01 abril - 02 abril 2019
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Argus Global Gasoline

Speakers

Andreas Gumbert
European Commission, DG CLIMA, Unit C.4
Andreas Gumbert works in the road transport unit of the Directorate-General for Climate Action of the European Commission. Andreas deals primarily with EU policy relating to transport fuels, including the Fuel Quality Directive. Andreas joined the commission in 2002. He holds a PhD in natural sciences.
Andreas Gumbert works in the road transport unit of the Directorate-General for Climate Action of the European Commission. Andreas deals primarily with EU policy relating to transport fuels, including the Fuel Quality Directive. Andreas joined the commission in 2002. He holds a PhD in natural sciences.
Neil Watt
Crude and Refined Products Strategist, BB Energy
Neil is an oil markets professional with broad experience across crude, gasoline and distillate products. He has a master’s in chemical engineering from Imperial College London and began his career with Hartree and then Glencore before joining BB Energy in 2017. Based in London, he is responsible for light ends and crude market analytics and strategy development, with a fo...
Neil is an oil markets professional with broad experience across crude, gasoline and distillate products. He has a master’s in chemical engineering from Imperial College London and began his career with Hartree and then Glencore before joining BB Energy in 2017. Based in London, he is responsible for light ends and crude market analytics and strategy development, with a focus on Europe and North America.
Kanwar Ratra
CEO, Ultimate Oil and Gas
Kanwar Ratra is an oil and gas industry expert, with a focus on Africa. He has a first degree in engineering and a master’s in marketing management from India He also attended Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania in the US to complete an advanced management course. Kanwar has worked at leading organisations across the globe, both in the private and pu...
Kanwar Ratra is an oil and gas industry expert, with a focus on Africa. He has a first degree in engineering and a master’s in marketing management from India He also attended Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania in the US to complete an advanced management course. Kanwar has worked at leading organisations across the globe, both in the private and public sectors. Before taking up his current role, he was president of Nimex Petroleum, chief executive of Galana Petroleum and Business Development Director at Conoil Nigeria, and his career has seen him living in India, Nigeria and the UAE.
Gergely Tóth
Fuel Quality & Portfolio Management, MOL Group
Gergely graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at Corvinus University in Budapest with an MSc in Economics. He has spent more than 20 years at Mol holding several positions, including Expert and Senior Expert in fuel product value chain performance monitoring, logistics tendering and wholesale marketing. He led the firm’s oil derivatives trading, building it ...
Gergely graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at Corvinus University in Budapest with an MSc in Economics. He has spent more than 20 years at Mol holding several positions, including Expert and Senior Expert in fuel product value chain performance monitoring, logistics tendering and wholesale marketing. He led the firm’s oil derivatives trading, building it up from scratch, and was then responsible for short and long-term product price and crude oil spread forecasts. He currently directs the fuel wholesale strategy for various countries and is also responsible for Mol’s motor fuel portfolio.
Mele K. Kyari
Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Department, The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
Mele K. Kyari was appointed to his current role at Nigerian state-owned oil firm NNPC in 2015 and his duties include recommending and determining appropriate pricing levels for Nigerian crudes, condensates and natural gas liquids. He is also responsible for ensuring products supply to the country through the direct sales/direct purchase arrangement. He joined NNPC in 1991 ...
Mele K. Kyari was appointed to his current role at Nigerian state-owned oil firm NNPC in 2015 and his duties include recommending and determining appropriate pricing levels for Nigerian crudes, condensates and natural gas liquids. He is also responsible for ensuring products supply to the country through the direct sales/direct purchase arrangement. He joined NNPC in 1991 and has extensive experience of the entire value chain of the oil industry. He was appointed Nigeria’s Opec representative in 2018. He studied Geology at the University of Maiduguri in the northeast of the country.
Chris Judge
Vice President, Crude and Products, Argus
Chris Judge is Vice President for crude and products at the head office of Argus in London. He is responsible for the development of market appropriate price assessments, methodologies and editorial training and development. Chris was previously editor of the daily Argus European Product report, which publishes price assessments used in physical and derivative indexation f...
