Delhi Commodity Market Insights Forum

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June 11, 2019
9:30 am – 5 pm IST

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ITC Maurya,
Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg,
New Delhi,
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S&P Global Platts

Navigating through shifting commodity landscapes

As the world prepares for IMO 2020, grapples with economic uncertainty, unsettling trade wars, and rising geo-political tensions, you’re probably thinking how these developments will play out and affect India’s commodities markets.

Which is why at our Delhi Commodity Market Insights, you'll be hearing our market specialists break down key issues and finally get clarity to understand how these events will impact your business.

Pre-registration requirement

Due to capacity constraints, only pre-registered delegates will be allowed to attend the forum. Please note that limited spaces are available and registration will close on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 6pm IST.

If you have any specific questions about the forum, please contact Michelle Weers in advance of the event.


9:30 am


10 am

Welcome Address

Praveen Kumar, Director, Client Relationships, Asia, S&P Global Platts

10:15 am


Dipti Deshpande, Senior Economist, CRISIL

10:35 am

Emerging trends in energy market

  • Energy markets in global context

  • Global oil market and prices – over supplied or tighter market?

  • IMO 2020 – is the industry ready?

  • Asia as the driver of global oil demand growth and refining expansions – what’s next?

Dr. Kang Wu, Head of Analytics, Asia, S&P Global Platts

11:35 am

Networking coffee break

11:50 am

Asian crude oil market amid global geopolitical tensions

    • Regional supply and demand changes

    • Price trends and arbitrage flows

    • Impact of sanctions and trade tensions

Calvin Lee, Editorial Director, Asia & Middle East, S&P Global Platts

12:20 pm

Oil product balance, trade flow changes, and MARPOL

    • New refining capacities and regional balance

  • Changes in product trade flow

  • Compliant marine fuels and MARPOL impact on products

Dexter Wang, Asia Lead, Oil Market Development S&P Global Platts

12:50 pm

Global trends in tanker trade & IMO concerns

Pradeep Rajan, Senior Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts

1:20 pm


2:20 pm

Game changers in petrochemicals: crude & recycling

  • Upcoming ‘Petrochemical Refineries’ & increased use of light crudes

  • State of the current investment cycle

  • Recycling is the future – long-term impact on petrochemical demand

Eshwar Yennigalla, Senior Analyst, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

2:35 pm

Shifting Asian aromatics paradigm:
What’s next for India? Opportunities and challenges in the face of increased protectionism and integration

Frank Zeng, Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

2:50 pm

Changing the world: China's mega polyester and polymers expansion and impacts on regional trade flows

Miranda Zhang, Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

3:05 pm

Petrochemicals Q&A and round up

Moderator: Vanesa Ronsisvalle, Associate Editorial Director Petrochemicals Asia, S&P Global Platts

Eshwar Yennigalla, Senior Analyst, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts
Frank Zeng, Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts
Miranda Zhang, Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

3:35 pm

Networking coffee break

3:50 pm

Quiet riot: The LNG spot trading, pricing, hedging revolution

  • Evolving trends in the India, Middle-East LNG spot markets

  • Burgeoning growth of JKM derivatives, physical bencmark adoption

  • LNG Market-on-Close (MOC) development

Kenneth Foo, Senior Managing Editor, Asia LNG, S&P Global Platts

4:20 pm

Wrap up

Praveen Kumar, Director, Client Relationships, Asia, S&P Global Platts

4:30 pm


Agenda subject to change

Oil Price Assessment Methodology Training

This session will start after lunch at 2.20pm and run in a separate room, concurrently with main forum session.