IP Week 2019 Conference Programme

Registration and networking

08:00 - 8:45
Defining the future for the oil and gas industry

Tuesday 26th February

The global energy market has undergone dramatic changes over the past few years and the rapid evolution of the energy system is creating new opportunities and challenges for business leaders, consumers and governments alike. The industry is at a crossroads, contemplating its future directions as it faces the dual challenges of delivering energy competitively and sustainably over the coming decades.

  • Welcome from the Chair
  • Welcome remarks on behalf of HMG
  • Group presentation: An industry perspective on the future direction for oil and gas - The future journey for the oil and gas industry - Leading the global energy transition
  • The energy revolution
  • A global perspective on supply and demand
  • What will the oil and gas industry mean to the citizen of the future?
  • Improving the positioning of gas in the emerging energy system
  • Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI, President, Energy Institute and Former Executive Director, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Bob Dudley FEI, Group Chief Executive Officer, BP
  • Amin H. Nasser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Aramco
  • Andy Brown OBE FEI, Upstream Director, Shell
  • Keisuke Sadamori, Director, Energy Markets and Security, IEA
  • Andrew Smart, Global Energy Industry Managing Director, Accenture
  • Tor Martin Anfinnsen, Senior Vice President for Marketing and Trading, Equinor
  • Steve Hill, Executive Vice President, Shell Energy
  • Alex Volkov, Vice President, International Gas, ExxonMobil International
08:45 - 12:55
Inter Continental Park Lane
The geopolitics of oil and gas – what will energy security look like over the next decade?

Tuesday 26th February

Since the industrial revolution, the geopolitics of energy has been a driving factor in global security and prosperity. Over the coming decades, global energy and geopolitical scenarios will continue to change, as those working in the energy sector continue to navigate the ever-evolving political landscape.

  • A new reality for US energy security?
  • Mapping future oil and gas scenarios for Europe
  • Trends and outlook for Malaysia and China oil and gas landscape in securing future oil and gas supply - The opportunities and the outlook of the Malaysian oil and gas industry - China’s quest for energy security: prospects, challenges and opportunities of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
  • Panel discussion: Asia’s energy landscape: mapping future gas demand
  • Panel discussion: Financing in a rapidly changing world: how can oil and gas companies continue to attract investment?
  • Jason Bordoff, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University
  • Moderator: Michael Moore, Former Scottish Secretary and Special Advisor, PwC
  • Gordon Ballard, Executive Director, IOGP
  • François-Régis Mouton, EU Affairs Director, The International Association of Oil & Gas producers (IOGP)
  • Alan McCrae, UK Oil & Gas Leader, PwC
  • Isabelle Muller, Director General, French Union of Petroleum Industries (UFIP)
  • Demetris Fessas, Acting General Manager, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company
  • Datuk Mohd Anuar Taib, Executive Vice President, CEO Upstream, Petronas
  • Dr Zhen Wang, Deputy Director-General, Policy Research, CNPC
  • Zhao Changwen, Director General, Department of Industrial Economy, Development Research Center of the State Council
  • Philip Olivier, Head Of Global LNG, Total
  • Eric Bensaude, Managing Director, Commercial Operations, Trading and Marketing, Cheniere
  • Pablo Galante Escobar, Head of LNG, Vitol
  • Dr Carol Bell, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Ophir Energy
  • Geoffrey Smith, Director, Oil & Shipping Research, Refinitiv
  • Tarek Souki, Senior Vice President, LNG Marketing and Trading, Tellurian
  • Chair: Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI, President, Energy Institute and Former Executive Director, Royal Dutch Shell
14:00 - 17:30
Inter Continental Park Lane
Briefing: Blockchain: how to unlock value

15:30 - 16:30
Inter Continental Park Lane
IP Week drinks reception

Tuesday 26th February

Inter Continental Park Lane
Registration and networking

07:30 for the BP breakfast briefing and 08:30 for the conference
Inter Continental Park Lane
BP Energy Outlook 2019

