Speakers ONS 2016

We are proud to introduce our highly qualified speakers. The theme for ONS 2016 is Transition, and the conference will address the theme through several topics – and speakers with different points of view. Full programme to be announced during spring 2016.

Shell’s CEO Ben van Beurden to speak at ONS 2016

ww97156Ben van Beurden is CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s largest companies, and one of the oil and gas ‘supermajors’.

Royal Dutch Shell is the parent company of the Shell Group, a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 94,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories.

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Ryan M. Lance, CEO ConocoPhillips

BHS3792[modified] (1)Ryan M. Lance is the CEO of ConocoPhillips, one of the world’s largest oil companies.

Together with Van Beurden, Lance will participate at the official opening of the event, and both will address the main theme of ONS 2016, Transition.

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CEO of Lundin Petroleum Alex Schneiter

Alex Schneiter - CEO Lundin Petroleum[modified]Alex Schneiter is the top leader of Lundin Petroleum, one of the most successful companies on the Norwegian Shelf over the last years.

With three major discoveries in the portfolio, and bold plans to continue exploring in the Barents Sea, there should be enough to cover at ONS 2016.

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Schlumberger’s Catherine MacGregor to speak at ONS 2016

DSC7452[modified]Catherine MacGregor is President of Schlumberger for Europe and Africa.

She will participate in a conference session at ONS 2016 addressing global energy projects and activities in main oil and gas regions.

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John McLaughlin, former Acting Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

John McLaughlin is former Acting mclaughlin photo jpg face0[modified]Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

He will address the industries security challenges at the ONS Conference.

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Sir John Scarlett, former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)

SirJohn Scarlett[modified] (1)Sir John Scarlett is former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6).

Future global trends, geopolitical challenges and cyber threats. These are issues the energy industry needs to be prepared for, along with higher demands for security measures.

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Lord Browne of Madingley, Executive Chairman of L1 Energy

He is also the former Group Chief Executive of BP.

Lord Browne will speak in a plenary session on Tuesday 30 August about the future prospects on the Norwegian Shelf.

He will address the NCS from a global perspective based on his extensive experience in the industry. Read more.

Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of IHS

Daniel Yergin is a leading authority DanielYerginon energy, geopolitics, and the global economy, bestselling author, and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. He is Vice Chairman of IHS and founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates.

He will speak at the Opening Ceremony on Monday 29 August. He will also be the moderator at the ONS Summit. Read more.

Eldar Sætre, CEO of Statoil

Eldar Sætre

Photo: Statoil/Ole Jørgen Bratland

Eldar Sætre was appointed President and CEO of Statoil in February 2015. He joined Statoil in 1980 and has held several management positions in the company, mainly in the fields of accounting and finance.

Sætre will speak at the Opening Ceremony on Monday 29 August.

Read about Sætre’s thoughts about the future on the Norwegian Shelf – and why ONS Young i important.

Mario Mehren, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Wintershall

MarioMehren Wintershall 29165[modified]Mario Mehren will participate in a session called ”Energy in Europe – a balancing act” on the opening day of ONS, Monday 29 August.

He will address the advantages of gas in the European energy markets and more specifically about Wintershall’s Russian engagements.

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