Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment & Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Kofi Opoku - Commercial Director, Kosmos Energy Ghana
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Kofi Opoku

Commercial Director
Kosmos Energy Ghana

Maximising FPSO Project Opportunities in Africa

9:10 am - 9:30 am Maximising Opportunities in Ghana’s Upstream Industry and Collaborating with Local Communities for Project Success

Egbert Faibille - Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum Commission Ghana
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Egbert Faibille

Chief Executive Officer
Petroleum Commission Ghana

9:30 am - 10:00 am Africa Country Report – Unlocking Field Development Potential in West Africa through FPSOs

Woji Weli - Country General Manager, Nigeria, BW Offshore
  • Reviewing factors driving E&P FID in light of Africa’s current offshore environment
  • Discussing cost considerations of an FPSO and how they fit into the entire field development
  • Projecting FPSO orders in Africa over the next 5-10 years
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Woji Weli

Country General Manager, Nigeria
BW Offshore

10:00 am - 10:30 am Future Developments in FPSOs – The Case for Digitalisation, Innovation and Transformation

Frederick Asamoah - Country Manager, DNV GL


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Frederick Asamoah

Country Manager
DNV GL

10:30 am - 10:50 am Speed Networking Session

10:50 am - 11:20 am Morning Tea & Networking Break

11:20 am - 11:50 am Service and Support Innovation – Improving Customers’ ‘Uptime’ through Digital Collaboration and Effective Partnerships”

Dayo Elugbaju - Sales Manager (EMEA), Heatric


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Dayo Elugbaju

Sales Manager (EMEA)
Heatric

  • Understanding the limitations of Africa’s local content requirements and its impact on FPSO projects
  • Developing strategies to operate effectively within existing regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrating the importance of strong partnerships with local players to strengthen project profitability and operations effectiveness
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Sarah Drumbrill

Director General
Nigerian Norwegian Chamber of Commerce

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Olatunbosun Oni

General Manager, Operations
FIRST Exploration & Petroleum

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Woji Weli

Country General Manager, Nigeria
BW Offshore

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David Gleave

General Manager
MODEC Production Services Ghana JV Ltd.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch & Networking Break

Interactive Discussion Groups (2 rotations @ 50 minutes each)
Structured to maximise interaction with in-depth focus on different issues, participants will have the opportunity to participate in 2 topics, each led by an expert for a 50-minutes discussion. This provides a unique platform for you to deep-dive into the opportunities, challenges and experiences most important to your FPSO project.

FPSO Project Development & Execution

1:30 pm - 3:10 pm Roundtable A: Reviewing Alternative Financing Models for FPSO Projects in Africa

Oladipupo Ogunbiyi - Senior Partner, BHO Advisory Partners
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Oladipupo Ogunbiyi

Senior Partner
BHO Advisory Partners

1:30 pm - 3:10 pm Roundtable B: Exploring New Contracting and Partnership Models to Improve FPSO Project Delivery

Ijeoma Uzuana - Senior Legal Analyst, Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited
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Ijeoma Uzuana

Senior Legal Analyst
Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited

1:30 pm - 3:10 pm Roundtable C: Structural Asset Integrity – What Are The Market Innovation Drivers?

Christophe Paillusseau - Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Cold Pad


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Christophe Paillusseau

Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Cold Pad

3:10 pm - 3:50 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Understanding Water Injection Asset Integrity for Effective FPSO Development in Africa

David Lothian - Head of Upstream Services, VEOLIA
  • Reviewing the impacts associated with Water Injection performance on FPSOs
  • Improving the performance of water injection with focus on digital and chemical
  • Maximising the Return on Investments and lifecycle costs for Water Injection


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David Lothian

Head of Upstream Services
VEOLIA

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm Local Content: National Requirements versus Corporate Objectives for Value Creation

David Gleave - General Manager, MODEC Production Services Ghana JV Ltd.
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David Gleave

General Manager
MODEC Production Services Ghana JV Ltd.

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm Chairman’s Closing Summary and End of Congress Day One