HomeAICON Bitumen, Base Oil, Petroleum & Petrochemical Conferences 2018
AICON Bitumen, Base Oil, Petroleum & Petrochemical Conferences 2018

8th -10th February 2018 | The Leela, Mumbai

BITUMEN CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Bitumen Conference Sessions Speakers
Registration, Exhibition Table Set Up and Coffee  
Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Managements Pvt. Ltd.
Meeting  Bitumen Demand for India's high Infrastructure growth R. S. Sisodia, Chief General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
New Developments for improving Bitumen availability Debasish Basak, General Manager, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
Role of Logistics for regular supply of Bitumen  Vijay Kharche, General Manager, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
Coffee Networking Break  
Imports of Bitumen: Quality ,Logistics & Pricing Saeed Behnam, Marketing Manager, Jey Oil Refining Co.
Challenges facing Bitumen Marketing G S Gujral, CEO & Director, BITCOL
Middle East Bitumen Market and its Pricing power Farjam Behrouzi, Senior Trader/Consultant, Mehrjam International Business Development
Networking Lunch  
Plastic Bitumen and its feasibility Dr. Ambika Behl, Senior Scientist, CSIR-CRRI
Potential for new technologies in Bitumen Modification Dr. Dharamveer Singh, Assistant Professor, IIT Bombay
Microsurfacing : The future Maintenance solution. Debatosh Roy, Managing Director, Innovative Infratech
Coffee Networking Break  
Bitumen Modification Solutions for better roads  Anurag Saraogi, General Manager, BPCL
Road Contractors Expectations Debatosh Roy, Managing Director, Innovative Infratech
Bitumen Storage available for Bulk Imports A V Pednekar, AVP, VVF Ltd.
Coffee Networking Break  
Effect of new tax laws and local restrictions on Bitumen trade Santosh Sonar, Executive Director - Indirect Tax, BSR & Associates LLP
Award Ceremony: Honouring the outstanding contributions to the Bitumen Industry  C S Shankar, ED, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Need for an Association to Develop Bitumen Industry Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Managements Pvt. Ltd.
Networking Dinner  
BASE OIL CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Base Oil Conference Sessions Speakers
Registration, Exhibition Table Set Up and Coffee  
Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks Shailendra Gokhale, Managing Partner-Rosefield DAA International Consultancy
M&A - Exciting time for Base oils & Lubricants industry in India Shailendra Gokhale, Managing Partner-Rosefield DAA International Consultancy
An Overview of the Lubricant Base stocks and Process Oils Market in India Anuj Kumar Singh, Project Manager-Energy Practice, Kline Group
Opportunities in Complexities of the 3rd Largest Global Lube Market Sanjay Kumar, General Manager, HPCL
Coffee Networking Break  
The Growing Demands from OEMs - Beyond Technical Dr. Deepak Paul, General Manager, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
Emerging Trends and Perspectives in Oil Drain Intervals S Venkatesan, Deputy General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Q&A Session/Panel Discussion  
Networking Lunch  
Trends of Industrial Lubricants - TCO Approach Siva Kasturi, Asia Pacific Regional OEM Manager, Shell Global Lubricants
Topic to be advised Hari Prakash M, CEO, GP Petroleums Ltd.
Wax Presentation Rajib Saha, Business Manager –Lubricants, Brenntag (India)
Coffee Networking Break  
Speciality Oils, Transformer Oils, Technology and Specifications - Historical and Present Challenges Prof. M. C. Dwivedi, Professor (Retired), IIT Bombay
Oil Recycled is Oil Reborn Anant Bhargava, CEO & Director, IFP Petro Products Pvt. Ltd.
Bio-lubricants & Emerging market for Food Grade Lubricants Dr. Rajeev Churi, MD, SARBI  Engineering & WHG Pvt. Ltd
Coffee Networking Break  
Need for an Lubricant Association to address common developmental issues Shailendra Gokhale, Managing Partner-Rosefield DAA International Consultancy
Q&A, Chairs Closing Remarks and Summary of Conference Shailendra Gokhale, Managing Partner-Rosefield DAA International Consultancy
Networking cocktail Dinner  
PETROLEUM CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Petroleum Conference Sessions Speakers
Registration, Exhibition Table Set Up and Coffee  
Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Managements Pvt. Ltd.
