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Argus Clean Ammonia Asia Conference

Tokyo, Japan
7-9 May 2024
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Agenda

The Argus Clean Ammonia Asia Conference will be simultaneously translated into JapaneseVisit the Japanese website.

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Join a global line-up of expert speakers as they tackle the key regional trends in Asia and how this fits in with global market developments for clean ammonia.

Contact us on the details below to register your interest in speaking opportunities at the conference:

Matilda Wall
+44 20 4570 3543
matilda.wall@argusmedia.com

Welcome drinks reception

16:00

Registration open

Sponsored by Yara Clean Ammonia

16:30 - 18:30

Welcome drinks reception

Join Argus at our pre-conference welcome drinks reception. This is your opportunity to meet with fellow delegates ahead of a busy conference schedule of content and meetings, open to all registered conference attendees.

08:00

Registration open and morning coffee

Registration sponsored by Yara Clean Ammonia

09:00 - 09:05

Argus welcome

Speakers include:

Tim Cheyne

Tim Cheyne

SVP - Global Head of Agriculture, Fertilizers, Ammonia, DEF
Argus
Andrea Valentini

Andrea Valentini

VP - Business Development Ammonia
Argus
09:05 - 09:20

Creating an ammonia society - what role is clean ammonia set to play around the world?

09:20 - 09:45

Ministerial welcome: Clean ammonia's role in the decarbonisation of the Japanese industry and how Japan is enabling the development of a market for clean ammonia

- Japan’s leadership in the energy transition: Why is clean ammonia so important to achieving net zero in Asia?
- What role does the government envision for clean ammonia along with hydrogen in the transition to net zero for Japan?
- Policy frameworks: What are the main updates on the Japanese incentive and subsidy schemes for import of clean ammonia as a clean fuel?

09:45 - 10:05

Ministerial address: How is the Republic of Korea progressing with regulations for clean ammonia imports?

- What role will clean ammonia play in Korea’s decarbonisation journey?
- What are the main updates on the Korean scheme for ammonia incentivisation?
- How is the first tender round going? What are the main learnings?

Case study series: Asia focus

10:05 - 10:20

Case study with JERA

Speakers include:

Masato Otaki

Masato Otaki

Executive Officer, Head of the Low Carbon Fuel Planning Group, Low Carbon Fuel Value Chain Division
JERA
10:20 - 10:35

Case study: Gas turbines: the key to enabling consumption of clean ammonia

- How could they be game changer for decarbonising the power industry hard and fast in Japan?
- How are different companies approaching development?
- How could they be suited to southeast Asia?

10:35 - 10:50

Case study: Accelerating the preparation for ammonia bunkering NYK Line

-How is the development of ammonia-fuelled ships progressing? What are the main opportunities?
-What more is needed and what are some of the expected timelines?

Tsutomu Yokoyama

Tsutomu Yokoyama

Executive Officer
NYK Line
10:50 - 11:05

Case study: Kickstarting supply to decarbonise Korean hard-to-abate sectors

- How are LFC looking to meet the goal of Motie policy framework of cofiring clean ammonia and hydrogen from 2027?
- Why is LFC well positioned to play a key role in ammonia imports for energy and other industry applications?
- How will LFC be looking to different end users including power plants, marine sector and ammonia as a hydrogen carrier?

11:05 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:15

Keynote panel: Enabling decarbonisation in Asia - clean ammonia's role

- How does ammonia compare as an option with alternative hydrogen carriers (MCH, LOHC or liquid hydrogen) being considered in Asia?
- How are key supply and demand regions working together to create a trading market for clean ammonia?
- Have we got any more clarity on who will pay the premium for low-carbon ammonia?

Speakers include:

Tim Cheyne

Tim Cheyne

SVP - Global Head of Agriculture, Fertilizers, Ammonia, DEF
Argus
Shigeru (Sam) Muraki

Shigeru (Sam) Muraki

President
Clean Fuel Ammonia Association
Lynn Loo

Lynn Loo

Chief Executive Officer
Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD)
12:15 - 12:45

How is production incentivisation matching up to demand-side policy frameworks? What does this mean for contract structures for clean ammonia offtake?

How will offtake contracts match up with regulations and certification?

- Argus introduction – Pricing mechanisms: how is pricing for blue vs green ammonia developing? How are regulatory frameworks shaping this?
- What does this mean for contract structures?
- Will there come a time for homogenisation of demand and incentive schemes?

Speakers include:

Andrea Valentini

Andrea Valentini

VP - Business Development Ammonia
Argus
Siddhartha Shrivastava

Siddhartha Shrivastava

Head of New Energies Asia
SMBC
12:45 - 13:15

Speed networking

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch

14:30 - 14:50

Argus views: Clean ammonia production and supply around the globe

Speakers include:

speaker

Alistair Wallace

Principal - Consulting
Argus
14:50 - 15:30

Producer views: Reaching tipping point - when will the first projects start producing?

