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Papua New Guinea Petroleum & Energy Summit

Capitalise on the Exciting Commercial Opportunities in the Papua New Guinean Oil & Gas Sector

Dates: 19 - 21 March 2018

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2018 Dates Announced: 19-21 March

The inaugural PNG Petroleum and Energy Summit saw over 500 attendees, 19 sponsors, 24 exhibitors and featured keynote addresses from the Prime-Minister Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG, Minister of Petroleum and Energy Hon. Nixon Duban and Yuki Sadamitsu, Director, Oil & Gas Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).

The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy also laid out plans for new acreage which is set to be auctioned in the coming months and detailed plans for the commercialisation of onshore stranded gas were provided by Wapu Sonk, MD, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd.

We look forward to welcoming you to the next edition: 19-21 March 2018.

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What the Industry Thought

“The inaugural PNG petroleum and energy summit was a huge success, it provided a great opportunity for international investors to come to PNG and appreciate first hand the opportunities that exist and also an opportunity for the Government of PNG to provide key updates relating the energy sector.”
Wapu Sonk, Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum

“We acknowledge the very high quality of the summit and look forward to the next one.”
Philippe Blanchard, Managing Director, Total E & P PNG Ltd

“I would like to congratulate CWC for pulling off an excellent Energy Summit in Port Moresby last week. The feedback I received was very positive in relation to the professional way in which the conference was presented and organised.”
Huw Evans, Managing Director, Twinza Oil Limited

“For me the key takeaway from the conference has been the questions from the floor, we have seen Ministers, people from the industry side, all engaging and using this as a forum to share view and share ideas.
Angus Rodger, Research Director – Asia Pacific Upstream Research Wood Mackenzie

“The great thing about this summit is the networking, the conference gives you the ideal opportunity to actually spend time with people who will make the difference.”
Ian Munro, Executive General Manager- Gas Business Development, Oil Search

Well organised, great facilitiesd, impressive standard of speakers and panel guest
Jonathon Prince, Head of Treasury Sales, BSP

Host Sponsor

  • Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

Gold Sponsors

  • Sojitz
  • Exxon PNG LNG

Silver Sponsors

  • Oil Search
  • Total
  • GE
  • MRDC

Bronze Sponsors

  • Chiyoda
  • Horizon Oil
  • PNG Power Ltd
  • Honeywell
  • Puma Energy
  • Twinza
  • Santos
  • High Artic Services
  • Westpac
  • ANZ

2017 Distinguished Speakers Included

Hon. Patrick Pruaitch MP - Minister for Treasury - Papua New GuineaHon. Patrick Pruaitch MPMinister for TreasuryPapua New Guinea
Yuki Sadamitsu -  Director, Oil & Gas Division - Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)Yuki Sadamitsu Director, Oil & Gas DivisionMinistry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
Wapu Sonk - Managing Director - Kumul Petroleum Holdings LtdWapu SonkManaging DirectorKumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd
Augustine Mano - Managing Director - MRDCAugustine ManoManaging DirectorMRDC
Hiroki Sato - Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Fuel Transactions Officer - JERA Co. Inc.Hiroki SatoSenior Executive Vice President & Chief Fuel Transactions OfficerJERA Co. Inc.
Andrew Barry - Managing Director - ExxonMobil PNGAndrew BarryManaging DirectorExxonMobil PNG
Peter Botten - Managing Director - Oil SearchPeter BottenManaging DirectorOil Search
Philippe Blanchard - Managing Director - Total E&P PNG LtdPhilippe BlanchardManaging DirectorTotal E&P PNG Ltd
Offcial Endorsement Letter

Officially endorsed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Energy and fully backed by the Government of Papua New Guinea


Opening Keynote Speech

Delivered by Hon. Peter O’Neill MP, Prime Minister, Papua New Guinea    


“We are delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural Papua New Guinea Petroleum and Energy Summit which will take place under the official patronage of the Ministry of Petroleum & Energy and we urge all companies involved in or seeking opportunities in the PNG energy market to fully participate in the event.”

 – Honourable Nixon Duban MP, Minister for Petroleum & Energy.

Contact us today and ensure you are part of the industry-leading Summit in Papua New Guinea

To get involved early, contact Elliott McGinn on png@thecwcgroup.com or call +44 20 7978 0029.

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