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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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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


Andrea Reynolds

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


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

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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

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Roundtable 3: Sustainability as part of the Corporate Strategy and Governance Structure

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

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

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