Petro Diplomacy 2020
An idle oil pumping unit is silhouetted against the setting sun in a field south of Oakley, Kansas, May 20. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Agenda

A Conversation with Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General and CEO, World Energy Council

October 20, 2020

Wilkinson discussed the ongoing energy transition and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on energy producers.

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How Has the Coronavirus Pandemic Impacted Oil Producers and What Lies Ahead?

October 20, 2020

The post-coronavirus recovery may be long and painful as governments around the world grapple with the aftershocks of the pandemic.

    Roger Diwan

    Vice President, Financial Services, IHS Markit

    Nasser Saidi

    Founder and President, Nasser Saidi & Associates; Former Chief Economist and Head of External Relations, DIFC Authority

    Adam Sieminski

    President, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center

    Emily Stromquist

    Managing Partner, Governance House 

    Kate Dourian

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; Regional Manager, Middle East and Gulf, World Energy Council; Fellow, Energy Institute

What Are the Prospects for Natural Gas in the Transition to a Lower Carbon World?

October 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has delivered an unprecedented shock to the global natural gas market.

    Erin Blanton

    Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University

    Ben Cahill

    Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

    Kate Dourian

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; Regional Manager, Middle East and Gulf, World Energy Council; Fellow, Energy Institute

    Rami Shabaneh

    Senior Research Associate, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center

    Robin Mills

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; CEO, Qamar Energy

The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas and U.S.-Gulf Arab Relations

October 22, 2020

AGSIW hosted a virtual panel discussion on the geopolitics of oil.

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    Bassam Fattouh

    Director, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies; Professor, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

    Joseph P. McMonigle

    Secretary General, International Energy Forum

    Robin Mills

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; CEO, Qamar Energy

    Ed Morse

    Global Head of Commodities Research, Citigroup

    Carole Nakhle

    Founder and CEO, Crystol Energy

    Sean Evers

    Managing Partner, Gulf Intelligence

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