Day One

WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY

 

DAY TWO  LEARNING SESSIONS  POLICY FORUM DAY

08:15
Registration and welcome coffee
08:30
Opening remarks from the Chair

 

Keith Orchison
Director 
Coolibah Pty Ltd

EXAMINING THE STATE OF THE GAS MARKET
09:00
MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

 

Senator The Hon. Matthew Canavan MP
Minister For Resources And Northern Australia
Australian Government

09:20
Examining ACCC initiatives addressing the Australian domestic gas market
  • An examination of the ACCC’s Gas monitoring activities
  • Necessary actions to ensure the efficient supply of domestic gas
  • Driving competition and efficiency - strategies for bringing costs down and attracting new suppliers
     

Nicole Hinton
Manager, Onshore Gas Section
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

09:50
Facilitating gas supply to ensure national energy security
  • Review of regulated gas pipelines – what opportunities does this review present?
  • Creating incentives for gas to move to where it’s needed most
  • Considering the market response to recent changes in gas flows
  • Analysing regulatory intervention and possible alternatives to improve the market
  • The gas transportation agreement (GTA), impacts and next steps
     

Rob Wheals
Group Executive Transmission
APA Group

10:20
Morning tea
STIMULATING SUPPLY TO ENHANCE COMPETITION AND EFFICIENCY
10:50
AGL Gas Import Jetty Project – Leading Market Innovation
  • How the LNG import jetty project is an enabler for change
  • Analysing the changing dynamic of the energy market
  • Looking to innovative approaches to encourage security of supply
     

Phaedra Deckart
General Manager, Energy Supply & Origination
AGL Energy

11:20
Considering the Trans Australian Gas Pipeline
  • Investigating the current energy crisis game changer
  • Progressing the necessary steps needed to bring the Project to fruition
  • Understanding the policy role for Government
     

The Hon. Colin Barnett 
Former Premier of Western Australia

11:45
Helping to solve the energy trilemma
  • Sharing our strategy to ensure our gas distribution network remains competitive and relevant to our customers
  • Pursuing the key priorities that will enable (and not hinder) progress
  • Exploring the role of gas infrastructure and services as a part of the solution to the energy trilemma
     

Gabrielle Sycamore
General Manager – Gas Markets
Jemena

12:05
Networking lunch
NECESSARY STEPS TO DEVELOP LONGEVITY IN A GAS RICH ENVIRONMENT
13:05
Strategies for unlocking new supply

Warwick King
Chief Executive Officer 
Australia Pacific LNG

13:25
Supporting the Australian domestic market with project Atlas

Ian Davies
Managing Director 
Senex Energy

13:45
Sole gas project delivering transformational change
  • Executing an east coast gas focused strategy
  • Implications for the east coast market of the Sole gas project
  • Supporting demand, contracted supply and a growing shortfall across Eastern Australia
     

David Maxwell
Managing Director
Cooper Energy

14:05
Building resilience across the national market

Matt Kay
Chief Executive Officer 
Beach Energy

14:25
Q&A Session

 

Warwick King
Chief Executive Officer
Australia Pacific LNG

Ian Davies
Managing Director
Senex Energy

David Maxwell
Managing Director
Cooper Energy

Matt Kay
Chief Executive Officer
Beach Energy

14:50
Afternoon tea
15:20
Strategies for securing Australia’s position on the global energy market
  • Growing demand for new suppliers to stabilise the market
  • Creating a sustainable environment for a growing economy
  • Political support driving QLD’s energy growth
     

The Hon. Ian Macfarlane
Chief Executive
Queensland Resources Council

15:45
Regulatory reform to unlock resources and deliver new supply
  • Alternatives to stimulate supply and enhance competition in the market
  • Compelling regulation changes to unlock resources and deliver new production
  • Create sustainable long-term supply
     

Malcolm Roberts
Chief Executive Officer 
APPEA

16:05
How to get more juniors in the market
  • What market mechanisms can increase the number of suppliers in the short to medium term?
  • Critical pre-requisites for successful development of low cost supply projects
  • How policy and regulation changes can support this shift towards a more resilient market
     

Richard Cottee
Managing Director 
Central Petroleum

16:30
Panel Discussion: How to improve competitiveness, efficiency and longevity in the market

Stabilising Australias domestic gas market is key to ensuring the Australian economy isn’t hindered as a result of a volatile market. This panel discussion brings together industry, state and federal government leaders to discuss necessary changes across the gas supply chain to support the demand and supply requirements of the national and international markets.
 

Panel Moderator:
Keith Orchison
Director 
Coolibah Pty Ltd
 

Panellists:
Tom Summers
Vice President 
Shell Energy Australia

Rob Wheals
Group Executive Transmission
APA Group

Innes Willox
Chief Executive 
Australian Industry Group

Ross Lambie
Policy Analysis and Implementation, Economics 
Department of Environment and Energy

Wendy King
President - Australia East
Conoco Phillips

17:10
Closing remarks from the Chair
17:20
End of Day One and networking drinks
19:00
Official Event Dinner