Webcast Series

KPMG Netherlands in collaboration with the World Petroleum Council, Shell, TNO and IRO - The Association of Dutch Suppliers in the Offshore Energy Industry hosted a series of four webcasts over four days that looked at the Oil & Gas industry as key players in the  Energy Transition. The focus of the conversations was the North Sea where innovative energy production and supply models are tested and implemented.

Webcast - Strategies for Wind and Solar Power Hubs to Green Hydrogen


  • Rene Peters, business director Gas Technology at TNO, moderator
  • Noé van Hulst, Hydrogen Envoy at Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy 
  • Ellen van de Veer, Energy consultant at TNO
  • Lex de Groot, managing director at Neptune Energy


  • Techno-economic and societal panel on North Sea Energy transition, financing; scalability; ESG issues; risks (including security of supply).
  • Windfarms and oil and gas can mutually benefit, e.g. electrification of platforms and production and transportation of green hydrogen.
  • The North Sea holds extensive platform and pipeline infrastructures of oil and gas production.
  • Timing of the transition is crucial: the window of opportunity is temporary.


The World Petroleum Council is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable management and use of the world’s oil, gas and other energy resources for the benefit of all.


For more information, please contact Joan Eischen, director Markets.