S&P Global Platts

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Join S&P Global Platts analysts and editors in this insightful two-hour webinar designed for government entities in Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss the latest developments and trends in the energy markets.

We'll cover each crucial topic with live presentations, plus the opportunity to engage in question and answer sessions with the speakers from the safety of your desk.

Presentations will be in English with simultaneous, closed-caption translation available in Portuguese and Spanish.



Joshua Brown
Editor, Americas Oil and Gasoline Team Leader
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Andrew Moore
Managing Editor, Markets

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Beatriz Pupo
Senior Analyst Agriculture, Analytics
Lenny Rodriguez
Latin American Oil Analytics
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Esa Ramasamy
Global Director for Market Development
Henrique Ribeiro
Editor, Metals
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Paula Vanlaningham
Global Head of Carbon
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Ross Wyeno
Lead Analyst


9:00 am

Welcome Remarks

9:05 am

Crude and Refined Products Outlook

  • Oil demand recovery, how fast do we get back to pre-pandemic norms?
  • Flat price, refined product cracks, and refining margins outlook
  • Latin America is a large importer of transportation fuels; have trade flows improved in the context of COVID?

9:20 am

Import Parity Prices Methodology, Functions, and Uses of IPPs

9:30 am

Biofuels in Latin America – The Future is Now

  • Outlook for Biofuels in Latin America
  • HVO, SAF, and advanced biofuels stealing the spotlight
  • Government regulations and incentives setting the stage for future growth

9:45 am

Global Gas and LNG Outlook

  • Fundamental demand growth turns markets bullish
  • US LNG Exports trending at all-time highs
  • Latin America dependence on LNG resumes

10:00 am


10:10 am

The Future of Carbon Markets

  • The Global Voluntary Carbon Credit Markets & Latin America
  • The Platts Voluntary Carbon Credit Methodology
  • Carbon Intensity and Low Carbon Commodities

10:25 am

The State of the Industry: The Basics of Hydrogen in the Americas

  • Hydrogen supply technologies
  • How governments are engaging the hydrogen markets
  • Impact on other energy commodities
  • Platts hydrogen assessments and methodology

10:40 am

Future Market Opportunities for Electric Vehicle in Latin America

  • What does the electric vehicle boom mean for Latin America?
  • What is driving the EV industry towards mass adoption
  • The role of technology in shaping the battery of the future
  • Lithium deficit could become the main bottleneck & LatAm's role as a supplier

10:55 am

Closing Remarks

  • Look to the future: how to establish the conditions to meet future economic development? For example, will transportation fuels be subsidized by the government?

11:05 am


11:15 am

Close of Webinar

Agenda subject to change