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
08:40
MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

 

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

09:00
MINISTERIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Exploring the future role of gas in the Australian economy

 

The Hon. Don Harwin MLC
Minister for Resources and Minister for Energy and Utilities
NSW 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
     

Rod Sims
Chair
ACCC

09:50
Infrastructure-led pathways to solve the energy trilemma
  • Getting the balance right to enable the right energy infrastructure solutions at the right time
  • Pursuing the key priorities that will enable or hinder progress
  • Exploring the role of gas infrastructure as a part of the solution to the energy trilemma
     

Paul Adams
Managing Director
Jemena

10:20
Morning tea
STIMULATING SUPPLY TO ENHANCE COMPETITION AND EFFICIENCY
10:50
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
     

Mick McCormack 
Managing Director
APA Group

11:20
The LNG import project - transforming the energy market to meet the needs of the consumer
  • 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

11:50
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 and Member for Cottesloe 
WA Government

12:20
Networking lunch
NECESSARY STEPS TO DEVELOP LONGEVITY IN A GAS RICH ENVIRONMENT
13:20
Strategies for unlocking new supply

Warwick King
Chief Executive Officer 
Asia Pacific LNG

13:40
Supporting the Australian domestic market with project Atlas

Ian Davies
Managing Director 
Senex Energy

14:00
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

14:20
Building resilience across the national market

Matt Kay
Chief Executive Officer 
Beach Energy

14:40
Q&A Session

 

Warwick King
Chief Executive Officer
Asia Pacific LNG

Ian Davies
Managing Director
Senex Energy

David Maxwell
Managing Director
Cooper Energy

Matt Kay
Chief Executive Officer
Beach Energy

15:00
Afternoon tea
15:30
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

16:00
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

16:30
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

17:00
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

Mick McCormack 
Managing Director 
APA Group

Innes Willox
Chief Executive 
Australian Industry Group

Kylie Hargreaves
Deputy Secretary, Resources and Geoscience
NSW Department of Planning and Environment

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

17:45
Closing remarks from the Chair
17:50
End of Day One and networking drinks
19:00
Official Event Dinner