Singapore – 2018

Date and Location:
October 16-17, 2018
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Ballroom Two Lower Lobby
1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178

Please note that this agenda, presentations and speakers are subject to change. This page will be constantly updated with the latest information.

Day 1

Morning sessions

08:30 – 09:00Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:10Welcome speech
Vijay Krishnan, Head of Asia Pacific
09:10 – 09:30Oil markets - Collapsing supply, bursting demand: A toxic cocktail for oil markets!
Per Magnus Nysveen, Senior Partner and Head of Analysis
09:30 – 09:50LNG Market Outlook: All eyes on Asian demand/appetite
Sindre Knutsson, Senior Analyst, Gas Markets
09:50 - 10:10Macro OFS: The oilfield service recovery – unsustainable or controlled?
Audun Martinsen, Partner and Head of Oilfield Service Research
10:10 – 10:45Powering renewable energy investment in Asia Pacific
Gero Farruggio, Head of Australia & Renewable Projects
10:45 – 11:15Coffee & networking
11:15 – 11:45Rystad Energy's medium to long-term outlook of the oil market – A System Dynamics Approach
Jarand Rystad, Founding Partner & CEO
11:45 – 12:30Macro Panel Discussion by Industry Leaders

Ms Momoyo Yuki
Senior Manager of Business Development Group, Commercial Office for Overseas Department, JAPEX

Johan de Villiers
Managing Director for ABB in Singapore and South-East Asia

Peter Godfrey FEI
Managing Director - Asia Pacific, The Energy Institute

Pak Widhyawan Prawiraatmadja
Advisor to Ministry of Coordinating Affairs from Indonesia
12:30 – 13:30Networking Lunch

Afternoon sessions

13:30 – 13:50Who's Making Returns - E&P vs Shale?
Alisa Lukash, Senior Analyst
13:50 – 14:15FPSO Outlook & Impact on Asia Pacific
Audun Martinsen, Partner and Head of Oilfield Service Research
14:15 – 14:35Overview & Implications of recent fiscal changes in APAC
Parul Chopra, Vice President, Upstream Research
14:45 – 15:15Networking Coffee
15:15 – 16:15Upstream Investment Panel Discussion with Industry Leaders

Chris Newton
Director of RISCO Energy (Lion Energy Limited & Tap Oil Limited)

Megat Zariman
Vice President & Director for Offshore Marine Services, Bumi Armada and Exco Member Malaysian Oil & Gas Association

Mark Chung
Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific Energy and Power for Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jeffrey Suiter
Head of Strategy, Planning & Performance for Total E&P Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Ranajit Banerjee
Advisor, Directorate General of Hydrocarbons from India
16:15 – 16:452019 Asia Pacific – A year of Opportunities? A view of key market segments
Jon Fredrik Müller, Partner and Head of Consulting Asia Pacific
16:45 – 17:00Summary and Close
Vijay Krishnan, Managing Director, Asia Pacific
17:30 – 19:00Networking Event
VIP, H.E Anita Nergaard, Ambassador of Norway
Post Bar, The Fullerton Hotel

Day 2

Morning sessions

08:30 – 09:00Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:05Welcome Remarks
Vijay Krishnan, Head of Asia Pacific
09:05 – 09:45Comprehensive Sources and Data Methodology - UCube, DCube and SCube
Espen Erlingsen & Audun Martinsen
09:45 – 10:10Recent and Planned Product Development
10:10 – 10:30Coffee Break & Product Demonstrations
10:30 – 11:15E&P Workshop - UCube and UCube Economic Model
Espen Erlingsen & Alisa Lukash + facilitators
11:15 – 12:00OFS Workshop - DCube, SCube, RigCube
Audun Martinsen & Nils-Henrik + facilitators
12:00 – 12:30Enhancing your Analysis with Rystad Energy's Analytics
Erik Means
12:30 – 14:00Networking Lunch and 1-1 sessions with Product Managers


Jarand Rystad - CEO

Jarand founded Rystad Energy in 2004 and is managing the company. Jarand has extensive experience in oil and gas strategy advisory work from McKinsey and Rystad Energy. He has led a number of strategy projects for international oil and gas companies and oilfield service companies. He has also worked with governments and international organizations on topics related to the global energy agenda, and he is advising investors on deal screening, transactions and portfolio management. He is among the most cited petroleum analysts in the industry and been the keynote speaker on numerous international conferences. His areas of expertise include E&P strategy, asset and company transactions, macro analysis and oil service industry analysis. Jarand has also worked for Kvaerner Engineering and as a research scientist within Industrial Economics, gaining wide expertise in statistics and programming. Jarand holds a M.Sc. degree in Physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where he majored with a thesis on astroseismology. He also has an academic background in philosophy, and has been the leader and founder of various organizations.

