28 - 29 Nov, 2018 | Houston, TX

Congress Day 2: Thursday, 29 November 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Kevin Bourgeois - VP, Brownfield Projects, Kosmos Energy

Kevin Bourgeois

VP, Brownfield Projects
Kosmos Energy

Taking a Bird’s Eye View on the FPSO Project Lifecycle: Project Updates and Lessons Learnt


David Petruska

Upstream Technical Authority & Team Leader – Floating Systems & Metocean

9:40 am - 10:10 am Husky Energy’s White Rose Project

Michael McEvilly - Project Director, White Rose, Husky Energy

Michael McEvilly

Project Director, White Rose
Husky Energy

10:10 am - 10:40 am BW Offshore’s Dussafu FPSO Project

Thomas Kolanski - Business Development Manager, BW Offshore

Thomas Kolanski

Business Development Manager
BW Offshore

10:40 am - 11:10 am Morning Refreshments and Networking Break

Interactive Roundtable Discussions – 3 Rotations @ 40-minutes each
Structured to maximize interaction with in-depth focus on different issues, participants will have the opportunity to participate in all 3 topics, each led by an expert for a 40-minutes discussion. This provides a unique platform for you to deep-dive into the opportunity, challenges and experiences most important to your FPSO project.

Designing Best Practices in FPSO Project Execution & Operations

11:10 am - 1:10 pm Roundtable A | Developing Effective Redeployment Strategies to Maximize Oil Field Potential

Duncan Peace - Managing Director, Crondall Energy

Duncan Peace

Managing Director
Crondall Energy

11:10 am - 1:10 pm Roundtable B | Maintaining a Robust Asset Integrity Management Framework to Manage FPSO Project Costs

Phillip Nguyen - Executive Director of Technology, Fluor Offshore, Fluor and Stork
Fluor and Stork work together to further enhance their integrated solutions and capabilities in thoughtful, strategic ways that will increase the value they deliver to their clients and shareholders. Alongside the EPC services provided by Fluor in the FPSO market, Stork is a key partner to optimize client´s inspection plans. Understanding how to effectively execute those inspections and how Stork can integrate corrective action teams to remediate inspection challenges through rope access enabled, multi-skilled teams is essential to every FPSO endurance. Fluor can design FPSOs, design and fabricate the vessel and process equipment through Fluor´s one-stop shop from design, through fabrication, maintenance & turnarounds till decommissioning. 

Phillip Nguyen

Executive Director of Technology, Fluor Offshore
Fluor and Stork

11:10 am - 1:10 pm Roundtable C | Embracing Digitalization and Technology for Improved FPSO Project Lifecycle Costs

David Hartell - Senior Development Manager, Premier Oil

David Hartell

Senior Development Manager
Premier Oil

1:10 pm - 2:10 pm Networking Lunch

Embracing New Frontiers in the FPSO Industry

2:10 pm - 3:10 pm An A-Z Guide to FPSO Value Engineering & How it Influences "On-Time & On-Budget Delivery"

Gary Estopinal - Mechanical Engineer, Kosmos Energy
Mark Hollaar - Senior Advisor, Process Engineering, Kosmos Energy
  • Discussing how oil companies, FPSO contractors and subcontractors can work together from the start to develop a robust Pre-FEED/FEED strategy
  • Justifying the value and ROI of front-loading FPSO projects
  • Formulating meaningful guidelines to ensure the success of value engineering

Gary Estopinal

Mechanical Engineer
Kosmos Energy

Mark Hollaar

Senior Advisor, Process Engineering
Kosmos Energy

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Navigating Regulatory Challenges for FPSOs in the Gulf of Mexico

Tracy Royce - Regulatory Project Manager, SBM Offshore
  • Laying the regulatory groundwork for FPSO projects along the Gulf of Mexico
  • Ensuring a strong alignment with authorities and FPSO project teams
  • Implementing necessary certification and operations frameworks on your project schedule

Tracy Royce

Regulatory Project Manager
SBM Offshore

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Chairman's Closing Address | State of the FPSO Nation in the Americas

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Afternoon Refreshments and Networking Break

4:30 pm - 4:30 pm End of Conference