Changing Dynamics in the Petrol-Diesel Retail business Krishnaprasad Rai, Head Marketing Services, Essar Oil Limited
Effect of Daily price change and use of hedging through future trading Sanjit Prasad, MD & CEO, ICEX India Ltd.
New Retail Outlets expansion by private Companies BV Ravi Prakash, Indian Oiltanking Ltd
Coffee Networking Break  
Bio fuels -Ethanol/Bio diesel -Opportunities and Challenges  Mahesh Deshmukh, Director, Lokmangal Group of Companies
Future of Bio fuels in India Subroto Das, General Manager, HPCL
Electric cars growth and opportunity for the retail Industry Nishit P Salot, Director, Vijay Security Systems
Networking Lunch  
Plastic/Sludge WASTE to LDO/Fuel Oil-New Technologies T R Rao, CEO, Sustainable Technologies & Environmental Projects Pvt. Ltd.
Future for Petcoke as a fuel as restrictions increase Sanjay Luthra, General Manager, Essar Oil Ltd.
Gas the Future fuel for India R Natekar, Executive Director-LPG, BPCL
Coffee Networking Break  
Growth in LDO and Furnace Oil demand due to new market scenarios Shuvendu Gupta, General Manager, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
Challenges in LPG imports and Logistics for pan India movement  Sudip Mallick, Chief Manager - LPG Logistics, ex-Bharat Petroleum Corporation
Future of Bunkering Business + Changing specifications of Furnace Oil for Industries and Bunkers Murli Iyer, Murli Iyer, Territory Manager, BPCL
Coffee Networking Break  
Expansion and Modification of ports (Capt.) Rahul Varma, General Manager, Lilly Maritime Pvt. Ltd.
Development of Barges and Logistics support essential for Bunkering (Capt.) Y P Deulkar, Advisor, Ayana Marine
Need for an Association to Develop Bunkering Industry Dilip Mody, Director, Global Fuels
Networking Dinner  
PETROCHEMICAL CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Petrochemical Conference Sessions Speaker
Registration, Exhibition Table Set Up and Coffee  
Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks Deepak Shidhaye, CEO, Dmt International
Future of Crude and Gas prices and its effect on Petro Products and Petrochemicals R K Mehra, Strategic Energy Advisor & Consultant, Gulf Petrochem
Aromatics: Improving supplies to match Demand (Benzene/Toluene/xylene) S JENA, General Manager, BPCL
Future of Methanol Rahul Prithiani, Director–Industry & Customized Research, CRISIL
Coffee Networking Break  
Future of Polyethylene trade with increased local demand  Kamal Tandon, Chief General Manager (Marketing), GAIL (India) Limited
Growth of Polypropylene  trade with pricing and demand challenges H K Rajora, Vice President, HPCL- Mittal Energy Limited
Future market scenario for Phenol and acetone  Anurag Saraogi, General Manager, BPCL
Networking Lunch  
Future of Imports to meet India's growing demand of Petrochemicals Prashant Thakur, General Manager - Marketing , Deepak Fertilizer
Storage and Logistics support at Indian Ports for importers  Sant Khare, Ganesh Benzoplast
Future of Petrochemicals/Polymers with volatile feedstock prices and the changing Global petrochemical outlook  Deepak Shidhaye, CEO, Dmt International
Coffee Networking Break  
Opportunities and Challenges in the PVC market Rahul Prithiani, Director–Industry & Customized Research, CRISIL
Indian PET Developments – Market Trends and Opportunities Rajesh Gera, AVP-Business Development, Reliance Industries Limited-PET Division
The growth for Plastics with increasing Environmental concerns Ginu Joseph, Media Director- Asia Pacific Chrysolite Media Pvt. Ltd.
Q&A, Chairs Closing Remarks and Summary of Conference Deepak Shidhaye, CEO, Dmt International