19 - 20 February, 2019
ILEC Conference Centre and Ibis London Earls Court, London, United Kingdom

Agenda Day 2 - 20 February 2019

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

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

9:10 am - 9:40 am The Sea Lion Project Understanding Critical Factors Involved in Developing an Effective Execution Strategy for FPSO Projects

David Hartell - Senior Development Manager, Premier Oil
  • Discussing lessons learnt from the Sea Lion project 
  • 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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David Hartell

Senior Development Manager
Premier Oil

9:40 am - 10:10 am The Lancaster Project Working Collaborative with Project Stakeholders in the Current Oil Price Climate

Peter Burger - Vice President, Technology, Bluewater
  • Building shared goals, objectives and vision for the FPSO project 
  • Nurturing collaborative work processes to meet the expectations of different project stakeholders
  • Constantly evaluate (and re-evaluate) project outcomes and processes throughout the FPSO project life-cycle
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Peter Burger

Vice President, Technology
Bluewater

10:10 am - 10:40 am Empowering Construction and Installation Phase Contracts

Chanaka Kumarasinghe - Partner, HFW
  • Assessing various project risks related to design, conversion/newbuild, module fabrication, equipment, logistics and tow
  • Coordinating multiple obligations between the various contractors and subcontractors
  • Understanding the importance of getting it right for the lease/charter phase
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Chanaka Kumarasinghe

Partner
HFW

10:40 am - 11:10 am Morning Break

Stream C: Enhancing Productivity and Asset Integrity in FPSO Operations

11:10 am - 11:50 am Enhancing FPSO Productivity and Operational Efficiency in the Mid-Late Stage Life-Cycle
Flemming Grønnegaard - Chief Operations Officer, Yinson Production
  • Striking a balance between managing changing field requirements and upholding safe operations during the mid-late stage life-cycle 
  • Meeting compliance and process safety requirements for “mature” vessels  
  • Maintaining a robust asset integrity framework while simultaneously controlling OPEX 
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Flemming Grønnegaard

Chief Operations Officer
Yinson Production

Stream C: Enhancing Productivity and Asset Integrity in FPSO Operations

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Achieving Excellence in Operations, Costs Reduction and Safe Practices in the North Sea
Jim Ellis - SVP Operations, Bumi Armada
  • Understanding the hidden and un-hidden requirements of operating in the North Sea
  • Upholding safe practices while reducing FPSO project costs
  • Striking the right balance between achieving cost effectiveness and maintaining operations within the parameters of safety and compliance
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Jim Ellis

SVP Operations
Bumi Armada

Stream D: Innovative Strategies for FPSO Whole-of-Project Lifecycle Management

11:10 am - 11:50 am Streamlining FPSO Supply Chain through Strategic Sourcing, Data Analytics and Continuous Improvement
Sharat Gannavaram - Global Strategic Sourcing Manager, SBM Offshore
  • Understanding the difference between strategic sourcing and tactical sourcing
  • Tailoring the right sourcing model to company and project objectives
  • Navigating challenges involved in strategic sourcing
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Sharat Gannavaram

Global Strategic Sourcing Manager
SBM Offshore

Stream D: Innovative Strategies for FPSO Whole-of-Project Lifecycle Management

11:10 am - 11:50 am Understanding What Makes a Successful FPSO Redeployment Project Work
  • Evaluating the feasibility of redeployments as a cost-effective solution to monetise oil fields 
  • Verifying the early scope of requirements and field economics for an ideal vessel-field fit 
  • Mitigating the potential technical and economic risks in marginal fields

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch

Stream C: Enhancing Productivity and Asset Integrity in FPSO Operations

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm Harnessing Digitalisation and Automation for Reduced OPEX Costs
David Hartell - Senior Development Manager, Premier Oil
  • Overcoming stakeholder and employee resistance to new digital solutions 
  • Creating the conditions of success for the use of technology in the FPSO world
  • Cultivating a mind-set shift – Is the FPSO industry ready for the digital revolution? 
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David Hartell

Senior Development Manager
Premier Oil

Stream C: Enhancing Productivity and Asset Integrity in FPSO Operations

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm Maintaining a Robust Asset Integrity Management Framework to Manage FPSO Project Costs
  • Understanding the importance of having a robust asset integrity management framework in the North Sea
  • Getting asset integrity right from the start to reduce project costs
  • Minimising downtime and eliminating unnecessary inspection required 

Stream D: Innovative Strategies for FPSO Whole-of-Project Lifecycle Management

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm Designing Practical Strategies to Commercialise Marginal Fields in the North Sea
  • Utilising smarter engineering strategies to maximise marginal field recovery 
  • Mitigating the potential technical and economic risks in marginal fields 
  • Analysing the feasibility of redeployments as a cost-effective solution to unlocking the potential of marginal fields

Stream D: Innovative Strategies for FPSO Whole-of-Project Lifecycle Management

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm Navigating the Challenges of Decommissioning an FPSO in a Cost-Effective Way
Samir Alves - Package Manager, SBM Offshore
  • Calculating the residual value of FPSOs and keeping decommissioning costs low 
  • Controlling operational and technological risks involved in a decommissioning project 
  • Meeting the regulatory requirements in decommissioning an FPSO 

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Samir Alves

Package Manager
SBM Offshore

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Afternoon Break

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Embracing the Rise of Chinese Shipyards for Reduced Whole-of-Project-Lifecycle Costs

  • Understanding critical elements needed to make a project work successfully in China
  • Navigating key local content challenges, cultural difficulties and political risks
  • Working collaboratively with Chinese stakeholders for a success project execution model 

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Insights from the Inside Understanding what Oil Companies Value in Their FPSO Project

Kevin Bourgeois - Vice President, Brown Field Projects, Kosmos Energy
  • Driving profitable field development projects in today’s market climate
  • Understanding what oil companies require from FPSOs
  • Discussing cost considerations of an FPSO and how they fit into entire field development
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Kevin Bourgeois

Vice President, Brown Field Projects
Kosmos Energy

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm State of the FPSO Nation: Re-Shaping the FPSO Industry for 2019 and Beyond

  • Reviewing existing processes and operating models – What still works and what might no longer work?
  • Discussing practical ways to overcome the FPSO workforce crunch
  • Leveraging on technology, digitalisation and automation to do things simpler, faster and better – How can the FPSO industry reap the benefits from these new digital solutions?

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm Chairman's Closing Summary and End of Congress