ONS Conference videos

At the ONS 2018 Conference, a number of international high-profiled speakers shared their insights on the transformation of the energy markets. Every week, a new conference video from ONS 2018 will be made available.


“Cybersecurity: The web is the largest ungoverned space in history and it`s a universe of all against all…”

General Michael Hayden, Principal at Chertoff Group and Former Director of CIA and NSA, discussing what is (or should be) the role of government, power and intelligence. Hear the effects of major cyber attacks, and what happened in the US/Russia cyber attack dialogue. Listen to learn the details!

"US shale has proven not to be Superman"

2018 was the year geopolitics came back to the oil market. Dr. Helima Croft, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, explained this in her ONS speech. She also points at Libya, Nigeria and Iraq as main areas on OPEC`s watchlist concerning production drop-off.

“Mistakes must be allowed”

Telenor’s President and CEO, Sigve Brekke, shares his views on which success criteria are needed to create an innovative company culture.

“Think about the unthinkable”

Dr. Ulrich Spiesshofer, President & CEO of ABB, explains what is needed from a leader to succeed with innovation. He points at the importance of aligning purpose with actions, be forward looking and scale fast.

Why is Google interested in oil, gas and energy?

At ONS in August, Darryl Willis, Vice President Oil, Gas and Energy at Google explained how they can create value for the industry. In addition, Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of AkerBP, demonstrated their strong commitment to digitalise all operations.

The highest cash flow ever in the global economy - why?

Jarand Rystad, CEO in Rystad Energy explained at ONS in August why the oil and gas industry is making new cash flow records. He points at cost reductions, efficiency gains and market prices. Get the details here.

Highest geopolitical risk in the oil market ever?

Hear from the oil market expert, Amrita Sen, Chief Oil Analyst and Co-Founder of Energy Aspects. She points at a very politicized petroleum market and continuous strong demand.

"Car autonomy is coming in the next 24 months"

Hear Ramez Naam, Co-Chair for Energy and environment at Singularity University, reflect on technology and disruption, how innovators will change the energy system, batteries as the most important place to be in renewables and how he encourages the energy business leaders to invest in the future.

“We need to keep our doors wide open to new talents and young people”

At the ONS Opening Ceremony, Eldar Sætre, President and CEO of Equinor, highlighted that youth is the key when shaping the energy future.