LONDON, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Malaysian national oil company, Petronas,
recently stated it will invest $20 billion in the Pacific Northwest LNG
project on Canada's west coast, reinforcing the recent surge of
interest and investment into Canada as a major potential LNG exporter.
As federal and state lawmakers continue to provide an open and
investor-friendly business environment, will Canada ultimately prove a
more attractive LNG opportunity for long-term Asian investors over
their neighbours, the United States?
Such issues will be examined and debated in a pioneering new forum
dedicated to the exciting and ambitious plans to develop LNG export
from Canada. The "Canadian LNG Export Forum" will take place in
Canada's energy epicentre - Calgary - between the 17th and 19th September 2013, and will welcome leading Asian investors and
stakeholders to speak alongside national and state experts and
Leading regional and international expert speakers include:
Kunio Nohata, Executive Officer & Senior General Manager of Gas Resources, Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd
Noriyoshi Torigoe, Executive Officer, Americas, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Hon. Perrin Beatty, President & CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Jean Abiteboul, President - Supply & Marketing, Cheniere
Hon. Jim Prentice, Senior Executive Vice President & Vice Chairman, CIBC
Paul Jeakins, Commissioner & CEO, BC Oil & Gas Commission
Shinya Miyazaki, CEO, Diamond Gas Management Canada Ltd (subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation)
Peter Hansen, CEO, Oregon LNG
Byng Giraud, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited (A Pacific Oil & Gas Company)
The event has already gained the interest of major stakeholders, with
sponsors including Norton Rose Fulbright, Deloitte, AG&P, GTT, Wison,
Fluor, WorleyParsons, CDS Research Ltd, and Aecon.
The Canada LNG Export Forum will uncover the strategic and commercial
opportunities for producers and project developers to capitalize on
exporting LNG to the Asian Pacific markets.
For more information please visit: http://www.canadalngexport.com
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