Philippines Energy

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March 22, 2017
9 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

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Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

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S&P Global Platts

Platts Philippines Energy Forum is a great way to stay informed and connect with your industry peers.

  • Get vital updates on the state of Philippines’ energy markets
  • Hear from leading S&P Global Platts editors and analysts
  • Share your views and ask questions
  • Make new connections - interact face-to-face with key decision makers

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to engage with our industry specialists, network with your peers and gain insights on current market trends.


8:30 a.m.

Registration and light refreshments

9:00 a.m.

Welcome remarks

9:05 a.m.

Opening remarks

9:25 a.m.

Keynote 1: Deep dive into the downstream oil sector of Philippines

Rodela I. Romero
Assistant Director, Oil Industry Management Bureau (OIMB)
Department of Energy

10:05 a.m.

Keynote 2: The competitive landscape in Philippines

Stephen L. Yu
Chief Operations Officer, President of Commercial Sales, Seaoil

10:45 a.m.

Coffee break

11:05 a.m.

The impact of OPEC cuts on Middle East sour crudes

  • Market trends and price drivers for Middle East sour crudes in 2017
  • Changes in the refining landscape within Asia
  • The roles of China and India as Asia's major crude importers

Calvin Lee
Editorial Director, Asia & Middle East Oil Markets, S&P Global Platts

11:35 a.m.

The Asian gasoil story - The next stage of evolution

  • Ultra-low sulfur diesel: Asia is ready for it!
  • Market trends and price drivers for Asia and Middle East gasoil in 2016

Dex Wang
Editor, Regional Oil Markets Development, S&P Global Platts

12:05 p.m.


1:05 p.m.

China’s Refining Landscape

  • Change in crude buying patterns
  • China's role as a products exporter
  • Domestic demand growth

Song Yen Ling
Head of Oil Analytics, Asia, S&P Global Platts

1:50 p.m.

Asian ethanol: keeping track of dynamic trade flows

  • Philippines imports
  • Other regional flows

Julien Hall
Senior Managing Editor, Agriculture, S&P Global Platts

2:35 p.m.

Global LNG: A market in transition

  • 2016: A well supplied market. What does the rest of the decade have in store for JKM?
  • Emerging trends in the Asia Pacific Markets
  • Effect of Oversupply: Challenges and Opportunities in a new environment
  • Australia or US LNG the game-changers?
  • Buyer focus in a market in transition

Max Gostelow
Editor, LNG, S&P Global Platts

3:20 p.m.

Closing remarks

Agenda subject to change


Thank you for your interest in Platts Philippines Energy Forum. Due to an overwhelming response, registration is now closed.