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The Pathways Podcast

Launched in 2022 ‘The Pathways’ Podcast is a global initiative, powered by the Canadian Organizing Committee and the World Petroleum Council, focused on delivering an accessible, affordable, and secure energy transition. The goal is to build a better future by reducing greenhouse gas emissions related to the energy industry. 

The podcast will feature 10 curated sessions of talks and interviews. The series comes ahead of the 24th edition of the World Petroleum Congress taking place in Calgary in September 2023, which will bring together thousands of energy industry and government leaders to share a blueprint for a possible net-zero future. Rotating hosts and industry experts share their thoughts on the topics that matter most to the professionals who are powering the global energy industry.



Women in Energy

Join in to listen to our guests as they explore important topics such as promoting gender equality, breaking down barriers, and fostering an inclusive workplace culture. They also delve into the role of mentoring, networking, education, and training in advancing women's careers in the energy sector.

Guest Host: Heidi-Lynne Balasch, Chair of the Subcommittee for Women in Industry for the 24th World Petroleum Congress

Interview with: Katherine Sinex, National Leadership Program Director at WinSETT, Anamika Mukherjee, Partner at BDC Capital, and Whitney Hughes-Plummer, MD and Partner at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Calgary,


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How do we keep up with Net-Zero Aspirations from the 24th WPC


Join in to listen to our guests as they discuss the twin themes of innovation and collaboration and how energy organisations need to collaborate domestically and internationally to achieve net zero goals. The episode also touches upon upcoming net zero projects in Canada. 

Guest Host: Bill Whitelaw, Managing Director, Strategy and Sustainability, Geologic Systems Ltd.

Interview with: Joy Romero, Executive Advisor Innovation, Canadian Natural Resources Limited. President, Clean Resource Innovation Network and Justin Riemer, CEO, Emissions Reduction Alberta


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Hopes and Aspirations from 24th WPC in Calgary

Join in to get a sneak peek of the exciting programme full of world-class speakers,  upcoming announcements on registration, agendas, and more.  

Guest Host: Pedro Miras, President, World Petroleum Council

Interview with: J. Dean Tucker, Vice Chairman and COO, WPC Canada and Organizing Committee for Canada (OCAN) Executive


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First Episode