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The Platts London Energy Forum is back to kick-off London International Energy Week on February 27, 2023. At a time where the world is trying to balance its energy needs with meeting net-zero targets, join us to gain our latest insights and key market trends for 2023. Our expert speakers will share their insights, providing you with the opportunity to ask questions and give your views on the challenges the energy markets are facing today.
 

Reasons to attend:

- Hear updates on our benchmarks, including Platts Dated Brent and the evolution of the Brent Complex
- Gain insights into the outlook for global energy markets, and how the world is looking to decarbonize amidst security of supply issues
- Choose from numerous breakout sessions on various commodities, to bring you up to speed no matter your area of expertise


For 2023, London Energy Forum will be purely in-person, bringing together over 600 expert attendees across the energy and commodities space. Register early to avoid disappointment!
 

 


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    This is a free event 
     
    Event registration closes on:  
    February 24, 12:00 pm GMT
     
    Complement your London Energy Forum pass with our training courses available on February 28. Find out more here to take advantage of our early bird rate.  


    Duration: Full day
     
     

Agenda

Plenary sessions
  • 8:30 amRegistration and Networking
  • 8:45-9:15 am Optional breakfast briefing: Metals & minerals and their role in the energy transition
  • • The global drive for electrification and increased metals and minerals demand
    • How is the rise of EV reshaping energy market dynamics?
    • The importance of diversification of supply chains
    • Will there be enough supply to meet demand as the energy transition gathers pace?
    Scott Yarham, Global Lead, Battery Metals, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Michael Greenfield, Senior Pricing Specialist, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Alice Yu, Senior Analyst, Future Energy Metals, S&P Global Market Intelligence
    Ali Adim, Senior Research Analyst, Supply Chain & Technology, S&P Global Mobility
  • 9:30 amWelcomeDave Ernsberger, Head of Market Reporting & Trading Solutions, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 9:40 amPlatts global benchmark update
  • • An update on key global benchmarks
    • Platts Dated Brent and the evolution of the Brent Complex
    • Refined product benchmarks amidst changing trade flows
    Vera Blei, Head of Established Benchmarks, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 10:05 amHow has the Russia-Ukraine conflict impacted the outlook for global energy markets?
  • • Oil markets into 2023
    • Europe’s Gas Crisis: What’s in Store?
    Jim Burkhard, Vice President, Oil Markets Research, Energy and Mobility, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Michael Stoppard, Global Gas Strategy Lead, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 10:45 amHow has the regulatory landscape changed after the year we’ve had?
  • 11:05 amNetworking break
  • 11:10-11:40 am Optional workshop: Voluntary Carbon Markets
  • 11:45 amPANEL: Balancing the world’s growing energy demand and accelerating decarbonization
  • • Energy security and the energy transition: how can we meet the world’s energy needs and achieve net zero?
    • Super profits: the conflict between financing net-zero and funding further fossil fuel exploration
    • How is policy impacting decarbonization plans? Where are the pinch points?
    • What changes in approach are needed by the industry to achieve net-zero?
    Paul McConnell, Executive Director, Energy and Climate Scenarios, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Deb Ryan, Head of Low Carbon Commodities, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Sylvain Cognet-Dauphin, Executive Director, Climate and Sustainability, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Carla Selman, Head of Latin America, Country Risk, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 12:15 pmNetworking lunch
  • 12:45-1:15 pm Optional lunchtime workshop: Diversifying into renewables - Power, Biofuels, and Certificates
    As the world transitions from traditional to renewable energy sources, Commodity-intensive firms are left facing additional layers of complexity driven both by regulatory obligations and internal sustainability targets. Whether they run a combination of fossil fuels and renewables, operate renewable energy production, or simply concentrate on renewable certificates, they will encounter evolving challenges to manage their business efficiently.

    Listen in as ION experts provide insights on how to manage risk with changing regulations and increasingly volatile commodity markets and how to gain visibility into physical and financial positions to optimize trading decisions. This session is intended for traders, risk managers, and operators looking to expand into renewable energies.

    In the session, André Jäger, SVP Product Management at ION will touch upon:
    • Executing renewable energy strategies
    • Managing risk in a changing energy landscape
    • Optimizing operations in a low-carbon future

Breakout sessions – commodities focused 
          • 1:40 pmBreakout 1: Upstream focus: oil markets after a year of volatility
            • Supply outlook for crude oil globally
            • What could we see from OPEC+ in 2023?
            • Finance and investment considerations
            Joel Hanley, Global Oil Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Emma Kettley, Managing Editor, Crude Oil, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            John Morley, Associate Editorial Director, EMEA Oil, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Herman Wang, Managing Editor, OPEC and Middle East News, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Payam Hashempour, Senior Analyst, Oil Markets, S&P Global Commodity Insights

