Exploring the future for fossil fuels and renewables

The past year has been a rollercoaster for commodities markets. Commodities prices are climbing, with oil reaching over $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014. At the same time, the energy transition is gathering pace and oil companies are having to rethink their strategies to maintain their place in the future energy mix.

Join us for our Global Executive Petroleum & Energy Conference (GEPEC), where we’ll be bringing you insights into the outlook for oil and future energies at a time of increased market volatility, with the unrivalled opportunity to hear from key industry leaders.

Who attends?

  • — Senior strategic upstream executives from the world’s IOCs, NOCs and Independents
  • — Leading refiners & biofuels producers
  • — Senior oil traders, brokers and analysts
  • — Regulators and government officials
  • — Private banks, investment banks and financial advisors
  • — Risk managers, product controllers and finance managers
  • — Energy trading and risk management technology (ETRM) solution providers

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Agenda

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
  • 8:30 AM Registration and Continental breakfast 
  • 9:00 AM Chair's welcoming remarks
  • Andy Critchlow, Head of News, EMEA, S&P Global Commodity Insights

  • 9:10 AM Keynote address: Oil's place in the energy transition
  • Atul Arya, Chief Energy Strategist, S&P Global Commodity Insights
     
  • 9:40 AM Keynote address: Outlook for Energy Security, Market Stability and the Transition
  • Joseph McMonigle, Secretary General, International Energy Forum
     
Exploring the state of play for the global oil markets
  • 10:05 AM Global energy market outlook
    • A post-pandemic market: global economic recovery & rising inflation
    • Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: long term implications for energy markets?
    • The shifting supply/demand balance for crude globally
    • Rising commodity prices: will the boom continue?
       ◦ Europe’s gas pricing crisis: do we see an end in sight?
       ◦ Supply chain challenges across the commodities markets
    • Long term energy outlook: paving way for the energy transition

    Nicole Leonard. Head of EMEA Custom Solutions and Cross-Commodity Analytics, S&P Global Commodity Insights
  • 10:35 AM Networking and refreshment break
  • 11:05 AM Panel Discussion: What’s driving the oil markets in 2022?
    • Examining economic recovery two years on: is inflation a cause for concern for the markets?
    • $100 a barrel: how long can this last?
    • Russia/Ukraine conflict: Europe’s dependence on Russia’s oil and gas, withdrawing Russian assets and how this will impact the oil markets in the long term?
    • Market management: OPEC+ and interaction with non-members
    • China dominance: inventories remain high as refineries ramp up
    • Geopolitical developments: Iran relations, oil volatility hotspots, upcoming elections: drone & cyber attacks
    • Energy security and net-zero: can we do both?
    • The energy transition: a new era of geopolitics?

    Toril Bosoni, Head of Oil Market Division, IEA
    Ole Hansen, Head of Commodity Strategy, Saxo Bank
    Carole Nakhle, Chief Executive Officer, Crystol Energy
    Moderated by: Andy Critchlow, Head of News, EMEA, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Exploring shifting supply & demand dynamics
      • 11:50 AM Panel discussion - Crude supply outlook: will there be enough capacity to meet demand?
        • The shifting dynamics of crude supply over the past year
        • US shale production and crude export outlook
        • Security of supply in light of falling investment projections and Russia/Ukraine
        • OPEC production quotas: what do we expect for the year ahead?
      • Harry Tchilinguirian, Market Analysis Director - Trading & Shipping, TotalEnergies
      • Emily Ashford, Executive Director, Energy Research, Standard Chartered
      • Adi Imsirovic, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
      • Moderated by: Mriganka Jaipuriyar, Head of News, Asia, S&P Global Commodity Insights
         
      • 12:35 PM Networking lunch
      • 1:45 PM Asia market trends
      • Amelia Xiao Fu, Head of Commodity Markets Strategy, BOCI Global Commodities
         
          • 2:10 PM Panel discussion: Refined product markets and future mobility trends
            • Supply & demand for key refined products globally
               ◦ Jet fuel: recovery and rebound
               ◦ Gasoline & diesel markets
            • Refinery expansion plans: where are these emerging and the impact on trade flows?
            • The push to decarbonize transport
               ◦ The rise of sustainable aviation fuel and biodiesel
               ◦ Ethanol blending mandates
               ◦ Is there enough feedstock to go round?
               ◦ New and emerging fuels
            • Implications for refineries in the long term

            Marco Shiavetti, Executive Board Chief Commercial Officer, Saras Trading
            Radu Caprau, Member of the Executive Board, responsible for Refining & Marketing, OMV Petrom
            Achilles K. Kyrtsis, Head Group Strategic Planning & Intelligence, Hellenic Petroleum Holdings
            Jim Woodger, Managing Director, LanzaTech UK
          • Moderated by: Gary Clark, Managing Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights

          • 2:55 PM Gas and LNG markets: the transition fuels we need?
            • The year in review: the gas pricing crisis
               ◦ Europe’s dependence on Russian gas
               ◦ Building market resilience for the future
            • LNG gathering pace: outlook trends
            • Gas and LNG as a decarbonization tool: challenges and opportunities ahead
               ◦ Regulatory and policy developments globally
               ◦ Financing new infrastructure projects
            • Implications for refineries in the long term

