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"Excellent programme and presenters, really worth attending"
K Petersen
Shell Global Solutions
Geopolitics in the Arctic

Tim Reilly, Chairman of the Arctic Advisory Group will review current geopolitics and the effects of the Arctic Council's "opening up for business" on geopolitics and industry

The Arctic Climate

The importance of natural variations for understanding and forecasting will be presented by Professor Ole Henrik Ellestad, a leading expert on climate change

Drilling & Production in ice- prone regions

Get the latest concepts for drilling and production platforms and the identify what the cost drivers are for such platforms in Arctic regions

Ice Management

Attend the "Practical Guide to Ice Management" seminar and obtain the latest approaches to optimising ice defence strategies to protect offshore drilling & production units.

Arctic Oil & Gas Conference: Delivering technology innovations and operational excellence

What's new for 2014?

Expert presentations on key technology developments enabling Arctic development

  • The Barents Sea - an assessment of qualified technology
  • Subsea production technology - the way forward for the Arctic?
  • Trenching for the protection of pipelines in ice environments
  • Innovative concepts for drilling & production in ice-affected regions
  • Latest developments in concrete floating and GBS solutions
  • Winterisation offshore facilities for continuous reliability and safety in operations

Insights into the non-technical considerations affecting future development in the Arctic

  • Is the Arctic an attractive prospect for hydrocarbon development?
  • Geopolitics of Arctic nations and what impact they have on future development
  • Why are Social Baseline Studies important?
  • What's causing the major variation of climate and ice conditions?
  • Russian regulatory requirements applicable to offshore drilling operations

Arctic Think Tanks

  1. International cooperation and collaboration
  2. Social challenges for the oil & gas industry
  3. Ice management advances

More Networking than ever before!

  • Pre-conference welcome drinks reception
  • Ice-Breaker Breakfast
  • Drinks Reception
  • Extended Refreshment Breaks each day

Expert Speakers to date

  • Tim Reilly, Founder and Co-Chairman, Arctic Advisory Group
  • Dr Ove Tobias Gudmestad, Professor of Marine Technology, University of Stavanger
  • Philip Cooper, Global Technology Director, INTECSEA
  • Dr Thomas Krumpen, Scientist, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar & Marine Research
  • Ole Henrik Ellestad, Professor of Chemistry, former CEO of the Norwegian Computing Centre
  • Hans Christian Krarup, Country Director and Associate, Golder Associates
  • Ivan Tertychny, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP
  • Sauli Majaniemi, Account Manager, Master Mariner, The Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Magnus Egge, Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, Kvaerner Concrete Solutions
  • Mikhail Grigoriev, Co-owner and Director, GECON
  • Håkon Andersen, Structural Engineer, Dr. tech. Olav Olsen
  • Tim Crome, Director, Sales and Business Development, Technip
  • Adam Balfour, Managing Director, Human Factors Solutions
  • Sten Warnfeldt, Manager, RADAR-Technology
  • Trond Spande, Sales Manager, Winterization, GMC Elektro AS
  • JP Hawkins, President, Advanced Mat Systems
  • Tor Einar Berg, Principal Research Engineer, Ship Technology Division, MARINTEK

A practical guide to Ice Management seminar

Optimise ice defence strategies to protect offshore drilling and production facilities
Monday 3rd November 2014

This one-day seminar will provide you with the information necessary to help you manage effective ice management operations using the latest technology.

  • Sea ice information - availability of rapid geophysical and remote sensing data
  • Advanced ice detection radars – a benefit or another cost only?
  • Sea ice thickness retrieval from SAR imagery
  • An operational acoustic system for ice management
  • Multi-purpose ice-breaking vessels – the latest design concepts

View the seminar agenda

2013 Attendees included:

  • Framo
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Multiconsult
  • Bering Straits Native Corporation
  • Engineering Advancement Association
  • Verhoef Access Technology
  • Student
  • Eni Norge AS
  • Fox Petroleum Ltd
  • Center of Corporate Medicine LLC
  • Rosneft Oil Company
  • Concept Systems
  • Petroenergy
  • Willis AS
  • Shell Exploration and Production
  • Kvaerner Engineering AS
  • Crowley Marine Services Inc
  • Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland B.V
  • Acona Flow Technology
  • Statoil ASA
  • Proactima AS
  • Bassoe Technology AB
  • Pareto JGO Shipbrokers AS
  • Krylov State Research Centre
  • Iddisa Enterprise
  • Inocean Engeeniring AS
  • GPB Neftegaz Services B V
  • Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS
  • DONG Energy
  • ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems GmbH
  • MDA Corporation
  • Kongsberg Satellite Services KSAT
  • SINTEF Materials and Chemistry
  • Flexi France

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(updated 17 December 2014)


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Shell Global Solutions
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