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Speaker: Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh, International Oil Economist

Our planet is struggling to achieve net zero and prevent catastrophic events of climate change. Shifting the global economy onto renewables is key to fighting against climate change.

This event will discuss what is required by the energy systems and governments ecosystems from around the world to achieve this by 2050, including:

  • Global outlook on the energy transition
  • Latest on climate change
  • Are net-zero emissions achievable by 2050?
  • What will it take to bring a successful energy transition?
  • The legal case against harassing the global oil and gas industry
  • Oil and gas are here to stay
  • The hype about EVs
  • Is there a future for hydrogen?
  • What are the key factors that could bend the curve back towards 1.5 degrees?


The event will take place on Zoom at 6:00pm BST on Tuesday, 19th October.  Attendance is free of charge. To secure your place, please click here.

About Our Speaker

Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh is an international oil economist.  He is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading experts on oil. He holds a PhD in Economics specialising in the economics and geopolitics of oil and energy. Dr Salameh is also a visiting professor of energy economics at the ESCP Business School in London.

Dr Salameh has presented papers to numerous international energy conferences on the economics and geopolitics of oil and energy and has been frequently invited to lecture on these topics at universities around the world. He has written four books on oil: ‘Is a Third Oil Crisis Inevitable?’ (published in London in April 1990); ‘Jordan’s Energy Prospects & Needs to the Year 2010: The Economic Viability of Extracting Oil from Shale’ (published in London in October 1998); ‘Over a Barrel’ (published in the UK in June 2004); and ‘What is Behind the Steep Decline in the Crude Oil Prices: Glut or Geopolitics?’ (published by the Arab Centre for Research & Policy Studies in Qatar in June 2015), as well as numerous research papers published in international Oil and Energy Journals.

Dr Salameh has undertaken research assignments for the US Department of Energy; the Institute of Energy Economics in Japan; the Indian GovernmentOPEC; the Canadian Energy Research InstituteBoston University, working on the Encyclopedia of Energy and Handbook of Energy; and the government of Jordan, amongst others. He regularly appears on TV to discuss oil prices and other developments in the global oil market.

Dr Salameh is a member of many International Institutes and Associations including the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) in the US, the British Institute of Energy Economics, the International Energy Foundation in Canada, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London.


Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh - International Oil Economist & Visiting Professor, ESCP Business School

Dr Mamdouh G. Salameh

International Oil Economist & Visiting Professor

Dr Georgia Makridou - Academic Director, MSc in Energy Management, ESCP Business School

Dr Georgia Makridou

Academic Director, MSc in Energy Management


Organiser: Energy Management Centre

Online - Worldwide



Start date: 19/10/2021

Start time: 6:00 PM

End time: 8:00 PM