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  1. 1. Gas Storage 2013 Analysing the market and the need for future development SMi present their 7th annual conference... 19TH-20TH JUNE 2013 I COPTHORNE TARA HOTEL I LONDON, UK BY BOOK TO RUARY 8TH FEB 30 0 SAVE £BY 2 BOOK ARCH TO 28TH M 100 • Simon Wills, Managing Director, Centrica Storage • Mark Konijnenberg, Chief Commercial Officer, SAVE £ • Alastair Cleland, Director of Gas Storage, Scottish Zechstein Energy Storage SPEAKER PANEL INCLUDES and Southern Energy • Keith Budinger, Chief Executive, Halite Energy • Thorsten Dinkela, Head, Business Development, • Mark O’Brien, Managing Director, King Street North and West Europe, Shell* Energy • Paolo Formica, Senior Vice President, Gas Storage • Hans-Age Nielsen, Team Leader Gas Storage, Europe, Eni UK Gas Storage and Energy Supply Security • Scott Fotheringham, Commercial Manager, Gas • Daniel Urban, Manger Regulatory Affairs, RWE Gas Storage, EDF Energy Storage • Gundolf Schweppe, Head of Marketing and Sales, • Francisco De La Flor Garcia, Director of Regulation, E.ON Gas Storage Enagas • George Grant, Managing Director, Stag Energy PLUS AN INTERACTIVE HALF-DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP * Subject to Confirmation WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND • Discuss key developments within the industry • Learn about what is driving investment Sponsored by • Hear the latest developments from leading and emerging gas storage projects • Scrutinise the technological breakthroughs and solutions • Develop ideas to overcome the current market challenges • Network with leading professionals 12.30 - 5.00 | TUESDAY 18TH JUNE 2013 | COPTHORNE TARA HOTEL | LONDON, UK Hosted by: Mike Madden, Managing Director, MJMEnergy Ltd. & Nick White, Principal Consultant, MJMEnergy Ltd Register online and receive full information on all of SMi’s conferences Alternatively fax your registration to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 or call +44 (0) 870 9090 711Image courtesy of SSE Hornsea
  2. 2. DAY ONE I 19TH JUNE Gas Storage 20138:30 Registration & Coffee 12.20 Networking Lunch9.00 Chairmans Opening Remarks 1.50 Gas Storage — Is it good for the Consumer? Chris N Le Fevre , Owner, Le Fevre Consulting Ltd • Evolving global energy markets • Who needs gas storage GAS STORAGE OPERATIONS IN THE UK • Is gas storage cost effective • Does it provide consumers with protection against price volatility OPENING ADDRESS George Grant, Managing Director, Stag Energy9.10 UK gas storage, problem or solution? • Current state of the UK gas market – uncertainty, change and risk MARKET CHALLENGES • Challenges faced by new storage build in the UK • Long Duration vs. Short duration storage 2.30 Commercial Perspective on Storage Project Development • The use of storage to increase security of supply • Economic difficulties in project development – Extrinsic and • Challenges and solutions to new storage build intrinsic value in a flat market • Update on the Baird gas storage project • Partner selection – if any Simon Wills, Managing Director, Centrica Storage Limited • Choosing an applicable risk sharing mechanism with EPC contractors9.50 King Street Energy Gas Storage Project - progress update • Getting the project constructed • Updates from last year Scott Fotheringham, Commercial Manager Gas Storage, EDF Energy • What has changed? • Financing projects in today’s market 3.10 Afternoon Tea • Next steps for King Street Energy Gas Storage Mark O’Brien, Managing Director, King Street Energy 3.40 GB Gas Storage investments — Is there a case for intervention • Barriers to new storage projects10.30 Morning Coffee • The case for additional storage • A brief history of Government and regulatory involvement in11.00 Fast cycle gas storage in the UK energy mix storage Register online at • Alternatively fax • Has the UK got a problem in respect of gas and electricity • Lessons from elsewhere security? • Pros and cons of possible models of intervention • Is there a link between the widening energy gap and the need for gas storage? Chris N Le Fevre , Owner, Le Fevre Consulting Ltd • How should the UK manage peak demand? Keith Budinger, Chief Executive, Halite Energy Group 4.20 Islandmagee Gas Storage Project, Northern Ireland • Recently granted planning permission and gas storage license for11.40 Managing risk, schedule and costs whilst maximizing return of 500mcm salt cavern facility Gas Storage projects • Optimal depth of salt • Staying in control - Management of multiple interfaces and • Adjacent to gas and electrical transmission infrastructure controlling change across the project value chain • Potential access to three markets • Benefits of integrating Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and • Will be critical to support flexible gas-fired power generation with Telecoms solutions – A Case Study increasing wind power generation on the island • Future trends in automation – Integrating operations for local or Senior Representative, Islandmagee Storage Ltd remote control and management of gas storage assets Senior Manager, ABB’s Oil & Gas Business 5.00 Chairmans Closing Remarks and Close of Day One Sponsored by ABB is a global leader in automation, electrical, safety, telecommunications and instrumentation in the Oil and Gas industry. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 145,000 people. ABB provides fully integrated automation, TUV certified safety systems, electrical equipment and telecom solutions for the onshore and offshore Gas storage industry. ABB’s wide portfolio help optimize injection and withdrawal through the integral plant asset management functions provided by ABB’s 800xA Automation system As the Main Instrument and Automation Contractor, ABB services include engineering design, product and systems supply, through to lifecycle support of the plant. Recognizing the shortage of skilled process experts and automation engineer’s within the industry, ABB provide solutions for both on site control and asset management as well as remote secure access for global support to site personnel.
