You are currently viewing: Literature



Rising Stars is back and we are on the search for our 2019 finalists

This is your chance to speak in front of the biggest and most senior downstream audience in Europe where you can share your vision for the industry. This year’s question is: “How would you awaken the downstream dinosaur?”

To provide you with some inspiration, watch last year's Rising Stars highlights video. We also interviewed last year’s winner Ross O’Brien from BP. Download the interview here to hear his thoughts and how winning Rising Stars has changed long-term career goals.

To be eligible, you must fulfil the below criteria:
• Aged 30 or under by November 2019
• Currently working for a refiner or petrochemical producer
• With at least three years’ experience in the downstream industry (petrochemical or refining)
• Available to attend ERTC, which takes place on 4 - 7 November 2019

Submit your nominations - http://info.wraconferences.com/ertcrisingstars
The deadline for nominations is Friday 23rd August and then it will go off to our esteemed judges to whittle down the large numbers to the 2019 finalists In Warsaw. You have to be in it to win it! We look forward to reading your abstracts.

View More

Rising Stars is back and we are on the search for our 2019 finalists!

This is your chance to speak in front of the biggest and most senior downstream audience in Europe where you can share your vision for the industry. This year’s question is: “How would you awaken the downstream dinosaur?”

To provide you with some inspiration, watch ...


ERTC 2018 post event report

Across four days in 2018, we were delighted to welcome more than 600 attendees from all around Europe and beyond to Cannes, France for the opportunity to exchange ideas, make new contacts and share industry updates in a collaborative, interactive setting.


ERTC 2019 advisory board meeting report

In March 2019, the WRA hosted the ERTC Advisory Board meeting at the Hotel Bristol, Warsaw. Chaired by Tracy Ellerington, Director Europe & Russia Operations at Solomon Associates our expert participants shared their thoughts on Europe’s downstream status and the challenges that lie ahead.


ERTC 2019 brochure

4-7 November, Hilton Warsaw, Poland. The single largest gathering of refining and petrochemical leadership in Europe. Our brochure is the perfect document to take to your decision makers and explain why you should be attending the biggest downstream event in Europe. In the brochure we have included: