Energy in Transition

Episodes

Episode #50 - Will Foiles, Project Canary

Embark on a journey to the heart of sustainability with our latest Energy in Transition Podcast episode, featuring the insightful Will Foiles of Project Canary. In this eye-opening conversation, we delve deep into the cutting-edge solutions driving the energy sector towards a more sustainable and environmentally friendly future.

Will shares his expert insights on the pivotal role of data and technology in tracking and improving emissions, offering a hopeful perspective on how we can achieve a balanced relationship with our planet. Join us to explore how together, we can navigate the challenges of the energy transition and foster a sustainable world for generations to come.

Episode #50 - Will Foiles, Project Canary

Episode #49 - Dilanka Seimon, EnLink Midstream

Tune into an engaging episode of The Energy in Transition Podcast where hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey sit down with Dilanka Seimon, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of EnLink Midstream. Explore Dilanka's intriguing transition from the trading industry to a leadership role in midstream oil and gas.

Gain insights into the global gas market and the pursuit of net zero, and learn how EnLink Midstream is adapting to the evolving energy landscape in the low carbon business. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the dynamics of energy transition – catch it now for an enlightening perspective!

Episode #49 - Dilanka Seimon, EnLink Midstream

Episode #48 - Tim Bridgewater, Sunergy

In this episode of The Energy in Transition Podcast, we're joined by Tim Bridgewater, CEO of Sunergy, a pioneer in solar energy. 

Discover how Sunergy's vertically integrated approach, handling everything from sales to installation, sets them apart in the renewable energy sector. Timothy shares insights into their journey, emphasizing their diverse expertise beyond solar, including A/C units, roofs, and generators. Dive into a discussion about the future of energy efficiency and how Sunergy is leading the solar revolution.

Join us for a compelling look at how Sunergy is shaping a sustainable future. Tune in now!

 

Episode #48 - Tim Bridgewater, Sunergy

Episode #47 - The Best of 2023

Dive into our top 5 episodes of the year on The Energy in Transition Podcast! Join Josh Lowrey and Dan Pickering as they revisit groundbreaking discussions on the resilience of the Texas power grid, venture capital in energy, Zero Dark Thirty, the true meaning of "grit," and the crucial role of team dynamics. Don't miss these highlights from a year of insightful and transformative conversations in the energy sector!

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Episode #47 - The Best of 2023

Episode #46 - Constantine 'Tino' Haddad, Nabors, & William Fox, Corva

Join us on a special episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast, recorded live at Corvacon, Corva's annual event dedicated to shaping the energy sector's future. Host Josh Lowrey and guest host Walker Moody sit down with William Fox, Corva's General Manager of Predictive Drilling, and Constantine 'Tino' Haddad, Operations Manager at Nabors, to discuss a groundbreaking collaboration.

Nabors and Corva have introduced "Predictive Drilling," a revolutionary technology enabling remote control of rig site Auto Driller setpoints through a seamless cloud-to-cloud connection, without the need for additional rig devices. But what sets this apart is its impact on the energy transition.

As the world moves towards cleaner energy, drilling operations are crucial. "Predictive Drilling" enhances efficiency, safety, and sustainability in drilling, aligning with industry goals to reduce emissions and minimize environmental impact.

Discover how this collaboration propels us towards a greener future, making drilling operations more efficient and eco-friendly. Join us in this exclusive episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast to explore how innovation and collaboration are driving us closer to a sustainable energy landscape.

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Episode #46 - Constantine 'Tino' Haddad, Nabors, & William Fox, Corva

Episode #45 - Mickey McKee, Kodiak Gas Services

In this captivating episode of The Energy in Transition Podcast, we welcome Mickey McKee, the President & CEO of Kodiak Gas Services, to the show. Join us as we delve into Kodiak's remarkable journey, from their recent IPO to their enduring legacy in the oil and gas industry. Mickey sheds light on the strategies and culture that have driven Kodiak's success, offering a glimpse into the company's dynamic and resilient DNA.

Amidst the ongoing energy transition, Mickey provides invaluable insights into the evolving role of natural gas as a bridge to a cleaner, more sustainable energy future. Discover how Kodiak is navigating this transformative period, and learn about their visionary plans for growth and innovation.

Join us for a compelling conversation that transcends the boundaries of oil and gas, offering a comprehensive view of the evolving energy landscape.

