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Australian Liquid Fuel Security Conference

Dates for 2022 TBA – register your interest to receive updates

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The Australia Liquid Fuel Security Conference is set to return in 2022. To be notified of updates, please register your interest (link to register interest form). With the heightened risk to Australia’s energy security, this timely event will be a must for senior private sector executives and government officials.

Some of the key topics to be addressed will include:

  • Latest analysis of global petroleum reserves and trade flows
  • Liquid fuel trade risks in an uncertain global environment
  • Defence considerations for critical energy infrastructure
  • Transport fuels – current domestic demand, and changing consumption in the future
  • Consumer behavior and its impact on fuel demand going forward
  • Examining Australia’s latest exploration initiatives to develop new domestic oil reserves
  • Sectoral analysis of liquid fuel requirements – agriculture, transport, aviation, mining and others
  • The potential for the build out of new underground liquid fuel storage facilities at ports around Australia
  • The latest thinking in the design and construction of underground storage caverns
  • An examination of Australia’s domestic refinery capabilities and potential new requirements

See below to review the 2020 conference agenda and speakers. On-demand playback of the 2020 event is also available to purchase

speakers

The Hon. Angus Taylor MP

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Federal Government

Konrad Jar

Vice President, Head of Downstream Consulting, Asia Pacific, Wood Mackenzie

Air Vice-Marshal John Blackburn AO (Retd)

Chair of the Institute for Integrated Economic Research

Dr Paul Barnes

Head of Risk & Resilience, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Tony Mahar

CEO, National Farmers' Federation (NFF)

Scott Nargar

Senior Manager, Hyundai Future Mobility & Government Relations, Hyundai Motor Company Australia

Duncan van der Merwe

Group Managing Director, Tellus Holdings

Troy Collings

Managing Director, BPRS. Director (Corporate & Regulatory Affairs) Northern Oil & Southern Oil

Shahana McKenzie

Chief Executive Officer, Bioenergy Australia

Lurion De Mello

Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied Finance Centre for Risk Analytics, Macquarie University

Tim Washington

Chair, Electric Vehicle Council

Chris Graham

Vice President - Energy Consulting Oceania, Wood Mackenzie

Dr Allan Green

Managing Director, AGRENEW Pty Ltd

Simon Barney

Project Director, Qube Holdings

Tony Debenham

Managing Director, Darwin Clean Fuels Pty. Limited

Richard Davis

Partner, Transport Group, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

Neil Greet

Deputy Chair College of Leadership and Management, Engineers Australia

agenda

Agenda timing is Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

9:30 am

Opening remarks from the Chair

Dr Paul Barnes, Head of Risk & Resilience, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

9:35 am

GOVERNMENT KEYNOTE ADDRESS

The Hon. Angus Taylor MP, Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Federal Government

9:55 am

  • The current and future outlook for global fuels supply & demand
  • Australia’s fuel market situation
    • Demand trends
    • Supply trends: Fuel Reserves, Refineries & Fuel-On-Water Supply Chain – oil & refined products
    • Short-term and long-term Implications

10:25 am

  • Australia’s national resilience trends.
  • Australia’s fuel security in a changing world.
  • The Government’s Australian Fuel Security Review outcomes.
    • How will the Security Review impact our national resilience?
    • What else needs to be done?

10:55 am

Break

11:20 am

  • Are we resilience enough?
  • The energy transition (Friend or enemy?)
  • Transition beyond change (Pathways and decisions)

11:50 am

Potential options for Underground fuels storage in Australia

Duncan van der Merwe, Group Managing Director, Tellus Holdings

12:20 pm

Lunch

1:10 pm

Waste to BioFuels - from inception to commercialisation

Troy Collings, Managing Director, BPRS. Director (Corporate & Regulatory Affairs) Northern Oil & Southern Oil

1:40 pm

Biofuels to reduce emissions and improve Australia’s energy security

Shahana McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, Bioenergy Australia

2:10 pm

Break

2:30 pm

The critical role of diesel in the ag industry and the importance of fuel security

Tony Mahar, CEO, National Farmers' Federation (NFF)

3:00 pm

Biomass Oil - game-changing new technologies for localised, scalable, and low-cost renewable diesel feedstocks

Dr Allan Green, Managing Director, AGRENEW Pty Ltd

3:30 pm

Chairman wrap up and close of day 1

Agenda timing is Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

9:30 am

Opening remarks from the Chair

Chris Graham, Vice President - Energy Consulting Oceania, Wood Mackenzie

9:35 am

  • Impact of the supply of high quality shale oil from the US,
  • How Australia is positioned in setting up and building new refineries
  • Can Australia compete with big refineries in Korea, Japan, Singapore and India?
  • How can a green transportation industry co-exist with traditional hydrocarbon in the next 15-20 years

10:05 am

  • Approaches to Risk-based thinking
  • Selected international trends
  • Fuel Security as a national risk exposure
  • Options for Improvement

10:35 am

Break

11:00 am

  • Are we resilience enough?
  • The energy transition (Friend or enemy?)
  • Transition beyond change (Pathways and decisions)

11:30 am

  • The NSW supply market post refineries
  • Competitive Airport fuel supply
  • Challenging inertia and ageing infrastructure
  • Supporting fuel security

TRANSPORT FUELS – CURRENT DEMAND, AND CHANGING CONSUMPTION IN THE FUTURE

12:00 pm

JUHIs and Competition in the Market for Jet Fuel

Richard Davis, Partner, Transport Group, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

12:30 pm

  • Preparing for the next fuel (Hydrogen and Electricity)
  • What are the modes of transport that can use this new fuel
  • What infrastructure will be required

12:55 pm

  • The ability to generate our own electricity means that a transport fleet that is majority electric won’t need to worry about liquid fuel security
  • We can create new automotive jobs in the electric vehicle industry
  • We can lead the world in integrating renewables, battery storage and EVs
  • We will create and export business models around electricity the world has never seen

1:20 pm

Close of conference

pricing

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when & where

07 - 08 Oct 2022

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