Wednesday 24 November : 8.00 am – 9.15 am
* Available to in-person delegates only. Session will be recorded and available on the conference platform post event.
ENERGY TRANSITION: CCUS AND REPURPOSING
The repurposing of existing infrastructure and the development of innovative CCUS and hydrogen technologies is key to delivering the UK’s net zero ambitions. In this business breakfast delegates will join an exploratory session highlighting the challenges and the opportunities available for the UK to be at the forefront of the energy transition.
Speakers and Panellists
Energy Policy Manager
Will is the lead Energy Policy Manager for OGUK and has extensive regulatory and energy market experience. He was previously the Head of Competition and Markets for the Civil Aviation Authority leading their regulatory team with responsibilities for airports and air traffic services. Notable achievements from that period included overseeing the completion of the market power review of the three major London airports and as Case Director for the CAA’s first Competition Act investigation. Prior to the CAA, Will was Head of EU Power Market Regulation for RWE Supply and Trading.
Lead Development Engineer
Calum Macdonald has 15 years of experience in engineering and field development analysis. He joined Neptune Energy 2 years ago as Lead Development Engineer and is responsible for the development of Neptune’s UK assets and the link with New Energy projects in the UK.
Previous roles have included Senior Development Engineer for the Oil and Gas Authority responsible for Area Plans and multi asset collaboration in the Northern North Sea and West of Shetland. In addition, he has held numerous project roles during an extended career in Consultancy both in the UK and International.
William Dickson is a member of Eni UK's Decommissioning & Renewables team, and is a member of the Liverpool Bay CCS Project Management team.
After a degree in Mechanical Engineering and initial roles in the mining and utility industries, William progressed through engineering management and project management positions in the oil and gas sector. A later MBA enabled him to take a broader view of project development.
William has a range of project experience from feasibility studies to FEED, execution and construction and has worked in a number of roles in the oil and gas sector with both main contractors and operating companies. Prior to his current role, he managed early development of Eni’s LNG initiatives, and before joining Eni he worked on a major LNG liquefaction project in Australia.
Infrastructure Repurposing Manager UK
Ian Fozdar is the UK Infrastructure Repurposing Manager with the Oil and Gas Authority, with the primary role of facilitating the repurposing of oil/gas infrastructure in support of the energy transition. Until recently serving as the OGA’s UK Decommissioning Manager, supporting cost-efficient offshore oil/gas decommissioning through performance benchmarking, sharing of good industry practice, and the promotion of an aligned supply chain, Ian has previously worked with ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell in a range of business, technical and operational leadership positions across the upstream lifecycle, in the UK, continental Europe and South-east Asia.