Optional Event held back to back withIndividually Priced, Bookable Separately
25th Mar 2017 - 26th Mar 2017Al Diar Siji Hotel, Fujairah (Early Bird Cut off Date: 15th Feb 2017)
This course is focused on bunker fuel economics from a blend stock manufacturing point of view as well as the point of view of blenders. The course will have a great deal of emphasis on the IMO low sulfur regulations and how manufacturing costs may change. Delegates should expect to gain appreciation of the manufacturing costs and likely price impacts of the new regulations.The goal of the course is to improve skills to understand how the oil industry in various regions is likely to respond to IMO; in making quality and pricing projections that are thoughtful and defensible, and in comprehending how the new regulations will Influence their businesses.
Mr. Vautrain is a chemical engineer with over thirty years’ experience in refinery, gas processing and petrochemical developments. Mr. Vautrain is founder of Vautrain & Company Pte. Ltd, a
Singapore-based energy economics consulting firm. Over his consulting career Mr. Vautrain has been stationed in Texas, California and Singapore. Mr. Vautrain has been consulting since 1981. From 1981 to 2011 Mr. Vautrain was employed by Purvin & Gertz,
Inc in Dallas, Texas, Los Angeles, California and Singapore and served as manager of two consulting offices as well as a director of the firm. Before embarking on his consulting career, Mr. Vautrain was with Phillips
Petroleum Company and Union Carbide Corporation in petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing operations. Mr. Vautrain holds a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Texas and a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Utah.