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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 2018

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.



Host Sponsor

  • Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

Gold Sponsors


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

Distinguished Speakers

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

The inaugural Papua New Guinea Petroleum & Energy Summit is the only strategic event endorsed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Energy and fully backed by the Government of Papua New Guinea. The Summit will provide the perfect opportunity to meet all the stakeholders involved in the PNG energy market and is the must-attend platform for debate and discussion relating to ongoing projects, opportunities and the future development of hydrocarbon resources. Be one of the first to hear about the expansion strategy for the country’s energy sector including current and future LNG projects, plans for unconventional resources development as well as growth of the power and downstream sectors.  

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.

Benefits of attending Papua New Guinea Petroleum & Energy Summit

  • Gain direct access to the Ministry of Petroleum & Energy and senior government officials
  • Join the progressive debate around optimizing Papua New Guinea’s role on the global oil and gas arena
  • Be the first to find out about new projects and capitalize on commercial opportunities in the country
  • Receive the latest updates surrounding the country’s vast oil and gas reserves
  • Get all your questions answered by key decision-makers

Get Involved Today:

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

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