LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020

New World LNG Order: Looking Beyond COVID-19

Location: Virtual

Venue: Virtual

Starts: 05 Nov 2020

Ends: 06 Nov 2020

Type: Conference

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The LNG Supplies for Asian Markets (LNGA) series is Singapore’s pioneering LNG Conference launched by Conference Connection with the Energy Market Authority as hosts in 2005. Held annually and now in its 15th year, LNGA has brought unique insights of the LNG world marketplace, with the presence of LNG experts, thought leaders and visionaries delivering the latest market and project intelligence and opportunities for regular dialogue, negotiations and business networking.  LNGA has welcomed Trade and Energy Ministers from Singapore, Indonesia, Iran, Papua New Guinea and Algeria, leading national oil company and oil major CEOs, and LNG buyers and sellers.

Following the success of LNGA 2005–2019 which attracted 3,000 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 75% of global imports.

For the first time, LNGA 2020 will be held under Chatham House Rule

 

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Sponsorship at LNGA 2020

Advisory Committee Chairman

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki

Chairman, FGE

CNF 2020 Speaker
LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020 Advisory Committee Chairman
MPGC 2020 Conference Co-Chairman

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Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki is the Founder and Chairman of FGE. His work is well-recognized worldwide for pioneering oil and gas market analysis and studies of the Asia Pacific/Middle East energy markets since the early 1980s.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Surrey in England and then completed a Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He joined the East-West Center in 1979 where he led the energy program as a Director and Senior Fellow till 2013.

In 1989, Dr. Fesharaki was elected a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Since 1991, a member of the International Advisory Board of JX Holdings (and its predecessor companies). He was the 1993 President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).

In 1995, he was elected a Senior Fellow of the US Association for Energy Economics for distinguished services in the field of energy economics. In 2002, appointed a Senior Associate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. He received the Outstanding Contributions to the IAEE Award in 2012. He was a member of the Advisory Board of VOPAK LNG from 2013 to 2015. In 2014, he was appointed as Honorary Advisor by CNPC Research Institute of Economics and Technologies in Beijing. Dr. Fesharaki is the recipient of the 2016 Adelman-Frankel Award from the US Association for
Energy Economics (USAEE) for his unique and innovative contribution to the field of energy economics. In March 2017, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) appointed him as a Director of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited (DME). Since 2009, he has been a member of the DME Board of Directors. Dr.
Fesharaki has been appointed to the National Petroleum Council beginning in 2008 and most recently re-appointed by the US Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette in April 2020.

Conference Co-Chairmen

Mr. Shasha Fesharaki

Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, FGE USA

  • MPGC 2020 Speaker
  • LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020 Conference Co-Chairman
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    Shasha Fesharaki holds an MBA with an emphasis on International Business. He specializes in LNG marketing, and is responsible for providing buyers and sellers with sourcing and placement strategies for LNG and overseas gas consulting activities at FGE.

    In addition, he specializes in the Korean market and LNG pricing. Shasha has spoken at a number of natural gas conferences as well as authored numerous reports and studies with respect to the Asia-Pacific LNG market. He also focuses on business development, specifically looking at new growth opportunities for FGE.

    Dr. Jeff Brown

    President, FGE

    CNF 2020 Speaker
    LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020 Conference Co-Chairman
    MPGC 2020 Speaker

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    Dr. Jeff Brown, as President, leads FGE’s oil and gas consulting teams. He is based at our Asian headquarters in Singapore, working closely with FGE consultants in Europe, the Middle East, and North America.

    In 2013, Jeff rejoined FGE from JP Morgan where he was Executive Director, Global Commodities Research/Strategy. He was a regular featured speaker at JP Morgan events and published widely on energy markets. Aside from his previous management roles with FGE, Jeff also served as Senior Oil Analyst at the International Energy Agency in Paris, where he was co-author of the highly regarded monthly Oil Market Report. During this time, he developed the IEA’s short- to mid-term oil demand forecasting framework and led research examining oil/gas interfuel substitution. Before the IEA, he was a Research Fellow at the East-West Center in Honolulu where his primary emphasis was LNG Markets East of Suez.

    Dr. Brown is the author of many articles in industry, economic, and policy journals and widely cited as an energy expert, including interviews with The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times and appearances on news channels such as CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg. He delivers numerous speeches and conducts specialized briefings around the world each year.

