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Flame Conference - Europe's Leading Natural Gas & LNG Event

Successfully Managing Gas Demand, Supply, Prices, Regulation & Investment In Europe's Globalising Gas & LNG Markets

What Can You Expect From the Flame Gas & LNG Event?

700+ Of The Most Influential Names Convening In Amsterdam For The 20th Anniversary Of Europe’s Largest Gas Conference

Known as the European meeting place for the global gas community, Flame is the annual meeting place for the industry. 

Attendees join from Europe, U.S, Asia, Africa and the Far East. Typical job titles include: CEOs / Board Members / Directors of Strategy / Heads of Business Development/Heads of Procurement / Directors of Trading & Transportation, LNG, economists, analysts and other senior executives


140+ Inspiring Senior Industry Speakers Weighing In On The Issues That Really Matter

We are pleased to be able to offer the most comprehensive gas conference programme in the world!

For 2014, the speaker faculty includes:
•  Oil, Gas & Energy Majors (including Shell, BP, RWE, E.ON, BG, Statoil, ExxonMobil, Dong, Qatar Gas)
•  Leading Regulatory Bodies ( European Commission, BNETZA, ACER, ENTSOG)
•  Industry Analysts & Academics (Oxford Institute Of Energy Studies, The International Energy Agency, Wood Mackenzie, Poyry, EPRINC, The University Of Houston, The University Of Oxford)
•  Non-Industry Experts (including athe former Chief Economist of Goldman Sachs, a geologist, and even an expert on demographics!)

170+ Presentations, Panels, Debates & Roundtables On Essential Industry Themes

This makes Flame the largest and most information-fuelled agenda in the industry

Big themes for 2014 include:

  • Protect & Growing Our Market Share In This New World
  • Mapping The Evolving Global Energy Production & Demand Landscape
  • Production, Export & Gas Pricing of Russian Gas For An Evolving European Market
  • Determining The Obstacles That Hinder The European Midstream Market’s Road To Recovery
  • The Future Production Economics Of Shale Gas in the USA
  • Examining The Key Opportunities & Challenges Facing The LNG Industry Today
  • Determining The Potential For Shale Gas In Europe
  • Evaluating The Impact Of The Southern Corridor & Future Pipeline
  • The Challenges & Opportunities For European Security Of Supply
  • How Has The Implementation Of Network Codes Bought The European Market Together,
  • The Expectations Of Financial Investors Expect From Investments In Gas Infrastructure
  • The Dilemma Of Price Renegotiation Or Arbitration
  • How Tight Markets, A Lack Of Volatility & Increased Regulation Are Impacting Gas Traders

Fresh Perspectives On The Global Economy & Its Impact On The Energy Markets

Hear the following expert perspectives...

  • Global Supply & Demand: Christof Rühl, Chief Economist, BP
  • The Energy Mix Of The Future: Dr Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY
  •  The Growth Of Emerging Economies: Jim O’Neill, Former Head of Global Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research, GOLDMAN SACHS

The Chance To Spend A Whole Day With Experts Discussing The Outlook For The Russian Market At Our New Russian Gas Matrix Forum

This Forum Will Take Place On Monday 19th May. Key Speakers On The Russian Gas Matrix Forum Include:

  • James Henderson, Senior Research Fellow, OIES
  • Simon Pirani, Senior Research Fellow on the OIES
  • Jonathan Stern, Chairman and a Senior Research Fellow, OIES
  • Katja Yafimava, Senior Research Fellow on the OIES
  • Tatiana Mitrova, Head of Oil and Gas Research at the Institute of Energy Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Hear What The Experts Really Think About Global Gas Pricing Trends At Our New Global Gas Pricing Forum

This Forum Will Take Place On Monday 19th May. Key Speakers include...

  • Howard Rogers, Director, Natural Gas Research Programme, OIES
  • Thierry Bros, Senior Analyst European Gas & LNG Markets, SOCIETE GENERALE
  • Anne-Sophie Corbeau, Senior Gas Expert, INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY
  • Karen Sund, Partner, SUND ENERGY
  • Ana Stanic, Founder, E&A LAW

 Big Themes:

  • The extent to which hub pricing has won the battle in Europe
  • Possible challenges to European security of supply with increased reliance on hub pricing, arbitrations and their impact on pricing in Europe
  • The regulation of hubs
  • Hub correlations

The Chance To Join One Of The Largest Global Gatherings Of LNG Professionals At The World-Renowned Global LNG Summit

With over 200 attendees, the LNG Summit is the place to hear about developments in LNG markets- don't miss out if you are interested in the future for LNG!

The LNG Summit takes place on Monday 19th May and will feature insight from over 30 expert industry speakers on the following themes:

  • Europe’s role in the global LNG Market
  • The Asian buyer’s perspective on market changes
  • The growth of small scale LNG
  • FLNG developments
  • Production updates from Qatar & East Africa
  • The outlook for US LNG Export
  • The challenges for global LNG pricing and trading.


The Popular Flame CEO Interview!  Jonathan Stern will be interviewing Christopher Delbrück, CEO, E.ON Global Commodities

Jonathan will welcome Christopher into his new industry role and discuss the future for the mid-stream market

Have Your Say & Hear What The Industry Really Thinks During Our Industry Electronic Polling Panel! 

Vote your responses to the big questions challenging the industry & you get the benefit of seeing exactly what your peers think!  For 2014, Jonathan Stern has gathered together a fantastic panel of experts to comment on your votes including:

  • Thierry Bros, Senior Analyst European Gas & LNG Markets, SOCIETE GENERALE
  • Dr. Wolfgang Peters, Chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO,RWE SUPPLY & TRADING CZ
  • David Knipe, Director, BP GAS MARKETING

Meet Old Acquaintances, Make New Business Contacts & Enjoy A Proper Coffee Between Sessions In Comfort & In One Place At The Flame Village

The Flame Coffee House is back by popular demand, and this year it is kindly sponsored by TAQA Energy

Keep Up To Date With Flame Via Our Social Media Channels:

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Expert Speakers at Flame 2014

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Expert Speakers at Flame 2014

Stefan Judisch Chief Executive Officer RWE SUPPLY & TRADING

Gerhard Konig Member of The Board of Directors & Chairman WINTERSHALL & WINGAS

Gertjan Lankhorst CEO GASTERRA

Hans-Peter Floren Member of the Executive Board OMV

Sergey Komlev Head of Contract Structuring & Price Formation Directorate GAZPROM EXPORT

Rune Bjørnson SVP STATOIL


Jean Abiteboul President CHENIERE SUPPLY & MARKETING

Jonathan Stern Director Gas Research OXFORD INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY STUDIES


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Don't just take our word for it!

"Congratulations again on another successful Flame conference!"
Marcio Demori
LNG Trading ManagerPETROBRAS
"The Flame Conference provides a first class networking environment where gas industry professionals can meet and exchange information"
Eric Bensaude
General Manager, Origination & Business DevelopmentEDF TRADING
"The quality of debate was impressive- the industry speakers debated the real issues impacting the gas industry today more openly and honestly than ever before"
Simon Sydenham
Commercial DirectorCENTRICA STORAGE
"As well as benefiting from the industry sessions, I enjoyed the fact that Flame offers presentations on broader areas such as the macroeconomy and population – its good food for thought for the industry"
Trevor Sikorski
Head of Natural Gas, Coal & Carbon ResearchENERGY ASPECTS