IP Week 2018 Conference Programme

Re-engineering the oil and gas operating models: an industry in transition Gold sponsor

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Registration and networking
Continental Park Lane
Welcome from the Energy Institute

Louise Kingham OBE FEI, Chief Executive, Energy Institute

Continental Park Lane
Welcome from the Chair

General overview on the EI and housekeeping notes

Raphael L Vermeir CBE CEng FEI Chartered Petroleum Engineer, Chairman, IP Week Programme Board

Continental Park Lane
Reshaping the oil and gas industry

Future scenarios for supply and demand: what is next for the oil and gas industry?

What key trends and forces are likely to shape the global energy markets over the next 20 years?

The development of new technologies – where should we be investing?

What key drivers are leading the industry towards low carbon energy system?

The emerging prospects for upstream exploration and production

Continental Park Lane

Fatih Birol HonFEI, Executive Director, IEA

Continental Park Lane
How quickly do you think the global energy mix is evolving and what do you think this means for the future of oil and gas now and beyond?
Rebalancing oil supply: the importance of OPEC in securing supply
The outlook of supply for the near and long-term

The position of USA today and growth opportunities in unconventional oil and gas

The industry’s role in diversifying supply and what challenges may lie ahead

What shifts are emerging from oil market dynamics and what fiscal challenges are foreseen?

Who are the future swing producers?

Energy geopolitics – what are the issues in securing supply?

Refreshments and networking
The evolving American energy landscape

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
The position of USA’s oil and natural gas production

The increase of domestic oil and natural gas production
The US’s administration role on climate change

The drivers in setting price

Looking at key pricing scenarios: what market forces could potentially drive supply?

What is driving the crude oil prices?

The rebalancing of supply and demand fundamental between OPEC and non-OPEC producers and its impact on driving price

Tackling volatility and uncertainties for stakeholders in setting price

The shift in market fundamental for gas: the move to a buyer’s market and its effects on price?

Erik Waerness, Chief Economist, Statoil

Predicting the future oil price – will it stick, rise or fall?

Antonio Ruggiero, Senior Vice President, Trading and Shipping Oil and Gas, Eni

Erik Waerness, Chief Economist, Statoil

Fuelling for the future – the role of the refinery and downstream sector

The outlook for the downstream sector

Insights into key downstream markets – where are the investments coming from?

Demonstrating the value of operating on a vertically integrated business model

Delivering innovation and implementing new technologies to fulfil the demand for high-quality products

Prospects for gasoline and diesel production

Its role in reducing the carbon intensity of liquid fuels by producing fuels that are cost-effective, competitive and have lower greenhouse emissions

Lunch and networking
Adjusting your business models and planning for the future - the pace of change

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Planning for the future

How to ensure your business model can manage and benefit from:

* Volatility of markets and price

* Shifts in corporate culture and outlook

Realigning your company portfolio to ensure its flexible, innovative and responsive to an evolving and uncertain marketplace

Demonstrating cost efficiency and profitability through the value chain by adapting different pricing scenarios

Wave of consolidation on future investment opportunities

The increase focus on asset deals in building a cost-effective portfolio

M&A opportunities in divest noncore assets

Oil and gas venture in IPO (initial public offering)

What is an initial public offering?

How does the offering work?

Developing new collaboration and partnership models

Creating a fully integrated business model across the value chain

Establishing new ways of collaboration

How to leverage specific skills sets through collaboration?

The relationship between operators and oilfield service companies in managing operations

Refreshments and networking
The new era of innovation and technology

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

The development of new technologies and innovation

What cost saving E&P technologies can help in unlocking future resources?

What are the next big innovations in oil and gas production and how can we leverage the maximum benefit from them?

The development of new low carbon technologies

What opportunities are there in R&D?

Untapped assets and data management

Demonstrating the value of using Big Data and analytics

Cognitive technology for the oil & gas industry

* Oil price

* Reserves replenishment

* E&P costs and advances due to technology

* HSSE considerations

* The impact that digital technology will have on the future workforce

Rethinking your optimum: looking outside and learn from other industries

Quintiq’s supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) platform enables enterprises to improve efficiency at every stage of the supply chain journey. It powers end-to-end planning and optimization of personnel, resources, and processes in a single planning environment, across all planning horizons.

* Big data – and the analytics and optimization technology that capitalizes on it – is changing the definition of optimal business performance.

* Mastering complexity – planning and optimization in the digital age

* Innovation in a time of crisis” for the O&G industry

Prioritising cyber security

Rethinking security fundamentals and developing a cyber security strategy to ensure you maintain your competitive advantage Installing an effective cyber-governance model and establishing an infrastructure for defence
What cyber security solutions are there to protect oil and gas customers?

Rob van Egmond, CEO, Quintiq

The next frontier for digital technologies in oil and gas

The use of automation technology – what opportunities do they present?

How can companies improve performance using enhanced imaging technology?

How can the use of 4-D seismic imaging and 3-D imaging boost upstream revenue?

How will new technologies transform the future of our industry and reduce carbon emissions?

What challenges and opportunities does digitalisation create for the oil and gas industry?

How can digitalisation further optimise operations and profits across the value chain?

What digital technologies should we be considering?

Establishing a roadmap to digital transformation

The digital transformation journey:

* What steps should be taken?

* What happened next?

How do oil and gas companies use automation

Kevin Reynard, Head of our Oil & Gas Centre of Excellence, PwC

Summary from the chair and closing remarks
Raphael L Vermeir, CBE CEng FEI Chartered Petroleum Engineer, Chairman, IP Week Programme Board
IP Week Drinks Reception
Breakfast briefing: Energy Outlookin partnership with BP

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

BP’s Energy Outlook sets out a base case which outlines the 'most likely' path for global energy markets until 2035, based on assumptions and judgments about future changes in policy, technology and the economy. The Outlook also develops alternative cases to explore key uncertainties

This one-hour breakfast briefing will offer a combination of expert presentations and a moderated discussion to give delegates an insight into the latest developments, as outlined in the BP Energy Outlook 2018.

Please note refreshments will be provided and that delegates must pre-register in advance.

Breakfast briefing and registration


BP Energy Outlook

Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP

Registration and networking

The drive towards a low carbon future

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Welcome from the chair

Jim Skea, Co-chair, IPCC Working Group III


The onwards march towards a low carbon world

How should the signatories implement the Paris Agreement - who should do what, by when, how and with what financial support?
The importance of meeting the UN’s sustainable development goals
Meeting the target – will the pledges to limit global temperature rise to only 2°C be achieved?
Trump pulls America out of the Paris Agreement – what does this mean for the rest of the world?
The roadmap towards COP24

The transition towards a low carbon future

Climate change and energy transition

The role in climate mitigation and adaptation

The role of carbon markets

Promoting and driving energy efficiency

Estimating the greenhouse gas emissions that are emitted from the petroleum industry’s value chain

* An overview of methodologies

* Its estimations and approaches

Addressing the uncertainty of the oil and gas industry and their importance in calculating GHG emission

Exploring ways to reduce carbon footprint for the oil and gas industry and their wider implications

What challenges and opportunities lie ahead?

What role do they play within the oil and gas industry?

Focusing on where the hotspots and gaps in knowledge may lie

What role does government play in driving climate change?

What policies can drive climate change?

Rethinking corporate sustainability responsibility in the age of climate change

Refocussing CSR efforts in light of projected climate change challenges

Developing communication strategies and public awareness

The role of stakeholders and policymakers in combating climate change

Defining and accessing climate finance

What could ‘mobilising’ finance do to enable action on climate adaptation and mitigation projects?

What financial solutions are currently available or emerging that can help in the long-term?

The framework for capacity-building between the developed and developing nations

Establishing the gaps and needs that will help developing countries in the future

The partnership between developed and developing countries in enhancing capacity building actions

The deployment of technology

2018 facilitate dialogue: the global stocktake on how climate action is going so far

Are the mechanisms in place in the Paris Agreement robust enough to hold individual countries accountable to their pledges?

Enhancing transparency framework - reviewing our progress and preparing future contribution pledges

Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji and COP 23 President

Angus McCoss, Exploration Director, Tullow Oil

Where is India’s and China’s energy consumption heading?

Will India become an engine of global growth in oil demand by mid-2020?
India’s strides on climate change
India and China contribution to low carbon emissions
China’s leadership in the fight against climate change

Refreshments and networking
An alternative pathway to a lower carbon world – the pace of change Gold sponsor

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
The development of new low carbon technologies

How will new technologies transform the future of our industry and reduce carbon emissions?

Which clean-energy technologies and efficiency techniques should we consider employing?

Making a business case for carbon capture and storage – Is it a solution to climate change?

How can it prevent climate change?

The drivers and rationale for CCS

Establishing legal and regulatory framework – what role should government be playing?

Fostering awareness and acceptance – educating the public and investors

Renewable energy and climate change

Predicting the rapid growth of wind and solar power as an alternative fuel

What returns can be found from investing in renewables?

Integrating renewable energy into the electricity mix

Why should oil and gas companies be diversifying into renewables? What are the risks if they don’t?

Will the demand for renewables grow faster than oil in the coming decades?

Prospects for electric vehicle production

Electric vehicles role in reaching Co2 emission targets

The rise in electric car sales

How much oil demand will these cars displace?

The future demand for electric vehicles in becoming cost competitive with gasoline

Scenarios for battery cost reductions

The auto industry role in embracing electric vehicles

Powering up the future electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Dev Sanyal, Chief Executive, Alternative Energy and Executive Vice President, Regions, BP

Summary from the chair and closing remarks

Jim Skea, Co-chair, IPCC Working Group III

Lunch and networking

The evolving role of gas as a cleaner fuel alternative

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Welcome from the chair
Melissa Stark, Managing Director – Energy, Accenture

Challenges and opportunities facing the global gas industry

How quickly do we expect it to grow?

What are the main drivers of growth?

Do we expect it to grow quicker than oil and coal?

Will gas demand drop in the future?

The shift towards natural gas

The move towards gas as a cleaner fuel option: the coal to gas switch over

Promoting the gas and renewable partnership

The rapid expansion of the LNG market

A snapshot on supply and demand for the LNG market for the next 5-10 years

Emerging natural gas producers

The impact of America’s LNG export on the global markets

Gas pricing in the current and emerging markets

The position of natural gas – A buyer’s perspective

Emerging market players

What do LNG buyers want?

The emergence of new trading patterns

Navigating through market trends and the challenges of oversupply

Latest trends and patterns in new trading markets

Insights into LNG pricing models

The energy revolution in the East Mediterranean:
a source of supply to Europe and Turkey
Yossi Abu, CEO, Delek Drilling

Refreshments and Networking

Mapping future Asian gas demand

China: the future natural gas demand

Insights into Japan’s LNG trade

Potential growth for India - How much will its demand grow?

South Korea: future demand projections

New market entrants:

* Philippines

* Vietnam

* Pakistan

Opportunities for the gulf of the Middle East

Innovations to grow gas demands

Midstream technologies that can reshape the LNG market

* Bunkering: key drivers and challenges for LNG bunkering as a marine fuel

* FSRUs: its potential for regasification terminals

* Vessel pooling: how can they reduce operating cost?

* Ship to ship transfers: demonstrating cost saving techniques

* CNG vs LNG – what’s the difference?

* The use of virtual pipelines for small scale LNG

Preparing for the next era of an autonomous business

Structuring and financing of gas infrastructure projects
Summary from the chair and closing remarks
Melissa Stark, Managing Director – Energy, Accenture
Energy and security: Global strategies for a nation’s in transition and leading towards sustainable development

Thursday, 22 February 2018Silver sponsor
Registration and networking
Welcome from the chair
The International Oil Diplomacy Person of the Year Award presentation
The future of Latin America oil and gas sector

Argentina’s future upstream opportunity

Future opportunities for Brazil’s oil and gas

Surveying the opportunities for Mexico’s oil and gas and its potential for international investment
The changing geopolitical landscape

The US perspective on energy security and energy diplomacy

The Southeast Asia energy landscape

UK and Europe Brexit update

Geopolitics of the MENA region

Bruce Jones, Vice President and Director Foreign Policy and Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Project on International Order and Strategy, The Brookings Institution

Dr. Bassam Fattouh, Director, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Summary from the chair and closing remarks
Refreshment break and networking
Future scenarios for Russia, Ukraine and CIS oil and gasIP Week partner

Thursday, 22 February 2018
Welcome from the chair
Russia’s potential role in the global energy market

Russia’s future energy mix – the implication of the Paris Agreement

Oil price dynamics

Market forecast on Russian and Asian energy markets

LNG supply competition

Future policies and strategies for the oil and gas industry in Russia

Oil and gas project developments in the Far East and Central Russia

Regional updates on Sakhalin

Exploration opportunities in Western Siberia

The completion of Yamal LNG and its competitive advantage on the global energy market

The development of the Absheron offshore gas field in Azerbaijan Caspian Sea

Kashagan: an oil market game changer

Olivier Lazare, Kazakhstan and Country Chair, Shell
Latest plans and prospects for pipelines

Russia and Turkey pipeline deal

Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe

Siberia China pipeline

Russia’s new Artic pipelines

Lunch and networking
A spotlight on Ukraine oil and gas
Summary from the chair and closing remarks
The future development of Africa’s Sub-Saharan oil and gas industry

Thursday, 22 February 2018
Welcome from the chair

Navigating the continent’s upstream oil and gas

Uncovering Africa’s energy trends

Prospects for frontier exploration

Emerging unconventional ventures

Unlocking Africa’s exploration hot spots

South Africa: the next hotspot for offshore oil exploration

Mauritania – ticking every investor’s criterion

Madagascar heavy and ultra-heavy oil reserves opportunities

Opening its door to investors: South Sudan oil reserves and under-explored gas reserves

Ghana’s attractive regulatory framework for exploration

Namibia’s potential untapped oil and gas opportunities

Kenya’s vision to become the most promising exploration destination

Mozambique’s plans to become a major LNG exporter

Senegal: an emerging frontier investment hotspot

Lunch and networking

NOC’s strategies for attracting international investments in Nigeria

Strategies for attracting foreign investment

Ensuring fiscal and regulatory stability

Africa’s future energy mix

What role will Africa play in driving energy demand

Harnessing Africa’s energy resources through technology and innovation

Widening the access to electricity

Africa’s Clean Energy Corridor

The role of gas in Africa’s future energy system

Government’s role in driving investment

Africa’s commitment to producing cleaner fuels

Refinery upgrades

Summary from the chair and closing remarks

IP Week MENA Energy Summit: Navigating the new normal of global oil & gas trade flows? Middle East knowledge partner – Gulf Intelligence

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Increased shale production will transform the U.S. into one of the world's top oil exporters in just a few years, with estimates that American crude exports will grow to 2.25 million barrels a day by 2020, a four-fold increase from 2016.

The boom would put the U.S. in roughly the same league as major oil exporters including the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. The major increase in supply would further undermine the strength of OPEC, which was exporting an average of 25 million barrels a day in 2016. Meanwhile the European and Asian gas markets are becoming more and more competitive and US exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will be a major part of this landscape.

Roundtables discussion

Thursday, 22 February 2018
Embracing the shale oil and gas revolution

The position of USA today and growth opportunities in unconventional oil and gas

Identifying potential opportunities in the petrochemical value chain

Its influence over feedstocks and their interaction with oil, gas and energy

Discussing how they add value to the downstream sector

Innovative approaches for attracting the next generation of skilled workers? Of graduates?

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