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Argus Europe Bitumen

The annual meeting place for the bitumen and asphalt supply chain

Argus European Bitumen and Asphalt 2018 will take place in Porto next year, 23-24 May

Now in its ninth year, your flagship event will once again bring together the entire market for the latest industry updates on the big questions, including:

• IMO: What have refineries done to adapt their technology?
• How is IMO affecting the shipping industry and how are firms adapting their infrastructure?
• What does a reduction in vacuum residue output mean for asphalt usability?
• How can we change the image of asphalt to increase public investment?

You will join representatives from regional governments, bitumen and asphalt consumers, and the key industry players to discuss and shape the future of the international industry.

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Book now to save up to €200 or $250 with our Super Early Bird offer!

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Regular attendees

Request the sample attendee list to get an idea of the range of senior , including top-level decision makers from:

  • Galp
  • Total
  • Shell
  • Vitol
  • Colas
  • Eres
  • Gunvor
  • LOTOS Asfalt
  • Ferrovial
  • Nynas
  • and many more...

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Expert speakers on the 2017 agenda included:

  • Francisco Lima Aires, Exports Manager, Galp Marketing International
  • Thomas Moons, General Manager Bitumen Europe and South Africa, Shell International Petroleum Company
  • Markus Spiegl, Product Manager Black Products, OMV
  • José Javier García Pardenilla, Managing Director of Ditecpesa Asphalt Products, Ferrovial
  • Jorge Gracia, Director, Optima Energy Group 
  • Stephan Hotz, Head of Global Product Management, Product Marketing  Communications, Marini - Fayat Group
  • Tayfun Ozatalay, General Manager, EnergyPro Petrol Trading
  • Abraham Prieto, Export Executive, CEPSA Commercial Petróleo
  • Filip Djurovic, Director of Bitumen Sector, NIS
  • Leticia Parra Rodriguez, Technical Manager of Ditecpesa Asphalt Products, Ferrovial
  • Jan-Erik Lundmark, Head of Department for Maintenance of Paved Roads, Swedish Transport Administration
  • Zsofia Markus-Liptak, Bitumen Product Manager, MOL Group
  • Fredrik Norrman, Nordic Bitumen Manager, Skanska
  • Juan Belon, Director, Optimasoil
  • Konstantinos Plousios, Trader, Asphaltos Matcon Group
  • Carlos Giavarini, Honorary President, SITEB
  • and more!

Don't just take our word for it..

“Professionally organised! Good atmosphere and opportunity for networking”
Carl Robertus, Technical Director, Nynas

. “Everyone looking for efficient networking should definitely join Argus events!”
Anton Beloshapkin, Head of New Markets Development, Gazprom Neft

“Once again Argus has provided a pleasant and memorable experience. The conference offered a perfect opportunity for networking, meeting interesting people and sharing ideas”
Andrey Siletskiy, Project Management, Pörner

“Very interesting conference, well organised and very good topic range and speakers!”
George Skinits, Director, Seadock Marine

Contact Us

Argus is the global leader in international bitumen and asphalt pricing information. This event is part of a global series. Argus bitumen/asphalt events also being held in Asia and the US.

For more information about our global events, please contact us:
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Conference rates

Super Early Bird — expires Friday 9 February 2018 EUR (€)
 USD ($)
Main Conference only 
(23-24 May 2018)
€1499 $1749
Main Conference and pre-event site visit
(22-24 May 2018)
€1849 $2149
Spousal pass (gives access to drinks receptions during conference) €99 $119

Standard EUR (€)
 USD ($)
Main Conference only 
(23-24 May 2018)
€1699 $1949
Main Conference and pre-event site visit
(22-24 May 2018)
€2049 $2399
Spousal pass (gives access to drinks receptions during conference)
€129 $149

  Book now to save €200 / $250 with our Super Early Bird offer if you book before 9 February!

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If you have any queries regarding the Argus European Bitumen and Asphalt conference, please contact:

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Antitrust compliance reminder

Argus takes compliance with antitrust law seriously. The purpose of Argus’ Europe Bitumen and Asphalt 2017 is to provide participants with a high-level update on the latest developments in the European bitumen and asphalt market . The conference sessions will follow the agenda as circulated.

Argus reminds all participants of the need to be mindful of the requirement to comply with antitrust and competition laws. There should be no discussion of any matters relating to competition among participants, including discussion of individual prices, rates or market strategies and no exchange of information concerning any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation. Should any participant to this conference attempt to initiate a discussion with other participants on any of these matters, we recommend that other participants end the conversation immediately, and at all times act in accordance with their own antitrust compliance policies and all applicable laws.

Who you could you meet

Argus European Bitumen and Asphalt has become the definitive meeting place for organisations from across the full bitumen and asphalt supply chain, including construction companies, traders, suppliers, blenders/modifiers, governmental and regional representatives, logistics and infrastructure, additives and chemicals, technology and service providers, and many more.

Information Contact us to request a sample delegate list

A sample of regular company attendees 

  • LOTOS Asfalt
  • Colas International
  • Lafarge Tarmac
  • Shell International Petroleum
  • Tupras
  • OMV Petrol Ofisi
  • MOL
  • Repsol
  • Shell
  • BB Energy Trading
  • Vitol
  • Repsol
  • Nynas
  • Cargill
  • Asphaltos Trade
  • Puma Energy
  • Swedish Transportation Administration

A sample of regular attendees by job title

  • CEO / Managing Director / President
  • Director of Operations
  • Head of Purchasing
  • General Manager - Strategic Procurement
  • Global Bitumen Manager
  • Sourcing Manager
  • Export Manager
  • Chartering
  • Supply Chain Mananger
  • Overseas Procurement Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Products Trader
  • Commercial Manager
  • Shipbroker
  • Bitumen Manager
  • Policy Director
  • Head of New Markets Development
  • Heavy Fuels Trader
  • International Sales Manager
  • Bitumen and Sulphur Supply Manager
  • Vice President, Bitumen

For more information about Argus European Bitumen and Asphalt 2018, please contact us on the details below:

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Conference Venue


We are currently finalising the venue for the Argus European Bitumen and Asphalt conference taking place in Porto, Portugal on 22-23 May 2018. As soon as the venue is confirmed we will add more information about location and discounted accommodation options to this page. 

Accommodation costs are not included in the conference fee.

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General Enquiries
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Registration / Group Bookings / Accommodation Enquiries
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Speaking / Panelist Opportunities 
Tonika Campbell
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Sponsorship Opportunities
Mazhar Khoja
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Media and Partnerships
Lucy Clouting
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