ENERGETIKA XXI: Economy, Policy, Ecology
“The Need for Energy Dialogue in a Fast Changing Environment”
14 -16 November 2018 | St. Petersburg | Russian Federation
The world has seen a joint global approach to climate issues by the Paris Agreement (PA) with strong impact on the energy sector and on the relation between energy resource holding and energy importing countries. ENERGETIKA offers itself as a place for an open dialogue on economy, policy and environment aspects of energy. ENERGETIKA is a conference held in St. Petersburg on 14 – 16.11.2018 to address recent developments in the energy sector on a global basis with special focus on Russia. It is organized by UNECON with financial support by energy companies, combining an open academic atmosphere with the insights of representatives of important energy companies as well as from national and international public organizations. Conference languages are English and Russian, simultaneous translation will be provided.
14 November 2018
Pre-Conference Workshop on “De-carbonizing natural gas”
10:30 – 18:00 Three sessions with lunch and coffee break
Generic issues: The need for de-carbonized gas, ways to de-carbonize gas, properties of Hydrogen
Supply of GHG free hydrogen: Upstream reforming, reinjection of CO², transport, distribution
Demand for Hydrogen: Fuel cell cars, hydrogen fueled locomotives, ships, use of hydrogen in industry, gas turbines, power plants
15 November 2018
10:00 – 13:30 Plenary session on recent energy developments (presentations by representatives of Gazprom, IEA, ERI-RAS, OIES, EU Russia Gas Advisory
Council, Statoil, Nord Stream 2)
13:30 – 14:45 Lunch
14:45 – 18:00 Parallel work streams (сoffee break – at 16:15)
WS1: Recent developments of Energy Markets
Topics: Impacts of the Paris Agreement, oil prices, gas price formation, shale gas, LNG; WS2: EU – Russia
Topics: Cooperation EU Russia, competition for the EU Market, changes in EU market, ceiling on Groningen and consequences, Russian resource policy, competition LNG Russian gas;
WS2: The role of infrastructure
Topics: Impact of renewable policy on infrastructure, projects for export of Russian gas, inner EU projects, Ukraine as transit country, LNG infrastructure;
WS3: Climate and Decarbonization
Topics: Status of climate discussion and implementation, Renewable and Energy
Efficiency vs decarbonizing gas, framework and regulation for transition; Sustainable urban and rural infrastructure;
WS4: Energy in the Baltic Sea
Topics: Baltic pipeline, LNG projects, small scale LNG, LNG as fuel, electricity ring;
18:00 – 19:00 Wrap up session by session chairs and special rapporteur
16 November 2018
Day 2: Interactive discussions under Chatham House
10:00 – 11:30 Two Round Tables:
New geopolitics of energy: International governance vs bilateralism
Role of Ukraine as a transit country
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 14:00 Two Pro con discussions headed by James Ball
Are we heading for all electric world or can we clean up energy use in multiple ways?
For example: De-carbonized gas and electric renewables – foes, friends or fantasies?
E-transport and the alternatives: fuel cell cars, LNG trucks and ships, can they replace gasoline and diesel?
Will there still be Russian gas exports to EU after 2050? If so, what kind of gas? (methane, hydrogen or gas by wire)
14:00 Farewell lunch and interview with heroes of the gas industry
Participation is free for INCIR members. Travel, accomodation and other costs are not included. Visa needed.
For registration and further details please contact us.