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Master Class 14th February 2017:


Title: Gas & LNG Value Chain Masterclass: The Global Markets and Future Opportunities

This in-depth masterclass will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the gas and LNG industry and where Iran fits in the global gas markets. Participants will acquire insight into strategic thinking when considering a project, assessing vital issues such as reserves, new technology, costs, shipping and storage and a helicopter view update on the world’s gas markets and prices and consider the challenges faced by the industry.

By attending the masterclass participants will be able to assess which are the opportunities for Iran gas and LNG projects within the global markets and have a thorough understanding of the different risks and opportunities along the gas and LNG value chain.

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Masterclass Benefits

  • Grasp the major market trends in gas and LNG markets across the world
  • Assess how macro-economics and new sources of gas such as shale gas have affected the LNG business
  • Grasp the opportunities for Iran gas and LNG projects in the global gas markets
  • Acquire in-depth up-to-date knowledge of world markets and prices
  • Identify the prospects and challenges for the future projects
  • Understand and analyse the major contract systems that govern the industry

Masterclass Programme

08:00  -  09:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee


09:00  -  10:30

Session 1 – Global Gas & LNG Industry Overview: What are the challenges and opportunities in Iran?


Speakers

Siamak Adibi - Senior Consultant & Head of Middle East Gas Team - FGE, LondonSiamak AdibiSenior Consultant & Head of Middle East Gas TeamFGE, London

  •  A global overview of the gas and LNG industry in Iran and around the globe
  •  What can we expect for LNG supply, demand and prices in 2017?
  •  How macro-economics and new sources of gas such as shale gas have affected the LNG business and will impact Iran’s future prospects?
  •  How can international and Iranian companies maximise the opportunities along the gas value chain?
  •  Which are the key markets to export Iranian Gas? What will be the different options?
  •  What are the options to finance projects of Gas & LNG in Iran? What will be the challenges and opportunities?
 
10:30  -  11:00

Networking Coffee Break


11:00  -  12:30

Session 2 – Legal and Commercial Issues in the Development of Successful Gas and LNG Projects


Speakers

Penny Cygan-Jones - Senior Knowledge Lawyer - Norton Rose Fullbright LLPPenny Cygan-JonesSenior Knowledge LawyerNorton Rose Fullbright LLP
Claire Wilby - Senior Associate - Norton Rose Fullbright LLPClaire WilbySenior AssociateNorton Rose Fullbright LLP
Dr. N M Ahuja - Senior Vice President and Country Manager - Iran - ONGC Videsh Dr. N M AhujaSenior Vice President and Country Manager - IranONGC Videsh
Krishnakant Joshi - Senior Vice President Marketing - ONGC Videsh Krishnakant JoshiSenior Vice President MarketingONGC Videsh

  • Which are the key legal requirements to to develop a successful contractual framework for gas & LNG projects in Iran?
  • What are the main contractual arrangements to sell Iranian gas in the global market?
  • LNG Sale & Purchase Agreements – how has the balance shifted between long and short term contracts and how is the LNG spot price developing?
 
12:30  -  13:30

Networking Lunch


13:30  -  14:45

Session 3 – Best Practices in Compliance and Procurement in Gas & LNG Projects


Speakers

Timothy Los - Chairman & CEO - Rante CorporationTimothy LosChairman & CEORante Corporation
Charles Maybanks -  CVP and President EMEA Group - Rante CorporationCharles Maybanks CVP and President EMEA GroupRante Corporation

  • Addressing key issues with international and regional compliance challenges facing US and non-US businesses wanting to be engaged with the Iranian gas sector. This will include
    • The challenges for importing and exporting
    • Tax and regulatory issues
 
14:45  -  15:00

Networking Coffee Break


15:00  -  16:00

Session 3 – Best Practices in Compliance and Procurement in Gas & LNG Projects


Speakers

Timothy Los - Chairman & CEO - Rante CorporationTimothy LosChairman & CEORante Corporation
Charles Maybanks -  CVP and President EMEA Group - Rante CorporationCharles Maybanks CVP and President EMEA GroupRante Corporation

  • How to adoption procurement systems for the gas supply chain to ensure proper compliance
  • The value of partnerships and how to overcome pitfalls, especially when engaging with vendors from a compliance perspective
  • How to adopt best practices with technology to ensure compliance with the various challeneges US and non-US businesses face while engaging Iranian entities, such global case studies: success stories and the pitfalls to avoid

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Contact the Team to Get Involved:

For more details of how your company can get involved for 2016 please contact: Mohamad Kantar +44 20 7978 0781 or email: iranlngas@thecwcgroup.com

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