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LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2016~ International Platform for the Development of the LNG market ~

【Schedule change for LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2016 (updated on June 24, 2016)】
The date of the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2016 will be changed to November 24,
2016 from the original date of November 30, 2016.

Overview
On November 30, 2016, the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2016 will be held in Tokyo, hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre (APERC).
Conference participants will share the latest trends in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market and discuss various issues and challenges with a view to ensure a stable, competitive and flexible global LNG market.
Participation will be from high-level representatives including Ministers, business leaders and experts from LNG producer and consumer countries.

1.Objectives

The LNG Producer-Consumer Conference has been held every year since 2012. This Year, the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2016 will be held on November 30th, 2016 in Tokyo. It will build on last year’s successful Conference in September, which had over 1,000 participants from 50 countries and economies. The Conference aims to promote active discussions on securing a stable, competitive and flexible global LNG market. This Year’s Conference will address the latest developments and challenges in the LNG market including: LNG supply and demand balance, market infrastructure, pricing, contracting and trading trends and investment for future projects.

2.Date, venue and additional information

Date:
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Venue:
Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa,
International Convention Center “Pamir”
(Address: 3-13-1 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Conference format:
Lectures, presentations and panel discussions.
Participants:
Representatives from corporate producers and consumers of LNG, financial institutions and relevant corporations, governments, and international agencies.
Hosted by:
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and
Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre (APERC)
Website:
http://www.LNG-conference.orgExternal Site Link(to be prepared)
Inquiries:
Please contact Mr. Shinichi Kihara (Director), Mr. Watanabe or Ms. Senaga,
International Affairs Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI.
Tel: (+81) 3-3501-0598

Release date

January 25, 2016

Division in charge

International Affairs Division, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
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