S&P Global Platts European Refining & Petrochemicals Summit 2019

Where downstream markets connect

In an ever changing global environment, the S&P Global Platts 13th Annual European Refining Summit is an important event in the calendar. It will provide downstream professionals with industry leading insight, analysis and extensive networking opportunities. Are you one of Europe’s leading refiners, petrochemical crackers, fuel suppliers, a midstream player, product trader or industry solution provider?
 

What can you expect for the 2019 Summit?

The Summit will provide the very latest industry information, opportunity to pursue key questions and insight into real-time developments effecting the refining and petrochemical sectors.
Evaluating macro influences on the European refining and petrochemicals markets
Latest news and insight on IM0 2020 and the future of European fuel oil
Analyzing the competitiveness of European refiners and crackers
Assessing the impact of evolving policy, trade flows and international competition
Market context and insight for light ends, distillates, bunker, aromatics and olefins
Assessing regional implications of global downstream developments; market snapshots from the Americas, Middle East and Asia
Hear the latest news on regional product storage, trading, technology and price trends
 
     
    Collocated with:

    8th Annual European Biofuels Seminar 2019

    The seminar will bring together the biofuels community and its dependents, to appraise and debate the industry's evolving landscape and strengths from policy to projects. Receive a comprehensive overview of the European and global biofuels and feedstock markets, discussing new strategies to sustain growth post 2020 due to RED II.
     

Key numbers

23

Countries from
around the world

150+

Companies who
attended in 2018

38%

Refiners/Traders

32%

Banks/Consultants/
Technology/Providers

12%

Logistics


Agenda

View the preliminary agenda for S&P Global Platts European Refining & Petrochemicals Summit:

DAY 1 – Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • 8:30 amRegistration and networking breakfastavailable to sponsor
  • 9 amChair’s welcoming remarks
  • 9:15 amOPENING ADDRESS Appraising the current state of the European Refining industry
    Béla Kelemen, President, Fuels Europe

Keynote Addresses: European downstream markets from those at the forefront

  • 9:40 amGlobal major perspective
    Giuseppe Ricci, Chief Refining Officer, ENI
  • 10:05 am Perspectives from a regional player
    Adam Czyzewski, Chief Economist, PKN Orlen
  • 10:30 am An exclusive on-stage interview with:
    Andrew Lester, Director, Carlyle Group
  • 11 amNetworking Breakavailable to sponsor

Macro influencers impacting the market today and tomorrow

  • 11:30 amUpstream update: Crude quality and flow dynamics for the European market
    • Global crude quality and mapping the explosion of US sweet shale crude
    • Crude quality differentials
    • Are a broader range of refineries now seeking light sweet crude?
    • OPEC cuts and changes to supply and flow dynamics
    Marijn Spruit, General Manager, Oil Market Analysis and Pricing, Shell
  • 11:55 amGlobal downstream overview and outlook
    • Forecasting the increase in middle distillates and gasoline cracks
    • Refining margins and improved capacity
    • Reviewing European maintenance upgrades and current operational reliability
    • Refinery and petrochemical integration
    Richard De Caux, Head of Refining Analysis, BP
  • 12:20 pm The future of fuel oil after IMO 2020
    • How refinery output will change post 2020
    • Future of fuel oil? Demand sources in power and industry
    • Emissions regulation for shipping beyond 2020
    • Full steam ahead: Is the outlook after 2020 more manageable?
    Eddy Van Bouwel, Chair- Marine Issues Task Force, IPIECA
  • 1:05 pmNetworking Lunchavailable to sponsor

Mapping downstream evolution through future policy frameworks

  • 2:05 pmA roadmap to 2050 for the refining industry
    • An update on Vision 2050: Mapping out the challenges
    • Evolution of future demand and role for liquid hydrocarbons
    • Opportunities across different sectors to reduce carbon emissions
    • Feedstock’s and other non-fuel products
    John Cooper, Director General, Fuels Europe
  • 2:35 pmGovernmental perspective
    Isabelle Muller, Director General, French Union of Petroleum Industries
  • 3 pmThe Clean Planet project: The long-term vision for climate action
    • The strategy for a climate neutral economy: Different scenarios analysed
    • Maximizing energy efficiency and the deployment of renewables
    • Advancing mobility to be clean, safe and connected
    • Investing into a sustainable society
    Tom Howes, Deputy Head of Economic Analysis, European Commission
  • 3:25 pmNetworking Breakavailable to sponsor

