24th International Gas & Power Summit

Paris, France, 21 Novembre 2019

Draft Agenda

  08:30 - 09:00

Registration

  09:00 - 09:15

Welcome Address

  • Dr. Saïd Nachet, International Gas and Power Summit Director

Introductory Remarks

  • Nordine Aït-Laoussine, Chairman, International Gas and Power Summit
  09:15 - 10:15

Session I: NATURAL GAS REGIONAL DYNAMICS 

Keynote speaker

  • H.E. Mouhamadou Makhtar Cissé*, Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Senegal
    • Gas to power strategy and the Emerging Senegal Plan (ESP)
  • H.E. Nada Boustani, Minister of Energy and Water, Lebanon
    • Lebanon gas prospects and the role of gas in Lebanese energy
  • H.E. Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources, Egypt

Questions to be addressed the following:

  • What role will the Eastern Mediterranean come to play in the new global gas map?
  • How can Eastern Mediterranean countries collaborate to provide the best supply options for both regional and export markets?
  • How does Senegal intend to develop and use its natural gas resources to achieve the goals of the Emerging Senegal Plan (ESP)?
  10:15 - 10:45

Networking Refreshment Break

  10:45 - 12:15

Session II: NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY: ADAPTING TO NEW MARKET REALITIES

Panel

  • Rachid Hachichi*, CEO, Sonatrach
  • Philippe Sauquet*, President, Gas, Renewables & Power, Total
  • Charif Souki*, Chairman of the Board, Tellurian
  • Hendrik Gordenker, Senior Corporate Vice President, Chief Global Strategist, JERA

Questions to be addressed include:

  • How do new gas projects fit into the global gas supply?
  • How quickly can associated resources be marketed and what challenges have to be overcome?
  • Which new business models can satisfy variable buyer and investor requirements?
  • Can new partnership schemes be used to deliver better value to all stakeholders?
  12:15 - 12:45

Keynote Speakers

  • Luis Bertrán Refacas, Secretary General *, International Gas Union (IGU)
  • Geoffroy Hureau, Secretary General*, Cedigaz
  12:45 - 14:15

Lunch

  14:15 - 15:15

Session III: NATURAL GAS MARKETS: GLOBALIZATION & CONVERGENCE

Panel

  • Jason Bordoff*, Founder and Director, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University
  • Eric Bensaude*, Managing Director, Commercial Operations and Asset Optimization, Cheniere
  • Anne-Sophie Corbeau*, Head of gas analysis, BP
  • Gautam Mukherjee, Director, Global Gas Analysis, Centrica

Questions to be addressed include:

  • What are the dynamics of new gas markets, and how could gas markets evolve in the near future?
  • Is the convergence of regional gas prices structural or could there be a return to higher regional price differentials?
  • To what extent are changes in gas contractual provisions affecting global gas trading?
  • Will LNG become a commodity with the same flexibility and pricing transparency as oil or other commodities?
  15:15 - 15:45

Networking refreshment break

  15:45 - 17:00

Session IV: THE SECOND AGE OF LNG – INNOVATION HERE TO STAY?

Panel 

  • Philip Hagyard*, Senior Vice President LNG/GTL, TechnipFMC
  • Laurent Vivier*, Senior Vice President Gas, Total
  • Thierry Bros*, Vice President Research, Tellurian
  • Katan Hirachand*, Managing Director, Advisory and Project Finance - Energy, EMEA, Societé Générale

Questions to be addressed include:

  • Floating LNG: technically proven but will it be commercially successful?
  • New developments in the US: will new technologies and project structures change existing approaches?
  • Arctic LNG: a supreme technical challenge which has led to new ways to build and deliver LNG.
  • Market evolution: have we entered the second age of LNG?
  • Financing LNG: how a maturing market puts pressure on prevailing project finance structures.
  17:00-18:00

Session V: GAS AND POWER AND THE ENERGY TRANSITION

Panel

  • Kristian Ruby, Secretary General, Eurelectric
  • Lapo Pistelli*, Executive Vice President, International Affairs, ENI
  • Edouard Neviaski*, CEO, Global Energy Management, ENGIE
  • Keisuke Sadamori*, Director, Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Questions to be addressed include:

  • The role of electricity in the energy transition, in Europe and beyond.
  • What are the associated costs and opportunities of transitioning a fleet to LNG? How much does the mobility transition cost?
  • What are the key opportunities and challenges facing gas-to-power?
  • What would gas markets with green and low-carbon gases look like? How much will this cost and where will the investments come from?
  • How are key investments in the energy sector adapting to the growing trend towards decarbonization?
  18:00

Closing remarks