Leadership Dialogue with René Ortiz, Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources, Republic of Ecuador
How does a smaller country face the challenges of climate change and the pandemic while undergoing great change? In this CERAWeek Conversation with IHS Markit Senior Vice President Carlos Pascual, René Ortiz, Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador discusses how the government aided in the response to COVID-19. He recounts how private investment is being sought to bolster and expand all sectors of energy in Ecuador and how coalitions are important to political and business success.
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Play video Hon. Claver Gatete, Minister of Infrastructure, Republic of Rwanda
Hon. Claver Gatete, Minister of Infrastructure, Republic of Rwanda
(October 6, 2020) Minister of Infrastructure Claver Gatete discusses the continental trade agenda, investments in universal energy access & Rwanda’s comparative advantage in financial services that are building a more prosperous future.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Tarek El Molla
Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Tarek El Molla
(October 20, 2020) H.E. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of Egypt, explores Egypt’s energy transformation: An integrated gas strategy, an agenda to decarbonize, regional energy dynamics & aims to become an energy trading hub.
Play video Hon. Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas
Hon. Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas
(July 14, 2020) Mayor Sylvester Turner of Houston speaks with IHS Markit Daniel Yergin about the COVID-19 crisis in the city, an agenda for racial equity and inclusion, Houston’s future as the world’s energy capital, and lessons for leadership.
Play video Jason Zander, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Corporation
Jason Zander, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Corporation
(July 23, 2020) Jason Zander, Executive Vice President of Microsoft, discusses the future of the digital world: 5G, quantum computing, industrial IoT, and the digital transformations and cloud services that are changing the business of energy.
Play video Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General of OPEC
Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General of OPEC
(July 9, 2020) OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo shares inside perspective on the historic months of 2020. He examines the agreement on global supply cuts & explores opportunities for improved governance structures post-COVID.
Play video Hon. Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Natural Resources of Canada
Hon. Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Natural Resources of Canada
(July 16, 2020) Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Hon. Seamus O’Regan examines the country’s ambition to be net carbon zero by 2050, the effects of the pandemic and the path forward for critical infrastructure projects.