Session Five – Clean Technology & Sustainability

This session will further the important conversation about responsible development. Equinor Canada will outline intentions to ensure a low as possible carbon footprint while developing offshore resources. The CEO of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster will provide the latest information on the organization’s goal to foster an ocean economy that benefits all Canadians, along with the numerous industries which play a role in developing the resources of our oceans. Clean technology in the oil & gas sector and opportunities for the offshore will be discussed by the vice president of the Clean Resource Innovation Network.


8:00 a.m.          Equinor Canada 2019

Halfdan Knudsen, Project Director, Bay du Nord, Equinor Canada

Halfdan Knudsen will provide an update on Equinor’s corporate strategy of “Always Safe, High Value and Low Carbon” and discuss how this relates to the company’s plans in Canada. He will also provide an overview of Equinor’s near-term and long-term plans and activities offshore Newfoundland and Labrador and a status update for the Bay du Nord development project


8:20 a.m.          Ocean Supercluster – A look forward

Kendra MacDonald, CEO, Canada’s Ocean Superclusters

Kendra MacDonald will address the importance of ocean innovation in Canada and what makes the Ocean Supercluster unique, as well as collaborative activities as a way to address shared challenges and build new relationships.


8:40 a.m.          Clean Resource Innovation Network

Joy Romero, Vice President, Technology & Innovation, Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CRIN)


9:00 a.m.           Q & A

9:20 a.m.           Refreshment Break