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Join Petcoke industry leaders in Abu Dhabi to share insight, network and do business.

The international petroleum coke market has evolved rapidly in recent years following price competition for solid fuels, Marpol regulations, inconsistent sulphur content, the rise of low-cost LNG and uncertain policy changes in key markets.

As the only dedicated petroleum coke conference in the region, the Argus Middle East Petroleum Coke Conference is uniquely positioned to bring together regional and international refiners, trading firms, cement producers, and aluminium and EPC companies looking to gain insight into market trends, explore new opportunities and enhance efficiency.

Key attendees from our past edition include 'BP, Satorp, Oxbow, KPC, Adnoc, Indian Oil Corporation, Shree Cement, Tricon Energy, Emirates Global Aluminium, Sinopec, Vedanta Aluminium, Akcansa Cement, Aluminium Bahrain, Amreyah Cement, Shun Shing Group' among others.

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What's new in the Middle East markets?

  • Oman’s state-owned Orpic has started petcoke production at the Sohar refinery, with full capacity expected to be 500,000 t/yr
  • Iran is planning to build two cokers at the Abadan and Arak refineries to produce green coke
  • Given regulatory uncertainty in India, Saudi Arabian coke is becoming increasingly attractive compared with US because of the shorter distances and faster delivery time
  • Kuwait’s KNPC expects to bring on 500,000 t/yr of 3-4pc sulphur petroleum coke at its al-Zour complex 
  • Petcoke demand from the Middle East and Africa is expected to triple to 4mn t/yr by 2020
  • Middle East petcoke output is expected to increase to 10mn t by 2020, with new coke projects and refinery upgrades in the UAE, Oman, Kuwait and Iran
  • Growing demand for calcined coke in the Middle East as the second-largest aluminium producing region globally and new aluminium expansions to come on line in Bahrain, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman

Who attends?

  • Refiners
  • Trading firms
  • Cement manufacturers
  • Shippers
  • Aluminium producers
  • EPC companies
  • Inspectors

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Inside you will find:

  • The full agenda, including details about the key topics of discussion

  • Breakdown of the available networking sessions

  • Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities

  • Information on available discounts

  • Details about the previous Argus petcoke events and client testimonials

Why Attend

  • Gather exclusive market updates and key industry developments from experts and policy makers
  • Develop quality business relationships with international and regional end-users, traders and refiners
  • Play an active role in the growth of the Middle East’s petroleum coke market
  • Meet with industry leaders to identify emerging commercial opportunities and nurture existing relationships
  • Enjoy extended coffee breaks, executive lunches and an exclusive cocktail reception party to enhance your networking experience

If you would like to get involved as a speaker or to suggest a topic please contact:

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For more information on sponsorship please contact:

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Make the most out of your time in Abu Dhabi.

The only dedicated petroleum coke conference in the Middle East.

Hotel Viceroy Abu Dhabi, 24-25 January 2018.

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  • Refiners
  • Trading firms
  • Cement manufacturers
  • Aluminium producers
  • Shippers
  • EPC companies
  • Inspectors

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