The Second Middle East Base Oil and Lubricants Conference


The 2nd Annual Base Oil and Lubes Middle East Conference (BLM 2013) will be jointly organized by Conference Connection and Petrosil in Abu Dhabi on 24-25 April 2013. The event will continue to build on last year’s success and strong performance - the agenda will provide a good spread of topics, high caliber speakers, quality presentations, premium networking opportunities and will act as a platform for the exchange of ideas, information and discussion for the base oil and lubricant industry.

BLM 2013 will run back to back with the 21st Annual Middle East Petroleum and Gas Conference (MPGC 2013) on 21-23 April 2013 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  MPGC 2013 is the longest running annual oil conference in the Middle East and is held during the Middle East Petroleum & Gas Week (MEOW) which runs from 20-25 April 2013 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. There will be six events in Just 6 days and over 500 participants from 50 countries are expected at MPGC/MEOW 2013.  Do not miss this excellent opportunity to be part of this exclusive gathering of high level executives. Fax in your registration form or register online at NOW!

Join the Participating Companies
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company * Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER) * ADNOC Disribution * BAPCO * BP Middle East * Caspian Chemical FZCO * Chevron * Cosmo Oil Co Ltd * Emarat * ENOC International Sales LLC  * FGE * Fimachem Sdn Bhd * General Motors * Geo Chem Middle East * Gilda Tar General Trading * GS Caltex Corporation * Gulf Chemicals & Industrial Oils Co * Gulf Leader General Trading FZE * Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd * IFP Petro Products Pvt. Ltd. * Kline & Company Ltd * Kuwait Lube Oil Company * Kuwait Petroleum Corp  * K & E Petroleum Consulting, LLC * Kline & Company Inc * Kuwait Petroleum Corp *  Ismail Al Khaja & Sons Group * Jordan National Lube Oil Co * LNG Publishing * Lubes Africa Ltd * National Oil & Gas Authority * Neste Oil Bahrain * Neste Oil Corporation * NYNAS AB * Nynas AB Middle East * O+GP Equipment Limited * Pars Oil Company * Petronas Marketing (Netherlands) BV * Petrosil Group * Platts UK * Sepahan Oil Company * Showlaq United Enterprises Ltd * SK Lubricants * TASWEEQ * Tykhe Chemicals Private Ltd * Vella Trading FZE * Vopak Middle East *  Worldoils and many more...
  • Crude Oil Price Overview and Its Impact on Base Oil Prices
  • Current Global Supply and Demand Positions for Base Oils and Lubes
  • Base Oil Trade Analysis and Price Trends for Asia and the Middle East:
  • Middle East: Role and Importance as a High Quality Base Oil Supply Hub
  • Update on Group III Production in the Middle East and Opportunities & Challenges in Meeting Rising Demand for High Quality Base Oils
  • Future of Group I and II Base Oil Plants in Asia and the Middle East
  • Supply of Global Paraffinic & Naphthenic Base Oils and its impact on Prices
  • Naphthenic Base Oil Demand & Outlook in the Middle East
  • Iran Base Oil Market and Outlook for Group I Base Oils 
  • Advances in Automotive and Industrial Lubricants and Changing Requirements for Lube Specifications
  • The Lubricant Additives Market in Asia and the Middle East
  • Overview of Middle East & Asian Wax Markets
  • Overview of Regional Shipping, Logistics Operations and Storage Capacities
  • Outlook for Transformer Oil, White Oil and Liquid Paraffin Producers in the Region
  • Transaction Challenges Faced by Exporters, Importers and Traders of Base Oils in the Middle East
  • Availability of Alternatives (GTL, PAO & Synthetic Base Oil) and Impact on Base Oil Demand and Finished Lubes
  • New Technology, Opportunities and Challenges for Recycled Oils 

This conference will satisfy the information needs of base oil manufacturers, exporters, importers, additives
manufacturers & suppliers, blenders, lubricants traders/retailers, re-refiners, shipping companies, storage companies, lubricant packaging companies, consultants, marine oil manufacturers and traders, original equipment manufacturers, surveyors, clearing agents and others related to the industry such as:-

* Chairman * Presidents * CEOS * Managing Directors * Executive Directors * General Managers * Vice Presidents * Corporate Planners * Business Development Managers * Business Advisor * Sales & Marketing Managers * Marketing & Procurement Manager * Export Managers * Regional Managers * Products Development Managers * Licensing Managers * Operation Managers * Refinery Managers * Hydroprocessing Technology Managers * Category Managers * Export Directors & Managers * Supply & Distribution Managers * Trade Managers * JV Managers * Finance & Commercial Managers * Superintendent * Senior Electrical Engineer * Senior Process Engineer * Senior Engineer Operational Planning * Planning & Economics Engineer * Senior Planning & Prog Analyst * Principal Consultant * Monitoring Specialist * Additives Managers * Fuels & Lubes Managers * Lube Plant Managers * Process Managers/Technologists * Marketing/Commercial Managers * Projects Directors * Lubricant Supply Chain Managers * Lubricant Technology Manager * Technical Managers * Base Oil Managers * Blending Managers * Lube Retail Managers * Quality Control Managers * Lube Traders & Brokers * Lube Analysts/Consultants * Government Policy Planners * Procurists * Production Forecaster * Senior Chemists


