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Welcome to the Annual
Global Offshore Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Congress
1st - 3rd June 2016
Amsterdam | The Netherlands

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North Sea & Arctic
Mediterranean
Indian Ocean
Areas of Focus
Include:
Australasia & S.C Sea
West Africa
Persian Gulf
Gulf of Mexico
Hydrocarbon
Processing
& Transportation
Rig Construction,
Maintenance & Repair
Deep & Ultra Deep
Drilling & Extraction
Pipleline Construction
& Repair
HSE Proceedures &
Best Practices
New Exploration
Techniques &
Technologies
Financing &
Monetisation for New
Offshore Project
Development
GOC 2015 Production Manager
General Telephone: + 357 99810833
Email: Info@GlobalOffshoreCongress.com
Emmanuel Haton, Director European Government Affairs, BP
Topic:
The Role of Regional Offshore E&P in Ensuring the Reliability of Supplies
for Europe’s Energy Security
Emmanuel Haton has spent his entire career in the BP group, first in France, and later
in several regions in the world. In 2002, he was posted to BP Angola in charge of
Government and Public Affairs. He was appointed in Brussels as Deputy Director
European Government Affairs in 2004 and took his existing role as Director European
Government Affairs in June 2012.
Keisuke Sadamori, Directorate of Energy Markets and Security, IEA
Topic:
Meeting the Global Energy Demand During the Current Period of Economic
Turbulance
Mr. Sadamori took up his duties as Director of the Office for Energy Markets and
Security at the International Energy Agency on 1 October 2012. Previously, he held
the post of Deputy Director General for Policy Co-ordination at the Ministry of Economy,
Trade and Industry (METI), in Japan. He had been involved with the IEA for a number of
years as IEA Governing Board Representative for Japan and as Co-Chair of the Standing Group on Long
Term Co-operation. He has served in the Cabinet of the Prime Minister of Japan and has co-ordinated
numerous important projects, including work following the Fukushima-Daiichi incident in March 2011.
Francisco de la Flor, Director of Regulations, Enagás
Topic:
Assessing, Coping and Mitigating the Regulatory Risk for Offshore Projects
Francisco’s other current positions include GLE President, GIE Board Member, ENTSOG
Management Board Member, UN ECE WPG Vice President and IGU PGC B SG Leader.
He has more than 25 years in the natural gas business for different companies, positions and responsibilities
in the commercial, technical, procurement, international and planning areas. He has completed a Business
Administration Executive Program at the IESE Business School and followed doctorate studies in Economics.
Christopher J. Schenk, Task Leader, U.S. Geological Survey
Topic:
Accessing the New Gas Discoveries and Current, Future &
Potential Reserves in Emerging Offshore E&P Regions
 
Chris Schenk has spent 24 years as a research geologist with the US Geological Survey in Denver,
Colorado, USA.He is Project Chief of the US National Oil and Gas Assessment Project, and is Regional
Coordinator for the Central America, South America, and the Caribbean for the USGS World Energy
Assessment.
Chris Faulkner, CEO, Breitling Oil & Gas Corporation
Topic:
Global Shale Gas Experience from North America and its Potential Impact
on Global Energy Supply/Demand
Chris Faulkner is the President and CEO of Breitling Oil and Gas, an independent oil and
natural gas company based in Irving, Texas. With diverse and extensive experience in
all aspects of the oil and gas industry in North America, Europe and the Middle East, Mr. Faulkner is an
advisor to the ECF Asia Shale Committee and sits on the Board of Directors for the North Texas Commission.
Eric Pietrac, HR Director, Subsea 7
Topic:
Succession & Work Force Planning in the Energy Industry
• Successful Practices in Attracting New Talent
• Strategies Implemented To Address Skills Shortages
After 10 years as an engineer in France and abroad for Saint Gobain, Eric decided to make HR a second
career. He has gained 15 years international HR experience in complex environments and in different
sectors: oil& gas, manufacturing, real estate, facilities, consulting, financial services and NGO.
Eric is currently HR Director for Subsea 7. He has written two books and various articleson HR and on
emerging countries.
