06 November - 07 November 2019
Shanghai, China

Argus Asia LPG & Petrochemical Feedstocks Conference

Speakers

Yier Meng
Manager of LPG Business, Shenghong Group
Mr Yier Meng is the team leader of Shenghong Group’s newly established LPG Business. Prior to joining Shenghong in April 2019, Mr Meng has had over 30 years experiences in international petrochemical trading business. He worked in Sinochem Head Office for 18 years focusing on liquid chemicals and oil products shipping, petrochemical products trading. Mr Meng developed olef...
Mr Yier Meng is the team leader of Shenghong Group’s newly established LPG Business. Prior to joining Shenghong in April 2019, Mr Meng has had over 30 years experiences in international petrochemical trading business. He worked in Sinochem Head Office for 18 years focusing on liquid chemicals and oil products shipping, petrochemical products trading. Mr Meng developed olefin trading business during his work in Topship Chemical Ltd., and commanded a good understanding of C4 raffinates. He then moved up to LPG business and began to purchase Propane for PDH plants in China from 2016. Mr Meng followed up US shale gas revolution and subsequent necessity to export NGL closely, as well as China’s increasing demand for NGL with quick expansion of PDH and gas cracking investment in the country. His knowledge in LPG production and consumption within an integrated refinery is also worth sharing.
Elaine Xiaojing Yuan
LPG business manager at International Trading Department, Sinopec Refinery Product Sales Co. Ltd.
As the LPG Business Manager at the largest domestic LPC distributor in China, Elaine is experienced in domestic LPG Sales & Trading and is now responsible for LPG imports including propane, butane and industrial gas. She has been extensively involved in the construction of Sinopec LPG price index and cooperation projects between Sinopec and Dalian commodity exchange in LPG...
As the LPG Business Manager at the largest domestic LPC distributor in China, Elaine is experienced in domestic LPG Sales & Trading and is now responsible for LPG imports including propane, butane and industrial gas. She has been extensively involved in the construction of Sinopec LPG price index and cooperation projects between Sinopec and Dalian commodity exchange in LPG futures.
Shigeo Ishikawa
Representative Director & Executive Vice President, Eneos Globe
Yang Qing
Vice-President, Oriental Energy Singapore
Yang Qing, Vice general manager and director at Oriental Energy Singapore Mr. Yang is a seasoned professional with 30-year comprehensive experience in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) investment, purchasing, sales, market & shipping business for leading organizations. Recognised as Subject Matter Expert and was involved in Shanghai Government Energy Development Plan. Pr...
Yang Qing, Vice general manager and director at Oriental Energy Singapore Mr. Yang is a seasoned professional with 30-year comprehensive experience in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) investment, purchasing, sales, market & shipping business for leading organizations. Recognised as Subject Matter Expert and was involved in Shanghai Government Energy Development Plan. Prior to joining Oriental Energy, he worked for Poten & Partners, Shanghai Golden Conti Petrochemical Co. and China Merchants Shenzhen Petrochemical Company. Mr. Yang holds a master’s degree from University of Shanghai For Science and technology.
NK Bansal
Director Oil Refining & Marketing, Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI)
Naveen Kumar Bansal is the Director of Oil Refining and Marketing with the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI). Prior to joining FIPI in July 2015, he was Executive Director at Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Mr. Bansal is a post-graduate in Chemical Engineering, having more than thirty seven years of experience in the hydrocarbon sector. He has worked in various...
Naveen Kumar Bansal is the Director of Oil Refining and Marketing with the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI). Prior to joining FIPI in July 2015, he was Executive Director at Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Mr. Bansal is a post-graduate in Chemical Engineering, having more than thirty seven years of experience in the hydrocarbon sector. He has worked in various domains of downstream petroleum industry such as Refinery Technical Services, Operations, Shipping Operations and Chartering, Execution of Crude Purchase Contracts including Technical Evaluation, Planning & Scheduling and Commercial aspects, Health/Safety and Environment Management in Refinery and Marketing Operations, Corporate Planning & Economic Studies. In addition, he was the Head of Apex Corporate Training and Management Development Institute and has handled Human Resource portfolio and Information System at unit level as Head of the Department.
Frances Goh
Asia Pacific LPG Editor, Argus
Frances is the Editor of Asia-Pacific LPG at Argus Media. She has been covering the Asian refrigerated and pressurised market for 8 years and prior to that, she had spent 8 years in the oil industry covering fuel oil.
Frances is the Editor of Asia-Pacific LPG at Argus Media. She has been covering the Asian refrigerated and pressurised market for 8 years and prior to that, she had spent 8 years in the oil industry covering fuel oil.
Jianhong Qi
Director of Avestra Chemical Pte. Ltd., Singapore & Chairman of the Board of Manzhouli Far East Gas
