Argus Global Base Oils Conference

Central London, UK
19 February - 21 February 2024
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Bringing together the entire supply chain for insight on the future of the global base oils market

The Argus Global Base Oils Conference is returning to the InterContinental Park Lane, Central London on 19-21 February 2024. Across three days, meet with 350+ senior international decision makers and key stakeholders from across the entire base oils and lubricants value chain for unrivalled networking opportunities and expert knowledge sharing.

The exclusive InterContinental Park Lane is a prestigious hotel in the UK's capital city, overlooking the Royal Parks in the heart of Mayfair. Alongside its proximity to world-class restaurants and bars, this is the perfect destination for delegates from across the globe to network and come together. Attendees include representatives from base oils producers, lubricant blenders, additive and specialty chemical companies, traders, marketers and distributors, OEMs and other key sector stakeholders.

Key topics on the 2024 agenda include Argus expert spot market and future outlooks for the Americas, EMEA, and Asia, the impact of de-dollarization on trade, a deep dive into OEM approvals across the world and their significance, chemical certifications and the global regulatory landscape, blender and base oil producer panels, a lubricants focus afternoon and much more.


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350+ attendees from 140+ companies have already confirmed their attendance at the conference including: Chevron, Sinolook, ExxonMobil, Aztec Oils, Axel Christiernsson, ADM Investor Services, BP, Chemlube International, Blackburn Chemicals, Blue Tide Environmental, Cosmo Oil Lubricants, ENEOS Corporation, LBC Tank Terminals, Moove Lubricants, Optima Group, Petronas Lubricants, PETROLUBE, Eastern Chemicals Petrochemical Company, Azelis Turkey, TotalEnergies, Shamrock Shipping and Trading, Kuwait Petroleum and many more...

Your 2024 expert speakers include:

Jayanta Chatterjee

Global Base Oil Procurement Director, Castrol

Ken Hope

Global PAO Technological Services Manager, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company

Alicia Logan

General Manager, Chevron Base Oils

Marc Ostwald

Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM Investor Services International

Mathew Cole Evans

OEM Manager, Lubrizol, Lubrizol

Irina Vinogradova

Senior Manager - Consulting, Argus

Event highlights

Join 350+ senior decision makers from across the global base oils and lubricants supply chain. With a dedicated networking area onsite, meeting rooms for hire, and plenty of nearby restaurants and bars, there are many opportunities to unwind and do business with international peers.
Industry leaders share how they are tackling geopolitical shocks, the opportunities available to base oils and lubricants manufacturers, sustainability plans, and how the industry is planning for the year ahead.
The event features hands on training sessions to provide delegates insight into the role refining economics play in the base oils market, and exclusive sessions on Argus pricing and methodology.
Your conference has been driven by the insight of an industry-led advisory board, Argus expertise and built upon the success of the inaugural global and Middle East base oils conferences. Your conference has been designed with delegate's needs and wants at the centre, and content will be specific and relevant.

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Advisory board members include

David Wright

Global Supply Chain and Technology Developer, Q8 Oils, Kuwait Petroleum

Dr. Paul Kerwin

Base Oils Account Director, Base Oils Account Director

Mario Majic

Head of Strategic Business Development, AVISTA OIL AG

Michelle Haslam

Global Marketing Director, Lubrizol Additives

Related event: Argus Base Oils Middle East Conference

Taking place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in October 2024, this conference will bring together senior stakeholders from across the region including base oils and lubricants producers, blenders, additive and specialty chemical companies, traders, OEMs, and more for industry and regulatory insights and premier networking.
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