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Argus Americas Petroleum Coke 2018

Wednesday, September 13Pre-Conference Seminar: Argus North American Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid
Understand how the sulphur and sulphuric acid markets are trading. Add the pre-conference during registration
$395 for half-day option (Sulphur or Sulphuric Acid)
$695 for full-day option (Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid)
07:00 - 09:00 Pre-Conference registration and breakfast

Sulphur Markets
09:00 - 12:30

09:00 - 09:30 North American sulphur market  
  • Import/export volumes
  • Production by region
  • North American demand
Speaker: David Tonyan, Editor, Argus North American Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid
09:30 - 10:00 Global supply and demand forecast
  • Sulphur demand forecast by region (Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America)
  • Fertilizer market outlook
  • Metals/mining forecast
Speaker: Kristine Klavers, Senior Vice President, Argus
10:00 - 10:30 Sulphur production from natural gas processing 
  • Sour gas versus acid gas
  • Newer uses in sulphur
  • Shale impact on sulphur supply
Speaker: Noel Vicente,
10:30 - 11:10 Networking break

Coffee break sponsor: Haldor Topsoe, Inc.

11:10 - 11:45 New developments and technology impact on sulphur based fertilizers
  • How units have evolved
  • High volume sulphur forming

Speaker: Pat Wories, Director, International Sales and Marketing, Enersul

11:45 - 12:20 Logistics challenges for importing sulphur
  • Understanding the infrastructure and transportation challenges to move supply to market
Speaker: Ken Eriksen, Sr VP, Informa Economics
12:20 - 13:30
Lunch: Co-located with Argus Methanol Forum

Sulphuric Acid Markets
13:30 - 16:30

13:30 - 14:00 North American sulphuric acid - Supply/demand outlook this bid season
  • Changes in supply and distribution
  • Import volumes
  • Fertilizer and industrial demand
Speaker: David Tonyan, Editor, Argus North American Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid
14:00 - 14:30 Sulphuric acid transportation and logistics
  • Supply chain challenges
  • Regulations impacting shipments
Speaker: Tom Hobbs, Senior Vice President Commercial and Technical Services, NorFalco, a Glencore Company
Co-author: Brendan Wallage, Logistics and Procurement, NorFalco, a Glencore CompanyBase metals update
14:30 - 15:00 Consumer's report: Anuvia’s production process and demand for sulphuric acid
  • Case study on new manufacturing process and how that can impact demand
Speaker: N.R. (Norm) Davy, Vice President of Agriculture, Anuvia

15:00 - 15:30 Networking break

Coffee break sponsor: Haldor Topsoe, Inc.

15:30 - 16:00 Base metals update
  • Outlook for copper consumption and what that might mean for sulphuric acid supply
Speaker: Sean Davidson, Americas Metals Editor, Argus
16:00 - 16:30 WSA technology: A competitive solution for sulfur management
Speaker: Livia Sierra Llorens, Technology Specialist, Catalyst & Technology, Haldor Topsoe, Inc.

16:30 - 19:00 Networking reception. Co-located with Argus Americas Petroleum Coke Summit

Sponsored by: Impala Terminals

*Program subject to change

Sulphur forming, transportation, logistics and melting 

  • A look at Mosaic's sulphur melter, the reasons behind it and the benefits it will provide including enhanced EH&S characterisitcs of the melter’s performance

Mark Gilbreath, Director of Business Development, Devco
Hermann H. Wittje, Director – Raw Materials Procurement, Mosaic
Argus North American Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid

Argus North American Sulphur and Sulphuric Acid

Market analysis and pricing information for the North American sulphur and sulphuric acid markets.
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