            Aydar Shakirov, Head, Gas Market Analysis Department, Gas Exporting Countries Forum
          • 3:25 PM Networking and refreshment break
Spotlight on shipping and investment
          • 3:45 PM Panel discussion: State of play for shipping:
            • What are the key supply and demand factors behind freight levels?
               ◦ How are freight rates impacting wider commodities markets?
            • Decarbonizing shipping: how do we get there?
               ◦ Will oil companies and traders pay a premium for ‘green shipping’?
          • Andrew Scorer, Freight Analytics Lead, S&P Global Commodity Insights
          • Jake Seed, Research Analyst, Galbraiths
          • Moderated by: Peter Norfolk, Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Commodity Insights

        • 4:30 PM Panel discussion: Finance & infrastructure: how will new projects be financed?
          •  How are banks looking at financing the industry in 2022?
          • Impact of investment decisions on the long-term future of oil and gas?
             ◦ Making way for green fuels: portfolio diversification
          • ESG considerations: impact on investment strategy
             ◦  Influence of shareholder activism

          Christyan Malek, Managing Director, Global Energy, J.P. Morgan
          Cornelia Meyer, Chairman & CEO, MRL Corporation
          Andrew Lester, Director, Carlyle Group
          Moderated by: Robert Perkins, Senior Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights
        • 5:15 PM Chair’s Day 1 closing remarks and networking drinks reception
        • 7:00 PM End of Day 1
    Wednesday, June 8, 2022
    • 8:30 AM Registration & Continental breakfast
    • 9:00 AM Chair’s welcoming remarks and recap of day one
    • Rosemary Griffin, Managing Editor Russia Commodities and Energy News, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    The future of trading and benchmarks
        • 9:10 AM Keynote address: Oil trading in 2030
        • Marco Dunand, CEO, Mercuria
        • 9:40 AM An update on established and emerging benchmarks
        • Joel Hanley, Global Director, Crude Oil & Fuel Oil, S&P Global Commodity Insights
        • 10:10 AM Networking and refreshment break
        • 10:40 AM ICE Midland WTI American Gulf Coast Futures
          • The restructuring of ICE Permian WTI crude futures contract to the ICE Midland WTI American Gulf Coast crude futures contract
             ◦ A strong pricing alternative for the market
             ◦ Managing U.S. crude price risk

          Mike Wittner, Global Head of Oil Market Research, ICE
    Navigating the energy transition
                      • 11:10 AM Panel discussion: Net zero – what’s next for the industry?
                        • COP 26 – what are the key takeaways?
                           ◦ How realistic are these roadmaps?
                           ◦ Government pledges: is it all talk?
                        • How are the energy majors and oil companies navigating the energy transition?
                        • How can technology play a part in achieving net zero goals?
                        • Supply chain re-engineering: where are the pinch points?
                      • Savvas Manousos, EVP & Director of Trading, CEPSA
                      • Mallika Ishwaran, Chief Economist, Shell
                        Colin Parfitt, Vice-President Midstream, Chevron
                      • Edward Gomersall, Director, Natural Gas, LNG and Coal Research, Refinitiv
                      • Moderated by: Henry Edwardes-Evans, Associate Editorial Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Carbon markets and their role in the energy transition
              • 12:00 PM Networking Lunch
              • 1:15 PM Panel discussion: Voluntary carbon markets
              • •  What has changed since COP 26?
                   ◦ Article 6 rulebook
                • How should credits be used to reach net-zero goals?
                   ◦ Ensuring carbon credit integrity
                • How do we see the market developing as we tighten rules on supply?
                   ◦ Role of SSO's
                   ◦ ICVCM initiatives
              • Andrea Abrahams, Managing Director, IETA
              • Jeff Swartz, Vice President, Low Carbon Strategy, Regulatory Affairs & Partnerships, bp
              • Margaret Mistry, VP Carbon Markets, Equinor
              • Moderated by: Paula Vanlaningham, Global Head of Carbon, S&P Global Commodity Insights
      The Hydrogen vision: the fuel of the future?
              • 2:15 PM Panel discsussion: Establishing a Hydrogen economy: how is the market developing?
                •  Outlook for Hydrogen: potential and importance in the future energy mix
                •  Establishing a Hydrogen network: infrastructure challenges
                •  The potential for blue and green Hydrogen
              • Deepak Maheshwari, CEO, Essar Oil UK
              • William Mezzullo, Head of Hydrogen, Centrica
              • Moderated by: Henry Edwardes-Evans, Associate Editorial Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights
                 
              • 3:00 PM Chair’s Day 2 closing remarks and close of conference
              • 3:30 PM End of Day 2

      Speakers


      Andy Critchlow.jpg Andy Critchlow
      Head of News, EMEA, S&P Global Commodity Insights

       



