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Downstream Conference & Exhibition

One key tactic for companies seeking to attract and retain top talent is to develop a "challenge culture" in which workers provide feedback. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Dylan Krieger, managing editor of BIC Magazine, and Mark Peters, Industry Roundtable host, discuss the upcoming August issue of BIC Magazine. Read more

Podcasts

More than 10,000-plus downstream professionals created the first-ever one-stop shop for anyone across the petrochemical, chemical, refining and LNG value chains. Read more

BIC Videos

LCDC's market developer and creative manager spoke with BIC Magazine at Downstream 2019. Read more

BIC Videos

BIC Magazine attended the 2019 Downstream Exhibition and Conference in Houston to interview its Alliance members. Read more

BIC Videos

BIC Alliance visits at the Downstream 2019 Exhibition & Conference. Read more

BIC Attends

According to Randy Pound, global manufacturing director of maintenance and reliability for Olin Corp., there are two types of maintenance cultures: reactive and proactive. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

It's not breaking news that life is full of lessons learned. Unfortunately, many of those lessons aren't learned easily. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Given the reality of a workforce increasingly aging out of and retiring from the petrochemical and related industries, owners and other stakeholders are tasked with preserving "tribal knowledge" for those taking these departing employees' places. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Procurement, essentially, is defined by two concepts, Runfola said. "We have to save money, but we also have stakeholders and customers that depend on us to deliver," she explained... Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

BIC Alliance and BIC Magazine attends the 2018 Downstream Conference & Exhibition. Check out our photos and video interviews, including Sunbelt Rentals, Stork, MISTRAS and more... Read more

BIC Attends

According to Dow Chemical’s Commissioning and Startup Leader, William Newton, there is no mysterious secret to the success of the company’s mammoth $6 billion Gulf Coast expansion project. Read more

Offshore & Marine

According to Craig Cotter, maintenance and reliability leader for Occidental Oil and Gas, recognition of a job well done is “best served warm.” Read more

Training & Human Resources

Glenn Johnson, workforce development leader for BASF NA, said he shares a philosophy with economist and Nobel prizewinner, John Nash: “Organizations are better off doing not only what is best for themselves but what is best for the group.” Read more

Training & Human Resources

Chad Bates, operations and maintenance gatekeeper for BASF, said he believes that, regardless of the task they may be executing, nobody consciously plans to fail. “But if you fail to plan, that’s exactly what you’re going to do,” Read more

Training & Human Resources

According to Carlos Camera, major capital projects senior advisor for Chevron, a particular challenge to benefiting from the lessons learned from any project occurs as the result of turnover of project teams. Read more

Training & Human Resources

According to Brett Richard, Manager of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness for Sasol, “behavior change is the heart of sustainable results.” Read more

Training & Human Resources

When balancing the sometimes conflicting concepts of cost management and effective procurement,  Senior Project Logistics Specialist of Americas Procurement Center for Air Liquide, said that the “bottom line is saving on costs.” But what’s cheaper... Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

According to Bob Gleichman, Director of Innovation for Flint Hills Resources, managers and human resources directors would do well to prioritize “intellectual diversity” Read more

Training & Human Resources

The 2018 Downstream Conference & Exhibition will highlight and address the most pressing industry challenges, new technologies and industry developments that will shape the downstream industry for decades. Read more

Downstream

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