15 5月 - 16 5月 2019
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Argus Canadian Crude Summit

  • 12:00
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  • 14:00
  • Registration
  • 14:00
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  • 14:15
  • Chairperson's remarks and antitrust reminder Jeff Kralowetz - Vice President Business Development, Argus
  • 14:15
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  • 15:00

Why is Canada a good investment? What does the current business environment look like and what might that mean for future market access? How will IMO regulations impact the industry? What is the path forward to Canadian oil?

  • 15:00
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  • 16:00
  • Session 1: The role of Canada in the global oil market RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank -
  • Canadian supply in the global market: What is the outlook for heavy crude demand? What are the geopolitical constraints impacting global trade flows? How will Venezuela’s decline impact heavy crude supply at the US Gulf coast and how might Canada back-fill heavy crude demand?
  • How are Alberta’s current production cuts impacting the market? How quickly might the Canadian crude market turn around? What is the outlook for increasing volumes and shipping by rail? What might happen in 2020 and beyond when pipelines open up?

 

Speakers:

Michael Tran, Managing Director Global Energy Strategy, RBC Capital Markets
Rory Johnston, Commodity Economist, Scotiabank

  • 16:00
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  • 16:20
  • Networking break
  • 16:20
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  • 17:00
  • Session 2: Future for Canadian crude demand
  • Heavy crude competition: How does Canada's unique barrel compete at the US Gulf coast market center? What is supply competition from Latin America? What are the quality characteristics of Latin American grades? Will the IMO widen the light-heavy crude differential? 
  • How are Asian buyers valuing Canadian crude? What are their crude slate challenges and how are their refineries configured? How might Canadian crude make its way to Asia's market?

 

Speakers:
Alfredo Torres
, P. Eng., Former Cenovus Energy
Wenran Jiang, President, Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum

 

 

  • 17:00
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  • 17:30
  • Presentation: The push towards cleaner fuels in Canada Dinara Millington - Vice President Research, CERI
What is the outlook for electric vehicle demand? What are the alternative transportation scenarios taking place in Canada?
  • 17:30
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  • 18:30
  • Reception
  • 07:00
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  • 08:00
  • Registration
  • 08:00
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  • 09:00
  • Breakfast and Argus pricing workshop Jeff Kralowetz - Vice President Business Development, Argus

Get clear and transparent pricing for Canadian crude at the US Gulf coast. Understand how global benchmarks WTI and Brent are evolving. Get insight into new price markers emerging at the US Gulf coast and how that impacts the Canadian crude price.

 

*Complimentary for all registered delegates.

  • 09:00
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  • 09:15
  • Chairperson's remarks and antitrust reminder Jeff Kralowetz - Vice President Business Development, Argus
  • 10:30
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  • 11:15
  • Morning break
  • 09:15
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  • 10:30
  • Who is investing in crude-by-rail and what role will rail continue to have in moving Canadian crude to market?
  • What is the status of new pipeline projects and expansions?
  • How does pipeline permitting work on both sides of the border?
  • How is Cushing evolving with a new domestic sweet quality specification? What are the connections from tanks to deliver lines into the US Gulf coast and Louisiana?

 

Panelists:
Nanette Yearley, Supervisor Petroleum Quality, Enbridge
Samer Salameh, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Future Energy
Peter Budgell
, Senior Crude Oil Supply Analyst, National Energy Board
Additional panelist to be announced

 

Moderator: 
Jeff Kralowetz, Vice President Business Development, Argus

  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch
  • 11:15
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  • 12:30
  • Session 4: The evolution of the US Gulf coast and the impact on Canadian crude - Magellan Midstream, Clover Oil & Gas and LSPI
  • Understand what the latest projections for crude exports out of the US Gulf coast look like and what that means for Canadian crude
  • Get insight into how crude-by-rail delivers into the US Gulf coast and how well connected US rail receiving terminals are to nearby refineries and export docks
  • Understand what pipeline takeaway capacity will look like and how to use alternate ways to navigate pipeline constraints

 

Speakers:
Robert Barnes, Senior Vice President Commercial Crude Oil, Magellan Midstream
Brent Osmond
, President, Clover Oil & Gas
Christian Gomez, Engineer, LiquidPower Specialty Products Inc.

 

Moderator:
Jeff Kralowetz, Vice President Business Development, Argus

  • 14:00
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  • 15:00
How can government and industry work together to bring Canadian oil to market? What can be done to support pipeline development? What are the short-term solutions? How are producers working around current production cuts?
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Presentation: IMO 2020 - what will be the rippling effect of Marpol regulations? Ed Arnold - Vice President Consulting, Argus
  • What are the projections for light-heavy spreads?
  • How will IMO regulations impact supply of diesel and bunker fuels?
  • How will IMO 2020 impact the price refiners will pay for WCS, AWB and Cold Lake?
  • What’s happening in the North American asphalt market? How will the asphalt market cope with new supply sources?
  • 16:00
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  • 17:00
  • Session 5: Investing in Canada David Searl - Chief Operating Officer, Value Creation Inc.

Alberta will fund nearly $2 billion in partial upgrading infrastructure as part of the “Made-in-Alberta plan.” What are the opportunities for Canadian crude?
 

Moderator:
Ed Koshka, President, Oil Sands Consulting

  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Networking break
 
  • 17:00
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  • 19:00
  • Reception