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02. to 04. Mar 2020

The 20th North Sea Decommissioning Conference

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The Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF) and the program committee have great pleasure in inviting you to the 20th North Sea Decommissioning Conference in Stavanger 2-4th March 2020.

In 2020 the NPF Decommissioning Conference will celebrate its 20th year. Although now decommissioning is now mainstream sector with the upstream oil and gas industry, the NPF conference was established by a small group of specialists to share lessons within what was then a new and emerging industry. Whilst shifting focus to reflect decommissioning issues of the day, the conference has retained its distinct emphasis on depth of insight provided by the participation of the industry’s leaders and most knowledgeable and credible experts. Previous participants has confirmed the conference reputation as a first class forum for lessons sharing and networking with practitioners within the North Sea region and beyond.

In 2020, The program committee has put together a program that will address emerging societal interest and regulatory perspectives, new technology developments,  project execution lessons and consideration of challenges the industry faces. The emphasis will continue to be analysis and sharing of high impact lessons.

We hope that you will consider attending and are confident that your participation will enhance your knowledge and business opportunities within decommissioning.

 

Welcome!

On behalf of the program committee,

John Gillies (chair)

 

 

 

Student sponsor:

 

 

 

Program committee 2020

Program

Monday 02. March

17:00

Registration

Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel
18:30

Buffet Dinner

Chair:

Reidar Hamre, Principal Engineer, Petroleum Safety Authority
20:00

The Ryfast Project – worlds longest subsea tunnel

Gunnar Eiterjord, Project Manager Ryfast and Rogfast, Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Tuesday 03. March

08:00

Registration

08:30

Welcome

by the chair of the conference committee, John Gillies, Joint interest Project Manager, ExxonMobil
08:35

Conference opening: "Welcome to Stavanger"

by The Mayor of Stavanger, Kari Nessa Nordtun

INDUSTRY CONTEXT AND MARKET OUTLOOK

At the first NPF Decommissioning Conference in 1998, the Brent Spar incident had raised the public profile of a niche part of the upstream Oil and Gas business to global public attention. Much of that legacy remains and decommissioning has become established as a major sector. Much has been learned but needs to be done to prepare for in the next twenty years?

Chair:

Reidar Hamre, Principal Engineer, Petroleum Safety Authority & John Gillies, Joint Interest Decommissioning Manager, ExxonMobil
08:40

20 years of the NPF Decommissioning Conferences; what has changed and needs changed?

John Gillies, Joint interest Project Manager, ExxonMobil
09:00

10 Years of Insight & Helping Shape an Industry’s Future

Joe Leask, Decommissioning Manager, Oil & Gas UK
09:25

Macro and Decommissioning trends – do environmentalists and “decommissionalists” have something in common?

Tore Guldbrandsøy, SVP and Head of Stavanger Office, Rystad Energy
09:50

Received SMS questions/answers

10:00

Refreshments/networking

INTERNATIONAL POLICY AND REGULATION

The OSPAR Convention formed the foundation for Decommissioning Regulation within the North Sea region, but debate continues on the best policy direction. Hear the different perspectives of leading regulators and industry leaders

Chair:

Mark Stanley, Director, Astonglen Associates Limited and Ingrid Hønsi, Manager Project, Repsol
10:30

UK Regulatory Framework, learning from the past – preparing for the future

Dr Richard Brooks, Director of Decommissioning for the Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning
10:50

The Decommissioning Challenge “To deliver the best for business, society and the environment”

Nils Cohrs, Former Head of Decommissioning at the Oil and Gas Authority
11:10

Decommissioning, derogation and ‘doing the right thing’: an NGO perspective

Dr David Santillo, Senior Scientist, Greenpeace Research Laboratories, Greenpeace International
11:30

Understanding the Role of Ecological Connectivity between Man-made Structures in the North Sea Ecosystem

Richard Heard, Programme Director, INSITE
11:50

Lunch

12:50

Blue Circular Economy Project: Alternative reuse of offshore infrastructure outside oil and gas sector

Marinés Fonseca Chaves, Analyst at Future Business, Equinor and Anders Falsen Habostad, Naval Architect, Global Maritime AS
13:10

