Global Market Trends, Investment Opportunities, and Project Expansion 



The S&P Global Commodity Insights LNG Conference welcomes back industry leaders, decision-makers, and market-movers to Houston, TX, for an in-depth look at global LNG markets and networking opportunities. We'll bring together industry experts to discuss Carbon Neutral LNG, pricing, market outlooks, financing large-scale projects, and more.

Topics of discussion will include: 


  • — Project Expansion: Increasing Export Capacity
  • — Carbon Neutral Fireside Chat
  • — LNG Bunkering: Building Capacity
  • — 2021 Pricing Retrospective
  • — 2022 Market Outlook
  • — Financing Large Scale LNG Projects
  • — Market Dynamics: The Changing Pricing Formula and its Impact on Industry
 

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Agenda

Day 1 Agenda - Tuesday, May 10, 2022
  • 8:30 am Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast
  • 9:25 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 9:30 am Global Gas Market Outlook— Can the World Replace Russian Gas?
    — Russia’s conflict with Ukraine—How may this impact the import/export landscape around the globe?
    — Gas demand destruction globally amid record-high prices
    — Global supply response and pickup in project development

    Ross Wyeno, Lead Analyst, Americas LNG Analytics, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Harry Weber, Senior Editor, Atlantic LNG, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 10:30 am Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 11:00 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Natural Gas, LNG, and Their Role in the Global Energy Transition
    — Key challenges and opportunities
    — Decarbonizing natural gas and the carbon-neutral LNG market
    — Creating a framework for emissions reductions - GHG protocol
    — Natural gas and LNG’s role in the move to a net-zero future
    ↳ Are natural gas and LNG transitory fuels in the energy transition
    ↳ Is there a place for them in the long-term energy mix?
    — Unpacking the relationship between LNG and hydrogen
    — How collaboration between producers, buyers, and end-user can move the transition forward
    — How might new standards influence infrastructure and financing?
    ↳ Upgrading existing assets
    ↳ Investing in new projects: Is there an ESG focus?
    — Methane Performance Certificates: a look at the new benchmark that provides a price for lower-carbon natural gas production offsets

    Moderator: Dozie Nzeogu, Natural Gas Liquids Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Jasmine Zhu, Vice President, Market Development, Xpansiv
    Tracey Cameron, Director, Corporate Climate Engagement, Ceres
    Edward Lush, Head of Energy Transition, Project Canary
    Mark Aufmuth, Managing Director, Low Carbon & Cross Commodity Origination, BP Energy Company
    Dan Werner, LNG Director, Williams
  • 12:00 pm Networking Luncheon
  • 1:30 pm  PRESENTATION  Pricing Volatility and its Impact on LNG Shipping Trends
    — Pricing volatility and its impact on the industry: why it’s happening and how to mitigate risk
    — Commodity Insights shipping assessments and energy transition
    — LNG Bunker dry bulk TCE assessments
    — The order book and what’s happening with the current fleet

    Sam Eckett, Managing Editor, EMEA Freight, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Alkis Mouratis, Associate Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 2:00 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  LNG - A Sustainable Future for Bunkering
    — Why is LNG bunkering an attractive option for companies looking to reduce emissions?
    — What and where is infrastructure required to meet future growth?
    — Is existing infrastructure developed enough to support increased demand for LNG bunkering, and if not, what steps need to be taken to get there?
    — Where are additional opportunities for growth to support future demand?
    — What factors attract investors to bunkering expansion projects?

    Moderator: Sam Eckett, Managing Editor, EMEA Freight, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    Adi Aggarwal, General Manager, Sea-LNG
    Shaun Davison, Chief Development Officer, Pilot LNG
    John Lindquist, Head of LNG Bunkering, GAC Bunker Fuels
    Tim Casey, Executive Vice President, LNG, Northstar Midstream
  • 3:15 pm Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 3:45 pm  PANEL DISCUSSION  A Global View on Major Import/Export Trends and Challenges
    — Asian imports: How is China dominating demand
    — Developing markets and opportunities
    ↳ Strong demand in Brazil and Argentina
    ↳ Could Mexican export projects be far behind?
    — The pandemic and global supply chain shortages – their effect on the industry
    — Current US export trends – are we on trend to be the largest exporter? What are top destinations?
    ↳ Do we have the infrastructure to support the demand?
    ↳ How are current events affecting US exports?
    — How will the Interim Greenhouse Gas Emissions Policy Statement affect US exports?
    — Impact on LNG shipping

    Moderator: Monica Hwang, Partner, O’Melveny
    Renee Pirrong, Director, Research and Analytics, Tellurian Inc.
    Najla Jamoussi, Director, Market Fundamentals – Global LNG, Cheniere Energy, Inc.
    Charlie Riedl, Executive Director, Center for LNG
    Brad Phillips, Director, LNG Marketing, Freeport LNG
  • 5:00 pm Networking Reception
Day 2 Agenda - Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 8:50 am Welcome Remarks
    Nick Kapur, Head of Product Management, Gas, Power & Climate Solutions, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 9:00 am  PRESENTATION  2022 Pricing Recap
    — What influenced 2022’s record pricing and what dictates where we go from here?
    — LNG’s evolution toward commoditization: standardization around indexation, terminology, and the move toward digitization
    — Europe’s new position as a top LNG cargo destination and decoupling from underlying natural gas markets
    — Greater trends across global markets

