• WPC 2024
  • March 18-22, 2024

Deb Ryan

S&P Global Commodity Insights

Head of Strategic Commodities

Deb Ryan is the Head of Strategic Commodities for S&P Global Commodity Insights, a division of S&P Global and the leading provider of information and benchmarks for the energy and commodities markets.

Based in Denver, Deb leads the Low Carbon Commodities team, which focuses on analytics that underpin carbon and methane emissions, as well as the market mechanisms for carbon and low carbon commodities.

Deb brings almost 20 years of upstream oil industry experience, having worked for as a Petroleum Engineer for both oil and gas operators, and in consulting.

Deb is a Professional Engineer in Colorado and Texas with a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering and Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering, both from Curtin University in Australia, and an MBA from Penn State, US. Deb serves on the International Board of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and previously served as the Treasurer for the Women’s Energy Network Foundation. 

Sessions With Deb Ryan

Tuesday, 19 March

  • 10:30am - 12:00pm (CST) / 19/mar/2024 03:30 pm - 19/mar/2024 05:00 pm

    Carbon Markets - Decarbonization vs Offsetting Strategy

    Session 2: Decarbonization vs Offsetting Strategy

    10:30 AM: Session Introduction - Deb Ryan, Head of Strategic Commodities, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    10:35 AM: Sustainability in Petrochemicals: A Balancing act of Decarbonization and Offsetting? - Alfredo Lopez Carreto, Global Head Safety, Sustainability and Energy Transition, CEPSA Chemicals
    10:50 AM: Incorporating the Cost of Carbon into Chemicals - Shane Whipple, Carbon Markets Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights
    11:05 AM: The VCM needs you and you need the VCM. Searching for a Win-Win - Karine Boccara, Joint Lead Chemical Consulting ECISA, S&P Global Commodity Insights

    11:15 AM: Q&A
    11:30 AM: How can the Petrochemicals sector use Carbon Removals Credits to offset Residual Emissions? - Farhan Ahmed, Chief Program Management Officer, Verra; David Schmidt, Managing Director, Commodities and Global Markets, Macquarie Group; Shri Gugan Siva Subramaniam, Head Strategy and Governance Sustainability, Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad;

    Panel Moderator: Divya Mankikar, Global Head of ESG Market Engagement, S&P Global Sustainable1