2017 Agenda

March 14th: DAY 1 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

  • 7:00AM - 8:30AM
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
     
    Chairperson: Win Thornton, VP Decommissioning, BP
    8:30AM - 9:15AM
    The State of the Industry - Interactive Scene Setter
    • Join 500 decommissioning experts as we conduct live polls to get a realistic sense of the industry’s opinions on key topics, ranging from the impact of the oil price to the future of regulation
    • Share your opinions and learn what the industry is thinking through a series of polls that will set the tone for the coming two days
    • Pose your questions to the experts in the audience about the industry and what you hope to get out of the conference
    Win Thornton, VP Decommissioning, BP
    9:15AM - 9:45AM
    An Update on Requiring Additional Security
    • Hear about the status of NTL 2016-N01 implementation
    • Receive a notice to stakeholders
    • Understand the path forwards
    Mike Celata, GOM Regional Director, BOEM
    9:45 - 10:30AM
    Perspectives on Decommissioning Finance
    • Hear how operators have addressed the financing of decommissioning around the world
    • Benefit from a comparative assessment of the different financial and fiscal models adopted in the key basins and how IOCs have approached them
    • Hear a legal perspective on the status and future of NTL 2016-N01
    Randall Luthi, President, NOIA
    Eric Oudenot, Managing Director, BCG
    Tony Marino, Partner, Slattery, Marino & Roberts
    10:30 - 11:15AM
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:15AM - 12:30PM
    Endeavor Subsea Decommissioning JIP - Lessons Learnt and Future Plans
    • Consider the learnings of phase one of the JIP, regarding a wide range of subsea decommissioning challenges, and how they shed light on the way forwards for the decommissioning industry
    • Get insights into key trends affecting P&A, including the issue of cements vs resins
    • Understand the findings of an economic model developed to predict the costs of using various vessels for decommissioning projects, informing vessel hire decision making
    • Hear about plans for Phase Two, including a data sharing initiative to develop a repository of decommissioning information
    Keith Caulfield, Operations Advisor, Endeavor Management
    Mike Cowan, Senior Advisor, Endeavor Management
    Dave Barrow, Senior Advisor, Chevron
    Rick Cody, DW Drlg, Compl, Intrvntn Engr Consultant, Marubeni O&G
    Larry Johnson, Global Decommissioning and Abandonment Lead, BHP Billiton
    Bob Byrd, VP, TSB Offshore
    12:30 - 2:15PM
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    1:00 - 2:00PM
    Lunchtime Workshop: Regulatory Update on Financial Assurance Requirements and Navigating the Path Forward with Innovation
    • Recent regulatory developments - who's on first?
    • Major and independent operators' perspective of the path forward.
    • Innovative means to provide financial assurance for decommissioning liability in the GOM and North Sea.
     
