01 junho - 30 junho 2020
TBC

Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels

Day 1 - Conference session

Start End
  • 08:00
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  • 09:00
  • Registration and refreshments
  • 09:10
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  • 09:20
  • Opening remarks and antitrust reminder Jake Horslen - Deputy Editor, Argus Coal Daily International
  • 09:20
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  • 09:40
  • Coal - Setting the scene: Supply and demand dynamics in Asia, US, Europe and Russia Jake Horslen - Deputy Editor, Argus Coal Daily International
  • Summarising the availability of coal globally
  • Evaluating supply-demand dynamics
  • 09:40
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  • 10:00
  • Petroleum coke: Evaluating trends in supply-demand dynamics Naveen Das - Deputy Editor, Energy Argus Petroleum Coke
  • Summarising the availability of petroleum coke globally
  • Evaluating supply-demand dynamics
  • 10:00
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  • 10:35
  • Understanding changing qualities and maximising margins
  • Analysing trade flows in coal and petroleum coke
  • How have trade flows evolved and what are the driving factors?
  • Challenges in supply chains and the implications on Mediterranean importers

Moderator: Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Iskenderun
Speakers:
Oscar Buxo Pazos,
Head of Petroleum Coke, Repsol
Bruno Roch,
Coal Trader, Trafigura
David Pineda,
Coal Trader, Uniper

  • 10:35
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  • 11:20
  • Networking break
  • 11:20
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  • 11:50
  • Case study: Is Russian coal a suitable alternative for Mediterranean buyers? Raffaele Miscoria - Head of Coal, Simec Commodities
  • Analysing fuel qualities and pricing in Russian coal
  • How are Russian coal exports to the Mediterranean region evolving?
  • 11:50
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  • 12:20
  • Evaluating the coal/pet coke discount and how it influences buying decisions Frank Brannvoll - Special Advisor for Energy Markets, CIMEUROPE, via Brannvoll bvba
  • Assessing price drivers for coal and petroleum coke
  • How do oil trends drive pet coke pricing?
  • Understanding hedging strategies in coal and pet coke
  • 12:20
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  • 13:40
  • Networking lunch
  • 13:40
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  • 14:00
  • What makes energy projects bankable? Mehmet Ali Gunay - Head of Trading and Origination, Dogan Enerji
  • Reviewing economic dynamics in Turkey
  • How are utilities managing economic pressures?
  • The impact of lira depreciation on Turkish power markets
  • 14:00
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  • 14:20
  • Outlining current trends and opportunities in Turkish power markets Firat Ergene - Reporter, Argus Coal Daily International

Challenges in meeting needs from GDP and population growth
Funding available for power project development
Barriers to getting licensed energy projects off the ground

  • 14:20
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  • 15:10
  • Turkish industry leaders: Challenges and opportunities
  • Analysing dynamics and regulations in energy and cement in Turkey
  • Assessing growth opportunities for the cement sector
  • Understanding fuel needs in the region
  • How is lira depreciation disrupting Turkish business?

Moderator:
Firat Ergene,
Reporter, Coal Daily International, Argus
Speakers:
Mehmet Topeli,
Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Iskenderun
Ozan Erinckan,
Vice-President, Supply Chain, Oyak Cimento
Mehmet Ali Gunay,
Head of Trading and Origination, Dogan Enerji

  • 15:10
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  • 15:40
  • Networking break
  • 15:40
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  • 16:00
  • Case study: Growth in Moroccan power demand Zakariyae Tajani - Manager, Procurement, ONEE
Outlining the landscape of power demand in Morocco
Update on Moroccan fuel imports and requirements 
  • 16:00
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  • 16:20
  • Case study: Emerging opportunities in the Egyptian cement sector Amr Nader - Advisor to the CEO, Yanbu Cement
  • An overview of Egypt’s cement demand and exports
  • Understanding solid fuel requirements
  • 16:20
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  • 16:50
  • Meet the cement procurement experts: Opportunities in solid fuels demand growth
  • Meet cement procurement experts: Opportunities for growth in demand for solid fuels
  • What are the implicated costs and operational boundaries in fuel switching?
  • Challenges in solid fuel procurement in the Mediterranean region
  • How does the cement industry select fuels?

Moderator:
Frank Brannvoll, Energy Advisor, Brannvoll Aps

Speakers:

Amr Nader, Advisor to the CEO, Yanbu Cement

George Varghese, Chief Executive and Energy Consultant, Trinity Energy Solutions

  • 16:50
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  • 17:00
  • Closing remarks
  • 17:00
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  • Networking drinks reception

Day 2 - Conference session

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:40
  • Registration and networking
  • 09:40
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  • 09:50
  • Opening remarks and antitrust reminder Jake Horslen - Deputy Editor, Argus Coal Daily International
  • 09:50
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  • 10:10
  • The dawn of renewable energy: Reviewing current investment trends in renewable-power generation Ugur Aydin Unuvar - Project Finance Manager, Burgan Bank
  • How much finance is available for new energy projects?
  • Reviewing the criteria for investment
 
  • 11:40
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  • 12:10
  • Panel discussion: Rise of competition in fuels
How does gas supply interact with solid fuel demand in the Mediterranean
Evaluating demand for RDF and other alternative fuels in the Mediterranean
 
Moderator: Dan Hayes, Vice-Present, Business Development, Argus
Emre Okuyan, Strategic Planning and Business Development Director, Borusan EnBW
Andy Hill, Senior Advisor, N+P
Ahmet Alperen Cebi, Project and Business Development Director, Turcas Petrol
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Networking break
  • 11:30
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  • 12:20
  • Roundtables
  • 12:20
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  • 12:25
  • Closing remarks Jake Horslen - Deputy Editor, Argus Coal Daily International
  • 12:50
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  • 13:50
  • Networking lunch
 

Workshop

Start End
  • 13:30
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  • 14:20
  • Workshop: Understanding freight rates and the impact of IMO regulations Mert Eyigun - Deputy General Manager, HC Trading
  • Understanding freight rates and incurred costs
  • Reviewing developments in storage and logistics
  • What does IMO2020 mean for vessel availability and the consequences for Q4 2019 and beyond?
  • 14:20
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  • 14:30
  • Close of workshop