Conference Program

 

Sunday 4 December 2016

2.00 - 6.00pm
Registration open
6.00 - 7.30pm
Trade Exhibition Cocktail Party
Sponsored by Heli Niugini Levels 3 & 4 

Monday 5 December 2016

7.00am
Registration and Exhibition open

Opening Session | GOVERNMENT / POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
Chairman | Mr Gerea Aopi, CBE, President, PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum 
8.45am
Welcome remarks by Chairman
9.00am
Keynote Address
Hon. Peter O'Neill, CMG, MP, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
9.30am
National Budget and 2017 Outlook
Hon. Patrick Pruaitch, MP, Minister for Treasury
10.00am
The Evolving Global Energy Mix: Implications and Opportunities for the PNG Resource Sectors 
Professor Peter McCabe, Head of School and South Australian State Chair of Petroleum Geology, Australian School of Petroleum, The University of Adelaide

10.30 - 11.05am
MORNING TEA sponsored by Empawa Ltd

11.05am
Session 2 | LNG PROJECTS UPDATE
Chairman | Mr John Chambers, General Manager PNG, Santos
11.10am
PNG LNG Project
Mr Andrew Barry, Managing Director, ExxonMobil PNG
11.35am
Papua LNG
Mr Philippe Blanchard, Managing Director, Total E&P PNG
12.00am
Kumul Petroleum Holdings
Mr Wapu Sonk, Managing Director, Kumul Petroleum Holdings

12.20 - 1.30pm
LUNCH sponsored by Hastings Deering

1.30pm
Session 3 | MINING PROJECTS UPDATE 1
Chairman | Dr Ila Temu, Country Executive Director, Barrick (Niugini) Ltd
1.30pm
Ok Tedi Mining
Mr Peter Graham CBE, Managing Director, Ok Tedi Mining
1.55pm
Lihir
Mr Craig Jetson, General Manager Lihir Operations, Newcrest Mining
2.20pm
Porgera Joint Venture
Mr Richard T. Jackson, 
Executive Managing Director, Barrick (Niugini) Ltd
Mr Christopher Trainor, Manager Commercial Services, Barrick (Niugini) Ltd 
2.45pm
Simberi
Mr Bob Vassie, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, St Barbara

3.10 - 3.35pm
AFTERNOON TEA sponsored by Total

3.40pm
Session 4 | ENVIRONMENTAL - PANEL DISCUSSION
Facilitator | Mr Geoff Day
3.40pm
Lead Presentation
Mr Dan Moriarty, Principal Environment and Social Consultant, Coffey
4.25pm
PANEL:
Mr Gunther Joku, Managing Director, Conservation and Environment Protection Authority 
Mr Jesse Pile, Manager Environment, Ok Tedi Mining
Dr Monica Rau, Harmony SEAsia
Professor Benedict Yaru, Managing Director, KMK Ltd 
5.10pm
Close of Day 1

7.00pm
PRE DINNER COCKTAILS | Sponsored by Santos
within Trade Exhibition - Levels 3 & 4
8.00pm - 11.00pm
CONFERENCE DINNER | Sponsored by Bank of South Pacific

Tuesday 6 December 2016

7.30am
Registration and Exhibition open
7.30am
Session 5 | ADVANCED MINERAL EXPLORATIONAND DEVELOPMENT
Chairman | Mr Johannes van Heerden, Chief Executive Officer, Harmony Gold SEAsia
9.00am
Minerals Sector: Growth Opportunities
Hon. Byron Chan MP, Minister for Mining
9.20am
Frieda River Project: Risk versus Reward - Considerations Ahead of an Investment Decision
Dr Fred Hess, Managing Director, PanAust
9.40am
Wafi-Golpu Project
Mr Bryan Bailie, Executive Project Director - Wafi-Golpu Project, Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture
10.00am
Yandera Project
Mr Andre Wessels, Vice President Global Operations, Era Resources

10.20 - 10.45am
MORNING TEA sponsored by Mineral Resources Authority

10.50am
Session 6 | PETROLEUM PROJECTS UPDATES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Chairman | Mr Andrew Barry, Managing Director, ExxonMobil PNG
10.50am
Petroleum Sector: Growth Opportunities
Hon. Nixon Duban, MP, Minister for Petroleum and Energy
11.10am
PNG’s LNG Opportunities
Mr Peter Botten CBE, Managing Director, Oil Search
11.30am
Stanley Project
Mr Jesus Chillon, Vice President, Repsol Australia / PNG
11.50pm
Horizon Oil
Mr Kelvin Bramley, Chief Company Representative, Horizon Oil
12.10pm
Twinza Oil
Mr Huw Evans, Managing Director, Twinza Oil

12.30 - 1.35pm
LUNCH sponsored by Clarke Energy

1.40pm
Session 7 | MINING PROJECTS UPDATE 2
Chairman | Mr John Gooding, Managing Director, Highlands Pacific
1.40pm
Kumul Minerals Holdings
Mr Thomas Abe, Managing Director, Kumul Minerals Holdings
2.00pm
Hidden Valley Mine
Mr Gary Davies, General Manager - Hidden Valley Mine, Harmony Gold SEAsia
2.20pm
Solwara 1 Project
Mr Mike Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, Nautilus Minerals
2.40pm
Kaniantu Mining
Mr John Lewins, Chief Operating Officer, K92 Mining