          •  Breakout 2: The evolution of the LNG market amid extreme gas prices, volatility
            • Unprecedented volatility: What happened to prices in 2022 and why?
            • Europe’s energy security: How have supply and demand shifted?
            • Benchmarking and beyond: Taking a look at new hedging tools and regulations
            Allen Reed, Managing Editor, Atlantic LNG, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            James Taverner, Research and Analysis Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Lawrence Toye, Associate Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Shivani Pandya, Associate Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights

          •  Breakout 3: Examining the biofuels landscape: key market drivers for 2023
            • How has the biofuels market evolved over the past year?
            • What regulatory frameworks and incentives are impacting biofuels markets today?
            • Feedstock prices and availability: will this lead to supply constraints?
            • SAF: how is the market shaping up?
            • CORSIA: challenges for SAF over Carbon credits
            Robert Beaman, Associate Pricing Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Ina Chirita, Principal Analyst, Biofuels Value Chain Service, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Emma Thomas, Managing Editor, Biofuels, S&P Global Commodity Insights
          • 2:25 pmIntermission
          • 2:35 pmBreakout 4: Carbon pricing: can there be only one?
            • What carbon pricing mechanisms are there?
            • Exploring the different contracts & benchmarks
            • Policy developments impacting the carbon trading ecosystem
            • Are we on the right pricing trajectory to reach net-zero?
            Paula Vanlaningham, Global Head of Carbon, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Michael Evans, EU/UK Compliance Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Yuejia Peng, Associate Director, Climate and Sustainability Group, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Sylvia Favasuli, Team Lead, Voluntary Carbon Markets, S&P Global Commodity Insights

          •  Breakout 5: Hydrogen: how is the market shaping up?
            • What are the key trends impacting the Hydrogen market today?
            • Future supply and demand scenarios
            • Supporting and encouraging financing Hydrogen projects
            Alan Hayes, Head of Energy Transition Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Mario Pérez, Head of Global Hydrogen Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Simon Wood, Senior Director Global Hydrogen and Renewable Gases Consulting, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Matt Hodgkinson, Hydrogen Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights

          •  Breakout 6: Products and fuels markets
            • How have refineries adapted to security of supply issues as a result of Russia/Ukraine?
            • Jet fuel’s post-pandemic demand recovery
            • Carbon intensity of refined products: Platts CO2 offset price assessments
            Francesco di Salvo, Associate Editorial Director, EMEA Clean Refined Products, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Spencer Welch, Oil Markets & Downstream Consulting, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Gary Clark, Managing Editor, EMEA Middle Distillates, S&P Global Commodity Insights

          • 3:20 pmIntermission
          • 3:30pmBreakout 7: The global chemicals landscape: challenges and opportunities for refiners
            • Balancing economic and environmental concerns
            • Raw materials sourcing challenges
            • Recycled plastics, bioplastics and the circular economy
            Luke Milner, Associate Editorial Director, Chemicals, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            Karine Boccara, Executive Director, Chemical Consulting, S&P Global Commodity Insights

            •  Breakout 8: Power market fundamentals
              • How have the European power markets fared this winter?
              • Low carbon power developments
              Henry Edwardes-Evans, Associate Editorial Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Bruno Brunetti, Manager, Low-Carbon Electricity, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Coralie Laurencin, Senior Director, Gas, Power, and Energy Futures, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Francis Browne, Global Head, Generating Fuels and Electricity Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights

            •  Breakout 9: Shipping markets and alternative marine fuels
              • How is the regulatory environment shaping up?
              • What’s the right way to look at alternative fuels: impact, efficiency, logistics or cost?
              • The impact of a widening High-5 spread on the fuel uptake
              • Fleet outlook for LNG, methanol, ammonia, biofuels
              Peter Norfolk, Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Andrew Scorer, Freight Analytics Lead, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Anastasia Zania, Senior Freight Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Samuel Eckett, Senior Managing Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Mary Tiernan, Associate Editor, Residual Fuels, S&P Global Commodity Insights
              Catherine Kellogg, Editor, Americas Tankers, S&P Global Commodity Insights
            • 4:35 pmForum ends
*Agenda subject to change


Training courses at London Energy Forum 2023
We're offering two seperate bookable full day training courses on Refinery Economics and Oil Markets in the Age of Energy Transition on Tuesday, February 28. We'll take a deep dive into both how the energy transition will impact refining – and the role petrochemicals must play, and also an overview of oil and the forces shaping the oil and energy markets as the energy transition moves ahead.

Key numbers

30+

Speakers

600+

In-person attendees

7

Hours of
content

9

Breakout
sessions

5

Networking sessions

Speakers


AliAli Adim,
Senior Research Analyst, Supply Chain & Technology, S&P Global Mobility

Biography coming soon.

