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:

Laura García Chiquero

Laura García Chiquero

Corporate Strategy and M&As

Company:

Cepsa

City and Country:

Spain

Contribuição para o evento:

Conference Program & Extra Activities Committee

Rodrigo Terrazas

Rodrigo Terrazas

Petroleum Engineer

Company:

Total

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Social Events & Cross-culture Activities Committee Coordinator

Riverson Oppong

Riverson Oppong

Production Engineer (Associate)

Company:

Lukoil International

City and Country:

Ghana

Contribuição para o evento:

Program Committee

Jaime Naveiro

Jaime Naveiro

Upstream Project Manager

Company:

Petrobras

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

WPC YP Committee - Brazil

Vinicius Coimbra

Vinicius Coimbra

Planning Analyst

Company:

Repsol Sinopec

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Communications Committee

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.

Anna Illarionova

Anna Illarionova

WPC YP representative from Russia

Company:

WPC YP

Anna Illarionova has been working in the energy sector for 8 years. She graduated as international economist and continued her career as analyst in energy balances, energy consumption, government relations, corporate social responsibility and university relations. She is working now for a multinational utility as the senior manager for sustainability and trying to introduce creating shared value approach in different company’s projects.
Anna has been working for the World Petroleum Council’s Young Professionals and Students Committee since 2008, first as volunteer and then as official Russian youth representative that contributed to the preparation of the WPC Youth Forums in Paris (2009),New Delhi (2010), Calgary (2013) and WPC Congresses in Madrid (2008), Doha (2011), Moscow (2014).

Frances Abbots

Frances Abbots

Global Technology Manager

Company:

BG Group - subsidiary of Shell

Frances Abbots currently works for BG Group Technology as the Global Technology Manager for Carbonate Reservoirs & IOR, managing a portfolio of over 20 multi-discipline R&D projects with international & Brazilian universities and service companies all aimed at improving oil recovery from the Brazilian Pre-Salt.

She has 27 years petroleum industry experience, spending the last 5 years in BG Brazil. She has also worked on projects in 19 countries, has been involved in several strategic Group projects and has extensive experience working with many national oil companies. She has a Ph.D. in Carbonate Geology, Bristol University (1989) and a B.Sc. in Geology, University of Wales (1985).

Ivan Almeida

Ivan Almeida

Operations Manager

Company:

ExxonMobil

Ivan Almeida was born in Luanda, Angola. He is a geologist and has a master’s degree in Geo Sciences at the University of Indiana, USA (1998). He began his career in Exploration at Sonangol, Angola. In 1999 he joined ExxonMobil as Geologist of Operations, where he acted in a great variety of campaigns throughout the world, in countries such as Angola, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Chade, Russia, Norway, Trinidad and Tobago and Australia. At the American oil company, Almeida occupied several positions (technical and managerial), among them Operations Supervisor, Development Projects Modeling and Interpretation Supervisor and New Projects Director. He now occupies the position of Operations Manager at ExxonMobil in Brazil.

Patricia Garcia

Patricia Garcia

Vice president for External Relations of Projects & Technology

Company:

Shell

Since 2002, Patricia has held different managerial position in Shell, with focus on Reputation Management; Stakeholder Engagement; Identification and Integration of Non-Technical Risks; Government Relations and Social Performance. Patricia started to work in the oil & gas industry when hired by the British Government in Rio de Janeiro to support British companies interested in doing business in Brazil after the country opened up for investments in 1998. She has a bachelor degree in International Relations and is qualified in Foreign Trade. Her professional experience covers both public and private institutions.

Maxime Rabilloud

Maxime Rabilloud

President

Company:

Total E&P do Brasil

Maxime has Degree and Master´s Degree in law, from Aix en Provence University Law School. He started his career in Brazil in the 1990s. Maxime joined Total in 1999, where worked in several legal advisor positions in M&A for Downstream and Upstream to the Total Group, based in Paris, Mexico and Bolivia. From 2005 to 2008, he served as Senior legal Advisor Middle-East, responsible for the management and legal structuring and negotiation of upstream projects and midstream (LNG) in the Middle East, particularly Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
Between 2008 and 2012, he was responsible for all legal, risk management and compliance of Total's operations in Angola. In 2012, he was appointed Project Director of Total E&P New Ventures, in charge of the leadership of acquisition projects and divestment of upstream assets with focused operations in Brazil, United States and Middle East. In March 2015, he returned to Brazil in the position of President of Total E&P of Brazil and Total´s Country Group Representative.

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

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