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Clean and Green Hydrocarbons

The future can be great for our society, for our province, for the energy industry, for you and me and our children. However, it will require us to embrace positive change and to start the transition now. We can create an Alberta that is a renewable energy powerhouse by energy companies utilizing land and infrastructure they already use to generate…
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Future Leaders Forum Rio 2016

Future Leaders Forum Rio 2016

Next year's World Petroleum Council's Future Leaders Forum will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in conjunction with Rio Oil & Gas 2016 - the biggest trade show in Latin America. With the second largest municipal GDP in the country, and the 30th largest in the world (2008,) Rio de Janeiro is headquarters to numerous Brazilian oil, mining, and…
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Let’s Talk: Nuclear Energy

Let’s Talk: Nuclear Energy

Nuclear power is arguably one of society’s greatest hopes, and darkest fears. Proponents see nuclear power as an opportunity to decrease our reliance on fossil fuels. However, opponents are haunted by images of a devastated Japan. Nuclear power is controversial, to say the least, and perhaps gravely misunderstood. This Let’s Talk series will discuss everything about nuclear power including how…
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Keeping a Pulse

Keeping a Pulse

Staying abreast of the latest trends and breaking news can require dedicated skills and time. As young professionals, having a comprehensive understanding of the energy industry, emerging issues, public affairs along with local, national and global perspectives, is not only an asset, but a competitive advantage. In-between field visits, training, daily work requirements, and meetings the WPC Canada Youth Committee…
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Program

Program

To develop this year’s 4th WPC Youth Forum, our team adopted a holistic view and considered the pressing matters our industry is facing today. We sought to address the local, regional and international challenges that are affecting young professionals and provide a forum for discussion and resolution with peers, presenters and stakeholders. We also recognized the importance of future opportunities…
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4th WPC Youth Forum

4th WPC Youth Forum

The WPC Youth Committee hosted delegates during their 2013 collaborative global forum, Unconventional Solutions for an Unconventional World. The 4th WPC Youth Forum provided a global perspective on industry best practices, technological advancements, corporate social responsibility, financing, as well as the opportunity to develop solutions to current key issues and foreseeable challenges. The goal was to host a unique forum…
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