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Norway-Thailand LNG Partnership Seminar

Agenda
08.30 Registration

09.00 Presentation of the seminar’s objectives by Mr. Veerasak Pungrassamee, Director General, Department of Mineral Fuels, Ministry of Energy

09.05 Remarks by H.E. Kjetil Paulsen, Ambassador of Norway to Thailand

09.15 Welcoming remarks by H.E. General Anantaporn Kanjanarat, Minister of Energy

09.25 Photo and Token

09.30 Presentation of report findings by Mr. Alexander Dodge, Ph.D. Candidate, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

09.45 “Thailand’s GAS plan: Roles of LNG in Thailand’s sustainable energy solutions” by Dr. Sarawut Kaewtathip, Department of Mineral Fuels, Ministry of Energy

10.05 Coffee Break

10.25 “Norway as a global supplier of LNG solutions - including solutions for electrification.” Introduction by Dr. Per Christer Lund, Technology Counsellor, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Singapore

10.45 “The Asian LNG market and Thailand’s role as supplier and importer. Addressing environmental concerns using LNG solutions” by Mr. Johan Tutturen, Vice President, Business Director Gas Carriers, Business Development, DNV-GL

11.05 Presentations by businesses
Moderated by Dr. Per Christer Lund, Technology Counsellor, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Singapore

12.10 Luncheon at Room No.3 and No. 9

13.10 “Thailand’s regulation system and third parties’ access regime in gas sector” by Dr. Phuwanart Choonhapran, Senior Professional, Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)

13.25 Panel discussion

“Thailand’s energy future: Will LNG be the answer to Thailand’s energy challenges?” Moderated by Dr. Per Christer Lund, Technology Counsellor, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Singapore

Panellists:

  • Mr. Alexander Dodge, Ph.D. Candidate, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTTU)
  • Dr. Phuwanart Choonhapran, Senior Professional, Energy Regulatory Commision (ERC)
  • Mr. Thanaporn Rugtrakul, Vice President, Liquefied Natural Gas Supply Department, PTT PLC
  • Mrs. Ranee Kositvanich, Director Fuel Management Division, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
  • Ms. Yngvil Eriksson Åsheim, Managing Director, BW LNG

14.25 Q & A

14.40 Closing by General Surasak Srisak, Vice Minister of Energy

Where:
Ministry of Energy, Energy Complex Building B, 15th Floor, 555/2 Vibhavadi Rangsit Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
When:
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What:
The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok and the Thai Ministry of Energy are co-hosting a seminar on the partnership opportunities in the LNG market.
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