Top Level Insight From Industry Thought Leaders

Learn from operator case studies, leading consultants, prominent academics and expert service companies - and combine their knowledge to ensure you can effectively manage your assets through the late life-period, extending life and decommissioning cost-effectively.

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2017 Agenda

  • DATE: DAY 1 CONFERENCE PROGRAM
    07:30-09:00
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
    09:00-10:15
    Strategy and Decision Making for Late-Life Assets: Extend or End Production

    Panel Discussion - Late-Life Options and Factors Affecting Decision-Making

    • Weigh up the wide range of options available for late-life assets, understanding the vast array of factors that must be considered in order to arrive at the optimal decision
    • Alongside traditional options such as P&A, life extension and divestment, explore less conventional alternatives such as suspension and re-purposing
    • Identify the impact of the lower for longer price environment - does it accelerate or decelerate decommissioning timelines?
      Mark Rayfield, Asset Manager, Ophir Energy
    Phil Griffin, Director of Marine, London Offshore Consultants
    Thor Sterker, Platform Brokers, Geoff Stone, Independent Consultant
    10:15-10:30
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Archer Well - How to Save Costs When Rigless is Not an Option

    • Traditional Plug and Abandonment (P&A) methods using milling and under reaming are time consuming and costly
    • The Stronghold systems provide an economical and effective alternative to traditional P&A. By eliminating the need for milling, Archer’s Stronghold systems deliver a step-change in efficiency and effectiveness for P&A and other technologies
    • Stronghold success story in Malaysia, solution to land the project on budget
      Tor Odegard, Technical Manager, Archer Well
    10:30-11:15
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:15-12:00
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Rigless P&A - One Size Does Not Fit All

    • Understand the four tiers of well P&A, and how correct categorisation can be used to determine the appropriate solution for different wells
    • Hear about best practice in equipment selection, with reference to projects carried out across the globe
    • Consider how backend costs can be controlled through effective upfront analysis to protect the bottom line during P&A work
      Matthew Dumont, Wells Specialist, Tetra Downhole Services
    12:00-12:30
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Well Abandonment - Lessons from the North Sea

    • Understand the common lessons from recent North Sea abandonment projects and how these can be applied to wells in the APAC region, considering factors such as the interpretation of regulation and the impact of poor early cost assessment
    • Hear about optimising the scheduling of operations and using alternative spreads to minimise rig days to drive cost reduction
    • Receive an update on innovative and emerging technologies being used to lower costs and deliver results
      Tom Leeson, Principal Well Abandonment Consultant, Reverse Engineering Services
    12:30-14:00
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    14:00-14:30
    P&A Panel Discussion
    • Engage with the speakers to fill any gaps in your knowledge
    • Benefit from an exchange of ideas between the speakers on the nuances of well P&A
      Matthew Dumont, Tetra Downhole Services
    Tom Leeson, Principal Well Abandonment Consultant, Reverse Engineering
    14:30-15:00
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Expro Rigless Well P&A Case Study

    • Session details TBC
      Speaker TBA
    15:00-15:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    15:30-16:00
    Decommissioning Cost-Assessment Master Session

    Managing Costs Through Realistic Cost Assessments and Avoidance of Over-Runs

    • Know what it takes to create realistic decommissioning project costassessments that are in accordance with AACE guidelines, International Financial Reporting Standards, and FAS 143
    • Gain insights from examples of cost over-runs in the North Sea and see how you can avoid similar issues in your decommissioning projects
    • Learn from a cost exercise comparing the disposal of a typical well-head platform vs its re-use
      Thor Sterker, Co-Founder, Platform Brokers
    16:00-16:30
    Decommissioning Cost-Assessment Master Session

    TSB Offshore - Lesson from the GOM and the South East Asian Outlook

    • Hear from one of South-East Asia’s leading cost assessors
    • Benefit from Gulf of Mexico case studies delivered by one of the world’s decommissioning specialists
    • Gain further insights from an audience Q&A, and in-depth discussion between the experts
      Ken Beck, TSB Offshore
    16:30-17:00
    Decommissioning Cost-Assessment Master Session Q&A
    17:00-17:25
    Cutting Technology

    Advancements in Cutting Technology - Driving Efficient Results

    • Understand how Oceaneering’s latest technology can provide a key element of the essential plans that must be made for Decommissioning and asset removal around Asia and Australia
    • Learn how, with advances in cutting technologies, it is now possible to decommission Wellheads, Trees and other infrastructure after they are plugged and abandoned using an MSV or Light Well Intervention vessel, which allows the Rig to free up for drilling operations and has proven to save Operators a significant amount of capital investment
    • Benefit from a presentation covering the use of Abrasive Water Jet Cutting to remove wellheads in depths to 600m using a Well Head Picker system and cover alternative cutting and removal means for depths to 3,000m
      Luke Pirie, Senior Operations Manager, Oceaneering
    17:25-19:00
    NETWORKING DRINKS
  • DATE: DAY 2 CONFERENCE PROGRAM
    08:00-09:00
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
    9:00-09:30
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    DMF Presentation - New Technical Guidance for Decommissioning

