Gas to Liquids 2006 (GTL)

Venue: One Whitehall Place

Location: London, SW1A 2HD, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 23, 2006 End Date/Time: Oct 24, 2006
Registration Date: Oct 23, 2006
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2006
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With Oryx GTL – the first in a series of Qatari GTL projects - beginning full commercial production this year, SMi's Gas to Liquids conference comes at a crucial time for the players in this emergent industry. Leading experts will address the commercial reality of gas to liquids, examine the technological issues that are arising, and also look at the ability of this exciting new technology to attract project finance in the world’s capital markets.

Do not miss this unique opportunity to hear from and interact with leading industry experts including:
- Peter Cook, General Manager, Oryx GTL
- Malcolm Wells, Communications Manager, Sasol Chevron
- Rob Kretzers, Project Director, Pearl GTL Project, Shell Global Solutions International BV
- Joep Font Freide, BP Gas to Liquids Advisor, BP
- Richard Jrory, Global GTL Manager, Shell International Gas
- Colin McHattie, Business Development GTL, ConocoPhillips
- Hartmut Heinrich, Executive Manager Fuels and Lubricants, Volkswagen
- Luc Bastard, External Relations, Renault
- Brian Wilson, Vice President and Head of Project Financing, Ivanhoe Energy
- Noel Ashcroft, Agent General for Western Australia, Government of Western Australia, European Office
- Eric Caprani, GTL Project Manager, on behalf of IFP/Axens and Eni
- Matthias Wagner, Director of GTL Technology, Lurgi AG Petrosa and Statoil Joint Venture
- Kevin Halstead, Head of GTL Development, Foster Wheeler
- Narsi Ghorban, Managing Director, NarKangan Gas to Liquid International

Key issues to be addressed:
- The move towards integration in "second-generation" projects
- How cost reduction is making GTL processes more economically viable
- The role of the automotive industry in facilitating growth of GTL markets

- How much of an appetite is there amongst financiers for investment in GTL?
- Technology risks and completion guarantees - how long before GTL is seen as a proven technology?

- Can GTL command a "green premium"?
- Will GTL’s primary role be as a blendstock?
- Will GTL produce greater returns as a niche fuel?

By attending SMi’s Gas to Liquids 2006 conference you will:
- Gain valuable insight into the start up of the world’s largest GTL plant
- Discover how leading industry experts are making GTL a commercial reality
- Learn how this new global energy industry is driving the growth of new fuel markets
- Discover the potential for sustainable mobility through synthetic fuels
- Maximise your understanding of GTL industry development
- Benefit from a concentrated forum of networking opportunities and information gathering

This event has over 100 attendees already registered and only a few places remain. Book now to avoid disappointment.


One Whitehall Place
United Kingdom

Additional Information

To register contact Andrew Gibbons on tel +44 (0)20 7827 6156 or email Conference price: £1399 (group discounts available)