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3rd Papua New Guinea Petroleum & Energy Summit

Developing PNG’s Petroleum and Energy Sectors to Ensure Sustainable Development

19-21 March 2019
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

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Over 500 delegates attended the 2018 Summit, including all the major stakeholders from the oil and gas industry, to find out about current operations in PNG and opportunities within the country’s developing petroleum and power sectors.

Read the 2018 event report:

  • for all the event highlights
  • key take-aways from the event
  • a snapshot of the companies that attended
  • to find out what the industry thought

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Thank you for attending the PNG Petroleum & Energy Summit 2018


The 2nd Papua New Guinea Petroleum and Energy Summit was held under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Rt. Hon. Peter O’Neill, CMG and endorsed by the Minister of Petroleum Hon. Dr Fabian Pok Mec Ph.D and Hon. Sam Basil, Minister of Communications, Information Technology & Energy.

The Summit brought together senior government officials from the Ministry of Petroleum and the Ministry of Communication, Technology & Energy, and all the major industry players working in PNG, to discuss current energy projects and the future strategies for expansion.

As the dedicated event for oil, gas and power for PNG, the Summit was an exclusive opportunity to tap into exciting business opportunities in this region and build long term relationships with senior level decision makers.

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Key take-aways from the 2nd PNG Petroleum & Energy Summit 2018

• The Summit was opened by the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Rt. Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG and featured keynote speeches from Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Charles Abel, Minister of Petroleum Hon. Dr. Fabian Pok and Minister for Communications, Information Technology and Energy Hon. Sam Basil

ExxonMobil detailed the current status of operations at the PNG LNG project, in the aftermath of the recent earthquake, and remain confident of bringing the project back online within the 8 week timeframe given, a testament to the world class facilities being operated in PNG 

Total provided the latest details relating to the status of the Papua LNG project, and remain confident of FID in 2019

• There was a prominent focus on power and particularly an in-country electrification program and projects that are being put in place to deliver this sustainably

• The Summit concluded with a keynote closing panel featuring Ministers Hon. Dr.Pok, Hon. Sam Basil, Wapu Sonk (KPHL) and Carolyn Blacklock (PNG Power) – who summarised proceedings and gave a positive outlook for continued progressive development of the country’s petroleum and power sectors

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Distinguished speakers who attended the 2018 Summit

Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP - Prime Minister - Papua New GuineaHon. Peter O’Neill CMG MPPrime MinisterPapua New Guinea
Hon. Charles Abel - Deputy Prime Minister & Treasurer - Papua New GuineaHon. Charles AbelDeputy Prime Minister & TreasurerPapua New Guinea
Takashi Yamada - Director for Petroleum and LNG Policy of Natural Resources and Fuel Department - Ministry of Economic, Trade and Industry (METI)Takashi YamadaDirector for Petroleum and LNG Policy of Natural Resources and Fuel DepartmentMinistry of Economic, Trade and Industry (METI)
Wapu Sonk - Managing Director - Kumul Petroleum Holdings LimitedWapu SonkManaging DirectorKumul Petroleum Holdings Limited
Andrew Barry - Managing Director - ExxonMobil PNG LimitedAndrew BarryManaging DirectorExxonMobil PNG Limited
Peter Botten - Managing Director - Oil SearchPeter BottenManaging DirectorOil Search
Philippe Blanchard - Managing Director - Total E&P PNG LtdPhilippe BlanchardManaging DirectorTotal E&P PNG Ltd
Hiroki Sato - Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Fuel Transactions Officer - JERAHiroki SatoSenior Executive Vice President & Chief Fuel Transactions OfficerJERA

Exclusive opportunities to meet with senior decision makers

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Key reasons why you need to attend the 2019 Summit

  • Attend the only international event focusing on the PNG petroleum and energy industry, taking place in Port Moresby
  • Get the latest updates on key projects in PNG and find out about energy expansion strategies
  • Meet and do business with some of the biggest names in the oil, gas and power industries
  • Network during breakfast, lunch and after hours events with over 500 attendees
  • Join interactive roundtables to make new contacts and have your say on key issues affecting the energy sector

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CWC are proud to support Life PNG Care

CWC Group are proud to support Life PNG Care Inc, a registered community-based, not-for-profit organisation. Life PNG Care is all about helping to make a positive impact in the lives of orphans and vulnerable street children and youth of Papua New Guinea.

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For information on the 2019 event, please contact Elliott McGinn on PNG@thecwcgroup.com or call: UK +44 20 7978 0000 I UAE +971 506659505

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