Geoffroy HUREAU is Secretary General of CEDIGAZ. An international association dedicated to Natural Gas information, CEDIGAZ has been the industry’s reference provider of fundamental gas data since its creation in 1961. Geoffroy is an Energy Economist, he holds an engineering degree in geology and an MBA from the HEC School of Management in Paris. His fields of expertise include upstream oil & gas economy and worldwide hydrocarbon reserves. At CEDIGAZ, besides his activity as Secretary General, Geoffroy is in charge of worldwide gas reserves estimations. Apart from CEDIGAZ Geoffroy has been collaborating with IFP Energies nouvelles (New Energy ), the leading french research center on energy, transport and the environment, since 2004. His contribution include a participation in IFPEN’s annual survey “Investments in Exploration-Production and Refining” , of which he writes the E&P section. In a previous career, Geoffroy has worked as an engineer for a mining company and as an independent consultant.