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"Very well organised and run. Event had a varied and wide range of topics."
D Upcraft
Lloyd's Register
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
  4. Powering offshore fields
  5. Logistics and risk assessment

10th Anniversary Dinner

Join us for dinner and continue your networking in a relaxed environment

Arctic Oil & Gas 2014 Innovation Award

The inaugural Arctic Oil & Gas 2014 Innovation Award will be presented during the dinner. 

More Networking than ever before!

  • Pre-conference welcome drinks reception
  • Ice-Breaker Breakfast
  • Drinks Reception
  • 10th anniversary Dinner
  • 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

Arctic Oil & Gas 2014 Innovation Award

The inaugural Arctic Oil & Gas Conference 2014 Innovation Award will be presented to a company or individual that has developed an innovative idea that benefits Arctic oil & gas development either through a new technology, environmental practice or service to Arctic communities. The Award will be judged by an independent committee of leading Arctic specialists.

Nominations may either be on behalf of your own company or organisation, or to nominate a company, organisation or individual who you believe deserves special credit for their contribution to the Arctic.

2013 Attendees included:

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

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(updated 14 September 2014)


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