| About the event

Over the past decade, this summit has earned a deserved reputation as an important meeting for frank discussion and stimulating debate on the key issues facing the global oil sector. You will join a growing core community of oil producers, refineries, trading firms, storage and logistics groups, brokers and financiers for a unique mix of knowledge sharing and high-level networking.

| Why should you attend Argus Global Crude - Geneva?

Gain strategic intelligence from influential industry players

Hear the latest strategies of global crude buyers and producers — decision-makers from China, India, Europe, Africa, Russia and the Middle East explore the future and discuss how to respond to market challenges.

Get critical updates on new growth opportunities

Take part in exciting panel debates, focusing on the US Gulf coast export crude infrastructure; the potential impact of IMO 2020 regulation on the crude trading sector; new sources of crude supply in Latin America; and how the EV movement and alternative fuels vehicle adoption will affect petroleum demand.

High-level networking opportunities for you

Join high-level networking engagements with your peers and strategic experts, from champagne roundtables to trader networking lunches, a breakfast briefing, interactive workshops and extended networking events including the evening cocktail reception.

| Argus Global Crude

Argus Global Crude – Geneva hosts respected global decision-makers from across the international crude trading supply chain.


Senior decision-makers at
director level and above


Oil producers, refineries, commodity trading companies and financiers


International audience

| Argus Global Crude - Geneva attracts the key players from the international marketplace

Attendees by business activity:

| Attendees by seniority:


Director level and above





“An excellent event with very high quality content.”
Loulou Stirrup, Head of Research, International Commodities and Derivatives Association (ICDA)

Countries in attendance:

“Thank you for all the hard work and the good organisation of the event.”
Tarek Al-Hassan, Trading Manager, Shell Trading

Attendees by job title:

“As a lawyer I am not a market player. The conference provides me with an excellent update on key factors affecting the business and concerns of clients.”
Robert McCunn, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (US)

| Event highlights


Senior industry participants


International companies represented


Leading industry speakers


Countries represented from around the globe

A dynamic mix of 200+ industry leaders, representing 20+ countries

Meet with influential global decision-makers, innovators and strategic experts to make sense of shifting trends in the global crude trading sector.

Network and win new business with crude buyers and suppliers, financiers, storage and logistics groups, port authorities, brokers, regulators, shipowners and innovators from across the globe.

What attracts the biggest crude traders and their clients to Argus Global Crude - Geneva?

This is the only conference where industry influential decision-makers share their strategies and assessment of market developments, focusing on:

  • Global crude buyers and suppliers’ strategies
  • Trading in today’s oil market and the world of tomorrow
  • Navigating IMO 2020 regulation
  • Outlook for financing the crude oil trading business

New for 2019 – An agenda of global influencers

The summit programme features multiple discussions to help you question assumptions, build networks and assess high-growth market opportunities such as:

  • US Gulf coast export crude infrastructure — today and tomorrow
  • The geopolitics of Latin American crude and changing trade flows
    (Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia)
  • Data science — trading, risk and hedging
  • The impact of the EV movement and alternative fuels vehicle adoption on future petroleum demand

Navigating IMO 2020 workshop

14 October 

Gain strategic market intelligence about the different scenarios facing the industry to become compliant and what that means for the crude market as the IMO 2020 deadline is fast approaching.

This workshop takes place on the morning of 14 October.

Delegate fee - € 499

| Design your networking timetable

High impact introductions

Join high-level networking engagements with your peers, from champagne round-tables to trader networking lunches, breakfast briefing, extended coffee breaks, the evening cocktail reception, just to name a few!

Your exclusive networking app – plan your visit, connect with attendees

Download your networking app prior to the conference and review the attendee list, send direct messages to your fellow delegates and book onsite meetings in advance.

The evolving role of crude benchmarks

14 October complimentary for all registered delegates

Attend this afternoon workshop on the future of North Sea, US Gulf and China crude benchmarking and related issues. Providing a strategic overview of this dynamic landscape and a platform to debate the current and future shape of leading crude benchmarks. 

Crude price benchmarking workshop

14 October, complimentary for all registered delegates

Join Argus and industry peers for a half day workshop on the future of North Sea, US Gulf, Middle East and China crude benchmarking and related issues. This interactive session will provide a strategic overview of this dynamic landscape, and a platform to debate the current and future shape of leading crude benchmarks.