World Fuel Oil Summit X
Athens, Greece
18 - 20 May 2017

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2017 Program

Day One

Thursday, 18 May

Day Two

Friday, 19 May

Day Three

Saturday, 20 May
  • Place: Lobby
  • Grand Bretagne Hotel
  • 1 Vasileos Georgiou A' str.
  • Athina 105 64, Greece
Afternoon Facility Tour
  • Meeting place: Lobby, Grande Bretagne Hotel
  • Field trip: Hellenic Environmental Center
Evening Cocktail Reception
  • Place: The Royal Room
  • Grand Bretagne Hotel
Speakers and Sponsors Dinner
  • For hosts, speakers, and sponsors
  • By invitation only
  • Place: Foyer outside the Golden Room
  • Grand Bretagne Hotel
Conference Proceedings
  • Place: The Golden Room
  • Grand Bretagne Hotel

Cocktails and Gala Dinner
  • For all delegates
  • Meeting place: Lobby of Grand Bretagne Hotel
Executive Excursion
  • Meeting place: Lobby of Grand Bretagne Hotel
  • Historical and cultural sites of Greece, with lunch at 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.

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Past Attending Companies (Selected)

  • Aegean Oil
  • Aiteo Energy Resources
  • Bakri International Energy
  • BB Energy
  • BNP Paribas
  • BP Oil International
  • Cabot
  • Cadoil Trading
  • Cargill
  • Cepsa
  • Citigroup
  • CYE Petrol
  • Davison Petroleum Supply
  • Daxin Petroleum
  • Delta Rubis
  • Dukkar
  • Ecopetrol
  • Electricity Authority of Cyprus
  • Element Alpha
  • Elinoil
  • Endesa SA
  • Enel Trade
  • ENI Trading & Shipping
  • Enjet
  • ENOC
  • Galaxy Energy International
  • Glencore
  • Gunvor International BV
  • Hellenic Petroleum
  • Holt Global
  • Houston Fuel Oil Terminal
  • InterTank Nordic
  • InterTerminals
  • JP Morgan
  • Koch Supply and Trading
  • Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
  • Libyan Emirates Oil Refining
  • Litasco
  • Mabanaft International
  • Macoil International
  • Macquarie
  • Maersk Oil Trading
  • Mercuria Energy Group
  • Merrill Lynch Commodities
  • Mezcor
  • Mitsui
  • Motor Oil (Hellas)
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Oiltanking
  • Opet Trade
  • Orim Energy
  • ORL
  • Ovlas Trading
  • Paz
  • Peninsula Petroleum
  • Penthol
  • Petro Summit
  • Petrobras
  • PetroChina
  • Petroineos
  • Philia
  • Public Power Corporation
  • Reliance Industries
  • Repsol
  • Risler
  • Rio Energy International
  • Rosneft
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
  • RWE
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Shell Trading
  • Socar Trading
  • Société Africaine de Raffinage
  • Société Générale
  • Sonatrach
  • Sumitomo
  • Statoil
  • Staatsolie
  • Swiss Singapore Overseas
  • Tauber Oil
  • Toyota Tsusho Petroleum
  • Trafigura
  • Tüpras
  • Turkish Petroleum International
  • Valetta Bunkers
  • Vilma
  • Vitol Trading
  • VTTI
  • Vopak
  • Wärtsilä
  • World Fuel Services
  • Xeray Systems

Conference Proceedings

2017 Speakers

Friday, 19 May

Place: Grande Bretagne Hotel
Registration 08:00
Greetings from the Conference Chair
Lawrence Axelrod, Axelrod Energy Projects LLC
Welcome to Athens
Konstantinos Chronis, Public Power Corporation SA
Session One: Global Concerns 09:15
World Oil Market
Abudi Zein, Clipper Data
World Refinery Industry
Antoine Halff, Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy
World Tanker Market
Nigel Dean, Energy Shipping Ltd.
Session Two: Technological Solutions 10:25
Emulsion Fuels
Jason Miles, Quadrise Fuel International plc
SOx and NOx Reduction
Dionissis Christodoulopoulos, MAN Diesel & Turbo Hellas Ltd
Break for Refreshments 11:05
Session Three: Sekected Fuel Oil Markets I 11:35
Relina A. Kontoyiannis, Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A.
Hakan Erkoc, Penthol C.V.
Gibraltar Strait
David Fereres, Libra Fearnley Energy
Break for Lunch 12:30
Session Four: Selected Fuel Oil Markets II 14:00
Ivan Khomutov, Petromarket Research Group
Mideast Gulf/Subcontinent
Avik Ghosh, Gulf Petrochem Ptc. Ltd.
Jacqueline Campos, Petrobras Europe Limited
West Africa
Charles Thiemele, AOT Trading AG
Break for Refreshments 15:15
Session Five: Feedstock 15:45
Feeds for Coking
Rick Marriner
Feeds for Carbon Black
Shane Perl, ALPEN Group LLC
Conference Chair’s Concluding Remarks 16:30
Adjournment 16:45

2016 Summit Presentations

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

World Oil Market
Mike Winstone, Macquarie Energy North America Trading

World Tanker Market
Nigel Dean, Energy Shipping Ltd.

Session 2:
Diesel Engines

Diesel Engines in Resid-Fired Projects
Tilman Tütken, MAN Diesel & Turbo

Session 3:
Bunker Fuel

ULSFO in the ARA
Marc Harskamp, Orim Energy

Guido Beusen, InterChem

Shipborne Scrubbers
Sigurd Some Jenssen, Wärtsilä Environmental Solutions

Session 4:
South Asia Markets

Rupak Sinha, Swiss Singapore Overseas Ent.

Session 5:
African Markets

David Fereres, Libra Fearnley Energy

Saida Seddaoui, CITAC Africa Ltd.

East Africa
Charles Thiemele, AOT Trading

Session 6:
Mediterranean Markets

Deniz Eraydin, CYE Petrol

Pippo Pandolfino, Valletta Bunkers

Constantinos Isaias, Electricity Authority of Cyprus

Petros Andreou, Electricity Authority of Cyprus


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