Major LNG opportunities in Western Australia: Latest updates from WAGO at Floating LNG 2017

SMi Group announces Stuart Russell, from Government of Western Australia European Office to provide an update on LNG opportunities in Western Australia

Online PR News – 19-October-2016 – London – SMi Group announces Stuart Russell, Senior Trade and Investment Manager, Government of Western Australia European Office to join the unrivalled speaker line up for Floating LNG 2017, taking place in London on the 13th-14th February 2017.

Recently in the news: Shell announces that its giant Prelude FLNG project in Western Australia is nearing completion. (Source: Offshore Post)

With Shell’s exciting update this year on its giant Prelude FLNG project, Western Australia is once again in the spotlight. The State liquefied natural gas industry is reaching a new phase of development with production capacity is expected to reach 87 million tonnes by 2018. Next February, Stuart Russell will be exploring the latest LNG opportunities and developments taking place in Western Australia. Presentation highlights include: updates on Australia’s future production plan for liquefied natural gas (LNG), the government’s decision on the use of FLNG technology for development of projects such as Prelude.

Stuart Russell will provide an update on the status of the State Government’s support for onshore development project such as Browse through Greenfield development or joint-venture partnerships with existing producers.

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The unrivalled expert speaker panel will also include key decision makers from Gasol, KBR, Enagas, Aragon, International Energy Agency, Moffatt & Nichol, Forbes Communications, Holmwood Consulting Limited, EC Cyprus Natural Hydrocarbons Company Ltd, Douglas West-Wood, Amec Foster Wheeler Iberia, Affinity Ship, Penguin Energy Consultants, FGE, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and many more.

Over 15 key presentations featuring latest topics on Floating LNG: global prospects for floating LNG, worldwide development of FSRUs, overcoming key technology challenges from liquefaction through to regasification, the influence of geopolitics on the supply and demand of FLNG, how the oil – gas price margin impact the FLNG market and much more.

The event agenda also include 2 – post conference workshop, taking place on 15th February 2017:

• Workshop A: Developing a FLNG Project. Hosted by Penguin Energy Consultants
• Workshop B: Legal and commercial issues affecting the FLNG industry. Hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Early bird places strictly limited, those interested are advised to register before the 31st October to secure their place and save £400.

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5th annual Floating LNG 2017
13th-14th February 2017
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK
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