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Future of Oil & Gas Agenda: Providing Leadership, Exploring Solutions, Redefining the Future for Oil & Gas

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This meeting unites CEO’s and board leaders from across the oil & gas sector to tackle the oil market crisis head on; to shed light on the future of the energy sector and its geopolitics and help energy companies meet a uniquely difficult challenge.

The timezone of this agenda is CST Time zone (GMT-6)

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8.45 - 9.00am CST (15 mins)

Reuters Events & Chairperson’s Introduction

Reuters Events Charlotte Howlett Head of Oil & Gas Reuters Events

Bain & Co. Jim Claunch Snr Advisor Bain & Co.

9.00 - 9.15am CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: The Future Of The U.S. Shale Industry

  • In the opening keynote session, Scott Sheffield will discuss: how will the shale industry evolve post COVID-19?

Pioneer Scott Sheffield President and CEO Pioneer

Endeavor Management Interviewer: Gene Beck Senior Consultant Endeavor Management

9.15 - 10.00am CST (45 mins)

Panel: Hydrocarbons In A Low Carbon Energy Mix

  • Amidst a global energy transition, the future role of hydrocarbons is increasingly in question. How much oil & gas do we need moving forward, who is going to produce it and how can we ensure it’s as sustainable as possible?
  • How can E&P and service companies alike adapt technologies and business models to successfully transition to low carbon?

California Resources Corporation Todd Stevens President and CEO California Resources Corporation

Cenovus Energy Norrie Ramsay EVP Upstream Cenovus Energy

Bain & Co. Moderator: Jim Claunch Snr Advisor Bain & Co.

10.00 - 10.15am CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: The Critical Role For Oil And Gas In bp’s New Strategy

  • Understand the role that O&G will play in bp’s new strategy during its transition from an International Oil Company to an Integrated Energy Company, and how the O&G industry can help the world to build back better.

bp Gordon Birrell EVP production & operations bp

Bain & Co. Interviewer: Jim Claunch Snr Advisor Bain & Co.

10.15 - 10.45am CST (30 mins)

Panel: The Impact Of An O&G Downturn On The Future Of Pipelines*

  • Discuss with Reuters Editorial what the future may hold for the pipeline industry given the dramatic downturn in the O&G industry in 2020
  • Hear about potential consolidation on new pipelines, permanent closures, the impact on the shale industry, the impact of the political climate and litigation.

Please note: This interview is conducted by Reuters Editorial, which operates independently from the Reuters commercial operations. Reuters journalists have the sole right to determine who they interview and the questions they ask, with no regard to sponsorship and in keeping with the Trust Principles of integrity, independence, and freedom from bias.

East Daley Justin Carlson Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer East Daley

Honor the Earth Winona LaDuke Executive Director Honor the Earth

Reuters Interviewer: Gary McWilliams Houston Bureau ChiefReuters

10.45 - 11.00am CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: BHP’s Essential Role In The Energy Transition

  • Even as the need for a carbon-neutral world increases, oil and gas will remain critical to meeting global energy demand now and through the transition. Learn more about BHP’s diversified portfolio and how its strategy is well positioned to meet the energy challenges of today and tomorrow.

BHP Geraldine Slattery President Petroleum BHP

Endeavor Management Interviewer: Jim Osborn Advisor - Subsea Team Lead Endeavor Management

11.00 - 11.15am CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: Climate Change and the Future of the Oil & Gas Industry*

Please note: This interview is conducted by Reuters Editorial, which operates independently from the Reuters commercial operations. Reuters journalists have the sole right to determine who they interview and the questions they ask, with no regard to sponsorship and in keeping with the Trust Principles of integrity, independence, and freedom from bias.

Stand.Earth Tzeporah Berman International Program Director Stand.Earth & Chair Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Initiative

Reuters Interviewer: Matthew Green Climate Change Correspondent Reuters

11.15am - 11.30am CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: A Changing Industry: The UK’s Offshore Oil And Gas Role In The Journey To Net Zero

  • The changing UK offshore oil and gas industry has the essential expertise needed to both unlock critical net zero solutions and meet domestic demand for oil and gas, produced with fewer emissions.
  • With the coronavirus pandemic bringing further into view the need for positive change, OGUK reflects on the key considerations facing both energy demand and supply in the context of affordability, jobs and economic growth.
  • The discussion will reflect on the transitioning UK Continental Shelf and the opportunities presented for jobs and the supply chain, at home and abroad.

Oil & Gas UK Deirdre Michie CEO Oil & Gas UK

Bain & Co. Moderator: Jim Claunch Snr Advisor Bain & Co.

11.30 - 11.45am CST (15 mins)

Presentation: A Game Changer For ‘’Zero-Maintenance’’ Automatic Chemical Injection Solution For Smarter Platform Optimizing OPEX & HSE.