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Episode #45 - Mickey McKee, Kodiak Gas Services

Episode #44 - Andrejka Bernatova, ESGEN Acquisition Corporation

Join us for a captivating episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast as host Dan Pickering engages in an insightful conversation with Andrejka Bernatova, the forward-thinking CEO of ESGEN Acquisition Corporation. ESGEN is at the forefront of accelerating disruptive decarbonization within the North American energy and infrastructure value chain. In this episode, Andrejka shares her inspiring journey leading up to the establishment of ESGEN and sheds light on their mission to fundamentally transform the current energy landscape towards a low-carbon future. Discover the types of companies ESGEN is seeking to support, their strategic partnerships, and their commitment to sustainable growth and positive ESG impact.

As the world grapples with the role of oil and gas in decarbonization efforts, Andrejka provides invaluable insights into this crucial issue and how ESGEN is navigating this evolving landscape. Whether you're deeply entrenched in the energy industry or simply curious about the future of energy, this episode offers a thought-provoking exploration of the disruptive forces shaping the industry's future.

Tune in and join the conversation driving the energy transition towards a greener, more sustainable future.

To learn more about ESGEN, please visit https://esgen-spac.com/.

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Episode #44 - Andrejka Bernatova, ESGEN Acquisition Corporation

Episode #43 - Alex Robart, Amperon

Join hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey in another captivating episode of the Energy In Transition Podcast as they welcome a distinguished guest, Alex Robart, Chief Revenue Officer of Amperon. Together, they embark on a fascinating exploration of the dynamic world of energy analytics and the pivotal role Amperon plays in shaping its future.

Discover how Amperon's cutting-edge technology is redefining the landscape by enabling utilities, grid operators, and businesses to make informed choices that optimize energy usage, reduce expenses, and drive the transition toward a sustainable energy ecosystem.

Whether you're a seasoned energy professional seeking to stay at the forefront of the industry or simply curious about the future of energy, this episode promises to be an enlightening and inspiring conversation. Don't miss this electrifying conversation with Alex Robart, exclusively on your favorite podcast platform.

To learn more about Amperon, visit https://www.amperon.co.

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Episode #43 - Alex Robart, Amperon

Episode #42 - Ben

In this special episode recorded live at Pickering Energy Partners' TE&MFest Conference in Austin, TX, hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey are joined by a trailblazer in the energy industry – Ben "Bud" Brigham, the CEO of Atlas Energy Solutions.

Dive deep into the future vision for Atlas, as Bud sheds light on the next steps for the company and the broader energy landscape. Beyond the business talk, listeners get a unique glimpse into Bud's philosophy on leadership, his unparalleled passion for people, and the strategies that have driven his successes.

This episode is more than just energy talk; it’s about the human spirit and the drive behind innovation. Tune in to be inspired and informed!

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Episode #42 - Ben "Bud" Brigham, Atlas Energy Solutions

Episode #41 - Angela John, Parkland Corporation

Join hosts Josh Lowrey and Dan Pickering in a captivating conversation with Angela John, Independent Director on the Board of Directors (TSX: PKI) at Parkland Corporation, on this episode of The Energy in Transition Podcast. Explore the exciting prospects of the energy landscape as Angela shares her passionate and pragmatic approach to Energy Transition.

Delve into the transformative power of AI as Angela discusses its potential to revolutionize renewable energy optimization, grid efficiency, and predictive maintenance. Experience her unwavering passion for driving change in the industry, and discover her well-informed thoughts on carbon tax and markets, exploring their role in incentivizing emission reduction and fostering innovation. 

Tune in and become a part of the conversation that is driving the future of energy.

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Episode #41 - Angela John, Parkland Corporation

Episode #40 - Ben Bodishbaugh & Carrie Murtland, ICE Thermal Harvesting

Wrapping up our episodes recorded live at OTC in Houston, TX, hosts Josh Lowrey and Dan Pickering sit down with Ben Bodishbaugh and Carrie Murtland, co-founders of ICE Thermal Harvesting. Discover how ICE is revolutionizing the waste heat-to-power market, providing decentralized clean energy effortlessly to industrial consumers.

Amidst growing uncertainties in global power supply and the urgent need to decarbonize, ICE brings innovative technology to harness waste heat from industrial operations. By making the process effortless for clients, ICE is driving innovation in a space ripe for change.

Tune in as Ben and Carrie discuss how ICE's solutions contribute to a greener future, allowing industrial consumers to reduce their carbon footprint and generate clean energy on-site.

Embark on this enlightening journey with Josh Lowrey, Dan Pickering, Ben Bodishbaugh, and Carrie Murtland as they explore the transformative impact of ICE Thermal Harvesting on the path towards a sustainable energy transition.

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Episode #40 - Ben Bodishbaugh & Carrie Murtland, ICE Thermal Harvesting

Episode #39 - Todd Bush, Decarbonfuse

Next up in the Energy in Transition Podcast episodes recorded live at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, TX, hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey are joined by Todd Bush, Managing Director of Decarbonfuse, for an enlightening discussion on the shifting dynamics of the energy transition.

