LNG: investment, first gas and beyond

LNG: investment, first gas and beyond

May 27
The opening event in CEDA's 2015 Energy and resource series examines the local and national economic contribution of the LNG sector - from initial investment to first gas and beyond.


Trevor Brown, Vice President Queensland, Santos
Mitchell Ingram, Managing Director, QGC
Page Maxson, Chief Executive Officer, Australia Pacific LNG

Event overview

In Queensland LNG projects have driven investment activity, contributed to regional development and attracted expertise and grown an aligned services sector. In 2015 major projects in the State will deliver and will grow.

To discuss this critical sector’s achievements and its future, CEDA brings together sector leaders Santos Vice President Queensland, Trevor Brown; QGC Managing Director, Mitchell Ingram; and Australia Pacific LNG Chief Executive Officer, Page Maxson.

The LNG sector's contribution to the national economy is expected to more than double to over $60 billion by 2020. In that time Australia will move beyond its current ranking as the world’s fourth largest LNG producer.

Join senior leaders from business, government, community and academia to hear the panel's insights on:

  • The decade long development of LNG as a new industry in Queensland;
  • The management and future of highly specialised workforces; lessons for other sectors; and
  • The economic conditions and policy settings required to ensure a successful future for Australia’s LNG sector.

Meet the speakers

Trevor Brown
Vice President Queensland, Santos

Trevor Brown has end-to-end responsibility for the delivery of optimal gas supply, execution of the upstream project and upstream operations for Santos GLNG. Trevor joined Santos in 2001 and has nearly 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, including 11 years in Indonesia managing onshore and offshore exploration programs.

Mitchell Ingram
Managing Director, QGC

Prior to working in Australia, Mitch Ingram was Asset General Manager of BG Group's interests in Kazakhstan, and held UK and international leadership positions in project management, developments and operations. Most recently he was QGC Deputy Managing Director, and Project Director of the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) Project.

Page Maxson
Chief Executive Officer, Australia Pacific LNG

Page Maxson was deputy CEO of Shah Gas Field, a joint venture between ConocoPhillips and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company before being seconded to his current position as CEO at Australia Pacific LNG by joint venture partner ConocoPhillips. He has held senior positions with ConocoPhillips since 1988 including economic, commercial and strategic roles.

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