Conference Day 1

8:15 AM - 8:50 AM Registration & Refreshments

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome Note from Chairperson & Speed Networking

Tony Regan, Managing Director, DataFusion Associates

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Tony Regan

Managing Director
DataFusion Associates

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM LNG Outlook: Revolution or Passing Storm?

Stephen Thompson, Manager LNG and Natural Gas, Poten & Partners Australia
  • How has the industry responded to low prices and weaker growth in key markets?
  • Is the waxing US supply fundamentally changing industry dynamics?
  • What is the outlook for new LNG supply projects?
  • What are the implications for the FLNG and FSRU solutions?

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Stephen Thompson

Manager LNG and Natural Gas
Poten & Partners Australia

9:30 AM - 9:30 AM Video Presentation by Wison Offshore & Marine

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Predicting The End Of The LNG Glut And How It Will Impact Supply And Demand In The Pacific Basin

Max Gostelow, LNG Pricing Analyst, Platts
  • Breakdown of existing contracted and uncontracted LNG supplies in the Pacific and Atlantic Basins
  • Estimating the number of spot LNG cargoes available globally in the next 18 months
  • Impact of low oil prices on LNG supply and the estimated timeframe of when LNG demand is expected to pick up globally
  • Analysing potential new FSRU markets in Asia and the Middle East and how it will affect LNG prices

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Max Gostelow

LNG Pricing Analyst
Platts

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Speed Networking

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Morning coffee & networking break

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Understanding The Requirements Of Existing FSRU Markets In Asia And Identifying New Opportunities In The Region

Kerry Anne Shanks , Head of APAC Gas and LNG Research , Wood Mackenzie
  • Breakdown of the various operational FSRUs deployed in Asia, including their current operating capacities and existing LNG supply contracts
  • Analyzing potential new FSRU markets in Asia and how it will affect existing and future LNG supply and demand and prices
  • Understand the reasons behind the growth of mini-FSRUs and its potential deployment in Asia, especially Indonesia

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Kerry Anne Shanks

Head of APAC Gas and LNG Research
Wood Mackenzie
  • Breakdown of the various operating costs associated with the long-term deployment of an FSRU
  • Comparing the operational efficiency between FSRUs and onshore import terminals and its impact on long-term operational viability
  • Analysing the various issues affecting FSRU deployment including compatibility issues with existing and new-build LNG vessels
  • Understanding the socio-economic impact of FSRU projects on the community and environment and why it is more advantageous than on-shore terminals

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Kerry Anne Shanks

Head of APAC Gas and LNG Research
Wood Mackenzie
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Parth Jindal

Managing Director
Höegh LNG Asia Pte.Ltd
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Karthik Sathyamoorthy

President
Galway Group, Singapore L.P.
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Tony Regan

Managing Director
DataFusion Associates

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Examining the Various Solutions for a Complete LNG Supply Chain

David Weida Chen, Senior Solution Manager, Wison Offshore and Marine
This session will look at the various supply chain solutions available for the LNGD, FSU, FSRU and FSRP industry and also examine the most efficient and cost-effective steps that can be taken to implement them successfully.

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David Weida Chen

Senior Solution Manager
Wison Offshore and Marine

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Commercializing And Implementing A Successful FSRU Project – Perspective From Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL)

Mohd Nurman , Vice President of LNG, Offshore & Special Projects Development Unit (Asia/Oceania), MOL (Asia Oceania)
MOL is one of the leaders in LNG transportation but has since diversified into building, owning and operating its own FSRU. This session will focus on the considerations and decisions made by MOL to ensure the successful commercialization and implementation of its FSRU project and also shed some light into the direction of its FSRU operations.

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Mohd Nurman

Vice President of LNG, Offshore & Special Projects Development Unit (Asia/Oceania)
MOL (Asia Oceania)

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Case-study: GasLog – A New Entrant to FSRU, the Story so Far

Peter Melrose, FSRU Business Development Manager, GasLog Paramdeeep Singh, FSRU Project Development Manager, GasLog
This case-study focuses on GasLog’s entrance into the FSRU industry after being at the forefront of the LNG shipping industry. It takes a look at the various factors that prompted GasLog to diversify into the FSRU market, how it aims to find a foothold into the industry and update on the Alexandropoulous FSRU, the company’s first FSRU project.

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Peter Melrose

FSRU Business Development Manager
GasLog
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Paramdeeep Singh

FSRU Project Development Manager
GasLog

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Industry Thought Leadership: Shanghai Richtech Engineering Co.,Ltd.

Wei Chen, Vice President, Shanghai Richtech Engineering Co.

Wei Chen

Vice President
Shanghai Richtech Engineering Co.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Case-study: Analysing The Successful Conversion Of An Existing Moss-Tank LNG Carrier Into Malta’s First FSRU

Gianluca Orlandi, Project Manager, Floating Gas Solutions, Bumi Armada Luc Pescio, Vice-President, Floating Gas Solutions, Bumi Armada
  • Understanding the various FSRU docking concepts and the reasons why Bumi Armada adopted the spread-mooring arrangement for the Malta FSRU
  • How Bumi Armada reduce costs through the use of a shore-based power supply for the FSRU
  • Ensuring the highest level of FSRU efficiency by reducing dry-docking through the use of long-term coating and in-water inspection philosophy

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Gianluca Orlandi

Project Manager, Floating Gas Solutions
Bumi Armada
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Luc Pescio

Vice-President, Floating Gas Solutions
Bumi Armada

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon tea & networking break

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Industry Thought Leadership: Sofec

Arun Duggal, Chief of Technology, SOFEC

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Arun Duggal

Chief of Technology
SOFEC

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Understanding FSRU Chartering Contracts And How It Will Impact The Number Of Available Vessels Over The Next Three Years

Parth Jindal, Managing Director, Höegh LNG Asia Pte.Ltd
  • Breakdown of currently chartered FSRUs whose lease will expire in the next three years and how they will affect LNG supply and demand
  • Number of FSRUs currently on order, including newbuilds and conversions, and when they would be entering service
  • Understanding how the current low LNG prices affect FSRU demand and supply

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Parth Jindal

Managing Director
Höegh LNG Asia Pte.Ltd

5:00 PM - 5:00 PM End of Day 1