    2:15 - 3:00PM
    Are Project Systems Ready to Deliver their Decommissioning Portfolio? Lessons from a Global Study
    • Learn how operators are set up to conduct their decommissioning projects
    • Understand the most common problems and challenges faced during these projects
    • Benefit from a discussion of how operators can improve decommissioning project performance
    Astor Luft, Regional Director for Latin America, IPA
    Faizan Nasir, Associate Research Analyst, IPA
    Andrew Richmond, GOM Decommissioning Manager, Shell
    Mike Bishop, Norway Decommissioning Manager, Repsol
    3:00 - 3:30PM
    Developing a Comprehensive Risk Model at PetroSA
    • Receiving information about a specially designed risk model created at PetroSA to assess options for their decommissioning portfolio
    • Gain knowledge on how PetroSA used a risk assessment process to engage stakeholders and reduce cost
    • Consider how a series of conclusions were arrived at to form proposals for a way forwards for PetroSA’s decommissioning activities, and how this process can be emulated
    Dylan Campbell, Risk Engineer, PetroSA
    3:30 - 4:15PM
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    4:15 - 4:45PM
    Outlook for North Sea Decommissioning
    • Hear a strategic overview of the North Sea market and receive an introduction to the work of Decom North Sea
    • Understand current and future North Sea market characteristics
    • Benefit from a comparison of the GOM with the North Sea and the opportunity for the two to engage in knowledge transfer
    Kevin Illingworth, Director, Decom North Sea
    4:45 - 5:15PM
    Legal Considerations for Operators Engaged in Decommissioning Activities on the Federal OCS
    • Forecasting the future of BOEM’s financial assurance policy during the Trump Administration
    • Framing Investigative and legal strategy in the event of a decommissioning incident on the Federal OCS
    • Discuss the implications of ongoing litigation on the issue of contractor liability (civil and criminal_ under OSCLA in the event of an offshore incident
    • NEPA and ESA considerations arising from decommissioning activities on the federal OCS
    Michael Farber, Partner, Van Ness Feldman
    Scott Nuzum, Of Counsel, Van Ness Feldman
    5:15 - 6:00PM
    Offshore Decommissioning & Well P&A Cost reduction strategies
    • Understand the status and accuracy of current cost estimates and approaches to verification and benchmarking cost estimates
    • Hear an overview of possible cost reduction strategies
    • Get to grips with the high level potential effect of Law and Regulation on cost and the potential effect of new technologies on cost
    • Listen to an overview of three cost saving opportunities for Offshore Decommissioning and three cost saving opportunities for well P&A
    Brian Twomey, Managing Director, Reverse Engineering Services
    Ernest Hui, Global Decommissioning Business Improvement Lead, Shell
    6:00 - 7:30PM
    EXHIBITION AND NETWORKING DRINKS
    7:30 - 10:00PM
    OFFICIAL DECOMWORLD DINNER (Not available to all delegates)

March 15th: DAY 2 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

  • STRUCTURES TRACK WELLS TRACK
    Chairperson:
    Win Thornton, VP Decommissioning, BP
    Chairperson:
    John Hand, Technology Program Manager, ConocoPhillips
    08:30 - 09:30AM How has the Current Market Impacted Innovation in Decommissioning?
    08:30 - 09:30AM Step Change - New Technologies Driving P&A Forwards
    • Understand new technologies and execution methods being utilized, including new resources available around the world
    • Benefit from a discussion of the ‘Bigger Hammer’ vs smarter technology trade-off in today’s market
    • Hear how, as the market recovers, innovation will be affected, including an exploration of the ‘great crew change’
    • Understand what advances are needed in P&A technology
    • Hear about ongoing efforts to promote early adoption and development of innovative P&A technology
    • Hear about the challenges in engaging with a range of regulatory stakeholders as part of this process
    • How a new P&A collaborative environment (PACE) is streamlining technology development to drive innovation forwards
    Will Speck, Project Manager, TSB Offshore
    Wesley Stout, VP Production, Energy XXI
    Carly Fisher, Facilities Engineer, Anadarko
    Aly Hakam, Technical Services Area Manager, Chevron Environmental Management Company
    Joseph Witt, P&A Technology Lead, ExxonMobil
    Darryl Fett, Research Manager - Drilling and Completions, Total E&P
    John Hand, Technology Program Manager, ConocoPhillips
    Debbie McIntosh, head of Subsurface and Wells Practice, OTM Consulting
    09:30 - 10:15AM Decommissioning of Large Offshore Installations & Major Risk Identification
    09:30 - 10:15AM Barriers to Barriers - When Assets Become Liabilities
    • Hear a summary of global decommissioning requirements and interpretations, and the major risk identification process
    • Understand traditional reverse installation methods using crane vessels
    • Benefit from a discussion of alternative removal methods for large topsides and jackets, and an exploration of how to decommission other large offshore installations
    • Benefit from a discussion of issues regarding barriers, including the economics of P&A, global regulations, and new technologies currently emerging
    • Understand the well life cycle and interventions options so that you can make the best possible choices for your assets
    • Consider assets as possible liabilities from the perspective of risk and well integrity
    Brian Twomey, Managing Director, Reverse Engineering Services
    Dylan Campbell, Risk Engineer, PetroSA
    Delaney Olstad, Global Business Development Manager, Weatherford
    Michael Smalley, Global Solutions Champion, Weatherford
    Tom Leeson, Principle Consultant - Well Abandonment, Reverse Engineering Services
    Danny Turner, President, DRT Solutions
    10:15 - 11:00AM EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:00AM - 12:00PM NEBA: Evidence Based Assessments of Alternatives for Platform Decommissioning
    11:00 - 11:30AM Medusa vs Section Milling
    • Understand how NEBA provides a holistic comparative assessment of the various options available for platform decommissioning
    • Learn how site specific data and assumptions are used to quantify the environmental impacts of each options to arrive at unbiased and environmentally optimal conclusions
    • Hear about which information is important to this process and the value of investing in the gathering of such information
    • Understand the advantages of the Medua vs section milling tools
    • Learn about how Medusa can deliver successful high expansion dual & triple string section milling operations
    • Hear from GOM and North Sea case studies
    Larry Johnson, Global Decommissioning and Abandonment Lead, BHP Billiton
    Joe Nicolette, Partner and Senior Principal, EPS
    Tom Campbell, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman
     
