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Executive Plenary Sessions

Executive Plenary Session 1: Challenges and Opportunities for the Next 30 Years – Innovation and Leadership

Monday, 10 November 2014 | 1500–1700 hours

This session will focus on leadership development, strategy, creativity and innovation. Discussions will explore the challenges of the changing landscape and need for collaboration as we strive to meet future energy needs. This session will debate the major obstacles the oil and gas industry faces today and the developments associated with innovation and leadership.


Abdul Munim Saif Al-Kindy        

Abdul Munim Saif Al-Kindy, CEO, ADCO






Amin H. Nasser Bob Dudley Lorenzo Simonelli Naoki Kuroda Nizar Al-Adsani

Amin H. Nasser, Senior Vice President Upstream, Saudi Aramco

Bob Dudley, Chief Executive Officer, BP

Lorenzo Simonelli, President and CEO, GE Oil & Gas

Naoki Kuroda, Chairman, INPEX Corporation

Nizar Al-Adsani, Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC)

 Executive Plenary Session 2: Challenges and Opportunities for the Next 30 Years – Technology and Sustainability

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 | 0900–1100 hours

This panel session will focus on how new technologies can accelerate results, deliver a sustainable competitive advantage and open new frontiers. CEOs will share how their respective organizations have developed and embraced sustainable improvement in practice.


Meb Somani        

Meb Somani, Independent Advisor






Andy Brown Arnaud Breuillac Paal Kibsgaard Paal Kibsgaard Rainer Seele

Andy Brown, Upstream International Director, Shell

Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration and Production, Total

Choong Heum Park, President and Chief Executive Officer, Samsung Engineering

Paal Kibsgaard, Chief Executive Officer, Schlumberger

Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Wintershall