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Argus LPG and Feedstocks 2017

Day 1 | 14 November (Tuesday)
08:30 - 09:15 Registration and coffee
09:15 - 09:20 Chairman's welcome remarks

Anu Agarwal, Senior Vice President - Asia, Argus

 Sesson 1: Are the days of US-Asia LPG arbitrage coming to an end?

 09:20 - 09:50 Does the persistently narrow time spread spell the end of any future US-Asia arbitrage?
  • What will the future hold for US-Asia arbitrage shipments?
  • Key pricing trends for LPG in Asia-Pacific and the US
Esther Phua, Asia LPG Editor, Argus
 09:50 - 10:20

Outlook for US LPG supplies

Gerry Goobie, Principal, Gas Processing Management

 10:20 - 10:30
Questions and answers
 10:30 - 11:00
Networking refreshments

Session 2: Will the petrochemicals sector drive the LPG and naphtha market into a supply deficit?

 11:00 - 11:30
Rapid expansion of the petrochemicals industry in the US, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East
  • Will the US petrochemicals expansion pose a major threat to Asia’s LPG users?
  • Will increased competition in the petrochemical market prompt investments in greater feedstock flexibility?
  • Will it shift the dynamics of ethane, naphtha, gasoil and coal trade flows?
Anu Agarwal, Senior Vice President - Asia, Argus
 11:30 - 12:00
Asia’s propylene market and demand from the growing PDH industry

Becky Zhang,
Asia Petrochemical Analyst, Argus
 12:00 - 12:10
Questions and answers
 12:10 - 14:00 Networking lunch

Café Mosaic,
Lobby Level, Carlton Hotel Singapore
 14:00 - 14:30
Feedstock dynamics for Crackers in India: Demand outlook for Naphtha, LPG and Ethane

Rajesh Rawat,
Head of Cracker Business, Reliance Industries
 14:30 - 15:00  Pricing solutions for naphtha and LPG in Asia
  • LPG and naphtha pricing structure in Asia
  • Exposure to Indian and Middle East naphtha based on Argus pricing
  • Argus Open Markets introduction and benefits to the market

Kevin Wright, Vice President, Petroleum Products, Asia, Argus

 15:00 - 15:10
 Questions and answers
 15:10 - 15:30
 Networking refreshments

 Session 3: Global LPG Demand Outlook

 15:30 - 16:00  A 10-year forecast of global LPG supply and demand 

David Appleton,
 Senior Analyst, Argus Consulting Services, Argus
 16:00 - 16:30 Developments and Outlook of LPG in Bangladesh

Jakaria Jalal, General Manager (Business, Operations & Planning), Bashundhara LP Gas Ltd
 16:30 - 17:00
How IoT is changing the value proposition for LPG: China and India in the spotlight

David Tyler, 
Projects and Business Practices Director,World LP Gas Association
17:00 - 17:30
Questions and answers
17:30 - 17:35
Chairman’s closing remarks and end of day one

Anu Agarwal, 
Senior Vice President - Asia, Argus
17:40 - 19:30
Cocktail reception

Joji Bar, Lobby Level, Carlton Hotel Singapore

Day 2 | 15 November (Wednesday) 
08:45 - 09:20
Registration and coffee
09:20 - 09:25
Chairman’s welcome back remarks

Esther Phua,
Asia LPG Editor, Argus
 Session 4: LPG demand and market outlook in Asia Pacific
09:25 - 09:55  
China LPG market review and outlook

Helen Liang,
Secretary General, Guangdong Oil & Gas Association
09:55 - 10:40
Outlook for China’s LPG-based autogas industry- A case study of Shanghai

Wu Haohong,
Vice-President, Shanghai Kunlun ENN Energy
10:40 - 10:50
Questions and answers
10:50 - 11:20
Networking refreshments
11:20- 11:50
LPG and feedstocks markets in Japan 

Yoshiyuki Uchiyama
, Trading Manager, Astomos Energy Corporation

 Session 5: Insights into the future freight rates and shipping markets

 11:50 - 12:20 Market outlook for LPG and petrochemical feedstocks shipping

Jayendu Krishna,
Director - Maritime Advisors, Drewry
 12:20 - 12:50 Questions and answers
 12:50 - 13:00  

Chairman’s closing remarks and end of day two

Esther Phua, Asia LPG Editor, Argus 

 12:20 - 14:00
Networking lunch

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