logo #CWCWLNG 3–6 December 2019


What Our Delegates Say About the Summit

“Great event! Networking and topics were great.”

- Jose Castro

General Manager, SPEC LNG

“Great networking event, well organised and extremely professional.”

- Paul Maley

Head of LNG Supply & Origination, RWE Supply & Trading

“A great end of the year event to meet the key players in the LNG business.”

- Rene van Vliet

COO, NextDecade

“Excellent use of my time. Thank you for organizing.”

- Richard Reisig

Head of Gas to Power, Siemens Energy

“Excellent event!”

- Scott Chrisman

Vice President, Commercial & Development, Sempra LNG & Midstream

“Very good conference and great location.”

- Tom Macallan

Analytics Sales, Platts

“Excellent event.”

- Victor Raposo

LNG Trading Manager, Petrobras

“The 19th CWC World LNG Summit was extremely imformative with a top-notch group of speakers discussing many relevant and insightful topics, as well as a huge personal success for NOVATEK for being recognized for our contributions to the global LNG industry and LNG Executive of the Year in 2018. Our Yamal LNG project was a huge success and potential game-changer in the LNG industry and the awards recognize our success in unlocking the Arctic region as a new and commerically viable LNG center.”

- Mark Gyetvay

Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, NOVATEK

“One of the most influential and insightful events of the industry.”

- Claudio H. Steuer

Director, SyEnergy Consulting & Representation Ltd

“Great Experience.”

- Marco Tavares

Owner, Gas Energy

“Well Structured and relevant topics.”

- Bráulio Gonçalves

Interface and Risk Analyst, Angola LNG Ltd

“Very professional meeting and excellent organisation.”

- Andrey Okhotkin

Commercial Director, Sakhalin Energy

“Great conference, good for content and networking.”

- David Ledesma

Energy & Strategy Consultant, South-Court Ltd

“Very interesting! Great opportunity to make contacts and have a feeling of the excitement of the LNG market.”

- Patricia Norton Brandao

Head of NG & Power Business Development, Galp

“Very informative and great depth of content/discussion.”

- Oliver Tuckerman

VP, Commercial Structuring & Corporate Development, Cheniere Energy


- José de Lara

Gas Supply, Unión Fenosa Gas

“Very good update.”

- Jose M. Pereira

Middle East Representative, Partex Oil & Gas


- Jurgita Šilinskaitė-Venslovienė

Head of LNG Services, KN

“Good turnout, great venue. Right balance between scale and relevance.”

- Kees van Seventer

President, Vopak LNG

“Excellent atmosphere / good representation / good speakers and moderators.

- Kevin Selleslags

Head of Origination and Business Development, Trailstone


- Khalid Javed

Manager, PGPCL

“Outstanding event.”

- Landon Derentz

Energy Policy Advisor, US Dept of State

“Very interesting event, great networking opportunities.”

- Luigi Colla

LNG Strategic Marketing, Baker Hughes, a GE company

“It was an absolute pleasure to take part in this world-renowned conference and to connect with global industry players. CWC Lisbon was both hugely informative and a remarkably well-organized event.”

- Maciej Wozniak

Vice-President of Trade, PGNiG S.A.

“Excellent event!

- Michael Sliwowski

Vice President - Business Origination, Sempra LNG & Midstream


- Miguel Castro

Pilot, APS - Porto de Sines

“Very interesting presentations and good networking.”

- Moises Ferreira

Director, PRF

“Very exciting and interesting about world LNG industry forecast, especially in emerging countries.”

- Takuro Narumi

Assistant Manager, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

“Agenda, speakers and participants were top class... Continuous networking throughout the event.”

- Hamdi Tunc Erman

Senior Specialist, QP

“Very useful to detect market changes early on.”

- Stefaan Adriaens

Commercial Manager, GAte

“Great opportunity to learn how LNG sector is.”

- Francisco Bettencourt

Strategic Planning Director, PORTOS DOS AÇORES, SA

“Another great event - with a wide range of players networking and discussing current industry issues.”

- Andrew Walker

VP Strategy, Cheniere Energy

“Very good conference - informative.”

- Daniel McGinnis

Chief Commercial Officer, Commonwealth Projects, LLC

“Great discussions about LNG, what is happening and what will 2019 bring.”

- Francisco Bettencourt

Strategic Planning Director, PORTOS DOS AÇORES, S.A.

“Excellent choice of topics, great technical arrangement.”

- Andrey Okhotkin

Commercial Director, Sakhalin Energy

“The conference was excellent. I found the presentations of great interest and the networking opportunities outstanding.”

- Paul Varello

President, Commonwealth Projects

“As usual the quality of speakers, chairs and delegates created a perfect environment for vibrant and effective debate on all the hot global LNG topics.”

- Michael Sliwowski

VP - Business Origination, Sempra LNG & Midstream, LLC

“High-level event for the LNG industry.”

