COQA Houston - Sugar Land 2022

Oct 26–27, 2022

Sugar Land, TX

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Sugar Land Marriott Town Square
Address: 16090 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479
Phone: (281) 275-8400


COQA has a dedicated room block for conference attendees. Please book through the following link to reserve your rooms for just $159.


Program Information

Program information will be updated as presenters are confirmed. The conference schedule is below, in Central Time.

Wednesday, October 26

1:30pm - 3:00pm: Light Sweet Crude Subcommittee Meeting (open to any interested registrant except press)
3:00pm - 4:30pm: Executive Board Meeting (board members only)
5:00pm - 7:00pm: COQA Sugar Land Opening Reception

Thursday, October 27

7:30am - 8:30am: Breakfast Buffet brought to you by COQA
8:00am - 4:00pm: Main Program


Jeff Kralowetz

Vice President, Business Development, Argus Media

WTI quality and its role in WTI’s expanding role as a Global Price

Amanda Townsley
Sr. Director, Energy Research & Product Development, CME Group
Evolving Crudes, Evolving Risk Management


Ron Ness

PresidentNorth Dakota Petroleum Council

Bakken Crude Oil Update


Jim Mitchell

Head of America’s Oil AnalystsRefinitiv

How Crude Qualities Create Valuation Differences


Bob Shults & Tom Jones

Head of North American Markets & Digital Crude InitiativeXpansiv

Crude Oil, Quality, and the ESG Commodity Marketplace


Ha Nguyen

Executive Director, Global Oil, IHS Markit

The Crude Quality Shock for Russia losing its status as an Energy Superpower


Peter Spitz
Director of Technology Development,
Alex Hodgson
Applications Manager, VUV Analytics

Naphtha And Refining Hydrocarbon Types: More Accurate Identification of Hydrocarbon Types Means Money


Felipe Tello

Crude Quality Advisor, MOTIVA

Refinery Crude Quality Monitoring


Nick Monchak

Senior Specialist, American Petroleum Institute

API Committee on Petroleum Measurement Activities





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