| About the event

Shape your 2020 strategy. Create connections. Build business

The fuel oil and bunker markets continue to be a major focus of uncertainty and opportunity. January 1, 2020 is just around the corner and the industry is preparing for the upcoming regulatory changes. Join 150+ industry professionals in Miami this October to discuss how the industry is bracing for 2020 and get the information you need to prepare your business.

| Why would you benefit from attending Argus Fuel Oil Summit?

Hear industry experts discuss what the first year of IMO 2020 compliance might look like, changing refinery economics and crude slates, pricing, supply and demand, as well as updates on terminals, storage and logistics.

Gain valuable insight from industry experts

Network with peers from the entire bunker supply chain

Understand the impacts of Marpol Annex VI and its effect on your business

| Who will you meet?

Join over 150 market professionals across the fuel oil, bunker fuel and VGO industries

Attendees by business activity:




Shipowners and charterers


Electric power producers


Power marketers or developers


Marine fuel distributors



Attendees by job title include:

“Best conference I’ve attended for making new contacts and gaining insight into industry changes”
President, Modern Fuels

Countries in attendance:

“Keep doing what you do best!”
2018 delegate

| Event highlights


networking hours


industry professionals



Industry experts discuss issues that are crucial to your business:

Hear key industry representatives share their perspective on the future of the global fuel oil market

NEW FOR 2019

Everglades safari tour:

Connect with your peers during a 40-minute guided airboat tour and wildlife nature show, limited seats available

Meet with key stakeholders across the industry:

Connect with industry professionals during interactive sessions and social functions, including an all new speed networking activity

In-depth pre-conference workshop:

Back by popular demand, the Marpol 101 workshop will provide you with an analytical dive into the potential impacts across the market and help you best plan for 2020

“A well-prepared schedule of speakers addressing the most important factor in the oil market today”
2018 delegate

| Design your networking timetable

Networking with clients, potential new business partners, colleagues and friends is a big part of your on-site experience. This is why we’ve designed a perfect platform for formal and informal networking

Interact with your peers during the Premium Pellet, Baltics and Wood Chip focused roundtables

Join our interactive roundtables on the Focus Days, 17 April,and explore specific topics with an industry leader in small groups of 15-20.

Flexible meeting rooms

Host private meetings with guests and secure on-site deals in the privacy of your own meeting room. Available for one hour,one day or even the full duration of the event.

Download our app and plan your time on site

With so many people to see and do business with, identify and set up meetings with attendees that offer the greatest growth opportunities for your organisation in advance! Download our networking app prior to the conference and review the attendee list, send direct messages to your fellow delegates and book on-site meetings.

Speed networking and business card exchange

Speed networking ensures that you don’t miss out on that vital introduction. You’ll be at a table with six of your peers for three minutes. When the bell rings pick up their business cards and move to the next table for more introductions. A great ice-breaker that sets up further discussion later on at the event. Remember to bring lots of business cards!

Extended coffee and lunch breaks

Breaks throughout the day provide ample opportunity for introductions and ad-hoc meetings.

Ice-breaker drinks and themed networking drinks reception

Take advantage of informal networking opportunities at the drinks receptions and continue your conversations into the evening in style.

Find out more at argusmedia.com/fuel-oil