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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
Summit
(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
.

Additional
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
    Pertamina
  • 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

The
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.

The
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
    operation.
  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
    treatment.
  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.
  6. SEMPRA LNG – FID
    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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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
September.

Keynote
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,
    BP
  • 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

Investment
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

The
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

Developments
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
    Gas
  • 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 http://asiapacific.cwclng.com/.

Notes to Editors
· 
More information at http://asiapacific.cwclng.com/summit/2014-programme/  
· 
Media are welcome to attend. Please register
with the press contact.
· 
Images from the 2013 LNG Asia are available
here

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

Direct tel: + 44 207 978 0018
Email: rjanmahomed@thecwcgroup.com
Website: www.thecwcgroup.com

Press Contact
Illka Gobius
PINPOINT Public Relations
illka.gobius@pinpoint-pr.net
m: +65 9769 8370

The CWC Group welcomes a PNG Delegation to the 6th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit

11 July 2014 – SINGAPORE – One of the latest developments in the LNG industry today will be discussed at the CWC Group’s 6th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit (LNG Asia), which will take place 23-26 September 2014 in Singapore. Papua New Guinea (PNG) recently exported its first LNG cargo to the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) in Japan. It is estimated that the PNG LNG project will produce more than 9 trillion cubic feet of gas over the next 30 years.

The first keynote session at LNG Asia will be delivered by the Honourable Nixon Philip Duban, MP – Minister for Petroleum and Energy for Papua New Guinea. He brings with him a delegation representing the PNG government. Decie Autin, the Project Executive for the PNG LNG Project for ExxonMobil is also confirmed to speak. Decie currently oversees the planning, development and execution of all aspects of the PNG LNG Project. Prior to this role she was the upstream project manager responsible for the construction, procurement and engineering portions of the PNG LNG project.

Representing Japan, Ryo Minami, Director of the Petroleum & Natural Gas Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry, Japan (METI) will also speak at the event. Other speakers from Japan include:

  • Masahiro Nakamura, Manager of Planning-Fuels Department, Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. 
  • Yasushi Sakakibara, Chief Representative, Asia Pacific Regional Office, Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd 
  • Eiji Yanagawa, General Manager, Global Gas Trading Department, Natural Gas Division, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

The largest buyers of LNG in Asia are represented at the conference, along with investors, distributors and suppliers. Details about speakers, the program or registration for LNG Asia is available at http://asiapacific.cwclng.com.

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Notes to Editors 

  1. More information about speakers can be found at http://asiapacific.cwclng.com/summit/2014-speakers
  2. CWC welcomes inquiries pertaining to Media Partnerships
    Media are welcome to attend the conference. 
  3. Please register with the press contact.
    Images from the 2013 LNG Asia are available here

Contacts

The CWC Group

Roshan Jan-Mahomed
Senior Marketing Manager, LNG & Gas Portfolio
CWC Group
rjanmahomed@thecwcgroup.com
+ 44 207 978 0018
Website: http://www.thecwcgroup.com

Press Contact
Illka Gobius
PINPOINT Public Relations
illka.gobius@pinpoint-pr.net
+65 9769 8370
 

CWC Group Announces Dates and Speakers for the 6th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit

30 April
2014 – LONDON, UK – The 6th World LNG
Series: Asia Pacific Summit
will take place from 23-26 September 2014 at
the newly refurbished Grand Hyatt Hotel, Singapore.  

“Conferences
such as these are important to the LNG business in Asia,” said Patricia
Roberts, Associate Director, CWC Group Ltd. She continued, “We are seeing
several new LNG projects focusing their sales in the Asian market.  LNG
agreements committing long-term volumes to Asia are being signed by a variety
of established players as well as new inter-regional sellers.  The Asian
region is expected to grow strongly over the next decade and remain the
pace-setter of the global industry. That is why the inter-personal
relationships made at this Summit prove critical over the long term”.

