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

Agenda Day 2 (19 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

Successful FPSO Redeployment Strategies – Ensuring Vessel Fit-to-Field

9:10 am - 9:40 am Exploring the Feasibility of Redeployment as a Means to Maximise Europe’s Marginal Fields

  • Leveraging on redeployment strategies as an economical method for Europe’s marginal fields
  • Assessing how FPSOs can be constructed more generically to suit different field requirements
  • Developing effective strategies in connecting FPSOs to complex reservoir structures
Audun Martinsen, VP Oilfield Service Research at Rystad Energy

Audun Martinsen

VP Oilfield Service Research
Rystad Energy

9:40 am - 10:30 am Panel Discussion | Harvesting the Opportunities from Existing FPSOs through Redeployment – How to Ensure Vessel Fit-to-Field in 27 Potential FPSO Projects?

  • Weighing the costs and benefits – to build or to redeploy?
  • Matching existing FPSOs to oil fields to minimise modification costs for successful redeployment
  • Evaluating project economics and understanding what makes redeployment difficult 
David Hartell, EVP Operations & Production at New Age (African Global Energy) Limited

David Hartell

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

Duncan Peace, Managing Director at CRONDALL ENERGY

Duncan Peace

Managing Director
CRONDALL ENERGY

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

Oskari Jaakkola

Vice President, Business Development and Sales
Bumi Armada

Peter Burger, Vice President, Technology at Bluewater

Peter Burger

Vice President, Technology
Bluewater

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

Innovative Solutions to Market Challenges | Interactive Discussion Groups: 2 @ 50-Minutes Each

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable A | Leveraging Innovative Technologies to Implement in FPSO Construction

Sandra Antonovic, Chief Operating Officer at Reflex Marine

Sandra Antonovic

Chief Operating Officer
Reflex Marine

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable B | Maintaining HSE Standards for Projects in Europe

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

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable D | Exploring Alternative Financing Models to Increase FPSO Project Bankability


Laurence Alexandre, Vice President, LNG Shipping and Offshore at Societe Generale

Laurence Alexandre

Vice President, LNG Shipping and Offshore
Societe Generale

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable C | Re-examining Contracting Strategies to Best Suit your Project

Duncan Peace, Managing Director at CRONDALL ENERGY

Duncan Peace

Managing Director
CRONDALL ENERGY

11:10 am - 12:50 pm Roundtable E | Designing Integrated Intelligent Operations (IIO) for Safer and More Cost Effective FPSO Facilities

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

David Hartell

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

12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Networking Lunch

1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Harnessing Predictive Maintenance Technology to Forecast System Failures Ahead of Time and Achieve Operational Excellence

  • Boosting the reliability and maintenance of assets through more complete data analysis
  • Reducing reliance on manpower and speeding up review process of asset functionality
  • Increasing efficiency and cost-effectiveness through equipment monitoring
Bob Ross, Department Head Operations Technical Management at Bluewater Energy Services BV

Bob Ross

Department Head Operations Technical Management
Bluewater Energy Services BV

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Enhancing FPSO Operations and Production Uptime Through Robust Technical Measures

  • Learning from the best practices in maximising equipment reliability and uptime
  • Understanding the impacts of human factors and leadership on safety
  • Exploring the impact of a strong safety culture
Runar Nyberg, Director Global Operations at Teekay Offshore

Runar Nyberg

Director Global Operations
Teekay Offshore

  • Forecasting decommissioning expenditures through early planning and cost control
  • Establishing benchmarks and robust frameworks across project stakeholders to deliver effective decommissioning in UKCS
  • Ensuring full operational and environmental safety during FPSO decommissioning
Nils Cohrs, Oil and Gas Operations Advisor (Previously Head of Decommissioning at Oil & Gas Authority UK) at Independent Consultant

Nils Cohrs

Oil and Gas Operations Advisor (Previously Head of Decommissioning at Oil & Gas Authority UK)
Independent Consultant

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Chairman’s Closing Summary

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

David Hartell

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

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

4:00 pm - 4:00 pm End of Congress