logo #PNG18 19-21 March 2018

Day 2

1 March

08:30  -  09:00

Networking Coffee

09:00  -  09:30

Day 1 Recap & Papua New Guinea’s Role as a Regional Gas Exporter


Angus Rodger - Research Director - Asia Pacific Upstream Research - Wood MackenzieAngus RodgerResearch Director - Asia Pacific Upstream ResearchWood Mackenzie

09:30  -  10:00

Keynote Treasury Address


Hon. Patrick Pruaitch MP - Minister for Treasury - Papua New GuineaHon. Patrick Pruaitch MPMinister for TreasuryPapua New Guinea

10:00  -  10:20

Regulating and Administering PNG’s Oil and Gas Act and Related Resource Laws


Daniel Rolpagarea - State Solicitor - Department of Justice and Attorney GeneralDaniel RolpagareaState SolicitorDepartment of Justice and Attorney General

10:20  -  11:30

Session 5- Gas to Electricity: Ensuring Domestic Power Needs are met Moving Forward


Alex Oa - Acting CEO - PNG PowerAlex OaActing CEOPNG Power
Michael Uiari - General Manager, Business Development - Power - Oil Search PowerMichael UiariGeneral Manager, Business Development - PowerOil Search Power
Matthew Marinovich - Technical & Commercial Analyst - GE Matthew MarinovichTechnical & Commercial AnalystGE
David Lester - Chief Office Representative – Papua New Guinea - RepsolDavid LesterChief Office Representative – Papua New GuineaRepsol
Mark Baker - Managing Director - Papua New Guinea - ANZMark BakerManaging Director - Papua New GuineaANZ

  • Identifying the role of private capital in developing the next generation of energy infrastructure
  • How can more value be created in the power sector? o Gas to Electricity o Renewables infrastructure o Solar power o Hydro Power
  • What policies and regulations are needed to attract investment into the PNG power market?
  • What is the role of thermal power generation and future gas supply?
  • Balancing environmental requirements vs increasing power demand – what more can be done?
  • How is the energy market regulated? What incentives are being put in place to allow new entrants in the market?
11:30  -  12:00

Networking Coffee Break

12:00  -  13:00

Session 6– Maximising the Use of Technology to Enhance Development of Oil & Gas Infrastructure Projects


Kiyotaka Anai - Project Director - Gas & LNG Project Unit No.2 - Chiyoda CorporationKiyotaka AnaiProject Director - Gas & LNG Project Unit No.2Chiyoda Corporation
Michael Binnion - Chairman of the Board - High Arctic Energy ServicesMichael BinnionChairman of the BoardHigh Arctic Energy Services
Russell Byfield - Manager Sales- Eastern Pacific - Honeywell Russell ByfieldManager Sales- Eastern PacificHoneywell
John Chambers - General Manager- PNG - SantosJohn ChambersGeneral Manager- PNGSantos

  • Is infrastructure development the key catalyst for increased investment and further PNG development
  • Experiences from abroad- Unconventional Hydrocarbons
  • What infrastructure needs to be put in place to ensure for additional exploration activities in PNG?
  • Promoting private investment to develop infrastructure projects – what more needs to be done?
  • Analysing the regulatory framework for gas distribution and infrastructure developments
Questions & Answers
13:00  -  14:00

Networking Lunch

Sponsored By

  • World LNG Asia Summit

14:00  -  15:15

Session 7- Stakeholder Participation, Environment & CSR Panel: Environmental Challenges and Understanding the Specific Climate in PNG


Gunther Joku - Managing Director - Conservation and Environment Protection AuthorityGunther JokuManaging DirectorConservation and Environment Protection Authority
Susil Nelson-Kongoi - National Content Manager - ExxonMobil PNGSusil Nelson-KongoiNational Content ManagerExxonMobil PNG
Gerea Aopi - Executive General Manager - Stakeholder Engagement - Oil SearchGerea AopiExecutive General Manager - Stakeholder EngagementOil Search
Jim Collings - Country Manager and Director - Puma EnergyJim CollingsCountry Manager and DirectorPuma Energy

  • What are the PNG specific challenges faced by operators in the energy sector?
  • Developing capacity throughout the sector, related industries and across the region
  • Showcasing initiatives currently in place in PNG and identifying opportunities for further local content implementation
  • How effective is the Local Content and how much of Local Content is impacting the resource beneficiaries?
  • What makes the resources owners an important part of any energy and petroleum department?
  • What are their benefits?
  • Are tougher regulatory measures the answer to ensure the highest standards of HSE are implemented?
  • What are the challenges and strategies in place to ensure land-owners and local community engagement is conducive to the sustainable development of the energy sector in PNG?
Questions & Answers
15:15  -  16:00

Session 8- Closing Keynote Panel Discussion


Hon Nixon Duban MP - Minister for Petroleum & Energy - Ministry of Petroleum & EnergyHon Nixon Duban MPMinister for Petroleum & EnergyMinistry of Petroleum & Energy
Wapu Sonk - Managing Director - Kumul Petroleum Holdings LimitedWapu SonkManaging DirectorKumul Petroleum Holdings Limited
Alex Oa - Acting CEO - PNG PowerAlex OaActing CEOPNG Power
Peter Koim - Director - Gas Project Coordinating OfficePeter KoimDirectorGas Project Coordinating Office
Angus Rodger - Research Director - Asia Pacific Upstream Research - Wood MackenzieAngus RodgerResearch Director - Asia Pacific Upstream ResearchWood Mackenzie

  • What are the key government priorities in the energy sector for the next 3 years?
  • Empowering national content to succeed for long-term sustainable development of PNG
  • How does the Government plan to attract and stimulate much needed investment into upstream activities amidst lower oil prices and increased global competition?
Questions & Answers

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