PFC 2017 Summer Workshop

The PFC Study Group is pleased to announce an all day workshop on emerging issues and developments in the area of offshore deepwater facilties and operations. The workshop will feature the following topics and speakers:

Morning Session - Topsides

  • Welcome/Intro/Safety:  Chris Shaw, Chair
  • Keynote - Low Cost Deepwater:  Sandeep Khurana, Granherne
  • cMIST Gas Contactor/Dehydrator:  Shwetha Ramkumar, Exxon/Sulzer
  • VIEC Technology:  Andreas Matzakos, Shell
  • New technology developments in UDW, HPHT, and Flow Assurance:  Vincent Lambert , Technip
  • A Contrarian View; Have We Become Too Smart To Succeed? James Deaver, Oil Field Development Engineering

Afternoon Session - Subsea

  • Practical Steps towards FPSO Cost Reduction: Eric van Dijk, SBM Offshore
  • Subsea Pumping/Dalmation: Mike Clarke, Murphy
  • Rigless Intervention: Neil Crawford, Oceaneering
  • Subsea Pig Launcher enabling Single Flowline Architecture: Mayela Rivero,TOTAL & Marius Bjorn, NOV
  • Wrap Up:  Chris Shaw, Chair

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Location: Texas A&M Mays Business School at CityCentre
800 Town and Country Blvd
Houston , TX 77024

Date: June 28, 2017, 8 a.m. - June 28, 2017, 4:10 p.m.