    • Receive top-level insight into the DMF’s new technical guidance and how it will affect decommissioning projects in the Gulf of Thailand
    • Gain clarity on what is expected of operators by the DMF at each stage of the decommissioning process
      Supat Napanoparatkaew, Director of Engineering and Standards, DMF
    09:30-10:00
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    SKK Migas Presentation

    • Understand SKK Migas’ regulatory stance towards offshore decommissioning in Indonesia
    • Hear about the financial view on Abandonment and Site Restoration funding
    •  Learn from examples of offshore facilities decommissioning work carried out around South East Asia
      Gede Dian Aryana, Reliability & Integrity Manager, SKK Migas
    Farid Badjuri, Senior Facility Maintenance Manager, SKK Migas
    10:00-10:30
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    ASCOPE Guidelines

    • Hear an update on the ASCOPE guidelines
    • Understand how adoption of these guidelines can result in better decommissioning outcomes
      Dr Putu Suarsana, ASCOPE
    10:30-11:00
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    Decommissioning Regulation - a Comparative Analysis of Regional Jurisdictions

    • Benefit from an expert-level comparative analysis of the main regulations in the key jurisdictions across the region
    • Understand how to navigate these different regulatory frameworks and manage legal exposures and transaction risk
      Stuart Barrymore, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
    David Clinch, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
    11:00-11:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:30-12:00
    Structural Life Extension and Corrosion Issues

    Repsol Malaysia Integrity Program for the Control of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)

    • Consider the causes of CUI and how CUI threats were identified by the Repsol Malaysia Integrity team
    • Learn how the team devised an optimal plan to counteract CUI and successfully implemented it, taking learnings that can help you overcome this serious, industry-wide threat
    • Find out about their future plans for overcoming further CUI issues through a plan CUI management strategy
      Mohana Muniandy, Asset Integrity Team, Lead, Repsol Malaysia
    12:00-12:30
    Structural Life Extension

    Structural Life Extension Studies at Repsol Malaysia

    • Understand how inspection and assessment data were used to evaluate substructures and justify life-extension, and how these forms of data can be used to inform decisions regarding life-extension for your own assets
    • Hear about on-line structural monitoring and re-analysis methodology used, with reference to individual platform specifications, and how this kind of approach could be of advantage by reducing design conservatism
    • Gain knowledge with regards to optimizing platform inspection & monitoring strategies in providing continuous structural integrity assurance towards maximising asset lifespan
      Hafis Harif, Structural Integrity Engineer, Repsol Malaysia
    12:30-13:00
    Structural Life Extension

    Fibre-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Materials as an Alternative to Steel

    • Hear about cutting edge research into the advantages and disadvantages of FRP as an alternative to steel for offshore assets
    • Explore the opportunities for cost-reduction by applying FRP in your approach to Asset Integrity Management, including its low weight and the absence of corrosion issues
      Dr Ibrisam Bin Akbar, Associate Professor, Heriot Watt
    13:00-14:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    14:30-15:00
    Yards, Disposal, Re-purposing and the Decommissioning Outlook

    Decommissioning ‘Out-of-the-Box’

    • Understand the ‘perils’ of decommissioning projects from both an internal and external perspective
    • Hear about a fresh, holistic vision for the future of decommissioning in South East Asia
      Gary Strong, Independent Consultant
    15:00-15:30
    Yards, Disposal, Re-purposing and the Decommissioning Outlook

    Mercury and the Basel Convention in Decommissioning

    • Understand proven and future decontamination Technology
    • Hear about the Floating Decontamination and Decommissioning Vessel concept
    • Learn about the Basel Convention and other important international considerations
      Thor Sterker, Platform Brokers
    15:30-16:00
    Yards, Disposal, Re-purposing and the Decommissioning Outlook

    Aquaculture and Artificial Reefs - A Sustainable Use Platform Decommissioning Option

    • Hear about offshore aquaculture applications, including specific trials from oil platform base
    • Gain knowledge about the technological basis of offshore aquaculture, including leading opportunities in materials, the high tech approach and the principles of aquaculture
    • Learn about synergistic contributions of the offshore agro-industry to sustainable use
      Speaker TBC, EnviroSolutions and Consulting
    16:00
    NETWORKING COFFEE AND END OF CONFERENCE
  • DATE: DAY 1 CONFERENCE PROGRAM
    07:30-09:00
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
    09:00-10:15
    Strategy and Decision Making for Late-Life Assets: Extend or End Production

