About CERAWeek



CERAWeek is the energy industry’s preeminent gathering of industry leaders and government officials, offering new ideas, insight, and discussions on major strategic issues facing the global energy industry. 2014 will mark the 33rd anniversary for the annual executive conference.


2,300+ senior energy executives, government officials and thought leaders from the energy, policy, technology, and financial communities.


223+ industry leaders, government officials and thought leaders.


240 + members of the media attended CERAWeek (a record number) including: The Wall Street Journal, CNBC Television, The New York Times, Financial Times, Bloomberg Television, Houston Chronicle, Business Week, Forbes, Dow Jones, Reuters, Associated Press, NHK Television, Xinhua Television and Xinhu News Agency. CERAWeek 2013 generated 2,811+ total media stories stories and more than 11 billion impressions.

Energy Innovation Pioneers

The Energy Innovation Pioneers program recognizes companies whose technologies and business plans, exemplify the following criteria: invention and creativity, feasibility and timeliness, scalability and quality of management team. CERAWeek 2013 recognized 21 pioneers. Past Energy Innovation pioneers have achieved remarkable success including 6 who have gone on to IPO.


CERAWeek featured keynote addresses, plenaries, ministerial dialogues, strategy sessions, energy insight breakfasts, and IHS expert briefings on a range of topics:

  • World Economic Outlook
  • Technology Innovation
  • Geopolitics
  • Prospects for a Global
  • Unconventional Revolution
  • Cyber Threats
  • License to Operate
  • Energy Development in Africa
  • Energy Policy and Regulation
  • Climate Change and Energy Transition
  • Coping with Disruption
  • Future of Competitiveness in a
  • Globalized World