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January 16, 3:45 PM

As of this time, the conference will be proceeding as scheduled. We will continue to assess the situation and post updates throughout the day.

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Gasoline, Diesel, Ethanol, Biofuel, Jet

The summit will answer the needs of business leaders in the transportation fuels supply chain with a spotlight on supply growth, regulatory changes, logistical constraints and arbitrage opportunities which have changed the economics of the US refining industry and have market participants looking abroad for lucrative opportunities. This conference will help refiners, infrastructure developers and others discover ways increase value along the international refined product supply chain.

Key topics include:

  • Supply and demand outlook for refined products 
  • US product trade to the international markets
  • Logistical constraints for exports of refined products to the global market
  • Opportunities presented by Mexican energy reform 
  • Impact of bunker fuel specification changes on motor fuel supplies and pricing
  • Impact of RINs program and the Renewable Fuels Standard 
  • The future of transportation fuels requirements
  • …and much more

Keynote Speaker

Robert Gates

Robert Gates

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Former Secretary of Defense

2018 Confirmed Speakers: 

  • Industry Dinner Keynote Speaker: Nicholas Burns, Former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Former US Ambassador to Greece and NATO, Former White House Special Assistant, Current Harvard Professor 
  • Dan Romasko, Chief Executive Officer and President, Motiva Enterprises LLC
  • Joseph Israel, CEO, Par Petroleum
  • Dan Gordon, Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, Delek US Holdings
  • Gwen Mitchell, Manager, Specialty Products - Reg Fuels, Andeavor
  • Gene Gebolys, Founder, President & CEO, World Energy 
  • Corey Prologo, Director of Oil Trading - North America, Head of Houston Branch, Trafigura Trading LLC
  • Michael Cohen, Head of Energy Commodities, Barclays 
  • Bob McNally, Founder and President, The Rapidan Group, Former Energy Advisor, President George W. Bush Administration
  • Brent Secreast, SVP, Enterprise
  • Robert Barnes, SVP Commercial - Crude Oil, Magellan 
  • Celeste Rebora, Director, Hydrocarbons Projects, TCM
  • Jose Carlos Femat Romero, Director, ONEXPO
  • Dr. Phil Verleger, Owner and President, PKVerleger LLC, Visiting Fellow, Colorado School of Mines
  • Esteban Salas, SVP, Refined Products, Windstar
  • Robert Campbell, Head of Oil Products Research, Energy Aspects
  • Alvaro Efrain Tellez Rangel, Founding Partner, ENIX
  • John Gretzinger, Senior Vice President, Head of Energy, INTL FCStone Financial Inc.
  • Jean-Luc Amos, Oil Products Manager, ICE Futures
  • Gregory Broussard, Senior Director, Energy Derivatives, Cargill Risk Management
  • Neil Earnest, President, Muse, Stancil & Co.
  • John Demopoulos, Vice President, North American Refined Products, Argus
  • Paul Niznik, Manager, Biofuels & Environmental, Argus Consulting Services
  • David Ruisard, US Products Editor, Argus

Event highlights

Who should attend:

Refiners · National, regional and independent fuel suppliers · Petroleum marketers and distributors · Fuel retailers/convenience store operators · Transportation and fuels logistics companies · Fuel Equipment providers · Executives and managers · Marketing professionals · Fuel supply and distribution professionals · Fuels pricing specialists and analysts · Environmental compliance officers

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