20 - 21 June, 2018
Equarius Hotel, Singapore

Conference Day One – Wednesday, 20 June 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Shaking Up APAC’s Energy Mix with LNG

9:10 am - 9:40 am Evaluating the long-term position of LNG in APAC’s energy mix – Forecasting LNG growth beyond 2018

Saul Kavonic, Principle Analyst,Wood Mackenzie
  • Strengthening LNG’s relevance and competitiveness in the global energy demand
  • Exploring critical market trends and drivers influencing APAC’s energy mix
  • Predicting new markets and growth opportunities beyond 2018

Saul Kavonic

Principle Analyst
Wood Mackenzie

9:40 am - 10:10 am Discussing the impact of flexible import infrastructure on global LNG demand and supply

Abache Abreu, Senior Editor, LNG News & Analysis, Asia-Pacific and Middle East,Platts
  • Reviewing market activities shaping the demand and supply of LNG
  • Understanding how flexible import infrastructure reduces costs and time of entry for new LNG buyers
  • Balancing global markets, absorbing new supply volumes and supporting spot LNG prices 

Abache Abreu

Senior Editor, LNG News & Analysis, Asia-Pacific and Middle East

10:10 am - 10:30 am Speed Networking Session

10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Break

Facilitating Robust FSRU Growth

11:00 am - 11:30 am Industry Thought Leadership

Arun Duggal, Chief of Technology,SOFEC Inc.

Arun Duggal

Chief of Technology

11:30 am - 12:10 pm Industry Thought Leadership

  • Assessing FSRU project opportunities in the market
  • Embracing the changing FSRU market dynamics and designing practical steps towards project actualisation
  • Understanding what project leaders need to get FSRU projects off the ground 

Parth Jindal

Managing Director
Höegh LNG Asia Pte.Ltd

Manmohan Ahuja

Project Director


Sampe Purba

Vice President of Gas Commercialization
SKK Migas


Khalid Rahman

Chief Executive Officer
Sui Southern Gas Company

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

Evaluating Tangible Opportunities for FSRU Growth

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Assessing the feasibility of end-to-end FSRU value chain integration

Suryan Wirya-Simunovic, Executive Vice President,Golar LNG Limited
  • Providing an end-to-end solution for FSRU projects
  • Weighing the pros and cons of embarking on end-to-end solutions for FSRU projects
  • Identifying the most cost effective steps involved in implementing end-to-end solutions

Suryan Wirya-Simunovic

Executive Vice President
Golar LNG Limited

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm Country Spotlight: Pakistan

Khalid Rahman, Chief Executive Officer,Sui Southern Gas Company
Pakistan is one of the key stakeholders in the evolving LNG market, and the opportunities available in this region are vast. What does it take to develop sustainable organisational strategies for FSRUs? How does an end-to-end LNG integrated value chain look like in Pakistan? This session will address critical market opportunities available in Pakistan for the next few years, and explore best practices in capitalising on this market growth.

Khalid Rahman

Chief Executive Officer
Sui Southern Gas Company

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Afternoon Break

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Country Spotlight: Indonesia

Sampe Purba, Vice President of Gas Commercialization,SKK Migas
Indonesia’s LNG demand is projected to double by 2020 and the country’s gas-to-power projects will drive new LNG markets in the coming years. To meet the widening demand for LNG in Indonesia, several Floating Storage Units and FSRU projects with expected fast-track completion schedules have been planned. This session will explore how industry players can best capitalise on LNG and FSRU market opportunities within Indonesia.

Sampe Purba

Vice President of Gas Commercialization
SKK Migas

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm Country Spotlight: India

Manish Tiwari, General Manager,H-Energy Pvt Ltd
Over the next few years, LNG is expected to take the spotlight in India’s energy mix with an increase from 6.5% to 15%. This is coupled with a projected 60% increase in India’s LNG imports. Along with the rising LNG demand, H-Energy recently signed an FSRU agreement with ENGIE for a minimum of 5 years. How will this impact India’s growing demand for LNG? What other opportunities are out there in India’s LNG market?

Manish Tiwari

General Manager
H-Energy Pvt Ltd

5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson and End of Conference Day One