Petronas Commitment Leads the Rush to Invest in Canada's LNG Export Industry PR Newswire LONDON, June 25, 2013 LONDON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysian national oil company, Petronas, recently stated it will invest $20 billion in the Pacific Northwest LNG project on Canada's west coast, reinforcing the recent surge of interest and investment into Canada as a major potential LNG exporter. As federal and state lawmakers continue to provide an open and investor-friendly business environment, will Canada ultimately prove a more attractive LNG opportunity for long-term Asian investors over their neighbours, the United States? Such issues will be examined and debated in a pioneering new forum dedicated to the exciting and ambitious plans to develop LNG export from Canada. The "Canadian LNG Export Forum" will take place in Canada's energy epicentre - Calgary - between the 17^th and 19^th September 2013, and will welcome leading Asian investors and stakeholders to speak alongside national and state experts and lawmakers. Leading regional and international expert speakers include: oKunio Nohata, Executive Officer & Senior General Manager of Gas Resources, Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd oNoriyoshi Torigoe, Executive Officer, Americas, Japan Bank for International Cooperation oHon. Perrin Beatty, President & CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce oJean Abiteboul, President - Supply & Marketing, Cheniere oHon. Jim Prentice, Senior Executive Vice President & Vice Chairman, CIBC oPaul Jeakins, Commissioner & CEO, BC Oil & Gas Commission oShinya Miyazaki, CEO, Diamond Gas Management Canada Ltd (subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation) oPeter Hansen, CEO, OregonLNG oByng Giraud, Vice President Corporate Affairs, Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited (A Pacific Oil & Gas Company) The event has already gained the interest of major stakeholders, with sponsors including Norton Rose Fulbright, Deloitte, AG&P, GTT, Wison, Fluor, WorleyParsons, CDS Research Ltd, and Aecon. The Canada LNG Export Forum will uncover the strategic and commercial opportunities for producers and project developers to capitalize on exporting LNG to the Asian Pacific markets. For more information please visit: http://www.canadalngexport.com Notes to the editor: Follow Us on Twitter: @lngdmg Press Enquiries: Contact Neill Howard on +44(0)203-615-2869 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SOURCE dmg :: events
Petronas Commitment Leads the Rush to Invest in Canada's LNG Export Industry
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