World Petroleum Council Expert Workshop: Strategies for Wind and Solar Power Hubs to Green Hydrogen 

mei 27 - 29 | Online Webinars

We would like to invite you for the World Petroleum Council Expert Workshop that is organized in collaboration with WPC, Shell, TNO and IRO in the week of 26 May.

The Oil & Gas Industry as Key Players in the Energy Transition. The North Sea Program.
The Oil & Gas industry is developing and deploying various initiatives for a transition to a sustainable energy system. Many of these initiatives take place in the North Sea. This area is uniquely placed in North West Europe to demonstrate various business models, to implement policy frameworks and apply innovative technologies that could put the world on track towards a rapid and effective energy transition.
The North Sea: Where innovative energy production and supply models are tested and implemented.
WPC offers you 4 webcasts in the week of May 26, where industry experts will highlight the technical and economic aspects of these new business models.
We are pleased to invite you for our webcasts on 26, 27, 28 and 29 May 2020 (13.30-14.30 CET).
You can choose to attend one, more or all days. The webcasts will be interactive and you will be able to submit your questions to our speakers during the webcast.
Please click on this registration link to register.
If there is no match in your schedule, but you are interested in more information on one or more topics, please contact joan eischen at KPMG.


Wednesday 27 May (13.30-14.30 CET) 
Strategies for Wind and Solar Power Hubs to Green Hydrogen 

Rene Peters, Business Director Gas Technology at TNO, moderator
Noé van Hulst, Hydrogen Envoy at Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy
Ellen van de Veer, Energy Consultant at TNO
Lex de Groot, Managing Director at Neptune Energy

  • Techno-economic and societal panel on North Sea Energy transition, financing; scalability; ESG issues; risks (including security of supply)
  • Windfarms and oil and gas can mutually benefit, e.g. electrification of platforms and production and transportation of green hydrogen
  • The North Sea holds extensive platform and pipeline infrastructures of oil and gas production
  • Timing of the transition is crucial: the window of opportunity is temporary

Thursday 28 May (13.30-14.30 CET) 
Critical success factors for new start-up business models and technologies in large corporates 

Bud van der Schrier, Partner Deal Advisory KPMG, moderator
Geert van de Wouw, Vice President Shell Ventures
Jerom van Roosmalen, Managing Director and Founding Partner at Nordsol

  • A model for improved governance, supply chain management and the management of risk
  • Critical success factors for open innovation between start-ups and corporates
  • Current hurdles facing external innovators: corporate governance, procurement processes, IP-protection, conflicts of interest and internal project management. “The race to be second”
  • The role of Government. Tax, regulations, co-funding of ‘firsts’ (pilot projects), etc.

Friday 29 May (13.30-14.30 CET)
“Blue Hydrogen” a Carbon Neutral Natural Gas 

Ewald Breunesse, Manager Energy Transitions at Shell: moderator
Alice Krekt, Program Director Climate Change at Deltalinqs
Barthold Schroot, Program Manager Advice & Innovation at EBN

  • Hydrogen is likely to play a major role as energy carrier, economically to transport and store
  • Well positioned as carbon neutral fuel for industries and transport
  • Large scale CO2 usage and storage (CCUS) required

Please click on this registration link to register.

After you have registered for one or more topics you will receive a confirmation. About one week before the webcast we will provide you with information including the link to participate in your chosen webcast(s).

The World Petroleum Council is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable management and use of the world’s oil, gas and other energy resources for the benefit of all.

We look forward to meeting you on one or more of our webcasts in the week of 26 May.