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Thursday, August 20 2020 - 22:25
Industry Thought Leaders To Speak At Gastech Virtual Summit
LONDON, August 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- Summit set to deliver the latest commercial strategies and trends dominating 
the natural gas industry 

- Summit will include online strategic and technical conference sessions 
streamed live or available on demand

- Delegates will gain insights into the latest commercial strategies and trends 
dominating the Gas, LNG and Energy industry

- Taking place from 7 to 11 September on a fully interactive platform with 
unrivalled networking opportunities 

dmg events’ Gastech Virtual Summit will include strategic and technical content 
streamed online, enabling the Gas, LNG and Energy industry to connect and 
engage digitally to address the collective challenges and opportunities the 
industry faces.

The Gastech Virtual Summit Strategic Conference 
comprising of the Ministerial & Global Business Leaders Sessions, C-Suite 
Dialogues and Gastech Tech Talks will deliver advanced insights into the latest 
commercial strategies and trends dominating the Gas, LNG and Energy industry, 
providing delegates with fast track information on how best to align business 
models for the post-pandemic landscape.  

The Summit will feature 200+ industry leaders who will outline and share 
strategies and visions for confronting the new and changed energy markets.  
Attendees will have access to exclusive critical insights from Ministers, 
policy makers, business leaders, disrupters and innovators. Issues impacting 
the future of the industry; energy security of supply; affordability and 
sustainability; the prospects for demand and investment recovery; and changes 
to supply in a post COVID-19 world, being top of the agenda.  

Nick Ornstien, Vice President Energy for dmg events said: “Gastech has sat at 
the heart of the Gas, LNG and Energy conversation for 49 years. It is a global 
platform with the power to convene industry leaders to create a cohesive 
narrative that address the future challenges and opportunities, as the energy 
transition accelerates.”

Among those confirmed to take part in the virtual conference are Honourable 
Seamus O’Regan, Honourable Minister for Natural Resources, Canada; Pratima 
Rangarajan, CEO, OGCI Climate Investments; Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & 
New Energies Director and Member of the Executive Committee, Shell; Peter 
Clarke, Senior Vice President, ExxonMobil Upstream Oil & Gas Company; Laurent 
Vivier, Senior Vice President Gas, Total; Assistant Secretary Francis Fannon, 
Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Energy Resources, United States 
Department of State; Shawn Tupper, Associate Deputy Minister of Natural 
Resources, Canada; Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, Kaspersky Lab; Prabhat Singh, 
Chairman & Managing Director, Petronet LNG; Thomas Siebel, Author & Chairman & 
Chief Executive Officer, []; Keisuke Sadamori, Director, 
Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency; Sanjiv Lamba, 
Executive Vice President, APAC, Linde; Thorbjoern Fors, Executive Vice 
President, Industrial Applications, Siemens Energy; Hiroki Sato, Managing 
Executive Officer & Chief Global Partnership Officer, JERA Inc.; Jun Nishizawa, 
Executive Vice President, Group CEO, Natural Gas Group, Mitsubishi Corporation 
and Jane Liao, CEO, Natural Gas Business, CPC Corporation, Taiwan.  

The topics which the Gastech Virtual Summit will cover include the role of 
natural gas in the energy transition; the criticality of IoT and data security 
in the future of the energy industry; the impact of deregulation on markets and 
investment; opportunities and challenges to the energy sector posed by Industry 
4.0; hydrogen’s ability to deliver on decarbonisation commitments and what 
impact environmental activism will have on the emerging growth opportunities 
for the industry.

Alongside the strategic conference, the Summit will also showcase the very 
latest and peer-reviewed research on new technologies and business strategies 
to help companies thrive in challenging times and exclusive keynote addresses 
from globally renowned leaders in the technology space.  The technical 
conference sessions will feature certified content delivered by industry 
leaders on recovery, the new post-pandemic energy landscape and how the 
industry can capitalise and build on reduced emissions for a sustainable and 
secure long-term energy future. 

The Gastech Virtual Summit 2020 is being held in place of the Gastech 
exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place in Singapore, in September. 
dmg events and the Gastech Governing Body, in consultation with Enterprise 
Singapore and the Singapore Tourism Board collectively took the decision to 
postpone that event, to 13 – 16 September 2021, due to concerns around the 
global pandemic, accessibility and the wellbeing of speakers, delegates, 
exhibitors and visitors.

About Gastech
Gastech has united the global as, LNG and energy industry for almost 50 years 
and continues to do so, placing its emphasis on the future and convening the 
global community. With the industry’s support, Gastech is the heart of the 
global gas, LNG and energy conversation – bringing together companies, 
organisations and individuals alike to shape the future of energy.  From NOCs, 
IOCs, utility companies, EPC contractors, E&P companies, service companies, 
technology providers, shipbuilders and manufacturers – Gastech brings the 
energy value chain together for progressive discussions, business transactions 
and cross sector collaboration.

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