PEFTEC 2019

PEFTEC 2019 - Conference Programme

Get the ultimate insights into what's new in Laboratory, In-field and On-Line Process Analysis for the Petro Industries at the biggest and best PEFTEC Conference and Exhibition to date.

The PEFTEC Conference and Exhibition continue to grow and the 3rd edition of this event is shaping up to be the best yet. In addition to an exhibition dedicated to the industry the Conference offer has been expanded yet again and now includes dedicated Process Analysis Conference and Big Data, Big Analysis sessions to compliment the popular Analytical Conference.

Who should attend?

If you are involved in the generation, provision, application and use of analytical data and instrumentation in the petroleum processing, refining and petrochemical space then the conferences and exhibition will have plenty to interest you. On the laboratory front the two day conference "From Crude to Customer - Developments in Analysis for the Petro Industry Supply Chain" covers a wide range of current research and application topics from the feed crude through to final products. The on-line and in-field process analysis conference "Lasers, Light, Sensors and Separation - Tools and Techniques for Process Based Analysis" will run in parallel over the 2 days covering the latest developments in process-based spectroscopy, chromatography, sensors and advanced data processing and analytics.

In addition, both conferences will feature special sessions on the hot topic of big data and big analysis which will consider strategies, tools and techniques to maximise the value derived from the vast quantities of analytical and process data now routinely available to the industry.

The conferences programmes have been designed to be complementary and delegates will be free to move between the two to mix and match topics of specific interest to them.

Click here for conference registration (€125+vat per day / €200+vat for both days)
Time Conference Room 1 Conference Room 2
Conference Description "From Crude to Customer - Developments in Analysis for the Petro Industry Supply Chain"

This laboratory focussed conference starts with a morning session on the latest developments in mass spec applications and will feature an opening plenary by Ryan P. Rodgers who is one of the godfathers of Petroleomics and Director of the Future Fuels Institute at Florida State University. Ryan's opening plenary will be followed by three other leading researchers in this rapidly growing field who will cover the application of different ionisation and sample introduction techniques for the detailed characterisation of a range of petroleum fractions using the cutting-edge instrumentation.

The remainder of the first day will cover alternatives to conventional lab distillation and recent developments in GC and GCxGC applications with a range of detection systems including the barrier ionisation discharge detector, MS and VUV spectroscopy.

The second day begins with the hot topic of Big Data and Big Analysis with a plenary lecture on enhancing the petrochemical space with big analysis by Eric Little, the Chief Data Officer of Osthus and will be followed by talks on specific applications of data analytics including machine learning The morning concludes with talks on the re-emergence of Supercritical Fluid Chromatography as a mainstream analytical technique and the afternoon sessions cover the application of both molecular and atomic spectroscopic techniques for petro-industry related analysis with a particular focus on elemental trace analysis.

"Lasers, Light, Sensors and Separation - Tools and Techniques for Process Based Analysis"

Day one of the Process Analysis Conference will open with a Plenary Lecture on advances in on-line process analysis for the petrochemical industry by Alison Nordon from the Centre for Process Analysis and Control Technology (CPACT) which will be followed by sessions on process gas analysis using online techniques such as GC, Optical Feedback Cavity Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy, VUV Spectroscopy, and Open Path FTIR.

As with the laboratory conference, the second day begins with the hot topic of Big Data and Big Analysis with the shared plenary lecture Enhancing the Petrochemical Space with Big Analysis by Eric Little, the Chief Data Officer of Osthus. Eric will be followed by a process specific session on big data processing and analytics applications including real-time pollution monitoring and reporting, gas leak detection with interconnected monitors and the use of machine learning for real time hazard event detection. The afternoon session will focus on advances in process-based analysis of liquids using a range of sampling, separation, spectroscopic and sensor-based technologies.

All in all, this is the most comprehensive conference programme so far for PEFTEC and when combined with the industry focussed exhibition provides undoubtedly the best one stop shop for end users in the Petro industries to experience the latest developments and network with experts, vendors and peers.

