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Europe's Leading Natural Gas & LNG Conference

9 - 12 May 2016

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam

44 countries were represented at Flame 2015, making it a truly global gathering: • Angola • Austria • Belgium • Bulgaria • Canada • China • Cyprus • Czech Republic • Denmark • Egypt • France • Germany • Greece • Hungary • Indonesia • Iraq • Ireland • Israel • Italy • Luxemburg • Malaysia • Malta • Norway • Oman • Poland • Portugal • Qatar • Romania • Russia • Saudi Arabia • Serbia • Singapore • Slovakia • Slovenia • Spain • Sweden • Switzerland • Syria • The Netherlands • Turkey • U.A.E • UK • USA • Yemen

Among the industry leading names represented at Flame 2015 were: • Shell • Gazprom • ExxonMobil • Cheniere • Centrica • Statoil • ConocoPhillips • E.ON • RWE • ENI • Uniper • EDF • Gas Natural Fenosa • Edison • Repsol • ELENGY • Fluxys • EnBW Trading • PetroChina • Eneco Energy Trade • Novatek • Essent • Interconnector UK • BP • Gassco • DONG Energy • GasTerra • Gasunie • Sempra LNG • Grazprom Marketing & Trading • Wintershall • Engie • GRTgaz • JOGMEC • Trayport • Qatargas • Koch Supply & Trading • Mercuria Energy Trading • NAFTA • Petronas • Polish Oil & Gas Company • Wingas • RasGas • SOCAR • South Hook Gas • Constellation Energy • Statkraft • Osaka Gas Co • TAQA • National Grid • Trianel • Utility Support Group • TAP • Vopak

A one-of-a-kind community, Flame’s mix of gas industry participants creates a unique environment in which to do business:

• 25% Global Oil & Gas Companies • 20% Utilities • 15% Infrastructure Companies • 12% Trading Houses & Exchanges • 10% Service Providers • 7% Governments, Regulators & Associations • 5% Investment Management • 2% Academics • 2% Industrial Consumers • 2% Other

Flame is Europe’s largest natural gas & LNG conference with over 650 industry professionals gathering to discuss the latest trends, challenges and developments each year. Security of supply and demand, the role of gas in the European energy mix and the future shape of the energy market are the main themes weaving through the conference sessions. The economics, geopolitics & regulatory aspects are covered for all industry stakeholders: Oil & Gas Majors, Utilities, TSOs, Storage Operators & Terminal Developers, Trading Houses & Exchanges.

Flame is proud to present the Flame Future Leaders Programme: our management development course for future leaders in the gas industry. Developed in association with the respected Energy Delta Institute, Flame Future Leaders will benefit from a CPD accredited course on gas industry fundamentals, corporate strategy and personal development, with an exceptional programme of guest speakers that you won’t find anywhere else, plus 3 days networking with 650+ Flame 2016 attendees.

Flame Live is our year round programme of industry intelligence. Free webinars bring the expertise of the Flame speaker faculty into your office, while our regular newsletter, Flame Roundup, delivers new research, opinions and discussion, including the chance to have your say in our monthly industry poll.

C-level executives from oil & gas majors and European gas & power utilities attending Flame 2016 will also join our prestigious CEO Circle: a programme of a programme of exclusive content and networking tailored to this senior audience, including a VIP Welcome Party, content driven Breakfast Briefing, ‘A Seat At The Table’ boardroom discussion with the European Commission and the Michelin-Starred Flame 2016 CEO Circle Lunch.

Who are the rising stars in your company? Introduce your high achievers to the Flame community with our Bright Sparks programme. Bright Sparks will benefit from full access to Flame 2016 plus an exclusive afternoon workshop with the theme Adapt or Die: The Role of Gas in the Future Energy Mix, including a brand new ‘war game’ created especially for Flame 2016 by geopolitical expert John Hulsman, before being challenged to write a PR strategy for the gas industry.

2016 Programme Highlights

Around The World
We create a giant interactive digital map of global gas supply and demand trends.

Discussions Post-Paris
Sustainability-Security-Affordability: where are we after COP21?

Game Changers
Economic, geopolitical & regulatory developments for the gas industry

Is Europe going to be the breakwater for an LNG wave and what are the implications for pricing, infrastructure & security of supply? Post BG/Shell merger, what will a consolidated market mean for producers & buyers? To what extent will the current pricing environment damage the economic cases for U.S. projects & exports? All hot topics for discussion at the LNG Summit.

Bull/Bear Debate
Are European gas prices entering a sustained bearish market?

Future Role Of Gas
Creating a vision for gas in a more integrated & renewable energy market

Washington Style ‘War Game’
Winning corporate strategies for the gas markets

Next steps for a coherent EU gas grid and market network codes: understanding progress made, issues that have arisen, how are they impacting the market and behaviour of the market players. Challenges facing European interconnectivity and storage. Finding pockets of profitability in the energy supply chain. All these topics and more will give our expert speakers plenty to get their teeth into.

Festival Of Flame

2016 will see the arrival of the Festival of Flame: an exciting array of industry focussed, business-driven opportunities for knowledge and networking. This includes: the Flame CEO Circle, the network for industry leaders; Flame Bright Sparks, the club for emerging industry talent; Flame Future Leaders, our management development programme; and Flame Live, our year round programme of industry intelligence. Stay tuned for more details!

Networking Highlights


Join 650+ Members Of The Natural Gas Industry


Meet 60+ Oil & Gas Majors & Utility Companies


Over 40 Countries Represented Each Year

See who's coming to Flame 2016 and kick start your networking 2 weeks before the event with Flame Community, our online networking platform. What’s more, Flame Community will now remain live for 10 months after the event, allowing you to identify and contact fellow Flame attendees at any time. Never worry about a lost business card again!

Bringing the whole Flame community together for an evening celebration, the annual Flame Night Out on Tuesday 10th May presents a rare opportunity to socialise with 650+ natural gas professionals, guaranteed to be one of the highlights of the industry calendar.

For an opportunity to socialise with the Flame community before the event tees off in earnest, make sure your reserve your place on our Golf Day on Sunday 8th May.
Let us know your interest when registering.