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The 4th Argus Mideast Gulf and Indian Ocean Oil Conference was held at the JW Marriot Marquis, Dubai on 25-27 November 2013.

We would like to thank our sponsors, exhibitors and participants who made the conference a success.

The post-conference golf outing was held at the Al Badia Golf Course on 25 November and the conference’s evening cocktail reception was held at the Terrace at level 6 in the JW Marriot Marquis.

The conference addressed key issues affecting and influencing the Mideast Gulf’s oil products market.

Topics included:

  • Fujairah in focus - the development of an energy hub
  • Changing upstream dynamics in east Africa
  • Regional trading opportunities in east Africa
  • Impact of Indian refining on product trade flows
  • Spotlight on Basrah Light crude
  • Regional outlook on refinery developments, storage and infrastructure
  • The evolution of oil product specifications in east Africa

Speaker presentations:
Speaker presentations can be purchased and login details will be sent to you on receipt of payment.

Please contact Ellen Chan
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Presentations from:

  • Guillaume Quiviger, Oil and Gas Trading Service Leader, McKinsey & Company
  • Rolake Akinkugbe, Head of Energy - Oil and Gas Research, Ecobank
  • Alejandro Barbajosa, Vice-President Crude and LPG, Middle East and Asia-Pacific, Argus
  • Christopher Fix, Chief Executive, DME
  • Mohammed Sharin Osman, Regional Manager, Maritime Advisory Middle East and ISC, DNV GL Maritime
  • Colin Allcard, Managing Director, Channoil
  • Kiran Trivedi, Chief Manager, International Trade, BPCL
  • Kalrav Dixit, Business Development Manager, Mercuria Energy Trading East
  • Lim Yong Beng, Senior Petroleum Analyst, Socar Trading
  • Cyril Secchi, Products Trader, Golden Crown Petroleum
  • Sharief Habib Al Awadhi, Director-General, Government of Fujairah, Fujairah Free Zone Authority
  • Issa Shiekh Mohamed, Chief Executive, Hass Petroleum
  • Kanwar Ratra, President, Nimex Petroleum
  • Riyan Qirbi, Strategy and Commercial Supply Manager, Air BP
  • Chandra Dev Singh, Head of Derivatives - Risk Management, BPCL
  • Sri P.P. Upadhya, Managing Director, MRPL
  • Mujtaba Sarfaraz, Adviser – Project Development and Finance, Gazmin

For more information on the conference or other oil products conferences, please contact us:

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Gold Sponsor

Al Zahara Energy

Conference Sponsors

Star Energy

Qaiwan Group

Cocktail Sponsor

Oil Marketing and Trading International


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