Roudi Baroudi, Secretary General, World Energy Council,  
CEO,
Energy and Environment Holding - Qatar
Topic:Eastern Mediterranean E&P Developments
Roudi Baroudi has over 34 years of international government and
private-sector experience in the fields of oil and gas, petrochemicals, power, energy-sector reform,
environment, carbon trade mechanism, privatization and infrastructure industry. He has done extensive work
in energy, economic prosperity and security, development programs which tackled advance energy and
economic growth related to Private Sector (IPP). He helped to formulate energy and environment policies in
the Euro-Mediterranean area, Middle and Near East and assisted in the preparation of the Euro-Med Energy
Free Trade Zone, Euro Med Regional and Euro Med government negotiations and energy & transportation
policies advising since the Barcelona and Trieste Declarations in 1995 - 1996 respectively by the European
Commission and its Mediterranean partners.
Antoine Rostand, Managing Director, Schlumberger Business Consulting
Topic:
Winning the Race for Talent Within the Offshore E&P Sector
Antoine Rostand has led SBC since its formation in 2004, playing a key role in
the group’s development into the leading international management consultant
firm to the energy sector.  Antoine has both energy and consulting experience,
beginning his career 24 years ago as a wireline field engineer with Schlumberger. In a consulting role, he
has worked with many of the world's largest oil companies, advising on growth strategies, human resources,
organizational changes, mergers and acquisitions, and operational excellence.
Andrew Dingee, Red Team Safety, BP
Topic:
Applying Latest Industry HSE Procedures & Practices to the Evolving
Regional Offshore Hydrocarbon E&P Sectors - Case Study BP
Andrew Dingee has enjoyed a considerable career within the Marine aviation sector and
aviation safety industry. In 2011, he was hired to create an HSE department for a deep
water, independent operator based on the new Federal Regulation (SEMS).  In order to
accomplish this, he merged the best safety systems from the world’s largest airline with the
best from the oil and gas industry.  He accomplished 3 root cause investigations, improved
their drug and alcohol testing program, conducted multiple contractor Safety Environmental Management
System (SEMS) audits, and developed a SEMS manual that ties the entire working safety system into one
living document. In 2012, he was hired at BP to merge BP’s SEMS program with the safety management
systems of their drilling contractors and service providers.   .
Carlo Muzzarelli, Managing Director, WeRISK

Topic:
Back-to-Back Approach to Risk Management: Pitfalls to Avoid
•  Valuation criteria pitfalls: size and segment matter
•  Aiming at Risk Efficiency: choosing your positioning on the risk boundary
•  Consequences of Contract Terms & Conditions
Carlo has over 20 years of international experience in large projects. In the ‘90s he worked in North Africa
and Middle East providing contract management and risk assessment to Sonatrach, ABB, DEWA and Abu
Dhabi National Oil Company (UAE) among others. He joined GE in 2003 and he held increasingly
challenging roles in Oil & Gas Project Management, Risk Management and Contract Management
specializing in LNG plants, moving to GE Aero as Region Manager for GE Aero for Eastern Europe, Middle
East and Asia-Pacific in 2010. He currently serves as Managing Director of WeRISK, an Italian company
specializing in Risk Assessment and Management.
Khawar Qureshi, QC, Head of Chambers,  McNair Chambers
Topic:
Safeguarding Investments in Global Offshore Energy Projects
- Key Issues and Recent Developments
Professor Khawar is one of the UK’s leading specialists in International Law and Arbitration. He advises and
acts for and against States on matters including Oil terms and Energy sector issues. From 1999 to 2006 he
was one of around 20 Barristers appointed to advise and represent the UK Government as an "A" Panel
Treasury Counsel. He has been a Visiting Professor in Commercial Law at London University, and is
Chairman of Legal Service Group of The City UK which has been designated by the UK Government as
the lead agency for the promotion of UK legal services
Thina Saltvedt, Senior Macro Oil Analyst & Global Commodities Strategist,  
Nordea Markets (Norway)
Topic:
An Update of the Oil Market
• A forecast of the near term and future Oil Price
• Supply and Demand outlook from 2014 and beyond
• The impact on capacity in the current worsening security situation in the MENA and OPEC countries
Thina Margrethe Saltvedt is Nordea Markets' senior macro oil analyst and global commodities strategist.
Based in Oslo, she holds a PhD in Economics and MSc in International Business from the University of
Manchester's Institute of Science and Technology. Additionally she has attained a management degree
from the Norwegian School of Management and studied tax law at the University of Oslo.
