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.

Watch Episode 1 On-Demand

Episode 1:
State of the Global Energy Industry

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 • 10:00 A.M. (CST)

Global thought leaders Keisuke Sadamori, Mike Sommers and Adam Sieminski share their perspectives on the current energy landscape, growing resilience at company and country level, and the part innovation can play in the future of the global energy industry.

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Alan Thomson

Alan Thomson

Managing Director and
Senior Partner,

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)


Keisuke Sadamori

Keisuke Sadamori

Director, Energy Markets
and Security,

International Energy Agency (IEA)

Adam Sieminski

Adam Sieminski

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies
and Research Center (KAPSARC)

Mike Sommers

Mike Sommers

President and CEO,
American Petroleum Institute (API)

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