Oil executives to discuss energy issues in Abu Dhabi

Energy industry is evolving: Jaber

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Twenty of the world’s leading oil industry chief executives will gather, in Abu Dhabi, on November 6, to discuss the new energy landscape and different models for partnerships across the industry.

The senior executives, representing the world’s biggest oil companies from across the globe, have been invited to the Abu Dhabi CEO Roundtable by Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Adnoc Group CEO. The roundtable will provide a high level forum for dialogue regarding the current economic environment facing the energy industry.

Dr Al Jaber said: “The energy industry is evolving. Lower oil prices have placed an increased priority on resilience and efficiency and companies in the industry are independently searching for sustainable strategies in this new energy landscape.

“We are entering a time where societal, technological, and political trends are reshaping the environment in which oil companies operate. The Abu Dhabi CEO Roundtable will provide a timely opportunity for key industry leaders to openly discuss important issues, including potential areas of partnership to advance the industry.”

Among those attending the CEO Roundtable will be: Bob Dudley, Group CEO of BP; Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation; Patrick Pouyanne, Chairman and CEO of Total; Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum; Claudio Descalzi, CEO of ENI; Vicki A Hollub, President and CEO of Occidental; Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell; Eldar Sætre, President and Chief Executive Officer of Statoil; Amin H. Al-Nasser, CEO of Saudi Aramco; Musabbeh Al Kaabi, CEO of Mubadala Petroleum; Steve Suellentrop, President of HOC Energy Corp; B. Ashok, Chairman of Indian Oil Co.; Toshiaki Kitamura, Chief Executive Officer and President of Inpex Corporation; Jung Rae Kim, CEO of KNOC; Nizar Al-Adsani, Deputy Chairman and CEO of KPC; Mark Garrett, Chairman and CEO of Borealis;; Paal Kibsgaard, Chairman and CEO of Schlumberger; António Costa Silva, Chairman of Partex; Rainer Seele, CEO of OMV; and Pedro Miro Roig, CEO of CEPSA.

The Abu Dhabi CEO Roundtable will take place on the eve of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec) 2016, the world’s most influential event for the oil and gas industry.