The future of downstream: Technology, markets and fuel

  • 3:55 pmDigitalization of the downstream value chain: how technology is enabling business transformation
    Erika Fernandez, Global Marketing Manager, AVEVA
    Alex Woods, Product Manager, AVEVA
  • 4:20 pmGlobal majors- what next?
    Jean-Baptiste Renard, CEO, 2PR
  • 4:45 pmPANEL DISCUSSION Mapping the growth of future fuels with the future of refining
    • Correlating the continued growth of biofuels and biodiesel
    • Are biofuels set to displace fossil fuels entirely for the future?
    • Lower calls on refining and subsequently crude: Set to continue with the onset of IMO 2020?
    • How will future fuels impact refining in the long-term
    Kristine Petrosyan, Senior Energy Analyst, IEA
    Dario Scaffardi, CEO, SARAS 
    Malachi Alper, CEO, PAZ Ashdod Refinery
    John Cooper, Director General, Fuels Europe
  • 5:30 pmChair’s closing remarks
    Andy Critchlow, Head of News, EMEA, S&P Global Platts
DAY 2 – Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • 8:30 amRegistration and networking breakfastavailable to sponsor
  • 9:15 amChair’s welcoming remarks

Keynote Addresses: European downstream markets from those at the forefront

  • 9:30 amPerspectives from the Russian Petrochemicals market
    Emerson Milenski, Vice- President Chemicals, Rosneft
  • 9:55 amPerspectives from a leading independent refinery
    Dario Scaffardi, CEO, SARAS
  • 10:20 amAn exclusive on-stage interview with an Investor:
    Greg Newman, CEO, Onyx Capital Group 
  • 10:45 amNetworking Breakavailable to sponsor

European refining in the context of global refining dynamics

  • 11:15 amUS refining dynamics: Investment, Infrastructure and Exports
    • Supply: US Shale price increases amidst trade wars and OPEC cuts
    • Is the US the new swing producer?
    • Will we see continuing US investment despite weaker cracks?
    • Changes in infrastructure and capacity in the US
    Claudia Aparicio, CEO, IWC Oil & Refinery
  • 11:40 amAsia refining dynamics: Introducing the dawn of Asia’s mega-refineries
    • Consolidation of smaller and independent refineries
    • Higher conversion and increased distillate supply
    • Ethylene spots too hot in Asia: Europe just right?
    • Chinese withdrawal of Cokers amidst IMO 2020
    • The impact of electric vehicle surge in China on refined products
    Kristine Petrosyan, Senior Energy Analyst, IEA
  • 12:05 pmMiddle East and North Africa refining dynamics:
    • Rise of distillates in MENA with 2020 on the horizon
    • Iran sanctions forecast: Waivers and refined products
    • Saudi Arabian outlook: Correlating improvements in infrastructure
    Ayham Kamel, Practice Head- Middle East & North Africa, Eurasia Group
  • 12:30 pmNetworking Lunchavailable to sponsor

Refined Products and Petrochemical Snapshots - balances, trade flows and price dynamics

  • 1:30 pmMiddle Distillates outlook
    • Middle Distillate demand beyond 2020
    • Jet fuel market – continued growth?
    Nick Molden, CEO, Emissions Analytics
  • 1:55 pmFuel Oil Outlook
    • What will happen to Fuel Oil post 2020?
    • Power Generation demand?
    • Scrubber growth?
    Tim Fitzgibbon, Senior Expert, McKinsey
  • 2:20 pmEuropean aromatics and olefins value chains - balances, trade flows and price dynamics
    • Outlooks for ethylene, propylene and butadiene
    • Outlooks for Benzene, Toluene’s and Mixed Xylenes
    Mike McCafferty, Lead Analyst, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts
  • 2:45 pmNetworking Breakavailable to sponsor

