June 16, 2009


Description

Part 1 of a 5 Part workshop on Expanding Facilities Knowledge.  An overview of offshore concepts, including steel pile jackets, floating production systems, such as SPAR, FPSO, and tension leg platform technologies.  Discussion also includes fabrication, construction, and installation techniques.  Concept selection also includes explanations regarding which concepts are optimal under which conditions.  Finally, challenges of the deepwater environment will be discussed.
 
This and all sessions are aimed at imparting basic concepts and facilities knowledge to graduate new hires and interns of EP companies and contractors, while allowing opportunities for networking with other young professionals in the industry.
We strongly recommend pre-registration at this event, as there is a fixed maximum attendance and walk-ins are strictly on a first-come, first-served basis, if space is allowable.

Featured Speakers

Speaker Christopher Barton and Werner Bornstein
FloaTEC Christopher Barton is currently the Director of Business Acquisition for FloaTEC, LLC, the JV between J. Ray McDermott and Keppel FELS, responsible for delivering deepwater floating production systems. Chris graduated from Texas A&M University in 1980 with a BS in Civil Engineering.  He has over 29 years of experience ...


FloaTEC

Christopher Barton is currently the Director of Business Acquisition for FloaTEC, LLC, the JV between J. Ray McDermott and Keppel FELS, responsible for delivering deepwater floating production systems. Chris graduated from Texas A&M University in 1980 with a BS in Civil Engineering.  He has over 29 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, working for McDermott, ABB, PennWell, and Technip.  Chris spent 18 years overseas working in Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, China, and Egypt.  Areas of expertise include executive management, marketing and sales, bidding and estimating, business development, project management, construction site supervision, offshore operations, and field development.  His experience also covers business-to-business publishing and the development and management of industry conferences and events.

 

Werner Bornstein is currently the Director of Operations for FloaTEC, LLC.  Werner, a Norwegian national, graduated from South Dakota School of Mines and Technologies in 1983 with a BS and MSc in Mechanical Engineering and received an MBA in Finance from the University of South Dakota. He has over 27 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry working for Aker Kvaerner, ABB, and Fluor. Werner spent the first 8 years working in Norway, followed by 3 years in Malaysia before coming to Houston in 1996. Areas of expertise include executive management and company operations, project management & engineering, strategic development of pursuits, bidding and estimating, business development.

Full Description



Organizer

Sally Jabaley


Date and Time

Tue, June 16, 2009

3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Event has ended

If you do not have a full-time job in the oil and gas industry, are a full-time student or Member in Transition (MiT) member, and you do not see a discounted registration fee for students/MiT regarding this event, please contact the GCS manager at spe-gcs@spe.org.


Location

J. Ray McDermott

757 North Eldridge Pkwy
Houston, Tx 77079
USA