17 ноября - 19 ноября 2020
Virtual conference

Argus Biofuels Live - Virtual Conference

Regulation and Macroeconomic Outlooks

Biofuels Policy in Asia

Время начала Время завершения
  • 23:00 EST
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  • 00:00 EST
  • A Review of National Biofuels Policies and Their Implications Moderator: Amandeep Parmar - Editor Biofuels, Argus
  • EU RED II’s spill over effect on Asia’s biofuels production and trade flows
  • Malaysia’s National Biofuels Policy and the evolving role for biofuels
  • Indonesia's B30 biodiesel policy and the push towards domestic utilization

Panellists: 

Togar Sittanggang, Senior Corporate Affairs Manager, PT Musim Mas

U. R. Unnithan, President, Malaysian Biodiesel Association 

Regulation and Macroeconomic Outlooks

Biofuels Policy and Outlooks in Europe

Время начала Время завершения
  • 03:00 EST
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  • 04:00 EST
  • An Overview of 2020 and Outlook for the Future of Mobility
  • What has been the impact of Covid-19 on supply and demand and where will the future take us? Short, medium- and long-term views
  • Higher European mandates and increased demand during the latter half of 2020: Compensation for loss of demand during lockdowns?
  • Views on transport fuels developments going forward - reducing environmental footprints using biofuels, electric fuels and hydrogen and a new ‘work from home’ culture?

Panellists: 

Bharadwaj Kummamuru, Executive Director, World Bioenergy Association

  • 05:00 EST
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  • 06:00 EST
  • Keynote Session: The State of Low Carbon Fuels Policies Across Europe
  • The emerging policy picture in Europe: short- and long-term outlooks and struggles against blend walls/buyouts
  • Span of legal frameworks in countries implementing RED II: assessing National Energy Policies within European nations
  • Will the European Commission accelerate clean fuel policies in Europe beyond what was envisioned in RED II and therefore increase European demand for biofuels? Where will the UK fit as a demand centre post-Brexit?

Panellists: 

Rachel Solomon Williams, Head – Low Carbon Fuels, Energy Technology and Innovation, UK Department for Transport

Biofuels Policy and Outlooks in North America

Время начала Время завершения
  • 10:00 EST
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  • 11:00 EST
  • Canada's Clean Fuel Standard and Additional US LCFS Programs: What Are The Timelines For New Clean Fuels Programs and How Has Covid Impacted Progress? Moderator: Michael Ball - Editor, Argus
  • How have recent changes to the Clean Fuel Standard impacted Canada’s biofuels market?
  • Will New York be the first Northeast state to implement an LCFS program? How have new LCFS programs been stalled by the covid-19 pandemic?
  • What is the latest on an LCFS in Colorado and Washington state? What are the various compliance scenarios for each region and how will this impact the supply chain?
  • How will the TCI encourage greater adoption of biofuels in the US Northeast?
  • 12:00 EST
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  • 13:00 EST
  • North American LCFS Program Updates: Focusing on California, British Columbia and Oregon Keynote: Jim Duffy - Chief, Transportation Fuels Branch, California Air Resources Board

Keynote speech: California's LCFS Program Updates and Viewpoints from CARB

  • LCFS pathway validation updates and verifications for California
  • Future regulation updates and revisions in British Columbia and Oregon. How will programs be extended?
  • Impact of COVID-19 on North American programs: expectations for recovery and key takeaways from the crisis

Moderator: Jessica Dell, West Coast Bureau Chief, Argus 

Panellists: 

Jim Duffy, Chief, Transportation Fuels Branch, California Air Resources Board 

  • 14:00 EST
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  • 15:00 EST
  • RFS update and RINs market movements: how is the federal program shaping up?
  • RFS program upd12:00ate and outlook
  • How has the RINs market been impacted by covid-19 and the upcoming US election?
  • What trends have we seen in the RINs pricing and what might we expect in the future?
  • 17:00 EST
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  • 18:00 EST
  • The Future of Biofuels Post-2020: A Greener Economy? Moderator: Jacqueline Reigle - Editor, Argus
  • Accounting for the fallout caused by the global pandemic: what has happened and how to interpret what this means for the industry?
  • Assessing government ability to fund incentives and renewable fuels producers’ investments in renewable diesel, RNG, biodiesel and other alternatives
  • How will the market build back: the opportunity to build back greener, and stronger?

