1 Attend the Highly Anticipated Asian Asian Bitumen 2007. Bitumen Conference 2007. 22 August Pre-conference workshop Paving the Way into the Future 23-24 August Main conference 22 24 August 2007, Hilton Hotel, Singapore Jointly Organised by: Distinguished Panel of Speakers include: Mr. Jason Feer, Argus Media, Mr. Lee Thong Siang, Hin Hin Singapore Management & Holdings Pte Mr. Geoff A. Houlton, Purvin Ltd, Singapore & Gertz Inc., USA Mr. A. S. Prabhakar, Ms. Nasreen Tasker, Argus Hindustan Petroleum Media, USA Corporation Ltd, India (Invited). Mr. Yu Xiaoqiao, Sinopec Mr. Ardhi Bin Ismail, Asphalt Sales Company, China PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad, Mr. M. T. Fathi, Pasargad Oil Malaysia Co., Iran Mr. Azeem Remtulla, SAMI. Mr. Nick Hallit, CyTech Bitumen Technologies, Australia International, UAE Mr. Kyle Chow, Simosa Oil Co.
2 Mr. Gordon W. Thomas, Ltd, Taiwan Bitumen Bales Sdn Bhd, Prof. Prithvi S. Kandhal, Malaysia National Center for Asphalt Mr. Walter J. Tappeiner, Technology, Auburn University, Advanced Pavement USA. Pre-Conference Technologies International, Mr. Yousif Mezel, The Bahrain Workshop on Malaysia Petroleum Company, Bahrain Bitumen : Types, Mr. Thierry Defrene, Tipco Dr. Gabriel Hernandez, Physical Properties, Asphalt PCL, Thailand Dynasol Polymers, USA. Grading & Polymer Mr. Chris Tudge, Asphaltos Ms. Siew Hua Seah, Argus Trade SA, USA Media, Singapore Modification Mr. Rajiv Sharma, Indian Oil Mr. Edwin Wong, ACE. Led by Corporation Ltd, India Shipping Consultancy, Singapore Prof. Prithvi S. Kandhal Associate Director Emeritus National Center for Asphalt Technology Auburn University, USA Corporate Sponsors: (Individually Priced & Bookable Separately).
3 TEAM/JOINT ATTENDANCE. DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE! See Inside Pages for Agenda and Registration Information! SPONSORSHIP. Conference Connection and Argus Media are pleased to announce their third OPPORTUNITIES. Asian Bitumen Conference 2007 will be held in Singapore from 22-24 August 2007. Riding on the success of the previous conference, which attracted over As the premier Bitumen conference 130 delegates from 30 countries worldwide, this conference will provide the in Asia, the third Asian Bitumen Conference 2007 will provide the platform for continuing discussions and insights into the challenges, opportunities ideal opportunity to enhance your and changes in the Bitumen market. company's profile and increase your Strong economic growth rates in Asian economies have created the need for an business potential through direct expanding transportation infrastructure that will support the economic growth exposure to an audience of high-level rates.
4 Which economies are growing the fastest, and what are the challenges they Bitumen executives. face in meeting the Bitumen supply/demand fundamentals? The organisers are inviting endorsement Growing Asian economies have also put more emphasis on the quality of the and support for the conference through supporting infrastructure and the need to have a wider range of specifications corporate sponsorships and hosting of including PG and polymer modified Bitumen grades that promote better quality various functions. Opportunities and roads. The movement towards these new grades could create challenges in benefits include: meeting these specifications. The conference will explore the need for these Platinum, Gold and Silver grades, when they may be adopted, and what challenges this poses for the Asian sponsorships will provide as many Bitumen market.
5 As five complimentary registrations in addition to maximum The shipping market faces challenges from strong Asian demand and tightening profile for the sponsor supply in the US and Canadian markets. This could potentially change the Two guest passes will be Bitumen shipping patterns in the future. Is there sufficient Bitumen shipping extended to host of each official capacity in Asia to allow increased Bitumen trade? function High oil prices have started to slow demand for petroleum products. With limited Additional space has been country, state, and municipal budgets for transportation and infrastructure allocated for inserts and development, high oil prices are threatening to adversely impact Bitumen advertisements in the conference consumption. Industry experts will outline the driving forces behind strong oil folder prices and provide price scenarios for the next few years.
