Third Party Event

31 Jul 2012

Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with the PNG Gas Developments Conference which will be held on 31 July – 1 August 2012, in Australia. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

IIR’s PNG Gas Developments Conference is back in 2012 after a successful inaugural event. With such extensive development activities and investment opportunities in Papua New Guinea’s diverse and rapidly expanding petroleum & LNG sector available, now is the time to expand your business activities in the region.

This hands-on, expert led event provides a comprehensive analysis of the current activity in the region and a review of logistics and service and supply opportunities.

Speakers includes:

  • Peter Beswick, General Manager for Corporate Banking, Bank of South Pacific Limited
  • Senior Representative, InterOil Corporation
  • David Williams, Managing Director, Larus Energy Limited
  • Richard Schroder, Managing Director, Kina Petroleum Limited
  • Michael Varapik, National Content & Community Affairs Manager, The Alliance Group
  • James Weiner, Resource Management in Asia-Pacific Program, Australian National University
  • Bill Cummings, Principal, Cummings Economics
  • Peter Duffy, Technical Director, David Langdon, An AECOM Company
  • Stewart Christie, Chief Executive Officer, Advance Cairns
  • Sweta Sud, Executive Director, PNG Institute of Banking and Business Management Inc.
  • Joann Pyne, Institute Director, Tropical North Queensland TAFE
  • Mark Samios, Director, Agility Project Logistic

Key aspects to be discussed include:

  • Investment opportunities, threats and considerations
  • Perspectives from the major producers and customers
  • Regional exploration, including exploration and field development
  • Technical developments on regional petroleum/LNG projects
  • Service and supply opportunities for the major projects

Featuring a post-conference workshop on social mapping and landowner identification: Recent Practices in the LNG Project Area
Dr. James F. Weiner, RSPAS, Australian National University

For further information on the 2nd Annual PNG Gas Developments conference visit: