June 14-16, 2023 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The theme of this year's event is Fuels and Lubricants: Navigating the Energy Transition. Proposals for oral presentations, commercial presentations and posters on topics relating to the rapidly changing energy landscape and the far-reaching impacts on fuels and lubricants are welcome. The deadline to submit abstract proposals for F+L Week 2023 will close on January 31, 2023.


F&L Asia Awards

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F&L Asia Awards

The F&L Asia Awards recognizes outstanding individuals and companies in our industry. We are now accepting nominations for the following categories: Person of the Year, Product Development of the Year, Future Leaders, Lifetime Achievement Award. Deadline to submit your nominations is March 31, 2023.

F+L Week 2022 Program

8:00 AM-8:45 AM Registration
8:45 AM-9:00 AM

Welcoming Remarks

Vicky V. Denton

Vicky Villena-Denton, F&L Asia Limited, Editor-in-Chief and CEO

9:00 AM-9:30 AM

Keynote Presentation: Supertrends. Investing for Purpose

thomas wood

Thomas Wood, Credit Suisse, Senior Investment Counsellor and Portfolio Manager

9:30 AM-10:00 AM

Keynote Presentation: The Challenges of Business in our Times

steve puckett

Steve Puckett, TRI-ZEN International Pte Ltd, Executive Chairman

10:00-10:30 am Networking Tea Break Sponsored by Dow Chemical
10:30 AM-11:00 AM

Keynote Presentation: Emerging Energy Paradigm in Asia with Special Reference to India

SSV Ramakumar

SSV Ramakumar, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Director, Research & Development and Planning & Business Development

11:00 AM-11:30 AM

Keynote Presentation: PTT - Moving Towards the Mobility and Lifestyle Business

Arunratt W_2022

Arunratt Wuttimongkolchai, PTT Company Limited, Executive Vice President, Innovation Institute

11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Keynote Presentation: Ergon’s Sustainability Journey

Bonnie Chapman

Bonnie Chapman, Ergon, Inc., Vice President – Product Stewardship

12:00-1:15 PM Networking Lunch Sponsored by Chevron Oronite
1:15 PM-1:30 PM

Commercial Presentation: Next Generation PAOs to Improve Fuel Economy and Energy Efficiency

Mark Tan

Mark Tan Khai-Hsien, ExxonMobil Chemical Asia Pacific, AP Synthetics Sales

1:30 PM-2:00 PM

Well-to-Wheels Analysis of Automotive Fuels in the Indian Context


R. V. Ravikrishna, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Pratt & Whitney Chair Professor

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Application of eFuels to the Existing Gasoline Engine Fleet – Test Methods and Potential

Gerald Russ

Gerald Russ, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics

2:30 PM-3:00 PM

Upgraded Biodiesel (H-FAME) via Partial Hydrogenation for Higher Biodiesel Blends in Thailand


Nuwong Chollacoop, National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC), Renewable Energy Research Team Leader

3:00 PM - 3:30PM Networking Tea Break Sponsored by Songwon
3:30 PM-4:00 PM

Biodiesel Usage in Heavy Duty Applications and Lubricant Solutions

Raj Padmanbhan

Raj Padmanabhan, Chevron Oronite Pte Ltd, Singapore, Asia Pacific Regional Product Line Manager for Automotive Engine Oils and Viscosity Index Improvers

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Performance Additives for Metalworking Fluids with Regard to Electric Mobility and CLP Ban

Wilhelm Rehbein

Wilhelm Rehbein, LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, Senior Manager, Application Technology, Lubricant Additives Business

4:30 PM-5:00 PM

Relevance of ACEA Standards to Southeast Asia and Australia

Yvonne Koay

Yvonne Koay, Lubrizol Corporation, Engine Oil Project Manager, Passenger Car, Heavy Duty Diesel, and Motorcycle Oils

5:00 PM : 5:30 PM

Impact of Engine Oil Volatility on Oil Consumption and Emissions


David Senard, TotalEnergies OneTech, Engine Lubricants R&D Engineer, Research Division – Passenger Vehicle Lubricant

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Networking Cocktails Sponsored by ExxonMobil
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM F&L Asia Awards Dinner Sponsored by Lubrizol

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