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BBSPA Legal & Regulatory Seminar, 6 November 2015, Grand Hotel Sofia

BBSPA Legal & Regulatory Seminar

6 November 2015
Grand Hotel Sofia

Speakers:

Ivan Ivanov, Chairperson, EWRC, Bulgarian Energy Regulatory Authority

Jean-Marc Leroy, Senior Vice President – Infrastructure Business Line, ENGIE
“The European gas market – conditions for success and the role of the Balkan and Black Sea region”

  • What are the EU policy objectives and how does the industry respond to the challenges of the European policy.
  • What are the conditions for success to achieve the energy transformation.
  • What is the outlook for growth of the Balkan and Black Sea region and what is its role for Europe.

Adam Balogh, Adviser, System Development, ENTSOG
“ENTSOG 10-year-development plan 2015”

  • Short introduction of ENTSOG
  • The Ten Year Network Development process and most important findings of the TYNDP2015.
  • ENTSOG’s role in the Projects of Common Interest (PCI) selection process and the

o   Project-specific Cost-Benefit Analysis (PS-CBA) of PCI candidate projects

Dr. Harald Stindl, Managing Director, Gas Connect Austria
“Incremental Capacity and its allocation”

  • Status and content of the Code
  • Why is it Important
  • Application vs. current practice

Dr. Nadine Haase, European Gas Regulation Manager, PRISMA European Capacity Platform
“PRISMA’s progress towards an integrated European gas market’’

  • Network Code Capacity Allocation Mechanism (NC CAM) as foundation of the Platform
  • Development of the Platform
  • Governance of PRISMA
  • Status quo of NC CAM implementation at PRISMA

Max Seuster, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
“Regulatory and competitive aspects of energy markets”

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, Energy Projects and Construction, Central and Eastern Europe, CMS Cameron McKenna
“Amendments to the legislation with regard to the liberalization of the gas market”

Ilona Vári, Head of EU Regulatory Affairs, MOL Group
”The EU Energy Union”

  • Revision of the EU natural gas Security of Supply regulation
  • EU LNG strategy
  • Draft directive on the post 2020 EU Emission Trading Scheme

 

21st Annual BBSPA Conference Speakers

21st Annual BBSPA Conference 

23rd-24th April 2015, Marriott Hotel, Vienna 

Confirmed Speakers

 

Mr. Krisztián Deme, Head of Sales, Marketing and Regulatory, Hungarian Gas Storage Ltd
‘Revealing the Real Value of Underground Gas Storage: Looking Beyond the Short Term and Seasonal Spreads’

 Mr. Chris Meredith, Senior Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie ‘The Competitive Position of Indigenous Gas Supply vs. Imports’

Mr. András Jenei, Director, E2050 Interdisciplinary Research Center
‘Shale Gas Developments in Europe’

Mr. Christian Filippitsch, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
‘Regulatory and Competitive Aspects of Energy Markets’

Ms. Ilona Vári,  Head of EU Regulatory Affairs, MOL Group
‘Challenges in the EU Energy Markets Towards 2020’

Dr. Michael Thomadakis, Member of the Board, Regulatory Authority for Energy Greece
‘From Turkish Stream to Europe: the SEE- Stream?’

Mr. Bernhard Painz, Head of Gas Department, Energie-Control Austria
‘Tools for the Completion of the Internal Energy Market – The Updated Gas Target Model’

Ms. Anna Rizova, Managing Partner, Wolf Theiss
‘Black Sea Upstream Projects – Bulgarian and Romanian Perspective’

Mr. Julian Bowden, BP Gas and Power
Chairman Infrastructure, Markets and Prices Session

Mr. Mirek Topolánek, Director, International Development & Public Affairs, eustream
‘Eastring, Solution for Balkan, Solution for Europe’

Dr. Thomas Heissenberger, Head of System Management, Gas Connect Austria
‘Gas Transmission Projects in Austria’

