November 17, 2020 Director of NIIKPU took part in the online conference - the energy dialogue of the American-Russian Chamber of Commerce on the topic "The state of energy and its future."

The Energy Dialogue was moderated by John W. Gibson, President and CEO of Flotek Industries, ex-Chairman of the Energy Technology Division of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & amp; Company and Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan.

The Energy Dialogue was attended by:

  • Mark A. Getvey, Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, PAO NOVATEK;
  • Sederic Kremers, Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Shell Russia;
  • Sandy Esslemont, President and Chief Executive Officer, Parker Drilling Company;
  • Matthew J. Sagers, Executive Director of Oil and Gas, IHS Markit.

Panellists discussed several topics, including global LNG demand, energy sustainability, energy availability and security, energy transition, OPEC + and the future of the oil and gas industry.

Lively discussion among the panellists also centered around the following issues:

  • What can make energy stronger?
  • What will be the growth rates of alternative energy sources?
  • How to get investors back into production?

More than 120 specialists took part in the Q&A session. Among the participants were representatives of the following companies: Shell, LITASCO, Gazprom Neft, Halliburton, Parker Drilling, Rosneft, ConocoPhillips, National Oiwell Varco, Volga-Dnepr, Caterpillar, NEK Group, Sulzer GTC Technology, Lummus Technology, the Office of the Governor of Texas, OGT Inc ., Derrick Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, LYNDEN International and others.