Oil Council London World Assembly


WORLD OIL & GAS WEEK is the defining event for the global oil and gas, finance and investment communities. Recognised across the global energy, finance and investment communities as a must attend event, The world’s largest gathering of international O&G executives, investors, and financiers.

Over 1,000 C-Level Executives in attendance
100 Industry Leading Speakers
20 hours of Networking with Business Partners and Prospects
3 Days and 3 Nights of Expert Insight, Industry Intelligence & New Business Development

Last year Finity Asset had a stand at  WORLD OIL & GAS WEEK that is specifically designed for participants to chat with us and connect with potential opportunities and investment prospects and development projects.






Assembly Day One: Monday 16th November 2015

Main Auditoriums 1 & 2 - Leadership & Strategy

Registration & Breakfast start at 08:00am

09:15 - 10:30am: Assessing Evolving NOC & IOC Strategies In The Global O&G Landscape Of The Future: Energy Plans, Portfolio Objectives, Investment Opportunities & Acquisition / Divestment Strategies.

Keynote Speaker: John Knight, EVP Strategy & Business Development, Statoil

Panel Speakers:
Dev Sanyal, EVP Strategy and Regions, BP
Michael Borrell, Senior Vice President Europe & Central Asia, Total
Ian MacDonald, VP Europe, Eurasia and Middle East, Chevron
Serge Toulekima, CEO, Gabon Oil Company
Will Stevens, Managing Director, Global Head, Strategic Energy Solutions Group, HSBC (Session Moderator)

10:30 - 11:15 Morning Refreshments and Networking Break

11:15am - 12:30pm: One Year And Counting; Measuring The Impact Of Oil Price Volatility On The Industry So Far And Predicting What Comes Next: Tactics, Strategies And Sustainable Pricing

Keynote Speaker:Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodities, Goldman Sachs

Panel Speakers:
Torbjorn Kjus, Chief Economist, DNB
Eirik Waerness, Chief Economist, Statoil
Spencer Dale,Chief Economist, BP
Charles Whall, Portfolio Manager, Invetec Asset Management
lison Baker, Partner, PwC (Session Moderator)

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:15pm: Achieving Successful Collaboration With Industry And Government In Order To Manage Risk, Control Costs And Tackle Increasingly Difficult Economic & Technical Environments

Keynote Speaker: Maria Moraeus Hanssen,CEO,GDF Suez E&P

Panel Speakers:
Martin Bachmann,Member of the Board for E&P, Wintershall
Paul McDade, COO,Tullow Oil
Jon Erik Reinhardsen,President, PGS
Speaker to be confirmed, Petrofac
David Lewis, Partner, Clifford Chance (Session Moderator)

15:15 - 16:00 Afternoon Refreshments and Networking Break

16:00 - 17:15pm: New Energy Policy & Regulation Frameworks For Securing Investment In A Depressed Market; Ministerial Perspectives

Keynote Speaker: Jason Ambrose, Managing Director, Palantir Solutions

Panel Speakers:

Cynthia Farmer, Assistant Deputy Minister Strategy and Market Access Division,Alberta Energy

Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive, Oil & Gas UK

17:15 Close of Day and Networking Evening Drinks

Assembly Day Two: Tuesday 17th November 2015

Registration & Breakfast stat at 07:30am

08:00 – 08:45 Morning Breakfast Briefing

The Impact Of The Current Oil Price On The Development Of Today’s HR Strategies: Achieving The Talent Optimisation And Cost Management Balancing Act

Panel Speakers:
Philip Tenenbaum,Senior Partner,Global Leader, MercerEnergy
Stuart Payne,Director - Change & Organisational Development,The Oil and Gas Authority

Main Auditorium 1: Examining The Future Of The Global Upstream

09:00 - 10:15am: The Future Of The Global Upstream: Unlocking Value In Capex Reduced Markets And Re-Setting Market Expectations

Keynote Speaker:Lord John Browne,Executive Chairman,L1 Energy

Panel Speakers:
Katie Jackson, EVP Strategy and Business Development, BG Group
Mike Dyson, Director, Navigant (Session Moderator)

Morning Refresments & Networking

11:15am - 12:30pm: Who Will Lead The Charge On Exploration In 2016? Realising The Potential Of Frontier Plays & Reshaping The Oil & Gas Map Of The Future

Panel Speakers:
Simon Thomson, CEO, Cairn
Nicole Baird, VP Frontier Exploration,Shell
Paul Dailly,Founding Partner, SVP Chief Geoscientist, Kosmos
Keith Elliott,Senior Vice Chairman, Eastern Mediterranean, Noble Energy

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:15pm: Africa Spotlight : Recent Successes & Hotspots, Deal Flow, Investment Potential & Changing Financing Structures

Panel Speakers:

Mike Doherty, CEO,Impact Oil & Gas

Keith Hill, CEO, Africa Oil

Rupert Newall, Managing Director, BMO (Session Moderator)

