Energy Storage

— A Tracking Transition Event —


Tuesday, February 28

15:00-16:30 GMT



Storage is a key component in the shift to a more sustainable and decarbonised energy system.

The range of technologies and energy vectors available, the different strengths and suitability of each and the surging interest from investors as increasing amounts of new renewable capacity are added to the grid makes for a compelling story.

Join us to hear from a range of industry leaders as they discuss how storage will revolutionise the energy system.


Topics for discussion will include:

  • Why the buildout of storage is essential to the energy transition
  • What are the leading storage technologies shaping the market?
  • Which companies are leading the way in deploying storage technology?
  • What role does policy and regulation play in supporting the sector – and how can it be improved to enhance deployment?
  • What are the main finance and investment mechanisms for storage – and is there enough?
  • What does the future of the market and the wider energy system look like?


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Technology Powering the North Sea Transition Deal



Wednesday 28th September

10:30am – 12:00pm (BST)


There is no single solution to deliver net zero. Affordable, low carbon energy growth will be driven by innovative technology.

How do we create an agile, integrated, interdependent energy system to capitalise on domestic opportunities and global markets?

Join a panel of experts as they delve into the insights and dissect the recommendations made in the Technology Driving Green Energy Growth report, produced by the Technology Leadership Board, Net Zero Technology Centre, and Accenture.

The report highlights opportunities in hydrogen, floating offshore wind and carbon capture and storage technologies, exploring the innovative solutions required to meet the North Sea Transition Deal commitments.

The successful realisation of these innovations will ultimately lead to greater cost competitiveness, create domestic and international supply chain opportunities and secure low carbon jobs.


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    Myrtle Dawes

    Solution Centre Director, Net Zero Technology Centre

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    Ekaterina Kozinchenko

    Managing Director, Accenture

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    Katy Heidenreich

    Supply Chain & Operations Director, Offshore Energies UK

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    Allister Thomas

    Europe Editor, Energy Voice

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Future Offshore


Thursday 25th August 2022 

Content 07:55 – 12:00 

 Join us virtually or in person at The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen.


 Future Offshore – Energy Voice’s primer event for ONS 2022 

What is the future for offshore energy as the transition gathers pace and a new geopolitical landscape emerges?  

Energy Voice invites you to join us and industry leaders to shape the offshore agenda for the North Sea ahead of ONS 2022 in Stavanger.  

Our event will offer a powerful platform to the leading companies and people active in offshore energy to showcase their expertise and services. 

The event will feature three key sessions, each with a different focus: 


Session 1 – Energy security 

The energy industry must meet critical production targets whilst making the transition as a tough winter approaches. What are the options? 

Talking points: 

– How to meet rising demand for oil and gas as companies push towards 2030 net zero commitments. 

– The need for secure domestic energy supply/security in light of the Ukraine war and global pricing pressures. 

– Energy security and social licence for oil & gas developers.  

– Future E&P and supply chain opportunities. 

Plus more to be confirmed. 


Session 2 – North Sea: Energy transition frontier 

This session will explore decarbonisation in the UKCS and Norway.  Where are comparisons apt and what can each side learn from the other? 

Talking points: 

– What tech advances are driving the transition in the North Sea? 

– What can the North Sea teach (and learn from) other offshore basins? 

– Coexistence of O&G infrastructure with renewables; platform electrification. 

– CCUS, hydrogen and repurposing infrastructure. 

Plus more to be confirmed with our event partners. 


Session 3 – Skills transition 

What steps are required to reach the jobs and investment levels to ensure longevity of the offshore industry? 

Talking points: 

– Safeguarding jobs, attracting and retaining talent. 

– Which transferable skills will futureproof the offshore industry? 

– Which organisations are skilling up the workforce and enabling the transition? 

– New opportunities in wind and hydrogen. 

– Retraining, learning & development. 

Plus more to be confirmed with our event partners. 


You can register FREE to attend virtually or physically at The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen. Please note that in-person tickets are limited. 

