A delegation of industry, government and community leaders from Canada will be in Tokyo later this month to hold a special briefing with business and government officials about Asian import and investment opportunities in Canada’s emerging LNG sector.
The free event on September 27 will be held at the Embassy of Canada to Japan in Minato City.
Speakers will focus on the compelling economics of Canada’s LNG infrastructure projects and supply agreements, as well as the role of Canadian LNG in meeting global climate policy objectives and reducing CO2 emissions.
“Demand in Asia for natural gas is forecast to rise dramatically,” said Dan Allan, CEO of the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources, one of 15 speakers at the LNG Form.
“Japan and Korea are the region’s largest importers of LNG, and supplies to China are predicted to soar over the next 20 years. Canadian gas producers are excited to supply Asian markets and LNG is a vital opportunity for Canada’s energy sector.”
Speakers at the event also include:
- Shawn Tupper, Associate Deputy Minister, Natural Resources Canada
- Ron Hoffman, Alberta Senior Representative for the Asia Pacific Basin
- Dave Nikolejsin, Deputy Minister, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
- Karen Ogen-Toews, CEO First Nations LNG Alliance
- Bryan Cox, President and CEO, BC LNG Alliance
- Greg Kist, President and CEO, Rockies LNG
- Marty Proctor, President and CEO, Seven Generations Energy
- Jason Kearns, Director of Commercial and Business Development, Enbridge
- Keisuke Sadamori, Director for Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency
- Hiroyuki Mori, Director, Business Coordination Division, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC)
- Bill Whitelaw, President and CEO, JWN Energy
- A representative from Kitmat LNG/Chevron
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