(EnergyAsia, August 18, Monday) — The 13th annual ‘Financing Energy Projects in Asia’ conference will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Singapore from October 21 to 22.

Asia’s energy demand is expected to grow in line with its fast-growing economies. This huge demand for energy requires massive investment and Asian governments are keen to attract private sector finance.

The conference will address topics including project developments and prospects in key markets, competition in the global debt market, investments in the region’s energy market, power projects and the use of the bond markets. The impact of rising oil, gas and coal prices on power generation, renewable energy and the Kyoto Protocol as well as country case studies will also be discussed.

Speakers at the event include  Rod Morrison (Project Finance International),  Michael Ochoada Sinocruz (Philippines Department of Energy), Nigel Hartley (Oil Search), Stefan Robertsson (CLP Holdings Limited), Ranald Spiers (International Power), Jackie Surtani (KBC Global Structured Finance), Nicholas Vix (Calyon), Flora Zhao, (AES Asia and Middle East),

Michael Barrow (Asian Development Bank), Ashok Mitra (KPC (Kaltin Prima Coal)),  Brad Sterley (Standard Chartered), Frédéric Crampé (ReEx Capital Asia), Takashi Hongo (JBIC), James Berner (GE Energy Financial Services), Sudhakar Shukla (Ministry of Power, India), Supratim Sarkar (SBI Capital Markets), Andrew Kinloch (Logie Group) and Suyono Dikun (University of Indonsesia).

‘Financing Energy Projects in Asia’ is organised by Thomson Reuters. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.