Kevin Lindemer

S&P Global

Managing Director, Downstream Consulting, Energy

Kevin Lindemer, Managing Director, Downstream Consulting, Energy, at S&P Global, has 30 years of experience in the oil and downstream petroleum industries and is an expert on the global oil industry. He has led numerous strategic consulting and research projects around the world in the energy, biofuels, oil, and downstream oil business and has authored numerous articles and papers covering many aspects of the oil and energy industry. He has also testified before the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, been a guest lecturer in business schools in the Boston area, and spoken at numerous industry conferences. Mr. Lindemer’s extensive background in the oil industry includes serving as Executive Managing Director of Global Insight’s Energy Group prior to its acquisition by IHS Markit; Director of Strategy and Business Development at Irving Oil Corporation; Senior Director in the Oil Practice at Cambridge Energy Research Associates, which was later acquired by IHS Markit; and as a planning and strategy analyst for CENEX Petroleum. Mr. Lindemer previously founded and operated an independent energy research and consulting practice prior to his current role. He holds a BS from the University of Minnesota and an MS from the University of Wyoming.

Sessions With Kevin Lindemer

Thursday, 21 October

  • 03:10pm - 03:40pm (IST) / 21/oct/2021 09:40 am - 21/oct/2021 10:10 am

    Biofuels: From gallons to barrels


    Biofuels offer a potential alternative for India to mitigate high dependence on oil imports. The country recently advanced its target of 20% ethanol blending in petrol by five years to 2025. With its large biomass resource base, bioenergy is an attractive means to increase energy security and sustainability. How large a contribution will biofuels make in India’s energy security and emission reduction efforts? How can India ensure ample feedstock availability and plant capacities for sustainable and commercial production of biofuels? How are advanced technologies, carbon intensity improvements, and policy support affecting the next generation of biofuels? Which global best practices should India implement to meet national biofuel mandates?