- Ruben Eiras

Director General for Maritime Policy, DGPM

“Very important event for the LNG market.”

- Gonçalo Monteiro

Head of Shipping Portugal & Inernational, Galp Gás Natural SA

“A good mix of discussion panels and presentations as usual with speakers from all parts of the LNG business. The organisation of the event by Tanya and her team was excellent.”

- Andy Flower

Independent Consultant, FlowerLNG

“Lot of interesting panels, presentations and discussions and great opportunities to see old faces again and meet new ones.”

- Jaqueline Hortlik

LNG, Coal & Freight Analyst, Uniper

“Professional and fruitful.”

- Jun MA

Global Market Alaysis Manager, CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Branch


- Yousef Alsanea

Team Leader, KUFPEC

“It's a high quality event that gathers global LNG companies.”

- Jurgita Šilinskaitė-Venslovienė

Head of LNG Services, KN

“An excellent meeting place for the industry.”

- Patrick Breen

Chief Executive, Gas Strategies Group

“Very good. Well organized and a lot of information.”

- Tavares Martinho


“Panel discussions were interesting and dynamic.”

- Ignacio Martín

Head of International LNG Supply, Naturgy Energy Group

“Well done! There was a great sequence of panels and mix of topics and SME/ key stakeholders that allowed a complete, specific and wing to wing understanding of the latest developments on the LNG industry, news and trends on how the ecosystem is rapidly evolving toward the complexity and uncertainties of the global economy.”

- Marco Ciprian

Business Development, BHGE

“Interesting, thought provoking discussions and presentations from a wide range of industry speakers.”

- Andrew Walker

Asia Pacific Editor, Interfax

“Very informative to regain up to date information and changes in the LNG industry.”

- Yomi Benson

Senior Vice President - Trading, Sahara Energy International

“Rich content, multiple perspectives.”

- Ying Guo

Senior Consultant, CNOOC

“Comprehensive, up-to-date and lively.”

- Jorge Gabriel

Member of the Board, FLAD

“Well organised, friendly teams, good quality speakers/topics and video/audio facilities were first class.”

- Gunaseharan Ganapathy

Director, LNG Division, MOL (Europe Africa) Ltd

“Lots of industry insights.”

- Jose Barros

Attorney, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos

“In-depth, good coverage of relevant topics and issues, knowledgeable panel sessions and ample networking opportunities.”

- Nnamdi Nebo

Commercial Advisor, Grain LNG

“Insightful and filled with current and highly relevant contents. Broad representations and attendance across the value chain and good networking opportunities.”

- Nnamdi Nebo

Commercial Advisor, Grain LNG

“Comprehensive and very enlightening.”

- Jorge Gabriel

Board Member, FLAD

“Great organization. Outstanding speakers and participants.”

- Norvic Chicchon

General Director of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Energy, Peru

“It was great experience and there is a lot to take away from the conference and strategize our Company LNG Business accordingly.”

- Usman Khan

Commercial Head, Engro Elengy Terminal Limited

“Good industry event.”

- Eduard Ruijs

Managing Director, BlackRock

“The World LNG Summit is always a perfect communication platform for energy professionals to discuss the topics on recent energy trends as well as providing many opportunities to meet with important players in the market.”

- Kunio Nohata

Executive Director, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd

“The World LNG Summit is our industry’s perennial year-end event. It reliably attracts the sector’s foremost leaders and contributors, and offers a significant opportunity for buyers, sellers, and other stakeholders to engage in meaningful discussion.”

- Matt Schatzman

President & CEO, NextDecade Corporation

“A fantastic end of year event: great opportunity to connect with friends and colleagues in the industry and look back over what is always guaranteed to be an eventful year!”

- Richard Nelson

Partner, King & Spalding

“CWC have consistently delivered high quality for this event … The right combination of conference agenda and networking. ”

- Christophe Malet

Senior Vice President Upstream LNG, Hanas LNG

“Great experience.”

- Faisal Al Tamimi

Senior Specialist, Qatar Petroleum

“Good conference. Main event of the year.”

- Patrick Janssens


“Nicely planned with a lot of opportunities to engage with customers, stake holders, LNG producers.

- Ibrahim Al-Muftah

Commercial Advisor, Qatar Petroleum

“It was very interesting and helped me a lot.”

- Noriko Fujimoto

Manager, Tokyo Gas

“Great event.

- Oliver Tuckerman

VP, Commercial Structuring & Corporate Development, Cheniere Energy


- Eliza Girty

Analyst, Trafigura

“A nice overview of the LNG chain: upstream to downstream, large scale to small scale.”

- Stefaan Adriaens

Commercial Manager, Gate

“A well organized event with a broad range of good speakers.”

- Bjornar Danielsen

Head of Process Engineering, Connect LNG

“Good event and very well attended!”

