In 2021 we have seen a bounce-back of global oil prices, a resurgent global economy, and a buoyant driving season, fueled by the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines. We have also seen the initial policy signposts from the new administration, and the resurgence of the virus, both here in the U.S., and other parts of the world.
In this session Mark Snead, President and economist at RegionTrack, Inc. will provide his view of what we might expect to see through 2022. Attend this session to get his expert perspective of the economic outlook for the industry as a whole, as well as for specific segments and regions of the energy-producing business.
Get down to basics about ESG and what it takes to implement a program. Hear from our panel experts who have been grass roots participants in implementation efforts for organizations.
Attracting and maintaining top talent has and continues to be a focus of oil and gas companies. With today’s competitive market, what are you doing to ensure your organization has the best talent for today and tomorrow? This session will help you create a strategy to attracting and maintain top talent in today’s competitive market.
Review cybersecurity trends, threats, the impacts and lessons learned from COVID-19, discuss key industry best practices, and predictions for the end of 2021 and beyond.
Rather than focusing on the growing emphasis on transparency with respect to the tax policies and practices of companies as ESG takes on greater significant, this course will address the sustainability aspects of ESG and will acquaint the attendee with the various tax incentives that exist and are being proposed as the transition from fossil fuels to green energy occurs and gathers momentum. Of primary focus will be the tax incentives, current market conditions and current transactional issues for carbon capture and sequestration (CCUS), green hydrogen, solar and wind. Pending proposed federal tax legislation in the area will be addressed also along with its potential impact on the industry and transactions.
Phrases such as remote work, hybrid work, the new normal, employee engagement, and future of work are pervasive in today's discussions about the workforce. In this session, we'll cut through the noise and focus on what business leaders need to know in today's climate to create a digital workplace that accelerates productivity and increases employee loyalty.
There is a great opportunity to expand the available technologies that will lead the global energy industry in the 21st century, and this opportunity is being met head-on by the Colorado School of Mines. The Mines Global Energy Future initiative will produce annual programming focused on the role of oil and gas, renewable energy, carbon capture utilization and storage, supply chain transparency, emissions monitoring, circular economy and more – themes that all reflect Mines’ scientific and technical expertise across the energy system and demonstrates the university’s cradle-to-cradle approach to creating a sustainable global energy future. In this session, we will discuss the strategies that we will use to fund and develop new startup companies that will create and deploy these new technologies. This will include the development of new business incubator and accelerators, Gap Funds, Innovation Funds and Venture Funds specifically designed to rapidly accelerate progress and deployment of these technologies.
In this session we will summarize the Oil and Gas market environment, discuss how companies use accounting information and one company’s approach to cost transformation.
In recent years, the concept of the “social license to operate” has gained increasing traction. This is usually defined as the level of acceptance of a project among communities, stakeholders, and the public. The costs of public and stakeholder opposition can be considerable, and projects will not be profitable or sustainable over the long term without this social license. The term has also been used more broadly to determine the level of public and stakeholder trust that a company possesses overall—and once lost, that trust can be extremely difficult to regain.
In this session learn more about the social license to operate and why DEI and ESG are industry imperatives and important to demonstrate to investors, employees, and society.
Learn about the challenges in estimating Fair Value during times when there activity in the marketplace is less than normal.