Singapore Crude Oil & Refined Products Forum

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May 27 2020
1pm–3pm SGT

May 28 2020
9.30am–11.30am SGT

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S&P Global Platts

Join us for critical oil updates.

The S&P Global Platts Singapore Crude Oil & Refined Products Forum will proceed as a virtual event.

Registration is now open! What’s new?
  • Forum will be hosted online over two days
  • Pick to attend one of three options

Day 1

27 May 2020 (Wednesday)
Time: 1pm-3pm  SGT
Topics: State of the Market, Outlook and Evolution

Day 2

Date: 28 May 2020 (Thursday)
Time: 9.30am-11.30am SGT
Topics: The LPG & Naphtha Story, Navigating Land, Sea & Air Transportation

Hear first-hand from our market specialists as they delve on current trends affecting the oil markets. Providing valuable insights in an interactive format, this virtual forum offers a great chance to stay informed and connect with our specialists and editors.

Simply fill out the registration form on the right to secure your place at this complimentary event. We look forward to seeing you online.


Chapter 1: State of the Market


Opening Remarks

Calvin Lee, Editorial Director, Asia and Middle East Oil Markets

1:05 pm

Global Oil Benchmarks Updates

Vera Blei, Global Director of Oil Markets


State of Regional Crude Markets

  • Changes in buying patterns of crude in Asia
  • Price trends and arbitrage flows
  • Methodology updates

Ada Taib, Managing Editor, Crude Oil
Eesha Muneeb, Editor, Oil Markets

1:50 pm


2 pm

End of Chapter 1

2 pm


Chapter 2: Looking Ahead: Outlook and Evolution

2:05 pm

Global and Regional Oil Market Outlook

Kang Wu, Head of Analytics, Asia

2:30 pm

Evolution of Marine Fuel 0.5% in Asia

  • Marine Fuel 0.5% market development
  • Update on HSFO and bunker markets
  • Methodology updates

Rohan Menon, Senior Editor, Asia and Middle East Oil Markets
Atsuko Kawasaki, Senior Editor, Crude

2:50 pm


3 pm

End of Chapter 2

Chapter 3: The LPG & Naphtha Story

9:30 am

State of Asian Naphtha Market

  • Shifts in supply and demand
  • Price trends and petrochemical margins
  • Methodology proposals

Wendy Cheong, Managing Editor, Asia & Middle East Light Distillate Products

9:50 am

Impact of US NGL growth on Asia, Middle East LPG

  • Asia and Middle East LPG demand/supply dynamics
  • US-China trade war and impact on LPG
  • LPG methodology changes

Ramthan Hussain, Senior Editor, Asia and Middle East LPG

10:10 am


10:20 am

End of Chapter 3

10:20 am


Chapter 4: Navigating Land, Sea & Air Transportation

10:25 am

Development in Regional Transportation Fuel in 2020

  • Lengthening product surplus on mega-refinery start-ups, laggard demand growth
  • Asia’s transition to cleaner transportation fuels, impact on gasoline/gasoil
  • Methodology updates


Mark Tan, Associate Editor, Asia and Middle East Oil Markets
Cheong Su Yeen, Managing Editor, Clean Products Markets
Clarice Chiam, Senior Editor, Oil Markets

10:55 am


11:00 am


11:05 am

Freight Markets: Sailing through COVID-19 Tempest

Moderated by: Pradeep Rajan, Senior Managing Editor, Asia Pacific Shipping & Freight


  • Sameer Mohindru, Senior Editor, Asia Shipping
  • Carina Li, Editor, Asia Shipping Markets
  • Vickey Du, Associate Editor, Asia Shipping Markets

11:35 am


11:45 am

End of Chapter 4