Key Dates

25 Aug 2022 Event Day


07:00: Arrival, registration and breakfast
07:55: Welcome Remarks and Keynote
08:10: Session 1 - Energy Security
09:10: Exhibition and networking
09:30: Session 2 - North Sea: Energy Transition Frontier
10:30: Exhibition and networking
11:00: Session 3 - Skills Transition
12:00: Exhibition and networking
12:30: Event Ends
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    Richard Wood

    UK Ambassador to Norway, British Embassy

Session 1 - Energy Security

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    Mark Wilson (moderator)

    Health, Safety and Environment Director, OEUK

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    David Clark

    Chief Executive Officer, Vysus Group

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    Professor Alex Kemp

    Professor, Economics, University of Aberdeen

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    Yvonne Telford

    Senior Analyst, Westwood Global Energy Group

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    Richard Wood

    UK Ambassador to Norway, British Embassy

Session 2 - North Sea: Energy transition frontier

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    Stuart Payne (moderator)

    Supply Chain, Decommissioning and HR Director, North Sea Transition Authority

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    Gareth Aldren

    Energy Transition Leader, TotalEnergies

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    Simon Bibby

    Senior Commercial Advisor, Shell

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    David Moseley

    Vice President of North Sea, Welligence

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    James Richardson

    Strategic Account Leader, Baker Hughes

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    Ismail Tan

    Global Category Manager for New Construction Primers, Jotun

Session 3 - Skills Transition

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    Jennifer MacDonald (moderator)

    Sector Development & Skills Planning Manager, Skills Development Scotland

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    Lauren Belfield

    Solicitor, Brookson Legal

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    Ewen Hay

    Director Products, Services & Apprentices, OPITO

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    Claire Mack

    CEO, Scottish Renewables

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    Andy Rodden

    Energy Transition Programme Director, Offshore Renewables, ETZ Ltd

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— A Tracking Transition Series —

June 29 – 15:00-16:30 (BST)




Geothermal has been identified as a key technology in the provision of sustainable energy. It is not dependent on weather conditions and geothermal power plants can supply baseload electricity.

And geothermal can also harness the skills and technology developed in the oil and gas sector to help drive the transition and shift to net zero.

It offers a huge untapped energy source that has the potential to drive up to 20% of the UK’s electricity and all of the country’s heating demand, making it an area that should not be ignored.

Energy Voice has joined up with Expro, an expert in geothermal, to showcase the potential of the technology to reshape the energy mix, enhance security of supply and advance the just transition from oil and gas to sustainable energy.

Join us to hear from Expro and a select panel of experts as they discuss what the technology is, why it’s important and what next for the sector.


15:00: Welcome
15:05: Introduction from Expro
15:10: Keynote from Dr. Marit Brommer
15:20: Panel Introductions
15:30: Panel Discussion and Q&A
16:30: Closing remarks


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    Moderator - Ed Reed

    Content Editor, Energy Voice

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    Dr Joseph Batir

    Geothermal Lead, Petrolern

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    Dr Marit Brommer

    Executive Director, International Geothermal Association

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    Max Brouwers

    Chief Business Development Officer, Getech

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    Karl Farrow

    CEO, Ceraphi

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    Ingrid Huldal

    Senior Manager, Portfolio Advancement, Expro

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–NEO 2.0–


Wednesday May 18, 2022

11:00 – 12:30 (BST) / 06:00 – 07:30 (EST) / 14:00 – 15:30 (GST)


The energy transition will need to harness an array of new technologies with solar PV, hydrogen and storage all playing a critical role.

These three industries each have their own merits and challenges. But the common thread, the drive to slash carbon emissions, means they will continue to attract substantial capital and create significant opportunities for the global supply chain.

In 2021, Energy Voice presented the first in our NEO series which focused on the US market. Now, in association with Bracewell, a leading law firm renowned worldwide for its unique depth and experience in the energy sector, we are delighted to present a follow up virtual event focused on new energy opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa.

The international energy industry can learn from the rapid development of these technologies in the region.

Register today to hear from our panel on how solar PV, hydrogen and storage are shaping the new energy mix, and how to capitalise on the opportunities this transition presents.

Email Laura Adam (Event Manager) or call 07976 702707';


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    Clint Steyn

    Partner, Bracewell

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    Oliver Irwin

    Partner, Bracewell

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    Ronen “Ro” Lazarovitch

    Partner, Bracewell

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    Andrej Kormuth

    Partner, Bracewell

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    Daniel Calderon

    Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Alcazar Energy

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    Brendan Cronin

    Director, AFRY Management Consulting

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    David Smith

    Executive VP, Hydrogen & Decarbonization - Global Marubeni Middle East & Africa, Marubeni

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    Ed Reed

    Content Editor, Energy Voice

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Invest ABZ


Thursday 26th May 2022

09:30 – 16:00

Join us virtually or in person at The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen


Join us as we lead the conversation on Aberdeen’s future as Europe’s energy hub.

