April 21
Online conference

Argus Global Crude Challenges 2020

Argus global crude experts

David Fyfe
Chief Economist, Argus
David has more than 30 years’ experience of working in energy markets. Prior to joining Argus, David was most recently chief economist at commodity trading company Gunvor. Before this, he managed the oil industry and markets division of the International Energy Agency and edited its influential monthly Oil Market Report. David has a master’s degree in energy policy and ec...
David has more than 30 years’ experience of working in energy markets. Prior to joining Argus, David was most recently chief economist at commodity trading company Gunvor. Before this, he managed the oil industry and markets division of the International Energy Agency and edited its influential monthly Oil Market Report. David has a master’s degree in energy policy and economics from Imperial College London.
Victor Parno
Vice-President, Business Development, Russia and FSU, Argus
Victor Parno heads the Argus business development department in Russia and the FSU. His responsibilities include launching and promoting price assessments, indexes and Argus products intended for trading companies and government agencies. After joining Argus in 2005, Victor held various positions in the editorial, consulting and business development departments. He launche...
Victor Parno heads the Argus business development department in Russia and the FSU. His responsibilities include launching and promoting price assessments, indexes and Argus products intended for trading companies and government agencies. After joining Argus in 2005, Victor held various positions in the editorial, consulting and business development departments. He launched the Argus Ukrainian Motor Fuels and Argus Russian Netbacks publications and helped set up and managed Argus’ Kiev office. Victor then joined leading Russian crude producer Bashneft, working in firm’s marketing department where he was engaged in pricing. In 2013 Victor returned to Argus, where he was responsible for crude and oil products in the business development department. He was promoted to Vice-President in 2015 and became head of the department in April 2018. Victor graduated from the International University in Moscow with a degree in linguistics.
Vladimir Drebentsov
Vice-President, Chief Economist for Russia and CIS, BP Russia
Mr. Drebentsov’s core responsibilities at BP plc comprise economic and energy research, and policy advice in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Mr. Drebentsov also covers European gas markets, global oil and gas reserves and gas trade for BP Statistical Review of World Energy and BP Energy Outlook. Since 2010, Mr. Drebentsov has assumed Vice-President role at BP Rus...
Mr. Drebentsov’s core responsibilities at BP plc comprise economic and energy research, and policy advice in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Mr. Drebentsov also covers European gas markets, global oil and gas reserves and gas trade for BP Statistical Review of World Energy and BP Energy Outlook. Since 2010, Mr. Drebentsov has assumed Vice-President role at BP Russia. Mr. Drebentsov is a member of the Expert Council of the Government of Russia. Prior to joining BP in 2006, Mr. Drebentsov had worked as Senior Economist at the World bank (1993-2006) and as Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for US and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (1982-1993).
Denis Borisov
Energy Center Leader, Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia, EY
Mr. Denis Borisov graduated from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas with a degree in economics and management in the oil and gas industry. He is PhD in economics. He has 10+ years of working experience in oil and gas sector, investment and financial companies, as well as investment divisions of Russian major banks.
Mr. Denis Borisov graduated from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas with a degree in economics and management in the oil and gas industry. He is PhD in economics. He has 10+ years of working experience in oil and gas sector, investment and financial companies, as well as investment divisions of Russian major banks.
Alejandro Barbajosa
Vice President, Crude and LPG - Middle East and Asia-Pacific, Argus
Alejandro Barbajosa joined the Argus London headquarters in April 2007 where he specialized in Opec, IEA and Atlantic basin crude markets before taking his current business development responsibilities in Singapore in 2011 with a focus on Asian crude. Alejandro completed a masters in Politics of the World Economy at the London School of Economics, before returning to his n...
Alejandro Barbajosa joined the Argus London headquarters in April 2007 where he specialized in Opec, IEA and Atlantic basin crude markets before taking his current business development responsibilities in Singapore in 2011 with a focus on Asian crude. Alejandro completed a masters in Politics of the World Economy at the London School of Economics, before returning to his native Mexico to join PMI, the international trading unit of state oil company Pemex.
Tom Reed
Vice-President, China Crude and Products, Argus
Tom Reed joined Argus from UK broadcaster the BBC in 2003. He worked on Argus’ corporate and European products desks before moving to head Argus’ Asian market analysis of oil and generation fuels. As Vice-president of China crude and products he oversees Argus’ China oil pricing and analysis service.
Tom Reed joined Argus from UK broadcaster the BBC in 2003. He worked on Argus’ corporate and European products desks before moving to head Argus’ Asian market analysis of oil and generation fuels. As Vice-president of China crude and products he oversees Argus’ China oil pricing and analysis service.
Jeff Kralowetz
Vice President - Business Development, Argus
Jeff leads Argus business development in crude oil and NGL markets in North America. He opened Argus’ office in Calgary in 2010, and oversaw the expansion of crude oil and NGL price indices in Canada through the beginning of 2013. Previously, Jeff served as Argus’ news editor for the Americas. A graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, Jeff served 5 years as ...
Jeff leads Argus business development in crude oil and NGL markets in North America. He opened Argus’ office in Calgary in 2010, and oversaw the expansion of crude oil and NGL price indices in Canada through the beginning of 2013. Previously, Jeff served as Argus’ news editor for the Americas. A graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, Jeff served 5 years as an aviation officer. He holds a master of arts degree from Baylor University.
James Gooder
Vice-President, Crude, Argus
James is responsible for business development in southern Europe and Africa. James has been with the company since 2004 performing several editorial roles, including editing European electricity and emissions market publications. From 2007-10, he was the editor of the daily Argus Crude report, managing a global team of reporters and developing new crude price assessments. ...
James is responsible for business development in southern Europe and Africa. James has been with the company since 2004 performing several editorial roles, including editing European electricity and emissions market publications. From 2007-10, he was the editor of the daily Argus Crude report, managing a global team of reporters and developing new crude price assessments. Prior to joining Argus, James worked as a teacher, speechwriter and journalist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English and American literature from Manchester University and a master’s degree in international journalism from City University, London.
Alex Woods
Unified Supply Chain Management – Spiral Assay Product Manager
Alex studied physics and chemistry at Durham University, gaining a Master of Science in 2007. He joined AVEVA in 2008, spending 10 years supporting and training clients across the Unified Supply Chain toolset. Previously focussing on providing technical consultancy to customers implementing the suite, Alex is now the Product Manager of the Assay Management tools, where h...
Alex studied physics and chemistry at Durham University, gaining a Master of Science in 2007. He joined AVEVA in 2008, spending 10 years supporting and training clients across the Unified Supply Chain toolset. Previously focussing on providing technical consultancy to customers implementing the suite, Alex is now the Product Manager of the Assay Management tools, where he is responsible for defining the long term strategy and product roadmap