Conference Day 2

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Address by Conference Chairman

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Securing Financing For FSRU and FLNG Projects in Developing Countries

Travis Maurer, Co-Head Energy & Natural Resources, Asia, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Breakdown of the various costs to build a FSRU, mini-FSRU and FLNG
  • Overview of the various financing solutions available, especially for developing countries that might not have the best credit ratings
  • Identifying major considerations when applying for project financing and how to solve these issues


Travis Maurer

Co-Head Energy & Natural Resources, Asia
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Ensuring Sufficient Associated Offshore Offloading Infrastructure To Support FSRU Operations

  • Breakdown of the various associated onshore facilities needed to support FSRU operations such as gas pipelines, storage, etc.
  • Determining the cost of associated facilities needed and determining whether they are more cost-effective than on-shore LNG terminals
  • Most effective strategies of integrating FSRUs with associated onshore facilities to reduce project development and operational cost

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning coffee & networking break

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Case-study: Combining traditional FSRUs with Water Desalination and Power Generation Features

Jeff Knox, TEN FPSO Project Manager, MODEC
This session aims to shed some background on Modec’s innovative solution which combines a traditional FSRU with water desalination and power generation features. It will explain the project concept, the current phase of development, who the partners that are working to make this a concept a reality, its benefits and location where it might be most advantageous.

Jeff Knox

TEN FPSO Project Manager

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Overview Of Indonesia’s Power Requirements And How FSRUs Are Helping To Achieve The 35k MW Power Generation Target

Sampe Purba, Vice President of Gas Commercialization, SKK Migas
  • Breakdown of Indonesia’s current energy matrix and how natural gas will grow in importance and account for 25% of the energy mix by 2025
  • Achieving the 35k MW power generation target through the use of more gas-fired power plants
  • Importance of LNG imports and FSRUs to meet natural gas demands throughout Indonesia


Sampe Purba

Vice President of Gas Commercialization
SKK Migas
  • Overview of the various operational and planned FSRUs across Indonesia
  • Breakdown of LNG supply contracts for the various FSRUs in Indonesia
  • Analysing the operating capacity of each FSRU and possible ways to increase them
  • Analysing the future of the FSRU market in Indonesia and their impact on the country’s power generation market
  • How FSRUs are helping Indonesia to meet its natural gas needs


Sampe Purba

Vice President of Gas Commercialization
SKK Migas

Mohd Nurman

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

Max Gostelow

LNG Pricing Analyst

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM India – Benefits of utilising FSRUs in a price-sensitive import market

Abhishek Kumar, Deputy General Manager- Business & Project Development (Offshore LNG Projects), HEnergy
  • Overview of India’s LNG demand, which is expected to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% during 2015-2025
  • Current state of India’s stretched LNG infrastructure and the investments being made to grow the sector
  • How FSRUs will play a major role in making India a major LNG importer in the next 5 years
  • Breakdown of existing and planned FSRUs in India and their specifications, supply contracts and lease

Abhishek Kumar

Deputy General Manager- Business & Project Development (Offshore LNG Projects)

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Bangladesh – Jumping on the LNG import bandwagon through FSRUs

Abul Mansur, Chairman, Petrobangla
  • Why importing LNG is a natural progression for Bangladesh, whose 63% of power plants are already gas-fired
  • Major financial, regulatory and economic considerations for Bangladesh to start importing LNG using FSRUs
  • List of Infrastructure needed to support FSRUs operations in Bangladesh, including storage tanks, jettys, pipelines, etc.


Abul Mansur


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

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Myanmar – Powering The Nation Through Gas Imported Via FSRUs

U Soe Myint, Director General (R), Energy Planning Department, Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy
  • Overview of Myanmar’s gas-fired power plants requirements
  • Analysing the power needs of Myanmar and the various Special Economic Zones (SEZs)
  • Benefits of importing LNG via FSRU for the Thilawa SEZ and Dawei SEZ
  • Estimated timeline, requirements and location of the planned LNG / FSRU terminals


U Soe Myint

Director General (R)
Energy Planning Department, Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Philippines – Potential FSRU implementations to meet the country’s natural gas demands

Laura L. Saguin, Division Chief, Natural Gas Management Division, Department of Energy, Philippines
  • Overview of the current natural gas supply situation in the Philippines
  • Evaluating the benefits of FSRUs in meeting Philippine gas demands
  • Utilizing a FSRU as an interim measure before a permanent LNG terminal is built
  • Updates on time-line, progress of the various planned FSRUs across the Philippines


Laura L. Saguin

Division Chief, Natural Gas Management Division
Department of Energy, Philippines

4:30 PM - 4:30 PM Closing Remarks by Chairperson & End of Congress