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Executive Forums

Make Connections and Explore the Future of Energy

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Find the strategies and connections you need to be successful during uncertain times.

Be a part of our Energy Opportunities Executive Forums series, a collaborative virtual experience connecting you with the decisionmakers who are leading change and shaping the world’s energy future.

Join executives from the energy, finance and technology sectors for 60-minute panel discussions and interactive Q&A sessions covering some of the hottest topics affecting our industry. Dig deeper, find solutions and share your ideas at topical breakout sessions held after each panel.

Forums will be held at 08:00 Houston/ 14:00 London/ 21:00 Singapore.

Panel discussions are recorded and made available to registered participants following the forum.

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Net Zero by 2050 - Baseline Metrics and Strategic Projections

Energy Opportunities Executive Forum

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.  |  Houston, Texas

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Join industry leaders for an interactive discussion about strategies for reducing emissions and removing CO2 from the atmosphere in order to meet the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s goal to cut emissions to zero by 2050. Panelists will share their companies’ strategies for reducing emissions and discuss COVID-19’s effect on climate change.

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for speakers and participants, attendee microphones and cameras are disabled during panel discussions. Send your questions to panelists using the Q&A feature.

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Panelists

Santiago Martínez Ochoa

Sustainability and Decarbonization Manager, Ecopetrol, Bogota, Colombia

John Underhill

Professor of Exploration Geoscience, Heriot-Watt University
Academic Director, GeoNetZero Centre for Doctoral Training, Edinburgh, Scotland

Ajit Menon

Geothermal Leader and OFS Energy Transition, Baker Hughes, Houston, USA

Moderator

Andrea Reynolds

General Manager, Business Transformation, Exploration, Shell, Houston, USA

Roundtables

Dig deeper and join the discussion after the panel by registering for one of our Virtual Roundtable discussions facilitated by Executive Forum panelists in virtual breakout rooms. Roundtables offer a more personal experience for participants, who can use their microphones and cameras throughout the. Breakout rooms open 10 minutes following the panel discussion and will be open for one hour.

A separate registration for roundtables is required in order to secure participant security.

Roundtable 1: The Role of the Oil and Gas Industry in Achieving Net Zero Targets

Moderated by Andrea Reynolds and Ajit Menon

  • Incorporating clean energy solutions into traditional oil and gas projects
  • Strategies for reducing companies’ carbon footprints
  • Applying industry expertise to clean energy projects

Register for Roundtable 1

Roundtable 2: Upskilling and Re-skilling for the Energy Transition

Moderated by John Underhill

  • Pivoting from conventional and unconventional subsurface work to projects in CCUS, geothermal and related initiatives
  • The future of university geoscience programs
  • Advice for students and professionals interested in clean energy careers

Register for Roundtable 2

Roundtable 3: Increasing Investor Confidence through Corporate ESG Policies

Moderated by Santiago Martínez Ochoa

  • Understanding and comparing metrics used to measure sustainability
  • Institutionalizing and ESG at energy companies
  • Comparing approaches for NOCs and IOCs

Register for Roundtable 3

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Venue

Net Zero by 2050 -  Baseline Metrics and Strategic Projections
Houston, TX
Houston, Texas
United States

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Join us in 2021

Webinar

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Houston, TX

Net Zero by 2050 - Baseline Metrics and Strategic Projections

Join industry leaders for an interactive discussion about strategies for reducing emissions and removing CO2 from the atmosphere in order to meet the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s goal to cut emissions to zero by 2050. Panelists will share their companies’ strategies for reducing emissions and discuss COVID-19’s effect on climate change. To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for speakers and participants, attendee microphones and cameras are disabled during panel discussions. Send your questions to panelists using the Q&A feature.

Webinar

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m., Houston, TX

Sustainability Throughout the Energy Life-Cycle

Join industry leaders for an interactive discussion about best practices for energy more sustainable in all phases of the energy life cycle: from exploration and development, to production and transport, to use, re-use and disposal. Panelists will share their companies’ strategies for reducing their carbon footprint, helping their host countries achieve energy independence and improving lives of communities where they live and work.

Energy Opportunities Conference

Wednesday, 10 November Thursday, 11 November 2021, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.,

Energy Opportunities Conference 2021

AAPG invites you to participate in the Latin America and Caribbean Region Energy Opportunities Conference to be held online  on 10-11 November 2021. The 2021 Conference builds on the success of Energy Opportunities 2018, when industry and government leaders representing 86 companies and 21 countries met in Cartagena, Colombia to learn, network and explore business opportunities in the region’s energy sector. This executive-level conference combines high-level plenaries featuring world-renowned industry leaders and innovators with Country Snapshots featuring open acreage, bid rounds and investment opportunities in countries throughout the region.