• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Ben Luckock


Co-Head of Oil Trading

In June 2018 Ben Luckock was appointed Co-Head of Oil Trading, jointly overseeing the Group’s Physical and derivatives Oil trading activities. This follows a period as Co-Head of Trafigura Group Market Risk and six years as Global Head of Crude Oil Trading. Ben currently focusses on North America, Europe and derivatives trading and is domiciled in Geneva. Ben also develops and manages strategic commercial relationships in the oil trading activities of the company and oversees the commercial activity for both crude oil and products. He also takes an interest in all asset classes of the group working closely with the Metals and Minerals trading division. Prior to joining Trafigura in 2007, Ben spent nearly 10 years with BP as a Crude Oil trader, gaining experience working in London, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Sessions With Ben Luckock

Monday, 6 March

  • 03:55pm - 04:35pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 09:55 pm - 06/mar/2023 10:35 pm

    The Restructuring of Energy Markets

    The oil market has been radically transformed over the past year. Oil is priced based on its origin and not just its quality. Trade flows have been fundamentally altered. The G-7 price cap is an effort to regulate the price at which third parties buy Russian oil. And at the same time, a major geopolitical story of our time—the US-China rivalry—continues to unfold and reshape investment, supply chains, and trade flows. EV sales are growing and climate concerns are driving aspirations to reduce oil consumption in major markets. How do these factors impact the future of oil investment, OPEC+, and how the oil market will function in the years ahead?