Admiral Rodolfo Henrique de Saboia

National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP)


Rodolfo Henrique de Saboia holds a bachelor's degree in Naval Sciences from the Brazilian Naval Academy (1978), a master's degree in Command and Staff (1995), a Ph.D. in Naval Policy and Strategy (2005), both from the Naval War College and a specialization degree in International Management by Coppead-UFRJ (2005). In the Brazilian Navy, he held several positions, including Deputy Chief of Organization and Naval Affairs with the Naval Operations Command (2008 to 2010), Commander of the Surface Force (2010 to 2011) and Coordinator of the Navy Refitting Program (2011 to 2012). After serving more than 40 years, he was transferred to the Naval Reserve in 2012, as a Rear Admiral. In the Naval Reserve, he served as Environment Superintendent with the Ports and Coastal Directorate, from 2013 to August 2020. Adm. Saboia has been ANP's Director-General since December 2020.

Sessions With Admiral Rodolfo Henrique de Saboia

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 07:30am - 08:35am (CST) / 08/mar/2022 01:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 02:35 pm

    Balancing Act: Latin American oil & gas future?

    Panel Upstream Oil & Gas

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created an increasingly challenging environment, causing greater focus on ESG issues and quickening the pace of the energy transition. This has had a direct impact on investments in the E&P arena, with investors placing greater scrutiny on traditional oil and gas projects, while encouraging companies to divert capital to more low-carbon pursuits. But even as the energy transition moves forward, Latin America finds itself at the center of some of the world’s hottest exploration plays and best E&P development opportunities, forcing the region’s local governments, NOCs, and regional E&P companies to look for new ways to keep projects profitable in a pressured upstream environment. What does energy transformation mean for Latin American upstream? What steps are companies taking to both respond to these changing market pressures and to ensure the survivability of their portfolios? What role is technology playing in their transition process?