Reservoir: Gulf of Mexico: Enhancing Value Through Subsea Tie-backs

Speaker: Mike Ferfon
Speaker Mike Ferfon
Mike Ferfon is a General Manager at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation with responsibilities covering Eastern Gulf of Mexico and Brazil.  He has held that position since December 2016.  He joined Kerr-McGee Corporation in 2000 as a production engineer in the Shelf GOM.  He has held a variety of technical positions in ...

Mike Ferfon is a General Manager at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation with responsibilities covering Eastern Gulf of Mexico and Brazil.  He has held that position since December 2016.  He joined Kerr-McGee Corporation in 2000 as a production engineer in the Shelf GOM.  He has held a variety of technical positions in his first 12 years including:  drilling, reservoir, facilities, and completion engineering roles before moving into leadership roles with increasing responsibility since that time, including Onshore Business Advisor/Reserves Manager for Southern & Appalachia, General Manager for IHUB/Neptune/Blind Faith, Program Manager for West Texas, Director of U.S. Onshore Operations & Technology Services,  and General Manager for Horn Mountain/Marlin/Wahoo/Itaipu.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and was a 4-yr member of the Corps of Cadets during his studies.  Additionally, Mike is a licensed Professional Engineer for the state of Texas and is in his final semester working towards an MBA at Rice University.

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Offshore subsea tiebacks to existing infrastructure in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico provide a profitable opportunity in today’s challenging oil environment where the appetite for capital intensive, “Green Field” developments have been put on hold. The industry needs to be prepared for a $40 to $60 per bbl oil market for some time out into the future.  By focusing on a “hub-and-spoke” philosophy, Anadarko is able to leverage existing infrastructure to enable short-cycle, lower capital intensive projects.  Key enablers for this tie-back strategy include subsea technology advancement along with strong vendor relationships for cost and risk reduction.  Good IPA Project Management expertise along with Program Execution Planning leadership by the asset team can take a “brown field” development and breathe new life into it while utilizing tried and true conventional/standardized technologies mixed with new innovations in equipment.

 

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Thu, Jan. 18, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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