Yangon, Myanmar28-30 October 2014

    Myanmar Upstream Summit Programme Day Two

Summit Day 2: Wednesday, 29 October

08:30  -  09:00

Welcome Networking Coffee

09:00  -  10:30

5: Uncovering Myanmar’s True Oil & Gas Potential: Exploring the Extent of Reserves


  • Uncovering the true offshore potential by unveiling new data to assess further opportunities for your business
  • Reviewing onshore prospects to assess opportunities for exploration and production
  • Promoting local training and development programs to increase indigenous opportunities and sustainable development in the region
  • Showcasing the availability of skilled and competent indigenous Myanmar service providers currently working on projects
  • Outlining plans for further geophysical surveyance to be conducted jointly by new entrants and MOGE
10:30  -  11:00

Networking Coffee Break

11:00  -  12:30

6: Environmental & Social Impact Assessments: Holistic Considerations of Requirements for Operations in Myanmar


  • Charlotte BisleyManaging DirectorSocial Clarity
  • Than AyeDirector- Environmental Conservation DepartmentMinistry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry
  • Peter WulfDirectorESIA Consult
  • Dr. David GettlesonDirector/Senior ScientistCSA Ocean Sciences
  • Aung NandaManaging DirectorMyanmar Sustainable Development Engineering Services
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIAs) of Onshore and Offshore Seismic Activities in Myanmar
  • What regional experiences can be used in development of ESIAs for Myanmar? 
  • Understanding the investment climate in Myanmar to enable for sound, strategic and successful financing decisions  
  • Reviewing tax incentives and other government plans to stimulate Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and promote the exchange of technology, equipment, expertise and training of the local workforce
  • Discussing the current licensing process and assessing the route to a more streamlined process particularly for foreign companies involved in multiple projects
  • Clarifying language and translation discrepancies and seeking to ensure a universal standard for contracts and agreements to prevent misrepresentation
  • Outlining EITI standards and requirements with regards to implementation of the EITI programme and its objectives 
12:30  -  14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00  -  15:30

7: Future Gas Development, Utilisation & Monetisation Plans


  • Daw Wah Wah ThaungExecutive Office (Planning)Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise (MOGE)
  • Yasushi SakakibaraChief Representative - Asia Pacific Regional OfficeTokyo Gas Co. Ltd
  • U Lynn MyintVice President & Chief GeologistNorth Petro-Chem Corporation (Myanmar) Ltd
  • How can we ensure Myanmar derives the maximum benefit from oil and gas: Managing the social, political and economic impact on the industry?
  • Ensuring natural gas, associated gas & NGLs produced in Myanmar are effectively & efficiently processed into clean fuels for domestic use, export & the promotion of the petrochemical industry
  • Uncovering potential issues with domestic and export gas sales agreements
  • Assessing pipeline construction contracts, network codes and potential inter-connection/ system entry agreements and issues
  • Regional comparative analysis of PSC terms & challenges in gas monetization
15:30  -  16:00

Networking Coffee Break

16:00  -  17:00

8: Infrastructure Development: What Infrastructure is Required to Support in-country Oil & Gas Production Growth?


  • U Kyaw SoeExploration GeologistParami Energy Group of Companies
  • Infrastructure roadmap for sustainable energy delivery
  • Providing creative solutions for infrastructure challenges, discussing how these can be implemented and drawing upon regional experiences
  • Outlining HSE requirements and regulatory awareness 
  • Exploring the expansion on refineries and petrochemical industry; international experiences


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Day One