  3. 3. DAY TWO I 20TH JUNE Gas Storage 2013 8.30 Registration & Coffee 12.20 Panel Debate- Competition among UGS and with other flexibility tools 9.00 Chairmans Opening Remarks Francisco De La Flor Garcia, Director Of Regulation, Enagas S A Chris N Le Fevre, Owner, Le Fevre Consulting Ltd Alastair Cleland, Director, Gas Storage, SSE Keith Budinger, Chief Executive, Halite Energy Group GAS STORAGE IN EUROPE Mark Konijnenberg, Chief Commercial Officer , Zechstein Energy OPENING ADDRESS Storage 9.10 The challenges to Seasonal Storage Infrastructure investments in North West Europe 1.00 Networking Lunch • The need for further Storage investments in North West Europe • Why are such long-term investments struggling to find support 2.00 Challenges for physical storage in NW Europe in today’s market environment when they have been successfully • Relevance of transport regulations on storage launched in the past? • Shift of relevant value parameters for storage • How can mechanisms be created to stimulate appropriate • Outlook on different storage types and products in the current investment? market environment Paolo Formica, SVP Gas Storage Europe, ENI Gundolf Schweppe, Product/ Capacity-Management /Marketing & 9.50 Developing the European gas storage market- Shells outlook Sales, E.ON Gas Storage GmbH • How much infrastructure does Europe need to fulfil its gas requirements? 2.40 The Future outlook for Gas Storage • Shell’s current development to the European gas storage market • Energy sources in the fossil free energy system Interoperability issues- cross country transport • What flexibility products will the power system need Thorsten Dinkela, Head, Business Development, North & West • Integration of energy sectors Europe, Shell Energy Europe Ltd* • The roles for gas storage 10.30 Morning Coffee • What products will be needed from gas storage Hans-Age Nielsen, Team leader, Customers and Market 11.00 Gas storage- A US case study from the perspective of a new Development, entrant on the European market • Regulatory frame work 3.20 Afternoon Teayour registration to +44 (0)870 9090 712 or call +44 (0)870 9090 711 • Environmental requirements • Execution of new build 3.50 The Market with Flexibility in CEE: What lies ahead? • Commercial challenges • Existing and future sources of flexibility in the region Mark Konijnenberg, Chief Commercial Officer, Zechstein Energy • How will demand for flexibility develop? Storage • Is CEE finally moving towards a common regional market? SMis Pharmaceutical Forwardfor high performance storage in • Barriers to and opportunities Planner 2012 11.40 High Performance Gas Storage: a History of Gas Storage Daniel Urban, Manager Regulatory Affairs, RWE Gas Storage Regulation in the Liberalized North American Gas Market and Perspectives on the Outlook under EU Regulation 4.30 Investment drivers for gas storage: An economic analysis • Drivers for the evolution of storage rules and resulting US/EU • Overview: Natural gas market and Renewable regulation • The changing environment of gas storage • Unbundling by degrees; a comparative time-line of events in the • Investment and Economic efficiency liberalization of markets • Key questions for regulation • Storage in a single market v regional markets Edmond Baranes, Professor of economics, University Of the EU Montpellier / C N R S Kenneth Culotta, Partner, King & Spalding James Bowe, Partner, King & Spalding 5.10 Chairmans Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two * Subject to Confirmation Supported by Want to know how to get involved? Interested in promoting your services to this market? Contact Cathy Bishop, SMi Marketing on +44 (0) 20 7827 6134 or email:
  4. 4. UK Gas Storage and Energy Supply Security HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 12.30 - 5.00 I TUESDAY 18TH JUNE 2013 COPTHORNE TARA HOTEL I LONDON, UKIn association with:Overview of workshop The security of Great Britain’s gas has been maintaineddespite liberalisation and a shift from indigenous suppliesto a significant reliance on imports. However, bothGovernment and market participants have voiced concernsthat UK is becoming increasingly exposed to supplysecurity incidents, whilst measures to mitigate suchevents have lagged behind. The workshop will take attendees through the keynational and global factors impacting on gas security ofsupply, the role of recent initiatives such as Ofgem’s GasSecurity of Supply Significant Code Review, the potentialfor new gas storage investments and the obstacles thatneed to be overcome. The Gastoria Exercise provides participants with aninteractive, hands-on opportunity to assess a series ofpotential gas storage opportunities with a view to theircommercial and security