IP Week 2019 Conference Programme

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.

  • The future journey for the oil and gas industry
  • A global perspective on supply and demand
  • The energy revolution
  • The march towards 2020 GHG emissions reduction: the challenges and opportunities for the oil and gas industry
  • Improving the position of gas in the emerging energy system
  • Bob Dudley FEI, Group Chief Executive Officer, BP
  • Dr Fatih Birol Hon FEI, Executive Director, IEA
  • HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, OPEC
  • Andy Brown OBE FEI, Upstream Director, Shell
  • Tor Martin Anfinnsen, Senior Vice President for Marketing and Trading, Equinor
  • Andrew Smart, Global Energy Industry Managing Director, Accenture
  • Steve Hill, Executive Vice President, Shell Energy
  • Chair: Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI, President, Energy Institute and Former Executive Director, Royal Dutch Shell
09:00 - 13:00
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
  • Meeting Asia’s growing demands/needs
  • 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
  • Michael Moore, Former Scottish Secretary and Special Advisor, PwC
  • Alan McCrae, UK Oil & Gas Leader, PwC
14:00 - 18:00
Inter Continental Park Lane
IP Week drinks reception

Tuesday 26th February

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.
  • Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP
08:00 - 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, by 196 governments at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), with the objective of defining a new era in the global response to climate change. With time running out to alleviate the worst impacts of climate change on people and on our planet, what role will the oil and gas industry play in the energy transition going forward?

  • Advances in the energy transition: the industry’s role in reducing GHG 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
  • John MacArthur CEng FEI, VP Carbon, Shell
  • Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration and Production, Total
  • Bernard Looney, FREng FEI, Chief Executive, Upstream, BP
  • Nikolai Lyngø, Head of Corporate Strategy, Equinor
  • Dr. Aldo Flores Quiroga, Undersecretary of Hydrocarbons Secretariat of Energy, Mexico
  • Lisa Millet, Senior Partner, ERM
  • Namita Shah, Executive Vice President, People & Social Responsibility, Total
  • David Womack, Global Leader, Strategy and Innovation, Chemicals and Petroleum Industries, IBM
  • Chair: Adi Karev, Global Oil & Gas Leader, EY
09:00 - 12:05
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
  • The future of mobility
  • A buyer’s guide to low carbon technologies in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Dr Pratima Rangarajan, Chief Executive Officer, OGCI
  • Luis Cabra Dueñas, Executive Managing Director of Technology Development, Resources and Sustainability, Repsol
  • Dev Sanyal, Chief Executive, Alternative Energy and Executive Vice President, Regions, BP
13:05 - 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
  • Unlocking opportunities on the continent’s next hot spots
  • Financing African upstream: options, opportunities and outlook
  • The roadmap for powering Africa
  • A focus on Africa’s oil and gas downstream potential
  • Ade Adeola FEI, Managing Director, Oil & Gas, Standard Chartered
  • Jonathan Evans, VP Africa New Ventures, BP
13:05 - 17:50
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 eastern and western energy dilemma: perception and reality
  • Russia’s LNG market
  • Discoveries in West and East Siberia
  • Refining in Russia
  • Gerald Rohan, Chairman, Advance International Exploration
  • 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
13:05 - 15:00
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 Southern Gas Corridor: inauguration and plans for the future
  • The prospects for the Shah Deniz project
  • The Kashagan Field: an oil market game-changer in the making
  • An update on the Azerbaijan oil and gas fields
  • Rt Hon Charles Hendry Hon FEI,
15:15 - 16:40
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
15:10 - 16:00
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.
09:00 - 10:50
Inter Continental Park Lane
International Oil Diplomacy Person of the Year

Thursday 28th February

In co-operation with Gulf Intelligence, this award celebrates the successful legacy of an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding record of achievement in the advancement of the global oil industry.
Inter Continental Park Lane
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?

  • How will product demand evolve in the current oil price environment?
  • How might refinery investments develop over the next 5-10 years?
  • The scale and future of global refinery capacity
  • How will product trade flows develop?
  • What will happen to refinery margins over the next few years?
  • The increased importance of petrochemicals
  • The use of natural gas in the petrochemical industry
  • Robert F. Walsh III, Senior Vice President, Energy and Fine Chemicals, Intrexon
11:10 - 12:55
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
  • How to respond to a cyber-attack?
  • How to embark on a digital journey
  • The next frontier for digital technologies in oil and gas
  • David Alexander, Vice President, Haverly Systems Inc
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

  • Rob Cox MEI, Technical Director, IPIECA
13:55 - 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

Tomorrow's Energy Leaders: Professional Development Programme

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