In addition
to the conference and networking events, delegates are exclusively invited
to tour
the Singapore LNG Terminal (SLNG) – the first LNG terminal in
Singapore. This S$1.7 billion facility commenced operations in May 2013 and it
is a critical infrastructure that ensures the security of supply sources to
meet Singapore’s energy demand. The Terminal is designed to serve multiple users
and support the development of Singapore as an LNG hub for the region. 

Speakers
confirmed for the event currently include:

  • Jonty Shepard, COO- LNG, BP
  • Philip Olivier, President, GDF Suez LNG
  • Stephan Roeper , Vice President LNG Marketing, ExxonMobil Asia
    Pacific Pte. Ltd.
  • Rajeev Mathur, Executive Director, GAIL (India) Ltd.
  • Yasushi Sakakibara, Chief Representative, Asia Pacific Regional Office, Tokyo
    Gas Co. Ltd
  • Martin Lambert, Senior Vice President, NWS Australia LNG
  • Andrew Seck, Assistant Director East of Suez Marketing, Qatargas
  • Masahiro Nakamura, Manager of Planning- Fuels Department, Chubu
    Electric Power Co.
  • Dr Anthony Barker, General Manager, BG Singapore Gas Marketing Pte
    Ltd.
  • Rod Duke, Vice President Gladstone LNG, Santos
  • Joanna Hardinge, Director LNG Marketing- Asia, Gazprom Marketing
    & Trading Singapore
  • Asish Mohanty, Director, Galway Group
  • Sid Bambawale, Director LNG, Citi
  • Mark da Roza, Manager, LNG Trading & Origination, ConocoPhillips
  • Debbie Turner, Director- Senior Shipping Advisor, SSY Gas
  • Dan Rogers, Partner, King & Spalding (Singapore) LLP
  • Raj Goswami, Head of Gas & Consulting for Asia & Middle
    East, Wood Mackenzie
  • Pat Roberts, Associate Director – Gas, CWC Group Ltd
  • Merrick
    White,
    Partner, King & Spalding (Singapore) LLP

In 2013,
some 350 delegates attended the Summit. A larger number of delegates
representing at least 30 countries are expected this year.  Sponsors of the
event currently include Trafigura, Cheniere, Oman LNG, ABS, Exxon Mobil, BP,
ConocoPhilips, Gazprom, Galway Group, King & Spalding and GTT.

NOTES TO EDITORS

  • Media partners for the conference are sought. Download the brochure or contact Roshan Jan-Mahomed [RJanMahomed@thecwcgroup.com] for details.
  • Media are welcome to register with Illka Gobius for complimentary attendance to the event, including the SLNG tour. The detailed timetable for the SLNG tour can be found here.

IMAGES

·  Images may be downloaded from this folder.

About the World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit

The summit is organized by The CWC Group, twice winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. CWC has a 15-year track-record in delivering energy events and training globally, focused on Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, LNG, GTL, Shale Gas, Local Content, O&G Logistics & Technology, Infrastructure and Water Management.The company has organized over 600 events in the past 15 years, to which they attribute their unparalleled wealth and depth of experience. CWC is the acknowledged market leader for events and training in the oil and gas industry. With representative offices and agents in Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and the Americas, CWC is supported by a team of 140 employees based at their headquarters in London, England.

Leaders Meet in Singapore to Discuss LNG Trading

SINGAPORE – 18
September 2013 – Singapore, the country which is emerging as Asia’s LNG trading
hub[1],
will host industry decision makers at the 5th World LNG Series: Asia
Pacific Summit (LNG Asia) next
week to discuss the changing demand for LNG in Asia Pacific. Over 250 government
and commercial leaders from countries as diverse as Australia, China, France,
India, Japan, Mozambique, Singapore, UK and USA, will lead discussions about
what needs to happen to create a gas trading hub in Asia, as well as discuss
the LNG supply outlook.

Speakers from Singapore at the conference include Moon Ming
Seah, Group Chief Executive Officer of Pavilion Energy Pte Ltd and Neil
McGregor, Chief Executive Officer of Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd.

