Located at the heart of our luxurious brand new networking-friendly venue is the Flame 2013 Village. This interactive central space enables attendees to network, hold meetings in between sessions and offers 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 on offer in the Flame 2013 Village:
The TAQA Coffee House
TThis 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 Baker Botts 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?|
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If you would like to learn more about how Flame 2013 can benefit your business, please contact James Roberts today. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0) 20 7017 7944.
Baker Botts is the law firm of choice in the energy sector. We are an international law firm helping clients navigate through a variety of legal challenges. Our broad experience and in-depth knowledge of our clients and their industries earned us the privilege of working on some of the world's most complex legal challenges, particularly in the energy sector.
The firm has built its reputation on the international energy projects advising the industry's major players for over five decades. Our Projects group is internationally recognised in the areas of project development, project finance, regulatory and international trade restrictions and sanctions and is well placed to advise on transactions in the oil and gas.
TAQA is a global energy group headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). Following a series of global acquisitions and organic growth, we have become an established oil and gas operator. TAQA is located in the UAE, UK, the Netherlands, Canada, USA, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, India and Oman. TAQA Energy B.V. is a subsidiary of TAQA based in Alkmaar and The Hague, the Netherlands. We are building a portfolio of energy solutions to contribute to a more flexible and competitive European energy market. Founded in 2007, TAQA Energy’s operations focus on strategic energy infrastructure projects and the production and exploration of oil and gas, both onshore and offshore. TAQA is currently constructing Gas Storage Bergermeer, in the Netherlands. The facility will be Europe’s largest and most advanced open access gas storage facility, with a working volume of 4.1 bcm. Gas Storage Bergermeer will double the Netherlands’ seasonal storage capacity and is strategically located at a crossroads of gas export routes from Russia and Norway to Northwest Europe. For more information: www.taqaglobal.com and www.gasstoragebergermeer.com.
WINGAS GmbH is a joint venture of Wintershall Holding GmbH in Kassel, Germany’s largest crude oil and natural gas producer, and Russia’s OAO Gazprom. WINGAS has been active in natural gas sales, trading and procurement since 1993 and also markets fiber-optic capacities for telecommunications. The company supplies natural gas to public utilities, regional gas suppliers, industrial companies and power plants. WINGAS is now one of the largest natural gas suppliers on the German market with a market share of almost 20 percent. The company is also active in Belgium, Denmark, France, the UK, Austria, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic.
Argus is a leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence, market data, consultancy services and conferences on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical and transportation industries. Data provided by Argus are widely used by companies and taxation authorities 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 energy industry. Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company.
BG Group is an international natural gas company active in over 25 countries across the world. Its centre of gravity lies in exploration and production but it works right along the gas-chain, connecting competitively priced gas to high-value markets. BG Group produces from the UKCS natural gas equivalent to around 7% of UK consumption and will shortly be producing hydrocarbons from Norway where its exploration drilling programme began in 2007. BG Group is a major global LNG player and has recently moved into shale gas and coal seam gas activities in the US and Australia respectively. BG Group is also a partner in some of the huge pre salt oil discoveries of recent years in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil.
As Europe's 2nd largest LNG terminal operator, Elengy serves all LNG importers seeking to supply French and European markets connected to the French natural gas transmission system. It is able to receive all types of LNG vessels, up to the biggest, i.e. Q-Flex and Q-Max vessels.
Elengy currently operates three LNG terminals in France : Montoir de Bretagne on the Atlantic coast, and Fos Tonkin as well as Fos Cavaou which are both located on the shores of Mediterranean. Elengy offers safe and efficient services to its customers, is open to any innovative solutions and is ready to develop new capacities.
Experienced, reliable and flexible, Elengy ambitions also to develop its activities in small scale LNG as well as internationally, preferably in partnerships where its long standing operator expertise will be leveraged.
For more information, please visit www.elengy.com
ExxonMobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company. We hold an industry-leading inventory of global oil and gas resources. We are the world’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and our chemical company ranks among the world’s largest. We are also a technology company, applying science and innovation to find better, safer and cleaner ways to deliver the energy the world needs.
