DAY ONE: NATURAL GAS MARKETS
- View on Natural gas market developments
- Development of effective ways and means for cooperation
- The role of Natural gas in international energy industry and security of supply and demand
- Environmental regulations - an important factor to boost the competitiveness of gas in the electric power mix.
- Natural gas impact of greenhouse gas emissions reduction relative to coal and oil
- Can Natural gas mitigate climate change & environmental concerns?
DAY TWO: NATURAL GAS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
- Promotion of natural gas to meet future world energy demands
- LNG global sustainable development
- The Role of U.S. Natural Gas in the Global Marketplace
- Energy strategy and natural gas
- The Competitive Landscape for LNG
- LNG Imports Outlook by Region
- LNG’s role in the international gas trade
DAY THREE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATURAL GAS SPOT MARKET
- Henry Hub Natural Gas Spot Prices
- LNG’s role in the international gas trade.
- An increasingly over-supplied LNG market has led to an uptick in spot market transactions.
- Share of U.S. LNG Export Volumes to Europe and the ROW by Country
- Can U.S. LNG exports to central Europe compete with Russian piped gas in terms of price?
- Is flexibility a strong selling point of U.S. natural gas?
- Can South America (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela) produce enough gas to meet regional demand?
- China and India are leading the way globally in LNG demand growth
DAY FOUR: CLIMATE CHANGE AND CARBON NEUTRALITY
- Will an increased uptake of natural gas eventually affect the energy system transition toward carbon neutrality?
- Environmental Impact of Coal Plants versus Gas‐Fired CCGT
- Energy globalization, integrating gas markets and gas advocacy
- Russian energy markets and intercultural management of cooperation
- Globalization risks, including the risk related to political sanctions
- Energy investment policy and the issues of changing business-models of large gas and oil companies
DAY FIVE: INTERNATIONAL GAS BUSINESS AND COOPERATION
- Energy Geopolitics
- Pipeline geopolitics and local conflicts
- Global gas relations
- US natural gas production and exports as important parts of its energy dominance vision.
- U.S. industrial and trade competitiveness - Expanded domestic production of natural gas has led to increases in exports of natural gas, gas liquids, and petrochemical products.
- Renegotiation of NAFTA has the potential to disrupt supply chains and natural gas trade, particularly with Mexico.
- The onset of U.S. LNG has facilitated important changes in regional gas markets around the world.
- Infrastructural requirements, as well as competition from domestically produced coal and the growth of renewables, stand as obstacles to the growth of natural gas demand in Asia