“Turning Point in Energy” to be Topic for Distinguished Group of Speakers at IHS Energy CERAWeek 2015

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Leaders of the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and Environmental Protection Agency as Well as Leaders and Energy Ministers from Several Countries to be among international group of industry, policy and financial leaders at 34th annual energy conference in Houston April 20-24, 2015

The U.S. Secretary of Energy, Secretary of the Interior and the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- as well as the Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee -- will be among the speakers at IHS Energy CERAWeek 2015, April 20-24 at the Hilton Americas—Houston. They will be joined by a distinguished group of international officials that will include energy ministers from Canada, Mexico, Australia, and Chile, as well as the President of Iceland.

Recognized as a leading forum offering insight into the energy future, IHS CERAWeek is chaired by IHS Vice Chairman and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Daniel Yergin. This year’s conference, IHS CERAWeek 2015, Turning Point: Energy’s New World will convene an international group of industry, policy, technology and financial leaders, including CEOs and other senior leaders of the world’s major energy companies, along with leading experts from IHS at the world’s preeminent energy conference.

More than 2,800 delegates from more than 50 countries and more than 300 speakers will examine the new risks and realities to be faced in energy markets, technologies and geopolitics.

Distinguished government officials speaking at IHS CERAWeek 2015 include:

Sultan Al Jaber, minister of state, United Arab Emirates; Kenneth Anderson, commissioner, Public Utility Commission of Texas; Pedro Joaquĩn Coldwell, secretary of energy, Ministry of Energy of Mexico; Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, president, Republic of Iceland; Amos Hochstein, special envoy, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State; Colette D. Honorable, commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Sally Jewell, United States Secretary of the Interior; Stephen Lovegrove, permanent secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change, United Kingdom; Ian Macfarlane, Minister of Industry and Science, Australia; Gina McCarthy, administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy; Sen. Lisa Murkowski, chairman, senate energy committee, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska; Máximo Pacheco, minister of energy, Government of Chile; Greg Rickford, minister of natural resources, Canada; Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, United States Deputy Energy Secretary; Todd Stern, special envoy for climate change, U.S. Dept. of State; Dan Sullivan, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska

Featured energy industry speakers at IHS CERAWeek 2015 will include:

(Oil and Gas)

Vagit Alekperov, president, OAO LUKOIL; Claudio Descalzi, CEO, Eni; Robert Dudley, group chief executive, BP; Miguel Matías Galuccio, CEO, YPF; Harold Hamm, chairman and CEO, Continental Resources; John Hess, CEO, Hess; Richard D. Kinder, chairman and CEO, Kinder Morgan; Ryan Lance, chairman and CEO, ConocoPhillips; Emilio Lozoya, CEO, Pemex; Eldar Saetre, president and CEO, Statoil ASA; Patrick Pouyannė, CEO and president of the executive committee, TOTAL SA; Scott Sheffield, chairman and CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources; Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil

(Power)

Patricia K. Collawn, chairman, president and CEO, PNM Resources; Leo Denault, chairman of the board and CEO, Entergy; Thad Hill, president and CEO, Calpine Corporation; Enrique Ochoa Reza, director general, Mexican Federal Electricity Commission; Tom Siebel, chairman and CEO, C3 Energy; Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric

Key themes to be explored at IHS CERAWeek 2015 will include managing through turbulence, assessing turning points and new landscapes for the oil, gas and power industries and identifying energy’s grand challenges that will be confronted over the long term.

“We are living through a turning point in energy,” Yergin said.” We are honored to have such a distinguished group of global energy leaders join us at IHS CERAWeek 2015 to help us understand these profound changes. Increased volatility and persistent geopolitical uncertainties are truly shaping a ‘new world’ for energy. Such a diverse group of energy leaders—each with a unique vantage point on the ever-changing energy landscape—will come together to provide a unique level of knowledge and insight to better illuminate the path ahead.”

Registration Information

IHS CERAWeek 2015 will be held April 20-24 at the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston, Texas. Further information and delegate registration is available at www.ceraweek.com.

