LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020

New World LNG Order: Structural Shifts & Competitive Positioning

Location: Singapore

Venue: ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Singapore (Check The Map)

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


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

  • LNGA 2020 Virtual Roundtable Moderator
  • MPGC 2020 Conference 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 of FGE Group, Singapore


    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)

    LNGA 2020 Speakers

    Mr. Jun Nishizawa

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

    Mr. Kevin Gallagher

    Managing Director & CEO, Santos, Australia

    LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020 Conference Speaker

    Kevin joined Santos as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 1 February 2016, bringing more than 25 years’ international experience in managing oil and gas operations.

    Kevin commenced his career as a drilling engineer with Mobil North Sea, before joining Woodside in Australia in 1998. At Woodside, Kevin led the drilling organisation through rapid growth, delivering several Australian and international projects, before leading the Australian oil business. Then, as CEO of the North West Shelf Venture, he was responsible for production from Australia’s first ever LNG project. In 2011 Kevin joined Clough Limited as CEO and Managing Director where, over four years, he transformed the business and delivered record financial results.

    Since joining Santos, Kevin has restructured the company and implemented a disciplined low-cost operating model. He has significantly strengthened the balance sheet, improved production and financial performance, and positioned the company on a sustainable growth trajectory around a portfolio of long-life natural gas assets in Australia and Papua New Guinea.

    Mr. Peter Botten

    Managing Director, Oil Search Limited, Australia

    Mr. Alex Volkov

    Vice President, Global LNG Marketing, ExxonMobil Upstream Oil & Gas Company

    Mr. Ajay Shah

    Vice President, Shell Energy Asia

    Mr. Ahmad Adly Alias

    Vice President LNG Marketing and Trading, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), Malaysia

    Mr. Jamal Al-Loughani

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

    LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020 Speaker

    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).

    Ms. Sarah Behbehani

    SVP LNG Trading, JERA Global Market, Singapore

    Mr. Hiroki Sato

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

    Mr. Wapu Sonk

    Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Limited, Papua New Guinea

    Mr. Rashid Al Mazrouei

    Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development, ADNOC LNG, UAE

    MPGC 2020 Speaker
    LNG Supplies for Asian Markets 2020 Speaker


    Mr. Rashid Al Mazrouei has been the Vice President for Strategy & Corporate Development at ADNOC LNG since January 2019. During his 20-year career in the ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) Group, Mr Almazrouei has held a number of management and commercial positions. Most recently he was ADNOC LNG's Marketing Manager, looking after marketing, sales, and business development of its LNG Production. He started his career with ADNOC LNG Marketing in 2000 carrying out several roles in research, sales, and as head of the ADNOC LNG Tokyo Office for eight years.

    Mr. Almazrouei serves as the ADNOC LNG BAC (Board Advisory Committee) Secretary, an ADNOC LNG Management Team Member.

    Prior to joining ADNOC, Mr. Almazrouei was an LNG Trader with Shell, responsible for developing and maintaining counterparty relationships with regional LNG players. He holds a degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from the American University in Dubai.

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    Conference Badges: For security reasons, you must be registered and issued with a name tag to be worn at all times during the conference.


    • 5 November 2020, 8.15am to 9.15am

    Constellation Foyer, Level Two

    Conference Sessions:

    • 5 November 2020, 9.30am to 5.30pm
    • 6 November 2020, 9.00am to 5.40pm

    Constellation I & II, Level Two

    Tea & Coffee Breaks:

    • 5 November 2020, 10.15am to 10.45am hosted by  
    • 5 November 2020, 3.30pm to 4.00pm
    • 6 November 2020, 10.15am to 10.45am hosted by  
    • 6 November 2020, 4.00pm to 4.30pm

    Constellation Foyer, Level Two


    • 5 November 2020, 12.30pm to 2.00pm hosted by  
    • 6 November 2020, 12.30pm to 1.45pm

    Constellation Foyer, Level Two

    Networking Cocktail Reception

    • 5 November 2020, 5.30pm to 7.30pm hosted by 

    Boater’s Bar

    LNGA Happy Hour:

    • 6 November 2020, 5.30pm -6.30pm hosted by  

    Constellation Foyer, Level Two

    + Programme at a Glance

    5 November 2020

    • Welcome from the Co-Chairmen
    • Session I: Official Opening & Keynote Address
    • Session II (A): IOC-NOC Perspectives
    • Session III: Eminent Thinkers’ Panel – LNG Market Today, Tomorrow
    • Session IV: LNG Veterans Panel
    • Session II (B): IOC-NOC Perspectives

    6 November 2020

    • Co-Chairmen’s Opening Remarks
    • Session V: LNG Trading Panel
    • Session VI (A): New LNG Supply
    • Session VI (B): New LNG Supply
    • Session VII: LNGA Hard Talk – IMO 2020 & LNG Bunkering
    • Session VIII (A): LNG Buyers, Shipping & New Market Opportunities
    • Session VII (B): LNG Buyers , Shipping & New Market Opportunities
    • Conference Summary followed by Close of Conference

    Led by Andy Flower, LNG & Natural Gas Consultant, UK on 4 November 2020 from 9.00am to 5.00pm

    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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