2019 Sponsors & Partners

Silver Sponsors

Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG) built, owns and operates Singapore’s and Asia’s first open-access, multi-user LNG terminal. It is a key infrastructure that supports the Country’s energy security strategy and the development of the LNG industry in Singapore.

SLNG’s primary mandate is to provide Throughput (Send-out) Services for the domestic market. Beyond this, SLNG also offers ancillary services such as Vessel Cool-down, Storage & Reload (including for Small-Scale LNG), LNG Transhipment and LNG Truck Loading services. SLNG will continuously explore new LNG business opportunities as it pursues its vision to be a world-class LNG terminal operator enabling the growth of the energy market and LNG hub in Singapore.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) is a leading Japanese financial institution that provides personal, corporate and investment banking services to our network that extends across 39 countries and regions globally, 14 of which are in Asia. We are driven by our commitment to lead the way in providing value to our customers and the markets in which we operate.

The company was formed in April 2001 through the merger of Sakura Bank, Ltd. and Sumitomo Bank, Ltd. In December 2002, SMBC became a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, a holding company created through a share transfer.
For more information, please visit https://www.smbc.co.jp/global/

NextDecade is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) development company focused on LNG export projects and associated pipelines in Texas.

NextDecade intends to develop the largest LNG export solution linking Permian Basin associated gas to the global LNG market, creating value for producers, customers, and stockholders. Its portfolio of LNG projects includes the 27 mtpa Rio Grande LNG export facility in Brownsville, Texas and the 4.5 Bcf/d Rio Bravo Pipeline that would transport natural gas from the Agua Dulce area to Rio Grande LNG.

NextDecade’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NEXT.” NextDecade is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

For more information, visit www.next-decade.com.

Bronze Sponsors

Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) is an ASX listed company (Code: LNG and OTC ADR: LNGLY) with its principal office in Houston developing the following LNG export projects or technology:

  • Magnolia LNG, an eight mtpa or greater LNG export terminal, in the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA;
  • Bear Head LNG, an 8 mtpa or greater LNG export terminal in Richmond County, Nova Scotia, Canada with potential for further expansion;
  • LNGL’s OSMR® LNG liquefaction process, a mid-scale LNG business model that plans to deliver lower capital and operating costs, faster construction, and improved efficiency, relative to larger traditional LNG projects.

Your partner for the production and processing of gases.

Linde Engineering is a leading player in the international plant engineering business. Across the globe, we have delivered more than 4,000 plants and cover every step in the design, project management and construction of turnkey process plants offering maximum capital efficiency.

Favoring trusted, lasting business relationships, the company collaborates closely with customers to enhance plant lifecycle productivity and innovate process flows. The company's proven gas processing expertise play an indispensable role in the success of customers across multiple industries - from natural gas and oil refining through petrochemicals and fertilizers to electronics and metal processing.

Discover how we can contribute to your success at www.linde-engineering.com/ .

Osaka Gas is the second largest gas utility in Japan, importing 9 mtpa of LNG, operating 3 LNG receiving terminals, and dispatching 8 LNG carriers around the globe. While growing its gas business, the company has been also expanding its electricity business, building up 3 GW of generation capacity in Japan and overseas.

Utilizing the LNG-related technologies the company developed and more than 40 years of experience in operating LNG receiving terminals, Osaka Gas has been providing engineering and O&M consulting services to LNG regasification projects for their efficient and stable gas supply through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Osaka Gas Engineering.

Wison Offshore & Marine specializes in providing innovative infrastructure solutions and quality project delivery services to global energy and marine industry. Our focused product portfolio spans from floating LNG facilities, module fabrication and commissioning, offshore platforms, to high-spec vessels for customers worldwide.

Associate Sponsors

A leading international law firm with world class capability

 Ashurst is a leading international law firm advising corporates, financial institutions and governments, with core businesses in energy, resources, infrastructure, corporate, finance and dispute resolution. We have 26 offices in 17 countries (including associated offices in Jakarta and Jeddah) and alliance relationships with firms in China and India. With over 400 partners and 1,700 lawyers in total, we offer the international coverage of a global network combined with expert local market knowledge.

 Our Singapore based oil and gas team is recognised as one of the market leading oil and gas practices in the Asia-Pacific region. We provide a comprehensive service to the oil and gas industry, covering upstream oil and gas, LNG (including liquefaction, regasification and LNG sales arrangements), pipelines, refining and petrochemicals.  We advise on all aspects of work in the industry, including M&A, joint ventures, project development and financing, maritime/shipping law and dispute resolution, together with associated areas such as regulation, employment and international law.


Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, construction, and project management companies in the world.  Together with our customers we deliver landmark projects.  We are the world leader in the overall gas value chain including: gas treatment, pipelines, liquefaction terminals, storage, jetty/marine infrastructure, receiving terminals/regassification, and send out.
We’ve designed and built facilities along this value chain all over the world using our integrated EPC delivery model that encompasses every stage of the project life cycle from early engineering, through procurement, to module fabrication, and ultimately commissioning and startup.  This integration model reduces the time it takes to successfully execute LNG projects, and increases early-to-market revenue for our customers.

GTT is a technology and engineering company which designs cryogenic membrane containment systems dedicated to the transport and storage of liquefied gases, in particular LNG, for more than 50 years. The company is currently expanding its offer to new promising markets, providing customised technological and engineering solutions for small/mid-scale vessels, as well as new applications for LNG, such as its use as a marine fuel. Learn more on www.gtt.fr

TechnipFMC’s Loading Systems is the oil, gas and petrochemical industries’ leading supplier of fluid transfer systems. We offer our clients advanced technology in transfer operations, providing innovating designs, systems, packages and services.

Our offerings extend from concept to project delivery and beyond. We are recognized for setting the technical and performance standards in onshore and offshore transfer of liquids and gas. Our proven ability to innovate, coupled with our modern manufacturing and assembly techniques, serve as the foundation for the future development of fluid transfer systems capable of operating in hostile and challenging environments. Safety and sustainability are an integral part of our foundational beliefs and are reflected in the design of our products and in our world-wide service network. Our focus is to ensure our client’s success by providing efficient and long-term operability of the loading systems.

Knowledge Partner

Refinitiv equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news from Reuters, our customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content—all supported by human expertise. At Refinitiv, we facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward.

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