Feedstocks and Advanced Biofuels

Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Asia

Время начала Время завершения
  • 21:00 EST
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  • 22:00 EST
  • What Does The Current Economic Downturn Mean For The Development Of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Globally?
  • Accounting for the severe economic impact of the covid-19 crisis on the global aviation industry and its impact on its affordability of cleaner fuel policies
  • Will the industry be able to leverage this disruption to achieve wider commercialisation of SAF?
  • How has the Covid-19 pandemic impacted CORSIA pathway baselines? Understanding changes on international policy points

Feedstocks in Asia

Время начала Время завершения
  • 23:00 EST
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  • 00:00 EST
  • Feedstock Focus: Supply and Sourcing, Production, and Emerging Alternatives Moderator: Amandeep Parmar - Editor Biofuels, Argus

 

  • UCO pricing, market flows and dynamics – expanding Asia sourcing outside China
  • Extracting opportunities in palm waste feedstocks such as POME for use in biofuel production and the risks regarding quality
  • HVO Production – transforming Asia from UCO exporter to consumer

Feedstocks and Advanced Biofuels

Feedstocks in Asia

Время начала Время завершения
  • 03:00 EST
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  • 04:00 EST
  • Strengthening Certification Standards and Risk Management in Feedstock Sourcing and Trade To Ensure Feedstock Quality Moderator: Amandeep Parmar - Editor Biofuels, Argus
  • Demand for sustainably-certified biofuels in Europe: how to ensure feedstock quality coming from Asia?
  • Distinguishing between domestic and imported feedstocks: changing sustainability criteria for biofuels?
  • The role of technology in supporting compliance requirements in the EU RED Voluntary Scheme

Feedstocks Focus And Risk Management in Europe

Время начала Время завершения
  • 04:00 EST
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  • 05:00 EST
  • To 2030: How is Feedstock Supply Shaping Up for Biofuels in Europe?
  • Assessing supply from critical feedstock suppliers for Europe: Asia, Indonesia and Argentina
  • How will policy evolve from current incentives and provide opportunities for new feedstock development, and increase competitiveness in the market?
  • How has the Covid-19 crisis and demand shock impacted meeting RED waste-based feedstocks targets in 2020? A short-term blip?
  • 06:00 EST
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  • 07:00 EST
  • Biofuels and Feedstock Price Risk Management Guillame Lawlor - CF Partners
  • Identifying and evaluating risks: How to hedge biodiesel and veg-oils, OTC swap mechanisms
  • How to hedge the spread between the feedstock and the Biofuels, refinery margin
  • Information about index availability, liquidity and different markets

Advanced Biofuels in Europe

Время начала Время завершения
  • 09:00 EST
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  • 10:00 EST
  • Advanced Biofuels And The Increasing Desire For HVO
  • What role will HVO play in meeting RED II targets in Europe? How can the cost of compliance be brought down to make these targets more achievable?
  • How have waste based feedstocks for biodiesel faired in the current environment? What plant closures have we seen and the implications of these for future production and supply?
  • The applicability of HVO to SAF

Global Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Время начала Время завершения
  • 11:00 EST
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  • 12:00 EST
  • What Does The Current Economic Downturn Mean For The Development Of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Globally? Moderator: Jessica Dell - West Coast Bureau Chief, Argus
  • Accounting for the severe economic impact of the covid-19 crisis on the global aviation industry and its impact on its affordability of cleaner fuel policies
  • Is there a silver lining? Will the industry be able to leverage this disruption to leverage wider commercialisation of SAF?
  • What will be the impact of the covid-19 crisis on the CORSIA pathway baselines? Understanding changes on international policy points
  • 12:00 EST
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  • 13:00 EST
  • SAF Breakouts: European and North American Markets

Breakouts focusing on the European and North American markets. 

