01 - 04 September, 2020 | Singapore

Pre-Congress: FPSO China Focus Day - Monday, 9th September 2019

8:30 am - 9:15 am Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:15 am - 10:20 am Chairman Opening Remarks & Presentation: The Growth of FPSO Project Execution in China

Mr David Boggs - Managing Director, Energy Maritime Associates Pte Ltd


Mr David Boggs

Managing Director
Energy Maritime Associates Pte Ltd

10:20 am - 11:00 am Embracing the Rise of China: The FPSO Operators’ View on Successful Project Execution

Mr Filipe Costa - Project Manager – FPSO & Production, Yinson Production


Mr Filipe Costa

Project Manager – FPSO & Production
Yinson Production

11:00 am - 11:30 am MORNING REFRESHMENT

4 Topics | 2 Rotations | 45 Minutes Each


Roundtable A

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Understanding & Harnessing Local Content & Talent to Effectively Execute Projects in China

Roundtable B

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Achieving Overall Project Cost Savings when Executing Projects in China- What You Need to Know & Avoid
Mr Kelvin Sam - Principal Researcher, IHS Markit

Mr Kelvin Sam

Principal Researcher
IHS Markit

Roundtable C

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Project Financing Considerations When Undertaking FPSO Construction In China
Mr Sidat Senanayake - Director - Energy, ING Bank Asia

Mr Sidat Senanayake

Director - Energy
ING Bank Asia

In this highly interactive segment, delegates will have the opportunity to discuss challenges, risks and benefits of FPSO project execution in China. Each delegate will start at the first topic of their choice and engage in free-flowing discussion, led by a topic leader. At the end of 45 minutes, they will proceed to the next table to discuss their second
topic of choice. In total, there will be 2 rotations of 45 minutes each, with the segment lasting for a total duration of 1.5 hours. All discussions will take place concurrently.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm Analysing Lessons Learnt from FPSO Project Execution in China

Mr Bai Liguo - General Manager, MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore)
  • Understanding critical elements needed to make a project work successfully
  • Navigating key local content challenges, cultural difficulties and political risks
  • Working collaboratively with Chinese stakeholders for a success project execution

Mr Bai Liguo

General Manager
MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore)

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm Looking at the Opportunities and Prospects for China FPSO Players across Project Management

Mr Nazery Khalid - Head, Group Corporate Communications, Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation


Mr Nazery Khalid

Head, Group Corporate Communications
Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Driving Down FPSO Construction Costs by Going Back to Basics

  • Capturing international markets for offshore production units by focusing on FPSO construction strengths
  • Reducing costs through achieving economies of scale in standardisation
  • Forming strategic collaboration to drive down costs and accelerate project delivery schedules