2021 Agenda

Agenda timing is Australian Central Standard Time – ACST

9:00

OFFICIAL OPENING | NT Resources Week

9:05

OPENING | Welcome to Country

9:10

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:15

FEDERAL MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

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

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK & THE ENERGY TRANSITION

9:25

Australian Economic Update – Bouncing Back from COVID-19

Justin Smirk, Director – Senior Economist, Westpac Institutional Bank

9:45

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
Hayley Richards, Interim Major Projects Commissioner, Northern Territory Government and Chair, Land Development Corporation

10:05

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

10:35

Networking and refreshment break

11:05

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

Unlocking the Beetaloo Basin

  • Potential of the Beetaloo Basin
  • Opportunities & Challenges
  • Approach outlined in Beetaloo Strategic Plan
  • Update on the Cooperative Drilling Program

Sean Sullivan, Deputy Secretary, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

2:10

Origin Energy Onshore Activities

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

2:30

Macarthur Oil and Gas

Brad Lingo, Chief Executive Officer, Armour Energy

2:50

Empire Energy’s Unconventional Petroleum Project in the McArthur Basin

Alex Underwood, Managing Director, Empire Energy Group Limited

3:10

Accelerating to ‘First Gas’ in the Core Beetaloo

Joel Riddle, Managing Director, Tamboran Resources

3:30

Networking and refreshment break in the exhibition

3:55

Central Petroleum: Delivering in 2021…

Ross Evans, Chief Operating Officer, Central Petroleum

4:15

Mosman Oil and Gas

Andy Carroll, Technical Director, Mosman Oil and Gas Limited

ONSHORE – INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTS AND PARTNERSHIPS

4:25

Power and Water Corporation

Djuna Pollard, Chief Executive Officer, Power and Water Corporation

4:40

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

4:55

Session to be advised

5:10

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair

5:15

Networking Drinks in the exhibition halls

6:30

NT RESOURCES WEEK GALA DINNER

The Lawns, Mindil Beach Casino & Resort

9:00

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:10

NORTHERN TERRITORY CHIEF MINISTER’S ADDRESS

Hon Michael Gunner MLA, Chief Minister, Northern Territory

9:30

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS Northern Territory Government’s Renewable Hydrogen Strategy

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

9:50

Industry Address

HYDROGEN

10:00

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
Craig de Laine, Executive General Manager Customer & Strategy, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)
Adam Bacon, Pedirka Blue Hydrogen Project Director, Hexagon Energy Materials Ltd
Gerard Reiter, Co-Founder & CEO, Aqua Aerem

10:35

Session to be advised

10:50

Networking and refreshment break in the exhibition

OFFSHORE

11:20

Melbana Energy – Update on 4 Well Drilling Program

Michael Sandy, Director, Melbana Energy

11:40

Neptune Energy Update and Petrel Gas Field Development

Janet Hann, Managing Director, Neptune Energy Australia

12:00

Equus – Project Development and Exploration

Andrew Leibovitch, Executive Director, Western Gas

12:20

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

Dr Francis Norman, General Manager Decommissioning and Strategy, NERA

12:40

Networking and Lunch break in the exhibition

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

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

1:30

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, Chief Executive Officer, CO2CRC Limited
Alex Zapantis, General Manager – Commercial, Global CCS Institute

2:20

The Drive for Carbon Neutral LNG, and What it Means for CCUS, Offsets

2:35

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

3:05

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

Tony Debenham, Managing Director, Darwin Clean Energy

3:25

The potential for a New Fuel Storage Facility at Darwin Port

Tony Stubbin, Chief Executive Officer, Land Development Corporation

3:45

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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