European Gas Conference

 

PROMOTING DIALOGUE BETWEEN EUROPE AND ITS MAIN SUPPLIERS

27-29 January 2020 | Vienna Marriott Hotel

 

 

What is the European Gas Conference?

The 13th European Gas Conference is the leading midstream and LNG event. Set in the heart of Europe in Vienna with our hosts OMV we assess the biggest challenges facing the European market by bridging Western and European players.

This is the only meeting where you can set out your strategy for the year ahead alongside the largest delegation of Europe’s largest supplier, Gazprom. With the whole of the European community in attendance, you cannot afford to miss out!

LNG Day 2019 Highlights

European Gas Conference 2019 Highlights

Hot Topics for European Gas Conference 2020

  • Adapting to the outcome of Ukraine-Russia transit negotiations
  • Increasing LNG arriving to Europe
  • Improving access to gas and unlocking the untouchable on the continent
  • Putting gas on the map post-Madrid Forum: Bridging relationships between the industry and European Commission
  • Gas in the energy transition: Implementing new technologies to increase Hydrogen production
  • New models for structuring and financing gas projects

Join the debate! Find out more about how we can get you involved in European Gas Conference 2020 – Register your interest here

Summer Gas Social Advisory Board

Katan Hirachand

Katan Hirachand

Managing Director, Project Finance Société Générale

Maria Rita Galli

Maria Rita Galli

Senior Vice President, Snam

Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

VP Strategy, Cheniere Marketing

Jason Tate

Jason Tate

COO, European Gas & Power, BP

Alex Barnes

Alex Barnes

Governmental Relations Advisor, Nord Stream 2

Jonathan Stern

Jonathan Stern

Founder, Natural Gas Research Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Nick Prowse

Nick Prowse

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Peder Bjorland

Peder Bjorland

Vice President Marketing and Trading Natural Gas, Equinor

Chris Walters

Chris Walters

Managing Consultant, Gas Strategies

Ben Sulaiman

Ben Sulaiman

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Franco Magnani

Franco Magnani

Executive Vice President B2B Sales at Eni

Heike Trischmann

Heike Trischmann

Partner, Watson Farley & Williams

Murray Douglas

Murray Douglas

Research Director, European Gas, Wood Mackenzie

Anne Marie Brix-Thomsen

Anne Marie Brix-Thomsen

Head of Trading Gas Europe, Equinor

Rachelle Goebel

Rachelle Goebel

Senior Vice President, AG&P Engineering

Success Stories

“The key speakers/panelists have been always to the point of attraction with their professional knowledge and critical thinking on the topics in the agenda.”

Gazprom export LLC

“EGC provides a forum for industry stakeholders to share the latest thinking at a time of rapid change in a collaborative environment.”

Gas Strategies

“EGC 2019 provided valuable insights of how Europe will balance pipeline gas supply against LNG imports going forward as well as interesting networking opportunities.”

Poten & Partners

Previous Agenda at a glance

LNG DAY - 28 January

28th January: LNG Day – Will the LNG Glut Ever Arrive?

08:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:00 Emerging global gas/LNG trends and the growing importance of Europe

09:20 US LNG in a Changing Global Dynamic

09:40 One Year On, Are We In a Sellers’ or Buyers’ Market?

10:30 Speed Networking

Morning Coffee – Sponsored by:
uniper

11:20 [Panel] LNG Trading & Contracts: With Increasing Numbers of Spot Trades, How Are Traders Adapting To This New Environment?

12:10 [Panel] Creating New LNG Demand and Infrastructure Optimisation: Small-Scale LNG and FSRUs

12: 50 Networking Lunch

14:10 [Panel] How Will LNG Financing Model Evolve to Cope with More Flexible Contracts?

14:50 [Panel] Paving the Way to FID: Identifying the LNG Runners and Riders in 2019

Exporters

Mozambique
US
Russia
Importers

Croatia
Greece
Lithuania

Afternoon Break – Sponsored by:

uniper

16:40 [Roundtables] LNG Forum Roundtables: Addressing the LNG Dilemmas Keeping You up at Night

17:40 Welcome Drinks Reception

 

 

EGC DAY 1 - 29 January

29th January: EGC Day 1 – Promoting Dialogue between Europe and its Main Suppliers

08:45 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

08:50 [OMV Keynote] Welcome and Keynote Address

09:00 Ministry Welcome Keynote

09:10 [Russia’s GECF Representative Keynote] Welcome and Keynote Address

09:20 [Gazprom Keynote] Future of Natural Gas on the European Market: The View from Gazprom

09:45 [Regulatory Keynote] Reflecting On the Past and Looking to the Future: Moving on from the Third to the Fourth Energy Package

10:10 Morning Coffee – Sponsored by:

uniper

10:40 [Panel] Coming On in 2019: The Pipeline Projects Supporting Supply to Europe

11:25 [Panel] Bringing LNG to EGC Day 1: When Will Europe Become A Prime Target for LNG?

