SEAAOC - 2017 AGENDA

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7.30

Morning coffee and registration

Commencement of the 8th NT Resources Week
The morning of day one will be a combined plenary session for SEAAOC, Mining the Territory and Building the Territory (prior to morning tea), before branching into separate programs streams.

NT RESOURCES WEEK PLENARY SESSION

8.30

The Catalysts for Innovation & Change


8.30

Opening Presentation
Innovative planning: renewable growth

  • The present and the future all at the same time
  • Taking stock and shifting gears
  • What does it mean to innovate?
  • Leading to change

Northern Territory Ministerial Address
Collaboration & building strong relationships

  •  The resources industry in the Territory – where are we at?
  • The role of gas in a renewable future
  • The Fracking Inquiry update (if timing is appropriate)
  • The importance of collaboration in fostering a supply chain of job opportunities
  • Innovation in action: The Territory’s story

The Hon. Michael Gunner MLA, Chief Minister, Northern Territory

How it all started
The foundations of change in the resources sector

Reflection is powerful, we rarely take the time out to consider what we have done or what we should be doing. This session will provide a timely story of how the resources industry in Northern Australia came to be. It will be reflection for some, and contextualisation for others

  • How and why did we get to where we are?
  • Who and what were the enablers and discouragers of our industry?
  • Pricing – past, current and future
  • What can we learn from our history that will lead us to change?

Murray Meaton, AM, Director, Australian Institute of Energy

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Getting to the heart of innovation & change

  • Disruption. How do we keep up? What if we don’t want to?
  • How looking for answers can hamper innovation
  • Revealing the biggest catalyst for creativity and engagement
  • Cultivating a culture of innovation
  • Agility – the mindset of the future

Andrew Lee, Thought Disrupter

Change is Reality: Electric Transportation
The role of the electric car in the new energy world

10.30

Morning Networking in the Exhibition: ½ hour

SEAAOC MAIN SESSION COMMENCES

11.00

The Case for Onshore Gas in the Territory
Session Chair
Ashley Manicaros, Business Editor, Northern Territory News

Innovation & Collaboration in Practice

Shortening the learning curve to accelerate development of onshore unconventional gas

  • Incorporating learning from analogue basins
  • Appraisal strategies to maximise learning
  • Collaboration and information sharing

New technologies optimising unconventional gas

  • Achieve lower risk, higher production from hydraulic fracturing shale oil and gas wells while using less sand and water
  • Reducing fresh water production requirements via recycling and brackish water use
  • Achieve long-term wellbore integrity; including after multiple pressure cycles

Daniel Kalinin, Technical Manager – Stimulation, Schlumberger

What Onshore Gas in the Territory will provide the Greater Industry

Hon Martin Ferguson, Group Executive-Natural Resources, SGH Energy, & Former Federal Minister for Resources

PANEL
The Case for Onshore Gas Development in Northern Australia

  • What is the potential for onshore gas development in Northern Australia?
  • What infrastructure investment would be required to be built to develop the industry?
  • What might the investment might look like?
  • Implications for the broader economy and the East Coast

Chair
Ashley Manicaros, Business Editor, Northern Territory News

Panelists
Richard Cottee, Managing Director, Central Petroleum
Tim Radburn, Executive Director, Pangaea Resources
John Ellice-Flint, Executive Chairman, Blue Energy

1.00

Lunch and networking break

2.00

Becoming Internationally Competitive

Session Chair
Miranda Taylor, CEO, National Energy Resources Australia (NERA)

Strategies to improve the competitiveness of Australia’s LNG industry as it transitions into the operations phase

  • The 10 year roadmap for competitiveness – how are we fairing so far?
  • Innovation in practice
  • Cross industry/geography insights

Bernadette Cullinane, Australian Oil & Gas Lead, Deloitte

PANEL
The supply chain of opportunity to innovate & support the resources sector

  • How can Northern Australia grow to become a highly capable and value-adding supplier?
  • What are the Territory’s opportunities if;
    a) Fracking is banned or
    b) Development skyrockets with a large onshore gas industry
  • The onshore and offshore supply chain
  • Building capacity – What infrastructure will be needed?
  • Collaboration – What is truly a win-win?
  • Learning from others – real stories of how the industry is collaborating to
    o drive down costs
    o plan for a maintenance cycle in a technology driven world
    o boost our confidence
    o innovate
    o reduce reliance on overseas
    o globally compete
    o foster stakeholder participation

Panel Chair
Miranda Taylor, CEO, National Energy Resources Australia

Panelists
Filippo Meacci, Darwin Operations Manager, ConocoPhillips Australia
Owen Pike, Chairman, NT Manufacturers Council & General Manager, MMC
Peter Bennett, CEO, Clough
Bernadette Cullinane, Australian Oil & Gas Lead, Deloitte

3.20

Afternoon Networking in the Exhibition: ½ hour

3.50

The Future: The World, The Region & Trading LNG

Session Chair
Jamie Hamilton, Partner, Deloitte

The shift to spot pricing of LNG, & the impact on the industry

  • Spot pricing and what it means for Australian LNG projects
  • Browse?
  • Twisting arms to get domestic supply
  • How are other global LNG suppliers trading?
  • Spot cargoes, spot pricing, what are the implications for the shipping market?
  • Potential future strategies for Australian LNG producers

