Host: Kate Hardin, managing director, Deloitte Services LP
Despite ongoing trade restrictions and macroeconomic uncertainty, the oil and gas industry will enter 2023 with its healthiest balance sheet yet—a record $1.4 trillion surplus. The US chemical industry has emerged from 2022 well positioned thanks to strong financial performance, reaching a level last seen more than two decades ago. We’ll discuss:
- What opportunities and investments oil and gas companies may want to prioritize in 2023
- How chemical companies can strategize for 2023 to sustain the recent level of growth despite supply chain vulnerabilities, global market volatility, and climate change concerns
Meet the speakers
Kate Hardin is an executive director at Deloitte Research Center for Energy and Industrials. With an experience of 25 years in the energy industry, Hardin leads Deloitte’s research team focused on the implications of the energy transition for the industrial, oil, gas, and power sectors. She has served as an alumni expert at Yale’s Center for Business and Environment and is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Amy Chronis is a vice chair, a US Energy & Chemicals leader, and the managing partner with Deloitte’s Houston practice. Chronis has more than 30 years of experience in serving public and private enterprises, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies, in the oil and gas, chemicals, technology, and manufacturing industries. She served as Deloitte’s US lead relationship partner for one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas companies, as well as other Houston-based enterprises. In addition to her Houston practice leadership role, she is the US lead relationship partner for several international energy and chemical companies.
David Yankovitz is a principal at Deloitte Consulting LP and the Chemical practice leader, with over 30 years of experience developing strategies and innovations for the sustained growth and profitability of companies in the oil, gas, and chemicals sector. His vast experience encompasses business strategies, digital transformation, mergers and acquisitions, supply chain, manufacturing, customer experience, and business process–reengineering.