World Fuel Oil Summit VIII
Athens, Greece
21 - 23 May 2015

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2015 Program

Day One

Thursday, 21 May

Day Two

Friday, 22 May

Day Three

Saturday, 23 May
Registration
12:30
  • Place: Lobby
  • King George Hotel
  • 3 Vasileos Georgiou A' Street
  • Athens 105 64, Greece
Afternoon Facility Tour
13:30
  • Meeting place: Lobby of King George Hotel
  • Field trip to plant owned by Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries.
Evening Cocktail Reception
19:00
  • Place: King George Hotel
Speakers and Sponsors Dinner
20:00
  • For hosts, speakers, and sponsors.
  • By invitation only.
Registration
8:00
  • Place: Foyer outside Ballroom
  • King George Hotel
Conference Proceedings
9:00
  • Place: Ballroom
  • King George Hotel

Cocktails and Gala Dinner
19:30
  • For all delegates.
Executive Excursion
9:00
  • Meeting place: Lobby of King George Hotel
  • Historical and cultural sites of Greece, with lunch at off-site restaurant.
Lunch Reception
12:30
  • Lunch at an off-site restaurant.
Dress code: For the facility tour, long pants and closed shoes are preferred. For the executive excursion, casual is fine. Business casual for the remainder.

World Fuel Oil Summit
Past Attending Companies (Selected)

  • Aegean Oil
  • Aiteo Energy Resources
  • ANCAP
  • Areli Oil & Gas
  • Bakri International Energy
  • BB Energy
  • BNP Paribas
  • BP Oil International
  • Cabot
  • Cargill
  • Cepsa
  • Citigroup
  • ConocoPhillips Co
  • Davison Petroleum Supply
  • Daxin Petroleum
  • Ecopetrol
  • Electricity Authority of Cyprus
  • Endesa SA
  • Enel Trade
  • Enemalta Corporation
  • Energie Pro International Trading
  • ENI Trading & Shipping
  • Enjet
  • ENOC
  • E.ON
  • Falzon Group
  • Galaxy Energy International
  • Glencore
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Gunvor International BV
  • Hellenic Petroleum
  • Hess Energy Trading
  • Holt Global
  • Houston Fuel Oil Terminal
  • Island Bunker Oils
  • JP Morgan
  • Koch Supply and Trading
  • Kuwait Petroleum Corp.
  • Lia Oil SA
  • Libyan Emirates Oil Refining
  • Litasco
  • Macoil International
  • Master Chem Oil
  • Maersk Oil Trading
  • Mercuria Energy Group
  • Merrill Lynch Commodities
  • Mezcor
  • Mitsui
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Motor Oil (Hellas)
  • Nordic Storage
  • Oiltanking
  • Opet Trade
  • ORL
  • Ovlas Trading
  • Paz
  • Peninsula Petroleum
  • Penthol
  • Petro Summit
  • Petrobras
  • PetroChina
  • Philia
  • Public Power Corporation
  • Reliance Industries
  • Repsol
  • Rio International Energy
  • Risler
  • Rosneft
  • Royal Caribbean
  • RWE
  • SAMIR
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Shell Trading
  • Société Africaine de Raffinage
  • Société Générale
  • Sonatrach
  • Sumitomo
  • Tauber Oil
  • TEWOO
  • TOTSA
  • Toyota Tsusho Petroleum
  • Trafigura
  • Tüpras
  • Vattenfall
  • Vilma
  • Vitol Trading
  • VTTI
  • Vopak
  • Vopak EOS
  • Wärstilä
  • World Fuel Services
  • Xeray Systems

Conference Proceedings

Conference Agenda

Friday, 22 May 2015

Place: King George Hotel
Registration 08:00
Greetings from the Conference Chair
Lawrence Axelrod, Axelrod Energy Projects LLC
09:00
Session One: The Big Picture I 09:10
World Oil Market
Antoine Halff, International Energy Agency
World Fuel Oil Market
Steen Sherman, Cargill
Session Two: China and Russia 10:00
Crude Oil and Heavy Feedstock for Chinese Refining
Bill Chalker, Unipec UK
Mini Refineries and Fuel Oil
Olga K. Maltseva, ISSI AG
Fuel Oil Production and Exports
Yakov Ruderman, Petromarket Research Group
Break for Refreshments 10:50
Session Three: Fuel Oil and Bunker Fuel 11:10
A Port’s Perspective
Danny Levenswaard, Port of Rotterdam
A Shipowner’s Perspective
Scott Feldman, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
A Power Company’s Perspective
Konstantinos Chronis, Public Power Corporation
A Refiner’s Perspective
Relina A. Kontoyiannis, Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries
Break for Lunch 12:30
Session Four: The Big Picture II 14:00
World Tanker Market
Nigel Dean, ISIS Maritime Trading
World Storage Market
Hari Dattatreya, Vopak
Session Five: Selected Fuel Oil Markets I 14:45
Mediterranean
Ramon Carrasco, Cadoil Trading
Turkey
Hakan Erkoc, Penthol
West Africa
Charles Thiemele, AOT Trading
Break for Refreshments 15:30
Session Six: Selected Fuel Oil Markets II 15:50
Persian/Arab Gulf
Rupak Sinha, Nimex Petroleum
Western Hemisphere
Rodrigo Berkowitz, Petrobras
Conference Chair’s Concluding Remarks 16:20
Adjournment 16:30

2015 Summit Presentations

Presentations are password protected.
Session 1:
The Big Picture I

World Oil Market
Antoine Halff, International Energy Agency

World Fuel Oil Market
Steen Sherman, Cargill

Session 2:
China and Russia

Crude Oil and Heavy Feedstock for Chinese Refining
Bill Chalker, Unipec UK

Fuel Oil Production and Exports
Yakov Ruderman, Petromarket Research Group

Session 3:
Fuel Oil and Bunker Fuel

A Port’s Perspective
Danny Levenswaard, Port of Rotterdam

A Power Company’s Perspective
Konstantinos Chronis, Public Power Corporation

A Refiner’s Perspective
Relina A. Kontoyiannis, Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries

Session 4:
The Big Picture II

World Storage Market
Hari Dattatreya, Vopak

Session 5:
Selected Fuel Oil Markets I

Mediterranean
Ramon Carrasco, Cadoil Trading

Turkey
Hakan Erkoc, Penthol

West Africa
Charles Thiemele, AOT Trading

Session 6:
Selected Fuel Oil Markets II

Persian/Arab Gulf
Rupak Sinha, Nimex Petroleum

Western Hemisphere
Rodrigo Berkowitz, Petrobras

World Fuel Oil Summit Press

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Fuel Oil in Senegal: The View from Société Africaine de Raffinage
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The Outlook for Russian Fuel Oil: The View from Rosneft
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Enemalta Aiming to End Reliance on Imported Fuel Oil
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The World Tanker Fleet: The View from ISIS Maritime
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What Drives the Asian Fuel Oil Market: The View from Sumitomo
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LSFO and LSSR in the Western Hemisphere: The View from Petrobras
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Oil and Gas in World Markets: The Big Drivers
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Royal Caribbean Purchases Four Scrubbers Ahead of Toughening ECA Rules
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Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Company Considering Repurposing of Fuel Oil Tanks
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In Perspective: Enemalta, Malta, and World Fuel Oil Summit VI
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