US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit

  • August 28-29, 2019
  • New Orleans, LA, United States

Our 2019 US Base Oils & Lubricants Summit will be taking place in New Orleans, LA on 28th - 29th of August, 2019. The two day event will bring together professionals across the lubricant supply chain to address current industry issues, explore new opportunities and network with peers.

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As regulations on the quality of both heavy-duty and passenger car motors oils become more strict, professionals across the entire lubricant spectrum can feel the impact. Join us and learn how leaders from base oil producers, lubricant blenders, additive manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers are confronting these challenges and pushing the boundaries of what modern lubricants are capable of.


Key Topics

  • Exploring the Base Oil Market: Current & Future Trends
  • The Shift from Group II to III - Drivers & Barriers
  • Lubricants Formulations Innovations
  • The Marine Lubricants Industry - Challenges & Opportunities
  • A Look into Sustainable Base Oils & Lubricants
  • Keeping Up with OEMs for Vehicle Engine Oil
  • Assessing the Effect of Electric Vehicle Trend on the Lubricant Industry
  • The Role of Lubricants in Improving the Fuel Economy
  • The Future of Industrial Lubricants
  • The Measurement of Wear in a GDI Engine Using Radioactive Wear Measurements


Who Will Attend?

This two-day conference will offer excellent opportunities for you to network with your peers: CEOs, CIOs, CSOs, Vice-Presidents, Directors, and Senior Managers responsible for...

  • Base Oil Refiners
  • Lubricant Blenders
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Consultants
  • Regulatory and Policy Officers
  • Additive Manufacturers
  • Market Analysts
  • Transportation & Storage Companies
  • Oil Analysis Service Providers

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Ernie Henderson, President, K & E Petroleum Consulting, LLC
  • Blake Eskew, Vice President, I H S Markit
  • Thomas Glenn, Founder & President, Petroleum Trends International
  • Rolfe Hartley, Independent Consultant, Sangamon Consulting
  • Makbule Baldik Le Fay, Product Manager, MAN PrimeServ Americas
  • Tony Capasso, CEO, Sea Ready Marine Petroleum
  • Mark Miller, Senior Vice President, Biosynthetic Technologies
  • Bill Downey, Senior VP Business Development, Novvi
  • Scott Rajala, Sr., Regional Chief Engineer - Automotive, Idemitsu Lubricants America Corporation
  • Arup Gangopadhyay, Powertrain Tribology - Technical Leader, Ford
  • Cory Koglin, OEM Account Manager, Afton Chemical
  • Jason Bieneman, Manager and Head of Technology NA (EDNT), MAHLE Engine Components
  • Jeremy Kriska, Vice President, Business Development, Tulstar
  • Jeremy P. Styer, Global Industry/OEM Liaison Manager, Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC
  • David DeVore, President, Functional Products Inc
  • Larry Ludwig, Chief Chemist/Technical Director, Schaeffer MFG
  • Jeffrey M. Guevremont, Principal Scientist / R&D Applications Group Manager, American Refining Group
  • Peter Lee, Staff Engineer - Chief Tribologist, Southwest Research Institute

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Jul 23, 2019