18 июня - 19 июня 2019
Istanbul, Turkey

Argus Mediterranean Solid Fuels

Day 1 - Conference session

Start End
  • 08:00
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  • 08:50
  • Registration and refreshments
  • 08:50
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  • 09:00
  • Opening remarks and antitrust reminder Jake Horslan - Deputy Editor, Argus International Coal Daily
  • 09:00
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  • 09:50
  • Setting the scene: Supply and demand dynamics in Asia, US, Europe and Russia

- Summarising the availability of coal and petroleum coke globally
- Evaluating supply/demand dynamics

Jake Horslan, Deputy Editor, Argus Coal Daily International

Naveen Das, Deputy Editor, Petroleum Coke, Argus

  • 09:40
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  • 10:00
  • Interview: Consequences of China's import restrictions
- An overview of supply/demand in China
- Latest news on Chinese policy
- How China markets influence international supply/demand dynamics 
  • 09:50
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  • 10:35
  • Panel discussion: Evolving trade flows and the implications for Mediterranean importers

- Analysing trade flows in coal and petroleum coke

- How have trade flows evolved and what are the driving factors?

- Challenges in supply chains and the implications on Mediterranean importers

Moderator: Jake Horslan, Deputy Editor, Argus Coal Daily International

Bruno Roch, Coal Trader, Trafigura

Rafaelle Miscoria, Head of Coal, Simec Commodities

Naveen Das, Deputy Editor, Petroleum Coke, Argus

  • 10:35
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  • 11:20
  • Networking break
  • 11:10
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  • 11:30
  • Case study: Is US coal a competitive fuel in the current price environment?
- Understanding the outlook for Mediterranean imports of US coal
- Reviewing US coal quality
- How has US-China trade impacted pricing of US coal?
  • 11:20
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  • 11:50
  • Case study: Is Russian coal a suitable alternative for Mediterranean buyers?
- Analysing fuel qualities and pricing in Russian coal
- How are Russian coal exports to the Mediterranean region evolving?
 
  • 11:50
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  • 12:10
  • Evaluating the coal/pet coke discount and how it influences buying decisions Frank Brannvoll - Special Advisor for Energy Markets, CIMEUROPE, via Brannvoll bvba
- Assessing price drivers for coal and petroleum coke
- How do oil trends drive pet coke pricing?
- Understanding hedging strategies in coal and pet coke
  • 12:10
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  • 12:50
  • Buyers meet sellers: Understanding changing qualities and maximising margins

- Reviewing solid fuel qualities and the needs of consumers
- Evaluating the implicated costs in operations, pricing and procuring new fuel grades
- Outlining fundamentals driving coal and pet coke pricing
- How do the EU ETS and fuel switching trends influence solid fuel costs?

Moderator: Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Isken

Oscar Buxo Pazos, Head of Petroleum Coke, Repsol

Essam Saber, Quality Manager, Suez Cement

  • 12:50
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 14:20
  • Outlining current trends and opportunities in Turkish power markets

Challenges in meeting needs from GDP and population growth
Funding available for power project development
Barriers to getting licensed energy projects off the ground

Firat Ergene, Reporter, Argus Coal Daily International

  • 14:20
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  • 15:00
  • - Turkish industry leaders: Challenges and opportunities

Analysing dynamics and regulations in energy and cement in Turkey
Assessing growth opportunities for the cement sector
Understanding fuel needs in the region
How is lira depreciation disrupting Turkish business?

Moderator: Firat Ergene, Reporter, Argus Coal Daily International
Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning and Reporting Manager, Isken
Onur Yacmaci, Energy-Fuel Procurement and Business Development, Akcansa
Ozan Erinckan, Vice-President, Supply Chain, Oyak Cimento

  • 15:10
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  • 15:40
  • Networking break
  • 15:40
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  • 16:00
  • Case study: Growth in Moroccan power demand Zakariyae Tajani - Manager, Procurement, ONEE
Outlining the landscape of power demand in Morocco
Update on Moroccan fuel imports and requirements 
  • 15:40
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  • 16:00
  • Case study: Emerging opportunities in the Egyptian cement sector
An overview of Egypt’s cement demand and exports
Understanding solid fuel requirements
  • 16:00
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  • 16:40
  • Meet the cement procurement experts: Opportunities in solid fuels demand growth
What are the implicated costs and operational boundaries in fuel switching?
Challenges in solid fuel procurement in the Mediterranean
How does the cement industry select fuels?
Moderator: Jake Horslan, Deputy Editor, Argus Coal Daily International
Bahadir Kapenek, Procurement Director, Cimsa
Essam Saber, Quality Manager, Suez Cement
Amr Nader, Advisor to the CEO, Yanbu Cement
  • 16:40
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  • 16:50
  • Closing remarks
  • 16:50
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  • Networking drinks reception

Day 2 - Conference session

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • 09:20
  • Registration and networking
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Opening remarks Dan Hayes - Vice-Present, Business Development, Argus
  • 09:30
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  • 09:50
  • What makes a coal-powered project bankable?
Who is investing in coal projects?
How much finance is available?
Reviewing the criteria for investment
Assessing the life span and depreciation of coal and pet coke assets
 
  • 09:50
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  • 10:10
  • Availability of domestic finance for licensed projects in the Mediterranean
The impact of economic development on investment and projects
Understanding the limits to project development
 
  • 10:10
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  • 10:30
  • How port and logistics infrastructure has impacted solid fuel markets
Reviewing new infrastructure development projects
Analysing logistical disruptions and the influence on trade
  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • Networking break
  • 11:00
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  • 11:20
  • Spotlight: Understanding the global gas supply landscape
An overview of global gas dynamics and availability
Assessing trends in supply and demand
  • 11:40
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  • 12:20
  • Access to gas projects in the Mediterranean Ahmet Alperen Cebi - Project and Business Development Director, Turcas Petrol

Mediterranean gas projects: Volumes, availability and development
Geo-political boundaries in gas project development

  • 11:40
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  • 12:10
  • Panel discussion: Rise of competition in fuels
How does gas supply interact with solid fuel demand in the Mediterranean
Evaluating demand for RDF and other alternative fuels in the Mediterranean
 
Moderator: Dan Hayes, Vice-Present, Business Development, Argus
Emre Okuyan, Strategic Planning and Business Development Director, Borusan EnBW
Andy Hill, Senior Advisor, N+P
Ahmet Alperen Cebi, Project and Business Development Director, Turcas Petrol
  • 12:10
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  • 12:45
  • Roundtables
  • 12:45
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  • 12:50
  • Closing remarks
  • 12:50
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  • 13:50
  • Networking lunch
 

Workshop

Start End
  • 13:50
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  • 14:50
  • Workshop: Understanding freight rates and the impact of IMO regulations
Understanding freight rates and incurred costs
Reviewing developments in storage and logistics
What does IMO2020 mean for vessel availability and the consequences for Q4 2019 and beyond?
  • 14:50
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  • 15:10
  • Networking break
  • 15:10
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  • 16:10
  • Workshop continued...
  • 16:10
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  • 16:15
  • Workshop closing remarks
  • 16:15
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  • Close of workshop