Media Accreditation

Media registration is now open. Members of the media interested in covering IHS CERAWeek 2015 are required to apply for accreditation. Applications can be submitted via the following link: http://www.cvent.com/d/crq9ry/4W

Expanded List of IHS CERAWeek 2015 Speakers:

(A complete list of speakers and full conference agenda are available at www.ceraweek.com)

(In alphabetical order)

  • S.M. Hossein Adeli, secretary general, Gas Exporting Countries Forum
  • Gen. Keith Alexander, former director, U.S. National Security Agency; commander, U.S. Cyber Command
  • Sultan Al Jaber, minister of state, and CEO of Masdar, United Arab Emirates
  • Vagit Alekperov, president, OAO LUKOIL
  • Muhammad Al-Saggaf, acting head of shared operations and services, Saudi Aramco
  • Kenneth Anderson, commissioner, Public Utility Commission of Texas
  • Robert Armstrong, director, MIT Energy Initiative
  • Steve Bolze, president and CEO, GE Power and Water
  • Greg Boyce, CEO, Peabody Energy
  • Andy Brown, upstream international director, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Luis Cabra, executive VP, exploration and production, Repsol
  • Steve Chazen, president and CEO, Occidental Petroleum
  • Pedro Joaquĩn Coldwell, secretary of energy, Ministry of Energy of Mexico
  • Patricia K. Collawn, chairman, president and CEO, PNM Resources
  • Akaraphong Dayanada, group senior vice president – strategy and business development, Banpu Public Company Limited
  • Leo Denault, chairman of the board and CEO, Entergy
  • Claudio Descalzi, CEO, Eni
  • Lisa Davis, member of managing board, Siemens AG
  • Robert Dudley, group chief executive, BP
  • Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute
  • Robert C. Flexon, president and CEO, Dynegy
  • Miguel Matías Galuccio, CEO, YPF
  • Jack Gerard, president and CEO, American Petroleum Institute
  • Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, president, Republic of Iceland
  • Harold Hamm, chairman and CEO, Continental Resources
  • Gary Heminger, president and CEO, Marathon Petroleum
  • Thad Hill, president and CEO, Calpine Corporation
  • John Hess, CEO, Hess
  • Amos Hochstein, special envoy, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State
  • Colette D. Honorable, commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Walter Isaacson, president and CEO, The Aspen Institute
  • Sally Jewell, United States Secretary of the Interior
  • Joe Kaeser, president and CEO, Siemens AG
  • Hirobumi Kawano, president, Japan oil, gas and metals, National Corporation
  • Melanie Kenderdine, director, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Richard D. Kinder, chairman and CEO, Kinder Morgan
  • David John Wissler Knox, managing director and CEO, Santos Ltd.
  • Fred Krupp, president, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Ryan Lance, chairman and CEO, ConocoPhillips
  • Stephen Lovegrove, permanent secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change, United Kingdom
  • Emilio Lozoya, CEO, Pemex
  • Ian Macfarlane, minister for industry and science, Australia
  • Rokas Masiulis, minister, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Gina McCarthy, administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Al Monaco, president and CEO, Enbridge
  • Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy
  • Steven L. Mueller, chairman of the board and CEO, Southwestern Energy
  • Shigeru Muraki, director, vice-chairman of the Board, Tokyo Gas
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski, chairman, Senate Energy Committee, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska
  • Máximo Pacheco, minister of energy, Government of Chile
  • Henry Paulson, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
  • Patrick Pouyannė, CEO and president of the executive committee, TOTAL SA
  • Enrique Ochoa Reza, director general, Mexican Federal Electricity Commission
  • Greg Rickford, minister of natural resources, Canada
  • Eldar Saetre, president and CEO, Statoil ASA
  • Tom Siebel, chairman and CEO, C3 Energy
  • Adam Sieminski, administrator, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Scott Sheffield, chairman and CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, United States Deputy Energy Secretary
  • Charif Souki, chairman and CEO, Cheniere Energy
  • Todd Stern, special envoy for climate change
  • Dan Sullivan, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska
  • Ernie Thrasher, CEO and chief marketing officer, Xcoal Energy and Resources
  • Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric
  • Mike Winkel, member of the board of management, E.ON SE
  • John Woolard, vice president, energy, Google

IHS CERAWeek 2015 would like to acknowledge the following partners:

ANH, API, BP, Cheniere, ConocoPhillips, ERM, ExxonMobil, GE, Honeywell, Siemens, Statoil, TOTAL, Vinson & Elkins, Xcoal, YPF, Aramco, Chevron, Cisco, Dow, Egon Zehnder, HSBC, JOGMEC, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, MIT Energy Initiative, Repsol, Schneider Electric and Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

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