From Crude Oil to Biofuels

Venue: Hotel Sofitel

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Event Date/Time: Sep 09, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 10, 2009
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From Crude Oil to Biofuels

A U.S.-Brazil Energy Relationship

Date: September 9, 2009 - September 10, 2009
Location: Hotel Sofitel
Avenida Atlantica, 4240,
Copacabana , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Preliminary Conference Program

Opening Remarks
Frederick L. Potter, Executive Vice President, Hart Energy Publishing, and
Tammy Klein, Executive Director, Global Biofuels Center, Hart Energy Consulting

Panel Session - Biofuels Sustainability
- Global Developments on Sustainability (U.S., EU, International)
- Brazilian Industry Perspective
- Brazilian NGO Perspective

Panel Session - Western Hemispheric Ethanol Policy and Market Outlook

- Global Ethanol Market Outlook
- New U.S. Policies Affecting Ethanol and Options for the Duty Drawback in Brazil and the Caribbean

Panel Session - Global Renewable and Biodiesel Policy and Market Outlook

- Global Overview
- The Future for H-Bio and the Brazilian Biodiesel Market
- The Future of Biodiesel in Latin America

Evening Reception and Entertainment
Compliments of Petrobras

Upstream - Crude Outlook

Panel Session - New Technology Developments in the Downstream Sector

Panel Session - New Development in Fuels ande Vehicles in Brazil

-Update on the Auto-Oil Program
-Fuel Quality
-Growth in the Distillate Market

Roundtable Discussion and Conference Sum Up


Avenida Atlantica, 4240

Additional Information

Sponsors include Petrobras, Criterion, CDTech, Lubrizol, Mustang, Axens