Alternative Fuels in North America

Время начала Время завершения
  • 13:00 EST
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  • 14:00 EST
  • Alternative Fuels Deep Dive: Growth In Different Biofuel Categories
  • Future growth and what factors are going to help or hinder growth for different biofuels?
  • How have ethanol, biodiesel and renewable diesel weathered the storm of covid and which is likely to see most growth despite transport fuel curtailments during the pandemic? What is the outlook for each of these fuels moving forward?
  • Are there sufficient feedstocks for different biofuels in line with targets with low carbon regulations? How will this impact product development?
  • 15:00 EST
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  • 16:00 EST
  • Renewable Diesel: What Refiners And Producers Need To Know
  • What are the different types of renewable diesel production processes, and the advantages/disadvantages of each (i.e. co-processing vs. standalone facility)? How is this impactful to the refinery industry?
  • What are the current supply/demand dynamics for renewable diesel?
  • How many renewable diesel projects have been announced, and how will they line up with predicted future demand? How has the current regulatory environment created increased demand for renewable diesel, and how could this demand change moving forward?
  • 18:00 EST
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  • 19:00 EST
  • The Increasing Demand for RNG as a Substantial LCFS Credit Generator
  • The role of RNG in decarbonisation of the transportation and utility sectors: what is the status of new projects and product development?
  • Overcoming policy and finance barriers to project development
  • The benefits of RNG and the added value of LCFS credit generation due to low CI scores

Ethanol and Electrification

Bioethanol in Asia

Время начала Время завершения
  • 23:00 EST
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  • 00:00 EST
  • Bioethanol In Asia: Key Developments, Trends and Trade Flows Cédric Bourdon - Trading Manager, Alcotra Asia
  • New capacity for bioethanol in Asia
  • Bioethanol trade flows in the region: top producing, importing and exporting markets
  • Blending and trade economics influencing ethanol blends in Asia in the context of global outcomes

Ethanol and Electrification

Synthetic Fuels in Europe

Время начала Время завершения
  • 03:00 EST
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  • 04:00 EST
  • Synthetic Fuels

Electrification in Europe

Время начала Время завершения
  • 05:00 EST
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  • 06:00 EST
  • Electrification: What Does This Mean for the Biofuels Market?
  • Where is supply and demand going to meet?
  • What spill over will there be from EV targets into the physical biofuels market? What goals need to be met and how will this impact ability to do so?
  • Outlook as per EU member states’ National Energy and Climate Plans
  • Have lower petroleum-based fuel prices impacted adoption of electric vehicles? How are various state policies encouraging or hindering electric vehicle progress?

Ethanol in Europe

Время начала Время завершения
  • 08:00 EST
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  • 09:00 EST
  • Ethanol and Waste-Based Technology Developments and Incentives in Europe
  • How has decreased transportation fuels demand impacted Europe's ethanol market and global imports in 2020? What did this mean for domestic production and how has the market recovered?
  • High incentives for and development of waste-based ethanol for biofuels under RED II
  • How much ethanol will be blended in biofuels? Will there be higher blends beyond E10?

Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) in the US

Время начала Время завершения
  • 11:00 EST
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  • 12:00 EST
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS): The Big Pivot
  • Challenges and opportunities: What are agencies and industry groups doing to lessen the permitting burden so these CCS projects can be realised?
  • Risk management: how to identify and evaluate risks? Implications for insurance and applying project finance techniques to the low-carbon space
  • Migrating to a post carbon emitting world: what does this mean for operations? Repurposing of refineries for renewable diesel production

US Ethanol Focus

Время начала Время завершения
  • 14:00 EST
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  • 15:00 EST
  • The US Ethanol Blending Market: The Impact Of Low Global Crude Prices
  • The state of the gasoline market globally and in the US: expectations as to where it could end up and what does this mean for ethanol blend demand in the US?
  • Outlooks for ethanol supply: trade environment with China, Brazil and Mexico
  • Ethanol blending facilities to meet demand in the Northeast market: what are expected ethanol blending mandates?

Electrification in the US

Время начала Время завершения
  • 16:00 EST
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  • 17:00 EST
  • The Growth of EVs in the US
  • What progress have we seen in electric vehicle policy? The Advanced Clean Trucks Regulation and what this mean for biofuels
  • How might new LCFS programs treat electricity credits under their policies?
  • What will the impact of the US election be on programs close to launch?