Mr. Qi Jianhong, has nearly 20 years of experience in Chinese-Russian trade, is a leading figure in Chinese-Russian trading market, pioneering the Russian LPG large-scale import by railway to the northeast China market.
Mr. Qi Jianhong, has nearly 20 years of experience in Chinese-Russian trade, is a leading figure in Chinese-Russian trading market, pioneering the Russian LPG large-scale import by railway to the northeast China market.
W.K.H. Wegapitiya
Chairman / Group CEO, Laugfs Holdings Limited
Mr. W K H Wegapitiya is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and an eminent business leader in Sri Lanka. The founder Chairman of LAUGFS Holdings, Mr. Wegapitiya has led the rapid expansion of LAUGFS into a diversified business conglomerate spread across Sri Lanka, Bangladesh UAE, Netherlands and the USA, with over 4,000 colleagues and an annual turnover exceeding USD 200 mill...
Mr. W K H Wegapitiya is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and an eminent business leader in Sri Lanka. The founder Chairman of LAUGFS Holdings, Mr. Wegapitiya has led the rapid expansion of LAUGFS into a diversified business conglomerate spread across Sri Lanka, Bangladesh UAE, Netherlands and the USA, with over 4,000 colleagues and an annual turnover exceeding USD 200 million. LAUGFS’s presence has spanned over 20 diversified industries including LPG downstream, petroleum retailing, lubricants, power generation, consumer retailing, engineering & construction, environmental services, leisure, property development, shipping, as well as value added manufacturing and chemicals. Led by his vision to transcend the ordinary and the impossible, LAUGFS has rapidly expanded within the region to become an integrated regional LPG player supported by its own LPG infrastructure including South Asia’s largest LPG Transshipment Terminal.
Mukesh Agrawal
Technical Director, PT. Surya Esa Perkasa Tbk
Mr. Agrawal has 27 years of rich experience in setting up various projects & operation from Petrochemicals to Gas plants in Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Egypt as well as in South Asia. He is currently serving as Technical Director at PT. Surya Esa Perkasa Tbk. (SEP) since 2010. SEP is the largest publicly listed Domestic LPG Company in Indonesia. SEP refines and processes nat...
Mr. Agrawal has 27 years of rich experience in setting up various projects & operation from Petrochemicals to Gas plants in Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Egypt as well as in South Asia. He is currently serving as Technical Director at PT. Surya Esa Perkasa Tbk. (SEP) since 2010. SEP is the largest publicly listed Domestic LPG Company in Indonesia. SEP refines and processes natural gas to produce LP Gas (Propane and Butane) and Condensate. SEP recently successfully commissioned a brown field expansion project under leadership of Mr. Agrawal. Before joining SEP, Mr. Agrawal served as General Manager, Engineering & Projects at Indorama, Indonesia. He played key roles in setting up various new & major revamping projects of Petrochemicals, Polyester, Textiles & Power Generation. He holds two master’s degrees in science & technology from premier Institutes of India.
Joe Zhao
General Manager of Chemical Feedstock Business Unit, General Manager of Strategy Development Department, of Industrial Resources Unit, Sinochem International Corporation
Joe Zhao, General Manager of Chemical Feedstock Business Unit, General Manager of Strategy Development Department, of Industrial Resources Unit, Sinochem International Corporation. Dr. Joe is in charge of business development and corporate strategy & investment, organization performace and operation management. He has rich research and investment experience on chemical/ene...
Joe Zhao, General Manager of Chemical Feedstock Business Unit, General Manager of Strategy Development Department, of Industrial Resources Unit, Sinochem International Corporation. Dr. Joe is in charge of business development and corporate strategy & investment, organization performace and operation management. He has rich research and investment experience on chemical/energy and logistics, with a good understanding and special insight on olefin supply chain from the view of pertrochemical, natural gas chemical, NGL chemcial and coal chemical. Dr. Joe also has rich business experience on NGL and NGL chemicals, fine chemicals and chemical logistics.
David Appleton
Senior Analyst, Argus Consulting Services
David Appleton is a Senior Analyst at Argus, specialising in LPG. He is responsible for delivery of the global and European LPG statistical reviews that Argus publishes in partnership with WLPGA each year, as well as editing the Argus LPG Outlook and contributing to Argus LPG World among other projects.. Prior to joining Argus, David spent six years at the European LPG As...
David Appleton is a Senior Analyst at Argus, specialising in LPG. He is responsible for delivery of the global and European LPG statistical reviews that Argus publishes in partnership with WLPGA each year, as well as editing the Argus LPG Outlook and contributing to Argus LPG World among other projects.. Prior to joining Argus, David spent six years at the European LPG Association, where in his role as public affairs manager, he promoted and defended the interests of the downstream European LPG sector in the Brussels energy policy sphere. David holds a BscEcon in Politics and Economics and a Masters in International Development.
Sergey Lukianov
Executive Director, Blue Line International, Russia