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 European Gas Conference (EGC) is the most important, geopolitical discussion in the midstream gas calendar.

With Europe’s main supplier, Gazprom and hosts OMV officially supporting the gathering, EGC is the perfect opportunity to be with the most senior gas decision-makers in the European market.

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

2020 Early Confirmed Speakers

Rainer Seele

Rainer Seele

CEO, OMV

Viktor Zubkov

Viktor Zubkov

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

Oleg Aksyutin

Oleg Aksyutin

Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Head of Department, Gazprom

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt

Deputy Director General, European Commission

Patrick Dugas

Patrick Dugas

Vice President LNG Trading, Total

Tim Gould

Tim Gould

Head of Supply Division, World Energy Outlook, International Energy Agency

Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

Vice Presideny Strategy, Cheniere Marketing

Vitaliy Baylarbayov

Vitaliy Baylarbayov

Deputy Vice President, Socar

Mark Beacom

Mark Beacom

CEO, Black Sea Oil & Gas

Mark Gyetvay

Mark Gyetvay

CFO & Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Novatek

Edward Winter

Edward Winter

Managing Director, Blackrock

Katan Hirachand

Katan Hirachand

Managing Director, Energy Société Générale

Jason Tate

Jason Tate

COO, European Gas and Power, BP

Karthik Sathyamoorthy

Karthik Sathyamoorthy

President, AG&P LNG Marketing, AG&P

Jonathan Stern

Jonathan Stern

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

Nick Prowse

Nick Prowse

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Florian Ermacora

Florian Ermacora

Head of Wholesale markets, Electricity & Gas Unit, Directorate for Internal Energy Market, European Commission

Rachelle Goebel

Rachelle Goebel

Senior Vice President, AG&P Engineering

Peter Biltoft-Jensen

Peter Biltoft-Jensen

Senior Lead Regulatory Advisor, Energy Markets, Ørsted

David Ledesma

David Ledesma

Strategy & Energy Consultant, South-Court Ltd and Senior Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Peter van Buuren

Peter van Buuren

CEO, Hamina LNG Oy

Bruno Larsen

Bruno Larsen

Head of FSRU, Gastrade

Wolfgang Peters

Wolfgang Peters

Managing Director, The Gas Value Chain Company

David Viduna

David Viduna

Head of Origination, CEZ

Dietrich Hoffmann

Dietrich Hoffmann

Head of Gas Origination, RWE

Akira Miyamoto

Akira Miyamoto

Executive Researcher, Energy Resources and International Business Unit, Osaka Gas

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis

Secretary General, Hydrogen Europe

Pawel Jakubowski

Pawel Jakubowski

CEO, Polskie LNG

Tadas Matulionis

Tadas Matulionis

LNG Business Director, Klaipedos Nafta

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

“Thank you for organizing a great conference, I must say the speaker panel for the LNG day was the best I have seen.
So when someone will ask which conference to go to, this is one to put on there list”

Hamina LNG

2020 Draft Agenda

LNG DAY - 27 January

27th January: LNG Day – Will Europe be the New Destination for LNG?

08:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:00 [Presentation] The Growing Importance of Europe for the LNG Market

09:20 [Panel] LNG Trading & Contracts: Adapting to a climate of oversupply?

10:20 Networking Coffee Break

Morning Coffee – Sponsored by:
uniper

10:50 [Presentation] The Potential of Modularisation: Unlocking the Untouchable Parts of Europe

11:10 [Panel] Redefining Europe as a Global Regasification Hub

12: 00 Networking Lunch

14:30 [Roundtables] LNG Forum Roundtables: Addressing the LNG Dilemmas Keeping You up at Night

15:30 Afternoon Break – Sponsored by:

uniper

16:00 [Panel] How will the LNG Financing Model Evolve to Cope with Flexible Contracts?

16:45 [Panel] Exporting to a New Destination: The International Projects Supplying Europe

17:30 Welcome Drinks Reception at Vienna Marriott Hotel

 

 

EGC DAY 1 - 28 January

28th 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] Shaping the Regulatory Framework for Gas

10:10 Morning Coffee – Sponsored by:

uniper

10:40 [Panel] The Progression of Major Pipelines to Interconnect Europe

11:25 [Panel] With Mass-Oversupply of LNG, Has Europe Become a Prime Destination?

12:10 Moving Away from Coal & 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

 

Stream A

Trading & Pricing

14:30 Natural Gas Market Pricing and Trends

14:50 [Panel] Trader’s Viewpoint: Upcoming Projects, Gas Pricing and Contract Lengths

15:30 Gas Exchange Market Developments in Russian Federation between 2020-2021

16:10 [Panel] How Successful Have Network Codes been for Europe?

Stream B

Pipelines & Interconnectors

14:30 Alternative Gas Supply Corridor: Expanding the Baltic Pipe Project

14:50 [Panel] Overcoming the Regulatory and Financial Challenges in Supporting Pipeline Projects

15:30 Baltic Connector: Connecting Finland and Estonia to the Rest of Europe

16:10 [Panel] Gas Infrastructure: What expectations and requirements are there for CEE and SEE Europe?

Afternoon Coffee – Sponsored by

uniper

17: 00 Champagne Roundtables
As we close Day 1, enjoy a glass of champagne over an informal conversation with senior experts on Europe’s most pressing gas issues

17: 45 End Of Conference Day 1

19: 30 Drinks Reception at Schönbrunn Palace

20: 00 Gala Dinner at Schönbrunn Palace

 

DAY 2 - 29 January

29th January: EGC Day 2 – Defining the Future Role of Gas in the Energy Transition

08:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:00 [Panel] Shaping the Role of Gas in a Low Carbon Future

09:20 In Conversation with the European Commission: Building on the Madrid Forum and the Quest to Decarbonise Gas

10:00 [Panel] Low and Zero-Carbon Projects: How Much Progress Are We Seeing?

10:45 Morning Coffee – Sponsored by:

uniper

Stream A

Technologies to Put Gas at the Forefront of the Energy Transition

11:30 Hydrogen on a Mass Scale

11:55 LNG to Power

12:30 Biogas Production

13:05 Pyrolysis

Stream B

Developing Supplies to Europe

11:30 Black Sea

11:55 East Med

12:30 Turkey

13:05 Ukraine

13:25 Lunch

14:30 End Of EGC

Summer Gas Social Advisory Board

Maria Rita Galli

Maria Rita Galli

Senior Vice President, Snam

Katan Hirachand

Katan Hirachand

Managing Director, Energy Société Générale

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

“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

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]