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Conference & Workshop (25 to 27 October 2017)

GAS 2017 will feature a 3 day programme and includes a conference and two post event workshops. The programme offers business critical strategic insights and innovative technological solutions to help you stay on top of regional developments.
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Day 1
Wednesday 25th
October 2017
Day 2
Thursday 26th
October 2017
Day 3
Friday 27th
October 2017
Day 1, GAS 2017
8:00am - 8:00pm
Keynote Leadership Plenary Sessions and Roundtable Discussion
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration & Networking Coffee
9:00am - 9:05am
Welcome and Opening by Organiser
9:05am - 9:15am
Chairman Opening Address
Ashurst LLP
LNG and Upstream Oil & Gas Partner
9:15am - 9:35am
Opening Keynote Address by Government Official
Ministry of Trade and Industry Singapore (MTI)
Senior Minister of State
9:35am - 9:50am
Keynote Address by Thought Leader
International Energy Forum
Secretary General
9:50am - 10:50am
Buyer: Current and Emerging Buyers on Global Gas & LNG Trade
• Overview of the buyers’ market today and future projections – how would the emerging and current big buyers change the gas & LNG market in the next 10 years, what can we expect? Analysis on what pricing index is the most attractive in the buyers’ market today. Countries to address – Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand as well as Japan, South Korea and China
• India on advancing LNG projects to bridge gas-supply gaps and LNG demand projections
• Thailand on a government’s perspective of the future of LNG – what policies are in place to promote gas & LNG as a primary fuel source for power
• Indonesia on developing new gas resources and infrastructure to avoid potential domestic gas shortage - investment needed and map of opportunities for developments
• Japan on long-term LNG contracts versus spot markets as well as the effects of Japan’s recommissioning of nuclear plants on being the largest LNG buyer in the market
The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Chairman & CEO
Pertamina (Persero), PT
General Manager – LNG Sales Operations
Department of Mineral Fuels, Ministry of Energy, Thailand
Acting Director for LNG Management Bureau
Wood Mackenzie
10:50am - 11:10am
Buyers Panel Discussion with Live Polling
Director, Global Energy Institute
11:10am - 11:40am
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
11:40am - 12:40pm
Supplier: Current and Emerging Suppliers on Global Gas & LNG Trade
• Overview of the suppliers’ market today and future projections – how would the emerging and current big suppliers change the gas & LNG market in the next 10 years, what can we expect? Analysis on benchmark prices in Asia. Countries to address – US, Australia, Iran, Qatar, Mozambique, Canada, Russia, Malaysia
• US gas and LNG on Asian Market – productions and volume projections; upcoming projects and priorities for export regions - Europe vs Asia
• Linking East Africa LNG to Singapore to buyers in Asia as well as export challenges amidst an oversupplied market
• Middle East on expiring long term LNG contracts and spot markets with expected large market supplies from US, Australia and East Africa
• Malaysia on volatile oil prices effects on regional upstream, midstream and downstream gas & LNG activities as well as implications to short and long term trading
• U.S. Foreign Policy, Energy Security and the Liberalization of Asia Gas
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
General Manager, LNG Marketing, SE Asia, Indian Sub-Continent & Middle East
U.S. Department of State
Energy Policy Advisor for Asia
Corporate Officer, Vice President, Global Energy & Environment Strategy, Corporate Strategy & Planning Division
Wood Mackenzie
Head of Gas and LNG Research, Asia Pacific
12:40pm - 1:00pm
Suppliers Panel Discussion with Live Polling
Wood Mackenzie
Head of Gas and LNG Research, Asia Pacific
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Lunch
2:00pm - 2:20pm
New Engines of Growth: The World in 2018 and Beyond
The Economist Intelligence Unit
Global Chief Economist
2:20pm - 2:40pm
Keynote Address
Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia
Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water
2:40pm - 4:10pm
Roundtable Discussion: Gas in Comparison with Renewables and Coal
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
General Manager, Asia Pacific, Turbomachinery & Process Solutions
The Oil & Gas Year
Country Editor
4:10pm - 4:20pm
Closing Remarks
Ashurst LLP
LNG and Upstream Oil & Gas Partner
4:20pm - 5:30pm
Speed Networking Session and Networking Tea & Coffee Break
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Networking Drinks
Day 3, GAS 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Post event workshops
9:00am - 12:30pm
Commercial Workshop
LNG to Power Projects: Development and Financing in New Markets

