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The premier event for oil & gas professionals in Europe

About the conference

Northern Europe 2018 builds on the success of our annual North Sea conference held in London, and emulates both the senior speaker line-up and in depth strategic content.

Following the 2014 oil price crash, companies have had to make significant changes to remain profitable. With the recovery in the market, now is an opportune time to review the potential for exploration, collaboration in the supply chain and the future of the energy market across Europe.
Join us to discover insight into what the future holds for Oil & Gas in the coming years.

KEY REASONS TO ATTEND

  • Hear a keynote opening address from Statoil on cultivating a profile fit for the future, in Norway and beyond
  • Meet and engage with key influencers in the supply chain in our panel discussion with MOL Norge, Energy Ventures and more
  • Gain insights from the key players in the Northern Europe market with c-suite representatives from Lundin Petroleum and Faroe Petroleum
  • Catch up on major developments in the region, from exploring and developing fields to managing the supply chain
  • Explore the success at the Frosk exploration well with a case study from Aker BP
  • Get an update from Maersk Oil on the largest offshore investment redevelopment project – the Tyra gas field
  • Develop a greater understanding of the changing market structure

Speakers

Alex Schneiter

Chief Executive Officer, Lundin Petroleum

Martin Rune Pedersen Maersk Oil Petroleum Pioneers

Martin Rune Pedersen

Chief Operating Officer, Maersk Oil

Jez Averty Statoil Petroleum Pioneers

Jez Averty

Senior Vice President, Exploration Norway & UK, Statoil

Sanjeev Verma

Area Vice President - Scandinavia, Halliburton

Tove Francke - Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

Tove Francke

Assistant Director of Development and Operations - North Sea South, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

Veland-Faroe-Petroleum-Petroleum-Pioneers

Ida Veland

Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Faroe Petroleum

Haakon Haaland MOL Norge Petroleum Pioneers

Haakon Haaland

Managing Director, MOL Norge

Morten Kelstrup - Maersk Drilling

Morten Kelstrup

Chief Commerical & Innovation Officer - Denmark, Maersk Drilling

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“A well-attended event with a good balance of key players across the sector. It was a great opportunity to hear from – and network directly with – opinion formers and regulators.”

Chief Executive, Hansa Hydrocarbons

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Agenda

09:00

Welcome address by David Saunders, Managing Director, Marketforce

09:05

Chair’s opening remarks

Session 1

Plotting a course to maximise sustainable returns

09:10
Keynote opening address

Cultivating a portfolio fit for the future, in Norway and beyond

  • How will exploration activity shape Statoil’s strategy going forward?
  • What are the current priorities for development and production?
  • Will Statoil’s activity outside of Norway increase as the NCS becomes more mature?
  • How can value be maximised for Statoil and the wider public?

Jez Averty Statoil Petroleum Pioneers
Jez Averty

Senior Vice President, Exploration Norway & UK,
Statoil

09:35

From exploration to production: optimal operation at every step

  • Analysing the promising results in the Barents Sea
  • How can safety be prioritised while ensuring efficient development of assets?
  • What strategies are driving profitable production of oil and gas?

Alex Schneiter

Chief Executive Officer,
Lundin Petroleum

09:55

Delivering the tools for high-value operation

Speaker to be confirmed


10:15

Delivering outstanding results across Europe: the big picture

  • Taking the pulse: what is the current outlook for Oil & Gas in Europe?
  • What strategies will yield the best results in the next decade?
  • What part do European assets have to play as part of a diverse portfolio?

Veland-Faroe-Petroleum-Petroleum-Pioneers
Ida Veland

Deputy Chief Operating Officer,
Faroe Petroleum

10:35
Leaders’ forum with digital Q&A

Assessing the industry and plotting a course to succeed: exploring the next steps

In this session panellists will discuss key issues whilst delegates will have the opportunity to suggest and vote on questions to be posed to the panel.

  • What is the present state of play for oil and gas in Europe?
  • What specific conditions exist in Norway and in countries around the continent?
  • What strategies have been deployed to cut costs and how will these fare as the price of oil continues to recover?
  • How has the supply chain been impacted by efforts to save money?
  • How much remains to be recovered from the currently developed asset base?
  • To what extent is the Barents Sea the future of exploration in Northern Europe?
  • What part does technology have to play in improving production and getting the most from assets?
  • For how much longer will oil and gas remain cornerstones of the energy industry?

