4th MOGP 2016 - 4th MOG
4th Myanmar Oil & Gas Summit
17-18 Nov, 2016 - Yangon
Meliá Yangon
PLEASE CLICK HERE to view upcoming event. Information here is outdated
About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Mr. Than Tun Zaw

Mr. Than Tun Zaw who is the international Welding Engineer API Authorized Inspector for Pressure Vessel, Piping, Above Ground Storage Tank as well as International Instructor. He has 16 years of industrial experiences in total; 13 years in Oil & Gas, out of which 8 years in TOTAL E & P Offshore Myanmar.

He initiated his career in the international Oil & Gas Company as an Inspection Technician doing NDTs, Pressure equipment inspection, lifting equipment inspection, offshore corrosion, RBI Fame+ and QA/AC on painting and offshore modification. He was then responsible of all the Asset Integrity of Top side Offshore including Risers for 8 years.

His interest grew tremendously in the areas of Inspection and Integrity since then. As of today, he is highly qualified Technical Professional with top notch certifications with vast of experiences in Oil and Gas , Power Boiler, Pressure Vessel fabrication, teaching experiences in API510, 570, 576/ASME V,VIII,IX/Welding courses organized by one of the most recognized in SE ASIA Technical Training Centers including in Korea.



Mr. Than Tun Zaw, Technical Director
Myanmar Inspection & Technology Co., Ltd
Myanmar’s EPC Markets Development, Development/Challenges on Materials Procurement & Skilled Engineers Deployment
Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 11:45 AM
Mr. Xavier Preel

 Mr Préel joined Total E&P Myanmar as General Manager in July 2014.

Mr Préel has done its entire career within Total which he joined in 1980 and has since held various positions. He has held technical positions (drilling and construction) in his early years. Then, he was appointed in 1991 as General Manager in Qatar, General Manager of Edelfi in 1996, General Manager in Venezuela in 1998, Vice President E&P Business Strategy in 2000, Vice President Corporate Strategy in 2007 and Vice President Middle East in 2010.

He graduated from France's Ecole Polytechnique and went on to earn a PhD in Energy Economics from the IFP School



Mr. Xavier Preel, General Manager
Total E&P Myanmar
Latest Developments of the Ongoing Drilling and E&P Activities in Myanmar
Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 02:45 PM
U. Aung Kyi Win

He is working as a Sr. Geoscientist/ Govt. Relations Manager for 2 years , as well as a Part-time Professor in Geology for Applied Geology Dept, Yangon University since 2008.

Mr Win has 39 years-service experience in the Exploration Dept. of Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise after retired as a head of Dept. of R&D (Chief Research Officer.)

He was a Fellow of Geological Society of London in 1977, and also worked as a CEC member of MBE(Myanmar Business Executives), an NGO.



U. Aung Kyi Win, Consultant Geoscientist
Berlanga (Myanmar) Private Ltd.

Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 02:45 PM
U. Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing
K.K Hlaing joined the Oil and Gas Industry since 1975, worked for MOGE and Schlumberger. Presently he is the Chairman of SMART Group of Companies and Myanma Oil and Gas Society. He is also a weekly host for TV Talk Shows and Radio Channels on Capacity Building and Leadership Skills. Already published 13 books on Leadership and Personnel Development. Frequent guest speaker at numerous Oil and Gas Conferences and Seminars.

U. Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing, Chairman
SMART Group of Companies

Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 02:45 PM

Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 05:20 PM
Mr. Andre Wheeler
Andre Wheeler graduated at the University of Natal with a B.Sc (Hons), and an MBA from the AIB , an associate institution of the University of South Australia. His speciality fields includes Supply Chain, logistics, infra-structure and organisational dynamics. He has published and presented widely on Infrastructure issues facing Myanmar, including Supply Base and Electrification options . With over 20 years experience in business in Asia, he runs his own consultancy service , Asia Pacific Connex.

Mr. Andre Wheeler, Director
Wheeler Management Consulting Pty Ltd
Myanmar Offshore Supply Base Updates
Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 12:15 PM
Panel Discussion: Role of Myanmar in Regional Energy Security - Managing Gas Production, Export & Domestic Demand
Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 05:20 PM
Chairman's Remarks
Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 11:40 AM
U. Soe Myint

BSc (Honours) in Geology from University of Rangoon amd MSc in Petroleum Exploration Studies from University of Aberdeen from UK.

Joined Ministry of Energy as Geologist in 1962 and later moved to the Energy Planning Department. U Soe Myint was Director General for the Energy Planning Department in Ministry of Energy from 1995. In his official capacity, he represented the ministry in the ASEAN Energy Co-Operation Program and chair the energy experts group for BIMSTEC Energy Cooperation Program.

U Soe Myint retired from his DG's role in 2008 and became Executive Director for Machinery & Solution Co. Ltd. in Yangon.



U. Soe Myint, Executive Director
Machinery and Solutions Co Ltd (M&S)
Towards Myanmar Energy Sector 2030
Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 04:45 PM

Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 05:20 PM
Chairman’s Remarks
Day 2 [Fri 18, November], at 09:00 AM
Daw. Nilar Oo
 Nilar Oo is a chemical engineer and received her degree from Rangoon Institute of Technology in 1991. In 1992 she started her career as a process engineer at Urea Fertilizer Plant (Sale) under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. She was transferred to Thanlyin Refinery and became a shipping assistant. Nilar is monitoring and controlling the refineries in Production, Distribution and importing petroleum products and is currently the deputy director in production department of Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise. Her professional interests include new and renewable energy and environmental control. She involved in the project of Energy Management and Energy Audit & Utilization of Energy Management Handbook in 2010 and 2011 and now steering committee of Myanmar Climate Change Alliance program (2013~2017).

