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For the first time in its seventeen-year history, the ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference is making an exciting move to Saudi Arabia.

Over recent years KSA has opened its doors to global events, it holds 15% of the world’s proven oil reserves and is the largest exporter of crude oil in the world. This presents you with the opportunity to establish new connections and uncover commercial business opportunities in this important region.

Event update: We have received information from the Visit Saudi office to confirm that the tourist eVisa process can be used to attend the 17th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference. Click here to view our visa information page.

Host Partners:





Already with the backing of eight of KSA’s largest base oil companies, you can expect to meet all the key decision-makers from the entire Middle East region.

Supporting companies include: Saudi Aramco Luberef, Petrolube, Fuchs Petroleum Saudi Arabia Ltd, Al Jomaih and Shell Lubricating Oil Company Ltd, Arabian Petroleum Supply Company - Mobil Oil, United Lube Oil Company (Unilube), Castrol Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian Oil Additives Co (SALACO).

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As well as a programme of thought-leadership including key ICIS market insights, there will be topic-led networking breaks. With plenty of social occasions throughout the days, you will be able to continue your discussions and make new business connections.

The programme will highlight technological advancements and the critical role of sustainability in creating a better future for the industry. We will tackle pivotal events in the region, and global trends that are shaping the way base oils and lubricants markets operate. Across two days you will hear from leading market players as they share their insights and keep you ahead of the trends.

World-leading analysts from ICIS will be discussing the expected growth in the Middle Eastern markets and where your new opportunities will be coming from.



Whether it is the high-level agenda or multiple networking opportunities, the 17th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference is an unmissable event for anyone looking to do business in the region. It will give you all the information needed for success in 2023.

Find out what will be happening over the two event days, and what content sessions will be available to you. Plan your schedule to ensure you maximise your time out of the office.

Pricing and registration:


Register your place at the 17th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference.

With the multiple networking opportunities, you will be able to create connections that will solidify your status in the market, and help you overcome your business challenges. Included in your delegate ticket are networking lunches on both days, and a Gala Dinner at the end of Day 1 for all attendees.

The 17th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference is an event you cannot afford to miss if you want to stay ahead of challenging, but opportunistic market conditions.


Base Oils Training Course

Join our Base Oils Training Course Series to enhance your market understanding and product knowledge amid changing dynamics in the base oils industry. 

This immediately follows the 17th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference at the same venue. Attending both the training series and the conference will offer you the opportunity to meet like-minded professionals and have in-depth conversations about the industry.