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About Petro-Logistics

Founded nearly 40 years ago by Conrad Gerber, Petro-Logistics is the world’s premier seaborne oil trade analytics company. We monitor the world’s major oil exporters to provide traders and analysts with trade flow intelligence.

Our global network of sources and our experienced team of analysts enable us to provide real insights into the oil market based on hard data. We bring clarity to the industry, providing intelligence on sea, pipe and rail flows. We also maintain country-level balances, with reliable insight on variables such as refinery intake and crude burn.

Today, the company is managed by Mr Gerber’s sons, Daniel and Mark, alongside a core operating staff who have been with the firm for over three decades. Based in Geneva and Houston, Petro-Logistics is focused on providing the most accurate oil market data available.

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Meet the Leadership Team

Mark Gerber

Mark Gerber

President
Mark trained as a mechanical engineer and joined the company in April 2009. He heads up the development of Petro-Logistics' operational processes and leads the expansion of Non-OPEC analysis. In 2015, Mark opened a subsidiary office in The Woodlands, Texas where he has developed a team of analysts and customer support personnel.
Daniel Gerber

Daniel Gerber

CEO
Daniel joined Petro-Logistics in April 2009 after studying International Business at Georgetown University. He oversees the company's OPEC analysis and heads up global client development. He has presented at conferences and roundtables across Europe and Southern Africa.
Jacquie Sutter

Jacquie Sutter

Head of Analysis
Jacquie is Petro-Logistics' Head of Analysis and the matriarch of the team with over thirty years’ experience. She has a deep understanding of the maritime industry, having worked alongside Conrad Gerber for 27 years. Jacquie has tracked oil trade flows through the major geopolitical events of the past three decades and ensures the integrity of the teams' expansive coverage.
Joseph Speelman

Joseph Speelman

General Counsel
Joe served as an in-house counsel in the energy and petrochemical industry for 33 years. He was the General Counsel of Koch Oil Company and was later recruited to Lyondell Chemical Company as Associate General Counsel and Chief of Litigation. Joe retired from LyondellBasell in 2010, joining the Philadelphia based law firm, Blank Rome, as a partner. Joe has been Petro-Logistics' General Counsel since 2015.
Anthony Hines

Anthony Hines

Sales Director
Tony has been in energy and commodities for over thirty years. He spent a decade as a trader on the IPE and thereafter in numerous sales and commercial functions across the industry. Tony’s vast experience in commodities enhances the company’s commercial model, driven by value maximisation and customer satisfaction.
Laura Adams

Laura Adams

Marketing Director
Laura joined Petro-Logistics in 2017 as Marketing Director. She is the daughter of Petro-Logistics' founder, Conrad Gerber. She has extensive marketing experience, having worked for UEFA, FIFA and Twincare International. She founded her own photography boutique in South Africa where she won awards as a top wedding photographer. Laura was also a professional athlete, setting Swiss and Zimbabwean national records in the 400m and 800m.