2019 Agenda

8:00

Morning coffee and registration

NT RESOURCES WEEK PLENARY OPENING SESSION

8:50

OPENING | NT Resources Week

8:55

Welcome to Country

9:00

OPENING | Opening remarks

9:10

NORTHERN TERRITORY CHIEF MINISTER’S ADDRESS

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

9:30

FEDERAL MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

An invitation has been extended to Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia

9:50

PANEL DISCUSSION | The new era for energy, and what it means for Northern Australia

  • The changing roles of: Gas, hydrogen, batteries and renewables
  • Capitalising on changes and new technology
  • The next big thing in energy production?
  • Opportunities for new industries
  • Mining’s integral role with battery minerals & the energy transition

10:30

Morning refreshments and networking in the exhibition

SEAAOC MAIN SESSION COMMENCES

11:00

Welcome remarks from the Chair

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

11:05

ConocoPhillips Australia

Markel Hubinette, Asset Transition Project Manager, ConocoPhillips Australia

11:25

INPEX

Roland Houareau, General Manager, Northern Territory, INPEX

11:55

Santos

Bill Ovenden, Executive Vice President Exploration & New Ventures, Santos

12:15

Global LNG markets – What it means for Australia and specifically the NT?

  • The global LNG market supply and demand
  • Our view of the next wave of global projects
  • What does this mean for the Darwin LNG and Ichthys project?
  • Can the global LNG market influence for the Beetaloo basin development? If so, how and what hurdles do we see?

Daniel Toleman, Senior Upstream Analyst, Wood Mackenzie

12:35

PANEL DISCUSSION | Development of the LNG market and its impact on NT gas markets

Seiya Ito, Director, Senior Executive Vice President, INPEX Corporation
Yasuo Ryoki, Chairman, Osaka Gas Australia & Advisor, Osaka Gas Co Ltd
Daein Cha, CEO, Transborders Energy
Saul Kavonic, Head of Oil, Gas and Energy for Australia, Credit Suisse

1:10

Lunch and networking in the exhibition

ONSHORE GAS

2:05

PANEL DISCUSSION | Onshore Gas – Working together to achieve success

  • What can Australia learn from the world experts in shale gas production?
  • Co-existence between local land holders, Indigenous community & the petroleum sector
  • Best practice operations
  • Regulation is not an impediment
  • Economic & social outcomes of shale gas development

Ashley Manicaros, CEO, Northern Territory Cattleman’s Association
Stephanie Stonier, Corporate Affairs Manager (Northern Australia), Origin Energy
Justin Dyer, Hayfield Station, Northern Territory
Kelly McCarthy, Head of School – Trades, Charles Darwin University (Previously House of Representatives Montana, US)

2:45

Imperial’s Unconventional Petroleum Project in the McArthur Basin

Alex Underwood, Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Oil & Gas

3:00

Armour Energy – Northern Australia Project

Roger Cressey, Chief Executive Officer, Armour Energy

3:15

Afternoon refreshments and networking in the exhibition

3:40

PANEL DISCUSSION | Investment & infrastructure – What’s required to maximise opportunities when building an onshore gas industry in the NT?

  • Pipelines, waste treatment plants, water treatment plants, roads, compressor stations and more..
  • Investment – political stability – commitment – time
  • Economic benefits, jobs and growth – The reality

Greg Bicknell, CEO, Chamber of Commerce NT
Dave Maloney, Managing Director, CNC Project Management & President, Australian Pipelines and Gas Association
Jon Cleary, General Manager Commercial, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group
Kevin Peters, Chief Executive Officer, ICN

4:15

Central Petroleum Limited supplying the domestic gas market

Ross Evans, Chief Operating Officer, Central Petroleum Limited

4:30

PANEL DISCUSSION | How the Territory can lead Australia’s manufacturing renaissance

  • What’s needed to turn Darwin into a “manufacturing powerhouse”?
  • Five-point plan to diversify and grow the existing Northern Territory’s LNG industry
  • Creating a new gas demand centre to develop a range of gas processing and manufacturing industries, research and cluster centres
  • Darwin’s ideal position in terms of supply and markets

