27th September 2017

The Strand Palace Hotel | London

Wednesday 27th September 2017

08:30 Coffee and registration
09:00 WELCOME TO FUTURE OIL AND GAS 2017
Matthew Astill, CEO, Cavendish Group
Koos Tesselaar, Chairman, Cavendish Group and Chairman, Hemingway Corporate Finance
SESSION 1 – A NEW WORLD ORDER
09:05 Panel 1: What price oil? Short-term repositioning or a new model for the sector?

  • What factors will determine the future price of oil
  • A steady recovery or a new world order?
  • Oil companies’ strategies for technology acquisition

SPEAKERS:
Moderator: Patrick Harris, Energy & Natural Resources Correspondent, EMEA, Mergermarket
Tassos Vlassopoulos, Chief Marketing Officer, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Ben Thuriaux-Alemán, Principal, Arthur D Little
Fergus Woodward, Partner, KPMG

09:45

Panel 2: Consolidation of the oil & gas sector

  • The current situation: what is the state of oil and gas consolidation?
  • When, where and in what form will M&A activity take?
  • What will the post-consolidation landscape look like?

SPEAKERS:
ModeratorTassos Vlassopoulos, Chief Marketing Officer, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Jonathan Woolf, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro
Jeremy Low, Head of Energy, EMEABMO Capital Markets
Steven Bryan, Partner, Hogan Lovells
Patrick Harris, Energy & Natural Resources Correspondent, EMEA, Mergermarket

10:30 Networking break and refreshments
SESSION 2 – DIGITAL REVOLUTION
11:15

Panel 3: Technology enablers for operational efficiency

  • How can Industrial Internet of Things improve productivity?
  • Making better use of Big Data and analytics
  • Technology service innovations for oil and gas

SPEAKERS:
Moderator:Nic Newman, Oil Business Journalist
Cédric Morel, Managing Director, Sensile Technologies SA
Dave Fitch, Head of Operations, The Data Lab
Dr Julian Pickering, CEO, Geologix Systems Integration
Michael Jones, Sr. Director Strategy and M&A, Landmark & Halliburton

12:00

Panel 4: Digital technology driving profitability

  • Creating value through digital technologies
  • Increased use of the cloud to unlock the value of digital technologies
  • Increasing investment in digital technologies

SPEAKERS:
Moderator: Ian Phillips, Chief Executive, Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC)
Lars Meloe, Regional Director, Kongsberg Digital
Andreas Frejborg, Technical Sales Manager, NAPCON at Neste Jacobs
Peter Black, Founder and Managing Director, EnergySys Limited
Nial McCollam, Chief Technology Officer, Lloyd's Register

12:45 Lunch and networking

SESSION 3 – INNOVATION FOR SURVIVAL AND GROWTH

14:00

Panel 5: A perfect storm: technology solutions for increased operational efficiency

  • Technology requirements for operational efficiency
  • Technology advances and their impact
  • What direction will future innovation take in the oil and gas sector?

SPEAKERS:
Moderator: Nic Newman, Oil Business Journalist
Will Rowley, Vice President, Acteon Field Life Service
Thomas Smith, Director of Business Development, Fluor
Simon McEntee, EMEA Industry Leader Oil & Gas, Rockwell
Thomas Hvamb, Investment Director UK, Energy Ventures

14:45

Panel 6: Searching for the winning technology

  • What’s on oil and gas major’s shopping list?
  • Acquire or develop: the innovation conundrum
  • Oil companies’ strategies for technology acquisition

SPEAKERS:
Moderator: Ben Thuriaux-Alemán, Principal, Arthur D Little
Stephen Sheal, External Relationship Director, The Oil & Gas Technology Centre
Elgonda la Grange, Director Digital, Dresser Rand (A Siemens company)
Andrew Howell, Chief Executive Officer, KBC Advanced Technologies Limited (A Yokogawa company)
Florus Wilming, Director, Contact Onboard

15:30 Networking break and refreshments

SESSION 4 – TECHNOLOGY LEADING THE WAY TO PROFITABILITY

16:00

Panel 7: Disruptive technologies for the new age of oil and gas

  • Making better use of Big Data and analytics
  • Improving control systems to improve efficiency and safety
  • Taking advantage of the opportunities presented by improved automation

SPEAKERS:
Moderator: Fergus Woodward, Partner, KPMG
Sarah Forbes, Director for Projects and Innovation, Peterson Offshore Group
Ian Phillips, Chief Executive, Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC)
Dennis Bracy, Chief Executive Officer, US-China Clean Energy Forum

16:45

Panel 8: The oil field of the future

  • Developing the fully digital oilfield
  • Challenges for the next decade
  • What are the next big innovations in oil and gas production?

SPEAKERS:
Moderator: Stephen Sheal, External Relations Director, Oil & Gas Technology Centre
Chris Pateman-Jones, Director, EY Global Infrastructure
Alistair Stubbs, Global Service Director, Bentley Systems International Limited
Iain Grainger, Vice President Commercial Europe & Africa, McDermott
Petter Mathisen, Vice President Software Solution, AGR

17:30 - 19:00 Drinks Reception