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23rd of November, 2023

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Aberdeen

E-FWD Inaugural Event

The essential and exclusive community of senior North Sea leaders driving the movement to secure, clean energy.


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E-FWD is creating an essential and exclusive community of senior North Sea leaders who are all committed to driving the movement to secure, clean energy. Founding members enjoyed a unique evening of open, honest dialogue on the North Sea energy transition at E-FWD’s inaugural event.


The inaugural event saw the launch of the first-ever Global CCUS Investment Index, produced by GaffneyCline and framed with editorial by E-FWD. The index features business-critical analysis of the role of carbon capture and storage (CCUS) in the North Sea market.


As a senior strategic leader who shapes the North Sea agenda within your organisation, you simply cannot miss the next event.


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E-FWD November Event
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SESSION 1

North Sea Energy Transition: The Big Picture

Our keynote session featured a speech from The Rt Hon Lord Deben. Having served as chairman of the UK's independent Climate Change Committee, Lord Deben offered a candid and first hand experience of the present and future political dynamics that will impact your business.


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SESSION 2

Global CCUS Investment Index Launch

The first-ever Global CCUS Investment Index, produced by GaffneyCline and framed with editorial by E-FWD. The index features business-critical analysis of the role of carbon capture and storage (CCUS) in the North Sea market.


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SESSION 3

Founder Member Dinner

The first event concluded with a special dinner where members enjoyed a keynote address by The Rt. Hon Gordon Brown, who set out his views on the direction of travel in UK energy policy, the implications for the North Sea industry moving forward.

Having set the UK on the path to net zero — and having led climate change talks at COP conferences with the likes of Barack Obama — Mr Brown offered a unique insight on how policy has been shaped to date. The former Prime Minister. He also shared his views on how energy policy could develop in the event of Sir Keir Starmer winning a 2024 general election.


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Speakers & Panellists
Watch this space for our next exciting panellists and speakers,
The Rt Hon Gordon Brown
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
The Rt Hon Gordon Brown
The Rt Hon Lord Deben
Founder and Chairman
Sancroft International
The Rt Hon Lord Deben
Roger Harrabin
Journalist and former BBC energy and environment analyst
BBC
Roger Harrabin
Seb Kennedy
Associate Editor, E-FWD | Founding Editor, Energy Flux News
E-FWD
Seb Kennedy
Beena Sharma
CEO and Co-Founder
CCU International
Beena Sharma
Alistair Macfarlane
NSTA Manager
UK Carbon Transportation and Storage
Alistair Macfarlane
Steve Murphy
Chief Commercial Officer
Storegga
Steve Murphy
Ed Reed
Emerging markets editor
Energy Voice
Ed Reed
Owen Wyatt
Chief Growth Officer
D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
Owen Wyatt
Raeid Jewad
Principal Advisor, Commercial & Energy Transition
GaffneyCline
Raeid Jewad