A set of divisive reforms to the Mexican hydrocarbon sector have been confirmed by the state’s congress, in a move that is set to consolidate the power under government authorities and state-owned oil company, PEMEX – while inciting growing uncertainty among invetors.
On this Women’s Energy Council article we chat with Natalia Sergeeva, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley about her career in Energy Read More
Financial activism has been a catalyst in shifting the approach to financing the oil and gas sector, with ESG demands creating risks that are often deemed unassailable to traditional lenders. As access to exploration finance dwindles, O&G traders have taken on the role of providing capital to E&P operations – jumping upstream to lower supply risk. Read more.
During the Energy Council’s APAC Assembly, Naftogaz presented the international oil & gas community with investment opportunities in the Ukraine. View the presentation here.
The partnership will provide a series of four major studies examining stakeholder sentiment towards energy majors and smaller players and measure their performance in the transition towards the provision of cleaner energy and stronger corporate governance. Read more.
At the end of May, the Energy Council hosted an advisory board with sixteen senior executives in the North American energy sector. The esteemed advisors reflect a diverse range of both E&P operators, investors, financiers, digital leaders, OFS players and traders across both the private and public spaces.
The need to decarbonise has initiated a holistic reconsideration of the role of capital markets; particularly how they can facilitate access to capital to stave off climate change, manifesting itself as a growing requirement for financiers to take responsibility for how and where they deploy their capital.
The emergence of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policy has hit a roadblock with the inability to create comparable and standardised measurements across jurisdictions, or even within a particular industry. The Energy Council ask’s “Can it even be done?”
On this Women’s Energy Council article we chat with Zakithi Zama, General Manager, iMbokodo E&P about her career in Oil & Gas. Read More
What does a comprehensive ESG programme look like; identifying the possible range of initiatives that work for your business.
To start; a business needs to identify and establish where and how their ESG-related weaknesses manifest. Once these weaknesses are established, a company should then identify, develop and utilize a strong ESG reporting framework, one that can challenge the business to improve their impact on society.
The third and shortest day of our Asia Pacific Energy Assembly was by no means that least exciting, in fact the emerging role of ESG and the accelerated energy transition has revealed the deep passions and commitment by oil and gas players to develop a market that considers both energy access and the immediate climate concerns.
Day Two saw the conversation move toward how the region will approach the developing role of natural gas and LNG in the energy transition, beginning with a keynote address from Wood Mackenzie’s Head of Asia Pacific, Gavin Thompson.
Gavin’s address spoke to the rapid shift in appetite for the fuel, as it became the prime candidate for replacing oil and coal demand.