• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Didier Holleaux


Executive Vice President

After graduating as an Engineer (Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Mines de Paris), Didier HOLLEAUX started to work as an Engineer in the car-manufacturing and in the oil industry. He then made a career in the French Civil Service which led him to the position of head of the departmental staff (“Directeur de Cabinet”) of the Energy Minister (1992-1993). Didier HOLLEAUX joined Gaz de France (merged in GDF SUEZ in 2008 and renamed as ENGIE in 2015), in 1993. Since then, he held different managing positions in the transmission, distribution, and LNG businesses of the company. He also founded and managed the North Sea Exploration and Production (1997-2000) and managed the worldwide Exploration and Production of the group (2007-2015). Since 1st of July 2015, he is Executive Vice President of ENGIE. He is currently in charge of special projects particularly in the field of renewable gases and external representation. Didier HOLLEAUX has been elected President of Eurogas in June 2021.

Sessions With Didier Holleaux

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 11:00am - 11:40am (CST) / 08/mar/2023 05:00 pm - 08/mar/2023 05:40 pm

    European Gas: Turmoil, resilience and lessons learned

    Gas & LNG
    The year 2022 was a pivot point for European gas. A sharp reduction in Russian pipeline deliveries was compensated for by record levels of LNG and plummeting demand. Meanwhile government intervention returned in the from of price control and mandated stock builds. This plenary will discuss the lessons learned and the outlines for a new equilibrium. What are the longer-term perspectives for gas demand with less Russian imports, and how plausible are the plans to reduce gas use?