ONS Renewable Markets: Offshore wind

Offshore wind and the macro picture

10:30 Renewable energy – Norwegian Energy Partners setting the scene
Jon Dugstad, Director Wind & Solar, Norwegian Energy Partners

10:45 The future of offshore wind
Giles Dickson, CEO, Wind Europe

11:00 Offshore wind in a global context

11:20 Ørsted, world’s largest operator leading the industry forward to where?
Ulrik Stridbæk, VP Head of Regulatory Affair, Ørsted

11:30 Equinor, from bottom fixed to floating; the way forward
Stephen Bull, Senior Vice President for Wind & Carbon Capture and Storage, Equinor

11:40 Dorine Bosman, Business Opportunity Manager, New Energy Technologies, Shell

11:50 Martin Langham, Divisional Director Enbridge Energy, Renewables

12:00 Panel debate: What does it take to make offshore wind competitive in a global setting? Are there still lessons to be learned from the O&G industry?

Chair: Jon Dugstad, Director Wind & Solar, Norwegian Energy Partners


  • Jan Serup Hyllerup, CEO, Danish Wind Industry Association
  • Other panellists – TBC

12:45 Lunch

Higher efficiency and lower cost – how?

13:30 Major Developer – TBC

13:45 Beate Myking. SVP New Energy Operations, Equinor

14:00 Torben Hvid Larsen, SVP CTO, MHI Vestas

14:15 Panel debate:

  • Technology development, efficiency or volume– what does it take to ensure further significant reduction of LCOE?  Can O&G suppliers add value?
  • How can innovations from sub-suppliers find its usage in an EPCI contract-model world?
  • Supplier strategies for highly efficient offshore wind installation & construction?

Chair: David Ottesen, Director Wind, Norwegian Energy Partners


  • Major Innovation support – TBC
  • Jon Olav Tande, Chief Scientist / Research Manager, SINTEF Energy Research
  • Even Larsen, CEO, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier
  • Peder Christian Melleby, Vice President Business Development Renewables, Kværner
  • Nils Arne Hatleskog, EVP Field Development & Offshore Wind, Aibel
  • John Stangeland CEO, NSG Wind

15:00 Coffee break

15:15 Panel debate:

  • Floating wind – a new era for offshore wind?
  • Are floating technology and services from offshore oil & gas available and useful for floating wind?

Chair: Birger Haraldseid, Manager Opportunity Development, Energy,
Greater Stavanger Economic Development


  • Knut Erik Steen, Director, Norwegian Energy Partners
  • Ole Stobbe, Business Development Manager Northern Europe, IDEOL Offshore
  • Knut Vassbotn, Head of Business Development, Offshore Wind, Aker Solutions
  • Rhodri James, Manager, Carbon Trust – TBC
  • TBA – DNV GL

16:15 End of programme