SPE London confirms keynote speakers for ‘Managing oil and gas portfolios in uncertain markets’
Second annual conference brings Oil & Gas industry and City professionals together
January 16, 2013 (FPRC) -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers London Section (SPE London) today 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 is also pleased to confirm 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.
For more information on the event, to register as a delegate or if you are interested in being a speaker or sponsor, please visit www.spelondonconference.com
About SPE London Conference
Situated at the heart of the global financial sector, London’s prime location and investor profile attracts international oil & gas companies seeking to raise capital to fund North Sea and global opportunities and portfolios. The SPE London Section launched its first two-day annual conference in June 2012 with the purpose of bringing together key members of the oil & gas and financial community. Following the overwhelming success of the inaugural conference, SPE London Section is now organising its second event titled ‘Managing Oil & Gas Portfolios in Uncertain Markets’, to be held on 22-23 May at Savoy Place. The conference programme targets senior industry and City professionals working in sectors including corporate finance, asset acquisitions and divestitures, corporate mergers and acquisitions, investment analysis, equity research, portfolio management, business development, and valuation of oil and gas assets. For more information go to www.SPELondonConference.com or follow the conference on Twitter: @SPElondonconf
About SPE London
SPE London Section is part of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), a not-for-profit organisation devoted to the safe and efficient exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas resources. With more than 104,000 members worldwide, it is one of the largest industry organisations globally, and works closely with government, institutes and academia to advance the learning of its members in all aspects of the industry – including offshore and onshore, nationally and internationally. SPE plays a pivotal role in setting out standards and guidelines for the estimation and auditing of reserves and resources for statutory reporting and financial purposes. Our members are active in all walks of life within our industry and hold cross-disciplinary seminars with our many colleagues across many institutes and organisations. SPE London Section has more than 2,500 members, several student chapters, and a very strong board, and aims to enhance the industry experience and help people achieve their true potential. For more information go to www.spe-uk.org
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