• 20 September 2022 Day One
  • 21 September 2022 Day Two
  • 22 September 2022 Day Three

08:00 AM 09:00 AM

Registration & Networking Breakfast

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM 09:15 AM

Opening Remarks

Speaker

Wapu Sonk

Managing Director

Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Opening Remarks

Speaker

Wapu Sonk

Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

09:15 AM 09:30 AM

Prime Minister’s Welcome Address

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

09:15 AM - 09:30 AM

Prime Minister’s Welcome Address

09:30 AM 09:45 AM

Ministerial Keynote Address

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

Ministerial Keynote Address

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Macro Energy Industry Overview: Positioning Papua New Guinea’s Role in the New Global Energy Agenda

  • Shockwaves from Ukraine: How is the Ukraine: Russia crises impacting global energy markets?
  • How long will oil and gas prices remain at the current level?
    • High prices, high volatility, and the impact on LNG demand growth
  • Climate change considerations: Assessing global net-zero ambitions
  • How has PNG’s role as a global LNG supplier evolved and what aspirations do the government have over the next 5 years?
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Tuesday 20 September 2022

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Macro Energy Industry Overview: Positioning Papua New Guinea’s Role in the New Global Energy Agenda

  • Shockwaves from Ukraine: How is the Ukraine: Russia crises impacting global energy markets?
  • How long will oil and gas prices remain at the current level?
    • High prices, high volatility, and the impact on LNG demand growth
  • Climate change considerations: Assessing global net-zero ambitions
  • How has PNG’s role as a global LNG supplier evolved and what aspirations do the government have over the next 5 years?

10:45 AM 11:30 AM

Exhibition Opening Tour & Networking Coffee Break

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Exhibition Opening Tour & Networking Coffee Break

11:30 AM 12:30 PM

SESSION 1 - Panel Discussion: A New Dawn: Plans, Priorities and Challenges for the New Regime

  • What are the key priorities for the energy sector over the next five years?
  • Where do opportunities exist for bi-lateral collaborations moving forward?
  • How attractive is PNG as an investment opportunity today and where do the greatest opportunities lie?
  • PNG Electrification Partnership (PEP) – Latest updates and proposed plans for roll-out
  • Proposed initiatives for:
    • Economic and Regulatory development
    • Off-grid sector
    • Transmission development
Speakers

Ronald Meketa

Acting Managing Director

National Energy Authority

Wapu Sonk

Managing Director

Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

David Manau

Secretary

Department of Petroleum

Augustine Mano

Managing Director

Mineral Resource Development Company (MRDC)

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

SESSION 1 - Panel Discussion: A New Dawn: Plans, Priorities and Challenges for the New Regime

  • What are the key priorities for the energy sector over the next five years?
  • Where do opportunities exist for bi-lateral collaborations moving forward?
  • How attractive is PNG as an investment opportunity today and where do the greatest opportunities lie?
  • PNG Electrification Partnership (PEP) – Latest updates and proposed plans for roll-out
  • Proposed initiatives for:
    • Economic and Regulatory development
    • Off-grid sector
    • Transmission development

Speakers

Ronald Meketa

Acting Managing Director, National Energy Authority

Wapu Sonk

Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

David Manau

Secretary, Department of Petroleum

Augustine Mano

Managing Director, Mineral Resource Development Company (MRDC)

12:30 PM 01:30 PM

Networking Lunch - Hosted By: ToalEnergies

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Networking Lunch - Hosted By: ToalEnergies

01:30 PM 03:00 PM

SESSION 2 – Panel Discussion: PNG Project Update: Updates on Existing, Planned & Future Projects

  • Latest information relating project development: Papua LNG, P’nyang, PASCA
  • Oil & Gas Act amendment: What will this mean for future project development?
  • What message can be sent to Asian markets regardingfuture supply of LNG given the political uncertainty over the last 12 months?
  • Has PNG now fallen behind other LNG suppliers and where does international confidence currently sit?
  • Striking a balance between sustainability and profitability: What measures are in place to ensure energy for all can become a reality?
  • Opportunities for local supplier collaboration
Speakers

