The 7th ICIS African Base Oils & Lubricants Conference

Assessing the implications of renewed optimism on the future of the African market

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Assessing the implications of renewed optimism on the future of the African market: has the market reached a turning point?

The ICIS Base Oils & Lubricants Conferences portfolio provides a range of opportunities for anyone involved in the lubricants value chain to gain essential information and meet with industry peers at one, multiple or all of the conferences.

The next African edition of the series will take place in Cape Town on 30 October – 1 November 2018 and will allow over 90 attendees to delve deeper into the dynamics of the base oils & lubricants market in Africa.

With recent news of international companies moving into the African region and Kenya in particular, the market appears to have become the focus for international trade. Is this scenario expected to continue?

For the 7th time, the African Base Oils & Lubricants Conference will provide delegates with the latest industry trends and developments, as well as essential networking opportunities, to help them make important business decisions. Make sure you don't miss out and register now!

Agenda highlights for 2018:

  • Kenya – Are we seeing the emergence of a new market leader?
  • Additives for the African market of the future
  • North Africa – Are we seeing the region move away from the rest of the continent?
  • Naphthenic Specialty Base Oils – Superbly suited for industrial lubricants needs
  • A half-day seminar on Re-refined oil and the African market - A perfect match?

Discover the full agenda

Thought-leading speakers confirmed include:

  • Wayne Alberts, Sales and Technical Executive, Trans Ocean
  • Hicham Bouzoubaa, Senior Business Manager, Petromin International
  • Cliff Classen, CEO, Orbichem Petrochemicals
  • Mohamed El Assar, Global Development Manager, ExxonMobil
  • Geoffrey Ssekatawa, CEO, Brent Technologies and many more…

Find out who else will speak at the conference

For more information about the topics that will be covered and the networking opportunities on offer, download the event brochure.

Companies such as Multisol, Engen Petroleum, Lubrizol and Ergon have already secured their place. Download the attendee list to find who else you will meet and join them in Cape Town!

Register in a couple of clicks on and use promo code AFBO18EMLM.

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