    Cary Bowman, Senior Vice President - Operations, Abrado Wellbore Services
    11:30AM - 12:00PM Riserless Open-Water Abandonment Module (ROAM)
    • Learn about Alliance’s new abandonment technology, Riserless Open-water Abandonment Module coming to the market
    • Discuss how riserless methodology will apply to upper abandonment and other methodologies
    • Discuss how both IRS & ROAM technologies can be used to provide maximum flexibility when performing abandonment operations from Helix vessels moving forward
    Jonathan Rourke, Senior Manager, Helix Energy Soluttions
    12:00 - 1:30PM EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    1:30 - 3:00PM Rigs-to-Reef: The Latest Research and Thinking
    1:30 - 2:30PM Costs vs Capacity: A Discussion of the Pros and Cons of Rig-based and Rigless Solutions
    • Understand the very latest research into reefing and its place in decommissioning
    • Learn about new studies done into the value of reefing in deepwater
    • Hear about reefing and leaving in-situ around the world, including thoughts on the future of OSPAR
    • Weigh-up the advantages and disadvantages of rigless versus rig-based approaches – in terms of cost, capacity and risk – in order to identify what approaches are viable for which class of well work
    • Explore the hybrid approaches currently being deployed by operators
    • Get to grips with the issue of rig-rates and how they will factor into decision making for P&A
    Jill McGrady, California Lead, Great Ecology
    Jason Sullivan, SEMS Team Leader, Stone Energy
    Dave Sinclair, Head of Decommissioning, Maersk Oil
    Ann Bull, Environmental Sciences Section Chief, Pacific Section, BOEM (Retired)
    Milton Love, Professor, UCAL
     
