Decommissioning, well plugging and abandonment and late life strategies are currently going through the most significant disruption in recent years driven by low oil prices, big regulatory changes and rapidly improving technology. At no other time in recent history have there been so many questions surrounding the financial and technical strategies you need to address to make the right decisions for your business.

Back for its 9th year, DecomWorld GoM 2017 is the world’s biggest forum for debating the hottest issues and building the relationships you will need over the next 18 months. Secure your place today and be part of an industry event that drives the industry forwards.

3 Conference Tracks - Choose Your Discipline

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Confirmed Speakers for DecomWorld GOM 2017 Include:

  • Dylan Campbell
    Dylan CampbellPetroSA
    Risk Engineer
  • Dave Barrow
    Dave BarrowChevron
    Senior Advisor
  • Win Thornton
    Win ThorntonBP
    VP Decommissioning
  • Joseph Witt
    Joseph WittExxonMobil
    P&A Technology Lead
  • Bruce Crager
    Bruce CragerEndeavour Management
    Executive VP
Find out here who will speak in which conference session

Brand New Keynote Session and 3 Dedicated Conference Tracks

Based on 50+ hours of research with top level upstream executives, DecomWorld GOM 2017 has responded to industry needs and created a ‘late-life meeting’ point around its world leading Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit.

A high level, strategic plenary session will open the conference, focusing on the impact of NTL 2016-N01 from a financial, operational and industry perspective.

After a networking luncheon for the conference’s 600+ delegates, the conference will split into three separate sessions.

Plenary Keynote Sessions:

Presentations Include:

  • Operator panel: The practicalities of NTL 2016-N01
  • Supplemental Bonding Requirements - Examples of Tailored Financial Plans
  • Endeavor Subsea Decommissioning JIP - Lessons Learned and Future Plans
Wells Track:

Presentations Include:

  • Costs vs Capacity: Pros and Cons of Rig-based and Rigless P&A Solutions
  • Step Change - New Technologies Driving P&A Forwards
  • GOM Production and Interventions Outlook: The Size of the Prize
Structures Track:

Presentations Include:

  • Facilities and Subsea Removal
  • NEBA: Evidence Based Assessments of the Alternatives for Platform Decommissioning
  • North Sea Mega Structure Removal
Asset Management Track:

Presentations Include:

  • Extend or End Production and Brownfield Strategies
  • Asset Sweating: The Case for Well Interventions as a Profit Center
  • Best Practice in Cost-Assessment
Get Full Details on the Program Here

Which Conference Track Should You Attend?

The plenary session is designed to provide insight for all areas of the industry - take a look below to see which conference track you need to be in at DecomWorld GOM 2017

Wells Track:
  • Drilling & Completions
  • Well Intervention Manager
  • Well P&A Manager
  • Well Engineering Manager
  • Senior Technical Professional
  • Well Construction
  • Research Manager
  • Reliability Manager
  • Flow Assurance
  • Data Scientist
  • IT Manager
  • Analytics Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Development Manager
  • Modification Manager
  • Reservoir Engineer
Structures Track:
  • Topsides
  • Structural Integrity Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Decontamination
  • Environmental Engineer/Manager
  • Risk Engineer
  • Asset Integrity Manager
  • HSE Manager
  • Asset Retirement Manager
Asset Management Track:
  • CEO
  • Chief OO
  • Managing Director
  • VP Operations and Production
  • VP of Development
  • VP of Regulatory Affairs
  • VP Compliance
  • Asset Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Regulatory Manager
  • Senior Finance Manager
  • Planning & Portfolio Manager
  • Finance Director
  • Project Assurance Manager
Get the latest agendas for the plenary and all three tracks right here

A Legacy of Attracting the Biggest Industry Names

  • BSEE
  • boem
  • US-CoastGuard
  • epa
  • shell
  • ExxonMobil
Find out who else will you will meet at DecomWorld 2017 here

The world’s largest meeting point for the decommissioning and late life strategies community

Attendees By Company Type

Delegate Breakdown By Company Type

Attendees By Job Title

  • C-Level / VP
  • Upper Management / Strategy
  • Engineering / Project Management
  • Business Development / Sales / Marketing
  • Regulatory / Compliance / Law
  • Other
Get the latest speaker line-up, agenda and program developments right here

2017 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver Sponsors

  • abrado
  • Mars
  • PEI
  • VNF

Bronze Sponsors

  • Ardent
  • EMR
  • Mactech


  • Expro
  • Texas Parks
  • Versabar

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Matthew D’Agostino

Matthew D’Agostino

Senior Project Director
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+44 207 375 7246 (Global)

Stergios Zacharakis

Stergios Zacharakis

Senior Project Director
1800 814 3459 EXT: 4384 (US)
+44 207 375 4384 (Global)

Rob McManus

Rob McManus

Commercial Director
1800 814 3459 EXT: 7204 (US)
+44 207 375 7204 (Global)

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