petrospot

PETROSPOT LTD

Petrospot is an independent publishing, training and events organisation focused on the maritime, energy and transportation industries.

Based in Oxfordshire, England, Petrospot was established in May 2003 by Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes (Managing Director). He is supported by Lesley Bankes-Hughes (Director of Publishing/Executive Editor) and backed by a highly professional team.

It delivers the highest quality strategic information in the most comprehensive and convenient formats – via magazines, websites and books, or face to face in conferences, exhibitions, seminars and training courses.

Petrospot works very closely with government and industry in many countries and organises some of the biggest, most popular and prestigious shipping and bunkering events in the world. In the marine fuels sector, Petrospot organises events as diverse as: Maritime Week Americas, Maritime Week Africa, Maritime Week Gibraltar, Maritime Week Las Palmas, Portugal Shipping Week, the Middle East Bunkering Convention and ARACON. The Petrospot Academy runs a range of well-respected training courses and in-house training around the world, including the Oxford Bunker Course, BunkerExperience and An Introduction to Shipping. Petrospot also co-owns and runs London International Shipping Week.

 

Port Reports

Petrospot + 20|20 Marine Energy – market intelligence on global bunker ports.

Each report focuses on the commercial, logistical and environmental issues driving the changes and developments in each local market. This includes an expert summary of commercial operations at each location, information on current and historic bunker demand, an overview of fuel suppliers and market share, storage facilities and fuel delivery options and providers. www.petrospot.com/port-reports

Petrospot Books

Petrospot publishes some of the world’s most authoritative books on bunker fuels, LNG bunkering, marine lubes, shipping, shipping law, risk management and marine surveying. www.petrospot.com/books


bunkerspot

The essential and authoritative source of information for marine fuels professionals.

Bunkerspot provides a comprehensive, accurate – and always independent – view of the multi-faceted global marine fuels industry. Bunkerspot magazine focuses on the technical, operational, commercial, environmental and legal aspects of bunkering, and also keeps its readers up to speed on innovations and trends in vessel and fuel efficiency technologies. The Bunkerspot website includes a subscription-based real-time news and pricing service, as well as information channels, industry announcements and updates on conferences, exhibitions and other key events. www.bunkerspot.com

Bunkerspot industry roundtables 

Bunkerspot regularly partners with key industry stakeholders to host roundtable discussions where shipping, marine fuels and legal experts offer insights on the main issues and developments impacting the bunker sector.

Bunkerspot Price Index

If you need accurate, up-to-date bunker price indications in an easy to use and highly cost-effective format, BPi ticks all the boxes. Delivered via the Bunkerspot website or through the BPi app, the Bunkerspot Price Index offers spot bunker prices in over 350 global ports, updated daily and with easy to see tracked price changes. www.bunkerspot.com/bpi


shipping innovation

In the shipping sector, via Shipping Innovation its joint venture partnership with Elaborate Communications, Petrospot organises:

  • London International Shipping Week
  • European Shipping Week
  • International Maritime Forum
  • International Martime Cluster Round Table

 

PETROSPOT STAFF

 

 

MANAGEMENT

 

Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes

Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes

Managing Director, Petrospot / Director, Shipping Innovation

Llewellyn has worked in bunkering, oil and shipping since 1980, as journalist and broker, in London and New York, working for Argus, Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, Eperon Petroleum, Albion Oil and Energy Information. He joined MRC in Oxford to launch BunkerNews, before establishing Petrospot in 2003 to publish Bunkerspot magazine, news and pricing services, and highly-respected bunker and shipping books.

He has created and run globally-recognised events in 25 countries around the world, including Maritime Week Americas, ARACON, London International Shipping Week and European Shipping Week, and runs internationally-renowned training programmes, including the Oxford Bunker Course and BunkerExperience.


Tel: +44 1295 814455 x201
Mob: +44 7768 574430
Skype: petrospot.lbh
Email: lbh@petrospot.com


Lesley Bankes-Hughes

Lesley Bankes-Hughes

Director of Publishing/Executive Editor

Lesley Bankes-Hughes is a highly experienced editor, news journalist and features writer. After a number of years as business editor of Jane’s Defence Weekly, she worked for the International Stock Exchange and Euromoney Publications. She also established a specialist newsletter covering European corporate mergers and acquisitions, and later spent several years at Christ Church, University of Oxford, with responsibility for developing educational outreach projects.

At Petrospot, she has taken a lead on editorial projects relating to the marine fuels sector since 2007.


Tel: +44 1295 814455 x211
Mob: +44 7815 578643
Email: lesley@petrospot.com

 

 

 

SALES

 

Simon Robotham

Simon Robotham

Business Development Executive

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x215
Mob: +44 7412 175859
Email: simon@petrospot.com


Peter Whitehouse

Peter Whitehouse

Senior Events Sales Executive

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x225
Mob: +44 792 249 0829
Email: peter@petrospot.com


William Mulhall

William Mulhall

Senior Sales Executive

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x205
Mob:  +44 7774 491 587
Email: will@petrospot.com


Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith

Events Sales Executive

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x204
Email: rachel@petrospot.com

 

 

 

EVENTS

 

Kelli Houghton

Kelli Houghton

Events Manager

Tel: +44 1295 814455
Mob: +44 738 454 2898  
Email: kelli@petrospot.com


Laura Betteley

Laura Betteley

Senior Events Co-ordinator

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x207
Mob: +44 7429 499 117
Email: laura.b@petrospot.com

 

 

 

PUBLISHING

 

Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor

Managing Editor - Bunkerspot

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x222
Email: ian@petrospot.com


Steve Simpson

Steve Simpson

Advertising Sales Manager

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x203
Mob: +44 7800 755278
Email: steve@petrospot.com


Rhys Berry

Rhys Berry

News Editor

Tel: +44 1295 814455
Email: rhys@petrospot.com

 

 

 

MARKETING & PRODUCTION

 

Cheryl Marshall

Cheryl Marshall

Production Manager - Design

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x200
Email: cheryl@petrospot.com


Jessica Mills

Jessica Mills

Junior Marketing Executive

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x209
Email: jess@petrospot.com


Cerys Pickford

Cerys Pickford

Junior Digital Designer

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x208
Email: cerys@petrospot.com

 

 

 

ACCOUNTS

 

Nicola Relton

Nicola Relton

Accounts

Tel: +44 1295 814455 x230
Email: nicola@petrospot.com / accounts@petrospot.com


Laura Walker

Laura Walker

Office Administrator

Tel: +44 1295 814455
Email: laura@petrospot.com