World Fuel Oil & Green Marine Summit


02-04 May 2024

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Navigating Crisis

Trends and Opportunities in the Fuel Oil and Marine Fuel Market


Our Speakers

Neal Kumar
AmpTank Energy

Neal has 18 years of experience in the oil, energy and storage industry. He is currently a Partner at AmpTank Energy, a developer of grid scale energy storage projects in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Prior to the Russia/Ukraine conflict he was the Head of Energy Trading for VTB Commodities in Switzerland.

Orkhan Rustamov

Orkhan Rustamov is the Chief Executive Officer of Alkagesta. He is responsible for strategic direction of the business and Oversees the company’s core functions, including trading, operations, finance, investment, and derivatives trading.

Captain Samir Fernandez

Captain Samir is the Director of CEPSA MARINE FUEL SOLUTIONS where he is responsible for CEPSA’s global marine fuel sales, development of new markets, and customer experience/satisfaction.

Ilayda Genç
Port of Rotterdam

Ilayda works on the Clean Industry & Transport team as Business manager Renewable Fuels & Chemicals. She has an education in mechanical engineering and worked for the well-known dredging company Van Oord for which she also did sourcing of biofuels bunkers.

David Fereres
JDF Commodities

David founded JDF Commodities in 2018 as a Financial/Oil Consultant in Paris. Currently consulting for Penthol. Previously at SGCIB as a Credit Derivatives Structurer in 2009, then at Barry Rogliano Salles and Vilma Oil as a Fuel Oil Trader. Graduated from ESME Sudria in 2007 and ENSAE ParisTech in 2009.

Daniel Nunoo

Daniel is Executive Director at Oyleium, a bunker supply and oil trading company in Ghana.

Niels Mathiesen

Niels is CEO at AVISTA Green, a re-refining and environmental company.

Antoine Halff

Antoine co-founded Kayrros, a cleantech firm using AI and satellite imaging to track energy flows. He’s also a senior research scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy. Previously, he was chief oil analyst at the International Energy Agency and held senior roles at the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Newedge, and Eurasia Group.

Christophe El Kati

Christophe is Global Business Director at Hermanos. Prior to that, he was Head of Marine & Bunkers for Oman Oil Marketing Company. Prior to that he was a Senior Manager of Cargo and Bunker Trading at PMG Holding and a Senior Trader in Cepsa’s Dubai office.

Pippo Pandolfino

Valletta Bunkers

Pippo is CEO of Valletta Bunkers Limited, a bunker supplier located in Malta. An accountant by profession, Mr. Pandolfino previously held the position of CFO of Enemalta Corporation (the state-owned energy company in Malta). Earlier in his career, he worked in the airline and banking industries. A certified accountant and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, he received his MBA degree from the University of Malta.

Harry Riley-Gould

Quantum Commodity Intelligence

Harry is a Senior Editor at Quantum Commodity Intelligence. He has 8 years’ experience covering commodity markets in various roles as a reporter, analyst, and editor, with a focus on biofuels and oil products.


Mark Schaltuper

Lenox Greene Advisors

Mark co-founded Lenox Greene Advisors, an ESG and Risk Management advisory helping companies navigate changing stakeholder expectations and growing regulatory requirements. Before Lenox Greene, Mark was a Managing Director for Risk Management at AIG and oversaw Nonfinancial Risk Management for Corebridge Financial.  He was an early member of AIG’s Sustainability team. Prior to AIG, Mark led the Global Country Risk research team at Fitch Solutions, and formerly oversaw all Americas research for BMI Research, which was acquired by Fitch Group in 2014.

Mark Tresch

Manta Marine Technologies

Mark is the Innovation Manager at Manta Marine Technologies where he is responsible for driving strategic innovation & development of green technologies for the maritime industry. He has an education in Chemical Engineering and prior to working in shipping he worked for a state-owned mining company in New Zealand & Australia.

Schedule of Events

Day One

Thursday, 02 May

Welcome Reception
W Lounge for all delegates (including Speakers and Sponsors)
Dress Code: Business casual.

Day Two

Friday, 03 May


W Barcelona – Mega Room

Conference Proceedings

W Barcelona – Mega Room

Dress Code: Business casual.
Summit Dinner Party

Meeting Place: Lobby, W Barcelona

Dress Code: Smart casual.

Day Three

Saturday, 04 May

Catamaran Cruise
9:30 – 13:30

Meeting Place : Lobby, W 

Dress Code: Casual.

Conference Agenda

Registration and Continental Breakfast
Greetings from the Conference Chair

Session One: The State of Play

  • The Global Oil Picture
    Antoine Halff, Kayrros
  • Sanctions and Russian Oil 
    Neal Kumar, AmpTank Energy
  • Future Energy Solutions 
    Captain Samir Fernandez, Cepsa

Session Two: Northwest Europe

  • The View from Rotterdam
    Ilayda Genc, Port of Rotterdam Authority
  • Re-Refining
    Niels Mathiesen, AVISTA Green
Break for Refreshments
Session Three: Fuel Oil Markets
  • Arab Gulf Christophe El Kati, Hermanos
  • Black Sea and East Med Orkhan Rustamov, Alkagesta

Session Four: Fuel Oil Markets

  • North Africa David Fereres, JDF Commodities
  • West Africa Daniel Nunoo, Oyleium
Break for Lunch

Session Five: Marine Biofuels

  • Harry Riley-Gould, Quantum Commodity Intelligence

Session Six: Shipping GreenTech Panel

  • Mark Tresch, Manta Marine Technologies, Mark Schaltuper, Lenox Greene


Session Seven: A Conversation with the CEO of Valletta Bunkers

  • Pippo Pandolfino, Valletta Bunkers



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