November 2024 | London

WORLD ENERGY CAPITAL ASSEMBLY

THE MEETING PLACE FOR SENIOR ENERGY EXECUTIVES, INVESTORS & FINANCIERS

TO FIND INVESTMENT AND DO DEALS

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at our 14th annual World Energy Capital Assembly in London. We hope to see you again next year!

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Senior Speakers

C-Level Attendees

companies

Countries Represented

2023
SPEAKERS

Abhishek Deshpande

Abhishek Deshpande

VP Market Intelligence

ADNOC

Ade Adeola

Ade Adeola

Managing Director of Energy & Natural Resources

Standard Chartered Bank

Alan Carnrite

Alan Carnrite

Managing Director

Alvarez & Marsal

Alessandro Agostini

Alessandro Agostini

Head of Exploration & Production

Prax

Amir Foster

Amir Foster

Executive Director

Israeli Natural Gas Trade Association

Amy Miller

Amy Miller

CEO

Energy Council

Andrea Bonzanni

Andrea Bonzanni

International Policy Director

IETA

Andres van der Linden

Andres van der Linden

Senior Advisor Responsible Investment

PGGM Investments

Andrew Hockey

Andrew Hockey

Chief Executive Officer

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB)

Anthony Hobley

Anthony Hobley

Senior Strategic Advisor (Climate & Nature)

Howden Group

Ashwin Punde

Ashwin Punde

Managing Director Energy and Energy Transition

Standard Chartered

Bala Wunti

Bala Wunti

Chief Upstream Investment Officer

NNPC Upstream Investment Services

Ben Backwell

Ben Backwell

CEO

Global Wind Energy Council

Brian Sullivan

Brian Sullivan

Executive Director

IPIECA

Chris Welsh

Chris Welsh

CEO & Chairman of the Board

OFS Portal

Christoffer Mylde

Christoffer Mylde

Claire Dorrian

Claire Dorrian

Head of Sustainable Finance, Capital Markets

London Stock Exchange

David Ramos

David Ramos

Geological Low Carbon Solutions Director

Repsol

Dr Gabriel Onagoruwa

Dr Gabriel Onagoruwa

Partner

Olaniwun Ajayi

Eirik Wærness

Eirik Wærness

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

Equinor

Euan Shirlaw

Euan Shirlaw

CEO

BlueNord

Felipe Arbelaez

Felipe Arbelaez

SVP Hydrogen and CCUS

bp

Francesco Mazzagatti

Francesco Mazzagatti

Chief Executive Officer

Viaro Energy

Gautam Mukherjee

Gautam Mukherjee

Head of Gas Analytics

bp

Georgina MacNaughton

Georgina MacNaughton

Vice Chair

WPC Energy UK Young Professionals Committee

Gilad Myerson

Gilad Myerson

Executive Chairman

Ithaca Energy

Glenn O’Halloran

Glenn O’Halloran

Executive Director (Environmental & Climate Risk)

Howden Group

Graham Dallas

Graham Dallas

Head of Business Development

Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange

Graham Stuart MP

Graham Stuart MP

Minister of State for Energy Security and Net Zero

Greg Owen

Greg Owen

VP New Ventures and Technical Studies

GLJ Ltd

Gurbuz Gonul

Gurbuz Gonul

Country Engagement and Partnerships

IRENA

Jamie Brodsky

Jamie Brodsky

Managing Partner & Co-CEO

Breakwall Capital

Jeremy Low

Jeremy Low

Managing Director & Head of European Oil & Gas

Houlihan Lokey

Joel Riddle

Joel Riddle

CEO

Tamboran Resources

John Chambers

John Chambers

Advisory Board Member

Larus Energy

Justin Brady

Justin Brady

Director – Commercial & LNG

Chesapeake Energy

Kahina Abdeli-Galinier

Kahina Abdeli-Galinier

Founder and Director

SEES (SLB)

