The 11th International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum

Location: Fujairah, UAE

Venue: Al Diar Siji Hotel, Fujairah, UAE (Check The Map)

Starts: 25 Mar 2019

Ends: 27 Mar 2019

Type: Conference

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The Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum ( FUJCON 2019)

Held Under the Patronage of
His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
Member of the UAE Supreme Council & Ruler of Fujairah

New Horizons: The Future Fuel Landscape & IMO 2020 – Solutions & Alternatives

FUJCON 2019 is the pre-eminent & most prestigious bunker forum for the Middle East bunker markets. The anchor event held during the “Fujairah Bunkering Week” – a week of specialized professional training comprising bunker courses and briefings, laboratory visits & an off-shore anchorage site visit to the Port of Fujairah – FUJCON has grown to enjoy international recognition and attendance from over 50 countries covering the full supply chain of the bunkering industry. FUJCON has raised the profile of Fujairah as an internationally recognized service Anchorage, being amongst the world’s top three bunkering locations and as a global hub for both oil/crude storage and product supply.

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Hosts & Organisers

Fujairah Bunkering Week Programme At A Glance

Countdown to IMO2020 Global Sulfur Cap Implementation

Official Opening

H.E Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Kindi

FUJCON Steering Committee

Mr. Mohammed Obaid Bin Majed

Department of Industry & Economy
& Board Member
National Bank of Fujairah, UAE

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki


Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki is the Founder and Chairman of FGE. His work is well-recognized worldwide for pioneering oil and gas market analysis and studies of the Asia Pacific/Middle East energy markets since the early 1980s.

Dr. Fesharaki received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Surrey in England and then completed a Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He joined the East-West Center in 1979 and led the energy program for some two decades.

In 1989, Dr. Fesharaki was elected a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Since 1991, a member of the International Advisory Board of JX Holdings (and its predecessor companies) — Japan’s largest oil company. He was the 1993 President of the International Association for Energy
Economics (IAEE).

In 1995, he was elected a Senior Fellow of the US Association for Energy Economics for distinguished services in the field of energy economics. In 2002, appointed a Senior Associate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. In 2008, Dr. Fesharaki was appointed to the National Petroleum Council by then US Secretary of Energy. Dr. Fesharaki has since been reappointed to the National Petroleum Council in April 2016 and June 2018. He received the Outstanding
Contributions to the IAEE Award in 2012. He was a member of the Advisory Board of VOPAK LNG from 2013 to 2015. In 2014, appointed as Honorary Advisor by CNPC Research Institute of Economics and Technologies in Beijing. He is the recipient of the 2016 Adelman-Frankel Award from the US Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) for his unique and innovative contribution to the field of energy economics. In March 2017, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) appointed him as a Director of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited (DME). Since 2009, he has been a member of the DME Board of Directors.

Mr. Christopher Bake

Member of the Executive Committee
and Head of Origination
Vitol Group

Chris Bake is a member of the Vitol Executive Committee. Since joining Vitol in 1995, Mr. Bake has held various management positions in the Dubai, Bahrain, London, Buenos Aires and Houston offices. He is currently Chairman of VTTI, an independent provider of global energy storage and Chair of Vivo, the company behind the Shell brand in Africa. Formerly, Chris worked for BP and Phibro and holds a BA in International Business and Marketing from the University of Texas.

Mr. Nizar Al-Adsani

Chief Executive Officer
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

Nizar M. Al-Adsani, Chief Executive Officer with Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.

Has Bachelors in Science (Mechanical Engineering) from South Dakota State University.

Started with Kuwait Oil Company in 1984 as Engineer till November 1999 as General Superintendent.

Promoted as Manager Planning & Investment Coordination in Kuwait Petroleum Corporation till September 2004.

Promoted as Executive Director Business Administration in Khafji Joint Operations till November 2007.

In November 2007 promoted as Deputy Managing Director (KJO) in Kuwait Gulf Oil Company.

In October 2009 he was named as Chairman of Joint Operating Committee at (KJO).

