European Gas Conference returns to Vienna as industry faces significant developments
Some 300 industry experts to discuss demand, supply and policy changes
Leading industry voices
The European Gas Conference has become the industry?s annual must-attend event and delegates will have the unique opportunity to gain crucial insights into market developments because the who?s who in the gas industry is in the same room, from the gas majors to pipeline operators, TSOs, financiers and regulators.
Monika Simões says: ?Energy security is also a critical topic this year and we look forward to hearing about our expert speakers? plans of how Europe?s high energy import dependence can be tackled through diversification of sources, LNG and domestic production. The first day of the conference has a specific focus on LNG, looking at strategy, technology and commercial opportunities.?
Discussions will focus on:
- Diversification of sources ? pipeline project advances, development of indigenous resources and LNG, which increasingly connects global markets.
- European ? Russian relations and a progress report from the Gas Advisory Council: development of gas markets and recommendations for the long-term EU-Russia gas cooperation.
- The future of European gas ? what place will natural gas take in the European energy mix, how will gas prices impact the market and what will this mean to the industry players?