Past Events Archive: 2019

Past Events Archive: 2019

by david
May 2020

Webinar – Western Isles Field Development – A Subsurface Perspective. Nick Beaumont-Smith & Truong Nguyen – Dana Petroleum

The Western Isles field was first encountered by the 210/24a-8 &210/24a-10z exploration wells, however results were unclear with geological complexity hampering interpretation. The full potential of the field was not recognised until 2008/9 when the area was explored by Dana Petroleum. A series of four wells were drilled that helped identify four independent fault blocks hosting oil in both the Upper and Lower Brent formations. The presentation will chart the evolution of the subsurface understanding since sanction to start-up. It will focus on results from development drilling and how this materially changed management of the field. Each new well has led to an upward revision of in-place volumes with material changes in field stratigraphy encountered. Production data has greatly improved the subsurface understanding however there has been the occasional surprise.

YP Unplugged 360 Series Webinar. Leading in a Virtual Environment. Rahul Dogra, International Management & Leadership Instructor

Whether working with a colleague in the next office or across the world, virtual working is becoming the norm. This presentation will focus on how to effectively lead a virtual team to create success in the global workplace by fostering key relationships that reinforce collaboration and team identity. It will investigate how to facilitate effective and productive teamwork by utilizing appropriate communication technologies.

YP Simplified Series Webinar. Additive Technology: Re-engineer Manufacturing For The Upstream Energy Industry. Lampros Giourntas, Baker Hughes

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has been considered to be part of the 4th industrial revolution. The technological revolution will fundamentally alter our working life, communication and economy. This talk will describe the history of events that led to the development of niche technologies like 3D printing.

April 2020
March 2020

Postponed – Evolution of Bacchus Subsea Well Interventions Using Rig and Light Well Intervention Vessels – Rod Farquhar – Apache

In light of the current situation with the COVID 19 virus this meeting is postponed – we will keep you updated as to when this will be presented. Evolution of Bacchus Subsea Well Interventions Using Rig and Light Well Intervention Vessels Rod Farquhar, Apache   Abstract: A suite of subsea intervention case histories at the […]

YP Simplified Series. Eider & Otter: Turning Challenges into Opportunities. Ewan Wright & Neil Paterson, TAQA

This presentation tells the story of three closely interlinked projects which helped transform the operating model of an offshore platform and extend the life of the Otter field to maximise the economic recovery of the area in line with the Oil and Gas Authority’s MER Strategy 2016.

February 2020

Partnering for Solutions: Production optimisation for brownfield assets in the UKCS. Nazli Demiroren – EXPRO North Sea Ltd.

Production optimisation efforts in the UKCS has gained momentum with the Oil & Gas Authority’s MER UK strategy encouraging operators and service providers to work collaboratively towards a single goal: Vision 2035. With this in mind, this presentation will showcase some of our leading edge production optimisation solutions and case studies touching on the common pain points in the UKCS ranging from the sand face up to tubing across the topsides. Considering the age of the UKCS and the rise of the brownfields in the sector it is believed to be a very engaging discussion.

YP Simplified Series. Innovative Completion Technologies – Communication is the Key to Success. Bruce Robertson, Weatherford

Many industries, particularly safety critical one’s are reluctant to change, preferring instead conventional “time-proven” solutions and the oil industry is no different. It’s often said that “necessity is the mother of invention”, the sustained lower oil price environment is the necessity that the industry has needed to drive it towards innovative technologies. This talk will review two case-studies where innovative technology has been applied successfully to hydraulically fracture a 7-zone, 1,500m horizontal section and to install a single-trip completion in a challenging deep-water environment shortening install time by half.

January 2020

YP TechTour – TechnipFMC ROV

The first Tech Tour of 2020 will be hosted by TechnipFMC and takes place on 29th January. The event will entail an exciting presentation of their ROV activities and capabilities and a tour of their workshop facilities. This will include an opportunity to try piloting an ROV on a simulator and a first hand look at some of the tools.

Energy Transition and the Future of the Oil and Gas Industry. Ian Phillips, OGIC

With world population rising and our ability to develop hydrocarbon reserves continuing to be strong this should be the ideal business environment for the Oil and Gas industry to grow and thrive. However some Investors are refusing to invest in oil and gas. The catch is that burning oil and gas emits carbon dioxide causing huge changes to the climate. The global energy supply is evolving rapidly. The presentation will consider decarbonising oil and gas, renewable energy and the potential impact on how we live.

Decom North Sea Networking Breakfast & Exhibition

Decom North Sea January Networking Breakfast And Exhibition. With presentations from industry leaders Neptune Energy and Repsol Sinopec Resources, this will be a great opportunity to learn, advertise and network.

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