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Fundamentals of Oil & Gas and Perspectives of Energy Transition

03 Oct 2023
Rio de Janeiro
Business Presentation

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  • Although presentations will be primarily delivered in English exception can be made when the audience consists entirely of Portuguese speakers.

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About this event

Taking place over one day, this workshop aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the geopolitical dynamics surrounding energy resources, with a specific focus on oil and natural gas.

The covered topics include:

• Why Geopolitics of Energy?
• Importance of Energy in Geopolitics
• Global Energy Supply Scenario (Historical and Current)
• Petroleum Supply Chain - Technical and Economic Aspects
• Oil Economy vs. Energy Economy
• Socio-environmental Aspects
• Business Opportunities for Oil and GN Industry Players in New Geopolitical Scenarios
• Price Behavior Trends of Oil and GN in the Short, Medium, and Long Terms
• Energy Transition and its Potential Impacts, Perspectives, and Changes in the Global Energy Landscape
• Local and Global Context Regarding Technology and Opportunities for Supply of Materials and Services

The workshop will commence by addressing the fundamental question of why geopolitics matters in the context of energy. Participants will gain insights into the significance of energy in shaping global politics and understand the historical and current scenario of energy supply worldwide. The workshop will delve into the technical and economic aspects of the oil value chain, exploring the complexities of the petroleum industry and its relationship with the broader energy economy.

Additionally, it will shed light on the social and environmental dimensions associated with oil and natural gas production, emphasizing the importance of sustainable practices and responsible resource management. Participants will explore the opportunities and challenges presented by changing geopolitical landscapes, especially for stakeholders in the oil and natural gas industry. The discussion will encompass an analysis of short, medium, and long-term trends in oil and natural gas prices, offering valuable insights for business planning and decision-making.

The workshop will also examine the potential repercussions, perspectives, and transformations of the global energy landscape amidst the ongoing energy transition. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the local and global contexts regarding technological advancements and supply opportunities for materials and services in the energy sector.

Join us to gain a comprehensive understanding of the intricate relationship between geopolitics and energy, explore opportunities in the evolving global energy landscape, and learn from the experience of industry veteran Carlos Augusto Arentz.

• Carlos Augusto Arentz, the workshop's instructor, is the Director of Innovation and Industrial Technology at Acelen. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1983), a master's degree in Production Engineering with a focus on Transportation and Logistics from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1999), and a Ph.D. in Public Policies, Strategies, and Development from the Institute of Economics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2014). With a career spanning over three decades at Petrobras, Carlos brings extensive expertise in petroleum processing, environmental control, energy conservation, and economic performance assessment.

Event Details:
Date: 22 August 2023 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (BRT) 
Location: EIC Rio Office - Av. Rio Branco 89 sala 2601 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
Cost: R$850,00 (EIC Members) // R$1.100,00 (Non-members)

Please note that this training will be held in portuguese.

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For any questions regarding this event, please contact the organiser.
Maria Benjo
Events Coordinator
The EIC - Rio de Janeiro Office