Platts 3rd Annual European Gas Storage

Venue: Hilton Budapest WestEnd

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Event Date/Time: Feb 09, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 10, 2009
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As European dependency on imported gas supplies is gaining new urgency in the light of soaring prices and the decline of indigenous resources, gas storage is beginning to play more of a vital role in the wider gas market, by increasing the reliability and security of supply as well as market flexibility.

Platts 3rd Annual Gas Storage conference will once again bring together leading executives from across the region’s major operating companies, governments, national and regional regulatory bodies, key investors and market players to examine the key challenges and opportunities at the forefront of the European gas storage industry.

Join the Platts European Gas Storage conference and maximize your competitive edge within this fast-moving industry by:

Examining gas storage regulation and its impact on investment
Discussing whether LNG will displace storage as the swing provider to Europe
Identifying investment opportunities in gas storage projects
Assessing the costs of developing different types of storage
Evaluating current and future gas storage capacity needs
Receiving latest operational updates on gas storage projects in development and understand project challenges and successes
Hearing first-hand successful strategies for gas storage valuation
Discovering the balance between market dynamics and regulation
Learning about virtual and physical trading of gas storage

Confirmed speakers include:

Stephan Parthier, Member of the Board, E.ON Földgáz Storage Zrt.
Jan Willem van Hoogstraten, Project Director, Bergermeer Gas Storage, Taqa Energy B.V.
Jean Marc Leroy, Vice-President, Major Infrastructures Division,Gaz de France
Klaus-Dieter Barbknecht, Member of the Board, Gas Purchasing, Verbundnetz Gas AG
Lubor Veleba, Chief Commercial Officer, RWE Storages.r.o., Czech Republic
Francisco de la Flor Garcia, Director of Regulation, Enagas, President, GLE
Rick Lorio, CEO, Continental Gas Storage B.V.
James Cox, Principal Consultant, Pöyry Energy Consulting
Mark Van Stiphout, Administrator, DG Energy and Transport, European Commission
Dr. Jan von Drathen, Head of Gas Dispatch, E.ON Energy Trading AG


Váci út 1-3, H-1062 Budapest

Additional Information

Standard fee: €1395 + VAT Group Discount: €1035 per person + VAT (when you register 3 or more delegates simultaneously from the same organisation) Credit Card Incentive: Receive a further €100 discount off your fee when you pay straight away by credit card