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Conference Documentation: Oil and Gas Telecommunications

Conference Documentation: Oil and Gas Telecommunications

SMi's 9th Annual Oil and Gas Telecommunications conference returns to London in 2016! The event will educate delegates on how to defy the volatile climate of the Oil and Gas industry through investing in the latest telecoms technologies. With oil prices struggling at $50 a barrel, embracing the latest advancements in telecommunications is the most effective way enhance O&G production and ensure sustainable revenues for companies.

With new plays becoming more difficult to access and explore, there is a need to revolutionise existing practices and utilize telecommunication technologies, especially on data transfer between offshore remote sites to onshore experts. This conference offers a comprehensive guide on how to achieve informed decision making and generate business intelligence through advanced such investments.


Day 1
8:30
Registration & Coffee
9:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
Bill Green, Global Account Director, SpeedCast
9:10
Keynote Address : Assessing the challenges in oil and gas telecommunications
Bill Green, Global Account Director, SpeedCast
9:50
The digital oil field – the industry’s saving grace?
Harald Wesenberg, Leading Advisor IT Architecture, Statoil
10:30
Morning Coffee
11:00
Using regulations to cut and control network costs
Christian Hyde, Founder and Director , Hyde and Associates Ltd
11:40
Telecommunication licensing and regulation in the Oil and Gas space: Update for 2016
Brendan O'Mahony, Director, Access Partnership
12:20
Networking Lunch
13:20
Small unmanned airborne systems to support oil and gas pipeline monitoring and mapping
David Green, Director MSc in GIS / Director of AICSM / Director of UCEMM, University Of Aberdeen Research & Innovation
14:00
Securing your border with an API gateway
Chris Patten, Enterprise Architect, Technologist, British Gas Plc
14:40
Afternoon Tea
15:00
MapReduce Model: Definition, utilisations and security concerns
Ibrahim Lahmer, Network Engineer, National Oil Corporation Libya
15:40
The digitalisation of the Oil & Gas sector – internet of things : Panel Discussion
Chris Patten, Enterprise Architect, Technologist, British Gas Plc
15:40
The digitalisation of the Oil & Gas sector – internet of things : Panel Discussion
Fulvio Sansone, Senior Advisor , ESOA
15:40
The digitalisation of the Oil & Gas sector – internet of things : Panel Discussion
Jens Christian Riis, Senior Telecommunications Engineer , BW Offshore Limited
16:20
Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One
Bill Green, Global Account Director, SpeedCast
Day 2
8:30
Registration & Coffee
9:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
9:10
Opening Address : Advancements in VSAT service, technology and satellite systems – a revolution for the O&G market?
Martin Coleman, Director, Colem Communications
9:50
Employing telecommunications to streamline operations
Jens Christian Riis, Senior Telecommunications Engineer , BW Offshore Limited
10:30
Industrial wireless networking: Enabling integrated operations in the field
Gavin Doyle, Principal Telecommunications Consultant , ABB Ltd
11:10
Morning Coffee
11:30
How to do more with less – maximising growth potential out of a market slump
Ian Theophilus, Programme Manager & CEO, , DigiRig Ltd – consulting to BP Global Infrastructure and Operations
12:10
Satellite communications for oil and gas: A global solution for a global industry
Fulvio Sansone, Senior Advisor , ESOA
12:50
Networking Lunch
13:50
Enhanced telecommunications security for oil & gas facilities in the volatile climate
Albert Aspden, Head of Telecommunications , SNC-Lavalin
14:30
Rig IT: Why telecommunications are paramount
Stephen Teale, Global Rig IT Manager, BP plc
15:10
Afternoon Tea
15:30
Private LTE in the heart of Australia
Simon McMahon, General Manager IT, Beach Energy
16:10
The problem is not a shortage of oil and gas but access
Ian Theophilus, Programme Manager & CEO, , DigiRig Ltd – consulting to BP Global Infrastructure and Operations
16:10
The problem is not a shortage of oil and gas but access
Stephen Teale, Global Rig IT Manager, BP plc
16:10
The problem is not a shortage of oil and gas but access
Harald Wesenberg, Leading Advisor IT Architecture, Statoil
16:50
Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two

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