Discover how Decarbonfuse and Fuse Markets are empowering companies to embrace carbon capture projects, playing a pivotal role in shaping a sustainable energy future. Todd shares valuable insights on innovative advancements and data analytics that are driving the adoption of carbon capture technologies.

Tune in to this engaging conversation and gain a deeper understanding of the future of carbon capture, and how it holds the key to a cleaner and more sustainable world.

To find out more about Decarbonfuse, we encourage you to visit https://decarbonfuse.com.

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Episode #39 - Todd Bush, Decarbonfuse

Episode #38 - Cindy Taylor, Oil States International

Kicking off our series of episodes recorded live at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, TX, join the Energy in Transition hosts Josh Lowrey and Dan Pickering, as they sit down with Cindy Taylor, President and CEO of Oil States International, to discuss the industry's future.

Cindy shares exciting advancements in technology and sustainability initiatives at Oil States, highlighting their commitment to innovation. She also offers her perspective on the energy transition and the role of conventional fuels in this transformative phase.

Additionally, Cindy imparts valuable advice for emerging professionals in the energy business, drawing from her own experiences and successes.

Don't miss this engaging conversation as Cindy Taylor, Josh Lowrey, and Dan Pickering explore innovation, the energy transition, and career guidance in the dynamic energy industry. Tune in to gain valuable insights for the road ahead.

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Episode #38 - Cindy Taylor, Oil States International

Episode #37 - Lila Ontiveros & Matt Babin, Palantir

In this captivating episode, our esteemed hosts Josh Lowrey and Dan Pickering engage in a thought-provoking conversation with two brilliant guests, Matt Babin and Lila Ontiveros, from the renowned data integration firm, Palantir.

Our guests start by unraveling the mysteries surrounding Palantir, shedding light on the company's mission and its remarkable capabilities. As a leader in data integration, Palantir plays a pivotal role in harnessing the power of information to drive informed decision-making. Matt and Lila discuss how Palantir's advanced technologies enable organizations to effectively gather, analyze, and interpret vast amounts of data, ultimately leading to actionable insights.

With a keen focus on addressing global challenges, the discussion turns towards the potential of data integration in solving some of the world's most complex problems. Together, our guests explore how the seamless integration of diverse data sources can uncover hidden patterns, optimize operations, and enhance the efficiency of various industries, including energy.

The conversation then delves into the heart of the matter—the energy transition. Matt and Lila elaborate on how data integration holds the key to unlocking a sustainable future. They discuss how leveraging comprehensive datasets and sophisticated analytics can empower stakeholders in the energy sector to make informed decisions, drive innovation, and accelerate the adoption of renewable energy sources.

So, if you're fascinated by the limitless potential of data integration and eager to explore the ways it can reshape the energy industry, this episode of "Energy in Transition" is an absolute must-listen. Join us as we navigate the exciting frontiers of innovation, sustainability, and the power of data to shape a brighter future for generations to come.

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Episode #37 - Lila Ontiveros & Matt Babin, Palantir

Special Announcement: Upright Digital + World Oil
Upright Digital and World Oil, a brand of Gulf Energy Information (Gulf), are delighted to announce an expanded collaboration in support of each other's Podcast efforts in the dynamic upstream oil, gas, and energy marketplace.  Since our initial partnership on the Oilfield360 podcast in 2019, we have achieved remarkable success, leading to this deeper integration and shared commitment to cross-promoting excellent podcast content.
 
We are proud to highlight the exponential growth of our diverse podcast lineup, including the highly popular Oilfield 360 Podcast, The Energy in Transition Podcast, World Oil's Deep Dive podcast and others, which have garnered widespread acclaim and captivated audiences worldwide. These podcasts have set new benchmarks, offering valuable insights and driving meaningful conversations within the energy industry.
 
Behind this flourishing alliance lies the strong friendship between Josh Lowrey and Andy McDowell, who have shared a profound vision for the industry's success for many years. Their collaborative spirit and unwavering dedication have paved the way for a partnership rooted in a true win-win approach.
 
Josh Lowrey, Co-Founder of Upright Digital, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, "Our longstanding friendship with World Oil has been instrumental in our joint pursuit of podcasting excellence. We are thrilled to embark on this enhanced partnership, which allows us to leverage our combined expertise and resources for the benefit of our listeners and the energy industry as a whole."
 
