logo #CWCJAPAN19 19–20 February 2019

2nd CWC Japan LNG & Gas Summit

Market creation | Innovation | Collaboration

19–20 February 2019
Hilton Tokyo Odaiba - Tokyo, Japan

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Download the 2019 Summit programme

Download the programme to find out more about the key topics that will be discussed at the 2019 Summit:

  • Supply/demand: What does the future hold for Japan’s LNG market?
  • Japan’s energy mix: The impact of nuclear & renewables on LNG and gas demand
  • Japan’s international investment strategy and LNG demand creation in Asia
  • Japan’s dynamic LNG market: Pricing, destination flexibility and deregulation
  • LNG as a fuel and LNG bunkering
  • The role of digitalisation and technology in the LNG industry
  • The role of Japan in Asia LNG trading

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Simultaneous translation Japanese – English will be provided throughout the Summit


“It is very meaningful to hold this Summit in Asia’s major LNG consuming country again”

Yuji Kakimi, President, JERA Co. Inc.


“The conference is a great opportunity to discuss the dynamism of the Japanese LNG market and also explore new business opportunities around Asia”

Kentaro Kimoto, Chief Executive, Gas Resources & Energy, Tokyo Gas

CWC Japan LNG & Gas Summit returns in 2019


The highly successful CWC Japan LNG & Gas Summit returns for a second year from 19-20 February 2019 in Tokyo, Japan with participation and support from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), JERA Co. Inc., Tokyo Gas and the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ).

This is the dedicated platform for international LNG & Gas players to meet with senior-level Japanese buyers, government representatives, trading houses and power companies. Both global and local sellers, buyers, finance experts and service providers will discuss the evolving Japanese LNG & Gas market and its role in the international gas industry.

As the commercially focused forum for the Japanese LNG industry, this is your opportunity to meet with prospective and current partners, and strike the best business deals in the largest and most established LNG market in the world.

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2019 distinguished speakers include:

Masato Sasaki - Director, Oil & Gas Division - Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)Masato SasakiDirector, Oil & Gas DivisionMinistry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
Kentaro Kimoto - Managing Executive Officer, Chief Executive of Gas Resources & Energy Production Division  - Tokyo GasKentaro KimotoManaging Executive Officer, Chief Executive of Gas Resources & Energy Production Division Tokyo Gas
Hiroki Sato - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Fuel Transactions Officer - JERA Co. Inc.Hiroki SatoSenior Executive Vice President, Chief Fuel Transactions OfficerJERA Co. Inc.
Masakazu Toyoda - CEO - The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)Masakazu ToyodaCEOThe Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

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Download the 2018 Executive Summary by Wood Mackenzie


Download the event report for 2018


Download the insightful report from Wood Mackenzie, that analyses how:

1. Emerging markets and sources of demand are becoming more important
2. New forms of demand will develop such as LNG bunkering
3. The market rebalance appears to be accelerating
4. Flexibility in long-term contracts is improving
5. Liquidity is still developing but optimisation is becoming more important

Read the 2018 event report to discover:

  • an overview of the Summit highlights
  • all the event highlights
  • a snapshot of the companies that attended
  • Statistics of 2018 delegates
  •  Marketing activity
  • the industry feedback


CWC Group are proud to support Ashinaga Japan

CWC Group are proud to support Ashinaga Japan, a charity that provides educational  and emotional support to orphaned children, allowing them to progress academically and realise their life goals.

Attend the only commercially focused event for Japan’s LNG market

For more information on how to participate at the 2019 Summit, please contact Tyler Forbes or Elliott McGinn on +44 20 7978 0000 or email JapanLNG@thecwcgroup.com

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