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Main Conference Day 1 - 20 June 2017

8:15 AM - 8:50 AM Registration & Refreshments

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Address

LNG Market Outlook Today

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM LNG Outlook: Revolution or Passing Storm?

Stephen Thompson, LNG and Natural Gas Manager, Poten & Partners Australia
• How has the industry responded to low prices and weaker growth in key markets?
• Is the waxing US supply fundamentally changing industry dynamics?
• What is the outlook for new LNG supply projects?
• What are the implications for the FLNG and FSRU solutions?

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Stephen Thompson

LNG and Natural Gas Manager
Poten & Partners Australia

LNG Market Outlook Today

9:30 AM - 9:30 AM Video Presentation by Wison Offshore & Marine

LNG Market Outlook Today

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Predicting The End Of The LNG Glut & How It Will Impact Supply & Demand In The Pacific Basin

Max Gostelow, LNG Pricing Analyst, Platts
• Breakdown of existing contracted and uncontracted LNG supplies in the Pacific and Atlantic Basins
• Estimating the number of spot LNG cargoes available globally in the next 18 months
• Impact of low oil prices on LNG supply and the estimated timeframe of when LNG demand is expected to pick up globally
• Analysing potential new FSRU markets in Asia and the Middle East and how it will affect LNG prices

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Max Gostelow

LNG Pricing Analyst
Platts

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Speed Networking

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Morning coffee & networking break (Shared with FSRU Asia Summit)

Re-Conceptualising FLNG in the Current Market

10:40 AM - 11:25 AM FLNG Forecast to 2020: Review, Forecasts & Project Predictions

Kelvin Sam, Principal Researcher, IHS Energy
  • Current project status and likely developments from 2017-2021
  • Near-shore vs. deepwater: where will the next wave of projects occur?
  • What are suppliers doing to win FLNG work?

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Kelvin Sam

Principal Researcher
IHS Energy

Re-Conceptualising FLNG in the Current Market

11:25 AM - 12:10 PM Optimising Turret Mooring Systems for FLNG

Arun Duggal, Chief of Technology, SOFEC Inc.
This session will examine the various FLNG turret mooring systems in the market and also takes a look at some of the steps that vessel operators can implement to optimise them in order to achieve higher vessel efficiency and reduce overall operational costs.

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Arun Duggal

Chief of Technology
SOFEC Inc.

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM Networking lunch (Shared with FSRU Asia Summit)

Re-Conceptualising FLNG in the Current Market

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Performance Testing for the Caribbean FLNG & Latest Developments in Liquefaction

Robert Germinder, Senior Vice President & LNG Project Director, EMEIA & Asia, Black & Veatch
  • Experiences from performance testing in Nantong: Successes, collaborative efforts & afterthoughts
  • How can liquefaction processes on board floating facilities be made simpler, more compact & yet more cost-effective?
  • Comparative frameworks for liquefaction technologies

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Robert Germinder

Senior Vice President & LNG Project Director, EMEIA & Asia
Black & Veatch

Re-Conceptualising FLNG in the Current Market

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Balancing Performance, Cost & Safety: Towards Greater Rigour in FLNG Hull Design Philosophy

Seongil Lee, Engineer, FLNG FEED Team, Hyundai Heavy Industries
• Determining optimum hull size in consideration of space parameters for topsides
• Strategies in hull design for minimising motion response while increasing offloading availability
• Re-evaluating the conceptual viability of “Design One, Build Many”

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Seongil Lee

Engineer, FLNG FEED Team
Hyundai Heavy Industries

Interactive Roundtables

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Interactive Roundtable Discussions

In this session, we move away from presentations and break into smaller discussion groups.
Delegates will get to rotate around the 3 roundtable topics and discuss the slated topic with your peers in an intimate setting.
Don’t miss this chance to hear what others are implementing, debate tactics to overcome challenges and brainstorm for innovative solutions!
Each roundtable discussion will last 30 mins, with a 15 minute summary at the end from each roundtable facilitator.

Roundtable 1
Project Execution Risks
Moderator: Andrew Duncan, Principal Advisor: Facilities & Costs, Gaffney, Cline & Associates

Roundtable 2
FLNG Financing Criteria, Mechanisms & Project Implications
Moderator: Shiv Sivarajah, Director of Natural Resources, ING Bank N.V.
One of the most important and challenging aspects of FLNG projects is acquiring the necessary financing for the high-capital endeavour. But what are the most critical aspects of a proposal which banks need to see to consider a project bankable? In this roundtable, understand the major concerns on the most important commercial factors which would be moot points in a potential financing contract.
  • Which aspects of long-term technical integrity are the most important to a financier?
  • Evaluating the likelihood of offtake: Quality of offtaker, sales agreement contractual clauses and pricing mechanisms
  • The differences in financing requirements between lease financing V.S. financing the entire development (field, vessel, subsea infrastructure etc.)

Roundtable 3
Legal Considerations in FLNG Project Development
Moderator: Scott Neilson, Partner, Allen & Overy

Interactive Roundtables

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon tea & networking break (Shared with FSRU Asia Summit)

Interactive Roundtables

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Continuation of Interactive Roundtable Discussions

In this session, we move away from presentations and break into smaller discussion groups.
Delegates will get to rotate around the 3 roundtable topics and discuss the slated topic with your peers in an intimate setting.
Don’t miss this chance to hear what others are implementing, debate tactics to overcome challenges and brainstorm for innovative solutions!
Each roundtable discussion will last 30 mins, with a 15 minute summary at the end from each roundtable facilitator.

Roundtable 1
Project Execution Risks
Moderator: Andrew Duncan, Principal Advisor: Facilities & Costs, Gaffney, Cline & Associates

Roundtable 2
FLNG Financing Criteria, Mechanisms & Project Implications
Moderator: Shiv Sivarajah, Director of Natural Resources, ING Bank N.V.
One of the most important and challenging aspects of FLNG projects is acquiring the necessary financing for the high-capital endeavour. But what are the most critical aspects of a proposal which banks need to see to consider a project bankable? In this roundtable, understand the major concerns on the most important commercial factors which would be moot points in a potential financing contract.
  • Which aspects of long-term technical integrity are the most important to a financier?
  • Evaluating the likelihood of offtake: Quality of offtaker, sales agreement contractual clauses and pricing mechanisms
  • The differences in financing requirements between lease financing V.S. financing the entire development (field, vessel, subsea infrastructure etc.)

Roundtable 3
Legal Considerations in FLNG Project Development
Moderator: Scott Neilson, Partner, Allen & Overy

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM Closing address