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

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

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

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

  • 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
John Bell, Senior Vice President at Akselos

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

  • 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

11:50 am - 12:40 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

12:40 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

  • 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
Paul Culpin, Development manager at Rockhopper Exploration Limited

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

·         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
Sandra Antonovic, Chief Operating Officer at Reflex Marine

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

  • 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

  • Overcoming common inhibitors to FPSO project financing
  • Evaluating CAPEX and OPEX costs to enhance FID-certainty
  • Analysing top ingredients that increases project bankability 
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, Director at Blackrock Global Energy & Power Group

Christian Synetos

Director
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

Gaurav Moolwaney, Executive Director and Head of Shipping Finance Europe at Standard Chartered Bank

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 at New Age (African Global Energy) Limited

David Hartell

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

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