North America Gas Summit - where supply meets demand

An exclusive group of market makers will gather at the North America Gas Summit where they will discuss major regulatory advances to make natural gas North America's fuel of the future and define effective commercial responses to supply chain challenges we are facing.

Join leaders from: ExxonMobil, Chesapeake, Anadarko, Westport, Sempra LNG, Marathon Oil, DOE, GDF Suez, Direct Energy, FERC, Encana Natural Gas and more for a truly unique debate on gas demand creation.
 

2014 Speakers

Guy Braden
Senior Vice President Commercial Operations
GDF Suez
Matthew Most
Vice President Demand Development & Policy
Encana Natural Gas
Chris Smith
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Oil and Natural Gas
U.S. Department of Energy
John Hanger
Special Counsel, Eckert Seamans
Former Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Regina Hopper
President & CEO
ANGA
Steve P. Kirchhoff
Vice President - Americas
ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing
Paul Hagemeier
Vice President Regulatory Compliance
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Octávio M. C. Simões
President
Sempra LNG
Badar Khan
President Upstream & Trading
Direct Energy
Clay Bretches
Vice President E&P Services and Minerals
Anadarko
Linda A. Capuano
Vice President, Technology
Marathon Oil Corporation
Jeff Wright
Director of Office for Energy Projects
Federal Energy Regulatory
Guy Dayvault
ALO Manager
Qatargas
Terry Newendorp
Chairman & CEO
Taylor-De-Jongh
Bill Walker
Counsel
Alaska Gasline Port Authority
Bill Cooper
President
Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG)
Richard Kolodziej
President
NGV America
Alan Krupnick
Senior Fellow and Director
Center for Energy Economics and Policy, Resources for the Future
Ian Nathan
Manager Global Gas and LNG Research & Advisory
Energy Intelligence
Senior Representative
Environmental Defense Fund

Agenda at a glance

Day One - Wednesday November 14

Day One - Wednesday November 14

North America Gas Summit - Agenda at a glance

 

>> Day One - Wednesday November 14

  • Summit registration
  • Welcome coffee
  • Business card exchange
  • Strategic summit with keynote presentations and focused panel sessions
  • Champagne round tables sponsored by GDF Suez
  • Drinks reception
  • North America Gas Summit Gala Dinner sponsored by ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing
  • Day Two - Thursday November 15

    Day Two - Thursday November 15

     

    >> Day Two - Thursday November 15

    Breakfast briefing “by invitation only” sponsored by Navigant Consulting
    Strategic summit with keynote presentations and focused panel sessions
    Strategic summit close

    Day Three - Friday November 16

    Day Three - Friday November 16

    >> Day Three - Friday November 16

    Golf tournament at Trump National
    Close of North America Gas Summit 2012

    Conference Day One - 14 October 2014

    Conference Day One - 14 October 2014
    0800
    0900

    Welcome from our co-host SOCAR Turkey

    Agenda

    Agenda

      LNG FOCUS DAY – 19 January 2016

    LNG IN THE GLOBAL GAS MARKET

    The next wave of USA LNG supply for Europe

    The new EU LNG strategy and the role of Angola / Algeria

    How are low prices influencing LNG flows?

     

    SUPPLY DEVELOPMENT AND LNG INFRASTRUCTURE

    LNG market and demand-supply flexibility – coping with a changing landscape

    Big Gas Debate: “This house believes East-Mediterranean reserves will be transported to EU via LNG by 2020?”

    NGV infrastructure development

     

    INNOVATION IN THE LNG SECTOR

    Gas as a transport fuel – CNG for Mobility

    Mini LNG developments – what does the future holds

    LNG at the helium plants

     

    GAS TASKFORCE ROUNDTABLES:

    1.        Equipment for large-scale Liquefied natural gas delivery

    2.       Reducing costs via new technological solutions

    3.       Producing low-tonnage LNG for autonomous gasification

    4.       Innovation in the LNG Value Chain

    Short conclusions presented by roundtable chairs

    Welcome drink reception 

    Conference Day 1 - 20 January 2016

    EU-RUSSIA COOPERATION TO ENSURE SUPPLY SECURITY: PROGRESS OR STALEMATE?

    New routes for gas imports to Europe: TurkStream – advantages, risks and steps to go  

    EU’s reality: new regulation to ensure European gas security of supply

    Snam developing an East-West energy corridor for Europe

     

    EUROPEAN GAS MARKETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE INCREMENTAL CAPACITY

    Entsog’s tyndp and EU’s the PCI projects: consequences for south-east Europe

    The Third Energy Package – fostering common rules for an integrated European gas market

    Increasing transmission integration of continental energy networks and facilitating market access

    STREAM A – NEW GAS PROJECTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN EASTERN EUROPE  

    STREAM B - GAS TRADING

    DIVERSIFICATION OF ROUTES AND SUPPLY VIA THE SOUTHERN CORRIDOR

    Gas from Azerbaijan to Europe TANAP  - TAP 

     

    INFRASTURCTURE DEVELOPMETNTS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE GAS INDUSTRY

    Common development of gas fields  - current experience and future possibilities

    Change in business model - opportunities and risk for the development of gas infrastructure

     

    MAKING THE DIFFERENCE TO THE EUROPEAN GAS INDUSTRY

     “Project of the year” Session for the Project of the year Award

    GAS TRADING OPPORTUNITIES IN EUROPE

    Exploring sustainable interactive models for European regional gas markets integration

    European trading market dynamics : short-term flexibility vs long-term supply security

    Coping with market imbalance , markets and lack of volatility

     

    OVERCOMING REGULATORY HURDLES

    Implementing market integrity and transparency with REMIT EMIR’s directives

    How is MiFID impacting gas trading

    Panel discussion: is financial regulation forcing participants to leave the trading arena?

    Welcome Reception

    Gala dinner and 4th European Gas Awards of Excellence

     

    Conference Day 2 - 21 January 2016

    THE GAS MARKET ADAPTING TO CHANGING SUPPLY AND DEMAND DEVELOPMENTS

    Managing uncertainty in the European gas supply and demand balance

    Operator Panel: Which is more important: falling supply or falling demand?

    Where will new demand emerge?

     

    THE EVOLUTION OF GAS PRICING STRUCTURES

    Assessing the impact of lower (oil and) gas prices on new projects

    Gas Hubs in an integrated European gas market – progress towards harmonised pricing  

    Towards a “new deal” between gas producer and marketers – long term contracts vs flexibility

    GAS TASKFORCE ROUNDTABLES:

    1.       LNG

    2.      Promoting an integrated energy model

    3.      Storage

    4.      Price arbitration and contract renegotiation

    Short conclusions presented by roundtable chairs

    STREAM A - STORING GAS FOR EUROPEAN SECURITY OF SUPPLY

    STREAM B - GAS TRADING

    NEW STORAGE BUSINESS MODELS FOR EUROPE

    The future of European storage in a uncertain gas market

    Increasing flexibility to cope with increasing market variations

    Value drivers of gas storage flexibility

     

    STORAGE MARKETING & TRADING

    Assessing Flexibility needs in a changed market

    Complying regulatory requirements for the storage market

    HUB PRICING AND MARKET LIQUIDITY

    Assessing the impact of hub pricing indexation on the market liquidity

     

    HUB TRADING  DEVELOPMENT

    Midwinter review – assessing market prices and supply availability

    Gas hub development in Southern and Eastern Europe