Detailed Programme

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Tuesday, May 7th

14:00 - 20:00
Arranging of exhibition area

17:00 - 21:00 Congress Center of Grand Hotel Adriatic
Registration of participants

Wednesday, May 8th

7:00 - 8:45
Registration of participants

8:45 - 10:00 Congress Center of Grand Hotel Adriatic
Opening ceremony

Host: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD., President of Croatian Gas Association
Welcome address
Short presentations of renowned gas experts from ministries, gas companies and agencies

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSION: “CURRENT STATE AND TRENDS IN GAS SECTOR

Moderator: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD. – President of Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

10:00 - 10:12
Triennium Working Program 2018 -21 IGU Task Force 3 – Energy Policy

Francisco de la Flor García, Enagás, Madrid, Spain, (E), (12 min)

10:12 - 10:24
Geopolitical Influences on the Gas Sources Use and Available Transport Routes

Prof. Igor Dekanić, PhD., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

10:24 - 10:36
Natural Gas Prices Predictability Compared With Other Energy

Stevo Kolundžić, PhD., Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

10:36 - 10:56
PANEL DISCUSSION: SESSION 1

Moderator: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD. – President of Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia,
Panelists: Prof. Igor Dekanić, PhD., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Assist.Prof. Darko Pavlović, PhD., Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, Tvrtko Perković, INA-Industrija nafte d.d., Petar Sprčić, HEP d.d., Barbara Dorić, LNG Hrvatska Ltd., Zagreb, (to be confirmed), Antonija Glavaš, Prvo plinarsko društvo Ltd., Vukovar, (C), (20 min)

10:56 - 11:16
WELCOME COCKTAIL & NETWORKING BREAK – Sponsor: SIEMENS d.d., Zagreb, Croatia

Sponsor: SIEMENS d.d., Zagreb, Croatia

EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES AND THE USE OF GAS WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

Moderator: Stevo Kolundžić, PhD. – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

11:16 - 11:28
Energy Storages for Resilient Energy Systems With a High Amount of Renewables

Prof. Dr.-ing. Gerhard Schmitz, Technische Universität HamburgInstitut für Technische Thermodynamik (M21), Hamburg, Germany, (E), (12 min)

11:28 - 11:40
Sinergy of the Gas and Electric Power System Regulation

Daniel Štimac, Tomislav Robina, Helena Benković, Nenad Švarc, MSc., HEP-Proizvodnja Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

11:40 - 11:52
Enhancement of Fuel Flexibility of Industrial Gas Turbines by Development of Innovative Hydrogen Combustion Systems

Nurettin Tekin, Dr.-Ing. Winfried Schmidt, Kawasaki Gas Turbine Europe, Bad Homburg, Germany, (E), (12 min)

11:52 - 12:04
Integrated Energy and Climate Plan and Natural gas policy in Croatia

Igor Grozdanić, MSc., Marija Šćulac Domac, MSc., Sector for Energy and Environmental Protection, Croatian Chamber of Economy, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

12:04 - 12:12
Views from equipment manufacturers – Vaillant: Changes in Energy Sector and Example of the Manufacturer’s Production Program Adjustment

Mario Opačak, Vaillant Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (8 min)

12:12 - 12:20
Views from equipment manufacturers – Viessmann: An Investment in Greater Efficiency is an Investment in the Ecological Future

Vladimir Turina, Viessmann Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (8 min)

12:20 - 12:32
ROUND TABLE: Rotary All by One, Empowered for the Highest Rangeability and Accuracy

Patrick Keiffer, Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS), Mainz-Kastel, Germany, (E), (12min)

12:32 - 12:42
DISCUSSION: SESSION 2

12:45 - 13:15 room Camelia 2
PRESS CONFERENCE

Coordinator: Assist.Prof. Dalibor Pudić, PhD., – President of Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (30 min)

12:46 - 13:15 Exhibition area
OPENING OF THE POSTER SESSION

Coordinator: Zoran Dojčinović – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (30 min)

  • Utilization of Cryogenic Energy From the Natural Gas Regasification Terminal
    Radoslav Radonja PhD., Bruno Reljac, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Maritime Studies, Rijeka, Croatia
  • In-Line Inspection of Pipeline Ivana K – Pula Terminal
    Hrvoje Krpan, Nikica Brusić, INA Jadran Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia
  • The Influence of the Introduction of the Natural Gas to Coal and Wood Biomass Combustion on the Emissions of the Components of Flue Gases
    Nihad Hodžić Sadjit Metović, Senid Delić, University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Turbo Expander – Potential for Application in the City Gate Stations
    Ramon Köstner, MSc., Andrej Miljevic, MSc., 2K technology GmbH, Edermünde, Germany
  • Implementation of Process Safety Management in INA Jadran
    Tanja Golubić, Ivana Ilišević, INA d.d., Zagreb, Croatia
  • Development of European Gas Transport System
    Luka Krilić, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • LNG Regasification: Capital Optimization at Early Design Stages
    Randeep Agarwal, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Implementation of Process Safety Management in INA Jadran
    Tanja Golubić, Maja Čale, INA d.d.,Ivana Ilišević, INA Jadran Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)
  • Energy Modernization After 30 Years of Cogeneration GTP Molve
    Ines Hemetek-Potroško, PhD., Saša Matić, Filip Turkalj, Mijo Sobota, INA d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)
  • Development of European Gas Transport System
    Luka Krilić, Filip Milešević, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C)

Lunch break until the next topic (until 16:00 o’clock)

FUTURE CONSTRUCTION OF GAS INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES IN CROATIA AND IN EUROPE

Moderator: Assist.Prof. Darko Pavlović, PhD. – Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

16:00 - 16:12
New Main Gas Pipeline Zlobin-Omišalj (Evacuation Pipeline)

Aleksandar Karre, Dubravko Proštenik, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

16:12 - 16:24
Current State of the Construction of the First Compressor Station on the Croatian Transmission System

Zoran Bulić, Antun Kranjčec, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

16:24 - 16:36
„Grubišno Polje“ Gas Field – Additional Exploration and Underground Gas Storage Construction

Bruno Ernečić, Pavo Rajič, dr. sc. Ivan Zelenika, Siniša Đura, Podzemno skladište plina Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

16:36 - 16:48
Flexible Pipes Solutions in Gas Transmission

Ivan Fugaš, Elizabeta Hribar, Krešimir Gomboc, Plinacro Ltd.,Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

16:48 - 17:00
The Outlook of LNG Imports to Europe Using LNG Terminals

Wouter Koopman, MSc., SHELL, The Hague, Netherlands, (E), (12 min)

17:00 - 17:12
Certification of a LNG Floating Receiving Terminal

Philippe Cambos, Bureau Veritas, La Défense Cedex, France, (E), (12 min)

17:12 - 17:22
DISCUSSION: SESSION 3

SMART TECHNOLOGIES IN GAS AND ENERGY SYSTEMS

Moderator: Laslo Farkaš Višontai, INAgip Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

17:22 - 17:34
Providing Information to Transport System Users in Accordance With EU Regulation 312/2014 – Challenges and Solutions

Josip Jovanovac, Vlatka Predavec, Zlatko Vizec, Marko Štedul, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

17:34 - 17:46
Influence of Gas Composition on Accuracy of Gas Flow with Different Measurement Technology – Preliminary Report

Berislav Pavlović, PhD., Goran Panić, Gradska plinara Zagreb Ltd., Prof. Hrvoje Kozmar, PhD., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

17:46 - 17:58
Possibilities of Gas Transmission System Development within the Future Energy Development Strategy of the Republic of Croatia until 2030 with a View to 2050

Robert Bošnjak, Florijana Đedović, Marijan Svjetličić, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