Daw. Nilar Oo, Deputy Director
Myanmar Petrochemical Enterprise (MPE)
Petroleum Products & Petrochemicals Demand & Imports Requirement
Day 2 [Fri 18, November], at 09:40 AM
Mr. Ashok Kumar Malhan

 Mr Ashok Kumar Malhan, Deputy General Manager (LPG-Sales) has been working with Indian Oil Corporation since 1984.

He has been working in the LPG sector for the past 15 years and has a varied experience of LPG marketing at different levels and geographies of India. He has headed different SBUs with responsibilities of channel management, market expansion in domestic, commercial as well as Industrial segments. He has been instrumental in various initiatives towards increasing LPG reach particularly in the rural and far flung areas of geographies handled.

For the last 8 years he has been working at Marketing HQrs of IOC and dealing in policy formulation for LPG marketing in the country. He has been closely associated with / coordinated Some of the challenging policy interventions implemented in India viz. computerization of distributor network, Direct Benefit transfer of LPG, grievance redressal mechanism and simplification of procedures for customer ease and development of models for increasing affordability for the needy.



Mr. Ashok Kumar Malhan, Deputy General Manager (LPG-Sales)
Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOC)
LPG Marketing & Distribution Experience from India - Challenges & Opportunities
Day 2 [Fri 18, November], at 10:10 AM
Mr. Jasper Camacho

Jasper Camacho is an energy executive with extensive experience in business development and market entry in North America, Europe and Asia.

Jasper is the General Manager of Myanmar for Puma Energy, a mid/down-stream energy company and part of the Trafigura Group, where he led the firm's entry into the market. In Myanmar, he successfully executed a $130 million multi-fuel Thilawa energy complex, the first foreign investment of this type since the country opened up to the international community. He is also responsible for being selected by the Myanmar government to provide aircraft fuelling services throughout 12 airports in the country through a $105 million investment.

Prior, Jasper was the director for business development in South East Asia at AES. At AES, he led the company's entry into the Philippines with the privatization of Masinloc (600MW), a $1.02 billion acquisition. He structured the first long term offtake agreement in the newly formed merchant power market which was instrumental in arranging non-recourse financing.

Jasper had also worked in cross commodity origination, structuring and business development in E.ON Energy Trading, TXU Energy Trading and Verinium Biofuels.



Mr. Jasper Camacho, General Manager
P.E.S Myanmar Co., Ltd (Puma Energy)
Developing Thilawa Fuel Storage Terminal & Fuel Distribution in Myanmar
Day 2 [Fri 18, November], at 11:10 AM
Mr. Wooi Leong Tan

Tan Wooi Leong is Director for Oil & Gas Division at SURBANA JURONG Infrastructure. He holds various roles involving advisory, project management, leadership, engineering design & research development for infrastructure, marine, oil & gas & petrochemicals related projects in Singapore, China, India, Middle East, CIS and Latin America. He has extensive experiences in petroleum & gas storage facilities such as bulk liquid tank terminal, underground rock caverns and very large floating structures (VLFS) for petroleum, petrochemical and LNG storage having overseen more than 5 million m3 of physical storage construction and projects value of more than SGD2 billion.

He is also well versed with petrochemical clustering and value chain development from his work in developing Jurong Island Chemicals Hub and its associated infrastructure and through petrochemical projects for China, India, Ecuador, Panama, Kazakhstan, Russia, Brunei, Saudi Arabia and others. He also spearheads the specialised park development consultancy and advisory business where he advises foreign governments on petrochemical Special Economic Zones for energy/petrochemical/logistics related developments. He received a Bachelor of Engineering and subsequently a Master of Engineering degree under a University scholarship from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has also attended the General Management Program at Harvard Business School, Massachusetts, USA.



Mr. Wooi Leong Tan, Director, Oil & Gas
Surbana Jurong Private Limited
Oil & Gas Storage Infrastructure in Myanmar
Day 2 [Fri 18, November], at 11:40 AM
U. Lynn Myint
U Lynn Myint holds a B.S degree in geology and a Diploma in Applied Geochemistry from University of Yangon. His petroleum geological carrier began in 1975 with Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise, Ministry of Energy, Myanmar. He spent 35 years with MOGE as an exploration geologist, oil field geologist, test well geologist and promoted to Chief Geologist before retirement in 2010. At present he is Vice President and Chief Geologist of North Petro-Chem Corporation (Myanmar) Ltd, Production Sharing Contract holder of onshore block F, Myanmar.  

U. Lynn Myint, Vice President and Chief Geologist
North Petro-Chem Corporation (Myanmar) Ltd.

Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 02:45 PM
Mr. Win Thein Maung
Win Thein Maung has been the head of LPG/LNG Trading for Mercuria Energy Trading Pte Ltd since September 2013. Mercuria is the fourth largest global commodities traders. Prior to Mercuria, he was an Executive Director with Morgan Stanley, a wall street financial giant for eight years. At Morgan Stanley, as a prop trader, Mr. Maung was responsible for physical LPG trading as well as financial derivatives. He was also working closely with the investment banking clients in the region for risk management. In late 1997, Mr. Maung was tasked to establish an Eastern LPG trading desk for a Norwegian state oil company, Statoil. Since then Statoil have been the major LPG trader in East of Suez, delivering physical LPG into Asia from as far flung as Norway and the Americas. Mr. Maung also worked for Mobil Oil during his initial years in the oil & gas industry. In 1996, Mr. Maung brought Mobil team into Myanmar. For the first time, Mobil began distributing lubricants into the country directly. Mr. Maung is a graduate of University of Hong Kong with an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Mr. Win Thein Maung, LPG/LNG Trader
Mercuria Energy Trading

Day 1 [Thu 17, November], at 05:20 PM