• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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David Scott


Senior VP, Upstream Unconventional

David Scott became Vice President of ExxonMobil’s Permian Business Unit in April 2020, leading the company’s oil and natural gas operations in the Permian Basin, which span more than 1.8 million net acres across New Mexico and Texas, and an aggressive plan to reach net zero Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions from those operations by 2030. David has held various engineering, planning, operations and management roles around the world, including Malaysia; the UK; Houston, Texas; and Angola. In 2016, he was appointed president of ExxonMobil’s affiliate in the United Arab Emirates. Originally from Australia, he holds degrees in Chemical Engineering and Business Administration from RMIT University.

Sessions With David Scott

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 11:55am - 12:45pm (CST) / 07/mar/2023 05:55 pm - 07/mar/2023 06:45 pm

    Reducing Emissions in Oil and Gas Production

    Upstream Oil & Gas
    The development of oil and gas resources is taking on new dimensions. While operators are responding favorably to increasing stakeholder pressure to de-carbonize, they are also finding new commercial opportunities in old assets such as depleted reservoirs, transportation infrastructure and offshore platforms. What steps and progress are companies making to reduce the carbon-intensity of oil and gas and explore potential synergies with low-carbon areas such as CCUS (Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage)? What commercial models are emerging to encourage greater activity?