Kamel Ben Naceur, Chairman of DAMORPHE is speaking at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) 2022, Houston, USA.
Panel Session: OGS01 Sustainable Recovery – Transforming the Industry for the Future
Date & Time: Monday, October 3, 2022; 10:00 – 12:00
Location: Bush Grand Ballroom; George Brown Convention Center
What keeps energy industry CEOs up at night? As the world emerges from COVID era lockdowns and oil price crash, we are seeking a sustainable recovery to transform the energy industry for the future and bolster the global economy. Supply chain issues, skilled workforce shortages and inflation concerns are clouding the path towards the Society’s vision of a bright future with safe, reliable, and affordable energy for everyone. How can energy industry professionals with petroleum expertise contribute to the opportunities to guide their companies through the choppy waters of the energy transition towards the lower carbon aspirational future without capsizing the ship? How can the energy industry players reach a consensus on the best path to decarbonize the global economy to achieve a safe and sustainable energy future when there are so many short-term and long-term tradeoffs for energy companies and their employees? How can we leverage our core values of innovation, global scale/local solutions, lifelong learning, collaboration, inclusion and integrity to provide solutions to these conundrums and the challenges that the future will bring? This moderated panel discussion of industry executives will provide their perspectives on these topics and more. It is sure to result in a lively discussion that will include engagement from the audience.
Special Session: SS04 Talent for the 21st Century: Evolving Careers Around a Challenging Energy Landscape
Date & Time: Monday, October 3, 2022; 14:00 – 17:00
Location: 372 B/E; George Brown Convention Center
The oil and gas industry is evolving rapidly into a new, emerging energy system partly anchored in traditional petroleum engineering and partly evolving rapidly in new skill areas (digitalization, sustainability, emissions reductions, energy efficiency) and emerging industries (hydrogen, offshore wind, geothermal, carbon sequestration). Country pledges and investor demands have moved sustainability and the energy transition forward rapidly. Company commitments to reduce Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions, along with new regulations, put the challenge into the hands of petroleum engineers to invent novel ways to increase energy efficiency and reduce emissions. Volatility in energy prices emphasizes the need to manage oil and gas supply and investments carefully to ensure energy affordability, while the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution brings the integration of physical assets (e.g., rig platforms, flow stations) with advanced digital technologies (e.g., machine learning, artificial intelligence).