November 2020
London, UK

Argus European LPG and Petrochemical Feedstocks

Speakers confirmed for November:

Joe Zhao
General Manager of Chemical Feedstock Business 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.
Hugh Carmichael
Director, Feedstocks Trading and Shipping, INEOS
David Fyfe
Chief Economist, Argus
David Fyfe is Group Chief Economist for Argus Media based in London. He has over 30 years of oil, energy and commodity market experience. Prior to joining Argus in April 2019, David spent six years as Chief Economist for global commodity trading firm Gunvor. That was preceded by 10 years at the IEA in Paris, where David headed the IEA’s Oil Industry and Markets Division an...
David Fyfe is Group Chief Economist for Argus Media based in London. He has over 30 years of oil, energy and commodity market experience. Prior to joining Argus in April 2019, David spent six years as Chief Economist for global commodity trading firm Gunvor. That was preceded by 10 years at the IEA in Paris, where David headed the IEA’s Oil Industry and Markets Division and edited the monthly Oil Market Report. He also worked in energy fundamentals consulting and began his career with an engineering consortium supplying North Sea operators. David has a BSc in geological sciences and an MSc in energy policy and economics from Imperial College.
Carole Nakhle
Chief Executive, Crystol Energy
Crystol Energy is an advisory, research and training firm, which was named Best Independent Energy Consultancy in the UK in 2018. Dr Nakhle is an international authority on global energy issues. With a unique breadth of experience, she has worked with oil and gas companies, governments and policy makers, international organisations, academic institutions and think tanks ar...
Crystol Energy is an advisory, research and training firm, which was named Best Independent Energy Consultancy in the UK in 2018. Dr Nakhle is an international authority on global energy issues. With a unique breadth of experience, she has worked with oil and gas companies, governments and policy makers, international organisations, academic institutions and think tanks around the world. Dr Nakhle sits on the board of governors of the Natural Resource Governance Institute and is a regular contributor to Geopolitical Intelligence Services. She has also contributed to the development of the OECD’s Principles for Durable Extractive Contracts. In addition to her commercial responsibilities, Dr Nakhle lectures at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and the University of Surrey in the UK, Saint Joseph University in Lebanon and the NATO academy in Naples.
Simon Hill
Chief Operating Officer, Energy Trading Analytics International
Ulrik Anderson
Chief Executive Officer, Avance Gas
Ulrik Uhrenfeldt Andersen joined Avance Gas in August 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Andersen holds an M. Sc. in International Marketing and Management from Copenhagen Business School and a B. Sc. in Shipping form the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. Ulrik’s has previously worked as Head of Commercial Shipping in Petredec (London) and as Managing Director for Neu ...
Ulrik Uhrenfeldt Andersen joined Avance Gas in August 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Andersen holds an M. Sc. in International Marketing and Management from Copenhagen Business School and a B. Sc. in Shipping form the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. Ulrik’s has previously worked as Head of Commercial Shipping in Petredec (London) and as Managing Director for Neu Gas Shipping (Hamburg).
Nick Quintong
Chief Executive and Co-Founder, PayGo Energy
PayGo Energy’s hardware and software platform unlocks new LPG markets for cooking by reducing cost barriers to LPG through pay-as-you-go functionality, and by transforming downstream LPG operations through digital innovation. Before launching PayGo, Nick was a fellow at Kiva, where he researched and tested new growth channels for microfinance products in east Africa, and h...
PayGo Energy’s hardware and software platform unlocks new LPG markets for cooking by reducing cost barriers to LPG through pay-as-you-go functionality, and by transforming downstream LPG operations through digital innovation. Before launching PayGo, Nick was a fellow at Kiva, where he researched and tested new growth channels for microfinance products in east Africa, and has been in a number of commercial leadership roles at General Electric.
Oliver Cauvin
Director of Supply and Wholesale, UGI International
Michael Kelly
Director of Market Development and Deputy Managing Director, WLPGA
Richard Hakeem
Director of Technical and Safety Policy, Liquid Gas UK
Can Toydemir
Operations Director, Ipragaz
Can Toydemir was born in Istanbul in 1967. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1988 and went on to take a master’s in automotive engineering from the same institution. He also has an MBA from Istanbul University. He joined in Ipragaz’s Technical Department in 1992 as a Project Engineer. He was involved in the design a...
Can Toydemir was born in Istanbul in 1967. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1988 and went on to take a master’s in automotive engineering from the same institution. He also has an MBA from Istanbul University. He joined in Ipragaz’s Technical Department in 1992 as a Project Engineer. He was involved in the design and construction of LPG filling stations, LPG storage and sea terminals. He then became Technical Manager with responsibility for autogas stations, LPG and LNG bulkgas customer installation and after-sales service. He is currently Operations Director at SHV Energy Turkey, where he is responsible for LPG supply, logistics, terminals and plant infrastructure, customer installation and all relevant operational processes.
Francis Osborne
Head of Forecasting, Consulting, Argus
Francis Osborne is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate the forecasting processes across a range of different commodities. Francis has over 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets, and has worked for a number of leading consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Hea...
Francis Osborne is Head of Forecasting in the Argus Consulting group, where his remit is to develop and co-ordinate the forecasting processes across a range of different commodities. Francis has over 30 years of experience of analysing and consulting on global oil and gas markets, and has worked for a number of leading consultancies. Prior to joining Argus, Francis was Head of Analytics at ICIS. He has also held positions with Saudi Petroleum Overseas, refining consultancy KBC Advanced Technologies and research firm Wood Mackenzie.
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.