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Agenda

 

9am

Welcome Remarks

HK Park, Associate Commercial Director, South Korea,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

9:10am

Energy transition trends in Asia

  • A comprehensive view/outlook on the Future of Energy
  • Asian Hydrogen market outlook
  • Outlook for EVs, carbon and renewables

Ankit Sachan, Analyst, Hydrogen,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Mendo Kundevski, Director, Energy Transition,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

9:40am

The Global Competitive Landscape for Hydrogen & Ammonia

  • What do latest price trends across regions and feedstock tell us?
  • Competitiveness of hydrogen/ammonia as fuel
  • Carbon Intensity centerpiece for blue/green hydrogen: road to transparency

Anton Ferkov, Senior Managing Editor, Hydrogen,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

10:05am

Carbons: Merging Compliance and Voluntary Schemes: the opportunities for emissions trading

  • The role of carbon markets – both compliance and voluntary – and scope for growth
  • Update on carbon market pricing trends
  • Carbon market applications and carbon intensity premiums

Kanchan Yadav, Senior Pricing Specialist, Carbon, Energy Transition,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Varaleka Pant, Low Carbon Crude Analyst,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

10:30am

Coffee break

10:45am

Asian Recycled Polymers: Sustainable plastics, sustainable growth?

  • Current recycled PE market scenarios
  • Global rPET composition table and market scenario
  • Recycled market short term outlook

Heng Hui, Senior Editor, Petrochemicals,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

11:05am

SAF and HVO market developments

  • Global Ambitions and Reality of SAF and HVO
  • Introduction to price trend and methodology of global SAF and HVO prices
  • Feedstocks Trends and Challenges

Andrei Agapi, Pricing Director APAC Agriculture,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

11:25am

Carbon-Neutral LNG: Bridging the divide

  • General outlook of CNL markets and recent trends
  • A temporary slow-down or structural shift in market approach?
  • S&P Global suite of CNL prices

Shermaine Ang, Global Manager, LNG Engagement & Intelligence,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

11:45am

The multi-year bull run on battery raw materials & EV outlook

  • The lithium supply deficit conundrum
  • Evolving chemistry preference of battery makers and impact on raw materials demand
  • EV market outlook and trends

Jesline Tang, Associate Editor, Metals,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

12:10pm

Using APIs to deliver timely Market Data and Insights

  • Benefits of API
  • Use Cases
  • Other Clients

Wei Wen Lim, Machine Delivery Product Specialist,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

12:30pm

Closing remarks

Mendo Kundevski, Director, Energy Transition,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

12:35pm

Lunch Break

Note: Agenda subject to change

2pm

Welcome Remarks

Samar Niazi, Managing Editor Aromatics,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:05pm

Asian Aromatics: Challenging frontiers for H2 2022?

  • PX & BZ Rangebound on Downstream Fundamentals
  • Production Operating Rates Decline – Can margins recover?
  • Can non-integrated PX producers survive the tight PX-MX spread

Samar Niazi, Managing Editor Aromatics,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:40pm

Asian Olefins: Managing pricing volatility in the value chain

  • Olefins price trends and drivers
  • Changing dynamics in olefin feedstock and margins
  • Impact of market fundamental on olefin prices

Melvin Yeo, Senior Editor, Petrochemicals,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:05pm

Price influencers in Chemical markets

  • Macroeconomic view and East/West divide in polymers
  • Mid-term overcapacity woes
  • Impact of Russia – Ukraine war on chemical prices and demand

Eshwar Yennigalla, Senior Analyst, Petrochemicals,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:45pm

Overview of Platts Petrochemicals Analytics – Connecting data to insights

Stephanie Liew, Petrochemicals Insights Sales Specialist,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:55pm

End of Day

Note: Agenda subject to change

2pm

Welcome Remarks

Jongwan Lee, Client Service Manager, Japan Korea,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:05pm

LNG market development and effects of Russia-Ukraine conflict

  • Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on global LNG and gas markets
  • Market volatility and liquidity – LNG term and spot pricing amid industry changes in Asia
  • JKM and WIM methodology development, with Market on Close analysis

Shermaine Ang, Global Lead, LNG Market Engagement,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:50pm

Wheat and Corn markets global overview

  • Impact of the war on grain trade flows in Asia
  • How Asian buyers are coping with high grain prices
  • Supply outlook amid the gap left by Ukraine and Russia

Elizabeth Thang, Managing Editor, Biofuels and Feedstock,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:30pm

Tanker Market: Sailing through trade flow disruptions

  • Impact of energy transition on freight market
  • Update on clean & dirty tanker sectors

