"The ability of Flame to attract the most senior members of the gas industry is undoubtedly its strength. It really sets the benchmark globally for what a gas conference should do"
Michael Denison, Research Director,
"A great opportunity for networking"
Emma Griffiths, Account Manager,
Enter The Flame Global Village!
Located at the heart of our luxurious brand new networking-friendly venue was the Flame 2014 Village. This interactive central space enabled attendees to network, hold meetings in between sessions and offer useful services such as a business centre and charging zone. Moving away from rows of exhibit displays, the Village is a high-traffic area that promotes face-to-face business conversations in a more relaxed and enjoyable setting. Below are some of the exciting new features that were on offer in the Flame 2013 Village:
The TAQA Coffee House
This area is a relaxed seated area enabling delegates to keep up to date with the latest news and industry developments while at Flame. There will be a news TV screen and the day’s papers available to read. The perfect area to keep up to date with the world.Would you like to host the news room?
The Flame Business Lounge
|Hear about the latest strategic & technical developments in the industry and discover services available that could help your business. Exhibition stands offer you the chance to speak with the developers of new industry projects, product experts & industry consultants. There's only a few exhibition stands left.. Would you like to have an exhibition stand?|
Some additional ways to get involved at Flame:
If you would like to learn more about how Flame 2014 can benefit your business, please contact Luke Raphael today. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0) 20 7017 7233.
About Platts: Founded in 1909, Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information and a premier source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets. Platts' news, pricing, analytics, commentary and conferences help customers make better-informed trading and business decisions and help the markets operate with greater transparency and efficiency. Customers in more than 150 countries benefit from Platts’ coverage of the biofuels, carbon emissions, coal, electricity, oil, natural gas, metals, nuclear power, petrochemical, shipping and sugar markets. A division of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), Platts is headquartered in New York with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. Additional information is available at http://www.platts.com.
About McGraw Hill Financial: McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), a financial intelligence company, is a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. Iconic brands include: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, CRISIL, J.D. Power & Associates, McGraw Hill Construction and Aviation Week. The Company has approximately 17,000 employees in 27 countries. Additional information is available at www.mhfi.com.
Argus is a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries. Data provided by Argus are widely used for indexation of physical trade. Companies, governments and international agencies use Argus information for analysis and planning purposes. Argus has 19 offices globally, including London, Houston, Washington, New York, Calgary, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, Dubai, Beijing, Tokyo, Sydney, Moscow, Astana and other key centres of the commodity industries. Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. Learn more at www.argusmedia.com
ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world.
Follow ExxonMobil on Twitter at www.twitter.com/exxonmobil
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance their enterprise value. With more than 3,700 employees located in 22 countries, FTI Consulting professionals around the world work closely with some of the most dynamic companies in the private equity industry. The business landscape has become more complex as a result of the past several years of economic and business volatility, including new legal and regulatory challenges. Private equity firms are experiencing longer hold times for portfolio companies, a need for greater transparency in their systems and processes, fundraising issues and an altered market for divestiture. FTI private equity experts help clients to anticipate and effectively minimise the risks for all phases of a private equity transaction, from the early stages of due diligence through portfolio performance management and, ultimately, divestment, in order to maximise future deal returns and enhance and protect their reputations amongst a cross-section of stakeholders. l
GasTerra is an international company trading in natural gas. It operates on the European energy market and has a significant share of the Dutch gas market. It also provides gas-related services. The company has a strong purchasing position and has over 40 years’ experience in purchasing and selling natural gas.
GasTerra fulfils a public role regarding the implementation of the Dutch government’s ‘small fields policy’. The aim of this policy is to encourage the production of Dutch natural gas from the smaller gas fields.
GasTerra is customer-focused and strives to maintain long-term relationships with market players and to put in place sales contracts which express the market value of the natural gas and related services.
GRTgaz operates, maintains and develops a 32,000 km-long natural gas transmission system in France. GRTgaz guarantees a transparent and non discriminatory access to its network for all players. Our offer involves commercializing natural gas transport capacities, network connection services, and full access to a dynamic wholesale gas market with 95 shippers (end 2012).
France is at the crossroads of European gas networks, and represents 10% of the European natural gas consumption. With the high growth of electricity generation from natural gas, a stable rise of gas demand is expected over the next 10 years, which will boost the dynamism of the French market.
Committed to designing a more liquid and interconnected European gas market, GRTgaz builds its offers within its Concertation Gaz process that brings together shippers and industrial customers seeking to optimize their supplies.
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Hogan Lovells is a new law firm combining the breadth of business-oriented legal advice and high-quality service that clients have come to expect through working with its two founding firms - Hogan & Hartson and Lovells. With over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices around the world, Hogan Lovells offers a unique, high quality transatlantic capability, with extensive reach into the world's financial and commercial centres.
IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE) is a leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, ICE Futures, Liffe and Euronext. ICE Futures Europe is ICE’s London-based, regulated futures exchange for the global energy markets. ICE Futures Europe is the home of Brent and Gasoil futures, the world’s crude and refined oil benchmarks, as well as UK natural gas and power and European
emissions contracts. ICE Endex, a regulated exchange based in the Netherlands, provides continental European markets for natural gas and power derivatives, gas balancing markets
and gas storage services. All ICE and ICE Endex energy products are cleared at ICE Clear Europe. Established in 2008, ICE Clear Europe now clears more than six million derivatives contracts a day across interest rates, credit, equities, energy, emissions and agricultural commodities. Participants across the globe have access to ICE’s range of futures and options
contracts to manage risk around-the clock, in a transparent and liquid marketplace.
Powered by WebICE, a widely distributed and sophisticated electronic trading, ICE brings the world’s derivatives markets together.
