Total & BP to share industry views at IP Week

IP week19 January 2016, Sweetcrude, London — Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Total, will address delegates at International Petroleum (IP) Week on Thursday 11 February. He will be speaking at the ‘Hot spots or not? Updates on the global supply landscape’ conference, sharing his view on the industry and Total’s activities in the current environment.

This session will be preceded by a breakfast briefing from BP’s Group Chief Economist, Spencer Dale, and chaired by Dev Sanyal, BP’s Executive Vice President – Strategy and Regions, as part of this year’s London launch of BP’s 2016 Energy Outlook. The briefing will outline BP’s view of the key factors shaping energy markets over the next 20 years and consider some of the key risks and uncertainties.

These events will be held on the final day of IP Week, which consists of an intense 3-day programme of speaker presentations, debates and discussion on issues facing the oil and gas sector. Bob Dudley, Chief Executive Officer, BP, will open the sessions on Wednesday 10 February with a presentation to consider how the industry should respond to climate change challenges. IP Week is widely recognised as one of the major global events for the industry, bringing together an impressive line-up of international speakers to review current challenges and opportunities.

Mr Pouyanné held various administrative positions in the French Ministry of Industry and other cabinet positions between 1989 and 1996. In January 1997, he joined Total’s Exploration & Production division, and was appointed a member of the Group’s Management Committee in May 2006. Following a variety of Senior Executive Positions, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Total and President of the Group’s Executive Committee in October 2014. On 19 December 2015, Patrick Pouyanné was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer by the Board of Directors.

Dev Sanyal is the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Regions, and a member of the Group Executive Committee of BP. He is responsible for Europe and Asia regions, and functionally for Group Strategy and Planning, Risk Management, Government and Political Affairs, Policy and Group Integration.

Spencer Dale is Group Chief Economist of BP plc. Prior to that, he was Executive Director for Financial Stability at the Bank of England and a member of the Financial Policy Committee. Between 2008 and 2014, Spencer was Chief Economist of the Bank of England and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee.

Spaces are filling up fast at this year’s IP Week and delegates are encouraged to book their tickets soon to ensure their place and to avoid disappointment.

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