3.00 - 3.30pm
AFTERNOON TEA sponsored by Brian Bell Business Group

3.30pm
Session 8 | PATHWAYS TO THE SUSTAINABILITY OF PROJECT BENEFITS - PANEL DISCUSSION
Facilitator | Professor Richard Jackson, Independent Consultant
3.30pm
Pathways to the Sustainability of Project Benefits
Mr Gerea Aopi, CBE, President, PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum
3.50pm
Managing Landowner Investments for Sustainable Wealth Creation
Mr Augustine Mano, Managing Director, Mineral Resources Development Company
4.10pm
PANEL:
Mr David Wissink, General Manager - Sustainability and External Relations, Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture
Mr Musje Werror, Deputy CEO and General Manager Employee and External Relations, Ok Tedi Mining
Mr Robert Aisi, Executive General Manager External Relations, ExxonMobil PNG
Ms Lesieli Taviri, Board Chair, Business Coalition for Women

5.00pm
Closing Remarks
Mr Peter Aitsi MBE, Senior Vice President, PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum
5.10pm
Close of Day 2

Wednesday 7 December 2016

8.00am - 3.00pm
Registration and Exhibition open
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SEMINAR 1 | PNG RESOURCES INDUSTRY FINANCING


Chairman | Ms Helen Hamilton-James, Managing Partner, Deloitte PNG
8.30am
Resource Project Funding in the Global Stage: How PNG Can Compete
Mr Greg Evans, Partner, KPMG Deal Advisory
8.55am
Financing Resource Projects in PNG: An IFC Perspective
Ms Namrata Thapar, Manager - Mining Investments, IFC Global Infrastructure Group
9.20am
Resource Project Financing in PNG: A Commercial Bank Perspective
Mr Nick Easingwood, Director Project and Export Finance, ANZ
9.45am
Resource Project Financing in PNG: An Investment Bank Perspective
Mr Peter Colwell, Director Investment Banking, Leveraged Finance and Loan Syndication, Credit Suisse (Australia) Ltd

10.10 - 10.40am
MORNING TEA sponsored by Clarke Energy

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Chairman | Mr Jonathan Seeto, Territory Senior Partner, PWC
10.40am
Resource Project Financing in PNG: A Fund Manager Perspective
Mr Andrew Blakely, Global Equities Analyst, Perpetual
11.05am
Oil and Gas Project Financing in PNG: A Company Perspective
Mr Stephen Gardiner, Chief Financial Officer & Group Secretary, Oil Search
11.30am
Financing Options for Power Infrastructure in PNG
Mr Jason Willoughby, Managing Director - Global Markets Development, GE Energy Financial Services, Australia, Taiwan, Japan and Korea
11.50pm
Why are the Values of Large Capital Resource Projects Routinely Overestimated?
Mr Stephen Reid, Energy and Resources Transactions Leader, Deloitte Australia

12.20 - 1.20pm
LUNCH | sponsored by MRL Petroleum

Wednesday 7 December 2016 | Concurrent Afternoon Seminars

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SEMINAR 2

SEMINAR 3

1:20pm
SEMINAR 2 - PNG Petroleum Exploration Update
Chairman | Mr Richard Kassman OBE Corporate Affairs Director, Total E&P PNG
SEMINAR 3 - PNG Mineral Exploration Update
Chairman | Mr Mel Togolo, CBE
Country Manager PNG, Nautilus Minerals
1.20pm
Challenges with Licensing and Approvals Process
Mr David Manau
Acting Secretary, Department of Petroleum and Energy
Impact of Low Commodity Prices on PNG Minerals Sector
Mr Philip Samar
Managing Director, Mineral Resources Authority
1.45pm
Peak Oil
Professor Brent McInnes
Chairman, Peak Oil
Niuminco
Mr Tracey Lake Managing Director, Niuminco
2.05pm
Kina Petroleum
Mr Richard Schroder
Managing Director, Kina Petroleum
Tolukuma
Dr Wilfred Lus
Director, Asidokona
2.25pm
Eaglewood Energy
Mr Stuart King,
Exploration Manager, Eaglewood Energy
Harmony Gold
Mr Mike Humphries,
Executive General Manager Exploration, Harmony SEAsia
2.45 - 3.05pm
AFTERNOON TEA | Sponsored by Holding Redlich
Chairman | Mr Jimmy Haumu Director Petroleum Division, Department of Petroleum and Energy
Chairman | Mr Ron Gawi, General Manager PNG Highlands Pacific
3.05pm
Repsol
Mr Rob Grenier
Exploration Manager, Repsol
MRA Geoscience Data Acquisition Programs
Mr Nathan Mosusu, Executive Manager Geological Survey, Mineral Resouces Authority
3.25pm
ExxonMobil
Mr Andy Elliott
Exploration Manager, ExxonMobil PNG
Highlands Pacific
Mr Craig Lennon
Managing Director, Highlands Pacific
3.45pm
Oil Search
Dr Keiran Wulff,
Executive General Manager Exploration & New Ventures, Oil Search
Mayur Resources
Mr Paul Mulder
Managing Director, Mayur Resources
4.05pm
Rawson Resources
Mr Hamish White
General Manager, Rawson Resources
Geopacific Resources
Mr Ron Heeks
Managing Director, Geopacific Resources
4.25pm
Support Services for the Oil and Gas Sector in PNG
Mr Tom Derby
Chief Executive Officer, WildCat Developments
Servicing the Resources Sectors in PNG: The Aviation Perspective
Mr Robbert Strating
Director Operations - Group CEO, Hevilift Limited
4.45pm
SEMINARS CONCLUDE

 

Fourteenth Papua New Guinea Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference brochure

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