20 十月 - 22 十月 2019
美国,佛罗里达州,迈阿密

阿格斯燃油峰会

Opening cocktail reception

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  • 16:00
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  • 17:00
  • Champagne speed networking

This networking event allows attendees to communicate one on one and create business relationships or potential partnerships. This networking opportunity is included with your registration.  Be sure to RSVP for this on your event registration.

 

  • 17:00
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  • 19:00
  • Welcome cocktail reception hosted by Amspec

Conference day 1

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  • 08:00
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  • 09:00
  • Registration and networking breakfast hosted by Intertek
  • 09:00
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  • 09:10
  • Chair's opening remarks and antitrust compliance reminder John Demopoulos - Vice President, Business Development, Argus
  • 09:10
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  • 09:45
  • Keynote address: What's next for the global fuel oil market? Carl Ellett - Senior Economist, PBF Energy
  • What might future 0.5% fuel oil availability look like and who will supply it?
  • What does fuel demand from shipowners look like?
  • What are the industry’s plans for the excess resid?
  • How will MGO and distillates fit into the legacy fuel oil space?
  • How might bunker fuel trade flows and product demand impact pricing?

Moderator:

John Demopoulos, Vice President, North America Refined Products, Argus

  • 09:45
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  • 11:00
  • Session 1: Panel discussion: 2020 is rapidly approaching - are shipowners prepared?
  • What are the fuel supply concerns, availability and compliance options for shipowners?
  • What fuel types will be available at various ports? How will shipping routes impact fuel choices?
  • Are scrubbers a practical option for short-term compliance? How many shipowners have installed scrubbers?
  • What does a viable, long-term solution look like?

Speakers

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO

Captain Melbourne Pinks, SVP Marine Services, Chembulk Tankers

Fred Finger, Vice President, Head of Operations, American Roll On Roll Off Carrier

Ananth Srinivasan, Vice President, V-TIC Services, Inc.

Moderator

John Demopoulos, Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus

  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Networking break
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Presentation: Monitoring IMO developments: Post 2020 Mason Hamilton - Senior Petroleum Market Analyst, EIA
  • What are the trends in US refining capacity, activity and refinery utilization rates heading into 2020?
  • How might 2020 impact imports, exports and inventory for distillates and residual fuel?
  • How the EIA is tracking market changes related to IMO?

Moderator

Alisa Cox, Business Development Manager, Argus

  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • Presentation: Uncertainty in the bunker market - will there be enough compliant fuel supply to meet demand? Marc Refos - Marketing Manager, Staatsolie
  • Are refineries making sufficient investments to supply 0.5% fuel? What are the impacts on refining slates?
  • What are the current conversion capacity plans and crude slate availability for 0.5% fuel oil? What might be the impact if expansions are delayed?
  • What are the projections for supply of LSFO and MGO?

Moderator

Alisa Cox, Business Development Manager, Argus

  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 17:00
  • Workshop: Navigating MARPOL 2020

A deep dive into the options for refiners and traders in light of the upcoming IMO sulfur regulation deadline.

  • what are the opportunities for refiners and how will blending options change?
  • How flexible are refiners to switch crudes and how will these restrictions impact blending as we approach and pass 2020?
  • The impact on light and heavy spreads for both crude and products
  • Explore the various compliance options for refiners and traders
  • Analyze the opportunities refiners have within blending
  • Assess how light/heavy spreads are widening and who will take the high sulfur resid that they cannot convert

Workshop will be an additional fee of $395

Speakers

Stephen Jones, SVP, Global Head of Oil Products, Argus 

Edward Arnold, Senior Consultant, Argus

 

  • 13:30
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  • 17:15
  • Everglades safari tour

The tour includes:

  • 30-40 minute guided airboat tour
  • Alligator wildlife nature show
  • Jungle trial, observation platform and exhibits
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from the hotel

This optional networking activity is an additional $99.  There are a limited amount of seats available.

  • 17:00
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  • 19:00
  • Networking reception

Conference day 2

Start End
  • 07:30
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  • 08:30
  • Registration and networking breakfast
  • 08:30
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  • 08:40
  • Chair's opening remarks and antitrust compliance reminder John Demopoulos - Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus
  • 08:40
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  • 09:10
  • Presentation: Managing enforcement and penalty levels in year one Lieutenant Commander Samuel Danus - Port State Control Oversight, U.S. Coast Guard
  • How will enforcement be managed?
  • What is the Flag State role in enforcement?
  • How will penalties for noncompliance vary?
  • What can we expect in the first year of enforcement?

Moderator

John Demopoulos, Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus

  • 09:10
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  • 10:00
  • Session 2: The burning question - where will the surplus HSFO go?
  • Utility demand: What does future fuel oil demand from utilities look like in the different regions? Will the price reduction in HSFO encourage its use in power plants in lieu of coal and natural gas? Would operational issues arise when switching fuels?
  • Refinery demand: Which refiners are well positioned to benefit from their coking and hydrocracking capacities? Which simple refineries will struggle with securing low-sulfur feedstock?

Speakers

Gregg Anderson, Executive Director, Energy & Utilities, Utility Regulation and Competition Office, Cayman Islands

Mitchell Maloney, PE, Delayed Coker & Process Engineering Specialist, Becht Engineering Inc, former ExxonMobil

Moderator

John Demopoulos, Vice Presentation, North American Refined Products, Argus

  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Networking break
  • 10:30
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  • 11:30
  • Session 3: Panel discussion - Marine fuel blending, compatibility, contamination and testing
  • Will similar fuel blends be available at all ports to avoid compatibility issues?
  • How can the industry ensure varying batches meet specification?
  • How can additives help improve blends and ensure compatibility?
  • How will blends conform to ISO standards?
  • How do you avoid fuel contamination and compatibility issues?
  • What are the testing procedures, and what specifications do you look for when evaluating fuel?

Speakers

Sai Reddy Pinappu, RDD Scientist, Baker Hughes

Shannon Boudreaux, Fuel Oil Blending Operations, AmSpec

Kevin Cote, Marine Technical Sales Manager, Innospec Fuel Specialties

Edward English, Vice President, Technical Director, Fuel Quality Services

Moderator

Alisa Cox, Business Development Manager, Argus

  • 11:30
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  • 12:30
  • Session 4: Panel discussion - Preparing terminals and infrastructure - are global ports ready to handle multiple products and grades?
  • Are global ports and terminals equipped to handle the increase in fuel demand?
  • What does this mean for storage and terminal investments?
  • Who has invested in new storage, terminals and infrastructure?

Speakers

Silvia de Marucci, Executive Manager Economic Analysis & Market Research, Autoridad del Canal de Panama

John Ghio, Deputy Captain of the Port, Gibraltar Port Authority

Mike Reed, Chief Commercial Officer, International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT)

Moderator

John Demopoulos, Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus

  • 12:30
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  • 13:00
  • Presentation: Fuel oil markets after 2020: Where will worldwide fuel oil markets be headed after MARPOL VI turbulence has passed? Edward Arnold - Senior Consultant, Argus

Moderator

John Demopoulos, Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus

  • 13:00
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  • 13:10
  • Chair’s closing remarks John Demopoulos - Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus
  • 13:10
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch