This podcast gives a round-up of insights from this year’s IP Week conference, around the conference themes of sustainability, technology and geopolitics. It is also a pilot episode for a future podcast spanning the energy system (stay tuned!).
We discuss sustainability with Professor Jim Skea (at 10:54), technology with David Womack (25:08), and geopolitics with Serkan Sahin (34:12), as well as hear a selection of insights from the conference speakers. The podcast can also be accessed from Apple Podcasts. Happy listening!
This review highlights the key issues, messages and takeaways from some of the most senior and dynamic energy sector leaders.
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Hosted by the Energy Institute and put together by leading industry experts, International Petroleum (IP) Week is one of the biggest events in the oil and gas calendar. More than 1,500 senior executives from all over the world gather in London for three days of conferences, seminars, round-tables and social events, bringing together the knowledge, experience and expertise of the most senior figures from across the energy world.
Attend to hear the latest news and updates, debate key issues, share new ideas and network to form partnerships with oil and gas operators, clients and investors.
IP Week 2019 shone a spotlight on the themes shaping the current global oil and gas markets and investment:
geopolitics, sustainability and technology.
This year welcomed a record number of attendees, with high profile guests from the worlds of business, government, the media and academia. You can view a few of the keynote presentations below:
The Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, UK Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade, is the latest speaker confirmed for IP Week 2019, alongside high-profile figures from the world of energy. Addressing the topic of ‘Global Britain’s bright energy future’, Dr Fox will address senior industry leaders at the conference, being held in London between 26-28 February.
Alan McCrae, PwC UK Oil and Gas Leader, and Adrian del Maestro, PwC Strategy & Director of Research, outline some of the big themes that will shape the global oil and gas sector over the course of the next 12 months.
Tor Martin Anfinnsen, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Trading, Equinor, provides an overview of how Equinor is responding to the changing oil and gas landscape and the drive to a low-carbon future.
Aldo Flores- Quiroga, Former Undersecretary of Energy for Hydrocarbons, Mexico, highlights some of the latest developments impacting Mexico’s oil and gas sector.
Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration & Production, Total, outlines how the company is preparing for a low carbon future.
Charles O. Holliday, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Royal Dutch Shell plc, has been announced as the keynote speaker and guest of honour at the IP Week Dinner 2019.