The Energy in Transition podcast is a first of its kind exploration of the critical role of oil and gas in energy transition. The podcast, hosted by PESA President Leslie Beyer, engages thought leaders in discussions about the path ahead in a world of lower-carbon energy development, including emerging technologies, global energy demand, capital markets, ESG, workforce innovation and much more.
Episode #14 — Hans Smit, President & CEO, Ocean Minerals
In this episode — the first of a three-part series on critical and strategic minerals — Hans Smit from Ocean Minerals joins Council CEO Leslie Beyer for a deep dive on what these minerals and metals are, what goes into producing them, and why they’re so important to the global economy and the future of energy.
Episode #13 — Lees Rodionov, Global Director Sustainability, Schlumberger
In this episode, Council CEO Leslie Beyer and Schlumberger’s Lees Rodionov discuss energy transition, sustainability and ESG. Rodionov describes what the triple bottom line means to Schlumberger, as well as how ESG relates to risk management.
Episode #12 — Assaad Mohanna, Director of Business Strategy, NOV
Host Leslie Beyer and Assaad Mohanna discuss how NOV is examining the underlying economics and meeting the needs of an energy industry in transition by supporting the oil and gas industry while diversifying into other energies that fit their skill sets. This insightful conversation delves into ESG, purposeful innovation, and overcoming technological hurdles to achieving a lower carbon future.
Episode #11 — Tim Neal, CEO, GoExpedi
This episode is a conversation between Council CEO Leslie Beyer and GoExpedi CEO Tim Neal about how artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping the energy industry proactively manage supply chains and minimize risk. It’s an education on how technology is helping build resilience in supply chains and business operations.
Episode #10 — Allyson Book, Baker Hughes Vice President of Energy Transition
In this episode, Council CEO Leslie Beyer and Baker Hughes Vice President of Energy Transition Allyson Book discuss energy transition, ESG reporting, and the vital role of the energy services sector in getting to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. They delve into Baker Hughes’ leading role as an energy technology company that’s working to make energy safer, cleaner, and more efficient for people and the planet.
NOTE: This episode was recorded in November 2020.
Episode #9 — Melissa Cougle, CFO, Frank’s International
In the latest episode Council CEO Leslie Beyer and Frank’s International CFO Melissa Cougle analyzed major topics affecting the OFS sector and the future of energy, including ESG, technology development and deployment, access to capital, and inclusion and diversity. Cougle’s optimistic outlook for the future is grounded in the sector’s combination of talent, grit, and ingenuity.
Energy Transition inclusive of oil and gas
This podcast adds tremendous value to the oil and gas industry as it allows its leaders to present how the industry is launching innovative technologies and commercial models for a cleaner and sustainable future.