OPIS Fuel Buying University

How to buy, sell and resell gasoline and diesel

September 19 – 21, 2018 | Santa Monica, CA


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Your fuel buying adventure begins here! This 2-part educational course consists of Winning Fuel Buying Strategies and How to Become a Fuel Jobber. Stay for one or both sessions, but you’ll save big when you sign up for the entire Fuel Buying University.


Join us for a complete education on the basics of how to buy gasoline and diesel fuel, and then how to redistribute it. Whether you are just trying to navigate the complicated fuel buying waters, or looking to take your business to the next level by reselling fuel, you’ll benefit from this unique opportunity to learn from top industry experts. You’re in control of your fuel buying journey. See you in Santa Monica!

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Winning Fuel Buying Strategies

Sept. 19-20, 2018

If you’re new to buying fuel, or trying to brush up on the latest buying techniques, this is the class for you. Learn the fundamentals of purchasing physical fuel.


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How to Become a Fuel Jobber

Sept. 20-21, 2018

Understand the basics of distributing wholesale fuel and how your credit, risk, marketing and staffing will change as your business expands.


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Meet Your Instructors

Scott BerhangScott Berhang
Vice President, Global Sales, Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)

Scott is an oil industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience covering spot markets, wholesale gasoline and diesel fuel markets, as well as industry news. He developed the OPIS West Coast Spot market report, whose spot prices have been the industry benchmark for over 20 years. Scott also travels around the country teaching fuel buyers the latest strategies on how to purchase fuel at the spot and rack level.


Dolores Santos

Dolores Santos
Fuel Supply Expert, Oil Price Information Service (OPIS)

Dolores Santos is one of the industry’s most respected executives, with 40 years of experience buying and selling fuel for some of the industry’s largest petroleum products companies, including Wickland Oil and New West Petroleum. Before joining OPIS, Dolores was Director of Supply and Distribution for Flyers (Nella Oil Company), one of the largest and most prominent jobbers on the U.S. West Coast.

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunity

OPIS EventsOPIS is limiting the available sponsorships for this event to one – a single sponsor whose brand and products/services will be the sole message that attendees are exposed to prior to, during and following the event. Benefits include brand exposure on the event website and at the cocktail reception, access to the attendee list, distribution of marketing materials to attendee, complimentary passes to the event, and more.

This opportunity is offered on a first-come, first-served basis and will only be available to a single sponsor for maximum brand exposure. Once the Exclusive Sponsor is confirmed for this event, the opportunity will close and no further sponsorships will be sold.

For complete details on this focused marketing opportunity and pricing, please contact David Coates, Director of Conferences at dcoates@opisnet.com or (713) 305-0116.

Register for the full 3-day Fuel Buying University and save big!


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Full price

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Don’t just take our word for it…

“OPIS offers a great system for learning the basics of this industry and provides insight on how to run your fuel business.”
Eduardo Alonson, Corporacion Liderlac SA de CV

“With over 10 years in the fuel industry, this was a great refresher for me.”
Terence Spencer, CEO Spenergy LLC

“I would recommend this to people on all sides of the business, no matter how far invested or removed the individual may be from the actual buying of the fuel.”
Zhanna Godkin, Supply Analyst/Wholesale Fuel, Jacobus Energy Inc

“Helped me see the big picture much better and connect the dots on the various components of the fuel chain. Thorough and comprehensive review of the intricacies and challenges of fuel procurement and purchasing.”
Spencer Brown, Director of Operational Excellence, Quarles