Karol Wolff

Karol Wolff

Strategy Director

ORLEN

Lars Eirik Nicolaisen

Lars Eirik Nicolaisen

Deputy CEO

Rystad Energy

Lewis McDonald

Lewis McDonald

Global Head of Energy

Herbert Smith Freehills

Lolade Olubi

Lolade Olubi

Senior Economist

OandO Energy Resources

Louise Kingham, OBE FEI

Louise Kingham, OBE FEI

SVP Europe & Head of Country UK

bp

Maan Iskander

Maan Iskander

Green Energy and Environmental Policy Director

Aramco

Majid Jafar

Majid Jafar

CEO

Crescent Petroleum

Mamadou Fall Kane

Mamadou Fall Kane

Deputy Permanent Secretary

COS-PETROGAZ

Maria Kuosa

Maria Kuosa

CEO

Aeromon

Martha Vasquez

Martha Vasquez

Partner & Associate Director

Boston Consulting Group

Matthew Harwood

Matthew Harwood

Chief Strategy Officer

OGCI Climate Investments

Mitch Flegg

Mitch Flegg

Chief Executive Officer

Serica Energy

Mohamed Firouz Asnan

Mohamed Firouz Asnan

SVP, Malaysia Petroleum Management

Petronas

Musabbeh Al Kaabi

Musabbeh Al Kaabi

Executive Director, Low Carbon Solutions & International Growth

ADNOC Group

Natan Battisti

Natan Battisti

Planning & Economics Adviser - International

Harbour Energy

Nathan Piper

Nathan Piper

Commercial Director

Capricorn Energy

Neeraj Agrawal

Neeraj Agrawal

Chief Financial Officer

Crescent Petroleum

Nile Garritson

Nile Garritson

Associate Portfolio Manager

CalSTRS

Nor A’in Md Salleh

Nor A’in Md Salleh

General Manager

Petronas

Patrick Peura

Patrick Peura

ESG Engagement Manager

Allianz

Paul McDade

Paul McDade

CEO

Afentra

Pedro Antonio Merino Garcia

Pedro Antonio Merino Garcia

Chief Economist

Repsol

Rajat Katyal

Rajat Katyal

Global Head of Energy Group IB

HSBC

Randy Hiscock

Randy Hiscock

Managing Director, Uruguay

Challenger Energy

Richard Cavilli

Richard Cavilli

Managing Director & Head of Energy EMEA

Wells Fargo

Richard Rose

Richard Rose

CFO

INEOS Energy

Riham ElGizy

Riham ElGizy

CEO, Voluntary Carbon Market

Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund

Robert Bose

Robert Bose

President

Sintana Energy

Roger Brown

Roger Brown

CEO

Seplat Energy Plc

Saad Rahim

Saad Rahim

Chief Economist

Trafigura

Samuel Mary

Samuel Mary

Senior Vice President, ESG Research

PIMCO

Sandra Antonovic

Sandra Antonovic

Chief Operating Officer

Reflex Marine

Shalin Shah

Shalin Shah

Founding Partner

Wincoram Asset Management

Shane McArdle

Shane McArdle

CEO

Kongsberg Digital AS

Sigrid Borthen Toven

Sigrid Borthen Toven

VP Subsurface Competence Centre – E&P Norway

Equinor

Simon Tysoe

Simon Tysoe

Partner

Latham & Watkins

Spencer Dale

Spencer Dale

Global Chief Economist

bp

Stephanie Del Carpio

Stephanie Del Carpio

Associate Director

BCG

Tassos Vlassopoulos

Tassos Vlassopoulos

Chief Executive Officer

HELLENiQ Upstream

Tom Field

Tom Field

Managing Director

Quantum Energy Partners

Willem van der Zon

Willem van der Zon

Environmental Advisor

Royal Vopak

Xavier Venereau

Xavier Venereau

Head of Producers & Finance, Marketing & Origination IST - Europe, Africa & Russia

bp

2023
AGENDA

09:00 Opening Keynote from Rystad Energy

09:20 Keynote Presentation: Crescent Petroleum

The Role of Natural Gas in The Energy Transition

09:35 Keynote Presentation: Petronas

The Role of Oil & Gas in Supporting The Energy Transition in Malaysia

09:50 Market Outlook Panel

The Global Supply & Demand Outlook: Assessing The Impact of Geopolitical, Economic and Political Changes Over the Last 12 Months

11:15 Capital Markets Keynote

11:30 Capital Markets Panel: Shell

Plugging The Financing Gap: Who Are the Providers of Long-Term, Reliable Capital for Oil & Gas and How Do You Access It?