Wednesday 27th February

The global energy system is facing a dual challenge. Providing much more energy while significantly reducing emissions. The 2019 Energy Outlook considers the future of global energy demand by exploring the forces shaping the energy transition out to 2040. This one-hour breakfast briefing, followed by a moderated discussion, will give delegates an opportunity to understand some of the important factors shaping energy markets, including the risks and uncertainties.
  • Anne-sophie Corbeau, Head of Gas Analysis, BP Group Economics
07:55 - 08:45
Inter Continental Park Lane
The new era for energy in a changing world

Wednesday 27th February

The Paris Agreement was signed on Dec 12, 2015, with the objective of defining a new era in the global response to climate change. The same year, the UN Sustainable Development Goals set a new aspiration for addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges. With the global energy industry seen as critical both to efforts to alleviate the worst impacts of climate change and to raising economic standards in many of the world’s poorest countries, how are companies responding?

  • Advances in the energy transition: the industry’s role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Looking ahead: a roadmap for unlocking future growth of oil and gas in a decarbonised world
  • Climate risk and sustainability: managing tension between sustainability demands and operational, business return
  • Social and corporate governance: maintaining the social license to operate
  • Moderator: Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI, President, Energy Institute and Former Executive Director Royal Dutch Shell
  • Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration and Production, Total
  • Bernard Looney, FREng FEI, Chief Executive, Upstream, BP
  • Dr. Aldo Flores Quiroga, Former Undersecretary of Hydrocarbons Secretariat of Energy, Mexico
  • Nikolai Lyngø, Head of Corporate Strategy, Equinor
  • David Womack, Global leader, Strategy and Innovation, Chemicals and Petroleum Industries, IBM
  • Dan Domeracki, VP Government & Community Relations, Schlumberger
  • Franco Magnani, CEO, Trading and Shipping, Eni
  • Lisa Millet, Senior Partner, ERM
  • Charlotte Wolff-Bye, VP for Corporate Sustainability, Equinor
  • Chair: Deborah Byers, Americas Energy Leader, EY
09:05 - 12:35
Inter Continental Park Lane
Actions to tackle climate change

Wednesday 27th February

The bulk of emissions derive from our demand for energy. The largest contributor is carbon dioxide, emitted when fossil fuels are burnt to meet those demands. To limit the most damaging impacts of climate change, we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally. Change will involve a combination of new technologies, processes and human behaviour. There will also be a need to adapt to climate change impacts that are now unavoidable.

  • Decarbonisation and air pollution: how do we achieve cleaner air for all?
  • How to reduce methane emissions from the gas industry
  • 2050 scenario report on transport fuels, refining and transitioning to low carbon
  • The future of mobility
  • A buyer’s guide to low carbon technologies in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Dr Pratima Rangarajan, Chief Executive Officer, OGCI Climate Investments
  • John Cooper, Director General, Concawe
  • Luis Cabra, Executive Managing Director of Technology Development, Resources and Sustainability, Repsol
  • Dev Sanyal, Chief Executive, Alternative Energy and Executive Vice President, Regions, BP
  • Philip Fjeld, CEO, CNG Fuels
  • Chair: Professor Jim Skea CBE FRSA FEI, RCUK Energy Strategy Fellow & Professor of Sustainable Energy, Imperial College London and Co-Chair, IPCC
13:35 - 16:05
Inter Continental Park Lane
The new frontier for Africa’s oil and gas

Wednesday 27th February

The increased costs of oil and gas production are seeing global energy majors build production and refining capability closer to new sources of oil and gas in Africa’s fast-growing emerging and frontier markets. Change has been rapid and widespread and recently, a host of new finds across Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal, Mauritania, Tanzania and Uganda have significantly boosted sub-Saharan Africa’s traditional upstream players. Exploration is also continuing in a number of other prospects. This has transformed the continent’s energy outlook and its relevance to global energy markets, especially in East Asia.

