Session Three – Panel Discussion: Realizing Deepwater Potential

A panel discussion featuring tier ones with operations in Newfoundland and Labrador will highlight Session Three. Panelists from Kvaerner, Subsea Integration Alliance, Wood and TechnipFMC will discuss their international experience in deepwater projects and what such projects mean for the future of the oil & gas industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. Discussion will focus on how the industry could prepare for multiple deepwater projects operating concurrently, subsea well systems and how they would operate and the future of gas resources found in deepwater Newfoundland and Labrador.


8:20 a.m.          Moderator Address


8:25 a.m.          Perspective on deepwater developments in Newfoundland

and Labrador’s environment

Lars Eide, Senior Project Director, Kvaerner

Lars Eide will present information on deepwater floater concepts relevant for Newfoundland and Labrador’s environment, relevant experiences from Norwegian developments, ongoing developments under comparable conditions in the Barents Sea and provide reflections on how this may impact the province.


8:35 a.m.          Deepwater developments in a new market

Stian Sande, Project and Operations Vice President, Subsea Integration Alliance

Stian Sande will highlight the latest market trends and execution models for deepwater development, the importance of a collaborative approach, local engagement and value creation for new markets.


8:45 a.m.          Looking to the future – How Newfoundland and Labrador could fit

in the global gas market

Terry Halliday, VP Global Engineering, TechnipFMC

A general overview of current trends in the offshore gas market by focusing on several large projects being considered for final investment decision, as well as an overview of the Canadian potential with reference to Nalcor Energy’s resource assessments; a description of how these gas projects could be developed and the challenges in Canada, with specific focus on R&D focus areas; and the presentation of three relevant TechnipFMC case studies – Prelude FLNG, Yamal LNG, and Karish and Tanin.


8:55 a.m.          Starting with the end in mind

Erin Balch, Global Anadarko Account Manager, Wood


9:05 a.m.         Q & A and Panel Discussion

9:35 a.m.         Refreshment Break


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