- Marcel Tijhuis

Business Development, Gasunie

“This was an excellent conference with many great networking opportunities. A veritable who's who of the LNG industry!

- Robb Taylor

Business Manager, Global LNG, Calgon Carbon Corporation

“Excellent. As a sponsor of the CWC programme I was very impressed with the first World LNG Summit in Lisbon.”

- Richard Nelson

Partner, King & Spalding LLP

“Very interesting to see other points of view and other steps of the LNG supply chain.”

- Alvaro Agosti

Senior Commercial Operations Manager, Knutsen

“One of the main LNG events of the year to attend - for both the presentations and panels along with the industry networking.”

- Genevieve Solomon

LNG Advisor, Anadarko

“Excellent and efficient meeting.”

- Ton Floors

Global Commercial & BD Director, Vopak

“Nice turnout, good event as always.”

- Kamran Javed

General Manager, JERA Energy America

“Interesting conference with very timely agenda.”

- Katsumi (Ken) Kuroda

Senior Advisor, Cheniere Marketing Ltd.

“Excellent, insightful and thought provoking.”

- Francis Browne

Editorial Director, S&P Global Platts

“Presentations were informative and the event provided excellent networking opportunities.”

- Melanie Lovatt

Finance Advisor, Poten & Partners

“Excellently organized, substantial debate and information.”

- Ruben Eiras

Advisor, Ministry of Sea of Portugal

“Excellent summit.”

- Roberto Simon

Managing Director, Societe Generale

“Great networking opportunity.”

- Gary Regan

Manager, Gas Strategies

“Excellent high-level event with good access to industry leaders - and very well organised.

- Alex Forbes

Director, FCL

“Interesting as always. Particularly lively this time with interaction between participants and speakers. Good networking.”

- Dominique Venet

CEO, Gleamergy

“Great end of year function, opportunity to meet everyone you want to and need to.”

- Edward Gomersall

Analyst, Poten & Partners

“High level speakers and brightly organised. Congratulations. ”

- Esperanza Goded

LNG Analyst, Gas Natural Fenosa

“Great event to meet the industry.

- Frank Konertz

Head of LNG Analytics, S&P Global Platts


- Fred Hutchison

Executive Director, LNG Allies

“It was a very well organized event with participation of decision makers and high knowledge people in the area. I learned and enjoyed it.”

- Freddy Leon

Business Development Manager, Partex Oil and Gas

“Very good buzz. Interesting presentations and valuable discussions. Good networking.”

- Frederico Lira

Senior Trade & Investment Adviser, British Embassy Lisbon

“Limited new insights from the presentations. Good networking opportunities.”

- G. Sorda

Business Development, Powernext

“Interesting summit for networking since most major players of the LNG market attended (both supply and buyers).”

- Gonçalo Gulbenkian

Surface Facilities Engineer, Partex Services Portugal

“Great speakers, good topics covered.”

- Hana AL-Sada

Optimisation Specialist, Qatar Petroleum

“Great event!”

- Hans Herngreen

Business Development Manager Gas, Oiltanking Europe

“Great event.”

- Jean Lemonnier

Head of Sales and Scheduling, ELENGY

“Very informative and intensive agenda.”

- David Vardanyan

Lead Specialist, Novatek

“Well structured event bringing together a wide array of people in the LNG world.”

- Christopher Caswell

Director, LNG and FLNG Technology and Development, KBR

“The event went very well and was very well organised.”

- Philip Afolami

Senior Events and Protocol Officer, Nigeria LNG Limited

“Excellent and very relevant.”

- John White

Partner, Baker Botts

“Very good event.”

- Eiichi Ueno

SVP, Mitsui Europe

“Great networking event.”

- Chuck Miller

Director - Global Gas Processing, Emerson

“It was a very interesting conference to see how fast the industry is developing.”

- Jose van den Wall Arnemann

Managing Director, Refineria di Korsou N.V.

“Successful LNG event, as every year. Great new hosting city.”

- Nacho de Miguel

Business Development Senior Manager, Union Fenosa Gas

“Very good, well organised.”

- Patricia Roche

Consultant, Galway Group

“The LNG summit was very helpful to me, as we are starting with an LNG terminal and this will be a good reference for decision taking.”

- Gilbert (Igor) Cyntje

Technical Manager, RDK NV

“Well attended and good summary of current situation.”

- Alberto Galicia

Director Global Gas/LNG, Repsol


- Andrew Walker

VP Strategy, Cheniere

“The CWC World LNG Summit facilitates the networking opportunities and keeps to be the reference place for the World's LNG Leaders.”

- Antonio Perez Collar

Founder, CHao - Chance and Choices SL

“A great opportunity to meet people form the industry and to see where the LNG business is going.”

- Catalina Carbajo

Market Research in Oil and Gas, EDP - Energias de Portugal

“Timely market information.”

- Jeffrey Goetz

Director, Poten & Partners

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