U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Lisa Murkowski Join Program of Speakers at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2018


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Business Wire 15-Feb-2018 10:00 AM
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Senate Majority Whip and Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to participate in special policy dialogue during the worlds preeminent energy conference, March 5-9 in Houston.
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- U.S. Senators John Cornyn (Texas) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) will participate in a special policy dialogue during CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2018, March 5-9 at the Hilton AmericasHouston. Sen. Cornyn, the Senate Majority Whip, and Sen. Murkowski, who chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will join Daniel Yergin, IHS Markit vice chairman and conference chair, for a discussion of what lies ahead for U.S. energy policy in Washington, DC.
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U.S. Senator John Cornyn will address delegates at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2018 in Houston. www.ceraweek.com. (Photo: Business Wire)
CERAWeek by IHS Markit is the premier annual international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers, leaders from the technology, financial and industrial communities and energy technology innovators.
CERAWeek 2018: Tipping Point: Strategies for a New Energy Future will examine the changing dynamics of the energy markets, the impact of technology, government policies, the environment, and the global economy and explore strategies to navigate the opportunities and challenges ahead for energy. 2018 marks the 37th anniversary of the event, produced by business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).
We are honored to have Senators Cornyn and Murkowski join us again at CERAWeek 2018, Dr. Yergin said. Their experience, deep knowledge and leadership across important cross sections of public policy will be an important source of insight as the new energy future comes into increasing focus, both for the United States as well as the broader energy world.
Featured speakers at CERAWeek 2018 will include:
Greg Armstrong, chairman and CEO, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, secretary general, OPEC
Mary Barra, chairman and CEO, General Motors
Ben van Beurden, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell
Fatih Birol, executive director, International Energy Agency
Patricia Vincent-Collawn, president and CEO, PNM Resources
Christopher Crane, president and CEO, Exelon
Robert Dudley, group chief executive, BP plc
Jack Fusco, president and CEO, Cheniere
Russ Girling, president and CEO, TransCanada Corporation
Thad Hill, president and CEO, Calpine Corporation
Walter Isaacson, president and CEO, The Aspen Institute
H.E. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, minister of state in the United Arab Emirates, CEO, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
Steven Kean, president and CEO, Kinder Morgan
Ryan Lance, chairman and CEO, ConocoPhillips
Jeffrey Lyash, president and CEO, Ontario Power Generation
Amin Nasser, president and CEO, Saudi Aramco
Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO, Edison International
Patrick Pouyann, chairman of the board and CEO, TOTAL S.A.
Michael Smith, chairman, CEO and founder, Freeport LNG
Geisha Williams, president and CEO, PG&E Corporation
Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee, president and CEO, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)
Visit www.ceraweek.com for a complete list of speakers and the most up-to-date program information (subject to change).
Key themes to be explored at CERAWeek 2018 will include:
Oil geopolitics and markets: Unsettling times
Future of the upstream and downstream businesses
Reinventing the wheel? The future of mobility and its implications for energy and beyond
Energy infrastructure breaking the impasse?
Climate policy and the investment and strategic responses
Energy investment and the changing role of finance
Energy 4.0 digital transformation
Regional imbalances and their impacts on global gas markets, business models and strategy
Fuel choices for electric power generation
Renewables come of age: Whats ahead?
Breakthrough innovation
New government policies
The impact of the global economy
Registration Information
CERAWeek 2018 will be held March 5-9 at the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston, Texas. Further information and delegate registration is available at www.ceraweek.com.
Media Accreditation
Media registration is now open. Members of the media interested in covering CERAWeek 2018 are required to apply for accreditation. Applications can be submitted via the following link: http://bit.ly/cwmediarg18
About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the worlds leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
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