Andy McDowell, SVP of Media at Gulf and as of August 1 will assume the role of President, added, "Through our expanded collaboration with Upright Digital, we aim to elevate the podcasting experience and further contribute to the success and sustainability of the upstream energy sector.  World Oil has experienced tremendous growth with our digital media platforms and our own podcast network.  By partnering with podcasts like Oilfield360, The Energy in Transition and others reflects our unwavering commitment to delivering and expanding the reach of valuable content and fostering dialogue within the industry."
 
Stay tuned as we bring you thought-provoking discussions and captivating insights through our exciting lineup of podcasts, including World Oil's Deep Dive, The Reservoir and Oilfield Electrification Technologies as well as Upright Digital's Energy in Transition, Highly Capable, Oilfield360 and Street Smart podcasts.  We are excited to recognize World Oil as the exclusive “Media Partner” of Upright Digital's podcasts moving forward.

Together, we are driving innovation, knowledge sharing, and the growth of the energy industry. Join us on this incredible journey and for more information, subscribe to these podcasts at ​www.uprightdigital.com and www.worldoil.com/podcasts!

Special Announcement: Upright Digital + World Oil

Episode #36 - Alan Boswell & Ellen Wilkirson, Freestone

Don't miss the latest Energy in Transition Podcast!

Alan Boswell & Ellen Wilkirson, the savvy investor duo from Freestone, team up with hosts Dan Pickering of Pickering Energy Partners and Josh Lowrey of Upright Digital for an exciting discussion. The duo talks Freestone's transformation from a pioneering SPAC to a powerful portfolio company, emphasizing their deep Houston roots & passion for driving the energy transition. With a keen understanding of the industry, they're shaping a sustainable future for their portfolio companies.

Tune in for an engaging & witty conversation you won't want to miss! Listen now!

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Episode #36 - Alan Boswell & Ellen Wilkirson, Freestone

Episode #35 - Michael Kearney, The Engine

Recorded at Pickering Energy Partners' PEP Rally: Capital Formation, the Energy in Transition Podcast hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey welcome special guest Michael Kearney, Partner at The Engine, for an engaging discussion that dives deep into the world of The Engine, its portfolio companies, and its future investment strategies in the rapidly evolving energy transition landscape.

Kearney provides an overview of The Engine, explaining its mission, objectives, and the criteria for selecting innovative companies in the energy sector. The conversation explors the exciting technologies and projects within The Engine's current portfolio, shedding light on how they contribute to the global energy transition. The trio also discusses potential investment opportunities and emerging technological advances that can accelerate the shift towards a more sustainable and resilient energy future.

This episode is a must-listen for those interested in venture capital, cutting-edge technologies, and the dynamic energy transition landscape. Join the hosts and their expert guest as they delve into the fascinating world of The Engine and its role in shaping the future of the energy sector.

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Episode #35 - Michael Kearney, The Engine

Episode #34 - Neal Dikeman, Energy Transition Ventures, Part II

On this week's episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast, hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey continue their two-part conversation with Neal Dikeman, a venture capitalist and entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in the energy transition industry.

Picking right back up where Part I concluded, Dikeman shares his insights into the investment landscape in the energy transition industry and how it has evolved in recent years. The discussion delves into some of the unique areas he and his team are looking at investing in.

Dikeman also provides guidance on the process of bringing a new product to market in the energy transition industry and how important it is to "pound the rock." His advice for entrepreneurs looking to get into the energy transition sector: "Just do it." 

This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the industry or looking to make a difference in this rapidly evolving field. Be sure to tune in! 

Thank you to our sponsors:

Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/

Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/

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For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

 

Episode #34 - Neal Dikeman, Energy Transition Ventures, Part II

Episode #33 - Neal Dikeman, Energy Transition Ventures, Part I

In the first part of this two-part episode, hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey are joined by Neal Dikeman, a seasoned entrepreneur and Partner at Energy Transition Ventures, to discuss the future of clean energy and the role of venture capital in driving innovation.

Dikeman shares his experience working with clean energy start-ups and explores the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. From the importance of early-stage financing to the potential of emerging technologies like hydrogen and carbon capture, this conversation offers valuable insights for anyone interested in the future of energy.

Dikeman also discusses the systematic problems facing the power industry and how we can address them. Tune in for an engaging conversation on the future of clean energy and the role of venture capital in shaping it.

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Episode #33 - Neal Dikeman, Energy Transition Ventures, Part I

Episode #32 - MaryAnne Brelinsky, Energy Expert

Attention Energy enthusiasts: keep up with the latest developments in The Industry with the Energy In Transition Podcast! Our latest episode features MaryAnne Brelinsky, an industry leader and expert on the challenges and opportunities involved in transitioning to sustainable energy sources. Brelinsky, who comes from a family of smart and savvy women, brings a wealth of insights and experience to the podcast.

