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11th Annual European Base Oils and Lubricants Summit

Date: 20th November 2019 - 21st November 2019 Location: Rotterdam - The Netherlands

The European Base Oils and Lubricants market continues to see substantial changes, with performance standards in the automotive sector affecting supply and demand; the industrial and metalworking sectors are subject to changing regulatory requirements which continues to ensure a vibrant and diverse market for blenders, marketers and distributors alike. Whilst these new standards are positive for the environment, they create significant challenges for lubricant manufacturers who must tackle with optimising lubricant formulations for new specifications whilst managing supply chain cost and complexity. The 11th European Base Oils & Lubricants Summit will bring together senior representatives from Base Oil Producers, Lubricant Manufacturers, and Additive Supplies for two days of discussion on how to overcome current market challenges, review upcoming regulatory implementation and identify existing opportunities for growth.

Key Topics:

  • Identifying Areas for Growth – Shift Towards High Performance, Lower Viscosity, Lower Volatility Lubricants with higher lifetime (synthetics)
  • Vision 2030, the future landscape and its impact on the Mobility space
  • Short to Medium Term Outlook for GI & GII
  • Latest updates on ACEA 2020,  ILSAC GF-6 Specifications, and API SP
  • Update on Amendment Viii in CLP Regulation
  • Impact of soon to be revised European Ecolabel for Lubricants and EPA’s Vessel General Permit
  • Renewable Energy Platforms and Future Expectations
  • New fluids for Electric Vehicles (EVs), Low Viscosity Lubricants for more Energy Efficiency
  • Changing Mobility Patterns and their Effect on Lubricant Basestock
  • Lubricants for Hybrid Powertrains
  • Cylinder Oil Operations in 2020 – Challenges and Opportunities Ahead
  • Impact of Marine Emissions Directive on Fuel Quality and Engine Oil Demand
  • Effect of EPA VGP on Marine Auxiliary Lubricants
  • 2020 Readiness – Fuel switch – In-field Experience with Low Sulphur Fuel


20th November 2019
21st November 2019
Event Category:


Sarah Ajawin- Content
+44 203 141 0643
Cheryl Williams – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0623
Jenevieve Rodrigues – Sponsorship Executive
+44 20 3141 0636
Simona Norkunaite – Sponsorship Executive
+44 (0) 20 3141 0642
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


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Rotterdam, Netherlands

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If you would like to be considered as a panellist or a speaker for the event with a 30 – 45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Sarah Ajawin

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0643

Email: [email protected]

Participating companies include:

  • Lubricant Manufacturers
  • Base Oil Producers
  • Additive Suppliers
  • Technology and Service Providers
  • Trading and Distribution Companies
  • OEMs
  • Packaging and Logistic Companies
  • Consultancies

Participating job titles include:

  • Head of Base Oil Business Development/Sales/Marketing
  • Head of Global EH & S
  • Head of Base Oil/Distilate Trading
  • Head of Base Oil Strategy
  • Head of Base Oil Strategy/R&D
  • Head of Automotive/Industrial Lubricants Business Development/Sales/Marketing
  • Head of Lubricant Strategy
  • Head of Automotive/Industrial Lubricants Technology/R&D
  • Product Manager for Automotive/Industrial Lubricants
  • Head of Automotive/Industrial Lubricant Additive Technology/R&D
  • Head of Base Oil/Lubricant Trading

Previous European Base Oils and Lubricants Summit Attendees:

Ford Motor Company * Nynas  *  CEC  * FUCHS  * General Motors  * Jaguar Land Rover  *  Axel Christiernsson  * Gulf Oil Marine  * Chevron Global Lubricants  * Iveco  * Total Lubrifiants  * Galp Energia  *  Morris Lubricants * BASF * MOL * Croda Europe * OMV * Neste Oil * SK Lubricants * Chevron Global Base Oils * Statoil Lubricants * ATIEL * Shell International * Trading and Shipping Company Limited (STASCo) * Petrol d.d. * Gazpromneft – Lubricants * SABIC * INEOS * BP * LOTOS Oil * Orlen Oil * Repsol YPF Lubricantes * The Dow Chemical Company * PETRONAS Marketing * Petro-Canada Lubricants Europe * Chevron Oronite * The Lubrizol Corporation * Mitsui Chemicals Europe * Chevron Phillips Chemical International * ExxonMobil Aviation Lubricants * Kuwait Petroleum International Lubricants & many more


