04 April - 05 April 2019
São Paulo, Brazil

Argus South America Motor Fuels Conference

Network and get crucial insight at the only motor fuels conference in South America.

Join gasoline, diesel, biodiesel and ethanol markets professionals in São Paulo this April. Now in its third year, the Argus South America Motor Fuels Conference will address the most important issues that impact your business and offer timely tools for navigating Brazil's new political landscape.

Keynote Speaker

Décio Oddone
Director-General, ANP
Décio Fabricio Oddone da Costa graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and studied Petroleum Engineering at Petrobras. He attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School and the Advanced Management Programme at the Insead. He was awarded an honorary PhD in Education from Universidad de Aquino,...
Décio Fabricio Oddone da Costa graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and studied Petroleum Engineering at Petrobras. He attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School and the Advanced Management Programme at the Insead. He was awarded an honorary PhD in Education from Universidad de Aquino, in Bolivia. He has worked at Petrobras and subsidiaries in Brazil, Angola, Libya, Bolivia (of which he was the CEO) and Argentina (of which he was CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors). Indicated by Petrobras, he was the Vice-President of Braskem. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors at Innova S.A. and Braskem-Idesa S.A.P.I, and Director of Oil and Gas Projects at Prumo Logística S.A. He was the President of the Bolivian-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and the Argentine Chamber of the Oil Industry. Since 2016, he has been the Director-General of the ANP.

Get the most up-to-date information on

  • Gasoline

    What are the import and trading dynamics for the region? What might future demand look like? What's in store for the Petrobras pricing controls?
  • Diesel

    Will the Brazilian diesel subsidies continue into 2019? How should the industry be preparing?
  • Biodiesel

    How will RenovaBio play out under Brazil's new presidency and what are the implications for biodiesel? How will the move to B15 impact production and create new investment opportunities?
  • Ethanol

    In the light of US-China trade dynamics, how does South American ethanol stand to benefit? What is the forecast for ethanol crops in the region? What are the implications of Brazil’s proposed new regulations, such as the verticalization initiative?
  • Plus, a look at the global markets

    How will IMO 2020 affect the refining sector? Which new developments are impacting demand for motor fuels? Is vehicle electrification a threat or an opportunity for South American biofuels? What are the clean fuels trends, forecasts and trade flows in South American markets?

Plus other vital topics, such as:

How will the rise of the US as a crude oil exporter affect trade flows in the region? How is the Trump administration's trade policy and protectionism impacting import and export dynamics?

Who you'll meet:

  • Oil companies – state-owned and private
  • Producers of biofuels – biodiesel and ethanol
  • Government ministries of energy and transportation and regulatory bodies
  • Distributors
  • Traders in refined products and commodities
  • Logistics, transportation, shipping and storage companies
  • Providers of pipelines, storage tanks and terminals
  • Refineries
  • Service and equipment providers – testing companies, drilling rigs, infrastructure
  • Investment banks and brokers
  • Law firms, consultants and industry associations

Network with fuel professionals from around the globe

Companies that attend include:

Abicom · Abiove · Aboissa · ABTL · ACRio · ADM · ADN Bioenergy Serviço e Comercio · Agencia Nacional do Petroleo · AlcoTra · Ale · ANP · Atem · Axa Oil · Axion Energy Argentina SA · Banco Rabobank Brazil · Bank of America Merrill Lynch · BB Energy · BCI Brasil China Importadora · Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd · Binatural · Bioagencia · Bloomberg News · BME Trading · BR Distribuidora · Brasil Energia · Brasilcom · Braskem · Brazilship | Tide Maritime · Brenntag Quimica · Bunge · Bureau Veritas | Inspectorate · Cabot Brasil Ind. Com. Ltda · CHS · Citi · CME Group · Copersucar · Delta Energia · Ecoflex Trading Energia Logística · Ecopetrol · ED&FMAN · Edelman · Energy Aspects · Energy Information Admin. · Enseada Industria Naval · EPE · Ernst & Young · Estadão · Êxito – Import & Export · FASINK S.A · FGV Energia · FIRJAN · Folha de São Paulo · FS Bioenergia · Gazprom · Glencore · Greenergy · Grupo Repsol del Peru SAC · InterChem USA, Inc · Ipiranga · JDC Energia · John Deere · Kayrros · Koch Supply & Trading · Kolmar Group AG · Latin Energy · Logitrade · Logum · Mackenzie University · MME · Motiva Enterprises · Mubarak · Noble Americas Corp. · Odebrecht · Oiltanking · PBF · Petro Energia Industria e Comercio Ltda. · Petrobras · Petroleos Paraguayos · Petropar · PetroPeru · PetroRio · Plurale · Politrading Comércio Internacional Ltda · Port of Rotterdam · Porto Central · Posidonia Shipping & Trading Ltda. · Prumo Logística · Rabobank · Raizen · Rio de Janeiro State University · Rodoil Distribuidora de Combustíveis S.A. · Royal FIC · Rumo Log · Savixx Comércio Internacional S/A · SCA Trading · Shell · SIBUR International GmbH · Sindalcool · Sinochem · Suncor Energy · Tag Distribuidora de Combustíveis SA · Tauber Oil Company · Teknofil · Tereos · Terin · Thomson Reuters · Trafigura do Brasil Cons Ltda · Transpetro · Tricon Energy · UBS · Ultratank · Vale S.A. · Votorantim Cimentos · Williams Serviços Marítimos · Williams Shipping · WM TRADING · Yamamoto Consulting LLC · YPF S.A.