To see the prospects and not to bow to difficulties
The 6th Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council came to the end in Saint-Petersburg
The 6th Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council – Future Leaders Forum finished. The largest international platform for professional communication of young specialists in the oil and gas industry worked in St. Petersburg on June 23-28, 2019. The Forum is held every three years, alternately in different countries. It was arranged in Russia

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Phenomenal!
Closing ceremony at Konstantinosky Palace
The VI Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council – the Future Leaders Forum 2019 – is over. The extensive program of the Forum has been fully completed. It included three days of discussion of current Oil&Gas challenges with participation of the leading world experts and representatives of international energy companies, roundtables,

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Mega projects and international cooperation
Alongside the process of globalization, the growing counter-trend, namely regionalization, is arising too, which affects the mega projects of the energy industry. The world is moving towards regionalization of energy resources, thus giving up the economy of scale. At the same time, new technologies allow creating cheaper and safer small-scale

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Technologies of the Future: Open Innovation Approach
Technologies shape our future. The industry aims to create an increasingly friendly environment for technology acceleration via open innovation and cooperation. Universities, start-ups ecosystem and corporate R&D already benefit from this concept. The development of collaboration platforms dedicated to the industry will boost that trend

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Breakfast with CEOs
The 3rd day of the Future Leaders Forum was opened by a Breakfast with CEOs. The event was moderated by Lesana Kurbonshoeva from the WPC Russian National Committee. The speakers were Pedro Miras Salamanca, Chairman of COREX, Igor Afanasyev, Deputy General Director, JSC Zarubezhneft, Michael Collins, CEO, Salym Petroleum Development. The

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Youth Technical Sessions. Innovations
Students and young professionals from different countries presented their results of scientific research on innovations during Youth Technical Sessions. As it was mentioned earlier, all technical sessions were divided into three blocks of the Forum: Leadership, Innovations, and Sustainability. The Innovation Session was split up into three

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Youth Technical Sessions. Leadership
The Youth Technical Sessions were divided into three groups during the VI Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council: Sustainability, Leadership and Innovation. Leadership part had three subsections: New approaches in Project Management; Emerging Trends in Energy Industry; Energy Markets in Transition. Leadership session had 21 participants —

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Never waste a good crisis
Tor Fjaeran, President of the World Petroleum Council, is sharing ideas about the key energy transformation issues affecting members at the World Petroleum Council. The Oil&Gas industry has been through an extraordinary transformation. With primary energy consumption predicted to rise by up to 50% in the coming 25 years, we will continue

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CEO 2030: What Are We Looking for in Our Leaders in the Future?
“CEO 2030: What Are We Looking for in Our Leaders in the Future?” was one of the Monday plenary sessions. The discussion was moderated by Stephane Rousselet, Chair of WPC Young Professionals Committee, France. The key speakers were Azat Shamsuarov, Senior Vice President for Oil and Gas Production, LUKOIL, Marina Sedykh, CEO, Irkutskaya

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Golden Legacy award ceremony was held during the Future Leaders Forum
Golden Legacy award ceremony was held during the 6th Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council “Future Leaders Forum”. Event held in MFK Gornyj in St. Petersburg, rewarded one of the brightest students with a scholarship from the Russian National Committee of the World Petroleum Council. After the Key Panel Session “Energy Transformation Map

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