4 December 2017 - 5 December 2017 at Intercontinental O2 North Greenwich, London, UK
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The world’s largest gathering of international oil and gas executives, investors and financiers

Europe’s Largest and Most Influential Oil & Gas Conference and Dinner for C-Level Executives

Assembly Day Two
Tuesday 5th December 2017


08:00 Registration and Networking Breakfast

Global E&P Global Gas & LNG

08:30 - 10:00
E&P in 2017 and Beyond: The Business Models Driving Success in a Transformed Landscape

There are indications that the money is starting to flow in E&P once again, costs for global deepwater projects have fallen, will this drive growth in E&P?

Keynote Address:

  • Juan Carlos Zepeda Molina, President Commissioner, La Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH)


Panellists:

  • Bob Dastmalchi, Director, Business Director, Chevron
  • Graham Stewart, CEO, Faroe Petroleum
  • Angus McCoss, Exploration Director, Tullow Oil plc
  • Manfred Boeckmann, Senior Vice President Exploration, DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG
  • Juan Carlos Zepeda Molina, President Commissioner, La Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH)
  • Moderator & Opening Remarks: Keric Morris, Partner, Energy Practice, Oliver Wyman

08:30 - 10:30
Gas & LNG Outlook: Resource Development, Monetisation, Market Creation, Pricing

Large amounts of gas supply will come online in the next few years, combined with US shale gas, what does this mean for international gas markets and how must the industry react? LNG offers route to market solutions but the markets are saturated and demand must be created.

  • What impact will impending gas development projects have on the global gas market?
  • Discussing global gas and LNG demand - where will US LNG go; what is the appetite of major markets, particularly China?
  • How will gas and LNG prices react given projected supply/demand in the short-, medium- and long-term? 
  • Discussing the development of the spot market, how will LNG contractual agreements evolve?
  • Gas monetisation: what are the strategies to create value from gas along the value chain?


Panellists:

  • Mark Gyetvay, CFO and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Novatek

 

10:00 – 10:30

In Conversation: Digital Technology Reducing CAPEX & Transforming Conventional E&P

Beyond predictive maintenance, how will digital technologies impact the upstream oil and gas industry and what are the realistic timelines for adoption from different industry sectors?

Panellists:

  • Matthew Chinn, COO New Equipment Solutions, Dresser Rand Business Unit, Siemens Plc.

 
10:30 Networking Break
 

11:15 - 12:30

Keynote Address:

  • Dr Robert Trice, CEO, Hurricane Energy


Mid- and Small- Cap Players: 
Prospering in an increasingly Challenging Environment

What are the financing options for the oil and gas industry’s smaller players; what business models and strategies are driving success today?

Opening Address:

  • Mathios Rigas, CEO, Energean Oil & Gas


Panellists:

  • Edward van Kersbergen, Chairman, Mazarine Energy
  • Michael Wood, Director, CEO & President, Oyster Oil and Gas
  • Paul Welch, President & Chief Executive Officer, SDX Energy
  • Paul R. Baay, President & Chief Executive Officer, Touchstone Exploration Inc.


11:15 - 12:30
Spotlight on : Mexico

This session will include updates on the latest trends and opportunities in Mexico. What progress has been made by the Round 1 bid winners, both onshore & offshore?  Recap of the results from Round 2 and the potential for JVs, Farm-in opportunities and bid rounds in 2018. Lessons learned by Operators and the Mexican Government that can be applied in the future for further development and attraction of more foreign direct investment.  

  Keynote Address:

  • Oscar Roldan, Head of the National Data Repository, La Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH)

Panellists:

  • Tim Duncan, President & CEO, Talos Energy LLC
  • Oscar Roldan, Head of the National Data Repository, La Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH)

 
12:30 Networking Lunch
 

14:15 - 15:15
Spotlight on: Africa

Africa has undergone a correction in its oil and gas industry in the last few years. Production rates are down in most major markets however, even factoring the OPEC agreement to reduce production, and political and financial risk continue to be a major factor in committing investment. However, the opportunities that exist cannot be denied and there are some bright lights attracting serious attention.

  • Examining successful oil and gas development stories from across Africa
  • NOCs adapting to the ‘lower for life’ to increase FDI and drive industry growth: stories of successful adaptation and lessons learned


Panellists:

  • Geoffrey Bury, Managing Director, Wentworth Resources

14:15 - 15:15
Spotlight on: South America

This session will include updates on the latest trends and opportunities across South America.  Are investors ready to give Argentina another shot? Latest on Argentina shale & conventional and the liberalization of the Argentine financial markets.  What is next in Colombia?  Bid Rounds, M&A potential, and operational updates. Future opportunities in Brazil – Upcoming bid rounds and divestment packages from Petrobras.

  • Panellists:

    • Anuj Sharma, CEO, Phoenix Global Resources
    • Gary Guidry, President & CEO, Gran Tierra Energy
    • Blener Mayhew, CFO, New BD & IR Officer, PetroRio SA

14:15 - 15:15
Spotlight on: The Eastern Mediterranean

Recent discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean have the potential to shift current market dynamics significantly, with Egypt becoming a net exporter and Israel’s production exceeding domestic demand. With Cyprus and Lebanon both seeking to realise their potential, what are the realistic opportunities in the region? In Cyprus, are there opportunities for considerable savings through collaboration? Where will gas produced in the region go and to what market?






 

15:15 - 16:15
Spotlight on: North Sea

While 2017 has seen a flurry of activity across the North Sea, decommissioning of mature assets looms large in the considerations of operators and those looking to acquire later life assets. This session will explore:

  • Strategies for optimising decommissioning costs
  • Economic decommissioning solutions
  • Technology development supporting decommissioning
  • Making the economics work on mature assets
  • Accurately estimating the costs of abandonment
  • How will host governments incentivise and support decommissioning activity?

15:15 - 16:15
Spotlight on: South America

This session will include updates on the latest trends and opportunities across South America.  Are investors ready to give Argentina another shot? Latest on Argentina shale & conventional and the liberalization of the Argentine financial markets.  What is next in Colombia?  Bid Rounds, M&A potential, and operational updates. Future opportunities in Brazil – Upcoming bid rounds and divestment packages from Petrobras.

Panellists:

  • Anuj Sharma, CEO, Phoenix Global Resources
  • Gary Guidry, President & CEO, Gran Tierra Energy
  • Blener Mayhew, CFO, New BD & IR Officer, PetroRio SA


 
16:15 Close of Conference

 

18:00 Awards of Excellence
 

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