Annual lectures

The Sustainable Gas Institute invites prominent people to drive the debate and explore the role of natural gas in a low-carbon world. The lecture series is an important event in the Sustainable Gas Institutes’s calendar, and facilitates important dialogue between industry, NGOs and government in order to address the challenges we face today.

3rd: Challenges to the Future of Gas: unburnable or unaffordable?

The 2017 Sustainable Gas Research Annual Lecture was given by Jonathan Stern, Natural Gas Research at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

Date: 01 Feb 2018

Abstract and Professor Stern’s biography.

An Energy Future Lab blog post: ‘The future of gas’ by Sandro Luh (visiting masters Student from ETH Zurich).

2nd: Renewable Gas: The lowest cost pathway to decarbonising heat?

We welcomed Richard Court, who is the Head of Regulation & External Affairs on the Gas Distribution at National Grid.

Date: 06 Dec 2016

Abstract and Richard Court’s biography


1st: Increased Natural Gas Production, Methane Emissions, and Climate: A U.S. Perspective

Professor David T. Allen from the University of Texas spoke about increased natural gas production, methane emissions, and climate from a U.S. Perspective.

Date: 08 June 2015

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Abstract and Professor Allen’s biography