Crude Oil Quality Association


  • COQA San Antonio, February 21-22, 2018

    Dates: 21 – 22 Feb, 2018

    Menger Hotel (address: 204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205)


    General Registration ($100 Advance Registration will close on February 13th, 2018. Registration will be by any major credit card for $125 at the door)

    Complimentary Registration Form (for COQA annual corporate members, event sponsors, press, retirees)

    Please join us in the COQA room block at the Menger Hotel. The cut-off date is February 5th. Rooms are subject to availability after this date.

     - Direct COQA Hotel Booking Link: HERE

     - Reservations can also be made direct at 210-223-4361, ask for in house reservations
    Group Code: 020218COQA

    Wednesday February 21, 2018 (note: closed to press)
    2:30pm: Domestic Sweet Monitoring Program Subcommittee Meeting
         *all conference registrants welcome to attend*
    4:00pm: Steering Committee Meeting
         *representatives of corporate member companies only*
    5:00pm: Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday February 22, 2018
    7:00am: Complimentary Hot Buffet Breakfast
    8:00am: Presentations Begin
    11:45am: Lunch
    1:30pm: Presentations Resume
    4:30pm: Presentations Conclude

    Martin Tallett, EnSys Energy  (Marine Fuels Laws)
    Jaydeep Mahashabde, Millenium  (Market Dynamics, Supply/Demand Balance and National Inventory Forecast)
    Steve Traicoff, Fairway Energy (Cavern Storage Systems in Houston)
    Derek Taylor, Plains All American (Review of Argus Americas Crude Summit)
    Aaron Dillard, P66 and Bill Lywood, Crude Quality Inc. (Domestic Sweet Monitoring Project Update)
    Leslie Johnson, XOS (Comparison of HDXRF TO ICP 5708B as an easier, alternative method for measuring metals in crude oil)
    Bob Falkiner, Jay Grills, Steve David  (ASTM Round Table: Light Ends and Vapor Pressure)
    CCQTA Project Update


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  • ASTM “Crude Oil: Sampling, Testing, and Evaluation” February 19-21, 2018

    Dates: 19 – 21 Feb, 2018

    ASTM will be offering their popular 3 day training course “Crude Oil: Sampling, Testing, and Evaluation” February 19-21 in San Antonio, TX in conjunction with the COQA meetings Feb 21 & 22. The course, taught by COQA Executive Director Emeritus, Harry Giles, provides an understanding of crude oil analytical measurement, composition and classification; sampling; inspection, assays and test methods; and much more.

    Participants in the ASTM course will be given complimentary attendance at the COQA meeting, providing an outstanding opportunity for learning and networking with North America’s leaders in the field of crude oil quality.

    Registration for the ASTM course is available at

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  • COQA-CCQTA Denver 2018, May 22-24

    Dates: 22 – 24 May, 2018

    Save the Date! We are excited to announce the joint COQA-CCQTA meeting will be held in Colorado from May 22nd-24th, 2018, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Denver. Mark your calendars and plan to join your colleagues for subcommittee sessions and two days of highly relevant and informative presentations.

    Tuesday, May 22nd:  Subcommittee Sessions and Board Meetings
    Wednesday, May 23rd: General Meetings and Speakers (all day)
    Thursday, May 24th: General Meetings and Speakers (all day)

    Agenda, Registration, and Accommodation information is forthcoming.

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  • COQA Houston/Sugar Land, October 24-25th, 2018

    Dates: 24 – 25 Oct, 2018
    sugar landCOQA is once again holding its Houston fall conference in conjunction with the Opportunity Crudes Conference for a full week of interesting meetings, presentations, and networking. Save the date and plan to join us!

    Our venue will be the Marriott Sugar Land Town Square (16090 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479). Links for registration, accommodations, and other information are forthcoming.

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