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European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference

Date: 25th March 2020 - 26th March 2020 Location: Vienna - Austria

Sustainable Refining in The Energy Transition Context

The possible plateauing of oil demand by 2030, the growing electrification of transport, new energy carriers, and the deployment of smart technologies to better manage supply and demand will require business models throughout the energy industry to evolve fast.

Already on the 4th edition of a successful series, ACI’s is pleased to announce the 2020 European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference. The event will bring together senior executives and experts from the refining industry, policy makers, consultants, technology innovators and leading market analysts to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the industry.

The two day event will give you an insight to the industry`s latest regulations impacting on refining sustainability, global transition in energy trends & future forecasts on fuel demand, export & trading activities and main challenges for the transport sectors. In depth insights into the European `Vison 2020 – 2050`, MARPOL regulation & impact of Electric Vehicles will provide a solid background for the two days discussion on best solutions for Oil refining industry in Europe aiming for a low Green House Gas economy.


25th March 2020
26th March 2020
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Sarah Ajawin – Content
+44 (0) 20 3141 0643
Marcin Janecki – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+48 61 646 7047
Daniel Bramley – Sponsorship
+44 20 3141 0628
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


Roomz Vienna Prater
Rotchildplatz 2
Vienna, 1020 Austria
+43 (1) 7431 777

During the afternoon of Tuesday 24th of March 2020, a limited number of conference attendees will receive a unique opportunity to visit Schwechat Refinery, located in Vienna, Austria.

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come—first served basis. Please register your attendance when booking for the conference.



  • Pierre Dechamps, Policy Officer, European Commission | DG Research & Innovation
  • Damien Valdenaire, Science Executive, Refinery Technology, CONCAWE
  • Gil-Yong Han, Senior Technical Manager, INTERTANKO
  • Grzegorz Jozwiak, Refining & Petrochemical Process Optimisation Manager, PKN ORLEN
  • Claudio Allevi, Planning and Development Manager, SARAS
  • Donald Gregory, Director, EGCSA
  • Gabor Kis, Technology Development Lead Expert, MOL Group
  • Spyros J. Kiartzis, Director Alternative Energy Sources & New Technologies, Hellenic Petroleum

Chair: Damien Valdenaire, Science Executive, Refining, CONCAWE

  • Giacomo Boati, Director, Oil Markets, Midstream & Downstream Consulting, IHS MARKIT
  • Spyros J. Kiartzis, Manager New Technologies and Alternative Energy Sources, Hellenic Petroleum S.A
  • Ewa Abramiuk-Lété, Secretary General, Sustainable Fuels
  • Senior Representative, OMV
  • Alessandro Bartelloni, Policy Director, Fuels Europe
  • Andrew Inglis, Principal Consultant, Nexant
  • Anabela Antunes​, Diretora de Fábrica, Prioenergy
  • Alessandro Bartelloni, Policy Director, Fuelseurope
  • Walter Mirabella, Managing Director, Lyondell Italia
  • 2030 and Beyond – Assessing the Current State of the Market to Meet Long Term Refining Objectives
  • Meeting Sustainability Standards
  • Creating a Coherent and Realistic European Regulatory Framework
  • Adjusting Refineries to New Market Applications & Technologies
  • Automotive Fuels in Europe: Current Challenges and Future Predictions
  • Future Feedstocks
  • Future Strategies and Opportunities for Commercialisation
  • Implementing RED II and meeting the EU’s longer-term 2050 aims and aspirations
  • Implications of the IMO GHG Initial Strategy 2030 and 2050 targets

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


Sarah Ajawin

Tel: + 44 203 141 0643

Email: [email protected]

  • Senior refining industry representatives
  • Industry`s analysts
  • Technology Innovators and developers
  • Top industry`s Consultants
  • Regulatory and Policy Officers
  • Environmental Organisations
  • Researchers

If you would like to be an official Media Partner for European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference, or to register your attendance, please contact:


Marcin Janecki

Tel:+ 48 (0) 61 646 7047

Email: [email protected]

ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Daniel Bramley

Tel:+44 (0) 20 3141 0628

Email: [email protected]

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European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference - Conference Pass ( inc documentation package)£1,525.00Inclusive of special £170 early bird discount, valid only until 24th January. Standard rate £1,695

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