The Opportunity Crudes Conference

Opportunity Crudes Conferences are hosted by Hydrocarbon Publishing Company biennially.



Over 94.5% of attendees in the previous four Opportunity Crudes Conferences rated their overall experience as good or excellent. 96% of the 4th meeting in 2014 said they will be attending the next conference and 99% will recommend to their colleagues.

Here are some of the comments from previous attendees:

"The agenda was well structured. All speakers were knowledgeable and well spoken. Very well done conference, it was well organized and had high calibre speakers." - Technical Marketing Specialist, BASF

"Well done. Good technical content in all of the presentations. The conference atmosphere promoted better audience engagement than I have seen in many other conferences. It was a pleasure to be a speaker and I would certainly be honored to present again in the future" - Director of Business Development, Foster Wheeler

"I thought it was a well-organized, focused event, attended by folks who were interested in what I had to tell them with fellow presenters of calibre." - CEO, Permasense

"Excellent value. This is one of the conference(s) most useful in my professional life. Very productive, well organized and specially useful. Congratulations. " - Principal Consultant Process Management, Statoil International Venezuela

"The organization was good—grouping talks by topic. The shale play session was very timely." - Manager , Feedstock Quality & Measurements Supply Distribution & Planning, Marathon Petroleum,

"Excellent organization and topics." - Petroleum Chemist, Petrobras

"I would certainly want to attend the next conference. There are many areas to catch up on and compare notes in two years."- Processing Tech. Mgr. Unconventional Oil, Shell Global Solutions

"Thanks for the opportunity to participate, will be pleased to continue relationship.
Very good organization, good attitude, and warm atmosphere." - General Manager, Modcon Systems

"Networking opportunities were fantastic."- Senior Principal Scientist, Criterion Catalysts & Technologies


Hydrocarbon Publishing Company was a Supporting Partner of Financial Times's GLOBAL SHALE ENERGY SUMMIT, October 21, 2013, London, UK.



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