In June 2011, joined KUFPEC in the role of Chairman & Managing Director and Board Member.

In May 2013, Joined Kuwait Petroleum Corporation as Chief Executive Officer.

FUJCON 2019 Speakers Confirmed

Capt. Salem Al Hamoudi

Fujairah Oil Industry Zone

Ms. Katharina Stanzel

Managing Director
Intertanko, UK

Mr. Peter Keller

Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Jasamin Fichte

Managing Partner, Fichte & Co

Mr. Lauran Wetemans

General Manager
LNG Fuel
Shell International
The Netherlands

Mr. Mark Bell

General Manager
The Society for Gas As
A Marine Fuel, UK

FUJCON Steering Committee Members

H.E Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Kindi

FUJCON Steering Committee

Capt. Mousa Morad

Managing Director
Port of Fujairah, UAE

Mr. Mohammed Obaid Bin Majed

Department of Industry & Economy
& Board Member
National Bank of Fujairah, UAE

Capt. Salem Al Hamoudi

Fujairah Oil Industry Zone

Mr. Salim Muhammad Ali Al-Mukassah

Department of Public Works
& Agriculture
Fujairah, UAE

Capt. Mayed Alameiry

Deputy Harbour Master
Port of Fujairah, UAE

Capt. Saeed Alyammahi

Deputy Operations
Manager/Port Security Officer
Port of Fujairah, UAE

Forum Agenda Highlights

Under the theme “New Horizons-The Future Fuel Landscape and IMO 2020 Solutions & Alternatives”, the 2019 Forum will be examining the transforming global fuel oil industry, faced with a plethora of dramatic changes encompassing new legislation, new technology, new business models and new fuels, and promoting dialogue amongst the industry’s players for assessing how best to prepare for these transformations and the challenges in responding or complying with these changes.


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FUJCON 2019 Sponsors Confirmed

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With 400 participants from countries around the world expected to attend the Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum 2019, the Forum will continue to provide outstanding opportunities for renewing key business contacts and establishing new alliances.


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Events Co-Located With FUJCON 2019

International Oil Trading (IOT) 23 – 24 March 2019

This 3-day workshop will guide delegates in the principles of oil trading with practical aspects, particularly the very large international middle distillate market, and the concept of managing new price risks using futures and swaps. Working in small groups on frequent case studies, delegates will develop an understanding of trading practices and risk, learning how to deal from beginning to end, from negotiation to writing a contract, calculate shipping and other costs and determine the risks and how to manage them. Real oil market prices and live market conditions will be used in case studies.

 Managing 2020 Bunker Fuels (2020) 24 – 25 March 2019

This 1.5-day course will focus on practical approaches for preparing and managing IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap on bunker fuels. It is designed for bunker buyers, sellers, bunker supply chain and industry stakeholders. The interests, priorities, obligations and challenges of each stakeholder group will be examined and discussed. The course will include a case study where participants will be challenged on the management process.


Bunker Fuel Blending (BFB) 24 – 25 March 2019

Over the course of two-days, the program will focus on bunker fuel blending techniques concentrating on the creation and optimization of profitable blend formula. In addition to comprehensive analysis of blend components including pricing and the environmental impact, the program will educate participants through real life case studies and exercises.


Refining Economics (RE) 24 – 25 March 2019

A comprehensive overview of today’s international gas processing, refining and petrochemicals business. Sessions will help attendees examine integrated technical, economic, business and market forces that shape these important downstream sectors locally and internationally, especially their integration, and the management skills needed to maximize profits and operate effectively within the industry.

Attracting Global Players From Across The Bunkering Supply Chain

Shipping & Marine Companies

Oil Majors

National Oil Companies

Oil Storage/Terminal Companies

Supply/Service Companies

Banks & Professional Advisors

Port Authorities

Fuel Oil/Bunker Traders

Bringing together global market leaders to leverage on high level dialogue, knowledge sharing, networking opportunities and business development potential, FUJCON attracts from over 50 countries globally:-


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