03 February - 05 February 2020
Houston, Texas, US

Argus Americas Crude Summit

The premier commercial crude trading event of the year

Get answers to your most pressing questions at the 12th annual Argus Americas Crude Summit. This event is designed for senior crude oil market participants to help navigate volatility in the year ahead. Explore the key issues affecting your business and learn how you can brace for what’s to come in 2020.

Keynote address: Rex W. Tillerson

Rex W, Tillerson

69th Secretary of State and former Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Corporation

We are excited to announce that Rex W. Tillerson, former US Secretary of State and former Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil will deliver the keynote address at the 12th annual Argus Americas Crude Summit. Tillerson is uniquely qualified to comment on current world affairs and their impact on oil markets, having served both as part of the Trump administration and as leader of one of the world’s largest energy companies. This is a rare opportunity to hear directly from Secretary Tillerson. Reserve your place today and save $800.

Event at a glance:

  • accurate contract agreements

    400+ delegates

  • evidence based negotiations

    180+ companies

  • implement pricing models

    12+ networking hours

Download the recap brochure

Request your copy of the recap brochure to view the key takeaways and learn more about the caliber of speakers and attendees at the 2019 event.

Get deep analysis into:

  • Supply and trading

    Where is the renewed interest in ramping up production in the US Gulf of Mexico and how does that compare to US shale? How are producers hedging and how much cash flow will be available for US shale production? How are global crude benchmarks evolving and where might new trading hubs emerge?
  • Midstream

    What is the future of Corpus as a VLCC exporting hub for US crude? What do crude oil inventories look like at Cushing as more supply clears out to the US Gulf coast? What is pipeline takeaway capacity out of the Permian?
  • Demand

    What is the Chinese appetite for foreign crude under increasing trade tariff disputes? Will there be a home for US crude in India’s refining complex? How has the rise of renewable fuels demand impacted refiners’ crude slates?
  • Geopolitics

    How has increasing trade tariff disputes and Middle east tensions impacted markets and pricing? What will 2020 look like for the global crude market with the switch to compliant bunker fuels? How has the end of Iranian waivers impacted global trade flows and what will that mean for US crude exports?

2019 speakers included:

H.R. McMaster
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster
26th Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Harold Hamm
Harold Hamm
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Continental Resources
Brent Secrest
Brent Secrest
Senior VP Commercial, Enterprise Products
Tracy Sadowski
Tracy Sadowski
Financial Planning and Economics Leader, Monroe Energy, Trainer Refinery
Brian Mandell
Brian Mandell
Senior VP of Marketing and Commercial, Phillips 66
Mark Roles
Mark Roles
Vice President Commercial Crude Oil, Magellan Midstream
Mike Wittner
Mike Wittner
Global Head of Oil Research, Societe Generale
Rick Marriner
Rick Marriner
Trading Manager, Motiva Enterprises
Giselle Coelho
Giselle Coelho
Global Crude Oil Trading Manager, Petrobras
Mikhail Shapiro
Mikhail Shapiro
Head of IMO 2020 Implementation, Glencore
2019 Sponsors