17:58 - 18:13
ROUND TABLE: Suppression, with Extinguishing Powder, of Flames that Appeared at the Outlet of the Vent on LNG Tank Relief Valve

Philippe Bichon, PhD., Ai Group, Naintre, France, (E), (15 min)

18:13 - 18:23
DISCUSSION: SESSION 4

20:30 - 22:30 Main restaurant of the Grand Hotel Adriatic
NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY

Thursday, May 9th

INNOVATION AND TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR ROLE IN THE GAS INDUSTRY

Moderator: Moderator: Tomislav Benčić, Termoplin d.d. Varaždin, Varaždin, Croatia

9:00 - 9:15
ROUND TABLE: LPWAN Basis for IoT and Digital Transformation in Gas Business. Sigfox in Croatia

Bruno Crnički, IoT Net Adria Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

9:15 - 9:27
Innovation, Technology Transfer and their Role in Oil & Gas Industry

Mislav Kovačec, Siemens d.d. , Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

9:27 - 9:39
Revitalization of Remote Control System in NDC/RDC Plinacro

Matija Zečević, Matej Nikola Raič, Končar – Inženjering za energetiku i transport d.d., Zlatko Vizec, Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

9:39 - 9:51
Digital System for Maintenance of Industrial Environments with Augmented Reality Visualisation and SCADA Integration

Miro Antonijević, PhD., Stjepan Sučić, PhD., Zlatan Sičanica, Hrvoje Keko, Končar inženjering za energetiku i transport, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

9:51 - 10:03
Application of web GIS in Development of Smart Gas Grid

Marko Horvacki Zivalov, Dražen Guberac, Nebojša Pavlović, Prvo plinarsko društvo -Distribucija plina Ltd., Vukovar, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

10:03 - 10:15
AIR-RMLD Aerial Remote Methane Leak Detector

Milan Domazet, AIR-RMLD Ltd., Davor Sladović, Sladović Ltd., Ivan Vidaković, Hexaworx, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

10:15 - 10:30
ROUND TABLE: Plexor, a New and Innovative Way of Functional and Visual Inspection of Gas Pressure Regulating Stations

Jan Sietsma, MSc., Wigersma & Sikkema, Doesburg, Netherlands, (E), (15 min)

10:30 - 10:45
ROUND TABLE: Intelligent Pipeline Integrity Management System

Silvio Martinec, Feromihin Ltd., Novoselec, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

10:45 - 10:55
DISCUSSION: SESSION 5

10:55 - 11:15
COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK – Sponsor: Gradska plinara Zagreb – Opskrba d. o. o., Zagreb, Hrvatska

Sponsor: Gradska plinara Zagreb – Opskrba d. o. o., Zagreb, Hrvatska

INTRODUCTORY PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSION: „TODAY’S GAS MARKET IN THE EU AND CROATIA AND CHALLENGES IN THE FUTURE“

Moderator: Prof. Igor Dekanić, PhD., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

11:15 - 11:27
Gas Price Under Stress Test

Ivana Miloloža, Prvo plinarsko društvo Ltd., Vukovar, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

11:27 - 11:39
Demonstrating Compliant Gas Quality Measurements

Paul Holland, PhD., EffecTech Limited, Uttoxeter, United Kingdom, (E), (12 min)

11:39 - 11:51
Challenges of Public Procurement Procedures for Natural Gas Supply

Robert Blažinović, Central State Office for Central Public Procurement, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

11:51 - 12:03
Digital Recording of Consumption Volumes in the Gas Supply by Reading App’s

Max Hammerer, hammerer-system-messtechnik, Klagenfurt, Austria, (E), (12 min)

12:03 - 12:18
ROUND TABLE: Gas Trading on the Emerging Markets of CEEs

Gottfried Steiner, Central European Gas Hub, (CEGH), Vienna, Austria, (E), (15 min)

12:18 - 12:33
ROUND TABLE: Breakthrough Into the Market of the Gradska Plinara Zagreb – Opskrba: Usage of the New Online Platforms for Stimulating End-Users

