Dr. Hooman PeimaniVisiting Research Fellow, Center for Energy Governance & Security
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
Dr. Hooman Peimani is senior research and policy leader with 27 years experience in consulting, academia and analysis of global energy security, currently focused on Asia, particularly the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Europe. He has extensive experience in Europe & Asia on strategic issues, including oil & gas, LNG, nuclear, pipelines, renewables, sustainable energy, climate change and clean energy technology. His work focus has been on project design, emergency planning, conceptualization, forecasting, trend assessment, country briefings/outlooks and organizational/governmental strategies. He has worked for entities such as Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre, Energy Studies Institute, Jane’s Defence, Arab Petroleum Corporation, IAEA and UNEP, added to conducting project assessments & executive training for energy corporations, regional organizations and governmental entities, e.g., ADB, Nord Stream, Shell, ASEAN and Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His publications include 10 books, 32 book chapters, over 250 journal/newspaper articles and scores of UN, APEC and governmental documents. He has been interviewed by leading media outlets, including BBC, Bloomberg, Platts, The Wall Street Journal, CCTV, CNBC, Channel News Asia and Deutsche Welle.
3:30 PM FOCUS GROUP: PREPARING FOR KNOWN UNKNOWNS: CHALLENGES OF OPERATING OIL / GAS FED FACILITIES IN THE LOOMING PERIOD OF FREQUENT FORCED SHUTDOWNS
Forced shutdowns due to major interruptions in oil and gas supplies will likely increase in frequency as a consequence of the a number of key factors including:
- Unavailability of adequate supplies and export concerns
- Human factors i.e. armed conflicts and major civilian unrest in oil and gas-supplying countries, imposing further sanctions on the oil and gas industries
- Cyber-attacks on the oil and gas-producing countries and facilities
- Worsening climate change
Join this focus group, led by Dr. Hooman Peimani, and gain an in-depth knowledge of how best to prepare for such known unknowns, how to combat indirect threats and how to prevent further disruptions.