Date: Wednesday 17 October 2012 - Thursday 18 October 2012

Location: Houston, USA

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ACI is proud to announce its 2nd FPSO Vessel Summit, taking place in Houston, USA, on the 17th & 18th of

October 2012. During an interactive 2-day programme, the summit will bring together the major stakeholders of the

industry to discuss, evaluate and determine the direction of their field. With expert analysis of upcoming projects

and business opportunities, particular attention will be paid on developments in the GoM, West Africa and

Brazil. Presenting thought-provoking case studies, delegates will have the opportunity to scrutinise contractual

challenges, operational strategies and asset integrity management issues.

KEY ISSUES

WHY YOU CANNOT MISS THIS EVENT 

ACI’s 2nd FPSO Vessel Conference has a comprehensive two-stream format which will engage all stakeholders from the booming FPSO industry. The meeting will cover all the pertinent commercial and technical issues which senior-level executives within the sector are looking to streamline.  The highly-informative two day meeting will draw all the decision-makers  to both discuss challenges and come up with solutions. You cannot afford to miss this event as it will analyse all the latest developments in contracting, financing, new market trends and cutting edge technologies defining the market.

WHAT WILL BE COVERED

Analysing the impact of new deliveries and the deliveries and the economics of the FPSO market

Opportunities in GoM, West Africa and Brazil

Contractual arrangements & negotiations – Mitigating one’s risk

Asset integrity management – Minimising time consuming incidents

Case study of major contractors and operators – Understanding the implications of particular projects

Efficient co-operation with local authorities and stakeholders – Overcoming regulatory hurdles

A closer look into shipyard capacity and financial trends

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Rafael Corona Tapia, Facilities Design, Pemex Exploration & Production

Joseph J. Cox, President & CEO, Chamber of Shipping America

Peter Lovie, Senior Advisor, Floating Systems: Technical, Commercial & Marketing, Peter M. Lovie PE

 R. Michael Haney, Director,  Douglas Westwood

 Mark O’Neil, Partner, Reed Smith

 Paulo Biasotto, Technical Manager, Bureau Veritas

David Lyons, President, Capital Partners Worldwide

Angus Lugsdin, Business Development Manager, Tritech

 Fabien Lerede, Offshore Claims Director, Charles Taylor & Co.

Rob Hoyle, Principal Consultant BST

Bruce Crager, Managing Director Offshore, Subsea & Marine, Endeavor Management

Chris Walker, Senior Manager, Gard

Jon P Vague,
President & CEO, NLV International, & Founding Chairman, US-Brazil Energy

Cobie Loper, Vice President, Sales and Marketing North America, SBM Offshore

 Robert Gordon, Sr. Principal Engineer - Deepwater Technology, DNV Energy - North America

Helle Kjaerstad, Partner, Reed Smith

 Jorge Suarez, Senior Engineer - Deepwater Technology, DNV Energy - North America

 Antonia Panayides, Reed Smith

 Vincent Rowan, Partner, Reed Smith

 Chris Walker, Senior Manager, Gard

Yann Helle, Principal Engineer, 2Hoffshore

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

All ACI’s events attract a targeted group of senior level researchers and decision-makers from industry.  Our meetings are strictly end-user focussed.  Only a select group of companies are invited to sponsor the event – to ensure the emphasis is on the industry participants, and making sure our delegates have a valuable and positive experience.

 

Delegates will be drawn from FPSO Owners, Operators and Oil Companies and include:

TECHNICAL STREAM:

 Project Managers

Operations/Fleet Directors

Technical Directors/Manager

Naval Architects

Engineers 

COMMERCIAL STREAM:

 President/ Vice Presidents

Managing Directors

General Managers

Business Development

Commercial Managers

AS WELL AS:

Maritime Lawyers  and Brokers

Chartering and E&P Departments of Oil Companies

Shipyards

Banks/Financiers

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE CONTACT

Cheryl Williams

Tel: +44 207 981 2503

Email: cwilliams@acieu.net  

COMMERCIAL & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Companies can gain direct access to our senior level audience and have an increased level of visibility through branding and networking at the conference. For information on available sponsorship and commercial opportunities, please contact:

 Darjan Karaman

Tel:+44 207 981 2509

Email: dkaraman@acieu.net

 

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