As the industry’s carbon footprint and social license to operate come under increasing pressure, we consider the future options available to the upstream industry that will allow it to function in the decades to come.
The development of new oil and gas fields, and the continued exploitation of mature assets, had become a sticking point in the energy transition discussion. Yet such a discussion did not quite take into account the geopolitical interferences, energy demand and energy security needs that could arise unexpectedly – some may say foolishly. Fortunately, the energy sector has ramped up drilling activity to take advantage of the reprieve shown to North Sea operators. Herein, the Energy Council looks at the next steps of the industry players active in the region and where their futures may lie.
Energy Council’s Jack Ingram is joined by Harry Cassar, former Technology Director at BP to discuss why overstating the impact of the technology is harmful and what companies need to do to reach full AI maturity. Listen here.
The Energy Council’s, Jack Ingram sits down with Legacy Technologies Co-Founder, Gil Birger to find out how to control risks while taking advantage of the latest digital technology. Listen here.
Energy Council brings you Axora Summer Series. Strategic Growth Services, CEO, John Young joins Jack Ingram of The Energy Council to discuss the obstacles facing smaller companies and what role the energy transition will change in spurring digitalisation. Listen here.
Axora, CEO, Ritz Steytler joins Jack Ingram from the Energy Council, today to fill you in on what the series has in store. Follow the Innovation Forecast topic on the Axora Community now to see new episodes as they launch each week. Listen here.
Fundraising in any shape, capacity or form can be a tedious and stressful process for companies of any size or make up. The Minerals and Royalties industry is no exception to this phenomenon. Before understanding this process one should get rid of the ‘Go Fund Me account’ thought process as that is not the case in this industry. A vast mixture of expertise and experience will always come into play.
Brennan Potts, CEO, Accelerate Real Asset Management joins the Royalties & Minerals Council – Renewables Series to tell us about his team’s launch of Activate Renewables which received a $500mm commitment to buy rents & royalties interests in wind, solar, and energy storage projects across the US. Listen here.
Charlie Schufeldt, CEO of Elk Range Royalties, came onto the podcast to discuss a recent transaction they made in the Permian, which consisted of 2,000+ NRAs in the core of the Midland & Delaware Basins.. Listen here.
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.
David Garofalo, Chairman & CEO, Gold Royalty Corp., came onto the podcast to walk us through his background in the precious metals space and some of the trends he has seen with precious metals royalty companies over the last few decades. Listen here.
Kongsberg Digital and Shell International Exploration & Production Enter Into a Strategic Partnership Agreement
Kongsberg Digital and Shell International Exploration & Production entered into a Strategic Partnership Agreement in June 2021. Find out more about the partnership.
ERCE’s Global Upstream M&A Tracker is a quarterly product that provides an easy and detailed summary and analysis of global upstream M&A deals, both asset- and corporate-level. In this edition we cover upstream M&A activity over the last quarter of 2020 and summarise M&A trends for 2021.
Sukuk Finance Roundtable: Understanding the structures, considerations and trends behind this emerging sector
Sukuk Finance Roundtable: Understanding the structures, considerations and trends behind this emerging sector. Energy Council recently hosted a virtual roundtable to bring together industry leaders on this topic. Read the key takeaways.