logo #CWCChinaLNG 15–16 October 2019

Programme Day One

25th April

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08:00  -  09:00

Registration & Welcome Refreshments

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09:00  -  09:15

Official Welcome by the Organisers

09:15  -  09:25

Opening Remarks


Li Yao - CEO - SIA EnergyLi YaoCEOSIA Energy

09:25  -  11:00

Session 1 – A New Age for China’s LNG & Gas Demand: How High Will it Go?


Chair: Li Yao - CEO - SIA EnergyChair: Li YaoCEOSIA Energy
Wei Xiaowei - Director, International Cooperation Department - National Energy Administration Wei XiaoweiDirector, International Cooperation DepartmentNational Energy Administration
Zhang Yuqing - Former Deputy Director - General - National Energy AdministrationZhang YuqingFormer Deputy Director - GeneralNational Energy Administration
Zhang Rongwang - President, Trading & Marketing Branch - CNOOC Gas and Power GroupZhang RongwangPresident, Trading & Marketing BranchCNOOC Gas and Power Group
Li Yalan - Chairperson of the Board of Directors - Beijing Gas Group Co., LtdLi YalanChairperson of the Board of DirectorsBeijing Gas Group Co., Ltd

  • China’s demand outlook and the role of LNG in the country’s energy mix
  • Gas to Gas competition
    • Can LNG be competitive against internal production and pipeline imports?
    • What’s the relationship between pipeline gas and LNG prices in China?
  • How are Chinese regulators and policy makers driving gas demand?
    • What is the Government’s strategy on switching from coal to gas?
    • How can LNG reduce the country’s environmental issues?
  • Liberalisation—When will domestic gas pricing be deregulated?
  • Updates on third-party access to infrastructure: terminals and pipelines
  • Identifying new independent players and their impact on the global market
  • Coal to gas switching: what are the main challenges for power companies when switching to LNG?
  • Domestic outlook for shale production
  • How will China’s carbon emission trading scheme help meet its emissions targets?
11:00  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break

11:30  -  13:00

Session 2 – Global Gas Supply & Demand – Is China Set to Lead Global LNG Demand?


Chair: Gavin Thompson - Head of Asia Pacific Research - Wood MackenzieChair: Gavin ThompsonHead of Asia Pacific ResearchWood Mackenzie
Andrew Walker - Vice President Strategy - Cheniere Marketing LtdAndrew WalkerVice President StrategyCheniere Marketing Ltd
Frank Kretschmer - Senior Vice President, LNG Marketing - ExxonMobil Aisa Pacific Pte. Ltd.Frank KretschmerSenior Vice President, LNG MarketingExxonMobil Aisa Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Ezhar Yazid Jaafar - Chief Executive Officer - PETRONASEzhar Yazid JaafarChief Executive OfficerPETRONAS
Tarek Souki - SVP LNG Marketing and Trading - Tellurian Inc.Tarek SoukiSVP LNG Marketing and TradingTellurian Inc.
Tom Earl - Chief Commercial Officer - Venture Global LNGTom EarlChief Commercial OfficerVenture Global LNG
Patrick Hughes - Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations - NextDecade CorporationPatrick HughesVice President, Corporate Strategy & Investor RelationsNextDecade Corporation

  • Where will the next wave of LNG supply projects come from?
  • What will be the role of China in absorbing that supply and what’s the realistic timeline?
  • Are Chinese buyers ready to sign long-term contracts in 2018? How long will they be?
  • What will be the role of China in supporting the second wave of US LNG projects?
  • Which are the other relevant markets for LNG imports in the region?
  • How will China’s surging gas demand impact shipping demand in the next five years?
  • Can LNG save China from winter gas shortages?
13:00  -  14:15

Networking Lunch

14:15  -  15:45

Session 3 – LNG Distribution Channels & Small-Scale Transportation: How Much New Demand Will We See?


Chair: Ye Dongsheng - Chief Executive Officer - ENN International Trading (Singapore) PtyChair: Ye DongshengChief Executive OfficerENN International Trading (Singapore) Pty
Zhu Jianwen - General Manager - China Gas Hongtu Logistic Co., LtdZhu JianwenGeneral ManagerChina Gas Hongtu Logistic Co., Ltd
Adnan Ezzarhouni - China General Manager - GTTAdnan EzzarhouniChina General ManagerGTT
Fan Hongjun - Deputy Director of Research and Development - China Classification Society Fan HongjunDeputy Director of Research and DevelopmentChina Classification Society
Wu Yuneng - President - Dongchang GroupWu YunengPresidentDongchang Group

Trucking and the Role of ISO Tanks in LNG Distribution

  • How are policy developments driving demand for trucked LNG?
  • How is this trend in distribution boosting LNG demand in China?
  • How does the pricing mechanism work in this new internal market?
  • For how long is this going to be a sustainable business model?
  • What is the role of this model in supplying remote industrial end users?

LNG Shipping

  • How can LNG tanker operators maximize the Chinese growing demand?
  • How are land water limitations impacting LNG shipping and what regulation developments are needed?
  • Will small-scale LNG ships be the most reliable solution in the future?
15:45  -  16:15

Networking Coffee Break

16:15  -  17:30

Session 4 – Asia Pacific Insights: Building New Demand and Exploring Business Opportunities


Chair: Gavin Thompson - Head of Asia Pacific Research - Wood MackenzieChair: Gavin ThompsonHead of Asia Pacific ResearchWood Mackenzie
Jun Nishizawa - Senior Vice President, Division COO, Energy Resources Division - Mitsubishi CorporationJun NishizawaSenior Vice President, Division COO, Energy Resources DivisionMitsubishi Corporation
Didik Sasongko - President Director - PT Badak NGLDidik SasongkoPresident DirectorPT Badak NGL
Andrew Thornton - General Manager of Supply, Planning and Finance - Origin EnergyAndrew ThorntonGeneral Manager of Supply, Planning and FinanceOrigin Energy
Lin Sheng (Michael) - Principal Investment Officer - International Finance CorporationLin Sheng (Michael)Principal Investment OfficerInternational Finance Corporation

  • What is China’s evolving role in the regional LNG market?
  • Will other countries follow Japan in eliminating destination clauses from their LNG contracts?
  • How are countries building new LNG demand in Southeast Asia?
  • Who are the new buyers in the region?
  • How can India develop its position as one of the biggest importers in Asia Pacific?
17:30  -  19:30

Networking Drinks Reception

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