03 - 04 December, 2019 | Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra, Ghana

Agenda Day 2

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

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

Joe Mensah - Country Director, Kosmos Energy Ghana

Joe Mensah

Country Director
Kosmos Energy Ghana

Harnessing Local Capabilities for Project Success

9:10 am - 9:50 am Harnessing Local Capabilities to Successfully Execute FPSO Projects in Africa

Joe Mensah - Country Director, Kosmos Energy Ghana
  • Managing expectations across the value chain to ensure project success
  • Increasing investments needed to train and upgrade the skills of the local Oil & Gas workforce
  • Enhancing operating efficiency through partnerships with local talent and organisations
  • Working with indigenous organisations and communities

Joe Mensah

Country Director
Kosmos Energy Ghana

9:50 am - 10:30 am FPSO Project Case Study | Strengthening Value Chain Collaboration Across FPSO Project Stakeholders for Project Success

Jan Helge Skogen - Country Manager, Ghana, Aker Energy

Jan Helge Skogen

Country Manager, Ghana
Aker Energy

10:30 am - 11:10 am Morning Tea & Networking Break

Competitive Project Financing & Contracting Models in Africa

11:10 am - 11:50 am Designing a Competitive FPSO Project Framework for African Fields

Ijeoma Uzuana - Senior Legal Analyst, Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited
  • Making FPSO projects work in Africa – Stakeholders, business models and local content
  • Exploring alternative contracting models in developing FPSO projects for Africa
  • Navigating common financing challenges involved in Africa’s FPSO projects

Ijeoma Uzuana

Senior Legal Analyst
Total E&P Nigeria Coop Limited

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Evaluating Alternative vs Traditional Financing Models for Africa’s Deepwater Fields

Dipo Ogunbiyi - Head, Equity Capital Markets, FBN Capital Limited
  • Assessing the investment appetite for FPSO projects in Africa
  • Reviewing various financing solutions available in the market – Benefits and pitfalls
  • Examining various financing opportunities available for FPSO contractors and oil companies in Africa

Dipo Ogunbiyi

Head, Equity Capital Markets
FBN Capital Limited

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

Project Operations, Safety and Asset Integrity Management

1:40 pm - 2:20 pm Enhancing Safety and HSE Considerations in FPSO Operations

Mr Feyruz Hasanov - Offshore HSE Advisor, Oil & Gas Company
  • Highlighting the importance of safety and HSE requirements from the beginning to streamline costs
  • Incorporating technology into FPSO operations to improve operational safety
  • Designing robust frameworks to reduce injuries, operational hazards and costs 

Mr Feyruz Hasanov

Offshore HSE Advisor
Oil & Gas Company

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Maintaining a Robust Asset Integrity Management System for FPSO Operations in Africa

Mr Luiz Arruda - Maintenance Supervisor, Petrobras
Mr Carlos do Carmo - Offshore Installation Manager, Petrobras
  • Defining elements of asset integrity management throughout the life of field operations
  • Recognising the importance of effective asset integrity management to enhance operational safety
  • Placing AIMs at the forefront for more aligned project lifecycle costs

Mr Luiz Arruda

Maintenance Supervisor


Mr Carlos do Carmo

Offshore Installation Manager

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

Future-Forward FPSO Operations – Redeployment and Digital Innovations

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Unlocking Field Development Potential in Africa through FPSOs Redeployment

  • Evaluating the feasibility of redeployments as a cost-effective solution to monetise oil fields
  • Verifying the early scope of requirements and field economics for an ideal vessel-field fit
  • Mitigating the potential technical and economic risks in marginal fields

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Digital FPSOs – Reviewing New Digital Solutions Available for the FPSO Industry

  • Evaluating the feasibility of implementing new technology in the FPSO market – How far along the digital adoption curve are we?
  • Avoiding common pitfalls in the adoption of digital solutions for FPSO projects
  • Harnessing technology and digital solutions to “get more oil with less”

4:30 pm - 4:30 pm Chairman’s Closing Summary & End of Congress