Two Non-Executive appointments at Velocys PLC
Velocys is an AIM listed, sustainable fuels technology company. Its proven technology enables sustainable fuels for the aviation and heavy goods transport sectors to be produced from a variety of biomass and waste materials, helping achieve our Net Zero emissions targets and improving air quality.
BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2021 – lessons for our journey to net zero
BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2021, presented and published last week by Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, revealed the dramatic impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on global energy markets.
BP Energy Outlook 2020
Last week BP published the 2020 edition of it's Energy Outlook, looking at the forces shaping the global energy transition out to 2050.
Congratulations to Alex Chalke!
Last Saturday 23rd November at the K2 Arena in Crawley, Alex won the British Championship for the Over 36-year-old class Power Test in the British Taekwon-Do Championships. He then completed his set of medals with Silver in the sparring and Bronze in Patterns.
Professor Stephen J Perkins publishes to critical acclaim – ‘The Routledge Companion to Reward Management’
Professor Stephen Perkins is a much appreciated friend of Grosvenor Clive & Stokes and we were delighted to be invited to the launch of his latest book in Bloomsbury. The enthusiastic and impressive reviews provide ample testimony to the value of this work.
BP Statistical Review of World Energy
Some sobering truths about the trends in energy demand and carbon emissions growth were revealed by the statistics unveiled at the presentation of BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy for 2018 by Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist and Bob Dudley, CEO.
InfraCo Africa Project
Whilst Brexit woes dominate the headlines, we Brits continue to recognise ‘the fierce urgency of now’ when it comes to combating climate change.
Visit to the Battersea Power Station development
Uplifting to see we still have the capabilitie s and ambition to undertake and deliver huge and complex projects. Managing Partner Tim Beckh comments on a visit to the Battersea Power Station Development.
The UK’s Energy Future: A call for greater urgency
The sixth British Institute of Energy Economics (BIEE) ‘Future of Energy’ lecture was given at the Royal Society on 15th May by Sinead Lynch, UK Country Chair for Shell under the title;
The UK’s Energy Future: A call for greater urgency’
After 6 years service on the BIEE Committee arranging the annual series of ‘Future of Energy’ lectures, Grosvenor Clive & Stokes Partner Edward Libbey’s swansong before standing down was another interesting perspective from a distinguished and influential speaker. Edward’s contributions were generously and rightly recognised by Chairman, Charles Hendry, in his introduction.
Energy Transition and the Dual Challenge – Food for thought at the April Energy Industries Club Lunch
Last month Maarten Wetselaar, Shell’s director of gas and new energies, caused something of a stir in a number of interviews and presentations at the CERA (Cambridge Energy Research Associates ) Week conference in Houston when he claimed that Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s biggest oil and gas groups, could develop a power business that was the same size as it’s oil & gas operations.
A Global Call to Action for the Extractive Industries!
The Open Government Partnership was launched in 2011 to provide an international platform and a global call to action to transform the way governments serve their citizens.
In the eye of the storm
Offshore wind is one of the largest untapped energy sources on Earth and despite the political and technical risks it is growing fast. Ilaria Valtimora from a Word About Wind provides an interesting analysis of the deals, developments, opportunities and risks in 18 of the most active emerging markets for offshore wind.
Scottish Oil Club
On the 7th February we attended the London meeting of the Scottish Oil Club at the Geological Society and heard an interesting presentation by Jón Ferrier, CEO of Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP), on the turnaround the company has undergone.
BIEE/BP Energy Outlook 2019
Through the auspices of the British Institute of Energy Economics, Managing Partner Keith Evans attended the launch of BP’s Energy Outlook to 2040. The examination of 5 key themes and various scenarios relevant to the Dual Challenge of higher energy demand (potentially 30% higher than today) and lower carbon emissions was as exhaustive and fascinating as ever.
The Energy Industries Club
Keith Evans and Tim Beckh attended the lunch meeting to hear the CEO of EDF Energy, Simone Rossi entertainingly deliver his thoughts on ‘An Energy Mix that meets the UK’s needs’.
Whilst there were no surprises here it was good to hear EDF’s commitment to nuclear in the UK re-stated.
PES-GB/SEAPEX conference, “Asia Pacific Revisited: New Ideas, New Opportunities”
27th - 28th June 2018
At a time when the industry is recovering after three years of low prices, uncertainty in the global market and a need to savagely reduce costs, we are proud to support the first PESGB/SEAPEX Asia Pacific conference in London.
African power platform Anergi appoints Enos Banda as CEO
The African Finance Corporation and Harith General Partners have combined their interests in a number of African power assets to form Anergi and have appointed former South African energy regulator and serial entrepreneur, Enos Banda, to lead the venture to a planned stock market listing.
Africa Oil & Gas Renewed Interest
Africa Oil & Gas Renewed Interest
From Transactions to Enterprises
The Infrastructure Client Group’s new approach to delivering high performance infrastructure
Construction & Real Estate technology start up incubator launched in London
Grosvenor Clive and Stokes is proud to support the launch of a new London based technology incubator by it close affiliate, Impulse Labs. Impulse Labs is an incubator for promising digital start ups around key themes highlighted by their corporate Partners in these sectors.
Support for the start ups includes providing space and more importantly a highly effective ecosystem for advice, mentoring, access to capital and connecting them with industry leaders and decision makers to speed up their development.
Established in 1990, MIPIM is the largest and most influential international property exhibition bringing together the most important players from all segments of the international property market.
Grosvenor Clive & Stokes hosted a seminar discussing the practical steps to building a gender diverse organisation below board level