Exhibition & Conference

13-16 September 2021

Singapore EXPO, Singapore

Gastech 2019 Conference Programme

With a history of both technical and commercial excellence spanning almost half a century, the Gastech Conference provides extraordinary breadth of coverage of the full natural gas value chain. More than 400 speakers ranging from global ministers and CEO’s to engineers and analysts, communications and HR share valuable insights and cutting edge content on the natural gas and associated industries.

Monday, September 16 2019

10:00 - 11:00

Registration & Welcome Refreshments

11:00 - 11:30

Welcome Addresses: Opening from the Master of Ceremonies

11:30 - 12:30

Legislators' Panel: Examining the Critical Role of Legislation in Supporting the Growth of the Natural Gas Markets

13:45 - 14:10

Special Address: Navigating Geopolitics at the Edge: How Will the Industry Pivot to Embrace New Markets, New Supply Sources and New Competition?

14:10 - 15:10

How is the Industry Adapting Current Business Strategies and Models to Manage the Growing Risks of Changing Demand Patterns & the Transition to a Lower Carbon World?

15:10 - 16:10

Energy Policy and Meeting the Needs of the Energy Triangle

Tuesday, September 17 2019

10:00 - 11:00

Ceremonial Opening: Celebrating the Destination Energy Source of the 21st Century

Plenary Conference, Hall A

12:00 - 13:15

Plenary 1 - Ministerial Panel: What Changes to Policy and New Regulation will be Required to Ensure the Gas Industry Captures the Benefits of Transformation?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

14:00 - 15:15

Plenary 2 - Global Business Leaders’ Panel: New Strategies for Securing Growth, Embracing a Combined Portfolio of Hydrocarbons and Renewables and Securing Position in the Low Carbon Future

Plenary Conference, Hall A

14:00 - 15:15

S1.1 New Business Models for a New Energy Landscape

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

14:00 - 15:30

T1.1 Shipping

Technical 1, Room 300

14:00 - 15:30

T2.1 Emissions Management & Flaring Reduction

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

14:00 - 15:30

T3.1 Power Generation - LNG to Power, CoGen Technologies & CHP

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

15:00 - 16:00

D1: Why does Diversity and Inclusion make business sense?

Global Talent Exchange Theatre, Hall D

15:15 - 15:45

Charif Souki Onstage Interview with Fareed Zakaria

Plenary Conference, Hall A

16:00 - 17:15

S1.2 North Asian Demand

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

16:00 - 17:30

T1.2 Shipping

Technical 1, Room 300

16:00 - 17:30

T2.2 Emissions Management & Flaring Reduction

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

16:00 - 17:30

T3.2 Power Generation - LNG to Power, CoGen Technologies & CHP

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

16:15 - 16:30

Keynote Address: Energy Forward: Unlocking the Potential of Gas

Plenary Conference, Hall A

16:30 - 17:30

Plenary 3 - Global Business Leaders’ Panel: How Can Buyers and Sellers Find a Balance to Cooperate and Develop Strategies for Long Term Market Growth?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

Wednesday, September 18 2019

07:00 - 08:30

VIP Networking Breakfast Briefing: Canadian LNG and Rebirth of a Nation's Natural Gas Economy

09:00 - 09:30

Onstage Interview: Investing in LNG Projects – Risk and Reward in an Evolving Energy Landscape

Plenary Conference, Hall A

09:15 - 10:45

T1.3 Shipping

Technical 1, Room 300

09:15 - 10:45

T2.3 Shale Resource Development

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

09:15 - 10:45

T3.3 Renewable Gas & Natural Gas Products

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

09:30 - 10:45

Plenary 4 - Global Business Leaders’ Panel: How New & Emerging LNG Importers Are Reshaping the Waterborne Gas Market?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

