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Key Sessions

Monika Zsigri

LNG in the E.U.’s energy strategy – what next?

DG Energy

Patrick Dugas

Where are the markets heading – view in the short and long term?

TOTAL

08:15 08:50 (35 mins)

Main agenda

Registration & Coffee

08:50 09:00 (10 mins)

Main agenda

Introduction From The Chair

  • David Ledesma - Managing Director, South-Court Ltd

09:00 09:20 (20 mins)

Main agenda

LNG in the E.U.’s energy strategy – what next?

Security of supply and the move to cleaner fuels

LNG, storage and imports - the potential implications of demand on markets?

  • Monika Zsigri - Policy Officer, European Commision, DG Energy

09:20 09:40 (20 mins)

Main agenda

The imminent LNG Glut – what next?

What is the LNG demand curve post 2020 composed of?

How much power generation, residential and industrial use, gas and LNG as transportation fuel will develop?

  • Senior Representative, BP

09:40 10:00 (20 mins)

Main agenda

Outlook of LNG in Europe: in the face of COP21 and Asian markets?

What does the Paris climate agreements mean for gas and what are the projections in the short term?

How much room is there for LNG with current record high of renewables and coal based power generation?

Flexible US LNG supplies: what it means for Europe?

  • Luke Stobbart, Platts

10:00 10:30 (30 mins)

Main agenda

Where are the markets heading – view in the short and long term?

Tendency in US and EU to go FOB vs the classical oil linked model in Asia

How will this shape the future LNG markets?

New participants in the chain – seller, buyers, aggregators, how is this impacting the wave of change?

How are Russian operators viewing this new paradigm shift?

  • Patrick Dugas - Head of LNG Trading, Gas & Power Division, TOTAL
  • David Ledesma - Managing Director, South-Court Ltd

10:30 11:00 (30 mins)

Main agenda

Networking Break

11:00 11:20 (20 mins)

Main agenda

Spot LNG markets - assessing its evolution through the lasts years

  • Carmen Lopez- Contrera - Senior Analyst, Gas and Power Planning Team, Repsol

11:20 11:40 (20 mins)

Main agenda

What role will short term and spot trading play in the current markets?

What is the outlook? The spread difference between NBP / HH and spot

How big is the spread, before US LNG starts flowing in?

Outlook on Asian markets and the future impact of demand

  • James Walker - Consultant, McKinsey & Company

11:40 12:00 (20 mins)

Main agenda

How can USA LNG compete in a low oil price environment?

Will we see new large US LNG projects taking FID with oil hovering around ~$50-70/bbl?

Tracking shift in US LNG markets

How will US LNG pricing play out?

How US remains competitive?

What is the mechanism of bringing US LNG into Europe?

  • Paul Sullivan - Vice President Projects, Steelhead LNG

12:00 12:20 (20 mins)

Main agenda

Does the rise of the portfolio player model spell the end of oil indexation - LNG Contracting and Pricing Trends Post 2020?

The changing LNG landscape with the new supply, demand and pricing uncertainty

How portfolio players and traders have adapted to the current environment

What are the implications for the next LNG supply wave in the mid-2020s?

  • Howard Rogers - Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

12:20 13:00 (40 mins)

Main agenda

GLOBAL LNG SUPPLY PANEL : Is innovation, flexibility and transparency the key for global LNG markets?

Will the potential oversupply from Australia, USA or Canada lead to more flexibility for buyers in Asia?

US LNG supply options in the current market- Can US LNG create flexibility in LNG markets to drive change?

Is Small to mid-scale LNG and LNG as bunker fuel the only real growth area for LNG demand over the next few years?

What will be the impact of changing LNG supplies from Africa?

Impact of new supplies from Australia and the shift in demand

  • Mr Vivek Chandra - CEO, Texas LNG
  • Gautam Mukherjee - Head of Gas, Liquids and Economic Analysis, Group Fundamentals, CEO’s Office, Centrica
  • Paul Sullivan - Vice President Projects, Steelhead LNG
  • Patrick Dugas - Head of LNG Trading, Gas & Power Division, TOTAL
  • Moderator David Ledesma - Managing Director, South-Court Ltd

13:00 14:30 (90 mins)

Main agenda

Networking Development Lunch

14:30 14:50 (20 mins)

LNG Markets and Pricing

The role of Russia in the European gas market – potential supplies and competing sources

14:50 15:10 (20 mins)

LNG Markets and Pricing

LNG and Brexit – how this will benefit the traders?