    Allen Reed, Managing Editor, Atlantic LNG Americas and EMEA, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 9:30 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Financing Large-Scale LNG Projects
    — How are changes in the industry influencing both lenders and developers?
    ↳ A look at long-term, large-scale project contracts versus shorter-term contracts offering greater flexibility.
    — How do ESG standards influence access to capital?
    — What impact has the global pandemic had on financing new projects?
    — How does pricing volatility impact potential financing?
    — Determining the best financing structure for a deal
    — A look at terms and conditions in today’s market and their effect on investments

    Moderator: Inosi Nyatta, Partner, Sullivan and Cromwell LLP
    Max Lipkind, Managing Director, Leveraged Finance, Credit Suisse
    Paula Swain, Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of the United States
    Additional speakers to be announced
  • 10:30 am Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 11:00 am  PANEL DISCUSSION  Continued Demand and its Effect on Project Expansion and Export Capacity
    — A look at existing project expansion: who is growing and where?
    — What new projects are being sanctioned, and is it happening fast enough?
    — How are suppliers keeping up with global demand?
    — How are new projects being financed?
    — Impact of energy transition and new standards

    Moderator: Cameron Thrutchley, Senior Sales Director, Global LNG and Decarbonization, Honeywell International
    Forrest Hoglund, Chairman and CEO, SeaOne Holdings
    Sarah Bairstow, Chief Commercial Officer, Mexico Pacific Limited
    Oliver Simpson, Vice President, Commercial, Excelerate Energy
    Hirofumi Sasaki, Vice President, Cove Point LNG, Tokyo Gas America
  • 12:00 pm Close of Conference
Times are US Central (CST / GMT-06). Agenda subject to change.

Our Commitment to Your Safety

COVID Protocols

To enter the event, participants will be required to show government-issued ID and proof of:
  • — being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on CDC guidelines (to include type of vaccine, dates of the corresponding doses and person’s full legal name and date of birth, to match with state or government issued ID)
  • — OR
  • — a negative PCR or Rapid Antigen test taken within 48 hours prior to arrival at event check-in. Please note, these tests need to be lab-based and administered by a medical professional. At home test kit results will not be accepted.

  • — Digital copies of vaccination proof and ID are acceptable.
  • — We will follow any updated local authority and/or health department guidelines regarding personal protective equipment (PPE). (See FAQs for details.)

Cleaning & Hygiene

  • — We will undertake enhanced cleaning before and during our events, working with our venue partners to attain the highest standards of cleanliness.
  • — We will have hand sanitizer, face masks and contactless registration available, and encourage all participants to regularly wash and disinfect their hands.

Physical Distancing

  • — We request participants avoid physical contact such as handshakes and embraces. The exchange of printed materials is discouraged with a digital alternative recommended.
  • — We will maintain a density of participants in line with local jurisdiction guidelines.

Speakers

Adi Aggarwal
Adi Aggarwal
General Manager
Sea-LNG
Mark Aufmuth
Mark Aufmuth
Managing Director, Low Carbon & Cross Commodity Origination
BP Energy Company
Sarah Bairstow
Sarah Bairstow
Chief Commercial Officer
Mexico Pacific Limited
Tracey Cameron
Tracey Cameron
Director, Corporate Climate Engagement
Ceres

Tim Casey
Tim Casey
Executive Vice President, LNG
Northstar Midstream
Shaun Davison
Shaun Davison
Chief Development Officer
Pilot LNG
Sam Eckett
Sam Eckett
Managing Editor, EMEA Freight
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Forrest Hoglund
Forrest Hoglund
Chairman and CEO
SeaOne Holdings

Monica Hwang
Monica Hwang
Partner
O’Melveny
Najla Jamoussi
Najla Jamoussi
Director, Market Fundamentals – Global LNG
Cheniere Energy, Inc.
Nick Kapur
Nick Kapur
Head of Product Management, Gas, Power & Climate Solutions
S&P Global Commodity Insights
John Lindquist
John Lindquist
Head of LNG Bunkering
GAC Bunker Fuels

Max Lipkind
Max Lipkind
Managing Director, Leveraged Finance
Credit Suisse
Edward Lush
Edward Lush
Head of Energy Transition
Project Canary
Alkis Mouratis
Alkis Mouratis
Associate Editor
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Inosi Nyatta
Inosi Nyatta
Partner
Sullivan and Cromwell LLP

Dozie Nzeogu
Dozie Nzeogu
Natural Gas Liquids Analyst
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Brad Phillips
Brad Phillips
Director, LNG Marketing
Freeport LNG
Renee Pirrong
Renee Pirrong
Director, Research and Analytics
Tellurian Inc.
Allen Reed
Allen Reed
Managing Editor, Atlantic LNG Americas and EMEA
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Charlie Riedl
Charlie Riedl
Executive Director, Center for LNG; 
Hirofumi Sasaki
Hirofumi Sasaki
Vice President, Cove Point LNG
Tokyo Gas America
Oliver Simpson
Oliver Simpson
Vice President, Commercial
Excelerate Energy
Paula Swain
Paula Swain
Managing Director
Export-Import Bank of the United States

Cameron Thrutchley
Cameron Thrutchley
Senior Sales Director, Global LNG and Decarbonization
Honeywell International
Harry Weber
Harry Weber
Senior Editor, Atlantic LNG
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Dan Werner
Dan Werner
LNG Director
Williams
Ross Wyeno
Ross Wyeno
Lead Analyst, Americas LNG Analytics
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Jasmine Zhu
Jasmine Zhu
Vice President, Market Development
Xpansiv

Sponsors

 
 

Sponsorship

Become a sponsor

Position your business in expert company, distinct from your competitors. At S&P Global Commodity Insights LNG Conference each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their product or service to industry-wide professionals. We provide an environment that encourages an honest and open dialogue among attendees. If you would like to lead the conversation as an event sponsor, contact us for more details on available packages: Martin Falkenberg at [email protected].

Download the brochureDemonstrate your strengths, raise your company profile, and maximize your ROI as we bring key industry players and decision-makers to you. At the S&P Global Commodity Insights LNG Conference, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their products and services and distinguish themselves from the competition. We offer a full range of opportunities and packages, and can even tailor solutions to suit your needs.

Download our Americas event portfolio brochure to learn more about our events and who attends.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Martin Falkenberg, Commercial Partnerships Manager, at [email protected].

Pricing

Early Bird Rate*
Register by April 8
Standard Rate*
Register by May 8, 11:59 pm CT
Delegate
$1,145    
$1,595    
Group Rate
Register 3 delegates, get one free (see FAQs for details)

* Rates are in USD and are not inclusive of local taxes or VAT. Americas Region event terms and conditions apply.




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Venue

Event Venue
Hilton Houston Post Oak Hotel
2001 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
Main hotel phone: +1 713-961-9300
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FAQs

How do I register?

We offer three easy ways to register:

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Email: [email protected]

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Is there a group rate?

Your organization may send 1 person for free for every 3 people registered at the current delegate rate. All registrations must be from the same organization and made at the same time to qualify. The group rate is not retroactive. Your invoice will reflect 3 delegates at the current rate and 1 delegate at $0.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We only accept payment by credit card for this event.

I'm no longer able to attend. May I send someone else in my place?

If you’re not able to attend, we’re happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 2 business days in advance of the event. Requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected], and are subject to approval. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

What if I need to cancel my registration?

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, and do not want to retain access to the on-demand replay and speaker presentations (included with registration), we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

Digital copies of vaccination proof and ID are acceptable.

US-based attendees have the option to upload this data to the CLEAR app. After you download the app and accept their terms and conditions, scroll down to the “Digital Vaccine Card” and follow the steps to add your vaccination details and confirm your identity.


What should I do if I get sick before the event?

The health and safety of our attendees are of utmost importance. Currently, we require attendees to refrain from attending if feeling ill. We will apply a credit of your registration fee to your individual account, good for one (1) year or towards next year's event if you provide a doctor's note or proof of a positive test within three (3) days prior to the event start date. Contact us via email to [email protected]. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to keep everyone safe during these challenging times.

How do I obtain a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa?

We can provide you with a letter of invitation to apply for a travel visa, which you should then send to the appropriate consulate or embassy of the event location. Please note:

  • — Your registration fee must be paid in full before a letter of invitation can be issued. There are no exceptions.
  • — Payment is considered full once money is posted to an order. Credit card payments are immediate. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days. Check payments require at least 10 business days.
  • — The visa application process can take weeks or even months, depending on the countries involved and time of year, so you should consider registering and paying as early as possible.
  • — If you are unable to obtain a visa to attend, we will refund your registration fee in full.

Once full payment has been made, please contact Customer Service to request a letter of invitation:

Email: [email protected]com

Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, we offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Martin Falkenberg

Phone: n/a

Email: [email protected]

Are there speaking opportunities?

Yes, we're always looking for the best voices in the industry to share their experience and perspective on opportunities, challenges, and trends. Please reach out directly to the Conference Producer to discuss availability and suitability:

Lauren Dollard

Phone: n/a

Email: [email protected]

Are press passes available?

Yes, we allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Heather Ragsdale

Phone: n/a

Email: [email protected]

Does this event have a networking app?

Yes, event registration includes access to the networking app, available for your smartphone, tablet, and desktop (both iOS and Android). We'll send registrants details about logging in to the app as soon as it goes live. Please note that your registration must be paid in full to receive access. (* Workshop-only registration does not qualify for the event app.)

What are the event terms and conditions?

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