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  • How will the world respond to surging energy demand?

      Closed November 28th

    Following The Economist’s Global Energy Conversation in June 2011, the general consensus among the experts was that the pattern of global energy demand is shifting, economies are rebalancing, populations are growing and that the global energy system is in the early stages of an historic transformation. So, what does this mean for the energy industry?

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    How can innovation and technology help make the most of existing energy resources?

      Closed October 13th

    The world's demand for energy continues to grow due to population growth and improving standards of living.  At the same time, the days of "easy oil and gas" are over. To complement the drive to extract new resources in increasingly challenging environments it is also important to ensure that existing reservoirs yield their full potential. Why are Shell's enhanced oil recovery techniques a viable solution?

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  • Can Arctic development be carried out safely and responsibly?

      Closed August 24th

    The unique region of the Arctic is a substantial source of natural gas and oil. It is also a unique environment, home to indigenous people, surviving on the natural resources of the area. Can Arctic development be carried out safely and responsibly?

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  • How can we tackle the challenges of sustainable transport?

    How can we tackle the challenges of sustainable transport?

      Closed July 13th

    In the transportation industry, we are faced with a rapidly evolving global landscape. Rising demand, environmental regulation, urbanisation are all causing a rethink of how we can achieve more sustainable transport. But what about the short term? How can we ensure we deliver cleaner transport at a global level in the near future?

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    How can technology help to unlock the world’s gas resources?

      Closed June 3rd

    Global energy demand continues to surge and is set to double in the first half of this century, thanks to improving living standards and population growth. Many of the world’s remaining supplies of oil and gas are in harder-to-reach places. So, how can we adapt to this changing environment, and how can technology help us?

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