Programme

The already traditional 31st International Scientific & Expert Meeting of Gas Professionals, organized by the Croatian Gas Centre Ltd. and Croatian Gas Association will be held from 4th to 6th of May, 2016, at the Congress Centre of the Grand Hotel Adriatic, Opatija, Croatia.

Three-day international gas conference and exhibition, one of the largest annual gas event in South-East Europe will gather about 500 renowned experts and managers from about 200 companies, organisations and institutions in Croatian energy and gas industry and from about 20 countries.

 

DETAILED PROGRAMME (pdf version) OR IN CONTINUATION

OPENING CEREMONY

Welcome adress / Welcome host speech on the proposed  topics / Short presentations of renowned gas experts  from gas companies, agencies and ministries

Tuesday, May 3th

14.00 Arranging of exhibition area (until 20:00 o’clock)
17.00 Registration of participants (until 21:00 o’clock)


Wednesday, May 4th
7.00 Registration of participants

8.45 OPENING CEREMONY, host: Anita Baričević – Croatian Gas Center Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia
Anthems /Welcome adress/ / Brief presentations by renowned
experts from gas industry, agencies and ministries

1. INVITED PRESENTATIONS: THE EFFECT OF CO2 EMISSIONS ON GAS AND FUTURE ENERGY SYSTEM – PAPER PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: Prof. D. Sc. Miljenko Šunić - Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia

09.45 • Basis for Development of Low - Carbon Strategy of Republic of Croatia until 2030 with a View to 2050 – Approach to Preparation and Current Results, D. Sc. Vladimir Jelavić - Expert Team leader of Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection, Zagreb, Croatia (C), (20 min)
10.05 • Market Position of Gas and Low Carbon Strategy, D. Sc Stevo Kolundžić - Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
10.20 • Smart Sustainable Combinations in the North Sea Area (NSA) Make the Energy Transition Work Efficiently and Effectively,  Prof. Catrinus J. Jepma - Professor of Energy and Sustainability, Energy Delta Institute, Groningen, Netherlands, (E), (15 min)
10.35 • Dynamic Simulation of Coupled Gas and Electricity Grids With High Share of Renewable Energy, M. Sc. Lisa Andresen, Prof. Dr. Ing. Gerhard Schmitz - Hamburg University of Technology , Institute of Thermo - Fluid Dynamics, Hamburg, Germany, (E), (15 min)
10.50 • New Tehnological Solutions in the Field of Gas and Energy:
· Vaillant: Efficient Hybrid System With 3 kW Heat Pump, Mario Opačak – Vaillant d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (8 min)
· Viessmann: Viessmann Hybrid Solutions – Two Energy Sources in a Single Appliance For a Highly Flexible and  Futureproof Solution, Vladimir Turina – Viessmann d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (8 min)

11.05 Cocktail for all participants, sponsor: Siemens d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (25 min)

11.30 PANEL DISCUSSION- „THE EFFECT OF CO2 EMISSIONS ON GAS AND FUTURE ENERGY SYSTEMS “,
Moderator: Prof. D. Sc. Igor Dekanić – Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatiapanelists: D. Sc. Vladimir Jelavić - Ekonerg Ltd., Zagreb, D. Sc. Stevo Kolundžić - Croatian Gas Association, D. Sc. Dalibor Pudić - Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency, Branko Radošević - Crodux energetika Ltd. - Zagreb, Croatia (C), (40 min)

2. DEVELOPMENT OF A SMART TECHNOLOGIES FOR USE IN GAS AND ENERGY SYSTEM
Moderator: D. Sc. Dalibor Pudić – Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency, Zagreb, Croatia

12.10 • Towards a Smarter Gas Distribution Grid: Active Grid Pressure Management, Andre Wankelmuth - Itron Inc, Karlsruhe, Germany, (E), (15 min)
12.25 • A Rational Approach to Smart Gas Metering, M. Sc. Andrej Miljević, Slobodan Šućur, Konvex-Gasna i vodotehnika Ltd., Zemun, Beograd, Serbija; Marek Gabrys, Auit Sp. Z.o.o., Gliwice, Poland, (E), (15 min)
12.40 • New Technology Solutions in Corridor Mapping and Supervision of the Natural Gas Pipeline, Antonijo Bolanča - Croatian market energy Bolanča - Croatian market energy  operator; D. Sc. Darko Pavlović - Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
12.55 • FAROS – a Natural Gas Billing Software, Marin Smajila, Ris d.o.o.,  Kastav, Croatia; Petar Jović - Gradska plinara Zagreb-Opskrba Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
13.10 • Optimal IT Solutions for Natural Gas Market, Dalibor Sever - Končar inženjering za energetiku i transport d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (C)
13.25 • Upgrade and reconstruction of the compressor station at the underground gas storage facility Okoli, Ivan Orešković - Podzemno skladište plina Okoli, Zagreb, Croatia, (15 min)