    David Carr, VP-Commercial, Helix Energy Solutions
    Neil Crawford, VP OceanNEXT, Oceaneering
    2:30 - 3:00PM Metrol Wireless Telemetry Offers Significant Cost Savings, Safer Operations and Improved Planning in Well Abandonment Scenarios
    • With over 30 years of experience, Metrol is a leading supplier of specialist downhole wireless data acquisition and communication in well testing, completions & P&A for the world’s major oil and gas companies
    • As an international technology company with a strong research and development base in electronic and mechanical engineering, Metrol’s success in wireless telemetry data acquisition, and valve control is a product of determined and innovative research and development. This has been adapted for use in all stages of well testing, suspension, completion, TA & P&A environments
    • Latest improvements to the telemetry system allows traditional abandonment techniques to be fast-tracked, saving rig/vessel days, whilst providing direct feedback on barrier integrity
    Ben Taylor, Global Projects Manager, Metrol
    3:00 - 3:30PM EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    3:30 - 4:00PM Dealing with Hazardous Materials in Decommissioning
    3:30 - 4:00PM Safetyspot.com - Reducing Human Error in Decommissioning, Abandonment, and Late-Life Asset Management
    • Understand the nature and extent of Contaminants of Concern in subsea tubing, flowlines, pipelines and process equipment through assessment
    • Evaluate the potential for chemical decontamination of these assets, including establishing performance criteria for decommissioning of production systems
    • Explore the materials management and/or disposition options for spent chemistries and materials plus processing and reduction technologies
    • ReactWell, a manufacturing operator, built Safetyspot.com to reduce human error, streamline compliance, and help our people focus on tasks in the field of greater efficiency
    • Since launching Safetyspot.com in 2016, we now have more than 3,700 people utilizing the safety platform. All firms attending the decom summit can freely access the software in 2017
    • Our firm believes in safety first, which is why we built, maintain, continually upgrade and now offer the Safetyspot.com platform to the oil and gas industry
    Ron Radford, VP, PEI
    Gerard Van der Jagt, Chief Chemist, PEI
    Brandon Iglesias, Director of Engineering, ReactWell
    4:00 - 4:30PM Planning for the End at the Beginning
    4:00 - 4:30PM Unique Platform Abandonment Challenges Resolved with Rig-less Solutions
    • Importance of Materials Management Strategy: what it is and why it’s needed
    • Things to consider: influencing factors and when to consider them, including partial versus full decommissioning
    • Case studies: examples of studies undertaken to inform decision making, includes sampling within subsea structures
    • Review how downhole force can be exercised to free casing without excessive loads on surface equipment
    • Learn how a rig-less intervention system in simultaneous operations with a platform provided a cost-effective and timely conductor removal solution
    • Understand how previously cut conductors are safely and cost-effectively removed from the water column with use of a jack-up rig
    Catherine Leaf, Manager, Ramboll Environ Jonathan Nelson, Well Abandonment Project Engineer, Baker Hughes
    END OF CONFERENCE

March 14th: DAY 1 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

  • 7:00AM - 8:30AM
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
     
    Chairperson: Win Thornton, VP Decommissioning, BP
    8:30AM - 9:15AM
    The State of the Industry - Interactive Scene Setter
    • Join 500 decommissioning experts as we conduct live polls to get a realistic sense of the industry’s opinions on key topics, ranging from the impact of the oil price to the future of regulation
    • Share your opinions and learn what the industry is thinking through a series of polls that will set the tone for the coming two days
    • Pose your questions to the experts in the audience about the industry and what you hope to get out of the conference
    Win Thornton, VP Decommissioning, BP
    9:15AM - 9:45AM
    An Update on Requiring Additional Security
    • Hear about the status of NTL 2016-N01 implementation
    • Receive a notice to stakeholders
    • Understand the path forwards
    Mike Celata, GOM Regional Director, BOEM
    9:45 - 10:30AM
    Perspectives on Decommissioning Finance
    • Hear how operators have addressed the financing of decommissioning around the world
    • Benefit from a comparative assessment of the different financial and fiscal models adopted in the key basins and how IOCs have approached them
    • Hear a legal perspective on the status and future of NTL 2016-N01
    Randall Luthi, President, NOIA
    Eric Oudenot, Managing Director, BCG
    Tony Marino, Partner, Slattery, Marino & Roberts
    10:30 - 11:15AM
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:15AM - 12:30PM
    Endeavor Subsea Decommissioning JIP - Lessons Learnt and Future Plans
    • Consider the learnings of phase one of the JIP, regarding a wide range of subsea decommissioning challenges, and how they shed light on the way forwards for the decommissioning industry
    • Get insights into key trends affecting P&A, including the issue of cements vs resins
    • Understand the findings of an economic model developed to predict the costs of using various vessels for decommissioning projects, informing vessel hire decision making
    • Hear about plans for Phase Two, including a data sharing initiative to develop a repository of decommissioning information
    Keith Caulfield, Operations Advisor, Endeavor Management
    Mike Cowan, Senior Advisor, Endeavor Management
    Dave Barrow, Senior Advisor, Chevron
    Rick Cody, DW Drlg, Compl, Intrvntn Engr Consultant, Marubeni O&G
    Larry Johnson, Global Decommissioning and Abandonment Lead, BHP Billiton
    Bob Byrd, VP, TSB Offshore
    12:30 - 2:15PM
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    1:00 - 2:00PM
    Lunchtime Workshop: Regulatory Update on Financial Assurance Requirements and Navigating the Path Forward with Innovation
    • Recent regulatory developments - who's on first?
    • Major and independent operators' perspective of the path forward.
    • Innovative means to provide financial assurance for decommissioning liability in the GOM and North Sea.
     
