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  • 𝘈𝘳𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘯𝘦𝘹𝘵 𝘪𝘯-𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵?

    “𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐫𝐚𝐰 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐬 & 𝐧𝐞𝐱𝐭 𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬” is the 4th episode of ’s #4PracticalSteps towards the energy transition.
    Meet us at the 𝑻𝒓𝒆𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝑪𝒂𝒇è, Via Triulziana 8, San Donato Milanese (MI), on 𝑶𝒄𝒕𝒐𝒃𝒆𝒓 11𝒕𝒉 𝒂𝒕 18.00.
    The conference and Q&A session will be in English and followed by a 𝒏𝒆𝒕𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒇 from 19:30!
    The event is 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗲 (SPE members and non-members), please share it with your contacts and colleagues!
    Participation cost € 15 per person (aperitif included), to be paid on site.
    To confirm your attendance, please 𝙧𝙚𝙜𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙧 through this form: https://lnkd.in/dHyq8zX3
    𝐀 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐤𝐬 to our 𝒔𝒑𝒐𝒏𝒔𝒐𝒓𝒔: DNV and DG Impianti Industriali S.p.A. for their kind support to this event!
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  • The Summer Edition of our Technical Bulletin is out!

    We are delighted to share it here for easy access and read. Enjoy! 
    SPE Italian Section Technical Bulletin Summer Edition 2022

    👉 Make sure you visit the SPE Italian Section LinkedIn page if you wish to share it with your extended network.

    🏆 We are grateful to all our sponsors for their continued and enthusiastic support!
    CostacurtaGEOLOG, PERGEMINE, Wefuture, Proeco, DG Impianti IndustrialiAdrilltech
  • Time for networking at Gastech 2022!

    𝑰𝒕’𝒔 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒏𝒆𝒕𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈!

    Come and meet the newly elected board of the SPE Italian Section at the upcoming Gastech 2022 Conference and Exhibition

    𝑾𝒉𝒆𝒏? 5th to 8th September
    𝑾𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆? At the Assorisorse Booth (n. 13C43), which kindly will be hosting us!

    𝑮𝒓𝒂𝒃 𝒂 𝒄𝒖𝒑 𝒐𝒇 𝒄𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒆 & 𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒌 𝒕𝒐 𝒖𝒔! 
    Find out all about our association, our engagement for the energy transition and how to get involved
    𝑾𝒆 𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒍𝒐𝒐𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒘𝒂𝒓𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒎𝒆𝒆𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒚𝒐𝒖!

    #WeAreSPE #SPEItaly #gastech2022 #Assorisorse #energytransition #networking #engagement #spe
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  • 2022 SPE Europe Energy GeoHackathon

    Register Now!

    ~~ 2022 SPE EUROPE ENERGY GEOHACKATHON ~~

    An amazing team of professionals who have joined forces planned the second SPE Europe Energy GeoHackathon to be held starting with September 26th

    WHY Joining? You will get access to:
    4 weeks Bootcamps
    A geothermal industry dataset to further your insight in reservoir settings
    A datathon to work in group and test your knowledge on using data science skills

    Do not miss this opportunity to diversify your skillset!

    #DatafyingEnergy from 26th September 2022

    Registration: https://lnkd.in/e_T8AXff

    #datafyingenergy #SpeEurope #EnergyGeoHackathon #bootcamps #geothermalenergy  #datascience #wearespe 

    Promo video:  https://lnkd.in/euUjzsqt

    Thank you to the sponsors of this great initiative!

    Sales end on Aug 28, 2022
    Tickets enable the participation to Bootcamps and Hackathon events.
  • Q&A Section in the Bulletin

    We are glad to announce that a new Q&A Section is open from the Summer Edition 2022 of SPE Italian Section Bulletin!
    To submit your question about the topics covered in the issues of SPE Italian Section Bulletin, please write an email to spe.italiansection@gmail.com, specifying in the subject "Bulletin Q&A".
    Remember that both questions and answers are moderated according to the rules listed below:
    Moderation rules for the SPE Italy Technical Bulletin “Q&A Section”.
    At most three questions and answers will be selected and published in each Bulletin issue, with the clear objective to encourage an increasingly dynamic and fruitful discussion among our readers and authors.

