SPE London: Keynote Speakers Announced (UK)
The Society of Petroleum Engineers London Section (SPE London) announced that this year’s conference for oil & gas industry and City professionals will focus on: ‘Managing oil and gas portfolios in uncertain markets’.
SPE London also confirmed that the keynote speakers include: Didier Holleaux, CEO, GDF Suez E&P; Mike Watts, Deputy Chief Executive, Cairn Energy; Nick Davis, Partner, Memery Crystal; and Neil Gilmour, General Manager, Floating LNG Shell.
Being held 22-23 May at Savoy Place, SPE London’s annual conference is designed specifically for senior oil & gas industry and City professionals working in sectors such as corporate finance, asset acquisitions and divestitures, corporate mergers and acquisitions, investment analysis, equity research, portfolio management, business development, and the valuation of oil & gas assets.
“London is at the heart of the global financial sector and its prime location and investor profile attracts international oil & gas companies seeking to raise capital through London markets to fund North Sea and global opportunities and portfolios,” says Abhimanyoo Kohok, marketing chair, SPE London Conference. “After the overwhelming success of last year’s inaugural conference, this year’s event will include topics and themes carefully selected to be of interest to the unique mix of technical and financial professionals active in the oil and gas sector.”
Leading Oil & Gas companies and consultancies will be presenting case studies on portfolio management, while industry experts will also be sharing key insights and best practices on a wide range of stimulating topics, including: principals of oil and gas taxation; incentivising marginal projects; challenges and opportunities for investors and operators in Africa; global portfolio management; and M&A market trends. An evening networking and gala dinner at Claridges will conclude the conference sessions at the end of each day.
Press Release, January 17, 2013