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.

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350+ attendees from 140+ companies have already confirmed their attendance at the conference including: Chevron, Sinolook, ExxonMobil, Aztec Oils, Axel Christiernsson, ADM Investor Services, BP, Chemlube International, Blackburn Chemicals, Blue Tide Environmental, Cosmo Oil Lubricants, ENEOS Corporation, LBC Tank Terminals, Moove Lubricants, Optima Group, Petronas Lubricants, PETROLUBE, Eastern Chemicals Petrochemical Company, Azelis Turkey, TotalEnergies, Shamrock Shipping and Trading, Kuwait Petroleum and many more...

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Your 2024 expert speakers include:

Jayanta Chatterjee
Jayanta Chatterjee
Global Base Oil Procurement Director, Castrol
Ken Hope
Ken Hope
Global PAO Technological Services Manager, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Alicia Logan
Alicia Logan
General Manager, Chevron Base Oils
Marc Ostwald
Marc Ostwald
Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM Investor Services International
Mathew Cole-Evans
Mathew Cole-Evans
OEM Manager, Lubrizol

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Event highlights

  • Networking

    Join 350+ senior decision makers from across the global base oils and lubricants supply chain. With a dedicated networking area onsite, meeting rooms for hire, and plenty of nearby restaurants and bars, there are many opportunities to unwind and do business with international peers.
  • Industry perspectives

    Industry leaders share 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 features hands on training sessions to provide delegates insight into the role refining economics play in the base oils market, and exclusive sessions on Argus pricing and methodology.
  • Advisory board

    Your conference has been driven by the insight of an industry-led advisory board, Argus expertise and built upon the success of the inaugural global and Middle East base oils conferences. Your conference has been designed with delegate's needs and wants at the centre, and content will be specific and relevant.

Download the 2024 digital brochure

Request your copy of the Argus Global Base Oils Conference brochure to view the agenda, expert speaker list, and networking programme for the 2024 event.

Unmissable experiences:

  • Global base oils - Networking

    Informal drinks receptions

    Take part in two informal drinks receptions, including an opportunity to immerse yourself in the true London pub experience.
  • London, UK

    Hyde Park 5k Fun Run

    Join your peers on the Argus 5K fun run around the scenic Hyde Park on Tuesday 20 February 2024 to get you in the zone for a jam packed day.
  • Global base oils - Networking

    Women in Base Oils networking brunch

    Join an open conversation with leading women in the industry about their personal experiences, ask questions and network in a more meaningful way.
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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
Global Marketing Director, Lubrizol Additives
Mario Majic
Mario Majic
Head of Strategic Business Development, AVISTA OIL AG

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.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Related event: Argus Base Oils Middle East Conference

Taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in October 2024, 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.