The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a special conversation between Mr. Amin Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco, and Dr. Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of IHS Markit and a member of CGEP's Advisory Board, as part of our 2017 Columbia Global Energy Summit.

After brief opening remarks, Mr. Nasser engaged in a fireside chat with Dr. Yergin. Topics for the discussion included, among others:

  • Market rebalancing and the short-term outlook.
  • Factors impacting the longer-term outlook: investment cycles, “peak demand,” climate change etc.
  • Aramco’s strategy across portfolio diversification, use of new technology, low-carbon resources, etc.
  • Aramco’s role in the Kingdom’s economic diversification and reforms.

Read Mr. Nasser's remarks as prepared for delivery