Barents Sea opportunities and challenges

The Norwegian Barents Sea brings opportunities for oil and gas production. But the harsh, dark and cold operational conditions require adaption of new technology and high expectations for safe and sustainable operations. In this session we focus on development concepts for the Barents Sea.

Speakers and topics

Arctic drilling well stability challenges
Pierre Cerasi, Senior Scientist

Harsh environment concrete FPSO
Anil Sablok, Chief Engineer

The advantages of ship shape hull FPSOs
Jos Leo, Business Development Director 
SBM Offshore

Study-suitable drilling facilities Barents Sea East
Roar Sognnes, Principal Engineer
Petroleum Safety Authority 

Lookahead technology increasing drilling safety
Julie Katrine Dragland, Senior Engineer Geo Operations Petroleum engineering, Exploration and Neil Kelsall, Drilling Seismic Domain Champion

Design basis for drilling, completion and long term testing of a horizontal well in Karstified formation      
Geir Smaaskjær, Drilling Operations Manager


Moderator: Neivan Boroujerdi, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie



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