    Both questions and the corresponding Answers are moderated, at the sole discretion of the Editor, in accordance with the rules set out below:
    • Questions are genuine and not rhetorical, i.e. are not questions asked to make a point rather than get an answer.

    Both Questions and Answers:

    • Are formulated in English, in a brief and technical way, with reference to topics published in the Technical Bulletin.
    • Do not contain personal information or personal contact information.
    • Do not defame anyone, i.e. lowering or harming the reputation of a person or organisation.
    • Do not contain anything that could be considered intolerant of a person's race, culture, appearance, gender, sexual preference, religion or age.
    • Do not be obscene or use foul language.
    • Do not personally insult or harass authors or other participants to the Q&A section.
    • Do not contain or link to any inappropriate, offensive or illegal material.Avoid overt advertisements, promotions or direct solicitation from other members.
    • Do not promote self-harm, suicide, violence or criminal activity of any kind.
    • Do not contain emojis or images conveying inappropriate meaning as outlined above.

  • The new Board is here!

    We announce you that the voting process for the new SPE Italian Section Board has ended!

    Here you see the summary of the vote:

    From 01.09.2022, this Board & sub-committees are in charge for the Year 2022/2023:


    Nextly, we will present to you in more detail the new Board of Directors: stay tuned

    We renew you the warm invite to get in touch with the Board for feedbacks, suggestions and proposals.

    Best Regards!

  • SPE Italian Section Board Elections - Year 2022/2023

    The European Union and several other Countries are actively defining trajectories along the pathways to mitigate the Climate Change risks, in particular by reducing CO2 emissions to the atmosphere. Several solutions are being approached in parallel with more or less emphasis, such as phasing out fossil fuels, electrification, energy efficiency, carbon capture, reforestation and others, but it is becoming always more clear that the solution will pass through an holistic and extensive approach rather than a single and exclusive path, embracing a wide range of options in order to allow for proper adaptation to the different production processes and for implementing operational flexibility required for unpredictable events, which are always more and more frequent.

    SPE association has been for years and still is an organization focused on the dissemination of technical knowledge through the establishment of a wide network among energy companies and contractors; this “short-circuit” approach is even more important and crucial in this new transition era where solutions and opportunities come from a land of compromises between existing players (O&G and energy companies) and new ones (industrial emitters) being suddenly exposed to the cost of the decarbonization and forced to find immediate solution to avoid extreme consequences.

    In line with this background characterized by long-term ambitious environmental targets, technical and technological challenges, short-term actions for preserving the existing industrial sector and socio-political instabilities always more difficult to anticipate, the SPE Italian Section wishes to provide their contribution for the next 2022-2023 term further strengthening and supporting the topics relevant to both O&G new solutions for a decarbonized market as well as to the development of a wide scheme of energy transition themes, even with a larger representation of other industrial sectors and energy supply chains into the association. The activities would develop into these two main clusters:
    Oil&Gas evolution considering both transition towards systems more efficient, less emissive and circular, as well as development of short-term solution for guaranteeing energy security and autonomy/independence in gas supply for Europe and Italy
    Energy transition and decarbonization with an inclusive approach considering all existing and emerging technologies (renewables, hydrogen, CCUS, biofuels, sustainable mobility, fusion, etc..) and identifying the successful area of applications

    In line with the existing board organization, some novelties are proposed to help the association to be more adaptive to the recent evolution. First, new important players of the energy transformation and transition are proposing their candidatures for the Board of Directors. Following this evolution, new key roles have been introduced in order lead the themes relative to Energy transition and decarbonization topics, as well as to catch the opportunity for representing also other sectors of the energy related sector positions; the new positions are:
    Discipline leader - Energy transition and decarbonization systems”, “Discipline leader - Transportation and distribution of energy vectors”, “Discipline leader – Policies & Regulamentation” and “Membership expansion”).
    Furthermore, another strategic role has been introduced: Energy Diversity, Inclusion & Communication. This new function wants to assure an opening to a broad diversity of skills, experiences and thoughts to ensure that both the O&G and the energy industry reflects the actual society at large and includes societal expectations.
    Finally, the candidates for each Director position are ready to work to create a collaborative and proactive team in order to maximize the results of each single event or initiative.
  • Gustavo Sclocchi Award

