2019 Sponsors & Partners

2019 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.

Pavilion Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek. Headquartered in Singapore, its fully integrated energy business encompasses a downstream, marine and regional business; global LNG trading, shipping and optimisation; upstream investments as well as energy hedging and financial solutions. Supplying a third of the nation’s industrial gas demand, Pavilion Energy is a licensed LNG importer and LNG bunker supplier for Singapore. Pavilion Energy is expanding its global footprint with market access into Europe and an office in Spain, and driving a more sustainable energy future fuelled by natural gas.

For more information: visit: www.pavilionenergy.com 

2019 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.

GreenRoad Technologies is a leading provider of advanced Driver Safety and Fleet Management solutions that digitalize Enterprise road safety operations. Used by 120,000+ drivers in fleets throughout the world, GreenRoad’s solutions deliver a significant reduction in accident rates and fleet risk, while minimizing insurance costs, fleet maintenance, fuel consumption and emissions. GreenRoad’s solutions integrate real-time driver coaching, telematics, cameras, and other technologies into a single platform accessible via smartphones, tablets, management consoles and in-vehicle hardware. The granular visibility, actionable insights and advanced data analytics models provided enable a proactive approach to fleet management that maximizes fleet safety, agility and efficiency.

Tellurian was founded by Charif Souki and Martin Houston and is led by President and CEO Meg Gentle. Tellurian intends to create value for shareholders by building a low-cost, global natural gas business, profitably delivering natural gas to customers worldwide. Tellurian is developing a portfolio of natural gas production, LNG trading, and infrastructure that includes an ~ 27.6 mtpa LNG export facility and an associated pipeline. Tellurian is based in Houston, Texas, and its common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “TELL”.

2019 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.

Pacific Oil & Gas is an independent energy resources development company focused on helping meet the increasing energy requirements of growing Asian economies. It invests, develops, builds, owns, and operates innovative projects throughout the energy supply chain, while maintaining constant attention to its role as a responsible corporate citizen.

In Canada, PO&G owns integrated natural gas export offering Woodfibre LNG and Pacific Canbriam.  Once built, Woodfibre LNG will be the world’s cleanest LNG export facility, using renewable hydro electricity to power the plant. Woodfibre LNG will utilize natural gas from Pacific Canbriam, a private exploration and production company headquartered in Calgary with field operations in the prolific Montney Play in northern British Columbia.

PO&G’s Asian upstream activities are concentrated on exploration, development and production of oil and gas on and around the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Its midstream and downstream operations include the development of LNG receiving terminals and large-scale Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plants in China.

K&L Gates Straits Law LLC is the Singapore office of K&L Gates, a fully integrated global law firm with nearly 1,800 lawyers located across five continents.  Our Singapore office is one of the few international law firms in Singapore with the capability to advise clients on local and cross-border legal issues.  It also boasts the ability to tap into our global network to provide local and regional clients with 24-hour capabilities, cultural and regional awareness, and substantive multi-jurisdictional expertise.

Our oil and gas team includes lawyers located across our global network representing clients with operations in virtually all major oil and natural gas-producing regions around the world. The interdisciplinary team of lawyers in our oil and gas group addresses the myriad legal issues involved with exploring for, producing, transporting, trading, storing, marketing, and processing natural gas, LNG, coal bed methane, oil, and other petroleum products.  For more information, please visit klgates.com.

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Saga LNG Shipping Pte Ltd (“Saga”) is a Singaporean shipowner focused on the midsized LNG segment and has decades of experience in newbuildings, shipping, and operations.

Saga owns the 45,000m3 “Saga Dawn”, the first new midsized LNG vessel in nearly 20 years. Saga Dawn features the world’s first LNT A-BOX® LNG Containment System designed by sister company LNT Marine.

Saga aims to be the leader in midsized LNG shipping serving the regional LNG transportation and Gas-to-Power projects with more newbuildings plan in the near future.

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Macquarie Group Limited is a global diversified financial group. It acts primarily as an investment intermediary for institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world.

Macquarie Group has built a uniquely diversified business since its inception in 1969. It has established leading market positions as a global specialist in a wide range of sectors, including resources, agriculture and commodities, energy and infrastructure, with a deep knowledge of Asia-Pacific financial markets.

Macquarie Group’s diverse range of services provides clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities.

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