2020 All Star Speaker Faculty

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Alvaro Ranero

Alvaro Ranero

Decommissioning Director
Repsol

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Win Thornton

Win Thornton

VP, Decommissioning
BP

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Dave Sinclair

Dave Sinclair

DSO CPH Offshore Product line, Late life and Decommissioning
Total

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Clay Thompson

Clay Thompson

Marine Engineering Manager
Oxy

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Randall Schafer

Randall Schafer

Lead P&A Contact
Conoco Phillips

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Joe Leask

Joe Leask

Decommissioning Manager
Oil & Gas UK

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James Wiseman

James Wiseman

Senior Deepwater Project Manager
Noble Energy

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James Wiseman is a Deepwater Developments Manager at Noble Energy - an independent international oil and gas operator. He came to the Gulf after graduating from the University of California - Berkeley, where his masters' research focused on scoping an effective rigs-to-reefs program for California. James worked for 3 years planning and executing decommissioning projects in the Gulf before transitioning to deepwater in 2001. Most recently, James was responsible for leading the long-distance Gunflint subsea tie-back project from Sanction to first oil and stable production.

Sandy Esslemont

Sandy Esslemont

Executive Director
Abrado Wellbore Services

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Mr. Esslemont has 36 years of international Oil & Gas industry experience in petroleum technology, drilling operations, and executive management. Sandy started his career as a petroleum engineer with Shell International and specialized in Drilling Engineering. His experience led him into drilling rig and turnkey management positions for Pride International before becoming a project manager in London with Baker Hughes Inteq. He was appointed CEO of Roxar an oilfield technology company in 2001. During his tenure as CEO Mr. Esslemont delisted the company from the Norwegian Stock exchange and successfully managed two private equity leveraged buy-outs prior to an eventual relisting of the company on the Norwegian Stock Exchange in 2007. In 2008 Mr. Esslemont became the President, Western Hemisphere for Expro International, a UK Public listed Oilfield Services firm before leaving in 2009 to become CEO of SensorTran, a venture backed fibre optic sensing technology company based in Austin, Texas. Following the successful acquisition of SensorTran by Halliburton in 2011, and a brief stint as integration consultant to the acquirer, Mr. Esslemont took the helm of Abrado, Inc. an oilfield services company he helped found in 2009. He is currently Executive Director of Abrado focused on global growth for Abrado’s P&A technology and services.

Mr. Esslemont has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Herriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

Ernest Hui

Ernest Hui

D&R Global Centre of Excellence
Shell

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Time with Shell: 14 Years      

Current Role (in Houston WCK):  Global Decommissioning & Restoration Center Business Improvement Lead

Years in Decommissioning:  7 years.

Other Shell Roles:

  • Held roles as the Americas Deepwater Decommissioning and Restoration Transformation Program Manager, Abandonment Finance Manager, Project Finance Manager for the Technology R&D organization, and joined Shell at the Motiva Port Arthur Refinery as the Performance Analysis Manager.

External Roles:

I also worked for 7 years with the Fluor Corporation and started my career in the automotive industry with the Robert Bosch Corporation in various technical engineering, sales & marketing, supervisory, and project management roles in the U.S., Germany, and Asia.

Education:

  • S. Industrial & Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • International MBA from University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business
Eduardo Herbert Zacaron Gomes

Eduardo Herbert Zacaron Gomes

Decommissioning Manager
Petrobras

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Luis Batalla

Decommissioning Manager
Repsol Sinopec

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Larry Johnson

Larry Johnson

Principal Engineer of Global Decommissioning
BHP

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Current role:
Lead Petroleum's Center of Excellence for Decommissioning and Abandonment

Past experience:
Major Project Manager/Facilities Engineering for: onshore gas/condensate/oil plants (Texas, Algeria, Indonesia, Alaska), offshore oil/gas platforms - (Trinidad, North Sea).

Pre-development exploration/appraisal support - Supervise conceptual facility designs, cost estimates and multidiscipline economic evaluations for decisions to drill, farm into, and/or develop onshore and offshore fields worldwide.

