THE MEETING PLACE FOR ASIA'S LNG BUYERS & SELLERS

Conference Connection is pleased to announce the 18th LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2024 (LNGA 2024) which will be held in Singapore from 5 – 6 March 2024 under Chatham House Rule. Following the success of LNGA 2005 - 2023 which attracted over 3,400 participants from 60 countries worldwide covering varied sectors of the Gas/LNG industry, this conference will provide continuing insights into the challenges and opportunities for the LNG industry over the next decade with an emphasis on the Asian markets, which accounts for over 65% of global imports.

LNGA 2024 TO BE HELD UNDER CHATHAM HOUSE RULE

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When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

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LNGA 2024 CONFERENCE AGENDA

TUESDAY | 5 MARCH 2024

WELCOME FROM THE CO-CHAIRMEN

  • Mr. Shahriar Fesharaki, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, FGE, USA
  • Dr. Jeff Brown, President, FGE

SESSION I: OFFICIAL OPENING & MINISTERIAL  ADDRESS

Session Chair:

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Chairman, FGE

Official Opening & Ministerial Address

Ms. Low Yen Ling, Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore

LNGA 2024 Crystal Ball

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Chairman, FGE

Lifetime Achievement Award 

Mystery Guest

SESSION II (A): IOC-NOC PERSPECTIVES

Session Chair:

Dr. Jeff Brown, President, FGE

Key Issues Facing the LNG Industry in 2024

Mr. Steve Hill, Executive Vice President, Shell Energy, Shell

LNG - Enabling Resilient Energy Systems

Mr. Andrew Barry, Vice President, Global LNG Marketing, ExxonMobil

Bridging Indonesia’s Energy Transition: Vital Role of Gas

Dr. Darmawan Prasodjo, President Director, PT PLN (Persero)

Oman's Integrated Energy Solutions

Mr. Hamed Al-Naamany, Chief Executive Officer, Oman LNG L.L.C.

CONFERENCE LUNCHEON HOSTED BY 

SESSION II (B): IOC-NOC PERSPECTIVES

Session Chair:

Dr. Jeff Brown, President, FGE

The Pragmatic Role of LNG in Asia and Enhancement of Tokyo Gas LNG Business

Mr. Atsunori Takeuchi, Executive Officer, Senior General Manager, LNG Business Department, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd

PNG's Next Phase of LNG Development

Mr. Wapu Sonk, Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited

Importance of Long-term Stable LNG Supply

Mr. Rashid Al Mazrouei, Senior Vice President - Marketing, ADNOC Gas


The Role of Natural Gas in China’s Energy Transition

Mr. Yaoyu Zhang, General Manager Global LNG & New Energies, PetroChina International Limited (PCI)

SESSION III: LNG SHIPPING & INFRASTRUCTURE

Session Chair:

Mr. Shahriar Fesharaki, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, FGE

Navigating LNG Infrastructure Development - Keeping Pace with Supply Growth and Transition Balancing

Mr. James Ooi, Vice President (Throughput Business), Singapore LNG Corporation

LNG Shipping in the Era of Energy Transition

Mr. Yasuyuki Inami, Executive Officer, Energy Division and Senior General Manager of LNG Group, NYK Line

Sailing Through Change – LNG Maritime Dynamics

Mr. Suryan Wirya-Simunovic, Executive Officer, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

SESSION IV: LNG VETERANS PANEL–TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE AHEAD?

Moderators:

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Chairman, FGE
Dr. Jeff Brown, President, FGE 

Panelists:

Mr. Jonty Shepard, VP of Global LNG Trading and Origination, BP
Mr. Mehdi Chennoufi, Head of Global LNG Origination & Market Development, Shell Energy
Mrs. Ilaria Azzimonti, Head of LNG Portfolio, Eni S.p.A.
Mr. Jonathan Westby, Senior Vice President, LNG, JERA Global Markets
Mr. Ajay Singh, Managing Executive Officer, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.
Dr. Andrew Walker, Vice President, LNG Strategy and Communication, Cheniere Marketing Ltd

NETWORKING COCKTAIL RECEPTION HOSTED BY 

WEDNESDAY | 6 MARCH 2024

CO-CHAIRMEN’S OPENING REMARKS

  • Mr. Shahriar Fesharaki, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, FGE, USA
  • Dr. Jeff Brown, President, FGE

SESSION V: LNG BUYERS - NAVIGATING THE CURRENT LANDSCAPE

Session Chairs:

Ms. Alexis Aik, Managing Director Global Gas/LNG, FGE, Singapore
Mr. Poorna Rajendran, Director, Commercial Gas/LNG, FGE, Singapore

Navigating Uncertainties: Indian LNG Market in a Volatile Global Landscape

Mr. Sandeep Jain, Executive Director Gas, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Thailand as a Regional LNG Hub: Reality or Fantasy?

