BBTC 2018

May 24-25, 2018

In the last 16 years BBTC has established itself as the most important event on Residue Upgrading in the Industry.

Held in Prague on 24-25 May, BBTC 2018 will examine the opportunities for residue upgrading in a volatile crude oil environment and present the latest technology innovations and strategies to ensure that refiners will meet demand & remain competitive.

This year’s BBTC will feature more discussions, extended Q&A sessions and more networking opportunities.

Key Topics:

  • Market Overview & Trends
  • Impact of IMO Marpol VI Regulations – challenges, solutions, cooperation
  • Residue Upgrading Innovation & Technologies: focus on thermal, ebullated bed & slurry hydrocracking technologies
  • Current & Future Projects: case studies, best practices, CAPEX optimisation & efficient project management & execution
  • Innovations in Tools & Equipment


BBTC 2018 is part of the International Downstream Week 2018, including also the IDTC 2018 – International Downstream Technology Conference (22-23 May 2018).