Interactive Roundtables: Investing in the future of refining

  • 3:15 pmROUNDTABLE 1 Taxonomy and sustainable financing: The impact on refining
  • 3:15 pmROUNDTABLE 2 Moving mobility forward
    Jean-Baptiste Renard, CEO, 2PR 
  • 3:55 pmChair’s Closing Remarks
  • 4 pmEnd of Conference

Featured speakers

Marijn Spruit
General Manager, Oil Market Analysis and Pricing, Shell
Giuseppe Ricci
Chief Refining Officer, ENI

He was appointed as Chief Refining & Chief Marketing Officer on 12 September 2016. He was born in 1958, and has a degree in Chemical Engineering. He joined Eni in 1985, initially working in the study and development of new refining processes in the refinery sector. From June 2010 he was made Senior Vice President of the Industrial Sector of the Refining & Marketing, and in 2012 he took on the delicate role of Eni’s Executive Vice President Health, Safety Environment and Quality.

Béla Kelemen
President, Fuels Europe
Adam Czyzewski
Chief Economist, PKN Orlen
Richard De Caux
Head of Refining Analysis, BP
Isabelle Muller
Director General, French Union of Petroleum Industries
Dario Scaffardi
CEO, SARAS

Dario Scaffardi is General Manager of the Saras Group and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2006.

After graduation with honors in Naval Architecture and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Genoa, Italy, Dario worked as field engineer for offshore construction projects with Saipem S.p.A. (part of the ENI Group), and subsequently moved to the oil refining and trading sector with Cameli & Co. S.p.A.. Further to other professional experiences in the same field, he joined Saras in 1995 as a Senior Oil Trader, and in 1999 he was appointed Supply and Trading Director with responsibility for all commercial activities.

Dario holds postgraduate education at Columbia University, New York City, and he is also a visiting professor at the School of Economics of the University of Parma, Italy. He is a member of the Executive Committee of UNIONE PETROLIFERA, the association of oil companies operating in Italy.

Sponsored by

Position your business in expert company, distinct from your competitors. At the Platts European Refining Summit each sponsor has the opportunity to show-case their product or service to industry-wide professionals. This 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 packages available: Daniel Davies on +44 (0) 20 717 6229 or [email protected].

Supported by

Fuelseurope
Venue

Venue

S&P Global Platts 13th Annual European Refining and Petrochemical Summit will take place in the Marriott Brussels on September 18-19, 2019.

 

Don’t forget we are offering a full day dedicated to European biofuels on September 20 at the same venue.


Marriott Brussels
Rue Auguste Orts 3-7/Grand Place,
Brussels
1000 Belgium
Phone: +32 2 516 90 90

Accommodation details

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees on the nights of September 17, 18 & 19 at the Marriott Brussels Hotel at a discounted group rate. 

Room Rates

Single Room - 245 EUR/night
Double Deluxe Room - 255 EUR/night
Executive Room with Club lounge access - 255 EUR/night

*Please note: Rate excludes breakfast and city tax.

Please click here to book your discounted accommodation at the Marriott Brussels Hotel.

Pricing

S&P Global Platts European Refining & Petrochemicals Summit will be held in Brussels on September 18-19, 2019. Co-located with S&P Global Platts Biofuels Seminar on September 20, 2019. Receive a discounted rate to attend both conferences with our 'downstream week' pass, view pricing options below:

Early Bird
August 9
Standard Rate
September 13
European Refining and
Petrochemical Summit Only
$1600 + VAT
$1900 + VAT
Platts Subscriber rate
$1400 + VAT
$1700 + VAT
Downstream Week Pass
(European Refining & Petrochemical Summit
+ European Biofuels Seminar)
$2200 + VAT
$2600 + VAT
Platts Subscriber rate
$1800 + VAT
$2200 + VAT
European Biofuels Seminar Only
$800 + VAT
$1000 + VAT
Platts Subscriber rate
$600 + VAT
$800 + VAT
Group Rate
Register 3 delegates for the price of 2


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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