    We are glad to invite you to the Award Ceremony for Gustavo Sclocchi Award that will be held in presence at Politecnico di Milano (Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32, Milano), on June 30th from 17:45 (Italy time), followed by a networking moment. 

    The event will be also available on the SPE Italian Section Youtube Channel: https://lnkd.in/epxUi6D

    This Award is dedicated to the best theses regarding the energy industry, included renewable energy, alternative feedstocks for green refinery and energy economy and management. This year 65 professionals and researchers applied for the 29th Gustavo Sclocchi Theses Award from all around the world. This is for us an impressive achievement!
    A collaboration among SPE, EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers) and Assorisorse (Sustainable Natural Resources and Energy) to reward excellent university graduates in Energy related disciplines.

    To confirm your attendance,
    please kindly register online through this form
    (limited seating, reservations required):
    https://lnkd.in/dRGVCKZa

    Below you can find all the details.
    Speeches will be held in English.
  • SPE Technical Bulletin - Issue 1/2022 - is now available!

    The first SPE Italian Section Technical Bulletin of 2022 is now available, please download it from Google Drive: https://lnkd.in/dtp_xJBU


    Here reported the contents of this issue:

    Discover all the other interesting articles reading the SPE Technical Bulletin!

    In the same OneDrive you can also download all the 2021's issues!

    Enjoy, share, and... remember: #WeAreSPE #SpeItaly
  • Ordine degli Ingegneri della Provincia di Roma published the new Quaderno n. 2/2022

    “Il settore Oil & Gas: risorse e prospettive”

    We are pleased to share with all of you SPE Associates the Quaderno n. 2 of 2022 published by Ordine degli Ingegneri della Provincia di “Il settore Oil & Gas: risorse e prospettive”Roma dedicated to “Il settore Oil & Gas: risorse e prospettive”, where you will also find articles written by SPE Representatives and various useful contributions to the discussion of such important and current issues. You can browse the number online at the following link:
  • Adding Circularity to Upstream Operations as Sustainability Innovation - DG Impianti Industriali

    Dear All, we have great news! 📣
    Thanks to our sponsor, *DG Impianti Industriali SpA* (https://lnkd.in/ey52igJb), *the participation fee* for _"Adding Circularity to Upstream Operations as Sustainability Innovation"_ in-person event *has been reduced to € 10 per person* (aperitif included), to be paid on site.
    We can’t wait to meet you all at Trefor Cafè (Via Triulziana, 8, San Donato Milanese), on June 8th from 18:00.🤝 *To confirm your attendance, please register online* (limited seating, reservations required): https://lnkd.in/eSuAQf8U
  • Adding Circularity to Upstream Operations as Sustainability Innovation

    Are you ready for our next in-person event?🤝 We are happy to announce that the 3rd episode of SPE Italian Section's Four Practical Steps towards the Energy Transition "Adding Circularity to Upstream Operations as Sustainability Innovation" will be held in presence at Trefor Cafè, Via Triulziana, 8, San Donato Milanese (MI), on June 8th from 18:00. To confirm your attendance, please register through this form (limited seating, reservations required): https://lnkd.in/eSuAQf8U
    The event will start with a live conference and Q&A session, followed by a networking aperitif from 19:30. The reduced cost is € 10 (in spite of 18)  - Thanks to DG Impianti, our sponsor for this event - per person (aperitif included) to be paid on site. It’s open to everyone, so it's not mandatory to be a SPE member, share it with your contacts and colleagues. 📣
  • “Good News for Drilling Contractors, Offshore Rigs Are Getting Harder To Find”

    This article by Trent Jacobs, published on the latest JPT, gives some insights about the tight offshore rig market, which is becoming even tighter.
    According to a new report from Westwood Global Energy Group, “It appears the true extent of this tightening market is still not always being accurately represented across the industry”, as all three segments of the business - jackups, semisubmersibles, and drillships - show a contracted utilization rate below 85%.
    Find out more about his views in the article and connect with us on Social Media and tell us your opinion on this!

