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SEOUL COMMODITY MARKET INSIGHTS FORUM

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May 16, 2018
9 am - 5:30 pm KST

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The Plaza Seoul

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S&P Global Platts

S&P Global Platts Seoul Commodity Market Insights Forum is a great way to stay informed and connect with your industry peers.

  • Get vital updates on the energy and metals markets
  • Hear from leading S&P Global Platts editors and analysts
  • Share your views and ask questions
  • Make new connections - interact face-to-face with key decision makers

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to engage and interact with our industry specialists as they share insights on key topics affecting the energy and metals markets. Network with industry peers and our editors who will be on hand to discuss the important stories they see unfolding in the year ahead.

We have specifically designed this forum to give you the flexibility to attend the sessions of your interest during the day.



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Agenda

Time

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9 am

Registration and Coffee

9:30 am

Welcome speech

Max Heo,
Business Development Manager, Asia Sales, S&P Global Platts

9:40 am

Global Oil Fundamentals

  • High oil prices in 2018 explained

  • Outlook for global oil market supply and demand fundamentals

  • Potential market disruptors, e.g. electric vehicles, renewables

Nicole Leonard,
Senior Project Consultant, S&P Global Platts

10:20 am

Making Waves: The Final Countdown to IMO 2020

  • Impacts to refining and shipping industry

  • Ramifications for prices of crude and oil products

Zhu Wei Wang,
Senior Analyst, S&P Global Platts

11:45 am

Coffee break

11:20 am

Asia/global LNG market outlook

  • Status of, and drivers behind, current global LNG supply/demand/prices

  • Outlook for the Asia/global LNG supply ramp-up its unique characteristics and market implications

  • Which Asia/global LNG markets will absorb the ongoing supply ramp-up, why and with what implications

Jeff Moore,
Manager, Asian LNG Analytics, S&P Global Platts

12 pm

Lunch

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1 pm

Registration and Coffee

1:30 pm

Opening Remarks & Welcome

Recent developments in the global crude oil markets

  • Market trends in Asia and Middle East crude oil markets

  • Changing trading patterns in Asia and its impact

  • Methodology updates and proposed methodology changes

Daniel Colover,
Associate Editorial Director, Asia and Middle East, Crude and Residual Fuel Markets, S&P Global Platts/p>

2:15 pm

Asia Move towards Cleaner Fuel

  • Countries plans and timelines
  • Platts proposals

Gurdeep Singh,
Senior Specialist, Methodology Development and Price Assessment, Energy, Asia and Middle East

3 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 pm

Changes in the refining landscape

  • Refinery expansions
  • Trade flows

Gurdeep Singh,
Senior Specialist, Methodology Development and Price Assessment, Energy, Asia and Middle East

3:50 pm

Updates to the Asia condensate and naphtha

Daniel Colover,
Associate Editorial Director, Asia and Middle East, Crude and Residual Fuel Markets, S&P Global Platts

4:20 pm

End of day

1 pm

Registration and Coffee

1:30 pm

Opening Remarks & Wlecome

Eriko Amaha, Associate Editor, LNG, S&P Global Platts

1:40 pm

Overview of JKMTM and JKMTM derivatives

  • Overview of Platts LNG pricing methodologies
  • Profile of JKM™ contributors
  • JKM™ pricing update and 2018 look-ahead

Eriko Amaha, Associate Editor, LNG, S&P Global Platts

2:10 pm

North America's LNG Impact

  • Can Henry Hub stay at sub -$3/MMBtu forever?
  • What to watch for next?

Jeff Moore, Manager, Asian LNG Analytics, S&P Global Platts

3 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 pm

Global NGL Market and Trade

  • US NGL production and export growth

  • Ethane and LPG consumption globally on increased cracker demand

  • Petrochemical feedstock optimization

Nicole Leonard,
Senior Project Consultant, S&P Global Platts

3:55 pm

Thermal Coal

  • Price trends for thermal coal in Northeast Asia markets
  • NEAT index one year on
  • Korea’s role in the Asia seaborne market

Michael Cooper, Senior Editor, International Coal, S&P Global Platts

4:30 pm

Dawn of a global commodity- LNG

  • Driving forces of LNG commoditization
  • LNG trading transformed
  • Region by region key LNG flexibility driver and inhibitors

Abache Abreu, Senior Editor, LNG News and Analysis, S&P Global Platts

5 pm

End of Day

1 pm

Registration and Coffee

1:30 pm

Opening Remarks & Welcome

Serena Seng,
Managing Editor, Asia Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

1:40 pm

The shift in tradeflows amid the new wave of Chinese Olefins supply

Melvin Yeo,
Senior Editor, Asia Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

2:10 pm

Alternative feedstocks and the changing landscapes on the fiber and polyester markets

Serena Seng,
Managing Editor, Asia Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

3 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 pm

Aromatics: All belts and roads lead to China or will it?

Serena Seng,
Managing Editor, Asia Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

3:45 pm

Price Assessment Methodology – the MOC process explained

Melvin Yeo,
Senior Editor, Asia Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

4:15 pm

Questions & Answers

4:30 pm

End of Day

1 pm

Registration and Coffee

1:30 pm

Opening Remarks & Welcome

1:40 pm

Asian wheat pricing evolution. Black Sea and Australian wheat futures

  • Spot physical wheat market updates in Australia and Black Sea
  • Indexing applications in the physical and paper markets
  • APW Wheat and Black Sea wheat Futures. Uses and applications

Andrei Agapi, Managing Editor, Agriculture, S&P Global Platts

2:20 pm

In 2018, the Asian corn market has seen a shake up in terms of CFR prices into Asian destinations markets

  • How will the Asian buyer negotiate their way in the new price environment?

Samar Niazi, Editor, Agriculture, Asia, S&P Global Platts

3 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 pm

Ethanol trading in Asia. Market dynamics on fuel and industrial ethanol

  • Industrial and Fuel Ethanol dynamics in the region
  • Has Chinese presence in the import market ended with new ethanol tariffs?
  • Ulsan – a trading hub for Grade B ethanol. Exploring the potential for a new hedge

Andrei Agapi, Managing Editor, Agriculture, S&P Global Platts

4 pm

End of day

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