  • Hear about the latest advanced chemical injection technology - “FluidCom™”.
  • Fully automated, reliable and simple, FluidCom™ has autonomous valve control, continuous flow metering and self-cleaning function, and enables accurate and stable chemical injection with remote control features.
  • Hear how this global gamechanger provides optimal performance with enhanced HSE whilst saving significantly on CAPEX/OPEX

Yokogawa Electric Corporation Youhei Oomori International Sales Specialist Yokogawa Electric Corporation

Yokogawa TechInvent AS. Erlend Halvorsen International Sales Manager Yokogawa TechInvent AS.

11.45am - 12.00pm CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: IHS Markit*

Please note: This interview is conducted by Reuters Editorial, which operates independently from the Reuters commercial operations. Reuters journalists have the sole right to determine who they interview and the questions they ask, with no regard to sponsorship and in keeping with the Trust Principles of integrity, independence, and freedom from bias.

IHS Markit Daniel Yergin Vice President IHS Markit

Reuters Interviewer: Jessica Resnick Ault Team Leader - Energy Markets, Americas Reuters

12.00 - 12.30pm CST (time mins)

Panel: Supporting Measures and Policies for Oil Industries

  • Companies are calling for governments to implement measures to support their oil industries. Should governments intervene and, if so, on what terms?
  • Where should there be a focus on mobilising stimulus funding? Would the U.S. imposing tariffs on foreign oil be enough?

National Ocean Industries Association Erik Milito President National Ocean Industries Association

Endeavor Management Ed Hirs Executive Advisor Endeavor Management

Bain & Co. Moderator: Jim Claunch Snr Advisor Bain & Co.

12.30 - 12.45pm CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: The Progressive Business Case for California Oil and Natural Gas

  • How can traditional energy lead the way in society’s pursuit of a lower carbon energy future?

California Resources Corporation Todd Stevens President and CEO California Resources Corporation

Bain & Co. Jim Claunch Snr Advisor Bain & Co.

12.45 - 1.00pm CST (15 mins)

Presentation: U.S. Short-Term Crude Oil Outlook

  • Historically the U.S. petroleum sector is both price responsive and technology driven; look at recent historical trends and the effect that has on the short-term outlook for U.S. crude oil
  • Discuss how the influencing factors on crude oil prices will impact future price movement, including high inventory levels, spare production capacity, and demand side risks
  • Understand how the aforementioned market dynamics have affected U.S. liquids exports

U.S. EIA Angelina La Rose Assistant Administrator U.S. EIA

1.00 - 1.15pm CST (15 mins)

Presentation: Digitalisation Making Energy Smarter

  • The energy transition and digitalisation are two of the key mega trends which will affect the world in the coming decades. Both could have a profound impact on the way we all live our lives. Digitalisation is expected to have a significant impact on energy systems.
  • Shell is using AI and digital technology to make their existing assets more effective and efficient, helping maximise our returns and to minimise our CO2 footprint, whilst at the same time investing in the next generation of clean energy technology.
  • But digitalisation is about more than technology. It is also about people and creating more agile ways of working. Shell is running an enterprise wide change programme to embed AI into all areas of its business.

Shell Alexander Boekhorst VP Digitalisation & Computational Science Shell

1.15 - 1.30pm CST (15 mins)

Fireside Chat: How Oil & Gas Companies’ Accounts Appear to be Missing Climate Risks and Why this Matters to Investors and the World*

  • Company accounts are critical to capital deployment. They tell management where capital will generate the highest returns. Natasha and Matthew discuss what if – by failing to consider reductions in demand due to global decarbonisation efforts – the numbers are wrong, resulting in a massive misallocation of capital to harmful fossil fuels?
  • Hear why it is time for investors, supported by their auditors, to lift the lid on the critical assumptions that drive company accounts and to ask whether change is needed.

Please note: This interview is conducted by Reuters Editorial, which operates independently from the Reuters commercial operations. Reuters journalists have the sole right to determine who they interview and the questions they ask, with no regard to sponsorship and in keeping with the Trust Principles of integrity, independence, and freedom from bias.

Sarasin & Partners Natasha Landell-Mills Head of Stewardship Sarasin & Partners

Reuters Interviewer: Matthew Green Climate Change Correspondent Reuters

1.30 - 1.45pm CST (15 mins)

Presentation: An Outlook for Offshore Energy

  • Company accounts are critical to capital deployment. They tell management where capital will generate the highest returns. Natasha and Matthew discuss what if – by failing to consider reductions in demand due to global decarbonisation efforts – the numbers are wrong, resulting in a massive misallocation of capital to harmful fossil fuels?
  • Hear why it is time for investors, supported by their auditors, to lift the lid on the critical assumptions that drive company accounts and to ask whether change is needed.

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre Myrtle Dawes Solutions Centre Director The Oil & Gas Technology Centre

Plus *Exclusive On-Demand Content!*

The Future of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

  • How is 2020 impacting the future of offshore oil and gas markets? Due to  the unprecedented price crash early in the year and the COVID-19 global pandemic, the number of offshore engineering and construction projects have been significantly reduced. However, there is an upside for those who can hang on until the market recovers

Endeavor Management Bruce Crager Executive Vice President Endeavor Management

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