17 September 2018
Houston, TX

Argus Consulting Marpol VI Training

Training date and location

Monday, 17 September 2018  Hilton Houston Post Oak, Houston, TX  $1095

Group Rates:  Please contact melissa.rodriguez@argusmedia.com   

*Fees include participation in all sessions and one set of conference documentation per person. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.

 

 

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Key topics that will be covered include:

  • Refining
  • Marpol VI definitions, regulations, requirements and enforcement
  • Current status of Marpol preparation in the shipping industry
  • Refinery planning for Marpol related investment
  • How Marpol will affect sweet-sour spreads, key refinery cracks and supply/demand of HSFO, VGO, MGO, low sulfur distillate and gasoline
  • Major effects of Marpol and timing
  • Types of bunker fuels that will emerge
  • Marpol shipping and terminal compliance options
  • Marpol refining compliance options
  • Impacts on demand for and valuation of HSFO, low sulfur distillate, ULSD, low Sulfur VGO, low sulfur VTB and ATB, anode-grade PetCoke, asphalt and gasoline

Speakers

Edward Arnold
Senior Consultant - Argus Consulting Services, Americas, Argus
Ed covers upstream, refining, US transportation trends, and biotechnology for Argus Consulting Services. He has 39 years’ experience conducting market analysis, project feasibility studies, and new process technology evaluation, working for Argus, Jacobs Consultancy and UOP/Honeywell. He has provided advisory services for many of the world’s most successful oil production,...
Ed covers upstream, refining, US transportation trends, and biotechnology for Argus Consulting Services. He has 39 years’ experience conducting market analysis, project feasibility studies, and new process technology evaluation, working for Argus, Jacobs Consultancy and UOP/Honeywell. He has provided advisory services for many of the world’s most successful oil production, refining, energy, logistics and bio-fuels organizations, as well as for banks, sovereign wealth funds and government agencies. Ed holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry from the University of California, a Master of Science degree in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology and he received a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.
Steve Weber
Vice-President, Petrochemical and Refining Consulting, Argus
Steve Weber is Vice-President of Petrochemical Consulting for Argus DeWitt. Steve began his career with Fina in 1979 as a Process Engineer and had various other assignments in the 1980s in the Economics and Planning and Marine Transportation Groups for Fina in Dallas. In 1989, he moved to the Port Arthur refinery and later became Operations Manager at the site. Steve was n...
Steve Weber is Vice-President of Petrochemical Consulting for Argus DeWitt. Steve began his career with Fina in 1979 as a Process Engineer and had various other assignments in the 1980s in the Economics and Planning and Marine Transportation Groups for Fina in Dallas. In 1989, he moved to the Port Arthur refinery and later became Operations Manager at the site. Steve was named Plant Manager of the Fina/GE Joint Venture Styrene Plant (Cosmar) in 1995 and Refinery Manager at the Big Spring Texas refinery in 1998. In 2000, he returned to Louisiana to manage both the Styrene JV and the Total Petrochemicals Polystyrene Operation. Steve was named Senior Manager of Aromatics for Total in 2005, relocating to Houston. Steve joined DeWitt & Company Inc. in 2011 after spending two years with Solomon Associates in the refining and petrochemical consulting area. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA. Steve is responsible for single client studies for refining and petrochemicals in the Americas.
Anne Huber
Refining and Petrochemicals
Anne Huber has over 34 years of experience in the refining and petrochemicals field. Her long career with Chevron and American Styrenics afforded her many important roles, including refinery engineer, crude trader, rail systems supervisor and supply chain manager. She has managed domestic benzene and styrene plant planning and operations, traded energy futures and options,...
Anne Huber has over 34 years of experience in the refining and petrochemicals field. Her long career with Chevron and American Styrenics afforded her many important roles, including refinery engineer, crude trader, rail systems supervisor and supply chain manager. She has managed domestic benzene and styrene plant planning and operations, traded energy futures and options, and managed term feedstock purchase agreements. Anne has also authored several important studies including: Base Oil Economics Study; Shale Oil Trends to 2020; and Refining Outlook for Atlantic Basin. Anne earned a BSc in civil engineering from Stanford University.

This is a must-attend training if you are responsible for:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Operations
  • Logistics and Supply
  • Trading
  • Terminal ownership or management

You will walk away from this Marpol training with the skills to:

  • Plan and prepare appropriately for Marpol VI effects
  • Understand Marpol related risks and opportunities
  • Understand risk-mitigation options
  • Improve Marpol related investment analysis