What is residual risk & how should it be addressed

Ineke Reyboz, Commercial Consultant, Teleology
13:30

Received SMS questions/answers

IMPROVING SAFETY IN DECOMMISSIONING EXECUTION

Decommissioning execution presents new safety challenges to an industry that has successfully managed inherently high hazards decades. Results, particularly in onshore demolition and recycling have been variable and there is an appetite to improve. There is opportunity to learn from experience of major projects and reflect on how we can capture lessons from our mainstream activities and beyond

Chair:

Johannes Thrane, Vice President BD/Commercial/innovation, AF Offshore Decom and Dag Roar Johansen, Director Ekofisk Cessation, ConocoPhillips
13:40

Experience and Lessons from Dismantling and Recycling

William Lindsay, Project Director, Brent Decommisioning Project, Shell U.K.
14:00

Finishing Strong- Maintaining Safety in the Onshore Recovery Phase

Mark Stanley, Director, Astonglen Associates Limited
14:20

Lessons Learned from recycling the Miller platform

Atle Sætrevik, Project Manager Decommissioning, Kværner
14:40

Received SMS questions/answers

14:50

Refreshments/networking

15:20

Environmental regulation of decommissioning – Offshore and Onshore

Ragnhild Orvik, Head of Section and Helge Dyrendal Rø, Chief Engineer, Norwegian Environment Agency
15:40

Decommissioning to Dismantling and HSE Stewardship

Steve Rae, Executive Director, Step Change in Safety
16:00

Insulation and passive fire protection containing hazardous fibres, a challenge in decommissioning projects

Vidar Høivangli, HSSEQ Manager Onshore Disposal, Kvaerner
16:20

Received SMS questions/answers

16:30

End of day 1

19:00

Aperitif

19:30

Dinner

Wednesday 04. March

08:30

Welcome and opening day 2

Chair: Thor Erling Haug, Project Manager, Statfjord A removal and disposal project TPD PRD, Equinor and Anthony Fievez, Commercial Manager Decommissioning, Heerema Marine Contractors

TECHNOLOGY & SUPPLY CHAIN DEVELOPMENT

Technology continues to be a key enabler to safe and efficient decommissioning, and capture of lessons learned has enabled the industry to make great strides over the last twenty years. Still, significant challenges remain. Hear from a selection of industry innovators abbot ideas, challenges and opportunities:

08:35

Increasing the versatility of Pioneering Spirit: lifting topsides large and small, and lifting tall jackets

Edward Heerema, President and CEO, Allseas
08:55

Next Generation Decommissioning – Time to think different

Ronald van Waaijen, Director, Fairfield Decom Limited
09:15

Going out with a bang! Explosive Technology Solutions for Decommissioning

Sidney Dantuma Johnston, Intellectual Property & Business Development, SPEX Group
09:40

Technology to Enable Efficient Decommissioning

Roger Esson, Decommissioning Solution Centre Manager, The Oil & Gas Technology Centre
10:00

Regulatory requirements for permanent plugging of wells incl. qualifications of creeping formation as a barrier

Per Ove Staveland, Senior Completion Engineer, Repsol Norge AS
10:20

Received SMS questions/answers

10:30

Refreshments/networking

PROJECT UPDATES AND LESSONS SHARING

The opportunity to learning Lessons from the practitioners that are engaged in major projects has been a pillar of the NPF decommissioning conference since its inception.

Chair:

Ingrid Hønsi, Manager Project Repsol and Dag Roar Johansen, Director Ekofisk Cessation, ConocoPhillips
11:00

Aker BP Decommissioning Projects

Ron Howard, Project Manager- Decommissioning, Aker BP
11:15

Lessons Learned from the Gyda P&A Campaign

Espen D. Malde, Drilling Superintendent, Repsol
11:30

Lessons Learned from deployment of a new Modular Rig for Platform Well P&A

Bjørn Bjerke, CEO, Petro Well Services
11:45

Received SMS questions/answers

11:55

Lunch

Chair:

Anthony Fievez, Commercial Manager Decommissioning, Heerema Marine Contractors and Johannes Thrane, Vice President BD/Commercial/Innovation, AF Offshore Decom
12:55

