Risk and governance: Essential insight, visionary solutions..... APPEC goes virtual

How many more oil shocks and black swan events can the industry take?

How can we face the effects of a pandemic and contend with a new world order?

How can we maintain healthy margins and successfully move forward?

Join us at the cornerstone of the oil industry - the Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference (APPEC), where we discuss these and more.

Back for its 36th year on September 14-16, this event gathers the energy industry together to discuss; risk and resilience in the new COVID-19 environment; develop potential operating and trading strategies to embrace the new supply/demand paradigm; explore novel strategic approaches to ensure success and contemplate new financial financing options, amongst numerous other key critical topics.

The conference will feature more pressing issues, increased industry insights and progressive networking. 2019 included more than 600+ senior delegates, 70+ speakers, and endless business benefits. 2020 will be no different - except that we will be meeting you virtually with on demand content and presentations that you can playback!

Join your industry leaders and hear how they are coping in such volatile and turbulent times.

This is where the energy markets meet.

Agenda - all timings shown are in Singapore time (GMT+8)

Each session is separately bookable, giving you the luxury of personalizing your experience at APPEC 2020. You can either purchase an Experience pass, purchasing only the session/s that you are interested in, or a Premier pass to give you access to everything! 

Session 1: Global economy: A depressed market
Monday morning, September 14, 2020
  • 9.30 amCEO conversations: Global giants under COVID pressure
  • 9:50 amCEO conversations: Addressing the new world order
  • 10:10 amThe blackest swan? COVID-19 and the economic depression
  • 10:50 amPanel discussion: Are we ready for the next oil shock? What does the industry need to consider to be prepared? 
  • 11:50 amEnd of session 1
Session 2: A slew of supply
Monday afternoon, September 14, 2020
  • 1:00 pmSaudi Arabia: The shifting approach to oil supply and geopolitics
  • 1:30 pmUS: A new American energy era
  • 2:00 pmRussia's approach to energy equality
  • 2:30 pmPanel discussion: Rock bottom prices, deep contango and ongoing ample supply: a focus on crude markets
  • 3:30 pmEnd of session 2
Session 3: Deficient demand and the effects of COVID-19 across the barrel
Tuesday morning, September 15, 2020
  • 9:30 amSurviving tough market competition and protecting the refining margin
  • 10:00 amFacing adverse market conditions: A refiner's perspective
  • 10:30 amJet fuel: Pressurized prices due to global grounding
  • 11:00 amPanel discussion: Combating demand destruction: What next for the refiner? 
  • 12:00 pmEnd of session 3
Session 4: Flowing downstream
Tuesday afternoon, September 15, 2020
  • 1:30 pmSupply chain security: Stabilizing the supply chain in Asia
  • 2:00 pmPetrochemical topic
  • 2:30 pmPanel discussion: The future of oil - chemical or fuels : Reflections from a year in turmoil
  • 3:30 pmEnd of session 4
Session 5: Buoyant shipping, storage and bunker markets? 
Wednesday morning, September 16, 2020
  • 9:30 amIMO 2020 compliance: An update on the bunker market
  • 10:00 amWhere is the bunker market heading? A view from IBIA
  • 10:30 amTanker markets: Bonanza from the black swan movement
  • 11:00 amMax capacity: What do we do if the world's storage tanks become full?
  • 12:00 pmEnd of session 5
Session 6: Fight or flight: Rethinking finance and investment
Wednesday afternoon, September 16, 2020
  • 1:30 pmCutting credit lines: What can companies do to avoid cash liquidity problems?
  • 2:00 pmEnergy investment in 2020, where is the money flowing?
  • 2:30 pmPanel discussion: CapEX cuts and the threat of bankruptcy: Paving the way for divestitures, takeovers, consolidation and M&A?
  • 3:30 pmEnd of session 6

Sponsorship

Become a sponsor

Moving to a virtual conference does not limit what our sponsors can do at APPEC 2020. In fact, it opens up new possibilities, and allows each sponsor an opportunity to show-case their product or service to industry-wide professionals, encouraging an honest and open dialogue among attendees.

Regardless if you are looking for branding or thought leadership opportunities, or simply an exhibiting space to showcase your products and services, we will be able to design a bespoke package to achieve your ROI and marketing objectives. 

