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2nd Industry Advisory Committee Workshop

31 July 2018

Beijing, China

The Secretary General of the International Energy Forum (IEF) Dr Sun Xiansheng and the President of the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development (RIPED) Dr Zhao Wenzhi welcomed senior representatives from the international energy industry, and high-ranking government representatives of IEF member countries at the 2nd Industry Advisory Committee that IEF and RIPED co-hosted at the Institute’s Science and Technology Centre in Beijing China on 31 July 2018.

Gathered under the theme “Energy Transformations and Oil and Gas Strategies” participants explored how new technology, innovation and policy evolve and what promise oil and gas strategies and market fundamentals hold for energy market stability and orderly transitions in China and the world.

The role of technology is pivotal to global energy security and network stability. Technology enhances rational development of natural resources, efficiency gains in energy supply chains and enables synergies among flows in industrial clusters to enhance productivity. This enables viable transformations for inclusive growth towards healthy and sustainable futures that rely on both hydrocarbon and renewable sources to work in concert with industry and government stakeholders in ever more interconnected energy markets.

Discussions at the 2nd Industry Advisory Committee Workshop took place in two panel sessions moderated by Amos Hochstein, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Tellurian and Dr Kamel Ben Naceur, Chief Economist, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, inviting perspectives from a wide selection of senior government and industry panelists to deepen understanding and strengthen confidence in global energy market functioning.

Discussions were governed by the Chatham House rule, presentations are retrievable below.

2nd Industry Advisory Committee Workshop Group Attendees photo

Photo: Workshop attendees group photo.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Special Guests

Panel Session I - Energy Transformations and Global Oil & Gas Strategies

Moderated by Amos Hochstein, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Tellurian

Panel Session I - Photograph of speakers

Photo: Frank Fannon, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR), U.S. Department of State addresses Panel Session I.

    Panel Session II - China's Oil and Gas Upstream Strategy in a Changing Market

    Moderated by Dr Kamel Ben Naceur, Chief Economist, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)

    Panel Session II - Photograph of speakers

    Photo: Panel Session II speakers.

      Concluding Remarks

      Key Links

      Previous IEF Industry Advisory Committee Workshops