WPC Future Leaders Forum 2016

In 2016, from 24 to 27 October, IBP – Brazilian Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels Institute brought to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the fifth edition of the largest gathering of young professionals in the petroleum industry. Under the motto “Game changers: new leaders for a new competitive energy industry”, the 2016 edition of the event, created by the World Petroleum Council (WPC), had as pillars of discussion topics such as industry sustainability, business leadership and technology & innovation.

Organization

FLF is a global and collaborative event.
To organize this 5th edition here in Brazil, young professionals from all around the globe did a lot of research, organized a lot of focus groups, discussions and meetings.

Get to know who put this event together for you:

Maria Clara Cardona

Maria Clara Cardona

Communications Analyst

Company:

IBP

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Communications Committee Vice-coordinator

Rodrigo Terrazas

Rodrigo Terrazas

Petroleum Engineer

Company:

Total

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Social Events & Cross-culture Activities Committee Coordinator

Riverson Oppong

Riverson Oppong

Production Engineer (Associate)

Company:

Lukoil International

City and Country:

Ghana

Contribution to FLF:

Program Committee

Stephane Rousselet

Stephane Rousselet

Vice Chair – Young Professional Committee

Company:

World Petroleum Council

City and Country:

Paris, France

Contribution to FLF:

Program Committee

Renato Palhano

Renato Palhano

Production Engineer

Company:

Petrobras

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribution to FLF:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee Coordinator

Speakers

FLF will gather over 60 speakers from 25 countries around the globe, who will be in charge of debates on global oil & gas industry.
Find out the speakers who are already confirmed.

Marcelo Colomer

Marcelo Colomer

Researcher

Company:

UFRJ

Professor at the Economics Institute at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Marcelo Colomer is researcher of the Energy Economics Group at UFRJ. He has a doctor’s degree in Industry and Technology Economics at UFRJ, a master’s degree in Industry and Technology Economics at UFRJ and a bachelor’s degree in Economic Sciences at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). Researcher at University Paris XI, he is also a specialist in the Oil & Gas industry working since 2004 with research in Industry Organization, the Dynamics of Energy Industries, Regulation and Energy Policies.

Alec Ross

Alec Ross

Technology anda Innovation Advisor

Company:

White House

He is one of America’s leading experts on innovation. He is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins University and the author of the book "The Industries of the Future", which is currently on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Alec Ross recently served for four years as Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Matheus Nogueira

Matheus Nogueira

Managing Director

Company:

Accenture Strategy Energy

Matheus Nogueira is a Managing Director of Accenture Strategy Energy, currently leading the practice in the Southern Cone, advising clients in strategy, business development, organization structuring and operational performance improvements.

Prior to joining Accenture, Matheus was a Vice President of the Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) office in Rio de Janeiro, being one of the key contributors to its growth to one of the leading consultancies in Upstream O&G.

Before joining SBC, Matheus had a 10 year professional career in Schlumberger, having held key management positions in Brazil, the United States, Argentina and France. During this time he also received the Schlumberger Inventor Award in 2006 for developing a patent solution in fluid sampling widely adopted by the industry worldwide.

Dr. Pierce Riemer

Dr. Pierce Riemer

Director General

Company:

World Petroleum Council

Dr. Pierce Riemer is the Director General of the World Petroleum Council, managing 70 member countries and international committees. He is a climate change expert and represents WPC at UNFCCC meetings and at the UNFC Sustainability Committee and UNECE Reserves and Resources committees. In addition, he sits on the board of the Energy Access Platform with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). He was awarded the “Kazenergy” Medal for contributions to international cooperation in the oil and gas sector.


He joined the WPC after 8 years with the International Energy Agency, where he set up the GHG Programme in 1990, responsible for initiating carbon dioxide capture and storage activities. During this time he also set up a monitoring programme for the Sleipner activities. He worked with the British Coal Corporation , where he was involved in the Environmental and later the Corporate Planning Branch. Prior to this he worked on environmental projects and power generation and utililisation studies for the National Coal Board and Coal Products Ltd. Dr Riemer holds a Degree in Applied Chemistry from the Royal Society of Chemistry and a Fellow of The Energy Institute and a PhD in Catalysis (Gas to Liquids). He is the author of over 200 technical papers, more than 60 magazine features and 15 books.

Victor Alves

Victor Alves

Contracts Coordinator

Company:

FMC Technologies

Victor Alves is graduated in Oil and Gas Technology from University Estacio de Sá. Since 2010 he is a member of the Youth Committee of IBP, taking Coordination in 2013. He was part of the Mentoring Program WPC as a Mentee from 2012 to 2014. Since 2012 is member of the SPE, and in 2016 became Director of Social Medias and Internet.

Victor has 6 years of experience in Oil and Gas area, specifically with Field Operations. He began his career working in the field by Engineering and Transocean UTC, and since 2011 is at FMC Technologies, where he worked in the technical area, contracts and is currently Coordinator of the Integrated Services unit Surface Services. In 2014 he received the Vanguard Award and Knowledge Management Advocate Award, awards granted to employees who have excelled in collaborative action and innovation that bring value to the business and working in the spread of the GC within the organization, respectively. Since then, he is Core Team Member of two major networks of FMC Technologies Knowledge Management System: School of Engineering and Network Leaders.

O&G ACTIVITIES IN RIO DE JANEIRO:

82%

of proven reserves of oil and gas in Brazil

70%

of O&G domestic production

1,6 billlion

of R&D investment

+ 50

research and development institutions

Sponsorship

Get to know the companies who are helping us bring FLF to life.

Sponsors

MASTER

PLATINUM

GOLD

SUPPORT

OFFICIAL DAILY NEWSPAPER

MEDIA SUPPORT

Videos

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