  • Thierry Bros, The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

14:50 15:10 (20 mins)

LNG infrastructure and floating storage

FSRU terminal operation from Nusantara Regas

  • Tammy Meidharma - President & Director , PT Nusantara Regas

15:10 15:30 (20 mins)

LNG Markets and Pricing

Will emerging market demand pull the LNG market out of the doldrums?

  • Mr Vivek Chandra - CEO, Texas LNG

15:10 15:30 (20 mins)

LNG infrastructure and floating storage

Building the FSRU LNG project in Europe

Project development and stakeholder engagement

Infrastructure and technology available for small scale vessels

Lessons learned and future updates

  • Vytautas Čekanavičius - General Manager, Litgas

15:30 15:50 (20 mins)

LNG Markets and Pricing

LNG and gas modelling and long term forecast

  • Analysing LNG impact on the domestic gas prices and supply in the short to medium and long term 
  • Establishing any potential risk of gas shortage or extremely high prices in key domestic regions due to the impact of the global LNG market 

15:30 15:50 (20 mins)

LNG infrastructure and floating storage

The future of mid-scale project in Europe

Update on the new Tornio Manga LNG receiving terminal project in Finland

Opportunities to create additional demand for LNG with multi off takers including bunkering facilities

15:50 16:10 (20 mins)

Main agenda

Networking Break

16:10 16:30 (20 mins)

New Supplies Into Europe

Egypt - From LNG importer exporter

Latest developments and update on floating liquefaction & regas

  • Charles Ellinas - CEO, e-CNHC

16:10 16:30 (20 mins)

Small Scale LNG Infrastructure Developments

Update on the Gate terminal approach on integrated small scale infrastructure

Latest FID in Europe

Strategies for addressing overcapacity and innovation in import terminal

  • Stefaan Adriaens - Commercial Manager, Gate Terminal

16:30 16:50 (20 mins)

New Supplies Into Europe

South Africa: Market Opportunities and gas in the energy mix

What is gas competing with?

Unfolding policy and regulatory matters

Creating a gas economy

  • Niall Kramer - Chief Executive Officer, South African Oil & Gas Alliance

16:30 16:50 (20 mins)

Small Scale LNG Infrastructure Developments

Terminal design solutions for large and small scale LNG projects

Optimising large scale solutions and innovation for use in the small-scale sector

16:50 17:10 (20 mins)

New Supplies Into Europe

Gas outlook for the MENA region

LNG imports: what’s the potential?

Prospects for renewables: a new challenge for gas?

Infrastructure developments and investment trends

  • Costanza Jacazio - Lead Economist, Global Research, ADIA (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority)

16:50 17:10 (20 mins)

Small Scale LNG Infrastructure Developments

Managing LNG project risks

Key challenges and competitive advantages for project developers

What are the key factors underpinning project certainty and bankability for proposed LNG plants?

Which projects are in the strongest position in the medium and longer term and why?

  • Graeme Wildgoose - Senior Gas and LNG Consultant, Poten and Partners

17:10 17:30 (20 mins)

New Supplies Into Europe

LNG Contracting and Pricing Trends Post 2020

  • Claudio Steuer - Founder and Director, SyEnergy

17:10 17:30 (20 mins)

Small Scale LNG Infrastructure Developments

Dunkerque LNG: an additional terminal in Europe, what for?

New flexibility for the market

 Small scale LNG offer in the northern half of France

  • Christophe Liaud - Commercial Director, Dunkerque LNG

17:30 18:00 (30 mins)

New Supplies Into Europe

New supplies into Europe – changing LNG contracts, flexibility and trading terms

How do new projects, new gas provinces and new technologies fare in the global race?

What does the new supply mean for Europe?

Importance of the cost curve for new projects

Which projects will be able to supply cheaply, what are the differentiators – politics, economics?

  • Trevor Sikorski - Head of Natural Gas and Carbon , Energy Aspects

17:30 18:00 (30 mins)

Small Scale LNG Infrastructure Developments

Small scale terminal infrastructure to support LNG bunkering in Europe – future developments

Latest FID in Europe

Strategies for addressing overcapacity and innovation in import terminal

  • Alexandre Eykerman - Head Global LNG Infrastructure, Wärtsilä

18:00 18:05 (5 mins)

Main agenda

Chairman’s closing remarks and end of Day 1

18:05 19:05 (60 mins)

Main agenda

LNGgc 2017 Networking Drinks Reception