“The year's preeminent energy gathering”
- The Wall Street JournalRegister for CERAWeek
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.
Aker ASA is an industrial investment company combining industrial expertise, knowledge of capital markets, and financial strength to develop and strengthen the companies in their diverse portfolio, including Aker BP, Aker Solutions, Aker Energy, and Cognite.
Aker BP is a fully-fledged E&P company leading the digitalization movement on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. In terms of production, they are Europe’s largest independent oil company and have used their position to advance the cause of digital innovation across the value chain. Aker Solutions is a global oil service company that delivers services, technologies, products, and solutions within subsea and field design. They began incorporating digital twins into their operations early on and continue to set the standard for data-driven ways of working.
Aker Energy is an E&P company aiming to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. They intend to build their operations in that region on a dynamic, digital foundation. And then there’s Cognite, a global industrial software provider enabling the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries around the world
Centrica is a leading international energy services and solutions provider, founded on a 200-year heritage of serving people. Through our two customer-facing divisions, Centrica Consumer and Centrica Business, we supply energy, services and solutions to over 26 million customer accounts. We serve customers across the UK, Ireland, North America and Continental Europe through strong brands such as British Gas, supported by around 13,000 highly trained engineers and technicians.
We are focused on satisfying the changing needs of our customers, enabling them to transition to a lower carbon future. Our aim is to reduce emissions in line with the Paris climate goals by 2030 and develop a path to net zero by 2050.
The world of energy is evolving rapidly: it is becoming decentralised as distributed technology supports decarbonisation; choice and power are shifting to the customer; and technology and digitalisation are accelerating the pace of change.
We are responding to these trends by focusing investment on our customer-facing businesses. We have announced plans to exit our stake in oil and gas Exploration & Production and nuclear power generation, and see long-term growth potential in five key areas:
1. Energy Supply
2. In-Home Servicing
3. Home Solutions
4. Energy Optimisation
5. Business Services and Solutions
The market positions and capabilities that Centrica has developed means we are well placed, as we focus on being a leading energy services and solutions provider.
Freeport LNG owns and operates a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal on Quintana Island, near Freeport, Texas. Freeport LNG’s export facility consists of three liquefaction trains, with Train 1 scheduled for commercial startup in Q3 2019, and full, three-train commercial operations by mid-2020. A fourth liquefaction train is under development with an expected start date in 2023. Each of Freeport LNG’s liquefaction trains is expected to produce in excess of 5.0 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG for export. Of the 15 mtpa production from the initial three trains, 13.9 mpta has been contracted under 20-year tolling agreements with JERA Energy America, LLC; Osaka Gas Trading & Export, LLC; BP Energy Company; SK E&S LNG, LLC; Toshiba America LNG Corporation; and Trafigura PTE LTD.
Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) is an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and with operations in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward – making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet. Visit us at www.bakerhughes.com
Enbridge is North America’s premier energy infrastructure company, connecting supply with growing markets through its liquids pipelines, natural gas pipelines, and utilities and power businesses.
Enbridge transports about 20% of the natural gas consumed in the U.S., and about 25% of the crude oil produced in North America. Enbridge operates North America’s third-largest natural gas utility by consumer count; the company was an early investor in renewable energy, and has a growing offshore wind portfolio.
Enbridge operates the world’s longest and most complex crude oil and liquids transportation system—with approximately 17,000 miles of active crude pipeline across North America—and delivers more than 3 million barrels of crude oil and liquids, safely and reliably, every day.
Enbridge’s gas transmission and midstream pipelines cover about 26,000 miles in 31 U.S. states, five Canadian provinces and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Enbridge transports more than 19 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of natural gas through an array of long-haul pipelines, and has about 438 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas storage capacity across North America.
Enbridge’s natural gas utility is the largest in North America by volume, distributing more than 2.5 Bcf/d of natural gas and serving about 3.7 million residential, commercial, institutional and industrial customers in Ontario and Quebec. Enbridge’s renewable energy portfolio includes wind, solar, geothermal and waste heat recovery facilities. These projects, either operating or under construction, have the capacity to generate nearly 2,000 megawatts (MW) net of zero-emission energy, and meet the electricity needs of nearly 900,000 homes.
Enbridge was named to the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Energy Leaders in 2018, and was selected to Bloomberg’s 2019 Gender Equality Index.
Enbridge Inc. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada, and has a workforce of about 13,600 people, primarily in Canada and the United States. Enbridge (ENB) is traded on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges.
The ONS Foundation is a non-profit organization arranging one of the world`s leading meeting places for the energy industry every second year. ONS was founded 40 years ago and has grown significantly over time. The main event is a biannual Conference, Exhibition and Festival which highlights the technical, managerial and governmental aspects of the industry. ONS gathers top executives from the energy sector and relevant political leaders. In 2018, ONS attracted more than 68.000 visitors from around the world. It`s programme included 650 speakers and had an audience of more than 18.500 people. In addition, almost 1150 exhibitors from 37 countries was present at the premier exhibition, amongst them 28 E&P companies.
