New York 2015

NECA’s 2015 event in New York was one to remember, with 300 industry friends enjoying a lovely luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria and enjoying a keynote speech from Mr Thomas O’Malley, longtime industry leader in refining and petrochemicals and current Chairman of PBF Energy.




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2016 NECA President Chuck Robertson shares a toast with 2016 NECA Vice-President Sophie Racle and NECA New York Event Chairwoman Paula Rodriguez








Bob Sittman of PBF welcomes the Keynote Speaker to the podium









Jim Amaroso addresses the crowd with an update on NECA’s Scholarship Endowments and its enduring legacy on the education of the petrochemical industry through NECA’s educational philanthropy





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Table Sponsor Chevron Phillips and guests having a lovely time!






NECA Nominating Committee Chairman Stephen Landry toasts 2016 NECA Treaurer Judy Berckman






Table Sponsors Flint Hills Resources were the New York event’s first registrations … they secured their spot back in June!







Everyone wanted a seat at the PBF table






NECA packed the elegant Empire Room at the Waldorf Astoria




Jim P and Friends



Peter Belsky, Jim Papernik and Carter Sullivan enjoying the day







2015 NECA President Jim McLiverty, flanked by NECA New York Event Chairwoman Paula Rodriguez and 2016 NECA Treasurer Judy Berckman








Ron Cormier of Wood Mackenzie, proud NECA 2015 Cocktail Sponsor




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Ron Rozgonyi of Noble, proud NECA 2015 Cocktail Sponsor









Samantha Hartke, Xavier Cronin, Joe Link and Janet Link of PetroChem Wire, proud 2015 NECA Cocktail Sponsor




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Ihsan Rahim of Platts, proud 2015 NECA Cocktail Sponsor









After one of the best lunches in New York, attendees were treated to a gorgeous dessert






Even Fabio tried to crash the NECA NYC event, but NECA Publicity Chairwoman Kathy Hall would only allow him to pose for a photo

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