2020 Agenda

Agenda timing is Australian Central Standard Time – ACST

NT RESOURCES WEEK PLENARY

9:35

OPENING | NT Resources Week & Welcome to Country

9:40

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Alister Trier, Chair – Gas Taskforce, Department of the Chief Minister & Cabinet, Northern Territory Government

9:45

NORTHERN TERRITORY CHIEF MINISTER’S ADDRESS

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

10:00

FEDERAL MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

The Hon Keith Pitt MP, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

10:10

Current economic outlook – The ever-changing face of the global economy and the impact for mining, oil and gas

Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist, HSBC

10:40

Networking and refreshment break

Remembrance Day One Minute Silence at 11am

11:05

PANEL DISCUSSION | Getting back to business post COVID 19

Shaun Drabsch, Chief Executive Officer, Department of Industry, Tourism & Trade, Northern Territory Government
Andrew McConville, Chief Executive, APPEA
Tania Constable PSM, Chief Executive Officer, Minerals Council of Australia
James Pearson, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

11:45

Conclusion of the plenary sessions

SEAAOC MAIN SESSION COMMENCES

11:50

Welcome remarks from the Chair

Saul Kavonic, Head of Oil, Gas and Energy for Australia, Credit Suisse

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

12:00

Santos

Brett Woods, Executive Vice President Midstream Infrastructure & Low Carbon Operations, Santos

12:35

INPEX

Dave Dann, General Manager Onshore Operations, INPEX

DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MARKET AND THE ROLE OF GAS IN A CARBON CONSTRAINED WORLD

1:10

Avoiding a misfire: the real role of gas in long term economic recovery

Andrew McConville, Chief Executive, APPEA

1:40

Networking and Lunch break

2:25

Global LNG markets – What it means for Australia?

  • The global LNG market supply and demand – short- & long-term outlook
  • The effect of Covid19?
  • The next wave of global projects, investment opportunities, mergers and acquisitions
  • Tension in the market – Is this easing as the gap between contract and spot prices narrows?
  • How will the price crash effect new LNG projects in Australia? What is likely to proceed in the current market?
  • Can the global LNG market influence the Beetaloo basin development?
  • The Burrup Basin – how might it all end…

Mark Samter, Senior Research Analyst, MST Marquee
David Hewitt, Senior Macro Energy Consultant, MST Marquee

3:00

FIRESIDE CHAT | Technology investment and moves towards decarbonisation

  • Gas Vision 2050 – How close are we to a clear pathway net zero emissions in our gas sector?
  • Will the technology investment road map prioritise gas in support of a clean economy?
  • The role of gas in the NEM for the next 10 years

Ben Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)
Prof Andrew Garnett, Director, UQ Centre for Natural Gas, The University of Queensland

3:30

Closing remarks from the Chair & End of Day One

9:30

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Elizabeth Boylan, Associate Director, Energy Transition, Deloitte

FUEL SECURITY & A COMPETITIVE GAS MARKET

9:40

Fuel Security – Ensuring supply chain resilience to prevent shortages

  • The current and future outlook for global fuels supply & demand
  • Australia’s fuel market situation – supply chain, storage, policy
  • Demand trends
  • Supply trends: Fuel Reserves, Refineries & Fuel-On-Water Supply Chain – oil & refined products
  • Short-term and long-term Implications
  • Policy developments – A look at the three-part fuel security package
  • Do we also need a gas reserve?
  • Plans to establish a US funded military fuel reserve in Darwin

Sushant Gupta, Research Director – Asia Pacific, Refining and oils market, Wood Mackenzie