09:30 - 10:45

S1.3 EPC

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

09:30 - 10:45

S2.3 Climate Policy Impacts on the Gas Industry

Strategic 2, Rooms 204 & 205

09:30 - 09:45

Chair's Welcome

Young Gastech, Room 203

10:15 - 11:15

YG1: The Role of Future Energy Leaders

Young Gastech, Room 203

11:00 - 12:00

D2: Retaining Talent

Global Talent Exchange Theatre, Hall D

11:15 - 12:45

T1.4 Floating LNG - Liquefaction

Technical 1, Room 300

11:15 - 12:45

T2.4 Future Development of Gas & LNG-Powered Transport

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

11:15 - 12:45

T3.4 Renewable Gas & Natural Gas Products

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

11:15 - 11:20

A1 Chair’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

Asia LNG Market Development Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

11:20 - 12:30

A1: LNG Demand Scenarios in Asia: Regulation, Cooperation and the Pivot to Gas

Asia LNG Market Development Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

11:30 - 12:45

S1.4 Hydrogen

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

11:30 - 12:45

S2.4 Gas Policy & Regulatory Affairs

Strategic 2, Rooms 204 & 205

11:45 - 12:45

YG2: Understanding the impact that AI and IoT Will Have on the Future Energy Landscape

Young Gastech, Room 203

12:15 - 12:45

Plenary 6 - Keynote Address: The Role of the United States in Promoting Global Energy Security Through Diplomacy

Plenary Conference, Hall A

12:30 - 12:45

Keynote Address: Export of North American LNG Emerging Customers: Developing Markets, Delivering Reliable and Secure Energy

Asia LNG Market Development Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

14:00 - 15:15

S1.5 The Future Energy Supplier Landscape

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

14:00 - 15:15

S2.5 Shipping: Optimising Operations & Meeting the 2020 IMO Emissions Cap

Strategic 2, Rooms 204 & 205

14:00 - 15:30

T1.5 Floating LNG - Regasification

Technical 1, Room 300

14:00 - 15:30

T2.5 Future Development of Gas & LNG-Powered Transport

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

14:00 - 15:30

T3.5 Renewable Gas & Natural Gas Products

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

14:00 - 15:00

YG3: Our Journey into the Energy Industry

Young Gastech, Room 203

14:20 - 15:15

A2: The Buyer-Supplier Dynamic: How Can Suppliers Support the Need for Increased Flexibility?

Asia LNG Market Development Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

14:30 - 15:30

Plenary 8 - Global Business Leaders’ Panel: Transformation through Technologies – How Can the Industry Incorporate the Transformative Promise of New Technology in Organisations Historically Hierarchical, Rule Bound & Risk Averse?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

14:30 - 15:00

Diversity Needs Men’s Help and Diversity Helps Men

Global Talent Exchange Theatre, Hall D

15:20 - 16:00

Keynote Address

Young Gastech, Room 203

15:45 - 16:45

A3: Trading, Pricing & Contracts: Progress on the Emergence of a Hub for Asia

Asia LNG Market Development Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

16:00 - 17:00

Plenary 9 - Global Business Leaders’ Panel: What is Needed to Overcome the Significant Challenges Faced by the Next Wave of Supply Projects to Relieve Anticipated Market Tightness Post 2023?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

16:00 - 17:15

S1.6 Digitalisation & the Energy Industry

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

16:00 - 17:15

S2.6 Shipping: Optimising Operations & Meeting the 2020 IMO Emissions Cap

Strategic 2, Rooms 204 & 205

16:00 - 17:30

T3.6 Pipelines & Transmission

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

16:00 - 17:30

T1.6 Iso Transport & Storage - Containers & Trucks

Technical 1, Room 300

16:00 - 17:30

T2.6 HSSE

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

16:00 - 17:00

Networking Skills Workshop in Association with ExxonMobil

16:45 - 17:30

A4: Financing of New Infrastructure in the Region: New Models for a New World Order

Asia LNG Market Development Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

Thursday, September 19 2019

07:00 - 08:30

VIP Networking Breakfast Briefing: Nigeria Gas & Power

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote Address: Exploring the Role of LNG in Powering the Next Generation of Space Exploration

Plenary Conference, Hall A

09:00 - 09:15

Chair’s Welcome and Statement

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

09:15 - 10:45

T1.7 Small Scale LNG

Technical 1, Room 300

09:15 - 10:45

T2.7 LNG Design and Operations

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

09:15 - 10:45

T3.7 Gas Processing Technology

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

09:15 - 10:10

G1: PANEL DEBATE: How Shipowners are Tackling the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap – Strategies and Feasibility of Fuel Alternatives Examined

