The Energy Council has selected some of the most promising oil and gas companies to look out for this year. We examine their unique approaches to maintaining relevance within the sector and their approaches to reimagining their business models.
The Energy Council sat down with Kaveh Pourteymour, Founder & CEO, CIO Global Solutions ahead of WECA 2022. His area of expertise Digital Strategy and transformation in highly complex environments. Find out more.
The matrix of threats emerging from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine make it difficult to keep abreast of developments, whether these be the increase of global oil and gas prices, or the effect of sanctions, or which states could assist Russia in avoiding the impacts of sanctions, or how wheat prices will begin to soar. As most of us watch from the sidelines, trying to navigate how the markets will respond to these threats and how, in turn, that may affect our daily lives – we can be overwhelmed by the tsunami of information analyzing and predicting outcomes.
The broad macro effects of the Russo-Ukrainian War on oil and gas supplies upended the global energy markets, creating varied questions to the energy security of many nations. The most drastically affected have undoubtedly been the Ukrainians themselves, yet the over-reliance on Russian oil and gas supplies has led to a scramble for alternative supplies – most notably by European states. However, the constraints created by this market shock could provide the impetus to engage more constructively with low-carbon fuels, encourage investments into publicly-traded oil majors with net-zero strategies and hopefully, underscore the struggles of the 900 million people without access to electricity prior to the war.
The question that is worth a billion dollars – how will the oil and gas majors position themselves in the energy transition to ensure relevance, maintain profit and market share, and to survive against growing activist pressures?
After a year of uncertainty, the oil and gas industry needs to act quickly to capitalise on an innovation boom. Axora spoke to 150 senior decision-makers to see how technology will carry their companies – and the industry at large – into the future
Kris Pitta joins the podcast to talk about building a business during a global pandemic, the appetite for investment in small – mid-cap O&G companies and the opportunities this presents. Listen to the full episode here.
At the end of May, the Energy Council hosted an advisory board with senior executives in the North American energy sector to discuss ESG and the Energy Transition. 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 Energy Council’s Asia Pacific Energy Assembly gathered the industry’s leading figures to discuss the pressing issues facing the Asian Pacific energy market.
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.
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.
Andrew Rosell, Shareholder at Winstead joins us as a part of our new mini series around “Investor Due Diligence for Minerals & Royalties Funds” where he walks us through the different kinds of fund structures, fund provisions and management fee structures. Listen here.
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.
Kongsberg Digital share the key insights from their Digitalisation & AI session at APAC Energy Assembly 2021
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
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?”
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.