    Panel Discussion - Late-Life Options and Factors Affecting Decision-Making

    • Weigh up the wide range of options available for late-life assets, understanding the vast array of factors that must be considered in order to arrive at the optimal decision
    • Alongside traditional options such as P&A, life extension and divestment, explore less conventional alternatives such as suspension and re-purposing
    • Identify the impact of the lower for longer price environment - does it accelerate or decelerate decommissioning timelines?
      Mark Rayfield, Asset Manager, Ophir Energy
    Phil Griffin, Director of Marine, London Offshore Consultants
    Thor Sterker, Platform Brokers, Geoff Stone, Independent Consultant
    10:15-10:30
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Archer Well - How to Save Costs When Rigless is Not an Option

    • Traditional Plug and Abandonment (P&A) methods using milling and under reaming are time consuming and costly
    • The Stronghold systems provide an economical and effective alternative to traditional P&A. By eliminating the need for milling, Archer’s Stronghold systems deliver a step-change in efficiency and effectiveness for P&A and other technologies
    • Stronghold success story in Malaysia, solution to land the project on budget
      Tor Odegard, Technical Manager, Archer Well
    10:30-11:15
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:15-12:00
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Rigless P&A - One Size Does Not Fit All

    • Understand the four tiers of well P&A, and how correct categorisation can be used to determine the appropriate solution for different wells
    • Hear about best practice in equipment selection, with reference to projects carried out across the globe
    • Consider how backend costs can be controlled through effective upfront analysis to protect the bottom line during P&A work
      Matthew Dumont, Wells Specialist, Tetra Downhole Services
    12:00-12:30
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Well Abandonment - Lessons from the North Sea

    • Understand the common lessons from recent North Sea abandonment projects and how these can be applied to wells in the APAC region, considering factors such as the interpretation of regulation and the impact of poor early cost assessment
    • Hear about optimising the scheduling of operations and using alternative spreads to minimise rig days to drive cost reduction
    • Receive an update on innovative and emerging technologies being used to lower costs and deliver results
      Tom Leeson, Principal Well Abandonment Consultant, Reverse Engineering Services
    12:30-14:00
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    14:00-14:30
    P&A Panel Discussion
    • Engage with the speakers to fill any gaps in your knowledge
    • Benefit from an exchange of ideas between the speakers on the nuances of well P&A
      Matthew Dumont, Tetra Downhole Services
    Tom Leeson, Principal Well Abandonment Consultant, Reverse Engineering
    14:30-15:00
    End Production: Well P&A - Equipment and Approaches

    Expro Rigless Well P&A Case Study

    • Session details TBC
      Speaker TBA
    15:00-15:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    15:30-16:00
    Decommissioning Cost-Assessment Master Session

    Managing Costs Through Realistic Cost Assessments and Avoidance of Over-Runs

    • Know what it takes to create realistic decommissioning project costassessments that are in accordance with AACE guidelines, International Financial Reporting Standards, and FAS 143
    • Gain insights from examples of cost over-runs in the North Sea and see how you can avoid similar issues in your decommissioning projects
    • Learn from a cost exercise comparing the disposal of a typical well-head platform vs its re-use
      Thor Sterker, Co-Founder, Platform Brokers
    16:00-16:30
    Decommissioning Cost-Assessment Master Session

    TSB Offshore - Lesson from the GOM and the South East Asian Outlook

    • Hear from one of South-East Asia’s leading cost assessors
    • Benefit from Gulf of Mexico case studies delivered by one of the world’s decommissioning specialists
    • Gain further insights from an audience Q&A, and in-depth discussion between the experts
      Ken Beck, TSB Offshore
    16:30-17:00
    Decommissioning Cost-Assessment Master Session Q&A
    17:00-17:25
    Cutting Technology

    Advancements in Cutting Technology - Driving Efficient Results

    • Understand how Oceaneering’s latest technology can provide a key element of the essential plans that must be made for Decommissioning and asset removal around Asia and Australia
    • Learn how, with advances in cutting technologies, it is now possible to decommission Wellheads, Trees and other infrastructure after they are plugged and abandoned using an MSV or Light Well Intervention vessel, which allows the Rig to free up for drilling operations and has proven to save Operators a significant amount of capital investment
    • Benefit from a presentation covering the use of Abrasive Water Jet Cutting to remove wellheads in depths to 600m using a Well Head Picker system and cover alternative cutting and removal means for depths to 3,000m
      Luke Pirie, Senior Operations Manager, Oceaneering
    17:25-19:00
    NETWORKING DRINKS
  • DATE: DAY 2 CONFERENCE PROGRAM
    08:00-09:00
    REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
    9:00-09:30
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    DMF Presentation - New Technical Guidance for Decommissioning

