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2017 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting

Online Registration is Closed, Please Register Onsite

When: May 08, 2017 - May 11, 2017

Where:Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

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 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: April 7, 2017

Artwork Deadline: March 27, 2017

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 A.W. Chesterton
Tuesday Networking Break $2,500 Available
Reception $4,000 4 Available Clarage
Registration Lanyards $5,500 SOLD Neway Valve International
Registration Bags $7,000 Available
Meeting WiFi  $8,000 Available
Mobile Device Power Banks $8,000  Available  
On-Site Program  $5,000  Available


Access Plug Flange, Inc. 

ASTM International


Consolidated Fabrication & Constructors Inc.

Daily Thermetrics

D-R Gimpel Valve


Harbison Walker International

Hydrocarbon Processing

Ingersoll Rand


Provenance Consulting

Refractory Construction Services Company, LLC

Stress Engineering Services

Team Industrial Services


Spouse/Guest Activities

  • Monday: City Tour
  • Tuesday: Wayne Newton Private Estate Tour

Spouse/Guest Program - Description of Activities

Spouse/Guest Fees

For split transactions, please complete the registration form.

Deadline: April 14, 2017

Substitutions, Cancellations and Refunds: Refunds will be granted at 100% if requests are received by April 24, 2017. After this date, spouse/guest refunds will be granted at 50%.

  By April 14
Spouse/Guest Breakfast and Activities - 2 Days $250
Spouse/Guest Breakfast Only - 2 Days $100
Spouse/Guest Breakfast and Activity - 1 Day  $195 
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

Caesars Palace Las Vegas
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard, South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Online Reservations
Call: 702-731-7110
Group Reference: When making reservations, you may mention the American Petroleum Institute or use the API Group Code SCAPI7, to receive the group rate.
Room Rate: Mention API Group Rate - $269 single/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: April 12, 2017 or until room block is sold out. After this date, reservations will be accepted at the group room rate on a space available basis only.