Paula Doyle, senior vice president of Energy at Cognite, looks back at this month’s big energy industry event.
Like we didn’t have enough to talk about already.
I traveled to Houston earlier this month with high expectations. The stage was set for the first in-person CERAWeek in three years. Big names and even bigger topics: the energy transition, the post-pandemic economic boom, Europe’s energy crisis. All of this and more was on the agenda.
The war in Ukraine changed all of that. Overnight, the war exposed the fragility and instability of our energy system and injected fresh insecurity into global markets. Everything we had planned to talk about in Houston had to be reframed.
Looking back at CERAWeek this year, I see a few key takeaways that stand out: