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CWC announces New Speakers, Sponsors and Shortlist for the CWC LNG Asia Pacific Award

10 September 2014 – SINGAPORE – The 6th World LNG Series Asia Pacific
(LNG Asia) takes place 23 September in
Singapore. The organizers of the Summit, the CWC Group, have secured additional
speakers and sponsors for the event; as well as shortlisted 6 companies vying
for the CWC
Asia Pacific LNG Innovation Award 2014

speakers include: 

  • Dr Tavares Martinho, Commercial Director, ENH
  • Chris Wilshaw, General Manager, Shell Eastern
    LNG, Shell Trading
  • Don Althoff, President and Chief Executive
    Officer, Veresen Inc.
  • Steve Hoyle, Vice President – LNG Marketing
    & Shipping, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • Didik Sasongko Widi, Vice President LNG, PT
  • Masahiro Nakamura, General Manager of LNG
    Business, Fuels Department, Chubu Electric Power Co.
  • Decie Autin, Project Executive- PNG LNG
    Project, ExxonMobil Development Company
  • Frederik Smits van Oyen, Senior Director,
    Excelerate Energy
  • V.V. Rao, General Manager- US LNG, Toshiba
    Power Systems
  • Hal Miller, President, Galway Group

event has unprecedented support from the industry, with this year’s sponsors
including: Trafigura, Pavilion Energy, SMBC, Cheniere, Oman LNG, Mozambique
LNG, ABS, ExxonMobil, BP, ConocoPhilips, Gazprom, Jordan Cove, Galway Group,
Toshiba, Excelerate Energy, BRG, King &Spalding, GTT and Platts.

The CWC Asia Pacific LNG Innovation Award 2014 will be presented at the LNG Asia
Dinner, which will take place at the S.E.A Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa, on the
evening of Wednesday, 24 September 2014. The evening is being sponsored by
Trafigura and has some great surprises in store for delegates that attend this
evening of networking and entertainment.

award is currently being judged by the CWC LNG Asia Summit Steering Committee. The
finalists for the awards are:

  1. Singapore LNG Corporation
    Security of gas supply for the Singapore market remains SLNG’s top priority. In
    the past one year, SLNG stabilized commercial operations at the LNG terminal,
    ramping up Throughput Services to cater to about 20% of the Singapore gas
    market. In September 2013, SLNG performed its first LNG ship cool-down
  2. Mozambique LNG – Anadarko Petroleum
    Corp. (APC) has inked deals to sell gas from Mozambique at a hybrid price that
    combines Henry Hub and world oil prices and factors in costs for shipping and
  3. Yamal LNG – Owners have taken a
    final investment decision for Yamal LNG. The 16.5-million tonne/year
    liquefaction plant will be built on the Yamal Peninsula on the Kara Sea with
    first-train start-up set for around 2017 and the recent (world first)
    commissioning of 16 icebreaker tankers, each able to transport 170, 000 m³.
  4. Petronas – Reached final
    investment decision for its second floating LNG (FLNG) project. Meanwhile PFLNG
    1 is to be ready for start-up ready around end of 2015
  5. PNG LNG – Successful
    startup  of both trains – with a faster
    ramp up than expected and a move to full contract volumes before the end of the
    year and its maiden shipment to Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Co.
    on 3 trains at Cameron using a successful project structure that led to 100% of
    the output sold and the single largest project finance deal in the United
    States history

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Call for Submissions – CWC LNG Asia Innovation Award

25 July 2014 – SINGAPORE – The CWC Group is calling for
submissions for the CWC Asia Pacific LNG Innovation Award 2014, which will be
awarded at a ceremony hosted at the 6th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit (LNG
Asia) in Singapore, on Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

The CWC LNG Innovation Asia
Pacific Award
is awarded to a company operating in the Asia
Pacific LNG industry that has excelled themselves in the previous 12 months in
terms of commercial or technical innovation. The winner must be an active
member of the LNG industry in the Asia Pacific region.

Selection of the award candidates will be
based upon the company that has made a positive commercial or technical
contribution to the LNG business over the last year in one or more of the
following areas:

  • Innovation – through technical or commercial
    innovation, the organisation which has made a positive change to the industry
    in the Asia Pacific region
  • Activities – through activities, the
    organisation which has made an outstanding contribution to the industry and
    shown itself to be an industry leader in any specific part of the LNG chain in
    the Asia Pacific region
  • Knowledge – through development of people, the
    organisation that has expanded knowledge and learning within commercial or
    technical aspects of the LNG industry in the Asia Pacific region

In 2013, the honour was awarded to Singapore LNG (SLNG) and the Energy
Market Authority of Singapore (EMA). 

