2021 Agenda

Agenda timing is Australian Central Standard Time – ACST

8:45

OFFICIAL OPENING | NT Resources Week

Alexandra Bennet, Conference Director, Informa

8:50

Welcome to Country

8:55

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

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

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

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

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

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

Chair: Cassandra Schmidt, Director, Northern Territory, APPEA

ONSHORE – BEETALOO, AMADEUS 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

Dr Julie Daws, Geological Advisor, 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

Darren Rogers, Group Executive Operations, 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

8:45

OPENING

Alexandra Bennet, Conference Director, Informa

8:50

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS | Northern Territory Government’s Renewable Hydrogen Strategy

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

9:05

Opening remarks from the Chair

Fiona Park, Executive Director Investment Attraction Investment Territory, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet

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 joint Plenary session. Concurrent sessions starting in 5 Minutes.

  • SEAAOC
  • Mining the Territory
  • Environmental Management

Chair – Fiona Park, Executive Director Investment Attraction, Investment Territory, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet

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

Andrew Purcell, Executive Chairman, Melbana Energy

10:50

Networking and refreshment break in the exhibition

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

11:20

Neptune Energy Update and Petrel Gas Field Development

Janet Hann, Managing Director, Neptune Energy Australia

11:40

Barossa LNG update

John Chambers, Vice President for Offshore Upstream, Northern Australia, Timor Leste and PNG, Santos

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

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

1:10

Networking and Lunch break in the exhibition

2:00

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

Simon Flowers, Project Director – Middle Arm Sustainable Development Precinct, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Northern Territory Government
Dr Howard Smith, Director Middle Arm and Gas Manufacturing, Gas Taskforce Unit, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government

Robert S Malabar, Director, Middle Arm Petrochemicals Pty Ltd

FUEL SECURITY AND STORAGE

2:40

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

Tony Debenham, Managing Director, Darwin Clean Energy

3:00

The potential for a New Fuel Storage Facility at Darwin Port

Hannah Barraza, Business Director, Land Development Corporation

3:20

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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