Mr. Vladimir Đurović, Head of Development Department, PLINACRO
‘Gas Transmission Systems and Developments in Croatia and the Region’

Mr. Erol User, President & CEO, User Danismanlik AS
‘Turkey as a Gas Corridor’

Mr. Gottfried Steiner, Chairman of the Board, Central European Gas Hub
‘CEGH, the Regional Hub for Central and Eastern Europe’

Mr. Thilo Kassen, Head of Platform Management, PRISMA European Capacity Platform
 ‘Implementation of a Joint Platform. One  Successful Example of Using PRISMA’s Platform.’

Ms. Nicoleta Dima, Principal Banker, Natural Resources, EBRD
‘Financing Oil and Gas Upstream Projects’

Ms. Andrada Irimie, Energy Analyst, JBC Energy
 ‘Exploring the Current Situation in the European Crude Market’

BBSPA Upstream and Supply Seminar Speakers

BBSPA Upstream and Supply Seminar

30 October 2014
InterContinental Hotel Bucharest

Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Alexandru Patruti, Advisor in WEC/RNC and Romaqua Group, Former President of NAMR

Dr. Jim Bown, President, Vanco Prykerchenska
– Update on the present situation in Crimea and Ukraine’s Exclusive (Maritime) Economic Zone

Dominique Menu, Head of the Representative Office for Ukraine and Kazakhstan, BNP Paribas
– Oil & Gas in Ukraine: the financing issue & the Russian roulette

Margot Loudon, Deputy Secretary General, Eurogas
– The Eurogas position on how the market delivers security of supply

Vladimir Djurovic, Head of Development Department, Plinacro
– Croatian example of the gas system development and incorporation in the European flows & gas market

Dr. Valentin Kunev, Manager, BBSPA

Participants:

BBSPA, BNP Paribas, CMS Cameron Mckenna, Eurogas,  MFGT, Pachiu and Associates, Plinacro, RWE Dea, Schlumberger, Vanco Prykerchenska, WEC-RNC

20 Annual BBSPA Conference – Conference Speakers

20 Annual BBSPA Conference

8-9 April 2014, Hotel Marriott Vienna
Conference Speakers

Professor Teimuraz Gochitashvili, Chairman of Supervisory Board, Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation

Dr. Gabor Tari, Group Chief Scientist for Geology, OMV E&P

Mark Hodgson, Vice President &  Deputy General Director, Bankers Petroleum

Andras Jenei, Advisor Ministry of National Development, Hungary

Anastasios Giamouridis, Senior Consultant, Poyry

Christian Filippitsch, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Dr. Harald Stindl, Managing Director, Gas Connect Austria; Member of the Board, ENTSOG

Dr. Michael Thomadakis, Member of the Board of RAE

Oliver Altenhoff, Head Regulatory Affairs, Open Grid Europe

Dr. Götz Lincke, Managing Director, PRISMA Capacity Platform

Gottfried Steiner, Chairman of the Board, Central European Gas Hub

Matthew Monteverde, Vice President Generating Fuels, Argus Media

Matteo Colangeli, Senior Banker, EBRD

Julian Bowden, BP Gas & Power

Vladimir Durovic, Head of Development Departmend, Plinacro

Balazs Lakatos, Sales, Marketing & General Affairs Manager, MFGT

Dr. Piet Kager, Manager Business Development, Gasunie

20th Annual BBSPA Conference – Agenda

BBSPA has the pleasure to invite you to the 20th Annual Conference! The forum brings together distinguished speakers, leading professionals from international and regional oil and gas companies, as well as energy regulators to discuss priority issues, which is why we are confident you’d recognize it to be a suitable platform for the exchange of innovative ideas and invaluable expertise. 

