NEWS & EVENTS

OMV and Wood

OMV and Wood signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a mutually exclusive collaboration agreement for the commercial licensing of OMV’s proprietary ReOil® technology. 

 

Strategic Growth Services is proud to have advised OMV on this historic development to support OMV’s vision. SGS has provided a broad range of strategic support including business case development; collaboration road map; global go to market strategy; resource planning and selection support.
 
John Young, CEO of Strategic Growth Services said “We are humbled that OMV trusted us to support them with this important strategic initiative. Our consultants experience in building a global business in the energy sector coupled with our understanding of technology deployment, commercialisation and licensing, has been crucial in developing a cohesive and systematic approach best meeting OMV’s needs. We look forward to supporting OMV further as the collaboration progresses.”

Click here to read our full press release.

 

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In this Energy Matters podcast, we take a look at the growing importance of ESG for investors.

 

In this episode we discuss whether this additional scrutiny is having an equivalent impact on performance.  

 

To help us review the growing role of ESG in the investment decision making community we are delighted to be joined by Sarah Melaney, Corporate Partner at Withers Tech; our regular contributor, Andrew Smith, Executive Director,  Greenbackers Investment Capital and chaired by the CEO of Strategic Growth Services, John Young.

Hear the rest of our podcasts on Spotify here:

 

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In this Energy Matters podcast, we take a look at Siemens Energy's report - 'A National Endeavour - delivering the supply chain for a net zero electricity system by 2035'.

 

In this episode we discuss the scale of the challenge to deliver Net Zero goals and the opportunities this represents.  

 

To help us navigate the challenge, we are delighted to be joined by Matthew Knight, Siemens Energy's Head of Market and Government Affairs; our regular contributor Andrew Smith, Executive Director of Greenbackers Investment Capital and chaired by the CEO of Strategic Growth Services, John Young.

 

We're finalists!

We are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for not one, but two categories at the EIC Awards 2022 taking place in London on Thursday 6 October 2022..  

We've were shortlisted in both the Service & Solutions and Collaboration categories. Fingers crossed for a win next year!

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We are delighted to feature in the EIC's Survive and Thrive 2022 report  providing our thoughts on how to navigate challenging markets.

Take a read of our article here:

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In our latest Energy Matters podcast, we commence a series of podcasts focused on discussions around untapped Energy Transition technologies.

 

In this episode we discuss what untapped Energy Sources there are to fulfil global Net Zero needs and what's needed to kickstart Marine Energy opportunities.

 

We are delighted to be joined by Myrtle Dawes, Director of the Net Zero Technology Centre and Board Member of the Technology Leadership Board;  regular contributor Andrew Smith, Executive Director,  Greenbackers Investment Capital and chaired by the CEO of Strategic Growth Services, John Young.

 

We hope you enjoy it!

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In our latest Energy Matters podcast we focus our attention on UK Energy Security; the apparent refocus on energy projects and the risk to the Energy Transition.

 

We are delighted to be joined by Diveena Danabalan, Head of EIC Consult and regular contributors Andrew Smith, Executive Director,  Greenbackers Investment Capital and the CEO of Strategic Growth Services NL, John Young.

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In the latest Energy Matters podcast, we reflect on the hugely successful All Energy and DCarbonise 2022 conference and exhibition which took place recently in Glasgow.

Our CEO, John Young is joined by Judith Patten MBE, Project Director of All-Energy Exhibition and Conference and our regular contributor, Andrew Smith, Executive Director at Greenbackers Investment Capital.  We hope you enjoy it!

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In our latest Energy Matters podcast we look at some of the Energy Transition – elephants in the room, in particular are we progressing quickly enough to deliver Net Zero 2050?

 

 Myrtle Dawes, Net Zero Solution Centre Director, Net Zero Technology Centre, Andrew Smith, Executive Director,  Greenbackers Investment Capital and the CEO of Strategic Growth Services NL, John Young discuss this and explore the business advantage of a ‘just transition’ and the associated needs to change behaviours.

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In their latest policy paper, ESG Priorities for UK Companies the Institute of Directors state that “A strong ESG profile is attractive to potential investors, lenders, employees and customers, and helps build the brand of the organisation.”

 

In our third Energy Matters podcast, our CEO, John Young is joined by Audrey Caulliez-Louis - Partner at MayCap Advisors and Impact Advisory Chair at ImpactA Global and our regular contributor, Andrew Smith, Executive Director at Greenbackers Investment Capital to discuss how broad adoption of ESG principles, can support not only consumer but also employee behaviour as we progress through the energy transition.

