Another, thirty fourth, annual IHS CERAweek conference has drawn to a close in Houston, the energy capital of the world.
The event, held at the Hilton Americas hotel between April 20 – 24, attracted hundreds of energy industry decision makers, eager to hear what energy leaders have to say on topics such as low oil prices, future of gas consumption, CO2 emissions, lifting of sanctions in Iran, Arctic drilling, U.S. export ban and many more.
Leading industry names such as Rex W. Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, Patrick Pouyanne, CEO of Total, as well as Ryan Lance, CEO of ConocoPhillips, ENI’s Claudio Descalzi, Pemex’s Emilio Lozoya, and Statoil’s Eldar Saetre, to name a few, gathered at what has been described as the Super Bowl of energy events, or one of the most important energy events in the world.
According to organizers, this year, speakers included over 300 industry executives, government officials and thought leaders as well as 100+ IHS experts on energy, economics, geopolitics and strategy.
Offshore Energy Today team of two was also present, and you could read their tweets in our IHS CERAweek takeaways posts on our websites.
So what are takeaways? It is hard to pick, but if you go through our gallery you will be able to see some of the insights and quotes the industry leaders mentioned above, provided during the event.
To reveal some: U.S. should allow exports of its oil, renewables are far away from replacing fossil fuels, there is a bright future ahead for natural gas, and Lukoil CEO doesn’t speak English…
Offshore Energy Today Staff, Images: Offshore Energy Today