16th ICIS Asian Base Oils
and Lubricants Conference


Fairmont Hotel, Singapore
Conference: 27-28 June 2024 
Training: 25-26 June 2024

Base Oils Training Course Series

The upcoming ICIS Base Oil Training is vital for those in the Asian market. With almost 50% of the world's base oil supply produced in the region, the course will cover Group I, II and III base oil output from China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. More importantly, the course will focus on advantages held by Asian refiners in comparison to Europe and North America, due to their fuel refining configurations and economic crude runs.

Find out how electric vehicles are impacting base oil demand, as well as Gas-To-Liquids technology and future trends in all finished lubricant sectors. Additionally, by attending you will get a deeper understanding of all aspects of the base oil and finished lubricants market, which will help new managers as well as those in, sales, marketing and engineering roles get up to speed. With plenty of time for Q&A, as well as time to meet fellow course participants, this course is invaluable to gain a better understanding of the business before attending the 16th ICIS Asian Base Oil and Lubricants Conference.

Base Oils I: Fundamentals of the Base Oils Business

Base Oils II: Quality Drivers, Forecasting and Global Profitability

This modular course provides an overview of; how base oils are made, finished lubricant demand sectors, as well as insights into potential disruptors. This course will expand your industry knowledge and sets a foundation for technical personnel, marketers and executives from across base oil, finished lubricants, additive and supply chain industries.

By attending this course you will gain both technical and commercial insights into base oils markets, supply and demand forecasting and the quality variations by suppliers. This course will help strengthen your ability to understand future trends and achieve your business goals.

About the Trainer

Amy Claxton | CEO, My Energy

Amy Claxton is CEO of My Energy Consulting & Training, a consulting company specializing in base oils and waxes. A chemical engineer with over forty years in the refining industry, she is recognized as a global base oil expert providing engineering and C-suite strategic business consulting for clients at publicly traded and privately held companies representing oil & gas-related industries, oil and gas consulting firms, and law firms. Her expertise includes raw materials selection; manufacturing processes and economics; global supply and demand; and competitor analysis. In addition to her core expertise in lubricant base oils and waxes, Amy has decades of experience involving Fischer Tropsch gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology and economics; fuels refining processes and economics; crude selection; intellectual property (due diligence) studies; and technology licensing.

Before starting her own company in 2002, Ms. Claxton worked for Exxon and ExxonMobil. Her assignments included plant engineering and managerial positions in refinery fuels units and base oil units including both solvent and hydroprocessing operations. She managed technical services for Exxon’s 584,000 barrel per day refinery in Baytown, Texas, with departmental oversight of 100 employees including chemical, mechanical, civil, and environmental engineers. During the Exxon-Mobil merger, Ms. Claxton was Exxon’s Corporate Advisor providing base oil and wax tutorials for senior officials and lawyers at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Exxon, Mobil, and outside law firms.

Amy has a global Base Oil Training joint venture with ICIS, having developed the first-ever industry-wide training courses for individuals new to the base oil industry. Ms. Claxton speaks at global base oil conferences and teaches her base oil courses on behalf of ICIS in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. She is known for her ability to explain technical information in a concise and jargon-free manner.

When not involved in oil and gas work, Ms. Claxton enjoys travel, cooking, and reading GTL and base oil patents for fun. She is married to a physician and is a very proud Mom to their three outspoken adult kids.

Price and Register

Base Oils In-person Training Course Series

$1,750 per course
$3,300 for the series (+applicable taxes)

25-26 June 2024 | Fairmont Hotel, Singapore