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Agenda at a Glance for Reuters Events: Decommissioning & Abandonment Virtual

08:30 - 08:40 CST (10 mins)
Live Welcome to Reuters Events: Decommissioning & Abandonment 2020
08:40 - 09:30 CST (50 mins)
CSTA Global Update: Decommissioning in the age of Covid-19
  • Review the international market for decommissioning and abandonment from industry leaders in LATAM, AsiaPac, the North Sea and West Africa
  • Understand the affect that Covid-19 will have upon the market, and identify future opportunities to either pivot or grow
  • Compare the impact of the pandemic in international markets from leading global decommissioning experts   

Repsol Alvaro Ranero Decommissioning Director Repsol

PETRONASPETRONAS M Ikhranizam M Ros Head Decommissioning & Abandonment PETRONAS

Rystad Energy Jon Marsh Duesund Partner Rystad Energy

09:30 - 09:45 CST (15 mins)
ABS Group - Life Extension as a Decommissioning Strategy
  • Gain insights about how a risk and reliability-based asset management program can maintain safety, optimize integrity and improve performance in a life extension project.

ABS Group ABS Group

09:45 - 10:00 CST (15 mins)
Keynote, with Worley
  • Hear exclusive insights and lessons learned from Worley

Worley Worley

10:00 - 10:15 CST (15 mins)
Keynote, with GEODynamics
  • Hear exclusive insights and lessons learned from GEODynamics

GEODynamics GEODynamics

10:15 - 10:30 CST (15 mins)
Live Questions, Answers and Audience Polling
  • Have your say through live questions and polling from the 2020 keynotes. 
10:30 - 10:45 CST (15 mins)
EPS Montrose - An Introduction to Comparative Assessment
  • Gain exclusive insight into approaches to comparative assessment through a side by side comparison of the UK style, CA  and NEBA on a specific North Sea case-study sight

EPS Montrose EPS Montrose

10:45 - 11:30 CST (45 mins)
Contrasting Approaches to Comparative Assessment
  • Contrast approaches to comparative assessment in order to weigh up the pros and cons of various decommissioning options
  • Hear how comparative assessment of safety, costs, carbon footprint, commercial and recreational fisheries issues, environmental impact  and more can ensure decommissioning excellence
  • Discuss how comparative assessment can be utilized within a risk based approach to regulation and its potential impact on ensuring safe and effective abandonment 

Endeavor Management Moderator: Bruce Crager EVP Endeavor Management

BHP Larry Johnson Principal Engineer of Global Decommissioning BHP

EPS Joe Nicolette EPS Montrose

Endeavor Keith Caulfield Operations Advisor - Decommissioning Team Lead Endeavor

Jim Christie Consultant

11:30 - 11:45 CST (15 mins)
Intermoor Case Study Experience on Permanent Platform Decommissioning
  • Hear exclusive insights and lessons learned from Acteon

Intermoor Regan Miller Principle Installation Engineer Intermoor

11:45 - 12:00 CST (15 mins)
Exploring the Economic Impacts of GOM Offshore O&G Developments
  • Explore what the future of the O&G industry looks like within the GOM in order to evaluate the continued importance of the region as a major source of energy production
  • Re-focus on the future of the GOM, the home of global decommissioning
  • Gain exclusive insights from NOIA in order to understand how to secure the future of oil and gas within an increasingly volatile market. 

National Ocean Industries Association Erik Militio President National Ocean Industries Association

12:00 - 12:45 CST (45 mins)
International Regulatory Panel
  • Compare and contrast international approaches to regulation in multiple international jurisdictions
  • Hear regulatory experts from across the globe share the scope for their move towards models of comparative assessment
  • Strategize methods to navigate regulatory uncertainty in different jurisdictions including the potential for risk-based vs. prescriptive approaches and how to implement safe and effective decom

Oil and Gas Authority UK Ian Fozdar Decommissioning Manager Oil and Gas Authority UK

PETRONAS Siti Shafikah Md Daud Senior Manager, Project Implementation, Asset Decommissioning PETRONAS

12:45 - 13:00 CST (15 mins)
Collaboration and innovation in the Dutch Decommissioning challenge
  • Hear how multi operator joint campaigns can lead to a significant cost reduction in decommissioning
  • Find out that there are opportunities to re-use existing infrastructure
  • Understand how a joint approach of operators of the decommissioning challenge can lead to innovation and cost reduction.

NexStep Jacqueline Vaessen General Manager NexStep

13:00 - 13:45 CST (45 mins)
Strategizing Methods for Late-Life Optimization
  • Understand how effective optimization of operation expense can minimize costs in asset late-life 
  • Hear how to manage capital expenditure in late-life in order to reduce costs in the both the lead up to, and post CoP
  • Realize the importance of asset integrity for decommissioning efficacy and how breaking silos between decom and operations teams can ensure late-life efficacy

Shell Ernest Hui D&R Global Centre Excellence Shell

Noble Energy James Wiseman Senior Deepwater Project Manager Noble Energy

NexStep Jacqueline Vaessen General Manager NexStep

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