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Advisian shares expertise and introduces new solutions at Microgrid 2.0

Advisian sponsors the Northeast US Petrochemical Construction Conference and Exhibition

As a proud gold sponsor of Microgrid 2.0., Advisian will be presenting and exhibiting at this important industry conference dedicated to exploring emerging technologies and innovative policies in an effort to advance a new path forward for microgrids.

Recent key industry projects and developments in the Northeast US establish its position as a significant growth region for petrochemical and related projects in the near- and long-term future. Advisian is proud to be currently engaged in and planning for future projects in the heart of this burgeoning region.

This conference is regarded as one of the most influential industry meeting places- with over 600 stakeholders in attendance, and more petrochemical, chemical and gas power plant attendees than any other event.

Advisian is looking forward to being a part of this premier event. Sean Murphy, Senior Vice President of Advisian Americas, will be participating in a panel discussion on 18 June 2018. He and additional key Advisian team members will be available to discuss insights and new opportunities in the market throughout the conference.

Panel Discussion Details

19 June 2018: 13:45 - 14:35: “Combating Cost Escalation: New Thinking for Effective Cost Management”

  • Exploring why mega project costs come in 23% higher than FID budget, on average
  • Overcoming challenges relating to cost controls and achieving effective cost management- driving better end results
  • Integrating successful cost management initiatives at design phase – benefit from multi- stakeholder input on your bottom line

Schedule a meeting with an Advisian team member

The following Advisian team members will be available to meet during the conference to discuss potential partnerships and opportunities in the region:

Sean Murphy, Senior Vice President, Advisian Americas

Sean MurphyMr. Murphy is a Senior Vice President for Advisian and has responsibility for Business Sectors, Sales and Strategy in the Americas Region.  Previously, Mr. Murphy held various Operational, Strategic and Sector roles in North America, Latin America and Australia and has supported clients in over 30 countries.  Mr. Murphy brings 20+ years of broad experience across the value chain in Upstream, Midstream/LNG, Petrochemicals, Infrastructure, Utilities and Logistics.  Advisian is WorleyParsons’ Global Project Development, Consulting and Advisory business line and supports clients across the asset life cycle in Resource, Energy and Infrastructure Sectors.   


Sandeep Jain, Vice President of Business Development

Sandeep JainMr. Jain is responsible for leading the growth of Advisian, the front-end management and consulting business of WorleyParsons, in the power and new energy sectors. Previously, as Senior Director of the Fossil Power practice, Mr. Jain grew a front-end consulting practice focused on owners engineering, transaction advisory and lender’s independent engineering, including the $ 1.2bn Ohio State privatization and the Longwood Medical Energy Center acquisition. Mr. Jain brings more than 20 years of business development and finance experience in the US and international power generation markets. He has a proven track record in leading mergers and acquisition transactions, green-field development and financing of power generation projects, and has demonstrated success in commercial contract negotiations and financial evaluation of projects.


Gabrielle Beattie, Director of Business Development: Appalachian Region

Gabrielle BeattyMs. Beattie is a Director of Business Development for Advisian covering a variety of geographies including the Appalachian Region. Ms. Beattie leads and advises Clients on a variety of significant international and domestic developments in the Infrastructure and Resources sectors. She has an extensive background in front end project development gained from experience in North and South America, Australia, South East Asia and the Pacific. She has also worked with government and private industry during all stages of projects (feasibility, detailed design, construction and operation).