Some of our sponsors in no particular order


BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,500 employees in North America, and had sales of $16.2 billion in 2016. Combining economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future.



LyondellBasell is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell manufactures products at 55 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and bio fuels.


Williams Cos
Williams, including its assets held through Williams Partners L.P., is an energy infrastructure company focused on connecting North America’s significant hydrocarbon resource plays to growing markets for natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs). Williams owns and operates midstream gathering and processing assets, and interstate natural gas pipelines.



Fluor is one of the world’s largest publicly-traded engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction (EPFC) and maintenance companies, offering integrated solutions for Clients’ complex and challenging capital projects.​​​



Emerson has boldly transformed itself to create value for its customers and shareholders. With our newly energized focus on its two core business platforms — Automation Solutions and Commercial & Residential Solutions — this company can confront the challenges of an increasingly complex and unpredictable marketplace from a position of strength.


Shell Global Solutions delivers top-tier technical services and licensed technologies. By drawing on the Shell Group’s extensive global operating experience,  Shell leverage their technologies and technical service offerings for clients ranging from major international corporations through to national oil companies, government agencies and independent refineries.


TechnipFMC is a global leader in sub-sea, onshore/offshore and surface projects. With proprietary technologies and production systems, integrated expertise, and comprehensive solutions, they are transforming clients’ project economics.


INEOS products make a significant contribution to saving life, improving health and enhancing standards of living for people around the world. This company produces the raw materials that are essential in the manufacture of a wide variety of goods: from paints to plastics, textiles to technology, medicines to mobile phones – chemicals manufactured by INEOS enhance almost every aspect of modern life.


ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. This company holds an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world’s largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers.