Companies Recently Confirmed to Attend:

  • Anadarko
  • BHP-Billiton
  • boem
  • BP
  • BSEE
  • Chevron
  • Energy-XXI
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fieldwood-Energy
  • Hess
  • intecsea
  • Lloyds-register
  • Maersk
  • Marubeni
  • Noble-Energy
  • Petrobras
  • RambollEnviron
  • Repsol
  • shell
  • stone-energy
  • technip fmc
  • Total
  • WT-Offshore

Top Industry Leaders Confirmed to Speak Include:

  • Mike Celata
    Mike CelataBOEM
    GOM Regional Director
  • Paul Versowsky
    Paul VersowskyBSEE
    Chief, Office of Structural and Technical Support
  • John Hand
    John HandConocoPhillips
    Technology Program Manager
  • Ernest Hui
    Ernest HuiShell
    Global Decommissioning Business Improvement Lead
  • Dave Sinclair
    Dave SinclairMaersk Oil
    Head of Decommissioning
  • Larry Johnson
    Larry JohnsonBHP Billiton
    Decommissioning and Abandonment Lead
  • Eduardo Zacaron
    Eduardo Zacaron Petrobras
    Decommissioning Manager
  • Johan Kverneland
    Johan KvernelandTOTAL E&P
    P&A R&D
  • Randall Shafer
    Randall Shafer ConocoPhillips
    Lead P&A Contact
  • Clay Thompson
    Clay Thompson (invited)Anadarko
    Marine Engineering Manager
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Why the Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit 2018 is Unmissable...


Executive Level Attendees


Operator Attendees


Unrivalled Expert Speakers


Exhibition Booths with Innovative Technologies




Hours of Dedicated
Networking Time

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Your One Stop Shop for Decommissioning and Abandonment Excellence

  • A Decade of Decommissioning:

    Brand-new keynote session compiling a decade’s worth of lessons learned, case study milestones and crucial project data to share how past operational experience can deliver outstanding future decommissioning and abandonment projects

  • Regulatory Update:

    Learn about BOEM’s ongoing work to review NTL 2016-N01 and get the latest guidance from BSEE to support safe and environmentally sound offshore platform removal to drive forward decommissioning excellence

  • Emerging Technologies in P&A:

    Learn about the pioneering innovations optimizing P&A economic efficiency through multi-annular logging, next generation barriers, lasers and rigless P&A at the new and exclusive technology showcase

  • Operator Case Studies:

    Gather operational experience from operators in the GoM, Brazil, the North Sea, Asia Pacific and more to understand the crucial decommissioning lessons learned, slash costs and deliver outstanding decommissioning and abandonment projects

  • Economic-Efficiency in Facility Decommissioning:

    Explore the latest approaches to deepwater and shallow-water facility decommissioning including subsea systems, floating production systems and fixed structures to alter your approach to removal

  • A Step-Change in Well P&A:

    Hear the evolving practices in rigless and rig-based P&A to maximize cost-efficiencies and effectively and consistently estimate back-end costs to reduce contractor risks when conducting fixed-lump sum decommissioning projects

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What's New For 2018?

  • BRAND-NEW technology showcase: Exclusive showcase displaying the emerging technologies in P&A, sharing the latest pioneering innovations to optimize P&A economic efficiency through multi-annular logging, next generation barriers, lasers and rigless P&A
  • BRAND-NEW International Decommissioning Session: Improved international focus sharing operational experience and crucial lessons learned through operator case studies to improve global project execution and reduce decommissioning costs worldwide
  • BRAND-NEW 10 years in Decom & Abandonment Panel: Unique panel discussion evaluating the last decade of industry case studies to demonstrate key technological advances, share significant lessons learned and predict future progression within decommissioning
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Just a handful of the industry leaders you’ll meet at the summit:

  • Facilities Engineer, Anadarko Petroleum
  • Marine Engineering Manager, Anadarko Petroleum
  • Principal Engineer - Global Decommissioning, BHP Billiton
  • Technology Specialist - D&A, BHP Billiton
  • Regional Director GOM Region, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
  • GPO Construction Manager, BP
  • Chief, Office of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, BSEE
  • FE Planner/Asset Retirement Advisor, Chevron
  • Well Abandonment Adviser, Chevron
  • Operations Supply Chain Supervisor, ConocoPhillips
  • Supply Chain Coordinator, ConocoPhillips
  • Technology Program Manager, ConocoPhillips
  • Executive Vice President, Endeavor Management
  • Construction Superintendent: Decom/Diving/Asset Integrity, Energy XXI
  • Decommissioning Manager, Energy XXI
  • Senior Technical Professional - Advisor, ExxonMobil
  • Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs, Hess Corporation
  • Asset Retirement Project Lead, Hess Corporation
  • Global Hydrocarbons Sector Decommissioning Leader, INTECSEA
  • VP Operations, Lloyds Register
  • Global Projects Manager, Metrol Technology
  • Deepwater Facilities Superintendent, Noble Energy
  • Project Leader, Noble Energy
  • GOM Operations Manager, Noble Energy
  • Drilling and Completions Manager, Repsol
  • General Manager, ROVOP
  • Senior Research Scientist, Schlumberger-Doll Research
  • Section Head AOT&RD DCD, Total E&P
  • Manager - Facilities & Construction, W & T Offshore
  • Decom Leader, W & T Offshore
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More international representation that ever before:

For ten years, the Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit has been the global meeting point for industry professionals from all over the world. The 2018 summit will feature more international attendance that ever before - here are just some of the countries already represented...

  • Venezuela
  • Denmark
  • Thailand
  • Australia
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Angola
  • Canada
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • South Korea
    South Korea
  • Spain
  • UAE
  • UK
  • USA
Find out more about who you’ll meet at the summit here

A legacy of bringing together the biggest companies in decommissioning and abandonment:

  • Anadarko
  • Chevron
  • Energy-XXI
  • Inpex-Corporation
  • murphy
  • petroquest
  • stone-energy

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what DecomWorld 2017 attendees had to say

  • Shell

    "The organization, agenda topics and speakers are world class. If you are engaged in decommissioning activities as an operator or contractor, or if you are interested in developing a new business opportunity, Decomworld would be the right place to broaden your network and get to know the latest Decommissioning trends and challenges"

    - Ruth Carrasquero, Abandonment Finance Manager, Shell
  • chevron

    "DecomWorld is a wonderful global networking event that various professionals in the industry can benefit from. It brings so much value to business development and sharing of experiences"

    - Obioma Isiuwa, EMC Project Manager, Chevron
  • Hess

    "The event has grown considerably over the years and has reached a critical mass of expertise and interaction that bodes well for the future of offshore decommissioning around the world. It was also rewarding to see the different approaches between European and GoM experience being openly discussed in a constructive manner"

    - Stephen Brown, Facilities Advisor, Hess Advisor
  • TSB Offshore

    "This is the best conference to hear from, meet, and speak with the largest names in the decommissioning market"

    - William Speck, Project Manager, TSB Offshore Inc
  • William Jacob

    "DecomWorld was attended by worldwide operator staff and contractors in the decommissioning/abandonment industry. The "live" polling and Q&A was an interesting element that added significantly to the overall presentation and delivery of the conference. The conference was run efficiently and maintained a high level of business acumen"

    - Charlie Fife, Business Development Manager, William Jacob Management
  • NNPC

    "I found the conference very educative. It has made me realize that decommissioning is a very complex exercise that requires in depth study, research, data analysis, interpretation and evaluation. It is also a costly venture that cannot be avoided. I really appreciate the efforts of the organizers, the speakers and the enthusiasm of the participants. Everything about the conference was fantastic. Look forward to more of this uniting forum"

    - Haruna Jibrin, Operator, NNPC

2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver Sponsors

  • abrado
  • Ardent
  • EPS
  • geodynamics
  • HFW
  • Lloyds
  • MARS
  • Ramboll Environ
  • Slattery-Marino-Roberts
  • van-ness-feldman
  • Modern American recycling

Bronze Sponsors

  • Baker Hughes
  • BCG
  •  NADC
  • Oceaneering
  • Rosen
  • TSB


  • Bluegrass Offshore
  • EMR
  • Mactech
  • OTC
  • zerlux

Media Partners

  • newsbase
  • ONT

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Charlotte Howlett

Charlotte Howlett

Senior Project Director
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+44 (0) 20 7375 7182 (Global)

Rob McManus

Rob McManus

Commercial Director
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