Download a copy of the Conference Agenda

Conference & Workshop (25 to 27 October 2017)

GAS 2017 will feature a 3 day programme and includes a conference and two post event workshops. The programme offers business critical strategic insights and innovative technological solutions to help you stay on top of regional developments.
Attend the conference to uncover the most innovative solutions and gain strategic insights to help you make the decisions which matter to your business -  contact us or call +65 6422 1498.


Register for the conference

Why attend GAS 2017

Day 1
Wednesday 25th
October 2017
Day 2
Thursday 26th
October 2017
Day 3
Friday 27th
October 2017
Day 1, GAS 2017
8:00am - 8:00pm
Keynote Leadership Plenary Sessions and Roundtable Discussion
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration & Networking Coffee
9:00am - 9:05am
Welcome and Opening by Organiser
9:05am - 9:15am
Chairman Opening Address
9:15am - 9:35am
Opening Keynote Address by Government Official
9:35am - 9:50am
Keynote Address
9:50am - 10:50am
Buyer: Current and Emerging Buyers on Global Gas & LNG Trade
• Overview of the buyers’ market today and future projections – how would the emerging and current big buyers change the gas & LNG market in the next 10 years, what can we expect? Analysis on what pricing index is the most attractive in the buyers’ market today. Countries to address – Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand as well as Japan, South Korea and China
• India on advancing LNG projects to bridge gas-supply gaps and LNG demand projections
• Myanmar on upstream and downstream gas and LNG project updates as well as trading routes
• Indonesia on developing new gas resources and infrastructure to avoid potential domestic gas shortage - investment needed and map of opportunities for developments
• Japan on long-term LNG contracts versus spot markets as well as the effects of Japan’s recommissioning of nuclear plants on being the largest LNG buyer in the market
The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Chairman & CEO
Pertamina (Persero), PT
Vice President LNG
ONGC Videsh Ltd
Vice President - Strategy & Corporate Planning
10:50am - 11:10am
Buyers Panel Discussion with Live Polling
11:10am - 11:40am
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
11:40am - 12:40pm
Supplier: Current and Emerging Suppliers on Global Gas & LNG Trade
• Overview of the suppliers’ market today and future projections – how would the emerging and current big suppliers change the gas & LNG market in the next 10 years, what can we expect? Analysis on benchmark prices in Asia. Countries to address – US, Australia, Iran, Qatar, Mozambique, Canada, Russia, Malaysia
• US gas and LNG on Asian Market – productions and volume projections; upcoming projects and priorities for export regions - Europe vs Asia
• Linking East Africa LNG to Singapore to buyers in Asia as well as export challenges amidst an oversupplied market
• Middle East on expiring long term LNG contracts and spot markets with expected large market supplies from US, Australia and East Africa
• Malaysia on volatile oil prices effects on regional upstream, midstream and downstream gas & LNG activities as well as implications to short and long term trading
Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)
Secretary General
Mozambique LNG
General Manager, LNG Marketing, SE Asia, Indian Sub-Continent & Middle East
Vice President LNG Marketing & Trading
12:40pm - 1:00pm
Suppliers Panel Discussion with Live Polling
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Lunch
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Buyers & Suppliers Debate: Delivering the gas to serve Asian’s growing and diversifying energy
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Speed networking session
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Roundtable Discussion: Gas in Comparison with Renewables and Coal
5:00pm - 5:10pm
Closing Remarks
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Networking Reception
Day 3, GAS 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
Post event workshops
9:00am - 12:00pm
Commercial Workshop
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Technical Workshop
Day 2, GAS 2017
8:00am - 8:00pm
Commercial Stream
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration & Networking Coffee
9:00am - 9:10am
Chairperson's Welcome
9:10am - 9:25am
Keynote Address
9:25am - 10:25am
Commercial 1: Gas & LNG Infrastructure Financing and Investment
• What are the challenges in emerging LNG markets and where is the money going to come to develop new infrastructure?
• Who is risking investment and what obstacles prevents banks/investments firms from lending?
• Government’s role in establishing a solid gas pipeline network and promoting the utilisation of natural gas Post COP 21 World
• Upstream investments map of opportunities and why it is important towards 2030
• Reaching a common ground between buyer and seller to secure long-term contract for project financing
• Market evolution and new finance concept for expanding and developing new infrastructure projects
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Deputy General Manager and Head of Project Finance for Asia
10:25am - 10:45am
Commercial 1: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
How do you finance gas & LNG value chain in emerging markets?
10:45am - 11:15am
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
11:15am - 12:15pm
Commercial 2: Liberalisation of Gas Markets and Pricing
• How will Asia transition from oil/Henry Hub to gas indexed pricing
• Effects of gas and electricity liberalisation on pricing and trade – a case study from Japan
• Ways to improve tradability, benchmark prices reflecting supply & demand
• New formula for LNG pricing in Asia and strategy to diversify pricing to appeal to buyers
• Buyers diversifications into international expansion in terms of trading and business development to offset declining home market
• Role of North America in comparison with other emerging suppliers on price
KPMG Japan and KPMG Asia Pacific
Managing Director, Head of Energy & Infrastructure and Head of Energy & Natural Resources
Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Vice President
Senior Vice President Business Development Asia
12:15pm - 12:35pm
Commercial 2: Q&A with Live Polling
