5 December 2018 - 6 December 2018 at Alvear Icon, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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The defining series of events for the global oil and gas, finance and investment communities comes to South America

   

Day 1
Day 2


2017 South America Assembly
Buenos Aires, Argentina 


Day One- Tuesday, 7 November

08:00 Registration and Morning Coffee
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome Address by Alexandra Ashikhmina, Managing Director- Americas, Oil & Gas Council/ Energy Council

09:05-10:15 AM GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVES: SHORT, MEDIUM AND LONG-TERM ENERGY PLAN OF SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES

Moderator: Josè Luis Vittor, Partner, Global Co-Head O&G, Hogan Lovells 
Orlando Velandía, President, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH), Colombia
Oscar Roldan, Head of National Data Repository, La Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), Mexico 
Juan Josè Aranguren, 
Minister of Energy, Argentina

COUNTRY FOCUS: ARGENTINA

09:50-10:15 AM YPF – UNLOCKING ARGENTINA'S UPSTREAM POTENTIAL

Pablo Bizzotto, EVP, Upstream, YPF


10:15-11:15 AM CRACKING THE CODE ON VACA MUERTA
Moderator: Francisco Soldati, Managing Partner, Fenix Partners
Jean-Marc Hosanki, Director General, Total Austral S.A.
Ricardo Markous, Director General - Desarrollo de Negocios, TecPetrol
Pablo Bizzotto, EVP, Upstream, YPF
Laurens Gaarenstroom, General Manager Unconventionals- Argentina, Shell 
Anuj Sharma, CEO, Phoenix Global Resources Plc

11:15- 11:45 AM Networking Coffee Break sponsored by StarSteer Geosteering  

COUNTRY FOCUS: COLOMBIA

11:45-12:30 PM ASSESSING 12 MONTH PROGRESS AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Session Sponsored by:

ANH Colombia


Moderator: Joe Amador, Managing Director – Latin America, Tudor Pickering Holt & Co.
Orlando Velandía Sepúlveda, President, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH)
Juan Manuel Rojas, Manager- New Ventures, Ecopetrol 
Marcela Vaca, Director General - Colombia, GeoPark 
Sandra AntonovicCOO, Reflex Marine
John Wardle - CEO, Amerisur Resources

COUNTRY FOCUS: BRAZIL, BOLIVIA, CHILE, PERU

12:30-1:00 PM WHAT DRIVES INVESTMENT INTO THE COUNTRY? OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON 

Moderator: Diego Garcia, Partner – Oil & Gas, Bain & Company
Milton Costa Filho, General Secretary, Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute
Carlos Sarmiento, VP Commercial, Latin America, Schlumberger
Barbara Bruce, Director General- Peru, GeoPark

1:00- 2:15 PM Networking Lunch, shared with South America Power Day 

MIDSTREAM: PIPELINES, LNG & INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

2:15-3:00 PM MIDSTREAM DEVELOPMENTS ACROSS SOUTH AMERICA

Moderator: Isabella Saval, VP - Latin America Project Finance, Natural Resources, SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION
Daniel Ridelener, Director General, Transportadora de Gas del Norte S.A.
Justin Edmiston, Managing Director, Vulture Energy Partners LLC
Javier Gremes Cordero, Director General, Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A.
Endriven

3:00-3:15 PM TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Monica Rovers, Head, Business Development – Global Energy, Toronto Stock Exchange

3:15-3:45 PM Networking Coffee Break Shared with South America Power Day 

3:45- 4:45 PM LNG & MARKET ACCESS

Session Sponsored by:

Galileo Technologies

Moderator: Gustavo Schettini, Regional Natural Gas Workstream, ENGIE 
Gabriela Aguilar, Vice President - South America, Excelerate Energy
Mikhail Antonov, President, Gazprom Marketing & Trading USA 
Osvaldo del Campo, CEO, Galileo Technologies                  

== 4:45- 7:30 PM DRINKS RECEPTION ==

Shared with South America Power Day

Sponsored by:

cgc

*Agenda continues on November 8, please look at Day 2 for more information


 

South America Assembly 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Day Two- Wednesday 8 November


08:00- 09:00 AM Coffee and Networking sponsored by StarSteer Geosteering 

RISK MANAGEMENT

09:05 - 09:50 AM BREAKING DOWN RISK IN SOUTH AMERICA FOR FASTER ROI: LABOR, POLITICS, SECURITY

Moderator: Diaz Ernesto, Country Manager, Wood Mackenzie
Walter Actis,
General Manager- Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, 
Schlumberger
Jimena Blanco, Head of Americas, Verisk Maplecroft 
Andres Ondarra, Energy VP, Argentina Investment Agency

E&P HOT SPOTS for SMALL & MID-CAP PLAYERS

09:50 - 10:40 AM OPPORTUNITIES IN TIGHT GAS, HEAVY OIL AND CONVENTIONAL

Session Sponsored By:


Moderator: Chris Mylde, Vice President - Corporate Development, Sproule
Richard Spies, CEO, Pan American Energy
Arturo Vilas
, Managing Director – Latin America, Altacorp Capital
Hugo Eurnekian
, President, Compañía General de Combustibles
Diego Garzon Duarte, CEO, Oilstone Energia

10:40 - 11:10 AM Coffee and Networking sponsored by StarSteer Geosteering 

INVESTMENT OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH AMERICA

11:10 - 12:30 PM INSTITUTIONAL INTEREST, PRIVATE EQUITY AND FINANCING MODELS SPECIFIC FOR SOUTH AMERICA

Moderator: Rolf Schmitz, Managing Director & Head Latin America Energy Finance, ScotiaBank
David Tawil
, President, Maglan Capital
Olivier Mussat
, Chief Investment Officer, IFC/WORLD BANK
Ronnie Hawkins, Managing Director & Head – International, EIG Global Energy Partners

12:30- 2:00 PM NETWORKING LUNCH AND END OF CONFERENCE

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