Media Advisory: Interview & Photo Opportunity - At a crossroads: Considered a high-cost oil & LNG producer, can Canada compete for capital in today's post-peak oil world?

Experts from PwC, Eurasia Group, Kissinger Associates, Columbia University, Cenovus and Credit Suisse will discuss issues facing the energy industry at the 5th annual Energy Visions Business Forum

CALGARY, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - PwC is hosting its 5th annual Energy Visions Business Forum in Calgary, Alberta on Thursday May 29, 2014. The event will feature a moderated debate by global analysts and industry leaders as they discuss our future as a high cost oil and LNG producer and how global events are affecting Canada's energy industry.

Media are invited to listen in as panelists examine our energy sector at a crossroads and comment on whether it can survive and maintain its competitiveness in a future global petroleum world.

News topics include:

  • Future oil and gas prices and their effect on capital investment
  • The global competition for capital - is Canada ready to compete?
  • Controlling production costs - how do we get to a lower cost environment?
  • The role of Government, and, are IOCs exiting Canada's oil and gas industry and NOCs entering it?
  • The market conditions necessary for BC's LNG projects to move ahead

WHAT:    5th annual Energy Visions Business Forum
   
WHEN:   Thursday, May 29, 2014
  7:30am - 10:30am

INTERVIEW & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY 

The following speakers will present their ideas and be available for media comment at the event:

  • Reynold Tetzlaff, National Energy Leader - PwC
  • Robert Johnson, CEO,  Eurasia Group
  • Robert Hormats, Vice Chairman, Kissinger Associates
  • Jason Bordoff, Professor and Director, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University
  • Harbir Chhina, Executive VP, Oil Sands, Cenovus Energy
  • Jan Stuart, Head of Global Energy Commodities Research, Credit Suisse

WHERE: Main Ballroom, The Westin Calgary
  320 4th Avenue SW
  Calgary, AB

To RSVP or request an interview, please contact:

Claire Santos             Kiran Chauhan
T: 403-509-6644             T: 416 947 8983
Email: claire.santos@ca.pwc.com             Email: kiran.chauhan@ca.pwc.com

The full agenda and speaker line up is available at: http://www.pwc.com/ca/en/energy-utilities/energy-visions.jhtml.

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For further information:

Contact: Claire Santos
T: 403-509-6644
Email: claire.santos@ca.pwc.com

Kiran Chauhan
T: 416 947 8983
Email: kiran.chauhan@ca.pwc.com