About our Event Speakers
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Mr. Michael Panas

Michael is an NGL/LPG supply/demand, commercial and shipping specialist. Michael has led several global NGL/LPG projects, specialising on the commercial aspects, supply/demand issues, shipping analysis and supply/demand, price & freight forecasting. Michael started his career in the gas market in 2005 with Greek shipping companies before he joins Poten & Partners between 2007 and 2017 as a senior LPG consultant and subsequently manager of the NGL/LPG consulting practice. Currently he is a partner at the commercial advisory and consulting company, NGLStrategy. During his time as an NGL/LPG advisor, Michael has consulted on LPG economics, investment valuation, strategic/business analysis, infrastructure, due diligence and marketing projects including developing business plans and strategies for a wide range of companies. Michael, a Greek native, has a BSc in Shipping, Trade and Transport economics from the University of the Aegean in Greece and an MSc in Project Analysis, Finance and Investment from the University of York. He is also a frequent speaker at various international NGL conferences and he is based in Houston.

Mr. Michael Panas, Managing Consultant
NGLStrategy, LLC
Chairman’s Welcome Remarks
Day 1 [Mon 23, October], at 09:00 AM
The New Reality of the LPG Market: How is this Market Changing?
Day 1 [Mon 23, October], at 04:30 PM

Panel Discussion - Assessing Opportunities for Increased Demand & Global Trade
Day 2 [Tue 24, October], at 11:35 AM