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8/9th April Marriott Hotel, Vienna
Ballroom A 1st floor

PRELIMINARY AGENDA
8th April 2014

Welcome Coffee & Registration: 13:00 – 14:00

Upstream and Supply Session

Chairman:  Hans Hutta,  Petroleum Management Academy

13:55 – 14:00 Chairman’s welcome and introduction
14:00 -14:25 Professor Teimuraz Gochitashvili , Chairman of Supervisory Board, Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation;
14:25 – 14:50 Dr. Gabor Tari, Group Chief Scientist for Geology, OMV E&P;
14:50 – 15:15 Mark Hodgson, Vice President & Deputy General Director, Bankers Petroleum
15:15 – 15:40 Irina Zamfir, Advisor, National Agency for Mineral Resources of Romania
15:40  16:05 Andras Jenei,  Advisor, Hungary’s Ministry of National Development
16:05  16:30 Anastasios Giamouridis, Senior Consultant, Poyry

Coffee Break: 16:30-17:00

Legal and Regulatory Session

Chairman: Dr. Valentin Kunev, BBSPA

17:00  – 17:25 Christian Filippitsch, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
17:25 – 17:50 Dr. Harald Stindl , Member of Board, ENTSOG & Managing Director, Gas Connect Austria
17:50 – 18:15 Oliver Altenhoff, Head Regulatory Affairs, Open Grid Europe
18:15 – 18:40 Dr. Michael Thomadakis, Member of the Board of RAE
18:40 – 19:05 Paolo Maffeis, Corporate Affairs, PRISMA Capacity Platform

 20:00-21:30 Dinner 

(Dinner to take place in Ballroom A)

 9th April 2014

Oil and Gas Infrastructure and Market Session

Chairman: Julian Bowden, BP

8:30‐ 8:55 Welcome Coffee

8:55 – 9:00 Chairman’s welcome and introduction
9:00– 9:25 Gottfried Steiner, Chairman of the Board, Central European Gas Hub;
9:25 – 9:50 Matthew Monteverde, Vice President Generating Fuels, Argus Media
9:50 – 10:15 Matteo Colangeli, Senior Banker, EBRD
10:15 – 10:30 Julian Bowden, BP

Coffee Break: 10:30 – 11:00

11:00 – 11:25 Vladimir Đurovic, Head of Development Department, Plinacro
11:25– 11:50 Balázs Lakatos, Sales, Marketing & General Affairs Manager, MFGT
11:50 – 12:15 Dr. Piet Kager, Manager Business Development, Gasunie
12:15 – 12:40 Michael Dei-Michei, Downstream Team Leader, JBC Energy
12:40 – 12:50 Costis Stambolis, Executive Director, IENE

12:50 – 13:50 Lunch

(Lunch to take place in Foyer I)

 

CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS FROM

Albpetrol, Argus Media, Bankers Petroleum, British Embassy, BP, Central European Gas Hub, EBRD, E-CONTROL Austria, Energy Regulator of Greece (RAE), EIC, ENTSOG, Gas Connect Austria, Gasunie, Gazprom Neft, Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation, Hungary’s Ministry of National Development, IENE, JBC Energy, MFGT, NAMR, Norton Rose Fulbright, OGEP Bulgaria, OGML, OMV E&P, OMV-PETROM, Open Grid Europe, Phoenix Petroleum, Plinacro, Poyry, PRISMA European Capacity, Romgaz, RWE Dea, SOCAR, Statoil, Total, Transgaz

FEES & DISCOUNTS

Half Day Fee (includes Dinner on 8th April 2014)

Eur 500 for BBSPA members

Eur 600 for BBSPA non-members

One Day fee

Eur 800 for BBSPA members

Eur 1000 for BBSPA non-members

Group Discounts

– for three delegates from a company – 15% discount from the fee

– for four delegates from a company – 20% discount from the fee.

 

For more information on the event, please contact Ms. Monika Manolova, BBSPA: e-mail: bbspetroleum@bbspetroleum.com; tel: (00359 2) 986 06 85; fax (00359 2) 980 15 49

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