implications, exploring key issuesrelating to contracts, business models and infrastructureWhy you should attend:• Understand how the UK gas market has evolved and the increasing influence of global factors on price and volumes• Learn about the technical, economic and regulatory criteria for assessing security of supply• Understand how the UK storage sector has evolved and how it might develop in the future• Discuss the barriers to new storage investment and debate how these might be overcome• Consider how the physical interactions between the gas and electricity markets might evolve as renewable generation increasesProgramme:12.30 Registration and Coffee1.00 Opening Remarks1.10 Energy security in the context of the UK gas market2.00 The role of gas storage for energy security2.50 Afternoon Tea3.10 Gastoria Storage Exercise4.20 Developing gas storage5.00 Workshop EndsAbout the workshop hosts: Mike Madden, Managing Director, MJMEnergy Ltd. As a chartered engineer with over 30 years operational and commercial experience, Mike offers a blend of technical and commercial advice to clients on a range of gas storage, LNG, gas transportation, regulation and market development areas. Mikestarted his career at British Gas spending 8 years designing,building and maintaining the high-pressure gas network. He wasthen involved in the development of the competitive gas market inBritain. In 1995 he set up MJMEnergy Ltd. Nick White, Principal Consultant, MJMEnergy Ltd Nick has been providing gas market consultancy and training since 1997, with expertise on a range of gas storage, market regulation, LNG, trading arrangements and security of supply issues. He has advised on a number of storage projects both in theUK and across Europe, focussing on regulatory and commercialissues.MJMEnergy delivers highly professional energy consultancy,training and publishing to industry practitioners throughoutthe world. With a specific focus on commercial, technical andregulatory aspects of the industry, our extensive knowledgehas been acquired from the experience of many years ofpractical application. Whether its relevant, interactive energymarket training, complex LNG through put arrangements,detailed gas storage regulatory issues, commercialimplications of power balancing systems, or a range of otherenergy challenges, we provide focused, practical, and cost-effective expert assistance.
  5. 5. SMi Energy Forward Planner FEBRUARY FLNG 13 & 14 February 2013 London, United Kingdom MARCH Unconventional Gas 6 & 7 March 2013 London, United Kingdom Oil & Gas Telecommunications 20 & 21 March 2013 London, United Kingdom JUNE Oil & Gas Taxation 3 & 4 June 2013 London, United Kingdom Distributed Energy Storage 17 & 18 June 2013 London, United Kingdom Gas Storage 19 & 20 June 2013 London, United KingdomSPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITIONOPPORTUNITIESSMi offer sponsorship, exhibition, advertisingand branding packages, uniquely tailored tocomplement your companys marketingstrategy. Should you wish to join the increasingnumber of companies benefiting from promotingtheir business at our conferences please call:Shipra Sandhya, SMi Sponsorship on+44 (0)20 7827 6148 oremail:
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Gas Storage 2013 4 WAYS TO REGISTER www.gas-storage-event.comFAX your booking form to +44 (0) 870 9090 712 POST your booking form to: Events Team, SMi Group Ltd, 2nd Floor South,PHONE on +44 (0) 870 9090 711 CONFERENCE PRICES Conference: 19th & 20th June 2013, Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK Workshops: 18th June 2013, London EARLY BIRD □ Book by 28th February to receive £300 off the conference price Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0BS DISCOUNT □ Book by 28th March to receive £100 off the conference priceDELEGATE DETAILS I would like to attend: (Please tick as appropriate) Fee Total PUBLIC SECTOR AND ACADEMICS □ Conference & Workshop £1498.00 + VAT £1797.60 □ Conference only £899.00 +VAT £1078.80 □ Workshop only £599.00 + VAT £718.80 VENUE Commercial OrganisationsUnique Reference Number □ Conference & Workshop £2098.00 +VAT £2517.60Our Reference E-030 □ Conference only £1499.00 +VAT £1798.80 DOCUMENTATION □ Workshop only £599.00 +VAT £718.80 PROMOTIONAL LITERATURE DISTRIBUTIONTitle: Forename: □ Distribution of your company’s promotional literature to all conference attendees £999.00 + VAT £1198.80Surname: The conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, conference papers and accessJob Title: to the Document Portal containing all of the presentations.Department/Division: □ Please contact me to book my hotelCompany/Organisation:Please complete fully and clearly in capital letters. 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