Jean-Marc Noiray

Managing Director

TotalEnergies PNG Ltd

Peter Larden

Managing Director

ExxonMobil PNG Ltd

Stephen Quantrill

Executive Chairman

Twinza

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

SESSION 2 – Panel Discussion: PNG Project Update: Updates on Existing, Planned & Future Projects

  • Latest information relating project development: Papua LNG, P’nyang, PASCA
  • Oil & Gas Act amendment: What will this mean for future project development?
  • What message can be sent to Asian markets regardingfuture supply of LNG given the political uncertainty over the last 12 months?
  • Has PNG now fallen behind other LNG suppliers and where does international confidence currently sit?
  • Striking a balance between sustainability and profitability: What measures are in place to ensure energy for all can become a reality?
  • Opportunities for local supplier collaboration

Speakers

Jean-Marc Noiray

Managing Director, TotalEnergies PNG Ltd

Peter Larden

Managing Director, ExxonMobil PNG Ltd

Stephen Quantrill

Executive Chairman, Twinza

03:00 PM 03:30 PM

Networking Coffee Break

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Networking Coffee Break

03:30 PM 05:00 PM

SESSION 4 – Panel Discussion: Exploration in PNG: Future Energy, Maximising Technological Innovation & Sustainable Infrastructure Development

  • How can incentives be introduced to drive future infrastructure development?
  • What lessons can be learned from international counterparties with regards infrastructure developments?
    • Who is investing in PNG?
  • What are the latest developments with drilling methods and how can they be utilised in PNG?
  • Commercialising stranded gas fields: How can innovation and technology unlock untapped fields?
Speaker

Michael Binnion

Chairman of the Board

High Arctic

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

SESSION 4 – Panel Discussion: Exploration in PNG: Future Energy, Maximising Technological Innovation & Sustainable Infrastructure Development

  • How can incentives be introduced to drive future infrastructure development?
  • What lessons can be learned from international counterparties with regards infrastructure developments?
    • Who is investing in PNG?
  • What are the latest developments with drilling methods and how can they be utilised in PNG?
  • Commercialising stranded gas fields: How can innovation and technology unlock untapped fields?

Speaker

Michael Binnion

Chairman of the Board, High Arctic

05:00 PM 07:00 PM

Networking Drinks

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Networking Drinks

07:00 PM 09:00 PM

Dinner & Entertainment

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Tuesday 20 September 2022

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Dinner & Entertainment

08:00 AM 09:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

09:00 AM 09:15 AM

Ministerial Keynote Address

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Ministerial Keynote Address

09:15 AM 10:00 AM

SESSION 5 – Panel Discussion: Embracing the Energy Transition: Collaboration and Innovation

As we move to an era of new energy systems and decarbonisation existing energy systems:

  • Where do the opportunities for new energies exist in PNG?
  • Who is responsible for investing in these new energy systems?
  • What can be done to decarbonise existing energy systems?
Speaker

Luke Liria

EGM Corporate Affairs

Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd.

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

09:15 AM - 10:00 AM

SESSION 5 – Panel Discussion: Embracing the Energy Transition: Collaboration and Innovation

As we move to an era of new energy systems and decarbonisation existing energy systems:

  • Where do the opportunities for new energies exist in PNG?
  • Who is responsible for investing in these new energy systems?
  • What can be done to decarbonise existing energy systems?

Speaker

Luke Liria

EGM Corporate Affairs, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd.

