potential
  • Strategic alignment
  • Key success factors
11:30 – 12:00
Lunch
Networking and refreshments
12:00 – 1:00
Evaluation of Competition Landscape
  • Structural factors
  • Operational factors
  • Strategic flexibility
1:00 – 1:30
Management of Risks
  • Macro-related risks
  • Regulatory risks
  • Market risks
  • Competitive risks
1:30 – 2:00
Appropriate Level of Integration
  • Crude and feedstocks
  • Supply chain
  • Refining and petrochemical
2:00 – 2:30
Wrap-up and Conclusions
  • Key takeaways
  • Q&A
2:30 – 3:00


MEET YOUR PRESENTERS:
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John E. Paisie
President
Stratas Advisors
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Anjani Singh
Director
Downstream
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Gajendra Kumar
Manager
Downstream
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San Naing
Manager
Downstream Asia
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Anshuman Agrawal
Manager
Downstream
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Huiming Li
Director
Global Fuel Specifications
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Christopher G. Brown
Manager
Global Automotive

TO REGISTER:
The registration fee is inclusive of selected research papers, coffee breaks and buffet lunch. For more information and registration, please email Ms. Amal Al Aamer at amal.alaamer@gda.org.bh or call +973 1711 6003.
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