    2:15 - 3:00PM
    Are Project Systems Ready to Deliver their Decommissioning Portfolio? Lessons from a Global Study
    • Learn how operators are set up to conduct their decommissioning projects
    • Understand the most common problems and challenges faced during these projects
    • Benefit from a discussion of how operators can improve decommissioning project performance
    Astor Luft, Regional Director for Latin America, IPA
    Faizan Nasir, Associate Research Analyst, IPA
    Andrew Richmond, GOM Decommissioning Manager, Shell
    Mike Bishop, Norway Decommissioning Manager, Repsol
    3:00 - 3:30PM
    Developing a Comprehensive Risk Model at PetroSA
    • Receiving information about a specially designed risk model created at PetroSA to assess options for their decommissioning portfolio
    • Gain knowledge on how PetroSA used a risk assessment process to engage stakeholders and reduce cost
    • Consider how a series of conclusions were arrived at to form proposals for a way forwards for PetroSA’s decommissioning activities, and how this process can be emulated
    Dylan Campbell, Risk Engineer, PetroSA
    3:30 - 4:15PM
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    4:15 - 4:45PM
    Outlook for North Sea Decommissioning
    • Hear a strategic overview of the North Sea market and receive an introduction to the work of Decom North Sea
    • Understand current and future North Sea market characteristics
    • Benefit from a comparison of the GOM with the North Sea and the opportunity for the two to engage in knowledge transfer
    Kevin Illingworth, Director, Decom North Sea
    4:45 - 5:15PM
    Legal Considerations for Operators Engaged in Decommissioning Activities on the Federal OCS
    • Forecasting the future of BOEM’s financial assurance policy during the Trump Administration
    • Framing Investigative and legal strategy in the event of a decommissioning incident on the Federal OCS
    • Discuss the implications of ongoing litigation on the issue of contractor liability (civil and criminal_ under OSCLA in the event of an offshore incident
    • NEPA and ESA considerations arising from decommissioning activities on the federal OCS
    Michael Farber, Partner, Van Ness Feldman
    Scott Nuzum, Of Counsel, Van Ness Feldman
    5:15 - 6:00PM
    Offshore Decommissioning & Well P&A Cost reduction strategies
    • Understand the status and accuracy of current cost estimates and approaches to verification and benchmarking cost estimates
    • Hear an overview of possible cost reduction strategies
    • Get to grips with the high level potential effect of Law and Regulation on cost and the potential effect of new technologies on cost
    • Listen to an overview of three cost saving opportunities for Offshore Decommissioning and three cost saving opportunities for well P&A
    Brian Twomey, Managing Director, Reverse Engineering Services
    Ernest Hui, Global Decommissioning Business Improvement Lead, Shell
    6:00 - 7:30PM
    EXHIBITION AND NETWORKING DRINKS
    7:30 - 10:00PM
    OFFICIAL DECOMWORLD DINNER (Not available to all delegates)

