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2016 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting

Online Registration is Closed

When: November 14, 2016 - November 17, 2016

Where: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Open for Registration Details

Preliminary Program

The informative program will include:

  • A Welcome Breakfast and General Session
  • A Vast Array of Technical Standards Committee Meetings covering Refining and Chemical Process Equipment
  • API/AFPM Operating Practices Symposium (Open to Refining and Petrochemical Operating Companies Only)
  • Monday Networking Reception, including Sponsor Tabletop Exhibits

Media Sponsors



Refining Standards Committees: David Miller, 202-682-8159 or; Stephen Crimaudo, 202-682-8151 or 
Refining Subcommittee & API/AFPM Operating Practices Symposium: Ron Chittim, 202-682-8176 or
Logistical Information: Arnetta Smith, 202-682-8149 or
Registration: Brittany Morrow, 202-682-8195 or

Preliminary Program

Who Should Attend

Industry professionals in the refining and petrochemical industries such as:

  • Operations and engineering managers
  • Process unit engineers and specialists
  • Refinery equipment specialists

Reason for Attending

  • Have access to technical committee meetings covering API standards
  • Learn about the latest research and development on refining process equipment, including future R&D efforts
  • Obtain the latest information from industry suppliers by visiting their tabletop exhibits.
  • Make contacts with your colleagues and establish new business connections.

Sponsor an Attendee

Share your standards expertise with the next generation of oil and natural gas professionals by providing a complimentary registration. The cost is free and your sponsored attendee is welcomed at all 2016 API Standards meetings.

Complimentary registration is limited to first-time attendees only. Those persons must be sponsored, and accompanied, by a prior API standards meeting participant from the same company. Pre-registration is required. All hotel and travel expenses are the responsibility of the participant/attendee. You may only register two sponsored attendees, and on-site registration cannot be accepted for them.

Future Meetings

2017 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
May 8-11, 2017
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada

2017 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
November 13-16, 2017
Hyatt Regency Dallas
Dallas, Texas

2018 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
April 16-19, 2018
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Seattle, Washington

2018 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
November 12-15, 2018
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando, Florida

Sponsor Application and Agreement

Exhibitor Application and Agreement

Fax to 202-682-8222 

Application Deadline: October 21, 2016

Artwork Deadline: October 7, 2016

Information for Sponsors and Exhibitors - This contains information on deadline, setup, display hours, shipping details, etc.

On-Site Program Ad Specifications


Opportunity  Cost Availability Sponsor
Monday Breakfast/General Session $3,000 5 Available
Central Coffee/Refreshment Breaks $3,000 4 Available Gas & Air Systems, Inc.
Monday Networking Break $2,500 SOLD HMT
Tuesday Networking Break $2,500 Available
Reception $4,000 3 Available Clarage
Stress Engineering Services Inc.
Spouse/Guest Program Activities $1,500 Available
Registration Lanyards $5,500 SOLD Trinity Bridge, LLC
Registration Bags $7,000 SOLD Furnace Improvements Services
Meeting WiFi  $8,000 Available
Mobile Device Power Banks $8,000  Available  
On-Site Program  $5,000  Available


Access Plug Flange, Inc.


Consolidated Fabrication & Constructors, Inc.

Daily Thermetrics

Delta Instrument LLC

FS-Elliot Company, LLC

Heat Transfer Research , Inc (HTRI)

Ingersoll Rand

Integrated Global Services

Integrated Service Company LLC (InServ)


Nationwide Boiler Inc.

Operational Sustainability, LLC

Precision Iceblast Corporation

Refractory Construction Services Company, LLC

Stress Engineering Services Inc.

Team Industrial Services

Spouse/Guest Activities

  • Monday: Plantation Tour and Lunch
  • Tuesday: Mardi Gras World and Lunch
Spouse/Guest Program - Description of Activities

Spouse/Guest Fees

For split transactions, please complete the registration form. Online registration is closed for attendees. Please bring completed form onsite to register.

Deadline: October 21, 2016

Substitutions, Cancellations and Refunds: Refunds will be granted at 100% if requests are received by October 31, 2016. After this date, spouse/guest refunds will be granted at 50%

  By October 21
Spouse/Guest Breakfast and Activities - 2 Days $195
Spouse/Guest Breakfast Only - 2 Days $100
Spouse/Guest Breakfast and Activity - 1 Day  $125 
Spouse/Guest Breakfast Only - 1 Day  $50

Guidelines for Participation

  • On-site registration will be based on availability only and cannot be guaranteed.
  • The order and type of the activities listed are subject to change. Notification will be given.
  • A spouse/guest refers to a spouse or personal friend, not a business associate or staff colleague. The spouse/guest registration fee may not be applied to anyone who wishes to attend meetings.
  • All participants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Before participation can begin, the spouse will be asked to sign a general waiver of liability.


Christy Howard, Christy Hill Events, Inc at or Arnetta Smith at

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana
Online Reservations
Call: 888-421-1442
Room Rate: $259 Single or $279 Double Occupancy, Mention American Petroleum Institute group rate
Reservation Deadline: October 26, 2016 or until room block is sold out