On receiving the award, Mr Neil McGregor, the former CEO of SLNG
stated: “It is indeed an unexpected honour for SLNG, and I believe for EMA as
well, to have been selected by our industry peers to receive this Award. The
development of the Singapore LNG Terminal, from conceptualization to commencing
commercial operations, has been an incredible journey and when we look back on
what has been achieved, it is not just a piece of infrastructure that we’ve
created but an unfolding story of the future of the LNG trade in Singapore and
this region”.

largest buyers of LNG in Asia are represented at the conference, along with
investors, distributors and suppliers. Details about the award, speakers, the program
or registration can be found at 

Notes to Editors

  • More information about the awards can be found
  • CWC welcomes inquiries pertaining to Media
  • Media are welcome to attend the conference.
    Please register with the press contact.
  • Images from the 2013 LNG Asia are available


The CWC Group
Roshan Jan-MahomedSenior Marketing Manager, LNG & Gas Portfolio
CWC Group
+ 44 207 978 0018

Press Contact
Illka Gobius
PINPOINT Public Relations
+65 9769 8370

Industry Leaders to discuss LNG at the 6th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit

15 July
2014 – SINGAPORE – Investment in, demand for and distribution of LNG in Asia
Pacific will be discussed among leaders of from the LNG industry, representing
suppliers, investors and distributors at the 6th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific
Summit (LNG Asia). The conference takes place in Singapore from 23-26

speakers who will give an overview of the market, and their perspectives on the
outlook for LNG in Asia Pacific include:

  • Hon. Nixon Philip Duban MP, -Minister for
    Petroleum and Energy, Papua New Guinea
  •  Mr Seah Moon Ming, Executive Director &
    Group CEO, Pavilion Energy
  • Jérôme Ferrier, Senior Vice President
    Corporate, Total, and President of the International Gas Union

BP, ExxonMobil,
Shell and GDF Suez LNG will talk strategy of Asia Pacific’s LNG supply chain. They
will tackle the key issues underlying Asia Pacific’s supply demand balance to
2020. The panelists are:

  • Jonty Shephard, Chief Operating Officer, LNG,
  • Stephan Roeper, Vice President LNG Marketing, ExxonMobil
    Asia Pacific
  • James MacTaggart, General Manager- New Markets
    Asia and MENA, Shell
  • Philip Olivier, President, GDF Suez LNG

and trading trends – speakers will confer as to the pricing of LNG, spot market
trading of LNG, creating a trading hub for LNG in Asia and the risk management that
is needed to run cross-commodity exposures. Industry representatives who will
lead this discussion are:

  • Mark A. da Roza, Manager, LNG Trading &
    Origination, ConocoPhillips
  • Sid Bambawale, Director LNG, Citi
  • Eiji Yanagawa, General Manager, Global Gas
    Trading Department, Natural Gas Division I, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
  • Dr Anthony Barker, General Manager, BG
    Singapore Gas Marketing

current status of global LNG supply projects and their likely success in Asia
Pacific will be addressed by:

  • Don Althoff, President and Chief Executive
    Officer for Veresen Inc
  • Raj Goswami, Head of Gas & Consulting for
    Asia & Middle East, Wood Mackenzie
  • Nicolas Zanen, Vice President, Trading,
    Cheniere Energy
  • Masahiro Nakamura, Manager of Planning, Fuels
    Department for Chubu Electric Power Co. Inc

such as the extension of the Panama Canal, the technical difficulties of
bunkering, as well as the impact of the distribution of Western Shale Gas to
Asia will impact the shipping of LNG. Speakers who will discuss this include:

  • Debbie Turner, Senior Shipping Advisor, SSY
  • Waleed Hashim Al-Ansari, Head of Marine
    Terminals & Fleet Compatibility, Qatargas
  • David Colson, Commercial Vice President, GTT

In addition to the programme, King & Spalding and the Galway Group will lead two workshops the day prior to the conference (22 September 2014). 

  • The first, from 9.30am-12.30pm will be on Pricing.  The session addresses price reviews in LNG contracts led by Merrick White, Partner, King & Spalding (Singapore) LLP and Dan Rogers, Partner, King & Spalding LLP. 
  • The second training seminar will take place from 13.30-17.30pm. Entitled, ‘Managing Feedgas supply for LNG export facilities – balancing obligations and risks’, this session will be led by Galway Group 

Nominations for the CWC Asia Pacific LNG Innovation Award 2014, which celebrates excellence in innovation, are open for submission. Nominations close  August 15 2014. 

The conference is made possible by our sponsors; the Gold and Silver Sponsors include Pavilion Energy, SMBC, Trafigura, Cheniere, Oman LNG, Mozambique LNG and ABS. Bronze sponsors are ExxonMobil, BP, Conono Phillips, Gazprom, Jordan Cove, Galway Group, King & Spalding and GTT.

Registration for the conference is now open at

Notes to Editors
More information at  
Media are welcome to attend. Please register
with the press contact.
Images from the 2013 LNG Asia are available

The CWC Group
Roshan Jan-Mahomed
Senior Marketing Manager, LNG & Gas Portfolio
CWC Group

Direct tel: + 44 207 978 0018

Press Contact
Illka Gobius
PINPOINT Public Relations
m: +65 9769 8370