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Day One – 20th January

09:00 - 18:00
2016/01/20

Chairman’s opening remarks

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

 EU-RUSSIA COOPERATION AND CORRIDORS TO ENSURE EUROPEAN SECURITY OF SUPPLY

 Welcome and Keynote Address from OMV

Rainer Seele, CEO, OMV

 

Welcome and Keynote Address from Russia

Gazprom senior representative

 

 Snam: developing the European energy corridors

Carlo Malacarne, CEO, Snam

 

THE FUTURE ROLE OF GAS

 Panel discussion: Forecasting the role of gas until 2030 in the context of the COP 21 climate change policy 

  • Evaluating political ambitions versus market realities
  • Exploring the effects of the 2030 climate and energy framework on the gas industry – is this supporting the renaissance of coal and nuclear energy?
  • Promoting a well-balanced energy system; what is the receipt?
  • Balancing the European energy triangle: Politician and industry leaders together to ensure competitiveness – security – sustainability
  • Economic and environmental impacts of changing energy mix in different sectors

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

Suggested Participants:
OMV senior representative
Laurent Vivier, President Gas, Total Gas & Power

THE EUROPEAN GAS MARKET ADAPTING TO A CHANGING SUPPLY DEMAND BALANCE

 Managing uncertainty – Which is more important: falling supply or falling demand?

 Panel discussion: Political and infrastructural challenges affecting gas supply to Europe

  • Evaluating the European gas flow scenarios – How to secure European gas pipeline supply?
  • Exploring upcoming projects: Nord Stream, Turkish Stream, Near east activities
  • European grid stability and security of supply – is Europe well interconnected?

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

Suggested Participants:
Reinhard Mitschek, SVP Gas Transport International, OMV  
Gazprom senior representative
Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Director Internal Energy Market, DG Energy, European Commission
Carlo Malacarne, CEO, Snam
Dennis Hesseling, Head of Gas Department, Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators – ACER

 

STREAM A

Chairman’s opening remarks: Doug Wood, Chair Gas Committee, European Federation of Energy Traders

NEW GAS PROJECTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN EASTERN EUROPE

Common development of gas fields  – current experience and future possibilities
Change in business model – opportunities and risk for the development of gas infrastructure

 DIVERSIFICATION OF ROUTES AND SUPPLY VIA THE SOUTHERN CORRIDOR
 Russia’s pipeline strategy
John M. Roberts, Energy Security Specialist & Senior Partner, Methinks

 Panel discussion: Gas from Azerbaijan to Europe TANAP – TAP – What is the role of these projects? 
Gulmira Rzayeva, Senior Research Fellow – Energy related issues, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

 

MAKING THE DIFFERENCE TO THE EUROPEAN GAS INDUSTRY

 Projects panel: “Project of the year” Session for the Project of the year Award

Sponsored by Total

 4 shortlisted companies for the “project of the year” award will present the latest developments on the newest projects and most exciting projects in the European gas market. Following the discussion you will vote and select the winner to be awarded the Total award for Project of the Year.

 

STREAM B

GAS TRADING

Chairman’s opening remarks: Doug Wood, Chair Gas Committee, European Federation of Energy Traders

GAS TRADING OPPORTUNITIES IN EUROPE

 Exploring sustainable interactive models for European regional gas markets integration

 European trading market dynamics : Coping with market imbalance , markets and lack of volatility

OVERCOMING REGULATORY HURDLES

 EU Network Codes to improve market functioning and integration and security of supply

Bernhard Painz, Head of Gas Department, E-Control Austria

 Implementing market integrity and transparency with REMIT EMIR’s directives

 How is MiFID impacting gas trading

  • MiFID and companies’ trading behaviour
  • What should be the limits of trading regulations

Peter Biltoft-Jensen, Head of Regulatory Affairs & Business Impact, Dong Energy

 Panel discussion: Is financial regulation forcing participants to leave the trading arena?
Frank van Doorn, Head of Gas Trading, Vattenfall
Peter Biltoft-Jensen, Head of Regulatory Affairs & Business Impact, Dong Energy
Bernhard Painz, Head of Gas Department, E-Control Austria

Champagne Reception

Gala Dinner and 5th European Gas Awards of Excellence

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