Mr. Andrew KirkEVP – Head of LNG Business, B. Grimm Power PLC

Natural Gas Market Challenges: Buyer’s Perspective

Mrs. Khalayakorn Suzuki, Chief, Liquefied Natural Gas Management Department, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)

PLN: Indonesia’s Next Big LNG Buyer—How and When?

Mr. Rakhmad Dewanto, Director Gas and Fuel, PLN Energi Primer Indonesia

Indonesia's Gas and LNG Infrastructure Development Plan

Mr. Muhammad Anas Pradipta, Division Head, LNG Supply, PT Perusahaan Gas Negara Tbk

SESSION VI (A): LNG SUPPLY PERSPECTIVES

Session Chairs:

Mr. Shahriar Fesharaki, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, FGE, USA
Mr. David Hewitt, Senior Macro Energy Consultant, MST Marquee

Going Back to the Future to Secure Stable, Reliable Energy

Mr. Mark AbbotsfordExecutive Vice President - Marketing and Trading, Woodside Energy

* Mrs. Sarah BairstowPresident and Chief Commercial Officer, Mexico Pacific Limited

Energy Security

Mr. Carlos de la Vega, Vice President, Marketing & Commercial Development, Sempra Infrastructure 

Challenges in Expanding LNG Supply to Meet Demand

Mr. James MacTaggartChief Marketing Officer, NextDecade Corporation

CONFERENCE LUNCHEON 

SESSION VII: LNG TRADING & MARKET DIRECTION

Moderators:

Dr. Jeff Brown, President, FGE
Mr. David Hewitt, Senior Macro Energy Consultant, MST Marquee 

Panelists:

Mr. Ralf DickgreberHead of Global LNG & Biomass, ENGIE
Mr. Gen Kunihiro, Division COO, Asia Pacific Div. & New LNG Ventures & Marketing Div., Natural Gas Group, Mitsubishi Corporation
Mr. Samuele Ravelli, VP LNG Asia, Equinor ASA
Mr. Laurent Chevalier, Taiwan General Representative, TotalEnergies
Mr. Sid BambawaleHead of LNG (Asia), Vitol

SESSION VI (B): LNG SUPPLY PERSPECTIVES

Session Chair:

Mr. Shahriar Fesharaki, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, FGE, USA

Innovating US LNG Export Development

Mr. George NemethChief Commercial Officer, Commonwealth LNG

A New Era - Low Carbon LNG

Mr. Joseph B’Oris, Senior Vice President, Western LNG

LNG Supply Perspectives

Mr. Tarek Souki, Executive Vice President – LNG Marketing & Trading, Tellurian 

CONFERENCE SUMMARY FOLLOWED BY CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

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OFFICIAL OPENING & MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Ms. Low Yen Ling

Minister of State
Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore

Advisory Committee Chairman

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki

Chairman
FGE

Conference Co-Chairmen

Dr. Jeff Brown

President
FGE

Mr. Shahriar Fesharaki

Executive Vice Chairman & 
Managing Director
FGE, USA

SPONSORS & SUPPORT


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DISTINGUISHED PANEL OF SPEAKERS

Mr. Steve Hill

Executive Vice President
Shell Energy

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Mr. Andrew Barry

Vice President, Global LNG Marketing
ExxonMobil​

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Mr. Jonty Shepard

VP of Global LNG Trading & Origination
BP

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Mr. Atsunori Takeuchi

Executive Officer, Senior General Manager,
LNG Business Department

Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd

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Mr. Mark Abbotsford

Executive Vice President - Marketing and Trading 
Woodside Energy

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Dr. Darmawan Prasodjo

President Director 
PT PLN (Persero)

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Mr. Hamed Al-Naamany

Chief Executive Officer 
Oman LNG

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Mr. Wapu Sonk

Managing Director 
Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited

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Mrs. Sarah Bairstow

President and Chief Commercial Officer
Mexico Pacific Limited

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Mr. Rashid Al Mazrouei

Senior Vice President - Marketing
ADNOC - Gas

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Mr. Mehdi Chennoufi

Head of Global LNG Origination &
Market Development
Shell Energy

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Mr. Ralf Dickgreber

Head of Global LNG & Biomass
ENGIE

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Mrs. Ilaria Azzimonti

Head of LNG Portfolio
Eni S.p.A.

