4 December 2017 - 5 December 2017 at Intercontinental O2 North Greenwich, London, UK
The world’s largest gathering of international oil and gas executives, investors and financiers

Europe’s Largest and Most Influential Oil & Gas Conference and Dinner for C-Level Executives

Finance & Investment
Cost Cutting & Collaboration
Legal Assembly


08.00: Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:00 – 10:15: Forging A Path For Success: Going Beyond Cost Reduction, Preserving Margins & Maintaining Investment Rates

Keynote Speaker:

  • Ceri Powell, EVP Exploration, Shell

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Ceri Powell, EVP Exploration, Shell
  • Raghdaa Hasan, SVP Strategy and Business Development, Statoil
  • Matt Betts, Country Vice President, UK, Halliburton
  • Andy Crouch, Executive Chairman, Alpha Petroleum
  • William Stevens, Managing Director, Global Head, Energy Finance, HSBC (moderator)

10:15 – 11:15: Morning Networking Break

11:15 – 12:30: Understanding NOC Business Models in Today's Environment: The Need for Diversification, New Financing Structures and How Potential Partners Can Overcome Barriers to Entry

Keynote Speaker:

  • Tamas Seregi, Managing Director - Energy, Accenture Energy

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Shakil Haider, Executive Director, Head of Energy and Resources - Europe, National Bank of Abu Dhabi
  • Lance Crist, Global Head of Oil & Gas, IFC / World Bank
  • Tamas Seregi, Managing Director - Energy, Accenture Energy
  • Hamza Girach, Managing Director - Energy, Citi
  • Graham Phillips, Partner, Clifford Chance (moderator)

12:30 – 14:00: Extended Networking Lunch

Stream A: Finance & Investment

Sponsored by Shell Trading

14:00 – 14:15: Session Sponsor Keynote Speaker:

  • Nick Rowan, Head, Business Development Manager, Europe, Russia and CIS, Shell Trading

14:15 – 15:30: Examining Global Energy M&A Over The Last 12 Months: Volumes, Buyers, Sellers &  Strategic Objectives

Keynote Speaker:

  • Steve Reynish, EVP Strategy and Corporate Development, Suncor

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Russell Alton, SVP, Head of Mergers, Acquisition and Divestments, Statoil
  • Steve Reynish, EVP Strategy and Corporate Development, Suncor
  • Jeremy Low, Head of Energy, EMEA, BMO Capital Markets
  • Janan Paskaran, Partner, Torys
  • Jan Laubjerg, CEO, Flowstream Commodities
  • David Waring, Senior Managing Director, Evercore (moderator)

15:30 – 16:15: Afternoon Networking Break

16:15 – 17:45: Who Will Fund The Future Of The Energy Industry: The Innovative Financing Solutions Plugging The Funding Gap

Keynote Speakers:

  • Frank Pluta, Managing Director, Global Co-Head, Oil & Gas Corporate Finance, Standard Chartered
  • Monica Rovers, Head, Business Development, Global Energy, Toronto Stock Exchange

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Christophe Nerguararian, VP Corporate Finance, Lundin Petroleum
  • Nick Rowan, Head, Business Development Manager, Europe, Russia and CIS, Shell Trading
  • Haroun Van Hovell, Managing Director, KKR
  • Martin McAspurn-Lohmann, Managing Director, Head of Oil & Gas and Utilities, Santander
  • Nicolas Chapin, Global Head Oil & Gas, Credit Agricole
  • John Bigham, Managing Director, Oil & Gas, Nomura (moderator)

17:45 – 19:00: Evening Drinks Reception Sponsored by Aker Solutions

Stream B: Cost Cutting, Collaboration & Technology

Sponsored by Alix Partners

14:00 – 14:15: Session Keynote Speaker:

  • Peter Tertzakian, Chief Energy Economist and Managing Director, ARC Financial

14:15 – 15:30: Beyond Lip Service: Addressing The Barriers Standing In The Way Of Effective Collaboration Between Operators & OFS To Maximise Value And Cut Costs

Collaboration Case Study:

  • Bayo Adebiyi, Vice President, Schlumberger
  • Tony O'Reilly, CEO, Providence Resources

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dirk Warzecha, COO, DEA

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Mark Richardson, North Sea Projects Chief, Apache
  • David Clark, Regional President Europe & Africa, Aker Solutions
  • Dirk Warzecha, COO, DEA
  • Tony O'Reilly, CEO, Providence Resources
  • Walter Winterstellar, Managing Director, Alix Partners
  • Jerome Halbout, Partner, 4D Global Advisors (moderator)

15:30 – 16:00: Afternoon Networking Break

16:00 – 16:30: TECHNOLOGY SPOTLIGHTS: Commercial success in 2016 will be determined by how cost-effective, efficient and creative O&G companies can be. 3 companies showcase their solutions.

Spotlight 1: Jason Ambrose, Founder, Palantir

Spotlight 2: Andrei Kalinichev, Director of Upstream Oil & Gas, Dassault Systemes

Spotlight 3: Jonathan Minnitt, Business Development Manager, Aker and Peter Damer, Principal Sales Consultant, ABB

16:30 – 17:30: Identifying The Solutions Available To OFS In Navigating The Current Market: Cost Cutting, Integrated Offerings, Industry Consolidation

Keynote Speaker:

  • Edward Heerema, CEO, Allseas

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Jeff Reilly, Group President, Strategy and Business Development, Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Mark Payton, SVP Strategy and Development, SNC Lavalin
  • Edward Heerema, CEO, Allseas
  • Jos Leo, Business Development Director Europe, SBM Offshore
  • Mick Pickup, Oil & Gas Equity Research, Barclays (moderator)

17:45 – 19:00: Evening Drinks Reception Sponsored by Aker Solutions

Stream C: Legal Assembly

14:15 – 15:30: Navigating A Complex Business Landscape Within A ‘Lower For Longer’ Downturn; GC Perspectives On Risk, Regulation, Cost & Compliance

Panel Speakers Include:

  • Charles Chipchase, VP & Assistant GC, Riverstone
  • Jonathan Lamb, Chief Counsel, Compliance & Corporate, Ophir
  • Jonathan Marsh, General Counsel, Vitol
  • Walid Labadi, Manager Legal Services, IFC
  • Greg Hammond, Partner, Eversheds (moderator)

16:00 – 17:45: Tackling The Current Commercial Issues Facing O&G Companies (Debt Restructuring, Faltering Demand, Lower Revenues, Contract Renegotiation & Commercial Agreements)

Keynote Speaker:

Paul Griffin, Advisor Oil & Gas and Senior Counsel, White & Case

Panel Speakers:

  • Ian Brown Peterside, General Counsel, Seven Energy
  • Brendan Keane, Associate General Counsel, L1 Energy
  • Tony Hawkins, General Counsel and Commercial Manager, Sterling Energy
  • Paul Griffin, Advisor Oil & Gas and Senior Counsel, White & Case (moderator)

17:45 – 19:00: Evening Drinks Reception Sponsored by Aker Solutions

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