Per Magnus Nysveen - Senior Partner & Head of Analysis

Per Magnus Nysveen joined Rystad Energy from its founding in 2004 and is in charge of the analyst team. He has broad experience within upstream valuation, cost modelling and oil macro analyses. He has particular expertise in unconventional activities and is in charge of the North American Shale Analysis. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Per Magnus had 15 years of international experience within technology, risk management and venture business, primarily from DNV GL and the CNES space center of France. He holds a M.Sc. degree from NTNU Trondheim and IFP Paris, and a MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau.

Jon Fredrik Müller - Partner and Head of Consulting Asia Pacific

Jon Fredrik is Partner & Head of Consulting Asia-Pacific at Rystad Energy. His area of expertise includes commercial due diligence, strategy and market assessments within E&P and oilfield services, particularly offshore-related segments like subsea, rigs and offshore vessels. He holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU, Norway, including a graduate exchange program at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.

Audun Martinsen - Partner and Head of Oil Field Service Research

Audun started at Rystad Energy in 2011. He is currently leading the Oilfield Service team and Product Manager of Rystad Energys oilfield service databases DCube and SCube. Audun earned a Masters degree in Marine Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and University of Berkeley, California, and an Executive Master of Management Program within finance from BI. His previous work experience includes Coriolis, Shell and BW Offshore.

Vijay Krishnan - Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Vijay Krishnan is the Managing Director for Rystad Energy Asia Pacific. Vijay joined Rystad Energy in January 2017 and is responsible for the overall business across Asia Pacific for the firm. He has close to 20 years of experience in the Energy & Petrochemical sector. He specialises in advising clients in a commercial capacity from small to large projects and has a keen eye and a great passion for opening new markets and revenue streams. Vijay started his career as a Pricing Analyst covering Energy and Petrochemical products in Asia. He then spent 5 years in Business Development for ICIS-LOR, successfully opening up new markets, developing new clients and products focussed on the Indian Sub-Continent and the Middle East. Vijay was then instrumental in building the Asian business for Wood Mackenzie across the Energy value chain. He spent over 11 years at Wood Mackenzie where his last role was the Regional Director for South & South East Asia and Australia and as the Global Strategic Sales Head for the National Oil Business. Vijay has a BSc in Management Economics from the University of London and is a keen triathlete.

Gero Farruggio - Head of Australia and Global Head of Renewable

Gero Farruggio graduated from MEng in Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London & MBA Edinburgh University. He started his career at Schlumberger, where he demonstrated the commercial value of geosteering technology in Venezuela and Nigeria, publishing a selection of papers on innovations for the optimisation of horizontal oil wells. He then spent 16 years at Wood Mackenzie, as Director of Wood Mackenzie Australia Pty Ltd and responsible for Americas and APAC Upstream research. In November 2017 Rystad Energy acquired Sustainable Energy Research Analytics (SERA) where he was Managing Director specialising in renewable energy research and advisory.

Parul Chopra - Vice President, Upstream Research

Parul Chopra is Vice President, Upstream Research at Rystad Energy. He has broad experience in upstream valuation and international fiscal regimes and has been with Rystad Energy for more than 8 years. He is also head of analyst team in India. Prior to this, he has worked in Schlumberger as a Field Engineer. He holds a B. Tech. degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

Sindre Knutsson - Senior Analyst

Sindre Knutsson is a Senior Analyst in Rystad Energy’s markets team with focus on global natural gas and LNG. He is the responsible for the development of Rystad Energy’s Gas Solutions service providing data and analyses on global natural gas markets and fundamentals. Sindre holds a Bachelors degree from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a Master’s degree from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Sindre has four years of experience from the Norwegian Armed Forces working with Electronic Warfare and Intelligence.

Alisa Lukash — Senior Analyst

Alisa is a Senior Analyst on Rystad Energy’s shale research team responsible for the financial analysis of US shale E&Ps, asset sale modeling and company research. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, she worked as a market data consultant covering the global Investment Banks in London. She holds a B.A. in International Economics from Taras Shevchenko National University in Kiev and an M.S. in Finance from Hult International Business School in London.