15:15- 16:00 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break

16:00 - 17:15pm: MENA Spotlight: Overcoming Geopolitical Risk And Low Oil Prices To Attract Long Term Investment

Confirmed Speakers:
Yasser Tousson, Managing Director – Finance, Apache Egypt
George Booth, Partner,Pinsent Masons (Session Moderator)

Main Auditorium 2: The Gas & LNG Landscape Of Tomorrow

09:00 - 10:15am: Examining The Gas & LNG Landscape Of Tomorrow: The Strongest Markets, Changing Supply/Demand Dynamics & Winning LNG Projects

Panel Speakers:
Karim Chaouche,VP LNG Portfolio, Total
Andy Arnold,Commercial Director, Ophir Energy
Philippe Hochart, Head of Strategy,Engie Global LNG

Morning Refresments & Networking

11:15am - 12:30pm: Emerging Investment Opportunities In Gas For O&G Companies, Traders, Bankers And Investors

Panel Speakers:
Haroun van Hovell,Managing Director, KKR
Ian Caterrall, Senior Vice President, Head of Natural Resources, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
Mohamed Shoeib, Managing Director, Qalaa Holdings

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:15pm: The New Technology Advancements That Are Revolutionising Tomorrow’s Gas And LNG Markets

Panel Speakers:
Dr Mario Ruscev, Chief Technology Officer, Baker Hughes
David Eyton, Group Head of Technology, BP
Paul White,Technology Leader Subsea, GE Oil & Gas

15:15-16:00 Afternoon Refreshments and Networking Break

16:00 -17:15pm: The Developing Gas Story In Africa: How LNG Projects And Gas-To- Power Are Boosting Economies And Revolutionising Business

Confirmed Speakers:
Batchi Baldeh, Senior Vice President, Africa Finance Corporation

Assembly Day Three: Wednesday 18th November 2015

Registration & Breakfast start at 08:00am

Main Auditorium 1: O&G Financing & Investment

09:00 – 10:15 CFO Outlooks: Capital Raising, Consolidation, Shareholder Value And Company Growth

Keynote Speaker: Frank Pluta,Managing Director, Global Co-Head, Oil & Gas Corporate Finance, Standard Chartered Bank

Panel Speakers:
Cyryl Federowicz,CFOPGNiG Upstream International Chris de Ruyter van Steveninck, CFO,Oranje Nassau Energi
Richard Rose, CFO, Premier Oil
Sandie Hessing,Managing Director, Head of Upstream Oil & Gas Finance, Crédit Agricole CIB
Monica Rovers, Head of Business Development, TSX

10:15-11:15 Morning Refreshments and Networking Break

11:15 – 12:30 Capital Realignment vs Capital Reduction In The Capital Markets: Capturing The Finance Needed For Future CAPEX Commitments & Exploring Non-Traditional Sources Of Finance For OFS And O&G

Panel Speakers:
Tom Woolgar, Director – EMEA Energy Origination, ScotiaBank
Jan Laubjerg, CEO,FlowStream Commodities
Jason Fox,Senior Partner, Bracewell & Guiliani
Nicholas Gee, Partner,Buckthorn Partners

12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 – 15:15 Transaction Opportunities And Global Upstream M&A&D Appetite: Deal Flow, Buyers, Sellers, Corporate Development Strategies And Valuations

Panel Speakers:
Russell Alton, SVP, Head Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestments,Statoil
Janan Paskaran, Partner,Torys
Dato Sandroshvili,Head of Corporate Finance and Portfolio, Ophir
Martin Copeland, Managing Director, Evercore (Session Moderator)

Main Auditorium 2: Europe's Role in The International O&G Market

09:00 – 10:15 Corporate Development, Long Term Investment And M&A Opportunities In Northern Europe

Panel Speakers:
Mustafa Siddiqui, Managing Director, Blackstone
Mark Brown, Managing Director, Barclays
Natural Resource Investment
Simon Eyers, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus
Svein Ilbekk, CEO, Origo Exploration
Speaker to be confirmed, Blue Water Energy

10:15-11:15 Morning Refreshments and Networking Break

11:15 – 12:30 UKCS Spotlight: Stronger Alliances, Revitalised Exploration, Increased Production And Restored Investor Confidence – Rebuilding The Industry To Be Stronger Than Ever Before

Keynote Speaker: Andy Samuel, Chief Executive Officer,Oil & Gas Authority

Panel Speakers:
Gunnar Olsen, Business Development Director, Total UK
Nick Terrell, Executive Director, Azinor Catalyst
Colin Butcher, Managing Director,Lloyds
Andy Samuel, Chief Executive Officer, Oil & Gas Authority

12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 – 15:15 NCS Spotlight: Increasing Production & Development, Cutting Costs & Boosting Investor Confidence

Panel Speakers:
Hans Kristian Olsen,Managing Director, Nuna Oil
Graham Stewart, CEO, Faroe Petroleum
Atle Soneson, CEO, VNG
Espen Kvilekval, Global Head Oil & Gas, DNB

15:15 Close of Assembly

18:00 - Late

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