Establishing regasified LNG value chains brings both unique opportunities and challenges for all stakeholders. This half-day workshop will cover key issues affecting the development and financing of LNG to power projects, focusing on the challenges of 'first of a kind' projects in new markets, where power developers and governments have traditionally relied on coal, piped natural gas or other fuel sources.
9:00am - 12:15pm
Technical Workshop
Conditioning, valorisation and monetization of Natural Gas
Offering differentiating solutions for entire Natural Gas value chain

Why you should attend?
As Natural Gas demand as source of energy is growing worldwide, supported by the global shift towards cleaner energy and fuel, South East Asian developing market is among the most promising one. From the growing population needs, to the specific geographic and the yet to be developed reserves, the region has a high potential.

Significant commitments are turning the region into both a big Natural Gas user and producer. As countries may lack infrastructure to comply with its short-term needs and the cleaner development strategy, innovative and effective technical solutions are the keys to maximize valorization of the resources.

The workshop will provide answers to technical challenges with advanced solutions and dedicated approach on the entire hydrocarbon value chain: from Natural Gas Treatments, Liquefaction to Regasification & Distribution.

Air Liquide E&C experts will detail flexible and modularized technical solutions that enable the valorization of natural gas. Complex gas composition treatment will be addressed with a focus on CO2 management, as well as in-house natural gas liquefaction technologies, to end with creative solutions for LNG import terminals via BOG management simplification and small scales infrastructures.

