Pre-Conference Workshops - 25 September 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FPSO 101: Integrating FPSOs Effectively into a Field Development

Vijay Krishnan, Head of Asia-Pacific, Rystad Energy Jon Fredrik Muller, Partner, Rystad Energy
As more oil companies seek cost-efficient ways to develop marginal fields and look for more innovative solutions to monetize existing ones, it is crucial to understand how FPSOs fit into the entire field development. This workshop will examine the various FPSO models and systems available and takes a closer look at various vessels that are currently in operations. This workshop aims to help industry professionals to:
  • How has the market developed and what are the sweet spots for FPSO developments and emerging markets
  • Understand how FPSOs fits into a field development. What drives size and costs?
  • Who are the main players, their market share and business models
  • Justify the multi-million investment into building a FPSO
  • Examine the difference between new-builds vs converted FPSOs
  • Gain deeper insights into the various main components of a FPSO

Who is this workshop for?
  • FPSO Project Managers
  • Field Development Managers
  • Heads of Engineering
  • Construction Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Operations Managers

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Vijay Krishnan

Head of Asia-Pacific
Rystad Energy
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Jon Fredrik Muller

Partner
Rystad Energy

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Gaining Market Access to Various Potential FPSO Markets and Overcoming Regulatory Hurdles and Local Content Requirements

David Hartell, Senior Development Manager, Premier Oil
While it is important to know which fields FPSO vessels will be deployed in, it is even more crucial for FPSO contractors to understand the various regulatory hurdles and barriers-to-entry that exist in a particular country as it will have a large impact on CAPEX and how each project should be approached from both an operational and technical angle. This workshop aims to help industry practitioners:
  • Identify any potential regulatory hurdles to enter the FPSO market in Asia and Africa
  • Formulate steps to overcome any market access and regulatory setbacks
  • Establish a solid market entry strategy into the various potential FPSO markets
  • Finding ways to overcome local content requirements set by the local government

Who is this workshop for?
  • FPSO Project Managers
  • Commercial Managers
  • Heads of Engineering
  • Technical Managers
  • Operations Managers

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David Hartell

Senior Development Manager
Premier Oil