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The four day conference program for LNG 17 will build on the event’s 44 year unrivalled history. The program has expanded to include a unique blend of extensive technical, commercial and strategic sessions covering all aspects of the LNG value chain.

LNG 17 will be the biggest and best event to date, to take place in 2013!

See the full program schematic here.

Call for Papers & Posters 

The LNG 17 Organizing Committee is delighted by the overwhelming response to the Call for Papers and with the record-breaking number of abstract submissions received from professionals all over the world.

Authors were notified whether their submission has been successful on 22 June 2012. Please contact us at if you submitted an abstract but did not receive the email notification.

Registration to attend LNG 17 as a delegate opened on 4 June 2012.

Strategic – Commercial – Technical

The LNG industry has seen remarkable growth in demand and in production, and the importance of LNG in the world’s power equation is becoming increasingly evident.

Significant investment opportunities have emerged from fresh and upcoming markets as well as dominant players, impacting production, transport and import capabilities across the global LNG industry and value chain.

The LNG 17 Program Committee, made up of 44 international members, has developed an outstanding conference program, which will build on the event’s 44-year unrivalled history.

To match the industry progression, the LNG 17 program has expanded by 40% to represent topics of strategic and commercial significance to the LNG industry. LNG 17 participants can look forward to a program which will continue to address the traditional industry topics, as well as feature a NEW third track with a strong global strategic focus.

NEW! Global Strategy Forum

An interactive session providing a global and strategic outlook for the LNG industry through the eyes of the industry’s key stakeholders. The panel will feature senior leadership from major producing and importing countries and firms and will set the stage for discussions throughout the week.

NEW! Spotlight Sessions

World-renowned speakers will lead six topical and informative plenary sessions, addressing stimulating and relevant issues. These must-attend sessions will provide an overview of the latest LNG industry developments, as well as an analysis of future trends and opportunities.


Dynamic panels of leading industry experts will offer a 360º degree vision of strategies, trends and industry insights. These sessions will be interactive and offer in-depth analysis of highly popular subjects. See conference sessions

Paper Sessions

These sessions will present findings from leading research as chosen by the Program Committee from abstracts received through the Call for Papers. Invaluable insights will be drawn from the extensive research presented and experts will address some of the challenges and opportunities highlighted by this research. See conference sessions

Poster Session

The poster session will showcase research findings through visual presentations and offer direct contact between authors and delegates. The topics will represent pioneering development throughout the entire LNG chain. The posters were selected by the Program Committee from the Call for Posters. See selected posters


  • Peak-shaving plants and satellite operations
  • LNG as a transportation fuel
  • Unconventional gas as a resource for LNG
  • The globalization of LNG and the emerging markets