02 四月 - 03 四月 2020
Lagos, Nigeria

Argus West Africa LPG Conference

Day One

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • 09:30
  • Registration and welcome refreshments
  • 09:30
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  • 09:40
  • Chairperson's opening remarks and antitrust reminder Alan Hayes - VP Business Development LPG & Olefins, Argus Media, UK

Nigeria’s LPG sector: The potential and vast possibilities

Start End
  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • Opening keynote address by NNPC
  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • Keynote address by NLNG
  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • A new LPG pricing template for Nigeria: The impact on regional traders, suppliers and buyers Senior representative - The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Nigeria
  • 11:10
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  • 11:50
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:50
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  • 12:15
  • Harnessing the potential: Impact of the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme on available supply
  • Committing to a national flare-out target – short term expectations
  • Developing gas utilisation projects and the ensuing economic and environmental impact
  • What are the key obstacles to overcome to deliver a successful Program?
 

Fuelling the future of LPG demand in Nigeria

Start End
  • 12:15
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  • 12:45
  • Accelerating further growth in Nigeria’s LPG usage – can the development of new commercial frameworks encourage consumption? Dayo Adeshina - Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion Plan Office of the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
 
  • 12:45
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  • 14:15
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:15
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  • 15:00
  • What role will the marketing & distribution sector play in the acceleration of LPG growth? Senior representative - MOB Integrated, Nigeria
  • Exploring the challenges faced by marketers
  • Empowering the industry – strategies to overcome the prevalent issues faced by the market
  • Effect of current cylinder ownership structure on LPG adoption
  • 15:00
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  • 15:45
  • Interactive panel discussion: Are infrastructure issues across the value chain the main roadblock to growing consumption? Senior representative - Nigeria LPG Association (NLPGA), Nigeria
  • Logistical bottlenecks at ports, terminals & jetties 
  • New cylinder manufacturing and recertification of existing cylinders
  • Transportation and country-wide accessibility
  • 15:45
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  • 16:15
  • Networking break

Start End
  • 16:15
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  • 16:45
  • Strategies for engagement: Achieving bankability in delivering financing for LPG Ladi Daodu - Chief Executive Officer, Sierra Capital Limited, Nigeria
 
  • 16:45
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  • 17:30
  • The blind spot: Engaging with the finance sector to accelerate market growth
  • Working capital financing vs long term needs in the LPG industry
  • Promoting access to financing the LPG value chain 
  • Structuring considerations when financing LPG storage and logistics infrastructure
 
  • 17:30
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  • 17:35
  • Closing remarks by chairperson
  • 18:00
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  • 18:30
  • Networking drinks reception sponsored by MOB Integrated

Day Two

Start End
  • 08:30
  • -
  • 09:30
  • Registration and welcome refreshments
  • 09:30
  • -
  • 09:35
  • Chairperson's opening remarks and antitrust reminder

Developing a robust LPG market: Global case studies & collaboration

Start End
  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • China’s LPG sector: Regional requirements and resulting infrastructure needs Yang Qing - Vice President, Oriental Energy, China
  • China’s current LPG market structure
  • Supply and demand dynamics in the region
  • Developing a strong country-wide distribution network
 
  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • LPG and energy access in India: Investments and initiatives to improve LPG penetration
  • Present LPG demand in India and its sourcing
  • LPG and energy access in the region
  • Inland penetration: Government of India is committed to increase LPG coverage
 
  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Developing domestic demand: An overview of rapid development of Indonesia’s LPG sector
  • Overview of Natural Gas based LPG plants
  • Domestic use demand expectations
  • Current state of LPG supply and storage infrastructure in Indonesia
  • 11:10
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  • 11:40
  • Networking break
  • 11:40
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  • 12:10
  • The Brazilian story: Examining the growth of LPG usage and the strategies that accelerated it
  • Policy & regulatory environment
  • Supply chain structure
  • Pricing structure and affordability of cylinders
     
  • 12:10
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  • 12:40
  • Autogas opportunities: A Turkish case study
  • Impact of government regulations on developing a robust Autogas sector
  • Advancing safety standards
  • Autogas distribution framework
 
  • 12:40
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  • 13:10
  • Interactive Q&A with session speakers
  • 13:10
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  • 13:15
  • Closing remarks by conference chairperson
  • 13:15
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  • 14:45
  • Networking lunch and end of conference