27 março - 28 março 2019
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Argus Middle East LPG

Day One

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:30
  • Registration and welcome refreshments
  • 09:30
  • -
  • 09:40
  • Opening remarks by Chairperson Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus

Producer perspectives: Updates from Middle East refiners

Start End
  • 09:40
  • -
  • 10:10
  • GASCO's transformational journey in the Saudi Arabian LPG market Dr Abdulkarim Al Nujaidi - CEO, National Gas and Industrialization Company (GASCO), Saudi Arabia
  • 10:10
  • -
  • 10:40
  • The growing potential of Omani LPG supply Nalin Chandna - CEO, National Gas Company, Oman
 
  • 10:40
  • -
  • 11:10
  • The growing potential of Omani LPG supply Nalin Chandna - CEO, National Gas Company, Oman
  • 10:40
  • -
  • 11:10
  • Networking break
  • 11:20
  • -
  • 11:50
  • Iraq’s current position and refining capacity: Challenges and opportunities Muhammad Salman Salim - Marketing Manager, Basrah Gas, Iraq

Global LPG markets: Current climate and future prospects

Start End
  • 11:50
  • -
  • 12:20
  • The global LPG market: A view to 2030 David Appleton - Senior Analyst, Argus Consulting Services, Singapore
  • Long-term supply and demand developments
  • Implications of Asian demand growth 
  • Trade flows and price implications 
 

 

  • 12:20
  • -
  • 13:00
  • Interactive panel discussion: Assessing the Middle East's position in the context of global LPG supply & demand
  • How competitive is Middle East LPG compared to alternative sources?
  • What are the export priorities for the region in the wake of geopolitical uncertainties?
  • As international demand evolves, what is the impact on long term supply?

 

Dr Abdulkarim Al Nujaidi, CEO, National Gas and Industrialization Company (GASCO), Saudi Arabia

Nalin Chandna, CEO, National Gas Company, Oman

Muhammad Salman Salim, Marketing Manager, Basrah Gas, Iraq

Abdi Kamalati, Manager International Business Development, ENOC, UAE

David Appleton, Senior Analyst, Argus Consulting Services, Singapore

  • 13:00
  • -
  • 14:30
  • Networking lunch

The potential in petchems: Opportunities and challenges

Start End
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • LPG in the petrochemicals industry: updates and opportunities in India Mathew George - General Manager (Petrochemicals), Indian Oil, India
  • 15:00
  • -
  • 15:30
  • End user perspective: Asian Propylene and Polypropylene production from PDH and its impact on LPG demand Light Cao - Manager - Singapore, Wanhua Petrochemical, China
  • 15:30
  • -
  • 16:00
  • Afternoon networking break

Innovation in LPG: A time of transition

Start End
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • The use of LPG in power generation Michael Kelly - Deputy Managing Director, World LPG Association (WLPGA), France
  • 16:30
  • -
  • 16:55
  • Interactive Q&A with session speakers
  • Mathew George, General Manager (Petrochemicals), Indian Oil, India
  • Light Cao, Manager - Singapore, Wanhua Petrochemical, China
  • Michael Kelly, Deputy Managing Director, World LPG Association (WLPGA), France
  • Phil Shaw, Senior Vice President, Argus, UK
  • 16:55
  • -
  • 17:00
  • Closing remarks by chairperson and end of Day One Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus
  • 17:15
  • -
  • 19:00
  • Networking drinks reception at Jumeirah Etihad Towers

Day Two

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:30
  • Registrations and welcome refreshments
  • 09:30
  • -
  • 09:35
  • Opening remarks by Chairperson Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus

Buyer perspectives: Opportunities in Asia

Start End
  • 09:35
  • -
  • 10:00
  • Fuelling India: Evaluating the future of LPG demand and imports NK Bansal - Director Oil Refining & Marketing, Federation of Indian Petroleum Industries, India
  • Present LPG demand in India and its sourcing
  • LPG consumption by sector
  • LPG distribution system and initiatives to improve LPG penetration
 
  • 10:00
  • -
  • 10:25
  • Sri Lankan LPG demand: Time to realise the potential W.K.H. Wegapitiya - Executive Chairman, Laugfs Holdings Limited, Sri Lanka
 
  • 10:25
  • -
  • 10:50
  • Current status and development trends of production, consumption, import and export of LPG in China Liu Qian - Engineer, Petrochina Planning & Engineering Institute, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
  • China’s current LPG market structure
  • Supply and demand dynamics in the region
  • Impact of geopolitical tensions on tradeflow
  • Updates on the Propane Dehydrogenation investments in the region
 
  • 10:50
  • -
  • 11:20
  • Networking break
  • 11:20
  • -
  • 11:45
  • Rising demand for LPG in Japan: Future prospects in the residential, power generation and petrochemical sectors Yuta Watanabe - Head of Middle East, ENEOS Globe, UAE
  • 11:45
  • -
  • 12:05
  • Opportunities & Growth in Pakistan's LPG Market (3500 Tons+/day) Wasim Ashfaq - Team Lead - Customer Engineering, PARCO Pearl Gas Pvt. Ltd, Pakistan
  • LPG Market Growth in the past 10 year
  • Opportunities in trading, terminals and marketing
  • Challenges & future outlook
 
  • 12:05
  • -
  • 12:30
  • The complexities of supply chain: LPG and energy access Pakistan Ali Haider - Senior Vice Chairman, All Pakistan LPG Association, Pakistan
 
  • 12:30
  • -
  • 13:15
  • New frontiers on Asia’s LPG trail

NK Bansal, Director Oil Refining & Marketing, FIPI, India

W.K.H. Wegapitiya, Executive Chairman, Laugfs Holdings Limited, Sri Lanka

Liu Qian, Engineer, Petrochina Planning & Engineering Institute, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)

Yuta Watanabe, Head of Middle East, ENEOS Globe, UAE

Wasim Ashfaq, Team Lead - Customer Engineering, PARCO Pearl Gas Pvt. Ltd, Pakistan

Jakaria Jalal, General Manager (Sales), Bashundhara LP Gas, Bangladesh

  • 13:15
  • -
  • 13:20
  • Closing remarks by chairperson Phil Shaw - Senior Vice President, Argus
  • 13:20
  • -
  • 15:00
  • Networking lunch and end of conference

Accessing new markets

Start End
  • 14:30
  • -
  • 14:55
  • The VLGC shipping market: A time of transition
  • Changing dynamics of the market
  • Freight supply outlook
  • 14:55
  • -
  • 15:25
  • Case study: Revolutionising the shipping industry with blockchain technology
  • 15:30
  • -
  • 16:00
  • Networking break and end of conference