COQA Corpus Christi 2024

Mar 6–7, 2024

Corpus Christi, TX

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Program Information

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Wednesday, March 6th, 2024:
Morning: Tour of the Port of Corpus Christi
8:45am: Meet and Board Bus at Omni Corpus Christi
9:45am: Light Refreshments and Port Presentation
10:30am: Bus Tour of the Port
12:00pm: BBQ Lunch at Bureau Veritas Laboratory


2:30pm: Light Sweet Crude Subcommittee Meeting (open to conference registrants)
3:30pm: COQA Executive Board Meetings (closed)

5:00pm - 7:00pm: COQA Cocktail Hour Reception
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Thursday, March 7th, 2024:
7:30am: Breakfast
8:30am-4pm: Full Day Conference Main Program

Confirmed Speakers


TJ Braziel

Managing Director, Sales & MarketingRBN Energy

Crude Oil Markets: Supply-Demand Analysis and Outlook


Mark Breland, Loss Control Marine Specialist, Aramco Trading Company and

Shawnna Ryder, Independent Consultant

Quantities and Qualities of Marine Bound Crude Oil


Beth Brown

Associate Editorial Director, Americas Crude, Fuel Oil, Bunkers, S&P Global

WTI Midland crude oil export update: Trends, Performance and Outlook

Chris Burkhalter

Director of US Laboratory OperationsCamin Cargo Control

Current Crude Quality Concerns: Vapor Pressure Test Methods, Formaldehyde in Crude Oil, & Elevated

Levels of Metals


Roberto Fedon

Manager, Petroleum Quality, Enbridge

Corpus Christi Area Infrastructure & Quality Initiatives


Dennis Haynes

Corporate Scientist, Downstream RD&E, Nalco Water

Halides in Crude and other Feedstocks


Brett Hunter

Owner,Energy Hunter LLC

WTI Quality and Impacts on the Changing Market

Randy Segato

President & CEO, QC2 Solutions Inc

CCQTA Projects Update


Mike Wittner

Global Head of Oil Market Research, InterContinental Exchange (ICE)

HOU (Midland WTI) Contract Update


Omni Corpus Christi
900 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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