In addition to the ONS main event, ONS regularly convenes high-profile events on timely and relevant topics for the core customers.
ONS 2020 will be hosted 31. August – 3. September, Stavanger, Norway.
Global, integrated, sustainable and with full exposure to all aspects of the hydrocarbon value chain, Repsol, is a Spanish integrated energy company with operations in over 30 countries and a corporate history spanning over 80 years.
In the Upstream, Repsol has a diversified and balanced portfolio focused on three core areas, North America, Latin America, and Southeast Asia and three play types, onshore, shallow water, and unconventional. The portfolio delivers sustainable production of around 700 kboe/d, from proven reserves of over 2 billion barrels.
In the Downstream, Repsol operates a fully integrated business model with exposure across the value chain, comprising sector leading refining in Spain and Peru with over 1 Mbd of refining capacity, more than 4,700 service stations in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Peru and Petro Chemical, LPG and Trading and Gas & Power divisions with international presence.
Repsol’s current Strategic Plan is focused on the creation of a stronger, more flexible and competitive company. Following the acquisition of Talisman Energy in 2015, the company has achieved strategic growth targets whilst creating value and building resilience through a transformational synergies and efficiencies program and portfolio management. Repsol’s resilience is based on an integrated business model that delivers structural hedging and enables the creation of value even at low commodity prices.
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with an average of 86,000 employees in more than 70 countries. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future.
Shell’s core values are honesty, integrity and respect for people. We also strive to maintain a diverse and inclusive culture within our company. Safety and social responsibility are fundamental to our business approach. Shell will only succeed by working collaboratively with customers, governments, business partners, investors and other stakeholders.
Our operations are divided into our businesses: Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies and Downstream. Our Projects & Technology organisation manages the delivery of Shell’s major projects and drives our research and innovation.
Our strategy is to strengthen our position as a leading energy company by providing oil, gas and low-carbon energy as the world’s energy system transforms. By doing so we intend to deliver on our purpose of providing more and cleaner energy solutions. This strategy is founded on our outlook for the energy sector and the chance to grasp the opportunities arising from the substantial changes in the world around us.
The rising standard of living of a growing global population is likely to continue to drive demand for energy, including oil and gas, for years to come. At the same time, technology changes and the need to tackle climate change means there is a transition under way to a lower-carbon, multi-source energy system with increasing customer choice.
Against this backdrop, we have three strategic ambitions to guide us in pursuing our purpose:
• To provide a world-class investment case. This involves growing free cash flow and increasing returns, all built upon a strong financial framework and resilient portfolio.
To thrive in the energy transition by responding to society’s desire for more and cleaner, convenient and competitive energy.
• To sustain a strong societal licence to operate and make a positive contribution to society through our activities.
VMware is a leading innovator of enterprise software. Our cloud, networking, security, and digital workspace offerings provide an essential, ubiquitous digital foundation that powers the applications, services and experiences transforming the world.
VMware’s vision and IT architecture deliver the freedom, flexibility, and choice to customers globally, aided by an extensive partner ecosystem. To accelerate the cloud journey, we give customers the ability to run, manage, connect, and protect any app—including cloud-native apps—on any cloud, so they can reduce costs, gain efficiencies, and innovate faster. We’re transforming networking and security by providing pervasive, intrinsic security with end-to-end connectivity for apps and data, wherever they reside. Our digital workspace solutions support end-to-end management and security for all applications, delivered to any device, empowering employees to work where and how they choose.
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from our breakthrough innovations to our global impact.
A Sustainable Future Powered by Gas
Building on the success of previous events the 28th World Gas Conference (WGC 2021) will move to Korea in June 2021. Known as the energy city of Korea and home to the headquarters of KOGAS the city of Daegu will host this edition of the event.
Moving around the world every three years the event is the gas industry’s largest global gathering of industry professionals and experts. 12, 000 participants from over 90 countries will meet to discuss the latest industry trends and developments.
Hosted by the Korean Gas Union and supported by the Korean Government, host partner KOGAS and Daegu Metropolitan City and a National Organising Committee of 50 global institutions this event will aim to promote the role of natural gas in a sustainable future as well as providing unrivalled access to the Asian gas market and beyond.
The event will engage with policy makers, business leaders and technical experts to shape the global energy agenda. The world’s most important natural gas event offers an immersive week of content and innovation through our extensive conference program, featuring CEO’s, Energy leaders and Thought-Leaders, as well as a largescale exhibition showcasing the latest products and technology.
Join us and be a part of the numerous opportunities to learn, connect and do business with the entire gas value chain.
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