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CWC Group Limited: The Americas Portfolio February 2011

CWC in the Americas Having generated top-class international conferences and governmental summits for the past 13 years, CWC has gained an excellent reputation with international corporations and government bodies across the region for delivering high-profile, relevant events.

Some of our flagship Americas events have included:

CWC’s Partners in the Americas In co-operation with Ministries and NOCs, we locate new investors from within the global energy community and promote a country's investment opportunities via our carefully designed investment conferences and trade exhibitions, our event partners have included:

Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos, Colombia Ministerio de Minas e Energia, Brazil

Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis

Ministerio De Desarollo Económico, Republica De Bolivia

Petrobras CWC ensures that the right people from the right companies attend these events. Audiences to our conferences number 200 - 1,000 and exhibitions feature 7,000m²+ of exhibiting companies.

CWC has welcomed the support of the following distinguished speakers:  Alberto Alvarez, Commercial Director, Repsol Gas Natural LNG SL (STREAM)  Alexandre Eykerman, Sales Director, LNG/CNG Ship Power, Wärtsila Switzerland Ltd  Andrew Walker, Head of LNG Supply, BG Group  Antonio Bacigalupo, CEO, GNL Quintero SA  Bill Cooper, President, The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas  Cesar Dias Ramos, Petroleum & Natural Gas Superintendent, Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE)  Chris Theal, Managing Director, Macquarie Capital Markets Canada  Clay Harris, President & Chief Executive Officer, GDF Suez North America LLC  David Steely, Director - LNG Marketing & Origination, BP Energy Company  Davis Thames, President, Cheniere Marketing  Dean Girdis, President, Downeast LNG  Dr Alirio Parra, Senior Associate, CWC Group Limited  François Borgida, Director, LNG, Logistics & Transportation, Total Gas & Power  German Castro, Project Development Manager, Höegh LNG - Port Dolphin Energy LLC  Gordon Shearer, President, Hess LNG  Guy Caruso, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic & International Studies  Guy Dayvault, Director Commercial Development & LNG Manager, Gazprom Marketing & Trading USA, Inc.  Hans-Martin Schulz, Gas Shales in Europe (GASH)  Herman Franssen, President, International Energy Associates Inc  Hilde Nafstad, President, Statoil Natural Gas LLC  Javier Moro, President Director, Repsol Brazil SA  Jay Copan, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, American Gas Association  Jean-Pierre Cavé, Commercial & Shipping Manager, Yemen LNG Company Ltd  John Fahy, Managing Director, ERAS Consulting Ltd  John White, Partner, Baker Botts LLP  Joseph P Berno, Chief Executive Officer, TORP Terminal  Keith Bainbridge, Partner, RS Platou LLP

 Kevin Blount, Vice President Business Development, Chart Energy & Chemicals  Kevin Keenan, Partner, Baker Botts LLP  Kirstin Gibbs, Partner & Chair, Gas Regulatory & Compliance Group, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP  Laurent Poidevin, President & General Manager, FMC Technologies Loading Systems  Marcelo Menicucci Estreves, Director LNG & Gas Monetization – South America, Shell Upstream Americas  Marco Tavares, President, Gas Energy  Maria das Graças Silva Foster, Director of Gas & Energy, Petrobras  Mario Veiga Pereira, President, PSR  Martin Hutchison, Managing Director, International Resources Consulting  Matthew Arnold, Marketing Manager, RasGas Company Ltd  Michelle Michot-Foss, Chief Energy Economist (Program Manager), The University of Texas at Austin  Mitchell Baer, Director, Office of Oil & Gas Analysis, US Department of Energy  Pascale Grieve, Sales Manager Subsea Cryogenic Pipeline & Gas Storage Applications, Gaztransport & Technigaz  Pat Roberts, Managing Director, LNG Worldwide Ltd  Porter Bennett, Chief Executive Officer, Bentek Energy LLC  Raul Monteforte, Executive Coordinator, Fermaca Global LP  Rodrigo Vilanova, Gas & Power Trading Manager, Petrobras America Inc  Rosemary Boulton, President, Kitimat LNG  Rudolf Araneda, Chief Executive Officer, GasAtacama Chile SA  Serapio Sima Ntutumu, Deputy Director General, Sonagas GE  Silvia de Marucci, Leader, Liquid Bulk Segment, Panama Canal Authority  Steven Miles, Partner, Baker Botts LLP  Steven Sparling, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP  Sylvie D'Apote, Partner, Gas Energy  Todd Peterson, Advisor LNG Projects, CIECO Energy (US) Limited

Upcoming CWC Events in the Americas THE MEETING PLACE FOR THE WORLD’S SHALE GAS INDUSTRY World Shale Gas | 7-10 November 2011 | Dallas-Forth Worth, TX 3

Organised in partnership with the International Gas Union (IGU) and American Gas Association (AGA), World Shale Gas is this year’s most anticipated event for the strategic development of shale gas plays in North America and around the world.