13:45 Technology Spotlight: Kongsberg Digital

Adopting the Industrial Work Surface as a Vehicle for Decarbonization and Improved Performance

14:00 Energy Expansion vs Energy Transition Panel

Removing Silos: How Can Those Representing Different Forms of Energy Work Together in Order to Accelerate the Energy Transition Whilst Delivering Energy Security?

14:30 Keynote Presentation: ADNOC

14:45 Energy Transition Roadmap Panel

How Upstream E&P Companies Are Working to Reduce Emissions, Create A Net-Zero Roadmap, Unlock Investment & Deliver Cleaner Energy

16:00 Accelerating Decarbonisation Technology Showcases

– Aramco’s Approach to Decarbonization & Environmental Sustainability

– OFS Portal: Emissions Management Spotlight

– Aeromon x Vopak: Visualising Your Emissions Data

– SLB: Keynote Presentation

17:00 Practical Solutions to Decarbonisation Challenges

How Today’s O&G Companies Can Move to A Low Carbon Energy System Whilst Still Meeting Expected Global Demand Over the Long-Term

17:45 Talent Focus

Attracting and Retaining a Diverse, Skilled and Motivated Workforce in a Rapidly Changing Industry

17:45 Drinks Reception

08:00 Africa Roundtable

To What Extent Is Africa Poised To Once Again Become A Key Player In The Global Energy Markets?

09:05 Opening Keynote

Balancing Oil & Gas Development with Net Zero Goals: Update on the UK Government’s Energy Plans

09:25 North Sea Focus Panel

The North Sea Rollercoaster: From Fiscal Instability to Exploration Success and CCS Commitments, What Can We Expect from the North Sea in 2024 and Beyond?

10:15 Keynote Presentation: Challenger Energy Group

With The Right Fiscal Terms, Money Will Flow: Analysing The Emerging Upstream Opportunities to Take Note of in Uruguay

10:30 Keynote Presentation: Larus Energy

Papua New Guinea: Examining A Relatively Unexplored Petroleum Province with World Class LNG Projects & Large Emerging New Plays That Need Committed Investors

11:30 Keynote Presentation: TSX

An Overview of The Canadian Oil and Gas Public Equity Markets and Financing Activities – With A Focus On Energy Transition

11:45 Attracting Investment Panel

Re-Capturing the Interest of Investors: What Are They Looking for and How Can You Access Their Capital?

14:00 Seplat Energy: Committing to the Energy Transition and Energy Security in Africa

14:30 Gas Panel

Making The Case for Natural Gas: Where Will It Come from and What Role Can It Play in Countering the Challenge of the Energy Trilemma?

15:15 Carbon Markets Panel

Building A Global Voluntary Carbon Credit Market: The Path to Net-Zero or A Minefield of Risks?

18:30 Awards of Excellence

If you are interested in sponsoring the Awards Dinner or the Champagne Reception, please get in touch. Tables are filling quickly so get in touch to secure your seat at the industry’s must-attend black-tie ceremony.

2023 INVESTORS &

FINANCIERS ATTENDING

THE ROAD TO WECA 2023

Connect with our international network of C-Suite executives at our WECA touchpoints throughout the year.

AWARDS OF
EXCELLENCE & DINNER

The Energy Council's Annual Awards Dinner represents a global benchmark of excellence for those working in our industry. Recognising and celebrating the individuals and companies at the forefront of first-class deals, value creation or exceptional financial and operating performance.

This year, our panel of judges honoured the leading individuals and companies across 11 categories, including the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

To find out more about attending or hosting a table, get in touch:

Jack Ingram, VP Corporate Development: [email protected].

