The Technical Conference

Get in-depth insight and viewpoints from leading experts in the field of gas and LNG technology at the technical conference. Uncover the latest projects, technologies and case studies from across the upstream, midstream and downstream natural gas, LNG and energy industries across 65 technical sessions

Technical Governing Body
Technical Governing Body
Masao Ishikawa
Senior Vice President, Division Director of Technology & Engineering Division
Chiyoda Corporation
Technical Governing Body
Steven Borsos
Vice President LNG
Fluor Corporation
Technical Governing Body
Ngo Anh Hien
Deputy General Manager - Gas
Petrovietnam Corporation
Technical Governing Body
Olivier Bécu
LNG Production Facilities Manager
Total SA
Technical Governing Body
Jae-Woong Choi, Ph.D.
Vice President, Energy Plant Research Center, Central Research Institute
Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
Technical Governing Body
Martin Mayer
Director of LNG Technology
CB&I
Technical Governing Body
Ankur Jariwala
Senior Product Manager
Schlumberger
Technical Governing Body
Pankaj Shah
Senior Consultant, LNG Process Engineering
Chevron
Technical Governing Body
Chris Clucas
Group Fleet Director
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Ltd
Technical Governing Body
Javid Talib
Vice President | Director, Floating Technology Applications
Black & Veatch
Technical Governing Body
Tongwen Shan
Director, Chief LNG Engineer
CNOOC Gas and Power Group
Technical Governing Body
Paul Sibal
Chief Process Engineer
ExxonMobil Production Company
Technical Governing Body
Christopher Caswell
Director - LNG & FLNG
KBR
Technical Governing Body
Andrew Clifton
General Manager and Chief Operating Officer
Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO)
Technical Governing Body
Iain MacNeil
Chief Executive Officer
Witherby Publishing Group
Technical Governing Body
Hayato Suga
Operating Officer and General Manager of Natural Resources and Energy Department
Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)
Technical Governing Body
Tsutomu Akabane
Director, Senior Executive Vice President
JGC Corporation
Technical Governing Body
Karl Masani
Director LNG Technology & Licensing
ConocoPhillips
Technical Governing Body
Justin Hearn
Industry Manager, Natural Gas / LNG applications - OASE® - Gas Treating Excellence
BASF SE
Technical Governing Body
Tetsuro Tochikawa
Vice President, Technical Headquarters & General Manager, Technical Planning & Coordination Unit
INPEX CORPORATION
Technical Governing Body
Gailing Bai
Chief Engineer, LNG and Offshore Engineering Company
China Huanqiu Contracting and Engineering Corporation
Technical Governing Body
Luo Xiaofeng
Director of Wuhan Rules & Research Institute
China Classification Society
Technical Governing Body
Nicolas Foirien
LNG Product Manager
Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions
Technical Governing Body
Björn Munko
Head of Business Development & Sales
TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH
Technical Governing Body
David Colson
Commercial VP
Gaztransport & Technigaz – GTTSEA Pte Ltd
Technical Governing Body
Qinghai Meng
Deputy Chief Engineer of Sinopec Engineering Incorporation
Sinopec
Technical Governing Body
Akira Kono
Corporate Officer
NYK Line
Technical Governing Body
Patrick Janssens
Vice President, Global Gas Solutions
ABS
Technical Governing Body
James Solomon
Global Director, LNG
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
Technical Governing Body
Kazuhiko Tezuka
General Manager, Research Center, Technical Division
Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd (JAPEX)
Technical Governing Body
Guy de Kort
VP Development Integrated Gas
Royal Dutch Shell
22 Technical Themes, 82 sessions:
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1. UPSTREAM FIELD DEVELOPMENT, EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION & PLANNING
  1. Conventional Gas Resources – Offshore & Deepwater Gas Production 