Impact of lower gas prices on long-term contract and spot-contract in this current oversupplied market. When is this likely to change?
12:35pm - 1:35pm
Networking Lunch
1:35pm - 2:35pm
Commercial 3: Gas and LNG for Power and Marine Fuel
• Importance of a uniform global standard for natural gas to become a global fuel choice and international agreement on carbon reduction targets across all industries
• Overcoming port development and ship builders problem on commodity trade demand, LNG supply uncertainty and bunker fuel economics
• Case study on Europe and North America on marine emission regulation norms and how Asia can follow suit
• Moving forward with LNG bunkering and LNG bunkering standards in Asia
• Impact of unconventional gas on power market
• Capitalising on small-mid scale LNG ventures to generate power to remote communities
Maritime Port Authority of Singapore
Deputy Director – Port Services
Wärtsilä Marine Solutions
Director - Business Development, SEA
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd
General Manager, Bunker Business Office, Energy Transport Business Unit
2:35pm - 2:55pm
Commercial 3: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
Impact of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations – when, what and how to comply
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Speed networking session
3:25pm - 3:55pm
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
3:55pm - 4:55pm
Commercial 4: Current and Upcoming Gas and LNG projects – Country Focused Topics
• How countries like China (or India) are opening up their infrastructure developments to move gas and LNG business to be more effective in transmissions
• Singapore’s policies on infrastructure and how the country is driving demand
• Lessons learned from major LNG expansions – an Australian Case Study
• US LNG success stories in reaching the Golden Age of Gas - what needs to be done by gas producing and consuming countries to increase demand for LNG to reach the Golden Gas age
Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd
Director, Commercial
Jordan Cove LNG
President & CEO
4:55pm - 5:15pm
Commercial 4: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
The comparison of best business model practices in regasification, liquefaction, shipping and pipeline
5:15pm - 5:25pm
Chairperson's Closing Remarks
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Closing Networking Reception
8:00am - 8:00pm
Technical Stream
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration & Networking Coffee
9:00am - 9:10am
Chairperson's Welcome
9:10am - 9:25am
Keynote Address
9:25am - 10:25am
Technical 1: Digital and Data Management
• Transforming oil and gas strategies with the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve productivity
• Leveraging and enhancing gas operations through big data and IoT
• Optimising upstream oil and gas assets, midstream transportation and storage as well as downstream retailers with cloud and model based analytics
• The impact and future of IoT in the gas & LNG industry
• Applications of big data in the oil & gas industry – success story
Industry Director
10:25am - 10:45am
Technical 1: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
How can the industry benefit from digitisation – Big Data, I.T., Cybersecurity
10:45am - 11:15am
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
11:15am - 12:15pm
Technical 2: Technical and Operations of Small-Scale LNG and LNG Bunkering
• Risk analysis on FLNG bunkering offshore terminal
• Overcoming vessel design and operational issues affecting bunkering process
• How to turn LNG to an energy distribution network like what we see for gasoline?
• Improving the safety and operational standards of LNG bunkering
• Breaking down the barriers of large and small-mid scale LNG markets – how to ensure smaller markets are attractive to large scale producers
• Ways to develop and lower the cost of small-scale LNG – opportunities and solutions
• The challenges of delivering a cleaner fuel to shipping
Head - Advanced Research & Development Unit
National Korea Maritime & Ocean University
Full Professor, Offshore Department
Chief Technical Advisor, Technology, Onshore, Technology
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Ltd
Managing Director
12:15pm - 12:35pm
Technical 2: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
What makes small scale and LNG bunkering work?
12:35pm - 1:35pm
Networking Lunch
1:35pm - 2:35pm
Technical 3: New FLNG and FSRU Technology
• Mitigating risk of developing offshore LNG developments
• Experience of large and mature FSRU and FLNG operations on small to mid-size LNG solutions
• Cost comparison and solutions of various small and mid-scale FLNG constructions – a case study (PFLNG1 and 2/Prelude FLNG)
• Applications and engineering solutions for small to large scale offshore LNG facilities
• Key drivers for cost reduction of small-size FLNG
• Innovative solutions to access new LNG supply market
2:35pm - 2:55pm
Technical 3: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
Is there a need for onshore liquefaction terminals?
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Speed networking session
3:25pm - 3:55pm
Networking Tea & Coffee Break
3:55pm - 4:55pm
Technical 4: Process and Plant Optimisation as well as Maintenance and Asset Management
• Accelerating manufacturing learning to resurge Shale Gas = Shale Gas 2.0
• Optimising a gas supply chain through performance forecasting studies
• Drivers and trends in the LNG industry for life extension and development of effective methods for asset management
• How to leverage on cost optimisation?
• Improving energy consumption and overall efficiency of LNG plants
• Areas to consider to revitalise existing assets – risk assessment model
• Monetising stranded gas through GTL technology and reducing CAPEX and OPEX of gas processing
• Optimised asset management in LNG export terminal’s perspective – Key drivers and emerging tools
INFRA Technology Group
Chief Executive Officer
Independent Consultant
4:55pm - 5:15pm
Technical 4: Panel Discussion with Live Polling
How to optimise maintenance strategies at a strategic and operational level as well as technical and commercial models of extending asset life
5:15pm - 5:25pm
Closing Remarks
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Closing Networking Reception