Executive Summary

Providing Cleaner Energy for the Many

 

The inaugural Gas Fest takes place at a time when the world is transitioning towards a carbon neutral future. 1.2 billion people have little or no access to electricity. Gas holds the potential to provide cleaner energy for the many. There is a push from global and local authorities to use cleaner sources of fuel. Gas provides a replacement for more polluting fossil fuels such as coal and oil in the energy production and transport sectors. A lot has been achieved, but there is still potential for shaping a better future by using the use commercial and environmental benefits that gas offers.

The gas industry as a whole needs to develop a coherent message and a strategic roadmap on how the benefits that gas provides will ensure that it stays relevant for the foreseeable future. The Gas Fest is uniquely designed to engage high-level leaders and influencers across the value chain, onshore and offshore, in framing the gas agenda. Through a carefully designed collaborative process, the participants explored opportunities and challenges, identified solutions and shaped the way forward on utilizing the benefits of gas in providing cleaner energy for the many in a carbon neutral future.