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Henry Paulson, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, has joined the list of distinguished speakers at IHS CERAWeek 2015, the world’s preeminent energy conference, April 20-24 at the Hilton Americas-Houston. Mr. Paulson will deliver keynote remarks on lessons from his new book, Dealing with China, as well as the state of the global economy.

Henry Paulson, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, will speak at IHS CERAWeek 2015 (Photo: Busine

Henry Paulson, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, will speak at IHS CERAWeek 2015 (Photo: Business Wire)

During his career in both the public and private sectors, Mr. Paulson had a pivotal role in opening up China to private enterprise. As Treasury Secretary, he created the Strategic Economic Dialogue with China and negotiated with China on needed economic reforms while also safeguarding the teetering U.S. financial system during the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

“We are honored to have Mr. Paulson join us as a keynote speaker at IHS CERAWeek 2015,” said Daniel Yergin, conference chairman. “From his distinguished career at the heights of business, economics and statecraft and his unique understanding of the rise of the world’s second largest economy, Mr. Paulson offers invaluable insight on relations with China-America’s most important relationship in the world-as well as on the lessons from the last seven years of turmoil in the world economy. These are issues of critical importance for the energy industry.”

In his new book, Secretary Paulson writes that China “has become as much a source of concern as of awe.” While China’s development “has made substantial contributions to economic growth, job creation, and prosperity” in both the United States and China, “now no shortage of Americans wonder: What do the Chinese really want? Why are they spending so much money on their military? Are they friends or enemies, trading partners or commercial and political adversaries? In short, how do we deal with China?”

At CERAWeek, in one of his first public discussions of his new book, Secretary Paulson will share his thinking on that question and sketch out the path forward.

IHS CERAWeek is recognized as a leading forum offering insight into the energy future. Chaired by IHS Vice Chairman and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Daniel Yergin, IHS CERAWeek 2015, Turning Point: Energy’s New World will convene more than 2,800 delegates from more than 50 countries and more than 300 speakers to examine the new risks and realities to be faced in energy markets, technologies and geopolitics.

Distinguished government officials speaking at IHS CERAWeek 2015 will include:

Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy; Sally Jewell, United States Secretary of the Interior; Gina McCarthy, administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Sen. Lisa Murkowski, chairman, senate energy committee, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska; Kenneth Anderson, commissioner, Public Utility Commission of Texas; Pedro Joaqu~in Coldwell, secretary of energy, Ministry of Energy of Mexico; ‘Olafur Ragnar Gr’imsson, president, Republic of Iceland; Amos Hochstein, special envoy, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State; Colette D. Honorable, commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Stephen Lovegrove, permanent secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change, United Kingdom; Ian Macfarlane, Minister of Industry and Science, Australia; M’aximo Pacheco, minister of energy, Government of Chile; Greg Rickford, minister of natural resources, Canada; Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, United States Deputy Energy Secretary; Todd Stern, special envoy for climate change, U.S. Dept. of State; Dan Sullivan, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska

Featured energy industry speakers at IHS CERAWeek 2015 will include:

(Oil and Gas)

Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil; Robert Dudley, group chief executive, BP; Ryan Lance, chairman and CEO, ConocoPhillips; Patrick Pouyanne, CEO and president of the executive committee, TOTAL SA; Eldar Saetre, president and CEO, Statoil ASA; Emilio Lozoya, CEO, Pemex; Claudio Descalzi, CEO, Eni; Vagit Alekperov, president, OAO LUKOIL; Miguel Mat’ias Galuccio, CEO, YPF; Harold Hamm, chairman and CEO, Continental Resources; John Hess, CEO, Hess; Richard D. Kinder, chairman and CEO, Kinder Morgan; Scott Sheffield, chairman and CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources

(Power)

Patricia K. Collawn, chairman, president and CEO, PNM Resources; Leo Denault, chairman of the board and CEO, Entergy; Thad Hill, president and CEO, Calpine Corporation; Enrique Ochoa Reza, director general, Mexican Federal Electricity Commission; Tom Siebel, chairman and CEO, C3 Energy; Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric

Key themes to be explored at IHS CERAWeek 2015 will include managing through turbulence, assessing turning points and new landscapes for the oil, gas and power industries and identifying energy’s grand challenges that will be confronted over the long term.

Registration Information

IHS CERAWeek 2015 will be held April 20-24 at the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston, Texas. Further information and delegate registration is available at www.ceraweek.com.

