How the energy transition will shape the oil & energy markets we know today. 



2020 may be remembered as a tipping point for the oil and energy markets. In the midst of a global pandemic and economic collapse, the debate and interest around the energy transition has shifted firmly to how the drive of net-zero carbon will shape the markets in the coming decades.

Join us at S&P Global Platts Virtual London Energy Forum 2021 on Monday, February 22, 2021.

Giving your business the best chance of success requires constantly understanding how today’s markets influence the rate of change and long-term direction of business needs. Positioning and timing are crucial. Gain exclusive access to detailed information into how the market is evolving via our virtual platform and experience high-quality content, structured networking functions to enable private 1:1 and group meetings with our attendees, fun activities, workshops to develop your knowledge and connect sessions to better understand our perspectives from our editors and analysts.

Join our renowned editors, analysts and guests to gain a comprehensive view of where the move to sustainable energy is - and where it’s headed. How will changes in technology, policy and consumer preference determine supply, demand and price for future energy and commodity markets?

Why attend?

S&P Global Platts Virtual London Energy Forum is the largest free event for the energy market, the event provides a platform to come together to learn and collaborate. 

• The forum kicks off London IP Week, it’s not to be missed
• 7hrs of unrivalled insights from 20+ speakers
•  Access our new virtual environment with an enhanced user-friendly interface
• Schedule 1 to 1 meetings with the attendees to discuss business and catch up

 

     

    Who attends?

    • Strategic upstream executives from the world’s IOCs, NOCs and Independents

    • Crude, product & Energy traders, brokers and analysts

    • International Refiners & Petrochemical producers

    • Terminal, storage and tanker operators

    • LNG suppliers, traders, users

    • Ship owner/operators

    • Regulators and government officials

    • Private banks, investment banks and financial advisories

    • Risk managers, product controllers and finance managers

Agenda

Plenary sessions
  • 08:30 amNetworking session
       Optional Workshop: Hydrogen today, building for tomorrow    • Simon Thorne, Head of Generating Fuels, S&P Global Platts
       • Roman Kramarchuk, Head of Energy Scenarios, S&P Global Platts
       • Zane McDonald, Senior Hydrogen Analyst, S&P Global Platts
       • Jeffrey McDonald, Hydrogen Pricing and Content Specialist, S&P Global Platts
  • 09:30 amWelcomeMartin Fraenkel, Vice Chairman, S&P Global Platts
  • 09:40 amOutlook for established and emerging price benchmarksVera Blei, Global Director, Oil Markets, S&P Global Platts
  • 10:05 amGlobal energy market outlookChris Midgley, Head of Global Analytics, S&P Global Platts
  • 10:45 amInterview: How energy transition will shape the markets we know today
  • 11:05 amSpecial session: Can transport really transition away from its addiction to fossil fuels?• Special session: Can transport really transition away from its addiction to fossil fuels?
    • What should be the transition fuels for decarbonization – what infrastructure is required and what are the economic challenges
    • How fast can we move and what is the stickiness of fossil fuels, what impact will current legislation have such as the UK ICE Ban in 2030.

    Moderated by: Chris Midgley, Head of Global Analytics, S&P Global Platts
    Dan Klein, Head of Scenario Planning Analytics, S&P Global Platts
    Jonty Rushforth, Senior Director, Price Group, S&P Global Platts
    Nicole Leonard, Senior Energy Analyst, Analytics, S&P Global Platts
  • 11:45 amNetworking session
       Optional Workshop: Energy Transition: know today, shape tomorrow
       • Nick Kapur, Senior Director, Global Gas, Power & New Energy, S&P Global Platts
       • Mat Toll, Associate Director, Energy Transition, Coal & Nuclear, S&P Global Platts

Breakout sessions
  • 12:30 pmBreakout 1: Crude oil market volatility: the test for demand and benchmarks • The continued role of OPEC+ in supply control
    • Dated Brent and the North Sea market’s response
    • Regional markets' collapse during the pandemic
    • April 2020: WTI’s negative move and the benchmark challenge


