Downstream Engineering, Construction and Maintenance Conference, June 15 -16, 2017, New Orleans, LA


Now Is Your Time to Join 100’s Project Owners in Addressing Downstream Project & Maintenance Productivity Head On

NEW ORLEANS – 22 May 2017 – In just 3 weeks’ time over 1100+ North American leaders in Petrochemical, Refining & LNG project & maintenance will be descending on New Orleans for the largest downstream event of its kind, ‘Downstream Engineering, Construction & Maintenance 2017’. Event website here:

Headline Sponsor Odebrecht is the latest industry heavyweight to join the formidable speaker line-up, including Sr. Level Decision Makers at; Exxon, Dow, Orpic, Braskem, Cheniere, CB&I, Bechtel, KBR, Fluor, SABIC, Westlake, Valero + hundreds more. They will collaborate on central issues defining success of the market, including tackling poor craft labor productivity, and reducing costs for both major projects, plant based/med projects, and maintenance work.

Petrochemical Update insist that the event is a must-attend for any Owner, Contractor or Solution Provider servicing the downstream engineering, construction, shutdowns & routine maintenance industry. Event Director Emily McMahon states, ‘the learning and networking potential on offer rivals any other meeting of its kind; with 2 dedicated days of conference tracks, and 2 networking parties – this event will help Owners save millions in capital expenditure, and facilitate business relationships to progress the downstream market nationwide”.

Attendees can expect dedicated conference tracks across the following key areas;

  • Major Projects (>500 million)
  • Plant-Based Small–Midsized Projects (Medium $50m-$500m, and Small <$50million)
  • Shutdowns and Turnarounds
  • Reliability and Maintenance
  • Commissioning and Start-Up
  • Modularization

DECM has grown substantially in the last 3 years with testimonials confirming the importance of the meeting for the industry:

“Sincere congratulations on such a successful event! The Conference was well organized, both logistically and from contents perspective. There was plenty of networking opportunity as well” stated a Sr. Project Leader at Chevron. Dow Chemical at also expressed that 2016 was a “Good event for petrochemical suppliers and owners to learn about the current state of the industry and collaborate on best practices”. With ticket sales reaching an unprecedented rate this year, 2017 is set to be the must-attend event on industry leaders’ calendars nationwide.

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