Stephen Thompson, Head of Consulting Asia Pacific, Poten & Partners

The future of Australian gas from a Japanese energy company’s perspective

Yasuo Ryoki, Chairman, Osaka Gas Australia & Advisor, Osaka Gas Co Ltd

PANEL
The future of Global LNG Trading

  • Independent trading dynamics in one of the world’s fastest growing energy markets
  • The future of LNG trade between Australia and Asia
  • How quickly is the LNG market going to reach a deeper, liquid state?
  • The future for LNG buying and destination flexibility
  • Singapore’s role as a new LNG trading hub in the Asian region

Chair
Jamie Hamilton, Partner, Deloitte

Panelists
Yasuo Ryoki, Chairman, Osaka Gas Australia & Advisor, Osaka Gas Co Ltd

INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Three key questions governing the future of global energy markets

  • How will the abundance of oil affect the behaviour of low-cost oil producers?
  • How will the growth of LNG affect global gas markets?
  • How quickly will renewable energy penetrate the global energy system?

Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP (Live Feed from London)

5.00

Happy Hour in the Exhibition

6.30

NT Resources Week Sunset Drinks & Gala Dinner

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8.00

Morning Networking with Bacon & Eggs in the Exhibition

9.00

New Energies, New Markets & the Role of Gas

Session Chair
Ken Fitzpatrick, Chair, National Energy Resources Australia (NERA)

Developing an integrated offering of gas & renewables

  • The critical role that gas must play in assisting in the transition to greater penetration of renewable energy generation
  • What does reliable and fast baseload gas fired generation look like?
  • How are renewables fitting into the ‘security of supply’ question?
  • The Finkel Review – key takeaways and actions

Martin Wilkes, Principal Advisor, RISC

The potential for small scale LNG within Australia

Mary Hackett, Regional Director ANZ, GE Oil & Gas

The role of gas in power generation in an integrated, distributed energy network

  • The future of power generation
  • The importance of resilient and reliable power systems
  • Gas as an enabler to renewables: market: regulatory considerations
  • Gas is going to be an integrated component to renewables
  • AEMO’s role in Australia’s energy industry transformation

Cameron Parrotte, Executive General Manager, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

Gas Pricing & Supply Dynamics in the East – An ACCC Update

Michael Cosgrave, Executive General Manager – Infrastructure Regulation Division, ACCC

10.30

Morning Networking in the Exhibition

11.00

Key Players in the Region – Projects & Initiatives

Session Chair
Malcolm Roberts, CEO, APPEA

ConocoPhillips
Current projects, new projects, backfill for Darwin LNG
Chris Wilson, President – Australia West, Conoco Phillips

INPEX
Ichthys LNG Project
Sean Kildare, General Manager – Darwin, INPEX

Santos
Kevin Gallagher, CEO, Santos

Shell Australia
Prelude FLNG
David Bird, Vice President Prelude, Shell Australia

Origin Energy
The Beetaloo Basin
David Close, Unconventional Exploration Manager & Chief Geologist, Origin Energy

Oilsearch
Peter Botten, Managing Director, Oil Search

Horizon Oil
Regional Projects Update
Brent Emmett, Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Oil

1.00

Lunch & Networking in the Exhibition

2.00

Stranded Gas & Domestic Supply Options

Session Chair
Shaun Reardon, President, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association (APGA) & Executive GM – Strategy, Regulation & Markets, Jemena

Cooper Energy
The Sole Gas Project Update
TBC

Importing Gas for the East
Addressing forecast gas supply shortages: FSRUs
Phaedra Deckart, Head of Wholesale Gas, AGL Energy

PANEL DISCUSSION
Optimising Stranded Gas & Domestic Supply Options

Panel Chair
Ken Fitzpatrick, Chair, National Energy Resources Australia (NERA)

Panelists
Janet Hann, Managing Director, GDF Suez Bonaparte (TBC)
Angus Karoll, Chairman & Managing Director, Northern Oil & Gas
Phaedra Deckart, Head of Wholesale Gas, AGL Energy
Daniel Kalinin, Technical Manager – Stimulation, Schlumberger

3.30

NT the gateway to the east

Session Chair
Shaun Reardon, President, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association (APGA) & Executive GM – Strategy, Regulation & Markets, Jemena

New Developments with Pipeline Access
Shaun Reardon, President, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association (APGA)

The latest developments with the Northern Gas Pipeline
Jonathan Spink, Project Director – Northern Gas Pipeline, Jemena

Connecting the Northern Territory to the Eastern States gas market

  • Gas supply and availability
  • Power and Water’s roles, responsibilities and future plans
  • The implications of interconnection for eastern Australia, including the complimentary season demand differences with Eastern states

Michael Thomson, CEO, Power & Water Corporation

4.20

Close of Conference

4.30

NT Resources Week Sunset Harbour Cruise