• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Hon. Pete Guthrie

Government of Alberta

Minister of Energy

Minister Guthrie was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Airdrie-Cochrane on April 16, 2019. On October 24, 2022, he was sworn in as the Minister of Energy. Prior to his service with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Guthrie was a private business owner in the ranching and retail industries for close to 20 years. A professional engineer by trade, he worked for several years in the chemical and manufacturing industries before becoming an entrepreneur. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta. Mr. Guthrie is a passionate advocate for Canadian Forces Members and Veterans and an active supporter of civil societies organisations in his community. He works hard to promote local small businesses and their community contributions. Mr. Guthrie lives in Cochrane with his wife and two children..

Sessions With Hon. Pete Guthrie

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 11:55am - 12:45pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 05:55 pm - 08/mar/2023 06:45 pm

    Curbing Emissions: What is the role of oil and gas companies?

    Panel Energy Transition/Climate & Sustainability
    Society is pressing companies and products to compete on carbon, but no one knows precisely what this means, what factors differentiate the winners, or which emission metric will matter the most—absolute or intensity. As the world transitions, what role will oil and gas companies play? How will companies compete on carbon? How will these companies adapt—decarbonizing, moving to alternative energy sources, or by building entirely new product and businesses. What does the pathway to net zero for oil and gas look like?