Development Division Planner - budgeting company wide capital project portfolio, project reviews, health checks, readiness reviews, decision reviews, corporate reporting

Company representative - Large Non-Operated Developments - Gulf of Mexico, North Sea

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Kevin Davis

Area Manager
Chevron

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Henry St Aubyn

Henry St Aubyn

VP Advisory, US
PACE

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Michael Marnane

ETC - Marine Environmental Scientist
Chevron

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Bruce Crager

Bruce Crager

Executive Vice President
Endeavour Management

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Bruce Crager is Executive Vice President of Endeavor Management and leads the firm’s group of Expert Advisors. He has over 40 years’ experience in offshore drilling and production, primarily in management positions. This has included significant experience evaluating and providing all types of field development solutions, particularly those based on floating production systems and subsea production equipment. Bruce holds a BS in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University and was selected as a Distinguished Graduate of TAMU’s Zachary Department of Civil Engineering in 2008. He also holds a MBA from the University of Houston, has co-authored 4 patents, and has written numerous technical and management articles.

Stuart Martin

Stuart Martin

Business Development Director
Ardent

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2019’s speaker line-up included:

  • Larry Johnson, Principal Engineer of Global Decommissioning, BHP
  • Eric Turner, Chief of Risk Management, BOEM
  • Boudewijn Versluijs, Decommissioning - Commerical Manager, Boskalis
  • Michael Celata, Director of Gulf Region, BOEM
  • Sandy Esslemont, Executive Director, Abrado
  • Brandon DeWolfe, Facilities Operations Manager, Fieldwood
  • John Hand, Technology Program Manager, ConocoPhillips
  • Ernest Hui, Global Decommissioning Center of Excellence - Americas Lead, Shell
  • Emily Hazelwood, Founder, Blue Latitudes
  • Joe Nicolette, Managing Partner and Senior Principal, EPS
  • Amber Jackson, Co-Founder, Blue Latitudes
  • Chuck Greer, President, CRG Oilfield Abandonment LLC
  • James Wiseman, Senior Deepwater Project Manager, Noble Energy
  • Bruce Crager, Executive Vice President, Endeavour Management
  • Brian Twomey, Principal Consultant & Managing Director, Reverse Engineering Services
  • Nils Cohrs, Head of Decommissioning, OGA
  • Aly Hakam, SCU Project Manager, Chevron
  • Dave Sinclair, DSO CPH Offshore Product line, Late life and Decommissioning, Total
  • Randall Schafer, Lead P&A - Global Wells, Conoco Phillips
  • Leslie Barnes, Decommissioning Workgroup Chair, Offshore Operators Committee
  • Greg Roger, Associate Director, Offshore Operators Committee
  • Clay Thompson, International & Deepwater Projects, Anadarko
  • Win Thornton, VP, Decommissioning, BP
  • Henry St Aubyn, Principal Consultant, PACE
  • Giancarlo Mangiafico, Project Manager, ENI
  • Maetinee Luangsangthong, CTEP -Environmental Engineer, Chevron
  • Paween Sitawarawet, CTEP -Environmental Engineer, Chevron
  • Tim Cooper, Principal Closure Planning, BHP
  • Eduardo Zacaron, Head of Decommissioning, Petrobras
  • Roger Esson, Decommissioning Solution Centre Manager, OGTC
  • Will Gala, Chevron Fellow, Chevron
  • Thomas Boehme, Global Business Development Director, Ardent
  • Paul Shrieve, Vice President Offshore & Services, Bureau Veritas
  • Ken Gerbino, Chairman and Founder, Titan Oil Recovery,Inc.

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Owen Rolt

Owen Rolt

Global Project Director
DecomWorld
Global: +44 207 375 7596
orolt@decomworld.com

Ben McCann

Ben McCann

Commercial Director
DecomWorld
Global: +44 207 375 7592
Bmccann@fc-bi.com

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