Robert_BeamanRobert Beaman,
Associate Pricing Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Vera BleiVera Blei,
Head of Established Benchmarks, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Karine BoccaraKarine Boccara,
Executive Director, Chemical Consulting, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Francis BrowneFrancis Browne,
Global Head, Generating Fuels and Electricity Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Bruno-Brunetti1.jpgBruno Brunetti,
Manager, Low-Carbon Electricity, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Jim Burkhard.jpgJim Burkhard,
Vice President, Oil Markets Research, Energy and Mobility, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Ina ChiritaIna Chirita,
Principal Analyst, Biofuels Value Chain Service, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Gary_ClarkGary Clark,
Managing Editor, EMEA Middle Distillates, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

SylvainSylvain Cognet-Dauphin,
Executive Director, Climate and Sustainability, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

francesco-di-salvoFrancesco di Salvo,
Associate Editorial Director, EMEA Clean Refined Products, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Sam EckettSamuel Eckett,
Senior Managing Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

HenryHenry Edwardes-Evans,
Associate Editorial Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

dave-ernsberger_100.jpgDave Ernsberger,
Head of Market Reporting & Trading Solutions, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Michael Evans.jfifMichael Evans,
EU/UK Compliance Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Silvia_Favasuli_100.jpgSylvia Favasuli,
Team Lead, Voluntary Carbon Markets, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

MichaelMichael Greenfield,
Senior Pricing Specialist, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Joel Hanley Joel Hanley,
Global Oil Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

PayamPayam Hashempour,
Senior Analyst, Oil Markets, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Alan HayesAlan Hayes,
Head of Energy Transition Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Matthew_Hodgkinson_100.jpgMatt Hodgkinson,
Hydrogen Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Catherine KelloggCatherine Kellogg,
Editor, Americas Tankers, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Emma KettleyEmma Kettley,
Managing Editor, Crude Oil, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Coralie_Laurencin_100.jpgCoralie Laurencin,
Senior Director, Gas, Power, and Energy Futures, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

PaulMcConnellPaul McConnell,
Executive Director, Energy and Climate Scenarios, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Luke Milner.jfifLuke Milner,
Associate Editorial Director, Chemicals, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

John MorleyJohn Morley,
Associate Editorial Director, EMEA Oil, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Peter NorfolkPeter Norfolk,
Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Shivani PandyaShivani Pandya,
Associate Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Yuejia_Peng_100x100.jpgYuejia Peng,
Associate Director, Climate and Sustainability Group, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Mario_Perez_100.jpgMario Pérez,
Head of Global Hydrogen Pricing, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Allen ReedAllen Reed,
Managing Editor, Atlantic LNG, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Deb RyanDeb Ryan,
Head of Low Carbon Commodities, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Andrew Scorer_resized.jpgAndrew Scorer,
Freight Analytics Lead, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

CarlaCarla Selman,
Head of Latin America, Country Risk, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Michael StoppardMichael Stoppard,
Global Gas Strategy Lead, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

JamesJames Taverner,
Research and Analysis Director, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Emma_ThomasEmma Thomas,
Managing Editor, Biofuels, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Mary_Tiernan_100.jpgMary Tiernan,
Associate Editor, Residual Fuels, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

LawrenceLawrence Toye,
Associate Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights

Biography coming soon.

Paula_VanLaninghamPaula Vanlaningham,
Global Head of Carbon, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Herman WangHerman Wang,
Managing Editor, OPEC and Middle East News, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Spencer-Welch.pngSpencer Welch,
Oil Markets & Downstream Consulting, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Simon_Wood_100.jpgSimon Wood,
Senior Director Global Hydrogen and Renewable Gases Consulting, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Alice YuAlice Yu,
Senior Analyst, Future Energy Metals, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.

Anastasia ZaniaAnastasia Zania,
Senior Freight Analyst, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography coming soon.


Sponsorship

Sponsorship

Position your business in expert company, distinct from your competitors. At S&P Global Commodity Insights London Energy Forum, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their product or service to industry-wide professionals. We provide an environment that encourages an honest and open dialogue among attendees. If you would like to lead the conversation as an event sponsor, contact us for more details on available packages: Jon Fleming on +44(0)7815 019864 or [email protected].

Download the brochureDemonstrate your strengths, raise your company profile, and maximize your ROI as we bring key industry players and decision-makers to you. At the S&P Global Commodity Insights London Energy Forum, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their products and services and distinguish themselves from the competition. We offer a full range of opportunities and packages and can even tailor solutions to suit your needs.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Jon Fleming, Commercial Partnerships Manager, at +44(0)7815 019864 or [email protected].

Venue


S&P Global Commodity Insights London Energy Forum will take place at etc.venues, 133 Houndsditch, London

Address: etc venues, 133 Houndsditch, London EC3A 7BX
Tel: +44 (0) 207 138 3280
Email: [email protected]






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Sponsorship opportunities

We offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Jon Fleming

Email: [email protected]

Speaking opportunities

We're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

Charlotte Hawkes Parker

Email: [email protected]

Press passes

We allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Niki Dhakan

Email: [email protected]

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