Day 1 programme.
We are thrilled to bring you 3 days of a fantastic programme. Hear from companies such as Vopak, Alkion Terminals, Varo Energy, Exolum, Odfjell, Evos, Navigator Terminals, VTTI and many more.
During day one we will hear from a variety of experts on their perspectives and outlook on the future of the tank storage market and how to prepare for the energy transition.
Key speakers include: Ramon Ernst, managing director, Evos; Matt Wilson, energy transition manager, Navigator Terminals; Hero Boonstra, head of sustainability, VTTI and many more.
These terminal operators, along with market-leading analysts, will explore topics such as the potential of tanks as large scale batteries, CO2 storage, LNG’s future market share, and an update of financing activity for liquid storage operators in last 12 months
Day two of the event will take a closer look at the journey to Industry 4.0 and the importance of digitalisation at the terminal.
As hydrogen will such a key role in the industry’s decarbonisation, on day three of the event experts will cover this future fuel in depth – comparing difference hydrogen carriers, the potential of underground storage and possible pathways to develop large scale hydrogen storage.
13.00 Opening remarks from the chair
Ravi Bhatiani, Executive Director, FETSA
13.05 What is the future for the European tank storage sector?
Lucia van Geuns, Strategic Advisor for Energy, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
- Overview of government initiatives supporting the energy transition
- Current storage capacity and future capacity requirements by location
- Future market share of biofuels / hydrogen / LNG
- Geopolitical factors impacting the energy transition
13.30 Helping the industry navigate the future of energy
Oscar Kraan, Manager Strategy, Deloitte Consulting
- How will the industry adapt to the different pathways to decarbonisation including hydrogen, chemicals, LNG & batteries, CO2 storage?
- Timescales & acceleration of the energy transition
- Overview of current energy transition projects from the major players
13.55 Demand developments for the rest of the 2020s – and their impact on the storage sector in Europe
Mark Waddington, Director and Senior Consultant, Channoil Consulting
- What levels of storage are we seeing for crude and refined products, and what are the key drivers?
- The current storage landscape in key regions: Asia, Middle East, and the US
- Geopolitical tensions and other macroeconomic factors impacting demand for storage
14.20 Alkion Terminals and the energy transition in continental Europe
Rutger Van Thiel, CEO, Alkion Terminals
14.45 NETWORKING BREAK
15.15 Evos’ role in the energy transtition
Ramon Ernst, Managing Director, Evos
- The H2Gate project and the potential of large scale hydrogen imports
- Hydrogen carriers
- Evos’ digital journey
15.40 HG Storage Sustainability
Gary Kalmin, CEO, HG Storage International
- Sustainability challenges
- Feasible solutions
- Creating value
- HG initiatives
16.05 Flow batteries boosting the energy transition
Guido Dalessi, CEO, Elestor
- Large-scale, long duration electricity storage
- Connecting electricity storage to hydrogen infrastructures
16.30 Update of financing activity for liquid storage operators in last 12 months
Berend R. Paasman, Senior Vice President, DNB Bank ASA
- Surge of private and institutional financing sources
- ESG linked financing for terminal operators
- Financing solutions for storage of future fuels/ energy transition
16.30 Panel discussion: How the terminal sector is embracing the energy transition
Lucia van Geuns,
Energy, Hague Centre
Director and Senior Consultant,
Rutger Van Thiel,
Chief Sustainability Officer,
HG Storage International
Berend R. Paasman,
Senior Vice President,
DNB Bank ASA
Head of Sustainability,
17.15 Mitigate the lightning risk on your bulk liquid storage tank
Blandine Goetz, Sales Manager, Northern Europe, Meteorage
- Secure your staff in time for a storm
- Manage and adapt your activity (loading / unloading, works..) when a storm is threatening your site
- Check your facilities and lightning protection the following day of a thunderstorm
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