Wednesday 4 October 2017

Final Programme




Welcome Remarks

Mr James Rockall, CEO and Managing Director, WLPGA
Mr Yagiz Eyuboglu, President, WLPGA
Mr Rachid Idrissi, President, Fédération de l'Energie




Keynote Address

Mr Aziz Rebbah, Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development

10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break in the Exhibition


Roundtable – Fuelling New Markets

Chair: Mr Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

The LPG industry continues to grow, both with new supply but also with new sources of demand. In a world with growing focus on air quality and clean energy access and in an environment of sustained low prices and increasing production, where do we see new market opportunities for LPG, both in developed and developing markets? This opening session will bring together experts to share their insights and to set the scene for the discussions to come.


  • Mr Tucker Perkins, Propane Education & Research Council
  • Mr Tawfiq Hammoumi, Afriquia Gaz
  • Dr Décio Oddone, Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis
  • Mr Roger Perreault, UGI International
  • Ms Olaposi Williams, OVH Energy Marketing
  • Mr Elia Massa Manick, Pertamina


Lunch in the Exhibition 


Session 1 – Back to the Future

Chair: Mr Philip Shaw, Senior Vice President, Argus Media

What is the outlook for LPG? Most forecasters predict increased supply and stable prices. This session brings together some key industry representatives to debate these predictions and examine possible alternative scenarios.


  • Dr Walter M Hart, IHS
  • Mr Ilya Zaymentsev, Sibur International
  • Mr Martin Ackermann, BW LPG Ltd
  • Mr Macgill James, UGI International
  • Mr Shigeo Ishikawa, Eneos Globe


Coffee Break in the Exhibition








Session 2 – Safety First!

Chair: Mr Panagiotis Haritopoulos,
General Manager, Coral Gas

Successful HSE Management systems have always been driven from the top. Such systems, embedded in the culture of the organisation are not only the assurance for safe operations and sustainable future, they also constitute an integral part of the success of any good business and are vital in environments of change, development and growth when the risks are higher.


  • Mr Andy Sibley, Contact Energy
    You and Change
  • Mr Kevin Robertson, LPGSASA
    Leading in Safety Standards - Cooperation, Coordination, Consolidation
  • Mr Philip Brickell, EIGA (European Industrial Gases Association)
    An Association’s Support to Human Factors and Safety Rules
  • Mr Matías Pérez Cruz, Gasco
    Safety First:  Two Successful Cases
  • Mr Sasi Chemmenkottil, Total
    Improvement in Transport Safety through Innovation


Mr Tucker  Perkins
Mr  Tawfiq  Hammoumi