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Sponsors and Partners

Silver Sponsor

Cheniere Energy, Inc. is an international energy company headquartered in Houston, Texas, and the leading producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the United States. Cheniere Energy Inc. provides clean, secure and flexible energy to the world, while responsibly delivering a reliable, competitive and integrated source of LNG, in a safe and rewarding work environment. Cheniere’s operations, construction and development also support energy and economic development across the United States. Cheniere is the second largest LNG operator in the world.

In 2016, Cheniere became the first company to ship LNG from a commercial facility in the contiguous United States. Since startup, more than 1800 cumulative cargoes of LNG originating from Cheniere have been delivered worldwide.

Cheniere is operating two LNG facilities on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Cheniere’s Sabine Pass liquefaction project (SPL Project), located in Cameron Parish in southwest Louisiana, currently has five fully operational liquefaction units, or “trains” as they are known in the LNG industry.

Bronze Sponsor

Sempra Infrastructure delivers energy for a better world. Through the combined strength of its assets in North America, the company is dedicated to enabling the energy transition and beyond. With a continued focus on sustainability, innovation, world-class safety, championing people, resilient operations and social responsibility, its more than 2,000 employees develop, build and operate clean power, energy networks and LNG and net-zero solutions, that are expected to play a crucial role in the energy systems of the future. For more information about Sempra Infrastructure, please visit www.SempraInfrastructure.com.

Official Partner

Shanghai Oil and Gas Trading Center is a national energy trading platform approved by the Shanghai Municipal People's Government under the direct guidance of the National Development and Reform Commission and the National Energy Administration. It was registered and established in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone on March 4, 2015, tested on July 1, 2015, and officially operated on November 26, 2016.

Official Knowledge Partner

We are an independent research and business intelligence company, equipping clients with data and insights that power better decision making. Energy is the lifeblood of our company and the world at large. Our data and insights are granular and bottom-up, generated by gathering the smallest data points before connecting the dots to see the whole picture.

Supporting Associations

China LNG Association is a non-profit organization,registered in the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People‘s Republic of China, in May,2011, representative China LNG Industry. The secretariat is located in Guangyang District, Langfang City, Hebei Province. Our members cover the whole LNG value chain, from upstream (energy companies,oil & gas companies) to downstream(EPC,manufacture,Institutes). In the last 8 years, we were working on the sustained development of China’s LNG Industry and communication with the global partners.

GIIGNL is a non-profit organisation whose objective is to promote the development of activities related to LNG: purchasing, importing, processing, transportation, handling, re-gasification and its various uses.

The Group constitutes a forum for exchange of information and experience among its 86 members to enhance safety, reliability and efficiency of LNG imports activities and the operation of LNG imports terminals.

GIIGNL has a worldwide focus and its membership is composed of nearly all companies in the world active in the import and regasification Terminaling of LNG

SIGTTO is a leading international body established for the exchange of technical information and experience, between members of the industry, to enhance the safety and operational reliability of gas tankers and terminals.

The Society is acknowledged as an authoritative voice of the liquefied gas shipping and terminals industries, with members covering over 90% of the world’s LNG business and more than half of the LPG market. Since established, it has published more than 50 industry best practices, recommendations and guidelines.

Academic Institute Partner

The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader supporting some 52,000 diverse students, 3,000 teaching faculty, and top national programs across 18 colleges and schools. As Texas’ leading research university, UT attracts more than $650 million annually for discovery. Amid the backdrop of Austin, Texas, a city recognized for its creative and entrepreneurial spirit, the university provides a place to explore countless opportunities for tomorrow’s artists, scientists, athletes, doctors, entrepreneurs and engineers.