Programme

Annual Conference of BPGA

14.05.2019,

Grand Hotel Sofia, Sofia

20 years Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association –

Prospects and Challenges for the Sector

9:00 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 9:45 Opening moderator Spas Kyosev, Bulgarian National Television

  • Presentation of the participants in the discussions

  • Greeting addresses and speeches from the official guests


9:45-10:
40 First Panel Introduction

  • 9:45-10:05 Andrey Delchev, CEO of BPGA: 20 years in 20 minutes

  • 10:05-10:20 Jean-Pierre Debruxelles, Senior Policy Executive at FuelsEurope:

Vision 2050, a scenario for the European industry

  • 10:20-10:40 Zhivodar Terziev, Chairman of BPGA: National Perspectives

10:40-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Second panel – Challenges to the Fuel Market

Moderator Zhivodar Terziev, Chairman of BPGA

  • 11:00-11:20 Svetoslav Benchev, Law Expert at BPGA: Regulatory and Administrative Barriers – Q&A

  • 11:20-11:40 А Presentation of the analysis of Prof. Lyulin Radulov: National Specificities for Introducing Biofuels Requirements – Q&A

  • 11:40-12:00 Dessislava Demireva: The Point of the Producers of Biofuels

  • 12:00-12:25- A short summary by Tihomir Bezlov, Senior Analyst at the Center for the Study of Democracy: The Grey Sector – Q&A

  • 12:25-12:30 Summary

12:30-13:30 Lunch for the conference participants

13:30-15:30 Third Panel – The Future of the Sector: Innovation and Technology

Moderator Kamelia Slaveykova Country Chair Shell Bulgaria & Greece

External Relations Manager Shell Central & Eastern Europe

  • 13:30-13:50 FuelsEurope: Low Carbon Fuels

  • 13:50-14:20 Michael Sattler, Head of Future Energy OMV: We need Evolution, not Revolution – Q&A

  • 14:20-14:50 Christian Hoellinger, Shell International: The Future of Road Transport with LNG – Q&A

  • 14:50-15:20 Samuel Maubanc, General Manager of the European LPG Association: LPG in Europe – Q&A

  • 15:20-15:25 Summary

15:25-15:30 Closing words