Media Accreditation

Media registration is now open. Members of the media interested in covering IHS CERAWeek 2015 are required to apply for accreditation. Applications can be submitted via the following link: http://www.cvent.com/d/crq9ry/4W

Expanded List of IHS CERAWeek 2015 Speakers:

(A complete list of speakers and full conference agenda are available at www.ceraweek.com)

(In alphabetical order)

  • S.M. Hossein Adeli, secretary general, Gas Exporting Countries Forum
  • Gen. Keith Alexander, former director, U.S. National Security Agency; commander, U.S. Cyber Command
  • Vagit Alekperov, president, OAO LUKOIL
  • Muhammad Al-Saggaf, acting head of shared operations and services, Saudi Aramco
  • Kenneth Anderson, commissioner, Public Utility Commission of Texas
  • Robert Armstrong, director, MIT Energy Initiative
  • Steve Bolze, president and CEO, GE Power and Water
  • Greg Boyce, CEO, Peabody Energy
  • Andy Brown, upstream international director, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Luis Cabra, executive VP, exploration and production, Repsol
  • Steve Chazen, president and CEO, Occidental Petroleum
  • Pedro Joaqu~in Coldwell, secretary of energy, Ministry of Energy of Mexico
  • Patricia K. Collawn, chairman, president and CEO, PNM Resources
  • Akaraphong Dayanada, group senior vice president – strategy and business development, Banpu Public Company Limited
  • Leo Denault, chairman of the board and CEO, Entergy
  • Claudio Descalzi, CEO, Eni
  • Lisa Davis, member of managing board, Siemens AG
  • Robert Dudley, group chief executive, BP
  • Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute
  • Robert C. Flexon, president and CEO, Dynegy
  • Miguel Mat’ias Galuccio, CEO, YPF
  • Jack Gerard, president and CEO, American Petroleum Institute
  • ‘Olafur Ragnar Gr’imsson, president, Republic of Iceland
  • Harold Hamm, chairman and CEO, Continental Resources
  • Gary Heminger, president and CEO, Marathon Petroleum
  • Thad Hill, president and CEO, Calpine Corporation
  • John Hess, CEO, Hess
  • Amos Hochstein, special envoy, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State
  • Colette D. Honorable, commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Walter Isaacson, president and CEO, The Aspen Institute
  • Sally Jewell, United States Secretary of the Interior
  • Joe Kaeser, president and CEO, Siemens AG
  • Hirobumi Kawano, president, Japan oil, gas and metals, National Corporation
  • Melanie Kenderdine, director, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Richard D. Kinder, chairman and CEO, Kinder Morgan
  • David John Wissler Knox, managing director and CEO, Santos Ltd.
  • Fred Krupp, president, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Ryan Lance, chairman and CEO, ConocoPhillips
  • Stephen Lovegrove, permanent secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change, United Kingdom
  • Emilio Lozoya, CEO, Pemex
  • Ian Macfarlane, minister for industry and science, Australia
  • Rokas Masiulis, minister, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Gina McCarthy, administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Al Monaco, president and CEO, Enbridge
  • Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy
  • Steven L. Mueller, chairman of the board and CEO, Southwestern Energy
  • Shigeru Muraki, director, vice-chairman of the Board, Tokyo Gas
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski, chairman, Senate Energy Committee, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska
  • M’aximo Pacheco, minister of energy, Government of Chile
  • Henry Paulson, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
  • Patrick Pouyanne, CEO and president of the executive committee, TOTAL SA
  • Enrique Ochoa Reza, director general, Mexican Federal Electricity Commission
  • Greg Rickford, minister of natural resources, Canada
  • Eldar Saetre, president and CEO, Statoil ASA
  • Tom Siebel, chairman and CEO, C3 Energy
  • Adam Sieminski, administrator, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Scott Sheffield, chairman and CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, United States Deputy Energy Secretary
  • Charif Souki, chairman and CEO, Cheniere Energy
  • Todd Stern, special envoy for climate change
  • Dan Sullivan, U.S. Senator, State of Alaska
  • Ernie Thrasher, CEO and chief marketing officer, Xcoal Energy and Resources
  • Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric
  • Mike Winkel, member of the board of management, E.ON SE
  • John Woolard, vice president, energy, Google

IHS CERAWeek 2015 would like to acknowledge the following partners:

ANH, API, BP, Cheniere, ConocoPhillips, ERM, ExxonMobil, GE, Honeywell, Siemens, Statoil, TOTAL, Vinson & Elkins, Xcoal, YPF, Aramco, Centrica, Chevron, Cisco, Dow, Egon Zehnder, Eni, HSBC, JOGMEC, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, MIT Energy Initiative, Repsol, Schneider Electric, The Carlyle Group, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. and USGRDCO

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