Chris Judge is Vice President for crude and products at the head office of Argus in London. He is responsible for the development of market appropriate price assessments, methodologies and editorial training and development. Chris was previously editor of the daily Argus European Product report, which publishes price assessments used in physical and derivative indexation for the European gasoline markets, among others. Chris graduated in English Literature at the University of Kent. Before joining Argus, Chris worked for other media organisations, including energy price reporting service Platts, where he headed up the European products team in London, before moving to New York to manage the coverage of US product markets.
Sean Hill
Industry Speacialist, EIA
Sean Hill is an Industry Economist in the Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Analysis at the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Sean leads analysis and modeling of U.S. crude oil, refined petroleum products, and biofuels markets for EIA’s monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook forecast. Sean has worked in petroleum market analysis for EIA since 2006 where ...
Sean Hill is an Industry Economist in the Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Analysis at the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Sean leads analysis and modeling of U.S. crude oil, refined petroleum products, and biofuels markets for EIA’s monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook forecast. Sean has worked in petroleum market analysis for EIA since 2006 where he has worked on refinery modeling for the Annual Energy Outlook, policy analysis on programs such as the Renewable Fuel Standard and California Low-Carbon Fuel Standard, and has been a regulator contributor to EIA’s Today in Energy and This Week in Petroleum publications. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Tennessee, and a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Hawaii-Manoa.
Emmanuel Desplechin
Secretary General, ePURE
Emmanuel leads the ePURE team, which he first joined in 2013 as Director of Government Affairs responsible for energy and environmental affairs. Before coming to ePURE, Emmanuel was Senior Manager for Public Affairs with Novozymes. His career in public affairs and advocacy also includes positions with UNICA, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, and the Industrial ...
Emmanuel leads the ePURE team, which he first joined in 2013 as Director of Government Affairs responsible for energy and environmental affairs. Before coming to ePURE, Emmanuel was Senior Manager for Public Affairs with Novozymes. His career in public affairs and advocacy also includes positions with UNICA, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, and the Industrial Ethanol Association. He holds a Master's Degree from the Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux and an LL.M in European Law from the University Carlos III of Madrid. A French citizen, Emmanuel also speaks English and Spanish.
David Wech
Managing Director, JBC Energy
JBC Energy is a leading independent oil and gas market research centre, providing clients with analytical reports, market studies and data. David has more than 16 years’ experience of supporting national and international oil and gas companies and government agencies on upstream and downstream projects. He has been with JBC Energy from the outset and headed the studies an...
JBC Energy is a leading independent oil and gas market research centre, providing clients with analytical reports, market studies and data. David has more than 16 years’ experience of supporting national and international oil and gas companies and government agencies on upstream and downstream projects. He has been with JBC Energy from the outset and headed the studies and research divisions and its business development team before taking over as Managing Director in 2012. David has played an instrumental role in the success of JBC Energy, developing many research reports and the company’s supply, demand and price forecasting model, used by firms throughout the world. David is widely considered an industry thought leader and his insights into energy market developments are often requested by the media, while he is also a regular speaker at conferences. David is a graduate of the University of Vienna, Austria.
Francis Osborne
Head of Forecasting, Consulting, Argus
Francis is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate forecasting processes across a range of commodities. He has more than 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets and during this time has worked for a number of consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Head of Analytics...
Francis is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate forecasting processes across a range of commodities. He has more than 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets and during this time has worked for a number of consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Head of Analytics at Icis. He has also held positions at Saudi Petroleum Overseas, refining consultancy KBC Advanced Technologies and research firm Wood Mackenzie.
Bo Gleerup
Chief Executive & Founder, Nordic Green
Charles Jans
Senior Manager, Consulting Services, Argus
Tim Simon
Low Carbon Fuels Division, Department of Transport, UK
Stuart Mansworth
Oil Products Trader, Essar Oil (UK) Limited