    Official Opening

    Senior Official

    Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore

    Mr. Takeshi Soda

    Director, Oil and Natural Gas Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
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    LNGA 2020 Speakers

    Mr. Jun Nishizawa

    Executive Vice President, CEO, Natural Gas Group, Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan

    Mr. Irtiza Sayyed

    President, ExxonMobil LNG Market Development Inc.

    Mr. Hiroki Sato

    Managing Executive Officer, Senior Operating Officer, Business Development Dept., JERA Co., Inc., Japan

    Dr. Zheng Hongtao

    President, Energy Trading & Marketing, ENN Group, China

    Mr. Yasuo Ryoki

    Advisor, Osaka Gas Co. Limited, Japan

    Dr. Keiran Wulff

    Managing Director, Oil Search

    Mr. Jamal Al-Loughani

    Deputy Managing Director, International Marketing – Contracts Administration, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Kuwait

    LNGA 2020 Speaker

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    An Executive having 32 years of experience in Kuwait Petroleum Corporation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

    Started work as a Junior Sales Representative in Bunker Sales Department of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation-Kuwait in November 1986 and was transferred to KPC (Far East) – Singapore Office in September 1988 and worked there for a few years.

    He was reassigned to KPC H.O. - International Marketing Sector in the Far East Sales Department in January 1992 and later worked in other Marketing depts. like Supply Operations and Sales Middle Distillates & National Accounts. He worked on Kuwait Refinery Economics, Crude Oil and Products Programming. Mr. Al Loughani was appointed as Manager Sales Administration in January 2003 and was responsible for the pricing of Crude and Petroleum Products. He was in charge of qualifying KPC Customers and Suppliers and also responsible of the role for establishment of new business units at KPC Head Office and at new KPC Regional Offices.

    He was appointed as Deputy Managing Director of Marketing Operations in November 2007 with the overall responsibilities of directing the activities of Supply Operation, Marine Operations and Planning Marketing. Later appointed as Deputy Managing Director in April 2013 for Marketing of Sales Crude Oil, Light Petroleum Products (Naphtha, Mogas and LPG). In

    March 2016 was reassigned the position of Deputy Managing Director Marketing Operations. In April 2016 was transferred to Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Fuel Supply Operations. In June 2018 was back in KPC as Deputy Managing Director International Marketing Operations. In October 2018, was appointed as Deputy Managing Director International Marketing – Contracts Administration up to date.
    He has been a Board member of Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. (KOTC) from 2011-2016. Is currently the Chairman of the Board of Kuwait Aviation Fueling Co. (KAFCO) since 2016 and a Board member at Petroleum Industries Co. (PIC).

    Mr. Thomas Maurisse

    Senior Vice President LNG, Total

    Mr. Frédéric Barnaud

    Group CEO, Pavilion Energy Pte Ltd, Singapore

    Mr. Wapu Sonk

    Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited, Papua New Guinea

    Mr. Akira Kono

    Managing Corporate Officer, Chief Executive of Energy Division, NYK Line, Japan

    Mr. Ajay Shah

    Vice President, Shell Energy Asia

    Mr. Shamsairi Mohd Ibrahim

    Vice-President LNG Marketing and Trading, PETRONAS, Malaysia

    Ms. Leyre De Adrian

    Head of Innovation and New Business, Naturgy, Spain

    Mr. Ngiam Shih Chun

    Chief Executive, Energy Market Authority, Singapore

    Ms. Sarah Behbehani

    LNG Advisor

    + Programme at a Glance

    5 November 2020, Thursday

    • Session I: Official Opening & Keynote Address
    • Session II (A): IOC-NOC Perspectives
    • Virtual Networking Break
    • Session III: Eminent Thinkers’ Panel – LNG Market Today, Tomorrow
    • Session IV: LNG Veterans Panel
    • Session V: Hydrogen – Can It Take Off?

    6 November 2020, Friday

    • Session VI: LNG Trading Panel
    • Session VII: LNGA Hard Talk – IMO 2020 & LNG Bunkering
    • Virtual Networking Break
    • Session VIII: New LNG Supply
    • Session IX: LNG Buyers, Shipping & New Market Opportunities

    Conducted Over Two Half-Day Sessions on 3-4 November 2020, 3:00pm To 6:30pm, SGT (20 mins Break included)

    Media Sponsors at LNGA 2020

    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 15th year, LNGA 2019 provides premium networking opportunities to increase your company’s visibility and boost your business potential to a highly targeted audience of senior LNG & Natural Gas executives.  The conference is expected to attract over 200 participants from more than 30 countries worldwide.

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