CHAIR – Paul Tyrrell AO, Team NT Executive, Chair, Northern Territory Gas Taskforce
Samantha Read, Chief Executive Officer, Chemistry Australia
Dr Stephen Bell, Chief Executive Officer, Qenos
Jared Mondschein, Senior Fellow and Senior Advisor, US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney
Robert Malabar, Principal, Malabar Associates Pty Ltd

5:10

Closing remarks

5:15

NETWORKING DRINKS IN THE EXHIBITION HALLS

6:30

NT RESOURCES WEEK GALA DINNER

The Lawns, Mindil Beach Casino & Resort

8:30

Morning coffee and registration

9:00

Opening remarks

THE ROLE OF GAS IN A CARBON CONSTRAINED WORLD

9:10

A lower carbon economy – It’s time to work together to get things done

Andrew McConville, Chief Executive, APPEA

9:30

The CO2 opportunity: Can Darwin become a low emissions industrial hub?

  • Can Darwin be a C02 hub/centre of excellence?
  • Carbon dioxide uses – Are there Industrial application opportunities for the NT?
  • New game-changing technologies
  • Opportunities to use exhausted fields to sequested carbon
  • Challenges of developing fields with a heavy component of c02 in a carbon constrained world

Alex Zapantis, General Manager – Commercial, Global CCS Institute

9:50

The role of gas in energy security, jobs and business growth in the NT

Rob Wheals, CEO, APA Group

10:10

NT Gas Supporting Development in the North and Beyond

Power and Water has previously invested and facilitated economic development in the Northern Territory through the signing of significant long-term gas supply and transport agreements.  Power and Water is now selling gas to markets as far away as Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

In preparations for the next wave of economic development, Power and Water is examining how to leverage past infrastructure investments for the future needs of the Northern Territory.

  • Power and Water’s improved past performance
  • How Power and Water intends to meet the Northern Territory’s future gas and transport requirements
  • Power and Water’s approach to new gas business

Tony Edmondstone, Chief Financial Officer, Power and Water Corporation

10:30

Morning refreshments and networking in the exhibition

OFFSHORE OIL & GAS

11:00

Shell

Rob Jager, Vice President, Prelude, Shell Australia

11:20

Buffalo Field Redevelopment in Timor-Leste

Philip Huizenga, Chief Operating Officer, Carnarvon Petroleum Limited

11:40

Beehive prospect – potentially the largest undrilled oil prospect offshore Australia

Robert Zammit, Chief Executive Officer, Melbana Energy

12:00

Company update

Janet Hann, Managing Director, Neptune Energy

12:20

Session to be advised

Patrick Hastwell, Commercial Manager, Carbon, ConocoPhillips Australia

1:00

Lunch and networking in the exhibition

EAST COAST GAS

2:00

Infrastructure responding to a changing market

  • The gas market – challenges and opportunities
  • Midstream solutions to support new supply

David Green, General Manager Business Development, Jemena

2:20

PANEL DISCUSSION | East Coast gas…Its time for a solution

  • The role of policy & politics – What does the future bring?
  • Ideas to fast track gas into the east coast market – The role of gas imports
  • Achieving long term affordable gas – The solution from a supplier & user’s perspective
  • Ensuring that any new gas can meet the needs of the domestic market

Mick Keogh, Deputy Chair, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
Steve Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association
Damian Pyle, Procurement Services Manager, Australian Paper

3:00

Satisfying Australia’s future east coast demand

  • A look at the 5 proposed LNG import terminals – How do the numbers stack up?
  • Viability of multiple import facilities – The cost vs opportunity
  • Will building LNG import terminals bring gas prices down on the east coast of Australia?

Martin Wilkes, Managing Partner, RISC

3:30

CLOSING | End of Conference

4:30 – 7:30

NT RESOURCES WEEK SUNSET HARBOUR CRUISE

Departing from Stokes Hill Wharf