One of the latest developments in the LNG industry will be discussed at the CWC Group’s 6th World LNG Series: Asia Pacific Summit (LNG Asia), which will take place 23-26 September 2014 in Singapore.
Papua New Guinea (PNG) recently exported its first LNG cargo to the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) in Japan. It is estimated that the PNG LNG project will produce more than 9 trillion cubic feet of gas over the next 30 years.
The first keynote session at LNG Asia will be delivered by Nixon Philip Duban, Minister for Petroleum and Energy for Papua New Guinea. He brings with him a delegation representing the PNG government. Decie Autin, the Project Executive for the PNG LNG Project for ExxonMobil is also confirmed to speak. Decie currently oversees the planning, development and execution of all aspects of the PNG LNG Project. Prior to this role, she was the upstream project manager responsible for the construction, procurement and engineering portions of the PNG LNG project.
Representing Japan, Ryo Minami, Director of the Petroleum & Natural Gas Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry, Japan (METI) will also speak at the event. Other speakers from Japan include:
- Masahiro Nakamura, Manager of Planning-Fuels Department, Chubu Electric Power;
- Yasushi Sakakibara, Chief Representative, Asia Pacific Regional Office, Tokyo Gas;
- Eiji Yanagawa, General Manager, Global Gas Trading Department, Natural Gas Division, Mitsui & Co.
Press Release, July 11, 2014; Image: CWC LNG