Singapore19-22 Sept 2017

Programme: Summit Day 1 – Wednesday 25 September 2013


Registration & Welcome Coffee hosted by Shell


Chair’s Opening Remarks:
Pat Roberts, Associate Director – Gas, CWC Group Ltd


Opening Keynote Address:
Moon Ming Seah
, Group Chief Executive Officer, Pavilion Energy Pte Ltd



Session 1:
Asia Pacific LNG Strategy Panel: The Changing LNG Demand & Supply Outlook – Where are we Heading in the Next Decade?

  • How will the LNG demand and supply outlook in Asia Pacific evolve in the next ten years?
  • Growing price sensitive demand vs increasing new LNG supply costs
  • Changing aspirations from  Asian buyers’ towards more flexible business models
  • The prospects for new LNG supply to Asia
  • What is the likelihood of unconventional gas and methane hydrates developing significantly in Asia by 2023 and what will be the impact?

Chair: Pat Roberts, Associate Director – Gas, CWC Group Ltd
Frédéric Barnaud, Executive Director, Gazprom Marketing & Trading
Philip Olivier, President, GDF Suez LNG
Jonathan Westby, Head of Global LNG Trading, BP
Jeffrey Appleton, Senior Vice President – LNG Marketing, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Chris Wilshaw, General Manager, Shell Eastern LNG, Shell Eastern Trading (Pte) Ltd

Questions & Answers





Session 2:
Asia Pacific LNG Stakeholders: Managing Uncertainties Whilst Driving Sustainable Growth

  • National government policies and their impact on LNG demand growth in the region
  • Mature markets: the impact of Japan and Korea’s nuclear policies on LNG demand growth
  • Emerging markets: India and China – grappling with demand growth at a time of rising LNG supply costs – new approaches to sustainable development
  • Reigning in supply cost inflation – what options are available? Focus on Australia
  • Floating LNG considerations for new Australian projects

Zheng Hongtao, Vice President, CNOOC Gas and Power Group Ltd. Trading & Marketing Branch
Hitoshi Nishizawa, General Manager, LNG, Fuel Department, Fuel & Power Company, Tokyo Electric Power Company
Richard W. Westerdale, II, Director – Policy Analysis & Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State
Stephen Del Regno, Managing Director, Asia Region, Chevron International Gas Inc.
Dr Dorel Iosif, Vice President – Global Hydrocarbons, Worley Parsons
Raj Goswami, Head of Gas & Consulting for Asia & Middle East, Wood Mackenzie


Questions & Answers




13:30 Session 3:
What are the Developments in LNG Business Models for both Buyers and Suppliers in Asia Pacific?

  • Portfolio, flexibility and optionality – how are buyers and sellers adapting their business models for new LNG supplies?
  • The sellers’ race to FID for new projects – which projects will receive buyers’ support and how will they be financed?
  • What types of partnerships and business models are likely to develop to support new LNG projects?
  • What is the outlook for growth in India and China?
  • The changing role of Malaysia and Indonesia towards the dual role of exporters and importers

Chair: Travis Maurer, First Vice President, Oil and Gas, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Yasushi Sakakibara, Chief Representative, Asia Pacific Regional Office,Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd
Rajeev Mathur, Executive Director, GAIL (India) Ltd
Andrew Seck, Assistant Director East of Suez Marketing, Qatargas
Nanang Untung, President Director & Chief Executive Officer, PT Badak NGL


Questions & Answers



 15:3 Session 4:
PANEL DISCUSSION: Are we Heading Towards Less Spot Trading & Short-Term Optimisation in Asia Pacific?

  • Do general market growth and new business models provide a step change to more spot trading and short term optimisation?
  • What are the new trends and activities by the key regional players?
  • A slow evolution towards more spot trading or a rapid change towards a structural spot market?
  • Are supply economics able to support entrepot storage and reloads?
  • What are the new trends emerging in risk management?


Chair: Stephen Thompson, Manager, LNG & Gas, Asia Pacific, Poten & Partners
Martin Lambert, Senior Vice President, NWS Australia LNG
Mark da Roza,
Manager, LNG Trading & Origination, ConocoPhillips
Rod Duke, Vice President Gladstone LNG, Santos
R K Garg, Director (Finance), Petronet LNG Ltd.
Sid Bambawale, Director LNG, Citi
Rodrigo Vilanova, LNG, Gas & Power Trading Manager, Petrobras America Inc.

Questions & Answers


Session 5
Buyers & Sellers Meet –Champagne Roundtables

Discussion Topic: What needs to happen to create a gas trading hub in Asia?

Join your peers at this unique networking event – exchange ideas and network over a drink


End of Summit Day One


Pre-Dinner Networking Drinks


CWC LNG Asia Pacific Innovation Award Gala Dinner



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