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In our second Energy Matters podcast, SGS’s CEO John Young is joined by Myrtle Dawes, Director at NetZero Technology Center and Andrew Smith, Executive Director at Greenbackers Investment Capital. 

 

In this episode they discuss the impact the price of oil has on Energy Transition.

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In our latest Energy Matters podcast, our CEO, John Young is joined by Neil Atkinson - ex-head of the IEA’s Oil Industry & Markets Division and Andrew Smith, Executive Director at Greenbackers Investment Capital to discuss the longer term impact of the tragic events in Ukraine will have on the European energy mix as we progress through the energy transition.

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In our first Energy Matters podcast, SGS’s CEO John Young is joined by Miranda Hochberg from Siemens-Energy and Andrew Smith from Greenbackers Investment Capital. 

 

In this first 16 minute episode of Energy Matters the the three  share their thoughts on Larry Fink's 2022 Letter to CEO's - his annual message to the markets.  They specifically delve into  energy transition and how it aligns with the Financing Technology to Net Zero UK white paper.

 

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In our second podcast, SGS’s CEO John Young talks to Andrew Smith, Executive Director at Greenbackers Investment Capital, who is another founding member of Financing Technology to Net Zero and SGS Principal Consultant, Paul Minton. 

 

In this 16 minute episode, they continue to explore the role of natural gas in the UK through energy transition

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In our latest podcast, SGS’s CEO John Young talks to Andrew Smith, Executive Director at Greenbackers Investment Capital, who is another founding member of Financing Technology to Net Zero and SGS Principal Consultant, Paul Minton. 

 

In this first 15 minute episode of a brief series of related podcasts we explore the role of natural gas in the UK through the energy transition and the impact of recent events.

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SGS’s CEO John Young continues his conversation with the IEA’s former Head of the Oil Industries and Markets Division, Neil Atkinson.

 

In this 8 minute episode John and Neil explore the important role of oil and gas as we progress through the energy transition.

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In our latest Expanding Your Horizons podcast, SGS’s CEO, John Young continues his conversation with the IEA’s former Head of the Oil Industries and Markets Division, Neil Atkinson.

 

In this 15 minute episode John and Neil talk about the expected post-pandemic impact to energy supply/demand forecasts.

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In our latest Expanding Your Horizons podcast, SGS’s CEO, John Young talks with the IEA’s former Head of the Oil Industries and Markets Division, Neil Atkinson, to talk about the energy outlook in the short, mid and longer term.

 

In this 9 minute episode John and Neil talk about the pandemic impact to supply/demand forecasts and the actions announced during the recent OPEC+ meeting.

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SGS’s CEO John Young shines a spotlight on developments in the Middle East for our second Expanding Your Horizons podcast. 

Joining John are energy experts from the Middle East, Robbie Pond, Managing Partner of MES Arabia and Marvin Selley, Vice President of Business Development at Contax Partners.

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SGS’s CEO John Young talks Energy Transition with the EIC’s Senior Energy Analysts,  Lara Juergens and Diveena Danabalan.

 

This is the first of a series of Expanding Your Horizons podcasts with energy experts.

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Check out the latest Axora Innovation Digest, as the Energy Council’s Jack Ingram and SGS's CEO John Young discuss why mid-sized companies have reported the highest rates of successful technology deployment.

 

In this 20-minute audio digest, they also delve into the digital transformation and hydrocarbon boom challenges for smaller companies.

 

Listen to this episode to get an early preview of the Axora Community ahead of its official launch later this year.

Listen to the Axora Digest here

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Axora Innovation Forecast

The Axora Innovation Forecast report recently revealed that mid-sized companies experience the greatest benefit from their digital technology deployments. They also expressed optimism toward AI adoption. 

In Axora's latest news article, they spoke to SGS CEO John Young on how organisations of all sizes can harness digital technology, and why they need solutions like machine learning and AI to stay competitive.

Read the article here

John was also a key contributor to Axora's  Innovation Forecast report for the oil and gas industry.

 Read the Axora Innovation Forecast here

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Webinar

SGS’s CEO John Young presented at the EIC Houston's coffee break session alongside Amanda Duhon.

 

The topic for discussion was how EIC members can deliver robust global growth strategies by combing the world-class EIC DataStream project intelligence with expert analysis.

Watch the webinar here!

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28 September - 1 October 2020

v-EEC 2020

Strategic Growth Services are excited to be exhibiting at The EIC's Virtual Energy Exports Conference.

Strategic Growth Services will be there to help you understand how our global network of experienced strategy and business development executives can help you grow your business. As the global energy picture is changing, it becomes imperative to develop a robust business strategy and action plan to enable transition from current to future energy scenarios. 

 

Book in for a 1:1 session with us today to see how we can help you expand your horizons.