March 15th: DAY 2 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

  • STRUCTURES TRACK WELLS TRACK
    Chairperson:
    Win Thornton, VP Decommissioning, BP
    Chairperson:
    John Hand, Technology Program Manager, ConocoPhillips
    08:30 - 09:30AM How has the Current Market Impacted Innovation in Decommissioning?
    08:30 - 09:30AM Step Change - New Technologies Driving P&A Forwards
    • Understand new technologies and execution methods being utilized, including new resources available around the world
    • Benefit from a discussion of the ‘Bigger Hammer’ vs smarter technology trade-off in today’s market
    • Hear how, as the market recovers, innovation will be affected, including an exploration of the ‘great crew change’
    • Understand what advances are needed in P&A technology
    • Hear about ongoing efforts to promote early adoption and development of innovative P&A technology
    • Hear about the challenges in engaging with a range of regulatory stakeholders as part of this process
    • How a new P&A collaborative environment (PACE) is streamlining technology development to drive innovation forwards
    Will Speck, Project Manager, TSB Offshore
    Wesley Stout, VP Production, Energy XXI
    Carly Fisher, Facilities Engineer, Anadarko
    Aly Hakam, Technical Services Area Manager, Chevron Environmental Management Company
    Joseph Witt, P&A Technology Lead, ExxonMobil
    Darryl Fett, Research Manager - Drilling and Completions, Total E&P
    John Hand, Technology Program Manager, ConocoPhillips
    Debbie McIntosh, head of Subsurface and Wells Practice, OTM Consulting
    09:30 - 10:15AM Decommissioning of Large Offshore Installations & Major Risk Identification
    09:30 - 10:15AM Barriers to Barriers - When Assets Become Liabilities
    • Hear a summary of global decommissioning requirements and interpretations, and the major risk identification process
    • Understand traditional reverse installation methods using crane vessels
    • Benefit from a discussion of alternative removal methods for large topsides and jackets, and an exploration of how to decommission other large offshore installations
    • Benefit from a discussion of issues regarding barriers, including the economics of P&A, global regulations, and new technologies currently emerging
    • Understand the well life cycle and interventions options so that you can make the best possible choices for your assets
    • Consider assets as possible liabilities from the perspective of risk and well integrity
    Brian Twomey, Managing Director, Reverse Engineering Services
    Dylan Campbell, Risk Engineer, PetroSA
    Delaney Olstad, Global Business Development Manager, Weatherford
    Michael Smalley, Global Solutions Champion, Weatherford
    Tom Leeson, Principle Consultant - Well Abandonment, Reverse Engineering Services
    Danny Turner, President, DRT Solutions
    10:15 - 11:00AM EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:00AM - 12:00PM NEBA: Evidence Based Assessments of Alternatives for Platform Decommissioning
    11:00 - 11:30AM Medusa vs Section Milling
    • Understand how NEBA provides a holistic comparative assessment of the various options available for platform decommissioning
    • Learn how site specific data and assumptions are used to quantify the environmental impacts of each options to arrive at unbiased and environmentally optimal conclusions
    • Hear about which information is important to this process and the value of investing in the gathering of such information
    • Understand the advantages of the Medua vs section milling tools
    • Learn about how Medusa can deliver successful high expansion dual & triple string section milling operations
    • Hear from GOM and North Sea case studies
    Larry Johnson, Global Decommissioning and Abandonment Lead, BHP Billiton
    Joe Nicolette, Partner and Senior Principal, EPS
    Tom Campbell, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman
     
    Cary Bowman, Senior Vice President - Operations, Abrado Wellbore Services
    11:30AM - 12:00PM Riserless Open-Water Abandonment Module (ROAM)
    • Learn about Alliance’s new abandonment technology, Riserless Open-water Abandonment Module coming to the market
    • Discuss how riserless methodology will apply to upper abandonment and other methodologies
    • Discuss how both IRS & ROAM technologies can be used to provide maximum flexibility when performing abandonment operations from Helix vessels moving forward
    Jonathan Rourke, Senior Manager, Helix Energy Soluttions
    12:00 - 1:30PM EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    1:30 - 3:00PM Rigs-to-Reef: The Latest Research and Thinking
    1:30 - 2:30PM Costs vs Capacity: A Discussion of the Pros and Cons of Rig-based and Rigless Solutions
    • Understand the very latest research into reefing and its place in decommissioning
    • Learn about new studies done into the value of reefing in deepwater
    • Hear about reefing and leaving in-situ around the world, including thoughts on the future of OSPAR
    • Weigh-up the advantages and disadvantages of rigless versus rig-based approaches – in terms of cost, capacity and risk – in order to identify what approaches are viable for which class of well work
    • Explore the hybrid approaches currently being deployed by operators
    • Get to grips with the issue of rig-rates and how they will factor into decision making for P&A
    Jill McGrady, California Lead, Great Ecology
    Jason Sullivan, SEMS Team Leader, Stone Energy
    Dave Sinclair, Head of Decommissioning, Maersk Oil
    Ann Bull, Environmental Sciences Section Chief, Pacific Section, BOEM (Retired)
    Milton Love, Professor, UCAL
     
