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-Registration now open for March 2017 conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore

SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — F&L Asia Ltd. is delighted to announce the preliminary program and speaker line up for the 23rd edition of the annual fuel and lubricant industry conference, F+L Week 2017, to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore from March 7-10, 2017.

“F+L Week 2017 features an impressive schedule of presentations from the best and the brightest in the industry, including unique topics that are technology-focused to be presented on the global stage for the first time,” says Vicky Villena-Denton, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of F&L Asia, the major industry publisher in the region that puts on the quintessential yearly conference.

“For those in the industry this is a wonderful opportunity to learn, discuss and debate the way forward for our industry.”

F&L Asia is also very excited to confirm the following sponsors for the 2017 conference, which include Chevron Oronite, Chemtura and ISP.

There are major changes afoot in the complex fuel and lubricant market and the next few years are set to be pivotal for the industry. The 2017 conference theme, entitled “Charting The Course”, is focused on providing guidance to attendees to help “navigate future fuel and lubricant industry trends.”

Prominent industry thought leaders and delegates will explore global fuel and lubricant trends, regulatory hurdles, industry standards and other business-critical issues impacting the market landscape.

Speaker Highlights:

Our speaker highlights include Andy Holmes, director of research and technology at Petronas Lubricants International, one of the largest Asian-based lubricant manufacturer in the world, on lubricant technology trends, a topic of high significance for those immersed in the evolving lubricant industry.

Meanwhile, representing global auto manufacturer Ford Motor Co., Arup Gangopadhyay, who is the technical leader for lubrication science & mechanical friction in Powertrain Research and Advanced Engineering, will present on “Engine Tribology Technology Trend and Engine Oil Challenges.”

Vice President of Global Sales at speciality chemicals manufacturer Lubrizol Corporation, Matthew Joyce, will deliver a petroleum additive maker’s perspective on the industry’s transformation with his presentation entitled “To Unlock Innovation, Change the Model.”

Of specific note is the presentation of Xie Jingchun, deputy chief engineer, Lanzhou Lubricant R&D Institute, PetroChina Lubricant Company. For the first time on the global stage, you’ll hear about a new heavy-duty engine oil being developed in China for Chinese heavy-duty OEMs in cooperation with key Chinese lubricants manufacturers and suppliers.

In another F+L Week first, ATIEL, the European lubricant manufacturers group, will conduct a preconference workshop on “European Engine Lubricant Quality Management System (EELQMS) and the ATIEL Code Of Practice.” This half-day workshop will guide participants through the EELQMS and how to use the ATIEL Code of Practice, including a range of practical examples to work from.


F+L Week is the premier event for the Fuels, Lubricants, Base Oils and Additives industries in Asia-Pacific. F+L Week is the convergence of the annual Fuels & Lubes Asia Conference and the Asia-Pacific Base Oil Conference and is the flagship knowledge-sharing forum in the region. It offers the perfect opportunity to discuss and debate the latest industry shifts and provides an exceptional networking platform to consolidate business connections.

The event, organised by Hong Kong-based F&L Asia Ltd., the industry’s leading publisher in the region, is the industry’s must-attend annual event in Asia. F+L Week is the only annual conference in Asia-Pacific with a high level of technical content on the subject of transport fuels, lubricants, base oils and additives.

Registrations for the conference are now open. To register or to get more information visit


F&L Asia Ltd. has been providing world-class fuel and lube industry news and events since 1995. The publication company provides media services to some of the biggest names in the industry and each year produces F+L Week, the industry conference and exhibition premier event.

Unparalleled thought leadership, stringent content quality standards and uncompromising journalism (gathering facts directly from the frontline, including from its permanent bases at the heart of the strategic Asian region) are some of F&L Asia’s core strengths and the reason why it retains an unchallenged “first with the latest” position.

F&L Asia’s diverse portfolio of unique and powerful lead-generation tools fulfills the needs of hundreds of fuels and lubes operators of all sizes, all disciplines from around the world. This empowers it to increase its brand awareness and establish, promote and nurture fluid industry connections globally.


Vicky Villena-Denton F&L Asia Ltd.
22/F., 3 Lockhart Road
Wanchai, Hong Kong
Phone (Hong Kong): +852 3183 4143

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October 27, 2016 at 7:44 pm

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