Jez Averty Statoil Petroleum Pioneers
Jez Averty

Senior Vice President, Exploration Norway & UK,
Statoil

Alex Schneiter

Chief Executive Officer,
Lundin Petroleum

Veland-Faroe-Petroleum-Petroleum-Pioneers
Ida Veland

Deputy Chief Operating Officer,
Faroe Petroleum

Martin Rune Pedersen Maersk Oil Petroleum Pioneers
Martin Rune Pedersen

Chief Operating Officer,
Maersk Oil

11:15

Refreshments

Session 2

11:45
Morning keynote address

Putting the emphasis on efficient and responsible resource management


Tove Francke - Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
Tove Francke

Assistant Director of Development and Operations - North Sea South,
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

12:05

Questions


Session 3

Regional update – drilling down into the headline stories

12:10

The Tyra redevelopment: securing the future of Danish gas production

  • A huge task ahead: revitalising Denmark’s largest gas field
  • What benefits will upgrading Tyra yield for Danish energy in the coming decades?
  • How will it be ensured that the work remains on schedule and within budget?
  • Are there developments which can be used as a blueprint to guide the project?

Martin Rune Pedersen Maersk Oil Petroleum Pioneers
Martin Rune Pedersen

Chief Operating Officer,
Maersk Oil

12:30

Supporting the next phase of field development across Europe

Speaker to be confirmed


12:50
Case Study: Frosk

Growing Aker BP’s resource base with profitable expansion

In February 2018 Aker BP announced it had struck oil at the Frosk exploration well in the Norwegian North Sea. With estimated reserves of up to 60 million barrels, the discovery represents both an opportunity to further optimise existing infrastructure as well as encouraging further exploration activity in the region.


Gro G. Haatvedt

Senior Vice President, Exploration,
Aker BP

13:10

Lunch

Session 4

Examining the relationship between operators and the supply chain

14:25

Delivering productive relationships with service companies

  • What strategies can be deployed to be successful in a lower-cost environment?
  • Can gains in efficiency be maintained as the price of oil continues to rally?
  • How can both sides meet in the middle to continue to deliver valuable partnerships?

Haakon Haaland MOL Norge Petroleum Pioneers
Haakon Haaland

Managing Director,
MOL Norge

14:45

How can operators and services companies work together in perfect harmony?

Speaker to be confirmed


15:05
Panel discussion

Revitalising oil services and solidifying a robust supply chain

  • How severe was the impact of the 2014 crash and how have suppliers coped?
  • What would the supply chain like to see from operators to encourage their activity?
  • Has there been a shift from specialised providers to “one-stop shop” service companies?
  • How can service companies attract outside investment to support growth?
  • How should larger companies manage their relationships with sub-contractors?
  • What technological upgrades are being developed to make operations more effective?
  • Have there been changes to contract structures to mitigate and better distribute risk?

Additional speakers to be confirmed


Haakon Haaland MOL Norge Petroleum Pioneers
Haakon Haaland

Managing Director,
MOL Norge

tomas Hvamb Energy Ventures Petroleum Pioneers
Tomas Hvamb

Investment Director,
Energy Ventures

15:45

Refreshments

Session 5

Envisaging the forthcoming decades for offshore energy

16:15

Growing an E&P business, backed by private equity in the UK

  • What has made Oil & Gas an attractive destination for private equity?
  • How will fund-backed operators make the most of their assets?
  • The efficiency angle: will private equity drive reductions in operating costs?
  • Is investment a positive sign for the long term viability of oil and gas?

Nick Terrell Azinor Catalyst Petroleum Pioneers
Nick Terrell

Managing Director,
Azinor Catalyst

16:35

Facilitating market efficiency – getting the deal done


16:55
Panel discussion & mobile voting

What is the ideal market structure for offshore Oil & Gas?

Delegates will use their mobile devices to vote on a variety of questions. Results will be relayed to our panel of industry experts who will discuss the implications. Topics will include:

  • Will the market ensure that assets are with the right operators?
  • What new types of operator have emerged to compete with traditional players?
  • Will there be a move towards smaller independents similar to that seen in the UKCS?
  • Are smaller operators better suited to get the most from marginal reserves?
  • How does the presence of Statoil make conditions different in Norway to other regions?
  • What are the specific challenges to operating in countries like Germany, The Netherlands, The UK and others?
  • Will more of the major players continue to move on from older fields?
  • How can collaboration be facilitated to make the development of small fields viable?

Additional Speakers to be confirmed


Nick Terrell Azinor Catalyst Petroleum Pioneers
Nick Terrell

Managing Director,
Azinor Catalyst

Geir Lunde Concedo AS Petroleum Pioneers
Geir Lunde

Managing Director,
Concedo ASA

Martin Mcaspurn-Lohmann, Santander GBM
Martin McAspurn-Lohmann

Managing Director, Head of Oil & Gas and Utilities,
Santander Corporate Banking

17:35

Predicting the future: forecasting market conditions in the next fifteen years

  • What part will oil & gas play in the changing mix of primary energy sources?
  • Is natural gas the perfect transition fuel towards renewables?
  • How significant are trends like electric vehicles and the decarbonisation of heat?
  • How should energy companies adapt to a market in transition?

Professor Rognvaldur Hannesson NHH Norwegian School of Economics Petroleum Pioneers
Professor Røgnvaldur Hannesson

Professor Emeritus,
NHH Norwegian School of Economics

17.55

Questions


18:00

Chair's closing remarks

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