Izmir, Turkey, 23-24 November 2023
THE BLACK SEA AND EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN is a key regional refining and consumption cluster. The refining capabilities of Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, the complex and interwoven crude and product supply routes, the major transportation hubs out of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, sanctioned and non-sanctioned Russian streams running across the Black Sea and the Bosporus combine to make this region one of the most important oil and gas global clusters.

The host city for the Turkey – Black Sea retreat is Izmir, home to the most modern Turkish refineries and the country’s leading petrochemical cluster. What is also important, city provides a stimulating backdrop for socialisation and communication.

is an award winning format promoted by Confidence Information Services. Izmir Executive Retreat is now in its second year. Regional production, refining, trading, and logistics executives will meet in an informal environment to share their views, develop the existing and foster new commercial relationships. Leading analysts will present their findings on the regional markets, trade flows and logistics facilities and provide essential market forecasts.

We make sure that a range of informal social events and settings stimulate the participants to strengthen the existing and foster new business relationships.

Preliminary Programme
Speakers 2022
  • Deniz Degirmenci,
    SOCAR Turkey Refinery & Petrochemical Business Unit
    Trade Director
  • Julien Mathonniere,
    Energy Intelligence Group
    Oil markets economist

  • Viktor Katona,
    Crude Analyses manager
  • Nesip Dalmaz,
    SOCAR Turkey Refinery & Petrochemical Business Unit
    Energy Management Manager
  • Yusuf Mert,
    SOCAR Turkey Refinery & Petrochemical Business Unit
    OT MOM-MES Supervisor
  • Danila Bochkarev,
    the Stimson Center
    Non-resident fellow
  • Eser Ozdil,
    Glocal Group
    Founder & Managing Director
  • Wael Shamandy,
    PetroDIAC FZE
    Senior Process Consultant
  • Tamara Safonova,
    General Director
  • Oleg Platonov,
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board, PLASKE, President of the Association of Transport, Forwarding and Logistics Organizations of Ukraine
All fields are required.
23-24 November 2023
Izmir, Turkey
Contact us:

Andrei Corobceanu
Phone: +44 203 129 0619
e-mail: ac@ciservice.info

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