    • Receive top-level insight into the DMF’s new technical guidance and how it will affect decommissioning projects in the Gulf of Thailand
    • Gain clarity on what is expected of operators by the DMF at each stage of the decommissioning process
      Supat Napanoparatkaew, Director of Engineering and Standards, DMF
    09:30-10:00
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    SKK Migas Presentation

    • Understand SKK Migas’ regulatory stance towards offshore decommissioning in Indonesia
    • Hear about the financial view on Abandonment and Site Restoration funding
    •  Learn from examples of offshore facilities decommissioning work carried out around South East Asia
      Gede Dian Aryana, Reliability & Integrity Manager, SKK Migas
    Farid Badjuri, Senior Facility Maintenance Manager, SKK Migas
    10:00-10:30
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    ASCOPE Guidelines

    • Hear an update on the ASCOPE guidelines
    • Understand how adoption of these guidelines can result in better decommissioning outcomes
      Dr Putu Suarsana, ASCOPE
    10:30-11:00
    Regulation: New Guidelines Around the Region

    Decommissioning Regulation - a Comparative Analysis of Regional Jurisdictions

    • Benefit from an expert-level comparative analysis of the main regulations in the key jurisdictions across the region
    • Understand how to navigate these different regulatory frameworks and manage legal exposures and transaction risk
      Stuart Barrymore, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
    David Clinch, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
    11:00-11:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
    11:30-12:00
    Structural Life Extension and Corrosion Issues

    Repsol Malaysia Integrity Program for the Control of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)

    • Consider the causes of CUI and how CUI threats were identified by the Repsol Malaysia Integrity team
    • Learn how the team devised an optimal plan to counteract CUI and successfully implemented it, taking learnings that can help you overcome this serious, industry-wide threat
    • Find out about their future plans for overcoming further CUI issues through a plan CUI management strategy
      Mohana Muniandy, Asset Integrity Team, Lead, Repsol Malaysia
    12:00-12:30
    Structural Life Extension

    Structural Life Extension Studies at Repsol Malaysia

    • Understand how inspection and assessment data were used to evaluate substructures and justify life-extension, and how these forms of data can be used to inform decisions regarding life-extension for your own assets
    • Hear about on-line structural monitoring and re-analysis methodology used, with reference to individual platform specifications, and how this kind of approach could be of advantage by reducing design conservatism
    • Gain knowledge with regards to optimizing platform inspection & monitoring strategies in providing continuous structural integrity assurance towards maximising asset lifespan
      Hafis Harif, Structural Integrity Engineer, Repsol Malaysia
    12:30-13:00
    Structural Life Extension

    Fibre-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Materials as an Alternative to Steel

    • Hear about cutting edge research into the advantages and disadvantages of FRP as an alternative to steel for offshore assets
    • Explore the opportunities for cost-reduction by applying FRP in your approach to Asset Integrity Management, including its low weight and the absence of corrosion issues
      Dr Ibrisam Bin Akbar, Associate Professor, Heriot Watt
    13:00-14:30
    EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
    14:30-15:00
    Yards, Disposal, Re-purposing and the Decommissioning Outlook

    Decommissioning ‘Out-of-the-Box’

    • Understand the ‘perils’ of decommissioning projects from both an internal and external perspective
    • Hear about a fresh, holistic vision for the future of decommissioning in South East Asia
      Gary Strong, Independent Consultant
    15:00-15:30
    Yards, Disposal, Re-purposing and the Decommissioning Outlook

    Mercury and the Basel Convention in Decommissioning

    • Understand proven and future decontamination Technology
    • Hear about the Floating Decontamination and Decommissioning Vessel concept
    • Learn about the Basel Convention and other important international considerations
      Thor Sterker, Platform Brokers
    15:30-16:00
    Yards, Disposal, Re-purposing and the Decommissioning Outlook

    Aquaculture and Artificial Reefs - A Sustainable Use Platform Decommissioning Option

    • Hear about offshore aquaculture applications, including specific trials from oil platform base
    • Gain knowledge about the technological basis of offshore aquaculture, including leading opportunities in materials, the high tech approach and the principles of aquaculture
    • Learn about synergistic contributions of the offshore agro-industry to sustainable use
      Speaker TBC, EnviroSolutions and Consulting
    16:00
    NETWORKING COFFEE AND END OF CONFERENCE

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2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors

In Partnership with:

  • ASCOPE

Endorsed by:

  • MSSA

Silver Sponsors

  • Ardent
  • Fugro
  • TSB

Bronze Sponsors

  • Archer
  • Oceaneering
  • PEI