Overview of event

Change is constant in the energy markets but we all seek to identify the next trend early. What challenges and opportunities are presented by recent market developments?

Join us at Kpler’s APAC Insight Forum 2024 in Singapore. Experts and industry leaders will discuss topics including recent events and forecast how conflict, administration change, fragile economic growth, and the energy transition will affect commodity markets over the next year and beyond.

Venue: Andaz Hotel, 5 Fraser St, 189354 Singapore, SGP
Date & Timing: September 9, from 8.45am to 1.00pm

APAC Insight Forum 2024
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Session 1 - 9.20am
Macroeconomic outlook
  • Impact of US elections
  • Uncertain growth in China
  • India’s robust economy
Session 2 - 9.40am
Natural gas and LNG market outlook 2024
  • Outlook for European winter
  • Demand in Asia
  •  LNG availability
Session 3 - 10.40am
Crude oil markets
  • Sources of production growth
  • OPEC+ policy outlook
  •  Demand changes
Session 4 - 11am
Oil products and refining
  • Progress of new refining capacity
  • Uneven regional demand
  • Outlook for crack spreads and margins


8.45am - Registrations

9.15am - Welcome and introduction

9.20am - Insight Forum

10.00am - Panel discussion and Q&A

10.10am - Coffee break

10.40am - Insight Forum

11:35am - Panel discussion and Q&A

12.00pm - Networking lunch

1:00 pm - Close

Jonathan Leitch

Director of Commodity Research

Jonathan Leitch is a member of Kpler’s Insight team in charge of client liaison.He is a recognised industry expert with over 30 years of experience in the crude oil and refined product markets. He has worked in trading, shipping and broking for companies including Shell and RWE.Jonathan moved into research and analysis in 2005, working for FGE, Wood Mackenzie and Turner, Mason & Company.He joined Kpler in 2022 to take the lead on cementing relationships between the analyst team and our clients, helping to bring reputable insights to the commodity community by harnessing Kpler’s considerable array of proprietary data.

Viktor Katona

Lead Analyst – Sour Crude

Viktor started his career at Hungary's MOL, first as a physical crude trader, managing Russian pipeline crude flows to Central Europe, then leading the same company’s seaborne crude trading operations. Having joined JBC Energy in early 2021 to gradually become the head of crude analysis, Viktor is now heading Kpler's sour crude analysis within the wider research team, covering supply and flows of OPEC+ countries, Latin America and others. He is based in Vienna, Austria.

Go Katayama

Principal Insight Analyst - LNG & Natural Gas

Andon Pavlov

Lead Analyst Refining and Dirty Products

Andon has been part of the JBC Energy research team since early 2017, being the primary point of reference regarding FSU and CEE topics, whilst building and expanding the company’s supply and demand models with a special focus on bottom of the barrel. Since then, he has grown into the role of Head of Downstream at JBC Energy, before taking over the Lead Analyst Refining and Dirty Products position at Kpler. Andon has worked in corporate finance and data management at the World Bank as well as Zobele Group.

Kpler APAC Insight Forum 2024

Sep 9 | 8.45am - 1.00pm | in person | Andaz Hotel, Singapore, SGP

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