Prior to Nordea, Thina has worked for Norges Bank.
William Stevens, Global Head of Strategic Energy Solutions Group,  
HSBC Bank
Topic:
Evaluating Opportunities and the Bankability of Oil & Gas Projects,
Globally and Regionally
Dolan Hinch, Head of Infrastructure & Energy, Middle East & Africa,
Deutsche Bank
Topic:
Key Financing Strategies &  Considerations for Oil &
Gas Projects
Dolan has over 15 years experience of advising and arranging limited recourse and structured financings
in the Energy, Utilities and traditional Infrastructure sectors. He has recently led key advisory mandates for
the Government of Abu Dhabi, the Government of Kuwait and related entities as well as key private sector
clients. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2007 he was a Director in Credit Agricole’s Project Finance
group, responsible for the London team’s Natural Resources practice. Prior to that, he was a Director in the
Energy team for WestLB’s Global Structured Finance group. Dolan is a qualified lawyer and has an MBA
from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.
Tom Colbert, Senior Director, Energy Structured Finance, Oil & Gas,
Royal Bank of Scotland
Topic:
Energy Reserves Based Lending and Finance
Iain Armstrong, Divisional Director and Equity Analyst,  
Brewin Dolphin
Topic:
LNG-Energy for everyone( With a Coastline)?
Iain joined Brewin Dolphin in March 2003 as an equity analyst with primary responsibility for the Oil & Gas
and Support Services sectors. He has since added the Chemicals sector to his coverage. Having graduated
from Glasgow University with an MA in Political Economy, he entered the financial services industry, first
as a US fund equity manager until 1993, when he switched to UK equity fund management.
Marcel Tijhuis, Senior Business Developer, Gasunie
Topic:
Infrastructure Solutions to Take Advantage of the
Commercial Benefits of LNG Fuelled Shipping
Marcel previously worked at Essent in power and natural gas sales and trading and has been working for
Gasunie since 2003. He has been working for Gate terminal from the very early beginning in 2005. With
Gate he negotiated the contracts with the launching customers. He is currently working on a project in the
port of Rotterdam to build facilities enabling smaller LNG vessels to reload LNG in quantities between 1,000
and 30,000 m3 and sail into new gas/LNG markets within Europe.
Michael Welch, Industry Manager – Oil & Gas, Siemens
Topic:
Fuels and Emissions: the Challenges for Offshore
Power Generation
· Reducing CO2 emissions
· Reducing Combustion Emissions: Dry Low Emissions Combustion
· Utilising Associated Gas as the fuel
· Alternative Fuels to Associated Gas
Mike Welch is Industry Marketing Manager – Oil & Gas for Siemens Industrial Gas Turbines. Based in
Lincoln, UK, Mike is responsible for promoting Siemens’ range of small Gas Turbines for Oil & Gas
applications around the World. Mike has an Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from
Loughborough University of Technology in the UK, and has worked in both Sales and Engineering roles
with Rotating Machinery for more than 25 years. Mike is a Member of the Institute of Engineering and
Technology (IET).
Yossi Abu, CEO,  Delek Drilling
Prior to joining Delek Energy, Mr. Abu served as a senior
consultant for Israel’s Minister of Finance, active in the
development and reform of social economic budgetary policies.
He coordinated activities between the Finance Ministry and other
government offices and the private sector on a wide variety of commercial and domestic issues, including
infrastructure, energy, industry, education, transportation, housing, tourism, agriculture, and more. Mr. Abu
had previously consulted on policy (and its implementation) at the Ministry of the Interior, involved in local
governments, construction, and the census. .
Alisa Lockwood, Head of Eurasia Forecasting , IHS
Topic:
Evaluating Opportunities, Prospects and Risk for E&P Activities in the
EMEA Region  
Alisa Lockwood has more than ten years’ experience in political risk, market entry and
counterparty analysis. Alisa manages a team of 7 in-house analysts and some 50 remote analysts based
in-country. In addition to advising major corporate and government clients on political and security risks
in the Europe/CIS region, including war, terrorism, civil unrest and political rik, she is responsible for
producing risk ratings, commercially-relevant forecasts and analysis, based on in-depth knowledge of
political and economic dynamics in the Eurasia region. Alisa led the development of Exclusive Analysis’,
and now IHS'counterparty risk assessment product and manages global investigations.
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