Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference 2019

Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 11, 2019
The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel
Diplomatic Area, Road 1701
Manama , 5243

Join us at the Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference this December 10–11, in Bahrain. Nexant’s own Thomas Heinrich will be a keynote speaker at this year’s conference and will present on why Bottom of the Barrel is highly important at the moment in the Middle East.

Established 18 years ago, the Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference is the only event to focus on residue upgrading. BBTC MENA has become one of the most insightful conferences for the refining industry in the Middle East, especially as more and more focus is given to residue upgrading.

Key Topics at this year’s conference include:
  • Market Overview & Trends
  • Increasing Conversion & Complexity to Meet Demand & Remain Competitive
  • IMO 2020 is here – the real impact
  • Residue Upgrading Innovation – Technologies, Tools & Equipment
  • Focus on Thermal, Ebullated Bed & Slurry Hydrocracking Technologies
  • Innovations in Tools & Equipment - Specialized Instrumentation & Heat Exchange Equipment, Efficient BOB Equipment Clean-out Techniques
  • The Growing Importance of Integration with Petrochemicals
  • Current & Future Projects - Case Studies, Best Practices, CAPEX Optimization & Efficient Project Management & Execution


Thomas Heinrich

Senior Consultant, Energy & Chemicals Advisory

Thomas Heinrich is a Senior Consultant with Nexant’s advisory business unit in Bahrain. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Cologne University. Thomas has been project manager for many petrochemical, refining and fertilizer feasibility studies more