This hybrid event will look to answer the question: why Aberdeen? We will showcase the innovative leaders and businesses that make investment in the city’s future a compelling proposition.

Our expert panels will share their vision for Aberdeen’s evolution as an energy hub in a net-zero world. And we will celebrate the people, skills and technologies on our doorstep, exploring how that local expertise leads the way both in the UK and globally.

Across two keynote sessions with Q&A, Invest ABZ will cover topics including:

  • Technology and R&D
  • Talent & Skills
  • Offshore wind & renewables
  • Supply chain
  • Decommissioning
  • Hydrogen & CCUS
  • Pipelines
  • Local business
  • Growth sectors & opportunities
  • Future of oil & gas in Aberdeen

Whether you are part of Aberdeen’s diverse business community, an investor or business considering greater involvement in this thriving market, or a representative of local or national government, Invest ABZ will provide essential insight into the region’s potential.

You can register FREE to attend virtually or physically at The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen. Please note that in-person tickets are limited.


09:30: Arrival and Registration - Breakfast
10:00: Opening Remarks and Keynotes
10:30: Session 1 - Why Aberdeen?
12:00: Networking and Exhibition - Lunch
13:30: Session 2 - What Next For Aberdeen?
15:00: Closing Remarks
15:15: Networking and Exhibition
16:00: Event Ends
Email Laura Adam (Event Manager) or call 07976 702707';


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    Richard Lochhead

    Minister for Just Transition, Employment and Fair Work, Scottish Government

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    Russell Borthwick

    Chief Executive, Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce

Session 1

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    Jeanette Forbes OBE

    Chief Executive and Founder, PCL Group (Moderator)

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    Ron James

    Sales Director, STATS Group

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    Megan Hine

    Fixed Gas Detection Account Manager, Draeger

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    Bruce McLeod

    Energy Transactions Partner, Pinsent Masons

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    Robert Taylor

    Business Development Manager, Stork

Session 2

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    Maggie McGinlay

    CEO, ETZ Ltd (Moderator)

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    Bob Sanguinetti

    CEO, Port of Aberdeen

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    Cameron Fyffe

    Life Cycle Services Operations Manager, ABB Energy Industries UK

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    Amanda McCulloch

    Chief Executive, TMM Recruitment Ltd

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    Petar Cegar

    Operations Director, North Sea Offshore Operations, Bureau Veritas

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— A Tracking Transition Series — 

SESSION 4 – Asia 

Thursday, March 16  

09:00-10:30 GMT 



Carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) is an essential solution for the world to reach net zero emissions.  

In this Tracking Transition series we have so far looked at the decarbonisation technology’s deployment in Europe, the Middle East & North Africa and North America.  

To conclude the series we now turn our attention to Asia-Pacific, where there has been a huge amount of activities recently in countries such as Thailand, Malaysia and Australia. 


Topics for discussion in the session will include: 


How can CCUS contribute to energy transition goals for Asian countries and Australia? 

Where are key projects being developed and which companies are leading the way? 

What opportunities does CCUS present Asia’s oil and gas industry? 

What does CCUS mean for a decarbonised supply chain? 

What are the challenges and opportunities around skills/workforce? 

How can policy and regulation be improved to enhance CCUS development? 


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09:00: Speaker Introductions
09:30: Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
10:30: Event Ends

Session 4 Speakers

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    Damon Evans - Moderator

    Asia Pacific Editor, Energy Voice

  • Chris Consoli

    Principal Consultant, Global CCS Institute

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    Paul Everingham

    Chief Executive, Asia Natural Gas and Energy Association (ANGEA)

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Net Zero Workforce

Tuesday 29th March, 2022

Energy is going through seismic change. This will be driven by people – attracting new talent, and reskilling the current workforce.

Our Net Zero Workforce event will help draw the roadmap for change, inspire the next generation and shape the future of energy.

This hybrid conference, presented from the Chester Hotel in Aberdeen, will focus on inspiring the next generation of energy leaders and explore what the existing workforce needs to thrive in a post-transition landscape.

Together we will examine what new roles, skills and expertise are required for the Net Zero Workforce to emerge and thrive.

Simply click on the orange buttons above to choose the in-person event at the Chester Hotel, Aberdeen  or  to watch the event online as part of our virtual audience.

