The Summer Gas Social (SGS) is our mid-year review of the international gas market.

The 2018 edition took place on 14th June at Hogan Lovells’ London office and was a great success and the best to date!

Over 200 attendees welcomed Jason Tate (BP), Andree Stracke (RWE), Maria Rita Galli (Snam), Andrew Walker (Cheniere) and Chair Jonathan Stern (OIES) who discussed:

• Gas supply for Europe and whether it will continue to be all about LNG and Russia
• The outlook for gas and power demand in Europe
• Europe’s Storage Challenge
• How growing LNG supply will affect Europe

Our sponsors of the event Argus Media shared their key takeaways from the gathering and it is free to download.

SGS 2018 - takeaways button

Panellists derived from the advisory board for the 12th European Gas Conference which took place earlier in the day:

David Ledesma

Strategy & Energy Consultant, South-Court Ltd and Senior Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Juan Vásquez

Partner & Managing Director


Dominic Emery

VP Long-Term Strategy


Jason Tate

COO, European Gas & Power


Andrew Walker

VP Strategy

Cheniere Marketing

Giuseppe Viscardi

SVP, Regulatory Affairs Gas & Power


Steven Dalton


Herbert Smith Freehills

Richard Tyler


Hogan Lovells

Alex Barnes

Governmental Relations Advisor

Nord Stream 2 AG

Nick Prowse


Norton Rose Fulbright

Jonathan Stern

Founder, Natural Gas Research Programme

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Mark Gyetvay

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board & CFO

PAO Novatek

Andree Stracke

Chief Commercial Officer (Origination & Gas Supply)

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

Maria Rita Galli

SVP Business Development


Katan Hirachand

Managing Director, Project Finance

Societe Generale

Guy Smith

Head of Gas and LNG Trading


Alexandre Eykerman

Vice President, Energy Solutions, LNG Solutions


Colin Graham


Watson Farley & Williams

Summer Gas Social Sponsor