The CWC Eighteenth World LNG Summit & Awards Evening

The Meeting Place for the World's LNG Leaders

Dates: 28th November - 1st December
Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel - Lisbon, Portugal

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The End of Year Gathering for the LNG Industry Comes to Lisbon, Portugal

The CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening is recognised as the premier end of year gathering for the global LNG industry. Now in its 18th year, the Summit moves to the vibrant city of Lisbon, Portugal on 28 November – 1 December 2017.

The CWC World LNG Summit will continue to give you access to premium networking opportunities as it brings together the who’s who of the global LNG industry for 4 days of unparalleled networking and intensive discussion. 

View the WLNG 2017 Preview A Guide to Your Networking

Exclusive LNG News

The CEO of Galp, Carlos Gomes da Silva,  has just confirmed his participation at the World LNG Summit. He will deliver the opening keynote after H.E. Ana Paula Vitorino, Minister of Sea, Republic of Portugal. He will give a keynote address on Galp’s LNG activities both at home and abroad, highlighting the innovative strategy that the company employs in the sector.

Global LNG Leaders Spearheading the 2017 CWC World LNG Summit

Government Representatives:

H.E. Ana Paula Vitorino - Minister of Sea - Republic of PortugalH.E. Ana Paula VitorinoMinister of SeaRepublic of Portugal
H.E. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi - Prime Minister of Pakistan & Minister In-Charge of Ministry of Energy - Government of PakistanH.E. Shahid Khaqan AbbasiPrime Minister of Pakistan & Minister In-Charge of Ministry of EnergyGovernment of Pakistan

Global LNG Buyers:

Carlos Gomes da Silva - CEO - Galp Carlos Gomes da SilvaCEOGalp
Chen Bo - President - UnipecChen BoPresidentUnipec
Kunio Nohata - Executive Director - Tokyo Gas Co., LtdKunio NohataExecutive DirectorTokyo Gas Co., Ltd
Hiroki Sato - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Fuel Transactions Officer - Jera Co., Inc.Hiroki SatoSenior Executive Vice President, Chief Fuel Transactions OfficerJera Co., Inc.
Djohardi Angaga Kusumah - Senior Vice President, Gas & Power - PT Pertamina (Persero)Djohardi Angaga KusumahSenior Vice President, Gas & PowerPT Pertamina (Persero)
Maciej Woźniak - Deputy CEO - Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG)Maciej WoźniakDeputy CEOPolish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG)

Global LNG Sellers:

Laurent Vivier - President  Gas - TotalLaurent VivierPresident GasTotal
Martin Houston - Vice Chairman - Tellurian Inc.Martin HoustonVice ChairmanTellurian Inc.
Jonty Shepard - COO LNG - BPJonty ShepardCOO LNGBP
Eric Bensaude - Managing Director, Commercial Operations & Asset Optimisation - Cheniere MarketingEric BensaudeManaging Director, Commercial Operations & Asset OptimisationCheniere Marketing



“We regard the World LNG Summit as the premier annual gathering of the industry participants. It provides us with an opportunity to get together with everyone at the end of each year and make an assessment of where we are and the challenges ahead.”

Octávio M. C. Simões, President, Sempra LNG

The LNG Awards Evening of the Year

The CWC World LNG Awards have celebrated excellence in the industry since 2005, recognising the outstanding achievements of companies and their executives in the LNG sector.

2017 CWC World LNG Awards categories are:

  • CWC/World Gas Intelligence Annual LNG Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry 2017
  • CWC LNG Technological Innovation 2017 Award
  • CWC LNG Lifetime Achievement Award

Get your company in the forefront of people’s minds – submit your nomination today


Awards Criteria

Our 2017 Sponsors


Host Sponsor

  • galp

Platinum Sponsors

  • Ras Gas
  • Cheniere

Gold Sponsors

  • Tellurian
  • Gazprom
  • Venture Global

Silver Sponsors

  • BP
  • Total
  • Vopak

Bronze Sponsors

  • Sempra LNG
  • GTT
  • Baker Botts
  • Poten & Partners
  • Berkeley Research Group (BRG)
  • King & Spalding
  • ABS
  • Galway Group
  • Gasport
  • Gasunie
  • Uniper
  • Gas Strategies
  • S&P Global Platts

2017 Principal Media Partner

  • Upstream

Ensure your company is part of the Global LNG Event of the year, for more information how to get involved please contact Tyler Forbes or Elliott McGinn on +44 20 7978 0000 or email

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