23rd World Petroleum Congress

Spotlight Series

Exploring the opportunities and addressing the challenges of the global energy industry through innovation

The 23rd World Petroleum Congress – the global energy industry’s premier, triennial conference taking place December 2021 in the host city of Houston, Texas on behalf of the World Petroleum Council – presents a unique series of conversations with thought leaders from around the world.

The moderated, online discussions will bring candid, in-depth insights into the many types of innovative solutions that will shape the future of energy. The World Petroleum Council and Congress Sponsors are providing these enriching conversations to the global public free of charge, in keeping with the World Petroleum Council’s central purpose of facilitating dialogue amongst internal and external stakeholders aimed at seeking solutions to key technical, social, environmental and management challenges in global energy issues for the benefit of all.

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Host, Eithne Treanor

Eithne Treanor is the official host of the 23rd WPC Spotlight webinar series. She brings a wealth of knowledge and industry experience with her to enhance each episode and delivers viewers in-depth insights with thought leaders from around the world.

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Episode 4:
Shaping the Future of Energy Through Innovative Partnerships

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 • 10:00 A.M. (CDT)

Energy leaders Liam Mallon, President, ExxonMobil Upstream Oil and Gas Company, and Greg Hill, President and Chief Operating Officer, Hess Corporation discuss the importance and impact collaboration across the energy value chain has in developing innovative technologies, delivering industry-leading capital projects and more.

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Ken Medlock

Ken Medlock

Senior Director,
Center for Energy Studies,

Baker Institute


Liam Mallon

Liam Mallon

ExxonMobil Upstream
Oil & Gas Company

Greg Hill

Greg Hill

President and
Chief Operating Officer,
Hess Corporation

Episode 3

Charting the course for

a sustainable energy future

His Excellency Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy and Affairs & President and CEO, Qatar Petroleum, and Ryan Lance, Chairman and CEO, ConocoPhillips, discuss how their companies are shaping the future of energy and the importance of global cooperation.

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Episode 2

Innovating to Reinvent

the Oil & Gas Industry

for the Post-Pandemic

Future and the

New Energy System

Jeff Miller, Chairman, President and CEO of Halliburton and Mike Wirth, Chairman and CEO of Chevron share their perspectives on the future energy system and how innovation can enable the industry’s reinvention, allowing it to build a new and sustainable competitive advantage.

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Episode 1

State of the Global

Energy Industry

Industry leaders, Keisuke Sadamori, Director of Energy Markets and Security at the International Energy Agency (IEA); Adam Sieminski, President of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC); and Mike Sommers, President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API) discuss the role of innovative solutions and resilience in the global energy industry landscape.

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Thank You to Our Presenting Sponsors for Support of this Webinar Series.