12:10 Coal Exit and European Gas Demand

12: 30 [NEW] Taking the Pulse of the European Gas Market
This NEW fully interactive session will see the audience vote in a series of polls addressing today’s key topics!
Our panel of leading experts will then be on hand for quick-fire comments on the results of your views.

13:15 Lunch

Trading & Pricing

14:30 Natural Gas Market Pricing and Trends

14: 50 [Panel] Comparing Central and South Eastern Hubs

15:30 [Panel] Trader’s Viewpoint: TSOs, Marketing, Trading and Contract Lengths

14:30 Why is gas imported through pipelines more controversial than gas imported on keel as LNG?

14: 50 [Panel] Is There Sufficient Infrastructure in Place to Support the European Commission’s Vision of an Integrated Market?

15:30 [Panel] Assessing Asset Prices and Financing of Pipeline Projects

Afternoon Coffee – Sponsored by

uniper

16:40 Panel: Gas exchange market

17: 00 [Panel] How Successful Have Network Codes been for Europe?

16:40 Panel: Trans-Caspian Pipeline Update

17: 00 [Panel] Gas Infrastructure – Expectations / Requirements in particular for CEE and SEE Europe?

19: 30 Drinks Reception

20: 00 Gala Dinner

 

DAY 2 - 30 January

30th January: EGC Day 2 – Defining the Future Role of Gas in the Energy Transition

08:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:00 [Panel] With Groningen Supply Running Down Faster than Expected, What Will Happen with Europe Security and the Future Role of Gas?

10:10 The role of Gas in a Lower Carbon Future

10:30 Gas – Part of the Solution

10:50 [Panel] Post-COP24: How Are Leading Gas Stakeholders Adapting to the Growing Trend towards Decarbonisation?

11:35 Morning Coffee – Sponsored by:

uniper

12:05 Gaseous Fuels: The key to a well-functioning Future Energy System

12:25 LNG to Power

12:45 Renewable Gases in the Grid

13:05 Hydrogen and CSS

12:05 Gas Transit via Ukraine after 2020

12.45 Turkey

13:25 Lunch

14:30 End of EGC 2019

2020 Hosts

2020 Gold Sponsor

2020 Silver Sponsor

2020 Bronze Sponsors

Success Stories

“A great cocktail to kick-start the year: high level attendance, right size to exchange with participants, program covering the whole value chain of gas…”

GRTgaz

“It combines top experts, latest news and informed discussion – also first class networking”

eCNHC

“The content on the LNG and future of gas were excellent. The networking was also good.”

Centrica plc

2019 Featured Speakers Included

Andrew Seck

Andrew Seck

Vice President, LNG Marketing & Shipping, Anadarko

Manfred Leitner

Manfred Leitner

Executive Board Member for Downstream, OMV

Viktor Zubkov

Viktor Zubkov

Russia’s Special Presidential Representative for Cooperation with the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, Administration of the President of

Alexander Medvedev

Alexander Medvedev

Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Gazprom

Elena Burmistrova

Elena Burmistrova

Director General Gazprom Export

Katan Hirachand

Katan Hirachand

Managing Director, Project Finance Société Générale

Wim van ‘t Hof

Wim van ‘t Hof

Head of Gas Market Unit Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

Keith Martin

Keith Martin

CCO Uniper

Massimo Mantovani

Massimo Mantovani

Head of Gas ENI

Paul Corcoran

Paul Corcoran

Chief Financial Officer, Nord Stream 2

Jason Tate

Jason Tate

COO, European Gas and Power, BP

Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

VP Strategy, Cheniere Marketing

Patrick Dugas

Patrick Dugas

Head of LNG Trading, Total

Michael Losch

Michael Losch

Director General for Energy and Mining, Austrian Federal, Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism

Maria Rita Galli

Maria Rita Galli

Senior Vice President, Snam

Steinar Eikaas

Steinar Eikaas

Vice President Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor

For 2020 Speaker Enquiries:
Sandil Sanmugam
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7384 7744
E: [email protected]

 

For 2020 Sponsorship Queries:
Ivan Lukyanenka
Tel: +44 (0) 27 384 7995
E: [email protected]

 

For 2020 Marketing Queries:
Ryan Barry
Tel: +27 21 001 3891
E: [email protected]