Tony Fountain

Nayara Energy Ltd.

Executive Chairman

Mr. Tony Fountain has a degree in BSc, Economics & International Studies from Warwick University and MPhil, Economics from Oxford University. Mr. Fountain brings more than 35 years of experience to Nayara Energy. He had a career with BP for 25 years including positions as the Chief Executive of International Supply and Trading and Group Vice-president of Refining and Marketing. He has also worked as CEO- Refining and Marketing with Reliance Industries Limited- India. He is also a former Chairman and CEO of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority- UK. 

Sessions With Tony Fountain

Thursday, 21 October

  • 02:30pm - 03:00pm (IST) / 21/oct/2021 09:00 am - 21/oct/2021 09:30 am

    Will Growing Petrochemical Demand Support Future Growth in Refining?


    Energy transition is reshaping the future of refining and petrochemicals globally. Demand for products is strong, but net zero and circularity imperatives are set to dominate investment decisions for years to come. With trillions of dollars of assets and trading volumes in play, refining and petrochemical companies are forced to reinvent what it means to be a producer in the new energy landscape. How will the portfolios change? How has COVID changed consumer perceptions on the need and value of plastics? What is the risk of overcapacity and underutilization of assets? How could recycling be scaled in emerging markets such as India?