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Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels 2016

Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels 2016 took place on 4-6 May 2016 in Rome, Italy, and brought together key figures to discuss strategic developments for coal and petroleum coke procurement within the region. 

2016 also saw the introduction of the Turkish Growth Summit, with participation from the Mediterranean's biggest buyers including Isken, Odak Group, Akçansa and Çimsa, who discussed their solid fuel buying strategies for the year ahead.

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If you would like to access the presentations from the 2016 event, please contact the team on the details below:

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2016 speakers included:

 Fabio Gabrieli
Fabio Gabrieli
Director, Dry Bulk and
Energy Strategist


Sabri Oral

Sabri Oral
Chief Executive
Odak Group

Peter Lindstrom 

Peter Lindstrom
Head of Research
Torvald Klaveness

 Roberto Schurmann Rosales
Roberto Schurmann Rosales
Trading Director
Votorantim Cement Trading
 Raffaele Miscoria
Raffaele Miscoria
Senior Trader
Coeclerici Commodities
 Yiannis Prezanis
Yiannis Prezanis
Solid Fuels Manager
Titan Cement
  • Andrea Clavarino, President, Assocarboni
  • Orhun Draman, Country Manager, Trafigura
  • Fulya Coban, Fuel Trader Manager, HeidelbergCement Trading
  • Sabri Oral, Executive Vice President, Odak Group
  • Onur Yakmacı, Energy-Fuel Procurement & Business Development Manager, Akçansa
  • Afifi Afifi, Managing Director, Protrade
  • Janina Lam, Research, Howe Robinson Partners
  • Umit Çetin, Vice General Manager, Purchasing and Logistics, Çimsa
  • Giorgio Ruscito, CEO, Fuelmed
  • Hasan Öğünç, Energy Fuel Procurement Executive, Akçansa
  • George Varghese, Director Strategic Sourcing, Middle East and Africa, Lafarge Egypt
  • Xavier De Vos, Physical Coal Trader, Engie
  • Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Isken
  • Dr Sirri Uyanik, General Manager, ISKEN Steag-Turkey
  • Claudia Perotti, Editor Coal Daily International, Argus
  • Laura Tovey-Fall, Editor Biomass Markets, Argus
  • John Kearsey, Head of Research, SSY
  • Freddie Staermose, Business Development, Biomass and Coal, Argus
  • Erisa Senerdem, Power Reporter, Argus
  • Bahadır Kepenek, Procurement Manager, Çimsa
  • Joy Scurr, Dry Cargo Analyst, EA Gibson Shipbrokers

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"The conference was extremely successful... I can recommend Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels to anyone interested in the latest developments in the coal and petroleum coke markets."
- Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Isken

"Very convenient for people who want to get in touch with the Mediterranean markets."
- Xavier De Vos, Physical Coal Trader, Engie

"A great opportunity for building/refreshing networks and receiving up to date information in the market."
- Fulya Coban, Fuel Trader Manager, HeidelbergCement Trading

"...from our perspective it was certainly an informative and worthwhile conference."
- Matt Vincent, Head of Coal Trading, RWE Supply and Trading

"The quality of the speakers and presentations were outstanding. It was a pleasure to be at the conference. I highly recommend the conference to any professionals working in solid fuels industry."
- Cem Ozkaya, Middle East and Africa Regional Manager, Interkarbon

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