2021 Baker Botts/Baker Institute Virtual Energy Summit

Houston | Online Webinar

Please join us for the fifth consecutive year as Baker Botts and the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University's Baker Institute co-host an energy summit. This year's virtual summit, "Electrification and Decarbonization: Pathways to a New Energy Future," will address various current issues affecting global energy markets, oil and gas, electricity, renewables, and the environment. Specifically, the discussion will center around how the energy industry continues to respond to recent events and how those events are shaping the industry.

The summit will span two half days and will feature speakers from Cheniere Energy, Citigroup, The Regional Center for Energy Studies, Dastur Energy, Energy for Growth Hub, Electric Power Supply Association, Ernst & Young, International Energy Agency, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Neste, NRG Energy, Phillips 66, Port of Houston, The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Energy and many others.

To view a detailed agenda, please click here.

Day 1 - September 29th

  • Welcome Remarks
  • Keynote Address: Energy Outlook
  • Panel I: Decarbonization and Circularity
  • Panel II: Electrification and Sustainability

Day 2 - September 30th

  • Opening Armchair: ESG and Energy Investment
  • Plenary Presentation and Panel III: The Future of Oil and Gas in Energy Transitions
  • Armchair Discussion: The Role of Nature in the Portfolio of Climate Solutions
  • Panel IV: Energy Transitions - Views from Around the World and the Road to Glasgow

To register for the energy summit, please click here.

Please contact Anna Garza if you have any questions regarding this program.

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