  2. Unconventional Gas Resources – Shale Projects

  3. Unconventional Gas Resources – Coal Bed Methane Projects

  4. Reducing & Managing Methane Emissions 

  5. Integrated Production Modelling & Reservoir Management / Optimisation

  6. LNG Project Concept Screening & Selection Processes

  7. Flow Assurance / Integrated Supply to LNG Plant

  8. Integrated Supply Chain Modelling

  9. Supply optimisation - Unconventional Supply to LNG Projects (Wells/Pipelines)

  10. Supply Optimisation - Reliability Improvement & System Debottlenecking

2. GAS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY
  1. Gas Processing Technology – Pre-Treatment

  2. Gas Processing Technology – Acid Gas Removal & Sulphur Recovery

  3. Gas Processing Technology – Liquefaction & Cryogenic Process

  4. Gas Processing Technology – Natural Gas Liquids Recovery & Fractionation

  5. Gas Processing Technology – Process Control & Optimisation

  6. Onshore Regasification Technology 

3. ADVANCES IN EQUIPMENT / TECHNOLOGY
  1. Gas Processing Equipment – Heat Exchange Technology Advances

  2. Gas Processing Equipment – Gas Turbine Technology Advances

  3. Onshore LNG Storage & Containment

  4. LNG Plant Design, Planning & Optimisation

  5. LNG Plant Design – Pre-FEED Studies & Site Selection 

  6. LNG Plant Design – Port & Marine Infrastructure 

  7. Plant Design Modifications in Challenging Environments – From Arctic to Desert

4. ENGINEERING, PROCUREMENT & CONSTRUCTION
  1. EPC – Risk Management & Strategy

  2.  EPC – Modular Construction

  3. EPC – Project Execution & Updates

5. SHIPPING
  1. LNG Shipping – Ship Design & Build 

  2. LNG Shipping – Propulsion 

  3. LNG Shipping – Containment 

  4. LPG Shipping

  5. Ammonia, Ethane & Ethylene Shipping

6.FLOATING LNG – LIQUEFACTION
  1. Floating LNG – Topsides Design / Technology Selection

  2. Floating LNG – Ship to Ship Transfers / Mooring Systems 

  3. Floating LNG – Operations & Maintenance

  4. Floating LNG – Project Updates

7. FLOATING LNG – REGASIFICATION
  1. FSRU – System Design / Technology Selection

  2. FSRU – Project Updates / New markets 

8. NATURAL GAS / LNG FOR FUEL
  1. LNG & Gas as a Marine Fuel 

  2. LNG & Gas as a Road Fuel 

9. LNG TO POWER
  1. LNG to Power – Project Updates / New markets 

  2. LNG to Power – New Technologies

  3. Optimising CCGT & Power Plant Performance 

10. SMALL SCALE LNG / LNG POWERED VEHICLES
  1. Small-scale LNG – Project Updates 

  2. Small-scale LNG – Bunkering / Marine Infrastructure

  3. Small-scale LNG – Land transportation

11. HEALTH, SAFETY, SECURITY & ENVIRONMENT
  1. Health, Safety, Security & Environment – People 

  2. Health, Safety, Security & Environment – Plant / Assets / Infrastructure

  3. Health, Safety, Security & Environment – Environmental Impact / Emissions Control 

  4. Health, Safety, Security & Environment – Social Impact

  5. Health, Safety, Security & Environment – Cybersecurity

12. CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE
  1.  Carbon Capture & Storage – Case Studies & New Developments 

13. OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE & INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT
  1. Operations & Maintenance 

  2. Digital & Data Management

  3. Life Extension of Plants

  4. Integrity / Corrosion Management – Plant

  5. Integrity / Corrosion Management – Pipelines

14. NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION PIPELINES & STORAGE
  1. Optimisation of Gas Distribution & Transmission Systems

  2. Pipeline Maintenance & Integrity Management 

  3. Underground Gas Storage (UGS) Projects

  4. Innovative Gas Storage Technology & Application

15. GAS TO LIQUIDS
  1. GTL Monetisation Technologies 

  2. Natural Gas to Methanol 

  3. Natural Gas & NGLs to Olefins

16. HYDROGEN
  1. Hydrogen Shipping, Safety & Delivery

  2.  Development of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

     

17. RESERVOIR SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGIES APPLIED TO GAS FIELD PRODUCTION,CO2 SEQUESTRATION AND UNDERGROUND GAS STORAGE
  1. Rock physics and petrophysical inversion
  2. Time-lapse analysis involving broadband seismic, borehole seismic, converted waves inversion and modeling
  3. Time-lapse analysis involving gravity or electromagnetic methods inversion and modeling
  4. Microseismic data monitoring
  5. Early detection of leakage and well integrity
  6. Mapping overburden geology and identification of weakness zones
18. ACOUSTIC MEASUREMENTS AND LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS
  1. Geomechanics
  2. Characterisation of fracture and fluid propagation
19. HDVS MEASUREMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF RESERVOIR AND FLOW SURVEILLANCE
  1. Leakage detection and well integrity
  2. Flow profiling
  3. Borehole measurement
20. MACHINE LEARNING AND OTHER EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR GEOSCIENCE
  1. Reservoir facies classification
  2. Microseismic event detection
  3. Velocity model update
21. ROLE OF GAS IN THE CURRENT ENERGY TRANSITION AND FUTURE ENERGY LANDSCAPE
  1. Evidence of and readiness for new geophysical challenges
  2. Evolution of geosciences and skillset
22. FURTHER ENERGY TOPIC AREAS

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