24th International Gas & Power Summit

Paris, France, 21 Novembre 2019

                                                             (*) Confirmed

  08:30 - 09:00

Registration

  09:00 - 09:15

WELCOME ADDRESS & INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

  • Dr. Saïd Nachet*, Director, International Gas and Power Summit
  09:15 - 10:15

Session I: NATURAL GAS DYNAMICS: TRADITIONAL AND FUTURE SUPPLIERS

Keynote speaker

  • H.E. Mouhamadou Makhtar Cissé*, Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Senegal
  • Lars Erik Aamot*, Director General, Head of Oil and Gas Department, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Norway
  • Iouri Virobian*, President, Gazprom Marketing & Trading France

Moderator: Claude Mandil*, Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

 

Questions to be addressed the following:

  • - How does Senegal intend to develop and use its natural gas resources to achieve the goals of the Emerging Senegal Plan (ESP)?
  • - What are the Norwegian gas supply prospects? And how do they fit in the European and global gas outlook?
  • - How would traditional and future suppliers meet Europe’s growing demand?
  10:15 - 10:45

THE LNG MARKET IN 2019

  • Geoffroy Hureau*, Secretary General, Cedigaz
  10:45 - 11:15

Networking Refreshment Break

  11:15 - 12:30

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

Panel

  • Philippe Sauquet*, President, Gas, Renewables & Power, Total
  • Ahmed El Hachimi Mazighi*, Vice President Marketing, Sonatrach
  • Tarek Souki*, Senior Vice President, LNG Marketing and Trading, Tellurian
  • Luis Bertrán Refacas*, Secretary General, International Gas Union (IGU)

Moderator: Didier Houssin*, CEO, IFPEN

 

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?
  12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

  14:00 - 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
  • Gautam Mukherjee*, Director, Global Gas Analysis, Centrica
  • Anne-Sophie Corbeau*, Head of gas analysis, BP

Moderator : Herman Franssen*, Executive Director, Energy Intelligence Group

 

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

Moderator: Graham Hartnell*, Manager, LNG & Gas Consulting, Poten & Partners

 

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

  • Lapo Pistelli*, Executive Vice President, International Affairs, ENI
  • Philippe Vedrenne*, Chief Gas Supply & Asset Management Officer, ENGIE
  • Keisuke Sadamori*, Director, Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Moderator: Pierre Terzian*, Director, Petrostrategies

 

Questions to be addressed include:

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

Closing remarks