13.40 PRESS CONFERENCE (room Camelia 2)
Coordinator: Prof. D. Sc. Miljenko Šunić – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia

13.40 OPENING OF THE POSTER SESSION (exibition area)
Coordinator: Zoran Dojčinović– Croatian Gas Association , Zagreb, Croatia

• Production and Using of Natural Gas and Biogas in Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Branislava Zubić - Pokrajinski sekretarijat za energetiku i mineralne sirovine, Novi Sad, Srbija, (S)
Pipeline Transportation of Hazardous Materials – an Updated Quantitative Risk Assessment Methodology, Stephane Torrens - DNV GL, Marseille, Francuska, Adeyemi Oke - DNV GL, London, Great Britain, (E)
Partitioning of Transactional DBMS Cloud Database for the Gas System Operator Using Advanced Techniques and Algorithms, Jasmina Dizdarević - KJKP Sarajevogas Ltd., Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, (B)
Drive Diesel / LPG in GKP ČAKOM Ltd., Saša Avirović - Gradsko komunalno poduzeće Čakom d.o.o., Čakovec, Croatia, (C)
Calibration of the Gasometers and Periodic Review of the Gas Installations, Mag. Ing. Ivan Opačak, D. sc. Vlatko Marušić - Mechanical Faculty, University J.J. Strossmayera in Osijek, Slavonski Brod; M.Sc. Josip Jukić - Associate - Degree College in Slavonski Brod; Anto Ravlić - Brod - plin Ltd., Slavonski Brod, Croatia (C)
Modular Installation for Calibration of Gas Flow Meters on Natural Gas at High Pressure, M. Sc. Oleksiy Varyvoda, M. Sc. Ratnakar Vishal - Energoflow AG, Olten, Switzerland, (E)
Liquid Petroleum Gas in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Branko Vuksan - Walid Al - Jufain Group, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, (S)
TO-NET Metering Platform for Natural Gas Transmission System in „Srbijagas”, Miloš Tolić, Bojan Kačanski, Stevan Filipović, Miloš Davidović - TO - NET Ltd., Novi Sad, Srbija (S)
New Considerations on Pipeline Designing Parameters Caused by Transient Flows, M.Sc. Akbar Doustaregan - NIGC-DIST3, Teheran-SHAHR-E-REY-Baghershahr, Iran, (E)
• Methane Quality, Processing and Hydrogen Production, D. Sc. Klaus Rademann, Humboldt-Universitätt zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany, (E)
The Organization of Highly-Distributed DBMS Database for Gas System Operator and Integration With Coud Database for Energy Sector, Jasmina Dizdarević - KJKP Sarajevogas Ltd., Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, (B)
 

14.00 LUNCH BREAK (until 16.00 o’clock)

3. PLANNED DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA (Pipelines , Compressor Stations and LNG terminal)
Moderators: Vladimir Đurović – Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia
Marijan Svjetličić – Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

16.00 • Natural Gas in Croatia – Croatia in Natural Gas, Vladimir Đurović - Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
16.15 • The Latest Development in the Global LNG trade , Marcel Kramer - Energy Delta Institute, Groningen, Netherland, (E), 15 min)
16.30 • New Projects of the Gas Transmission System and EU Funds, Florijana Đedović, Marijan Svjetličić - Plinacro Ltd. , Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
16.45 • The Difference in Efficiency of Using Reciprocating Compressors, M. sc. Tomasz Rykonwski, D. sc. Jacek Dzierzgowski - Siemens d.d., Zagreb, Hrvatska, (E), (15 min)
17.00 • Reconstruction and Upgrade of PLINACRO Quality Metering System, Elizabeta Hribar, Silvija Krsnik, Dario Ferenčaba - Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
17.15 Project of Constructing a Compressor Station on the Transmission System of Plinacro, Zoran Bulić, Hrvoje Krhen - Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (H), 15 min)
17.45 • Technical - Spatial Issues Concerning the Protection of the Corridor of the Main Gas Pipelines Emphasizing the Legalization Procedure Within the Protected Corridor, Branimir Mučnjak, Daniel Mikulek – Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

17.45 ROUND TABLE: REAL - TIME SIMULATION FOR LEAK DETECTION AND PREDICTION OF GAS PIPELINE, Fabien Treillaud - DNV GL, Marseille, France, (E), (15 min)

18.00 • Digitized UHF Radio for Data for Data Transmission for Supervision and Control of the Gas Transmission system, mr. sc. Željko Ulip, Josip Jovanovac – Plinacro Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