    Moderated by: John Morley, Associate Editorial Director, European & African Crude & Fuel Oil, S&P Global Platts
    Iain Stevenson, Managing Editor, Crude Oil, S&P Global Platts
    Herman Wang, Managing Editor, OPEC/Middle East News, S&P Global Platts
    Solomon Lanitis, Associate Editor, Crude Oil, S&P Global Platts
    Matthew Eversman, Associate Director, Crude, Fuel Oil & Bunker Markets, S&P Global Platts
    Shin Kim, Head of Supply and Production, Analytics, S&P Global Platts
     Breakout 2: Gas & LNG focus – Global LNG’s new swing dance • The growth of the Indian LNG market and the development of WIM
    • Arbitrage dynamics, TTF and Henry Hub vs LNG vs market volatility
    • Global LNG’s new swing dance: US shut-ins vs seasonal Asian winter demand
    • The LNG markets amidst the Energy Transition: What is carbon neutral LNG?


    Moderated by: Ciaran Roe, Global Director, LNG, S&P Global Platts
    Desmond Wong, Managing Director, LNG, S&P Global Platts
    Samer Mosis, Team Lead, LNG Analytics, S&P Global Platts

     Breakout 3: Petrochemicals focus – Petrochemicals in a low carbon future • Circular economy in focus: the commoditization of waste
    • Methanol bunkering: opportunities and challenges of shipping decarbonization
    • Petrochemicals as oil demand driver: energy transition impact on feedstock slates


    Moderated by: Anna Crowley, Editorial Director, European Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts
    Ben Brooks, Global Lead, Recycled Plastics, S&P Global Platts
    Esther Ng, Senior Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts
    Jennifer Van Dinter, Head of NGL and Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts
  • 1:15 pmBreakout 4: Downstream focus - Which way now for refined products post-Covid19? • Jet fuel: as the aviation industry embraces sustainability, is lower demand here to stay?
    • Light ends: can petrochemicals provide an outlet to offset fading gasoline demand?
    • Diesel/Gasoil: Have global distillates trade flows changed structurally?
    • Refineries: The costly impact of Covid19 on European refineries Are further closures to be expected?
    • Fuel Oil: The post-IMO 2020 reality in the pandemic


    Moderated by: Francesco Di Salvo, Associate Editorial Director, European & African Clean Products, S&P Global Platts
    Britt Russell-Webster, Associate Editor, Fuel Oil, S&P Global Platts
    Gary Clark, Managing Editor, Middle Distillates, S&P Global Platts
    Evridiki Dimitriadou, Associate Editor, Light Ends, S&P Global Platts
    Elza Turner, Senior Editor, EMEA Oil, S&P Global Platts
    Rick Joswick, Global Head of Oil Pricing & Trade Flow Analytics, S&P Global Platts
     Breakout 5: Shipping focus – New Horizons for Global Shipping Markets • Maritime industry decarbonisation as energy transition picks up steam
    • Will a demolition spree shift tanker markets in favour of shipowners?
    • Will global stimulus packages provide a boost to dry bulk and container markets?


    Moderated by: Peter Norfolk, Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Platts
    Barbara Troner, Managing Editor, Americas Tankers, S&P Global Platts
    Baoying Ng, Global Managing Editor, Container Markets, S&P Global Platts
    Pradeep Rajan, Senior Managing Editor, Asia Pacific Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Platts
    Sam Eckett, Managing Editor, Freight Markets, S&P Global Platts
    Andrew Scorer, Freight Analytics Lead, S&P Global Platts

     Breakout 6: Biofuels: A time for renewal • Aftermath of the covid-19 pandemic
    • Growing role of second-generation biofuels
    • HVO, SAF, and advanced biofuels
    • RED II and Low carbon fuel regulations: latest evolution and impact for demand


    Moderated by: Robert Beaman, Associate Pricing Director, EMEA Agriculture, S&P Global Platts
    Sophie Byron, Associate Pricing Director, Americas Agriculture, S&P Global Platts
    Patricia Luismanso, Head of Agriculture and Biofuels Analytics, S&P Global Platts
  • 2:00 pmNetworking session
  • 3:00 pmForum ends
*Agenda subject to change

