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Ministerial Round Table: What does the energy transition mean for your country?

18 Sep 2023
Auditorium 1
Ministerial Round Table

The energy transition refers to the process of shifting from reliance on fossil fuels, such as coal, oil, and natural gas, to cleaner and more sustainable energy sources, such as renewables (solar, wind, hydro, geothermal) or by significantly reducing or eliminating the emissions associated with the use of fossil fuels. The transition is driven by the need to mitigate climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and move towards a low-carbon and environmentally sustainable energy system. For any country, the energy transition can have significant implications across various sectors.

The specifics of the energy transition will vary depending on a country's existing energy infrastructure, natural resources, technological capabilities, political will, and societal priorities. Each country must tailor its energy transition strategy to suit its unique circumstances while keeping the global objective of sustainable energy in mind

13:30 - 14:30 : What does the energy transition mean for your country? (Panel Discussion)

Richard Masson, Chair of WPC, Canada - WPC
Pankaj Jain, Secretary - Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Pavel-Casian Nițulescu, State Secretary - MINISTRY OF ENERGY, ROMANIA
Heineken Lokpubiri, Minister - Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria