European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference

4th edition

Vienna, Austria

Sustainable Refining in The Energy Transition Context

The possible plateauing of oil demand by 2030, the growing electrification of transport, and the deployment of smart technologies to better manage supply and demand will require business models throughout the energy industry to evolve fast.

Already on the 4th edition of a successful series, we are pleased to announce the 2020 European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference. The event will bring together senior executives and experts from the refining industry, policy makers, consultants, technology innovators and leading market analysts to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the industry.

The two day event will give you an insight to the industry's latest regulations impacting on refining sustainability, global transition in energy trends & future forecasts on fuel demand, export & trading activities. In depth insights into the European 'Vison 2020 - 2050', MARPOL regulation & impact of Electric Vehicles will provide a solid background for the two days discussion on best solutions for refining in Europe

Key Topics

  • Analysing European Policy Direction Of The Future: Being Prepared For New Refining Obligations
  • Evaluating Refining Investment Paths 2020 - 2050: Addressing Low Carbon Economy Pressure In European Refining
  • Finding Best Solutions For Sustainable Refining: Making The Most Of Emerging Technologies
  • In Search For Effective & Efficient Alternatives To Electro - Mobility: Refining Solutions Towards Transport De-carbonization
  • Forecasting The Future Of Fuel Demand: Global & European Perspectives
  • Unification Of Refining & Petrochemical Plants: Aiming For Greater Product Specification
  • Increasing Fuel Quality & Efficiency As A Further Response To The Decarbonisation Trends
  • Exploring The Roadmap Towards Low Carbon Fuels: The Future Of Bio Based Components

Who Will Attend

  • Senior refining industry representatives
  • Industry's analysts
  • Technology Innovators and developers
  • Top industry's Consultants
  • Regulatory and Policy Officers
  • Environmental Organisations
  • Researchers

Site Visit

During the afternoon of Tuesday 24th of March 2020, a limited number of conference attendees will receive a unique opportunity to visit Schwechat Refinery, located in Vienna, Austria.

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come-first served basis. Please register your attendance when booking for the conference.

2019 Speakers

  • Andrew Inglis, Managing Consultant, NEXANT
  • Massimo Trani, Vice President For Proprietary Technology Licencing, ENI
  • Pierre DeChamps, Policy Officer, EU Commission
  • Damien Valdenaire, Science Executive, Refining, CONCAWE
  • Robert Tieman, European Fuel Oxygenates Association (EFOA)
  • Marcelo Vollmann, Advocacy Manager, Petrochemicals Europe (Cefic)
  • Gil-Yong Han, Senior Technical Manager, INTERTANKO
  • Til Boehme, Chief Technical Officer, AWAS International GmbH
  • Giacomo Boati, Director, Oil Markets, Midstream & Downstream Consulting, IHS MARKIT
  • Denis Thomas, EU Regulatory Affairs & Business Development Manager Renewable Hydrogen, Hydrogenics Europe N.V.
  • Sanijb Das Sharma, AVP, Refining R&D Fixed Bed Catalyst Development And Scale-up, Reliance Industries Ltd
  • Paolo Corvo, Head Of Sales & Marketing, Business Line Biofuels & Derivatives, Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH
  • Bernard Chaud, VP For Industrial Strategy, Global Bioenergies

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