"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:
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 was a news TV screen and the day’s papers were 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 2015 can benefit your business, please contact Luke Raphael today. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0) 20 7017 7233.
Allegro is a multi –market commodity software solution provider, offering real-time intelligence and
decision-making capabilities that improve the management of physical and ﬁnancial positions, optimize assets and portfolios, and manage risk. Our commodity risk management software goes beyond common CTRM software offerings to deliver the position transparency, trader performance and compliance functionality you need to accelerate ﬁnancial results. With Allegro, you gain access to a single system of record that enables ﬂawless execution of value-creating, real-time decisions in the acquisition, storage, transportation, optimization and sale of any commodity class. From out of the ground to the point of consumption, only Allegro stands equipped to help you squeeze every drop of value out of your business.
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
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.
Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based company primarily engaged in LNG related businesses, owns and operates the Sabine Pass LNG receiving terminal and the Creole Trail Pipeline located in Southwest Louisiana. Cheniere is constructing a liquefaction export project adjacent to the Sabine Pass terminal for up to six LNG trains with aggregate design capacity of approximately 27 mtpa. Construction is underway on LNG trains one through four with ﬁ rst LNG expected in 2015. Cheniere is also developing a project to provide liquefaction and export services on its site in Corpus Christi, Texas, for up to three liquefaction trains with expected aggregate nominal production capacity of 13.5 mtpa. LNG exports from the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project could commence as early as 2018. Cheniere Marketing is offering LNG on an FOB or DES basis to customers interested in purchasing LNG in the short, mid-term markets, with three vessel time charters for delivering LNG cargoes.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago. CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the largest central counterparty clearing services in the world, which provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort®. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk in both listed and over-the-counter derivatives markets.
EnergyStock provides flexibility services with its fast-cycle gas storage at the heart of the TTF market. TTF offers the highest churn rate in Europe and is one of the drivers of the north-west European Gas Roundabout. EnergyStock’s services are engineered to comply with specifi c market needs. The services provide customers with the utmost fl exibility right when they need it. All services are supported
and delivered from EnergyStock’s fast-cycle gas storage in the North of the Netherlands with an outstanding performance and proven high reliability. EnergyStock is a subsidiary of gas infrastructure company Gasunie.
• The only fast-cycle energy storage facility in the world; Able to meet the volatility challenges of the new energy world
• The best solution for energy portfolio management; Optimizing your trading performance
• Market-designed unique services, directly available at the TTF; Nominate what you want, when you want it
• Outstanding reliability of our fail-safe facility; 24/7 breathing with your portfolio
The energy practice of FTI Consulting offers a wide array of advisory services to our clients, including Economic & Financial, Strategic Communications and Corporate Finance advice. We support clients working in oil & gas, utilities, transmission/distribution/storage, renewables & cleantech, thermal generation, supply chain, and infrastructure investment. Our business is global, and within Europe we have offices in Brussels, London, Paris, Madrid and Berlin. Our team includes ex-regulators, economists, accountants, ex-Heads of corporate/public affairs, political advisers and strategy consultants.
We are active within the European gas industry, and work with clients in distribution and transmission, storage, interconnection, shale gas production, and are pre-eminent advisers on gas contract disputes and arbitrations.
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.
+33 1 55 66 40 00
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 system, ICE brings the world's energy markets together on one platform.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7065 7700 www.theice.com
PEGAS is the central gas trading platform of EEX Group, operated by Powernext. PEGAS provides its members with access to all products on one single platform and allows them to trade natural gas contracts in the Belgian, British, Dutch, French, German and Italian market areas. The product range of PEGAS covers spot and derivatives contracts for the major European gas hubs as well as trading in location spread products between these market areas. This setup enables market harmonisation and forms the leading pan-European natural gas market.
For more: www.pegas-trading.com
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 180 countries benefit from Platts’ coverage of the biofuels,
carbon emissions, coal, electricity, oil, natural
gas, metals, nuclear
markets. And Platts Commodity Risk Solutions provides inputs to support
mark-to-market calculations, forward curve validation, and fair value financial
disclosures for customers worldwide.
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.
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.
Shell Energy Europe Ltd
Shell Energy Europe, headquartered in London, is a leading energy provider in Europe, responsible for the marketing and trading of gas, power and environmental products throughout the continent.
Currently active in 18 countries, Shell Energy Europe was formed through the merger of Shell’s gas marketing and trading business in 2009, having leveraged the integration of these capabilities to offer “Energy Solutions for Your Business”.
We provide solutions to manage energy exposures and support in energy regulation related topics to a wide range of industrial customers, power producers and wholesalers throughout Europe.
Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 36 countries. Building on more than 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Stavanger, Norway with approximately 23,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.
See more on www.statoil.com
Storengy, a subsidiary of GDF SUEZ, is one of the few operators in the world to combine skills as varied as market analysis, subsurface sciences, drilling and completion techniques, underground reservoir engineering, operation of surface industrial facilities and industrial safety. With nearly 60 years experience and a total storage capacity of 12.5 billion of m3 , Storengy operates all type of storage facilities.
With its multi-disciplinary teams, Storengy develops , operates and guides its partners in underground operations and geothermal projects.
Employing 1000 persons, Storengy provides its customers with innovative products through its experience in offering sales & marketing services on various markets and regulatory environments.
Tel: +33 1 46 52 30 06
TAQA Gas Storage Bergermeer, the international energy company from Abu Dhabi, is majority owned by the Abu Dhabi Government and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. We operate in Canada, Ghana, India, Iraq, Morocco, the Netherlands, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. TAQA Gas Storage Bergermeer is committed to contributing to consistent, affordable, reliable and sustainable energy supplies to Northwest Europe. Long-term analysis shows that the decline in gas production will create a substantial decrease in fl exibility in the market. To fi ll this gap we developed Europe’s largest,open-access gas storage; providing the Northwest European gas market with 46 TeraWatt hour (TWh) seasonal storage capacity. TAQA Gas Storage Bergermeer is an independent storage operator with service delivered at the TTF. Full commercial storage operations will begin in 2015. We offer a technically advanced, highly fl exible, storage product. TAQA Gas Storage Bergermeer places great importance on customer focus, providing transparent and innovative services to maximise value.
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.