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Argus ElitePlus India Energy Week 2018

Featuring India's role in the world energy stage 

Mark your calendar. India as an emerging market continues to be an appealing destination for new business ventures. It is ideal place for countries to sell their products and expand their operations while still making a profit. The conference agenda of IEW 2018 will provide fresh perspectives on strategic opportunities in India and look at how to minimise risk and gain maximum returns from investments


  • Growing US oil supply and implications on international trade, Asian oil demand and pricing
  • Global shifting balances between sweet and sour crude
  • Expanding refineries in Asia: Challenges and opportunities
  • Developments on green fuel refinery and petrochemical integration
  • Physical trading and hedging – derivatives trading in India?
  • Understanding India’s refining expansion plan: Domestic usage vs international exports
  • Renewable energy: A developing story

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NEW! CEO Roundtable 

To reflect changing market trends, the agenda of 2018 will also include a one-day CEO-Roundtable session providing insights from key decision makers and industry leaders in the public and private sectors in India, as well as from key international energy companies across the globe.

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India Energy Week 2018 Agenda

 Day 1 | 8 February 2018 | Thursday
08:00 - 09:00 Registrations
09:00 - 09:10
Event Opening
09:10 - 09:20
Welcome Remarks
09:20 - 09:30
Opening Remarks: Introductory speech by government representative
09:30 - 10:00  Keynote Address 1: Global energy landscape: Developing story
10:00 - 10:30  Keynote Address 2: India’s energy Demand 
10.30 - 11.00       Networking Refreshments Break

Session one: India's Energy Policy In Global Market

11:00 - 11:20 Made in India: Status updates
11.20 - 11.40 Diversifying India’s energy basket: What works best?
11.40 - 12.00     
Gas and the World’s fastest growing large economy
12.00 - 12.20     
New developments in India’s refinery expansion goals: Domestic needs vs international exports
12.20 - 12.30
Questions and Answers Session
12.30 - 14.00     
Networking Lunch

Session two: CEO roundtable session

14.00 - 15.00     
Discussion topic one: OPEC output cuts: Boon or bust for Asian refiners
15.00 - 15.30
Questions and Answers Session
15.30 - 16.00
Networking Refreshment Breaks
16.00 - 17.00
Discussion topic two: Sustainability of oil demand growth in a fast expanding Indian economy
17.00 - 17.30     
Questions and Answers Session
17.30 - 19.00   
Networking Cocktail and Dinner
  Day 2 | 9 February 2018 | Friday
09:00 - 09:30
Registration and refreshments

Session one: Oil

9.40 - 10.00     
Changing landscape in America - Impact on world energy market
10.00 - 10.20
Africa – Why a good fit for India?
10.20 - 10.40     
The Mideast Gulf: The ultimate short-haul Market to and from India
10.40 - 11.00     
Russia’s oil interest with India
11:00 - 11:30
Networking Refreshments
11.30 - 11.50 Latin America: A supply source and business hub for India
11:50 - 12:10

China’s Energy Plan 

12:10 - 12:30
Indian Refining Outlook to 2020
12.30 - 12.50     
Questions and Answers Session
12.50 - 14.00
Networking Lunch

Session two: Power

14.00 - 14.20         
The Road to India’s clean energy target: Status of renewable expansion goals
14.20 - 14.40 
Renewable Infrastructure: Enlighten and educate
14.40 - 15.00     
Stumbling blocks of renewable growth
15.00 - 15.20     
Questions and Answers Session 
15.20 - 15.50  Networking Refreshments

Session three: Investment

15.50 - 16.10
India as the new refining hub: Investment capabilities
16.10 - 16.30
India’s emergence as the world’s biggest petrochemical complex 
16.30 - 16.50     
Transportation & Infrastructure
16.50 - 17.10
Questions and Answers Session
17.10 - 17.20
Closing Remarks and End of Conference 

Registration Information

Conference Fee
Early Bird Rate

US$ 1600
Standard Rate
US$ 1800 
Contact Yuan Chang
  • For registration and group bookings enquiries
  • To receive updates on the 2018 conference

Terms & Conditions

  • Fees include participation in all sessions/panel discussions, conference luncheons/receptions, coffee breaks and one set of conference documentation per person.
  • Travel and accommodation costs not included 

Antitrust Compliance Reminder

Argus takes compliance with antitrust law seriously. The purpose of the Argus India Energy Week 2018 is to discuss on the latest developments of India's role in energy industry globally. The conference sessions will follow the agenda as circulated.

Argus reminds all participants of the need to be mindful of the requirement to comply with antitrust and competition laws. There should be no discussion of any matters relating to competition among participants, including discussion of individual prices, rates or market strategies and no exchange of information concerning any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation. Should any participant to this conference attempt to initiate a discussion with other participants on any of these matters, we recommend that other participants end the conversation immediately and at all times act in accordance with their own antitrust compliance policies and all applicable laws.

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Conference Venue

ITC Maurya, New Delhi

Diplomatic Enclave, Sardar Patel Marg 
New Delhi - 110 021, India

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Nestled in greenery in the heart of Delhi, ITC Maurya – a premier luxury hotel in the capital city of India, is acknowledged as the preferred ‘Residence for World Leaders and Global Icons’ for over 35 years. The 437 room property encapsulates the luxury hotel experience with exemplary service and warm hospitality soaked in Indian traditions. ITC Maurya has ordained industry benchmarks in safety and security; It offers a wide choice of premium rooms and suites with world renowned restaurants including the iconic Bukhara, banqueting facilities, spa and wellness- terming it under the finest decisions that any explorer would take!


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