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John Leavens
Executive Director Oil Markets Midstream and Downstream
Expert in Refining, Refinery Margins, Crude and Refined Product Pricing, Oil Transportation Logistics and Base Oils
Forecasting
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Cross-Sector
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Background

John Leavens is an Executive Director in the Oil Markets and Downstream consulting practice of IHS Markit performing a wide variety of assignments related to the petroleum market, refining and worldwide petroleum infrastructure. John has 30 years industry experience. He joined IHS Markit through the acquisition of Purvin & Gertz, Inc. in November 2011, which he had joined in 2008, and has gained extensive experience of techno-economic and strategic consulting assignments including specializing in supply chain and base oils and lubricants business. John started his career with Shell in both technical and commercial roles in Stanlow refinery UK, Shell Global Solutions in The Netherlands and in Downstream Supply Planning and Optimization in London UK. John has consulted on a wide range of assignments with IHS Markit and Purvin & Gertz. He has broad experience in the technical and commercial aspects of the downstream oil industry with a particular speciality in refinery economics, downstream logistics, downstream markets, and base oils and lubricants. John holds a first class honours degree in Chemical Process Engineering from Aston University, Birmingham, UK. Specific Industry Experience includes: Crude oil valuation & marketing, Merger & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Base Oils and Lubricants production and markets, Refined products pricing & markets, Refinery economics, Terminals and Strategic storage

Industry expertise
Oil Markets, Midstream, and Downstream
Sourcing and Supply Chain
Supply Chain Logistics
Areas of interest
Refining and Petrochemicals Integration
Transport Energy Demand
Asphalt
Base Oils and Lubricants
Butane
Commodity Price Forecasts
Crude Oil & Refined Products Markets
Crude Oil Quality Banks
Downstream Benchmarking
Downstream Strategy
Gasoline and Diesel Markets
Naphtha
Oil Markets Supply, Demand and Pricing
Oil Prices
Oil Terminals, Storage and Pipelines
IMO 2020
Refined Product Supply, Demand and Pricing
Refined Product Terminals, Storage and Pipelines
Refinery Competition
Refinery Crude Oil Supply Planning
Refinery Operation
Refinery Optimization
Refinery Processes
Refinery Yields
Refining Company Strategies and Performance
Refining Economics
Refining Economics and Valuation
Refining Margins
Residential and Commercial Fuel Demand
Supply Chain Logistics
Refined Product Marketing
Regional focus
Global, Europe & CIS
Languages
English
US$1000
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