10th ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants
December 4 - 5 2014
(pre-conference seminar 3rd December), Hyatt Regency Jersey City, US


The pre-eminent base oils and lubricants conference in the Americas returns to Jersey City in 2014!

Last year’s event broke all attendance records, attracting over 300 international and domestic attendees from 30 countries including The USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Uruguay, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador and Puerto Rico as well as Asia, Europe and Africa.

A comprehensive, market-focussed program is currently being developed in association with the expert industry advisory board.  Speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Brent K. LokMarketing and New Business Development ManagerCHEVRON BASE OILS
  • Joe Rousmaniere, Director of Business Development, CHEMLUBE
  • Stephen Ames, Managing Director, SBA CONSULTING
  • Miles ObertonGlobal PAO Business ManagerCHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL
  • Lina SuarezBasestocks & Additives Business ManagerQUÍMICA DELTA
  • Mike Brown, Vice President of Technology, SK LUBRICANTS AMERICAS
  • Ian Moncrieff, Director, Energy Practice, KLINE & CO
  • Margareth Carvalho, Senior Technologist, INFINEUM
  • Owen Wyrley-Birch, Global Business Manager, Passenger Car Engine Oils, THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION

Find out which topics are up for discussion on the program page.

Make sure you get the best value rate by securing your place today!  Early bookers save up to $300, so do not delay!


The 2013 conference in numbers:

  • Over 300 international and domestic attendees
  • 12 hours of high-level market intelligence
  • 19 expert speakers
  • 5.5 hours of dedicated networking outside of the conference sessions


Sponsors and Media Partners
  • OEM
  • Lubes n Greases New
  • Petro-Canada
  • Neste
  • Chevron Base Oils
  • Nynas
  • Lubes Em Foco
  • TransOcean
Attendee Feedback
  • Very informative and cutting edge outlooks for future George A Fernandez, President, PhosLube Petroleum
  • Excellent networking opportunity – many good papers Steven Haffner, Market Manager, Infineum, USA
  • Amazing networking opportunity with Latin Americans Annie Hanafin, Global Project Manager, Malk PIMS
  • Excellent presentation and networking opportunity Vasant P Thakkar, Sr Fellow R&D, Honeywell
  • Very valuable conference and great attendance Roberto Dacquino, Sales Manager Latin America, United Color Manufacturing
  • Great range of topics that were relevant for a broad range of industry stakeholders Shane Seeley, Market Manager, CN Railway
  • Interesting and with good level presentation Jose Luis Duran, OEM’s Liaison, YPF SA
  • Interesting and with good level presentation Jose Luis Duran, OEM’s Liaison, YPF SA
  • Excellent forum for the lubes industry of America Patricio Cavanagh, Regional Manager, Afton Cemical
  • It was a good opportunity to meet everyone in our industry and to know about trends Maria Eugen A Reyes, Strategic Supply, YPF SA
  • Great way to learn more about the industry Karla M Galdamez, Administrative Assistant, MKR Products US, Inc.  
Base Oils App

Available on all mobile devices, the Base Oils app is your mobile source of information before, during and after the conference.

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Working with ICIS

The 10th ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants Conference is produced and delivered by RBI Conferences. As well as producing conferences for ICIS and other high profile brands owned by RBI, we also work with external partners and clients to deliver commercially successful events. For more information about working with us, please contact Alan Mitchell, Head of Business Development: or +44 (0) 20 8652 8256