  • SPE Beyond the Borders 2022: “European Energy Independence” by SPE Vienna Basin Section

    30th June – 2nd July, Vienna (In-Person Event)
    We are happy to announce that, after two years of Virtual Events, SPE Beyond the Borders is finally back in its original in-person formThe first event of the 2022 Edition will be hosted by SPE Vienna Basin Section in Vienna on the topic “European Energy Independence” from Thursday 30th June to Saturday 2nd July. The program will feature an amazing visit to OPEC Headquarters, a field trip, technical discussions, workshops and much more!
    As usual for Beyond the Borders events, travel costs to and from Vienna are self-funded by each participant, while most of the expenses are in charge of SPE Vienna Basin Section (three-nights hotel accommodation, at least one meal per day and all formal activities). We are looking for up to two YP Ambassadors from SPE Italian Section! Participation is subject to a selection procedure mostly based on motivation and past SPE activities.
    Apply now using the following Google Form:
    https://lnkd.in/dyyENdfy

    Don't wait! The deadline for applying is Tuesday 24th May!
    Please reach out to SPE Italian Section YP Chair Matteo Trevisan (matteo.trevisan@eni.com) for any further information and detail.

     
  • SPE Italian Section & Industrial Valve Summit 2022

    Event 25th - 26th May 2022, Bergamo (BG)
    We are glad to inform you that the 4th edition of Industrial Valve Summit, the leading international event for the Oil&Gas valve technologies and flow control solutions, will be held on Wednesday May 25th – Thursday 26th May in Bergamo, under the patronage of several Associations, including SPE Italian Section 
    In particular, the cooperation between IVS and SPE will allow Energy Professionals to remain technologically updated, share the vision for the future and contribute to the growth of the sector through stronger links between users and suppliers and through new knowledge sharing initiatives.
    You can find us in the Hall C at Stand 92, near “Da Vittorio” restaurant, where our officers and ambassadors will show our mission, vision and program... and the preview of our new Technical Bulletin!
    Please register to attend (visitors are free) using the following link: urly.it/3nr4w
     
  • SPE Italian Section from Earth to Earth

    Today is the International Earth Day 2022! To celebrate, SPE Italian Section decided for the third year in a row to renew the adoption of Apollo and Roho, our two baby orphans living in the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, and to plant some more trees in our SPE Italian Section forest using the Treedom platform.
    And this is all thanks to you, kind Members who donated in the last End of Year Dinner to support SPE Italian Section's "From Earth To Earth". This initiative aims to implement symbolic gestures but with a concrete impact, to show our respect and gratitude towards our planet, rich in natural resources which must be used wisely and in a sustainable way.
    Get involved and, if you wish, plant your own trees in the SPE Italian Section Forest clicking this link and follow us to know more possibilities to donate!
  • Bringing a Digital Idea to Life: Digital Product Development Workshops

    We are glad to launch today the “Bringing a Digital Idea to Life: Digital Product Development Workshops", exploring the life cycle of a Digital Product, from idea generation to development and production.
    The programme is organized by SPE Italian Section and consists of 3 workshops that will be delivered online in collaboration with Eni Digital Factory, starting from April 28th from 5:00 PM (CEST):
    • 28.04.2022 (5pm CEST) - Data Thinking
    • 31.05.2022 (5pm CEST) - Agile for Data Science
    • 23.06.2022 (5pm CEST) - Model Development
     
    Please fill this form to register:
    In order to maximize the interaction between attendants and speakers, the participation to the programme will be limited to a maximum number of 35 participants (priority will be given to SPE Members, considering the date and time of registration). Only after the registration, the link to the online workshop will be shared with you by email.