  • The economic prospects for Africa’s oil and gas
  • The continent’s future production and exploration landscape
  • Gas and domestic energy security: the Nigeria example
  • Financing African upstream: options, opportunities and outlook
  • Unlocking opportunities on the continent’s next hot spots
  • The roadmap for powering Africa
  • A focus on Africa’s oil and gas downstream potential
  • Robert Beaman, Associate Editorial Director, EMEA Crude Oil & Residual Fuels, S&P Global
  • Dr Alex Vines OBE, Head of the Africa Programme, Chatham House
  • Austin Avuru, CEO, Seplat Petroleum Development Company
  • Ross Alexander, CEO, Africa Matters (AML)
  • Jonathan Evans, VP Africa New Ventures, BP
  • M.K Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
  • David Bleasdale, Executive Director, CITAC
13:35 - 18:10
Inter Continental Park Lane
Russia’s role in the global oil and gas business

Wednesday 27th February

Oil and natural gas have been a key part of the Russian economy for decades and are extremely important for Russia’s future economic development. As a huge gas player with large onshore fields attached to existing infrastructure, as well as being geographically situated between the giant markets of Asia and Europe, how will the Russian oil and gas market evolve going forward?

  • Russia’s LNG market
  • Discoveries in West and East Siberia
  • Russia’s eastern and western energy dilemma: perception and reality
  • Refining in Russia
  • Cederic Cremers, EVP Russia, Shell
  • Mark Anthony Gyetvay, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer, Novatek
  • Professor Keun-Wook Paik MEI, Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House
  • Anna Mikulska, Non-resident Fellow in Energy Studies, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy
  • Chair: Gerald Rohan, Chairman, Advance International Exploration
13:35 - 16:05
Inter Continental Park Lane
The growth of oil and gas production in the Caspian Sea region

Wednesday 27th February

The Caspian region lies in a geographically strategic place, connecting Central Asia to Europe and Russia to the Middle East. The Caspian region is one of the oldest oil-producing areas in the world and is an increasingly important source of global energy production. There are significant oil and natural gas reserves from both offshore deposits in the Caspian Sea itself, as well as onshore fields in the region.

  • The prospects for the Shah Deniz project 2
  • The Kashagan Field: an oil market game-changer in the making
  • Tengizchevroil’s future growth project and wellhead pressure management project
  • The Southern Gas Corridor: inauguration and plans for the future
  • Chair: Rt Hon Charles Hendry Hon FEI,
16:30 - 18:10
Inter Continental Park Lane
Briefing: Downstream supply chain fuel authentication: assuring fuel integrity from terminal to pump

Wednesday 27th February

As the downstream fuel supply chain becomes increasingly complex, oil and gas companies are held accountable for assuring fuel quality from the terminal to the retail site. So how can companies protect their revenue, brand reputation and customers, and thrive in supply and distribution chain complexity?

  • The impact of fuel manipulation on lost revenue
  • Intentional and accidental supply chain threats: where you may be comprised
  • Defending your downstream supply chain against fuel manipulation
  • The technology behind fuel authentication: markers and devices
  • Using analytics and reporting tools for data-driven actionable insights
  • Delivering on your brand promise to customers
  • Kevin McKenna, President & CEO, Authentix
  • Chair: Ramin Lakani, Muse, Stancil & Co
16:30 - 17:30
Inter Continental Park Lane
Registration and networking

07:30 for the breakfast briefing and 08:30 for the conference
Inter Continental Park Lane
The Middle East energy summit: the outlook for the Middle East industry in 100 MLN/BBL a day world

Thursday 28th February

Global supplies are expected to top 100 million barrels per day by the end of 2018, with the IEA maintaining its forecast of strong global oil demand growth of 1.3 million bpd in 2018, and 1.6 million bpd in 2019. Demand will continue to remain strong as new players enter the equation and chinks in the oil production chain continue to hamper international production. In a 100 million barrel a day world, the Middle East has a critical role to play as both a demand and supply hub - but whether the region will take a leading role or sails through the big changes of 2019 as a passenger, remains to be answered – this summit will attempt to provide some answers.

