Rise of Asia in Global Energy Dynamics to Take Centrestage at SIEW 2013
Singapore International Energy Week 2013
SINGAPORE -- October 22, 2013
In five days, global energy leaders will participate in the 6^th Singapore
International Energy Week (SIEW).
Keynote speaker Sheikh Khalid Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Chief Executive
Officer of Qatargas, will share his views on the role of gas in the future
energy mix and how recent developments will impact the global energy
Singapore’s Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for
Home Affairs and Trade & Industry, Mr S. Iswaran, will deliver opening remarks
at the Singapore Energy Summit (SES), on the importance of developing dynamic
and competitive energy systems. He will engage students in a discussion on
Singapore’s energy opportunities and challenges at “In Dialogue with Youth”.
Joining him are regional energy ministers, industry captains and thought
YB Datuk Seri Dr. Maximus Ongkili, Minister of Energy, Green Technology and
Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, United Arab Emirates;
Mark McArdle, Minister for Energy & Water Supply, Queensland, Australia;
Jose Maria Figueres, President of the Carbon War Room and former President of
Adnan Z Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency;
Amos Hochstein, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, US Department
Hiroshi Ozaki, President, Osaka Gas;
Yang Qing, Executive Vice-President, State Grid Corporation of China;
Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency;
Jon Moore, Deputy Chief Executive of Bloomberg New Energy Finance;
Anthony J. Jude, Chair, Energy Committee, Asian Development Bank;
David Pumphrey, Co-Director and Senior Fellow of the Centre for Strategic and
SIEW will feature eight roundtables by renowned international and Singapore
think-tanks, partner conferences including Asia Future Energy Forum, Asia
Smart Grid/Electromobility, Downstream Asia, Gas Asia Summit, PV Asia Pacific
Expo and Conference, Singapore Electricity Roundtable and Platts Top 250
Global Energy Company Awards Dinner.
SIEW 2013 runs from 28 October to 1 November. To register, please visit
About the Energy Market Authority and Singapore International Energy Week
SIEW brings top policymakers, energy practitioners and commentators from
across the energy spectrum to discuss energy issues, strategies and solutions
through a series of leading conferences and events in one week, in one
location. It is organised by the Energy Market Authority (EMA), a statutory
board under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. Please visit
www.siew.sg and www.ema.gov.sg for more information.
Gwen Lee, +65-6592-6983
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