Contact us for a discussion on how we can position your company best at APPEC 2020. Sheryl Tan on +65 6216 1191 or [email protected].

Pricing

S&P Global Platts APPEC 2020 Virtual Conference will be held September 14-16, 2020.

Three levels of passes for you to customize your experience at APPEC 2020

Access to on demand content

Access to conference agenda sessions

Access to replay sessions

Access to virtual exhibition hall

Access to networking 

Visitor pass

Experience pass

✔ - session/s selected and paid ✔ - session/s selected and paid

Premier pass

✔ to ALL sessions ✔ to ALL sessions

Tip: If you are looking to register yourself for 5 sessions - just buy the premier pass. It costs about $5 more, but gives you access to ALL our agenda sessions and replay content (subject to speaker's approval).


Early bird rates (expires Jul 31) Standard price (register by Sep 12)
Visitor pass
(Registration opens 1 July 2020)
COMPLIMENTARY
Experience pass $199 per session $299 per session
Premier pass $1,000 $1,500


View full event terms and conditions

These terms and conditions of attendance (“Terms”) shall govern an attendee’s (“Attendee” or “you”)) registration to attend a conference or event (“Event”) hosted by Platts (U.K.) Limited (“Platts”), a company headquartered and incorporated in England and Wales with a registered office address at 20 Canada Square, London E14 5LH.

1. FEES — All fees for Event registration (“Fees”) are quoted and payable to Platts in United States Dollars by bank transfer or by credit card, in cleared funds, by the earlier of (i) within thirty (30) days following Platts’ date of invoice to Attendee; or (ii) prior to commencement of the Event. Fees may also be paid by cheque provided that the cheque has been received and cleared by Platts prior to commencement of the Event. The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that it will be responsible for the payment of any bank fees or other administrative charges which are levied in respect of the Fees and that any such charges will be in addition to the amount of Fees payable to Platts. In consideration of payment of the Fees, Attendee shall receive all documents, written materials, hospitality and refreshments made available to Attendees at the Event. For the avoidance of doubt, Fees do not include Attendee transportation to, or accommodation at, the Event. Failure to pay the Fees by the required date will result in the Attendee being deemed to have cancelled their registration.

2. TAX — The Fees and charges quoted are exclusive of all applicable value-added, sales, use and similar taxes. All payments made by the Attendee shall be made free and clear of, and without deduction or withholding for taxes imposed by any governmental authority.

3. DISCOUNTS — Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined, unless otherwise stated, and must be applied at the time of original registration (and cannot be applied retroactively). Verification of discount eligibility may be required.

4. PLATTS DISCRETION AS TO ATTENDANCE — Platts reserves the right to refuse an Attendee’s admission to the Event, at its sole discretion. In the event that Platts refuses admission to an Attendee who has registered for an Event, Platts will refund the pro rata portion of any unearned Fees paid by that Attendee.

5. SUBSTITUTION — The Attendee is entitled to transfer their Event registration(s) between their organization’s employees provided that the Attendee notifies Platts by email to [email protected] at least four (4) Working Days (as defined in the ADDENDUM) before the first day of the Event.

6. ATTENDEE CANCELLATION — Cancellation for this event is not accepted. The Attendee is entitled to transfer their Event registration(s) between their organization’s employees provided that the Attendee notifies Platts by email to [email protected] at least four (4) Working Days (as defined in the ADDENDUM) before the first day of the Event.

7. PLATTS CANCELLATION — Platts is entitled to cancel the Event by email notice to the Attendee (a) for any reason twenty one (21) calendar days before the first day of the Event or (b) for reasons of Force Majeure (as defined in the ADDENDUM) at any time. Platts’ liability for such cancellation is limited to a refund of the Fees already paid by Attendee at that time.

8. EVENT PROGRAM — Platts reserves the right to make reasonable alterations to the advertised Event program, agenda, and to the list of speakers and presenters at any time and without prior notice.

