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OSEA2014 International Conference Will Convey Strategies to Spur Oil & Gas Industry Development

Singapore, Aug 12, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - OSEA2014 International Conference, a distinguished Asian platform where oil and gas industry thought leaders and experts from around the world come together, will return from 2 to 5 December at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore to unveil a new and stimulating programme that tackles the needs of Asia's oil and gas industry.

The Conference, held concurrently with the OSEA2014 exhibition, provides a prominent and invaluable platform for discussion on the important issues and challenges facing the industry. More than 200 speakers and delegates from 30 countries/regions attended the last edition of the conference held in 2012.

Commenting on the conference, keynote speaker John Westwood, Group Chairman of Douglas-Westwood says, "There is keen interest in the Asia Pacific region and as offshore and building activities continue to grow in the future, the region is likely to be a major draw for international and regional companies. Industry expertise and knowledge should also grow along with these developments."

"I am pleased to note that the OSEA International Conference has been keeping pace with developments in the industry, especially in the Asia Pacific region. This year's conference programme will be addressing the major issues, trends and impact on the industry as the region continues to grow and I look forward to fruitful discussions with delegates," Mr. Westwood adds.

- International and regional experts to give their thoughts on industry's future

In the rapidly changing energy landscape where oil and gas reserves are hanging in the balance, industry players are looking at more sustainable and effective ways of managing their current reserves, as well as finding new sources of oil and gas. New technologies are needed in exploration, extracting, processing, storing, and even transporting oil and gas.

Featuring a new theme "Unlocking the Full Potential of Offshore Reserves with Innovative Solutions", the Conference has 10 tracks to address pertinent topics such as the future outlook for oil and gas supply and exploration, resource management through oilfield recovery, latest developments and technologies in unconventional and deepwater environments, as well as two workshops focusing on best practices in drilling & well design and asset integrity management.

The Conference's speaker line-up includes:

-- Mans Lidgren, CEO, Rex International Holding
-- Lin Song, Deputy Project Director & Research Engineer, PetroChina
-- Robert Ziegler, Head, Deepwater Drilling Technology, Petronas Carigali
-- Prof. Dr. Maizar Rahman, Former Indonesian OPEC Governor and Former PT Pertamina Commissioner, LEMIGAS, Research and Development Center for Oil and Gas Technology
-- Leong Seng Keat, CEO, Nam Cheong
-- Christopher Newport, Managing Director, Corsair Petroleum
-- Alessandro Baldanzi, Platform Leader, LNG & NG Offshore, GE Oil & Gas
-- Mohamed Daoud, Manager - Engineering & Projects (E&P), Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO)
-- Tauseef Kureshi, Global Exploration & Production IT Program Manager, BG Group
-- Michael Surkein, Senior Consultant, Materials Selection and Corrosion Control Group, ExxonMobil
-- Matthieu Lamy, CEO, Document Management and Control Expert, Talengi, GDF Suez
-- U Lynn Myint, General Manager, North Petro-Chem Corporation (Myanmar)
-- Vinay Kumar Gupta, GM-Head Operational Monitoring Group, IDT, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
-- David Ontosari, Geologist, PT Pertamina Hulu Energi Metana Suban
-- Dhaval Gupta, Graduate Engineering Trainee, Reliance Industries
-- Ahmed Alghamdi, Engineer II, Saudi Aramco Oil Company
-- Soekoesen Soemarinda, General Manager, Singapore Petroleum Company

- Joint Keynote and Case Study

The OSEA2014 International Conference will open with a Joint Keynote and Case Study. Titled "The Future of Oil & Gas Exploration and Supply", the Joint Keynote will be presented by John Westwood and Dan K. Eberhart, CEO of Canary, an oilfield drilling & production services company. Together, they will be exploring the future technology and exploration trends and sustainability of long term production and resources.

"I am thrilled to be participating as a joint keynote speaker and panelist mediator for the OSEA2014 International Conference," says Mr. Eberhart. "As the oil and gas industry in Singapore continues to experience growth, the industry needs to be prepared for the opportunities and challenges that growth inevitably brings. I look forward to exploring industry trends and how they will impact businesses."

The Joint Case Study will unveil Davide Scotti, Behavioral Safety Manager of Saipem and Quinten de Bruine, Head HSE of Vroon. Both speakers will converse on "Leadership in Safety" and the aspects of the world-class cultural change programme created by an EPIC contractor and successfully adopted by a global marine organisation. Mr. Scotti also emphasises the importance of effective safety leadership, impactful communication and workforce engagement, which are the key ingredients of a successful behavioural and cultural change programme, which will be discussed in the case study.

Commenting on their topic, both Mr. de Bruine and Mr. Scotti are of the opinion that "Safety is important in every aspect of operations in the Oil & Gas industry - be it in exploration, processing or even transporting the final products and a safety culture implemented in the workplace should continue to evolve with changes in the industry. Vroon and Saipem work closely to further improve the safety culture on board by the innovative and heart touching 'Leaders in Safety' programme. We are delighted to be sharing our experience and expertise in the programme with delegates at the OSEA2014 International Conference."

- Specialised Panel Sessions

The Conference will also feature specialised panel sessions, including an LNG Panel, a Technology Power Panel, Energy Leaders Panel, Digital Oilfield Leaders Panel and Stakeholders Panel. Delegates will get to listen and learn about latest policy issues in LNG, challenges shale gas poses to LNG to a framework for the digital oilfield, and future trends in offshore development.

- OSEA: An open sea for networking opportunities

OSEA has built a sturdy reputation as a networking arena of choice in Asia, providing participants with a multitude of engagements, from serious discussions to relaxed gatherings across four vivacious show days. In addition, they also get to preview a wide showcase of new and improved back-end and field products and technologies, and gain access to interactive conference sessions that bring further opportunities for interaction and knowledge exchange with industry experts and peers on latest trends, challenges and opportunities surrounding the oil and gas landscape in Asia and beyond.

- OGmTech2014 - Manufacturing solutions for oil and gas

OGmTech, the International Exhibition on Manufacturing Technology for Oil & Gas, will make its debut at OSEA2014. Focusing on definitive manufacturing solutions, OGmTech2014 represents a value-added platform that brings forth an array of formidable, high-end precision engineering technologies and capabilities for the Oil & Gas industry.

For full event highlights and updates, please visit the official OSEA website, Facebook and LinkedIn.

OSEA website: http://www.osea-asia.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/osea.asia
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/OSEA-2743037
Events at a Glance:

OSEA2014 International Conference

Date:          2 - 5 December 2014
Venue:         Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, Level 3
Admission:     Registered delegates only
Website:       www.osea-asia.com/conference-highlights.html
Delegate registration: 
 http://osea-asia.com/index.php/conference/#conf-fee-reg 

OSEA2014 Exhibition

Date:          2 - 5 December 2014
Venue:         Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, Levels B2, 1 and 3
Opening hours: 10.30am - 6:00pm daily
Admission:     Business and trade professionals
Website:       www.osea-asia.com
Visitor registration: 
 http://osea-asia.com/index.php/to-visit/visitor-pre-registration
Media registration: 
 http://osea-asia.com/index.php/media/press-registration/
Editorial contacts

Juliet Tseng
Senior PR Executive
Singapore Exhibition Services
Tel: +65 6233 6635
Email: [email protected]

June Seah
PR Manager
Singapore Exhibition Services
Tel: +65 6233 6621
Email: [email protected]

Source: OSEA

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