Base Oil & Lubes Middle East 2018 & Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain

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Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Venue: To be confirmed (Check The Map)

Starts: 24 Apr 2018

Ends: 26 Apr 2018

Type: Conference

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The 7th Annual Base Oil and Lubes Middle East Conference (BLM 2018) and Post-Conference Workshop (Changing Base Oil Quality and Its Impact on Formulations) will be organized by Conference Connection in Dubai, UAE from 25-26 April 2018. 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.

Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain: 

This practical 1-day course on 24 April 2018 will provide comprehensive coverage on the entire GLOBAL finished lubricants value chain, covering both technical and commercial aspects of global lubricant basestocks, additives and finished lubricants. Providing an in-depth look at the fundamentals of the global lubricant basestock markets, the course will benefit beginners as well as to intermediate level participants. It will also provide new insights and interesting take-a-ways for experienced industry professionals.

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Conference Agenda Highlights

  • Overview of Global and Regional Base Oil and Lubricant Markets up to 2020
  • Group III Base Oils – Past, Present, Future
  • Outlook for Middle East Lubricant Markets
  • Low Viscosity Engine Oils and Its Impact on the Middle East
  • Engine Oils – The Vehicle OEM Challenge
  • Marine Oils, Shipping Outlook 2018 & Impact of Developments in Environmental Regulations and Engines Design on the Industry

Technical Training and Workshops for BLM 2018:

  1. Pre Conference Workshop: 24 April 2018:
    Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain: A 1-Day Course
    By: Ms. Geeta Agashe,President, Geeta Agashe & Associates, LLC, USA
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  1. Post Conference Workshop: 26 April 2018:
    Changing Base Oil Quality and Its Impact on Formulations

    By: Dr. H. Ernest Henderson, President, K & E, Petroleum Consulting LLC, USA
    Download Post – Conference Workshop Agenda

Course Director for Global Finished Lubricants Value Chain - A 1-Day Course

Course Benefits and what you will Learn:

  • Understand Global Lubricants Value Chain.
  • Improve your knowledge on the full supply chain of products, grades and manufacturing processes in paraffinic, naphthenic, aromatic, GTL basestocks, brightstocks.
  • Evaluate the application of different manufacturing processes: solvent extraction, hydrotreating, and hydroisomerization across the value chain.
  • Examine the range of basestock viscosity grades and their applications in target markets for different finished lubricant formulations.
  • Assess the global market dynamics of leading lubricant additive suppliers and finished lubricant marketers


Who Should Attend

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

GLOBAL finished lubricants value chain course is targeted for:

Lubricant Basestock Refiners * Basestock Marketers * Basestock Traders * Basestock Buyers & Sellers * Lubricant Blenders & Formulators * Lubricant Marketers * Lubricant Additive Companies * Private Equity Partners, Investment Bankers * Technology Providers


Collaborative Conference – Worldwide Brand Visibility – Exclusive Networking – ONE-2-ONE Meetings

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

  • Cash Sponsorships (Platinum, Gold & Silver)
  • Hosting of Exclusive Networking Functions (Coffee Breaks, Luncheon, Cocktail & Dinner)
  • Highly Visible Conference Documentations, Lanyards & Bags
  • Exhibition Opportunities
  • Ballroom collaterals

For speaking & sponsorship opportunities, registration, and more information please contact Conference Connection

MPGC Week 2018 News Release


The Middle East Petroleum & Gas Week (MPGC Week) 2018 organised by The Conference Connection Inc. will take place from April 21 to April 26 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with the support of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC Group).

The Annual MPGC Week, now in its 26th year has an integrated umbrella of activities held in conjunction with the its anchor event, the annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC 2018), well-recognised as the longest running annual oil & gas conference in the Middle East which is an established platform for both knowledge sharing and networking for senior executive, policymakers, industry specialists, and professional advisers.

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