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Events

Long Term Gas Supply Contracts: Asia 2018

April 10-11, 2018

Sofitel Singapore City Centre
9 Wallich Street (Enter via Peck Seah Street)
Singapore 078885

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The second Asia Congress on successfully negotiating and renegotiating Long Term Gas Supply Contracts focuses on negotiation and renegotiation of long term oil indexed gas contracts. The LNG market undergoes a global transformation, with supply expanding rapidly. The linkage to oil in long term LNG contracts in Asia has meant that gas prices are generally much higher than those in other parts of the world, leading to serious doubts about the sustainability of this pricing model. As spot markets and alternative sources of supply develop further in the region, gas purchasers in Asia are now looking to renegotiate more favorable terms for their long-term contracts with their suppliers. As such, there is a need for expertise in contract formation as well as effective negotiation strategies. The event provides expert guidance on these issues.

Key Themes Include:

  • Evaluating Current Contract Trends in Asia: How Sustainable is the Momentum Towards Shorter Term Agreements?
  • Is Hub Pricing Taking Over From Oil Indexed Prices?
  • Price Revision and Re-Opener Clauses – Ensuring Yours are Effective
  • Watertight Gas Supply Contracts — Avoid Re-Negotiations and Disputes
  • The Influence and Importance of Competition Law
  • What are the Pre-Arbitration Mechanisms That Must Be Complied With?
  • Comparing and Contrasting the Sale of LNG in Asia – How Long Will It Be a Buyers’ Market?

Jones Day partner Dr. Johannes Willheim gives the following lecture: Gas Price Disputes: Lessons Learnt From Europe

  • Successfully using the knowledge gained from watching the European market to navigate your way through contract writing and revising
  • Understanding the differences and similarities between the European and Asian markets and knowing which European experiences can be applied in the context of the Asian market
  • What is the role of legal firms going forward in supporting the market players?

REGISTRATION

Registration for this event is required. Visit the C5 event website to register.