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

09:30 - 10:30

Plenary 10 - EPC Global Leaders’ Panel: How can New Collaboration Models Support Greater Agility and Lower Costs Across the Industry?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

09:30 - 10:45

S1.7 LNG Trade Dynamics

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

09:30 - 10:45

S2.7 Corporate Risk, CSR, Local Content & Gaining the Social License to Operate

Strategic 2, Rooms 204 & 205

09:30 - 09:40

Chair's Closing Remarks

Power & Energy, Room 203

09:40 - 11:00

Opening Keynote Panel: Increasing Natural Gas Adoption in the Power Generation Matrix

Power & Energy, Room 203

10:10 - 11:00

G1: PANEL DEBATE: What the IMO 2020 and 2050 Legislation Means for a Beneficial Cargo Owner

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

10:30 - 11:30

Plenary 11 - Global Business Leaders’ Panel: Developing Collaborative Solutions to Support the Challenges of Changing Energy Systems

Plenary Conference, Hall A

10:30 - 12:00

D4: Integrating generations: How to embrace a changing workforce and why it is important to do so

Global Talent Exchange Theatre, Hall D

11:15 - 12:45

T2.8 Storage & Tank Maintenance & Integrity Management

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

11:15 - 12:45

T3.8 Gas Processing Technology

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

11:15 - 12:45

T1.8 Small Scale LNG

Technical 1, Room 300

11:30 - 12:45

S1.8 Global Gas & LNG Projects Update

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

11:30 - 12:45

S2.8 Strategic Infrastructure Development - Who, What, When, Where, How & Why?

Strategic 2, Rooms 204 & 205

11:30 - 11:45

E1: Gas – No Longer the Bridge

Power & Energy, Room 203

11:30 - 11:50

G2: Evolving Lessons Adopting & Using LNG as a Marine Fuel

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

11:45 - 12:45

E1: Power in the Energy Transition – how the world is evolving

Power & Energy, Room 203

11:50 - 12:10

G2: Fuelling Big Steps for LNG Bunker Vessels

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

12:00 - 13:00

Plenary 12 - Global Business Leaders’ Panel: How Can the Industry Secure the Human Capital Needed to Deliver its Ambitious Plans?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

12:00 - 13:00

Plenary 15 - Global Leaders’ Panel: How Can the Industry Secure the Human Capital Needed to Deliver its Ambitious Plans?

Plenary Conference, Hall A

12:15 - 13:00

G2: Bunkering the First Duel-Fuel Container – US Case Study Discussed”

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

13:00 - 13:30

Plenary 13 - Gastech Talent Exchange Special Addresses

Plenary Conference, Hall A

14:00 - 15:15

S1.9 Contracts

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

14:00 - 15:30

T2.9 Automation, Digitalisation, AI and Cyber Security in Energy

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

14:00 - 15:30

T3.9 Gas Processing Technology

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

14:00 - 15:30

T1.9 Small Scale LNG

Technical 1, Room 300

14:00 - 15:00

E2: Gas & Power: Decarbonising the Gas to Power Value Chain

Power & Energy, Room 203

14:00 - 15:00

G3: Natural Gas as a Transport Fuel: A 15 Bcfd Market is Up for Grabs

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

15:00 - 15:30

E2: Central America LNG-to-Power Case Study Industry Deep Dive: a detailed look into El Salvador’s largest ever energy infrastructure investment – Energia del Pacifico’s LNG-to-Power project

Power & Energy, Room 203

15:00 - 16:00

G3: Informal Working Round Tables

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

16:00 - 17:15

S1.10 LNG Pricing

Strategic 1, Rooms 206 & 207

16:00 - 17:30

T3.10 Gas Processing Technology

Technical 3, Rooms 303 & 304

16:00 - 17:30

T1.10 Small Scale LNG (Bunkering)

Technical 1, Room 300

16:00 - 17:30

T2.10 Automation, Digitalisation, AI and Cyber Security in Energy

Technical 2, Rooms 301 & 302

16:00 - 16:45

E3: Coping with Risk in the LNG Industry

Power & Energy, Room 203

16:00 - 16:15

Roundtable Moderator Feedback & Conclusions

Gas for Transportation Forum, Rooms 201 & 202

16:45 - 16:55

Chair's Closing Remarks

Power & Energy, Room 203