Agenda Day 1 (18 February 2020)

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

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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

William Cunningham - Research Analyst Oil & Gas, IHS Markit
  • 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
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William Cunningham

Research Analyst Oil & Gas
IHS Markit

9:40 am - 10:10 am Strengthening Offshore Health, Safety, Environment and Quality in Europe

Melanie Taylor - HM Inspector of Health and Safety |Operational Policy Team | Energy Division - Offshore, Health and Safety Executive
  • 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
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Melanie Taylor

HM Inspector of Health and Safety |Operational Policy Team | Energy Division - Offshore
Health and Safety Executive

10:10 am - 10:40 am Establishing FPSO Integrity through Innovative Structural Digital Twin Technology

John Bell - Senior Vice President, Akselos
  • Harnessing structural digital twin technology for asset integrity
  • Enhancing holistic structural integrity management through real-time monitoring
  • Optimising FPSO inspection ROI with structural simulation technology
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John Bell

Senior Vice President
Akselos

10:40 am - 11:20 am Morning Tea & Networking Break

Navigating Standards & Regulations in Europe

11:20 am - 11:50 am Navigating Standards, Specifications and Project Requirements in Europe

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

UEC Floating Systems Engineer and Structures Advisor
BP

  • 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
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Paul Culpin

Development manager
Rockhopper Exploration Limited

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Philip Smedley

UEC Floating Systems Engineer and Structures Advisor
BP

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Steve Moore

Chief Growth Officer
Energean Oil & Gas

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm Networking Lunch

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm Key Ingredients in a Solid Field Development Plan for a Streamlined FPSO Development

Paul Culpin - Development manager, Rockhopper Exploration Limited
  • Recognising essential pre-requisites for an effective FEED throughout field life
  • Identifying FEED objectives effectively
  • De-risking projects from a cost and schedule outlook with FEED implementation strategies
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Paul Culpin

Development manager
Rockhopper Exploration Limited

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Establishing a Solid Foundation for FPSO – Preparing for Operations to Unlock Long Term High Performance FPSOs

Sandra Antonovic - Chief Operating Officer, Reflex Marine
·         Identifying key challenges in long-term operations and key solutions across an FPSO lifecycle
·         Enhancing overall capacity to cope with financing and supplying projected demand
·         Deploying local personnel and developing manpower to support project execution and operation activities strategically
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Sandra Antonovic

Chief Operating Officer
Reflex Marine

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Understanding Critical Factors Involved in Developing an Effective Execution Strategy for FPSO Projects

Steve Moore - Chief Growth Officer, Energean Oil & Gas
  • Identifying the stakeholders involved along the different project phases
  • Managing functional requirements and change management
  • Mapping the path to FEED and project execution
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Steve Moore

Chief Growth Officer
Energean Oil & Gas

  • Overcoming common inhibitors to FPSO project financing
  • Evaluating CAPEX and OPEX costs to enhance FID-certainty
  • Analysing top ingredients that increases project bankability 
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Veronika Bergerud

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

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Christian Synetos

Director
Blackrock Global Energy & Power Group

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Oskari Jaakkola

Vice President, Business Development and Sales
Bumi Armada

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Gaurav Moolwaney

Executive Director and Head of Shipping Finance Europe
Standard Chartered Bank

4:40 pm - 4:50 pm Chairman’s Closing Summary and End of Congress Day One

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

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

4:50 pm - 4:50 pm Cocktail Reception by Continental