18.15 Discussion: session 3 (15 min)

20.30 COCKTAIL PARTY for all participants, hotel Milenij, sponsors: Plinacro Ltd. & Podzemno skladište plina Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, (until 22.30 o’clock)

Thursday, May 5th

4. USE OF GAS AND REDUCTION OF CO2 EMISSIONS
Moderators: D. Sc. Svetlana Petrović– INA-Industrija nafte d.d., Zagreb, Croatia Vedran Špehar– INA-Industrija nafte d.d., Zagreb, Croatia

9.00 • Cooling Unit for Gas on CS Šandrovac - Process of Cooling of Natural Gas with Absorption Chillers (With Low Electricity Consumption) in Target to Ensure Required Quality of Gas Supply, D. Sc. Svetlana Petrović - INA - Industrija nafte d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
9.15 • Analysis of Usage of the Micro-Cogeneration Devices in the Fuel Cell Technologies, Powered by Natural Gas in the Households and Services Sectors, Tomo Galić - INA -Industrija nafte d.d.; Prof. D. Sc. Željko Tomšić - Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
9.30 ROUND TABLE: Efficiency Enhancement and Sustainable Power Generation for CO2 Emission Reduction, Through Organic Rankine Cycle Technology, Francesco Campana, Nicola Rosetti - Turboden Srl., Brescia, Italia, (E), (15 min)
9.45 • Impact of EOR Project on Oilfields Ivanić and Žutica in Relation to the CO2 Sequestration, D. Sc. Dubravko Novosel, Vesna Šoprek Orešković - INA - Industrija nafte d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

10.00 ROUND TABLE : The Impact of Balancing Platform on the Natural Gas Market, Markosz Panajotu - IP Systems Ltd., Budapest, Hungary, (E), (10+5 min)

10.15 Discussion : session 4 (10 min)

10.25 REFRESHMENT BREAK (35 min)

5. INTRODUCTORY SPEECHES AND PANEL DISSCUSION: GAS SUPPLY IN A LIBERAL MARKET ECONOMY
Moderator: Prof. D. Sc. Igor Dekanić – Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

11.00 • Liberalization of the Market – Safe and Secure Gas Supply in Serbia, Prof. D. Sc.Sofija Adžić - Faculty of Economics Subotica, University of Novi Sad, Subotica, Serbia, (S), (15 min)
11.15 • Temporary cancellation of “take-or-pay” principle in the contract between Naftogaz and Gazprom, analysis of advantages and consequencest, Oksana Gantaseva - Pick Energy Consulting, Kiev, Ukraine, (E), (15 min)
11.30 • The Influence of Liberalisation and Natural Gas Development on Gas Supply in Republic of Croatia, Pavao Vujnovac, Antonija Glavaš - Prvo plinarsko društvo d.o.o., Vukovar, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

11.45 PANEL DISCUSSION, panelists: Pavao Vujnovac – Prvo plinarsko društvo Ltd, Vukovar, Hrvatska; Vedran Špehar – INA – Industrija nafte d.d., Sector of Natural gas trade, Zagreb, Croatia; Marko Blažević – HEP – Gas Supply Ltd, Zagreb Croatia; Srećko Ezgeta – Elektrometal-distribucija plina Ltd., Bjelovar, Croatia; D. Sc. Nikola Vištica – Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency, Zagreb, Croatia; Goran Frančić – MET Croatia Energy Trade Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, Zoran Miliša – RWE Plin Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia, Nataša Vujec - Crodux plin Ltd. Zagreb, Croatia, (C); M. Sc.Akos Fuzi - IP Systems Ltd., Budapest, Hungary, (E); Boštjan Napast, Geoplin d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenija (C), (105 min)

13.30 LUNCH BREAK (until 16.00 o’clock)

6. TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC ISSUES RELATING TO LNG, LPG AND LNG AND OTHER ISSUES
Moderators: Zoran Dojčinović – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia
M. Sc. Davor Matić – Econgas Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia

16.00 • Overview on the Future Development of Gas Business and Role of LPG, Matjaž Burger - Petrol plin d.o.o., Šibenik, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
16.15 • An Overview of State of the Art Consequence and Risk modelling approaches for the process industries, Witlox Henk - DNV GL, Stephane Torrens - DNV GL, Marseille, France (E), (15 min)
16.30 • Optimization of Urban Gas Distribution Networks in the Future Market Environment (Business Intelligence and New Technologies Support Business Decisions), Max Hammerer - Hammerer - System - Messtechnik, Klagenfurt, Austria; Zoran Đurić, Legitterus Ltd., Buzet, Croatia, (C, E), (15 min)
16.45 • Perspective and Role of Gas Utilisation in Traffic in Relation
to Low Carbon Strategy in Republic of Croatia
, Zoran Dojčinović -
Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)

