Keynote: Making Capital Work in the New Reality

Keynote: Making Capital Work in the New Reality

05 Sep 2017, 14:30 - 16:30

Gordon B

Capital invested in the upstream industry has not generated competitive returns for a number of years. Attracting new capital is difficult in the current environment, and allocating limited available funds to develop existing resources and for exploration is challenging. The panel will explore what potential sources of capital are available and how oil and gas industry can compete for capital against other industries in the global market.


  • Simon Flowers


    Chairman, Energy and Chief Analyst

    Wood Mackenzie

    Simon Flowers was appointed Chairman, Energy for Wood Mackenzie in April 2016. He has led the commodities, global trends and corporate analysis...

  • Roger Ader


    Partner and Global Head of Energy and Power


    Roger Ader is a Partner and Global Head of Energy and Power at Rothschild. After a brief period as a geologist working for BP, he has spent nearly 30...

  • Lucas Herrman


    Managing Director, European Equity Research, Deutsche Bank

  • Russell Alton


    Head of Finance


  • Alan Haywood



    BP plc

    In January 2017 Alan Haywood was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BP’s global energy trading business. He serves on a number of Group company...

  • Iain Pyle


    Investment Director- UK Larger Companies

    Standard Life Investments

    Iain joined the Standard Life Investments UK Larger Companies team in January 2015, with sector coverage responsibilities for the Oil & Gas and...

  • Peder Bratt


    Managing Director Energy

    Warburg Pincus

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