As one of the fastest growing energy transition podcasts in the world, The Energy In Transition Podcast is proudly sponsored by Pickering Energy Partners, Energy Workforce and Technology Council, ClearSync Solutions, Upright Digital, Preng and Associates, Merit Advisors, World Oil Magazine and other leading organizations in the Energy Industry. The podcast features in-depth interviews with thought leaders and experts in the industry, covering topics such as electrification, carbon sequestration, and the role of capital markets in financing the transition.

To stay informed and up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in the energy transition, subscribe to the Energy In Transition Podcast today. With its engaging and informative content, the podcast is a must-listen for policymakers, industry leaders, and anyone interested in the future of energy.

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Episode #32 - MaryAnne Brelinsky, Energy Expert

Episode #31 - Patricia Martinez, CETO of Enerflex, Ltd.

When you're the Chief Energy Transition Officer AND your country wins the World Cup, life is good. When you go on The Energy in Transition Podcast with Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey, life is really good. 

This episode is a walk through how past experiences are guiding us in the future: lessons learned and where we're heading in the Energy Transition.  

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Episode #31 - Patricia Martinez, CETO of Enerflex, Ltd.

Episode #30 - Alex Tiller, CEO of Carbonvert

From the farmlands of America, to the beaches of Hawaii… every step of the way has led our first guest of 2023, Alex Tiller, to where he is today.

The Energy in Transition Podcast started the year off with a great interview as hosts Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey tried to hang on to the entrepreneiuel mind of Alex as he described the major problems that Carbonvert is looking to solve. The audience might be surprised to hear just how many oil and gas veterans are on board and ready to use their talents for today’s challenges.

You won’t want to miss this one!

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Episode #30 - Alex Tiller, CEO of Carbonvert

Episode #29 - Grace Chan, Principal at bp Ventures

From Hello and Ice Cream to Florida State and BP.  All the way to the peak of fashion to the tip of the energy transition... This episode might have it all.  

Dan Pickering, CIO and Founder of Pickering Energy Partners and co-host Josh Lowrey, President of Upright Digital take this episode of The Energy In Transition Podcast all over the place in search of what bp Ventures sees as the next viable energy sources. We are sure you're going to enjoy the time with Grace Chan, a longtime oil and gas veteran and now Principal at bp Ventures.

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Episode #29 - Grace Chan, Principal at bp Ventures

Episode #28 - Maynard Holt, Founder and CEO of Veriten

Veriten Founder and CEO Maynard Holt stopped by the Flecha Azul Tequila Podcast studio to visit with his old friend Dan Pickering about all things Energy "classic" and his take on the next steps of The Energy Transition. Our co-host Josh Lowrey just tried to hang on while these titans of industry went back in forth in a wide ranging conversation that didn't stay on the famous Pickering agenda for long.....and you'll enjoy the detour.

Thank you to our sponsors: Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/ Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/ Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/ Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/
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Episode #28 - Maynard Holt, Founder and CEO of Veriten

Episode #27 - Matt Gallagher, President and CEO of Greenlake Energy Ventures

Recorded live from the 2022 Pickering Energy Partners TE&MFest in Austin, Texas, Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey sit down with Matt Gallagher, President and CEO of Greenlake Energy Ventures, to discuss lessons learned and how they plan to lead the next generation of E&P companies.

Thank you to our sponsors:
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Episode #27 - Matt Gallagher, President and CEO of Greenlake Energy Ventures

Episode #26 - Tim Matthews, CEO of Cozairo

Mr. Tim Matthews, Chief Executive Officer at Cozairo visited the Flecha Azul Podcast studio to join Josh and guest host Tim Tarpley. Tim led us through the naming of Cozairo, a Carbon-Neutral Solutions company, and engaged us on Texas' status in clean energy and current containment liability in the industry. Sit back, grab yourself a Flecha Azul and enjoy this episode as much as we did in creating it.

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Episode #26 - Tim Matthews, CEO of Cozairo

Episode #25 - Bobby Tudor, CEO of Artemis Energy Partners

Houston legend, Bobby Tudor, stopped by the Flecha Azul Podcast Studio to share his thoughts on the incumbent energy industry and how today's environment is different than the past...but maybe not as different as we want to to think.  The special relationship that host Dan Pickering has with Bobby is apparent throughout, and co-host Josh Lowrey, does his best to keep up with these longtime friends and industry stalwarts on this special episode of the Energy In Transition Podcast. 

