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SC-05 The Strategic Opportunity of Sustainability in the Energy Sector

Sunday, 16 June 2024, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  |  Houston, Texas

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Course Content

Course agenda:

  • Introduction
  • United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Sustainability strategies
  • ESG reporting
  • Sustainability and geoscience
  • Communicating about your sustainability
  • Envision the way forward in sustainability

Participants who complete this course will be able to:

  • Understand the UN 17 SDG framework for sustainability purposes.
  • Enhance the way attendees communicate about sustainability, as related to their work and life.
  • Understand what ESG is and what are the main frameworks to report and then measure ESG rankings.
  • How to map corporate sustainable activities/strategies to SDGs and detect potential gaps.
  • Gain access to reliable sources of information about sustainability.
  • Acquire a perspective on why the energy sector is urgently shifting to a sustainable approach.

The course is designed for:

  • Project leaders, managers, and business developers of oil and gas operators, service companies, and entrepreneurship or consulting firms centered around geoscience, who are keen on acquiring knowledge and an understanding of the new terminologies and approaches used in sustainability.
  • People of all geo-disciplines are interested in relating their work to sustainability and increasing their resilience in the rapidly changing job market.
  • Energy employees of all segments: oil and gas, mining and renewable energy who require an upskill in perspective and knowledge about sustainability fundamentals.
  • Professionals need to gain a practical understanding of the why, how, and what of sustainability.


Maria Angela Capello
Kuwait Oil Company
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Early Pricing:
Member $765
Nonmember $855
Student $135
On-site Pricing:
Member $850
Nonmember $950
Student $150
Educational Credits:
0.8 CEU


SC-05 The Strategic Opportunity of Sustainability in the Energy Sector
George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, Texas 77010
United States
(713) 853-8000

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Important notes regarding short courses:

  • Short courses are limited in size and are reserved on a first come, first served basis and must be accompanied by full payment.
  • If you do not plan to attend URTeC, a $35 enrollment fee will be added to the short course fee upon registering. This fee can be applied to a full-conference registration should you change your mind later.
  • A wait list is automatically created when a short course sells out. You will be notified if you are on a wait list and space becomes available.
  • Before purchasing non-refundable airline tickets, confirm the short course will take place as some may be cancelled if undersubscribed.
  • Please register well before 6 May 2024 to help guarantee your spot. Short course cancellations will be considered at this time — no refunds will be accepted for cancellations after this date.
  • Registrations will continue to be processed for short courses that are not cancelled up until they are sold out or closed.

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