Ena Ercegovac, MSc., Gradska plinara Zagreb-Opskrba Ltd., Ognjen Roglić, Kristian-Renato Škovrlj, Modus Infinitum Ltd.,Zagreb, Hrvatska, (C), (15 min)

12:33 - 13:33
PANEL DISCUSSION: SESSION 6

Moderator: Prof. Igor Dekanić, PhD., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia,
Panelists: Nikola Vištica, PhD., Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency, Marko Blažević, HEP Trgovina Ltd., Damir Škugor, INA-Industrija nafte d.d., Igor Pirija, Gradska Plinara Zagreb – Opskrba Ltd., Zagreb, (to be confirmed), Robert Blažinović, Central State Office for Central Public Procurement, Zagreb, Nenad Hranilović, Međimurje-plin ltd., Čakovec, Croatia (C), (60 min)

Lunch break until the next topic (until 16:00 o’clock)

INTRODUCTORY PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSION: „THE POTENTIAL OF THE USE OF GAS IN TRANSPORT AND ASSOCIATED ISSUES“

Moderator: Davor Matić, MSc. – Energetska akademija Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

16:00 - 16:12
Natural Gas as a Significant Motor Fuel in Air Quality Improvement

Zoran Dojčinović, Croatian Gas Association, Davor Matić, MSc. – Energetska akademija Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min

16:12 - 16:32
Funding Opportunities for NGVS: A Roadmap to Brussels

Jeffrey M. Seisler, PhD., Clean Fuels Consulting, Washington, USA, (E), (20 min)

16:32 - 16:44
Evolution of Turkish LPG, Autogas and LNG Market

Can Toydemir, MSc., SHV Energy Turkey IPRAGAZ, Istanbul, Turkey, (E), (12 min)

16:44 - 16:59
ROUND TABLE: LNG Clean Fuel – Vehicle Fueling, Bunkering and Power Generation

Tomas Knobloch, David Aščič, Chart Ferox, a.s., Děčín, Czech Republic, (E), (15 min)

16:59 - 17:14
ROUND TABLE: Incentives for Use of Natural Gas Powered Vehicles in Transport

Marko Hodalić, MSc., Iveco S.p.A. Representative Office Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, (S), (15 min)

17:14 - 17:26
Increasing the Use of Natural Gas in Transport in the Republic of Croatia

Prof. Daria Karasalihović Sedlar, PhD., Ivan Smajla, MSc., Lucija Jukić, MSc., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

17:26 - 17:46
PANEL DISCUSSION: SESSION 7 – Sponsor: IVECO

Moderator: Davor Matić, MSc. Energetska akademija Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia,
Panelists: Marko Hodalić, MSc., Iveco S.p.A. Representative Office, Belgrade, Serbia, (S), Zoran Dojčinović, Croatian Gas Association, Prof. Daria Karasalihović Sedlar, PhD., Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), Jeffrey M. Seisler, PhD., Clean Fuels Consulting, Washington, USA, Can Toydemir, MSc., SHV Energy Turkey IPRAGAZ, Istanbul, Turkey, Tomas Knobloch, Chart Ferox, a.s., Děčín, Czech Republic, (E), (20 min)

VARIOUS ISSUES IN THE GAS AND ENERGY PROFESSION

Moderator: Zoran Dojčinović, Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia

17:46 - 17:58
Utilizing the Fuel Flexibility of Gas Turbines to Support Renewables and Decarbonize Energy Production

Michael Welch, Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd., Lincoln, United Kingdom, (E), (12 min)

17:58 - 18:10
Current and Future Role of the Arab Region in Satisfying Europe’s Gas Needs

Wael Abdel Moati, MSc., Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC), Safat, Kuwait, (E), (12 min)

18:10 - 18:22
The Results of Gas Production Increase by Mobile Compressors Skid Units From the Mature Gas Fields „Podravina Deep“