    A Certificate of Participation will be issued after attending the entire programme of 3 workshops, through Accredible Platform.
    The programme will be delivered in English Language.

  • Four practical steps towards the Energy Transition

    Join NOW the SPE Italian Section for the second episode of Four practical steps towards the energy transition “Focus on Disruptive Technologies”, on April, 5th from 18:00 (Italy Time CET), live on our YouTube Channel (https://lnkd.in/dzX9UBcK).
    Please register to the event:
    Discover the "Four practical steps towards the Energy Transition" program video:
    The event has been included in the SPE GAIA Sustainability Program, a newly born program that includes events and initiatives of every SPE Section in the World dedicated to issues of Energy Transition and Decarbonisation of the Industry.
    Speeches will be held in English.
    SPE Italian Section Event
  • Energy transition: macro-economic update & new competences

    Join SPE Italian Section for the first event of 2022: “Energy Transition: macro-economic update & new competences”, on January, 25th from 18:00 (Italy Time CET), live on our YouTube Channel (https://lnkd.in/epxUi6D)
    Please register to the event:
    https://lnkd.in/dNcWJxd3


    It will be the first episode of the program "Four practical steps towards the Energy Transition", developed after the international success of our the Decarbonization Path. It will be an introductory event that summarizes actual macroeconomic energy scenarios and the need to shift job skills and competences. Guest speakers are part of intergovernmental organizations, energy intelligence research companies and the academy.
    The other three events will focus on what we know how to do better: Science & Technology. We will investigate what can be practically done to accelerate the pace of the transition and to create a Green-Tech future.
    "Four practical steps towards the Energy Transition" program video:
    The event has been included in the SPE GAIA Sustainability Program, a newly born program that includes events and initiatives of every SPE Section in the World dedicated to issues of Energy Transition and Decarbonisation of the Industry.
    Speeches will be held in English.


    Join/renew Society of Petroleum Engineers International membership at the following link!
    https://lnkd.in/dHttQ2T
  • SPE Italian Section - Special Technical Bulletin 4/2021

    The new SPE Italian Section Technical Bulletin 4/2021 dedicated to the OMC 2021 MED Energy Conference & Exhibition is now available for SPE Members only.
    In the bulletin you can find exclusive contents by the OMC Organizers, summaries of the OMC 2021 Awarded Papers and the outcomes of the OMC innovation room, further reinforcing the collaboration between our Section and OMC!
    Join/renew Society of Petroleum Engineers International membership at the following link! https://lnkd.in/dHttQ2T
  • Energy Transition Path

    Dear SPE Member,
    After the international success of the Decarbonization Path, SPE Italian Section is glad to launch a new event program composed by 4 appointments dedicated to the Energy Transition.
    The first one, that is going to be very soon on the 25th of January, is an introductory event that summarizes actual macroeconomic energy scenarios and the need to shift job skills and competences. Guest speakers are part of intergovernmental organizations, energy intelligence research companies and the academy.
    The other three events will focus on what we know how to do better: Science & Technology. We will investigate what can be practically done to accelerate the pace of the transition and to create a Green-Tech future.
    Don’t miss the next appointment on the 25th of January!
  • SPE Distinguished Lecture “Impact of Climate Issues on Energy Industry Through 2050"

    Dear SPE Member,

    Join SPE Italian Section for the Distinguished Lecture “Impact of Climate Issues on Energy Industry Through 2050”, on January, 27th from 17:30 (Italy Time CET).

    Our lecturer will be Philip Grossweiler, M&H Energy Services.
    The event will be held online on SPE International official Zoom account, after the registration you'll receive the link to access by email.
     

    Please register to the event:

    https://pubs.spe.org/en/dl/reg/22DL325/

     

     

    Speeches will be held in English.