Thank you to our sponsors:
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Episode #25 - Bobby Tudor, CEO of Artemis Energy Partners

Episode #24 - Raj Mahagaokar, CFO of Grid United

Our guest on this episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast is an energy force with the smarts and the vision to take us all into another stratosphere. Mr. Raj Mahagaokar is the Chief Financial Officer at Grid United and sat down with Dan and Josh to talk about the bright minds trying to create energy solutions and current battery limitations. Sit back and tune in as we all learn what's on the horizon. For more information on Raj Mahagaokar or Grid United, visit https://gridunited.com/ Thank you to our sponsors: Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/ Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/ Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/ Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/ For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #24 - Raj Mahagaokar, CFO of Grid United

Episode #23 - David Phillips, Head of UK and Investor Relations at Aker Carbon Capture

Our guest on this episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast visited the Flecha Azul Studio in Houston, Texas from across the pond! David Phillips, Head of UK and Investor Relations at Aker Carbon Capture sat down with Dan and Josh to chat about carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) among other topics relating to carbon capture. Tune in for an episode that will educate and also entertain.

For more information on David Phillip or Aker Carbon Capture, visit https://akercarboncapture.com/

Thank you to our sponsors:
Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/
Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/
Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/
Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/

For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #23 - David Phillips, Head of UK and Investor Relations at Aker Carbon Capture

Episode #22 - Sean Kelly, Co-founder and CEO of Amperon

Our Guest on this episode of the Energy In Transition Podcast this week is Sean Kelly, Co-founder and CEO of Amperon. Dan and Josh have a great discussion with Sean on the energy sector in Texas and what it means to forecast energy. Tune in to listen to a podcast that will not only entertain, but keep you captivated on the subject.

For more infromation on Amperon, visit amperon.co

Thank you to our sponsors: Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/ Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/ Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/ Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/

For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #22 - Sean Kelly, Co-founder and CEO of Amperon

Episode #21 - Robin Fielder, Executive Vice President, Low Carbon Strategy & Chief Sustainability Officer at Talos Energy
Robin Fielder joined Dan and Josh on this episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast. She is the Executive Vice President, Low Carbon Strategy & Chief Sustainability Officer at Talos Energy. Robin lives up to her title with an extensive list of accomplishments and knowledge in carbon capture, decarbonization, and sequestration.

For more information on Robin Fielder and Talos Energy, visit https://www.talosenergy.com/

Thank you to our sponsors:
Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/
Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/
Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/
Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/

For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #21 - Robin Fielder, Executive Vice President, Low Carbon Strategy & Chief Sustainability Officer at Talos Energy

Episode #20 - Sivasankaran ‘Soma’ Somasundaram, President & CEO of ChampionX
This episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast is hosted by Leslie Beyer and Josh Lowrey. Follow along as they sit down with Sivasankaran ("Soma") Somasundaram, President & Chief Executive Officer of ChampionX and discuss leaning on the culture of the people, operating virtually, the advancement of technology in the energy industry and much more! Soma was recently recognized by the Energy Workforce & Technology Council as the 2022 recipient of its DEI Champion Award for his commitment and advocacy for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the energy services and technology industry.

For more information on Sivasankaran ("Soma") Somasundaram and ChampionX, visit https://www.championx.com/

Thank you to our sponsors:

Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/

Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/

Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/

Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/

For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #20 - Sivasankaran ‘Soma’ Somasundaram, President & CEO of ChampionX

Episode #19 - Jim Hughes, Managing Partner at EnCap Investments Energy Transition
Jim Hughes, Managing Partner at EnCap Investments Energy Transition, joined Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey on today's episode of the Energy in Transition Podcast. Listen along for insight on all things relating to power, decarbonization of the global economy, and what it takes to build and also invest in an energy transition company today. For more information on Jim Hughes and EnCap Investments, visit https://www.encapinvestments.com/ Thank you to our sponsors: Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/ Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/ Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/ Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/ For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #19 - Jim Hughes, Managing Partner at EnCap Investments Energy Transition

Episode #18 - Glen Stancil, CEO of Merge Electric Fleet Solutions
Dan Pickering and Josh Lowrey sit down with Glen Stancil, CEO of Merge Electric Fleet Solutions from the floor of NAPE 2022. This is a great discussion on electric fleets, current electric vehicle output, reverse flow capability, and much more! Tune in to learn more about the past, current and future state of electrical vehicles.

