This annual event will offer attendees an in-depth look at the Brazilian oil and gas markets, as well as an overview of natural gas, biofuels, and the energy transition.

We’ll look at issues important to the market now, projections for the future, and feature crucial information on Platts methodology, assessments, and pricing.

What's included

You can expect live presentations, and the opportunity to engage in questions and answers with the speakers throughout, right from your desk. 

Key topics we'll cover
  • Global oil markets: Their impact on Brazil
  • Brazil's upstream: Oil production, exports, and markets
  • Brazil's downstream: Forecasts and IMO 2020
  • Natural gas markets: Long-term growth, supply, and outlook
  • Energy transition: Hydrogen, emissions, and low carbon oil


Registration closes 1 business day prior to the event
(August 25, 2021 at 9:00 am BST (GMT-3))



All times are in BRT (GMT-3)

9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Bruno Martins, Market Engagement Manager, Southern Cone

9:05 am

Global Oil Markets and Brazil

  • International markets and their impact on regional markets and pricing
  • Regional crude update and crude pricing trends
  • Brazilian crude exports and forecasts for production
  • Evolution of Dated Brent/WTI
  • Current demand
  • Post-COVID Operations
  • Auction of areas for E&P
  • Low Carbon Oil and Carbon Credits
Ashutosh Singh, Manager, Oil and Gas Production, Analytics
Laura Huchzermeyer, Managing Editor, Americas Crude
Arsalan Syed, Editor, Low Carbon Oil

10:00 am

Ask the Expert: Emissions and Carbon Credits

Paula Vanlaningham, Head of Carbon

10:15 am


10:30 am

Downstream Brazil: Refined Products

  • Import flows and parity pricing
  • US Gulf Coast diesel, gasoline, and other benchmarks
  • Latest market dynamics for Brazilian refined products
  • Outlook on demand recovery from COVID-19 impact
  • Petrobras refinery Divestment
Lenny Rodriguez, Team Lead, Products Arbitrage and Latin American Oil Analytics
Matthew Kohlman, Associate Editorial Director, Refined Products Pricing

11:20 am

Ask the Expert: Petrochemicals

Matt Cook, Associate Editorial Director – Americas Petrochemicals

11:35 am

Biofuels and Biodiesel in Brazil

  • Ethanol and sugar markets, tracking prices regionally, nationally, globally
  • New structures of biodiesel and biodiesels role in national fuel markets
  • Trade flows
  • Ethanol and energy transition
Beatriz Pupo, Senior Analyst, Agriculture
Nicolle Monteiro de Castro, Senior Price Specialist

12:20 pm


12:50 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Bruno Martins, Market Engagement Manager, Southern Cone

12:55 pm

Shipping and Freight Markets

  • Global and regional overview
  • Asian bunker markets and Brazilian exports
  • Alternative fuels and energy transition
  • Brazilian import/export trends
  • IMO 2020 impacts and learnings
Marieke Alsguth, Senior Specialist, Pricing, Shipping
Silvia Struthers, Associate Editor, Latin American Oil Markets

1:35 pm

Ask the Expert: A Focus on Hydrogen

Alan Hayes, Head of Energy Transition Pricing

1:50 pm


2:00 pm

Natural Gas and LNG Outlook

  • Global drivers and trade flows
  • Supply and demand in global, Latin American, and Brazilian markets
  • Fundamentals of the US market and factors impacting pricing
  • Henry Hub and pricing trends
  • Carbon Neutral LNG
Ross Wyeno, Lead Analyst, LNG Analytics, Americas
Jack Winters, Energy Analyst

2:50 pm

Closing Remarks and Recap

Bruno Martins, Market Engagement Manager, Southern Cone

3:00 pm

Close of Forum

Agenda subject to change


This event is complimentary.

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