The premier refining event of the year returns…
September 21-22, 2017 • The Hotel Brussels • Brussels, Belgium
Platts annual European Refining Summit has earned its place as ‘the must attend’ event for downstream professionals. Now in its 11th year, the conference is world-renowned and attracts over 150 senior industry professionals to hear from the leading refining experts from all over the world.
What to expect at our 2017 European Refining Summit:
The big picture for European and global refining today - Macroeconomics and the Trump effect, OPEC cuts versus increased production, latest on demand and supply, prices and profit margins, rationalization, and the importance of flexibility and a trader focused approach
Latest bunker fuel spec changes - How is the refining industry adjusting to 2020, is it worth them investing to convert fuel oil to diesel and what investment plans to they have in place?
Competitiveness of European refining in the context of EU policy and climate change policy - How is the industry adjusting to the new EC directive for biofuels, latest challenges associated with electric cars, increasing CO2 costs impacting margins and reducing differences in the costs of energy between refineries
European and global developments for oil products consumption - Developments, challenges and opportunities for diesel, gasoline, jet fuel and fuel oil
Global market developments and trade flows – Latest on Chinese tea-pot refineries, implications of refinery upgrades and tax changes in Russia, update on the new mega refineries in the Middle East and African fuel specs – when will they tighten?
Investigating the latest on investment, finance and M&As - Global investments in refining capacity and its impact on oil products supply and trade, recent M&As and impact on energy security, and examining the new challenges in hedging
Energy efficiency and process efficiency gains - Balancing cutting costs to achieve cash flow neutrality while looking towards long term growth
Better networking in 2017...
Join us on the evening of Day One for an exclusive three-course networking dinner. Places are limited, so register early to secure your place at the table and avoid missing out on this unique opportunity to nurture or forge those relationships you will need for the year ahead.
Utilize our indispensable networking tool:
Benefit from improved networking on-site by accessing the delegate list, exchange contact information electronically, read the speaker bios and send live messages to fellow attendees. Additionally, all presentations will be uploaded as soon as they are made available for publication by our speakers.
- European and international refiners
- Petrochemical producers
- Downstream technology solutions providers
- Fuel traders
- Terminal, storage and tanker operators
- Regulators and policy makers
- Biofuels industry
- Automotive industry
Companies and organizations with representation in 2016 included:
- 2PR Consulting
- African Refiners Association
- Allegro Development
- Bain & Company
- BDI - BioEnergy International
- Channoil Consulting Ltd
- Commonwealth Secretariat
- Cosmo Oil (U.K.) PLC
- CSFPPP Ministère du Commerce
- Danium Energy Services Limited
- DNO ASA
- Energy Aspects
- Energy Intelligence Group
- Ernst & Young, S.R.O
- European Bio Diesel Board
- Evonik Industries
- GALP ENERGIA, SA.
- Gazprom neft
- Grace Catalysts Technologies
- Helios Commodities Switzerland AG
- Hellenic Petroleum SA
- INA, plc.
- Iversen, Irgen
- Jadranski Naftovod DD
- Japan Petroleum Energy Center (JPEC)
- KARBAL & CO
- KBC Advanced Technologies
- Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
- Mabanaft Hungary
- McKinsey Energy Insights
- Methanol Institute
- National Oil Corporation of Kenya
- National Petrochemical Company
- Neste Oil Corporation
- Odfjell Terminals (Rotterdam) B.V.
- Odfjell Terminals Management B.V.
- OPIS (Oil Price Information Service)
- ORLEN Lietuva
- Petrochemicals Europe
- PJK International
- PKN Orien
- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
- Rabobank International
- Ratio Group
- Roland Berger GmbH
- Saras SpA
- Sea-Tank Terminal Antwerp NV
- Shell Aviation
- Socar Russia
- Statoil ASA
- Thomson Reuters
- TORM A/S
- Total Bitumen Deutschland GmbH
- Transport & Environment
- UFIP- Union Française des Industries Pétrolières
- UPM Biofuels
- US Energy Information Administration
- Viru Keemia Grupp AS
- Wells Fargo