PEFTEC 2019 Day1
10:00-10:45 Environmental and Petrochemical Applications of Ultra-High Resolution FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry
Presenter : Ryan P. Rodgers, Florida State University, United States
Advances in on-line process analysis for the petrochemical industry
Presenter :Alison Norden, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
10:45-11.15 Applying different thermal introduction methods on the same mass spectrometer for a comprehensive chemical investigation of heavy fuel oil
Presenter :Uwe Kafer, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Germany
Combination of OFCEAS Spectroscopy and Low Pressure sampling, for ppb measurement of trace gases in hydrocarbons (H2S,NH3,H2O, etc.)
Presenter :Etienne Smith, AP2E, France
Coffee and Exhibition (11:15-11:30)
11:30-11:50 Direct insertion probe high-resolution mass spectrometry for the rapid chemical description of petroleum heavy ends - Analysis of vacuum gas oils, bitumen, and asphaltenes
Presenter :Christopher Paul Ruger, University of Rouen, France
Carrier-Gas-Free GC BTEX Analyser The New Frontier for Real-Time Monitoring of Aromatics
Presenter :Carlo Bruno, Pollution Analytical Equipment, Italy
11:50-12:10 High-resolution MS coupled to Photoionization-GCxGC for Petrochemicals Characterization
Presenter :Anupam Giri, SABIC GTC-EUR, Netherlands
Micro Gas Chromatography. Gas analysis taken to a next level in speed, performance, usability and portability
Presenter :Coen Duvekot, Agilent Technologies, Netherlands
12:10-12:30 Using Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer as Alternative Approach to Conventional Techniques in Measuring Boiling Point Distribution for Crude Oil Sample
Presenter :Chang Hong Voon, Petronas Research, Malaysia
The Potential of Streaming Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy for Real-Time Monitoring of Chemical Processes
Presenter :James Diekmann, VUV Analytics, United States
Lunch and Exhibition (12:30-13:45)
13:45-14:15 Simplifying GCxGC - streamlined software for fast characterization of petrochemicals
Presenter :Aaron Parker, SepSolve Analytical, United Kingdom
Tunable laser C1-C5 analyzer for process control
Presenter :Pawel Kluczynski, Airoptics, Poland
14:15-14:35 Fatty Acid Methyl Ester in Fuels by GC-MS & GCxGC
Presenter :Ramkumar Dhandapani, Phenomenex, United States
Advanced remote sensing solutions accommodating petrochemical/chemical industrial monitoring needs and challenges based on field analysis
Presenter :Gilad Shpitzer, Atmosfir Optics, Israel
Coffee and Exhibition (14:35-15:00)
15:00-15:20 Moisture Analysis via Gas Chromatography with BID in Petroleum and Petroleum Products
Presenter :Yusuke Takemori, Shimadzu Corporation, Japan
Gas standards and test methods for measuring relevant impurities in biogas and biomethane
Presenter :Ewelina Zalewska, VSL Dutch Metrology Institute, Netherlands
15:20-15:40 Distillation D86 by fast GC whole sample analysis
Presenter :Walter Spieksma, StillPeaks, Netherlands
Modeling Methane Number for Combustion Optimization
Presenter :Larry McDermott, MKS Instruments, United States
15:40-16:00 Fast Analysis of Non-Traditional Gasoline Additives with Gas Chromatography - Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
Presenter :Ryan Schonert, VUV Analytics, United States
On-line measurement of the Biomethane energy, quality and odorization by one dedicated 19" rack MicroGC
Presenter :Ronan Cozic, SRA Instruments, France

Time Conference Room 1 Conference Room 2
Conference Description "From Crude to Customer - Developments in Analysis for the Petro Industry Supply Chain"

The second day begins with the hot topic of Big Data and Big Analysis with a plenary lecture on enhancing the petrochemical space with big analysis by Eric Little, the Chief Data Officer of Osthus and will be followed by talks on specific applications of data analytics including machine learning The morning concludes with talks on the re-emergence of Supercritical Fluid Chromatography as a mainstream analytical technique and the afternoon sessions cover the application of both molecular and atomic spectroscopic techniques for petro-industry related analysis with a particular focus on elemental trace analysis.

