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The Changing Dynamics of Global Energy Markets

Policy, Investment and Technology
4-5 November 2013

Global energy markets are changing. Demand for energy resources is increasingly led by growth economies in Asia, unconventional oil and gas production continues to rewrite market forecasts and new production frontiers are emerging. Recent years have also witnessed disruptive events with repercussions for energy policies and prices.

This conference assesses the extent of new energy realities, exploring production, demand, policy and technology undercurrents reshaping global energy markets.

  • Geopolitical implications of oil and gas production, supply and demand forecasts

  • Energy policies, decarbonisation, power investment and the fuel mix

  • Unconventional production and evolving market relationships

  • Developments and opportunities in frontier producer regions

  • Technological innovation and future demand for fossil fuels