On Wednesday, 4 December 2013, Dr. Philip Andrews-Speed participated in a seminar organised jointly by the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) at the Sheraton Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
He co-presented on the topic “The Outlook for Unconventional Gas Production in East Asia and in Vietnam” with Mr. Le Ngoc Anh from the Research Center for Petroleum Economics and Management (EMC), of the Vietnam Petroleum Institute, Vietnam. This was followed by a presentation on gas pricing options in Vietnam, with a focus on pooling by the Deputy Director of EMC, Ms. Tran Thi Lien Phuong. Participants include industry experts in legal, commercial and technical fields from IOC and major contractors such as Vietsopetro, Bien Dong, Cuu Long, Eni, Talisman, Premier Oil, and Mitra Energy.