Crude Oil Quality Association


  • COQA San Antonio, March 4-5, 2020

    Dates: 04 – 05 Mar, 2020
    teddy_mengerSave the date and plan to join us for the COQA's Spring 2020 meeting in San Antonio, TX.

    Our venue will be the Menger Hotel 
    (204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205)


    General Registration
    *registration will also be available on site by credit card for $125
    Complimentary Registration
    *for representatives of annual corporate members (sponsors/supporters), event sponsors, speakers, retirees, press


    Please click HERE to book your guestrooms in the COQA room block at our preferred rate, available until February 10, 2020 (or until the block fills up).

    Program of Events
    All meetings will take place in the Grand Ballroom

    Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    1:30 - 2:15pm          Domestic Sweet Subcommittee  
    2:30 - 3:30pm          Additives Subcommittee 
    3:30 - 4:30pm          Advisory Board Meeting
    4:30 - 6:00pm          Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020

    7:00 - 8:00am          Breakfast Buffet provided by COQA
    8:00 - 11:45am        Presentations
    11:45am - 1:30pm   Lunch (on your own)
    1:30pm - 4:30pm     Presentations  

    Speakers (tentative topic/title)
    Kari Cutting, North Dakota Petroleum Council (Bakken 2020:  A Game Changer)

    Jeff Dorrow, EPIC Midstream (Assets overview and quality control initiatives)

    Erika Coombs, BTU Analytics (Permian and Eagle Ford quality overview)

    Gus Vasquez, Argus Media (Shifting price differentials and grades from Midland to Corpus Christi to Europe)

    Eric Vetters, ProCorr Consulting (Upstream additives – how they can impact refineries and what we as an industry can do about it)

    Jason Nick, Ametek Petrolab (What's New in the World of Vapor Pressure)

    Tom Benz, Southern Petroleum Laboratories (UOP 163, D5705M and other related topics on H2S in the Permian)

    Terry Thompson, Enterprise Products (Vapor pressure and emissions standards for crude oil storage)

    Reviews of the 2nd Annual North American Crude Oil Exports Summit & Argus Americas Crude Summit

    Extensive Information on our exciting upcoming conference in Ft McMurray, Canada


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  • CCQTA - COQA Joint Meeting, Ft. McMurray, Canada, June 9-12, 2020

    Dates: 09 – 12 Jun, 2020
    Oil Sands AlbertaSave the date and plan to join us for the joint CCQTA - COQA Summer 2020 meeting in Ft. McMurray, Canada.

    Please be sure to budget and prepare early for this rare opportunity to visit the Canadian oil sands with an international group of crude quality experts. There is LIMITED space available for the oil sands tour, so register early and secure your spot.

    Please view this Information Packet for details on the program of events, registration, guestroom booking (again, space is limited in the hotel), and transportation. If you wish to inquire about speaking or sponsorship, please use the contact information provided in the packet. 

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  • COQA Houston/Sugar Land, Oct 21-22, 2020

    Dates: 21 – 22 Oct, 2020
    sugar landSave the date and plan to join us in Sugar Land for our Fall 2020 COQA meeting. Details regarding the program of events, registration, and guestroom booking will begin to appear in summer 2020.

    We are once again partnering with the Opportunity Crudes Conference, which will be held at the same venue, from Oct 19-21, 2020. Plan to attend for the entire week!

    Venue: Houston Marriott Sugar Land (16090 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479)

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