Speakers

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Patrick Hebreard

Director
Ceg Europe

Patrick Hebreard is a Director with CEG Europe, head of the Paris office.? He is a valuation expert and an experienced adviser and negotiator with a long career spent in the energy and utilities industry. Patrick has been appointed testifying expert in many arbitration proceedings in different industries where he is required to evaluate damages. Patrick has a significant experience of the energy markets, and especially of the long term gas and LNG sales and purchases agreements, on which he worked both as a buyer and a seller, giving him a broad and unique perspective on the corresponding commercial, contractual and financial issues.??? In his last assignment prior to joining CEG in September 2015, Patrick negotiated long term gas sales and gas transportation agreements in Europe for the Shah Deniz II project. Those negotiations successfully led to the execution of agreements for a total of 10 bcma over 25 years. Patrick developed an excellent knowledge on gas and LNG pricing issues. Having worked on many Price Reviews on gas and LNG in Europe and Asia, he has a great understanding of price formation and markets dynamics across the world. Patrick applied his commercial and negotiating skills across the gas/LNG value chain: upstream development, LNG regasification terminals, pipelines, sales.??? He is an active member of the AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators). Patrick is a trained engineer with a Master of Science from Ecole des Mines de Nancy (France) with specialization in Energy and Aeronautics. Patrick spent his last academic year at the Aeronauticos engineering school in Madrid (Spain). He also holds a Master degree in Intelligence Marketing from HEC Paris (Franc)e and a Master degree in Arbitration Law from University of Montpellier (France).??? A French national, he is fluent in English and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of Italian.