"Lasers, Light, Sensors and Separation - Tools and Techniques for Process Based Analysis"

As with the laboratory conference, the second day begins with the hot topic of Big Data and Big Analysis with the shared plenary lecture Enhancing the Petrochemical Space with Big Analysis by Eric Little, the Chief Data Officer of Osthus. Eric will be followed by a process specific session on big data processing and analytics applications including real-time pollution monitoring and reporting, gas leak detection with interconnected monitors and the use of machine learning for real time hazard event detection. The afternoon session will focus on advances in process-based analysis of liquids using a range of sampling, separation, spectroscopic and sensor-based technologies.

PEFTEC 2019 Day2
09:30-10:15 Enhancing the Petrochemical Space with Big Analysis
Presenter :Eric Little, Osthus, United States
Enhancing the Petrochemical Space with Big Analysis
Presenter :Eric Little, Osthus, United States
10:15-10:35 TBC Big and smart data analytics playing wonder for sustainable industrial operation: A case study of Indian petroleum and refinery sector
Presenter :Sudheesh Narayanan, Knowledge Lens, India
10:35-10:55 How You Can Now Learn More from Your Analytical Chemistry Data and See Inside the Black Box of Machine Learning Tools.
Presenter :Phil Kay, SAS Institute, United Kingdom
Making the most of gas leak detection data with new interconnected monitoring solutions for enhanced safety and increased efficiency
Presenter :Alan Vidal, GAZOMAT, France
Coffee and Exhibition (10:55-11:15)
11:15-11:45 Supercritical fluid chromatography, mass spectrometry and petrochemistry
Presenter :John Langley, Southampton University, United Kingdom
Machine learning for real-time event monitoring at industrial sites
Presenter :Bo Fu, Rebellion Photonics, United States
11:45-12:05 Separation and detection of fuel components in gasoline gum content (IP 131; ASTM D381) by utilising UHPSFC-MS
Presenter :Andreas Panagiotopoulos, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Re-engineering Calibration for Process Spectrometers
Presenter :Brian Rohrback, Infometrix, United States
Lunch and Exhibition (12:05-13:15)
13:15-13:45 Gas Chromatography - Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy: A Versatile Tool for Analysis of Gasoline and Jet Fuels
Presenter :Alex Hodgson, VUV Analytics, United States
Turning an FTIR spectrometer into a universal concentration meter for the bulk and petrochemical industries
Presenter :Dan Wood, Keit Spectrometers, United Kingdom
13:45-14:15 Online analysis of Sulfur compounds in fossil fuels using a system with GC-ED with pressurized headspace
Presenter :Jean-Philippe Amiet, Chromatotec, France
14:15-14:35 Efficient and profitable combustion-based organic elemental analysis - C/N/S/Cl determination from ultra-trace till wt-contents
Presenter :Angela Groebel, Analytik Jena, Germany
Contaminant monitoring using Total Organic Carbon (TOC) analysis in brine for quality control and asset protection
Presenter :Jens Neubauer, Suez Water Technologies and Solutions Analytical Instruments, United States
14:35-14:55 Ultra Low P, S, Cl Analysis in Liquids with a versatile Benchtop WDXRF Spectrometer
Presenter :Wolfgang Klock, Rigaku, Germany
Sharper blending through faster response: great added value with advanced on-line elemental analysis
Presenter :Michel Zoontjes, MalvernPanalytical, Netherlands
14:55-15:15 Quantification of Trace Elements in Naphtha by ICP-OES
Presenter :Sebastian Wuenscher, Analytik Jena, Germany
Application of the On-line Liquid Injector valve System (OLIS) for non-discriminating analysis of condensate and liquids by GC
Presenter :Gianluca Stani, SRA Instruments, Italy