Global Petroleum Show 2012 – International Energy Leaders Forum

Date PublishedSeptember 10, 2012
Article AuthorDave O’Connor
Article TypeSeptember 2012 Issue
CategoryArticles, The Beat
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Global Petroleum Show 2012 – International Energy Leaders Forum

A select group of GPS attendees were the benefactors of a special gathering of energy leaders on Wednesday morning at The Palliser Hotel in Calgary. As the global need for energy continues to grow at exponential rates, the energy industry is undergoing a significant transformation due to technological innovations, supply fluctuations, and changing economic, regulatory, social and political landscapes.

The International Energy Leaders Forum, held on June 13th, featured government leaders and prominent experts exploring the future of the energy industry on a global scale.

Speakers included:

  • Honorable Alison Redford – Premier of Alberta, Canada
  • Mary Fallin – Governor of Oklahoma, USA
    • Carlos Villegas, Executive Vice President – YPFB, Bolivia
    • Mr. Sergio Guaso, Sub Director – Pemex, Mexico
    • Wale Tinubu, CEO – OANDO, Nigeria
    • Leandro F. Alves, Energy Division Chief, Infrastructure
    • and Environment Department – Inter-American
    • Development Bank
    • Honorable Ken Hughes, Minister of Energy –
    • Government of Alberta, Canada
    • John Hankins, Vice President and Trade Development –
    • Calgary Economic Development, Canada
    • Kurt Abraham, Executive Editor, World Oil Magazine

All speakers provided a full house of attendees with insightful information on their respective positions.