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Session 1 – NexGen Energy

The first session will focus on how the energy industry attracts and retains talent as the transition progresses. This is the opportunity for energy companies to make their pitch for why the next generation of talent should join them and for our educators to present the pathway to a career in the industry.  

Proposed topics include:

Generation Net Zero (skills & education required for the transition)

What would schools, colleges and universities be teaching?

Apprenticeships & scholarships

Career opportunities in energy (offshore wind, hydrogen, net zero supply chain)

Culture, diversity & inclusion

Entrepreneurship & opportunity

Energy Companies of the future

Digital workforce


Session 2 – North Sea 2.0

The people currently working in our oil and gas industry will be vital to making the transition a success. Key to this will be the new skills, technologies and training requirements to mould the Net Zero Workforce.  In this session we will hear from the organisations supporting those in the industry as their roles evolve and understand the opportunities to reskill.

Proposed topics include:

Retraining and skilling up existing workforce

Utilisation of available human resource

Workforce configuration

Enhancing creativity & productivity

Switching to offshore wind

Gearing up for hydrogen

Remote working

Older workers in the net zero workforce

Investment in regional skillsets & resource

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09:30-10:00: Registration
10:00-10:30: Opening Remarks
10:30-12:00: Session 1 - NexGen Energy
12:00-13:30: Lunch, Networking and Expo
13:30-15:00: Session 2 - North Sea 2.0
15:00-15:15: Closing Remarks
15:15-16:00: Networking and Expo
16:00: Event closes

Session 1 - NexGen Energy

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    Nicholas Little

    Head of School, International School Aberdeen

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    Anita Martin

    HR Manager, Well-Safe Solutions Ltd

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    Lord Offord

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland HM Govt.

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    Kate Wallace-Lockhart

    Head of Social Impact, SSE

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    Jenny MacDonald

    Sector Development and Skills Planning Manager (Energy Transition), Skills Development Scotland

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    Ewen Hay

    Director (Products, Services & Apprenticeships). Opito

Session 2 - North Sea 2.0


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Session 1 – The Energy Transition Forum

The Forum is the keynote session of the event and will set the scene for the day with the panelists delving into the big issues shaping the energy transition in the build up to COP26.


Session 2 – Net Zero Generation & Distribution

This session will be a platform for our speakers to focus on the huge changes under way in the generation and distribution of electricity as the energy system of the future takes shape.


Session 3 – Supply Chain in Transition

The supply chain will be transformed by the transition. This is creating anxiety as well as opportunity for companies and people. Session 3 will look at the risks but also the vast potential offered by a new look supply chain and workforce as the green industrial revolution unfolds.


Session 4 – Innovation in the Transition

Innovation is at the heart of the transition and how the world rethinks and restructures the energy system, both from in terms of production and consumption. The final session of ETIDEX 2021 invites the innovators to step forward and present their vision for the future.


Wind – A Tracking Transition Series

Thank you for attending our fourth and final session – Where Next? – of the Tracking Transition series on

Offshore Wind.


Across the four events in the series we assessed the wind sector’s development to date and investigated what needs to happen to maximise its potential. 


Many thanks to all our session partners and to you, our audience – without you all these events could not take place.


If you missed any of our four sessions, you can watch them on demand via the buttons above. 


We look forward welcoming you to future Energy Voice events.


Session 1 – The Energy Transition Forum

The Forum was the keynote session of ETIDEX 2020 which looked at where the transition currently was and where it was headed. Our panellists provided insight into the future of the energy mix and the greener economy, setting the tone of the debate for the day and paving the way for the key themes to be discussed in later sessions.


Session 2 – Corporate Response to Net Zero

UK plc has a major role to play in framing the narrative around the transition, the future of our greener economy and what it means for business and consumers. This session was an opportunity for companies and organisations to outline their net-zero objectives with 12 months to go until COP26.


Session 3 – Renewables and Transition Infrastructure

This session addressed the major renewable energy and transition infrastructure development required, with focus on key technologies such as offshore wind. Scotland’s position as a hub for renewables made this session an especially important focus area and a platform for our panellists to present and debate their future plans.


Session 4 – Hydrogen and CCUS

Hydrogen could have a catalytic effect on the future of the energy mix and economy. The debate around green versus blue hydrogen was a core topic for debate in this session. This dovetails with the UK’s leadership in carbon, capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), another rich seam of discussion that our panellists delved into.