21st - 23rd march 2022 | vienna, austria

EUROPEAN GAS CONFERENCE

PROMOTING DIALOGUE BETWEEN EUROPE AND ITS MAIN SUPPLIERS

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ABOUT THE EUROPEAN GAS
CONFERENCE

In 2022, we will be celebrating the 15th anniversary of the European Gas Conference (EGC) alongside our long-term host, OMV and Europe’s main supplier, Gazprom.

We will assess the impact of the 2021/22 winter for Eastern and Western European gas markets and promote gas’ role on the journey to net-zero.

The third day of our event will be complimented by the European Hydrogen Conference. Learn more about our  European Hydrogen Conference here.

Attendees

Expert Speakers

Private Meetings

Countries Represented

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Viktor Zubkov

Viktor Zubkov

Chairman of the Gazprom, Board of Directors, PJSC Gazprom

Elena Burmistrova

Elena Burmistrova

Director General, Gazprom

Johann Raunig

Johann Raunig

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Catharina Sikow-Magny

Catharina Sikow-Magny

Director, European Commission

Andree Stracke

Andree Stracke

CEO, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

Patrick Dugas

Patrick Dugas

Vice President LNG Trading, Total

Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

Vice President Strategy, Cheniere Marketing

Elena Sidorochkina

Elena Sidorochkina

Head of LNG Gas Marketing & Trading OMV

Peder Bjorland

Peder Bjorland

Vice President,Marketing and Trading Natural Gas, Equinor

Franco Magnani

Franco Magnani

Global Gas & LNG - Head of Equity Valorization, Eni

Christian Synetos

Christian Synetos

Director, BlackRock

Christian Hoellinger

Christian Hoellinger

Head of Downstream LNG Road – Europe, Shell

EGC HOST PARTNER

2022 AGENDA

09:00  Energy Council and Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:10  LNG Outlook for 2022

09:35  Cheniere Keynote

10:00
  Assessing the future role of LNG

10:55  Morning Break

11:25  An EPC perspective

11:50  [Decarbonisation Panel] Carbon-neutral LNG: How far away are we?

12:40
 Lunch Break

14:00  [Trading Panel] LNG trading: How fast is it expanding?

14:55  [Supply Panel] Resolving the recent derailing of future FIDs: New financing structures and market actors

15:50  Afternoon break

16:20  [Roundtables]

 LNG Forum Roundtables

17:20  Close of LNG day

20:00  Energy Council and Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:10 Welcome keynote OMV address

09:35 Welcome keynote Gazprom address

09:00
  Gazprom keynote

10:05 European Commission keynote

10:30 Morning Break

10:55 Net-zero outlook: Reaching net-zero in Europe: Where does natural gas fit in this journey?

11:20
[Panel] What is a sustainable role for natural gas in achieving 2030 targets?

12:15 Uniper keynote

12:25 [Panel] Taking the pulse of the European market: Repositioning Europe in a global context

13:20 Lunch Break

STREAM A

14:30 European natural gas market review

STREAM B

14:30 Alternative scenarios: Assessing natural gas’ position to meet net-zero targets

STREAM A

14:55 [Panel] Gas trading trends: Europe vs the globe 

STREAM B 

14:55 [Panel] Repurposing natural gas infrastructure across Europe

15:45 Afternoon Break

STREAM A 

16:15 Gas Exchange Market Developments in Russian Federation between 2021-2022. 

STREAM B 

16:15 A long-term alternative for Europe: Biomethane and synthetic gases

STREAM A

16:40 The resurgence of storage’s role in rebalancing global gas Interaction between international flows

STREAM B 

16:40 Developing long-term carbon capture to reduce emissions from natural gas production

 STREAM A

17:05 [Panel] Assessing the challenges of trading and infrastructure in southern & eastern Europe.

STREAM B 

17:05 [Panel] Financing gas projects across Europe

17:50 Close of European Gas Conference Day 2


18:30 Gala Dinner

EUROPEAN HYDROGEN CONFERENCE

20:00  Energy Council and Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:10 European Commission Keynote & Q&A

09:50 Mckinsey Keynote – Developing Blue & Green Hydrogen Production

10:50
  Linking Supply with Demand: Tackling issues to create Europe's hydrogen Economy

11:10 Morning Break

11:40 Stimulating demand for clean hydrogen sources across hard-to-abate industries

12:05 Exploring the options business models for hydrogen projects

13:00 Lunch Break

STREAM A

14:15 Natural Gas to Blue Hydrogen and Ammonia: Transportation to Markets and Decarbonisation in multiple sectors

STREAM B

14:15 EPC Perspective: Making a Viable Project

STREAM A

14:40 Solid Oxide Electrolyser Technology

STREAM B 

14:40 Challenges and solutions in hydrogen transportation by pipelines

STREAM A 

15:05 Renewable Hydrogen

STREAM B

15:05 Hydrogen Imports from Russia

STREAM A 

15:30 Fuel Cells

STREAM B

15:30 Hydrogen Imports from Ukraine

16:00 Afternoon Break

16:35 Regulatory Panel: What are the outcomes from the Commission’s Hydrogen Package?

17:25 End of European Hydrogen Conference

PRICING &
REGISTRATION

 

EUROPEAN HYDROGEN CONFERENCE

The European Hydrogen Conference is a platform to discuss how hydrogen will be integrated across the value chain through ministerial, industrial and technological collaboration. 

Key themes to be explored on our Hydrogen Day include:

  • Identifying the latest hydrogen projects and sharing the successful examples of the roll-out of hydrogen cluster strategies
  • Delving into the regulatory and technological advances required to promote low-carbon and renewable hydrogen production
  • Promoting demand across the value chain and sharing how industry players have integrated hydrogen into their long-term GHG reduction strategies

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