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WORKSHOP 5: The Future of Gas 2022



The decarbonisation of the gas sector through CCUS, functioning markets and the growth of renewable gases is a fascinating challenge and made even more pressing under the world’s current supply issues. The issue of security of supply will be discussed in session one also.

Andrea Stegher, Vice-President of the International Gas Union talked with Energy Post, about how the EU can emerge stronger from the current crisis and to get his views on the future of gas going forward. 

Summary of the workshop sessions, presentations and videos can be found in the pages below.

All videos are subtitled to facilitate communication.

Energy Post Interview: Andrea Stegher, Vice-President, International Gas Union

(with English subtitles)





Session One: Security of Supply 

  • Octavian Stamate – Counsellor, Energy and Climate Action,  EU Delegation to China
  • Matteo Tanteri – Chairman and CEO, SNAM CHINA
  • Rudolf Huber – President, LNG EUROPE
  • Jan Stambasky – Vice-President, R2GAS
  • Matthew James – ENERGY POST – Moderator

Session Two: CCUS for the Gas Sector

  • Simon Göß – Independent expert, CARBONEER
  • Benoit de Guillebon, Project Lead PYCASSO
  • Kevin Tu, China Expert, AGORA ENERGIEWENDE
  • Lauri Myllyvirta, Lead Analyst, CENTRE for RESEARCH on ENERGY & CLEAN AIR
  • François Issard – International Energy Consultant and China Expert – MODERATOR




Session Three: Competitive Gas Markets 

  • Walter Boltz – Senior Advisor European Energy – WALTER BOLTZ CONSULTING
  • Dr. Jinsok Sung – Expert, Asian Gas and LNG Market and research professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
  • Kasper Walet – Managing Director, Maycroft
  • Matthew James – ENERGY POST – Moderator

Session Four: Renewable Gases 

  • Joachim von Scheele – Global Director Commercialisation, LINDE
  • Ning-ke Peng – Biomethane Lead – SNAM CHINA
  • Jan Braun – Senior Expert Hydrogen Economy (MENA Region) at Fraunhofer
  • Nicola Rega – Energy Director, CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council)
  • Moderator: Erik Rakhou, Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group