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Day Two – 21 January

09:00 - 09:10

Chairman’s opening remarks

 Prof. Jonathan Stern, Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

09:10 - 09:30

THE EVOLUTION OF GAS PRICING STRUCTURES

Assessing the impact of lower (oil and) gas prices on new projects
Christian Schwarck, EU Affairs Deputy Director, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers

09:30 - 09:50

New potential deal for long term contracts between gas producers and marketers

Pierre Vergerio, COO, EDISON

09:50 - 10:30

Panel discussion

Gas and oil price developments and commercialization dynamics for Europe

·         Europe: assessing oil price scenario vs. gas price scenario
Hypothesis: gas price is independent from oil price – How will price developments and similarities of natural gas, shale gas and LNG look like?

·         European gas purchase initiative – will it be a model for the future?

Moderator:  Prof. Jonathan Stern, Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Participants:
Michael Peisser, SVP Supply, Marketing & Trading, OMV
Pierre Vergerio, COO, EDISON
Vladimir Drebentsov, PhD, Head of Russia & CIS Economics, BP plc
Philippe Vedrenne, SVP Gas Supply and Asset Management, Engie

 

10:30 - 11:00

Morning refreshment and networking

11:00 - 11:20

Hybrid and Collaborative Resolution of Current Price Revision Disputes

Dr. Johannes Willheim, Partner, Jones Day

11:20 - 12:00

EUROPEAN GAS MARKETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE INCREMENTAL CAPACITY

Panel discussion: Steps towards an integrated energy market –infrastructure development and capacity incrementation

Moderator:
Prof. Jonathan Stern, Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Participants:
Dennis Hesseling, Head of Gas Department, Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators - ACER
Alex Barnes, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Gazprom Marketing & Trading Limited
Doug Wood, Chair Gas Committee, European Federation of Energy Traders
Rudy Van Beurden , Strategy, Communication & Public Affairs Manager, Fluxys

12:00 - 13:30

Networking Lunch

13:30 - 14:25

Gas Taskforce Roundtables

1.       Is LNG becoming a global market?

Led by: Guy Broggi, Senior Advisor LNG Division, Total Gas & Power

2.       European Gas Supply/Demand Uncertainties, Opportunities and Risks. 

Led by: Dr Christos Papadopoulos, Regional Director Europe, Energy Exemplar

3.       Gas Hubs in an integrated European gas market - progress and challenges

Led by: David Viduna, Head of Origination, CEZ

4.       Price arbitration and contract renegotiation

Led by: Karl Pörnbacher, Partner, Hogan Lovells

 

14:25 - 14:45

Short conclusions presented by roundtable chairs

14:45 - 15:15

Afternoon break and networking

15:15 - 15:20

STREAM A – STORING GAS FOR EUROPEAN SECURITY OF SUPPLY

Chairman’s opening remarks

Christophe Poillion, Chairman of the Task Force on Security of Supply, GIE

15:20 - 15:40

Does storage compete with other flexibility services and how has use of storage changed ?

Michael Schmöltzer, Director, Uniper Gas Storage

 

15:40 - 16:20

NEW STORAGE BUSINESS MODELS FOR EUROPE

Panel discussion: The future of European storage in a uncertain gas market: Value drivers of gas storage flexibility?

Moderator:
Pamela Taylor, Senior Director, Economic and Financial Consulting, F T I Consulting
Panelists:
Erich Holzer, General Manager, OMV Gas Storage
Bernhard Painz, Head of Gas Department, EControl Austria
Michael Kohl, Managing Director, RWE Gasspeicher GmbH

15:15 - 15:20

STREAM B – GAS TRADING

Chairman’s opening remarks

Doug Wood, Chair Gas Committee, European Federation of Energy Traders

15:20 - 15:40

HUB TRADING DEVELOPMENT

A review of European Hub prices and liquidity and an outlook for liquidity and supply competition
Tom Marzec-Manser, Editor - European Spot Gas Markets, ICIS

15:40 - 16:20

Panel discussion

Development of gas trading in Central and Eastern Europe 

Moderator: Doug Wood, Chair Gas Committee, European Federation of Energy Traders
Panelists:
Gottfried Steiner, CEO, Central European Gas Hub
David Viduna, Head of Origination, CEZ
Alexander Petrov, Executive Director, SPIMEX

16:20 - 16:40

Russian internal exchange market of natural gas – challenges and opportunities

Alexander Petrov, Executive Director, SPIMEX

16:20

Closing remarks and end of the Conference