On June, 20 the WPC National Committee of Spain launched the 2nd WPC Spanish Oil and Gas Youth Award.

The presentation on the challenges of the energy transition by CEPSA’s Strategy Director Hector Perea Saavedra followed by the launch of the award with Pedro Miras Salamanca, President of Spanish WPC Committee and Vice President, Programme for the World Petroleum Council and Laura Garcia Chiquero, the Spanish Representative to the WPC Young Professionals (WPC YPC Vice Chair). More than 150 young professionals and students in energy participated in the event.

The session became a great opportunity to present to Spanish young people the 6th WPC Future Leaders Forum that will take place in Saint Petersburg on June, 23-28 2019.

The winners whose paper will be selected by the Spanish National Committee will have a chance to be part of this unique event. Anna Illarionova, WPC YP representative from Russia (alternate), shared with Spanish colleagues the format and key pillars of the FLF and invited everybody to contribute to this international event.

Finally Manuel Estrada, the recipient of the Premio Nacional de Diseño in 2017, talked about Innovation, Design and Strategy.