10:00 AM 11:00 AM

SESSION 6 – Panel Discussion: PNG Power Sector: Harnessing Investment Opportunities

  • What incentives are being made available for foreign investors?
  • How can the market be de-risked and new investments encouraged?
  • Providing DMO gas at a cheaper price for cheaper energy
  • What strategy is being developed for gas distribution in PNG?
  • What other initiatives are underway to strengthen policy development and develop a strategic framework for renewable energy and rural electrification?
  • What are the legislative amendments required to ensure maximum benefit can be derived from domestic obligation of gas?
  • Best practice examples of domestic market obligation from other countries
Speakers

Ronald Meketa

Acting Managing Director

National Energy Authority

Obed Batia

Chief Executive Officer

PNG Power

Paulus Ain

Commissioner & CEO

Independent Consumer & Competition Commission (ICCC)

Julinette Bayking

Senior PPP/Project Finance Advisor

USAID-Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

SESSION 6 – Panel Discussion: PNG Power Sector: Harnessing Investment Opportunities

  • What incentives are being made available for foreign investors?
  • How can the market be de-risked and new investments encouraged?
  • Providing DMO gas at a cheaper price for cheaper energy
  • What strategy is being developed for gas distribution in PNG?
  • What other initiatives are underway to strengthen policy development and develop a strategic framework for renewable energy and rural electrification?
  • What are the legislative amendments required to ensure maximum benefit can be derived from domestic obligation of gas?
  • Best practice examples of domestic market obligation from other countries

Speakers

Ronald Meketa

Acting Managing Director, National Energy Authority

Obed Batia

Chief Executive Officer, PNG Power

Paulus Ain

Commissioner & CEO, Independent Consumer & Competition Commission (ICCC)

Julinette Bayking

Senior PPP/Project Finance Advisor, USAID-Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership

11:00 AM 11:45 AM

Networking Coffee Break

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Networking Coffee Break

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

SESSION 7 – Panel Discussion: Local Content and SME Development: Harnessing the Future Generation of Entrepreneurs and leaders

  • National Content case studies and best practices
  • Showcasing success stories from PNG and the region: Paving the way for local suppliers
  • Developing capacity throughout the sector, related industry and across the region
  • Showcasing initiatives currently in place in PNG and identifying opportunities for further local content implementation
  • Outlining achievements made in PNG content development to date and plans for the next 12-18 months
  • What opportunities exist in ancillary services supporting the industry?
Moderator

Dr Genevieve Nelson

Chief Executive Officer

Kokoda Track Foundation

Speakers

Kori Chan

Managing Director

TWM Group

Francis Kunuma

Co-founder

NARES Engineering Ltd

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM

SESSION 7 – Panel Discussion: Local Content and SME Development: Harnessing the Future Generation of Entrepreneurs and leaders

  • National Content case studies and best practices
  • Showcasing success stories from PNG and the region: Paving the way for local suppliers
  • Developing capacity throughout the sector, related industry and across the region
  • Showcasing initiatives currently in place in PNG and identifying opportunities for further local content implementation
  • Outlining achievements made in PNG content development to date and plans for the next 12-18 months
  • What opportunities exist in ancillary services supporting the industry?

Moderator

Dr Genevieve Nelson

Chief Executive Officer, Kokoda Track Foundation

Speakers

Kori Chan

Managing Director, TWM Group

Francis Kunuma

Co-founder, NARES Engineering Ltd

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Networking Lunch

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Networking Lunch

02:00 PM 03:30 PM

SESSION 8 – Financing Panel: How can PNG’s Energy Sector Continue to Harness Investment and How Can Capital Markets Support Growth

  • What level does investor confidence in PNG currently reside?
  • How can more incentives be introduced to ensure continual infrastructure development?
  • What are the latest financial mechanisms being implemented to ensure access to credit?
  • Latest developments for investors in Asian LNG supply projects: Where does PNG sit when compared to other supplying countries?
  • What are the specific barriers associated with developing non-traditional markets in Asia and how can they be overcome?
Speakers

Greg Pawson

CEO

Kina Securities Ltd

Clarence M Hoot

Managing Director

Investment Promotion Authority

Mairawesi Pulayasi

Distribution & Planning

PNG Power

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

SESSION 8 – Financing Panel: How can PNG’s Energy Sector Continue to Harness Investment and How Can Capital Markets Support Growth

  • What level does investor confidence in PNG currently reside?
  • How can more incentives be introduced to ensure continual infrastructure development?
  • What are the latest financial mechanisms being implemented to ensure access to credit?
  • Latest developments for investors in Asian LNG supply projects: Where does PNG sit when compared to other supplying countries?
  • What are the specific barriers associated with developing non-traditional markets in Asia and how can they be overcome?