  • Gaia Talk (Regional, Europe) – Sustainable Solutions from the Oil & Gas Industry

    From Waste to Value. How we can have a positive view on a negative issue? Gas re-use to feed a circular virtuous value chain where gas-to-liquid offers opportunities out of the current threat for the environment in the form of methane emissions. Technology is mature and available. It is important to explain and work on the awareness of the potential offered by gas stimulating a new way of critical thinking regarding its repurposing.
    Elisabetta Purlalli (Head of LNG Equity Valuation at Eni) will provide insights and experience on how to transform a threat into value having in mind the common goals of reducing carbon emissions down to zero while improving access to energy to local communities for local growth and monetizing of – otherwise wasted – resources.

    Both the EU und the US have announced to introduce or amend policy targeting methane emissions in the oil and gas industry. Recently, the topic has attracted global attention in the face of COP26 starting later this month. Stakeholder expectations are high, but concrete actions and timelines for implementation remain uncertain. Several regulatory and voluntary reporting mechanisms and best practice guidelines exist to assess methane emissions of oil and gas operations. Do they create the right incentives to reduce emissions? What role does rapidly evolving technology for detection and quantification of methane emissions play? As it stands, there is no universally accepted way to estimate and compare methane emissions in the oil and gas industry on a global level. This, in turn, means that it is not currently possible to differentiate one producer from another based on their methane emissions performance. Gas buyers rarely have any credible assessment of the methane emissions performance of a batch of gas they are buying, and regulators have no credible way to assess and compare the methane performance of their natural gas portfolio being imported into their jurisdiction. Working together with the energy and environment sector, MiQ has developed a universally applicable system to credibly certify and differentiate natural gas based on its methane emissions performance. Market-based solutions, such as certification, have played a pivotal role in driving action on climate change and other environmental issues. Marco van Veen (Associate at MiQ) and Georges Tijbosch (Senior Adviser, MiQ) will explain how this approach uses market signalling to drive change outside of regulation, encouraging businesses – and individuals – to make decisions that are both in their own interests and society at large.

    Speaker details:

    Elisabetta Purlalli (Eni)
    After some years as a consultant, Elisabetta spent her career in Energy since 1999 covering different challenging positions mainly on gas, as Head of Negotiation for Long Term Gas Supply, Head of LNG Sales and SVP for Global LNG Business Development & LNG Origination worldwide. In 2018, leveraging on her transversal experience she was appointed SVP Digital, in charge of setting up from scratch the Digital Competence Center and Heading Eni Change Management for Digital Transformation worldwide. Since January this year she returning to LNG Business as Head of LNG Equity Valuation to grant a full value integration along the energy value chain. Elisabetta is strongly convinced that the Energy sector is a “never normal sector” with so many challenges that a flexible, changing attitude based on a people-centric approach is a must and that working on Awareness and Culture of people is key to progress consciously turning difficulties into opportunities.

    Marco van Veen (MiQ)
    Marco is an Associate at MiQ, a not-for-profit organization to drive methane emission reduction in the natural gas industry by creating a market-based solution for methane-certified and differentiated gas. Prior to joining MiQ, Marco was at the European Commission, working on security of supply and establishing a strategy to curb methane emissions as part of the Green Deal. Marco has experience in the evaluation of exploration performance within the oil and gas industry at Wintershall DEA. His interest is in the analysis of data uncertainty and its implications for decision making. He holds an M.Sc. degree in Georesources Management from RWTH Aachen University and spent a year abroad in Stavanger, Norway.

    Georges Tijbosch (MiQ)
    Georges Tijbosch is a Senior Adviser at MiQ. He is the former director of origination at Centrica, where he managed the team responsible for Centrica’s large gas and power transactions. Before that, Georges was a director for 10 years at London investment bank commodity trading desks. Positions included director of energy sales at Goldman Sachs, head of EMEA energy marketing at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and head of EMEA Commodity Finance at JP Morgan.

    Moderators (SPE Gaia Team Europe):
    Maria Giulia De Donno (SPE Italian Section),
    Joschka Röth (SPE German Section, SPE Gaia Regional Liaison Europe).