2015 Highlights

Breakfast Keynote

Vice Chairman and Managing Director at Moelis & Company, Eric Cantor, calls on his experience as former House Majority Leader to discuss the relationship between energy and politics.

Morning Keynote

Dr. Franklin Orr, Under Secretary for Science and Energy, U.S. Department of Energy


Impact of Oil Price Volatility

Good Energy From the Start

More than 130 speakers and participants kicked off the Hogan Lovells Global Energy Summit with a cocktail reception and onstage conversation. Singapore partner Alex Wong introduced Dr. Daniel Yergin (Vice Chairman HIS and Founder, Cambridge Energy Research Associates), Anita Marangoly George (Senior Director, Energy and Extractives, The World Bank Group), and Sean Klimczak (Senior Managing Director, Private Equity, Blackstone) to talk global energy interdependence and choice – the risks, rewards, and realities.

Technology and Energy Intertwine

The 2015 Global Energy Summit featured a technology corridor, where participants could talk to representatives from some of the world’s most forward-thinking tech start-ups and gain insights into future sector trends.

Marquee Morning

Hogan Lovells CEO Steve Immelt kicked off the morning’s program by welcoming everyone and introducing Eric Cantor, former U.S. House Majority Leader and current Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Moelis & Company. Cantor addressed today’s political climate and spoke about the impact of energy regulation on risk. Under Secretary for Science and Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, Dr. Lynn Orr, served as the lunch keynote and discussed how far the sector has progressed in the past decade and where we will see advancement in the future.

Distributed Energy

The growth of distributed energy raises a host of complicated questions that were tackled by our panelists and participants, who are leaders within the industry.

Oil Price Volatility

Oil prices continue to be unpredictably volatile. This panel discussed the inevitable impact on global energy policies, renewable energy, security of energy supply, and resource development.

Inside Perspective

Global Energy Summit chairman and Houston partner Kevin Lipson opened the lunch session and introduced our featured speaker on day two. Vice Chairman, IHS and Founder, Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Dr. Daniel Yergin, returned to deliver our keynote address.

Leadership in Energy

Some of the most influential leaders in the energy industry discussed the changing global energy landscape.

Future of the Grid

Keynote speaker Shaun Chapman (Vice President of Policy and Electricity Markets, SolarCity Inc.) closed the summit by addressing the current state of the grid and its outlook over the next few decades.