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2016 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting

Online Registration is Closed

When: May 16, 2016 - May 19, 2016

Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

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

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

2016 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting
November 14-17, 2016
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana

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

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: April 11, 2016

Artwork Deadline: April 4, 2016

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


Opportunity  Cost Availability Sponsor
Monday Breakfast/General Session $3,000 4 Available HMT
Central Coffee/Refreshment Breaks $3,000 4 Available Gas & Air Systems, Inc. 
Monday Networking Break $2,000 SOLD Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Compressor International
Tuesday Networking Break $2,000 SOLD E2G|The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.
Reception $4,000 5 Available  
Spouse/Guest Program Activities $1,500 Available  
Registration Lanyards $5,500 SOLD A.W. Chesterton
Registration Bags $7,000 Available
Meeting WiFi  $8,000 Available  
On-Site Program  $5,000  Available  


Access Plug Flange, Inc.

Canada Pipeline Accessories

Chaoda Group USA CO. Ltd


Consolidated Fabrication & Constructors, Inc.

Daily Thermetrics

Energy Nation

FS-Elliott Co., LLC

Hart Energy

Ingersoll Rand


Magnum Piering, Inc.

Refractory Construction Services Co., LLC.

Team Industrial Services

Thermo Scientific

Weir Specialty Pumps

Spouse/Guest Activities

  • Monday: Chicago City Tour
  • Tuesday: Chicago Architecture Cruise
Spouse/Guest Program - Description of Activities

Spouse/Guest Fees

For split transactions, please complete the registration form.

Deadline: April 15

  By April 15
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 Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Online Reservations
Call: 888-421-1442 or 402-592-6464
Room Rate: $275 Single or Double Occupancy, Mention American Petroleum Institute group rate
Reservation Deadline: April 25, 2016 or until room block is sold out