      Atul Arya
      Chief Energy Strategist, S&P Global Commodity Insights

      Atul Arya is Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist at S&P Global. He is responsible for integrating energy content, analysis and insights across the entire energy value chain and for c-suite client engagements. His areas of expertise include energy strategy, climate change, energy transition, clean technologies, ESG and energy markets. He has previously led Energy Insight, Research and Analysis and Energy Research organizations at CERA and IHS Markit. Atul previously worked for BP for over 20 years in a number of operational, business, technical and strategic positions around the world. His career includes international leadership experience in a diverse array of energy fields spanning strategy development, business planning, technology, innovation and solar PV. Atul has served on boards of several companies and institutions including Tata BP Solar, Green Mountain Energy, and National Council for Atmospheric Research and as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils on Climate Change and Advanced Energy Technologies. Atul is a sought-after speaker and moderator at public conferences, company boards and industry events and is a member of the S&P Global CERAWeek leadership team. He holds B.S., M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in engineering.


      Nicole.PNG Nicole Leonard
      Head of EMEA Custom Solutions and Cross-Commodity Analytics, S&P Global Commodity Insights

       



      Bosoni_Toril_180x180.png Toril Bosoni
      Head of Oil Market Division, International Energy Agency



      Caole Nakhle - 100.png Carole Nakhle
      Chief Executive Officer, Crystol Energy


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Ole Hansen
      Head of Commodity Strategy, Saxo Bank



      Speaker Joseph McMonigle
      Secretary General, International Energy Forum



      Harry Tchilinguirian.jpg Harry Tchilinguirian
      Market Analysis Director - Trading & Shipping, TotalEnergies



      Emily Ashford - 100.png Emily Ashford
      Executive Director, Energy Research, Standard Chartered



      Adi Imsirovic.JPG Adi Imsirovic
      Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies



      Mriganka Jaipuriyar (Resized).jpg Mriganka Jaipuriyar,
      Head of News, Asia, S&P Global Commodity Insights


      Amelia Xiao Fu.jpg Amelia Xiao Fu,
      Head of Commodity Markets Strategy, BOCI Global Commodities



      Speaker-Marco-Schiavetti-100.png Marco Shiavetti,
      Chief Commercial Officer, Saras Trading



      Radu_Caprau100x100.png Radu Caprau
      Head of Strategic Analysis, Executive Board Member responsible for Downstream Oil Division, OMV Petrom



      Achilles K. Kyrtsis
      Head Group Strategic Planning & Intelligence, Hellenic Petroleum Holdings


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Jim Woodger
      Managing Director, LanzaTech UK


      Gary_Clark100x100.jpg Gary Clark
      Managing Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights



      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Aydar Shakirov
      Head, Gas Market Analysis Department, Gas Exporting Countries Forum


      Andrew_Scorer_100.jpg Andrew Scorer
      Freight Analytics Lead, S&P Global Commodity Insights


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Jake Seed
      Research Analyst, Galbraiths



      Peter Norfolk.jpg Peter Norfolk
      Editorial Director, Global Shipping & Freight, S&P Global Commodity Insights



      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Christyan Malek
      Managing Director, Global Energy, J.P. Morgan


      Headshot Silhouette - Woman_150x150.jpg Cornelia Meyer
      Chairman & CEO, MRL Corporation


      Lester-Andrew-200.jpg Andrew Lester
      Director, Carlyle Group


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Robert Perkins
      Senior Editor, S&P Global Commodity Insights


      Rosemary Griffin headshot.jpg Rosemary Griffin
      Managing Editor Russia Commodities and Energy News, S&P Global Commodity Insights


      Marco_Dunand_100.jpg Marco Dunand
      CEO, Mercuria



      Joel Hanley 350x350.jpg Joel Henley
      Global Director, Crude Oil & Fuel Oil, S&P Global Commodity Insights



      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Mike Wittner
      Global Head of Oil Market Research, ICE



      Savvas Manousos.jpg Savvas Manousos
      EVP & Director of Trading, CEPSA



      Headshot Silhouette - Woman_150x150.jpg Mallika Ishwaran
      Chief Economist, Shell


      Headshot_Parfitt_Colin_150x150.jpg Colin Parfitt
      Vice-President Midstream, Chevron


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Edward Gomersall
      Director, Natural Gas, LNG and Coal Research, Refinitiv


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Henry Edwardes-Evans
      Associate Editorial Director, S&P Global Commodity Insights


      Headshot Silhouette - Woman_150x150.jpg Margaret Mistry
      VP Carbon Markets, Equinor


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Jeff Swartz
      Vice President, Low Carbon Strategy, Regulatory Affairs & Partnerships, bp


      Paula_VanLaningham 150x150(2).png Paula Vanlaningham
      Global Head of Carbon, S&P Global Commodity Insights



      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg Deepak Maheshwari
      CEO, Essar Oil UK


      Headshot Silhouette - Man_150x150.jpg William Mezzullo
      Head of Hydrogen, Centrica


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      Global Executive Petroleum & Energy Conference (GEPEC) by S&P Global Commodity Insights will be held on June 7-8, 2022 at the Park Plaza Victoria London in the United Kingdom

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