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European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference

Date: 27th March 2019 - 28th March 2019 Location: Frankfurt - Germany

Sustainable Refining in The Energy Transition Context

Already on the 3rd edition of successful series, ACI’s is pleased to announce the next edition of 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. In depth insights into the European `Vision 2020 – 2050`, MARPOL regulation & impact of Electric Vehicles will provide a solid background for the two days discussion on best solutions for refining in Europe.

Join us hear from top industry experts analysing the future of the refining strategy in Europe: integrating refining & petrochemical plants, aiming for greater fuel quality , finding the best solutions to respond to the electrification trends & evaluation of new investment paths in the light of ongoing decarbonisation trends.


27th March 2019
28th March 2019
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Marta Kielerska – Content
+48 (0) 61 646 7058
Adam Kowalewski – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+48 (0) 616 46 7047
Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
+44 (0)203 141 0626
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Frankfurt, Germany
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During the afternoon of Tuesday 26th of March 2019, a limited number of conference attendees will receive a unique opportunity to visit MIRO Refinery in Karlsruhe, Germany. There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come—first served basis.



Confirmed Speakers 2019:

Conference Chair: Giacomo Rispoli, Executive VP Portfolio Management & Licencing, ENI DAY 1

Massimo Trani, Vice President For Proprietary Technology Licencing, ENI DAY 2

  • Dorothee Arns, Executive Director, Petrochemicals Europe
  • Gil-Yong Han, Senior Technical Manager, INTERTANKO
  • Walter Mirabella, Chairman Fuels Team, European Fuel Oxygenates Association (EFOA)
  • Ewa Abramiuk – Lete, Sekretary General, European Fuel Oxygenates Association (EFOA)
  • Andrew Inglis, Principal Consultant, NEXANT
  • Damien  Valderaire, Science Executive, Refining, CONCAWE





Agenda Committee 2019:

  • Walter Mirabella, Chairman Fuels Team, EFOA
  • Andrew Inglis, Principal Consultant, NEXANT
  • 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

Conference Chair: Giacomo Rispoli, Executive VP Portfolio Management & Licencing, ENI

  • Andrew Inglis, Managing Consultant, NEXANT
  • Walter Mirabella, Chairman Fuels Team, EFOA
  • Massimo Trani, Vice President For Proprietary Technology Licencing, ENI
  • Nicoletta Panariti, Proprietary Technology Licencing Manager, ENI
  • Peter Stewart, Chief Energy Analyst, Interfax
  • Pierre DeChamps, Policy Officer, EU Commission (TBC)
  • Damien Valdenaire, Science Executive, Refining, CONCAWE
  • Jacek Smyczynski, Director Production Efficiency & Optimisation, PKN Orlen
  • Grzegorz Jozwiak, Refining And Petrochemical Process Optimisation Manager, PKN Orlen
  • Victor M. Scalco, Global Commercial Strategic Business Development Manager, General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group (GA-EMS)
  • Alessandro Bartelloni, Policy Director, Fuels Europe
  • Donald Gregory, Director, EGCSA
  • Spyros Kiartzis, Director Alternative Energy Sources & New Technology, Hellenic Petroleum
  • Jaap Van Dalen, Sr. Business Manager Oil & Refineries, Port of Rotterdam
  • Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC
  • Andrea Spessa, Area Manager Italy & Mediterranean, DNVGL
  • Analysing European Policy Direction Of The Future: Being Prepared For New Refining Obligations
  • Evaluating Refining Investment Paths 2020 – 2050: Addressing Low Carbon Economy Pressure In European Refining
  • Finding Best Solutions For Sustainable Refining: Making The Most Of Emerging Technologies
  • In Search For Effective & Efficient Alternatives To Electro – Mobility: Refining Solutions Towards Transport De-carbonization
  • Forecasting The Future Of Fuel Demand: Global & European Perspectives
  • Unification Of Refining & Petrochemical Plants: Aiming For Greater Product Specification
  • Increasing Fuel Quality & Efficiency As A Further Response To The Decarbonisation Trends
  • Exploring The Roadmap Towards Low Carbon Fuels: The Future Of Bio Based Components

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:

Marta Kielerska

Tel: + 48 (0) 61 646 7058

Email: mkielerska@acieu.net

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

Conference Only: £1,595
Documentation Pack: £470 (inc p&p)

Adam Kowalewski

Tel: + 48 (0) 616 46 7047

Email: adam@acieu.net

Sam Cormack

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0626

Email: samc@acieu.net

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