Armando Zamora

National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH)

President

Mechanical Engineer and Specialist in High Government from Los Andes University; Armando Zamora Reyes, current President of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH). He has a Master of Science and Doctorate in Engineering from MIT, and an MBA from IMD (Lausanne). He is an Honorary Professor at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mining Studies of the University of Dundee (Scotland), where he was Deputy Director. Mr. Zamora was the first Director of the National Hydrocarbons Agency from 2003 to 2011, emphasizing in the creation and strengthening of the new regulatory authority of the hydrocarbon sector in Colombia, as well as the adoption of a new model for concession contracts. He organized and executed six area bid rounds for exploration and production of the hydrocarbon sector, derived as modern, competitive and fair. Among other achievements, he has also served as Senior Advisor to Accenture Strategy Energy and Schlumberger Business Consulting, Senior Consultant to the Boston Consulting Group, and Consultant to the IDB, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the International Finance Corporation. He previously worked at Mobil de Colombia, the Institute of Nuclear Affairs, Carbocol and Corporación Invertir en Colombia, currently Procolombia.

SESSIONS WITH Armando Zamora

Monday, 1 March

  • 07:30am - 08:00am (CST) / 01/mar/2021 01:30 pm - 01/mar/2021 02:00 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    Evolution of the Upstream Business Model

    Panel Markets/Economics/Strategy Upstream Oil & Gas
    With sweeping changes occurring across the oil and gas sector, how does the Upstream business model evolve in a market looking for higher returns and lower carbon? What will the Upstream portfolios of the future look like and how does the industry get there? What are some of the diverging strategies we see unfolding across the sector, the potential for consolidation, and implications on the on long-term strategic positioning of industry peers?