S&P Global Platts

Platts Calgary Energy Forum is an excellent opportunity for you to get the latest market updates and network with your industry peers.

Join us for our annual Platts Calgary Energy Forum where you can hear first-hand from our industry specialists as they provide insights on Canada’s oil & energy markets and delve into key topics impacting your business.

  • Get the latest on the oil, natural gas, energy transition and commodity markets
  • Share your view and ask questions relevant to your business challenges
  • Make new connections with key market participants

Platts Calgary Energy Forum


Lisa Orme
North America Oil Market Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
John-Laurent Tronche
Senior Oil Leader,
S&P Global Commodity Insights

Andrew Neal
Manager, Global NGLs,
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Richard Frey
Energy Analyst III, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Troy McDonald
Assistant Treasurer and Sustainability, Tourmaline



Registration and Networking Breakfast


Welcome Remarks


North American Oil Balances and Outlook

  • Strong margins incentivize high refinery utilization in the near-term, but capacity rationalization limits North American runs
  • How will growing US and Canada oil supply impact regional flows and trade?
  • Infrastructure enhancements have contributed to narrower regional crude price differentials than in years past
Lisa Orme
North America Oil Market Analyst
S&P Global Commodity Insights


Networking Coffee Break


Western Canadian crude and global benchmarks

  • Dated Brent and the Brent complex are evolving to ensure continued relevance.
  • Will Canadian crude make the leap from WTI to Brent?
  • Alternatively, does a Dubai market seem more likely for Canada’s exports?
John-Laurent Tronche
Senior Oil Leader
S&P Global Commodity Insights


Canada NGL Market Outlook

  • Supply growth on improved oil, gas economics, but few demand projects in development
  • Midstream sector leveraging NGLs alongside carbon sequestration
  • Propane remains long and terminal expansion would support market

Andrew Neal
Manager, Global NGLs
S&P Global Commodity Insights




Canadian Natural Gas Overview

  • Producers capitalize on historic pricing by raising production to historic highs which drives AECO price blowouts and hesitancy to inject
  • Global gas shortage spurs talk of more Canadian LNG Exports, but major hurdles remain
  • Western Canada production will keep strong supplies flowing to US Midwest and East Canada
Richard Frey
Energy Analyst III – Canadian Natural Gas
S&P Global Commodity Insights


Understanding Methane: Abatement, Measurement and Carbon Price Impacts

Join S&P Global Commodity Insights as they discuss the impacts, abatement targets and carbon price impacts with guests from Tourmaline. In this session we will discuss:

  • Discuss the importance of methane measurements in actual abatements
  • Understand how carbon price contributes to future development
  • Understand the importance of certifications and logistics to achieve it
Richard Frey
Energy Analyst III – Canadian Natural Gas
S&P Global Commodity Insights
Troy McDonald
Assistant Treasurer and Sustainability


Networking Cocktail Reception


End of Event

Agenda subject to change

Note: times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)