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Mr. Jonathan Westby

Senior Vice President, LNG 
JERA Global Markets

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Mr. Gen Kunihiro

Division COO, Asia Pacific Div. & New LNG Ventures & Marketing Div., Natural Gas Group
Mitsubishi Corporation

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Mr. Yaoyu Zhang

General Manager Global LNG
& New Energies

PetroChina International Limited

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Mr. Ajay Singh

Managing Executive Officer
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd

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Mr. Sandeep Jain

Executive Director Gas
Indian Oil Corporation Limited

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Dr. Andrew Walker

Vice President, Strategy and Communication
Cheniere Marketing Ltd

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Mr. Tarek Souki

Executive Vice President - LNG Marketing & Trading
Tellurian

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Mr. Carlos de la Vega

Vice President, Marketing &
Commercial Development
Sempra Infrastructure

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Mr. James MacTaggart

Chief Marketing Officer
NextDecade Corporation

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Mr. George Nemeth

Chief Commercial Officer
Commonwealth LNG

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Mr. Yasuyuki Inami

Executive Officer and Head of LNG Group
NYK Line

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Mr. Suryan Wirya-Simunovic

Executive Officer
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd

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Mr. Samuele Ravelli

Vice President LNG Asia
Equinor

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Mr. Laurent Chevalier

Taiwan General Representative
TotalEnergies

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Mr. Sid Bambawale

Head of LNG (Asia)
Vitol

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Mrs. Khalayakorn Suzuki

Chief- LNG Management Department
Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)

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Mr. Rakhmad Dewanto

Director Gas and Fuel
PLN Energi Primer Indonesia

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Mr. Muhammad Anas Pradipta

Division Head, LNG Supply
PT Perusahaan Gas Negara Tbk

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Mr. Andrew Kirk

EVP-Head of LNG Business
B. Grimm Power PLC

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Mr. James Ooi

Vice President (Throughput Business)
Singapore LNG Corporation

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Mr. Joseph B'Oris

Senior Vice President
Western LNG

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Mr. David Hewitt

Senior Macro Energy Consultant
MST Marquee

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Ms. Alexis Aik

Managing Director Global Gas/LNG
FGE, Singapore

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Mr. Poorna Rajendran

Director, Commercial Gas/LNG
FGE, Singapore

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

LNGA 2024 Conference will be highly relevant for all senior decision makers responsible for LNG & Natural Gas from gas producing, consuming, marketing and distribution groups from both corporations and governments. It will be especially relevant for:

  • LNG/Gas and Power Project Managers and Directors
  • Economists, Policy Makers, Corporate Planners and Analysts
  • LNG/Gas E&P Managers
  • Contracts and Legal Managers
  • Marketing and Business Development Managers
  • Banks and Project Financiers
  • Oil/Fuel and Pipeline Gas Traders
  • LNG Consultants and Project Advisory Services


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SPONSORSHIP & NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Broaden Your Visibility & Strengthen Your Profile at LNGA 2024!
LNGA is a preferred platform for sponsorship where Asia’s LNG buyers and sellers meet. Every year LNGA attracts more than 40% - 60% first time attendees, with exponential networking and business opportunities. In its 18th year, LNGA 2024 provides premium networking opportunities to increase your company’s visibility and boost your business potential to a highly targeted audience of senior ‘C’ Level LNG & Natural Gas Executives. The conference is expected to attract over 200 participants from over 25 countries worldwide.

Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits Include:

  • Platinum, Gold & Silver sponsorships which provide as many as six complimentary guest passes according to the value for each level in addition to maximum profile for the sponsor.
  • Hosting of official networking functions - Two guest passes will be extended to host of each function.
  • Official Conference bags, lanyards, ballroom collaterals and documentation are also open for sponsorship.
  • Mobile App and Interactive Audience Polling are open for sponsorship.

For sponsorship opportunities, value and benefits to your organisation, please call us now at +65 6338 0064 or email Abby Seah at Abby@cconnection.org

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