 20-25 April 2013

Conferences, Courses and Executive Briefings
  • Individually Priced
  • Bookable Separately
  • Joint Attendance Discounts with any two events
  • Optimal Learning and Networking Opportunities
  • Base Oil & Lubes Middle East 2013 ( BLM) , 24-25 April 2013
    Two-Day Conference jointly organised by The Conference Connection Inc & Petrosil Group
MEOW events will be held back to back in conjunction with the 21st Annual MPGC. This features MPGC 2013 as the anchor event, as well as five other pre- and post-MPGC briefings and conferences

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“Since this is the 1st event I wish you can grow it and make it better as you go.” – Bahrain Petroleum Company

“A wonderful start for a new conference.  Looking forward to future ones.” –
National Oil & Gas Authority

“Conference content and topics were very interesting.” – The Oceanic Petroleum Source Pte Ltd

This conference covered major topics related to different kinds of base oils and their “Global SWOT analysis” –
Safra Co Ltd

“It gave information on latest development and opportunities in the industry.” – Geo Chem Middle East

“The conference covered very important issues and challenges in the lube oil business.” - ADNOC
ADNOC * AGAS International * AGAS Lubes WLL * Aktas Kimya Dis Tic Ltd STI * Alayam * Albilad * Arabian Seals Company Ltd * Bahrain TV * Banagas * BAPCO * Calumet Specialty Product Partners * Chevron Corporation * ENOC International Sales LLC * FMC Technologies Inc * Frigmaires Engineers * Fuchs Petroleum Saudi Arabia Ltd * Geo Chem Middle East * German Mirror Lubricants & Greases Co. * Gulf Chemicals & Industrial Oils Co * Idemitsu Kosan Co, Ltd * Jeyenkay Petrogels Pvt Ltd * JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation * K&E Petroleum Consulting, LLC * KB Petrochemical Industries * Kline & Company Inc * Kuwait National Petroleum Co. * Lubes'n'Greases Europe-Middle East * Lubrizol Transarbian Co Ltd * National Oil & Gas Authority * Neste Jacobs * Neste Oil (Suisse) S.A. * Neste Oil Bahrain W.L.L. * Neste Oil Corporation * NOGA * NYNAS AB * Oceanic Petroleum-Singapore * Oman Oil Marketing * Petrosil Group * Petrosil Investment & Oil Co. Ltd * PETROVOLL * Petroyag A.S * Platts UK * Raj Petro Specialities Pvt Ltd * Safra Co Ltd * SALACO * Saudi Aramco * Solomon Associates * United Lube Oil Company Ltd * Vopak Middle East and others….


STRENGTHEN YOUR BRAND @ BLM 2013 (Held in conjunction with MPGC 2013 )


As the premier and dedicated Base Oil & Lubes conference in the Middle East, the second Base Oil & Lubes Middle East 2013 will provide the ideal opportunity to enhance your company’s profile and increase your business potential through direct exposure to an audience of global base oil & lubes key decision makers,  senior executives and deal makers in one location.

The organisers are inviting endorsement and support for the conference through corporate sponsorships and hosting of various functions. Key sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Corporate sponsorships
  • Hosting of Official Functions
  • Conference Documentation
  • Corporate Gifts
  • Ballroom Collaterals
  • Exhibit Booths

For queries on sponsorship & exhibition opportunities Call +65 6338 0064 Fax +65 6338 4090
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PLUS! Specialised & In-Depth Workshop led by Dr H E Henderson on  Base Oil Fundamentals, Processing and Applications

  • Base Oil Fundamentals, Processing and Applications:
    Half Day (2pm to 6pm) - 25 April 2013
* Please note that the Delegates have the option to attend the
Conference only or Conference+Workshop

The Full Fee mentioned below indicates (Conference+ Workshop) Fee



Full FeeUS$ 2195 per person
Alumni FeeUS$ 1995 per person
Group / Team FeeUS$ 1995 per person (2nd & subsequent delegate)
Joint Attendance Fee $1995 per person

Associated Event

21st Annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference
Petrosil & Lubezine Member Fee (for conference & Workshop)US$ 1976 per person
BLM ( Conference Only) Team Fee (applicable to second and subsequent delegate only) US$ 1795 per person
BLM (Conference Only) Alumni FeeUS$ 1795 per person
Petrosil & Lubezine Member Fee (for conference only)US$ 1706 per person
BLM ( Conference Only) Joint Attendance Fee (For all MPGC 2013 registered delegatesUS$ 1795 per person
BLM ( Conference Only) Full FeeUS$ 1895 per person

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