logo #PNG19 19–21 March 2019

Day 1

19 March

Pre-Registration | Day One | Day Two | Day Three (site visit)

08:00  -  08:50

Registration & Networking Breakfast

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8:50  -  9:00

Chairman’s Opening Remarks


Sir Moi Avei - Chairman - Kumul Petroleum Holdings LimitedSir Moi AveiChairmanKumul Petroleum Holdings Limited

09:00  -  09:00

Session 1 – Keynote Addresses

09:00  -  09:15

Prime Minister’s Keynote Address


Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP - Prime Minister - Papua New GuineaHon. Peter O’Neill CMG MPPrime MinisterPapua New Guinea

09:15  -  09:30

Ministerial Keynote Address


Hon. Dr Fabian Pok Mec Ph.D MP - Minister of Petroleum - Papua New GuineaHon. Dr Fabian Pok Mec Ph.D MPMinister of PetroleumPapua New Guinea

09:30  -  09:45

Global Energy Industry Overview Keynote


Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki - Chairman - FGEDr. Fereidun FesharakiChairmanFGE

09:45  -  10;15

Japanese Government Keynote


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)

10:15  -  10:45

Networking Coffee Break

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10:45  -  12:15

Session 2- Papua New Guinea Project Update: Update on Existing, Planned and Future Projects for the Country


Moderator: Dr Fereidun Fesharaki - Chairman - FGEModerator: Dr Fereidun FesharakiChairmanFGE
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
Bill Ovenden - EVP Exploration - SantosBill OvendenEVP ExplorationSantos

  • Exclusive updates on status of projects in PNG
  • What are the priorities for operators in PNG and what more can be done in a collaborative way to drive the industry forward?
  • How does PNG fit in to the Asia Pacific region as a major supplier of gas?
  • How are LNG project developers navigating through the low energy price realm?
  • What is the key to project FID in PNG?
  • Striking a balance between sustainability and profitability: What measures are in place to ensure energy for all can become a reality?

Questions & Answers


12:15  -  13:30

Networking Lunch

13:30  -  15:00

Session 3- Governments Policy Initiatives for Petroleum and Energy Sectors


Moderator: Dr Fereidun Fesharaki - Chairman - FGEModerator: Dr Fereidun FesharakiChairmanFGE
Wapu Sonk - Managing Director - Kumul Petroleum Holdings LimitedWapu SonkManaging DirectorKumul Petroleum Holdings Limited
Kepsey Puiye - Acting Secretary - Department of PetroleumKepsey PuiyeActing SecretaryDepartment of Petroleum
Augustine Mano - Managing Director - Mineral Resource Development Company (MRDC)Augustine ManoManaging DirectorMineral Resource Development Company (MRDC)
Peter Koim - Director - Gas Project Coordinating Office Peter KoimDirectorGas Project Coordinating Office 

  • What is the current outlook for the PNG energy sector and where do new opportunities exist?
  • What continues to make PNG such an attractive investment opportunity in spite of current energy prices?
  • What are the planned developments relating to Benefits Management and the Licensing Regime?
  • Policy Update: Electricity Industry Policy and Gas Policy
  • Assessing the current strategies for developing PNG’s stranded gas fields?
  • How can PNG’s Oil and Gas Industry act as an enabler to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals?

Questions & Answers

15:00  -  15:30

Networking Coffee Break

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15:30  -  17:00

Session 4- Maximizing advanced Technology and Finance to Enhance Development of Oil & Gas Infrastructure Projects


Moderator: Greg Pawson - CEO - Kina Securities Moderator: Greg PawsonCEOKina Securities
Katsuo Nagasaka - Corporate Chairman of the Board - Chiyoda CorporationKatsuo NagasakaCorporate Chairman of the BoardChiyoda Corporation
Jonathan Bloch - Executive Director - Head of Strategic Banking - ANZJonathan BlochExecutive Director - Head of Strategic BankingANZ
Michael Maguire - President - International - High ArcticMichael MaguirePresident - InternationalHigh Arctic
Darren Wyllie - General Manager - Advanced Solutions - Honeywell Process SolutionsDarren WyllieGeneral Manager - Advanced SolutionsHoneywell Process Solutions

  • Showcasing advanced and specific technologies to enhance exploration
  • Uncovering the true upstream potential of PNG by unveiling new data to assess business and investment opportunities?
  • New data acquisition: Western Province- How can the stranded gas be commercialised?
  • Technological Excellence: Showcasing world class technologies in operation in PNG
  • How can incentives be introduced to drive future infrastructure development?

Questions & Answers 

17:00  -  19:00

Networking Drinks

19:00  -  tbc

Gala Dinner Evening

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