Speakers

Greg Pawson

CEO, Kina Securities Ltd

Clarence M Hoot

Managing Director, Investment Promotion Authority

Mairawesi Pulayasi

Distribution & Planning, PNG Power

03:30 PM 04:00 PM

Networking Coffee Break

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Networking Coffee Break

04:00 PM 05:00 PM

SESSION 9 – Panel Discussion: Renewables and Alternative Energy Development, Decarbonisation Strategies and Technological Innovations

  • How can the power of renewables be harnessed more efficiently in Papua New Guinea?
    • Where do the opportunities lie?
  • The role of renewables in accelerating hydrogen production
  • Reducing carbon emissions in LNG: Showcasing technological innovations
  • Technological innovation: downstream, midstream, and upstream
  • Technology applications and latest developments:
    • CCS/CCUS
    • New liquefaction designs
    • Regasification
  • Future innovations to decrease costs in the LNG supply chain: Where can lessons be learned?
Speaker

Andrew Tan

President & CEO Oceania

Chiyoda

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

SESSION 9 – Panel Discussion: Renewables and Alternative Energy Development, Decarbonisation Strategies and Technological Innovations

  • How can the power of renewables be harnessed more efficiently in Papua New Guinea?
    • Where do the opportunities lie?
  • The role of renewables in accelerating hydrogen production
  • Reducing carbon emissions in LNG: Showcasing technological innovations
  • Technological innovation: downstream, midstream, and upstream
  • Technology applications and latest developments:
    • CCS/CCUS
    • New liquefaction designs
    • Regasification
  • Future innovations to decrease costs in the LNG supply chain: Where can lessons be learned?

Speaker

Andrew Tan

President & CEO Oceania, Chiyoda

05:00 PM 05:00 PM

SESSION 10 – Closing Keynote

  • Evaluating and successfully integrating the priorities of the new regime for the energy industry
  • What are the plans to ensure delivery of successful:
    • DMO
    • PEP
  • How can further upstream investment be stimulated in the current lower energy price climate and amidst global competition?
  • Lessons learned from bilateral agreements between state and energy companies
  • What are the key government priorities for the energy sector over the next 5 years?
  • Why should international investors continue to invest in PNG and where do further opportunities lie?
Speaker

Wapu Sonk

Managing Director

Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

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Wednesday 21 September 2022

05:00 PM - 05:00 PM

SESSION 10 – Closing Keynote

  • Evaluating and successfully integrating the priorities of the new regime for the energy industry
  • What are the plans to ensure delivery of successful:
    • DMO
    • PEP
  • How can further upstream investment be stimulated in the current lower energy price climate and amidst global competition?
  • Lessons learned from bilateral agreements between state and energy companies
  • What are the key government priorities for the energy sector over the next 5 years?
  • Why should international investors continue to invest in PNG and where do further opportunities lie?

Speaker

Wapu Sonk

Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd

09:00 AM 05:00 PM

PNG LNG Project – Site Visit

PNG LNG is an integrated development that is commercialising the gas resources of Papua New Guinea. Operations are producing over 8 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) each year which we export to four major customers in the Asia region.


The site tour will offer attendees an exclusive look at world class, integrated development that includes gas production and processing facilities that extend from Hela, Southern Highlands, Western and Gulf provinces to Port Moresby in Central Province.

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Thursday 22 September 2022

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

PNG LNG Project – Site Visit

PNG LNG is an integrated development that is commercialising the gas resources of Papua New Guinea. Operations are producing over 8 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) each year which we export to four major customers in the Asia region.


The site tour will offer attendees an exclusive look at world class, integrated development that includes gas production and processing facilities that extend from Hela, Southern Highlands, Western and Gulf provinces to Port Moresby in Central Province.

  • 20 September 2022 Day One
  • 21 September 2022 Day Two
  • 22 September 2022 Day Three