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Wondering Who’s Speaking at GPS 2019?

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Thought leaders from the global oil and gas value chain unite with the finance community and policymakers to address the most critical issues affecting the industry today.

On the cusp of new age for our industry, we must rethink how and where we operate. Now is the time to embrace change and put strategies and policy in place to navigate new industry dynamics.

Topics of Discussion:

  • Global and regional perspectives across the oil and gas value chain
  • Discussing today’s key issues including geopolitics, energy transition, security of demand, new energy trading maps, energy policy, and new business models
  • At the convergence of digitalizationpeople and partnerships


Meet the Speakers

Joy Romero | Vice President Technology & Innovation | Canadian Natural Resources Limited

CNRL has been one of the biggest R&D investors in our Canadian industry. What areas of technology are driving investment at CNRL (or in the industry)?

In my 18 years working with CNRL, our research and development has been carried out by operating business units with a focus on a culture that is all about continues improvement and innovation. We work with the business units to clearly articulate what technology gaps there are. In our projects, we focus on increasing productivity and decreasing footprint regardless of whether its conventional, mining, or in situ.

For us, it’s a win-win when we develop technologies that make a difference in our productivity and our footprint. The key is plenty of continuous improvement over they years and so when you add all that together, there has been huge improvements. In heavy oil, we’ve reduced venting volumes by 71% between 2013 to 2017 through a combination of small projects. That reduction equals 17.9 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent or 3.8 million cars off the road.

Hear more from Joy at the Strategic Conference on the Panel session ‘Oil & Gas 4.0 – Digitalization in Practice’


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Thursday June 13, 2019 | 10:00am – 4:00pm

The TakeStock Oil & Gas Investor Forum joins GPS this year. This full-day event features a selection of oil and gas and service companies presenting to investors. Join in this series of back-to-back company presentations, followed by Q&A with company executives, and rapid-fire elevator pitches.


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