Svetlana Petrović, PhD., INA Industrija nafte d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

18:22 - 18:34
Challenges in the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) No 813/2013 of 2 August 2013 in Republic of Croatia

Mirta Pokrščanski Landeka, Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

18:34 - 18:46
Gasification of Dalmatia: Support to Protection of Environment and Human Health

Vlado Mandić, EVN Croatia Plin Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

18:46 - 19:01
ROUND TABLE: Development Opportunites of Welding Quality Systems

Vladimir Mitrović, INDUSTRIESERVICE Ltd., Šibenik, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

19:01 - 19:13
Wastegas Usage on the Jakuševec – Zagreb Landfill and Challenges in the Future

Tomo Krivačić, Antonija Hojnik Vukojević, Anita Udovičić, ZG holding Ltd. – Podružnica ZGOS, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

19:13 - 19:23
DISCUSSION: SESSION 8

20:30 - 22:30 Outdoor pool area of Grand Hotel Adriatic
NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY

Friday, May 10th

ISSUES RELATING TO GAS DISTRIBUTERS IN TERMS OF SYSTEM EFFICIENCY AND SECURITY

Moderator: Nikica Dujmović, Gradska plinara Zagreb Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

9:00 - 9:12
High Quality Steel Pipeline Maintenance – a Prerequisite for Long-Term Use

Nikica Dujmović, Gradska Plinara Zagreb Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

9:12 - 9:24
Balancing the Pressures of the Gas Distribution System City Gasworks Zagreb Ltd.

Petar Ivančić, Nikica Dujmović, Gradska Plinara Zagreb Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

9:24 - 9:36
Application of GIS Technology and Artificial Intelligence in the Natural Gas Supply Sector

Igor Majdandžić, ININ informatički inženjering Ltd., Slavonski Brod, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

9:36 - 9:48
Reconstruction of the Gas Network – From the Idea Until Realisation

Davor Kodba, Damir Pavišić, Tomislav Benčić, Termoplin d.d. Varaždin, Varaždin, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

9:48 - 10:03
ROUND TABLE: Diagnostics of Cathodic Protection and Coating Condition of Buried Steel Pipelines Using the Combined CIPS / DCVG Technique

Stjepan Pavliša, Pavliša objekti Ltd., Veliko Trgovišće, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

10:03 - 10:18
ROUND TABLE: Fastra Company Ltd. – Specialist in the Service of Pipelines System – Producer of Special Equipment for Pipeline Systems and Supplier of Complete Pipeline Repair System

Milan Bartl, Fastra Ltd, Kolín, Czech Republic, (E), (15 min)

10:18 - 10:28
DISCUSSION: SESSION 9

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS, RULES OF THE PROFESSION AND CONSUMER RIGHTS

Moderator: Srećko Ezgeta – Elektrometal-distribucija plina Ltd., Bjelovar, Croatia

10:28 - 10:40
DVGW Code of Practice G 600 – TRGI Technical Rule for Gas Installations

Aida Bučo-Smajić, DVGW Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V., Bonn, Germany, (B), (12 min)

10:40 - 10:52
Energy Infrastructure, Energy Undertaking and Concessions on Maritime Demesne

Mišo Mudrić, PhD., Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

10:52 - 11:04
The Rigidity of the Croatian Law on Flammable Liquids and Gases and the Responsibility of Gas Distribution System Operators

Mario Jelić, Gradska Plinara Zagreb Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

11:04 - 11:16
Legal Challenges for Companies and Regulators With Bundled Products

Petra Šantić, LL.M., Petra Šantić in cooperation with Schönherr, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

11:16 - 11:28
Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Blockchain Technology in Energetics

Marija Bošković Batarelo, LL.M., Domagoj Bodlaj, Privacy Company Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (12 min)

11:28 - 11:38
DISCUSSION: SESSION 10

11:38 - 11:53
ORGANISER ‘S CLOSING SPEECH