06 апреля - 07 апреля 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Argus Global Gasoline Conference

Expert speakers in 2020

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.
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.
Josefine Ahlström
Vice-President Business Development, Argus
Prior to joining Argus, Josefine spent nine years with Shell Downstream in the strategy, marketing and sales departments. She has a master’s degree in economics from Lund University, Sweden, and is now Vice-President at Argus leading Business Development in Europe.
Prior to joining Argus, Josefine spent nine years with Shell Downstream in the strategy, marketing and sales departments. She has a master’s degree in economics from Lund University, Sweden, and is now Vice-President at Argus leading Business Development in Europe.
Pietro Mendes
Advisor to the General Director, ANP
Pietro is adviser to the General Director of Brazilian oil, gas and biofuels agency ANP. He has 13 years’ experience of the energy regulatory and biofuels sectors. He was a postdoctoral scholar at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.
Pietro is adviser to the General Director of Brazilian oil, gas and biofuels agency ANP. He has 13 years’ experience of the energy regulatory and biofuels sectors. He was a postdoctoral scholar at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.
Dr Walter Mirabella
Chairman, Fuels Team, European Fuel Oxygenates Association
Dr Mirabella is the Business Development Manager for Technological Support and Advocacy at LyondellBasell Industries and Director for Fuels at Basell Poliolefine Italia. He has 35 years of international experience in the oil business, renewable fuels and fuels standardisation, and has worked for Exxon Chemical, ARCO Chemical, Lyondell Chemical and LyondellBasell Industries...
Dr Mirabella is the Business Development Manager for Technological Support and Advocacy at LyondellBasell Industries and Director for Fuels at Basell Poliolefine Italia. He has 35 years of international experience in the oil business, renewable fuels and fuels standardisation, and has worked for Exxon Chemical, ARCO Chemical, Lyondell Chemical and LyondellBasell Industries. He is Chairman of the Global Fuel Team of three fuel-ethers industry associations: Sustainable Fuels, Asian Clean Fuel Association (ACFA) and Asociaciòn de Combustibles Eficientes de Latinoamérica (ACELA). He is an active member of a number of key European and international organisations and committees: Member of the board of CEC (Co-ordinating European Council - Fuels & Lubricants Performance Test Development), CEN TC19 (European Committee for Fuel Specification and Test Methods), MVEG (Motor Vehicles Emissions Group) of the European Commission, ARTFF (Advanced Renewable Transport Fuels Forum) of the European Commission, Vice-President Bio-fuels of Chemistry at the Biomass Sector Group of Federchimica, member of CUNA, member of the board of directors of the Italian BioFuels Technology Platform, member of the Italian National Academy of Agriculture, member of CTI (Italian Thermotechnical Committee), member of SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) and a Consultant for CONCAWE (CONservation of Clean Air and Water in Europe).
Kevin McPartlan
CEO, Irish Petroleum Industry Association (IPIA)
Kevin has worked as a Communications and Public Affairs Specialist with major multinational corporations, NGOs and for a number of national governments. He was educated at University College Cork and the Honorable Society of Kings Inns.
Kevin has worked as a Communications and Public Affairs Specialist with major multinational corporations, NGOs and for a number of national governments. He was educated at University College Cork and the Honorable Society of Kings Inns.
Francis Osborne
Head of Forecasting, Consulting, Argus
Francis Osborne is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate the forecasting processes across a range of different commodities. Francis has over 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets, and has worked for a number of leading consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Hea...
Francis Osborne is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate the forecasting processes across a range of different commodities. Francis has over 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets, and has worked for a number of leading consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Head of Analytics at ICIS. He has also held positions with Saudi Petroleum Overseas, refining consultancy KBC Advanced Technologies and research firm Wood Mackenzie.
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.
Chris Judge
Vice President, Crude and Oil Products, Argus
Chris Judge is Vice-President for Products at the Argus head office 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 European Products report, which publishes price assessments used in physical and derivative indexation for the European ga...
Chris Judge is Vice-President for Products at the Argus head office 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 European Products 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 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.