Where Deals are Done in the Shale Gas Industry!  Identify international investment opportunities  Meet all the people who count under one roof  Ensure you are first in line when global partnerships are being discussed

“Shale gas discoveries will rock the world: huge discoveries of natural gas promise to shake up the energy markets and geopolitics. And that’s just for starters.” Wall Street Journal, 10 May 2010

 Find new business partners in new regions  Align your strategy in a global context  Raise your profile in this game-changing gas industry

“An unconventional glut: newly economic, widely distributed sources are shifting the balance of power in the world’s gas markets”

 Hear from senior industry experts and find out about shale gas potential worldwide

 Uncover the real impact of shale on the global gas industry

The Economist, 11 March 2010

"Shale gas will change the world" Financial Times, 24 May 2010


Colombia Oil & Gas | 5-7 April 2011 | Cartagena, Colombia Following an astonishing transformation in recent years, Colombia is internationally recognized as an oil and gas success story. With its welcoming investment climate, improved national security and promising hydrocarbon reserves, Colombia has attracted the attention of small and medium-sized energy companies as well as the industry’s major players. The Colombian oil & gas industry is now focused on implementing projects and maximizing their potential. Colombia Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition, endorsed by the Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH), will provide the platform for international partners to meet with their Colombian counterparts, develop relationships and discuss opportunities and strategies for realizing project potential.


Rio Gas Forum | 12-15 April 2011 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio Gas Forum, hosted by Petrobras, will unite the major players in the field to provide a framework of knowledge about LNG for South American players and an understanding of the South American market for new entrants from abroad. Meet the right people all in one place to discuss all the pressing issues and projects ahead. INNOVATION  DEVELOPMENT  INVESTMENT

This unique programme will feature: A focused two-day conference on the role of LNG and natural gas in Brazil and Southern Cone An one-day LNG seminar to help the smooth introduction of LNG in the Southern Cone and bring together LNG experts and all those who would like to know more about LNG in South America First class networking opportunities to meet all the major decision makers from Brazil and South America all under one roof, including senior representatives from Petrobras Regional case studies to showcase the importance of LNG and future plans to integrate the regional market One-to-one meeting opportunities with Petrobras and other major players: On a first come first served basis, meetings will be coordinated between senior level industry speakers and delegates allowing you to present your company’s latest products, plans and opportunities


World LNG Series: Americas | 23-26 May 2011 | San Antonio, TX The ‘must attend’ strategic LNG conference in the Americas. Join us to explore the challenges and opportunities presented by unconventional gas and look at how you can maximize the value of your assets through skillful portfolio management.

LNG Suppliers

Shale Gas

Meet and do deals with LNG buyers and suppliers Hear about new supply projects in Canada and Latin America Qualify the impact of shale and other unconventionals on LNG Understand how to mitigate risk and optimize your portfolio Debate and analyze how the Americas interface with the Atlantic and Pacific basins

Portfolio Management

“I got to mingle with some of the most influential and knowledgeable people in the industry.” Aleksandra Szczepanowska, SHELL GAS & POWER

“Excellent. Best Access to all the LNG players in one spot. Bring lots of business cards and come ready to talk. Plenty of one-on-one opportunity”. Matthew Hahne, US COAST GUARD

100% focused on Energy & Infrastructure The CWC Group is a renowned world expert in oil, gas, power and investment sectors, particularly in emerging markets.

Our track record speaks for itself. We have organised over 500 events in the past twelve years, giving us an unparalleled wealth and depth of experience. We are now the acknowledged market leader in our field. The popularity of our conferences continues to grow. Speakers are drawn from the highest level of government, industry and commerce attracting a high-calibre of delegate.

Winner’s of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade The CWC Group is extremely proud to announce that it has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade, one of the most prestigious awards in UK industry. These awards are made by the Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister, assisted by an advisory committee and recognise the winners for being among the most successful companies in the UK and for their outstanding achievement in international trade.

CWC Group Products & Services: 

Government summits to promote investment opportunities and provide a unique networking forum. Often combined with exhibitions.

International industry conferences with senior-level industry speakers and topical agendas run by our in-house experts focused on strategic issues and new business opportunities.

Exhibitions to showcase new technologies and innovation in industry so decision-makers and purchasers can forge partnerships and global alliances.

Private exclusive retreats, under Chatham House rules, to encourage open debate and high-level networking opportunities.

Road shows to promote licensing rounds or a specific investment opportunity, held in industryrelated locations around the world.

Bespoke consultancy offering full promotional and organisational services for event hosting international conference, road shows or private meetings – using our industry knowledge, contacts and expertise.

Training courses providing skills and knowledge relevant to the workplace, led by industry professionals. CWC Group’s School for Energy covering Gas & Power, Management, Legal, and Refining & Alternative Fuels.

In-house training for ministries, NOCs and IOCs offering customised programmes.

Partners we are privileged to work with:

CWC have welcomed the support of the following companies as speakers and sponsors at our events:

For further information contact: CWC Group Limited Regent House, Oyster Wharf, 16-18 Lombard Road, London, SW11 3RB, UK Tel: +44 20 7978 0000 Fax: +44 20 7978 0099 Email:

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