Pradeep Rajan, Senior Managing Editor, Asia Pacific Shipping & Freight,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

4:15pm

End of Day

Note: Agenda subject to change

2pm

Welcome Remarks

HK Park, Associate Commercial Director, South Korea,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:05pm

Asian Steel Markets: Paving the direction for global steel markets

  • Impact of China’s decarbonization goals on spot market movements
  • Demand-supply dynamics of iron ore & coking coal markets
  • The India factor: Emergence as an exporter of choice
  • Demand outlook amid supply shocks emanating from COVID-19, Russia-Ukraine War, China's steel production curbs

Ashima Tyagi, Senior Editor, Steel,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:50pm

Aluminum market: Key market trends amid uncertain economic landscapes

  • Aluminum price trend and market update
  • Impact of the ongoing pandemic and geopolitical tensions

Germaine Lee, Associate Editor, Metals,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:20pm

Global copper overview: Headwinds for Chinese refined copper demand

  • Impact of Covid-19 restrictions on Chinese cathode trade
  • Copper price trends amid dim global economic outlook
  • Copper concentrates market update and supply-demand overview

Jesline Tang, Associate Editor, Metals,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:50pm

End of day

Note: Agenda subject to change

2pm

Welcome Remarks

Max Heo, Commercial Director, Korea,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:05pm

Global and Asia Oil Market Outlook

  • Global macro and oil demand Outlook in the context of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
  • Global oil supply, balances, inventory changes and prices
  • Asia oil market dynamics: demand, refining, product cracks and refining margins
  • Implications for South Korea

JY Lim, Advisor, Asia Oil Analytics,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

2:55pm

Overview of Product: Crude & Refined Insights - Connecting data to insights

Sahil Singh Panoo, Analytics Associate, APAC,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:05pm

The state of the Middle East & Asia Pac crude markets

  • Middle East crude oil markets fundamentals
  • Key trends in the Asia Pacific crude oil markets
  • Platts crude updates in Asia

Ada Taib, Managing Editor, Crude Oil,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

3:45pm

Coffee Break

4pm

Asian Naphtha market post COVID-19 pandemic

  • Deep dive into the evolving Asia naphtha demand-supply balance on regional trade flows
  • Understand market usage of Platts FOB Fujairah and C+F Japan min 70% paraffin assessments
  • Growth potential of bio-naphtha in Asia
  • Platts C+F Japan Naphtha benchmarks update

Wanda Wang, Senior Editor, Asia and Middle East Oil Markets,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

4:40pm

End of day

Note: Agenda subject to change

Speakers

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Ada Taib
Managing Editor, Crude Oil
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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Andrei Agapi
Pricing Director APAC Agriculture
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Ankit Sachan
Analyst, Hydrogen
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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Anton Ferkov
Senior Managing Editor, Hydrogen
S&P Global Commodity


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Ashima Tyagi
Senior Editor, Steel
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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Elizabeth Thang
Managing Editor, Biofuels and Feedstock
S&P Global Commodity Insights

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Eshwar Yennigalla
Senior Analyst, Petrochemicals
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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Germaine Lee
Associate Editor, Metals
S&P Global Commodity Insights


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Heng Hui
Senior Editor, Petrochemicals
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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HK Park
Associate Commercial Director, South Korea
S&P Global Commodity Insights

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Jesline Tang
Associate Editor, Metals
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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Jongwan Lee
Client Service Manager, Japan Korea
S&P Global Commodity Insights


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JY Lim
Advisor, Asia Oil Analytics
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Kanchan Yadav
Senior Pricing Specialist, Carbon, Energy Transition
S&P Global Commodity Insights

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Max Heo
Commercial Director, Korea
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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Melvin Yeo
Senior Editor, Petrochemicals
S&P Global Commodity Insights


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Mendo Kundevski
Director, Energy Transition
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Pradeep Rajan
Senior Managing Editor, Asia Pacific Shipping & Freight
S&P Global Commodity Insights

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Sahil Singh Panoo
Analytics Associate, APAC
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Samar Niazi
Managing Editor Aromatics
S&P Global Commodity Insights


Shermaine Ang
Global Manager, LNG Engagement & Intelligence
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Stephanie Liew
Petrochemicals Insights Sales Specialist
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Varaleka Pant
Low Carbon Crude Analyst
S&P Global Commodity Insights
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Wanda Wang
Senior Editor, Asia and Middle East Oil Markets
S&P Global Commodity Insights


Wei Wen Lim
Machine Delivery Product Specialist
S&P Global Commodity Insights