2023
SPONSORS

LEAD SPONSORS

Crescent Petroleum
shell

KNOWLEDGE PARTNERS

Boston Consulting Group
Rystad Energy

CCS PARTNER

Crescent Petroleum

MEET OUR 2023
ADVISORY BOARD 

Aaron Hay

Aaron Hay

Director, Engagement & Strategy, Sustainable Fixed Income

Federated Hermes

Alan Carnrite

Alan Carnrite

Managing Director

Alvarez & Marsal

Bendik Dahle

Bendik Dahle

Director

The Carlyle Group

Carlo Maximilian Funk

Carlo Maximilian Funk

EMEA Head ESG Investment Strategy

State Street Global Advisors

Carol Storey

Carol Storey

Active Ownership Management | Climate Engagement Lead

Schroders

Christian Coulter

Christian Coulter

Managing Director – Energy & Energy Transition Private Equity

Shorelight Partners

Christine Chow

Christine Chow

Incoming Head of Active Ownership & Managing Director

Credit Suisse Asset Management

David Akhvlediani

David Akhvlediani

Managing Director, Investments

Pears Partnership Capital

David Lewis

David Lewis

Partner

Clifford Chance

Dror Elkayam

Dror Elkayam

Energy Investments Stewardship Lead

Legal & General Investment Management

Francesco Mazzagatti

Francesco Mazzagatti

Chief Executive Officer

Viaro Energy

Gabriel Papineau-Legris

Gabriel Papineau-Legris

Chief Commercial Officer

Gulf Keystone Petroleum

Greg Herrera

Greg Herrera

Senior Partner

EV Private Equity

Jeff Stevens

Jeff Stevens

Principle – Business Development

Equinor

Jeremy Low

Jeremy Low

Managing Director & Head of European Oil & Gas

Houlihan Lokey

Jillian Owen

Jillian Owen

UK Country Manager

Apache

Jon Therkleson

Jon Therkleson

Managing Director, Global Structured Products

BP

Julian Mylchreest

Julian Mylchreest

Executive Vice Chairman

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Karen Sandberg

Karen Sandberg

Director, Head of Business Operations & Liaison

Kongberg Digital

Lydia Rainforth

Lydia Rainforth

Oil & Gas Equity Research Analyst

Barclays

Martha Vasquez

Martha Vasquez

Partner & Associate Director

Boston Consulting Group

Nathan Piper

Nathan Piper

Commercial Director

Capricorn Energy

Neil Hartley

Neil Hartley

Partner

Buckthorn Partners

Nick Rowan

Nick Rowan

Regional Team Lead – Business Development Europe & East,

Shell

Rachel Bonfante

Rachel Bonfante

Senior Advisor ESG Engagement

Chevron

Richard Cavilli

Richard Cavilli

Managing Director & Head of Energy EMEA

Wells Fargo

Richard Rose

Richard Rose

CFO

INEOS Energy

Robert Bose

Robert Bose

President

Sintana Energy

Roland Bosch

Roland Bosch

Governance Analyst – Sustainable Investment and ESG

Lazard Asset Management

Sanjay Jobanputra

Sanjay Jobanputra

Vice President, Head of Business Development

Equinor

Simon Tysoe

Simon Tysoe

Partner

Latham & Watkins

Stuart Cooper

Stuart Cooper

Director - Strategy, Commercial & Business Development

Tullow Oil

Syrie Crouch

Syrie Crouch

Vice President, CCS

Shell

Tassos Vlassopoulos

Tassos Vlassopoulos

Chief Executive Officer

HELLENiQ Upstream

Tomas Peshkatari

Tomas Peshkatari

Managing Director

BlackRock

Valentina Kretzschmar

Valentina Kretzschmar

Head of Energy Transition

Capricorn Energy

Yvonne Ike

Yvonne Ike

Head of Sub-Saharan Africa

Bank of America

WECA was a fantastic and much needed conference. As always flawlessly executed – please pass on my congratulations to everyone on the team

Ashwin Punde, Managing Director, Europe & America, Standard Chartered

 

“The Energy Council team put together an excellent event with WECA 2021, which continues to be one of the standout events of the year for the Energy industry. The topics covered were current and thought-provoking and there was plenty of opportunity to network with industry colleagues and make new connections. Looking forward to next year.”

Stuart Cooper, Executive Vice President,
Harbour Energy

“WECA 2021 was very professionally organized conference. It gathered C-Suite Energy Industry Investors/ Executives/ Decisions makers together to discuss challenges and drive for solutions. The agenda was perfectly paced so that there was room for networking as well. Congratulations to the Energy Council team on the successful event!

Karen Sandberg, Director Head of Business Operations, Kongsberg Digital

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