1.5-Day Conference

Condensate & Naphtha Forum

31 October 2023 - 1 Novmber 2023
The Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

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The 27th Annual Condensate & Naphtha Forum was held successfully from 31 October – 1 November 2023 at Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Bali, Indonesia. The Organisers, Conference Connection would like to take this opportunity to thank all participants for their support and participation at the Forum.

The Condensate & Naphtha Forum, held annually since 1996 in Asia, the Middle East & Australia, has evolved into an annual “must attend” event for serious producers, buyers & sellers of Condensate & Naphtha. With business interactions at the highest levels, underscored by the presence of market leaders in the condensate, naphtha and petrochemical industries, the Forum provides an annual platform for the exchange of industry dialogue and networking opportunities.

Highlights of CNF 2023 Conference

Known for its open and frank discussions on the most topical issues, CNF 2023 attracted buyers, sellers, traders, NOC/IOC producers, refiners and petrochemical groups, as well CNF alumni who attend regularly, hailing from South East Asia, Middle East, South Asia, North Asia & Europe/USA.

 1.5 days of comprehensive presentations and a Roundtable Discussion provided delegates with:-

  • State of the Global Oil & Gas Markets and the condensate & naphtha market update
  • An insider’s view on Pertamina’s business organisation and condensate processing and marketing in Indonesia
  • Production and export potential for condensate & naphtha from Indonesia, Iraq & Iran
  • Shift in naphtha trade flows and tanker outlook for CPP & DPP shipping for the 2030s
  • PETRONAS’ pathway to energy transition for petrochemicals
  • Indonesia’s trajectory for climate change and energy transition by state-owned companies
  • Opportunities for investments in South Asia refineries
  • The future of petrochemicals in Asia & China
  • The future of refining and petchem strategies for decarbonisation

Thank You To Our Speakers for the CNF Forum 2023

Conference Co-Chairmen

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki

Founder & Chairman, FGE

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Dr. Jeff Brown

President, FGE

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Aris Mulya Azof

SVP, Downstream Business, Pertamina
Chairman, Indonesian Gas Society

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Sani Dinar Saifuddin

Feedstock & Product Optimization Director,
Pertamina Refinery & Petrochemical Sub-Holding

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Dr Widhyawan Prawiraatmadja

Board Advisor
Pertamina Energy Institute

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Shakeel Ahmad Khan

PETRONAS Chemicals Marketing (Labuan) Ltd

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Abdulaziz Al Attar

Head of Office,
India Regional Office, Mumbai
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
(Far East) K.S.C.

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Ashrafunnisa B Khan

Export Product Manager
Basrah Gas Company

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Dr Ranjit Kulkarni

Global Director - Business Development
Honeywell UOP

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Dr Paul Cherry

Officium Projects Ltd
Hong Kong

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Serena Huang

Head of APAC Analysis
Vortexa Asia Pte Ltd

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Richard Matthews

Director, Consultancy & Research
E.A. Gibson Shipbrokers Ltd

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Dr Iman Nasseri

MD Dubai

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Armaan Ashraf

Head NGLs

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Samuel Ho

NGLs Analyst

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Testimonials & What Delegates Found Useful About Attending

"Networking with other industry players and discussing various challenges was the most useful. The Cocktail reception was fantastic! The food & organization were absolutely delightful"
- Export Product Manager, Basrah Gas

"A very well-organized event. Lots of very useful information shared on both short-term trends and long-term strategies issues"
- Consultant, Officium Projects

"The forum is very good for getting updated data on Condensate & Naphtha, global evaluation and business trends related to Condensate & Naphtha as feed for the petrochemical industry"
- President Director, PT Trans-Pacific Petrochemical Indotama

"Congratulations to you and your team for the very successful event. I personally found the conference very insightful and meaningful, and enjoyed the presentations and the opportunity to meet up with industry participants"
- Head of APAC Analysis, Vortexa Asia

"The forum covered some topics which made a difference for me in the trading of condensate, maximizing volumes & renewables"
- Commercial Director, Basrah Gas

"Great insight of the overall Condensate & Naphtha outlook"
- Naphtha Trader, PETCO Trading Labuan Company

"We have more knowledge regarding the overall issues & forecast about oil & gas since the pandemic period and 5 years ahead. Knowledge about Pertamina business, CDS & Naphtha processing in Indonesia, especially overview of business in KPI & position on energy transition in Indonesia, were all very insightful"
- Anoymous

"Overall energy transition trend and global oil market insights were useful"
- Naphtha Trader, Singapore Branch, Wanhua Chemical (Singapore)

Event Summary

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Conference Venue

The Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua

The Laguna Luxury Collection Resort & Spa in Bali's Nusa Dua resort area, is a 5-star luxury hotel offering guests a stunning view of the Indian Ocean and a rich experience encompassing Balinese arts, history, cuisine, and culture. The resort has 257 guest rooms and 19 suites with a blend of modern Balinese style and views of tropical gardens or lagoons. Unique Lagoon Access Rooms provide direct access to the lagoon from private balconies. The resort features seven swimmable lagoons, six restaurants and bars offering diverse cuisine options, including pan-Asian, International, and beachfront dining, all set amidst lush gardens and a pristine beach.

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