Equinor update and new Field Life Extension (FLX) unit

Ketil Rongved, Vice President FLX Projects, Equinor
13:05

Spirit Energy ST-1 Decommissioning project; a one team approach to Subsea Decommissioning

Iain Cameron Gartshore, Decommissioning Manager, Subsea7 – i-Tech7, Michael Osseweijer, Snr Project Engineer, Seaway 7 and Iain McAlister, Principle Project Engineer, Subsea 7
13:20

Alternatives to pulling Conductors with the P&A rig

Tijn van Dokkum, Project Manager, Heerema Marine Contractors
13:35

Received SMS questions/answers

13:45

Closing remarks by the chair of the conference

John Gillies, Joint interest Project Manager, ExxonMobil
13:50

End of conference

Joe Leask

Decommissioning Manager, Oil & Gas UK

Joe Leask is the Decommissioning Manager at OGUK. As part of his remit he works closely with industry, regulators and the UK and Scottish Governments to develop an efficient cost-effective decommissioning capability, sharing best practice and promoting that expertise at home and abroad. He is also custodian of the Industry’s decommissioning standards and guidelines and leads OGUK’s industry forums and workgroups to deliver incentives, respond to government consultations and promote industry dialogue.

Joe graduated from Heriot Watt University in 2011 with a 1st class Masters degree in Civil Engineering with International Studies. Joe is now a chartered engineer and member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Prior to working for Oil & Gas UK, Joe gained experience in decommissioning with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited (RSRUK), working on a significant portfolio of fields at various stages of decommissioning from planning through to execution. Projects included the Beatrice field which has had a recently approved Decommissioning Programme and Buchan which was towed off-station in 2017.

Prior to RSRUK and after graduating, Joe worked for Jee limited and was a member of BP’s decommissioning team working in the UK and Norway. Joe was BP’s client representative on the offshore subsea decommissioning execution phase for North West Hutton and subsequently responsible for writing the project’s decommissioning programme Close Out Report.

Practical information

Conference fee:  

  • NPF personal members NOK 10,400 plus 25% vat
  • Non-NPF-members        NOK 12,400 plus 25% vat

Special offer for young professionals: bring a colleague under 30 years for half price!

Payment:
Payment can be done upon registration by credit card (Master Card/Visa/AmEx) or by invoice. If the invoice needs to be changed due to wrong or missing information there will added a fee of NOK 150 to the total amount. All international payments must be approved before the conference starts.

Cancellations:

Cancellations must be received in writing by 17 February 2020 and will be subject to a NOK 2,000 cancellation fee unless a substitute delegate is offered. After this date, the full registration fee will apply, however, substitutions will still be accepted. Substitutions for registered delegates may be made at any time, but we would appreciate prior notification.

In case of cancellation of the conference by the Norwegian Petroleum Society, (NPF), the participant will be refunded the conference fee and/or the exhibition fee.Other expenses the participants may have are not refunded, and is not the responsibility of NPF.

Force majeure
Events beyond the control of the NPF – for example, but not limited to, extreme weather conditions, acts of war, terrorism, transportation shut-down (strikes or accidents), government regulation or advisory including travel warnings, serious illness or epidemics that makes it impossible to fulfill the obligations of conducting the conference entitle NPF to cancel the event without liability.

Conference paper:
Presentations from the conference will be available after end of conference. Delegates will be informed when available via e-mail.

Programme changes:
It is sometimes necessary to change timing of the programme. The conference organizer will not be liable for any such unavoidable changes.

Membership:
We offer conference participants to purchase membership of NPF together with registration and payment for the conference:

  • 1 year membership for conference participants (NOK 1,000)

Accommodation:

Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel Stavanger, Norway.

Price per night (incl.breakfast): 1,495 NOK incl. VAT. Hotel is not included in the conference fee and must be paid when checking out.

Transportation:

The hotel is located only 15 minutes driving distance from Stavanger Airport, and the airport Shuttle bus stops outside the hotel 4 times per hour (NOK 110 one way, NOK 160 Return). The Central bus station and the Train station are two minutes walking distance from the hotel.

 

For further information, please contact:                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Kristin Øinæs
Project Manager
Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF)

Mobile: +47 455 07 475 Email: kristin.oinaes@npf.no