Bob Fryklund

S&P Global

Vice President – Upstream Energy

Bob Fryklund, Chief Upstream Strategist, Energy, S&P Global, has over 40 years of industry experience focusing on global upstream strategic leadership and has advised on many of industries most important projects over the last two decades. Prior to joining S&P Global, he served as President, Libya, and as Brazil Country Manager for ConocoPhillips. He also has held various leadership positions with British Borneo, Union Texas, and Amerada Hess. A recognized thought leader on upstream oil and gas, he frequently speaks at key industry meetings, such as the World Economic Forum, CERAWeek by S&P Global, the Offshore Technology Conference, and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Conference. He is also an established media consultant and source for both print and television. Mr. Fryklund serves or has served on several boards and executive committees, including the Association of Petroleum Geologists Advisory Board; the Independent Producers Association of America; the Brazilian Petroleum Institute; the International Energy Agency; the Libya-US Council, a bilateral trade association; and American School of Tripoli. Mr. Fryklund is a member of the Houston Geological Society and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and has published numerous articles in three languages. Mr. Fryklund holds an AB from Hamilton College, has completed advanced studies at the University of Houston and the University of Tulsa, and holds an advanced certificate in management.

Sessions With Bob Fryklund

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 02:50pm - 03:30pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 08:50 pm - 08/mar/2022 09:30 pm

    Upstream Strategies for the Energy Transition

    Panel Upstream Oil & Gas

    As the energy transition accelerates, companies are radically changing their strategies. Many outside the United States have chosen to see their new mission to deliver energy for the future using a portfolio of sources, which will help accelerate the companies’ progress to lower carbon and, for some, net-zero emissions in 2050. What are the pathways and the balance between traditional hydrocarbon energy and the new energies (wind and solar)? What methods will produce lower carbon emissions via hydrogen and carbon capture and storage?