Several challenges encountered along the value chain will be discussed during exchanges to gather audience experience.
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction
Natural Gas Treatment Product Manager
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction
LNG Downstream Solution Development Manager
Day 2, GAS 2017
8:00am - 8:00pm
Commercial Stream
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration & Networking Coffee
9:00am - 9:10am
Welcome and Debrief from Day One by Chairman (Commercial)
Ashurst LLP
LNG and Upstream Oil & Gas Partner
9:10am - 9:25am
Keynote Address by Government Official
Parliament of Western Australia
Minister of Mines and Petroleum
9:25am - 9:40am
Keynote Address
9:40am - 10:40am
Commercial 1: Gas & LNG Infrastructure Financing and Investment
• What are the challenges in emerging LNG markets and where is the money going to come to develop new infrastructure?
• Who is risking investment and what obstacles prevents banks/investments firms from lending?
• Government’s role in establishing a solid gas pipeline network and promoting the utilisation of natural gas Post COP 21 World
• Upstream investments map of opportunities and why it is important towards 2030
• Reaching a common ground between buyer and seller to secure long-term contract for project financing
• Market evolution and new finance concept for expanding and developing new infrastructure projects
• Sources of capital for LNG and Gas projects in Asia Pacific
• What can the emerging LNG import markets of South Asia i.e. Pakistan and Bangladesh learn from successful LNG project financing?
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Joint General Manager, Head of Project and Export Finance
Societe Generale
Head of Natural Resources and Infrastructure
Korea Development Bank, Singapore
Vice President, Asia Pacific Project Finance
Galway Group
Head of Business Development - Asia Pacific
10:40am - 11:00am
Commercial 1: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
How do you finance gas & LNG value chain in emerging markets?
Galway Group
Head of Business Development - Asia Pacific
11:00am - 11:30am
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
11:30am - 12:35pm
Commercial 2: Liberalisation of Gas Markets and Pricing
• How will Asia transition from oil/Henry Hub to gas indexed pricing
• Effects of gas and electricity liberalisation on pricing and trade – a case study from Japan
• Ways to improve tradability, benchmark prices reflecting supply & demand
• New formula for LNG pricing in Asia and strategy to diversify pricing to appeal to buyers
• Buyers diversifications into international expansion in terms of trading and business development to offset declining home market
• Role of North America in comparison with other emerging suppliers on price
• US LNG competitiveness in Asia Pacific: cost plus vs. oil indexation in changing oil and gas price environment
• U.S. Foreign Policy, Energy Security and the Liberalization of Asia Gas Markets
Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Vice President
Senior Vice President Business Development Asia
Gazprom Export LLC
Adviser to Director General, Professor at the Chair of International Oil and Gas Business, Gazprom Export LLC, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University)
Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas
Candidate at the Chair of International Oil and Gas Business
S&P Global Platts
Director LNG Market Development
12:35pm - 12:55pm
Commercial 2: Q&A with Live Polling
Impact of lower gas prices on long-term contract and spot-contract in this current oversupplied market. When is this likely to change?
KPMG Japan and KPMG Asia Pacific
Managing Director, Head of Energy & Infrastructure and Head of Energy & Natural Resources
12:55pm - 1:55pm
Networking Lunch
1:55pm - 2:15pm
Asian Gas Markets: The Geopolitical Outlook
Head of Asia
2:15pm - 3:30pm
Commercial 3: Gas and LNG for Power and Marine Fuel
• Importance of a uniform global standard for natural gas to become a global fuel choice and international agreement on carbon reduction targets across all industries
• Overcoming port development and ship builders problem on commodity trade demand, LNG supply uncertainty and bunker fuel economics
• Case study on Europe and North America on marine emission regulation norms and how Asia can follow suit
• Moving forward with LNG bunkering and LNG bunkering standards in Asia
• Impact of unconventional gas on power market
• Capitalising on small-mid scale LNG ventures to generate power to remote communities
• Anchors aweigh: New beginnings, old challenges and global opportunities for LNG as a Marine Fuel
Maritime Port Authority of Singapore
Deputy Director – Port Services
Wärtsilä Marine Solutions
Director - Business Development, SEA
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd
General Manager, Bunker Business Office, Energy Transport Business Unit
LNG Marine Fuel Institute
Chief Executive Officer
Gaztransport & Technigaz – GTTSEA Pte Ltd
General Manager
3:30pm - 3:35pm
Commercial 3: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
Impact of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations – when, what and how to comply
3:35pm - 4:00pm
Networking tea & coffee break
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Commercial 4: Current and Upcoming Gas and LNG projects – Country Focused Topics
• How countries like China (or India) are opening up their infrastructure developments to move gas and LNG business to be more effective in transmissions
• Singapore’s policies on infrastructure and how the country is driving demand
• Lessons learned from major LNG expansions – an Australian Case Study
• US LNG success stories in reaching the Golden Age of Gas - what needs to be done by gas producing and consuming countries to increase demand for LNG to reach the Golden Gas age
