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EMA, Singapore LNG Win the CWC Asia Pacific LNG Innovation Award 2013

SINGAPORE – 26 September 2013 – The Energy Market Authority (EMA)/Singapore LNG have jointly won this year’s CWC LNG Innovation Asia Pacific Award held in conjunction with the 2013 World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit. The award is awarded to organizations operating in the Asia Pacific LNG sector that have been hugely successful in the last 12 months in their commercial and technical innovation.  

Neil McGregor from 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”.

The other shortlisted nominees for the award included BG Group, CNOOC Gas & Power Group, PETRONAS, Pavilion Energy and VGS Group. The winner was announced on Wednesday 25 September during the CWC Asia Pacific LNG Innovation Award Gala Dinner at Singapore Zoo, where senior LNG executives from around the globe gathered to celebrate excellence in the LNG industry.

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
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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.