Argus Global Base Oils Conference

Central London, UK
17-19 February 2025

Bringing together the entire supply chain for insight on the future of the global base oils market

The Argus Global Base Oils Conference took place on 19-21 February 2024.

Across three days, 400+ senior international decision makers and key stakeholders from the base oils and lubricants industry gathered for unrivalled networking and expert knowledge sharing.

Key highlights from the 2024 agenda included Argus expert spot market and future outlooks for the Americas, EMEA, and Asia, the impact of de-dollarization on trade, in-depth analysis of OEM approvals across the world and their significance, chemical certifications and the global regulatory landscape, blender and base oil producers panels, a dedicated lubricants focus afternoon and much more.

The conference was held at the prestigious InterContinental Park Lane Hotel in Central London, UK's capital city. With its prime location overlooking the stunning views of the Royal Parks in Mayfair and near world-class restaurants and bars, this was the perfect destination for participants from across 35+ countries to network and collaborate.

Attendees from 140+ companies attended 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...

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Your 2024 expert speakers included:

Jayanta Chatterjee
Global Base Oil Procurement Director,
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,
Irina Vinogradova
Senior Manager - Consulting,

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2024 Event highlights:

Join 400+ 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.

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,
Michelle Haslam
Global Marketing Director,
Lubrizol Additives

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