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Industry Insights: About the research

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Christian Parker

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Industry Insights explores the confidence, sentiment, and priorities for the energy industry in the year ahead. 
  • 1,088 senior energy professionals surveyed
  • The view from across the energy industry
  • 92 countries represented
  • Insights from 13 in-depth interviews with industry experts
  • The latest findings from a 12-year research programme.

From multi-year megatrends to one-off events, the eagerly-awaited 12th edition of the report, The Power of Optimism, captures the opportunities and challenges that are top of mind for the world’s leading energy companies. The research was developed by DNV and Longitude (a Financial Times company). It draws on DNV’s annual survey of more than 1,000 senior professionals and in-depth interviews with leaders and experts, which were conducted during December 2021 and January 2022. 

In-depth interviews with energy leaders

  • Espen Barth Eide, The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment, Norway
  • Andrew Brown, Head of Engineering, Woodfibre LNG, Canada
  • Steinar Eikaas, Vice President Low Carbon solutions, Equinor, Norway
  • Christian Hürlimann, Renewables CEO, MET Group, Switzerland
  • Martin Jagger,  Operations Director, WeConnect Energy, United Arab Emirates
  • Jiang Jun, Manager of Strategy and Development, COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers, China
  • Francisco Laverón, Head of Energy Prospective, Iberdrola, Spain
  • Angus McIntosh, Director of Energy Futures, SGN, UK
  • Nora’in Md Salleh, Head of CCS Enterprise, Petronas, Malaysia
  • Ana Lia Rojas, Executive Director, Chilean Association for Renewable Energies and Storage, Chile
  • Marc Schmitz, Managing Director and Head of Renewable Energy Project Finance Europe, Rabobank, The Netherlands
  • Lord Adair Turner, Chair, Energy Transitions Commission, UK
  • A Senior Energy Economics Researcher with one of China’s largest State-owned oil companies (who preferred to remain unnamed).

The view from across the energy industry 

Survey  respondents were drawn from across the energy industry, including publicly listed companies and privately held firms, and spanning power (15%), renewables (15%), oil and gas (38%), industry specialists (e.g. in technology, finance, or policy; 10%), and industrial energy consumers (13%). A further 10% were unspecified energy industry respondents. The organizations surveyed vary in size: 33% had annual revenue of USD 100 million or less, while 28% had annual revenue in excess of USD 1 billion. The survey respondents represent a range of functions within the industry, from board-level executives to senior engineers.

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Christian Parker

Christian Parker

Content Manager

Energy Industry Insights 2022: The Power of Optimism