World Fuel Oil & Green Marine Summit


02-04 May 2024

Organized by




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.

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 Proceeding

W Barcelona – Mega Room

Dress Code: Business casual.
Gala Dinner

Meeting Place: Lobby, W Barcelona

Dress Code: Smart casual.

Day Three

Saturday, 04 May

Executive Excursion
9:30 – 13:30

Meeting Place : Lobby, W Barcelona Transportation and lunch to be provided.

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, AmpTan 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 Gren

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 Fuel Panel


Session Six: Shipping GreenTech Panel



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