14 maio - 15 maio 2019
Calgary, Canada

Argus Canadian NGLs and Petrochemical Feedstocks

  • 08:00
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  • 09:20
  • Morning registration and networking
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairman’s opening remarks and antitrust reminder Ross Allen - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • State of the industry address: Global outlook David Appleton - Senior Analyst, Argus
  • Global LPG length and what it means for prices in the next decade
  • Where does demand growth create opportunity, and what suppliers are best positioned 
  • Using these granular outlooks to position your business in the new year… and beyond

  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • NGL supply and disposition in Canada for 2010 to 2040 Melanie Stogran - Senior Supply Analyst, Energy Supply, National Energy Board
  • National Energy Board's (NEB) new NGL modelling, and data and information available on the NEB website
  • Supply and disposition of each NGL in Canada from 2010 to 2040
  • Sources of NGL in Western Canada by natural gas production type
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • NGL production in Western Canada
  • What is the future of natural gas liquids production from Western Canada?
  • What are the opportunities and threats for Western NGL supply?
  • What are the global opportunities for NGL supply in the international market?  



  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Morning coffee and networking
  • 11:30
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  • 12:30
  • Panel discussion: Identifying Canada’s position in the context of NGL global supply and demand

Among the topics to be addressed are:

  • Latest update on western Canada gas demand and export pipeline forecast
  • Assessing western Canada gas supply sources by region to meet demand
  • The outlook for oil and its impact on the LPG market — Trends for the short to medium-term economics for oil and the impact on the LPG market, pricing and investment
  • Outlook for northeast British Columbia pipeline heating value — Is there enough ethane for Asia?
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 15:30
  • North America’s petrochemical boom: New projects and future feedstock demand
  • Who is investing in Canada and which projects will move forward?
  • How might the recent election impact government incentives for Canada’s petrochemical market?
  • How much NGL feedstock will be absorbed domestically vs. exported to the global market?
  • How will petrochemical expansion in Canada impact global pricing and trade flows?


    Session participants:
  • Greg Moffatt, Senior Director, Business & Economics, Lead, Government and Stakeholder Relations - Western Canada, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada
  • Dinara Millington, Vice President, Research, Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI)


  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Afternoon coffee and networking
  • 16:00
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  • 16:45
  • Canadian LPG and opportunities in Mexico Luis Landeros - President, LPGas Distributors Association in Mexico
  • Assessing LPG export terminal development
  • What is the value of Canadian LPG in Mexico?
  • Where do we see the market going in the next three years?
  • Pricing forecasts and strategic implications
  • 16:45
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  • 17:00
  • Chairman’s closing remarks Ross Allen - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
  • 17:00
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  • 19:00
  • Cocktail reception

 

Entry strictly restricted to Argus Canadian NGLs and Petrochemical Feedstocks Summit badge holders only

  • 08:00
  • -
  • 08:50
  • Morning registration and networking
  • 08:50
  • -
  • 09:00
  • Chairman’s opening remarks and antitrust reminder Ross Allen - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
  • 09:00
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  • 10:30
  • Rail logistics and market access Todd Tranausky - Vice-President, Rail and Intermodal Services, FTR, Transportation Intelligence
  • How is the market overcoming logistical hurdles?
  • What are the economics in moving NGL via rail?
  • Where do future transportation opportunities lie?
  • Who is investing in Canada’s NGL transportation and logistics sector?


  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Morning coffee and networking
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Developments in the global petrochemical markets Steve Weber - Vice-President, Refining and Petrochemical Consulting, Argus
  • Review of current and projected ethylene production capacity to 2024
  • Current and projected propylene production capacity to 2024
  • Polymer markets
  • Factors that could influence future polymer demand growth (Recycle consortium, Single Use packaging restrictions and other )

  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Canadian LPG and opportunities in China’s LPG market and PDH and BDH industry Yang Qing - Vice-President, Oriental Energy Singapore
  • LPG production in China
  • LPG import from China
  • China PDH and BDH project
  • VLGC business in China
  • Canadian LPG export
  • Oriental Energy Development
  • 12:00
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  • 12:50
  • Panel discussion: Looking ahead – What will Canada’s NGL market look like in the next 5 years?

Topics to be addressed include:

  • How will market participants deal with the oversupply issue?
  • Will Canada evolve as a major NGL feedstock supplier to the global markets
  • What export infrastructure might be in place?
  • What is Canada’s long-term role in the global market?

Session panelists:

  • Yang Qing, Vice-President, Oriental Energy Singapore
  • Mark Plamondon, Executive Director, Alberta's Industrial Heartland Association
  • Luis Landeros, President, LPGas Distributors Association in Mexico

 

  • 12:50
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  • 13:00
  • Chairman’s closing remarks and close of the summit Ross Allen - Vice-President, Business Development, Argus