2022 Agenda

Agenda timing is Australian Central Standard Time – ACST

8:45

OFFICIAL OPENING | NT Resources Week

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 MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Hon Nicole Manison MLA, Deputy Chief Minister, Minister for Mining and Industry, Northern Territory Government

9:20

FEDERAL MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Hon Madeleine King MP, Minister for Resources, Minister for Northern Australia

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK, RESOURCE SECTOR DRIVERS & CHALLENGES

9:35

Economic and commodity outlook

  • The changing Australian economy include inflation, rates, supply and commodity prices
  • The influence of market dynamics, economic data, and government spending on company investment, currency, and demand
  • Australia’s economic contribution to the region and question our position as a commodity superpower

Vivek Dhar, Mining and Energy Commodity Strategist, CBA

9:55

PANEL DISCUSSION | Resources sector drivers

  • Ukrainian Invasion, and the impact on commodity prices, oil and LNG prices – What are the flow on effects to Australia’s resources sector?
  • The decarbonisation agenda – how is the resources sector progressing? will the Ukrainian situation further fast track this trend?
  • Electrification of transport, homes, and industry in Australia – Where are we at and what will it look like in 5-10 years?
  • Hydrogen as a new industry for Australia – how it will impact the resources community going forward?
  • Critical minerals investment to accelerate projects

Saul Kavonic, Head of Oil, Gas and Energy for Australia, Credit Suisse
Maia Schweizer, Director Australia — West, Fortescue Future Industries
Kaushal Ramesh, Head of Gas and LNG Analytics, Rystad Energy

10:20

PANEL DISCUSSION | Resources sector challenges

  • Skills shortages, lessons learned and opportunities
  • Equipment and steel shortages to develop the next wave of projects
  • The inflation genie, and its impacts on the industry – what are we seeing?

Cathryn Tilmouth, Executive Director – Northern Australia, Minerals Council of Australia
Stephen Goodall, Chief Policy Officer, Chamber NT
Justine Winston Smith, Partner, Climate & Engineering, Deloitte

This concludes our joint Plenary session. Concurrent sessions starting after the refreshment break:
– SEAAOC
– Mining the Territory
– Environmental Management & Decarbonisation Forum

10:45

Networking and refreshment break

SEAAOC MAIN SESSION COMMENCES

11:15

Welcome remarks from the Chair

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

11:20

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Santos

Brett Woods, President Midstream and Clean Fuels, Santos

11:50

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | INPEX in Australia – Proudly delivering tomorrow’s energy solutions

Hitoshi Okawa, President Director Australia, INPEX

12:20

The outlook for the LNG market

  • How is the war in Ukraine impacting global markets?
  • The East Coast gas – the challenges and solutions

Daniel Toleman, Principal Analyst, Wood Mackenzie

THE ROLE OF GAS IN A CARBON CONSTRAINED WORLD

12:40

The role of oil and gas in a cleaner energy future

Samantha McCulloch, Chief Executive, Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA)

1:05

Networking and Lunch break in the exhibition

CHAIR Cassandra Schmidt, Director, Northern Territory, APPEA

2:00

PANEL DISCUSSION | The impending East Coast gas shortage

  • Impacts on major domestic users of gas
  • New developments and planning for the future
  • Taking the politics out – What are the medium and long term challenges and solutions?

Anna Brakey, Commissioner, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
Jordan McCollum, National Policy Manager, Australian Pipelines and Gas Association
Mark Samter, Senior Research Analyst, MST Marquee

ONSHORE – BEETALOO AND MCARTHUR BASINS UPDATE

2:30

QUICKFIRE SHOWCASE | Onshore Gas

Chris White, General Manager, Growth Assets, Origin
Alex Underwood, Managing Director, Empire Energy Group Limited
Joel Riddle, CEO & Managing Director, Tamboran Resources
Christian Lange, Chief Executive Officer, Armour Energy Limited
Oliver Oxenbridge, Managing Director, Top End Energy

3:20

Questions

3:35

Networking and refreshment break in the exhibition

ONSHORE – UPDATES, INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTS, SERVICES & SUPPLY AND PARTNERSHIPS

4:05

APA’s proposal to incrementally expand infrastructure to connect Beetaloo/McArthur resources to multiple markets

Stuart Davis, Group Executive Operations, APA Group

4:20

Tapping the Green Ammonia Export Market: New Build, Conversion and the Upstream Infrastructure

Mick Scrivens, Vice President, Director – Australia Pacific, Black & Veatch

4:35

Service and supply – NT Gas Service and Supply Plan – what’s happened since the launch and what’s on the horizon?

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

4:50

Questions

5:00

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair

5:00

Networking Drinks in the exhibition halls

6:30

NT RESOURCES WEEK GALA DINNER

The Lawns, Mindil Beach Casino & Resort

Sponsored by:

9:00

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

EAST COAST GAS – GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

9:10

Growing gas supply for south-east Australia

Eddy Glavas, General Manager Commercial & Development, Cooper Energy

DECOMISSIONING

9:30

Decommissioning oil and gas facilities in Australia

Dr Francis Norman, CEO & Managing Director, Centre of Decommissioning Australia (CODA)

OFFSHORE UPDATE

09:50

Update on the petroleum and mining activities in Timor-Leste area

Florentino Soares Ferreira, President, Autoridade Nacional do Petróleo e Minerais (ANPM)

10:20

Update from Neptune Energy

Janet Hann, Managing Director, Neptune Energy Australia 

10:40

Session to be advised

10:50

Networking and refreshment break in the exhibition

MIDDLE ARM DEVELOPMENT UPDATE

11:30

An update on developments at Middle Arm, and what the recent Federal Government funding will do to supercharge development in the NT

Alister Trier, Chairman – Gas Taskforce, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government
Simon Flowers, Project Director, Middle Arm Sustainable Development Precinct, Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Northern Territory Government

12:05

Developing the Middle Arm Sustainable Development Precinct – current plans and outlook for the future

Hannah Barraza, Business Director, Land Development Corporation

MIDDLE ARM, CCUS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES IN THE NT

12:25

PANEL DISCUSSION | CCUS Hub for Middle Arm – Immense opportunity for Northern Australia

  • Transforming Middle Arm into a globally competitive, sustainable precinct with a focus on low emission petrochemicals, renewable hydrogen, CCS and minerals processing
  • CCS project updates
  • Australian Government funding – opportunities for growth
  • Creating new jobs and export pathways

Chris Consoli, Senior Consultant, Global CCS Institute
Alister Trier, Chairman – Gas Taskforce, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government
Robert Malabar, Director, Middle Arm Petrochemicals Pty Ltd

1:10

Networking and Lunch break in the exhibition

NEW OPPORTUNITIES – HYDROGEN, HELIUM & GOLDEN HYDROGEN

2:10

Developing Australian hydrogen ecosystems and  and opportunities for Northern Australia

Leigh Kennedy, General Manager Hydrogen, NERA – National Energy Resources Australia

2:40

QUICKFIRE SHOWCASE – Opportunities for Golden Hydrogen & helium – exploration and industry development

Stewart Easton, Founder & Director, Peak Helium Group
Duncan Lockhart, General Manager – Exploration, Central Petroleum

FUEL SECURITY AND STORAGE

3:10

Australia’s fuel security and resilience – (Framed in National Security Requirements)

Neil Greet, Director, Australian Security Leaders Climate Group

3:25

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair & End of Conference

4:30–7:30

NT RESOURCES WEEK SUNSET HARBOUR CRUISE

Departing from Stokes Hill Wharf