The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation
January 12-13, 2017

Four Seasons, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

Agenda at a glance

Thursday, January 12

  • Opening remarks
  • The year ahead: The energy agenda for 2017
  • Oil market trajectories: Long-term investment and technology risk
  • World energy: The road to the future
  • Luncheon and special briefing: A brave new world for renewables – Solar and wind energy investments in an era of plummeting costs
  • Leaders council luncheon: The energy strategy of the UAE
  • What’s the clock? – Economic diversification strategies and post-oil era investment dilemmas
  • The global future of the peaceful use of nuclear energy
  • Regional impacts of the US elections: The Middle East
  • Globalization of gas markets – Geopolitcal consequences
  • China’s one belt one road strategy – Continental and oceanic superhighways

Friday, January 13

  • Special breakfast – Security briefing: Global political and security risks post-elections
  • Special report launch: Illicit trade of hydrocarbons
  • Growth and investment prospects in a post-oil world
  • The new Africa: Strategic opportunities in security and energy
  • The energy-water nexus
  • Innovative business strategies in the energy sector
  • Physical and cyber risks to energy infrastructure and trade routes
  • Post-election US climate and energy policies
  • Breakthrough energy technologies: Disruptive market and geopolitical impacts
  • Closing remarks

Sponsors

In partnership with

United Arab Emirates Ministry of Energy and Industry

Part of

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Presenting Partners

Mubadala
ADNOC
IPIC
Masdar

International Media Partner

CNN

Platinum Partners

Crescent Petroleum
Dentons

Silver Partners

GE
SICPA

Bronze Partners

BP
Cafe Milano
Parsons
Cheniere
WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
DTEK

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Atlantic Council Releases Report “Downstream Oil Theft: Global Modalities, Trends, and Remedies”

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — Today the Atlantic Council released a report titled Downstream Oil Theft: Global Modalities, Trends, and Remedies. The study, which is the most extensive examination of illicit downstream hydrocarbons activity ever published, was led by Dr. Ian Ralby, a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and Chief […]

Press Release by Atlantic Council

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