6 The changing Asian Conference documentation, refining picture, including new refineries planned and refinery expansion plans lanyards and bags can also be will also be discussed. With refineries gearing up to meet new specifications for sponsored lighter petroleum products, there could be an impact on the bottom of the barrel and on Bitumen output. Drawing on the expertise of key players and renowned experts, this dynamic THE ALUMNI. two-day conference will discuss these current issues as well as provide in-depth Advanced Pavement Technologies International country market updates on Australia, Bahrain, China, India, Indonesia, Afro Asian Commodities LLC Al Sherouk Iran and Taiwan, along with market trends in the Middle East. Chemicals Alliance Refining Co. Ltd Argus Media Asphalt Institute Asphalt Research Expect unparalleled networking opportunities with potential clients and Bitumen & Consulting Co.
7 Ltd Athenian Tankers (UK). Ltd Awazal International Ayegh Isfahan professionals from all over the world. The third Asian Bitumen Conference Co. Management BASF South 2007 brings together a select group of global Bitumen experts, including East Asia Pte Ltd Bitubulk Pte Ltd Bitumen Supply Company Boral Resources (Qld). senior decision makers from national oil companies, producers, traders, Pty Ltd BP Bitumen Brisbane City Works shippers and consultants. Do not miss this excellent opportunity to be part of Asphalt Operations Chemicals (M) Sdn Bhd Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd . an exclusive gathering of high level executives. Fax in your registration form or Caltex Oil Malaysia Ltd China Petroleum &. register online at NOW! Chemical Corporation Asphalt Sales Branch Co. Cosmic Asphalt Technology Pte Ltd Cosmo Oil Co.
8 Ltd Cyprus Petroleum Who Should Attend ATTENDANCE BY REGION Products FZC Delta Corporation Elsamex SA Engen Petroleum Ltd Eres NV . Rest of the World ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd Feoso Energy This conference is crucial to all key decision makers and senior 1%management in Africa 3%. (HK) Ltd Gearbulk (UK) Ltd GS Caltex USA 5% Corporation Guizhou Ta Li Mu Chemical Co. the Bitumen industry including: Australia 10% Ltd Hanson Building Materials (S) Pte Ltd . Bitumen Refiners Bitumen Buyers/Resellers Bitumen Middle East 10% Traders Bitumen Hanwha Corporation Hin Hin Management India 6% & Holdings Pte Ltd Hindustan Petroleum Shippers/Ship brokers Bitumen Terminal Operators Bitumen Polymer/ Corporation Ltd ICL Performance Products Europe 5%. Additive Manufacturers Bitumen Consultants Highway Construction LP Itochu Enex Co.
9 Ltd Kemaman Bitumen Contractors Corporate Planning Managers/Analysts Business Development North Asia 17% Co. Sdn Bhd Koch Materials Asia Trading Pte Ltd Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd Managers Bitumen Sales Executives/Sales Staff Government Policy Planners Lankem Ceylon Ltd Masefield (S) Pte Ltd Meghalaya Bitchem Pvt Ltd Merrill Lynch Department of Transportation Officials OilSouth Executives East Asia Technical Advisors/ Singapore Commodities Pte Ltd Mitsui &. Managers 43% Co. Ltd National Bitumen Corporation . National Center for Asphalt Technology . Attendance Nynas Bitumen Pasargad Oil Co. Pennant ATTENDANCEby BYRegion REGION Attendance ATTENDANCEby BYIndustry INDUSTRY Australia Pty Ltd Pertamina PetroChina Co. Construction/ Ltd. Petroleos de Venezuela SA Petroliam Rest of the World Nasional Berhad Petronas Mitco Pioneer 1% Shipping/ Engineering Exploration & Oil LLC Porner Ingenieurgesellschaft USA 5% Africa 3% 3% PT Buton Asphalt Indonesia PT Jaya Trade Storage Production Australia 10% 4% Indonesia Purvin & Gertz Inc.
10 Richmond 9% Mercantile International Pte Ltd RNR. Middle East 10%. India 6% Refining & Contracting Sam Tradelines LLC SAMI Pty Govt/Research/ Ltd Simosa International Co. Ltd Singapore Europe 5% Marketing Consulting 12% Petroleum Co. Ltd SK Corporation State 23% Trading Organization PLC Swedish Road North Asia 17%. Administration Swiss Singapore Overseas Enterprises Pte Ltd Thai Lube Base Public Technology 4% Co. Ltd. Thai Petrochemical Industry Public South East Asia Co. Ltd The Oceanic Petroleum Source Pte 43% Trading & Sales Ltd and many more! 45%. ATTENDANCE BY INDUSTRY. Visit for updates and online registration! Construction/. Engineering Conference Agenda Thursday, 23 August 2007 SESSIon III: SPECIFICATIONS AND. TECHNOLOGY. Registration and Morning Coffee Bitumen : From Oil Well to Road Chairman's Welcome Remarks n Overview of refining Bitumen from crude oil Ms.