17.00 REFRESHMENT BREAK (15 min)

17.15 • LNG Bunkering in Mediterranean Sea: HSE Issues and Development Expectations, M. Sc. Andrea Spessa - DNV GL, Vimercante, Italia, (E), 15 min)

17.30 ROUND TABLE: LNG Small Scale Value Chain, Jan Kurel - Chart Ferox A.S., Decin, Czech Republic, (E), (15 min)

17.45 • Develoment of a Thermal and Thermodynamic Tool for Boil-Off Gas Calculation of Liquified Natural gas Carrier, D. Sc. Yongfeng Qu, M. Sc. Ibrahima Noba, M. Sc. Pascal Ta - GTT (Gaztransport&Technigaz) SA, Saint - Rémy -Lés - Chevreuse, France, (E), (15 min)
18.00 • Modeling Tools for Improving LNG Transport Management, D. Sc. Mario Miana - Itainnova Institute of tehnology, Zaragoza, Spain, (E), (15 min)

18.05 Discussion : session 6 (15 min)

20.30 COCKTAIL PARTY for all participants, Main restaurant of the Grand Hotel Adriatic, sponsor: MET Croatia Energy Trade Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia (until 22.30 o’clock)

Friday, May 6th

7. GAS METERS AND CALIBRATION STATIONS ISSUES; THE RATIO OF CONSUMPTION AND DEMAND OF GAS IN DALMATIA
Moderator: Srećko Ezgeta – Elektrometal - distribucija plina Ltd., Bjelovar, Croatia

9.00 • Effects of VDI 2290 and its Adaption to Whole Europe, Diffuse Emissions Within the Gas Sector and Calculation of Such Accordingly to DIN EN 1591 - 1, Ralf Kulessa, Ralf Stappenbeck - Garlock GmbH, Neuss, Germany, (E), (15 min)
9.15 • Laboratories for Gas Flow Measurement in Croatia, D. Sc. Berislav Pavlović - Gradska plinara Zagreb d.o.o., Zagreb; Krešimir Vrgoč, Boris Markulin - State office for metrology, Zagreb; Darko Davidović - Specijalna oprema Ltd., Lučko, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
9.30 • Experiences With High Pressure Closed - Loop Calibration System for Meters, Ralf Schneiderat - Inotech Meter Calibration System GmbH, Bietigheim, Germany (E), (15 min)
9.45 • The Ability to Confirm Metrological Parameters of Ultrasonic Gas Flow Meters (USMS) Under Operating Conditions After Calibration on Air at Atmospheric Pressure, D. Sc. Andrii Stetsenko PHD - Energoflow AG, Olten, Switzerland, (E), (15 min)
10.00 • Gas Consumption Today and Tomorrow in Dalmatia, Werner Casagrande - EVN Croatia plin Ltd., Zagreb, Croatia (E), (15 min)

10.15 Discussion: session 7 (10 min)

8. TEHNICAL REGULATIONS AND RULES OF PROFFESION FOR SAFE AND EFFICIENT USE OF GAS
Moderator: Prof. D. Sc. Miljenko Šunić – Croatian Gas Association, Zagreb, Croatia

10.25 • Trends, Research and Development in Odorizing in the RWE Group, Libor Čagala, RWE Distribučni služby s.r.o., Brno-Zabrdovice, Czech Republic, (E), (15 min)
10.40 • European and Croatian Regulations in the „Ex“ Areas, With Application in LPG and Natural Gas Plants, Dario Dragojević - Ex - Agency, Sveta Nedjelja, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
10.55 • DVGW Proactive Approach to New Development, Aida Bučo-Smajić - DVGW Predstavništvo Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, (B), (15 min)
11.10 • Status of Projects of Common Interest in Permit Granting Process Within the Context of the EU and Croatian Regulatory Framework, Petra Šantić - Petra Šantić odvjetnica u suradnji sa Schoenherr, Zagreb, Croatia, (C), (15 min)
 

11.25 Discussion: session 8 (10 min)

11.35 ORGANISER ΄S CLOSING SPEECH (10 min)

 

POSSIBILITIES OF MARKETING PRESENTATION ON THE EVENT:

Partnership, media partnerships and sponsorship of the event
Round tables (technical-commercial presentations)
Gas equipment and promotional posters exhibiton
Advertising in the Proceedings

 

For more information regarding the sponsorship possibilities and other ways of participaton please contact the Marketing Lead, Ms. Anita Baricevic at:

phone number: +385 (0)1 6189 590
e-mail adress: anita.dubravicabaricevic@hsup.hr