Argus-ElitePlus++ India Oil and Gas Summit 2015

(Final - 15 March, 1:30 pm)
Conference Agenda
Day One | 18 March 2015 | Wednesday
08:15 - 09:15
Registration and coffee
09:15 - 09:25
Conference guidelines
Sunita Sharma, Vice – President, Products, Asia, Argus
Nidhi Verma, CEO, ElitePlus Business Services
Inaugural Session
09:25 - 09:35
Welcome address
Pierre Lever,Chief Executive Officer, Argus Asia
09:35 - 09:45
Opening remarks
Sunjoy Joshi, Director, Observer Research Foundation
Session Chairman:Vivek Rae, Ex Secretary, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas
09:45 - 10:15
Keynote Address - Prospects and challenges ahead for economic
growth in India: The energy angle
Dr. Urjit Patel, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
10:15 - 10.45
Plenary Address 1:India’s energy security and sustainability
Dr.Nagesh Kumar, Head, South and South-West Asia Office,
10:45 - 11:15
Plenary Address 2:Where is India on the world energy stage?
Tim Gould, Head of Unit, Resources and Investment Directorate of
Global Energy Economics, International Energy Agency
11:15 - 11:45
Networking Refreshments
Business Session I: Global Energy Outlook
Session Chairman:Sunjoy Joshi, Director, Observer Research Foundation
11:45 - 12:10
Coloring within the lines: Understanding US crude and condensate exports
Matthew Goitia, Founder and Chief Executive, Peaker Energy
12:10 - 12:35
Changing crude flows-what does this mean for India
AdiImsirovic, General Manager, Clearsource Commodity Services
12:35 - 13:00
The light-heavy spread in Asia: Where do we go from here?
Yukin Yeo, Vice-President -Asia, Argus
13:00 - 13:10
13:10 - 14:10
Question and answer
Networking Lunch
Business Session II: Upstream
Session Chairman: Sudhir Vasudeva, Former CMD, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
14:10 - 14:35
Indian E&P -what is being done?
U.P.Singh, Joint Secretary (Exploration),Ministry of Petroleum and
Natural Gas
14:35 - 14:55
Developing India upstream: A foreign company’s perspective
SashiMukundan,Regional President and Head of Country, India,
BP Group Companies
14:55 - 15:05
Question and answer
15:05 - 15:35
Panel discussion: Indian upstream: Prospects and limitations
Moderator: Kaustav Mukherjee, Partner and Managing Director,
The Boston Consulting Group
Sunil Kumar Srivastava, Chairman and Managing Director,
Oil India Limited, Swaminathan Ramamurthy, Managing Director &
Head South Asia, Schlumberger, Matthew Goitia, Founder and Chief
Executive, Peaker Energy, Ajay Khandelwal, President Petroleum
E&P, Reliance Industries, P Elango, Managing Director, Hindustan
Oil Exploration Company,
15:35 - 15:50
Question and answer
15:50 - 16:20
Networking Refreshments
Business Session III: Gas Matters
Session Chairman:S.C. Tripathi, Former Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
16:20 - 16:45
NGLs and ethane - what’s on the horizon?
Andrew Hoare, Chief Commercial Officer, BW LPG
16:45 - 17:10
LNG infrastructure challenges – what can and will be done?
Dr. A. K. Balyan, Managing Director andChief ExecutiveOfficer,
Petronet – LNG Limited
17:10 - 17:35
Gas storage - learning from the European Experience
Jean-Marc Leroy, Chief Executive Officer, Storengy
17:35 - 17:45
Question and answer
Cocktail reception and dinner
Day Two | 19 March 2015 | Thursday
08:45 - 09:15
Morning refreshments
09:15 - 09:25
Welcome address
Pierre Lever,Chief Executive Officer, Argus Asia
09:25 - 09:35
Session chairman’s introduction
Dr. Vijay Kelkar, Chairman, CSIR-Tech Private Limited
09:35 - 10:05
Keynote address: Global oil markets demand and supply
Ian Taylor, Chief Executive Officer and President, Vitol
10:05 - 10:20
Question and answer
10:20 - 10:50
Networking Refreshments
Business Session IV: India as Investor and Investment Destination
Session Chairman: Dr. Kirit S Parikh, Chairman, Integrated Research and Action for
Development (IRADe)
10:50 - 11:15
Canada – strengthening ties with India
MayankAshar, MD and CEO, Cairn India
11:15 - 11:40
West Africa as a supply source for India
Dolapo Oni, Energy Specialist, EcoBank
11:40 - 12:05
Indonesia oil and gas Market
Toto Nugroho, Managing Director and President,
Pertamina Energy Services
12:05 - 12:20
Energy planning – lessons from China
Yang Wei Jun, Director of Refining and Petrochemical Department,
PetrochinaPlanning and Engineering Institute
12:20 - 12:45
Fuel retailing- Industry from an investor’s perspective
JalIrani, Senior Vice President - Wholesale Capital Market,
Edelweiss Financial Services
12:45 - 13:00
Question and answer
13:00 - 14.00
Networking Lunch
Business Session V: Refining and Marketing
Session Chairman:M. A. Pathan, Advisor, IOTL&Former Chairman, Indian Oil
Corporation Ltd.
14:00 - 14:25
Indian retail market – the road ahead
B. Ashok, Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation Limited
14:25 - 14:50
Indian refining outlook to 2020
P. Raghavendran, President (Refinery Business),
Reliance Industries Limited
14:50 - 15:15
Sustaining and improving refining margins - challenges ahead
A.K. Purwaha, Chairman and Managing Director,
Engineers IndiaLimited (EIL)
15:15 - 15:25
Question and answer
15:25 - 15:55
Panel discussion: Refining in India –Where do we go from here?
Moderator: R S Butola, Ex – Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Prabh Das Chief Executive, HPCL - Mittal Energy,
SaumitraChaudhuri, Ex – Member, Planning Commission,
P. Raghavendran,President (Refinery Business),Reliance Industries
Limited, Ajit Mishra,Head -Marketing,Essar,
Rakesh Mehra, Executive Director, Bharat Petroleum
15:55 - 16:10
Question and answer
16:10- 16:25
Closing remarks
Networking Refreshments and end of conference