  • Welcome from the Energy Institute vOpening comments by Chairman of the Middle East Energy Summit
  • Summit welcome note
  • The International Oil Diplomacy Person of the Year Award presentation
  • The International Oil Diplomacy Person of the Year Award interview
  • Summit ministerial keynote: Morocco’s energy role in 2019
  • Summit interactive survey: Snap poll: outlook for the global energy industry in 2019?
  • International leadership panel: outlook for Middle East energy industry in 100 million barrel a day world?
  • Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI, President, Energy Institute and Former Executive Director, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Capt. Salem Al Hmoudi, Director, Fujairah Oil Industry Zone and Member, FedCom
  • H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates
  • H.E. Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy, Mines & Sustainable Development, Morocco
  • Dyala Sabbagh, Partner, Gulf Intelligence
  • Dr. Mostefa Ouki, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • Dr. Dawood Nassif, Board Director, The Bahrain Petroleum Company
  • Ali Rashid Al Jarwan, Managing Director, Exploration & Production and CEO, Dragon Oil
  • Sara Akbar, Co-Founder, Kuwait Energy
  • Azman A Aziz, Senior General Manager, Strategy & Commercial Division, Petronas
  • Chair: Sean Evers, Managing Partner, Gulf Intelligence
09:00 - 10:50
Inter Continental Park Lane
IP Week Middle East & North Africa industry roundtables

Thursday 28th February

11.10 - 12:55
What to watch out for in downstream – how and where the industry’s landscape might change in the future

Thursday 28th February

As many in the downstream oil and gas sector see a return to industry growth and increased financial returns following years of volatile oil prices, what impact will regulations surrounding the industry place on the sector now and in the future?

  • The future outlook for the global downstream industry
  • State of play for European refiners
  • New scenarios for European’s oil products markets in decarbonising the transportation sector
  • Stephen Marcos Jones, Director General, UKPIA
  • Robert F. Walsh III, Senior Vice President, Energy and Fine Chemicals, Intrexon
  • Sameer Bawa, Director, Chemie-Tech
  • Chair: Stephen Marcos Jones, Director General, UKPIA
11:10 - 13:10
Inter Continental Park Lane
The digital revolution: the next frontier for digital technologies in oil and gas

Thursday 28th February

For many oil and gas companies, technology is fundamental way to unlock future profitability. Advancement in technologies, the falling cost of digitalisation, and the ever-widening connectivity of devices provides real competition and opportunities for upstream oil and gas companies to boost efficiency globally, whilst also taking advantage of further cost reduction and increased productivity.

  • Understanding the digital revolution and what it means in an age of opportunities
  • Valuing opportunity crudes accurately and efficiently
  • How to respond to a cyber-attack?
  • How to embark on a digital journey
  • Digital collaboration: managing everyday volatility in crude and natural gas
  • Optimising the oil and gas supply chain: a value driver for growth and profitability
  • The next frontier for digital technologies in oil and gas - How big data is changing the oil and gas industry - A view from above: from wellhead to water - Optimising and improving enhanced oil recovery through applying advanced drilling technologies
  • David Alexander, Vice President, Haverly Systems Inc
  • Chris Rivinus, Programme Lead, Digital Transformation, Tullow Oil
  • Ian Evans, Managing Director, EMEA, Eka Plus
  • Ian Tootell, Director of Oil & Gas, Quintiq
  • Kate Parker, Senior Consultant, Premier Oil
  • Matthew Wapples, Business Solution Director, Openlink, ION Group
  • Chair: Ron Mobed FEI, Chief Executive, Elsevier
11:10 - 15:30
Inter Continental Park Lane
Marine fuels workshop – How are refiners responding to the IMO 2020 bunker fuel specification changes?

Thursday 28th February

  • Damien Valdenaire, Science Executive, Concawe
  • Rattanjit Gill MEI, Technical Manager, Standard Test Methods, Energy Institute
  • Don Gregory, Director, EGSA
  • Unni Einemo, Director and IMO Representative, IBIA
  • Mikhail Shapiro, Marine Fuels Manager, Glencore
  • Chair: Eddy Van Bouwel, Senior Advisor, ExxonMobil
14:00 - 15:30
Inter Continental Park Lane
IP Week dinner

Thursday 28th February

Network with the biggest names in the oil and gas industry at the IP Week dinner, one of the largest social gatherings in the oil and gas industry calendar. Every year this event attracts over 1,000 guests from all over the world.
18:45 - 00:00
Inter Continental Park Lane

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