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Engage by the Global Energy Show

Engage by the Global Energy Show

By Global Energy Show
With energy, we live in a world challenged to both meet growing demand while transitioning to a low carbon future. In this reality, the term 'energy transition' can feel like a paradox. Join Alexandria Shrake, award-winning geophysicist-turned-tech-consultant and co-founder of ENERGYminute, as she interviews scientists, policymakers, business leaders and educators and pulls back the curtain on what energy transition in practice looks like. If you are interested in the future of energy and want to hear perspectives on challenging, and often polarizing topics, this is the podcast for you.
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Episode 03: The massive potential for SMR technology & what heavy industry needs to understand about nuclear | With Canon Bryan, CFO, Terrestrial Energy
In this episode host Alexandria Shrake interviews Canon Bryan, CFO, Terrestrial Energy.  Canon is working to change the narrative around the nuclear industry from 'boogeyman' to 'climate hero'. With advanced technology driving its resurgence, SMRs have the potential to be climate game-changers and Canon predicts that in 20-30 years SMRs will be in every country, every industrial facility, every recycling plant and every off-grid data centre. Terrestrial's integral molten salt reactor technology has the potential to decarbonize oil and gas emissions and produce synthetic fuels, ensuring the long-term viability of the fossil fuel industry. Alberta, and other oil and gas producing regions, have an incredible opportunity to embrace this technology and become leaders in a multi-trillion dollar a year business. His vision is that no less than 50% total global energy will be nuclear, thereby helping to alleviate energy poverty and meeting 2050 net zero goals.  Canon Bryan is the CFO of Terrestrial Energy Inc. A financial professional with over 25 years of experience in various aspects of the finance industry, Mr. Bryan has experience as a buy-side analyst, entrepreneur and financial executive. He co-founded and has been involved with the listing of two successful companies onto public stock exchanges in North America since 2004. He has contracted with many public and private companies, performing a wide variety of finance-related functions, including public company financial reporting, management reporting, full-cycle accounting, financial planning and analysis, economic modeling, corporate development strategies, technical writing, project management, and others. He has had exposure to the following industries: energy, natural resources, biotechnology, real estate development and others. Mr. Bryan was a founding shareholder in the following companies: Terrestrial Energy, since 2012, where he serves as chief financial officer, is developing advanced commercial power plants. NioCorp Developments (NB: TSXV) in October 2009. NioCorp is developing the largest niobium deposit in North America. Uranium Energy Corp (UEC: NYSE) in August 2004, where he served as VP Corporate Development until October 2007. UEC is a producer and developer of ISR uranium in the USA. Mr. Bryan was a senior financial analyst for Lasik Vision Corporation (LSK: CDNX), which was the world’s largest provider of laser refractive surgical services. He has also served as chief financial officer, and on boards of directors, for private and public companies in Canada and the USA. Mr. Bryan completed his professional studies in accounting with the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada; he is not designated.
April 13, 2021
Episode 02: Keystone XL, How Western Canadian Oil & Gas Can Gain More Support, Psychological Effects of Changing Consumption | With Pierre-Olivier Pineau, Chair, Energy Sector Management, HEC Montréal
In this episode host Alexandria Shrake interviews Pierre-Olivier Pineau, Professor, Chair in Energy Sector Management, Department of Decision Sciences, HEC Montréal. Pierre shares his opinion on how the Keystone XL cancellation won’t affect American oil consumption, how Western Canadian oil & gas companies can garner more support from the rest of Canada, and the need for oil & gas techniques and skills in the future. Hear about the need for energy efficiency in heavy industry, transportation and buildings, the psychological affects of changing our consumption habits and the huge prize that’s driving this change. Pierre-Oliver Pineau (PhD, HEC Montréal, 2000) is an energy policy and management specialist, with a focus on electricity reforms. He has published many papers on the energy sector, most of them exploring the links between energy and some aspects of sustainable development. He participates regularly in the public debate on energy and has authored many reports for the government and other public organizations. He is a researcher and Fellow at the Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO). Before joining HEC Montreal, he was an associate professor at the School of Public Administration, University of Victoria (2001-2006). For more content like this, follow the Global Energy Show for the latest updates, news and innovation surrounding the energy industry. Website: LinkedIn: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:
March 30, 2021
Episode 01: Lithium Clean Tech, Cost-Saving Sustainability & Exporting Canadian Knowledge | With Amanda Hall, CEO, Summit Nanotech & Alexandria Shrake
In this episode host Alexandria Shrake interviews Amanda Hall, Co-Founder, CEO/CTO of clean tech startup Summit Nanotech on how her company is innovating the lithium extraction industry in Chile, how sustainability and cost reduction can go hand-in-hand, how she is exporting Canadian resource extraction knowledge globally and insights into building a corporate culture destined for success. Amanda Hall is a professional geophysicist with 11 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, four years in the mining industry and four years as a laboratory scientist. Amanda graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biology and with minors in Physics and English. After moving west, she attended University of Calgary to obtain a second Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics, while raising her three young daughters. Amanda is passionate about growing a humancentric company, employing innovative, resourceful people who feel responsible for rapidly creating the change that is needed in our industrial landscape using wisdom, technology and adaptive solutions. For more content like this, follow the Global Energy Show for the latest updates, news and innovation surrounding the energy industry.  Website: LinkedIn: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:
March 16, 2021
ENGAGE by the Global Energy Show with Alexandria Shrake (Coming Soon!)
We're SO excited to invite you to our new podcast Engage, kicking off this March.  Every two weeks we chat with experts on energy on everything from oil and gas to alternative energy, and science to policy. We’ll pull back the curtain on what’s happening in the industry today and debate its future. If you are interested in the future of energy and want to hear perspectives on challenging, and often polarizing topics, this is the podcast for you.
March 5, 2021