2019 Energy Capital Leaders Assembly Presentations
The Energy Capital Leaders Assembly took place in Paris in November 2019 and addressed the evolution of energy players’ businesses and the financial industry. The theme was ‘Mind the Gap’ – the narrative we use to describe the widening disparity between viable projects reaching FID and the funds available to be put to use in order to make a low carbon future a reality.
Browse the presentations from our 2019 expert speakers.
It may seem as if the NOCs time as pure O&G players may be limited, but they are certainly not leaving the game. Oil and gas will remain central to energy security throughout the developing world and across much of the developed world, in industrial settings at the very least. What can be said with some certainty, is that a diverse energy mix that includes significant renewable generation is crucial to the mandate of NOCs to supply affordable and consistent energy to their population. read more
Latin America has historically been the recipient of vast attention by successive US administrations, seeing the South American nations as proxies to fight international disagreements. Yet in recent years, their regional neighbours have fallen down the pecking order of foreign policy concerns, even more so under former President Trump’s isolationist ‘America First’ policies. In lieu of direct US-influence, corporate actors have been lobbying South American governments to expand and liberalise their energy sectors with the intention of developing competitive markets in the natural gas and renewable energy generation sectors. read more
A report by the OGTC & Wood Mackenzie highlights the array of opportunities in the United Kingdom's path to decarbonisation & net-zero.
The United Kingdom Continental Shelf in the North Sea has long been a prominent location for the exploration and production of oil and gas. However, as the nation pushes toward carbon neutrality by 2050, how will these competing industries develop? read more
It is increasingly important to see what lies behind oil companies’ stated transition strategies, which have seen a step change in investment allocations since 2018. We reflect on how the IOCs are tracking with their energy transition goals so far in 2020. read more
Amidst the daily sobering news which is inevitably focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and struggling societies and economies, there are positive and exciting things happening, one being Total announcing their commitment to NetZero. read more
There are two energy transitions happening. Both are changing the deployment of capital in the oil and gas business. The first is the one everyone talks about: the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy like wind and solar power. The second ,In North America, the process transition to horizontal, multi-stage hydraulic fracturing over the past dozen years has yielded spectacular oil and gas production growth. read more
The global energy transition firmly focused on the decarbonisation of the energy sources that are utilised to power everyday life. However, the Trump administration has shied away from committing to the decarbonisation of the energy sector read more
At just 22%, women account for a smaller share of the oil and gas workforce than they do in almost any other sector. So, while the situation has improved over the past decade there remains a very long way to go and I’m passionate about creating a truly diverse workforce in our industry. read more
With a better defined PEPLA being finalized and the licensing process for open blocks currently ongoing, the dynamics of the industry will improve greatly in the next five years in The Gambia. read more
I began investing in the Africa power sector in 2009. Previously my career included five years in the public sector in Afghanistan, working for the Afghan Finance Minister on economic reform including the energy sector and the UN on job creation. read more