7 November 2017 - 8 November 2017 at Alvear Icon, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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The defining series of events for the global oil and gas, finance and investment communities comes to South America

   

Day 1
Day 2


2017 South America Assembly
Buenos Aires, Argentina 


Day One- Tuesday, 7 November

08:00 Registration and Morning Coffee
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome Address by Alexandra Ashikhmina, Managing Director- Americas, Oil & Gas Council/ Energy Council

09:05-09:50AM GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVES: SHORT, MEDIUM AND LONG-TERM ENERGY STRATEGIES

Orlando Velandía, President, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH), Colombia
Oscar Roldan, Head of National Data Repository, La Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), Mexico 

COUNTRY FOCUS: ARGENTINA

09:50-10:45AM: CRACKING THE CODE ON VACA MUERTA

Moderator: Francisco Soldati, Managing Partner, Fenix Partners
Jean-Marc Hosanki, Director General, Total Austral S.A.
Teofilo Lacroze, President, Shell Compañía Argentina de Petróleo S.A.
Ricardo Markous, Director General - Desarrollo de Negocios, TecPetrol
Anuj Sharma, CEO, Phoenix Global Resources Plc

10:45- 11:15 AM Networking Coffee Break sponsored by StarSteer Geosteering  

COUNTRY FOCUS: COLOMBIA

11:15-12:00 PM ASSESSING 12 MONTH PROGRESS AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Orlando Velandía Sepúlveda, President, Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH)
Juan Manuel Rojas, Manager- New Ventures, Ecopetrol
Gary Guidry, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gran Tierra Energy 
Jim Park, Chief Executive Officer, GeoPark 
Sandra Antonovic, COO, Reflex Marine

COUNTRY FOCUS: BRAZIL

12:00-1:15 PM: PETROBRAS's DIVESTMENT AND ENERGY BID ROUNDS

Felipe Arbelaez, Regional President Latin America, BP

1:00- 2:15 PM Networking Lunch, shared with South America Power Day 

COUNTRY FOCUS: GUYANA, SURINAME, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

2:15- 3:00 PM: PRODUCTION EXPECTATIONS, BID ROUNDS & NEW OPPORTUNITIES


MIDSTREAM: PIPELINES, LNG & INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

3:00-3:40 PM: MIDSTREAM DEVELOPMENTS ACROSS SOUTH AMERICA

Moderador: Sam Sherman, Excutive Director & Group Head - Latin America Project Finance, SMBC
Daniel Ridelener, Director General, Transportadora de Gas del Norte S.A.
Justin Edmiston, Managing Director, Vulture Energy Partners LLC
Javier Gremes Cordero, Director General, Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A.

3:40-4:10 PM: Networking Coffee Break Shared with South America Power Day 

4:10- 4:20 PM KEYNOTE- COMMODITY MARKETS & FORECAST

4:20- 5:00 PM LNG & MARKET ACCESS

Matheus AMORIM, SVP Business Development, ENGIE Global LNG
Gabriela Aguilar, Vice President - South America, Excelerate Energy
Mikhail Antonov
, President, Gazprom Marketing & Trading USA

== 5:00- 8:00 PM DRINKS RECEPTION, ENTERTAINMENT, AND CANAPES ==

Shared with South America Power Day

*Agenda continues on November 8, please look at Day 2 for more information


 

South America Assembly 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Day Two- Wednesday 8 November


08:00- 09:00 AM Coffee and Networking sponsored by StarSteer Geosteering 

RISK MANAGEMENT

09:05 - 09:50 AM BREAKING DOWN RISK IN SOUTH AMERICA FOR FASTER ROI: LABOR, POLITICS, SECURITY

Walter Actis, General Manager, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, Schlumberger
Jimena Blanco, Head of Americas, Verisk Maplecroft 
Gustavo Nieponice, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

E&P HOT SPOTS for SMALL & MID-CAP PLAYERS

09:50 - 10:40 AM OPPORTUNITIES IN TIGHT GAS, HEAVY OIL AND CONVENTIONAL

Session Sponsored By:


Moderator: Chris Mylde, Vice President - Corporate Development, Sproule
Horacio Turri
, Director Ejecutivo – E&P, Pampa Energia

Richard Spies, CEO, Pan American Energy
Arturo Vilas
, Managing Director – Latin America, Altacorp Capital
Hugo Eurnekian
, President, Compañía General de Combustibles

10:40 - 11:10 AM Coffee and Networking sponsored by StarSteer Geosteering 

COUNTRY FOCUS: BOLIVIA, CHILE, ECUADOR, PERU

11:10 - 12:00 PM WHAT DRIVES INVESTMENT INTO THE COUNTRY? OPPORTUNITY, ANALYSIS AND COMPARISION

Hesketh Streeter, CEO, ENAP SIPETROL

INVESTMENT OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH AMERICA

12:00 - 1:00 PM INSTITUTIONAL INTEREST, PRIVATE EQUITY AND FINANCING MODELS SPECIFIC FOR SOUTH AMERICA

Moderator: Rolf Schmitz, Managing Director & Head Latin America Energy Finance, ScotiaBank
German Cueva
, Managing Director - Latin America, Riverstone Holdings
David Tawil
, President, Maglan Capital
Olivier Mussat
, Chief Investment Officer, IFC/WORLD BANK
Ronnie Hawkins, Managing Director & Head – International, EIG Global Energy Partners

1:00- 2:15 PM NETWORKING LUNCH AND END OF CONFERENCE

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