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07:45  -  08:45

Welcome Coffee

08:45  -  09:00

Chair’s Opening Remarks


Pat Roberts - Managing Director - LNG-Worldwide LtdPat RobertsManaging DirectorLNG-Worldwide Ltd

09:00  -  09:30

Keynote Address: Natural Gas and LNG Future in Egypt


Mohamed A.El Masry - Chairman - EGASMohamed A.El MasryChairmanEGAS

09:20  -  10:45



Martin Lambert - Commercial Manager - Shell LNGMartin LambertCommercial ManagerShell LNG
Prabhat Singh - CEO - Petronet LNGPrabhat SinghCEOPetronet LNG
Xingshan Zhu - Senior Director - Planning Department - CNPCXingshan ZhuSenior Director - Planning DepartmentCNPC
Christopher Goncalves - Chair and Managing Director, Energy - BRGChristopher GoncalvesChair and Managing Director, EnergyBRG
Brian Bradshaw - Partner - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius L.L.P.  Brian BradshawPartnerMorgan, Lewis & Bockius L.L.P.
Luis Sánchez - Head of LNG Trading - UniperLuis SánchezHead of LNG TradingUniper

Modern Commercial Developments: A Time for Creativity and Innovation
  • Smaller term contracts and shorter durations: Will these become the norm?
  • IT systems for managing 160Mtpa of short term trading
  • How can the price review process be made more efficient?
  • Does everyone need to aspire to be a Global Portfolio player?
  • Business model trends: Market fragmentation vs consolidation
  • Redefining the meaning of buyers/ sellers/ project developers
  • Managing creditworthiness of new smaller buyers, new to LNG commitments
Questions & Answers
10:45  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break

hosted by

  • Iberdrola

11:30  -  13:00



Patrick Janssens - Vice President, Global Gas Solutions - ABSPatrick JanssensVice President, Global Gas SolutionsABS
Amani Al-Azzam - Secretary General - Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, JordanAmani Al-AzzamSecretary GeneralMinistry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jordan
Martin Paliga - Managing Director - Galway GroupMartin PaligaManaging DirectorGalway Group
Kees van Seventer - Group Commercial President - Royal VopakKees van SeventerGroup Commercial PresidentRoyal VopakGlobal DirectorVopak LNG
Philippe Berterottière - Chairman & CEO - GTTPhilippe BerterottièreChairman & CEOGTT
Ulco Vermeulen - Director Participations & Business Development - GasunieUlco VermeulenDirector Participations & Business DevelopmentGasunieMember of the Executive Board Gasunie
Debbie Turner - Senior Shipping Advisor - SSY GasDebbie TurnerSenior Shipping AdvisorSSY Gas

Extracting More Value Out of LNG Infrastructure
  • Trends in optimising operational supply chain costs
  • LNG shipping; spot chartering, pooling and the simplification of the spot charter agreement
  • The expected added value of the Panama canal
  • Increasing LNG import terminal utilisation
A focus on trends in LNG shipping
  • What is the state of the fleet and the order book?
  • Will small-scale LNG ships become more economical to build?
  • Pooling and optimisation of shipping – what can we expect?
  • Update on the MLP, what are the new ways of financing LNG carriers?
Developing FSRUs and regasification terminals: ?Are sellers becoming more involved?
  • Market update on FSRUs, projects under construction and pre-FID
  • Are we seeing a trend in LNG suppliers investing in downstream to ensure the timely development of FSRUs?
  • How readily and cost-effectively can existing vessels be converted to FSRUs?
  • How easy is it to raise funds for new regasification terminals?
Questions & Answers
13:00  -  14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30  -  14:40

Keynote Address


H.E. Ana Paula Vitorino - Minister of Sea - Republic of PortugalH.E. Ana Paula VitorinoMinister of SeaRepublic of Portugal

14:40  -  16:00



Steven Miles - Partner, Head of LNG Practice - Baker Botts L.L.P.Steven MilesPartner, Head of LNG PracticeBaker Botts L.L.P.
Octávio Sim?es - President - Sempra LNG & MidstreamOctávio Sim?esPresidentSempra LNG & Midstream
Greg Vesey - CEO and Managing Director - LNG LimitedGreg VeseyCEO and Managing DirectorLNG Limited
Kathleen Eisbrenner - Chairman & CEO - NextDecadeKathleen EisbrennerChairman & CEONextDecade
Ryan Schleicher - Director, Commercial - Jordan Cove LNG, LLCRyan SchleicherDirector, CommercialJordan Cove LNG, LLC
Li Yao - CEO - SIA EnergyLi YaoCEOSIA Energy

?Regaining the Balance: When Will We Need New LNG Supply to Come Online?? ?
  • Market Fundamentals: the shift towards supply being long for longer
    • What are the reactions from existing producers?
    • What are the reactions from amortised stranded gas projects? Will they start to compete more strongly when their existing long term contracts expire?
    • When is new LNG supply going to be needed?
  • What changes are being made to keep new liquefaction projects competitive?
    • Striving to reduce EPC costs
    • Small scale, modularisation vs large trains
  • Which prospects seem to be the most likely to take FID and where?
  • Buyers’ perspectives on new LNG supply
  • The impact of the U.S. Election on additional LNG supply from the U.S.
Questions & Answers
16:00  -  16:30

Networking Coffee Break

hosted by

  • Iberdrola

16:30  -  17:45



Pat Roberts - Managing Director - LNG-Worldwide LtdPat RobertsManaging DirectorLNG-Worldwide Ltd
Delia Proteasa - Global Head of LNG Trading  - Gazprom Marketing & TradingDelia ProteasaGlobal Head of LNG Trading Gazprom Marketing & Trading
Javier Moret - Head of LNG Origination - RWE Supply and TradingJavier MoretHead of LNG OriginationRWE Supply and Trading
Rosario Sgarioto - Global Head of Trading – LNG, LPG, Freights - PetroChina InternationalRosario SgariotoGlobal Head of Trading – LNG, LPG, FreightsPetroChina International
Desmond Wong - Managing Editor, Europe LNG - S&P Global Platts Desmond WongManaging Editor, Europe LNGS&P Global Platts
Melissa Lindsay - Global Head of LNG - Tullett PrebonMelissa LindsayGlobal Head of LNGTullett Prebon

in association with

  • Tullett Prebon


LNG Goes Mainstream: Onwards and Upwards to More LNG Trading and New Hubs? ? ? ??
  • The rise of the trading house in the LNG business
  • Which new pricing indices are likely to develop?
  • Tenders: With a scaling up of spot and short term activity, how can we make sales more efficient?
?LNG put on the spot:? Get ready for LNG to go more mainstream
  • How much further along is the shift of LNG from a valued product towards a commodity?
  • Current trends taking us towards more commoditisation
  • LNG hub developments regionally
  • How many regional pricing indices does the global LNG business need?
  • LNG shipping developments in parallel to enable the spot market to grow
  • How can credit issues be managed to facilitate and stimulate more demand growth?
Questions & Answers

Close of Summit Day 2

18:30  -  20:30

Drinks Reception

Venue: W Hotel Barcelona: Eclipse Lounge Pla?a de la Rosa dels Vents, 1, Final Passeig de Joan de Borbó, Barcelona  

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