20 May - 22 May 2019
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Argus Rio Crude Conference

150+ senior oil market professionals gathered at the Latin America crude trading event of the year.

Our thanks to all 2019 participants. Stay tuned for details about next year's event. 

2019 Keynote speakers

Mark Quartermain
VP Global Crude Oil Trading and Supply, Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited
Mark Quartermain is responsible for Shell’s global trading and supply activity for Crude. Between 2013 and the end of 2017 he had been responsible for the parallel trading and supply activities in Oil Products. Mark has worked for Shell since graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Exeter University in the 1983. The majority of his ca...
Mark Quartermain is responsible for Shell’s global trading and supply activity for Crude. Between 2013 and the end of 2017 he had been responsible for the parallel trading and supply activities in Oil Products. Mark has worked for Shell since graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Exeter University in the 1983. The majority of his career has been spent in various roles in crude oil and products trading, natural gas and powered trading, risk management, and manufacturing. He has an MBA and was also responsible for Downstream Strategy from 2011-2013 where he played a leading role in the development of the Powering the Downstream Engine initiative. Mark is married with three children and two granddaughters. His interests include sports, writing, amateur theatre, bungee jumping and solar eclipse ‘chasing’.
Marcio Felix
Secretary of Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels, Brazil Ministry of Mines and Energy
Graduated in Electronic Engineering from the University of Brasilia, Mastered in Petroleum Engineering from the University Petrobras and has MBA in Business Management, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Marcio Felix has 35 years of experience in the oil industry, working in the former Flopetrol Schlumberger (1981/1982) and, since 1983, at Petrobras, where he h...
Graduated in Electronic Engineering from the University of Brasilia, Mastered in Petroleum Engineering from the University Petrobras and has MBA in Business Management, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Marcio Felix has 35 years of experience in the oil industry, working in the former Flopetrol Schlumberger (1981/1982) and, since 1983, at Petrobras, where he held various management positions in the area of national and international exploration and production. He was Secretary of Development of the State of Espírito Santo and Secretary of Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels of the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Brazil for 3 years in both cases. In April 2018, he assumed the position of Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Mines and Energy and in January 2019 he returned to the post of Secretary of Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels of the Ministry of Mines and Energy

Other featured speakers included:

Aijun Cheng
Aijun Cheng
President, KTO Energy
Felipe Dias
Felipe Dias
Fleet Manager, Teekay Offshore
Schreiner Parker
Schreiner Parker
Vice President Latin America, Rystad Energy
Dib Cohen
Joaquim Dib Cohen
Chief Executive Officer, JDC Energia
Fairy Wang Pei
Dr. Fairy Wang Pei
Doctor of Economics, Deputy General Manager of Research and Strategy Department, UNIPEC

Rio women's network

Giselle Coelho
Giselle Coelho
Global Crude Oil Trading Manager, Petrobras
Marta Jara
Marta Jara
President, ANCAP
Danielle Vallois
Danielle Vallois
Partner, Trench Rossi
Lisa Rigdon
Lisa Rigdon
Committee Chair and Ambassador, Argus Rio Crude Summit
Vanessa Viola
Vanessa Viola
Senior Vice-President, Argus, Latin America
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Alison Saffery
Managing Director Supply and Trading, Empresa Nacional del Petroleo ENAP

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