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Greater Houston Partnership Future of Global Energy Conference: Virtual Sessions GHP
June 30 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm UTC
The final day of the Future of Global Energy Presented by Chevron features virtual sessions discussing key topics around CCUS, hydrogen, decarbonization, innovation and fostering climate equity in Houston’s energy transition.
Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Track – Sponsored by Sempra
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.: Global & National Context: What is happening in CCUS around the world – Keynote with Q&A
Sallie Greenberg, Principal Research Scientist of Energy & Minerals – Illinois State Geological Survey, University of Illinois
Moderator: Amanda Duhon, Director, EIC North & Central America, Energy Industries Council
An integral part of the energy transition, Carbon Capture, Use and Sequestration projects are coming online. This keynote session will discuss the CCUS landscape both domestically and abroad and the impacts these advancements have had on the larger energy industry.
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.: CCS in the Houston Region: Challenges and Opportunities for Deployment
Carbon Capture and Storage will play a vital role in reducing emissions in the Houston region. These panelists will discuss how technologies like CCS can help Houston meet its low carbon goals and will explore how policy and regulatory regimes can help, or hinder, progress.
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.: What’s Next in CCUS: Innovations in Technologies Across the Supply Chain
Join this panel to learn what is next for Carbon Capture, Use and Sequestration in Houston and around the globe. Panelists will discuss what is on the horizon for both technologies and applications and how CCUS can advance the energy transition.
Decarbonization Track – Sponsored by Accenture
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.: Decarbonizing Oil & Gas Operations: It’s Not Business as Usual
Incumbent energy operators are leveraging their expertise to implement solutions that will reduce the emissions from operations and the carbon intensity of oil and gas produced. This panel will discuss the technologies companies are currently utilizing to lower operational emissions.
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.: Measuring and Managing Emissions in the Energy Industry
Exploration and production in the energy industry is highly technical, and accurately measuring CO2 emissions from operations and production is becoming increasingly important. This panel will discuss the ways companies utilize technology, like drones, AI, and the like, to measure, monitor and mitigate carbon emissions.
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.: Innovation in decarbonization – Houston Based Start-Ups Discuss the Landscape of Digital Solutions for Emissions Reduction Across the Supply Chain
Digital solutions are becoming increasingly important to the energy transition. Join this panel to learn more about the digital solutions being developed right here in Houston to help reduce emissions across the supply chain. These companies will showcase how digital solutions can be deployed from wellhead to consumer.
Hydrogen Track – Sponsored by Deloitte
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.: Climate Equity: Working Together to Improve Outcomes for All
John Hall, President and CEO, Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)
Mike Webster, Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce Instruction, Houston Community College
A successful energy transition goes beyond emissions reductions – it will drive our economy, create new jobs, and improve the quality of life for all Houstonians. This panel will explore how the transition can and must provide equitable opportunities for Houston’s workforce and communities.
Additional details and speakers to be announced. Check back regularly for updates.
Houston has long been recognized as the Energy Capital of the World. To maintain that standing and realize sustained economic growth, the region must play a lead role in driving the global energy transition to a low-carbon future. In its second year, the Future of Global Energy Presented by Chevron showcases how the Partnership’s Houston Energy Transition Initiative and Center for Houston’s Future are convening leaders across industry, academia and policy to realize solutions to achieve a sustainable energy future.
All Future of Global Energy events require separate event tickets. Please be sure to purchase individual tickets for each Future of Global Energy event which you wish to attend. Learn more about energy transition in Houston here.