• We're delighted to announce YPF as Host Partner this year
  • LARTC 2017 is taking place in Buenos Aires with YPF as Host Partner
  • The first look agenda is now out!
  • LARTC 2017 is officially supported by the Ministerio de Energía y Minería de la Nación
  • 2 new speakers from International Finance Corporation confirmed
  • Delighted to have Mr Carlos Alfonsi, Executive Vice-President Downstream of YPF confirmed for the Keynote Address


11:10 - 00:00

Market Keynote

Latin America at a Glance: Market Trends and Outlook for the Downstream Industry

  • What are the key trends in crude and product fundamentals?
  • Examining margin drivers and the investment outlook for Latin American refiners
  • Exploring potential catalysts including MARPOL, US trade policy and unconventional oil growth
  • Understanding how current price volatility is affecting investment decisions – how can we reduce the risk?
  • How can Latin America withstand the fierce competition stemming from the US and the Middle East?


  • Tim Fitzgibbon Senior Industry Expert - Downstream Oil - McKinsey&Co,  Houston

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LARTC Call for Papers - Advisory Board meeting
Call for papers
Deadline extended to Thursday 13th April