This event has been postponed until further notice due to the COV19 advisories in London. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will update all current registrants as soon as we have new information. Thank you for your interest in the UP Summit London.


Exploring Portfolio and Planning Solutions for the E&P Industry

Aucerna's 2nd Annual London Summit is taking place on Thursday, March 19th, 2020 in the city of London. Oil and gas operators, solution providers, financial firms and industry consultants will gather to discuss new ways to leverage technology to meet business goals. The UP Summit London is the latest edition of our Upstream Planning Global Series which is designed specifically for the EMEA region. Top leaders and professionals in the oil and gas industry will discuss the latest in upstream planning, success strategies, and ways to make more effective business decisions.

This year’s UP Summit London will focus on portfolio modeling and analysis, best practices in effective strategic planning processes, operator case studies, and much more.

  • Learn from experience - Learn how some of the industry’s top operators use best-practice applications, workflows, and digital innovation to achieve real-life results.
  • Meet industry pros - Network with fellow operators, gain technical knowledge and explore the key challenges and opportunities that digital change is bringing to the E&P industry.
  • Discover tech insights - Hear expert opinions on new ways to use technology to meet your business goals.


Find a local Upstream Planning Summit near you - they are held year-round, all over the world in 6+ cities from Calgary to Brisbane to London to Buenos Aires.

Meet the Industry Expert Speakers

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Christian Lumsden, Portfolio & Strategy Analyst, Shell

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Sara Rashed Almazroeui, Senior Engineer - Business Planning, ADNOC

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Nick Steel, Global Developments Executive, Acrometis

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Paul Allan, Strategic Consultant, Aucerna

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Bruno Gama, VP Solution Architects EMEA, Aucerna

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Justin Bremmall, Planning & Economics Director, Chrysaor

Attendee Testimonials

“The UP Conference was well organized and had a good flow of presentations that related to upstream planning. I enjoyed listening to the many relevant use-case examples.”

“There are so few opportunities for corporate & business planners to network & share experiences. It’s the perfect time to grow and learn a thing or two about their craft. This conference fills a big void.”

“Thank you for holding this free event for the energy industry. I learned a lot about new technologies and best practices from numerous energy companies which has helped us to advance.”

“The UP Conference showed really positive industry participation and I thoroughly enjoyed hearing the different perspectives & presentations from operators.”

"We loved the format of the UP Conference. Now that we know it is truly an industry conference, we plan to encourage more executives from our company to attend."

Past Upstream Planning Speakers & Panelists

Janeen Judah Chevron

Janeen Judah

Independent Director, Patterson-UTI

2017 SPE International President


Mark Bright

Vice President - Strategic Planning & Risk Management, Apache

Dr. John Lee Texas A&M

Dr. John Lee

Texas A&M University

SPE Honorary Member

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Tom Hiddemen

Managing Director, Strategy Advisory Practice, KPMG

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Stephanie Prior

Senior Vice President and Partner, Ernst & Young

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Lee Marchuk

Manager, Corporate Planning, Velvet Energy

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Edwin Suarez

Director of Talent, Technology, & Innovation, Marathon Oil


Glen Schmidt

Retired President, CEO and Founder of Laricina Energy

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Elizabeth DeStephens

VP Reserves & Corporate Development, California Resources Corporation

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Mark Maddox

Vice President and CIO, Apache

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Kentaro Kawamori

Chief Digital Officer, Chesapeake

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Brannon Kuykendall

Chief Information Officer, Alta Mesa