9. PRIVACY — S&P Global Platts values your privacy. By submitting your contact details and preferences you are agreeing to S&P Global Inc. and its affiliates, including Platts (hereinafter “the Group”) sharing information provided by you with the Group and/or third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. Your information is stored in a secure database in the US and Canada and access is limited to authorized persons. In addition, the Group has contracted with selected companies in other countries to provide customer service assistance on its behalf. If you would like your name removed from these lists, have questions about our privacy practices or need to confirm the accuracy of your information, please contact S&P Global Platts’ Privacy Official at +1-713-658- 3233 or e-mail [email protected] For more information about the Group’s Customer Privacy Policy or to adjust your privacy preferences accordingly, visit our website at http://marketing.platts.com/forms/privacy.

10. NOTICES — All notices required hereunder shall be served by email to (i) Platts at [email protected] and (ii) the Attendee at the address provided by/on behalf of the Attendee when registering for the Event. Such notice shall be deemed served on the first Working Day after the day upon which it can be shown it was sent to the correct email address if no message failure notice has been received in such regard.

11. LIABILITY — Notwithstanding any losses which cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law, Platts excludes all warranties and conditions whether expressed or implied by statute, common law or otherwise to the extent permitted by law. The Attendee shall indemnify and hold harmless Platts, its affiliates and Platts’ employees, directors, officers, representatives and agents from any and all claims, damages, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable legal expenses and court costs) arising out of or in relation to (i) any bodily injuries or harm or property damage caused by Attendee or any of its personnel in connection with the Event, (ii) the breach of this agreement by the Attendee or (iii) the negligence or wilful misconduct of the Attendee.

12. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that all Event materials, documents and any other literature provided prior to or during an Event (“Materials”) remain the sole exclusive property of Platts and/or its licensors. Each Attendee acknowledges and agrees that no copying, recording or re-distribution of the Materials, or any part thereof, is permitted unless otherwise authorized by Platts in writing.

13. RECORDING AND PHOTOGRAPHY PROHIBITED — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that photography, filming and recording are prohibited during all Event sessions and throughout the Event, except with permission of Platts and the person(s) being recorded or filmed. If permitted, photographs, audio, or video taken during the conference may only be reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded to the internet in accordance with the requirements outlined in clause 14 of these Terms.

14. USER GENERATED CONTENT — The Attendee: a. warrants that any content that is submitted, reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded on social media will not infringe privacy rights, will not infringe copyright, trademarks or any other intellectual property rights or contain offensive, obscene, false or defamatory material; b. warrants that they have obtained the consent of any third party who appears, or is referred to, in any content that is submitted, reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded to the internet, including obtaining the written permission of the subject of a photograph or an audio or visual recording at the Event prior to uploading that picture or recording to the internet; c. agrees to indemnify Platts as set forth in Section 11 in respect of any loss or damage arising from claims brought by a third party alleging a breach of any of the warranties outlined in clause 14 of these Terms; and d. agrees to assign all intellectual property rights in any user generated content created by the Attendee at an Event to Platts and/or its licensors (as appropriate), including all permissions to enable Platts and/or its licensors to use such content as it sees fit, and to undertake all acts necessary in order to give effect to the assignment.

15. NO PUBLICITY — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that it must not use Platts’ names or marks in any publicity, advertising, public announcements, marketing materials, web sites or other materials without Platts’ prior written approval.

16. LAW AND COURTS — This agreement and all matters arising out of or in connection with it in contract or tort are subject to the Laws of England and Wales and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

17. ANTI-TRUST COMPLIANCE — Platts is committed to full compliance with all applicable antitrust laws. Platts expects Attendees at each Event to be aware of, understand, and comply with all anti-trust laws and not to use any Event to co-ordinate their commercial activities. Any activity that could create an appearance of a restriction upon or a distortion of competition must be avoided. Platts reserves the right to ask delegates, who it believes do not comply with anti-trust laws, to cease and desist and/or to leave any Event.

18. SEVERABILITY AND INCONSISTENCY — If any provision of this agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this agreement shall not be affected or impaired and the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision shall be deemed to be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable.

19. ENTIRE AGREEMENT — This agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings and representations between the parties.

ADDENDUM Force Majeure means any circumstance not within Platts’ reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake, severe pr adverse weather conditions, or other natural disaster, epidemic or pandemic, terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat or preparation of war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, breaking off of diplomatic relations, nuclear, chemical or biological contamination, any law or action taken by a government or public authority, fire, explosion, collapse of buildings or accident, labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts and interruption or failure of utility services.

Working Days means working days observed by Singapore. Contact APAC customer service team by email at [email protected] for further information.

Effective as of May 2019

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FAQs

How do I register?

We offer three easy ways to register: online, by phone, and by email.

Online: To register online, click the red "Register" button

Phone: +65 6530 6430
Email: [email protected]

What forms of payment do you accept?

For this online event, we will only be accepting payment by credit card.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

Once payment has been made, we will not be able to offer refund. You can however, transfer your registration to colleague. Please contact us to transfer your registration to another person.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6530 6430

I can no longer attend the conference. Can I send someone else in my place?

Your registration may be transferred at no cost to a member of your organization up to four (4) working days in advance of the virtual conference. Please contact us by phone or email to make arrangements.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6530 6430

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, 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 conference:

Sheryl Tan
Phone: +65 6216 1191
Email: [email protected]

Are press passes available?

Yes, 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.

Sheryl Tan
Phone: +65 6216 1191
Email: [email protected]

Where can I view full event terms and conditions?

These terms and conditions of attendance (“Terms”) shall govern an attendee’s (“Attendee” or “you”)) registration to attend a conference or event (“Event”) hosted by Platts (U.K.) Limited (“Platts”), a company headquartered and incorporated in England and Wales with a registered office address at 20 Canada Square, London E14 5LH.

1. FEES — All fees for Event registration (“Fees”) are quoted and payable to Platts in United States Dollars by bank transfer or by credit card, in cleared funds, by the earlier of (i) within thirty (30) days following Platts’ date of invoice to Attendee; or (ii) prior to commencement of the Event. Fees may also be paid by cheque provided that the cheque has been received and cleared by Platts prior to commencement of the Event. The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that it will be responsible for the payment of any bank fees or other administrative charges which are levied in respect of the Fees and that any such charges will be in addition to the amount of Fees payable to Platts. In consideration of payment of the Fees, Attendee shall receive all documents, written materials, hospitality and refreshments made available to Attendees at the Event. For the avoidance of doubt, Fees do not include Attendee transportation to, or accommodation at, the Event. Failure to pay the Fees by the required date will result in the Attendee being deemed to have cancelled their registration.

2. TAX — The Fees and charges quoted are exclusive of all applicable value-added, sales, use and similar taxes. All payments made by the Attendee shall be made free and clear of, and without deduction or withholding for taxes imposed by any governmental authority.

3. DISCOUNTS — Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined, unless otherwise stated, and must be applied at the time of original registration (and cannot be applied retroactively). Verification of discount eligibility may be required.

4. PLATTS DISCRETION AS TO ATTENDANCE — Platts reserves the right to refuse an Attendee’s admission to the Event, at its sole discretion. In the event that Platts refuses admission to an Attendee who has registered for an Event, Platts will refund the pro rata portion of any unearned Fees paid by that Attendee.

5. SUBSTITUTION — The Attendee is entitled to transfer their Event registration(s) between their organization’s employees provided that the Attendee notifies Platts by email to [email protected] at least four (4) Working Day (as defined in the ADDENDUM) before the first day of the Event.

6. ATTENDEE CANCELLATION — Cancellation for this event is not accepted. You can transfer your registration to a colleague by notifying Platts by email to [email protected] at least four (4) Working Day (as defined in the ADDENDUM) before the first day of the Event.

7. PLATTS CANCELLATION — Platts is entitled to cancel the Event by email notice to the Attendee (a) for any reason twenty one (21) calendar days before the first day of the Event or (b) for reasons of Force Majeure (as defined in the ADDENDUM) at any time. Platts’ liability for such cancellation is limited to a refund of the Fees already paid by Attendee at that time.

8. EVENT PROGRAM — Platts reserves the right to make reasonable alterations to the advertised Event program, agenda, and to the list of speakers and presenters at any time and without prior notice.

9. PRIVACY — S&P Global Platts values your privacy. By submitting your contact details and preferences you are agreeing to S& Global Inc. and its affiliates, including Platts (hereinafter “the Group”) sharing information provided by you with the Group and/or third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. Your information is stored in a secure database in the US and Canada and access is limited to authorized persons. In addition, the Group has contracted with selected companies in other countries to provide customer service assistance on its behalf. If you would like your name removed from these lists, have questions about our privacy practices or need to confirm the accuracy of your information, please contact S& Global Platts’ Privacy Official at +1-713-658- 3233 or e-mail [email protected] For more information about the Group’s Customer Privacy Policy or to adjust your privacy preferences accordingly, visit our website at http://marketing.platts.com/forms/privacy.