10:10

Darwin Clean Fuels

Tony Debenham, Managing Director, Darwin Clean Fuels Pty. Limited

10:35

AGL Energy – LNG import terminal at Crib Point in Victoria’s Western Port

Brian Kitney, Head of LNG Origination, AGL

11:00

Networking and refreshment break

11:30

APA Group

Bob Paton, General Manager Energy Solutions Transmission East, APA Group

ONSHORE & OFFSHORE PROJECT UPDATES

11:55

Origin Energy

Tracey Boyes, General Manager, Beetaloo and Growth Assets, Origin Energy

12:20

Armour Energy – Northern Australia Project

Brad Lingo, Chief Executive Officer, Armour Energy

12:45

Central Petroleum Limited supplying the domestic gas market

Ross Evans, Chief Operating Officer, Central Petroleum

1:10

Networking and Lunch break

1:55

Empire Energy’s Unconventional Petroleum Project in the McArthur Basin

Alex Underwood, Chief Executive Officer, Empire Energy Group Limited

2:20

Neptune Energy Global and Australian Activities

Janet Hann, Managing Director, Neptune Energy Australia

2:45

Environmental regulation in the Beetaloo for petroleum exploration

  • A brief overview of the environmental assessment process for petroleum exploration that involves hydraulic fracturing in the NT
  • A summary of environmental monitoring and reporting results including for groundwater at petroleum exploration sites in the Beetaloo
  • A brief overview of the DENR environmental compliance program in the Beetaloo for exploration activities

Sally-anne Strohmayr, Director Petroleum Operations, Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security, Northern Territory Government

3:10

Best practice operations and community engagement

Stephanie Stonier, Corporate Affairs Manager (Northern Australia) and Head of Social Performance, Beetaloo and Growth Assets, Origin Energy

3:30

Closing remarks from the Chair & End of Day Two

9:30

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Denitsa Vasileva, Lawyer, Gilbert & Tobin

9:40

Seizing the opportunity to help accelerate the clean energy transition

Tim Gould, Head of Division for Energy Supply Outlooks and Investment, International Energy Agency

10:00

Hydrogen’s role in the decarbonization of steel and resources

  • Green steel developments and opportunities
  • How will ESG factors impact resources development?
  • Is the end in sight for metallurgical coal?
  • What does a hydrogen market currently look like?

Paul Bartholomew, Head of Metals News & Insight, APAC, S&P Global Platts

10:25

PANEL DISCUSSION | Are manufacturing and service supply industries set for a post-pandemic revival?

  • COVID-19 – From crisis to opportunity – A look at the gaps in Australia’s manufacturing supply chains and ensuring we have the manufacturing capability to reduce our vulnerability.
  • How can the Territory lead Australia’s manufacturing renaissance?
  • The role of growing our service and supply industry in the NT Gas Strategy
  • Five-point plan to ensure the revival of local manufacturing & supply
  • The role of lower energy costs new tax and regulation regime in a rejuvenated manufacturing industry
  • The future of manufacturing – Will we see a self-sufficiency drive and focus on critical strategic industrie­s?

Alister Trier, Chair – Gas Taskforce, Department of the Chief Minister & Cabinet Northern Territory Government
Stephen Bell, Chief Executive Officer, Qenos
Kevin Peters, Chief Executive Officer, Industry Capability Network NT
Roy Green, Professor of Business, UTS Emeritus
Peter Bury, Director – Strategy, Energy and Research, and Company Secretary, Chemistry Australia

11:05

A landmark gas-fired power plant and solar farm project in the Top End

Adrian Redlich, Chief Executive Officer, Merricks Capital

11:30

Networking and refreshment break

12:00

PANEL DISCUSSION | What is the quantum of investment that could happen and what would the industry like to see happen?

  • How much investment potential is out there?
  • Investment opportunities?

Steve Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association
Damian Dwyer, Deputy Chief Executive, APPEA

12:35

NT Gas infrastructure: designing for success

  • Gas infrastructure investments seek stable environments
  • Developing the Beetaloo Basin will require collaboration
  • Designing for success will drive success

Michael Irving, Business Development Manager, Jemena

1:00

Darwin Ship Lift

Luke Bowen, General Manager, Investment Territory, Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade, Northern Territory Government

1:25

Closing remarks from the chair

1:30

END OF CONFERENCE