22 сентября - 24 сентября 2020
Virtual conference

Argus Petcoke Live - Virtual Conference

CEST agenda

  • 08:00 CEST
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  • 09:00 CEST
Now, more than ever, and for the coming years, understanding how commodity prices are moving and, more importantly, why, is critical to business planning. Argus will pull together its global, cross-commodity insight to ensure that you know how and why petcoke is moving and provide you with the tools to understand how this will develop in the coming months and years.
  • 17:00 CEST
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  • 18:00 CEST
  • The Dealmaker’s Toolkit – Critical Information for all Traders and Negotiators Senior representatives - Argus

Now, more than ever, and for the coming years, understanding how commodity prices are moving and, more importantly, why, is critical to business planning. Argus will pull together its global, cross-commodity insight to ensure that you know how and why petcoke is moving and provide you with the tools to understand how this will develop in the coming months and years.

Lauren Masterson, Editor, Argus

Hayden Atkins, Senior Consultant, Argus 

Keynote panel

Время начала Время завершения
  • 07:00 CEST
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  • 08:00 CEST

Against the backdrop of a global energy transition, Covid-19 caused a sudden and dramatic collapse in the consumption of oil and oil products, as well as a decline in economic activity around the world. In this session, panellists will discuss how consumer behaviour, economic pressure, environmental pressure and company strategy will impact the fossil fuel industry over the coming months and years.

Moderator: 

David Fyfe, Chief Economist, Argus

Anode Grade Petroleum Coke

Время начала Время завершения
  • 09:00 CEST
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  • 10:00 CEST
  • Recovery and Tariffs: Asia-Pacific Anode Grade Consumption Panellists include: - Sunstone Development
  • A lop-sided Covid-19 recovery? Will a swifter Chinese recovery and a relaxation of US tariffs cause a short squeeze in the green petroleum coke market?
  • What does the economic rebound from Covid-19 and the associated rise in aluminium consumption look like?
  • Will we see a rise in tariffs and protectionist behaviours across nations as they look to rebuild post-Covid?

Confirmed panellist:

Owen Huang, Manager – International Business, Sunstone Development

Fuel Grade Petroleum Coke

Время начала Время завершения
  • 11:00 CEST
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  • 12:00 CEST
  • Coal vs. Fuel Grade Petroleum Coke: A Buyer’s Decision - DQ Carbon Group, LafargeHolcim, Indian Oil Corporation
  • How is LNG competing with coal in Asia power generation? What impact will this have on coal demand and price?
  • What impact will the Indian government’ push on coal gasification have on coal competitiveness vs. fuel grade petroleum coke?
  • How are new/emerging players around Asia viewing their fuel buying decision? Where is the potential for greater fuel grade petroleum coke consumption?

Confirmed panellists:

Angela Chen, Vice President, DQ Carbon Group

Sanjay Kumar, Strategic Sourcing Director Solid Fuels APAC, LafargeHolcim

Aloke Kumar Singh, Country Head – Petroleum Coke Marketing, Indian Oil Corporation 

Confirmed moderator:

Ajay Modi, Senior Reporter, Argus 

Keynote Panel

Время начала Время завершения
  • 16:00 CEST
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  • 17:00 CEST

Against the backdrop of a global energy transition, Covid-19 caused a sudden and dramatic collapse in the consumption of oil and oil products, as well as a decline in economic activity around the world. In this session, panellists will discuss how consumer behaviour, economic pressure, environmental pressure and company strategy will impact the fossil fuel industry over the coming months and years.

Confirmed speakers: 

Surinder Gupta, Senior Independent Consultant 

Confirmed moderator: 

David Fyfe, Chief Economist, Argus 

Fuel Grade Petroleum Coke

Время начала Время завершения
  • 18:00 CEST
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  • 19:00 CEST
  • Internal and External Pressures Facing Atlantic Basin Fuel Grade Petroleum Coke Buyers - Yanbu Cement, Cimsa, Robindale Energy
  • How is Turkey dealing with its oversupplied cement market? Will it continue in its position as the go-to market in the Atlantic basin?
  • Economy or environment? What will drive fuel choices, and will the use of waste-to-energy grow?
  • What does the performance of petroleum coke vs coal in Asia-Pacific mean for Atlantic Basin players?

Confirmed speakers: 

Amr Nader,
Chief Strategy, Operations & Industrial Excellence Office, Yanbu Cement 

Arda Aba,
Manager, Purchasing, Energy Service Investment Import, Cimsa Cement

Semih Nihmet, PetCoke & Steam Coal Trader, Robindale Energy

Confirmed moderator: 

Erisa Senerdem,
Deputy Editor, Petroleum Coke, Argus Media

Alternative Fuels

Время начала Время завершения
  • 19:00 CEST
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  • 19:30 CEST
  • Past, Present and Future Developments in Alternative Fuels Andy Hill - Senior Advisor, N+P
  • An overview of the developments in Alternative Fuels in the cement sector
  • The outlook for Alternative Fuels in the cement and other heavy industry sectors
  • A case study for the use of SubCoal in emerging markets

Looking Ahead - Refineries

Время начала Время завершения
  • 21:00 CEST
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  • 22:00 CEST
  • The Future of Refineries
  • Inside the refinery: What impact do changing crude slates and throughputs have on refinery outputs?
  • How adaptable are refineries to volatile or dropping demand in certain refined products?
  • Was IMO 2020 a false start? Is IMO 2020 + Covid-19 a real black swan moment for refineries?

