Annual Summit

Rystad Energy Week 2022 | APAC Annual Summit


06. September 2022

9:00 am - 5:00 pm SGT (Conference)
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm SGT (Networking)


The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
1 Fullerton Square
Singapore 049178


Join us for the Rystad Energy Week 2022 | APAC Annual Summit on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. We will start with a morning plenary with a keynote presentation from our Founding Partner & CEO, Jarand Rystad, before we dive deeper into market fundamentals shaping the direction of the energy industry and conclude with a keynote panel and closing remarks. We hope you will join us on this exciting day filled with knowledge sharing and networking. About Rystad Energy Week Rystad Energy Week is our biggest event of the year and will be kicked off with a Global Digital Opening on September 1. Singapore kicks it off with the APAC Summit on September 6, followed by the Americas Summit in Houston on September 15. On September 21, we will host the EMEA Summit in London. Rystad Energy Week will conclude with a Global Digital Closing on September 22.


Time (SGT)



Morning plenary


Le Wen Chong, Consultant, Rystad Energy

Ryan Chong, Business Development Manager, Rystad Energy

8:30 am - 9:00 am

30 mins


9:00 am - 9:10 am

10 mins

Welcome remarks

Vijay Krishnan, Head of APAC, Rystad Energy

9:10 am - 09:40 am

30 mins

Opening address

Jarand Rystad, CEO, Rystad Energy

9:40 am - 10:10 am

30 mins

A new world order in Gas and LNG

Kaushal Ramesh, Senior Analyst, Gas & LNG Markets Research, Rystad Energy

10:10 am - 10:40 am

30 mins

Global oil market

Louise Dickson, Senior Analyst, Oil Market Research, Rystad Energy

 10:40 am - 11:00 am

20 mins

Morning coffee break

11:00 am – 11:05 am

5 mins

Prelude to China spotlight

Xinlei Zhu, SVP & Country Manager, China, Rystad Energy

11:05 am – 11:35 am

30 mins

China spotlight panel #1: China’s 14th 5-year plan -- a modern energy system vision

Eric Meng, Project Manager, Consulting, Rystad Energy (M)

Lin Chen, Senior Analyst, Upstream Research, Rystad Energy

Wei Xiong, Senior Analyst, Gas & LNG Markets Research, Rystad Energy

Yicong Zhu, Analyst, Renewables Energy Research, Rystad Energy

11:35 am – 12:00 pm

25 mins

China spotlight panel #2: China’s energy security, energy transition, and oil & gas demand profiles   

Xinlei Zhu, SVP & Country Manager, China, Rystad Energy (M)

Dr. Lei Yang, VP, Energy Institute, Peking University

Jun Bai, VP, Energy Research Institute, Beijing Gas Group

 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

60 mins

Networking lunch

Breakout Sessions

Track 1: Molecules

Emcee: Le Wen Chong, Consultant, Rystad Energy

Track 2: Electrons

Emcee: Ryan Chong, Business Development Manager, Rystad Energy

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

20 mins

APAC upstream trends and opportunities

·         APAC O&G production and investments outlook

·         Significance of independent players upstream portfolio in APAC

·         Player landscape and M&A opportunities in APAC

Prateek Pandey, Vice President, Upstream Research, Rystad Energy

Energy security: Can the low-carbon supply chain deliver?

·         The current low-carbon supply chain

·         Stumbling blocks on the road to energy security

Binny Bagga, Vice President, Energy Service Research, Rystad Energy

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm

20 mins

The sustainability conundrum in APAC


Samuel Low, Principal, Consulting, Rystad Energy

E&Ps cover ground in 2022

·         M&A, JV activity on the uptick in 1H 2022

·         Boost in E&P interest in APAC with investments in Australia

·         Progress towards end of decade targets

Sushma Jagannath, Senior Analyst, Renewable Energy Research, Rystad Energy

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

20 mins

What is the potential of CCUS market in APAC?

·         APAC CCUS project landscape

·         Storage and cluster potential in APAC

·         APAC CCUS demand outlook

Yvonne Lam, Vice President, Global Energy Systems, Rystad Energy

Will Asia-Pacific renewables continue to grow in a turbulent world?

·         What is the state of 1H 2022 APAC renewables?

·         What are the key challenges the industry is facing?

·         How does the forecast look for the short and near term?

JY Chew, Head of Asia Renewables Research, Rystad Energy

2:00 pm - 2:10 pm

10 mins

Break to change room

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

20 mins

How can oil and gas companies remain competitive in a low-carbon world?

·         Sustainability as competitiveness measure for oil and gas companies

·         Oil and gas emissions performance in APAC

Trang Bui, Analyst, Rystad Energy

Pipeline or pipe dream? Sorting through the hope from the hype in Hydrogen

·         Opportunities of hydrogen in APAC

·         Structural challenges for hydrogen adoption in APAC

Ken Tay, Senior Analyst, Energy Transition, Rystad Energy

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

20 mins

Downstream/Refining – Structural shifts in energy crisis and opportunities in Transition

·         Energy crisis driving structural shifts in Downstream/Refining

·         Trading signals for short term

·         Opportunities in Energy Transition

Mukesh Sahdev, SVP & Head of Downstream Research, Rystad Energy

APAC power markets outlook; challenges and opportunities in navigating the global energy crisis

·         APAC as the growth driver in the global power sector; what sources will help meet future demand?

·         Recent market developments, and their impact on the energy crisis; short-term energy security and comeback for coal?

·         Is there a future for nuclear in Asia?

·         Gas vs batteries: who will win the balancing game in a renewable-dominated power system?

Fabian Rønningen, Senior Analyst, Power & Gas Markets Research, Rystad Energy

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm

20 mins

Navigating volatile inflation in the energy industry

·         Key inflation drivers

·         Actual impacts on service pricing

·         The role of index adjusted contracts

Henrik Fiskådal, Senior Analyst, Energy Services Research, Rystad Energy

Asia is dominating the global battery supply chain - China is leading as other APAC countries are closing up

·         China dominates the midstream sectors of battery materials despite a shortage of some battery minerals

·         China is the biggest player in the battery material processing sector in APAC

·         Indonesia aims to be the next battery supply chain hub in APAC other than China

·         Supported by their national magnates, Japan and South Korea have advantages in technologies and outsource production to other countries in APAC

Echo Ma, Analyst, Energy Services Research, Rystad Energy

 3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

20 mins

Afternoon coffee break

Afternoon plenary


Le Wen Chong, Consultant, Rystad Energy

Ryan Chong, Business Development Manager, Rystad Energy

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

30 mins

Energy crisis driving global renewable investment through the roof

·         Who is developing and where?

·         Key incentives driving inflation-busting investment

·         M&A spend, organic vs inorganic growth

·         Repowering to net-zero

Gero Farruggio, Head of Australia & Global Renewables, Rystad Energy

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

45 mins

Keynote panel: How is the energy crisis affecting investments and access to financing across the energy industry?

·         How are the different parts of the energy industry likely to develop moving forwards?

·         How is the industry affected by the energy crunch and rising inflation?

·         How is capital being deployed into different segments?

Jon Fredrik Müller, Head of Consulting, APAC, Rystad Energy (M)

Zhang Yan, General Manager, COSL Singapore

Shivanan Sivarajah, Head of Project Finance, Asia, MUFG

Are Glørsen, Director South East Asia, Ocean Sun

Antonio De Sousa, President & CEO, Timor GAP

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

15 mins

Closing address

Martin Opdal, Consulting,  

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

120 mins

Networking drinks



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