Thank you to our sponsors: Pickering Energy Partners https://pickeringenergypartners.com/ Energy Workforce & Technology Council https://energyworkforce.org/ Preng & Associates https://www.preng.com/ Merit Advisors https://meritadvisor.com/ For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #18 - Glen Stancil, CEO of Merge Electric Fleet Solutions

Episode #17 - Season 2 Introduction
The kick off of the second season of the Energy Transition Podcast is here! This episode is the foundation of the topics that will be covered during the duration of this season as well as an introdcution to the new hosts: Leslie Beyer, CEO of Energy Workforce & Technology Council and Dan Pickering, Founder of Pickering Energy Partners alongside Josh Lowrey, President of Upright Digital.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Pickering Energy Partners 

Energy Workforce & Technology Council

Preng & Associates 

Merit Advisors 

For more information on the production of this podcast, visit https://uprightdigital.com/

Episode #17 - Season 2 Introduction

Episode #16 - Dr. Michelle Foss, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy

In part three of a series on critical and strategic minerals, Dr. Michelle Foss and Energy Workforce & Technology Council CEO Leslie Beyer engage in an in-depth discussion about the material needs for a lower-carbon future, the hegemonic role of China, and the policies needed to support sustainable mining in the United States. 

Episode #16 - Dr. Michelle Foss, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy

Episode #15 — Ashley Zumwalt-Forbes, Co-Founder, President & Director, Black Mountain Metals

In part two of a series on critical and strategic minerals, Zumwalt-Forbes and Council CEO Leslie Beyer engage in an in-depth discussion about the role of these resources in the future of energy and geopolitical considerations in producing the materials needed for the energy transition.

Episode #15 — Ashley Zumwalt-Forbes, Co-Founder, President & Director, Black Mountain Metals

Episode #14 — Hans Smit, President & CEO, Ocean Minerals

In this episode — the first of a three-part series on critical and strategic minerals — Hans Smit from Ocean Minerals joins Council CEO Leslie Beyer for a deep dive on what these minerals and metals are, what goes into producing them, and why they’re so important to the global economy and the future of energy.

Episode #14 — Hans Smit, President & CEO, Ocean Minerals

Episode #13 — Lees Rodionov, Global Director Sustainability, Schlumberger

In this episode, Council CEO Leslie Beyer and Schlumberger’s Lees Rodionov discuss energy transition, sustainability and ESG. Rodionov describes what the triple bottom line means to Schlumberger, as well as how ESG relates to risk management.

Episode #13 — Lees Rodionov, Global Director Sustainability, Schlumberger

Episode #12 — Assaad Mohanna, Director of Business Strategy, NOV

Host Leslie Beyer and Assaad Mohanna discuss how NOV is examining the underlying economics and meeting the needs of an energy industry in transition by supporting the oil and gas industry while diversifying into other energies that fit their skill sets. This insightful conversation delves into ESG, purposeful innovation, and overcoming technological hurdles to achieving a lower carbon future.

Episode #12 — Assaad Mohanna, Director of Business Strategy, NOV

Episode #11 — Tim Neal, CEO, GoExpedi

This episode is a conversation between Council CEO Leslie Beyer and GoExpedi CEO Tim Neal about how artificial intelligence and machine learning are helping the energy industry proactively manage supply chains and minimize risk. It’s an education on how technology is helping build resilience in supply chains and business operations.

Episode #11 — Tim Neal, CEO, GoExpedi

Episode #10 — Allyson Book, Baker Hughes Vice President of Energy Transition

In this episode, Council CEO Leslie Beyer and Baker Hughes Vice President of Energy Transition Allyson Book discuss energy transition, ESG reporting, and the vital role of the energy services sector in getting to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. They delve into Baker Hughes’ leading role as an energy technology company that’s working to make energy safer, cleaner, and more efficient for people and the planet.

 

NOTE: This episode was recorded in November 2020.

Episode #10 — Allyson Book, Baker Hughes Vice President of Energy Transition

Episode #9 — Melissa Cougle, CFO, Frank’s International

In the latest episode Council CEO Leslie Beyer and Frank’s International CFO Melissa Cougle analyzed major topics affecting the OFS sector and the future of energy, including ESG, technology development and deployment, access to capital, and inclusion and diversity. Cougle’s optimistic outlook for the future is grounded in the sector’s combination of talent, grit, and ingenuity.

Episode #9 — Melissa Cougle, CFO, Frank’s International

Episode #8 — Tim Tarpley, SVP Government Affairs, Energy Workforce & Technology Council

Tarpley and host Leslie Beyer discuss the merger of PESA and AESC to form the Energy Workforce & Technology Council, and how the combined organization will elevate and advocate for the oilfield services and equipment sector. They also analyze President Biden’s executive orders and look ahead to how legislative and administration actions could affect OFS companies. This informative conversation will get you up to speed on changes in US energy policy and what it means for the future of energy.

