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Argus Americas Motor Fuels Summit

Argus Americas Motor Fuels Summit | January 16-18, 2018

The summit will answer the needs of business leaders in the transportation fuels supply chain with a spotlight on supply growth, regulatory changes, logistical constraints and arbitrage opportunities have changed the economics of the US refining industry and have market participants looking abroad for lucrative opportunities. This conference will help refiners, infrastructure developers and others discover ways increase value along the international refined product supply chain.

Key topics include:

  • Supply and demand outlook for refined products 
  • US product trade to the international markets
  • Logistical constraints for exports of refined products to the global market
  • Opportunities presented by Mexican energy reform 
  • Impact of bunker fuel specification changes on motor fuel supplies and pricing
  • Impact of RINs program and the Renewable Fuels Standard 
  • The future of transportation fuels requirements
  • …and much more

Keynote speaker: Robert Gates

Robert Gates

Secretary of Defense (2006-2011); Author, New York Times Best Seller, DUTY: Memoirs of a Secretary at War and A Passion for Leadership

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Industry dinner speaker: Nicholas Burns

Nicholas Burns Harvard University

Former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
Former US Ambassador to Greece and NATO
Former White House Special Assistant
Current Harvard Professor 

Event highlights

2018 Confirmed Speakers Include: 

  • Dan Romasko, Chief Executive Officer and President, Motiva Enterprises LLC
  • Joseph Israel, CEO, Par Petroleum
  • Bob McNally, Founder and President, The Rapidan Group, Former Energy Advisor, President George W. Bush Administration
  • Corey Prologo, Director of Oil Trading - North America, Head of Houston Branch, Trafigura Trading LLC
  • Brent Secreast, SVP, Enterprise
  • Robert Barnes, SVP Commercial - Crude Oil, Magellan
  • Dan Gordon, Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, Delek US Holdings
  • Gwen Mitchell, Manager, Specialty Products - Reg Fuels, Andeavor
  • Gene Gebolys, Founder, President & CEO, World Energy 
  • Fidel Farías, Former Energy Market Consultant and Business Strategy Analyst, PDVSA, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., Energy Market Consultant and Business Strategy Analyst, Siemens
  • Celeste Rebora, Director, Hydrocarbons Projects, TCM
  • Dr. Phil Verleger, Owner and President, PKVerleger LLC, Visiting Fellow, Colorado School of Mines
  • Esteban Salas, SVP, Refined Products, Windstar LPG
  • Alvaro Efrain Tellez Rangel, Founding Partner, ENIX
  • Mike Davis. Director of Market Development, ICE Futures
  • Gregory Broussard, Senior Director, Energy Derivatives, Cargill Risk Management
  • Neil Earnest, President, Muse, Stancil & Co.
  • Bernadette Johnson, VP - Market Intelligence, Drilling Info, Inc.
  • John Demopoulos, Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus
  • Paul Niznik, Manager, Biofuels & Environmental, Argus Consulting Services

Who should attend

Refiners · National, regional and independent fuel suppliers · Petroleum marketers and distributors · Fuel retailers/convenience store operators · Transportation and fuels logistics companies · Fuel Equipment providers · Executives and managers · Marketing professionals · Fuel supply and distribution professionals · Fuels pricing specialists and analysts · Environmental compliance officers

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