Oranje-Nassau Energie (ONE) is Netherlands’ largest independent E&P operator. It has a high quality, strategically positioned portfolio of production, development and exploration assets in the North Sea and West Africa. With a history of more than 100 years in the Dutch Energy sector and 45 years of E&P experience across 12 different countries it has a strong knowledge base and extensive industry network. ONE is in an excellent position to team-up with partners to acquire, invest, explore and develop oil & gas assets, internationally.
The Energy Branch of Pöyry Management Consulting is the leading advisor to
Europe’s energy markets, providing strategic, commercial, regulatory and policy advice to Europe’s energy markets using our problem solving, modelling and economics expertise and a practical and down-to-earth approach to our clients' requirements. Our team of over 250 energy specialists, located across 15 offices in 12 countries worldwide, offers unparalleled expertise in the rapidly changing energy sector. Within Europe and worldwide our clients include utilities, generating companies, energy distributors, suppliers, energy traders, financial institutions, governments, regulators, the European Commission, the World Bank, trade associations and industrial energy users.
Pöyry Management Consulting also produces the renowned ILEX Energy Reports which provide detailed projections for the price of wholesale electricity, gas, carbon and green certificates in Europe’s liberalised energy markets.
RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) is a Qatari joint stock company established in 2001 by Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil RasGas Inc. RasGas acts as the operating company for and on behalf of the owners of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects RL, RL (II) and RL3 (Project Owners). With operations facilities based in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, RasGas’ principal activities are to extract, process, liquefy, store and export LNG and its derivatives from Qatar’s North Field. RasGas, on behalf of the Project Owners, exports to countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas with a total LNG production capacity of approximately 37 million tonnes per annum.
For pipeline sales gas to the domestic market, RasGas also operates the Al Khaleej Gas Projects, AKG-1 and AKG-2 supplying approximately 2.0 billion standard cubic feet (Bscf) per day. RasGas is currently adding production capacity by building the Barzan Gas Project which when fully operational in 2015, is expected to supply approximately 1.4 Bscf of additional sales gas per day to the Qatari market to meet growing demand for energy at power stations and downstream industries.
RasGas currently operates the Ras Laffan Helium Plant which was established in 2003 and came on stream in 2005. The plant extracts, purifies and liquefies helium from the North Field. The second helium plant entered production in June 2013 bringing the total liquid helium production capacity to 1.96 Bscf per year. www.rasgas.com
RWE Supply & Trading is a leading European energy trading house and one of the strongest competitors in the European energy sector. RWE Supply & Trading is the interface between the RWE Group and global wholesale markets for energy and energy-related raw materials. Based in Essen, Germany, we are the hub for all tradable commodities, in both their physical and/or derivative forms, including power, gas, coal, freight, oil, weather, emissions certificates and renewable energies. We are also responsible for the economic optimisation of the entire non-regulated gas business of the RWE Group, including all procurement, transport, storage and LNG-related activities.
Our headquarters in Essen, Germany, boast Europe’s largest energy trading floor, complementing our network of additional trading floors in London and Swindon, as well as subsidiary, affiliate and branch offices in Den Bosch, Geneva, Prague, Singapore, New York, Jakarta and Mumbai.
Shell Energy Europe
Shell Energy Europe (SEE) is responsible for the marketing and trading of gas, power and environmental products in Europe, and is active in 19 countries. SEE was formed from the merger of Shell’s gas marketing and trading businesses in 2009, and leverages the integration of these capabilities to offer “Energy Solutions for your Business” to customers, including industrial gas consumers, power generators, gas producers, international merchants and gas transport and storage companies.
Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam, and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 80 countries and territories with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production; production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and gas to liquids; manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals and renewable energy projects. For further information, visit www.shell.com
Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 40 countries. Building on more than 35 years of oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, Statoil is committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. Statoil is headquartered in Norway with 30,000 employees worldwide, and is listed on the New York and Oslo Stock Exchange.
For more information, please visit www.statoil.com
Storengy is a company of GDF SUEZ dedicated to underground storage. With a total storage capacity of 12.5 Gm³ Storengy is the first storage operator of natural gas in Europe. It currently operates 22 storage facilities across France, Germany and the United Kingdom and is considering new market opportunities outside Europe.
The only European player with a fully integrated business model Storengy combines technical operatorship and asset management. Storengy is recognized for its in-depth expertise of the flexibility markets and its innovative commercial skills as well as its highly skilled engineers and technicians.
Storengy employs 1000 persons, including a team of more than 30 top experts in geosciences.
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA)
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) is a global energy company majority owned by the Abu Dhabi Government and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. Our activities include oil and gas, power generation and water desalination across five continents.
With operations in the UK, the Netherlands and North America, our oil and gas business includes exploration and production, storage and pipelines. We produce almost 137,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in the North Sea and North America, as well as operating and developing extensive gas storage facilities in the Netherlands.
TAQA Power and Water operates in 11 countries; the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, India, Oman, Curacao, the Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and the United States.
TAQA is the majority owner in the facilities that provide 98% of the water and electricity requirements in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Our combined power capacity equates to 13,729 MW and 594 MIG/d of desalinated water capacity.
Established in 2005, our entrepreneurial culture has laid the foundations for long-term sustainable growth building on our commitment to people, safety and the environment. For further information, please visit: www.taqaglobal.com
WINGAS is one of the largest suppliers of natural gas in Germany. Besides the energy company is active in natural gas trading across Europe – in Belgium, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Austria, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic and brings fiber-optic capacities for telecommunications to the market. Its customers include municipal utilities, regional gas suppliers, industrial firms and power stations.
WINGAS subsidiary astora markets storage capacities. Its storage facilities make astora one of the largest storage facility providers in Europe. This includes the natural gas storage facility in Rehden in North Germany, which is the largest natural gas storage facility in Western Europe.