Episode #8 — Tim Tarpley, SVP Government Affairs, Energy Workforce & Technology Council

Episode #7 — Mahesh Konduru, Chief Executive Officer, ProSep

Host Leslie Beyer and ProSep CEO Mahesh Konduru discuss what the oilfield sector needs to do to recover from effects of the downturn, the market opportunities available to agile companies, how ProSep delivers value by helping customers clean water used in production and reduce chemical usage, and the importance of ESG reporting for companies of all sizes. This is an in-depth conversation that delves into how the interaction of technology and economics will drive the future of oil and gas, and the energy industry.

Episode #7 — Mahesh Konduru, Chief Executive Officer, ProSep

Episode #6 — Scott Gale, Executive Director, Halliburton Labs

Scott Gale, Executive Director of Halliburton Labs, joins host Leslie Beyer to discuss Halliburton's initiative to accelerate development and growth of cleaner energy companies. Halliburton Labs is helping companies scale new technologies to meet global needs, assist with customer development, and provide an array of support resources, capabilities, and expertise. In this conversation, Gale and Beyer dig into how the technologies that will define the future of energy are being developed.

Episode #6 — Scott Gale, Executive Director, Halliburton Labs

Episode #5 - Gabriel Rio, President & CEO, Milestone Environmental Services

In this episode, sponsored by Milestone Environmental Services, PESA President and podcast host Leslie Beyer and Milestone Environmental Services President & CEO Gabriel Rio analyze the future of energy, the work the oilfield sector is doing to remove carbon from the atmosphere, and how Milestone’s waste disposal and remediation innovations are critical to improving operational efficiency and environmental performance. This is an insightful and informative conversation between two of the OFS sector’s leading thinkers on ESG and the role of oil and gas in the transition to a lower carbon energy future.

Episode #5 - Gabriel Rio, President & CEO, Milestone Environmental Services

Episode #4 - Ken Medlock, Baker Fellow In Energy and Resources Economics, Rice University

Ken Medlock is one of the world’s foremost experts on energy policy and economics. In this wide-ranging conversation, Medlock and host Leslie Beyer discuss the implications of rising energy demand in the developing world, the need for different energy transitions in different regions of the world, and future opportunities for the oilfield services and equipment sector. Medlock’s practical, realistic, science-based perspective is a critical contribution to the ongoing conversation about combatting climate change and the transition to a lower carbon energy future.

Episode #4 - Ken Medlock, Baker Fellow In Energy and Resources Economics, Rice University

Episode #3 - Kyle Ramachandran, President and CFO, Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure

In this conversation, Ramachandran and host Leslie Beyer discuss emerging trends in oilfield automation, how Solaris is approaching ESG across the enterprise and incorporating these strategies into short- and long-term planning. An illuminating discussion on how it all connects with energy transition and access to capital markets. Extraordinary insights from one of OFS’s most widely recognized new leaders.

Episode #3 - Kyle Ramachandran, President and CFO, Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure

Special Election Episode - Bob Moran, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

In this special election episode, Leslie Beyer is joined by Bob Moran, Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting and guest co-host Tim Tarpley, PESA Vice President Government Affairs to analyze the upcoming election and what it means for the oil and gas industry. Moran draws on his long experience in advocacy for the OFS sector at Halliburton and leading DC trade associations as the group does a deep dive on races for the presidency, U.S. Senate and U.S. House.

Special Election Episode - Bob Moran, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Episode #2 — Robert Drummond, President & CEO, NexTier

Drummond and host Leslie Beyer discuss how NexTier is deploying technology to drive efficiency and reduce environmental impact while producing affordable and reliable energy for people all over the world. They dive into how digital technologies are enabling a new way to work and will change the nature of the OFS sector’s workforce, as well as critical strategic issues like inclusion and diversity and ESG.

Episode #2 — Robert Drummond, President & CEO, NexTier

Episode #1 - Rod Larson, President and CEO, Oceaneering

The Energy In Transition podcast launches with its first guest, President & CEO of Oceaneering Rod Larson.

Together with host Leslie Beyer, Larson discusses the essential role of the oil and gas industry in driving technologies that will enable a lower-carbon energy future. They dive into Oceaneering's approach to innovation, how the skills and knowledge of the OFS sector apply broadly to the future of energy and the growing relevance of ESG.

Episode #1 - Rod Larson, President and CEO, Oceaneering

Energy In Transition Introduction Episode

Host Leslie Beyer is joined by production partners Josh Lowrey and David de Roode to introduce the new Energy In Transition podcast — a first of its kind examination of the oil and gas industry’s critical role in developing lower-carbon energy. In the episodes ahead, Leslie will be joined by industry leaders to show how the oil and gas industry is leading efforts to meet future energy needs through emerging technologies, emissions reduction, efficiencies and collaboration with renewables.

Energy In Transition Introduction Episode