19 February - 21 February 2024
Central London, UK

Argus Global Base Oils Conference

Bringing together the entire supply chain for insight on the future of the global base oils market

The Argus Global Base Oils Conference is returning to the InterContinental Park Lane, Central London on 19-21 February 2024. Across three days, meet with 350+ senior international decision makers and key stakeholders from across the entire base oils and lubricants value chain for unrivalled networking opportunities and expert knowledge sharing.

The exclusive InterContinental Park Lane is a prestigious hotel in the UK's capital city, overlooking the Royal Parks in the heart of Mayfair. Alongside its proximity to world-class restaurants and bars, this is the perfect destination for delegates from across the globe to network and come together. Attendees include representatives from base oils producers, lubricant blenders, additive and specialty chemical companies, traders, marketers and distributors, OEMs and other key sector stakeholders.

Key topics on the 2024 agenda include Argus expert spot market and future outlooks for the Americas, EMEA, and Asia, the impact of de-dollarization on trade, a deep dive into OEM approvals across the world and their significance, chemical certifications and the global regulatory landscape, blender and base oil producer panels, a lubricants focus afternoon and much more.

Join your international peers alongside sponsors and speakers from Chevron, Sinolook, Aztec Oils, Axel Christiernsson, ADM Investor Services and many more on 19-21 February 2024.

Book your pass today to secure the best rate with your super early bird discount.


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Your expert speakers in 2023 included:

Chris Braggs
Chris Braggs
Basestocks Sales Manager for Europe, Africa & Middle East, Exxon Mobil
Joanne Jones
Joanne Jones
Global Technology Director, Lubrizol
Kjeld Aabo
Kjeld Aabo
Director New Technologies Sales and Promotion Two-stroke Marine, MAN Energy Solutions
Valentina Serra-Holm
Dr Valentina Serra-Holm
VP Engineered Fluids, Perstorp AB
Jayanta Chatterjee
Jayanta Chatterjee
Global Base Oil Procurement Director, Castrol
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InterContinental Park Lane

InterContinental Park Lane

The 2024 conference takes place at this Central London location, perfectly placed to maximise your networking opportunities. The event will host a plethora of industry experts who will share exclusive insights on the pressing issues and future opportunities for the base oils industry.

Download the 2023 recap brochure

Request your copy of the Argus Global Base Oils Conference post event summary for a recap of the 2023 event in Central London, UK. Learn more about the calibre of speakers, attendees and sponsors who participate at Argus base oils conferences.

Event highlights

  • Networking

    The 2023 event welcomed 300+ senior decision makers from across the global base oils and lubricants supply chain. The event provided delegates with a dedicated networking area, meeting rooms for hire, and plenty of nearby restaurants and bars. A unique opportunity to unwind after a busy day with new contacts during the many cocktail and networking receptions.
  • Industry perspectives

    Industry leaders shared how they are tackling geopolitical shocks, the opportunities available to base oils and lubricants manufacturers, sustainability plans, and how the industry is planning for the year ahead.
  • Training sessions

    The event featured three training sessions and gave delegates insight into the role refining economics play in the base oils market, an overview of the additive industry courtesy of Lubrizol, and an exclusive session on Argus pricing and methodology.
  • Advisory board

    Your conference has been driven by the insight of our industry-led advisory board, and built upon the success of the annual Argus forum and existing market intelligence. This ensures your conference has been designed with delegate's needs and wants at the centre, and content will be specific and relevant.

Advisory board members include:

Paul Kerwin
Dr. Paul Kerwin
Base Oils Account Director, Multisol Group
David Wright
David Wright
Global Supply Chain and Technology Developer, Q8 Oils - Kuwait Petroleum
Michelle Haslam
Michelle Haslam
Account Manager & Regional Marketing Manager Europe, Lubrizol
Mario Majic
Mario Majic
Head of Strategic Business Development, AVISTA OIL AG

Who attends?

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Related event: Argus Base Oils Middle East Conference

Taking place on 4-5 October in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this conference will bring together senior stakeholders from across the region including base oils and lubricants producers, blenders, additive and specialty chemical companies, traders, OEMs, and more for industry and regulatory insights and premier networking.