WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Meet Senior Decision Makers From:


  • US Government
  • US Energy Information Administration

Asian LNG Buyers

  • Chinese Utilities
  • Chinese Petrochemical Companies
  • Pakistani Terminal Operators

European LNG Buyers

  • British Petrochemical Companies
  • British Utilities
  • French Utilities
  • Spanish Utilities

Latin American LNG Buyers

  • Chilean Utilities
  • Dominican Republic Utilities
  • International LNG Traders

US Companies

  • US E&P Companies
  • US LNG Traders
  • US Liquefaction Terminal Operators
  • US Export Terminal Operators
  • US Midstream Companies

With The Following Job Titles:


  • LNG Purchasing
  • LNG Contracts
  • LNG Marketing
  • LNG Origination
  • LNG Trading
  • Natural Gas Trading
  • Natural Gas Marketing
  • Supply
  • Logistics
  • Export
  • Business Development
  • Head of Commercial Operations
  • Regional LNG Representatives

Plus Providers Of Support Products And Services:


  • Liquefaction Technology
  • Regasification Technology
  • Carrier Technology
  • LNG Shipping and Barging
  • LNG Transfer
  • LNG Pipelines
  • LNG Containers
  • Freight Advisors
  • LNG Brokers
  • Plant Management
  • LNG Strategy and Planning Consultancy

CONNECTING US LNG SUPPLY WITH GLOBAL DEMAND

In the past five years, US LNG export scale-up has grown from just being a lucrative commercial opportunity for gas E&P and marketing companies, to a move critical to the economic sustainability of the American natural gas industry. Holding 2,543 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas, the United States has more than a hundred year's domestic supply of natural gas at current consumption rates in a global economy where demand from markets in Asia, South America and Europe is growing at pace.

Given that some of the largest markets for LNG are currently non-FTA regions such as Asia, Europe and Latin America, U.S. natural gas companies and non-FTA countries are dynamically seeking long-term contracts for considerable volumes of LNG. However, lack of transparency around the DOE's decision criteria to grant NFTA export licenses, uncertainty over country-specific energy demands and ambiguity surrounding liquefaction and export terminal completion timelines are hampering US producers from fully capitalizing on the excessive supply of natural gas, despite the increasing global demand for it.

This prospect of realizing the ramp up of US exports in light of government regulations, global demand and infrastructure expansion has sparked a contentious energy debate in the US and is fueling escalating discussions in Asian, European and Latin American energy circles.

The LNG Export USA 2014: Global Buyer Congress has been strategically designed to be the only LNG congress focused specifically on connecting US supply with international demand, gathering some of the most senior strategically positioned LNG executives and key international LNG buyers from Asia, Europe and Latin America to successfully deliver long-term sustainable and lucrative LNG trade partnerships. The two day event will be packed with strategic presentations and discussions examining the very latest US government export regulations, quantifying global supply, demand and pricing, and expediting the growth of export terminal infrastructure capacity. The definitive purpose of the congress is to establish the global competitiveness of US LNG and reduce the risk and uncertainly of international trading contracts for buyers to drive forward the realization of LNG export opportunities in North America.

Capitalize On Mounting Global LNG Demand

  • Asia: During the first quarter of 2013, Asia's share of global LNG imports rocketed to 77%, with exports to the region rising by 6%. Japan, the world's largest LNG importer, is set to raise imports by 1 million metric tons to 87 million tons in 2014 as nuclear generators remain offline. With China also boosting its annual capacity to receive the fuel to 38 million tons, three times higher than in 2010, enabling exports of US LNG to Asia is a key focus.
  • Europe: LNG imports to Europe are forecasted to increase and stand at approximately 104.5 million tonnes by 2020, driven heavily by nuclear power phase-out decisions and the growth of gas-fired power stations.
  • Latin America: Imports rose 16% in 2013 and with growth expected to continue and be supported by falling Argentinian gas output and delayed natural gas production projects in Brazil, Latin American countries are quickly rising as a proximal and lucrative opportunity for US LNG exporters.

The industry scope continues to widen rapidly from pole to pole opening up huge investments and large supply opportunities for US LNG suppliers.

WHAT'S DIFFERENT?

The LNG Export USA 2014: Global Buyer Congress is the only congress focused specifically on connecting US LNG supply with global demand...

  • US LNG FOCUSED: This is not a congress looking at LNG in general - it has been designed specifically for domestic sellers and international buyers of US LNG who are looking to capitalize on the country's shale gas glut
  • GLOBAL BUYER SPEAKERS: Over 50% of presentations will be from global utilities that are actively purchasing or seeking to purchase US LNG and will host buyer speakers from...China, India, Chile, UK, Netherlands, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Dominican Republic, Pakistan and Nigeria.

The LNG Export USA 2014: Global Buyer Congress has been strategically designed to deliver key learning benefits for US E&P Companies on...

  • US LNG COMPETITIVENESS: Hearing how global buyers perceive the competitiveness of US LNG in relation to competing LNG export projects across the world
  • GLOBAL DEMAND: Establishing global demand for US LNG and driving the terminal, pipeline and transport infrastructure needed to take it to the most profitable markets
  • TERMINAL UPDATES: Hearing the latest updates on export terminal construction projects, capacities and timelines for completion
  • PRICING: Assessing how an increase in exports will affect Henry Hub pricing to assess the global competitiveness of US LNG

Key Learning Benefits For Energy Utilities, Petrochemical Companies And LNG Traders In China, Japan, India, Europe And South America Looking To Capitalize On The US Shale Boom:

  • TRADE REGULATIONS:   Assessing trade regulations, supply contracts and supply reliability to reduce the risk and uncertainty of importing competitively priced US LNG
  • EXPORT APPROVALS: Hearing the latest updates from the DOE on government export approvals permitting the supply of LNG to non-free trade countries

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