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Argus Rio Crude Conference

The Argus Rio Crude Conference is the only crude trading event focusing on the production and distribution of Latin American crude where operators can share their experiences and understand price complexities, logistical constraints and commercial considerations for bringing Latin American supply to market. The Argus Rio Crude Conference goes behind the headlines to bring you timely market information on how to navigate volatility and capitalize on Latin America’s growth opportunity.

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Confirmed Speakers:

  • Mike Muller, VP Crude Trading & Supply, Shell
  • Guilherme França, Executive Manager, Petrobras
  • Chris Main, Energy Strategist, Citi
  • Robert Campbell, Head of Oil Research, Energy Aspects
  • Niels Ibarra, Crude Oil Supervisor, Petroperú
  • Kjetil Solbraekke, Senior Vice President South America, Rystad Energy
  • Francisco Salazar, Founding Partner, ENIX
  • Nelson Tanure Jr, Director of Projects, PetroRio
  • Mary Esterman, Director, Medanito
  • Max Torres, VP Exploration, Ecopetrol
  • Peter Keavey, Managing Director and Global Head of Crude and Refined Energy Products, CME Group
  • Fidel Farías, Energy Market Consultant, PDVSA
  • Felipe Mello, General Manager of Investor Relations, Açu Petróleo
  • Roland van Assche, Commercial Director, Port of Rotterdam International
  • Eduardo Lopez, Executive Director, EY
  • Felipe Diniz, Director, Deloitte
  • Danielle Valois, Partner, Trench Rossi Advogados
  • Chandra Dev Singh, Chief Executive OfficeBharat Petroleum 
  • Jaime Brito, VP Pricing and Market Strategies, Argus

Argus Rio Crude Conference today:

Who attends

 Key reasons to attend:

  • Join more than 200 senior oil market participants to network and do business at the premier commercial crude trading event in Latin America

  • Navigate market volatility and understand how to position your business to survive and thrive 

  • Learn about key producing regions and where crude demand is growing

  • Understand how the bidding rounds will play out for Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador and others

  • Learn how Latin American barrels compete with the US and Canada
    ...and much more!


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Over 200 participants have joined the conference, from organizations such as:

ACP · ANP · APM Terminals · Barclays Capital · Barra Energia · BASF SA · BG Group · Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd · BHP Billiton Petroleum · Bloomberg News · BP · Brasil Energia · Braskem · Brazilship/Scanbrasil · Comercio Maritimo Ltda · Buckeye Partners · Bureau Veritas Group · Cape Tankers · Castleton Commodities · International · Cattalini Terminals · ChemChina UK · Chevron U.S.A. Inc. · Citgo Petroleum Corp. · CMA · Cosmo Oil of USA · Ecopetrol · ENAP · Energy Aspects · · ENI Trading & Shipping · EPE · Equion Energia Limited · Ernst & Young · ESAI Energy, LLC · FGV Energia · FIRJAN · GALP Energia, SA · Glencore · GlobalView · Goldman Sachs Brasil · Gunvor · Honeywell · HRT · Intertek · IPIRANGA · Lukoil · Lyondellbasell · Macae Offshore · Maersk Oil · Medanito · Mitsubishi Corp · Monitor Deloitte · Morgan Stanley · Negocios e Petroleo · Nexen Energy Marketing USA Inc. · NuStar Energy · O Globo · Odebrecht Oil & Gas · OGPar · OGX Petroleo · Oiltanking Terminals · Openlink · Pan America Energy LLC · Parex Resources Colombia Ltd. · PDVSA · Pemex · Petrobras · Petrochina International America Inc. · Petrogal Brasil S.A. · Petrotrin · Phillips 66 · Plains All American Pipeline · Ponderosa Advisors · Porto Central · PotenPlural · PPSA · Premier Oil · Prumo Logistica · Queiroz Galvao Oil & Gas · Reliance Industries Limited · Repsol Oil & Gas · Rystad Energy · Saudi Aramco · SEDEIS · Shell · Sinochem · Statoil · Talisman Energy · Terra Energias · Thomson Reuters · Tide Maritime · Total · Trafigura · Upstream · Valor Economico · Vitol · Vopak Brasil... and many more! 

Latin America Crude Markets Infographic

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Find out what they told us!

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