GasTerra is an international company trading on natural gas. It operates on the European energy market and accounts for a significant share of the gas that is supplied in the Netherlands. It is also provides gas related services. The company has a strong purchasing position and has almost 50 years’ experience in purchasing and selling natural gas.
The economic and social value of natural gas as a source of energy gives the company an important role in utilizing the domestic gas reserves and energy supply in the Netherlands and the EU. GasTerra promotes the safe and appropriate consumption of natural gas and is taking active steps to develop further applications. The company recognizes the great importance of energy transition to sustainable energy supplies and initiates projects in that context.
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 one of the world’s leading international legal practices with more than 2,500 lawyers operating from 40 offices in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Asia. Hogan Lovells offers energy clients unrivalled legal coverage across these regions. Its international energy team is highly experienced in major LNG, gas, oil, petrochemical, power and renewables projects. Recent notable mandates have included the Shah Deniz Phase 2 Gas Project, the Papua New Guinea LNG Project and the Ichthys LNG Project. www.hoganlovells.com
ICE Futures Europe is ICE's London-based, regulated futures exchange for global energy markets. As the leading fully-electronic energy futures exchange, ICE Futures Europe lists the leading global crude oil benchmarks, as well as European natural gas futures and options contracts. ICE also offers the world’s leading emissions futures market. Participants in more than 70 countries have access to a range of futures and options contracts to manage risk around-the-clock, in a transparent and liquid marketplace. Powered by a widely distributed, sophisticated technology platform, ICE Futures Europe brings the world's energy markets together. www.theice.com
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information in pivotal areas that
shape today’s business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk,
sustainability and supply chain management.
Businesses and governments around the globe rely on our comprehensive
content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods to make
high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence.
Trusted by clients for more than 50 years, IHS employs more than 4,200
people in 30 countries.
Founded in 2005, Opportune LLP is an independent consultancy focused on the energy industry. We are led by seasoned professionals with senior executive experience in major energy and consulting firms. We serve clients in North America and throughout the world from our headquarters in Houston, and satellite offices in Denver and London.
Using our extensive knowledge of all sectors of the energy industry, we work with clients to provide comprehensive solutions to their operational and financial challenges. Across energy segments, our practice areas include corporate finance, complex financial reporting, process and technology, strategy and organization, dispute resolution, enterprise risk, tax and outsourcing.
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.
Founded in 1909, Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals 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 150 countries benefit from Platts’ coverage of the carbon emissions, coal, electricity oil,, natural gas, metals, nuclear power, petrochemical, and shipping markets. A division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), Platts is headquartered in New York with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. Additional information is available at www.platts.com.
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.
RWE Supply & Trading is a leading European energy trading house and one of the strongest competitors in the European gas industry. 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 and most sophisticated energy trading floor, complementing our network of additional trading floors in London and Swindon, as well as subsidiary and affiliate offices in Den Bosch, Geneva, Singapore and New York, representative offices in Prague and Ashgabat – and our joint venture in Houston.
Shell is a group of energy companies with a long history of innovation in the global gas industry, including pioneering investments in Asian LNG, the development of North Sea gas in the 1960s, and the Pearl GTL project in Qatar, that was inaugurated in 2011.
Shell Energy Europe (SEE) is responsible for the sale and marketing of gas, power and environmental products in Europe, and is active in 17 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 and international merchants.
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.
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 actors. Our offer consists in commercializing natural gas transport capacities, network connection services, and full access to a dynamic wholesale gas market with 77 shippers (end 2010).
France is at the crossroads of European gas networks, and represents 10% of the European natural gas consumption. With the fast rise of electricity generation from natural gas, a stable growth of gas demand is expected for the next 10 years, which will boost the dynamism of the French market.
Committed to design a more liquid and interconnected European gas market, GRTgaz builds its offers in partnership with shippers and industrial customers willing to optimize their supply opportunities.
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