BP – William Zimmern

William Zimmern Head of global macroeconomics William has been at BP since September 2014. He manages the production of the Energy Outlook, BP’s view of long-term energy markets, and leads the economic analysis on the energy transition. He is responsible for research on the global economy which is a key component of the company view […]

DNV GL – Marte Aaberg Midtsun

WIN WIN – oil & gas joining forces with offshore wind The world’s energy industry is currently in a time of transition, endeavoring to supply the world with affordable, clean and reliable energy to meet the increasing demand. DNV GL proposed in 2014 the WIN WIN (WINd powered Water Injection) concept, combining the development of […]

OneSubsea – Akshay Kalia

Case Study on Opex Savings Using All-Electric Technology All-electric subsea production systems have been around since the late nineties. Using a rigid product development and qualification program, various technologies have been already developed, installed, and deployed on subsea projects. This technology brings many advantages to the industry by enabling long tie-backs, eliminating hydraulics from the […]

DNV GL – Tore Myhrvold

Safety 4.0 – Demonstrating safety of novel subsea technologies Subsea is important for Norway and new concepts emerge due to need for cost reductions. Innovations are encouraged by regulations, but existing standards and guidelines may not provide relevant support for demonstrating safety of such new concepts. This restricts the envelope of solutions and may impose […]

Cognite – Arve Værnes

Easily accessible live sensor data as a tool for monitoring and maintenance services subsea One of the most important areas where leveraging live instantly accessible data can provide clear short term and long term gains are Condition Monitoring (CM) and Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) of the subsea equipment. When leveraging instantly available times series data […]

Oceaneering – Nivedita Kumar

Does big data mean better data? We are in a world of exponentially growing data sets. ‘Big data’ is a key buzzword and a real trend reflecting the rapid growth of digitalization within the oil and gas industry. Big data by itself is just numbers. Predictive analytics is what makes it so powerful i.e. the […]

Aker Solutions – John Murray

Subsea Data Transparency: Bridging the Operations team / OEM gap with data sharing Historically, subsea original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) lack visibility of product performance in the field. Customers share feedback only when failures occur, often with limited context recorded. In addition, OEMs are often not informed of component failures that do not impact production or […]

Reinertsen New Energy – Torkild R. Reinertsen

Low-carbon emission field developments The oil and gas industry has set out to develop low-carbon and cost-efficient production systems. In Norway, 25% of the CO2 -emission comes from the oil and gas production. CO2-emission from generation of energy to drive compressors and pumps often represents more than 90 % of the total emission from offshore […]

Nexans – Maxime Toulotte

Dynamic and Static Submarine Cable Systems for Hywind Scotland – World’s first Floating Offshore Wind Farm After successful supply and installation of the dynamic submarine export cable for the Hywind Demo project in Norway in 2009, Nexans was awarded in January 2016 for the supply of the export and infield submarine cable systems for the […]

Fred Olsen – Even Hjetland

Stand-alone Power Supply for Resident Underwater Inspection Drones using Wave Energy Converters Fred. Olsen in Oslo has developed a technology where a floating buoy generates electrical energy at sea surface, from ocean waves. One of the units, the BOLT Lifesaver, has been engaged at US Navy test site in Hawaii. Weighting 56 tons and spanning […]