    David Carr, VP-Commercial, Helix Energy Solutions
    Neil Crawford, VP OceanNEXT, Oceaneering
    2:30 - 3:00PM Metrol Wireless Telemetry Offers Significant Cost Savings, Safer Operations and Improved Planning in Well Abandonment Scenarios
    • With over 30 years of experience, Metrol is a leading supplier of specialist downhole wireless data acquisition and communication in well testing, completions & P&A for the world’s major oil and gas companies
    • As an international technology company with a strong research and development base in electronic and mechanical engineering, Metrol’s success in wireless telemetry data acquisition, and valve control is a product of determined and innovative research and development. This has been adapted for use in all stages of well testing, suspension, completion, TA & P&A environments
    • Latest improvements to the telemetry system allows traditional abandonment techniques to be fast-tracked, saving rig/vessel days, whilst providing direct feedback on barrier integrity
    Ben Taylor, Global Projects Manager, Metrol
    3:00 - 3:30PM EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    3:30 - 4:00PM Dealing with Hazardous Materials in Decommissioning
    3:30 - 4:00PM Safetyspot.com - Reducing Human Error in Decommissioning, Abandonment, and Late-Life Asset Management
    • Understand the nature and extent of Contaminants of Concern in subsea tubing, flowlines, pipelines and process equipment through assessment
    • Evaluate the potential for chemical decontamination of these assets, including establishing performance criteria for decommissioning of production systems
    • Explore the materials management and/or disposition options for spent chemistries and materials plus processing and reduction technologies
    • ReactWell, a manufacturing operator, built Safetyspot.com to reduce human error, streamline compliance, and help our people focus on tasks in the field of greater efficiency
    • Since launching Safetyspot.com in 2016, we now have more than 3,700 people utilizing the safety platform. All firms attending the decom summit can freely access the software in 2017
    • Our firm believes in safety first, which is why we built, maintain, continually upgrade and now offer the Safetyspot.com platform to the oil and gas industry
    Ron Radford, VP, PEI
    Gerard Van der Jagt, Chief Chemist, PEI
    Brandon Iglesias, Director of Engineering, ReactWell
    4:00 - 4:30PM Planning for the End at the Beginning
    4:00 - 4:30PM Unique Platform Abandonment Challenges Resolved with Rig-less Solutions
    • Importance of Materials Management Strategy: what it is and why it’s needed
    • Things to consider: influencing factors and when to consider them, including partial versus full decommissioning
    • Case studies: examples of studies undertaken to inform decision making, includes sampling within subsea structures
    • Review how downhole force can be exercised to free casing without excessive loads on surface equipment
    • Learn how a rig-less intervention system in simultaneous operations with a platform provided a cost-effective and timely conductor removal solution
    • Understand how previously cut conductors are safely and cost-effectively removed from the water column with use of a jack-up rig
    Catherine Leaf, Manager, Ramboll Environ Jonathan Nelson, Well Abandonment Project Engineer, Baker Hughes
    END OF CONFERENCE

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2017 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors

  • Baker Hughes
  • Expro
  • Mars
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Weatherford

Silver Sponsors

  • abrado
  • UKTI
  • EPS
  • Helix Well Ops
  • METROL
  • Ramboll Environ
  • React Well
  • Reflex marine
  • Slattery, Marino & Roberts
  • VNF

Bronze Sponsors

  • Ardent
  • BCG
  • DNV GL
  • Ecoserv
  • eratosthenes
  • McDonough
  • Oceaneering
  • OTM
  • PEI
  • Sistac
  • SCI
  • TSB Offshore
  • William Jacob

Exhibitors

  • 1Diamond
  • BJ
  • Bluegrass
  • Conquest
  • Deepsouth
  • EMR
  • H20
  • Mactech
  • PSC
  • SDI
  • Texas Parks
  • Versabar

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  • ICoTA
  • NOIA
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