17 - 20 February, 2020
ILEC Conference Centre and Ibis London Earls Court, London, United Kingdom

Agenda Day 1 (18 February 2020)

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

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

David Hartell, EVP Operations & Production at New Age (African Global Energy) Limited

David Hartell

EVP Operations & Production
New Age (African Global Energy) Limited

Market Outlook & Opportunities in Europe

9:10 am - 9:40 am Exploring Opportunities in Europe’s FPSO Market – Smaller Pools, Bigger Opportunities

  • Evaluating the oil market in 2020 and anticipating challenges in exploration and production
  • Understanding Europe’s unique fields and market, and how it affects project profitability
  • Navigating challenges in manpower shortage, financial difficulties and regulatory standards
William Cunningham, Research Analyst Oil & Gas at IHS Markit

William Cunningham

Research Analyst Oil & Gas
IHS Markit

  • Identifying and rectifying inherent safety-related issues from early stages
  • Ensuring asset fit-for-purpose to satisfy technical and structural integrity objectives 
  • Prioritising inspections to deliver major hazard strategy and pave the way for project growth
David T. Walker, HM Principal Inspector of Health & Safety – Health & Safety Executive (Operational Policy Team Leader, Energy Division) at UK Health and Safety Executive

David T. Walker

HM Principal Inspector of Health & Safety – Health & Safety Executive (Operational Policy Team Leader, Energy Division)
UK Health and Safety Executive

10:10 am - 10:40 am Industry Thought Leadership by Akselos

10:40 am - 11:00 am Speed Networking Session

11:00 am - 11:30 am Morning Tea & Networking Break

Navigating Standards & Regulations in Europe

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Navigating Standards, Specifications and Project Requirements in Europe

  • Standardising commercial standards for clearer compliance
  • Inspecting vessels standards strategically to reduce marine hazard risks
  • Adapting FPSOs’ processes and operations  to changing field requirements
Philip Smedley, UEC Floating Systems Engineer and Structures Advisor at BP

Philip Smedley

UEC Floating Systems Engineer and Structures Advisor
BP

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm Industry Power Panel | Prescriptive vs Functional Requirements – Designing Competitive FPSO Projects in Europe

  • Reconciling prescriptive specifications and functional requirements from a standardisation outlook
  • Driving simplification without excessive design specifications for the best FPSO model
  • Evaluating the feasibility of standardisation to increase FPSO vessel usability in Europe
Paul Culpin, Development manager at Rockhopper Exploration Limited

Paul Culpin

Development manager
Rockhopper Exploration Limited

Philip Smedley, UEC Floating Systems Engineer and Structures Advisor at BP

Philip Smedley

UEC Floating Systems Engineer and Structures Advisor
BP

Steve Moore, Chief Growth Officer at Energean Oil & Gas

Steve Moore

Chief Growth Officer
Energean Oil & Gas

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Networking Lunch

STREAM A | FPSO Design & FEED Development

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Key Ingredients in a Solid Field Development Plan for a Streamlined FPSO Development
  • Recognising essential pre-requisites for an effective FEED throughout field life
  • Identifying FEED objectives and alignment with stakeholders for effective engagement
  • De-risking projects from a cost and schedule outlook with FEED implementation strategies
Paul Culpin, Development manager at Rockhopper Exploration Limited

Paul Culpin

Development manager
Rockhopper Exploration Limited

STREAM A | FPSO Design & FEED Development

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Understanding Critical Factors Involved in Developing an Effective Execution Strategy for FPSO Projects
  • Identifying the stakeholders involved along the different project phases
  • Managing functional requirements and change management
  • Mapping the path to FEED and project execution
Steve Moore, Chief Growth Officer at Energean Oil & Gas

Steve Moore

Chief Growth Officer
Energean Oil & Gas

STREAM B | Enhancing Asset Integrity & Safety

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Strengthening Asset Integrity Management and Identifying Effective Risk Management
·         Prioritising operational integrity and recognising standards for proper maintenance
·         Managing stakeholder relationships across the value-chain for smooth project delivery
·         Overcoming technical challenges in asset repair by reassessing vessel state and improving maintenance strategy 

STREAM B | Enhancing Asset Integrity & Safety

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Industry Thought Leadership by Reflex Marine

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

Balancing Whole-of-Project Lifecycle Costs

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Adopting a Risk Sharing Model Across Project Stakeholders to Navigate the Financing Bottleneck

  • Aligning interests and objectives across project stakeholders
  • Engaging stakeholders from the start to strengthen financiers’ confidence and credit support
  • Tapping on alternative project financing models to fit project requirements
  • Overcoming common inhibitors to FPSO project financing
  • Evaluating CAPEX and OPEX costs to enhance FID-certainty
  • Analysing top ingredients that increases project bankability 
Fathima Hussain, Managing Director, Oil & Gas Corporate Finance at Standard Chartered Bank

Fathima Hussain

Managing Director, Oil & Gas Corporate Finance
Standard Chartered Bank

Veronika Bergerud, Senior Vice President - Oil & Gas Projects/Ocean Industries at Eksportkreditt Norge AS

Veronika Bergerud

Senior Vice President - Oil & Gas Projects/Ocean Industries
Eksportkreditt Norge AS

Christian Synetos, Vice President at Blackrock Global Energy & Power Group

Christian Synetos

Vice President
Blackrock Global Energy & Power Group

Oskari Jaakkola, Vice President, Business Development and Sales at Bumi Armada

Oskari Jaakkola

Vice President, Business Development and Sales
Bumi Armada

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm Chairman’s Closing Summary and End of Congress Day One

David Hartell, EVP Operations & Production at New Age (African Global Energy) Limited

David Hartell

EVP Operations & Production
New Age (African Global Energy) Limited

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Cocktail Reception by Dunlop Oil & Marine Ltd