A New Beginning for Global E&P - Leveraging Canadian Expertise

7th Annual CGEF Conference
June 11, 2018 | Calgary, Alberta

Hyatt Regency | Imperial Ballroom

This year’s conference examines the changing landscape of international E&P and will highlight where experience, opportunity and financial markets are likely to combine to reinvigorate international E&P.

The 2018 CGEF Annual Conference is a premier E&P event that connects international E&P companies, governments, service providers, consultancies and financiers with new business opportunities across exciting new geographies and frontiers. This year's CGEF Conference will immediately precede the annual Global Petroleum Show, June 12-14, and then CGEF will be hosting Country Markets at GPS to provide dual access to the unique business content of the CGEF program, and an additional three days of international networking opportunities.

Conference Program

7:30 – 8:00 Registration
8:00 – 8:10 WELCOME FROM THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
Honorable Deron Bilous, Minister Economic Trade and Development
8:10 – 8:40 KEYNOTE: GLOBAL DYNAMICS & OPPORTUNITIES IN THE EMERGING E&P CYCLE
Speaker: Honourable Jason Kenney, Member of Legislature
8:40 – 10:00 SESSION I: GLOBAL DYNAMICS & OPPORTUNITIES IN THE EMERGING E&P CYCLE
Moderator:
Honourable Deron Bilous, Minister Economic Trade and Development
Panel:
Jean-Bernard Ruggieri, Chief Representative, Africa, EDC
Aldo Ricardo Flores Quiroga, Deputy Secretary of Hydrocarbons, Mexico
Joseph Schachter, President, Schachter Energy Report
David Stevenson, Executive Director, African Development Bank
Brian Moss, CEO, Crowne Point Energy
A new global E&P cycle is emerging, amid the back drop of: global security issues, contraction and rise super-powers, new and evolving trade agreements, increasing pressure to replace fossil fuels, and increasing demand for low-cost energy. In parallel, global E&P has found the big, easy, and obvious, and there’s a change in the market place to increased diversity in energy industry focus. Are we seeing a shift from the “Age of the Majors”, to the “Age of the NOCs and Juniors”? What are the opportunities and the risks for E&P companies ready to invest in the emerging energy market?
10:00 – 10:30 BREAK: Coffee and Networking
10:30 – 11:30 SESSION II – MARKET VIEW OF OPPORTUNITIES IN THE EMERGING E&P CYCLE
Moderator:
Monica Rovers, Toronto Stock Exchange
Head, Business Development – Global Energy
Panel:
Rob McNaughton, Borden Ladner Gervais
Brady Fletcher, Managing Director – TSX Venture Exchange
Tony Loria, Prinicpal, Head of Investment Banking, VIII Capital
What is the real potential in the market? Where is it? What is the value in near and longer term? Operations in which parts of the world are having a difficult vs. easier time raising capital?
11:30 – 12:00 LUNCHEON
12:00 – 13:00 SESSION III: E&P INVESTMENT DISCUSSION FROM INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES
Moderator:
Chris Manderville, Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Panel:
Derek Wheatley, Managing Director, Co-Head of TPH Canada
Jeff Lawson, Principal & Director, Corporate Finance, Peters &Co.
Kevin Leonard, Principal Managing Director, Investment Banking, VIII Capital
What factors determine your chances of successful financing? Does size matter?
13:00 – 14:10 SESSION IV: ON-THE-GROUND ACTION IN THE EMERGING E&P CYCLE
Moderator:
Stephen Whidden, Project Development Manager, TGS-NOPEC
Panel:
Steve Wiseman, Manager WG Canada & GS Calgary, Schlumberger/WG
Jay Williams, Director Contract+ Tenders, Weatherford
Rob Matheson, Vice President Business Development, SimmonsEdicoe
Calin Dragoie, Vice President Geoscience, Chinook
There is a collective sense that the next cycle is beginning to emerge. Does the action on-the-ground support this view? What and where are the emerging trends in demand in the service industry? Oil and gas prices remain volatile; how hard is the service industry pushing to capture growth in the market?
14:10 – 15:10 SESSION V – WHERE IN THE WORLD?
Moderator:
Chris Moyes, President, Moyes & Co. Inc.
Panel:
Bemal Mehta, Senior Vice President – Energy Intelligence, JWN
Cam Boulton, Vice President, McDaniels & Associates Consulting
Michael Muirhead, Director, Upstream Oil & Gas Consulting & Research, IHS
What’s hot and what’s … getting there? What are the dark horses and why? Where are the next big commercial discoveries likely to be found?
15:10 – 15:40 BREAK: Coffee and Networking
15:40 – 17:00 SESSION VI: WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS?
Moderator:
Mike Lakin, President, ENVOI
Panel:
Andrew Kamau, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy & Petroleum, Kenya
J.V. de Carvalho Vieira, Secretary of Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels, Brazil
Ms. Paloma Villasenor Vargas, Consul of Mexico in Calgary, Mexico
S. Qadar, General Manager Legal, Pakistan Petroleum Ltd., Pakistan
The world has opportunities and Canada has a wealth of expertise to bring to the global E&P market. Canada is open for business and keen to support growth of the E&P sector around the globe. What are the opportunities for collaboration in the emerging E&P Cycle?
16:30 – 18:00 CLOSING REMARKS AND RECEPTION

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