Key numbers

20+

Speakers

700+

Attendees

7

Hours of content

6

Breakout sessions

Speakers

18DGOLEM-FR-FM-Dubai-Oil-Forum_Vera_Blei_70x90.jpg Vera Blei
Global Director, Oil and LNG Markets, S&P Global Platts

 


Chris Midgley (resized).jpg Chris Midgley
Head of Global Analytics, S&P Global Platts

 


jonty-rushforth.png Jonty Rushforth
Senior Director, Price Group, S&P Global Platts

Dan-Klein-headshot_350x350.jpg Daniel Klein
Head of Scenario Planning Analytics, S&P Global Platts

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Senior Energy Analyst, Analytics, S&P Global Platts

Nick Kapur
Senior Director, Global Gas, Power & New Energy,S&P Global Platts

mathew-toll.png Mat Toll
Associate Director, Energy Transition, Coal & Nuclear, S&P Global Platts



Speaker-John-Morley.jpg John Morley
Associate Editorial Director, European & African Crude & Fuel Oil, S&P Global Platts



18BMAGAP-FR-FM-Asia-Pacific-Grains-Forum_Headshot_70x90.jpg Iain Stevenson
Managing Editor, Crude Oil, S&P Global Platts



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Managing Editor, OPEC/Middle East News, S&P Global Platts

 


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Associate Editor, Crude Oil, S&P Global Platts

 


Matt Eversman.png Matthew Eversman
Associate Director, Crude, Fuel Oil & Bunker Markets, S&P Global Platts

Shin Kim.png Shin Kim
Head of Supply and Production, Analytics, S&P Global Platts

 


19BMOLEM-FR-FM-London-Oil-Forum-2019_Ciaran Roe.jpg Ciaran Roe
Global Director, LNG, S&P Global Platts

 


19NTGPEM-WE-FM-Webinar-Q2_Desmond-Wong_130x170.jpg Desmond Wong
Managing Director, LNG, S&P Global Platts

 


samer mosis.png Samer Mosis
Team Lead, LNG Analytics, S&P Global Platts

 


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Editorial Director, European Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

 


Ben Brooks
Global Lead, Recycled Plastics, S&P Global Platts

 


 Esther Ng
Senior Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts



Jennifer-Van-Dinter-100x100.jpg Jennifer Van Dinter
Head of NGL and Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts



ESD-Francesco-Di-Salvo.jpg Francesco Di Salvo
Associate Editorial Director, European & African Clean Products, S&P Global Platts



Britt Russell-Webster
Associate Editor, Fuel Oil, S&P Global Platts



18BMAGAP-FR-FM-Asia-Pacific-Grains-Forum_Headshot_70x90.jpg Gary Clark
Managing Editor, Middle Distillates, S&P Global Platts



Evridiki Dimitriadou
Associate Editor, Light Ends, S&P Global Platts



Elza_Turner100x100.gif Elza Turner
Senior Editor, EMEA Oil, S&P Global Platts



18OLEM-FR-EM-London Analytics Seminar_Rick-Joswick_70x90.jpg Rick Joswick
Global Head of Oil Pricing & Trade Flow Analytics, S&P Global Platts



Peter_Norfolk_120x150.jpg Peter Norfolk
Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Platts



ESD-Barbara-Troner-70x90.jpg Barbara Troner
Managing Editor, Americas Tankers, S&P Global Platts



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Global Managing Editor, Container Markets, S&P Global Platts



Pradeep Rajan (resized).jpg Pradeep Rajan
Senior Managing Editor, Asia Pacific Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Platts



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Managing Editor, Freight Markets, S&P Global Platts



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Freight Analytics Lead, S&P Global Platts



{a75198df-29ea-4358-a4ec-ca21ea687079}_18BR02EMFEPM_Bunker_Lunch_Robert_Beaman_70x90.jpg Robert Beaman
Associate Pricing Director, EMEA Agriculture, S&P Global Platts



ByronS_Headshot2_350.jpg Sophie Byron
Associate Pricing Director, Americas Agriculture, S&P Global Platts



Headshot - Patricia Luis-Manso 100x100.jpg Patricia Luismanso
Head of Agriculture and Biofuels Analytics, S&P Global Platts



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