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World Gas Conference, Paris 2015
Jun 08, 2015
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The World Gas Conference is the largest and most prestigious conference in the global gas industry calendar, gathering thousands of leading energy players and decision makers.

 
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    This year's event took place at the Paris Expo between the 1st - 5th June 2015.
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    It's an absolutely beautiful day in #Paris for #WGCPARIS2015. We hope you have a fantastic day! http://t.co/3tAncWQIfu
    It's an absolutely beautiful day in #Paris for #WGCPARIS2015. We hope you have a fantastic day! pic.twitter.com/3tAncWQIfu
     
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    At opening ceremony of #WGCPARIS2015. Around 2000 in the main hall, keynotes continue
     
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    The 45,000 square meter exhibition showcased the latest technological advancements and featured dedicated pavilions, live demonstrations and product launches from over 350 global exhibitors. Several GE businesses were there, including GE Power Conversion and GE Oil & Gas.
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    Come and see all the exciting technologies tailored for gas industry and made by GE! #WGCPARIS2015 #GEWGC http://t.co/ibNw2A558v
    Come and see all the exciting technologies tailored for gas industry and made by GE! #WGCPARIS2015 #GEWGC pic.twitter.com/ibNw2A558v
     
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    Our CEO. L Simonelli caught up with partners and customers this week at #WGCPARIS2015 to talk about the #ageofgas http://t.co/lAULRl7lJH
    Our CEO. L Simonelli caught up with partners and customers this week at #WGCPARIS2015 to talk about the #ageofgas pic.twitter.com/lAULRl7lJH
     
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    This year the focus was on the changing role of natural gas in the global energy mix, and how gas now presents a great opportunity for growing economies, which are faced with the challenge of fueling development in a more environmentally sustainable way.
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    ICYMI #WGCPARIS2015 is THE place to be right now to talk about the gas industry & its place in the future energy mix http://t.co/Lnfg1M569Q
    ICYMI #WGCPARIS2015 is THE place to be right now to talk about the gas industry & its place in the future energy mix pic.twitter.com/Lnfg1M569Q
     
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    Lorenzo Simonelli, President and CEO of GE Oil & Gas gave the keynote address on day two, discussing the need to unlock gas resources faster and more efficiently.
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    Keynote speeches on Day 2: Lorenzo Simonelli, President and CEO @ge_oilandgas; and Yves Louis Darricarrère, President Upstream @Total (2/2)
     
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    "We work to unlock gas resources faster & more efficiently" Lorenzo says @WGCParis2015 http://t.co/70RAIh7ejo
    "We work to unlock gas resources faster & more efficiently" Lorenzo says @WGCParis2015 pic.twitter.com/70RAIh7ejo
     
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    Tim Schweikert, VP of GE Marine, participated in a panel discussion on the role and impact of innovation in the gas industry, explaining how the GE Store helps GE to design fast and innovative solutions to customer problems. You can read his blog post on the subject below:
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    The growing demand for LNG was also a big focus at this year's conference.
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    #LNG is our gateway to lower #emissions by bringing #natgas to the world -RobFranklin #WGCParis2015
     
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    Global #LNG supplies to increase by 48bn cf/day by 2035....#Australia to supply 1/3 of that #WGCParis2015
     
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    In the next 5 years, Europe will see its LNG imports almost double, says @IEA @VanderHoeven_M #WGCPARIS2015 #WGC2015
     
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    You can see how GE has contributed to the growth of LNG below:
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    This year's conference also featured a youth event which aimed to inspire and educate students on the career opportunities in the gas industry. Studies and surveys with industry leaders show that the ageing workforce of the gas industry has become a key issue and a serious threat for the development of clean energy and for meeting future energy demand.
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    GE's Benoit Gagnard was on hand to share career advice and industry knowledge.
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    Inspiring the next-generation: #GE's Benoit Gagnard shares insight & career advice at #WGCPARIS2015 youth event http://t.co/a5faMsi7QZ
    Inspiring the next-generation: #GE's Benoit Gagnard shares insight & career advice at #WGCPARIS2015 youth event pic.twitter.com/a5faMsi7QZ
     
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    Thank you to all the participants of the Youth Event #WGCPARIS2015 for coming from all around the world http://t.co/KUnPliFms7
    Thank you to all the participants of the Youth Event #WGCPARIS2015 for coming from all around the world pic.twitter.com/KUnPliFms7
     
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    Once again, there was a focus on gender equality. Marie-Jose Nadeau, chair of the WE council addressed delegates on women's place in the gas industry.
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    Relevant and important discussions about women's place in the gas industry #WGCParis2015 #WGC2015 http://t.co/ROSoH3Mdgh
    Relevant and important discussions about women's place in the gas industry #WGCParis2015 #WGC2015 pic.twitter.com/ROSoH3Mdgh
     
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    We need a diversity of voices to eliminate energy poverty & gender equality is key to achieving this @WECouncil #women #gas #WGCParis2015
     
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    The conference ended with a spectacular closing ceremony where the French IGU President handed over the baton to the US. The next World Gas Conference will be held in Washington DC in June 2018.
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    See you there!
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    The Closing Ceremony kicks off with some amazing dancers and drummers #WGCPARIS2015 #WGC2015 pic.twitter.com/XqnISkJNC7
     
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    Collaboration as its finest.Merci to our employees who're working to#fuelthefuture #WGCPARIS2015 http://t.co/HQiqaVpvlB
    Collaboration as its finest.Merci to our employees who're working to#fuelthefuture #WGCPARIS2015 pic.twitter.com/HQiqaVpvlB
     
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    GE leads the Age of Gas. Take some time to read what GE is doing to overcome challenges of energy scarcity in underserved regions in the white paper authored by MikeFarina and Brandon Wilson.

 

 

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