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									      IEA Gas Security Workshop




Coping with Security Challenges
    of Natural Gas Markets



         Programme


                 Paris
             12 June 2006
                                       GAS SECURITY WORKSHOP

     COPING WITH SECURITY CHALLENGES OF NATURAL GAS MARKETS
                                               June 12, 2006
                                          IEA Headquarters, Paris



                                             PROGRAMME

8:30 - 9:00     Registration

9:00 - 9:10     Welcome Address:
                Mr. Claude Mandil, Executive Director, International Energy Agency

9:10 - 11:00    Session 1: Recent Experience with Gas Supply Disruptions
                Chairman: Mr. Graham White, Chairman, IEA Standing Group on the Oil Market
                          Director, Energy Strategy Unit, UK Department of Trade & Industry

Key note:                         Mr. Noé van Hulst, Director, Office of Long-Term Cooperation & Policy Analysis, IEA

Gazprom-Ukraine Gas Dispute       Prof. Jonathan Stern, Director, Gas Research Programme
                                  Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Downstream Perspective –          Prof. Sergio Garribba, Director General for Energy & Mineral Resources
Government: Italy                 Ministry of Productive Activities, Italy
Downstream Perspective –          Dr. József Tóth, Chief Advisor to the Chairman & CEO
Industry: Hungary                 MOL Rt.
Japan’s Approach                  Mr. Kenji Goto, Director, International Affairs Division, ANRE/METI
45-minute discussion

11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:15   Session 2: Options for Mitigating Short-Term Gas Supply Disruptions
                Chairman: Dr. Pieter Boot, Chairman, IEA Standing Group on Emergency Questions
                          Director of Energy & Sustainability, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs

Key Note:                         Mr. Klaus Jacoby, Head, Emergency Planning & Preparations Division, IEA

International Contracts &         Mr. Hay Fieten, Head of Commercial Strategy, Hydro Oil & Energy, Markets
Production Swing                  Norsk Hydro
Government Tools &                Mr. Juan F. Martínez, Deputy General Director for Hydrocarbons
Emergency Planning                Ministry of Industry, Tourism & Trade, Spain
Role of Gas Stocks                Mr. Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht, GSE President, Gas Infrastructure Europe
Minimum Gas Storage Levels in     Ms. Sophie Galey-Leruste, Director of Energy & Mineral Resources
IEA Countries                     Ministry of Economy, Finance & Industry, France
Demand-Side Response              Mr. Peter Claes, President, International Federation of
                                  Industrial Energy Consumers (IFIEC Europe)
Industry Perspective              Mr. Dieter Pfaff, Vice-President, E.ON Ruhrgas AG
45-minute discussion

13:15 - 14:30   Lunch
14:45 - 16:45    Session 3: Security of Supply Issues in the Longer Term
                Chairman: Mr. Paul Simons, Chairman, IEA Standing Group on Long-Term Cooperation

Key Note:                            Mr. Johannes Enzmann, Administrator DG-TREN, European Commission

Buyers’ Power & Perspective          Mr. Takashi Tanaka, General Manager, Procurement & Trading
                                     Gas Resources Department, Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd.
Producers’ View – Nigeria            Mr. Ronald Lansdell, Corporate Planning Manager, Nigeria LNG Ltd.
Producers’ View – Australia          Mr. Peter Cleary, President, North West Shelf Australia LNG
Role of IOCs in Providing            Mr. Thomas H. Higdon, Europe Gas Sales Manager
Security of Supply                   ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing
LNG and Security of Supply           Mr. Roland Kupers, Vice-President, Global LNG, Shell Gas & Power B.V.
45-minute discussion

16:45 - 17:45    High-Level Panel Discussion on Policy Implications
                 Chairman: Mr. Kenji Kobayashi, Director, Oil markets & Emergency Preparedness Office, IEA

Mr. Pieter Boot, Chairman, IEA Standing Group on Emergency Questions
Mr. Jean-Yves Garnier, Head of the Energy Statistics Division, IEA
Mr. Sergio Garribba, Director General for Energy & Mineral Resources, Ministry of Productive Activities, Italy
Mr. Kenji Goto, Director, International Affairs Division, ANRE/METI
Mr. Paul Simons, Chairman, IEA Standing Group on Long-Term Cooperation
Mr. Graham White, Chairman, IEA Standing Group on the Oil Market

17:45 - 18:00    Concluding Remarks
                 Amb. William C. Ramsay, Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency

18:00 - 19:00    Cocktail

								
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