10. NOTICES — All notices required hereunder shall be served by email to (i) Platts at [email protected] and (ii) the Attendee at the address provided by/on behalf of the Attendee when registering for the Event. Such notice shall be deemed served on the first Working Day after the day upon which it can be shown it was sent to the correct email address if no message failure notice has been received in such regard.

11. LIABILITY — Notwithstanding any losses which cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law, Platts excludes all warranties and conditions whether expressed or implied by statute, common law or otherwise to the extent permitted by law. The Attendee shall indemnify and hold harmless Platts, its affiliates and Platts’ employees, directors, officers, representatives and agents from any and all claims, damages, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable legal expenses and court costs) arising out of or in relation to (i) any bodily injuries or harm or property damage caused by Attendee or any of its personnel in connection with the Event, (ii) the breach of this agreement by the Attendee or (iii) the negligence or wilful misconduct of the Attendee.

12. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that all Event materials, documents and any other literature provided prior to or during an Event (“Materials”) remain the sole exclusive property of Platts and/or its licensors. Each Attendee acknowledges and agrees that no copying, recording or re-distribution of the Materials, or any part thereof, is permitted unless otherwise authorized by Platts in writing.

13. RECORDING AND PHOTOGRAPHY PROHIBITED — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that photography, filming and recording are prohibited during all Event sessions and throughout the Event, except with permission of Platts and the person(s) being recorded or filmed. If permitted, photographs, audio, or video taken during the conference may only be reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded to the internet in accordance with the requirements outlined in clause 14 of these Terms.

14. USER GENERATED CONTENT — The Attendee: a. warrants that any content that is submitted, reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded on social media will not infringe privacy rights, will not infringe copyright, trademarks or any other intellectual property rights or contain offensive, obscene, false or defamatory material; b. warrants that they have obtained the consent of any third party who appears, or is referred to, in any content that is submitted, reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded to the internet, including obtaining the written permission of the subject of a photograph or an audio or visual recording at the Event prior to uploading that picture or recording to the internet; c. agrees to indemnify Platts as set forth in Section 11 in respect of any loss or damage arising from claims brought by a third party alleging a breach of any of the warranties outlined in clause 14 of these Terms; and d. agrees to assign all intellectual property rights in any user generated content created by the Attendee at an Event to Platts and/or its licensors (as appropriate), including all permissions to enable Platts and/or its licensors to use such content as it sees fit, and to undertake all acts necessary in order to give effect to the assignment.

15. NO PUBLICITY — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that it must not use Platts’ names or marks in any publicity, advertising, public announcements, marketing materials, web sites or other materials without Platts’ prior written approval.

16. LAW AND COURTS — This agreement and all matters arising out of or in connection with it in contract or tort are subject to the Laws of England and Wales and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

17. ANTI-TRUST COMPLIANCE — Platts is committed to full compliance with all applicable antitrust laws. Platts expects Attendees at each Event to be aware of, understand, and comply with all anti-trust laws and not to use any Event to co-ordinate their commercial activities. Any activity that could create an appearance of a restriction upon or a distortion of competition must be avoided. Platts reserves the right to ask delegates, who it believes do not comply with anti-trust laws, to cease and desist and/or to leave any Event.

18. SEVERABILITY AND INCONSISTENCY — If any provision of this agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this agreement shall not be affected or impaired and the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision shall be deemed to be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable.

19. ENTIRE AGREEMENT — This agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings and representations between the parties.

ADDENDUM Force Majeure means any circumstance not within Platts’ reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake, severe pr adverse weather conditions, or other natural disaster, epidemic or pandemic, terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat or preparation of war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, breaking off of diplomatic relations, nuclear, chemical or biological contamination, any law or action taken by a government or public authority, fire, explosion, collapse of buildings or accident, labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts and interruption or failure of utility services.

Working Days means working days observed by the United Kingdom. Contact EMEA customer service team by email at [email protected] for further information.

Effective as of May 2019