Leading LPG experts to appraise markets, exports & future trends at CMT's LPG trade conference in Istanbul

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Multinational LPG giants and traders are convening at 7th LPG Trade Summit in Istanbul next month to provide focused insights on the global LPG trade scenario.

7th LPG Trade Summit

7th LPG Trade Summit

With global demand for LPG standing at an all-time high of 1.4%, plus shipping market growing in step with rising export quantities, foremost on the topic agenda at the November summit will be an overview of market demand for Turkey, Algeria and Nigeria.

No fewer than 15 LPG giants and few hundred traders are expected to join CMT’s 7th LPG Trade Summit on 12-13 November in Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul for an update on the international demand market dynamics.

With global demand for LPG standing at an all-time high of 1.4%, plus shipping market growing in step with rising export quantities, foremost on the agenda at this November summit will be an overview of market demand for Turkey, Algeria and Nigeria. These will be addressed via topics entitled ‘Evolution of Turkish LPG Market & its Prospects’ by Mr. Cemalettin Tuney, Head of Department, LPG at Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA), Republic of Turkey; ‘Algeria's LPG Production, Export Outlook & Perspective on the Mediterranean's LPG market’ by Mr. El Amine Chentouf, LPG Exports Director, Sonatrach Marketing Activity, Sonatrach; and ‘Perspective on Nigeria's LPG Situation - Production, Domestic Demand/Consumption & Outlook for Export’ by Mr. Alhaji Auwalu Ilu, CEO/Chairman, Ultimate Gas Limited.

Also in the agenda is a panel discussion on Asia’s LPG market (China, Japan & Korea): Demand Growth & Imports Requirements’ to be chaired by LPG majors Oriental Energy Company Limited, Astomos Energy Corporation, and SK Gas International Pte Ltd. Other experts presenting their views on the LPG markets, logistics and trade at this summit include:

  •     The Unpredictable LPG Market

Mr. Michael Panas, Consultant, Poten & Partners (UK) Ltd

  •     Updates on VLGC Shipping Market & Outlook

Mr. Reidar A Sundvor, Partner, Viamar AS

  •     Efficient Logistics: Taman & Dynamics of CIS LPG Exports

Mr. Craig Powers, Commercial Director, OTEKO

  •     US LPG Import/Export Activity & its Relationship with the Global Markets

Mr. Scott Gray, Editor, WaterBorne Energy Inc

  •     LPG Trade Flows & Pricing

Ms. Karen Tang, Editor, Europe LPG, OPIS

  •     The US LPG Scene – New Surge of LPG Export from the US Gulf Coast, and Expansion Plans Ahead

Mr. Roy Johnson, Exec. Vice President, Targa Resources

  •     LPG & Changing Petrochemical Uses

Mr. Colin Shelley, Senior Consultant, FACTS Global Energy

Mr. Christian Krohn-Hansen, Chartering Manager, Stealthgas Inc,

  •     Panel Discussion - Changes in Regional & Sectoral Market Dynamics & Implication on Global LPG Trade

Moderated by:
Mr. Deacon Shorr, President, Libra Fearnley Energy

Panelists:
Mr Ignacio Hidalgo, LPG Trading Manager, Gunvor Group
Mr Roy Johnson, Targa Resources
Mr Chikara Matsuda, Astomos Energy Corporation
Mr Vincent Zhao, Oriental Energy
Mr Emin Imanov, Trade Director, Bayegan Group

A special feature at this summit is a Gala dinner hosted by the summit’s Platinum Sponsor, Bayegan, at The Galata Tower, one of Istanbul’s important landmarks, for participants to socialize amidst a rich, cultural atmosphere set against a panoramic view of the surrounding land and prominent historical features.

The 2 day summit is specifically designed for key industry stakeholders including producers, traders, financiers, logistics providers and top-level personnel from global & regional oil corporations, refineries, storage & terminalling companies, to receive the latest developments in the LPG sector on a global scale.

To obtain more information on the summit, please visit the event website at http://www.cmtevents.com/aboutevent.aspx?ev=121138& or contact Ms. Huiyan at Tel. 65 6346 9113.

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