Key issues covered at this Forum will be of interest to producers of unconventional gas (particularly coalbed methane) and the communities in which they are located, as well as all those with a stake in the outlook for LNG as sellers or buyers.
Opening and welcome addresses
* The Hon. Matthew Canavan (Minister for Natural Resources and Northern Australia)
* Dr Fatih Birol (Executive Director, International Energy Agency)
* Professor Andrew Garnett (Director, Centre for Coal Seam Gas, The University of Queensland)
Coalbed methane and unconventional gas in a low-price environment
Socio-economic and environmental aspects of coalbed methane
From coal seam to LNG: domestic implications
From unconventional gas to LNG: international implications
Summary and conclusions will follow these four sessions
Participation in the UG Forum is by invitation only. Discussions will be informal in nature and conducted under the Chatham House Rule. Each session will have brief introductory presentations from distinguished experts and stakeholders, followed by discussion among participants.
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For general information on the IEA Unconventional Gas Forum please visit www.iea.org/ugforum.