The Eighth Japan–Russia Energy and Environment Dialogue in Niigata

Outline

Date: Wednesday 4 November 2015
Venue: Toki Messe (Niigata Convention Center)
Organizers: Niigata Prefecture, City of Niigata, ERINA

Program

Opening

Hirohiko IZUMIDA Governor of Niigata Prefecture
Akira SHINODA Mayor, City of Niigata
Dmitry BIRICHEVSKY Minister, Embassy of the Russian Federation in Japan
Sergey YASENEV Consul-General of the Russian Federation in Niigata

Keynote Address

Masaki ISHIKAWA
Director, Japan-Russia Economic Affairs Division、European Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Russian Situation & Japan-Russia Relations
Andrey ZAGUMENNOV
Deputy Trade Representative, The Russian Federation in Japan
Russia–Japan Economic Relations and Energy Cooperation
Yuki SADAMITSU
Director, Petroleum and Natural Gas Division Agency for Natural Resorces and Energy
 Japan’s Energy Policy
Dzhambulat TEKIEV
Vice Chairman, Primorsky Territory Legislative Assembly
DEVELOPMENT OF ENERGY SECTOR IN PRIMORSKY REGION
Taisuke ABIRU
Research Fellow, Tokyo Foundation
Political challenges for enhancing Japan-Russia energy cooperation
Tetsuji UEMURA
Senior Researcher, Nomura Research Institute
Three viewpoints for promoting Japan-Russia collaboration in energy sector

Session A:
Japan’s Power Supply Configuration and Japan–Russia Cooperation: Conventional Energy

Tatiana MITROVA
Head, Oil and Gas Sector Development Department for Russia and the World,
The Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ERI RAS)
Russia-Japanese cooperation in gas sphere: assessing potential option
Takashi KOMURA
Deputy General Manager,
Fuels Department, Thermal & Nuclear Power Division, Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
Toshihisa SATO
Deputy Director,
Joetsu Thermal Power Station, Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc
Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. Joetsu Thermal Power Station
Kazumasa MIYAZAWA
General Manager, Natural Gas Division Ⅳ, Energy Business Unit Ⅱ, Mitsui & Co.,Ltd.
Outlook of natural gas utilization in Russia
Sergey KOVALEV
Director,
Department of Industry, Administration of Primorsky Region
PERSPECTIVE OF DEVELOPMENT OF PROCESSING AND EXPORT OF OIL AND GAS IN PRIMORSKY KRAY
Seita SHIMIZU
Chief Manager,
Corporate Planning Dept., Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Prospects of Natural Gas Utilization in Japan (The Tokyo Gas Group’s Main Policies)
Nobuaki AOYAMA
Chairman, Natural Gas Infrastructure Development and Utilization Committee, Japan Project-Industry Council (JAPIC)
Diversification of Natural Gas Market in Japan
Masanori SUZUKI
Director, Executive Officer, JGC Corporation
JGC Corporation
Kazuya HAMAZAKI
Group Leader, LNG Project Group, Offshore and LNG Project Division, Mitsui O.S.K.Line, Ltd
LNG Transportation through Northern Sea Route
Victor POKOTILOV
General Director, Management Company “Berkut” Co., Ltd.,
PROJECT “CONSTRUCTION OF LPG TERMINAL IN THE TOWNSHIP OF SLAVYANKA, PRIMORSKY REGION”

Session B:
Japan’s Power Supply Configuration and Japan–Russia Cooperation:
New Energy and Electricity

Alexei KOLODEZNIKOV
Minister, Housing and Utilities and Energy, Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Small distributed power system and renewable energy sources in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Ryozo MIURA
Associate Director, Energy Solution Division, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Kawasaki Gas Turbine Cutting Edge Technology & its Deployment in Russia
Emi KOMAI
Director, Chief of Infrastructure Development Department, Komaihaltec Inc.
Wind energy for Micro-grid in isolated communities in Russia
Alexander GULKOV
Head of Department of Oil and Gas deal and Petrol chemistry, School of Engineering, Far Eastern Federal University
Prospects of producing and usage of fuel from wood waste in the Far East of Russia
Irina IVANOVA
Head of Laboratory for Energy Supply to Remote Areas, Energy Systems Institute of SB RAS
Renewable energy in the eastern regions of russia: State and forecasts
Ryosuke FUKUDA
Guest Professor, Chubu University
Power Bridge Project

Summarizing Comments

Masumi MOTOMURA
Chief Researcher, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC)