Business Briefing with Paul Appleby, Head of Energy Economics, BP

Event Date: 
16 February 2016
Parmelia Hilton Perth
14 Mill Street

Paul Appleby, Head of Energy Economics of BP will address AmCham members on BP's Energy Outlook.

BP’s annual Energy Outlook reflects best effort to describe a “most likely” trajectory of the global energy system, based on its views of likely economic and population growth, as well as developments in policy and technology.

The Outlook highlights the continuous change in the energy system – the changing fuel mix, the changing patterns of trade – as it adapts to meet the world’s growing energy needs.

Paul Appleby is Head of Energy Economics in the BP Group Economics Team. In his current role he leads the analysis of long term energy market developments for BP. His career at BP spans 31 years, and includes a variety of roles in BP’s gas and alternative energy businesses. Most recently he was the custodian of the investment appraisal process for BP’s gas, power and renewables businesses worldwide.

In the dim and distant past Paul enjoyed a brief tour of duty as BP’s corporate economist in Australia, based in Melbourne (1987-1989).

He received his theoretical training in economics at Cambridge University (MA and MPhil); and served a practical apprenticeship as a Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute, posted to Malawi. He is an associate lecturer in energy economics at the University of Surrey, and a member of the Council of the British Institute of Energy Econimics.

BP are engaged in the exploration and production of oil, natural gas and liquefied natural gas and the refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum and lubricant products around the world.

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American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
08 9325 9540
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