Argus Biodiesel Trading in Asia

Venue: Fairmont hotel

Location: Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Event Date/Time: Apr 03, 2008 End Date/Time: Apr 03, 2008
Registration Date: Apr 01, 2008
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Description

3 April 2008, Thursday

8.30 – 9.30-Registration. Morning refreshments
9.30 – 9.40-Welcome remarks
9.40 – 11.00- SESSION 1. DEVELOPMENT IN THE EU MARKET: ISSUES OF SUSTAINABILITY
1. Indonesia as a major oil hub in Asia: Biodiesel market development
2. EU requirements for palm oil biodiesel imports
-Legislative changes in the EU biodiesel market
-New requirements and their affect on market structure
3. EU compliance sustainability certificate
-Certification process
-How much will it cost
-How to meet the EU requirements
11.10 – 11.30-Coffee break
11.30 – 13.00-SESSION 2. BUYERS’ PERSPECTIVE
4. Biodiesel purchasing plans: Volumes
5. Blending requirements and specifications
6. Prospects for blending into fatty acid methyl ester
7. Southern Europe as a natural home for palm oil methyl ester
13.00 – 14.30-Lunch
14.30 – 16.00-SESSION 3. PRICING STRUCTURE
8. Existing biodiesel quotations: Creating pricing benchmarks
9. Exporting biodiesel to Europe: Trading specifications, pricing, contracts and issues of sustainability
10. The role of palm oil biodiesel in Europe
-Palm oil seasonality
-Pricing palm oil biodiesel against crude palm oil futures, heating oil futures or gasoil futures
-How the lack of a forward pricing structure affects industry growth
-Blending palm oil to meet EU specifications
16.00 – 16.30-Coffee break
16.30 – 18.00-SESSION 4. MEETING BIODIESEL STORAGE AND TRANSPORTATION STANDARDS
11. US tax-blending credit: What is going to happen?
12. Economics of shipping to Europe
-Price and size of fleet
-Requirements for shipping biodiesel
13. Understanding biodiesel storage specifications
-Biodiesel storage facilities
-What are the requirements?
18.00 – 18.10-Closing remarks from Argus Media
18.30-COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Venue

80 Bras Basah Road
Singapore
Singapore
Singapore
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One-day conference - S$1,470 (or €735) Fairmont hotel, Singapore