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Argus Mediterranean Storage and Logistics

From refinery to the end-user: strategic, operational and commercial challenges and opportunities for growth

Argus Mediterranean Storage and Logistics 2017 took place on 31 May — 2 June in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The event brought together operational heads and commercial managers from terminals, oil companies, traders, refineries, storage owners, tank technology companies, as well as construction and maintenance service providers from across Southern Europe, Turkey, the Levant and North Africa to discuss the major issues facing the industry.

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New speakers included:

  • Kanwar Ratra, CEO, Ultimate Oil and Gas
  • Yuri Ouweneel ,Commercial and Business Development Manager, VTTI
  • Carlos Molina Zamora, Corporate Director of Strategy and Business Development, CLH
  • José Luis Conde Álvarez, Operations General Manager, CLH
  • Assistant Commercial Director, Janaf

Exclusive content from Argus Mediterranean Storage and Logistics 2017

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Our complimentary white paper on Mediterranean storage requirements provides a brief overview of major crude and refined product trade flows. Read about the impact of refining in Italy, Spain and France, and how demand growth is stimulating investments across the industry.

Hear what the experts have to say with speaker insights from Saras Trading, Siemens and Eni. The interviews cover industry predictions over the next 5-7 years, the most pressing challenges faced by the industry and the top focus areas for their business.

 Interviews with speakers at Mediterranean Storage and Logistics 2017

Other expert speakers on the agenda included:

Mario Castellani Mario Castellani
Oil and Products Inland Sales (INSAL),
Refining & Marketing and Chemicals 

Peter Van der Brug Peter van der Brug
Managing Director
Vopak Terminal Algeciras

Marco Schiavetti
Marco Schiavetti
Chief Executive Officer
Saras Trading
Dewien Jagmohan
Dewien Jagmohan
Commercial Manager
Vopak Terminal Algeciras

Matt Parry Matthew Parry
Senior Oil Analyst
Ellen Ruhotas 1x1 Ellen Ruhotas
Managing Director
Ratio Group
Lloyds Thomas Lloyd Thomas
Vice President – Consulting Services 
Chris Judge1x1 Chris Judge
Vice President,

Key highlights in 2017

 1 JUNE:
  • Global and regional supply and demand dynamics: Producers, refineries, energy transition, diesel, gasoline, jet fuel etc. Where are new opportunities for oil and crude products and chemicals in the Mediterranean? Which products, which volumes, at what kind of prices and in which directions?
  • New! Live panel debate — Movement is life: Leading trading and logistics and shipping companies in the region
  • Special focus: Investments and finance. Investors and projects matching platform — opportunities for growth
  • New! Project updates and new entrants. Terminals and storage — planned and under study. What is the current availability, capacity and need?
  • Regional landscape across the Mediterranean: Regulatory updates (IMO), supplies and exports to and from Africa, Turkey, Mediterranean, Middle East, Russia and the Baltic states
  • From capacity to capital: How to make your terminal commercially successful?
  • New! Operational master class: practices in terminals and storage investment and management
  • Technological advances and project management for terminals: Anti-fire, anti-spill, vaporisation, cleaning, loading and unloading, accounting, budgeting, blending and other services and project management

Feedback from our 2016 event

"In summary an excellent platform able to give a comprehensive perspective with a view not limited to logistic operators but including also traders and refiners." Marco Schiavetti, Supply & Trading Director, Saras S.p.A

"The conference pulled together a cross section of industry experts for a series of panels and presentations that were truly informative... an excellent opportunity to meet various market participants and to share knowledge." Shelly Ogilvie, Trading & Business Development, BB Energy

"Argus Mediterranean Storage and Logistics provided me with a valuable insight into the Mediterranean storage landscape and with new and actionable business contacts... it connected me with individuals who hold different expertise to my own, which when combined could lead to exciting new business projects.Richard Matthews, Research Analyst, Gibson Shipbrokers Ltd

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