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10th Annual Middle Distillates Conference

January 30-31, 2020
Antwerp, Belgium
Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel

The only focused distillates event in the industry’s calendar

Our Middle Distillates Conference is coming back to Antwerp in 2020 on January 30-31 for its 10th anniversary edition.

Prepare for the year ahead

This event gives you the chance to delve deep into the regional and global distillates market. We are inviting industry leaders to assess the current downstream dynamics and interrogate evolving trade flows. At the same time, you will gain a comprehensive overview of the diesel, gasoil and jet fuel markets.

Event essentials: crucial Insight and global networking

Improve your strategy today and meet 100+ distillate industry professionals from across the value chain. This includes European refiners, distillates traders, large scale fuel buyers, ship operators and regulators.

Pre-Register today to ensure you get informed as soon as registration opens.

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What to expect for 2020?

- Receive a comprehensive overview of the European and international downstream sector
What is the current status and will increased regulation continue to shape trade?
- Understand what's moving the middle distillates markets now and into the future
Benefit from dedicated sessions focused on gasoil, jet fuel and ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD). What are the key trends, price movements and trading patterns?
- Learn about increased capacity and infrastructure developments
What is shaping the value-chains in US, Asia and Middle East? How is this impacting global trade flows and supply of diesel to Europe?
- Evaluate evolving trade flows
What does 2020 mean for the cost, availability and trading of middle distillates globally?

Who attends?

- Distillates traders

- European refiners

- Terminal, ports and Logistics companies

- International oil majors

- Large scale fuel buyers

- Ship operators

- Regulators and governments

- International finance

Are you leading the way in middle distillates?

Showcase your company. This conference provides the perfect global context to talk to market participants about your product or services. Hear from prospective clients and provide the solutions the industry needs. Email for more details.

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Massimo Vacca, Strategic Planning and Development Manager, Saras

Michał Paszkowski, Senior Oil Market Research Analyst, Grupa LOTOS S.A.

Andrada Irimie, Energy Analyst, OMV

Mike Farmery, Aviation fuel specialist, Clear & Bright

Henry Curra, Global Head of Research, Braemar ACM Shipbroking

Dieter Quartier, Automotive Journalist, Fleet Europe

David Doherty, Oil specialist, Bloomberg

Krien van Beek, Founder, RVB Tank Storage Solutions

Patrick Kulsen, Managing Director, PJK International

Tushar Bansal, Dowsntream Expert, Mckinsey

Valentin Batteiger, Future Technologies of Aviation, Bauhaus Luftfahrt

Rakesh Mehra, EX Executive Director, Bharat Petroleum

Sandrine Devos, Secretary General, Eurofuel


S&P Global Platts 10th Annual Middle Distillates Conference will be held on January 30-31, 2020, at the Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel, Antwerp, Belgium.

    • Registration Fee
    • Early Bird Rate- Book by December 6 & Save $500
    • Standard Conference Rate
    • $1,800 +VAT / delegate
    • $1,300 +VAT / delegate
    • Subscriber rate - save 10%
    • $1,620 +VAT / delegate
    • $1,170 +VAT / delegate


GROUP RATES - Register 2 at any given rate and get 3rd pass free
PAY NOW - and SAVE an additional $100 off your rate

All prices above do not include Belgium VAT, which will be charged at 21%. All prices are stated in USD

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon, reception, and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation via our networking tool. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. All prices are stated in USD.

Registration closes 72 hours before the start of the conference. We will not be able to register any delegates within this time.

Substitutions & Cancellations - Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 72 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to on or before December 31, 2019 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts’ liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.


S&P Global Platts 10th Annual Middle Distillates Conference will be held on January 30-31, 2020, at the Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel, Antwerp, Belgium.

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel, Antwerp at a discounted group rate and will be available soon. Please check back soon or contact the team today.

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly

Become a Sponsor

Position your business in expert company, distinct from your competitors. At the Platts 10th Annual Middle Distillates Conference each sponsor has the opportunity to show-case their product or service to industry-wide professionals.

This is an environment that encourages an honest and open dialogue among attendees. If you would like to lead the conversation as an event sponsor contact us for more details on packages available: Daniel Davies on +44 207 176 6229 or

New product launch

Do you have a new product to launch? Take the messages direct to clients across the region. Our conference gives you a platform to showcase your new products' features and benefits.

Raise the visibility of your brand

Are you keeping your company's brand at the forefront of your clients and prospects' minds? We offer a range of impactful branding packages from lanyard sponsorship to large-scale evening entertainment.

Speak directly to your market

Position your company as an expert in the market by providing relevant information to clients and prospects. Many of our sponsorship packages include opportunities to present to an audience. Hear the key questions from your customers and show them specifically how you can help them with their businesses.

Lead Generation

S&P Global Platts events are the perfect place to generate qualified leads for your sales team. Many of the people who attend our events are looking for answers and solutions. Why not be the company that leads the way and gains the business advantage?

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact: Daniel Davies at or call +44 207 176 6229.

73 days left!

Early Bird rate still available

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    Phone:+44 (0)20 7176 6111