Technology and Digitalisation

Время начала Время завершения
  • 23:00 CEST
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  • 00:00 CEST
  • Technology and Digitalisation in a Conservative Industry
What is the latest technology that will enable leaner and greener trading and consumption of petroleum coke around – ultimately allowing the sector to continue and thrive?

Environmental Considerations

Время начала Время завершения
  • 06:00 CEST
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  • 07:00 CEST
  • Environmental Considerations and Regulations in the World’s Largest Petroleum Coke Markets - Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, HMS Bergbau Singapore, Exotron Thermal Pvt Ltd
  • How will environmental legislation and government initiatives progress around India, China and South East Asia post-Covid-19? Will economics be the deciding, driving factor?
  • How do petroleum coke buyers see environmental considerations impacting their fuel and technology choices?
  • How are Middle East and Asian refiners incorporating environmental regulations into their plans and how are they working to inform and educate potential buyers?

Confirmed panellists:

Dr Michal Meidan, Director, China Energy Program, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Dr. Lars Schernikau, President, HMS Bergbau Singapore

Nitin Ambhaikar, Managing Director, Exotron Thermal Pvt Ltd

IMO 2020 and Covid-19

Время начала Время завершения
  • 09:00 CEST
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  • 10:00 CEST
  • How have Covid-19 measures and restrictions impacted rates and insurance?
  • How have arbitrage opportunities been impacted by the volatility?
  • Have IMO 2020 and Covid-19 brought about a lasting a structural change in freight?

Confirmed panellists:

Sabyasachi Mishra, Head – Business Development (Minerals Business), Tata International Singapore Pte Ltd

Confirmed moderator:

Alex Younevitch, Global Business Development Manager, Argus

Future Refineries

Время начала Время завершения
  • 11:00 CEST
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  • 12:00 CEST
  • The Future of Refineries
  • Inside the refinery: What impact do changing crude slates and throughputs have on refinery outputs?
  • How adaptable are refineries to volatile or dropping demand in certain refined products?
  • Was IMO 2020 a false start? Is IMO 2020 + Covid-19 a real black swan moment for refineries?

Technology and Digitalisation

Время начала Время завершения
  • 13:00 CEST
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  • 14:00 CEST
  • Technology and Digitalisation in a Conservative Industry
What is the latest technology that will enable leaner and greener trading and consumption of petroleum coke around – ultimately allowing the sector to continue and thrive?

Environmental Developments

Время начала Время завершения
  • 16:00 CEST
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  • 17:00 CEST
  • Environmental Developments in the Western Hemisphere in a Post-Covid-19 World - Votorantim Cimentos Trading, LafargeHolcim
  • What steps are cement producers taking to reduce CO2? Will this process accelerate or decelerate post-Covid?
  • The technology available in the fight against CO2 emissions: How is Carbon Capture progressing?
  • The rise and rise of alternative fuels?

Confirmed panellists:

Roberto Schurmann, Managing Director, Votorantim Cimentos Trading

Eugenio Blazquez, Head of Fuels, LafargeHolcim

Confirmed moderator:

Hayden Atkins
, Senior Consultant, Argus

Anode Grade Petroleum Coke

Время начала Время завершения
  • 19:00 CEST
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  • 20:00 CEST
  • Anode-Grade PetCoke, Calciners and Aluminium Smelters: A Story of Supply or Demand? - Rio Tinto, BP, Vantage Point Group Holding
  • Is the Aluminum smelters landscape changing?
  • Is anode grade calcination capacity geographically following demand or availability of green petroleum coke?
  • How are the traditional trade flows of green petcoke changing and what does that mean for the market?

Confirmed speakers: 

Edgardo Giacone, Global Sourcing Manager, Rio Tinto

Howard Childs, Coke Business Development Manager, BP

Yao Zhao, Managing Director, Vantage Point Group Holding 

Confirmed moderator: 

Lauren Masterson, Editor Petroleum Coke, Argus

IMO 2020 and Covid-19

Время начала Время завершения
  • 21:00 CEST
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  • 20:00 CEST
  • IMO 2020 and Covid-19: Shipping... A Numbers Game... Alex Younevitch - Global Business Development Manager, Argus
  • How have Covid-19 measures and restrictions impacted rates and insurance?
  • How have arbitrage opportunities been impacted by the volatility?
  • Have IMO 2020 and Covid-19 brought about a lasting a structural change in freight?

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