20 三月 - 21 三月 2019
Beijing, China

Argus China Crude and Products Markets

Day one

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • 09:20
  • Registration and refreshments
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Welcome and opening remarks

Start End
  • 09:30
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  • 10:40
  • Session 1: The future of China’s crude and products market amid changing trade flows and regulatory uncertainty National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation

China's energy development status and policy trends

- Latest updates on crude import and product export quotas

- Expanding China’s energy mix to reduce the nation’s dependency on fossil fuels

- Reforming the domestic energy sector and attracting investment


The model of fuel consumption tax collection in developed countries and Its reference to China

- Current status of China’s fuel consumption tax

- Fuel consumption tax collection model of developed countries

- The characteristics of the new fuel consumption tax collection model and its impact to China

 


Speakers:

- Senior Representative, National Development and Reform Commission

- Juliet Zhu, Deputy Secretary General of Committee of Multinationals, Division Chief of International Cooperation, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation

  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Networking refreshments

Start End
  • 11:10
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  • 12:20
  • Energy Aspect and Beijing Gas Group

Global crude production outlook and shifting trade flows

- What is the future of crude supply to China?

- How are global oil and products trade flows shifting?  

 

China’s oil pipeline and infrastructure reform 

- How might China diversify current pipeline assets to encourage increased pipeline investments and competition?

- What is the impact of opening pipeline access and increasing utilisation rates of the network grid to private companies?

- What role does pipeline safety plan in future infrastructure investments?

 

 

Speakers:

Michal Meidan, Head of China, Energy Aspects 

- Bai Jun, Senior Representative, Beijing Gas Group

  • 12:20
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch

Start End
  • 14:00
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  • 15:30
  • Session 2: Changing crude pricing and contracting CME Group and KTO Energy

U.S. crude oil and exports: WTI Houston and CME Auctions

- Liquidity of Nymex WTI

- Argus WTI Midland, Argus WTI Houston Trading Volume and Open Interest

- Nymex WTI physical contract at Enterprise (contract description)

- Enterprise and CME U.S. Crude oil auctions: a competitive and transparent venue to purchase US cargoes


US-Sino oil and gas product trade and purchasing/acquiring crude oil assets in the US

US-Sino oil and gas product trading practice

- Global crude oil market macro trend

- The impact of the US and Chinese economies on the crude oil market and trade prices

- Laws and regulations regarding Sino-US trade

- Procedure and common practice

- Market and prospects of Sino-US trade

- Tax, duty and Tariff of oil and gas product trading

Opportunities and Challenge of Chinese companies purchasing and acquiring crude oil assets in the US  

- US conventional and unconventional oil reserve

- Opportunities and Challenge, Procedure and steps of acquiring oil and gas assets 

 

Speakers:

- Nicolas Dupuis, Senior Director, Energy Products, CME Group

- Cheng Aijun, President, KTO Energy

  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Networking refreshments

Start End
  • 16:00
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  • 17:10
  • Session 2: Changing crude pricing and contracting Argus

Argus WTI Houston

What is the importance of WTI Houston in international and domestic contracts? 


China’s delivered crude reference takes shape in Shandong

- Taking a first step into China-generated pricing based on local market trade and market surveys

First ever delivered Asia price for Brazilian pre-salt stream

Price transparency at point of sale for trading companies in West African crude

Barometer of regional prices and gives visibility down seaborne supply chain

 

Speakers: 

- Alejandro Barbajosa, VP, LPG & Crude Middle East & Asian Pacific, Argus

- Tom Reed, Editor - China Petroleum, Argus 

 
  • 16:50
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  • 17:00
  • Chairman's closing remarks
  • 18:00
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  • 20:00
  • Conference dinner reception

Day two

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:20
  • Registration and refreshments
  • 09:20
  • -
  • 09:30
  • Welcome and opening remarks

Start End
  • 09:30
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  • 10:40
  • Session 5: Diversifying crude supply sources – Russia and the Middle East

Crude supplies from Russia

- Will China continue to import large volumes of Russian crude?

- What market factors are affecting Russia crude exports?

 

Securing crude supplies from Middle East producers

- The future of Opec production

- The impact of China boosting oil and gas investment in the Middle East

  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Networking refreshments

Start End
  • 11:10
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  • 12:20
  • Session 4: Diversifying crude supply sources – Russia and Middle East

Crude supplies from Russia

- Will China continue to import large volumes of Russian crude?

- What market factors are affecting Russia crude exports?

 

Securing crude supplies from Middle East producers

- The future of Opec production

- The impact of China boosting oil and gas investment in the Middle East

 

Speakers:

- Ali Nazar Al Shatari, Deputy Director General, SOMO Oil Marketing Company

  • 12:20
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch

Start End
  • 14:00
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  • 15:10
  • Session 5: The impact of IMO 2020 regulations on China’s refining sector Sinochem and China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone

Low sulphur fuel oil imposed on China’s coast ahead of IMO 2020

- Transforming key ports in China into bunkering hubs

- Providing higher demand for China’s diesel production

- Repercussions of IMO 2020 on fuel oil prices



China’s first fuel oil blending in Zhejiang FTZ

- Positioning China as a key supplier of blended fuels ahead of the IMO’s global sulphur limit rule for marine fuels

- The impact of China’s initiative to allow blended fuel oil exports to domestic refiners and bunker prospects



Speakers:

- Gong Wei, International Business Department Manager, Sinochem

- Feng Bijun, Deputy Director, China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone

  • 15:10
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  • 15:40
  • Networking refreshments

Start End
  • 15:40
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  • 16:50
  • Session 6: Latest updates on China’s diesel demand and E10 gasoline mandate PetroChina, COFCO Futures, Alcotra and Argus

Future diesel demand in China

- Increasing demand for diesel in China under current environmental policies

- Will IMO 2020 regulations increase future diesel demand?

 

Speaker:

- Ding Shaoheng, Deputy Director of Marketing and Senior Economist, PetroChina Planning Institute

 

Panel Discussion: Latest updates on China’s E10 gasoline mandate

- Updates on China’s plan to double domestic ethanol output

- Trade opportunities for global producers to support China’s move in introducing ethanol blend into gasoline

- Investment opportunities in meeting domestic ethanol demand

- How will this mandate affect gasoline demand?

 

Moderator:

- Claire Wang, China Crude Analyst, Argus

 

Panelists:

- Lingo Fan, Senior Associate, COFCO Futures

- Cedric Bourdon, Trading Manager, Alcotra

- Ding Shaoheng, Deputy Director of Marketing and Senior Economist, PetroChina Planning Institute

 

 

  • 16:50
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  • 17:00
  • Chairman's closing remarks