• Unlocking stranded offshore gas resources via a Small FLNG and Wells concept
• Success Factors in Developing a LNG export project - a case study of Texas LNG
Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd
Director, Commercial
Transborders Energy Pty Ltd
Managing Director
Texas LNG
Chief Executive Officer
5:00pm - 5:20pm
Commercial 4: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
The comparison of best business model practices in regasification, liquefaction, shipping and pipeline
5:20pm - 5:25pm
Chairperson's Closing Remarks
Ashurst LLP
LNG and Upstream Oil & Gas Partner
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Closing Networking Reception
8:00am - 8:00pm
Technical Stream
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration & Networking Coffee
9:00am - 9:10am
Chairperson's Welcome
Group Development Director
9:10am - 9:25am
Keynote Address
9:25am - 10:40am
Technical 1: Digital and Data Management
• Transforming oil and gas strategies with the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve productivity
• Leveraging and enhancing gas operations through big data and IoT
• Optimising upstream oil and gas assets, midstream transportation and storage as well as downstream retailers with cloud and model based analytics
• The impact and future of IoT in the gas & LNG industry
• Applications of big data in the oil & gas industry – success story
• Digital Transformation of the Gas Value Chain
• Dynamic risk visualisation and decision making for LNG import terminals
Emerson Automation Solutions, Singapore
Director of Applied Technology
Upstream and Midstream Gas Segment Lead
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
VP APAC Region - Digital
10:40am - 10:55am
Technical 1: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
How can the industry benefit from digitisation – Big Data, I.T., Cybersecurity
10:55am - 11:25am
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
11:25am - 12:25pm
Technical 2: Technical and Operations of Small-Scale LNG and LNG Bunkering
• Risk analysis on FLNG bunkering offshore terminal
• Overcoming vessel design and operational issues affecting bunkering process
• How to turn LNG to an energy distribution network like what we see for gasoline?
• Improving the safety and operational standards of LNG bunkering
• Breaking down the barriers of large and small-mid scale LNG markets – how to ensure smaller markets are attractive to large scale producers
• Ways to develop and lower the cost of small-scale LNG – opportunities and solutions
• Development of Business Model for Small Scale LNG Plants, Bridge to Shipping and Shipbuilding Industry
• Matching Supply-Demand with Investment - how large scale producers can adapt to supply smaller markets
• The challenges of delivering a cleaner fuel to shipping
Head - Advanced Research & Development Unit
Chief Technical Advisor, Technology Onshore
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Ltd
Corporate Director Energy Projects
12:25pm - 12:45pm
Technical 2: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
What makes small scale and LNG bunkering work?
Vice President, Global Gas Solutions
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Networking Lunch
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Technical 3: New FLNG and FSRU Technology
• Mitigating risk of developing offshore LNG developments
• Experience of large and mature FSRU and FLNG operations on small to mid-size LNG solutions
• Cost comparison and solutions of various small and mid-scale FLNG constructions – a case study (PFLNG1 and 2/Prelude FLNG)
• Applications and engineering solutions for small to large scale offshore LNG facilities
• Key drivers for cost reduction of small-size FLNG
• Innovative solutions to access new LNG supply market
• FLNG Innovation in Asia: discover development hotspots with patent landscaping
• What is the best way to configure an LNG import terminal
Independent Consultant
Hoegh LNG Asia
Managing Director
2:45pm - 3:05pm
Technical 3: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
Is there a need for onshore liquefaction terminals?
SNC-Lavalin Oil and Gas
Senior Vice President of Project Delivery,
3:05pm - 3:35pm
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
3:35pm - 4:45pm
Technical 4: Process and Plant Optimisation as well as Maintenance and Asset Management
• Accelerating manufacturing learning to resurge Shale Gas = Shale Gas 2.0
• Optimising a gas supply chain through performance forecasting studies
• Drivers and trends in the LNG industry for life extension and development of effective methods for asset management
• How to leverage on cost optimisation?
• Improving energy consumption and overall efficiency of LNG plants
• Areas to consider to revitalise existing assets – risk assessment model
• Monetising stranded gas through GTL technology and reducing CAPEX and OPEX of gas processing
• Optimised asset management in LNG export terminal’s perspective – Key drivers and emerging tools
• Key trends influencing the competitiveness of LNG production businesses
• Lessons from LNG transformation: key levers for delivering improved business performance
• Natural Gas treatment for complex gas composition to unlock monetization potential
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction
Natural Gas Treatment Product Manager
INFRA Technology Group
Chief Executive Officer
Director, Energy and Natural Resources Strategy Group
4:45pm - 5:05pm
Technical 4: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
How to optimise maintenance strategies at a strategic and operational level as well as technical and commercial models of extending asset life
5:05pm - 5:15pm
Closing Remarks
Group Development Director
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Closing Networking Reception