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Brexit and the Oil Economy
Thu 30 March 2017, 18:30 – 20:00 BST
Join us for a discussion on 'Brexit and the Oil Economy' with Professor Paul de Leeuw this March.
This seminar will cover:
- The UK Oil and Gas Industry’s relationship with Europe pre-Brexit
- Possible changes in the way the industry will operate post Brexit
- Benefits the UK Industry stands to lose from leaving the EU
- New opportunities an energy industry outside Europe presents
- Risk that operators may reduce investment in the UK as a result
- Advice to aspiring professionals looking to get into the energy industry
Paul has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 28 years for a number of companies, including Shell, Marathon Oil, Amoco, BP, Venture Production and Centrica. His broad business and deep commercial background include senior leadership roles in strategy, commercial, business development, planning and supply chain. Before joining Robert Gordon University in July 2014, Paul was the Strategy and Commercial Director for Centrica Energy’s upstream business.
He is currently the Director of the Oil and Gas Institute at Robert Gordon University, Chairman of the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre, Chairman of PlanSea and Vice-chairman of Robert Gordon College. Paul is a board member of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre and a member of the Scottish Government’s Industry Leadership Group for Oil & Gas. He is also a regular commentator on developments in the oil and gas industry.
Paul holds a Master degree (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Twente (Netherlands) and a MBA from the Cass Business School (UK).
Registration is required to attend this event.