logo #CWCPNG 2–4 June 2020

Summit Day One

Tuesday 19th March 2019

Summit Day Two | Day Three – Site Visits | Full Programme

08:00  -  08:50

Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:50  -  9:00

Chairman’s Opening Remarks


Wapu Sonk - Managing Director - Kumul Petroleum Holdings LtdWapu SonkManaging DirectorKumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

09:00  -  09:15

Prime Minister’s Keynote Address


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

09:15  -  09:30

Ministerial Keynote Address


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

09:30  -  09:45

Macro Energy Industry Overview


Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki - Chairman - FGEDr. Fereidun FesharakiChairmanFGE

09:45  -  11:00

Session 1 – PNG Project Overview: Updates on Existing, Planned & Future Projects


Moderator: Dr Fereidun Fesharaki - Chairman - FGEModerator: Dr Fereidun FesharakiChairmanFGE
Jean Marc Noiray - Managing Director - Total PNG LtdJean Marc NoirayManaging DirectorTotal PNG Ltd
Peter Botten - Managing Director - Oil SearchPeter BottenManaging DirectorOil Search
Brett Woods - Executive Vice President Developments - SantosBrett WoodsExecutive Vice President DevelopmentsSantos

  • Looking at the current priorities for project operators and discussing what more can be done from a collaborative standpoint to drive the industry forward
  • How competitive can PNG be as a gas supplier into Asian markets?
  • What impact will other supply projects taking FID have on prospective developments in PNG?
  • 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 

11:00  -  11:30

Networking Coffee Break

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11:30  -  12:45

Session 2 – Regional Asia Players Panel: Regional Partnerships & Collaborations


Moderator: Dr Fereidun Fesharaki - Chairman - FGEModerator: Dr Fereidun FesharakiChairmanFGE
Wapu Sonk - Managing Director - Kumul Petroleum Holdings LtdWapu SonkManaging DirectorKumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd
Bacho Pilong - Vice President - International Assets - PETRONASBacho PilongVice President - International AssetsPETRONAS
Alan Heng - Head of Division, Energy Sales & Market Development - Pavilion Energy Pte LtdAlan HengHead of Division, Energy Sales & Market DevelopmentPavilion Energy Pte Ltd
Marc Howson - Director- LNG Market Development - PlattsMarc HowsonDirector- LNG Market DevelopmentPlatts

  • How can a more collaborative approach be taken by governments and key players from across the region?
  • How are the key buyers adapting their businesses to the new global supply/demand outlook and their own market uncertainties?
  • How important is the emergence of China and the Indian sub-continent with regards to future project development in Papua New Guinea?
  • What lessons can be learnt from the INOC’s in the region?

Questions & Answers


12:45  -  14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00  -  15:30

Session 3 – Governments Policy Initiatives for Petroleum & Energy Sectors


Moderator: Marc Howson - Director - LNG Market Development - PlattsModerator: Marc HowsonDirector - LNG Market DevelopmentPlatts
Lohial Nuau - Acting Secretary - Department of PetroleumLohial NuauActing 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 
David Low - Upstream Lead- Australasia Research - Wood MackenzieDavid LowUpstream Lead- Australasia ResearchWood Mackenzie

  • Following the successful hosting of APEC, where do the key opportunities for inter-governmental relations exist?
  • Update on the current outlook for the PNG energy sector in a global context
  • How attractive is PNG as an investment opportunity and where do opportunities exist within the energy sector?
  • What is being done to commercialise the stranded gas fields?
  • What are the latest developments for achieving the ’17 Sustainable Development Goals?”
  • How can the “Benefits Management” and the “Licensing Regime” regulations be further developed?

Questions & Answers

15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break

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16:00  -  17:30

Session 4 – Future Energy, Maximising Technological Innovation & Sustainable Infrastructure Development


Moderator: David Low - Upstream Lead - Australasia research - Wood MackenzieModerator: David LowUpstream Lead - Australasia researchWood Mackenzie
Michael Binnion - Chairman of the Board - High ArcticMichael BinnionChairman of the BoardHigh Arctic
Jim Collings - Country Manager - Puma Energy Jim CollingsCountry ManagerPuma Energy
Andrew Tan - President & CEO Oceania - ChiyodaAndrew TanPresident & CEO OceaniaChiyoda
Paul Mulder - Managing Director - Mayur ResourcesPaul MulderManaging DirectorMayur Resources
John Picoto - Regional Business Manager, Honeywell Pacific East Coast & PNG - Honeywell John PicotoRegional Business Manager, Honeywell Pacific East Coast & PNGHoneywell

  • How can incentives be introduced to drive future infrastructure development?
  • What lessons can be learned from international counter-parties with regards infrastructure developments?
    o Who is investing in PNG?
  • What are the latest developments with drilling methods and how can they be utilised in PNG?
  • Commercialising stranded gas fields: How can innovation and technology unlock untapped fields?

Questions & Answers 

17:30  -  19:00

Networking Drinks


Gala Dinner Evening

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