• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Melinda Dillingham


Commercial Manager

Mindy joined ExxonMobil in 2002 upon completion of her Master’s in Business Administration. Prior to obtaining her MBA, Mindy spent three years working as a consultant at Arthur Andersen, LLP in the International Trade & Customs practice. While at Arthur Andersen, she advised Fortune 500 companies, primarily in the oil & gas industry, on the establishment and operation of Foreign Trade Zones. After joining ExxonMobil, Mindy spent fifteen years in the Gas & Power Marketing Company where she held numerous commercial roles. In 2017, Mindy joined the Upstream Acquisitions & Divestments organization where she led a number of large-scale, global divestment projects. In August 2022, Mindy assumed the role of Commercial Manager in the Exploration & New Ventures organization with a focus on the Americas and Asia Pacific regions. Mindy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Texas A&M University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sessions With Melinda Dillingham

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 08/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 08/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Securing Energy for India's Economic Growth

    Gas & LNG
    India is experiencing a period of rapid growth on the path to being the world’s third largest economy within the next 10–15 years. All forms of energy will be needed to provide a basis for growth that is market based and climate sensitive. With critical choices needed on the nature of solutions by sector, there will be trade-offs, both short- and long term, of policy objectives that are key at a varying pace and during certain periods based on external realities, including geopolitics of global energy systems. Given geopolitics is a key factor in the global energy transition, 2023 is a critical year with India taking on the leadership of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies. Lead roles in these key global groups represents India’s role in shaping its own current and future role in the global economy and influencing the role of other emerging markets that have similar economic and energy issues.