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Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels 2017

Exploring Coal and Petroleum Coke in Growth Markets

Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels is the only event that looks in-depth at the positive developments in the Mediterranean coal and petroleum coke markets. The 2017 event brought together suppliers, energy and cement producers, policy-makers, and market facilitators in order to analyse the supply/demand trends and demystify the future of growing markets in the region.

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2017 speakers included:

 Sergio Arcantille Sergio Alcantarilla
Chief Executive Officer
Arabian Cement Company
Howard Gatiss

Howard Gatiss
Chief Executive Officer
CMC Coal Marketing

Omer Buger 

Ömer Buğer
Contracts and Planning Manager
Eren Enerji

 Fabio Gabrieli
Fabio Gabrieli
Director, Dry Bulk and Energy Strategist
Mercuria Energy Trading
 Jorge Paraiba
Jorge Paraiba
Commodities Trader
 Onur	Yakmaci	Energy-Fuel Procurement and Business Development Manager	Akcansa
Onur Yakmaci
Energy-Fuel Procurements &
Business Development Manager

  • Afifi Afifi, Managing Director, Protrade Company
  • Frank Brannvoll, Manager - Energy, Economic Studies and Statistics, Cembureau
  • Naveen Das, Coal Reporter, Argus
  • Andy Hill, Market Development Director, Suez R&R UK
  • Berthold Kren, Head of Energy, Europe, Middle East and Africa, LafargeHolcim
  • David Pineda, Vice President Coal Sales, Drummond Company
  • Zakariyae Tajani, Head of Service Fuels, Fuel Management Division, ONE
  • Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Isken
  • Peter Lindstrom, Head of Research, Torvald Klaveness
  • Claudia Perotti, Editor Coal Daily International, Argus

Focus areas at the event included: pricing outlooks Russian materials strategy • project development and anticipating supplyfactors driving demandchallenges in shipping and logistics

The Turkish Growth Summit on 6 June 2017 provided a unique opportunity to grasp the direction and scale of the expansive Turkish market. Key Turkish businesses explored developments in fuel demand and expectations for the region. Speakers from across the value-chain highlighted the best strategies for extracting the benefits.

Drinks receptions, roundtables and extended breaks helped to facilitate networking, giving attendees the best possible environment for building and renewing relationships in this growing marketplace.

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For information about attending, speaking or sponsoring at next year's Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels 2018, please contact us:

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Who attends Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels?

Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels attracts government officials, solid fuel end users, traders, coal and petroleum coke producers, transportation and logistics companies, service providers and the other industry participants from across international and domestic supply chains.

Types of companies present:

  • Power Generation Plants
  • Utilities Companies
  • Cement and Steel Producers
  • Coal Traders and Brokers
  • Coal Producers and Miners
  • Petroleum Coke Producers and Refiners
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction Companies
  • Coal and Energy Consultants
  • Trading Technology Suppliers and Exchanges
  • Shipping and Logistics Companies
  • Inspection and Certification Providers
  • Investment Banks, Law Firms and Consultants

Types of job titles present:

  • Heads of Coal and Solid Fuel Procurement
  • Purchasing Directors
  • Coal Planning and Analysis Managers
  • Senior Coal Traders and Brokers
  • Business Development and Commercial Managers
  • Plant Managers and Directors
  • President, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
  • Head of Coal Export and Sales
  • Ship Brokers and Chartering Managers

For information about attending, speaking or sponsoring Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels 2018, please contact us:

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"The conference was extremely successful... I can recommend Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels to anyone interested in the latest developments in the coal and petroleum coke markets."
- Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Isken

"Very convenient for people who want to get in touch with the Mediterranean markets."
- Xavier De Vos, Physical Coal Trader, Engie

"A great opportunity for building/refreshing networks and receiving up to date information in the market."
- Fulya Coban, Fuel Trader Manager, HeidelbergCement Trading

"...from our perspective it was certainly an informative and worthwhile conference."
- Matt Vincent, Head of Coal Trading, RWE Supply and Trading

"The quality of the speakers and presentations were outstanding. It was a pleasure to be at the conference. I highly recommend the conference to any professionals working in solid fuels industry."
- Cem Ozkaya, Middle East and Africa Regional Manager, Interkarbon

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