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BLACK SEA OIL AND GAS

25 – 26 October   |   Bucharest, Romania

AGENDA

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On 25th October, the Black Sea Oil and Gas conference will include a special Gala Dinner for all delegates registered for the event.
Gala Dinner will take place at CASA DOINA, one of the most important buildings designed in 1892 by the Romanian Architect Ion Mincu. Initially, the house was constructed to serve as a pavilion for the Paris Exhibition from 1890. Now the historic restaurant is an integral part of Bucharest’s landmarks buildings.
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08:00 - Registration and morning coffee

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09:10 - Unleashing the opportunities of the Black Sea Oil and Gas projects

Chair:
Radu Dudau, Director, Energy Policy Group

The role of oil and gas projects in the overall energy strategy for Romania
Toma – Florin Petcu, Minister, Ministry of Energy Romania

 European Commission’s priority projects for the Black Sea region
Megan Richards, Director Energy Policy, DG Energy, European Commission

The key priorities from Turkey’s national energy strategy recently published in April 2017
Gokhan Sorus, E&P and Natural Gas Market Specialist, Petform Turkey

How competitive can the Black Sea be in comparison with Caspian region?
Aleksandrs Popovics, Senior Petroleum Economist, EMEARC Upstream Oil and Gas, WoodMacKenzie

10:30 Coffee Break

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11:00 Key Upstream strategic projects in the Black Sea region

Chair:
Valeriu Alexandru Binig, Partner Oil & Gas Sector, EY

Final investment decision for Midia block
Mark Beacom, Managing Director, Black Sea Oil and Gas

Overview of the upstream opportunities in Ukraine
Oleg Prokhorenko, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Ukrgazvidobuvannya

Mazarine Energy’s business development plan for the onshore perimiters in Romania
Spencer Coca, Managing Director, Mazarine Energy

Exploring Offshore Romania – de-risking new exploration opportunities at the doorstep of Europe
Andrey Akhmetzhanov, Exploration Manager, Lukoil International Upstream West Inc

Multiclient seismic surveying – the key to acceleration of offshore exploration in the Black Sea
Alexander Dementjev, Business Development Manager – Marine Contract | Europe, Middle East and CIS, PGS

13:00 Lunch

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14:00 Connecting the resources with the gas infrastructure

Chair:
Aura Sabadus, Editor, Turkish Energy Hub Daily, ICIS

Transgaz timeframe for implementing BRUA
Ion Sterian, CEO, TRANSGAZ

Priority projects in Ukraine for transit, storage and interconnectors?
Sergiy Makogon, Executive Director, Strategy and Business Development, Member of the Board, Ukrtransgaz

Connecting the Southern Gas Corridor with the Black Sea countries
Magsud Mammad, External Relations Manager, TANAP

EBRD support for complex cross – border projects
Mihnea Craciun, Deputy Director, EBRD

15:30 Coffee Break

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16:30 - Achieving operational excellence in onshore, offshore and midstream projects – Parallel roundtables with the project owners:

The major project owners will present a short overview of their projects and technological needs. This is the perfect opportunity for the participants of the event to hear more about the regional projects and to engage in a constructive dialogue on what are the latest technologies in need for the regional development of the oil and gas projects.

ONSHORE
Chair:
Varinia Radu, Founder, Energynomics

Spencer Coca
Managing Director, Mazarine Energy

Mark Wagley
President of ROPEPCA and General Manager for Hunt Oil

Alexandra Damascan Armegioiu
Country Manager, Winstar Satu Maru (Serinus Energy)

Constantin Georgescu
Drilling Manager, Romgaz

Oleg Prokhorenko
CEO and Chairman of the Board, Ukrgazvidobuvannya

Michel Louboutin
COO/General Manager, Expert Petroleum
OFFSHORE
Chair:
Mihai Petre, Senior Manager, Customs & Global Trade, Deloitte

Mark Beacom
Managing Director, Black Sea Oil and Gas

Umair Mir
Director Offshore Asset, Petromar, E&P, OMV PETROM

Hugo Matias
Exploration Manager East Europe, Ireland & UK, REPSOL

Andrey Akhmetzhanov
Exploration Manager, Lukoil International Upstream West Inc
MIDSTREAM
Chair:
Wim Groenendijk, Vice President, Gas Infrastructure Europe

Ion Sterian
CEO, TRANSGAZ

Sergiy Makogon
Executive Director, Strategy and Business Development, Member of the Board, Ukrtransgaz

Magsud Mammad
External Relations Manager, TANAP

Mirek Topolanek
Director, International Development and Public Affairs, Eustream

Ozgur Fidanoglu
General Manager, Erciyas Steel Pipe

19:00 GALA DINNER AT CASA DOINA

08:30 - Morning Coffee

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09:00 - Health and Safety session

Chair:
Giorgos Panopoulos, CEO, Management Force Group

What is the Emergency intervention plan in case of a major incident in the Black Sea and how should the operators prepare according to the implementation of the Offshore Directive in Romania?
Constantin Gheorghe, Chairman, Regulatory Authority for the Black Sea Oil Offshore Operations