  • Luca Salvi, Additive Manager, Eni SpA
  • Mike Peters, Technical Support & Development Manager, SIP
  • Michael Boyer, Regional Market Insights Manager, The Lubrizol Corporation
  • John Eastwood, Global Marketing Manager, Croda Europe
  • Michel Sanchez Rivas, PAO Customer Technical Service Manager, INEOS
  • Paul Kerwin, Base Oils Director, Multisol
  • Soenke Moehr, Director Global Sales & Marketing, PURAGLOBE
  • Mila Kozomara, Marketing Manager, Shamrock Group
  • Stephan Baumgärtel, CEO, Verband Schmierstoff – Industrie e.V
  • Jens Kubitschke, Application and New Business Development Manager, OXEA GmbH
  • Holger Streetz, Director of Business Development, Bathan AG
  • Boris Zhmud, CTO / Head of R&D, Sveacon
  • Ronald Hoogendoorn, Regional Manager Europe & North America, PATECH
  • Piotr Bielaczyc, Department Head, Engine Research Department, BOSMAL Automotive Research and Development Institute Ltd


  • Networking Drinks Reception sponsored by Lubrizol
    Enjoy our networking drinks receptions where you will have the opportunity to network with Senior Representatives from the European Base Oils & Lubricants industry in a relaxed, informal setting.
  • Meet & Greet: Say hello to old friends and make new contacts. This is your chance to interact with other attendees prior to formal proceedings.
  • Blackout Bingo: You will get a Blackout Bingo card which will be stamped by every Sponsor/Exhibitor you meet. Once you’ve filled your Blackout Bingo card you will be entered into a prize draw.
  • Business Card Contest:We want to see you build your network and contact list as much as possible. Therefore, we are offering a prize to whoever manages to collect the most business cards over the two days.
  • Speed Networking: This is your opportunity to make 10 brand new contacts before the sessions begin on Day Two.




Align yourself with the great & good of the Base Oil & Lubricants Industry

  • Welcome The Industry

Get superb brand awareness by hosting the Welcome Dinner or Coffee Breaks providing hospitality for the entire Base Oil & Lubricants audience. Make sure your team are there to meet the key players in the industry to discuss possible business opportunities in a relaxed and informal environment.

  • Showcase Your Expertise

Whether you are a market leader or a medium size player, exhibiting is a powerful platform for meeting new customers, reaching out to your existing clientele,  and building a more established and reliable brand. Take an exhibition stand and you’ll be located within the busy networking area where all breaks are held, giving great exposure to your brand, product and employees. If you’re bringing a new technology/product to market, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to demonstrate to your prime audience.

PLUS! You can sponsor

    • Branded materials like laptop bags, notepads, lanyards and badges that provide top of mind awareness to all attendees.

    As a sponsor/exhibitor, we will help you forge new business relationships, share your experiences and position yourself as a go-to firm in your sector. Please contact us for a bespoke package.


Jenevieve Rodrigues

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0636

Email[email protected]


Simona Norkunaite

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0642

Email[email protected]



What clients say about us:

 “A valuable two days. I like the size of the conference and the good mix of OEMs, lube oil producers and component suppliers. “– Croda

“Positive change from previous years with interactive model” – Galp Energia

“Perfect idea with this mix around the tables (meet and greet session). It was first conference I didn’t have enough business cards!” – GQOil Innovation

“Better mix of people, more participants, more stands, very good presentations…good amount of time allocated to networking…” – GEO Specialty Chemicals

“Great staff, great concept with the interactive parts…” – Axel Christiernss



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ATIEL is a European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) representing the combined knowledge and experience of leading European and international engine oil manufacturers and marketers. Its collective expertise in engine lubricants technology has helped establish best practices and quality standards for both vehicle manufacturers and consumers.



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Each year, F&L Asia produces F+L Week, the industry conference and exhibition premier event. A sounding board for the latest developments in base oils, lubricants, fuels and additives, F+L Week attracts the very best amongst top industry scientists, market trend setters and decision makers from all around the planet to its economic epicentre in Asia.

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