2022-09-21 Product news

Rethink your refinery for optimal efficiency, sustainability and profitability

Take advantage of leading process expertise to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Come meet Alfa Laval at the Asian Refining Technology Conference (ARTC) 2022, 26 – 27 October 2022, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore.

Alfa Laval at ARTC 2022

This year’s theme is focused on “Reconfiguring the Industry for the Global Energy Transition”, and will gather leaders across the ASEAN region, as they discuss pertinent topics including the evolution and modernisation of the region’s refining and petrochemicals industry, consequences of the digital wave, and the sustainability of current energy goals set in the market.

Meet the Alfa Laval team of heat exchanger experts at ARTC 2022 and find out how to make a difference with heat exchanger technology and achieving your sustainability goals through greater energy efficiency. At Alfa Laval’s booth, we will be highlighting two of our main players in the refinery industry; namely our Compabloc and Welded Spiral Heat Exchangers.

Visit us at Booth Number B1

Alfa Laval presentation at the conference

Date & Time: 26 October 2022, 3pm under Technical Stream 2 – Biofuels & Electrification

Topic: Alfa Laval’ Solutions in Maximizing Profitability in HVO Renewable Fuel Process

Speaker: Salwati Ahmad, Refinery Market Manager, Alfa Laval

Synopsis: In the current global energy transition, refineries are transforming their plants to operate with different renewable feedstocks such as vegetable oil, animal fat and cooking oil, to comply with local legislation, business sustainability and refinery profitability. The preferred process to produce biofuels with higher qualities than today is called hydrotreatment of vegetable oil (HVO). Alfa Laval has decades of experience in delivering pre-treatment plants for fats and oils to biodiesel and HVO producing industries using Alfa Laval’s proven proprietary process solutions. The presentation will highlight Alfa Laval’s solution in HVO and experience from actual projects that helps refineries recovering energy from their process optimization.


Meet the Team

Jay Jeong
Refinery Market Manager, Alfa Laval


Ryan Chan
Senior Sales Manager - Energy Division Heat Exchanger Process



Salwati Ahmad
Refinery Market Manager, Alfa Laval

Salwati is the Refinery Market Manager in Alfa Laval with 10 years of global experience in various industries such as Oil and Gas, Refinery and Petrochemical; performing troubleshooting of Alfa Laval welded heat exchangers to ensure optimal performance. Currently, she is responsible for developing refinery businesses in South Asia, South East Asia, Oceania and Turkey; providing energy efficiency and process optimization solutions to help refinery customers achieve sustainability in their businesses.



Sani Zulkepli
Regional Manager - Energy SEA

Sani looks after the heat exchanger business in the process industry for South East Asia. He comes from a Chemical Engineering background and his long experience with Alfa Laval includes hands-on commissioning and trouble-shooting on both onshore and offshore plants, process & project management, and sales management. He brings with him a solid technical and commercial acumen and is passionate about optimising heat transfer to drive profitability and sustainability for the customer.


Willy Ang
Manager - Energy Separation & Offshore Oil & Gas SEA




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