The EU Offshore Safety Directive: Background, Key Requirements and the UK North Sea Transposition Experience
Rob Steer, Partner Risk and Safety Team, ERM

First experience with EU OSD compliant independent well verification in Germany – a blueprint for the Black Sea
Felix Weise, Head of Department, Advisory Services & Marine Operations, DNV GL – Oil & Gas Germany

Case study – the integrated safety strategy for a complex cross-border project
Giorgos Panopoulos, CEO, Management Force Group

10:30 - Coffee Break

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11:00 - Advanced technologies for optimisation of regional projects in the Black Sea

UPSTREAM

Chair:
Arina Baltazar, Managing Director, East Europe, SCHLUMBERGER

Smart ultra-Inhibitive ecological drilling fluid an engineered proposal to drill in narrow window onshore/offshore environments
Aurelian Ganea, Well Fluids Advisor, ROMGAZ

How innovative technologies add value in offshore projects?
Dariush Amirpashaie, Principal Field Development Engineer, SUBSEA 7

Case studies on integrated logistics solutions around the Black Sea countries
Mr Serdar Ayirtman, CEO, Catoni Group

Overcoming drilling challenges in the North Sea with effective MPD technique, North Sea experience bringing value to the Black Sea
Essam Sammat, Regional sales and marketing Manager, Weatherford

MIDSTREAM

Chair:
Karl Leidenfrost, Managing Director, Habau PPS Pipeline Systems

Challenging offshore projects in the Black Sea; Lessons and experiences from Blue Stream and Turk Stream
Nils Andreas Masvie, Vice President, Eurasia Oil & Gas, DNV GL

Optimizing the Pipeline monitoring and leak detection systems
Peter Sieber, General Manager, Global Sales & Regional Development, HIMA

Innovation in pipeline corrosion
Jeroen Kuipers, Proposal Management & Offshore Business Development, Seal for Life Industries

Prospects of UGS and Carbon Capture and Storage in Georgia
Mikheil Sidamonidze,Expert Oil and Gas Agreements Management Department, GEORGIAN OIL & GAS CORPORATION

12:30 - Lunch

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13:30 - How can automation and digital technologies increase uptime in oil and gas projects?

Chair:
Irina Sersun-Gurtler, Senior Project Manager Transformation Projects, OMV Petrom
Digital and smart oilfields solutions for onshore and offshore perimiters

Smart subsea solutions involving sensors, computing power, automated drilling and wiring for a better understanding of the reservoir conditions, flow rates and possible leaks
Vlad Hristea, Partner Account Manager, Baltics & Eastern Europe, OSIsoft

Cyber security, a key pillar for the business strategy of an oil and gas company and how to avoid paying
for unsolicited ransoms
Costin Raiu, Director, Global Research and Analysis Team, KASPERSKY LAB

Panel discussion: Critical success factors for deploying a successful IIoT and digitalisation project
  • How to justify and evaluate the Return on Investment on IIoT projects?
  • How to train your people in order to take advantage of the data generated by your company?
  • Are the oil and gas companies ready to share their data with the technology providers to achieve operational excellence?
  • What are the main digital technologies on which the oil and gas operators are focused to implement until 2020?
Vlad Hristea, Partner Account Manager, Baltics & Eastern Europe, OSIsoft

 

Philipp Tippel, Asset Manager -Upstream Division, OMV Petrom

 
Mr Costin Raiu , Director, Global Research and Analysis Team, KASPERSKY LAB

15:00 - Coffee Break

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15:30 - Panel discussion

Chair:
Silvia Vlasceanu, General Director, ACUE – Federation of Associations of Energy Utility Companies
What needs to be solved in order to ensure the success of oil and gas projects in the region?

• How should the fiscal regime and royalties scheme be designed to meet the operators’ expectations?
• Should collaboration and strategic alliances between companies be the key for cost optimisation processes?
• What is the realistic timetable for the Black Sea projects?
• Logistic and infrastructure challenges in the region
• Best approach to improve HSSE focus personnel
Karl Leidenfrost
Managing Director, Habau PPS Pipeline Systems

Xavier Faugeras
Managing Director, Total E&P Bulgaria

Ion Sterian
CEO, Transgaz

Radu Dudau
Director, Energy Policy Group

Nicolae Havrilet
President, ANRE

Gary Ingram
Vice President E&P, OMV Petrom

17:00 – Closing remarks and end of conference

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Casa Doina 2
On 25th October, the Black Sea Oil and Gas conference will include a special Gala Dinner for all delegates registered for the event.
Gala Dinner will take place at CASA DOINA, one of the most important buildings designed in 1892 by the Romanian Architect Ion Mincu. Initially, the house was constructed to serve as a pavilion for the Paris Exhibition from 1890. Now the historic restaurant is an integral part of Bucharest’s landmarks buildings.
∗ – subject to final confirmation