- Bankability: What are banks’ requirements for financing clean ammonia export projects?
- Demand projections: Is there enough firm demand coming from Asia and the rest of the world to make projects a reality?
- What is needed from governments and offtakers? Is the infrastructure and storage necessary already in place to make offtake a reality?

Speakers include:

speaker

Alistair Wallace

Principal - Consulting
Argus
Karan Bagga

Karan Bagga

Chief Technology Officer
thyssenkrupp Uhde Australia
15:30 - 16:15

Asean: How is clean ammonia's role in industry decarbonisation shaping up?

- What are some of the key initiatives towards decarbonisation in the region?
- How is southeast Asia looking at ammonia to decarbonise hard-to-abate sectors? What are some of the potential applications?
- How are refiners looking to ammonia as part of their decarbonisation strategies? How are they applying their extensive knowledge of incumbent fossil-based energy markets?

16:15 - 17:00

APAC trading panel: How is Australia positioning itself as a partner in the energy transition?

- How is Australia positioning itself as a supplier of clean fuels such as ammonia to trade partners in the rest of Asia?
- What projects are being developed and what more is needed? What role is the government playing?
- What role are key ports playing in developing shipping corridors?

Speakers include:

speaker

Alex Trajkov

Executive Manager Trading/Logistics & Director
The Hydrogen Utility (H2U)
17:00

Chairperson's closing remarks

17:00 - 18:00

Drinks reception

08:00 - 09:00

Registration open and breakfast

Registration sponsored by Yara Clean Ammonia

09:00 - 09:05

Chairperson's opening remarks

09:05 - 09:30

How are Japanese trading houses set to play a key role in introducing clean ammonia into Japan?

- Why is engagement in the development of the global market for clean ammonia important for trading houses?
- What are the main areas of development needed to handle new and increased volumes given current expertise? What are some of the ARBs emerging?
- How are trading houses involved across the value chain – from engine development to production projects?

09:30 - 10:20

Panel discussion: Import infrastructure development: Is Asia ready to take larger volumes of clean ammonia?

- What are going to be the major hydrogen and ammonia hubs in north Asia? How close are they to their intended application market?
- What infrastructure and storage exists today and how does it need to be scaled up or built out to accommodate larger import volumes?
- Will there be different types of bunkering hubs emerging in Asia depending on use case (shipping the fuel vs bunkering the fuel)?

Speakers include:

Lisa Assman

Lisa Maria Assman

Senior Shipbroker
Steem1960 Shipbrokers
10:20 - 10:40

Case study: Preparing Singapore to bunker ammonia as a shipping fuel

- What have been the main developments in Singapore’s approach to ammonia for bunkering? What are some of the main initiatives taking place?
- When is ammonia bunkering expected to take place in Singapore? What is needed to make this a reality?
- How could green corridors play a role in building out supply chain needs for ammonia bunkering in Singapore, ensuring safety requirements needed?

10:40 - 11:20

What advances have been made towards ammonia's adoption as a marine fuel in Asia?

- Will IMO regulations stick and how do they translate to markets in APAC? How is Europe being used as a guideline market for Asia for marine fuels?
- What activities are taking place in Asia beyond Singapore to accelerate the adoption of low-carbon fuels such as ammonia?
- Why is partnership across the value chain for shipping important?

Speakers include:

Ahmed Harby

Ahmed Harby

Director Operations and Logistics
Fertiglobe
Dr Shahrin Osman

Dr Shahrin Osman

Regional Head & Global Business Development, DNV & Director
Maritime Decarbonisation and Smart Shipping Centre of Excellence (Singapore/Asia-Pac)
Navid Ostadian-Binai

Navid Ostadian-Binai

Head of Green Vessels and Fuels
Maersk Tankers
11:20 - 11:50

Break

11:50 - 12:10

Case study: Engine manufacturer developments

- Engine developments: Developments on four stroke, two stroke for maritime and four stroke for power generation
- What are the different requirements for the two industries?
- How are engine manufacturers working in partnership across industries to accelerate development of combustion engines for ammonia to reach net zero goals?

Speakers include:

Lars T Danielsen

Lars T. Danielsen

Promotion Manager
MAN Energy Solutions
12:10 - 12:40

Ammonia cracking: How big will the market be in Japan, Korea and southeast Asia?

- What technology is available? What is the technology readiness level?
- Is ammonia cracking the key to fully unlocking the hydrogen economy in Asia?
- Will cracking facilities be integrated into import terminals in key hubs around Asia?

Speakers include:

Christian Renk

Christian Renk

Head of Technology, Innovation & Sustainability (TIS)
thyssenkrupp Uhde
12:40 - 13:30

Where to next? How northeast Asia is working together to make clean ammonia adoption a reality

- What direction is policy moving in to introduce ammonia?
- How are companies working together to reduce costs across the supply chain?
- What are some of the key initiatives taking place?

Speakers include:

Bunro Shiozawa

Bunro Shiozawa

Advisory Member, Clean Fuel Ammonia Association and Senior Researcher
International Environment and Economy Institute, Japan
speaker

Koji Nakamura

Chief Executive Officer
Tsubame BHB
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00

End of conference