Pavilion Energy, a company set up in April 2013 by Temasek
Holdings[2],
has an initial authorized capital of $1 billion to participate and invest in
various parts of the LNG value chain; to tap growing demand in Asia and focus
on liquefied natural gas. Pavilion Energy is a Gold sponsor of LNG Asia.

Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG) operates the first liquid
natural gas (LNG) terminal in Asia at Jurong, capable of importing and
re-exporting LNG from multiple suppliers. Jurong Rock Caverns[3],
a $950 million underground storage facility for crude oil, condensates, naphtha
and gas-oil that lies 130 meters beneath the Banyan Basin, commenced operations
in May this year.

“LNG Asia is
the right partner for Singapore to build partner relationships with
international oil and gas companies”, says Pat Roberts, Associate Director of CWC
Group for their gas portfolio. “This conference is timely, driven by the fact
that we have unprecedented participation from a wide range of speakers and delegates
who are coming together to discuss what it will take to drive sustainable
growth in the industry. If you want to shape the future of LNG in Asia, it is
important to be a part of the discussions that will take place next week.”

Registrations
close soon. Visit http://asiapacific.cwclng.com
to register. Media are welcome to attend.

[1]
Reference: http://thediplomat.com/2013/09/17/singapore-emerges-as-lng-trading-hub/

[2]
Reference: http://www.theedgesingapore.com/the-daily-edge/business/43349-temasek-sets-up-pavilion-energy-with-initial-1b-capital.html

[3]
Reference: http://travel.cnn.com/singapore/life/jurong-rock-caverns-billion-dollar-hole-ground-381834

About the World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit 

The summit is organized by The CWC Group, twice winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. CWC has a 15-year track-record in delivering energy events and training globally, focused on Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, LNG, GTL, Shale Gas, Local Content, O&G Logistics & Technology, Infrastructure and Water Management. 
The company has organized over 600 events in the past 15 years, to which they attribute their unparalleled wealth and depth of experience. CWC is the acknowledged market leader for events and training in the oil and gas industry. With representative offices and agents in Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and the Americas, CWC is supported by a team of 140 employees based at their headquarters in London, England.

SINGAPORE – 22 AUGUST 2013 – The premier strategic LNG gathering for the region, the World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore 24-26 September 2013. The event is designed to examine the changing demand for LNG in Asia Pacific, to consider the supply outlook, as well how to drive sustainable growth in the industry. It will also address developments in LNG business models for both Buyers and Suppliers in Asia Pacific, while exploring if the market is headed to spot trading and short term optimization. Delegates will also be challenged to discuss what needs to happen to create a gas trading hub in Asia.

CWC Group is honoured to announce that Hitoshi Nishizawa, General Manager, LNG, Fuel Department, Fuel & Power Company for Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) will be speaking. Keynote speakers at the summit also include Moon Ming Seah, Group Chief Executive Officer of the newly launched Temasek company, Pavilion Energy Pte Ltd; Frédéric Barnaud, President & Managing Director of Gazprom Marketing & Trading and Zheng Hongtao, Vice President of CNOOC Gas and Power Group Ltd.

Other notable speakers include Rajeev Mathur, Executive Director of GAIL (India) Ltd.; Philip Olivier, President of GDF Suez LNG and Yasushi Sakakibara, Chief Representative for the Asia Pacific Regional Office of Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd.

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About The World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit

The World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit is organized by The CWC Group, twice winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. CWC has a 15-year track-record in delivering energy events and training globally, focused on Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, LNG, GTL, Shale Gas, Local Content, O&G Logistics & Technology, Infrastructure and Water Management.

The company has organized over 600 events in the past 15 years, to which they attribute their unparalleled wealth and depth of experience. CWC is the acknowledged market leader for events and training in the oil and gas industry. With representative offices and agents in Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and the Americas, CWC is supported by a team of 140 employees based at their headquarters in London, England.