2021 Agenda

Agenda timing is Australian Central Standard Time – ACST

8:45

OFFICIAL OPENING | NT Resources Week

Saul Kavonic, Head of Oil, Gas and Energy for Australia, Credit Suisse

8:50

OPENING | Welcome to Country

8:55

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:00

NORTHERN TERRITORY CHIEF MINISTER’S ADDRESS

Hon Michael Gunner MLA, Chief Minister, Northern Territory

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK & THE ENERGY TRANSITION

9:15

Australian Economic Update – Bouncing Back from COVID-19

Justin Smirk, Director – Senior Economist, Westpac Institutional Bank

9:35

Growing the NT Economy – What Needs to be Done?

Andy Cowan, Interim Territory Investment Commissioner & Deputy Chief Executive, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government
Jason Schoolmeester, Major Projects Commissioner, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government

10:00

PANEL DISCUSSION | The Energy Transition, Electrification, Decarbonisation and the Future for the Resources Industry

Laura Hillis, Director, Climate Action 100+, Investor Group on Climate Change

This concludes our Day 1 joint Plenary session and I now welcome you to attend our concurrent sessions at SEAAOC, Mining the Territory and Environmental Management at NT Resources Week

10:30

Networking and refreshment break

11:00

Welcome remarks from the Chair

Saul Kavonic, Head of Oil, Gas and Energy for Australia, Credit Suisse

11:10

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Santos

Kevin Gallagher, Managing Director and CEO, Santos

11:40

KEYNOTE ADDRESS Sustainable Energy, for the Long Haul

Chris Wilson, Senior Vice President Operations, INPEX

DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MARKET AND THE ROLE OF GAS IN A CARBON CONSTRAINED WORLD

12:10

Investing in Traditional Energy and the Energy Transition – A Fund Managers Perspective

James Hood, Senior Analyst, Energy, Regal Funds Management

12:30

Accelerating Growth and a Clean Energy Future with Natural Gas

  • The strong demand outlook for gas is an immense opportunity for the NT
  • More gas will get Australia and the world to net zero faster and deliver more jobs, more growth
  • Unlocking this potential need stable policy, efficient regulation and the right investment settings

Andrew McConville, Chief Executive, APPEA

12:55

Networking and Lunch break in the exhibition

ONSHORE – BEETALOO AND MCARTHUR BASINS UPDATE

1:50

Origin Energy Onshore Activities

Chris White, General Manager, Exploration and New Ventures, Origin Energy

2:10

Macarthur Oil and Gas

Brad Lingo, Chief Executive Officer, Armour Energy

2:30

Empire Energy’s Unconventional Petroleum Project in the McArthur Basin

Alex Underwood, Managing Director, Empire Energy Group Limited

2:50

Accelerating to ‘First Gas’ in the Core Beetaloo

Joel Riddle, Managing Director, Tamboran Resources

3:10

Central Petroleum: Delivering in 2021…

Ross Evans, Chief Operating Officer, Central Petroleum

3:30

Networking and refreshment break in the exhibition

3:55

Mosman Oil and Gas

Andy Carroll, Technical Director, Mosman Oil and Gas Limited

ONSHORE – INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTS AND PARTNERSHIPS

4:05

Power and Water Corporation – Supporting Development in the North

Antoni Murphy, General Manager Gas Services, Power and Water Corporation

4:20

APA – Supporting Beetaloo Development

Julian Peck, Group Executive Strategy & Commercial, APA Group

4:35

Bringing the Beetaloo to Market: Midstream and Upstream Collaboration to Develop Australia’s Most Promising Gas Resource

David Green, General Manager Strategy & Business Development, Jemena

4:50

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair

5:00

Networking Drinks in the exhibition halls

6:30

NT RESOURCES WEEK GALA DINNER

Mindil Beach Casino & Resort

8:50

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:00

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS | Northern Territory Government’s Renewable Hydrogen Strategy

Hon Eva Lawler MLA, Minister for Renewables and Energy, Northern Territory Government of Australia

9:15

Setting the conditions for investment – Regulatory reform for sustainable growth in the Territory

Shaun Drabsch, Chief Executive Officer, Department of Industry, Tourism & Trade, Northern Territory Government

9:35

FEDERAL MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Hon Keith Pitt MP, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia

9:45

CLOSE OF PLENARY

This concludes our Day 2 joint Plenary session and I now welcome you to attend our concurrent sessions at SEAAOC, Mining the Territory and Environmental Management at NT Resources Week

HYDROGEN

9:50

PANEL DISCUSSION | Hydrogen – The role of Gas Networks, Future Initiatives and Opportunities

  • The shift to hydrogen by big oil and engineering peers – a remarkable re-positioning
  • What trials and initiatives are we seeing around Australia?
  • What might this mean for NT opportunities?
  • Using gas networks to scale up hydrogen
  • The important role of gas infrastructure in delivering reliable, lowest-cost decarbonisation
  • The longer term vision for the sector

Dr Dennis Van Puyvelde, Head of Gas, Energy Networks Australia
Lianne Grove, Chief Operating Officer, Hexagon Energy Materials Ltd
Gerard Reiter, Co-Founder & CEO, Aqua Aerem

OFFSHORE

10:30

Melbana Energy – Update on 4 Well Drilling Program

Michael Sandy, Director, Melbana Energy

10:50

Networking and refreshment break in the exhibition

11:20

Neptune Energy Update and Petrel Gas Field Development

Janet Hann, Managing Director, Neptune Energy Australia

11:40

Equus – Project Development and Exploration

Andrew Leibovitch, Executive Director, Western Gas

12:00

Creating Opportunity from Transition – Decommissioning Australia’s Offshore Oil and Gas Sector

Dr Francis Norman, General Manager Decommissioning and Strategy, NERA

DECARBONISATION, CCUS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES IN THE NT

12:20

Chair: Jason Howe, Executive Director, Gas Taskforce Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government

12:25

PANEL DISCUSSION | The CO2 Opportunity – The Role that CCUS can Play in Decarbonisation

Alister Trier, Chairman – Gas Taskforce, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government
Brett Woods, COO, Midstream Infrastructure & Clean Fuels, Santos
Phil Grainger, General Manager Strategy & Commercial, INPEX
David Byers, Principal Advisor, CO2CRC Limited
Alex Zapantis, General Manager – Commercial, Global CCS Institute

1:05

Networking and Lunch break in the exhibition

2:05

PANEL DISCUSSION | Darwin’s Potential for a Gas Based Manufacturing Industry

  • What’s needed to turn Darwin into a “manufacturing powerhouse”?
  • Plans to diversify and grow the existing Northern Territory’s LNG industry
  • Creating a new gas demand centre to develop a range of gas processing and manufacturing industries, research and cluster centres
  • Darwin’s ideal position in terms of supply and market

Robert S Malabar, Director, Middle Arm Petrochemicals Pty Ltd

FUEL SECURITY AND STORAGE

2:35

Providing Liquid Fuel Security to the North and Value Adding to a LNG By Product Currently Exported

Tony Debenham, Managing Director, Darwin Clean Energy

2:55

The potential for a New Fuel Storage Facility at Darwin Port

Hannah Barraza, Business Director, Land Development Corporation

3:15

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair & End of Conference

4:30–7:30

NT RESOURCES WEEK SUNSET HARBOUR CRUISE

Departing from Stokes Hill Wharf

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