06 junio - 07 junio 2018
Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai, India

India Commodity Markets

Argus is delighted to announce that the Argus India Commodity Markets 2018 event is scheduled to take place over 6-7 June 2018 in Mumbai.

This established event over the last three years has attracted over 250 participants each year and will once again deliver expert opinions, analysis, top-notch government representation and support, attendance from global oil companies and a distinguished panel of speakers.

This year the event will also create a bigger platform to connect producers, consumers, technology providers, governmental bodies, financial institutions and other related industries through the many networking opportunities on offer. 

Argus India Commodity Markets 2018 is the ideal opportunity for information sharing and networking to facilitate your business objectives in 2018. We look forward to welcoming you at the event. 

Core themes:
- Satisfying crude requirements while catching up with market changes
- Meeting India’s oil and gas requirements
- India, the growing demand driver for LPG

Contact us

For further information on Argus India Commodity Markets 2018, contact Yu Yuan Chang at :
Phone +65 6496 9922
Email  asiaconferences@argusmedia.com

Conference agenda

Day One | 6 June 2018 | Wednesday

09.00-09.50 Registration and refreshments

09.50-10.00 Chairman’s welcome remarks
Alan Bannister, Head of Business Development - Asia, Argus

10.00-10.20 Keynote address
India’s drive for energy demand
Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, IOC

10.20-10.40 Industry address 
Oil strategy in India

10.40-11.20 Networking refreshments

Session one: Crude overview

11.20-11.50 US crude exports 
What is going on at export terminals?
Upcoming infrastructure developments that will dictate export volumes
U.S crude export pricing
Alejandro Barbajosa, VP, Crude & LPG, Middle East & Asia-Pacific, Argus

11.50-12.20 India’s crude oil purchasing criteria - which is more important?
A review of quality, security, price, credit terms and grades
Tarun Agarwal, Vice President – Crude Oil and Feedstocks Trading, Reliance Industries 

12.20-12.30 Q&A

12.30-14.00 Networking lunch

14.00-14.45 Fireside chat: Insights from the Middle East
Moderator: Alejandro Barbajosa, VP, Crude & LPG, Middle East & Asia-Pacific, Argus
Panel Expert: Dr Falah Alamri, Advisor to Oil Minister, Iraq

14.45-15.15 African crude - A country deep dive
Mele Kyari, Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

15.15-15.25  Q&A

15.25-16.00 Networking refreshments

Session Two: Products

16.00-16.45 Panel discussion: Special focus on gasoline and diesel
India’s new fuel standard in 2020: Do they need to import to meet the standard? How feasible is the deadline?  
Consolidation of refiners – pros and cons
Demand disruption from Europe
Alan Bannister, Head of Business Development - Asia, Argus
• SM Vaidya, Executive Director(Operations), Refineries Headquarter, IOC
• V Ramchandran, Chief General Manager Logistics, Bharat Petroleum
• Sreedhar Rudraraju, Chief Planning Officer, Essar Oil

16.45-16.50 Chairman’s closing remarks and end of day one
Alan Bannister, Head of Business Development - Asia, Argus

17.00-19.00 Cocktail Reception

Day Two | 7 June 2018 | Thursday

09.30-09.40 Refreshments

09.40-09.45 Chairman’s welcome back remarks
Alan Bannister, Head of Business Development - Asia, Argus

Session Two: Products (Continued)

09.45-10.15  IMO 2020 – what’s next for bunkers?
Anoop Singh, Regional Head - Tanker Research (East of Suez), Braemar ACM Shipbroking     

10.15-10.45  IMO sulphur regulation:  Preparing for a known unknown
Yu Kin Yeo, Senior VP, Consulting – Asia & Middle East, Argus      

10.45-10.55  Q&A

10.55-11.30  Networking refreshments

Session Three: LPG Focus

11.30-13.15  LPG Workshop
The global LPG market and long term outlook
LPG demand forecast, trade flows and arbitrage opportunities
Rapid expansion of the petrochemicals industry in the US, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East
Review of the supply landscape
Workshop Leader: 
David Appleton, Senior Analyst, Argus Consulting Services, Argus

13.15-13.20 Chairman’s closing remarks 
Alan Bannister, Head of Business Development - Asia, Argus

13.20 Networking lunch 

14.30  End of conference